• 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.
A scholarship fund to benefit Valley students has been created in memory of Ryan K. Meehan, a 23-year-old Ravensdale resident, formerly of Fall City, who died Thursday, March 20, in a car accident near Maple Valley. The Ryan Meehan Memorial Scholarship Fund can be used toward the Wyoming Technical Institute’s upholstery program. Meehan attended the institute. To find out more about the scholarship, contact Dale Eslinger at (307) 742-8438. Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to the WTI Foundation, c/o Dale Eslinger, Ryan Meehan Scholarship, P.O. Box 1410, Laramie, WY 83073.
Students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District will be taking the Washington Assessment of Student Learning, or WASL, tests beginning Monday, April 14. The schedules for elementary, middle and remaining high school testing is on the district home page: www.svsd410.org.