Northwest NEWS

May 22, 2000

Local News

Briefs

Nordic Sports Haus closes; Heitman sought

   Nordic Sports Haus in Woodinville has closed as part of a reorganization plan underway in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Steve Heitman, co-owner, has allegedly disappeared with funds that may exceed $1.2 million. Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Heitman may call Larry Feinstein, the attorney representing Nordic Sports Haus in the bankruptcy action, at 206-223-9595.

Post office food drive benefits Hopelink

food drive

   The Bothell and Mill Creek post offices combined to bring in 58,000 lbs. of food donations from area residents for the Northsore Hopelind Food Bank. The total was more than double the amount donated in last year's food drive.

Police chief to address community problems

   BOTHELL--Chief of Police Mark Ericks will meet with interested citizens at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, in the Christian Science Reading Room at 10110 Main Street in downtown Bothell. Ericks will review community problems and troublesome trends of which citizens need to be aware. Ericks will also point out ways that the new Public Safety Building, now under construction, can serve a role in helping meet community problems. The meeting will include time for questions and discussion, and light refreshments will be available.

Town hall meetings

   State Rep. Kathy Lambert (R-Redmond) will hold two town hall meetings on Saturday, May 27. The first meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. The second meeting is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Kirkland Library, 12315 NE 143rd. For information, call (360) 786-7878.

ATL supports July 4th parade

   Tim Mickelson, president of ATL Ultrasound, presented the City of Bothell with a check for $12,000 for the Bothell 4th of July Parade and Freedom Festival. The contribution will provide for a bagpipe band, clowns, logistical equipment, and more for this year's event. According to Assistant City Manager Manny Ocampo, this is the largest single donation ever made towards this event. ATL employees will carry the opening parade banner on the 4th of July.