The volunteer crew at Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation invites you to stop in for some strawberry shortcake during the Carnation Fourth of July celebration.  - File Photo

Find fuel for your Fourth fun at Senior Center

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 3:13PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation is cooking up a big weekend for the city’s Independence Day bash. They’ve got your Friday night dinner and Saturday dessert covered, and, if you’re lucky, you might win a cover for your bed, too.


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Fire danger becomes real after weekend of barefoot travels

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00AM

Fire officials give out the numbers all day — record numbers of fireworks permits sold in Washington this year, 432 incidents of traumatic injury and fire damage directly attritibuted to fireworks on or near July 4, 2014, 306 wildfires started already this year. People talk about the high risk of fire in the coffee shops, on the radio, and in online community groups. I’ve been hearing about it several times a day for the past month, and noticing the August-level rivers everywhere I drive.

Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage is good business

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 3:06PM

It’s joyous and emotionally overwhelming to hear that the Supreme Court of the United States has affirmed, unequivocally that we are equal under the law and that our relationships and marriages will be recognized in every one of the 50 states. For many of us, it’s a day that we could never have imagined.

Skip the stands: Valleywide, fire chiefs ask families to keep in mind serious fire risk and avoid setting off their own fireworks

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 2:14PM

Snoqualmie Valley fire chiefs are greatly concerned that our dry winter and even drier spring have created dangerous conditions for Fourth of July celebrations.

Heads up: Don’t miss the moment while trying to preserve it for Facebook

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 2:34PM

Too slow. That’s what I was thinking as I scanned the crowd at Cedarcrest High School’s graduation ceremony last Friday. Austin Jenckes had just come on stage for a surprise musical performance for the students. He was getting set up, just about ready to sing, and I was not in position for the photo I wanted to get. I knew it would be there, just didn’t know where, and I knew I didn’t have a lot of time.

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