Northwest NEWS

May 14, 2001



One-day training session for streamside monitors

*Is it alive, dead or stressed? This is the question monitors ask when checking up on native trees and shrubs planted for salmon habitat restoration.

YMCA birthday party was success

*More than 500 children and adults gathered to celebrate Healthy Kids' Day and the 125th birthday of the YMCA of Greater Seattle on April 28.

Officers honored

*Allstate Insurance Company presented a $500 donation to the Bothell DARE Program through the Bothell Police Officers Guild.

Public Works staff valued

*City of Bothell Mayor Mike Noblet proclaims Public Works Week between May 20 and 26, in accordance with the American Public Works Association's annual tradition.

Kenmore sewer line work to begin

* Construction will soon begin to enlarge a King County sewer trunk line in Kenmore.

Skin cancer screening

* A free dermatologist-conducted screening will take place at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center

Evergreen proposes additional hospital beds

* To accommodate the high levels of community demand for inpatient services, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center submitted a letter of intent to the state of Washington proposing an increase in the licensed acute care bed capacity.

Yes, Virginia, family vacations can be relaxing

* Picture yourself relaxing on a sun-splashed beach on some palm-fringed island, sipping a cool, fruity beverage as you gaze at the crystal-clear azure water.

Military retirees seminar planned

* A Retiree Military Activities Seminar will be held at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Everett's Smokey Point Naval Support Complex on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19.

Five generations of women

* Pictured is Carol Binder a delicatessen assistant at TOP Foods in Woodinville, and her daughter Amy..

Iris on display at Country Village

* King County Iris Show will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at Country Village

May is Older Americans Month

* The Healthy Aging Partnership reminds Washington residents to honor the contributions of seniors during Older Americans Month in May.

Ryan Glenn completes Naval training

* ENGFA Ryan N. Glenn graduated with military honors from Great Lakes,Ill. Naval training this May.

Glimpse Woodinville-Duvall Road

* To view real-time images of area traffic conditions, motorists can log onto King County's Web site at

Home retrofit program in Bothell

* n an effort to help its community prepare for the next earthquake, the city of Bothell has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide its citizens with a program called Project Impact.

Stedman is National Award Winner

* The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Duvall resident Tony Stedman has been named a United States National Award winner in speech and drama.