Northwest NEWS

October 29, 2001


Flu shots offered by city, Top Foods

*The city of Woodinville and the Visiting Nurse Services of the Northwest will offer flu and pneumonia shots 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the City Council Chambers, 17301 133rd Ave. NE.

A 73-foot picture comes to life

*On a mural that will soon brighten downtown Bothell, the railroad tracks are so true-to-life you feel the need to exercise caution before stepping in front of them.

Woodinville Rotary honors random acts of generosity

*It's too bad unsung heroes don't advertise in the Yellow Pages. If they did, the rest of us would know the identities of the special people who serve the community unselfishly, never asking anything in return.

Releaf the Sammamish River on Nov. 3

*Join other volunteers in planting native trees along the Sammamish River to provide shade and improve habitat for fish and wildlife and control invasive weeds on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Brownies surprise firefighters

*Thirteen second grade students from Brownie Troop 3273 surprised firefighters at Woodinville Fire Station #33 with a gifts of appreciation consisting of cakes and hand painted T-shirts.

Quality indoor air

*Public Health - Seattle & King County has launched its new Indoor Air Quality webpage to inform residents of the problems associated with poor indoor air quality and ways to improve air in homes.

Kenmore candidates

*Kenmore is working on plans to make the city look like a city, to look good - what with Highway 522 running down the middle of it.

Volunteers enhance Cold Creek Park habitat

*"We're planting some trees!" announced organizer, Terry Lavender, to an assembled group of 50 volunteers at Cold Creek Natural Resource Area.

Bothell police officer wins award

*City of Bothell Police Officer Dan Christman was honored with the Rich Cochran Memorial Trophy (Best First Year Motorcycle Officer Award) at the North American Motor Officers Association competition in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Christman competed for the first time in the Rookie category and was tested on two time obstacle courses, a slow course, and a pairs competition. The winner was determined by best overall time.

Evacuation trail and alternatives to be discussed

*CARNATION - As Apart of its application to the FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Program, which has been made available as a result of the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake, the city of Carnation will hold a public meeting to receive suggested alternatives to its proposal to build an evacuation trail with the proceeds from this grant.