Snoqualmie Chamber questions 5th District Reps, challengers on schools, taxes, transit

Hopefuls for the 5th District’s state House of Representatives seats explain their goals at a Friday, Oct. 17, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum. From left are Pos. 1 State Rep. Chad Magendanz, challenger David Spring, Pos. 2 Rep. Jay Rodne, challenger Essie Hicks. All say education funding is their top priority, but differ on transit, taxes, tax breaks and the I-1351 class size initiative. - Staff photo illustration
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Candidates for state House positions in the 5th Legislative District weighed in on education, transportation and the public good at a Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum Friday, Oct. 17. Jay Rodne of North Bend and Chad Magendanz of Issaquah, Republican incumbents for the 5th District’s positions 1 and 2, respectively, sat down with Essie Hicks of Issaquah and David Spring of North Bend, their Democratic challengers, answering questions from presenter Carolyn Simpson, a Snoqualmie Valley School Board member.

Mount Si girls swim team sets course for postseason

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The Mount Si girls swim team is steadily making changes this fall, posting more athletes into the postseason and swimming out of a new home pool. So far this year, Mount Si has had five athletes qualify for league meet, two for districts. Last year, just two made the post season. Heading into league are Jessica Brady, Julia Crumb, Anastasia Kalistratova, Daisey Hartman and Murial Ross. Crumb, a club-experienced freshman, and Kalistratova have both qualified for districts.

Time to celebrate: Mount Si High School homecoming photos

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Mount Si High School celebrated its homecoming last week, with spirit days, sports, and circus-themed dance with live performers. For Thursday's Camo Day, senior Julianna Foster borrowed some gear from her father to blend in. "I'm a tree!" she announced during her lunch break. Her friend, Amanda Triboulet bought some camp gear just for the day, but a lot of students didn't have to work hard on their costume for the day. Maddy Trout, busily working on her phone in a circle of friends, sported a camp sweatshirt and backpack that she says are pretty standard for her.

Deputies track down transient burglary suspect

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A man suspected of burglarizing several outbuildings in the Valley’s vicinity was captured late Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, after a publicized search by police. The suspect, a 41-year-old transient man, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. near Fall City, after a search that began around noon Friday.

Peaking CHS runners on top at Edwards State Park

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Cedarcrest’s cross country squad ran their last regular season meet of the year, Thursday, Oct. 16. The four-team meet was hosted by Cedar Park Christian and held at St. Edwards State Park in Kenmore. The two-mile short course was a new one for the Red Wolves, allowing them to work on speed.

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