Northwest NEWS

September 3, 2001


Civics Academy provides insight into city government

*WOODINVILLE - Continuing education has a new meaning for Woodinville. The city is hosting a Civics Academy geared to teaching citizens and students about local government and encouraging participation in various city planning processes.

Local student attends conference

*Lisa Hanson, daughter of Donald and Cheralee Hanson of Woodinville, recently returned from the 2001 Collegiate Leadership Conference.

Leadership Institute announces leadership awards

*The Alumni Distinguished Leader Award recognizes a graduate of Leadership Institute who has made an exceptional contribution to his or her community's welfare.

Classes to target memory loss problems

*A new group now forming in Bothell will give people experiencing symptoms of early stage memory loss a chance to meet others in the same situation.

School bus safety tips

* Twenty-five million students soon will be riding on school buses each day across our nation and the American Red Cross wants every rider to be safe this year.

Riverview hires new staff members

*The Riverview School District has recently hired two elementary school principals, a curriculum director and business director.

Riverview alternative high school program has openings for students ages 14 to 20

*Riverview School District's Alternative Learning School for high school students is beginning its sixth year of operation in September.