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Valley's Jerica Saucedo makes St Martin’s honor roll
Mar 06 2013, 11:51 AM
Saint Martin’s University has issued its fall semester 2012 Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement, and a Valley student made the list: Jerica C. Saucedo, a junior hailing from Snoqualmie, studying education.
Dean’s List students receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher (based on a 4.0 scale), carry at least a 12-semester-hour course load and complete all coursework undertaken for the semester.
North Bend Grange sale features local food, goods, Saturday
Mar 06 2013, 12:18 PM
The Sallal Grange will host its annual community sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Grange Hall 12912 432nd Ave. S.E., North Bend.
Sale offerings will include homemade pieces, new and repurposed items, as well as works by local artists. The Sno Valley Food Co-op will also feature locally grown produce and other local food items.
The Sno Valley Food Co-op is a grassroots organization working to make local food more accessible to the public. The Grange also promotes local agriculture and local food, and wants to support the co-op in these shared goals, and sustain the local farming community.
Unsung sports heroes of Valley prep sports can inspire everyone’s effort
Mar 06 2013, 12:22 PM
They didn’t always get the ink or take home the big trophies. But these Mount Si High School athletes shone in different ways. They show that perseverance and hard work have rewards that go beyond scores and limelight.
Griffin McLain, a senior forward and post on the Mount Si boys basketball team, doesn’t post big numbers, but the team wouldn’t have gone all the way to districts without him. According to outgoing coach Steve Helm, McLain does all the vital dirty work for the team, playing defense on all the “big, wrong kids in the league.” McLain gets physical when he needs to, working his keister off in practice. This senior plays his role, and it may not lead to glory. But it helps the entire team.
A comedy of life, love and friendship: Cemetery Club opens Thursday at North Bend's Valley Center Stage
Mar 06 2013, 12:23 PM
Come ready to laugh, but bring a hankie too, to the Valley Center Stage’s latest production
“The Cemetery Club” is a lively comedy that tells the story of three longtime friends in their golden years who meet monthly to enjoy each other’s company and visit the graves of their departed husbands.
In different stages of mourning, each quirky widow deals differently with friendship, discovery, loss and love. Ida is sweet-tempered and ready to begin a new life, Lucille’s the girl who just wants to have fun and Doris is the master of one-liners. But when a new potential suitor enters one of the ladies’ lives, will the trio’s close friendship survive?
A year after fatal Mount Si crash, investigators say pilot was intoxicated
Mar 07 2013, 2:21 PM
The pilot who flew a small plane into Mount Si last year, killing himself and two passengers, was intoxicated, according to a Feb. 4 report from the National Transportation Safety Board.
Robert Hill, 30, was found to have 154 milligrams per deciLiter of alcohol in his bloodstream, nearly four times the legal limit for civil pilots to fly, when he flew a Cessna 172S into Mount Si, around 2 a.m. Feb. 15, 2012. The toxicology tests, routinely conducted on pilots in fatal accidents, also revealed that the pilot had the anti-inflammatory acetaminophen in his urine and of the antihistamine diphenhydramine in his blood and urine.
The report also specified the review of the aircraft equipment and concluded "The on-site examination of the airframe and engine revealed no evidence of a mechanical malfunction or failure with the airframe or engine prior to impact."
Get crackin': Opstad Elementary hosts first ever crab feed to help PTA
Mar 07 2013, 1:40 PM
The Opstad Elementary School PTA’s first ever all-you-can-eat crab feed is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at the school. All proceeds will support the Opstad PTA.
Catering services will be provided by The Sassy Turtle, and the crab is provided by Pacific Seafoods. Tickets are $25 in advance, or $40 at the door, and $15 for children age 10 or younger. To order advance tickets, send e-mail to email@example.com.
A special birthday: Fall City girl wants gifts to help feed neighbors
Mar 08 2013, 11:25 AM
For her birthday this year, 9-year-old Savannah Bethell doesn't want gifts for herself. Instead, she's asking community members to contribute in some way to the Fall City Community Food Pantry, where she volunteers.
Savannah will celebrate her "golden birthday," when she turns 10 on March 10. Her mother, Veronica Bethell, said she wanted to help the food pantry after volunteering there since May.
"She said 'there's a lot of people that come here!'" Veronica said, and wanted to do something for them.
Tolt PTSA collecting receipts for 'free money'
Mar 07 2013, 1:18 PM
Tolt Middle School's PTSA can earn free money when people donate their grocery receipts to the school. The Carnation IGA will contribute 1 percent of all donated grocery receipts to the organization through its rebate program.
There is no deadline for the receipts to be donated, the program runs all year and receipts can be given to the school at any time. Drop them off at the school office, or mail to Stacy Stead at PO Box 213 Duvall, WA 98019. Original receipts are required.
Valley Animal Partners plans first annual bunco party
Mar 07 2013, 1:27 PM
Valley Animal Partners is getting ready for its first-ever Bunko Party and fundraiser, a game night, silent auction and vendor event.
It's planned for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Si View Community Center in North Bend.
Proceeds benefit local families that cannot afford to spay or neuter their pets.
Down with the dam; A fireman's dance: This week in Snoqualmie Valley history
Mar 07 2013, 1:42 PM
The stories of the past 25 and 50 years, as published in the pages of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. This week's entries include:
Thursday, March 3, 1988
• The city of Bellevue received the thumbs down signal from Washington D.C. last week on a proposed 250-foot dam on the North Fork of the Snoqualmie River. The dam was one of the hottest issues of 1985 in the Upper Valley. A pair of hearings on the matter produced an overwhelming “no thanks!”