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Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

You aren’t the only one concerned about ending up in a nursing home | Senior Lifestyles

Dear Rajiv: My wife and I are both 59 years old and in good health. We are starting to think about where we will live… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2021

 

Logo for BeKindSV campaign. Courtesy of the Empower Youth Network.

Empower Youth Network raises awareness for youth suicide prevention

The Empower Youth Network (EYN) has proclaimed November as Kindness Month in the Snoqualmie Valley in an effort to raise awareness about youth suicide prevention… Continue reading

 

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Fall City charity raises funds for Snoqualmie family, pediatric cancer research

On June 13, 2020, Summer Stumpf’s 12-year-old son, Grayson, was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a rare, cancerous brain tumor. Stumpf describes Grayson,… Continue reading

 

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland

Car review: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland

By Larry Lark, contributor With almost 30 years and four generations under its belt, the Jeep Grand Cherokee breaks new ground in 2021, adding a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland
2022 Telluride Nightfall Edition

Car review: 2022 Kia Telluride

By Larry Lark, contributor Big, bold and boxy, that’s the newly tweaked 2022 Kia Telluride mid-size SUV. The largest Kia ever, Telluride seats up to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2022 Telluride Nightfall Edition
2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph

Car review: 2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want your SUV to make a statement, consider the new 2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph. The QX60 cuts a sleek… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph
2022 Mini Cooper S 2-door. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Mini Cooper S 2-door

By Larry Lark, contributor They don’t come around very often, but when they do - I’m all in. I’m referring to the MINI Cooper, and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2022 Mini Cooper S 2-door. Courtesy photo
Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
Local artist Britt Greenland poses with a custom painting of a customers trip to Namibia at her gallery in North Bend.

Award-winning North Bend artist offers custom paintings

For award-winning artist Britt Greenland, the pandemic was a reminder of the importance of personal connection, travel and its relationship with her paintings. The pandemic… Continue reading

Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
Local artist Britt Greenland poses with a custom painting of a customers trip to Namibia at her gallery in North Bend.
2021 Genesis GV80 Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis GV80 Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor Genesis is branching out. With the introduction of the 2021 GV80, Genesis enters the luxury sport utility fray, a category that… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2021
2021 Genesis GV80 Prestige
2021 Honda Ridgeline AWD Sport

Car review: 2021 Honda Ridgeline AWD Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Honda’s Ridgeline is the perfect vehicle for anyone looking for light-truck versatility and off-road capability while still maintaining best-in-class ride quality… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2021
2021 Honda Ridgeline AWD Sport
2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum hybrid minivan

Car review: 2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum hybrid minivan

By Larry Lark, contributor Minivans. They were at the top of the automotive pantheon, fell into obscurity, and are in the midst of a comeback… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2021
2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum hybrid minivan
2022 VW Taos

Car review: 2022 VW Taos

By Larry Lark, contributor You know a market category is “hot” when manufacturers add new products. And vice-versa when they are eliminated. In this case,… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2021
2022 VW Taos
2022 Ford Bronco Sport

Car review: 2022 Ford Bronco Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Enough time as past, since the OJ slow chase phenomena, for the Ford Bronco to bounce back. The 2022 Ford Bronco… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2021
2022 Ford Bronco Sport
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35

Car review: 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35

By Larry Lark, contributor The new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35, the eighth model to join the line-up globally, rounds out the current compact-car generation from the… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35
The cast of “The Mousetrap” at Valley Center Stage in North Bend. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Valley Center Stage brings back live theater

Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ opens Oct. 1.

The cast of “The Mousetrap” at Valley Center Stage in North Bend. Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record
Christina Lathrop, owner of Fancy Farms Forest School in Fall City, poses with her goat. 	Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Fall City farmer opens forest school

When Christina Lathrop and her family first bought their residential farm, located minutes from downtown Fall City, its six acres were overrun with blackberry bushes.… Continue reading

Christina Lathrop, owner of Fancy Farms Forest School in Fall City, poses with her goat. 	Photo Conor Wilson/Valley Record
Mount Si Future Farmers of America students, from left James Graham, Elena Rourke, Becca Glover, and Greg Graham. Photo Courtesy of the Snoqualmie Valley School District

MSHS students win top honors at state, county fair

Students in Mount Si’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) program took home top honors and several awards at the Evergreen State Fair in August and… Continue reading

Mount Si Future Farmers of America students, from left James Graham, Elena Rourke, Becca Glover, and Greg Graham. Photo Courtesy of the Snoqualmie Valley School District
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

‘Back to normal’ could be the worst thing to happen for some seniors | Senior Lifestyles

Is it over yet? COVID, that is? When will things get back to normal, we wonder. Isn’t it what we all want? It’s not what… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

By Larry Lark, contributor Residents of the PNW are no strangers to Subaru. In fact, they seem to be everywhere. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021
2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo
2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 McLaren GT

By Larry Lark, contributor I’m not sure words can do the 2021 McLaren GT justice. But given the privilege of a four-day, 300-mile test drive,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo