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Greetings Crossroads readers. May was a busy month. I directed and put on a play, went to an art opening and a concert and have not had a chance to catch you up on what's happening art-wise in the Valley.
School is about to start and summer's nearing the end. This summer has been loaded with so many things to see and do, arts-wise.
U.S. Bank employee Cynthia Johnson has been honored with a U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer Award for exceptional volunteer service.
Last year around this time, the offices of Encompass (then called Children's Services of Sno-Valley) were flooded with donated food, decorative items and fun extras. So were the meeting rooms and the hallways.
Caley George, right, helps a customer at Pro Ski Service in North Bend. The store has seen a boom in business due to the early snowfall. "We basically got positively overwhelmed with the positive response from the local population," said owner Martin Volken. "I suspect that some of this has to do with the rather frustrating winter of last year." Restaurants have also seen an increase in business this season. North Bend Bar and Grill owner Keith Mickle said his business has had stronger weekends "with the snow and the Christmas-tree hunters."
As part of an environmental education program, the Snoqualmie Foothills Branch of the Mountaineers will be offering two different lecture series during January through March of 2006.
By day he is a high-school teacher with the Bellevue School District; she works for the city of Seattle.
The Northwest Railway Museum invites all to take part in fall festivities at the Snoqualmie Depot, with the annual Halloween Train ride Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26.
Sno-Valley Eagles celebrate autumn with Oktoberfest, including lunch and dinner on Saturday, Sept. 20.
North Bend’s Valley Center Stage is opening their upcoming season with A.R. Gurney’s unique comedy “Sylvia,” a hilarious tale about a man, his wife and the other woman, who in this case happens to be a stray dog.
Find a partner and prepare to promenade: square dancing has come to the Valley.
Snoqualmie photographers Greg Schatzlein and Dusty Cavaliere take their love of the outdoors and adventure sports and combine it with their devotion to photography, bringing viewers a look at the world that few ever see.
This is a remarkable story about an ordinary man who begins with a passion for mountaineering and ends up being known by the downtrodden Pakastani villagers as a “saintly” infidel. Over the course of years, he builds 55 secular schools to offer education to a population of children who would otherwise have gone without.