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Blackmon gets Dean’s List recognition at Norwich U.

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 3:52PM

Michael J. Blackmon of Snoqualmie is on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the spring 2013 semester. Norwich University, in Northfield, Vt., educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. It is one of six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC); www.norwich.edu.

Carnation's Great Fourth of July: A Valley Record photo gallery

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 4:58PM

It all began with the kids. The younger set ran down main street in the Run for the Pies, raised the flag with a heartfelt salute, and rode in red, white and blue to kick off the Grand Parade—all a Grand Carnation Fourth of July tradition. Children ride down Tolt Avenue at the start of the Kiddie Parade Thursday, July 4, in Carnation. Hundreds of children hit the streets with highly decorated bikes.

Eastside FC's Girls 95 White, with two from Valley, head to soccer nationals

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:29AM

The Eastside FC Girls 95 White Soccer Team won the Presidents Cup Regional Title in Boise last month and are headed to the Presidents Cup Nationals in Florida in July. The Eastside FC Premier team is composed of five players from Skyline High School, three players from Issaquah High School, two from Bellevue High School, two players from Mount Si High School—Kelsey Lindor and Sophia Rouches—and others from Eastside Catholic, Mercer Island, Newport, Liberty, International, Overlake and Tahoma High School. The team is coached by Ryan Dortch and his brother, assistant coach Andrew Dortch, both of whom grew up playing soccer in Issaquah.

Snoqualmie Watershed Forum to gather in Duvall

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:13AM

The next Snoqualmie Watershed Forum Meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the Duvall Visitor and Centennial Center, 15619 Main Street, Duvall. The Snoqualmie Watershed Forum meets every other month to work together on watershed issues. The Snoqualmie Watershed Forum is a partnership between King County, the Snoqualmie Tribe, and the cities of Duvall, Carnation, North Bend and Snoqualmie.

Wastemobile: Household hazardous waste collection come to Snoqualmie, July 12-14

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:20AM

All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile continues its 24th year of service with a stop in Snoqualmie, July 12, 13 and 14. The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of Snoqualmie Elementary School, 39801 SE Park St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Fishy business: Tropical aquarium finds a home at North Bend Elementary

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:11AM

When adults were around, the three Kindergarten boys staring at the large aquarium outside the North Bend Elementary School office kept a respectful distance. They had permission to come look at the tank, they announced. When they thought no one was watching, their little face were inches from the glass, their eyes wide.

The bard is back: Shakespeare in the Park returns Friday to Fall City

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:15AM

Fall City Arts presents another summer of Shakespeare in the Park, starting this Friday, July 12. "A Midsummer Nights Dream" starts at 7 p.m. at Fall City Park, Neal Road, Fall City. There's something for everyone cavorting in the enchanted forest of Athens - fairies, elves, sprites, star crossed lovers, madcap schemes, and magic love potions.... oh, and a guy who gets turned into a donkey.

Letters| Let's save the North Bend movie theater

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 9:17AM

As a good citizen of North Bend, I think the theater should never ever shut down. I know the modern projector costs a lot, so I encourage people to donate money to the North Bend Theatre. Either way I'd go to the theater even if they played old movies. I personally don't care if the movies are old. If they raise their prices don't blame them, blame the movie industry.

Book signing with 'Deadliest Catch' co-captain Johnathan Hillstrand, this weekend at Remlinger Farms

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 12:12PM

Remlinger Farms hosts a book signing with Johnathan Hillstrand of the Discovery reality show "Deadliest Catch", 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Hillstrand, a well known children’s book author and co-captain of the Time Bandit fishing ship from the popular series, will be at the Berry Festival in the farm's Family Fun Park. Visitors will be able to purchase Johnathan’s popular children’s books at the event.

Carnation police deal hits a bump; Duvall votes to drop half-time contract, calls for expanded coverage

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Jul 11, 2013 at 5:29PM

Carnation officials were notified last Friday, June 28, that their contract for police services with Duvall might be ending this year. The Duvall City Council voted unanimously Thursday, June 27, to drop the current contract, a reduced version of the agreement that’s connected the two cities for nine years. Mayor Will Ibershof sent the termination letter the following day. The contract, which gives Carnation roughly half-time police coverage by two Duvall Police Department officers and a quarter-time position for an administrator at a cost of $453,883, expires Dec. 31, 2013. Any city wanting out of it had to notify the other by July 1.

Fast pancake eaters wanted for North Bend Block Party

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 2:58PM

Twede’s Cafe is looking for 12 brave souls to sign up for a pancake eating contest during the North Bend Block Party, July 20. All ages are welcome to participate. To sign up, call Twede’s Cafe at (425) 831-5511.

Special recycling collection comes to Duvall Saturday

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 2:53PM

Do you have an old TV in your basement? Or a computer in a closet? Some scrap metal in the backyard? Bring these items and more to the special recycling collection sponsored by the city of Duvall on Saturday, July 13, at Holy Innocents Church in Duvall. Most items are free to recycle, and fees range from 50 cents to $2 for certain items. The collection is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until full. In past years, the line formed at about 8 a.m., but to avoid a long wait, plan to arrive between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

North Bend Wanted Espresso celebrates big week with giveaways

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 2:57PM

Wanted Espresso celebrates its first year in business on Wednesday, July 10, with merchandize giveaways all week, July 8 to 12, to thank customers. Wanted owners Tessa and Bryan Wyrsch and managers Tami Boonstra and Nikole King run the shop at Mount Si Shell, 742 S.W. Mount Si Blvd., off Interstate 90’s Exit 31. Besides coffee, they serve espresso, frappes, Red Bull sodas, huge croissant breakfast sandwiches and a product called Bacon In A Bag.

Fall City redesign: Undergrads give community a hypothetical face lift, locals react | Photo gallery

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 3:17PM

Instead of writing papers, architecture students at the University of Washington completed their senior requirements by working to solve problems in Fall City. Thirteen students spent 12 weeks this spring talking with community members, brainstorming changes and proposing a series of enhancements through a program called StoreFront Studio. For Fall City, the university students designed additions to open spaces, a farmer’s market, pedestrian bridges, bathrooms and renovations to many existing businesses.

Theatre group brings improv comedy to Valley

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 2:17PM

Cascade Community Theatre, and Second Story Repertory have partnered to bring Split 2nd Improv to the Snoqualmie Valley for monthly performances this summer. Improv comedy is never the same show twice, since audience members suggest what the players do on stage.

Snoqualmie Tilth brings tables to the farm in upcoming summer dinners

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 2:39PM

Sno-Valley Tilth is bringing the tables onto the farm for a trio of dinners, three summer evenings of food and community in Carnation. Two upcoming events include a dinner, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Oxbow Farm with chef Mark Bodinet of Copperleaf Restaurant, and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, August 17, at Stuart Landing Farms with chef Matt Dillon & Desert Wind Winery.

Improving literacy at the Bindlestick: Lux Language partners hosting event next week

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 4:15PM

Sharilyn Lux and Lux Language Partners host a celebration of literacy, 5 to 7 p.m Tuesday, July 16 at the Bindlestick Cafe, Snoqualime. The free event looks at improving literacy and bilingual education in the Valley and in the most needed areas on the Americas, in Guatemala. A portion of proceeds from each lesson from Lux Languages goes to a literacy program in Guatemala. The organization recently started a website and wants to share services with the wider community.

Grand opening party for Ridge's Optimal Health Chiropractic is Saturday

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 4:16PM

A grand opening for Optimal Health Chiropractic is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at its suite, number 125, at 7726 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie Ridge. Owner Dr. Jason Green plans an outdoor party and barbecue with tours of the clinic, door prizes and plenty of conversation.

Wastemobile coming this weekend

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 4:12PM

All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile continues its 24th year of service with a stop in Snoqualmie. Drop-offs are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12, 13 and 14, at the parking lot of Snoqualmie Elementary School, 39801 S.E. Park St., Snoqualmie.

Mentor’s new journey: North Bend’s Todd Reynolds ends fire career, readies for international church mission

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

Among the mementoes waiting to be packed, the coat stood out. The heavy bunker jacket was special, signed by dozens of firefighters and volunteers, all wishing Todd Reynolds the best in his next adventure. With two days until retirement, Reynolds, 56, Snoqualmie Fire Department’s assistant chief and training officer, was boxing up the memories from his second fire career.

Traditional Scottish tunes coming to Carnation

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 6:34PM

Northwest Heritage Resources presents a concert of Scottish traditional music, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Carnation Tree Farm Barn, 31523 N.E. 40th St., in Carnation. The concert will feature traditional Scottish fiddler Ryan McKasson, joined by Dave Bartley on guitar. McKasson is a talented fiddler who, in 1996, was the youngest musician to win the National Scottish Fiddle Championship.

Who is visiting the Railway Museum? (Hint: He toots)

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 6:37PM

Nickolas, Mackalia and Colin Simmons of North Bend wait for Thomas the Tank Engine to “wake up” at the Northwest Railway Museum depot in North Bend last week. Railway museum staff unloaded the storybook and television character's car at the North Bend depot on Friday. The museum’s “Day Out With Thomas” event begins this Friday, July 12, and runs for two weekends. Tickets are $21 in advance, $22 at the door

Remember North Bend outdoorsman Gary Trussell at Eagles Sunday

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 6:40PM

Garry Trussell, a long-time North Bend resident, died at home Wednesday, June 3, surrounded by family. He was born in Cashmere, Wash., in 1941 and grew up on Whidbey Island and in Snoqualmie. He graduated from Mount Si High School in 1960. Garry is survived by his son Kevin, daughter Lisa and four grandchildren.

Senior driving course offered Saturday in Fall City

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:16AM

A Senior Driver Safety Course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Kevin Hauglie Insurance Agency, 33410 SE Redmond-Fall City Rd., in Fall City. It will be taught by AARP volunteer, Bill West. The AARP Driver Safety Program is an 8-hour classroom refresher that can help you learn the effects of aging on driving and how you can adjust your driving. It is an approved course by the Insurance Commissioner for a five to 10 percent discount with Farmers Insurance. Cost is $14 ($12 for AARP members) covering the cost of materials. Bring cash or a check and a sack lunch.

T-shirt maker and e-mail wrangler: Upcoming Snoqualmie Chamber events

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:15AM

This summer offers local businesspeople several ways to get involved, build strategies and network through the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber’s July After Hours is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 31, at Dark Horse Ink silkscreen company, 30540 S.E. 84th St., Suite 1, in Preston. Owner Michael Hughes will be providing food, beverages and free T-shirts for guests.

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