Northwest NEWS

September 23, 2002


Power wheelchairs available

*The Independent Seniors program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens 65 years old and up and to others permanently disabled, at no out of pocket cost, if they qualify.

Eastside Literacy hosts volunteer orientation

*Hopelink's Eastside Literacy Program will hold an orientation for new literacy volunteers at Hopelink's Bellevue Center

Open house for moms

*Mothers & More announces an Open House from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 9

Harvest celebration events

*New-born lambs, giant pumpkins, towering corn mazes, vigorous vegetables - these are just a few of the sights to be had on this year's countywide Harvest Celebration Farm T

Author discusses 'Eight Critical Lifetime Decisions'

*Local author Ralph Palmen will conduct a seminar based on his new book, 8 Critical Lifetime Decisions: Choices That Will Affect the Quality of Your Life, at the Woodinville Barnes & Noble on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.

State Advisory Committee seeks members

*The Director of the Department of Licensing (DOL) is seeking interested candidates to fill three vacancies for three-year terms

Pioneer Day coming to Woodinville Community Center

*Youth ages 7-12 are invited to take a glimpse back in time on Monday, Sept. 30, from 1-4 p.m.

American Red Cross seeks instructors

*The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking instructors for its health and safety courses.

Governor Locke graded 'B' on fiscal policy report card

*Gov. Gary Locke receives a grade of "B" in the newest biennial fiscal policy report card on the nation's governors, the Cato Institute announced.

Community Calendar

*Events in your local community.

Crafters needed for fair

*The 22nd Annual Woodinville Country Christmas Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at Woodmoor Elementary School.

Free workshop for streamside landowners

*Being close to nature and recreation is an important part of why we live here. People lucky enough to live on streams have a little bit of nature in their own back yards.


*The parents of Tessa Amber Turney and Joel Michael Sanborn would like to announce the wedding of their children on Aug. 23, 2002 in Maple Valley.