Northwest NEWS

December 4, 2000

Features

King County Flood Warning Center monitors rising rivers

*As the area enters the annual winter rainy season, King County wants to be sure that citizens have the tools they need to deal with winter flooding and its consequences.
  

Property tax and the City's portion for 2001

*WOODINVILLE - In the year 2000, Woodinville property owners paid $14.64 per thousand dollars of assessed evaluation in property tax.
  

Research on Kenmore founder John McMaster is focus of Heritage Society

*KENMORE - There is little more than a month to go before Founders' Day in Kenmore, and the search is still underway to find descendants of John McMaster.
  

McAuliffe to host annual youth forum

*State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, is again providing a forum for teenagers to share their thoughts on issues that most affect them from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, at Ricketts Auditorium in Bothell.
  

Sims vetoes Council's out-of- balance budget

*SEATTLE - King County Executive Ron Sims last week vetoed the Council-approved budget in its entirety because it was $54 million out of balance.
  

Toy guide for differently- abled kids available

*The National Parent Network on Disabilities (NPND) has partnered with the Toys "R" Us organization and the National Lekotek Center in order to produce the Toys "R" Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids.
  

Historical society looking for information on Kenmore's founder

*KENMORE - There is little more than a month to go before Founders' Day in Kenmore, and the search is still underway to find descendants of John McMaster.
  

'Ceiling painting' with PACE

*Mini-Courses are one of the cornerstones of the PACE (Parents Active in Cooperative Education) program.