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On duty in schools: School Resource Officer programs renewed at both Valley school districts

Cedarcrest High School Resource Officer Lori Batiot stops to watch a science class conduct a hallway experiment. Mitchell Frimodt, left, and Morgan Walker measured the force vectors of Carson Graham’s chair.  - Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo
  • Nov 26, 2014 at 1:42PM

Candy, tattoos, and information are the main things that Cedarcrest High School’s school resource officer Sgt. Lori Batiot serves up in her shared role between department and district. The candy and (temporary) tattoos are ice-breakers to get students to make contact; the information, advice, and the accompanying healthy dose of role modeling are what she sees as her real purpose at the 900-student school.

 

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One Voice: Valley groups unite for holiday giving campaign

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

One VOICE and Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis have teamed up with cities, churches, clubs and businesses to renew the annual Snoqualmie Valley Giving Tree effort. Now in year four, One VOICE brings together more than 40 nonprofits, community service groups, religious organizations and private donors to serve Valley residents in need.

North Bend Council takes no property tax hike for 2015

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 1:40PM

Expressing their appreciation for area voters’ support of recent tax initiatives, the North Bend City Council decided against a property tax increase Nov. 18. The unanimous vote approved a $1.47 million property tax levy, which includes about $62,000 in new construction and $42,000 of levies for past-year refunds.

Snoqualmie firefighters sharing strengths with Peru sister city

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 11:25AM

What to do with older bunker gear that’s outlived regulations, but is still perfectly useful? Why not send it to your sister city? That was the idea behind Snoqualmie Sister City Association’s recent shipment of several bags of surplus firefighter equipment to Chaclacayo, Peru, and to the surrounding Lima District, analogous to King County.

Snoqualmie River hitting flood stage today, Floodzilla warns

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 11:12AM

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Valley-based Floodzilla are tracking river gauges, and predict that the Snoqualmie River will hit a low-level flood stage today.

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