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Personal carpenter: Q&A with North Bend's Jonathan Seaton, custom woodworker

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:27PM

Carpenter Jonathan Seaton walks that fine line between artist and craftsman, crossing into either territory with each piece he produces. At his North Bend workshop—he has no storefront, but then, he has no inventory, either—he builds wood furniture to the exacting specifications of both his customers, and himself.

 
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Nate Perea moves on, Lizzy Billington takes top Valley Chamber job

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:14PM

Membership director and Snoqualmie Valley resident Lizzy Billington is stepping up as new CEO of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, days after Nate Perea announced his departure for a new role. Perea, who has led the chamber for 16 months, gave notice Thursday, August 28. He is now director of membership experience for the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. Perea came to the Snoqualmie Valley chamber April 1, 2013, after serving as the director of membership development for the Issaquah chamber.

Grand opening for new North Bend visitor's center

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:22PM

Last week saw the opening of the new Visitor Information Center and Mountain View Gallery on Bendigo Boulevard in North Bend. The project is the result of a yearlong partnership between the city of North Bend, BrookWater Advisors and the North Bend Downtown Foundation.

Rescheduled: Wine in the fire hall

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Aug 13, 2014 at 12:51PM

Piccola Wine Cellars in North Bend has postponed its grand opening from this Thursday to Thursday, Sept. 25.

Lula Ruby earns spot on green workplace list

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:24PM

One Snoqualmie business, Lula Ruby, an Organic Salon, was among the 97 companies named “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” this year by King County’s Solid Waste Division. Lula Ruby (lularubysalon.com), owned by Angela Favero, strives to reduce or eliminate their carbon footprint in the Snoqualmie Valley. Favero works with product supply companies that share their vision to eliminate unnecessary waste in packaging. Since day one, she has utilized Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power program, and recycles everything down to the foils that are used in clients’ hair. Lula Ruby uses glasses to serve water to their guests, and they recently purchased a low-energy washer and dryer combo. They also compost the hair that they sweep up off the floor.

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