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CASA needs advocates to help kids in dire straits By TRACEY COMPTON tcompton@rentonreporter.com

Hearing is Friday on UW alliance By DEAN A. RADFORD dradford@rentonreporter.com

A King County Superior Court judge will hear oral arguments Friday in a lawsuit that could throw into doubt the strategic alliance between Valley Medical Center and UW Medicine. Judge Michael Hayden already has written briefs in hand from lawyers for both sides. Whether he will issue his ruling Friday is uncertain. The hearing Friday is at 10 a.m. in courtroom E-863 of the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle. In May 2011 the commission for Public Hospital District No. 1 voted 3-2 to approve the alliance, which became effective on June 30, 2011, following the approval of the UW Medicine board and the Uni-

versity of Washington Board of Trustees. But after the election of Dr. Paul Joos to the commission, the new majority challenged the alliance. Under the strategic alliance, the board is responsible for overseeing the public side of the medical center, including taxes and the buildings and property. The day-today medical operations are overseen by a 13-member Board of Trustees. The hospital district’s lawsuit maintains that the elected district commissioners could not delegate their legislative responsibilities for a public institution to unelected decision makers. The lawsuit, according to a recent court filing by the commission’s attorneys, “has been initiated by reform-minded commissioners seeking to halt the raid on taxpayer funds by the district’s adminis-

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trators.” Rich Roodman, Valley Medical Center’s CEO, was one of the chief architects of the alliance. “I would say that the public hospital district and its staff and ultimately its commissioners did appropriate due diligence in a very public way and achieved a remarkably well-thought-out and legally grounded affiliation with the University of Washington,” he said. The University of Washington, too, was represented by its own counsel and the state Attorney General’s Office, he said. The result of that vetting, he said, is that all the governing boards approved the alliance. Attorneys for the University of Washington wrote that the agreement “is the result of democracy in action.”

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They represent the voices of children who find themselves in dire situations. In court, they speak for children of drugand alcohol-addicted parents or children living in volatile living situations. They are court-appointed special advocates, or CASA volunteers, and their program serves about 1,000 kids in the county. But with only 350 active volunteers, there is a great need to serve even more children. CASA will recruit volunteers at an open house Friday (Dec. 28) in Seattle, hosted by the King County Superior Court, Family Law CASA and Washington State CASA. If accepted to the program, new volunteers will get training on Jan. 18, also in Seattle. There are about 250 kids who need CASA volunteers in the county, said Lisa Petersen. She is a program manager for the King County Superior Court CASA Dependency Program. That program serves juvenile court cases


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The Association of Washington School Principals have honored two Renton administrators for their hard work and commitment to students. Renton High School Principal Damien Pattenaude and Hazen High School Assistant Principal Ed Crow have been named 20122013 Distinguished Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year in the Seamount League. The school leaders were named not only for their strong educational leadership, high expectations for staff and students, but also for the respect that they’ve earned by students, colleagues, parents and the community at-large. Pattenaude and Crow will be honored at an upcoming AWSP conference.

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Youth of the Month Th Rotary Club of Renton has chosen its Youth of the Month for December. • Mikayla Muratore is a senior at Hazen High School. She holds a 4.0 grade point average (GPA). Muratore has been involved in National Honor Society, Drama Club, Key Club, Ignite/ Gordy’s Guides, and swim team as the captain. She has received academic all-star, scholar athlete, a Mikayla Muratore varsity letter, the Unity Award and an AP scholar award. Muratore works part-time as a swim instructor at the Newport Hills Pool and Hazen Pool and volunteers in kindergarten classes at local elementary schools. She hopes to attend a four-year college or university in Washington and is

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• Elise Aylward is a senior at Lindbergh High School. She holds a 3.99 GPA. Aylward has been a member of Key Club International, International Club, National Honor Society and an ASB Officer. Alyward has received the Outstanding Junior Award, AAUW Scholar Recognition 2012 for mathematics, Elise Aylward and sports letters in soccer and track. She has also received First Team All Seamount and First Team All Academic. Aylward volunteers with the Crossfire Premier Soccer Club, Relay for Life and Renton Park Elementary School. She hopes to attend Western Washington University, join the college soccer

• Roedah Mansour is a senior at Renton High School. She holds a 3.98 GPA. Mansour is involved with student council, as an officer, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science Club, Ignite Mentoring and Build On Club. She has received honor roll, language, Roedah Mansour science and history department awards, Harvard Book Club Award, Outstanding Junior Award and AAUW Certificate of Excellence. Mansour volunteers with Cham Youth, Birthday Dreams, Communities In Schools Seattle, Vegetarians of Washington and Seward Park Restoration. She plans to attend a four-year uni-

versity and she hopes to experience a study-abroad program to learn more about other cultures. Mansour aspires to give back to the community and would like to work for a non-profit or as a counselor/ psychologist. The students and their parents are honored at a Rotary luncheon. Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month. After being selected by counselors at each of the district’s three comprehensive high schools, a selection committee of Rotary members reviews applications and interviews students to identify those who will be selected as Youth of the Month. The award is given to students who possess leadership abilities, maintain a good grade point average, participate in school activities and volunteer in their community.

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Teachers of the Month Th Rotary Club of Renton has chosen its Teachers of the Month for December. • Roni Nielsen is a second-grade teacher at Hazelwood Elementary School. She attended Central Washington University, where she earned a degree in elementary education with a minor in early childhood education. Then Nielsen completed her professional certification course. Before becoming a teacher, she worked in the City of Renton Recreation Department and at Emerald Downs. Nielsen has

also worked as a library assistant and a student aide in Renton. She has been teaching in Renton for 13 years. • Casey Chalupa is a fifth-grade teacher at Bryn Mawr Elementary School. Casey attended Cal Poly in Pomona, Calif., where she earned a bachelor’s of arts in liberal studies. Chalupa continued her education at Cal Poly, where she obtained a master’s in education with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction. She is currently working toward her national board certification in literacy.

Before teaching in Roni Nielsen Renton, Chalupa taught sixth-grade in Beaumont, Calif., and Birmingham, Ala. This is her fifth year teaching in Renton. • Jim Goodwin is a visual communications teacher at Lindbergh High School. He attended Washington State University, where he earned a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematics. Goodwin continued his education with the American College of Education, where he earned a master’s in

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A 55-year-old Everett woman reported to police that her brother harassed her after a dispute over her cats on Nov. 18. The woman told police that her brother agreed to watch her three cats while she was away for six months. She returned to get the cats from his residence in Renton and they had a disagreement about how much money she should pay him. So, her 56-yearold brother only gave her two of the cats. The woman left and talked to her brother again on the phone about the money and agreed on an amount. Then the woman returned to her brother’s residence to collect the third cat, which she insisted was her cat. Again, the woman’s brother refused

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Shoplifters steal ‘gifts’ A 34-year-old Tukwila woman and a 17-year-old Seattle girl were cited for theft on Nov. 18 after attempting to steal from the Renton Walmart. A witness observed the two conceal wallets and a bag of makeup on them, more than $100 worth of items. The women attempted to leave the store without paying for anything.

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Blood donation: giving someone a chance at life Do you remember your first day of school, the first time you drove a car, your first kiss, your first job, the birth of your first child? How about, the first time you gave blood? I remember my first time. My friend was laying on the bed, blood slowly dripping out of her vein, when she noticed out of the corner of her eye someone being pushed in a wheelchair with their head on their chest. She was so impressed that someone with disabilities was able to donate blood. And I was so embarrassed to tell her it was me and that I had fainted. In the early days I experienced this discomfort often, but it never deterred me. My career in giving blood started at my work, where Boeing allows the Puget Sound Blood Mobile to come to the workplace on a regular basis (every eight weeks). Boeing management has always taken this community service seriously and in the early days even supported friendly competitions between organizations to see who could give the most. Overall, Boeing has 9,500 participants in the region and the various Renton plant sites account for 1,200 Boeing workers donating regularly each year. And let’s not overlook that other hot pocket for donations in Renton – the high school teenagers who register 450 donors per year, of which half or more are first-time donors. When I lay at the blood bank giving blood, I can’t help but notice the posters on the wall

FYI How to donate blood To get more information on blood donations, check out the Puget Sound Blood Bank website: psbc.org. To see if you qualify to give blood, highlight “programs,” then “blood.” The nearest Puget Sound Blood Center is located at: 130 Andover Park E. Tukwila 98188 206-241-6300 promoting “Imagine Saving a Life.” “But who’s life?” I often wondered. How uplifting it would be to meet them and see the transformation in their lives. But I never have.

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Everyone has role in preventing underage drinking The recent deaths of three Washington teens — a 14-yearold Bellingham girl, a 17-year-old boy in Shoreline, and an 18-yearold Washington State University student — remind us just how dangerous alcohol is for minors. As parents and co-chairs of the Washington State Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking, our hearts go out to the families and friends who are suffering these terrible losses. Before we lose another child, grandchild, student, and friend, let’s ask ourselves what we as adults are doing to encourage or discourage underage drinking. Parents matter Parents are the No. 1 influence on their children’s decisions about alcohol. Although their friends and the media also play a role, studies consistently show that parents are the key, and kids pay attention to

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what they say and do. Opportunities and pressure to drink (especially during holidays and other times for celebrating) are constant in their young lives. The most important steps parents can take are to lock up their alcohol, never provide it to minors, continue guiding healthy choices with your teens and college students, and give them the facts: • Alcohol kills more kids than tobacco and illegal drugs combined – 5,000 youth under 21 die each year from underage-drinking related injuries. • One in five 10th graders will

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More times than they want to believe, it does. I wish everyone would ask themselves if driving impaired is worth the risk – risk including death or disability of themselves, a loved one and/or an innocent stranger; possible jail time if convicted; living with the knowledge that they took a life or caused pain and suffering of victims or loved ones. Unfortunately, some do not think about the consequences until it is too late. On behalf of the members of the Renton Fire & Emergency Services Department, I’d like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

Over the years I have seen the impacts of driving impaired – not only on the driver but also on the victims and families involved. Sometimes it is almost unbearable to see the innocent devastated by the death or disability caused by another person getting behind the wheel of an automobile while impaired by the influence of alcohol or drugs. I’m sure any emergency responder will tell you there are incidents, whether recent or from years ago, still etched in their minds that sometimes haunt and sadden them. Often people don’t believe their actions will cause an incident where harm will come to themselves or others. They declare, “That will never happen to me!”

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with volunteers during difficult times. But, she’s heard lots of stories where someone of a different race helped people get back on track too. “It’s always good to bring something to the table that might be the key for this particular family,” said Dupree. Retired from the Kent School District having served as a principal and the assistant superintendent, Dupree found a natural fit volunteering for CASA. As a volunteer, she spends her time communicating with the children and parents in her cases, relatives, attorneys, social workers, medical providers, school staff and any other significant players. Family Law volunteers are slightly different, not meeting with the children involved in the cases as much. The amount of time spent on each case varies on the makeup of the family, Dupree said. As information is collected by volunteers,

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After finishing one game short of state last season, the Liberty girls basketball team is ready for another push. “I’m excited about this year,” said coach Randy Leifer. “We’re a little quicker, a little smaller than we’ve been in the past.” Returning starters are senior forward Delane Agnew and junior point guard Sierra Carlson. Carlson scored 8.2 points per game and Agnew added 6.2 last season. Agnew is the team’s only senior. The Patriots’ leading scorer and rebounder from a year ago, Aspen Winegar, graduated, and the team is lacking size. “It will be a challenge to rebound with some bigger teams,” Leifer said. “Teams with a lot of size will create some matchup problems for us inside.” Leifer said the Patriots will simply have to be more aggressive to offset the size disadvantage. Other key returners are sophomore forward Avery Granberg, junior forward Alicia Abraham, junior forward Ashlan Applegate, junior post Adele Payant and junior point guard Tara Johnson. Abraham (3.4 points per game), Applegate (2.8), Payant (1.8) and Johnson (1.2) all played strong off the bench last season. Applegate is the team’s leading returning rebounder at 3.7 per game. Impact newcomers are sophomore guard Cherelle Demps, sophomore guard Danielle Demps, junior forward Sarah Bliesner and sophomore guard Devin Anderson. With a deep roster of talented players, Leifer was able to have several players be on the floor for significant minutes last season. He said this year’s team is even deeper. “We’re going to try to play more uptempo to take advantage of that,” he said. “We can keep our players fresh and wear other teams down.”

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Now That’s Entertainment! Sno Lounge iS iS back for one night only!

New Y New Year’s ear’s Eve Bas h Eve

happy

new year!

ticket info

$20 Per Person Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster, at the Snoqualmie Casino box office, or at the door the night of.

VIP OP OPtIO IOn n Limited reserved seating at one of our VIP Booths is available. Each VIP booth includes 2 bottles of champagne, party favors, and line privileges for your guests. For more information or to make your VIP Reservation, contact Debbie Barrientes at dbarrientes@snocasino.com This will be one UNFORGETTABLE night in the Ballroom with DJ sets by DJ ROSCOE & DJ D’LEMMA, Live Entertainment and HUGE SURPRISES!

All 6 Snoqualmie Casino restaurants will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, including the falls buffet with a special New Years eve buffet meNu from 4:00pm - 11:00pm

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