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Snoqualmie Chamber questions 5th District Reps, challengers on schools, taxes, transit

Hopefuls for the 5th District’s state House of Representatives seats explain their goals at a Friday, Oct. 17, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum. From left are Pos. 1 State Rep. Chad Magendanz, challenger David Spring, Pos. 2 Rep. Jay Rodne, challenger Essie Hicks. All say education funding is their top priority, but differ on transit, taxes, tax breaks and the I-1351 class size initiative. - Staff photo illustration
  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:06PM

Candidates for state House positions in the 5th Legislative District weighed in on education, transportation and the public good at a Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum Friday, Oct. 17. Jay Rodne of North Bend and Chad Magendanz of Issaquah, Republican incumbents for the 5th District’s positions 1 and 2, respectively, sat down with Essie Hicks of Issaquah and David Spring of North Bend, their Democratic challengers, answering questions from presenter Carolyn Simpson, a Snoqualmie Valley School Board member.

 

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Night on a Dark Trail: Snoqualmie’s spooky outdoor singing, dancing extravaganza lands at Community Park

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

The outdoor Halloween song-and-dance show has a new location, more youth involvement and new acts for its fourth outing. Dark Trail is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, at Snoqualmie Ridge Community Park, starting on the trail between Cascade View Elementary and the Snoqualmie Y.

Time to celebrate: Mount Si High School homecoming photos

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 3:11PM

Mount Si High School celebrated its homecoming last week, with spirit days, sports, and circus-themed dance with live performers. For Thursday's Camo Day, senior Julianna Foster borrowed some gear from her father to blend in. "I'm a tree!" she announced during her lunch break. Her friend, Amanda Triboulet bought some camp gear just for the day, but a lot of students didn't have to work hard on their costume for the day. Maddy Trout, busily working on her phone in a circle of friends, sported a camp sweatshirt and backpack that she says are pretty standard for her.

Deputies track down transient burglary suspect

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 3:04PM

A man suspected of burglarizing several outbuildings in the Valley’s vicinity was captured late Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, after a publicized search by police. The suspect, a 41-year-old transient man, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. near Fall City, after a search that began around noon Friday.

Valley host families needed for middle schoolers from Peru, Korea | 3-week stay

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:01AM

For the seventh year, Korean middle school students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s sister city of Gangjin to study in at our local schools and experience home stays in American homes. Students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s second sister city of Chaclacayo, Peru with the same spirit of adventure and goal of learning about U.S. culture.

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