Northwest NEWS

July 3, 2000

Local News

'The fish are not there'

salmon recoveryThe Puget Sound Chinook salmon, which once swam in thick numbers in the ocean and then returned to creeks and rivers to spawn, are in a sharp downward trend toward extinction.

Directors named for Northshore Foundation

Northshore FoundationThe Northshore Performing Arts Center Foundation has appointed Richard D. Collins as its first Executive Director.

Foundation receives WaterWorks grant

WaterWorks grantThe King County Department of Natural Resources recently announced an award of $30,000 in WaterWorks grants for projects to improve county waterways to the Adopt a Stream Foundation of Woodinville.

New licenses are for five years

drivers licensesBeginning Saturday, July 1, the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) will implement the new 5-year driver's license.

King County Council boosts funding for cultural facilities

grants awardedThe Metropolitan King County Council recently awarded $3.2 million in grants for the upkeep and expansion of arts and heritage facilities countywide.

1996 model vehicles don't need emission check this year

emission checksOwners of 1996 model automobiles do not need an emission check this year after all, according to the state Department of Ecology.
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