Northwest NEWS

December 3, 2001


Serendipity artist behind the Town-Gown Loop

*When a Seattle bank wanted to produce a commercial, her name was suggested. A few years later, her name surfaced again when a children's book author needed someone to illustrate his manuscript.

Snohomish County has flu vaccine

*Snohomish Health District will offer flu shots at Valley General Hospital Health Fair in Monroe Saturday, Dec. 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fire strikes Twin Creeks Mobile Home Park

*BOTHELL - On Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. crews from Bothell Fire and E.M.S. and Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District responded to a fire in a mobile home in the Twin Creeks Mobile Home Park.

Police Beat

*Nov. 27: Employees returned to work in the 13400 block of Northeast 175th Street after the holiday weekend to discover a large hole cut in the perimeter fence. An inventory search revealed two boat propellers missing. Each propeller is valued at $800.

Columbia Winery, Covey Run wines selected

*In recognition of the outstanding quality and uniqueness of Washington state wines, Columbia Winery and Covey Run wines have been selected for the COPIA (The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts) Collection of American Wines located in Napa, Calif.

Give the gift of wild salmon

*Washington Trout, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to wild salmon recovery, is celebrating the holidays at the Washington Trout Store in Duvall.

Redmond fire fighters hold Food & Toy Drive

*The Redmond Firefighters are once again collecting nonperishable food and toys for local food banks this holiday season, during the month of December.

Safety tips for the holidays and cold weather

*The holiday season is upon us and the Northwest winter along with it.
   The American Red Cross of Seattle-King County offers some safety tips to prepare you and your family for a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

Tour a horse farm that's ready for winter

*On Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon join Horses for Clean Water in Maple Valley to tour a demonstration horse farm ready for winter.

Hunting for Bear Badges

*In order to earn their Bear Badges, Cub Scout Den 8 of Pack 573 Chief Seattle visited Woodinville community sites.