Northwest NEWS

January 14, 2002


Dust-up over traffic mishap

*Car accidents are almost always a hassle. Even if there isn't personal injury involved, claim forms have to be filled out, occurrences need to be documented, witness statements collected, repair estimates gathered, car repairs arranged, rental cars leased until the reparations are made.

Evergreen to host open house

*Evergreen Hospital Medical Center will host a community open house Saturday, Jan.19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the grand opening of its new expanded Family Maternity Center and Children's Services.

A tribute to more than 500 lost on 9-11

*The name Sean Hanley may not strike recognition, but his sacrifice will.
   Hanley, from the New York area, was among the hundreds of fire, police and medical personnel who raced to the World Trade Center when it was ablaze on the morning of Sept.11, 2001.<

Heart of Evergreen Gala set for Feb. 9

*The Evergreen Healthcare Foundation's inaugural Heart of Evergreen Gala is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Doubletree Hotel in Bellevue.

Bellevue Art Museum celebrates one year

*The Bellevue Art Museum will celebrate its first year anniversary Jan 17-20. Admission to the museum on these days will be free to the public.

Book talk and coffee at Barnes & Noble

*MThe Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church (WUUC) sponsors a book discussion with coffee on Saturday mornings in Woodinville at the Barnes & Noble bookstore. They meet in the front corner of the store, opposite the coffee bar.

Wells - Miller

*Jennifer Wells and Anthony Miller were married Sept. 22, 2001, at the Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church. The couple is living in Bothell.

Cochrane - Turnbull

*Mr. and Mrs. Allan G. Cochrane announce the engagement of their daugher, Lisa Dawn, to Douglas William Turnbull, son of Valiant R. and Rebecca Turnbull of Chehalis, Wash.

Skoda - Jeffries

*Mr. and Mrs. Richard Skoda of Woodinville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Breanne Nicole, to Jared Michael Jeffries, son of Paula and Donald Jeffries of Spokane.

Additional events honoring King

*King County employees and the public are invited to gather on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theater in Seattle to remember King's call to "reach for the mountaintop."

Community Calendar

*Events in your local community.

Northshore Senior Activities

*Events at the Northshore Senior Center.


*Events at you local library.

Equestrians to hold annual meeting

*The Equestrians' Institute will hold its annual meeting Sunday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Sammamish Valley Grange in Woodinville.

Obituary: Vern Irwin Miller

*Vern Miller was born November 26, 1913 in Seattle and passed away Jan. 4. He was a resident of Woodinville for 80 years and graduated from Bothell High School in 1932.

Darlene E. Workman, of Carnation, died at home on Jan. 6. She was 50.

*Mrs. Workman was born on April 16, 1951, in Tacoma, Wash., the daughter of Donald and Doris Glenn. She was raised in Seattle and graduated from Tyee High School.


*Several neighbors called 911 just after 3 a.m. about people screaming at each other in the street. Officers interviewing the three men in the street learned that someone had shoved a muddy stick into the gas filler neck of the victim's vehicle and broken it off.