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Members of the Art Club at Mount Si High School will start work this week on a new mural for Fall City’s Art Park. The project, planned by Fall City Arts, will not only replace the six year-old mural, but also give students the opportunity to collaborate with a professional career artist on the design and creation of a piece of public art. Visiting artist Brian Majors will start working with the Art Club students at their weekly meetings, starting March 2.
They don’t really have a name, but this ambitious group of seven ladies has a powerful mission: prayer, for anyone who needs it, but especially for local businesses. “We’re concerned for the Valley,” says group member Terri Mattison. “We live here, and we want to stay here, but we need it to be successful.”
Hopes and fears on Main Street: Snoqualmie Valley business, property owners say local support is needed to fill empty storefronts
Hands linked and heads bent, the group of women stood in a circle, unabashed despite the hubbub of morning diners at Twede’s Cafe in North Bend. The four women came to pray for the success of Twede’s, and of every business in North Bend and the entire Snoqualmie Valley.
With a squirming, licking, lap full of Dachshund, Patricia O’Hanley is the picture of happiness. She’s supposed to be the picture of a blissfully uneventful retirement, but that’s not very likely with BJ around. BJ, known professionally as Champion Woldorf’s the Prince Noir, is a grand champion show dog, a minor celebrity in Carnation, and O’Hanley’s best friend.
It looks like a magic trick. First, James Mitchell sprays ammonia on a tissue to establish the reek of the chemical. Then, he gives the tissue a couple of spritzes of Pure Ayre, and the smell vanishes. Then, he sprays some more Pure Ayre right into his mouth. “It’s minty!” he says. The trick is part showmanship, part science, and it’s the way Mitchell, founder of Clean Earth, Inc., has been selling his odor-eliminating product, Pure Ayre, for about 10 years.
The car didn’t fit under the gate, and understanding why was part of the lesson for a group in Dave Cruz’s science classroom at Snoqualmie Middle School. “Look, they got it upside down, but they’re figuring it out,” Cruz whispered, as the boys flipped the gate and re-attached it. Right-side up, the gate was high enough for the car to roll under and the experiment continued.
Ralph Teller doesn’t claim to have all the answers to living a healthy life, but he is certain of one thing: the answer is simple.
North Bend Hearing Examiner Ted Hunter has a week to weigh in on the largest new-home development in the city in more than 10 years.
Trails, trees, parking, clean-up and exercise are all part of the North Bend Parks Commission's plans for city parks in the near future. Yvonne Dalke, chairperson of the group, reported on the commission's recent and coming accomplishments at the Feb. 1 North Bend City Council meeting.
Student interest appears to be growing in Snoqualmie Valley School District's online learning venture.Since September, 40 students have enrolled in the Snoqualmie Valley Virtual Academy,… Continue reading
DuWayne Bailey sorted through the dozens of Valentine's Day cards he just purchased, trying to decide which of his valentines will get which cards.
Information is not only power, it’s also health to Bonnie Sherwood. Mountain View Nutrition, Sherwood’s Fall City shop, features books and other publications along with vitamins, heavily amongst supplements, homeopathic remedies, cosmetics, and other natural products.
North Bend could see two new four-story hotels and a restaurant if a land development application now under review goes through.
Mount Si High School's Freshman Learning Center is still a work in progress, but it is definitely making progress. School District Board of Directors in January on the school, now in its second year of a freshman learning program that groups core curriculum classes and teachers within the school's portable classrooms.
Internationally renowned musician and painter Emanuel Vardi passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, at his home in North Bend, at the age of 95. He enjoyed a long, varied, and much-distinguished career as a musician, winning acclaim with his skills in piano, violin and viola; and as a composer, producer, and painter. His passion for all of the arts maintained him even in his final days.
State budget woes combined with too-optimistic enrollment projections have led to about $145,000 in funding cuts to the Riverview School District this year. The reduction could go as high as $366,000, and would eliminate all state funding for K-4 Enhancement and Highly-Capable programming for the current and next school years.
Quick thinking and a handy tree branch helped turn Dave Johnson into a Snoqualmie Police Officer almost 30 years ago.
Talking about suicide, scary as it is, will not make anyone’s problems worse, says Sue Eastgard, Director of the Youth Suicide Prevention Project. More likely, it will help someone.
Sandy Horvath became a Friend of the future North Bend Fire Station when he saw, up close and personal, the state of the current one. The North Bend resident joined the citizen committee backing the $5.2 million bond proposition to build a new station earlier this month, after a tour with city Mayor Ken Hearing. The North Bend resident joined the citizen committee backing the $5.2 million bond proposition to build a new station earlier this month, after a tour with city Mayor Ken Hearing. “I was shocked by the conditions. That’s what got me fired up and involved,” said Horvath. The state of the station “is totally unacceptable and it’s embarrassing.” Prior to his visit, “I was laying back,” in favor of the bond but not connected, Horvath said.
Regardless of approval, almost every school building in the Snoqualmie Valley School District will feel the effects of the February 8 bond measure.