Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation is cooking up a big weekend for the city’s Independence Day bash. They’ve got your Friday night dinner and Saturday dessert covered, and, if you’re lucky, you might win a cover for your bed, too.
Al Rush has been the independent sort his whole life. It’s clear from the stories of his childhood in Massachusetts, where he worked as a pin-setter in a bowling alley and sometimes hitched a ride to Boston to see the Red Sox play —and from his present-day lifestyle of doing what he wants, when he wants, but regularly volunteering at Carnation’s Hopelink food bank, just because — that he’s always done things his own way.
Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,100 students in May.
Marylhurst University celebrated its 121st commencement in Portland June 20.
Andrew Garrett of Fall City excelled during the spring semester.
Washington State University has announced the students who have made the president’s honor roll for the spring semester. Among them are several Valley students:
Steam returns to the Upper Snoqualmie Valley for the summer this Fourth of July.
Brianna Vaughan Busby graduated from Seattle Pacific University Saturday, June 13, with a degree in nursing and a minor in psychology.
Edwin Benson, the son of Ed and Jane Benson of North Bend, graduated with honors from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater May 15. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Jerry Bopp, a history teacher at Mount Si High School, was selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.
Mount Si High School digital arts teacher Joe Dockery hosted his annual “pennies for pushups” drive and raised $700.68 for the Valley Relay for Life with six of his classes from June 1 to 4; his classes surpassed their $500 goal and completed 29,052 push-ups and sit-ups.
Loren and Judy Riley of Fall City announce the engagement of their daughter, Haili E. Shinn, to Ralph Rowe. Shinn is a lifelong resident of the Snoqualmie Valley and Rowe has been in North Bend more than 20 years.
Donna Mae Spurbeck Eaton was born June 30, 1950, in Placerville, Calif., to Donald and Doris Mae Kenyon Spurbeck.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics announced that Dr. Philip Cassady of Snoqualmie has been selected to receive the 2015 Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award.
It’s time to grab your reusable bag, meet your local farmer and choose from an assortment of tasty, nutritious fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy and more.
Ally Fuquay of Cedarcrest High School and Avery Dahline of Mount Si High School were among the eight students honored with scholarships June 3, in the 2015 International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2878 Scholarship Awards.
Students, teachers, and other members of the school community in King County who inspire and educate others by showing how simple, everyday conservation actions can contribute to a healthier planet were honored May 5 at King County’s annual Earth Heroes at School ceremony.
The North Bend QFC and Bartell Drugs are each participating in food drives this month, to benefit Food Lifeline. The program reports greater needs in the summer, when children have less access to school breakfast and lunch programs.
Blaine Mitchell, a ninth grader at the Bear Creek School of Snoqualmie, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston June 28 to 30. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).
Evan Prior has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after completing the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program and graduating from Central Washington University. He is the son of Gerald Prior, Jordan Prior, and Linda Prior, all of North Bend, and Erick Prior of Ellensburg, and a 2011 graduate of Mount Si High School.