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Benjamin Rasmus, program director with Rotary First Harvest, Lisa Harper, Hopelink gleaning coordinator, and David Bobanick, First Harvest executive director, hoist beans picked by volunteer gleaners at Carnation’s Oxbow Farm. A fast-growing local network connects volunteer pickers with farms for the benefit of several Valley food banks. Below, Oxbow Production Manager Adam McCurdy, visiting a field of leeks, says giving back is a big part of the farm’s mission.
Harvest of hope Gleaning partnership between farms, volunteers achieves first successful year of feeding the hungry By Seth Truscott Editor
The 2013 freshman class may be going to a separate building from their older schoolmates, but they will have a true high school experience, say district administrators. “They’re still Mount Si High School students,” said Vernie Newell, who gave a recent update on the proposed Freshman Learning Center to the Snoqualmie Valley School Board. Newell, now principal at Snoqualmie Middle School, will serve as principal for the freshman branch when it takes over Snoqualmie Middle School next year. See CAMPUS, 6
Car chase gone very wrong Tolt neighborhood locked down after man crashes stolen car, gets stuck in a bog
There’s nothing quite like a vegetable freshly picked from the farm. So says Benjamin Rasmus, a Rotary Club member and sometime harvester himself, who joined a half-dozen fellow Rotarians on an overcast day in September to pick beans on Carnation’s Oxbow Farm. But these veggies aren’t for his plate. Rasmus hefts a boxful of green beans that are slated, today, for the Hopelink delivery truck and, eventually, the dinner plates of low income Valley residents. Rasmus, who is program director for the Rotary Club’s First Harvest program, was among a group of gleaners—volunteers who pick seasonal crops at Valley farms to help fight hunger.
A 23-year-old transient man, trying to evade police in the Tolt Hill area recently, was rescued by those same authorities, but not before he crashed a stolen car, locked down a neighborhood, and got himself trapped in a bog. According to police reports, the man had reportedly been involved in drug activity at a Carnation home around 2:19 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Duvall-Carnation Police Officer Lori Batiot said a neighbor had called about drug activity that was in progress, but the suspect had left before Batiot arrived.
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Six story awards for Valley Record at annual Better Newspaper contest Putting human faces on serious topics like homelessness, Medicaid, erosion—and a lighthearted one, calendar pin-up ‘Tractor Men’—helped the Snoqualmie Valley Record pick up six story awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers’ Association’s 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. The Record was judged among papers of similar circulation. Staff Reporter Carol Ladwig picked up a first-place award for best long news story for “The Invisible People,” an exploration of homelessness in the Valley, published last winter. “This in-depth news story was well-written, well-sourced and heavy on the perspective of the homeless, not the bureaucratic nonsense that it couldSNOQUALMIE have been filled with had the reporter taken another angle,” judges wrote. “Invisible people” was part of Ladwig’s “Faces of homelessness” series, which claimed a ‘Jimmy The second-place award for compreMac’s’ invisible legacy hensive coverage of a single issue. people lives on “From the first sentence— ’Some day soon, Joey Bradshaw is going to be warm again’— this series grabbed me,” a judge wrote. “’Invisible; is a great way to describe homelessness; most every community has INDEX its share. home destroyed by fire I’m happy that this excellent Above, Preston Carol Ladwig’s reporter and writer—her work on “Invisible People” story the gay marriage issue (“Marriage on local homelessness Plans” and “Power of a single picked up a first place word,” March 7, 2012) also was industry award. Below, very good—gave these residents Seth Truscott’s “Hungry of her community their deserved River” look at levee eromoment of attention, and showed sion took a first place us the complexity of the issue and SNOQUALMIE award for government the people involved.” Ladwig’s “Talking with the reporting.
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Sally Rackets, left, a Snoqualmie Arts Commissioner, and Marielle De La Torre, of, MK Property Services LLC, hold artworks in one of two newly created impromtu art galleries in downtown Snoqualmie. Art is visible in storefront windows.
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Classmates Eric Forslin, Greg Gebhard and Ryan Reed remember a bitter moment in the autumn of 2005, when Mount Si’s state football hopes stopped one just game shy of the playoffs. Following a heartbreaking loss to rival Mercer Island, varsity players walked silently onto the bus for home. When the driver inquired how the game went, no one spoke. Then center James McKiernan broke the silence with a well-timed wisecrack: Just drive, he told the bus driver in no uncertain terms, eliciting smiles from his teammates.
Some day soon, Joey Bradshaw is going to be warm again. It will be only temporary, while he’s recovering from shoulder surgery in a transitional home, but he hopes that it will mark a turning point for him. If all goes well, he envisions a quick recuperation, so he can get back to work soon, buy a cell phone and call his kids in Oregon to let them know he’s OK. Longer term, he might—maybe—be able to save some money and get a place, if he can find a roommate who’s not on drugs. Until then, he says, picking his way through rocks on a bank of the South Fork of the Snoqualmie ‘The invisible people’ is River, he’ll the first of a two-part series just enjoy his on the lives of the homeless spectacular in the Snoqualmie Valley. views of the elk, raccoons and other wildlife that go past his place, and continue to live with the cold, the wind, the midnight taggers and other vandals.
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Sheltering under a highway bridge in North Bend, Joey Bradshaw has been homeless for 12 years, one of several dozen people who live on the streets of the Upper Valley. A former logger who has struggled with divorce, health and drug issues, he is doubtful about regaining a roof over his head. “I hope for our economy to get better, so that things could turn around for even I,” he says.
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An EF&R firefighter works to control a home fire in rural Preston Thursday morning, Dec. 220. The home was a total loss, but the couple living there escaped uninjured. The fire is believed to have been accidental.
Early a.m. blaze guts couple’s house By Valley Record Staff
One firefighter was injured while battling an early-morning blaze in the 8300 block of 293 Avenue Southeast in Preston Thursday, Dec. 22. The injury, burns to the face, was the only one reported in the incident, which began at 2:45 a.m. when the couple living there called 9-1-1 to report their garage and carport were on fire.
The fire quickly spread from the garage to the two-story home, but the couple, said to be in their 50s, was able to escape without injury. Firefighters faced several challenges in stopping the blaze, which was contained to the property. However, the fire destroyed the home and nearby buildings, and damaged some of the large trees around the home. SEE BLAZE, 2
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The hungry river
“We don’t know what’ll happen if it keeps up,” adds Jan.
The lost levee
Editor Seth Truscott took first place for government reporting for “The Hungry River,” a 2011 look at how North Bend residents were dealing with King County in an attempt to stop river erosion at their home. “I have to be honest, when I took a first glance at this story, I was dreading it,” the judge wrote. “But it kept my attention the whole time, and incorporated great detail. Very well-written.” Truscott took a second-place nod for best health story for “Balancing Act,” a look at Medicare-funding challenges at the local Transitional Health Center. “Nice to put a face on government cuts to Medicaid,” judges wrote. Truscott “does a nice job of explaining the proposed legislation, the need for it, and its possible shortfalls. Wellbalanced. Not over the top.” Truscott also took second place for best environmental story for “Power of the North Fork: Builder, kayakers stake out issues on proposed hydropower plant.” The story told how a dam developer and recreationalists faced off over a proposed hydroelectric dam on the Snoqualmie’s North Fork. “An interesting read on what could be a dry subject: power plants,” judges said. Truscott “does a good job of setting the scenes in which conversations take place.” Vol. 98, No. 7
Holding a binder of memories and written appeals, North Fork property owners Jan and Robert “Sully” Sullivan stand on the decaying Shake Mill Left Levee, watching as erosion steadily encroaches on their home. Now candidates for buyout, the 40-year residents have watched the levee disappear in four years.
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Jan Sullivan won’t go any closer to the crumbling edge of the Shake Mill Left Levee, but husband Robert “Sully” Sullivan is bolder. He takes a few steps closer to the void, where the grass of the earthen berm ends in a clean break, its base invisible under the overhang. Jan’s caution is understandable. She and Sully have watched the levee that marks the northern edge of their home and business property disappear, faster and faster, over the last four years. The thought of the speedy devouring of their property keeps them up at night. Worry “hits us like a ton of bricks,” Sully says.
The Shake Mill Left Levee, also known as the North Fork Bridge Levee, was built in the early 1960s to protect the bridge and nearby 428th Avenue from erosion. Gloria McNeely, a local historian and retired employee of the King County flood division, recalled how the levee system in North Bend originated. Voters approved a $5 million bond in 1960 following a big 1959 flood on the Snoqualmie River that killed a driver on Interstate 90. That money paid for levees. “They were built with the participation of the riparian property owners,” McNeely said. SEE LEVEE, 6
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Boxley’s Place in North Bend was transformed into a fashion runway for a fall show Monday, Oct. 8, as a benefit for Mama’s Hands House of Hope women’s shelter. More than 20 models, from age 15 to 72, showed off 78 outfits. “Models all just rocked it with style and flair and had a great time,” said Nancy Wray. More than 150 people attended, and the show was sold out. The event raised $1,200 for the shelter.
Arts Commission. This is truly an exciting beginning of a dream come true for our artistic community.” The Snoqualmie Arts Commission will provide a rotation of art made by area artists through the Snoqualmie Arts Commission. Paintings, photographs, textile art, etc. displayed in the windows will need to be no smaller than 24 inches in either dimension. One display window is particularly well suited for free standing pottery, sculpture, jewelry, etc. Each artist’s display will also include information for contacting the artist to facilitate sales. Artists interested in participating in this opportunity can send a .jpg of the art with its dimensions to sallyrackets@comcast. net.
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Two formerly empty storefronts in downtown Snoqualmie are now drawing interest in local arts and the downtown as temporary art galleries. And it all started with a brochure. The transformation of the storefronts began with a brochure drop and a conversation this summer between Sally Rackets, a member of the Snoqualmie Arts Commission, and Snoqualmie-based MK Property Services, LLC. Believing the day will come when people come from all around to enjoy Snoqualmie as an artistic community, Rackets’ vision was to see art displayed in vacant storefronts. Mike Kirkland, head of MK Property Services and chairman of the Economic Development Commission, recognized the success of arts-related venues like The
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GLEANERS FROM 1 “A lot of times, people who come out and glean have never been on a farm,” Rasmus says, “let alone an organic farm in a beautiful valley like this. “You get someone out here, and they start to become more aware of where their food comes from. What a pea straight from the vine tastes like,” he adds. “That can be an eye-opening experience.” Sno-Valley Harvest, a gleaning program of Rotary First Harvest and Hopelink, partners with farms and local food banks to bring fresh produce to families that need it. Since its inception last December, more than 70 Sno-Valley Harvest gleaners have gathered more than 6,500 pounds of produce—1,300 alone from Oxbow Farms. All that effort makes a difference, says Lisa Harper, a gleaning coordinator with Hopelink and an AmeriCorps Vista volunteer. For low income families, access to fresh fruits and veggies remains a big challenge. “The food we’ve brought in has been very well-received,” Harper said. “No one has said ‘no.’ All the food banks are very excited about bringing in more fresh vegetables.” Gleaned produce goes to nine different food banks in the area, including the Mount Si Food Bank, Snoqualmie Tribe Food Bank, the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank, the Preston food bank, Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation, and Hopelink’s five food banks, which includes one in Carnation. “We’re looking to create channels to make sure the food we
bring in gets to people,” Harper Be a gleaner says. These aren’t throw-away You don’t need farm expericrops. The beans that gleanence to pick vegetables and ers picked are no different than help others. Big harvest opporanything you might find at the tunities are happening this fall. store. Get hands-on training. Local farms have realized To learn more about Snothat gleaning is an opportunity Valley Harvest, call local coorto prioritize, and are offering an dinator Lisa Harper at (206increasing variety of produce to 579-6886 or 850 528 2543, volunteers. e-mail to lharper@hope-link. Sno-Valley Harvest recently org, go to www.hope-link. visited a farm where the old org, or visit on Facebook, beans were still good, but a www.facebook.com/snovalnewer crop was coming on leyharvest. strong. “It was more worth their time to harvest the new crop, rather than pick through the beans that were right there on the edge,” Harper said. “They need to put their guys on the best crop.” That gives the gleaners a chance to pick from the old crop while it’s still good. In its first gleaning visit last December, the group picked beets. Their second trip, in March, was for overwintered greens. “Coming into this, and talking to farmers, people thought it was (all) end-of-season crops—squash, potatoes, carrots,” Harper said. “So I started making suggestions.” When she found a farmer willing to share spinach, she told the
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Dad-Daughter Night at V-ball The Mount Si High School volleyball team, ranked third in the state, will celebrate team fathers at its Dad and Daughter Night, Thursday, Oct. 18. The Wildcats will host Mercer Island. Varsity game starts at 7 p.m.
Learn lacrosse for free Boys and girls in grades 2 to 8 are invited to learn lacrosse in two free clinics, 6 to 8 p.m., Friday Oct. 19 and 26 at Mount Si High School. All levels of experience, including beginners, are welcome at this event, hosted by the Mount Si Lacrosse Club. Youth and high school coaches from the club will help players learn the basics of the game and develop or improve their skills. The clinic is sticks-only. No special equipment is needed, and players can borrow sticks from the club if they don’t have their own. Register in advance at www. mountsilacrosse.org.
Self improvement Wins for Mount Si tennis’ senior Reid, McLaughlin, KingCo ahead By Seth Truscott Editor
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Above, junior Kevin McLaughlin fires back at his Patriot opponent Oct. 9 at Tibbetts Park. Far right, Mount Si senior Allen Reid serves during play against Liberty’s Matthew Cao on October 9, during the team’s final regular-season match. Reid won in a tense tiebreak round. Below, Royce Schwartzenberger returns a Liberty hit during play on the road. He challenged for a spot on varsity.
For a guy who, for all intents and purposes, never handled a tennis racket before this fall, Allen Reid carries himself pretty well on the court. Reid, a senior who came to the game from baseball and lacrosse, has a strong right arm and good forehand swing. Self taught, he’s still working on his backhand. A most-improved player on the Mount Si varsity team, Reid’s super-tie-breaker win was a highlight of Mount Si’s struggle with Liberty last Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Tibbetts Valley Park in Issaquah. In their final sets of the season, Reid and junior Kevin McLaughlin won their sets. Mount Si ended up falling 2-5 to the Patriots, but the final score doesn’t reflect how close Mount Si was to a major win. McLaughlin, Mount Si’s no. 3 singles player, had a tough first set, falling to Robert Cunningham, 4-6, but went on to take the win, 6-4, 6-3. At no. 1 singles, Mount Si’s Josh Hamann won his first set against the Patriots’ Marek Pierepiekarz, 6-1, but struggled in the second set, 3-6 and fell 0-6 in the third. Matthew Griffin, the no. 2 singles player, had a tough opening set against Justice Canley, but won his second round 6-2. After that tough first round, coach “told me to hit to his backhand,” Griffin said. “I won that, pretty badly for him.” The third set, however, didn’t go the junior’s way; Griffin went 3-6 in the final. At no. 4 singles, Reid took down Matthew Cao of Liberty in two sets, 6-1, 7-6, ending in the tie-breaker. Reid says he was surprised to fall behind in the first set, but “Once I was five-zip, I just let it all fly.” The wins stacked up, and he took it in stride. See tennis, 22
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This fall’s Field of Champions 13U Fall Baseball tournament champions were the Navy team, with players from North Bend, Snoqualmie, Sammamish, Issaquah and Duvall. Navy went undefeated this season against tough league competition, culminating in winning the championship game on Sunday, Oct. 7. These dedicated players are now practicing and playing year round to prepare for high school baseball. Pictured are, from left, front row, Ian Fursman, Noah Heaslett, Sal Passantino Jr., Steve Watters, Nathan Gelbrich, back row, Coach Sal Passantino, Harrison Danna, Jack Baker, Ben Lemery, Alex Nelson, Cody Perrine and manager Terril Perrine. Not pictured: Brandon Baier.
The Mount Si High School varsity volleyball team continues its strong roll into KingCo. Last week, the team took two series to its credit, first beating Sammamish handily, 25-6, 25-12, 25-16, on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Highlighted performances of the Totems game included Genevieve Knoppi with five aces and seven digs, Lexie Read with a kill and three aces, Liz Larson with two kills and two aces, Anna McCreadie with six kills, three aces and five digs, Lindsay Carr with six kills and six digs and Lauren Smith had a kill, 13 assists and five aces. Then, Mount Si beat Lake Washington on the road on Thursday, Oct. 11, 25-23, 25-21, 25-17. Haley Groth had a kill, a dig and two blocks, Rachel Hayford had an assist and 11 digs, Lexie Read had five kills, 11 digs and two blocks, Liz Larson had five digs, Anna McCreadie had eight kills, an ace and three digs, Lindsay Carr had 16 kills, two aces, 15 digs and a block, Lauren Smith had two kills, 28 assists, three aces, and 11 digs, and Brooke Covello had an ace. Mount Si is now 9-1 in league, 12-3 overall. Next, Mount Si goes on to KingCo League matches. They play Mercer Island on Thursday, Oct. 18.
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On behalf of the Mount Si Football program and the Wildcat Football Booster Club, we want to express our thanks to the entire Snoqualmie Valley for their support at Friday’s game against Bellevue. Watching the excitement that a community can share for a high school athletic event is something that all of us will never forget. Despite the outcome, Friday night’s game demonstrated all that is good about interscholastic athletics and living in the Snoqualmie Valley. A typical Friday night football game involves lots of work from the staff at the school district and the high school, but the Bellevue game was new territory. Thanks to everyone in the Mount Si offices who dealt with the barrage of phone calls for tickets. Thanks to all of the facilities employees for their efforts in preparation and clean-up of the stadium. Thanks to the Mount Si athletic office for all of their planning, coordination, and cooperation. Thanks to the technology group for their assistance in making the game accessible for those not fortunate enough to get a ticket. The game wouldn’t have gone so smoothly without all of your efforts. The other element that makes every Friday night so successful is the involvement of all the different groups from the high school, including the cheer squad, the band, ASB, and our large student body. Each of these groups adds something special to the atmosphere of a Mount Si Football game—something that can’t be replicated at another KingCo school. Mount Si Football is committed to making a difference in our community and in the lives of our student-athletes. Some of the ways that we do this is by providing year round academic support, off-season training, financial assistance, character development through the “W.E.L.D. Core Covenants” and community service opportunities. Mount Si Football is comprised of 120-plus student-athletes, 20 coaches, three professional support staff members, five student volunteers, and 100-plus parent volunteers. We are proud of our work to field competitive football teams and to make a meaningful impact on the “whole person” of our student-athletes. We are grateful for the community’s regular support during our annual Wildcat discount card fundraiser and for the businesses that allow our student-athletes to sell in front of their stores. These dollars directly impact the lives of our players. We are all busy preparing for our next game at Mercer Island this Friday. The winner of this game will be the No. 2 seed from the KingCo conference and will be in position to host up to two playoff games. This is an important game! With a 6-1 record, our team objective remains within reach: playing in the Tacoma Dome. Come out and cheer on the Wildcats as they seek to make 2012 the most successful season in school history. Go Wildcats! Charlie Kinnune, Head Coach, Jeff Mitchell, Wildcat Football Booster Club
What I wanted to say about Jerry Recently we lost our friend and town barber, Jerry Main. I didn’t have an opportunity to speak at his open house at the Eagles’ hall. I could barely even get in the back door. You couldn’t get near the front door. Jerry obviously had a lot of friends. If I had spoken at his memorial, I would have said something like this. I really loved Jerry. I never told him that. Not sure he would have liked that. Jerry was a man’s man. A man’s barber. He could talk about any subject you brought up. Often I would go into his shop, hoping he wouldn’t have any other customers in there. I was always glad for Jerry that he was busy, but I very much enjoyed having him to myself. I idly entertained the idea of locking his door so no one could interrupt our conversation. He loved to talk about his family, fishing, hunting, sports, maybe a particularly funny Seinfeld episode, a show Jerry and I were both fans of. He loved to talk about the old days, about his dad, a tough logger, and all of his dad’s logger buddies. I wish I could have met his dad. Jerry was a character. He had an opinion about
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“Probably not very well. I know what I need to do, and I kind of have some things prepared, but I need to do more.” Jeannie Bowers North Bend
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everything. He and I didn’t agree on everything, but that would never have gotten in the way of our friendship. Jerry had a wonderful sense of humor. For some reason Sharon, my wife, likes my hair long. Sometimes after Jerry cut my hair, Sharon would walk past Jerry’s shop and shake her fist at him through his window. Once I went in to have Jerry cut my hair, and Jerry said “I’m not touchin’ it. Your wife got pretty upset at me last time I cut it.” Jerry knew the whole thing was just a joke, but he played it beautifully. I will continue to support whoever takes over Jerry’s shop, but it won’t quite be the same. Jerry became a fixture in downtown Snoqualmie, always there to wave at as I drove by. Sometimes I would simply pop in and tell him something funny. I enjoyed making him laugh. Beneath that thin layer of tough crust lived a very nice man. I miss you a lot, Jerry. Rest in peace. Wes Sorstokke Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory owner
Valley residents were there for Jerry’s family Our hearts are full of the love you all have shown to us during Jerry’s passing. Your passion, kindness,
• A new facility for “end-of-the-line” juvenile offenders is under consideration by the state, and the most likely site for the walled facility is the Echo Glen Children’s Center near Snoqualmie. The new maximum-securit y building is being considered in part because the Green Hill facility in Chehalis is in poor repair.
Thursday, Oct. 18, 1962 • Alan D. Bricker escaped with cuts and bruises when his car was completely demolished in an accident on the Golf Course Road west of North Bend. The car failed to negotiate a curve and went through three posts, hit the ditch, flipped into the creek and bounced right side up, 180 feet from the road. • October 27, the Saturday before Hallowe’en, is the date of of the Giant Teen Dance to be held at Si View Park for teens from the entire East side. It’s sponsored by the North Bend Lions.
and generosity will hold us up during this devastating time. You came with food, you came with support, you came to do anything that needed to be done to keep this family rolling. It was you who shopped and cleaned and mowed and took out the garbage. You saw to our every need and we will always remember you for that. You phoned every day to check on us, just to see how we were holding up. You came from far away to be a part of his service. We needed you there and you came. You spent hours turning regular snapshots into a work of wonder. We will view it often and every time, think of you. You came to his service and showed us, his family, how wonderful a man he was by how many who loved and honored him. It was amazing. We praise you and thank you for being so kind and generous. If it is true that the amount of a man’s success is measured by his friends he leaves behind, he was a most successful man. Our sincerest thanks and deepest appreciation, Sue Main, Snoqualmie, with Brian and Susie Main; Austin, Cody, and Mitchell; Sean and Staci (Main) Ray; Abigail and Liam; Jordan and Stephanie Main; Noah and Kindall
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CAMPUS FROM 1 Incoming freshmen, he said, will have a core curriculum of language arts, math and integrated science, with a newly required Science Technology Engineering and Math, or STEM, component, and will enjoy all the extra-curricular activities that students attending Mount Si have. “Those elements that really connect students with school, that are outside of the classroom learning, will be available for our students,” he said. “We’ve already worked with transportation, we have a plan on how students will be able to access those activities, whether it’s at the freshman campus, or it’s at the main campus.” The same is true for assemblies, he said, and students will benefit from an advisory model in future planning. “What we’re talking about is more than just an advisory model. What we’re talking about is really focusing and steering students toward what are their interests and their passions, and how that plays a part in their upper class-work, as they move into their sophomore, junior and senior years,” Newell said, “…so they have more of a guided understanding of where they want to go, now and in the future.” More detailed information will be provided to the board at the next meeting, said Superintendent Joel Aune, who presented the update with Newell. This evening’s presentation, he said, was “setting it up for the Oct.
18 work session, at which time I think we’ll be prepared to really share with you some of the particulars associated with the freshman campus.” Newell and Aune also described for the board the planning process and input used to plan the freshman campus and its offerings. A core planning committee, including Newell and Aune, formed earlier this year to begin the work of getting the freshman campus up and running. Also on the committee are Assistant Superintendent Don McConkey, Student Services Director Nancy Meeks, Instructional Technology Director Jeff Hogan, Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher, Assistant Principal and CTE Cirector Cindy Wilson, and teacher Kyle Warren. Working with the planning team, Aune said, was a staff advisory team, comprised of about 20 teachers and staff members from Mount Si High School. Their input was critical to the planning group, he said, because “chances are a number of these teachers will actually be teaching at the freshman campus.” A third group, which Aune called a focus group, had been assembled the week prior to the meeting. Aune said the first meeting, of 30 to 40 people, was successful. He did not specify how the group members were selected, however, and several parents in the audience asked to be included in future focus group meetings. • The school board’s work session begins at 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at the School District office, 8001 Silva Ave. S.E.
Carnation Legion honors Korean War vets American Legion Post 199 will honor Korean War veterans in a celebration, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the post, 31951 E. Bird St., Carnation. All local Korean War vets, men and women, are invited, as are others who would like to honor them. Residents are encouraged to bring family and friends, especially the younger generation.
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searched the garages and outbuildings of several homes. Batiot explained the suspect, known to Carnation Police, wasn’t considered dangerous, but “that is a dangerous situation, because you don’t know,” she said. “As a general guideline you would do that on any similar case.” The search continued for much of the afternoon. After several hours, residents were notified by phone that they could go outside again, but the search hadn’t been entirely called off. “The information was out there, and a couple of different agencies were out looking for him,” she said. They found him, around 9 p.m., stuck in a bog and calling for help. Sheriff’s deputies pulled the man out and handed over custody to the Carnation Police, believing him to be the subject of the search. “He was probably in the area for quite some time, trying to evade arrest,” Batiot said. The suspect will be charged not only with possession of a stolen vehicle, but also with possession of stolen items. Inside the vehicle, police found several items linked to robberies in the Seattle area.
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Saturday, Oct. 20 Walk to the Big Cedar: Meet at the Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center, 1711 Boalch Ave., North Bend, for a walk to the farm’s huge oldgrowth cedar, 10 a.m. Church sale: Giant Yard Sale and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 39025 S.E. Alpha St., Snoqualmie, hosted by the High School Youth Group. Pumpkin contest: Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at the Snoqualmie Brewing Co. taproom, with a prize awarded for the best pumpkin carving.
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Left a note: At 10:47 a.m., a resident came to the police station to report a hit-andrun. He had parked in the 7700 block of Center Boulevard, and another vehicle hit his rear bumper while parking. An employee of a nearby business saw the incident and told the second driver to leave a note, which he did. The note said “I bumped your back bumper when I parked,” and was signed with a first name and phone number. The victim called the number, but has not heard back from the person.
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Thomas Patrick Connor, 48 of Fall City, died as a result of cardiac arrest on October 10, 2012. Tom was born on June 10, 1964 at the Naval Hospital in Oak Harbor, Washington. Tom lived most of his life in Fall City where he attended local schools. After leaving school, Tom earned his GED and enlisted in the United States Navy. On September 9, 1989 he married Wendee Jo Sampson of Fall City. Tom and Wendee had two children together, and later divorced. Tom enjoyed playing softball, playing guitar, working on bicycles and spending time with friends and family. Tom is survived by his children Thomas Jr. of Fall City, and Allison of Snoqualmie, his parents Joseph and Louise Connor, of Fall City, two brothers, Kevin (Nora) of Troy Michigan, and Christopher (Betty) of Fall City, and numerous nephews and cousins. A memorial gathering of family and friends is planned and will occur at a future date. Memorials can be made to the Fall City Fire Department. Friends are invited to view photos and share memories in the families on line guest book at www.flintofts.com 691217
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Fall City Fire District Wednesday, Oct. 10 Burn: At 8:11 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. Once in the area, no fire was ever found. Breathing issue: At 8:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a 62-year-old woman who was experiencing shortness of breath. She was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car. Burn: At 9:10 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. The fire was illegal due to a burn ban in effect. It was extinguished. Fall: At 9:34 p.m., firefighters responded to a 30-yearold woman who had fallen down. She was treated and transport to Swedish Hospital of Issaquah via the Fall City Fire aid car.
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Rowe said. “People say it only happens to faraway places. It doesn’t happen to my family.” But the reality is that disasters do happen here. Planning, getting a kit ready, gathering supplies are vital to being ready for the possible. “Plan to let each other know you’re safe and where you’re at,” Rowe said. A warm coat, good set of shoes, a list of medication, are a good starting point. See our full list on pages 12-13 for kit ideas.
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Animals need shelter from winter storms, plus food and water. Never allow a bathed animal outside until its coat is dry. so pets may need extra food, especially those that stay outside. Hydration is just as important in the winter months, so make sure fresh drinking water—not snow—is always available. Cold floors can also give animals a chill, so make sure
they have blankets and beds to lie on. If pets are staying in the garage, be sure to store antifreeze and other chemicals out of their reach, and clean up any spills. Antifreeze can kill dogs and cats, even in small amounts. Also, before starting your
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car, knock on the hood or honk the horn. Cats and kittens sometimes crawl under cars to nap on the warm engine, so be sure they’re all cleared out before starting the engine. Do this for cars parked outdoors, too. Leaving your pet alone in a car, summer or winter, is always a bad idea. Temperatures can be extreme, and if you leave the engine running, carbon monoxide poisoning becomes a risk. Save space in your disasterpreparedness kit for the critters, too. PAWS, the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (www. paws.org), recommends the following items for each pet in your disaster kit: • Minimum of three days’ worth of food, water and medications for each pet — enough for the same number of days you planned for in your family kit. • Food and water bowls • Can opener • Carriers for each small animal, leashes and col-
lars for each larger dog • Cat litter and litter box • Familiar blankets and towels, for bedding and to calm the animals. • Toys and treats, also to keep pets calm • Written instructions for each animal, in case you need to leave them with someone. A pet first-aid kit is also recommended. You can buy one at a pet supply store, or create your own, with the following: • Conforming bandage • Absorbent gauze pads • Absorbent gauze roll • Cotton tipped applicators • Antiseptic wipes • Emollient cream • Tweezers and scissors • Instant cold pack • Latex disposable gloves • Proper fitting muzzle • First aid book for cats and/or dogs. Keep each pet collared, with identification tags. Also consider microchipping your pets for more permanent identification.
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Marietta Modl cooks with propane during power outage in January of 2012. The Snoqualmie resident heated her home with a butane burner, and stayed entertained with an e-reader. • Dust mask to filter contaminated aid • Plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter in place • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities • Can opener for food
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In any emergency, a family member Phone (day): Phone (night): or you yourself may suffer an injury. If • Eye wash solution to flush the eyes or as genyou have these basic first aid supplies you are Meetingeral Placedecontaminant Outside of Neighborhood better prepared to help your loved ones when Location Name: • Thermometer they are hurt. Phone: • Prescription medications you take every day Address: Knowing how to treat minor injuries can make Other such as insulin, heart medicine and asthma a difference in an emergency. You may consider inhalers. You should periodically rotate meditaking a first aid class, but simply having the cines to account for expiration dates. following things can help you stop bleeding, prevent infection and assist in decontamina• Prescribed medical supplies such as glucose tion: and blood pressure monitoring equipment and • Two pairs of latex or other sterile gloves if you supplies are allergic to latex Non-prescription drugs: • Sterile dressings to stop bleeding • Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever • Cleansing agent/soap and antibiotic tow• Anti-diarrhea medication elettes • Antacid • Antibiotic ointment • Laxative • Burn ointment Other first aid supplies: • Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes
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Remember the unique needs of your family members, including growing children, when making your emergency supply kit and family Name: emergency plan. Address: For Baby: Home Phone: Work Phone: Formula Cell Phone: Diapers Visit TakeWinterByStorm.org for more valuable information on creating an emergency Bottles communications plan, putting together an emergency preparedness kit and other Powdered milk important preparedness information. Local Contact Medications Name: Moist towelettes Phone (day): Phone (night): Diaper rash ointment Address: Out-of-area For more Contact information about the care and feedName: ing of infants and young children during an Phone (day): emergency, visit the California Dept. of Public Phone (night): Health website. Meeting Place Outside of Neighborhood For Adults: Location Name: Denture Phone: needs Address: Contact lenses and supplies Other Extra eye glasses Ask your doctor about storing prescription medications such as heart and high blood pressure medication, insulin and other prescription drugs. If you live in a cold climate, you must think about warmth. It is possible that you will not have heat. Think about your clothing and bedding supplies. Be sure to include one complete change of clothing and shoes per person, including a jacket or coat, long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt. Source: FEMA
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Your house is more than just an investment: It’s your home. So naturally, you’ll want to take good care of it. Take the time to prepare your home prior to the oncoming cold weather. Ready everything for the cold months ahead. • Create and follow a weatherization/risk management plan for your home or property to minimize storm impacts and follow each year at the beginning of storm season. • Conduct annual reviews of your property insurance to understand and address coverage needs. Ask about flood insurance or coverage for sewer/storm drain back-up. • Complete a detailed home inventory of your possessions and keep in a safe place away from your home (like a safe deposit box). You can find a downloadable form at TakeWinterByStorm.org. Roof, Attic and Gutters • Check your roof for loose, missing, worn, or damaged shingles and make sure flashing is secure around vents and chimneys to eliminate flying debris and reduce the chance of possible water damage. • Inspect the insulation in your attic and crawl space. Seal areas around recessed lights, the attic hatch, and plumbing vents that may be allowing warm air from the living space below to enter the attic. • Gutters should be clean, properly aligned, and securely attached. Inspect gutters a few times during the fall and winter months, especially if there are many trees around your house. Gutters and downspouts should direct water away from the foundation, as well as away from walkways and driveways, so that they do not become slippery or icy. Outside Walls, Framing and Foundation • Check soffits, siding, brick walls, trim, and flashing for damage, looseness, warping, and decay. • Look for termite damage and signs of other insects or rodents. • Check foundations for signs of settling, such as bulging or shifting. Have a professional inspect cracks more than 1/8-inch wide. • Learn more at takewinterbystorm.org.
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hose of you who have lived here for a while have seen a few pretty significant floods and power outages. We’ve been through the last 10 years’ worth of them with you at the store. We like to think we’re getting better at the emergency event rodeo (although it would be just fine not having another ride any time soon). We thought we might give you a retailers perspective. Don’t get the wrong idea, we love to help folks, and yes, sales are good. But emergencies are hard on everyone, especially if you’re scrambling. If the power goes out, we close the store temporarily until we can establish emergency operating procedures. Then we round up all the male cord ends and put them behind the counter (back feeding your panel is dangerous and illegal). Next we put up the “Carbon Monoxide and Backfeeding Kills” sign with the skull and cross bones on it. Now we are more or less ready for the onslaught of folks shopping for their unscheduled camping trip.
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Levels of preparation vary greatly. Some folks are pretty much set. They have laid in the necessary systems and or supplies, have done some planning, and are in “Keep Calm and Carry On” mode. On the other end of the preparedness scale are those who are in “Now Panic and Freak Out” mode. They have little to nothing for the situation, and haven’t spent much time thinking about it. In a perfect world everyone would have a fully functional backup power source. The reality is that many do not. They are expensive and require diligent maintenance to remain operational. There are many far more economical items that can make your life manageable until power is restored. The key is to have them on hand. You can find great emergency preparedness information on many sites. As prepared retailers, we always try to have a deep supply of emergency event “greatest hits” items. However, they are gone quickly. Reordering is difficult to impossible. Ordering systems may not be functional, and all stores in a region are pulling from the same distribution warehouses. Supplies are gone quickly, transportation is limited, and routes may not be open. If you’ve ever been in search of these items during a weather event or outage, you’ve had lots of company. Yes, there can be certain level of camaraderie, but tempers also flare. In big, lengthy events things sometimes get downright nasty. So do yourself, your family and friends, your community emergency personnel, and yes your local retailers a favor. Be prepared! Wendy’s hot power outage (and just plain don’t like to be cold) tip. A hot water bottle in bed at night (make sure it is in good shape or you’ll be soaked) makes an amazing difference in staying warm and toasty. Try it! • Carmichael’s is at 8150 Falls Ave., Snoqualmie.
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ACE Hardware ready to help when winter strikes Don’t let the long stretch of summer fool you into thinking winter isn’t coming. The abrupt change into fall is here. Staff at North Bend ACE Hardware are ready, awaiting customers’ needs as severe weather approaches. They have prepared a winter preparedness and emergency kit list and are ready to help customers. In case of bad storms or weather-related disasters, homeowners should be thinking ahead about how to stay mobile, warm and safe. “You want to be prepared for the worst,” said ACE Store Manager Chris McCartney, a veteran of 20 Valley winters, including snow storms, floods and prolonged power outages. Storms often mean a run on the store, so smart shoppers will stock up ahead on everything from de-icer to emergency lamps. When gear and supplies are organized and stored in a safe, dry place, homeowners can be ready for Mother Nature. Get together with your family and make a list, ACE staff say. Find a place in the pantry or back of the garage, and safely store needed goods. Water is a must. Some neighborhoods are on electric wells. When the power goes down, so does the water supply. Besides ‘people food,’ ACE staff emphasized putting aside extra pet food to ensure animals don’t go hungry during outages or other disasters that may cause disruption in supply chains. The store’s emergency car kit list includes items that save time and trouble during winter travel. An extra bag of cat litter can also be the ticket (out/home) when your car gets stuck in a snowy ditch. Chemical heating pads and glow sticks can provide light and heat without batteries. Also, make sure to use camp stoves and grills safely. Residents should never use coal- or gas-powered items inside the home, as the carbon monoxide they give off is deadly. ACE also recommends foam faucet covers and heat tape to prevent frozen pipes and water leaks. Don’t forget about pipes from well houses to the home, as well.
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North Bend ACE assistant manager Niel shows part of the selection of winter auto care items. Winterization should also include treatments to gasoline engines in the boat or RV to prevent cold damage.
Outdoor fun Winter brings opportunity for adventure. ACE carries a full selection of sporting goods for families’ camping, hunting and fishing needs. Camping goods can also come in handy during storms and power outages. Old and new products, from emergency thermal blankets and Sterno cans to lamps and hatchets, make roughing it a bit easier. Some customers swear by oil lamps over battery-powered lamps. Oil burns brightly and lasts longer. The store also carries a hand-cranked LED lamp that lasts for up to 12 hours after a firm cranking. ACE makes an extra effort to stay staffed and stock inventory during big winter events. “We make an extra effort to make sure everybody’s here,” McCartney said. “We’ve got committed people. They understand we’ll be here, we’ll keep operations running.” At need, a regional warehouse keeps supplies running. “I tell them what we need, they make it happen,” McCartney said. “ACE is the helpful place. That’s what we’re here for— everybody at the ACE warehouse also understands and supports that whole philosophy.” • North Bend ACE Hardware is located at 330 Main Ave S. Call the store at (425) 888-1242.
You don’t have to break the budget to prepare for the types of natural disasters that can happen in your area. The following are easy ways to get ready for nature’s events in a thrifty manner. Create your own personalized list. You may not need everything included in “ready-made” kits and there may be additional items you need based on your personal situation. For example, if you have pets, you may need special items. Don’t forget to have supplies in your car and at work. Look around your home first for items you can place in your kit using the personalized list you create. You may be surprised how many items you already have around your home that just need to be pulled together. Budget emergency preparedness items as a “normal” expense. Even $20 a month can go a long way to helping you be ready. Buy one preparedness item each time you go to the grocery store. Save by shopping sales. Make use of coupons and shop at stores with camping supplies and used goods. Test your emergency preparedness kit every 6 months. Only replace and cycle through those items that have a shelf life (such as water, food, batteries). You may want to test the radio and flashlight at the same time to make sure they are in working order. Use Daylight Savings dates as your preparedness test reminder dates. Store water in safe containers. You don’t have to buy more expensive bottled water, but make sure any containers you use for water storage are safe and disinfected. Request preparedness items as gifts. We all receive gift we don’t need or use. What if your friends and family members gave you gifts that could save your life? Don’t forget to protect them by sending preparedness gifts their way, too. Think ahead. You are more likely to save money if you can take your time with focused and strategic shopping. It’s when everyone is at the store right before a storm hits that you might buy things in urgency. Use a list to avoid duplicating items when you are stressed or panicked. Trade one night out to fund your family emergency preparedness kit. For example, taking a family of four to the movies can cost upwards of $80-$100. Just one night of sacrifice could fund a family emergency preparedness kit.
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After last year’s multiple-day power-outage, EFR stresses the need to be careful about carbon monoxide. If people are using kerosene heaters or stoves, they need to ensure they are used in a well-ventilated area. EFR is concerned that people who keep extra gasoline may end up inadvertently creating fire dangers.
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Animal Partners Chili Showdown is Saturday Valley Animal Partners’ third annual Chili Showdown is 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Snoqualmie Eagle’s lodge. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. VAP is a non-profit organization and all proceeds benefit families in the Snoqualmie Valley. Businesses and organizations including the North Bend Bar and Grill, the Snoqualmie Brewery, the Mount Si culinary class and Love A Mutt Rescue will be competing with their chili recipes. Individuals are welcome to compete as well. Come and vote for your favorite! Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children.
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Trash to treasure
rash and treasures alike were scooped up by Fish Festival participants Saturday, Sept. 22, but only the trash found its way to the bin. Mosaics, wood carvings, copper leaves and other beauties were toted to their new homes, in the hands of their finders, at the conclusion of what will probably be an annual river clean-up in Fall City. “We think it was a very successful day,” said Sharlett Driggs, co-chair of the Fall City Arts-sponsored event. “Lots of smiles and shouts from people who found art treasures.” An estimated 200 people helped with the riverside cleanup, bid in the salmon auction, or just enjoyed some of the booths, like the carvings of the Snoqualmie Tribe Canoe Carvers.
Right, a young treasure hunter scores a fish sculpture during Fall City’s river cleanup and arts event. Below, diver Charles Frederick found his share of trash at the bottom of the river. Frederick had help throughout the day from Damian Moses, left, and Wayne Graika, both part of the Snoqualmie Tribe wood carvers.
Thursday, Oct. 18 • Hotel Transylvania, 7 p.m.
FRIday, Oct. 19 • Hotel transylvania, 2 & 5 p.m. • Trouble with the Curve (PG-13), 8 p.m.
Saturday, OCt. 20 • Hotel transylvania, 2 & 5 p.m. • Trouble with the Curve (PG-13), 8 p.m.
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Artist Catherine Thompson, center, created the mosaic stone held by the woman on the left, and just happened to be near her when the woman found her treasure. Thompson and her family also contributed to the event by joining the cleanup effort, discovering their own treasures in the process.
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Up for auction as part of the Snoqualmie River Fish Festival, these hand-decorated salmon, right, were appropriately displayed along the fence around Fall City’s Art Park.
Across 1. Hits hard 6. Discompose 11. Provokes 13. Weak 15. Timid, childish man 16. “So soon?” 17. “___ alive!” (contraction) 18. College fee 20. “Fantasy Island” prop 21. Locale 23. Apprehensive 24. Hacienda hand, maybe 25. Fishhook line 27. Ballad 28. Shoulder gesture 29. Mourner 31. Category 32. Contemptible one 33. Grimace 34. Letters 36. Betting information seller 39. “Silly” birds 40. Greyhound, e.g. 41. Hang
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Down 1. Literary composition 2. Handgun sheath 3. Arctic bird 4. “Check this out!” 5. 1988 Olympics site 6. Fusion 7. Building near a silo 8. Trick taker, often 9. Those who climb up and over 10. Repulsive 11. Awry
12. Out of proper order 13. Tinker Bell, e.g. 14. Eager 19. Get misty-eyed 22. Snob 24. Four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage 26. Freetown currency unit 28. Kind of fund 30. Big wine holder 31. Bluecoat 33. Lost 34. Mollusk diver 35. Scold 36. Gang land 37. Dodging 38. Drive back 39. Excessive desire for wealth 40. Explode 42. Retain with stone 44. Traveling amusement show 45. Strength 48. Clap 49. Soft porous rock deposited from springs 52. Lulu 54. “Don’t give up!”
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In doubles, the three Mount Si duos lost. Rhett Haney and Van Magnan, in the primary group, fell to Liberty’s Tyler Le and Aaron Burk, 3-6, 2-6. At number two doubles, the duo of Drew Hadaller and Logan Cochrane won their first set, 7-6, over Griffin Lockhart and Matt Campbell. But the Patriots rallied and won the next two, 3-6, 1-6. At number three, Royce Schwartzenberger and Brady Thomas, who challenged their way up from junior varsity, battled to a 6-7 finish in their first set, against the Pats’ Garrett Hughes and Brian Linnenkamp, and fell 1-6 in the second. Mount Si now has a rare opportunity to showcase regional tennis talent, hosting the KingCo league tennis tournament October 16 to 18. Hamann and Griffin will represent Mount Si at singles at KingCo, along with the doubles duos of Van Magnan and Rhett Haney, at number one, and Logan Cochrane and Drew Hadaller at number two. There is a Mount Si team dynamic, Griffin said. “Some people are laid back, others are more intense,” he said. “I think I’m in the middle ground.” “It’s hard to learn at first, but once you do, it’s really fun,” Reid says of the sport. “You can’t have a really bad time out here. It’s a good environment.” You can follow team results at MountSiTennis.weebly.com.
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at its monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Candidates include Fifth District State Senate hopefuls Brad Toft and Mark Mullett, State Rep. Position 2 candidates David Spring and Chad Magendanz, and Jay Rodne, who is unopposed for State
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October After Hours networking event will be hosted by the Brown & Sterling law firm, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 4318 Preston-Fall City Rd. S.E. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Register at www.snovalley. org, or (425) 888-6362. The Chamber is wrapping up the next annual Community Guide/ Membership Directory, which goes to 17,000 homes and businesses in the Valley. Member businesses can make any changes to their business profile at www. snovalley.org.
PUBLIC NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE #687277 CITY OF SNOQUALMIE Public Notice The City of Snoqualmie Department of Public Works, 38624 SE River Street, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Falls Ave. SE and SE Cedar St. Rehabilitation and Infrastructure Improvements, is located at SE 90th St. (from SR202 to Falls Ave. SE); Falls Ave. SE (from SE 90th St. to SE Beta St.); SE Beta St. (from SR202) to Schusman Ave. SE; SE Epsilon St. (from Falls Ave. SE to Schusman Ave. SE) SE Cedar St. (from SE Fir St. to Silva Ave. SE) in Snoqualmie in King County. This project involves 5.66 acres of soil disturbance for roadway and utility improvements, including the installation of water main, sewer main and storm drain line; curb, gutter, planter and sidewalks will also be constructed as part of the construction activities. Stormwater will be discharged to the existing City of Snoqualmie storm drainage that outfalls to the Snoqualmie River, for the Falls Ave. SE Site; and to an unnamed creek for the SE Cedar St. site. Any persons desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this application, or interested in Ecology’s action on this application, may notify Ecology in writing no later than 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II antidegradation requirements under WAC173201A-320. Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater PO Box 47696 Olympia, WA 98504-7696 Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record on October 10, 2012 and October 17, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICE #687655 LEGAL NOTICE NORTH BEND TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT NO 1 North Bend, Washington
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the North Bend Transportation Benefit District No 1 (TBD) will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the 2013 Preliminary Budget. The hearing will take place during a Special Transportation Benefit District No 1 Meeting on Tuesday November 6, 2012, at approximately 7:05 P.M., at the Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenue South, North Bend, WA. Comments may be submitted in writing to the TBD Board of Directors, c/o City of North Bend, 211 Main Avenue N. (P.O. Box 896) North Bend, WA 98045, up to the close of business, (4:30 P.M.) Monday, November 5, 2012 or verbally during the public hearing. The Preliminary Budget is available for review at the North Bend City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N., and on the City’s website at http://northbendwa.gov. Further information is available by contacting City Hall at (425) 888-7630. Posted: October 3, 2012 Published: October 10, 2012 and October 17, 2012 in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #687646 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the North Bend City Council will hold a public hearing to receive comments on setting the Property Tax Levy for 2013. The hearing will take place during the Regular City Council Meeting on Tuesday November 6, 2012, 7:00 P.M., at the Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenue South, North Bend, WA. Comments may be submitted in writing to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 211 Main Avenue N. (P.O. Box 896) North Bend, WA 98045, up to the close of business, (4:30 P.M.) Monday, November 5, 2012 or verbally during the public hearing. Further information is available by contacting Finance Manager Stan Lewis at (425) 888-7631. Posted: October 4, 2012 Published: October 10, 2012 and October 17, 2012 in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #690429 DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (ECF12-007) WAC 197-11-970 Determination of nonsignificance (DNS).
Description of proposal: Installation of approximately 180 linear feet of 12 inch ductile iron water main across SR203 at Commercial Street Proponent: City of Carnation Location of proposal, including street address, if any: SR203 and Commercial Street in Carnation, WA Lead agency: City of Carnation The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 20 days from the date below. Comments must be submitted by November 6, 2012. Responsible Official: Linda Scott Position/Title: City Planner Phone: (425) 333-4192 Address: City of Carnation 4621 Tolt Avenue PO Box 1238 Carnation, WA 98014-1238 Date: October 8, 2012 Date Issued: October 8, 2012 Date Mailed: October 9, 2012 Date Published: October 17 and October 24, 2012 in the Snoqulamie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #690459 City of North Bend NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF SEPA DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS) Project Name: Si View Estates Preliminary Plat DNS Issuance Date: October 17, 2012 Notice of Hearing and DNS Publication Date: October 17, 2012 Public Hearing Date: November 8, 2012 Applicant: RAD Development, LLC Craig Pierce (425)742-6044 Location: 1045 Maloney Grove Avenue SE Description of Proposal: Preliminary Plat applications to subdivide parcel #1523089102 totaling 6.9 acres into a 28 lot single-family subdivision subject to compliance with all applicable regulations. The site is located in Section 15, Township 23N, Range 8 east W.M., more com-
monly known as 1045 Maloney Grove Avenue SE, just south of SE 10th Street. Copies of the staff report will be available at the hearing and beginning on approximately October 22, 2012 at the Community and Economic Development Department at 126 E. Fourth Street, North Bend, or by emailing Jamie Burrell, Senior Planner at email@example.com and Tom Meagher, Office/Permit Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, contact the CED Department at (425) 888-5633. The Hearing Examiner will issue a Notice of Decision on the Preliminary Plats by November 18, 2012 consistent with NBMC 20.05.005. Public Hearing: At 10:30a.m.on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the City Hall Conference Room (211 Main Avenue N.), the City of North Bend will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed Preliminary Plat. Written comments may be accepted until 4:30pm, Wednesday October 31, 2012, or in person at the hearing. Email or deliver comments to the contact below. Responsible Official: Jamie Burrell, Senior Planner Threshold Determination: The City of North Bend (lead agency for this proposal) has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment that cannot be mitigated through compliance with the conditions of the North Bend Municipal Code and other applicable regulations. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request at the offices of the North Bend Community and Economic Development Department located at 126 E. Fourth St., North Bend, Washington. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date of publication of this notice, allowing time for public comment. The issuance of this DNS should not be interpreted as acceptance or approval of this proposal as presented. The City of North Bend reserves the right to deny or approve said proposal subject to conditions if it is determined to be in the best interest of the City and/or necessary for
the general health, safety, and welfare of the public. For More Information: Please contact Senior Planner Jamie Burrell at the Community and Economic Development Department at (425) 888-7642 or via email to email@example.com. Email comments for either the DNS or the Public Hearing to Jamie at the email above and Tom Meagher firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver or mail to the North Bend Community and Economic Development Department, PO Box 896, North Bend, WA 98045. Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record on October 17, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICE #687665 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the North Bend City Council will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the 2013 Preliminary Budget. The hearing will take place during the Regular City Council Meeting on Tuesday November 6, 2012, 7:00 P.M., at the Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenue South, North Bend, WA. Comments may be submitted in writing to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 211 Main Avenue N. (P.O. Box 896) North Bend, WA 98045, up to the close of business, (4:30 P.M.) Monday, November 5, 2012 or verbally during the public hearing. The Preliminary Budget is available for review at City Hall, 211 Main Ave. N., and on the City’s website at http://northbendwa.gov. Further information is available by contacting City Hall at (425) 888-1211. Posted: October 3, 2012 Published: October 10, 2012 and October 17, 2012 in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #690484 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the North Bend City Council will hold a Public Hearing to receive comment regarding renewal of a Moratorium on the Establishment of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries. The public hearing will take place during the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at 7:00 P.M., at the Mt.
Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, WA. Citizens may submit written comments regarding the Moratorium to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 211 Main Avenue N. (P.O. Box 896), North Bend, WA 98045, up to the close of business, (4:30 P.M.) Monday, November 5, 2012 or verbally during the public hearing. North Bend does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities. If you need special accommodation, please contact City Hall within three business days prior to the public hearing at (425) 888-7627. Posted: October 10, 2012 Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record: October 17, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICE #691075 CITY OF SNOQUALMIE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING- WATER COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TIME: Monday, November 5th, 2012 7:00PM TOPIC: Water Comprehensive Plan Update PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held before the Snoqualmie Planning Commission at 7:00PM, or there soon after, to hear testimony on proposed amendments to the City of Snoqualmie Water Comprehensive Plan amendment. The Public Hearing will be held at the Snoqualmie City Hall in the Council Chambers at 38624 SE River Street, Snoqualmie. Written testimony may be submitted to the City of Snoqualmie, Attention Mike Roy, PO Box 987, Snoqualmie, WA 98065, until 5:00 PM May 29, 2009. The proposed amendments are available at the City Hall Building at 38624 SE River Street, Snoqualmie. The City, upon request, will provide auxiliary aids to participants with disabilities. One-week advance notice, please. Posted: October 11, 2012 Published in Snoqualmie Valley Record on October 17, 2012.
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