Northwest NEWS

October 22, 2001


Volunteers to provide 'ReLeaf' to Sammamish River, wildlife

*Hundreds of boot-clad, shovel-toting volunteers are poised to improve the health of the Sammamish River for the fourth straight autumn.

Medic One: the ride of your life

*Citizens have come to rely upon an invisible safety net of sorts Medic One to deliver them from harm's way in moments of personal crisis.

Grace goes cyber

*Thousands of people ogle tulips in the Skagit Valley each year not realizing there's something much better to view in a town north of Woodinville called Grace.


*In the Sept. 24 article on Northshore district WASL scores,

Heart procedures give three year old new lease on life

*Three-year-old Kate Carpenter, of Woodinville, was born with a hole in her heart, a condition called "Patent Ductus Arterosis."

Strengthening our national spirit

*Tuesday, Sept. 11, will be remembered by all Americans as a day of unspeakable horror and grief. What began as an ordinary late summer morning, was forever changed by ghastly acts of evil.

BPW honors women

*In an Oct. 8 ceremony, the Woodinville BPW (Business and Professional Women) chapter presented the 2001 Helen Thayer Woman of the Year award to Dr. Julie Miller; Carolyn Leeper was named the 2001 BPW Woman of Achievement.

Home firearms safety workshop

*Do you have firearms in the house? Is everyone in the household comfortable and familiar with the safe handling of firearms?

Cedarcrest students in 2002 merit program

*Cedarcrest students Annie Ehler and Christina Olson have been named Commended Students in the 2002 National Merit Scholarship Program, Principal Clarence Lavarias has announced.

Arts grants go to local projects

*Three Snoqualmie Valley arts projects are among 167 in King County that will share over $750,000 in grants from the King County Special Arts Program.

Salmon forum

*The Snohomish Basin Salmon Recovery Forum is hosting two open houses on its Snohomish River Basin Chinook Salmon Agenda, on Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Monroe Fire Station, 163 Village Court, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Carnation Elementary School, 4950 Tolt Ave.