Northwest NEWS

June 5, 2000

Local News

Briefs

Woodinville Fire & Life Safety receives donation

   Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District has received a donation from the Eastside Community Aid Thrift in the amount of $2,580. The district has received a number of donations from this organization over the past few years.

   The Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shoppe is composed of volunteers who donate their time and efforts to raise funds for the support of various groups on the Eastside. The Thrift Shoppe is located at 12637 NE 85th St. in Kirkland.

   These donations allow the department to continue free smoke detector and bike helmet programs. The funds also assist the district in purchasing medical aid equipment for the four medical units staffed by the district.

Ruderman launches re-election bid

   Rep. Laura Ruderman (D-Kirkland) announced her re-election campaign on May 30 in Woodinville.

   "Fighting for Washingon's families has been my top priority in the Legislature," she said. "We've made real progress, but there is much more to be done."

   Ruderman currently represents the 45th Legislative District in the state House of Representatives, which includes Redmond, Duvall, Carnation, and parts of Kirkland, Sammamish, Woodinville, and the upper Snoqualmie Valley.