Showing posts from January 18, 2009

LOG-less log home?!

IN the snowy woods of a valley west of this college town, John and Mary Beth Cook have taken up a version of mountain living amended for the modern world. Last year, they completed and moved into a house that looks like many others here in Big Sky Country, with exterior walls formed by logs stripped of their bark. Except that in their case, the logs are made from precast concrete shaped and painted to look like the real thing.
“We like the look and feel of logs because they look like the forest, they look like they belong,” said Mr. Cook, a historian, teacher and outdoorsman who also installed a climbing wall on his rock chimney. “But we didn’t want the maintenance.”
Maintenance is something Mr. Cook knows about. His previous home, where he and his wife lived for nine years, was a real log house several miles away. “Every year you go out to stain it,” he said, “and the building gets a little bigger.” The couple, whose property still has charred trees from a forest fire several decades a…

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English Hill, Open house 3/15/08 1:30-4:30pm

WHAT: Open House
WHEN: 03/15/09 1:30-4:30pm
WHERE: English Hill, Redmond
WHY COME: To view this great home at a value price for the area! Northshore schools, 3 bdrms, walk to parks.
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Special Events

The City of Woodinville presents several special events each year. With our sponsors, community support and the assistance of volunteers, the following special events are enjoyed by the community-at-large.
Annual Events at a Glance
Summer Concert Series at DeYoung Park, July-August, Thursdays at Noon

Daddy Daughter Dance
Celebrate the Arts Show & City Annual Birthday Celebration (Part of the city-wide Celebrate Woodinville Event)
Earth Day: River Restoration
Spring Recycling & Collection Event
July 4th
Woodinville Bluesfest (part of the Northshore Freedom Fest- a joint three-city event produced by Woodinville, Kenmore, and Bothell)
Summer Concert Series in DeYoung Park (Thursdays at Noon)