Northwest NEWS

November 27, 2000


King County Council passes 2001 budget

Primary election resultsOn Nov. 21 the Metropolitan King County Council approved a 2001 budget that they say would provide the property tax relief of Initiative 722 while maintaining critical public safety, health and human services programs.

Santa 'Claws' arrives at PETsMART

Primary election resultsFor four days hundreds of PETsMART's loyal, furry, finned and feathered customers will be able to sit on the lap of Santa "Claws" posing for a holiday photo.

Tobacco Quit Line opens

Primary election resultsWashington state smokers who want to quit will get a helping hand as the state Department of Health launches a new statewide, toll-free Tobacco Quit Line, 1-877-270-STOP.