Northwest NEWS

May 21, 2001



Police Beat


Folklife Festival celebrates 30 years

*In 1972 the first Northwest Regional Folklife Festival was produced as a joint project of the Seattle Folklore Society, the National Park Service, the National Folklife Festival Association and the City of Seattle.

Engagement: Gerken - Wilmore

*Dominique Elise Gerken and Jesse Carlton Wilmore have announced their engagement. The couple is planning an Aug. 25 wedding in Woodinville.

Job Fair

*Forty-five employers will be at the Snohomish County WorkFirst Job Fair to be held Wednesday, May 30, beginning promptly at 2 p.m. in the Holiday Inn's Dome on the north side of the complex, 101 128th St. SW in

Safe boating tips for Memorial Day weekend and summer

*From BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety
   Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer boating season. It could also be a big weekend for boating accidents with 520,000 members of the nation's largest organization of recreational boaters.

Summer calendar

*The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau's 2001 Spring-Summer Calendar of Events features events, fairs, festivals, performing and visual arts, music, museums, crafts, markets.

Downstream: Adopt-A-Park gathering

*Communal enjoyment and a great outing was sponsored by Water Tenders partnership with King County Parks Adopt-A-Park program. Fourteen intrepid souls got to visit an interesting variety of natural resource properties in the Bear Creek Headwaters.

Obituary: Phylliss A. Furman

*Phylliss Furman died Wednesday, May 7, at Evergreen Hospital.

Pigs on Parade strut their stuff

*Seventy-five highly dressed and decorated pigs will strut their stuff from Seattle's Pike Place Market

Historic Centralia celebration, May 26-28

*An antiques appraisal fair, free mini-seminars, historic home tour, parade, music and activities for kids are slated for the third annual Historic Centralia Celebration May 26 through 28.


*events at your local library