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Lizzie Finnegan, a 2003 Mount Si High School graduate, received her diploma from the University of Southern California on Friday, May 16. Finnegan finished her coursework in December and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and a minor in computer animation. She is currently employed as a 3D artist and sound designer for Alelo Tactical Language Training, LLC., in Venice, California.Her parents are Harriet and Michael Finnegan of North Bend.
• Everyone in a small town is always happy when “one of our kids” gets a break, but are double happy when the break is deserved. The acceptance by the prestigious Goodman Conservatory of Steve Ferrill into the ranks is one of those times. The Lower Valley has followed Steve’s career in drama when he left the eighth grade after-school activities to star in an original production of “Jack and the Beanstalk” in Issaquah.
Community members are invited to celebrate Carnation’s newly completed state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system.
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New sheriff’s precinct head wants your call Jerrell Wills: Reporting all incidents will improve police service. Improving the public’s communication with the sheriff’s office is a top priority for Major Jerrell Wills, the new Precinct Commander to the North King County’s Sheriff’s Office and longtime Valley resident.
State Sen. Cheryl Pflug predicts that 2008 will be a year of big decisions for Washington residents.
Students wowed by Swil Kanim’s life stories Violin virtuoso plays for youths at ancestor’s namesake school
“I’m going to play you a piece that Mozart wrote when he was eight,” Swil Kanim told a room full of teenagers.
‘It’s a great improvement over the old,’ patron says Fall City celebrates new library. The skies were gray Saturday morning in Fall City, but weather cooperated to allow the new Fall City Library to open with plenty of pomp and circumstance.
The Day of Silence has become a very divisive topic for our Valley. The idea behind it is valid — to provide awareness for people who feel discriminated against. I think the divisiveness comes from allowing one group an entire school day to focus on them. There are many people, in addition to gays and lesbians, that feel discriminated against. What about fat people? Racial minorities? Christians? Students who struggle academically? It is imperative for the school to decide whether they will allow all groups the same opportunity, or no groups.
The Snoqualmie Community Pea Patch program provides plots where Snoqualmie residents can grow vegetables and flowers in the company of fellow gardeners. There are two pea patch garden locations in Snoqualmie: Silva Street, 3862 S.E. Silva St., and the Delurum lot, 7640 380th St. N.E. Plots are six feet by 12 feet, or 76 square feet. The cost for one plot is $25 per season; two plots cost $45 total for the season. Call the Snoqualmie Parks and Recreation Department at (425) 831-5784.
A public tour of the City of Snoqualmie Public Works facilities will be offered on Wednesday, May 21. It will be led by Kirk Holmes, public works department director, and Mike Roy, operations manager. The tour will start at 7 p.m. and will last for approximately 90 minutes.
Snoqualmie and Chief Kanim middle school eighth grade students will share their mixed media projects, focused on the transition from middle school to high school, at the schools’ third annual Eighth Grade Art Show, Thursday, May 15 at Snoqualmie Middle School.
In The Field Ministries, a non-profit group based in North Bend, will hold a live and silent auction and fund-raiser, as part of an effort to raise $100,000 for a school in Uganda, Africa.
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