Northwest NEWS

September 17, 2001


Community health and safety fair features 32 booths plus blood drive

*The Health Resource Center, HRC, foundation of Washington Cathedral is conducting its annual free community health and safety fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, on the Washington Cathedral campus, 12300 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE.

Web site for information concerning the attack

*In response to the terrorist attacks that unfolded last Tuesday, King County Library System has setup a Web-link to a comprehensive information resource at Evergreen State College on its Web Page.

Valley flags fly in tribute

*As a tribute to the people killed in last week's terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., flags across the nation flew at half-staff.

Metro Transit launches new, revised service

*King County Metro Transit will launch a major service expansion starting Saturday, Sept. 29. It will be the second largest service change in Metro history.

Route 9, Edmonds Unoffical sites selected for wastewater treatment plant short list

*King County Executive Ron Sims recommended two sites for further consideration as locations for the proposed new wastewater treatment facility that is needed to accommodate future growth in north King County and South Snohomish County areas over the next 50 years. Snohomish Executive Bob Drewel joined him in making the announcement.

Survivor's experience with cancer changed her life

*The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died from breast cancer at the age of 36.

Welcome to Ciscoe's World

*Many people would grimace if offered a plate of steaming Brussels sprouts. But not Ciscoe Morris, host of the radio show "Gardening with Ciscoe" (KIRO-AM, 710, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays). The green vegetable is a delight to his taste buds.

Prepare your horse farm for winter

*The Winter Horse Farm Management Series begins Tuesday evening, Sept. 25.