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Families plunge into pool full of pumpkins at Si View | Photos

Children swim with a flotilla of floating pumpkins last Friday, Oct. 24, at Si View Pool. The annual Pumpkin Patch Swim combines spooky and harvest themes with water fun, and sells out months ahead of time. - Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo
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“I want this one!” a girl announces to her mom as she chooses a pumpkin in the Si View Pool. Si View’s annual floating pumpkin patch was open for business Friday afternoon, Oct. 24, giving children and parents a chance to plunge into pumpkins, swim in the dark, and watch a Halloween-themed movie.

 

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Boy vandals confess to dangerous rail vandalism | Local man's big ideas for long-distance phone calls | Past Time

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 5:01PM

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:

Fall City garden group hosts fall feast, cooking class this weekend

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 4:55PM

A Fall Harvest Cooking Class and Dinner Feast is 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Fall City Masonic Lodge, 4304 337th Pl. S.E., hosted by the Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch group. Join natural foods chef and nutrition educator Tina Fogall in making winter squash and kale lasagna with home-made pasta.

Protect yourself against meningitis: Get the facts, says Valley doctor Tricia Nielsen

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 4:53PM

Meningitis is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by an inflammation of the lining that covers the brain and spinal cord called the meninges. It is most commonly caused by a viral infection somewhere else in the body, but can also be caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Depending on the type of meningitis, it can be easily curable or can cause serious complications.

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How To: Zombify yourself for Halloween (and other makeup tips)

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 2:31PM

Looking to get that scratch, bruise or gushing wound just right for your next Halloween costume? One of the toughest things to get right in theatre is special effects. Whether for the stage or for your next Halloween costume, a little makeup and a little time may be all that’s needed to take your appearance and persona to the next level.

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