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• On April 1, 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of playing April Fool’s jokes. In keeping with the fun in 1957, the BBC reported that Swiss farmers were experiencing a record spaghetti crop and showed footage of people harvesting noodles from trees.
Valley residents and friends of former Tolt High School teacher and coach Larry Lydon are invited to help celebrate his 90th birthday with a party in Vancouver, Wash.
Chief Kanim Middle School released its list of “Honor Society” students for the fall semester. To rank in the group, students needed to have achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or better. A student with an asterisk next to his or her name achieved a 4.0 grade point average — straight As.
Shari Wilson, who works at Jeff Warren’s State Farm Insurance agency in Snoqualmie, is delighted to announce the birth of her first grandchild, Carmen Anderson, born to Zach, pictured, and Claire Anderson, who live in the midwestern United States. Carmen was born Feb. 21 and weighed four pounds, eight ounces. She was born six weeks early following a car accident in which her mother, Claire, was seriously injured. The entire family is thankful that both Claire and Carmen’s lives were saved.
North Bend is forming the North Bend Parks Foundation, a non-profit corporation to raise money for parks projects.
• 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.
Valley artist and game mapmaker Todd Gamble joins Jonathan Nelson to teach a free terrain-building workshop, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Cascade Comics and Games, 226 E. North Bend Way in North Bend.
Shoplifting: At 1:25 p.m., deputies received a report that a woman who lingered around clothing racks in a gifts and clothes store on Bendigo Boulevard and ran out of the shop when approached. Staff realized clothing was missing immediately after she sped away.
Students at Cascade View Elementary School in Snoqualmie will hold a night of science, art and spelling this Friday, March 28, at school.
• Snoqualmie’s Leo Kelley was “wearing the green” on St. Patrick’s Day, so much so that he went to Snoqualmie City Hall to get a license for excessive greenery in a public place. Helping him were Julie Posey, senior account clerk and Jeannie Randolph, utility clerk.
Are you an adult who would like to share your skills with young people who want to learn? If so, opportunities are waiting for you at Valley libraries.
restored by making the elected offices nonpartisan.
The Cascade Community Theatre in Duvall is blazing ahead with its spring season.