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Thursday, August 21, 2014 -- 1:00 pm National award for Fall City's Miss Washington Teen Snoqualmie Valley Record - Claire Wright, a 16-year-old Fall City teen, represented Washington as Miss Washington Teen at the USA Ambassador National Pageant, held Monday, Aug. 4, in Tampa, Fla. Wright was third runner-up at nationals and won the "Best in Class" award for her academic achievements and activities.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 6:26 pm Easy summer Dessert tastes outrageous SnoValley Star - Top off your summer grilling with a fresh and sexy treat for the barbecue. Dressed to impress every single time, this will become a family favorite dessert. Fresh nectarines make this a healthy choice.
The topping? A little indulgent but so good!
3 ripe but firm white nectarines
4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
4 ounces butter, [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:55 pm Gigantic Bicycle Festival pedals into Valley SnoValley Star - An estimated 500 bike riders will ride from Magnuson Park in Seattle to Centennial Fields Park and Meadowbrook Farms in Snoqualmie where they will join another 1,000 people in a multi-day festival of camping, music, art, and bicycles.
The Gigantic Bicycle Festival, a celebration of the bicycle and Pacific Northwest music and arts, runs Aug. 22 [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:46 pm Failing-school letters mailed to parents SnoValley Star - Seattle Times education reporter
Because most Washington school districts don't have 100 percent of their students passing state math and reading tests, the federal No Child Left Behind law says the districts must send letters to families explaining why.
But the districts don't have to like it, and 28 school superintendents have jointly written a second letter [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:23 pm Passing on the right side is legal SnoValley Star - I agreed with your rants and raves in the Aug. 14 editorial wholeheartedly except for one of them.
On I-90 I have passed on the right, legally and frequently, the SUV's on cruise control that are settled into staying in the leftmost lane until at least Spokane.
Passing on the right is okay according to Washington State [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:20 pm Yes, you can pass on the right SnoValley Star - 'Who is that guy passing cars on the right side while driving along I-90? Passing on the right is dangerous and illegal. Stop it!' Ah. That is wrong. RCW 46.61.115 says you CAN pass on the right. It is legal you just have to do it safely. And go figure, you should be driving safely [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:17 pm The children are (probably) all right SnoValley Star - Sometime soon, some area parents will get a pair of letters. One is a federally-mandated notice informing them that their child's school is failing. The other, likely included in the same envelope, will tell them not to worry about what the first letter says -- things are just fine.
The mixed message will undoubtedly confuse some.
This [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:14 pm Speculating about Mrs. Doc again SnoValley Star - The speculating began Thursday again. You see, when it's either too hot or too cold or too windy or the snow's too deep or we just get tired of thinking about work, we speculate.
It's one of our favorite sports.
There's speculating about why Sarah down at the Read Me Now book store has a section called [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 3:00 pm Sign up now for fall sports SnoValley Star - Fall sports sign-ups close Aug. 25
Students interested in participating in fall sports at Mt. Si High School need to turn in completed eligibility packets before they can practice with or tryout for the teams.
Fall sports include volleyball, girls soccer, girls swimming, boys tennis, boys golf and cross country. Practice begins Aug. 25. Football workouts started [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:53 pm Boeing Classic: Memorable moments recalled SnoValley Star - Tom McKnight said it was a moment that could never be taken away from him.
Who is Tom McKnight, you might ask.
Bonus points if you answered he's the man who split the fairway on the first shot in the first Boeing Classic on Aug. 19, 2005 at 9 a.m.
Fast-forward nine years and the Champions Tour event [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:43 pm Police and fire reports SnoValley Star - North Bend fire
Six engines were dispatched at 11:44 p.m. Aug. 10, to the 13500 block of 432 Avenue Southeast to provide emergency medical service.
One engine was dispatched at 1:59 a.m. Aug. 11, to the 500 block of Maloney Grove Avenue Southeast but was cancelled en route.
Two engines were dispatched at 10:23 a.m. [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:37 pm Discounted spay/neuter services offered SnoValley Star - Discounted spay and neuter services for pets will be available Aug. 25 in North Bend.
The Pasado's Safe Haven Mobile Spay Station will accept applicants' cats and dogs at 7:45 a.m. at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S.
Cost is $10. Shots are also available for nominal fees.
Because of the demand, organizers suggest making [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 2:31 pm Claire Mamizuka SnoValley Star - Aloha!
Claire Mamizuka, born Oct. 31, 1941, in Snoqualmie Falls, to parents Ralph and Ann Rose, went to Heaven Aug. 9, 2014.
She was a graduate of Tolt High School, class of 1959. Claire managed Shultz Distributing in Snoqualmie for 20 years.
She loved life and spent the past two decades traveling the country with her husband of [...]Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 11:11 am Iron Horse Traverse coming to North Bend Snoqualmie Valley Record - The North Bend Iron Horse Traverse, a multi-sport adventure race starting on Snoqualmie Pass and finishing at the Adventure Sports Festival in downtown North Bend, is set for Saturday, Sept. 6.