Northwest NEWS

June 11, 2001


City embraces e-government

*The technology buzzword "e-government" is catching on with local governments, including Woodinville.

Businesses respond to proposed roundabout

*Business owners at the Hollywood intersection are raising concerns about the roundabout design the city has proposed as an alternative to the conventional signalized intersection currently in use.

Save water with soaker hoses

*Local water providers are teaming up with area nurseries to help home gardeners reduce water use and have healthier plants.

Bothell citizens honored for acts of kindness

*The City of Bothell anounced the 2001 winners of the fourth annual Alex Sidie Random Acts of Kindness awards on May 25.

Area artist holds book signing

*The Woodinville artist, writer and instructor, will hold a book signing and demonstration of colored pencil techniques from noon to 3 p.m.

Reestablished Herbfarm continues to work its culinary magic

*My dinner at the Herbfarm begins with a fresh sprig of lemon verbena in a champagne flute filled with 1997 St. Innocent Blanc De Noir, accompanied by savory potato-rosemary and melt-in-your-mouth yeasted corn rolls with chive blossom butter.

Creekside Gardens announces approximate completion date

*TRF Pacific Inc. of Seattle and HPD Cambridge Inc. of St. Louis, Mo., have announced that Creekside Gardens, an Urbansenior Living community, is expected to be completed approximately by spring/summer 2002.

Madison House holds anniversary open house

*Madison House Retirement, 12215 NE 128th in Kirkland, will celebrate its 23rd anniversary with an open house

Applications being accepted for King Country Fair Board

*Councilmember Louise Miller is accepting applications from District 3 residents who would be willing to serve on the King County Fair Board of Directors.

TOP Health begins with milk

*TOP Food & Drug in Woodinville celebrates National Dairy Month

Deer find way home safely

*This deer was one of three last week who made a visit to the Burlington Northern railroad tracks in downtown Woodinville.

With the help of a lot of people in the Legislature, Washington is beginning to implement the long needed water reform that I proposed last year.

*Summer day camps at CSSV

Barber Shop reopens in Carnation

*The Barber Shop at 4473 Tolt Ave. in Carnation will be reopening in mid-June under new ownership.

Were you born on the Fourth of July?

*If you do, the 4th of July Celebration in Carnation wants you!

Public invited to ride on Navy ships as they arrive for Seafair

*The public is invited to be special guests aboard various ships of the U.S. Navy Fleet, which are scheduled to sail into Puget Sound during this August's Seafair celebration.

TEST DRIVE - 2002 Chevy Trailblazer LT 4x4

*The 2002 Chevy Trailblazer mid-size SUV has been redesigned and re-engineered. Considering the number of attractive standard features and the amount of people who stopped to look over my test model, the Trailblazer is headed for success.

Lloyds honored at reception hosted by Cascade Land Conservancy

*A celebration on June 4 in Bothell honored the Lloyd family for their life-long stewardship of the family's homesteaded property which has now been put into permanent conservancy.

$3,000 need for Explorer Scouts to compete nationally for fire skills

*Fourteen members of the Woodinville Explorer Scouts Post #2144 are preparing to compete in the annual National Fire Competition to be held in Emmitsburg, MD during the first week of July.