Northwest NEWS

November 12, 2001


PSE ends conservation plan

*State regulators granted Puget Sound Energy (PSE) permission to discontinue its conservation program early.

Evergreen strives to keep pace with increased mammogram demand

*Women are "getting" it. Hundreds and hundreds of newsprint column inches and years of radio and television spots dedicated to encouraging women to get yearly mammograms after the age of 40 have sunk in.

25 years of happy trails

*Just above Hollywood Hill Elementary, there's a horse arena and trail course owned by the Hollywood Hill Saddle Club (HHSC).

Flu shots at Bothell City Hall

*Influenza ($15) and pneumonia ($25)

More Brightwater sites?

*Last week, the Brightwater Siting Advisory Committee - charged with overseeing the site selection process for the region's new sewage treatment plant - recommended an additional two sites be added to the list of proposed locations already under consideration.

Christmas Tides CD featured

*Christmas Tides, a CD by Captain Puget (Don McCune) , will be available at Booth #942 at Christmas in Seattle at the Stadium Exhibition Center Nov. 16-18. Besides the title song, the CD features other traditional holiday favorites.

Youth Forum - Nov. 20

*State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, will host the fourth annual Youth Forum from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Ricketts Auditorium in Bothell.


*Woodinville is offering flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday

County announces Community Salmon Fund

*The King County WaterWorks grant program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have established the Community Salmon Fund to stimulate small-scale, voluntary action to support salmon recovery.

1-405 closure near Kingsgate

*Each weekday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. through Nov. 29 Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close the right lane of northbound Interstate 405 near Kingsgate north of Kirkland while they remove debris from a state holding site on the east side of the highway.

New program for parents and young children in Carnation

*Parents of babies, toddlers and children in the Carnation area are invited to join a new group. PYCES, which stands for Parents & Young Children - Education & Support, is now forming a weekly program for parents and young children, birth through early school age, at Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ.