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Parent-kid movement, all-boys class comes to North Bend's Ignite Dance
Jan 14 2013, 11:11 AM
IGNITE Dance and Yoga in North Bend is offering two new classes, a Mom or Dad & Me! Creative movement and tumbling class for ages 2 and 3, and an All-Boys Technique class for ages 7 and up.
The boys class lets boys work on jumps, leaps, turns, and other basic technique required for all forms of dance.
Cedarcrest earns spot on College Board’s AP Honor Roll
Jan 14 2013, 11:16 AM
Cedarcrest High School is among 17 districts in Washington and 539 nationally that are being honored by the College Board for achieving significant gains in both AP (Advanced Placement) access and student performance.
Cedarcrest has grown its AP offerings from just two courses in 1997 to 10 in 2012 and 11 in 2013. The percentage of students at CHS earning passing AP exam scores has increased from 55 percent in 1997 to more than 80 percent. In the 2011-12 school year, 145 AP student exams were administered as compared to only eight in 1997-98.
An artful community: Members sought for Snoqualmie Arts Commission
Jan 14 2013, 11:17 AM
The City of Snoqualmie Arts Commission has an opening for a new member and applications are now being accepted. To be considered, the new member must reside within Snoqualmie city limits.
The Arts Commission advises the City Council on public artwork and promotes programs to increase interest and engagement in the fine and performing arts. Commission members also work toward preservation of Snoqualmie’s cultural heritage.
Remembrance held for Mitch Dailey, 59, important Snoqualmie Tribe ally
Jan 14 2013, 11:23 AM
Mitchell “Mitch” Dailey, an important ally of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, has died at the age of 59.
Dailey, son of the late Vivian and Lynn Dailey of Yakima, died of complications of cancer on Wednesday Jan. 2, 2013 with his brother Mike and sister Melissa by his side.
Dailey was a tireless advocate for Indian country and Native American sovereignty. He dedicated his life to serving the Snoqualmie Indian Community and was a driving force behind the effort of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to gain federal re-acknowledgement.
Snoqualmie schools' Don McConkey gets inaugural science award
Jan 14 2013, 5:58 PM
The Institute for Systems Biology recently honored Snoqualmie Valley Schools Assistant Superintendent Don McConkey with its first-ever Valerie Logan Leadership in Science Education Award.
"When discussing candidates for this inaugural award, Don's name quickly surfaced to the top….SVSD is a district that is forward-thinking, and our partnership challenges the institute's staff to keep learning more," said Dana Riley-Black, Med, PhD and Director of the Center for Inquiry Science, who presented the award to McConkey on November 29.
McConkey accepted the award on behalf of all science teachers in the district who have embraced inquiry science teaching methods.
Contra dance returns Friday to North Bend's Sallal Grange
Jan 14 2013, 11:26 AM
Sallal Grange hosts its next Contra Dance, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.
The grange and community hall is located at 432nd Ave. S.E., North Bend, and will be decorated in its Valentine's Day finest.
This week's band is Busted Cup, and Amy Carroll serves as the caller.
Accused Carnation murderers face trial in 2013
Jan 15 2013, 2:21 PM
The two people accused of the Dec. 24, 2007, murders of four adults and two children in Carnation will face the death penalty when they come to trial in 2013.
Joseph McEnroe, 34, the former boyfriend of Michele Anderson, will be tried first, on Monday, Feb. 25. Anderson, 34 and daughter of two of the victims, will be tried in June, according to the King County Prosecutor's office.
Anderson and McEnroe are each charged with six counts of aggravated murder, for the deaths of Anderson's parents, Wayne and Judy Anderson of Carnation, her brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Erica, and their 5 year-old daughter and 3 year-old son. They have been held without bail in the King County Jail since their arrests for the murders, on Dec. 27, 2007.
Ski film legend Glen Plake visiting Snoqualmie Summit Thursday
Jan 15 2013, 2:37 PM
Elan Skis and The Summit at Snoqualmie announced today that world famous ski personality Glen Plake will visit the resort this Thursday, January 17.
Glen is inviting all skiers to come and ski with him at the Summit West base area where he’ll show participants some freestyle tricks as well as generally improving their freeskiing skills. Additionally, there will be an Elan ski demo evening in conjunction with Glen Plake’s visit to The Summit, also at the Summit West base area.
North Bend considers a ban on camping in parks, homeless sites
Jan 15 2013, 4:02 PM
A new ordinance, making camping on city property a fineable offense, is on the agenda for the North Bend City Council's consideration Tuesday, Jan. 15.
The ordinance, enacting the new Chapter 9.60 of North Bend Municipal Code, cites threats to public health and safety from campsites in public parks as a reason for its creation. It also specifically refers to encampments established by homeless people as contributing to those threats.
How far would you go to save your life? Solo show at Valley Center Stage looks at hard choice
Jan 15 2013, 4:22 PM
Seattle area singer/songwriter Eva Moon faced an impossible choice: Remove her healthy breasts and ovaries or face incredible odds of cancer.
Now, she has written a solo musical about it.
"The Mutant Diaries: Unzipping My Genes" is a funny, feisty, frank and fearless new show about turning a devastating prognosis into a new lease on life. It shares the humor as well as the struggle of dealing with a life-changing personal challenge. The show delivers a positive, uplifting message about taking charge of life and health - and does it with laughter and music instead of lectures.