Northwest NEWS

August 13, 2001


Drug-related hospital visits rise

*It's the first day of school and now you're a full-fledged fourth grader. You brought your brand new backpack to class. Inside, you've got a box of twenty-four colored pencils.

Help sought in homicide case

* The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance in the investigation of a homicide. On the morning of June 29, the body of Kyle Von Rotz was found on a secluded back road in the Echo Lake area of Snohomish County.

Special wastemobile event scheduled for Bothell

*Don't dump those unwanted products down the drain or in the garbage. Bring them to the King County Hazardous Wastemobile, free of charge.

Sex offender notification

*KENMORE - A meeting was held last week to alert Kenmore residents to the return of registered sex offender Patrick K. Daly to the 8400 block of Northeast 190th St. in Bothell.

Phase Two of the city's Gateway Enhancement Project begins

*You see it just down the road after you turn off SR 522 at the Woodinville Exit and cruise toward 175th downtown. You pass Dairy Queen and McLendon's Hardware and before you reach the intersection at 177th, it's right there in front of you.

County Council approves creation of video voter guide

*The Metropolitan King County Council has approved the creation of a video voters' guide - an educational tool designed to enhance voter education.

Wanted: persons to write pro/con statements

*The Northshore Parks and Recreation Service Area (PRSA) is placing a ballot issue before the voters on Nov. 6 to fund the construction of an Adult Day Center facility operated in conjunction with the Northshore Senior Center.

King County to improve Sammamish River Trail

*King County will widen and repave about two miles of the Sammamish River Trail between North Creek Bridge in Bothell and Northeast 145th Street in Woodinville.

WSU Master Gardener applications ready in King County

*Red leaves appearing on trees, as early as this first week in August, remind us that fall approaches faster than we wish. Fall always brings new learning, and if your inclinations are toward getting more training in gardening, consider applying to become a Washington State University Master Gardener.

Woodmark Hotel - a jewel of a property

*Nestled on the shores of Lake Washington, with sweeping views of the city skyline and the Olympic Mountains, lies a well-kept secret - The Woodmark Hotel.

Air pollution suggestions

*The still weather has caused air-pollution levels to rise.


*The 2001 Kia Optima SE is a four-door midsize sedan that has price and attractive features on its side to compete in its market.