Northwest NEWS

November 26, 2001


Judge hands down WEA dues decision

*Over a year ago the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, a self-described free-market-based policy research organization, filed a complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission, stating that the Washington Education Association (WEA) illegally spent nonmembers' dues on political campaigns.

Drive cautiously; flood season arrives

*Local families recognized during International Education Week

McLendon's honored for excellence in the marketplace

*McLendon Hardware, Inc. was selected as October's Business of the Month as part of the Better Business Bureau/U.S. Bank Business of the Year Awards program.

Cedarcrest grad enters City Year program

*Note: Cedarcrest graduate Nicole Canady has begun a City Year program in Seattle. Canady describes City Year as a "domestic Peace Corps." City Year, which began in 1988, was the brainchild of two young men from Boston who saw the need for a domestic service group.

Local families recognized during International Education Week

*Note: International Education Week 2001 was recently celebrated around the country. The event, sponsored jointly by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State, emphasized the importance of international education in building friendship around the world.