Northwest NEWS

May 21, 2001



Buddhist teacher to speak at Bastyr University

*Bastyr University student council is sponsoring a presentation by Alan Clements, a man who has been on the front line of change all over the world on Friday, June 8, from 6:30 p.m 8:30pm in the Bastyr auditorium. Admission is free.

Charley welcomed by Bothell Police Department

*The Bothell Police Department has a new weapon in the war on drugs and his name is Charley.

Campers wanted for Summer Burn Camp

*The Northwest Burn Foundation is seeking campers for Camp Eyabsut, a summer camp for young burn survivors.

Youth, money, cigarettes: Up in smoke

*Now who would sell tobacco to a 12-year-old? Somebody's doing it.

New Herbfarm Restaurant hosts open house

* Four-and-a-half years after being destroyed by fire, the all-new The Herbarm Restaurant has risen from the ashes.

Children's author, Ben Mikaelsen, to speak at Wellington Elementary

* Ben Mikaelsen, children's author of "Rescue Josh McGuire," "Sparrow Hawk Red," and his just-released book, "Touching Spirit Bear" will present "Creation of a Book"

Wanted: Real-life heroes and heroines

* Do you know a person who saved a life? The governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board would like to hear from you.
   Nominations for the governor's annual lifesaving awards currently are being accepted.

Local girl named Miss Congeniality

* Kacia Lynn Fitzgerald, daughter of Kaeli Fitzgerald Clark and Tom Fitzgerald, was named Miss Congeniality and 3rd runner up at the 2001 Miss Pre-teen Seattle Pageant recently.

AKCHO awards

* The AKCHO annual awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday

Remembering Emmett Watson

* For over 30 years, beginning in 1956, Seattle residents turned to Emmett Watson's column in the P-I to find out what was happening in their city.

Metro to provide shuttle service to Folklife Festival

* Metro Transit is providing special shuttle service for the Northwest Folklife Festival from both Northgate and downtown Seattle over the Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.

King County Critter Crowning Contest

* The King County Fair is looking to adopt one special animal into its Royal Family again this year.

Bothell receives Forestry Grant

* In its efforts to maintain healthy trees and vegetation in its city, Bothell was recently awarded an $8,000 grant from Washington State's Department of Natural Resources.

Regence BlueShield, Evergreen Healthcare reach agreement

* Evergreen Healthcare has signed an agreement with Regence BlueShield that will keep Evergreen's integrated delivery system in the health plan's network.

Around the Valley

* Take Three will be performing Saturday, May 26, at Pumps & Grinds. They will be performing jazz standards by Cole Porter, Gershwin and Jerome Kern. Guitarist and vocalist Lyle Erman will be joined by veteran tenor saxophonist Bob Gianetto and bassist Nate Searle.

TEST DRIVE: 2001Mazda Miata

* Sun calls for fun and the 2001 Mazda Miata fits the bill. This sporty two-passenger convertible is great to drive with the top up or down.