Affordable healthcare being made available for school employees

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

OLYMPIA – Nearly 150,000 school district, charter school and union-represented educational service district employees statewide will soon be eligible for affordable healthcare benefits.

Washington State Health Care Authority Chief Communications Officer Amy Blondin announced in an Aug. 5 press release the board overseeing the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program has approved final medical plans, employee premiums, and designated service areas.

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We are in this together

  • Written by Bob Kirkpatrick Managing Editor
With the T’s crossed, the I’s dotted and the transfer of ownership finalized, I am compelled to offer reassurance to the community during this time of transition by conveying EastSide Media Corps’ vision of a hyperlocal news experience.
Loyal readers may have questions and concerns in regard to the impact of new proprietorship on a local institution. The following are a few of those that come to mind:
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State Parks considering Kenmore proposal to improve Saint Edwards ballfield

  • Written by Sandy Mealing | Communication Manager, Washington State Parks
OLYMPIA —The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is considering a proposal from the city of Kenmore to lease and renovate the existing ball field at Saint Edward State Park.
The review process will kick off with a public scoping meeting to help identify and focus analysis for potential impacts resulting from the city’s proposal. The public scoping meeting will be from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 13, at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. NE.
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Local charities benefit from Pizza Coop golf tournament

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The Pizza Coop & Ale House hosted its third annual Golf Tournament at Willows Run Golf Complex on July 28, raising $11,000 to benefit local charities.
The funds will be evenly distributed between Children’s Country Home and Woodinville Fire & Rescue’s Benevolent Fund.
Children’s Country Home is an eight-bed, nonprofit facility that provides 24-hour skilled nursing care to medically fragile and technology-dependent children.
Woodinville Fire & Rescue’s Benevolent Fund, in partnership with Woodinville’s Police Department, will use the donations to fund Shop with a Cop. In 2018 more than 120 underprivileged children from the Northshore School District were selected to participate. 
Due to the success of this year’s event, next year’s tournament is already scheduled for July 26, 2020.

Northshore Wall of Honor inductees to be recognized

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Eight Northshore School District alumni, former staff and volunteers will be recognized at the 2019 Wall of Honor ceremony, held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at Pop Keeney Stadium.
The Wall of Honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of Northshore alumni, staff and volunteers who have made a significant contribution to the District, community, state, nation or world.
This year’s inductees are: 
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