Julie Ho KPLU news support 4 events for the weekend By Julie Ho • Aug 26, 2011 Courtesy of Three Sheets Northwest The weather has been up and down in the past week but not to worry! This weekend should be full of sunshine and warmth for these festivities ... or we certainly hope so. From simple county fairs to a garlic festival and acrobats, you won't want to miss out. Vacouver's wine & jazz festival - a top event in the Northwest By Julie Ho • Aug 26, 2011 Vancouver Jazz and Wine Festival The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is now recognized as the #1 Cultural Tourism event in Vancouver and Southwest Washington and is “…the largest jazz festival of its kind in the Northwest…” (KATU Channel 2, Portland, OR). Fight over video camera disrupts Everett school board meeting By The Associated Press & Julie Ho • Aug 24, 2011 "No I’m not out of order, you’re not the boss of me here I’m sorry ..." EVERETT, Wash. — A disagreement at an Everett School Board meeting got so heated, police were called to intervene. (Video and partial transcription inside.) University of Washington tops America's coolest schools By Julie Ho • Aug 17, 2011 Mary Levin / UW What’s the coolest university in America? According to Sierra Magazine, it’s the University of Washington. The official publication of the Sierra Club has named the University of Washington the top university in the country for its initiatives to operate sustainably and limit its contributions to global warming.