Northwest NEWS

January 22, 2001


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Adventures in Antarctica

*People have asked my husband and me "Why on Earth would you want to go to Antarctica?" A few months ago, I was asking myself the same question - why go to a place as lifeless and cold as Antarctica?

Teens find it difficult to buy tobacco in King County

*Recently, King County Public Health announced that retailers continue to shine in their ability to refuse tobacco to kids.

Grants can help with heating bills

*Many more local low-income families struggling to keep warm are eligible for assistance to pay their heating bills, thanks to an unexpected $625,000 recently released to Snohomish County.

'Love Letters' opens at Senior Center

*The Forever Young Players will present "Love Letters" by A.R. Gurney at the Northshore Senior Center

'Swing!' jumps and jives with high-octane energy

*"Swing!," the Tony Award nominated show, currently on stage at the Paramount Theatre, is a celebration of the music and dance phenomenon that swept the country in the '30s and '40s.

Roy Millbrandt lands 120-lb. marlin in Mexico

*Roy Millbrandt and his wife, Sue, recently returned from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, having caught a 120 lb., 102" long marlin.


*For me the Chevrolet Camaro is special. It is one of few cars that I remember from the past that is still in production. First introduced 34 years ago, it just gets better while retaining its traditional rear-wheel drive and powerful V8 engine.