Northwest NEWS

July 10, 2000

Local News

Bothell Freedom Festival 2000 celebrates the Fourth

salmon recoveryOne of the highlights every year on the Fourth of July in Bothell is the Grand Parade. Drill teams and bands are just a few of the parade entries.

County Council boosts funding for cultural facilities

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

Hydrant vandalism destroys streams

hydrant vandalismFive Woodinville Water District hydrants were opened by vandals during the night on June 28 in the Cottage Lake area, causing extensive damage to local salmon bearing streams.

Fire district returns station to Grange

fire stationIn 1960, the Sammamish Valley Grange rented property to the Woodinville Fire & Life Safety District (WFLSD). Forty years later, on July 26, when the lease expires, the property will be returned to the Grange.

King County ranked third in nation for heroin use and abuse

heroin useIn a speech before Congress June 30, King County Sheriff's Office's Chief Fae Brooks announced that King County is now ranked third in the nation for both heroin use and overdoses.