Burglary: At 2 p.m., deputies received a report that someone had used a screwdriver or similar tool to force a rear door at a vacation cabin on Ober Strasse.
This past winter, the Matsiko Children’s Choir raised spirits in the Valley, singing for education to lift themselves and their fellow children in the African country of Uganda out of poverty.
Recreational Equipment, Inc., has paired up with wildlife scientist Brian Kertson to bring public awareness to recreating safely in cougar country. The class, “Recreating and Living in Cougar Country,” will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 at the Issaquah REI location.
Involvement in positive activities is one way to protect youth from substance use and other risky behaviors. Groups that offer activities for middle school youth can spread the word and give kids the opportunity to learn about what’s available in the area, at a lunch gathering on Wednesday, May 28 at Chief Kanim Middle School, 32627 SE Redmond-Fall City Road in Fall City.
The North Bend Elementary School Panther Pride unicycle team, headed by physical education teacher Alan Tepper, hosts a unicycling skills clinic, gumbo feed and public show, this Saturday, April 26, at the school, located at 400 E. Third St. in North Bend. The clinic starts with registration at 9 a.m. The dinner, which includes a gumbo meal for $6 and a chicken nugget dinner for $4, is from 5 to 7 p.m. The public show is scheduled for 7:15 to 9 p.m. For learn more about the event, which features the all-ages Valley unicycle squad, visit www.pput.org or e-mail to email@example.com. For dinner, RSVP at www.pput.org or call (425) 246-5142 or (425) 442-2099.
Families with children, newborn to age five, are invited to attend Early Literacy Parties in Spanish, a series of weekly workshops that bring Spanish-speaking families together to learn and practice essential early literacy skills.
A trio of fourth-graders held their noses as they dumped food waste into a worm bin at Snoqualmie Elementary School’s courtyard. Smelly as the task was, the girls’ appreciation of the environmental importance of composting spurred their enthusiasm to complete it. It’s all thanks to the education they receive as part of the school’s award-winning participation in King County’s Green Schools Program. At lunch, students and teachers dump food scraps into bowls, understanding that instead of being added to piles of garbage, their waste will help create rich soil.