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A time to remember: Honoring those who served

  • May 22, 2015 at 10:49AM

This Memorial Day, there will be honor guards snapping to attention as flags ripple in the breeze. Amidst the green lawn and bright flowers of cemeteries throughout the state, lone buglers and mournful pipers will evoke a heartfelt tear.

 

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Bringing back memories: Memorial Day is a day for the living, too

  • May 21, 2015 at 8:00AM

The official Memorial Day holiday is arriving a little late in my family. For us, at least for those of us back home in Minnesota, it happened about a month ago, when my father’s cousin was returned home.

It’s time: Citizens can sign up to make a difference this week

  • May 14, 2015 at 4:51PM

Candidate filing week, on now, always sparks some deep conversations at my house. My husband and I speculate on who is going to run for various positions, and why. We speculate on how much one person with an agenda, community minded or self-serving, can really do in the representative forms of government we have. We sarcastically encourage each other to run for office, since we know so much.

Opening up hearts: Heart of the Valley shares event with CROP Hunger Walk

  • May 7, 2015 at 8:00AM

Heart of the Valley, the community image event, starts at noon Sunday, May 17, at Snoqualmie’s Centennial Field. Now in its fourth year, the event has goal of filling the heart on the field, and the hearts of one and all.

Say thanks to a teacher: Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 to 8

  • May 5, 2015 at 5:27PM

During the course of our lifetimes, most of us had a teacher who shaped our lives in a big way. It may have been a teacher who challenged us beyond our own expectations, encouraged us to pursue a passion, or gave us the confidence to take a risk and think big.

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