Northwest NEWS

May 7, 2001



Dixie cups are out at Cottage Lake

*Push a seed into the dirt inside a Dixie cup. Water and set the cup on the window sill. This lesson on plants and the environment was once a familiar classroom project. Not anymore.

Seattle Public Utility never promised you a moon garden

*With all the media publicity of a summer drought, some people in the area have chosen to have a moon garden.

Fire District's Prop 1 passes

*Voters approved Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District's Benefit Charge that appeared on the April 24 ballot as Proposition 1.

Woodinville church presents 'Love Letters'

*Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church will present "Love Letters," directed by Alexandra Clark on Saturday

'Take-a-Hike-or-Roll' to benefit cancer research

* "Take-a-Hike or Roll," an event to raise money for the University of Washington Fund for Breast Cancer Research and the Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research, will be held Sunday, May 20, at the Redhook Brewery in Woodinville.

Fire Explorers need your help

* For the past five years the Woodinville Fire Explorers, Post #2144, has been providing support behind the scenes in many of our community events.

Girls can learn about scouting

* Girls ages 5 - 17 throughout King and Snohomish counties interested in becoming Girl Scouts are invited to explore the opportunities available to them on Friday, May 18, at the Seattle REI

Eagle Scout honored

* While summiting Mt. Rainier, hiking 90 miles in New Mexico and sailing the Florida Keys were some of the highlights of his scouting career, earning the rank of Eagle has been a pinnacle for Woodinville High School senior Brandon Salter.

Workshop for Leaders

* Leaders and emerging leaders are invited to attend a one-day workshop on Saturday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirkland Senior Center.

A Joint Walk to benefit Arthritis Foundation

* Teams and individuals will join the fight against arthritis when they participate in A Joint Walk on Saturday, May 19, in downtown Kirkland.

King County on lookout for noxious weeds - are you?

* April showers bring May... "weeds?" That's right, King County is reminding landowners that now is the time to identify, control and contain any noxious weeds on their property.

Letter carriers work to stamp out hunger

* On Saturday, May 12, Snohomish County letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food for the needy.

UWB receives grant

* The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS), Science and Religion Course Program, have awarded University of Washington, Bothell with a $10,000 grant to fund the development of a new course focusing on the on-going dialogue between science and religion.

Benefits of hedgerows shown in poster contest

* Congratulations to this year's winners in the 10th annual Earth Day Poster Contest sponsored by Tolt Community Club, Duvall Civic Club and King Conservation District.