Northwest NEWS

August 27, 2001


Sept. 5th open house debuts plan for downtown corridor

*The sidewalks at the intersection of 140th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 175th Street have been plagued by the ambitious root system of the London plane trees, and the road pavement has been damaged from high traffic volumes.

Local efforts contribute to wildfire battle

* One engine and four Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District (WFLSD) firefighters sent to wildfires in Eastern Washington headed home last Thursday.

New contract to bring emission check improvements

*A new 10-year contract has been awarded to Agbar Technologies Inc. of Chicago to operate testing stations for the Department of Ecology's motor vehicle emission check program.

Rider shines at Evergreen State Fair

*Katie Johnson of Woodinville and "United Way,"

Reunions planned

*Bothell High School Alumni Association invites all alumni to attend their next meeting to be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8

Woodinville Fire welcomes firefighters

*Two new firefighters have joined the ranks at Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District (WFLSD).

1997 WHS grad completes training

*Ryan Lewis Eddy, son of Don Eddy of Woodinville, graduated from Hospital Corpsman School with academic honors Aug. 17.

Students return from Mexico

*The Holy Cross Episcopal Church of Redmond sent 14 members of its youth group to Juarez, Mexico

YMCA offers child care options

*Northshore YMCA offers before and after school child care programs serving 10 Northshore School District schools for children ages 5-12.

Volunteers needed for Eastside Literacy

*Eastside Literacy is a program of Hopelink that offers free literary assistance to adults.

$1.5 million raised at Saturday's Auction of Washington Wines

*For the 14th year, a gala auction event at Chateau Ste. Michelle raised money for the Uncompensated Care Program at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle.