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Grace Himka, 15, and Emily Crose, 14, are some of the youth who volunteer at the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank. They were on hand last week for school supplies distribution. - Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Back-to-school backpacks: 
Churches outfit area children with 
all they need for start of school

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:31AM

Backpacks, school supplies, and brand new shoes were available for pickup last Wednesday at the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank. In collaboration with the King County Library System, local churches, and companies like Costco and Walmart, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank hosted a day of resources for kids getting ready to go back to school.

 

Community Events, August 2015

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Surprise storm cuts historic re-enactment short; Sunday events at Meadowbrook Farm canceled

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 4:18PM

Re-enactors from the Washington Civil War Association lost tents, gear and supplies in an unexpected storm Saturday, while camped at Meadowbrook Farm.

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter

Winds cause power outages throughout Eastside

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 2:28PM

A summer storm hit Western Washington Saturday, with winds causing power infrastructure to fail throughout the region.

Main Street festival cancelled due to weather; ceremony still happening

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 12:53PM

Snoqualmie's Main Street Celebration scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, has been cancelled in anticipation of rainy weather in the forecast. The street festival will be rescheduled, but the Milestone Recognition Ceremony celebrating the progress of the city's infrastructure improvement project will proceed, starting at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at Railroad Park.

The Eastside Scene

Nesting instinct

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 12:48PM

Environmental artist Karen White teaches children how to appreciate the beauty and intricacies of nature through the craft of nest weaving.

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