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Dr. Kat Halloran joins North Bend's Park Street Healing Arts
Mar 22 2013, 3:46 PM
Dr. Kat Halloran, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, moved her North Bend office Friday, March 1, to the remodeled Park Street Healing Arts center. Practicing in North Bend since 2005, Halloran is a graduate of Bastyr University and is a board-certified naturopathic physician. She practices general family medicine and is a preferred provider with most major insurance companies.
Halloran says that she loves to help her patients in discovering the “missing pieces” of every individual health story and helping to support what each individual patient needs.
Mayor’s state of North Bend: Big gains, big changes ahead for the city
Mar 22 2013, 3:50 PM
Mayor Ken Hearing revealed the following changes and projects in his 2013 State of the City of North Bend address, March 5.
• “Last year, I reported it would be a slow climb back from the bottom of the Great Recession. I am happy to report that in the last year we experienced some growth that makes me cautiously optimistic that we are seeing slight recovery in the local economy.”
• “The acquisition of water rights has led to an impressive amount of new development in our city. We issued 72 building permits for new homes during 2012, and we expect similar activity in 2013. Since the beginning of 2012, the city has received eight plat applications for a potential total of 354 new building lots and new homes....the city expects two more Preliminary Plat Applications to be received in the first quarter of 2013 for a potential additional 203 new building lots and new homes.
Hoops for Hope: Charity shootout is this weekend at Snoqualmie's Cascade View school
Mar 22 2013, 3:47 PM
Hoops of Hope for Women of Vision is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Cascade View Elementary School in Snoqualmie.
Children on the Eastside will gather to shoot free throws to raise money for World Vision programs benefitting women and children in poverty, specifically a new initiative Strong Women, Strong World. The MSHS nationally ranked cheerleaders will perform at halftime. Raffle baskets, pizza and bake sale available for purchase. Register at www.firstgiving.com/eastsidewov
Punched in the face, pavement nap, more prowlers: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls
Mar 22 2013, 3:57 PM
On March 11, deputies in North Bend were called to the North Bend Library for an assault report. The victim reportedly was in his vehicle when an attacker walked over to the driver’s-side door, opened it, and punched the victim in the face.
Teachers of the Year will be honored at Foundation lunch
Mar 22 2013, 3:57 PM
Three teachers in the Snoqualmie Valley School District were surprised Feb. 28 with balloons and flowers, and the honor of being selected an Educator of the Year.
Members of the Snoqualmie Valley School Foundation made surprise visits to each honoree’s school building to announce the awards that morning.
Marianne Bradburn, third grade teacher at Opstad Elementary School, was named the Elementary Educator of the Year.
Snoqualmie Hospital Foundation hires new exec director, Erick Kaltenbacher
Mar 22 2013, 3:49 PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation has just hired Eric Kaltenbacher as its new executive director.
Kaltenbacher brings four years of volunteer program management, fundraising and local government experience to the position.
As the executive director, Kaltenbacher will plan fundraising programs and special events, manage a grant-writing program and develop ways to increase the number of financial donors.
Over the years, the Foundation has raised money for an Affordable Access voucher program, which provides scholarships for people who don’t have money for health care. They have also funded Lunch and Learn classes and awarded scholarships for students pursuing a medical career.
Brian Busby, Snoqualmie firefighter, to be honored tonight for heroic river rescue
Mar 25 2013, 9:56 AM
Snoqualmie firefighter Brian Busby gets commended tonight for his role in the February 1 river rescue of a woman from the Snoqualmie River.
The woman might have drowned were it not for Busby’s quick decision to reach the victim and keep her head above water until additional help arrived. King County Sheriff's deputies provided timely assistance, enabling Busby to hold the victim until additional rescue crews arrived.
"We have a saying," says Busby. "'You risk a little to save a little; you risk a lot to save a lot.' And to me, that gal hanging there was a lot."
Friends of the North Bend Library to hold electronic media silent auction
Mar 25 2013, 9:38 AM
The Friends of the North Bend Library are holding a silent auction March 31 through April 7, which includes a barely used Nook wifi and gently used audiobooks and DVDs.
The bidding starts Sunday, March 31, and closes at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7.
Fire extinguisher in action at this week's Carnation Chamber of Commerce meeting
Mar 25 2013, 9:53 AM
Weather permitting, firefighters will show locals how to use a fire extinguisher in this week's Carnation Chamber of Commerce meeting, on fire safety, 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Carnation Fire Station.
Eastside Fire and Rescue presents the topic. Chamber membres can learn about how to make their business safe from fire hazards.
Have you ever wondered how to use a fire extinguisher? What to do when confronted by a regular fire, or an electrical, car or grease fire? Do you have a building evacuation plan? What if there’s a downed power line on the road? Fire professionals will teach chamber members these basics.
Make a blanket for Project Linus
Mar 25 2013, 9:26 AM
The Sallal Grange is hosting a no-sew blanket event, 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 25, to benefit the Linus Project (www.projectlinus.org). The public is invited to help cut and make the blankets, which will be distributed to children in traumatic situations.
If you have rotary cutters and cutting mats, please bring them.