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Hard-earned hints for your next move

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

I helped a friend and his wife load their stuff into a big U-Haul some days ago. They were moving to southern California. Some people think a move from this part of the world to that part is sort of like trading a gentle scalp massage for a whack on the head with a garden rake. That’s a bit of an exaggeration. A small shovel would be more like it.

Moments in Time

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

• On May 30, 1593, playwright Christopher Marlowe, 29, is killed. Marlowe had been arrested when “heretical” papers were found in his room. While out on bail, Marlowe became involved in a fight over a tavern bill and was stabbed to death.

STRANGE BUT TRUE

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

• It was famed journalist and news anchor Edward R. Murrow who made the following sage observation: “Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.”

Letters to the editor

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated May 30, 2008 at 10:41AM

Only trash litters

AUNE: Learning on Day of Silence

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:06AM

Continued from page A4

Moments in Time

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:06AM

• On April 28, 1789, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small, open boat. Bligh and his men reached the East Indies in June after a voyage of some 3,600 miles.

Moments in Time

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:06AM

• On April 28, 1789, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small, open boat. Bligh and his men reached the East Indies in June after a voyage of some 3,600 miles.

Moments in Time

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:06AM

• On April 28, 1789, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small, open boat. Bligh and his men reached the East Indies in June after a voyage of some 3,600 miles.

Is Day of Silence good for learning?

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:07AM

I actually received not one but two phone calls from people upset that we took an ad from Dr. Ken Hutcherson condemning the Day of Silence. Nobody has called to complain about taking an ad in support of the Day of Silence. But what this illustrates is varying levels of acceptability. Some are for censorship when their view conflicts with that of others.

Mount Si High's 'Day of Respect' pays tribute to Columbine victim

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

High school student Rachel Scott believed in starting chain reactions of kindness. She reached out to the new students sitting alone in the cafeteria, the outsiders, the ones her peers made fun of. She pulled over to hold an umbrella for a stranger as he changed a flat tire in the rain. She changed lives through simple acts of compassion. She was killed by two classmates in the tragic 1999 shooting at Columbine High School. For a second year, Rachel’s Challenge encouraged Mount Si students to create legacies of compassion at the school’s “Day of Respect” morning assembly on Thursday, May 29.

New Snoqualmie Point Park map orients visitors with surroundings

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

A new orientation table on display at Snoqualmie Point Park provides a beautiful short course on local geography. The colorful table identifies the peaks and valleys of the Cascades as seen from the park, located at 37580 Winery Road on the site of an old winery near the intersection of Interstate 90 and North Bend Way.

Snoqualmie Valley School Dist. looks to trim $1.5M budget gap

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

With anticipated expenditures exceeding projected revenues by about $1.5 million, the Snoqualmie Valley School District is looking at how to trim its budget for next school year. With anticipated expenditures exceeding projected revenues by about $1.5 million, the Snoqualmie Valley School District is looking at how to trim its budget for next school year. “We’re still working on it, but right now it’s hard to tell how much better we can make it,” Ron Ellis, business manager for the district, told the school board at its May 22 meeting. Most of the difficulties come from costs associated with opening the new Twin Falls Middle School, he said.

An eye for the details

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

When North Bend resident Dave Kreitler is done with another shift in the workaday world, he retreats to his shop for a little RR R&R.

Veterans to build Valley monument

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

Members of the Snoqualmie Valley’s two largest veterans’ organizations have joined forces to build a monument to all those from the Valley who died to serve their country — a local monument they call long overdue.

Teaching controversy?

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

A task force assigned to study the teaching of controversial issues within Snoqualmie Valley schools will present its findings to the community on Monday, June 9.

Political group visits Valley

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

A few dozen Valley residents stopped at lunchtime to test their knowledge of presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain at a booth set up by the political action group MoveOn on Wednesday, May 28, at Snoqualmie Ridge.

City grant helps city hall project

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:09PM

A $30,000 grant from Washington state means the city of Snoqualmie won’t have to spend as much money to equip the planned new downtown city hall.

In brief

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

A benefit event for Camp Korey at Carnation Farms, originally planned for Sunday, June 8 at Si View Community Center, has been canceled. Organizer Jan Sliger told the Valley Record that the event was canceled due to financial reasons. The benefit will be rescheduled for a future date. For more information, call Jan Sliger at (425) 831-7680, Bev Jorgensen (425) 888-4351 or Janet Thibeault (425) 888-8661.

Citizen of the Week

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

Anne Loring’s passion for student learning is immediately evident as she excitedly chats about her tutoring experiences at Fall City Elementary.

Dance academy to hold recital

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

Cascade Dance Academy of Snoqualmie Ridge is proud to announce its 2008 annual recital, set for Sunday, June 8.

Senior center serving dad’s dinner

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

This Father’s Day, serve dad what he really wants — mouth-watering baby back ribs at the Sno-Valley Senior Center.

Masked visitor

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

Studying in the great outdoors

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

The great outdoors became the classroom for more than 100 Valley children last week as they learned about nature from Mount Si High School’s advanced placement biology students.

Valley grad dives for research discoveries

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

While fellow Valley residents were dealing with the severe storms of winter, Mount Si High School and Running Start grad Josh Breeds was exploring the sand and surf of the Seychelles Islands in 80-degree heat.

Mount Si high volleyball players, coaches fare well in Seattle club tourney

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17PM

Mount Si High School volleyball players and coaches were very busy over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, participating with various club programs in a big Seattle tournament, the Emerald City Classic Invitational. There were a total of eight Mount Si players and two coaches taking part with three separate club organizations. Most of them represented Kent Juniors (KJ) Volleyball.

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