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Google grant to support farmland preservation in the Valley, the state
Jan 07 2013, 1:38 PM
Hundreds of acres of organic farmland threatened by development in King and other Washington counties will be preserved in 2013 based in part on a $10,000 grant from Google Seattle.
PCC Farmland Trust will use the funds to develop stewardship plans, monitor land use, farming practices and assist farm owners with identification and planning of ecological restoration projects. They also plan on engaging over 100 volunteers to restore farmlands and plant native trees in the Snoqualmie and Puyallup River Valleys.
Celebration of life held for Joann Elizabeth Barto Ernst
Jan 07 2013, 1:42 PM
Joann Ernst of Issaquah, passed away Wednesday, December 28, in Bellevue. She was 91.
A celebration of life was held at Flintoft's Funeral Home in Issaquah, and a private inurnment was held at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.
Who are the Snoqualmie Valley's Earth Heroes at School? You decide, as nominations begin
Jan 07 2013, 1:43 PM
Last year, Mike Nelson and Rick Bouloumpus, custodians at Stillwater Elementary School in Carnation, were named Earth Heroes at School.
Nelsom and Bouloumpus saved their school thousands of dollars by repurposing and reusing furniture, equipment and materials that would otherwise have been discarded. The money saved has benefited the school’s Science Docent Program.
Who will be the Valley's Earth Heroes at School this year? You can decide.
Skydiver lost: Search operation called off; Florida man still missing, likely dead
Jan 08 2013, 4:51 PM
Four days and nearly 4,000 man-hours into a search and rescue effort, King County officials called off the search for a missing skydiver Sunday evening.
Sheriff's spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West made an informal announcement at 6:44 p.m. on Twitter: "Ground search concluded for missing skydiver. Roughly 9 square miles searched. Remaining areas not searchable by ground."
The missing skydiver is a 29 year-old Lakeland, Fla., man, Kurt Ruppert, who'd been with two friends, taking turns jumping from a helicopter near the west peak of Mount Si. He was reported missing around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, by the private pilot after his second jump, when he didn't return to the landing zone.
Recognizing do-gooders: Nominations start for Valley's annual Give Good awards
Jan 07 2013, 1:50 PM
Dozens of local citizens, youth, businesses, and organizations have already been nominated for the first annual Give Good awards of Snoqualmie Valley.
Recognizing inspirational people and highlighting the hard work invested into making this community a great place to live, “the Give Good awards aim to celebrate the everyday
heroes, outstanding citizens, youth, businesses, and organizations," says Angela Craig, President of the Give Good foundation.
Start new year with steak dinner at Sno-Valley Senior Center
Jan 08 2013, 4:14 PM
The Sno-Valley Senior Center is celebrating the New Year with the first community Steak Dinner of 2013, Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Sno Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Seatings are available at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
The food is delicious, the company intriguing and the prices reasonable. Choose steak, Thai chicken or salmon for your entree at the dinner, which is open to all. The dinner, which includes salad bar and dessert is $15. Salad bar only is $9.
Mount Si wrestlers take fifth at Everett Classic
Jan 08 2013, 4:33 PM
Mount Si wrestlers finished fifth at the Everett Classic as a team last Saturday, Jan. 5.
Finishing with third place spots were Mitch Rorem, at 195, Eli Clure, at 120 pounds, Ryley Absher at 132.
Nate Whited, at 220, Cole Palmer, at 170, and Justin Edens at 145, filling in for Bruce Stuart, each took fifth place.
Mount Si is getting ready for an important match against Bellevue at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Jan. 10, at home.
King Day assemblies to feature cross-school collaboration
Jan 08 2013, 4:42 PM
Cascade View Elementary School and Mount Si High School students will share in each others' celebrations of Martin Luther King Day next week.
On Thursday, Jan 17, third-grade students from Cascade View will perform in the high school's Martin Luther King Day assembly. The assembly starts at 8:30 a.m.
Piano recital turns pop concert at Snoqualmie Ridge TPC | Photo gallery
Jan 08 2013, 5:09 PM
About to begin the show, above, piano students of Kori Mankowski give a piano recital turned “pop concert” on December 2 at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
Typically, Mankowski’s piano’s recitals are traditional and classical, but this year was different. She decided to let the students learn pop songs which reflect their era, and have popular music rather than a typical recital.
This type of performance is more on the student’s terms, and they’re excited to play, Mankowski said.
Si View's youth dance program starting next week; dance spots available
Jan 09 2013, 11:39 AM
Si View Metro Parks' youth dance program begins its winter session next week, and slots are available for all ages, from 2 to 11 years old. The program includes dance theatre, tap, ballet, hip hop and jazz for younger to more advanced students.