Northwest NEWS

April 9, 2001



Northshore Pool closes for repairs

*The Northshore Swimming Pool will be closed from April 16-29 for basic maintenance and cleaning.

Firefighters battle blaze

*Northshore Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire in the 800 block of NE Bothell Way on March 31 at 1:30 a.m.

Reminder from FEMA

*FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) reminds individuals and businesses with earthquake damage, that they have until April 30 to call the toll-free registration number

Bothell campus takes steps to conserve energy

*Actions by the University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College have been taken to reduce energy consumption

Will voter-approved mandates go unmet?

* The story here is that there is no story. There is no teacher strike.

'Birds of Prey' at Barnes & Noble

* Mystery writer J.A. Jance will introduce her new thriller "Birds of Prey".

NPEF plans fundraising event

*The public is invited to attend the Northshore Public Education Foundation (NPEF) wine/appetizer fund raising event at The Hollywood Schoolhouse at 14810 NE 145th Street in Woodinville from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25.

Meet Stella Cameron

*Award winning author of contemporary and historical romantic suspense novels Stella Cameron will be at the Woodinville Barnes & Noble Monday

AmeriCorps/VISTA recruits volunteers

*College students who want to gain valuable and varied experience before starting a career.

Two Woodinville men volunteer for church service


Girl Scouts fight hunger for kids

*Girls Scouts of all ages will be collecting non-perishable food items at supermarkets, door-to-door and at local schools in your neighborhood from April 20-29 to help feed hungry families in Washington.

'Gift of Life' gets high marks from organ donor families

*from the National Kidney Foundation of Washington

Licenses with extension stickers are valid I.D.

*Although the Washington State Department of Licensing's Extension by Mail program has been in effect since July 1, some retailers have not yet accepted these drivers licenses as valid identification.

TEST DRIVE 2001 Honda Odyssey EX

*The award-winning 2001 Honda Odyssey minivan is ideal for families, or as a commuter vehicle.

May 5 fundraiser will help build Habitat house

*Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ invites the community to the "Raise the Roof Dinner and Auction" to raise money for a Habitat for Humanity house they will help build this summer.

Duvall civic club seeks plant donations

*The Duvall Civic Club is looking for plant donations for their May 12 plant sale.

Snoqualmie River 'Alive and Well'

*King County Executive Ron Sims and civic and community leaders this week declared the Snoqualmie River to be thriving as a result of their collective efforts to protect the rural character and control sprawl in that area.