Northwest NEWS

February 19, 2001


Chamber Music Program begins

*Music Works Northwest, a nonprofit music education organization is beginning a Community Chamber Music Program for amateur musicians of all ages and abilities to play in trios, quartets or quintets, receive weekly coachings and give performances.

TEST DRIVE 2001 Buick Park Avenue Ultra

*There is no denying that luxury cars are heavenly to drive. The 2001 Buick Park Avenue Ultra is no exception.

Northshore YMCA kicks off Partners With Youth campaign

*A record crowd of 140 YMCA supporters gathered on Feb. 6 at the Northshore Senior Center to kick off the annual Northshore YMCA Partners With Youth campaign.

DDES takes code complaints on-line.

*The King County Department of Development and Environmental Services (DDES) announced recently that citizens now can file Code Enforcement complaints on-line.

Girl Scout Cookies return.

*The Girl Scout cookie sale will be held this year from Feb 23 - March 11.

Northshore Fire Dept. honors firefighters at awards banquet

*Service awards were presented to Captain Robert McAuliffe for 20 years of service, and Chief Robert Peterson and Fire Prevention Specialist Terri Jones were recognized for five years of service.

New volunteers for Bothell Fire, E.M.S.

*As of Feb. 1 the City of Bothell Fire and E.M.S. (Emergency Medical Services) welcomed five new members to its volunteer program, bringing the total number of volunteers to 12.

Candle safety

*Most of the homeowners in the Northwest have candles and use them from time to time. They are frequently used for a light source, and with the latest headlines on the electrical energy crisis their use may become even more popular.

Early Stage Memory Loss Group

*A new group now forming in the Bothell/Northshore area will give people experiencing symptoms of early stage memory loss a chance to meet others in the same situation.