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The Carnation Library will be closed beginning Monday, May 5, for construction of the new, expanded library. During construction, a temporary site will offer a book drop, holds pick-up area, computer terminals and a small browsing collection. The temporary library will open Wednesday, May 7, on the second floor of the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.
After raising more than $85,000 at its March fund-raiser breakfast, the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation plans to provide grants for reading enrichment, sports equipment and peer intervention in Valley schools.
Masonic Hall break-in: At 4:15 p.m., deputies investigated a burglary at the Masonic Temple Hall in North Bend. Someone pulled down stage curtains, broke stanchions and expelled a fire extinguisher.
As the largest volunteer organization in Washington State, Puget Sound Blood Center relies on thousands of dedicated supporters to help fulfill its daily livesaving mission.
Fall City Boy Scout Troop 425 held its Fall Court of Honor on Tuesday, April 1 at the Fall City Masonic Lodge.
• The moment many Snoqualmie residents have long awaited is nearly here. A large crowd is expected to gather Sunday to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.
• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.
The Mount Si Fish and Game Club’s annual children’s trout derby is daylight to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3 at the ponds behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, located at 34825 Douglas Ave. S.E. in Snoqualmie.
An April downpour didn’t stop Liliana Reyes from catching public transportation from her Snoqualmie Ridge home to St. Clare Episcopal Church for a free English class the church sponsors every Tuesday evening.
A fitness class designed for moms and babies is coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, starting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 6.
• If you haven’t seen the new horse arena in Fall City’s riverfront park, you’re missing not only some fine craftsmanship but a vivid example of what dedicated volunteers can accomplish. The nearly quarter-mile track was constructed entirely by volunteers last month, which, on the opinion of Bud Fleek, is the way the whole park will have to be developed. That’s because the King County Parks Department lacks funds for park development.
Volunteers helped spruce up a local part of the planet for Earth Day, by joining the Mountains to Sound Greenway in projects taking care of the Little Si Trail in North Bend.
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.
Nearly 1,000 ballots were cast in an online vote for the Snoqualmie Valley Record’s 2008 “Best of the Snoqualmie Valley.” Winners included: