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Members of the Washington Civil War Association march in the Railroad Days parade, to promote their upcoming battle re-enactment, Aug. 29 and 30 at Meadowbrook Farm.  - Evan Pappas/Staff Photo

Breathing life into history: Civil War re-enactors stage weekend of 
 battles at Meadowbrook Farm

  • Today at 12:52PM

Some of what visitors to Meadowbrook Farm this weekend will see isn’t going to be real. The guns and cannons won’t be loaded with anything more than black powder. The red-splotched bandages on soldiers will be red only from paint. Men who fall in battle will, at the cessation of hostilities, stand up, dust themselves off, and head back to camp for a meal and to continue their re-enactment of life during the Civil War. Even the name of the event, the Battle of Snoqualmie, isn’t quite true, since neither Snoqualmie nor the state of Washington belonged to the Union during the war.

 

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Pioneers of craft

  • Today at 2:38PM

In the Realm of Nature, Bellevue Arts Museum’s latest exhibit on loan from San Diego’s Mingei International Museum, explores the careers of Kay Sekimachi and the late Bob Stocksdale through the decades.

Saturday festival planned for city celebration

  • Today at 12:50PM

To recognize the work being done downtown, the city of Snoqualmie will host a milestone recognition ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Railroad Park.

Mobile assistance van stops at food bank

  • Today at 12:48PM

Washington’s Department of Social & Health Services mobile office will make a stop at the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, 122 E. Third St. North Bend.

Comcast filming Snoqualmie for 'Neighborhoods' show today

  • Today at 12:44PM

Film crews are at work in Snoqualmie today (Thursday, Aug. 27) because the city will be featured in Comcast's monthly "Neighborhoods" show.

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