Northwest NEWS

March 11, 2002


Citizens Academy offers insight to King County Sheriff's

*The King County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Citizens Academy beginning March 26. This 10-week course, co-hosted by the Sheriff's Office and the cities of Shoreline, Kenmore and Woodinville, provides a unique insight to the day in the life of the King County Sheriff's deputy.

Blood drive

*A blood drive will be held March 26 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Bear Creek United Methodist Church.

Ste. Michelle celebrates 25 years, offers historical tour

*Chateau Ste. Michelle will host a special historical tour of the winery grounds March 24 in honor of the winery's 25th anniversary in Woodinville and Washington Wine Month (March).

King County Executive Horse Council to set meeting for March 20

*The annual meeting of the King County Executive Horse Council will be held on Wednesday, March 20, at the Redmond Library, 15990 NE 85th.

Photo by Hamman/Heldring

*Woodland Park Zoo will present a Walking Safari in Tanzania at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20.

Easter Bunny schedules train trip

*On Saturday, March 23, the Lake Whatcom Railway will run special trains to celebrate Easter. The Easter Bunny will be on these trains with little chocolate Easter eggs in her basket for everyone.

King County getting ready for terrorism

*King County is preparing for worst case emergency scenarios that involve terrorist attacks that impact the ability of county government to provide services and remain functional.

Final segment of I-405 HOV lanes open

*Stripping crews have opened the newest segment of HOV lanes north of Canyon Park on I-405.


*events at your local library.

Community Calendar

*Events in your community

Northshore Senior Activities

*Events at the Northshore Senior Center.

Donation center to open in Redmond

*Seattle Goodwill announced recently that it will open an attended donation center in Redmond at the Bear Creek Park and Ride at 7760 - 178th Place NE.

Volunteers needed for Folklife Festival

*Volunteer applications for the 2002 Northwest Folklife Festival are now available. Sign up early for the best choice of volunteer shifts.