Northwest NEWS

December 11, 2000


Power crisis forces cancellation of Northwest Boychoir concert

*DUVALL - A shut-down of power at Cedarcrest High School forced the cancellation of the Northwest Boychoir presentation of its 2000 A Festival of Lessons & Carols scheduled for Dec. 10.

Police investigate armed robbery

*BOTHELL - A 51-year-old Kirkland man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot behind the Canyon Park Place shopping center in Bothell at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Friends, fun and a tiny town create a very merry Christmas

*Some are stroke patients, others are on oxygen. Many had spouses who have since passed away.

Bothell City Council adopts 2001 budget

*The City of Bothell City Council adopted the Year 2001 budget at its regular meeting on Nov. 20. Total funds for the budget are $51,457,131 before transfers and ending fund balances. Transfers include movement of money between City facilities and administrative operations.

Parents stay free near Seattle

*The Snohomish County Washington Tourism Bureau and twelve area hotels have initiated an online discount program valid from Dec. 8, 2000 to May 31, 2001. Reservations are just a click away at

Free Santa pictures at Rite Aid

*Woodinville's Rite Aid is offering a free picture with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the store, 14035 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd.

Holiday Safety Tips

*Always put candles in candlesticks before you light them. Do not use them in decorations or displays.

Emission Check stations set for Dec. 23 holiday closure

*Motor-vehicle emission-testing stations will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23.

Take precautions to prevent hypothermia in older adults

*As the weather turns colder, individuals of all ages risk serious injury from exposure to icy conditions that can lead to hypothermia.

Two Northwest governors urge conservation during cold spell

*OLYMPIA - The governors of Washington and Oregon today called upon citizens and businesses in those states to begin conserving as much electricity and natural gas as possible immediately in anticipation of a deep cold spell expected to arrive on the west coast on Monday.