Northwest NEWS

February 26, 2001



Bothell Police move 'downtown'

*BOTHELL - The city of Bothell Police Department is moving from their current North Creek Business Park location to their new home in downtown Bothell, 18410 101st Avenue NE, across from City Hall.

Police Beat

*Feb. 19: An early morning auto theft was reported in the 19400 block of 144th Avenue Northeast. An unknown suspect entered a running cabulance that was "warming up" and drove off. Owner contacted employees to see if vehicle was in use by one of them. Negative results. No suspect information.

Many kids at risk in the family car

*rom Washington State Traffic Commission.

Name the baby elephant.

*SEATTLE - She is no longer a newborn, but she still rates a "10" on the cute scale. Wowing visitors with her antics, the Woodland Park Zoo's baby Asian elephant is now three months old and weighs 530 pounds, adding about three pounds every day.

Ask a Librarian.

*Students who have homework questions and don't know where to start looking for answers can find assistance from the King County Library's System's newest reference service, Ask a Librarian Live.

Food for thought - along the roadside

*KENMORE - The billboard in Kenmore isn't typical of most. It doesn't hawk ice cream or Big Macs. And it doesn't attract tourists ... yet.

New recycling program in Bothell.

*BOTHELL - The city of Bothell and Waste Management Inc. are introducing a new and greatly enhanced recycling program for Bothell customers.

Focus of I-728 meeting

*At a meeting to be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Ricketts auditorium, Northshore School District's Initiative 728 task force will share the progress they've made to date instead of their preliminary recommendations as originally intended.

Adventures in Leadership

*The YMCA of Greater Seattle will accept applications through April 16 for the fifth summer of "The Patsy Collins Adventure in Leadership for Girls of Promise,"

Volunteer museum docents

*ellevue Art Museum is seeking applicants for volunteer docents.

Evergreen announces interactive profiler for cancer patients

*Evergreen Healthcare recently announced the Northwest debut of The Cancer Profiler, a free, Web-based interactive tool that helps cancer patients with treatment decisions.

Youth soccer tryouts set

* Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association will be hosting free tryouts for Cascade Select.