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Equipped with a falling axe and a “misery whip

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• A “fish-in” at Rattlesnake Lake this Sunday kicks off a campaign to focus statewide attention on citizen efforts to save the lake, plus local streams and wells, from a potential Seattle City Light power and water project.

Equipped with a falling axe and a “misery whip

Weekend calendar

• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

Lack of offense hurting ‘Cats, but they still lurk in post-season race ‘Cats hit a few bumps

The Mount Si High School boys’ soccer team, which started its season quite well despite offensive struggles, has hit a rough patch.

Locals get first dibs on “Thomas” tickets

Snoqualmie Valley residents have a chance to get in early on the toot-tooting Thomas the Tank Engine visit to Snoqualmie, set for this July.

1. Who was the first major-league player to notch 1,000 extra-base hits for his career?

1. Who was the first major-league player to notch 1,000 extra-base hits for his career?

1. Who was the first major-league player to notch 1,000 extra-base hits for his career?

1. Who was the first major-league player to notch 1,000 extra-base hits for his career?

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Taking a bow
Taking a bow

Spotted Owl art gallery plans events

The Spotted Owl folk art gallery in North Bend will hold a series of artistic events and workshops this spring. Events include the following:

All Eyes on Elk Day is April 19

Student-led study to culminate in community event

Towering above the gym floor
Towering above the gym floor
As flakes fall from the sky
As flakes fall from the sky
After discovering a lump of charcoal at Sandy Cove Park during their afternoon run
After discovering a lump of charcoal at Sandy Cove Park during their afternoon run

Riding clinics planned at Fall City horse arena

The Raging River Riders are organizing a series of clinics to help Valley riders of all disciplines find harmony in their riding, with help from skilled local instructors.

Weekend calendar

• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

Mount Si High School senior first trombone Drake da Ponte jazzes it up with a mute
Mount Si High School senior first trombone Drake da Ponte jazzes it up with a mute
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Parents raise big tally at elementary auction

The Snoqualmie Elementary School’s PTSA raised $58,000 at its third annual auction, held Saturday, March 29.

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Young essayists honored at Capitol

Seven Snoqualmie Middle School students were recognized for writing extraordinary essays at a ceremony held Friday, April 4, at the the Washington State Capitol Rotunda in Olympia.

Young scientists get awards at Cascade View

The following are the science award winners chosen during Cascade View Elementary School’s science, art and spelling night, held Friday, March 28, at school:

On the scanner

Transient man: At 7:14 a.m., a caller reported seeing a man wrapped in blankets walking near Snoqualmie Middle School. An officer gave him bus fare.

North Bend city founder William H. Taylor and several North Bend pioneers gather in front of a large log in this photo

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• The Lower Snoqualmie Valley School District 407 has taken steps to correct health insurance overpayments despite rejection of a tentative contract by classified employees. The Public School Employees of the Lower Valley district have worked without a contract since the old pact expired on Aug. 31, 1982. A tentative agreement reached by union negotiators and district officials was rejected by the union membership on March 14.

North Bend city founder William H. Taylor and several North Bend pioneers gather in front of a large log in this photo