Northwest NEWS

August 27, 2001

Front Page

Driving privilege comes with new expense

Like it or not, Gov. Gary Locke signed a budget this past June that cut $8 million dollars in funds for traffic safety programs in high schools: driver's education.

'A Black and White A-Fair'

Exciting rides, entertainment, races, horse shows and more can be found at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe.

Half marathon and fun run /walk

The Super Jock 'n Jill Half Marathon and Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 3. The annual Labor Day event raises money for Woodinville Parks and Recreation Art Walk, helping to fund displays of public art in Wilmot Park along the Sammamish River Trail.

PSE asks for rate increase

Last week Puget Sound Energy (PSE) filed a proposal with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) that, Puget says, "is designed to address a turbulent energy marketplace and record low hydro conditions."

Auction of Washington Wines

Pre-event picnic raised money for new wine education program
   Each year there is an activity prior to the event