Give the gift of cats in trees for Christmas with North Bend calendar fundraiser

Shaun Sears of North Bend rescues Evee in late November, after she’d been stuck in a tree for two days. He and Tom Otto of Olympia, are the founders of Canopy Cat Rescue, a donation-based organization dedicated to helping cats in high places.  - Courtesy photo
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A year’s worth of cats rescued from trees might be the ideal gift for an animal lover on your list, and it’s easier to wrap than you might think. The Canopy Cat Rescue Calendar, a first-time fund-raiser for the North Bend and Olympia-based team of climbers, features 12 stranded cats and their rescue stories, plus other fun cat facts.

Police rescue chickens dumped near Snoqualmie Point Park, cold but alive: Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire Calls

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Chicken run: On December 2, a Snoqualmie officer located two chickens that had apparently been dumped on the road near Snoqualmie Point Park, Snoqualmie. The chickens were cold, but alive, and a Police Explorer called his parents to collect them. After a 15-minute chase through the woods, they captured both chickens, and the animals are now doing fine.

Finding their footing: Mount Si gymnasts coming into their own for first home 4A meet | Photo Gallery

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After a rocky start on beam and vault, Jen Rogers upped her game on the beam and just plain rocked it on the floor in the Wildcats’ first home meet of the gymnastics season. Like other gymnasts, Rogers is starting to find her footing in 4A. Mount Si gymnasts competed against Redmond last Thursday, Dec. 11, in a three-way double dual with Interlake and Newport. The Wildcats had the second-highest team score of the match, 159.25 to Newport’s 165.65.

North Bend teacher gets fellowship to study sea turtles in Costa Rica

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Katrina Alegado, an eighth grade science teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, has been accepted into Ecology Project International’s Marine Education Fellowship in Costa Rica, April 18 to 25.

Snoqualmie’s DMW Martial Arts celebrates 14 new black belts

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DMW Martial Arts in Snoqualmie held their black belt graduation on the weekend of November 15 and awarded Black Belts to 14 successful students. Third-degree black belts were awarded to Veronique and Elizabeth Bourgault. The two have been training at DMW for nine years and have been role models to the younger students, coaches said. Two second-degree black belts were awarded to Christopher Buyagwan and Kyle Bolin. First-degree black belts were awarded to Shawn Masters,Trajen Hockenbury, Princeton See, Donavan See, Rudy Herman, Cameron Myers, Alex Williams, J.D. Howard, Branson Corneil and Delanie Wilson.

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