Northwest NEWS

June 18, 2001


Enjoy breakfast and preview the Northshore Day Center Design

*With a gabled roof and big front porch, the proposed Northshore Day Center will have a comfortable feel and a residential look.

Upcoming blood drives

*Puget Sound Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Tuesday

Volunteers work to help nature

*Pictured is an environmental work party of about 60 people from five Woodinville churches who laid burlap bags and woodchips at last October's Sammamish ReLeaf site next to Little Bear Creek.

Water tank drained for quake repair

*Water gushed down the storm drains from the Wellington Reservoir last week, a half million gallons of it.

Evergreen plans expansions, adds innovative technology

*Evergreen Hospital Medical Center prides itself on delivering quality, state-of-the-art care to its patients and in order to serve the growing community better, it has planned several new additions to its already comprehensive facility.

Metro announces new bus fares

*New fares go into effect for Metro Transit on Sunday, July 1, as part of an effort to increase both the quantity and quality of transit service.

Is there an 'Everyday Hero' in your community?

*The American Red Cross of Seattle-King County is looking for "everyday heroes" from your community.

City of Bothell works to restore stream for salmon

*BOTHELL - Work began last Saturday on restoration and maintenance along Sammamish River at an area along the river that is adjacent to Blyth Park

'A Passion for Pastels'

*Pastel artist Paulette Johnson is currently featured in a art exhibit titled "A Passion for Pastels" at Kaewyn Gallery in downtown Bothell.

Single Parent Family program

*Northshore YMCA's Single Parent Family program offers monthly potlucks, special trips, holiday dinners, guest speakers, workshops, support groups and much more.

Spectacular Events plans trip to Shakespeare Festival

*Spectacular Events, a joint program of Bellevue and Cascadia community colleges, is now accepting reservations from the public for a July 6 tour to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.

African Village opens at zoo

*Woodland Park Zoo's latest exhibit offers a look into the world of an African village.

Deadline nears for Americorps/Vista service year

*The application deadline is July 31 to join "America's domestic Peace Corps" - the AmeriCorps and VISTA volunteer programs.

Lake Quinault Lodge continues to captivate and enchant visitors

*Lake Quinault Lodge, one of the most beloved landmarks of the Pacific Northwest, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

Horseman to hold training clinic

*Steve Rother, professonal horse teacher and clinician, will be performing a colt starting and problem horse demonstration on July 6, 7 p.m. at Big Rock Farms near Duvall.

License tabs on the Internet

*Vehicle owners can now renew their license plate tabs online using a Visa or MasterCard for payment through a new program offered by the state.

TEST DRIVE - 2001 Volkswagen GTI GLS 1.8T

*The 2001 Volkswagen GTI GLS 1.8 T is a small, but ample and very practical car that gets great gas mileage. It has a box-type shape and holds five passengers.

Teen programs beat summer blahs

*Woodinville High School seniors Jasen, Kristian, Murray and Mitch didn't argue or debate the spontaneous suggestion.