King County wants to ensure that all of its young people have a chance to thrive as children and succeed as adults. A Community Conversation on King County’s Youth Action Plan is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Fall City Library, 33415 SE 42nd Place. All ages are welcome.
The Special Education Life Skills and Transition Classes at Mount Si High School are going to Disneyland in April 2015. To get there, they seek the community's help.
Volunteers are needed to help staff the new Color Me Rad 5K race, coming to Camp Korey in Carnation on Saturday, Oct. 4.
Emily Hamilton, age 8, of North Bend, won the Catch a Rising Star talent competition at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Saturday, Sept. 20. She performed a tap-dancing and singing ventriloquism act to the song, “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” from the musical “Annie” along with her Daddy Warbucks puppet.
King County Fire District 27 in Fall City was recently evaluated by the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau as part of its community update program. Residents and property owners’ fire ratings have improved from Class 5 to Class 4, effective February 1, 2015.
The city of Snoqualmie's Human Services Committee has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the city council. To be considered, the new member must reside within the city limits.
Getting ready for the cold season, Girl Scouts in Service Unit #442 in the Upper Valley are collecting new or gently used winter coats, clothes and shoes for families in need. Items are needed for all ages, from infants to teens, men and women.
Collin Zachary Strein, 25, of Snoqualmie, died Wednesday, September 10. He was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, to Gary and Vicki Strein, and spent most of his early life in High Rolls and Alamogordo, before moving to the Seattle area in 2011. Collin loved animals, music, the outdoors and pondering the meaning of life. An intuitive and introspective person, he was generous through thoughtful suggestions, trinkets of love, and ability to make people feel accepted.
Mount Si Senior Center hosts its second annual Fashionation event starting at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 S.E. Ridge St., Snoqualmie. The fundraising event includes heavy appetizers, cocktails and a silent auction. The highlight will be a fashion show starting at 7:30 p.m., featuring the latest styles from Christopher and Banks, Birches Habitat and Chicos.
The city of Snoqualmie's Human Services Committee has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the City Council. To be considered, the new member must reside within the city limits of Snoqualmie.
Kurtis Boyle of North Bend graduated June 20 from Wyoming Technical College. Early in his tenure at school, he was appointed as a team lead; he graduated with a 4.0 grade point, had perfect attendance and is a member of the National Technical School Honor Society. His lines of study were primarily diesel mechanics, and secondarily chassis fabrication. He is a 2013 graduate of Mount Si High School.
In August, Ginette Marie Di Domenico of Carnation graduated from Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She studied at the College of Health Sciences and Human Services and earned a master of science in nursing.
Chad Smith, the drummer for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, performs with summer campers on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Camp Korey in Carnation. The annual Grow event is the largest fundraising event hosted by Camp Korey, raising over 1.5 million dollars in 2013. Camp Korey empowers children and families with serious medical conditions through year-round programs, always free of charge. Each year Grow features campers performing acts from their time at summer camp and this year will have a special musical guest.
North Bend boutique Birches Habitat holds its third annual fashion show benefit for the House of Hope, 6 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 14, at Boxley's jazz club. Models from the Valley will show off Birches fashions. Tickets include a glass of champagne.
The Special Education Life Skills and Transition Classes at Mount Si High School are going to Disneyland in April 2015. To get there, they seek the community's help. Travel can be challenging for these special needs students, but the Disneyland trip is a chance to learn valuable life skills. They will learn how to plan a trip, earn money to pay for it, keep a budget and navigate airports.
Snoqualmie United Methodist Church will host free community dinners, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., starting Wednesday, Sept. 10. All are welcome at the dinners, part of a 12-week pilot program put on by the church as an outreach effort.
Members of the Mount Si Leos Club recently prepared and served dinner at Hopelink’s Avondale Park Housing Center on Wednesday, Aug. 13. It was the club’s third meal served at Hopelink, and there was a big turnout.
Snoqualmie Valley Alliance (SVA) church has raised $2.4 million for an interactive community building for Snoqualmie Valley youth and families.
Four Valley students recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University in Seattle.
Chester P. Williams, a 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.