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Happy Fourth — Do we have freedom? What is freedom anyway?

A column about mindfulness and mental well being.

  • Jul 8, 2019

 

Celebrating the Fourth on the Eastside

Americans all over the country including the Eastside region will gather on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The Fourth of July commemorates the signing… Continue reading

 

The Carnation Milk Truck got lots of requests for ice cream during a past parade. File photo

Celebrating the Fourth in Carnation

Events include a 5K run, Grand Parade, 3-on-3 Basketball and more.

 

Local Thomas fan, Otto L., greets his hero as the tank engine arrives in North Bend prior to the July events at the Northwest Railway Museum. Northwest Railway Museum / courtesy photo

Thomas the Train tour returning to the Valley

Events planned for several dates in July.

Local Thomas fan, Otto L., greets his hero as the tank engine arrives in North Bend prior to the July events at the Northwest Railway Museum. Northwest Railway Museum / courtesy photo
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                                King County Library System executive director Lisa Rosenblum participates in a library Story Time event.

Summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

A monthly column about King County libraries.

  • Jun 19, 2019
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                                King County Library System executive director Lisa Rosenblum participates in a library Story Time event.
Emi Baba and Aj Baba, 2 of North Bend choose some fresh flowers at the farmers market’s opening day.

North Bend Farmers Market returns for its 14th season

The market runs every Thursday through September 12.

Emi Baba and Aj Baba, 2 of North Bend choose some fresh flowers at the farmers market’s opening day.

Fall City Day 2019 celebrated the town with treehouses, watermelons, and ducks

People from all around the Eastside came to Fall City for the 48th annual Fall City Day celebration.

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Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

  • Jun 13, 2019
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Attaining a sustainable summer picnic

Three easy steps for an eco-conscious outing.

  • Jun 11, 2019
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                                Deanna Hyatt feeds her mustang, Nova, in order to gain her trust.

Mustang Fever: North Bend woman trains wild mustang in 100 days

Deanna Hyatt trains wild horse for the Washington mustang Madness-100 Day Mustang Challenge.

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                                Deanna Hyatt feeds her mustang, Nova, in order to gain her trust.

Bikers gather in Preston for 16th annual dedication and prayer event

Riders came to Preston for the Snoqualmie Valley Ministerial Association’s 16th Biker Dedication.

VF Outlet to host their Gear Up for Adventure fundraiser

Donations will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

  • May 10, 2019

Balance is a natural part of health

A monthly column from a primary care doctor in Woodinville.

  • May 8, 2019

Take time to feel the emotions, don’t avoid them

A monthly column about mindfulness meditation and wellbeing.

  • May 7, 2019
Kelsey Saty and her team Bye Felicia will be participating in the 2019 Seattle Brain Cancer Walk on May 5. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Saty

North Bend’s Saty says ‘Bye Felicia’ to brain cancer

Kelsey Saty running to raise funds for brain cancer research.

Kelsey Saty and her team Bye Felicia will be participating in the 2019 Seattle Brain Cancer Walk on May 5. Photo courtesy of Kelsey Saty

Snoqualmie honors the time and dedication offered by city volunteers

The time and effort many citizens put into making the city a better place was recognized on Wednesday, April 10, as the city of Snoqualmie… Continue reading

Preschool lead teacher Nikki Slaght helps her toddler class write their names. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Encompass making a difference in the Valley and beyond.

Encompass offer a host of programs for children and families.

Preschool lead teacher Nikki Slaght helps her toddler class write their names. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
The King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit will present a talk on river safety and river rescue and recovery at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Sallal Grange & Community Hall in North Bend. Courtesy photo

Sallal Grange to host river safety talk April 15

King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit

  • Mar 28, 2019
The King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit will present a talk on river safety and river rescue and recovery at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Sallal Grange & Community Hall in North Bend. Courtesy photo
Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

People with disabilities find purpose through new employment opportunities

Paige Bisbee of Bellevue finds employment at Davis Wright Tremaine

Paige Bisbee, of Bellevue is a paid employee at Davis Wright Tremaine in Bellevue. As part of the law firm’s inclusive program, Bisbee distributes snacks and office supplies to her co-workers. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo.

Burt Mann honored as North Bend Citizen of the Year

World War II veteran and longtime North Bend resident Burt Mann was honored as Citizen of the Year.