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North Bend’s City Hall received two bomb threats on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The threats, addressed to the North Bend Police, were delivered by mail to City Hall, which used to house the police department. “Basically, we got a letter saying there was possibly a bomb,” said North Bend Police Chief Sgt. Mark Toner. “The letter was addressed to us, the police, so we searched the substation and the City Hall.” Toner called for bomb-sniffing dogs from the King County Sheriff’s Office, to aid in the search.

School board moving ahead on bond, constituents still asking for answers By Carol Ladwig Staff Reporter

Whether or not the Snoqualmie Valley School District is officially done “vetting” a $216 million bond option, one phase in its bond campaign is about to begin. Assistant Superintendent Don McConkey, in describing a series of public meetings on the bond proposal, told the board at its Nov. 7 meeting, “This is the beginning of the campaign.” Only two board members, Scott Hodgins and Carolyn S i m p s o n , Tavish attended this McLean, part of the School board meeting, and member-elect neither argued with McConkey’s statement, or his follow-up emphasis on the need for a consistent message in this phase of the process. To several audience members, newly elected District 1 board member Tavish MacLean included, that news was confusing. See BOND, 6


A day of thanks Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

Tova Shecter, a Kindergartner at Snoqualmie Elementary, perches on the lap of her grandfather, Morton Shecter, as they watch the Veteran’s Day assembly at her school. Morton served as a U.S. infantryman in Korea in the late 1950s. He was one of more than 50 veterans honored at the assembly. See more Veteran’s Day photos on page 10.

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Time is short, but bonds go deep when Gene Grantham trains dogs for the blind By Carol Ladwig Staff Reporter

Gene Grantham knew the plan all along. He was going to bring home a 3-month-old puppy, house-break it, train it, love it, and more than a year later, hand the leash over to a Guide Dogs for the Blind trainer and eventually, the pup’s new owner. See GUIDE DOG, 3

Surprises, upsets in 2013 election

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Vinnie, an adopted guide dog, now a pet, gets up close with owner Gene Grantham.

The Nov. 5 general election so far favors the challengers, with an exception—the Snoqualmie Valley School District board race between Marci Busby and David Spring. However, early returns saw challengers in the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital district play upsetter to incumbents, while newcomer Heather Munden was beating former councilmember Terry Sorenson by a wide margin. Meanwhile, both local tax measures gathered strong support. See ELECTION, 5




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It would be fun to have a puppy, he figured, and a lot easier now that he was retired. It would also be rewarding to help out someone who needed a guide dog. But it was not supposed to be so hard. A sound that’s part sigh, part groan and part laugh is the North Bend man’s answer to how he felt on September 14, to be reunited with his former puppy, Ethan, watch him graduate as a guide dog and then meet his new owner. “Ethan is the only one I’ve had to give up,” Grantham said. The first “puppy” he volunteered to raise is 2-year-old Vinnie, curled up on the couch next to him, and the third, 3-month-old Zeni, is gently snoring on his lap. Vinnie didn’t make it through guide dog training so Grantham adopted him, and Zeni is about a year away from being “recalled” for the specialized training.

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The right temperament Zeni, a coal-black Lab with soulful eyes, was still a little wobbly on her feet when Grantham brought her home just days earlier, too small to go many places, and too young for anything but the basics — house-breaking. “No, they don’t know that, when we get them,” Grantham said, “but she’s getting the idea,” he said, as Zeni stretched and yawned, then snuggled further under his arm. She’ll also learn a handful of commands, he says. “They’ll learn sit down, come, stay, and let’s go … walking on a loose leash, that’s important, but being well socialized, that’s probably about half of it.” Soon, she’ll be joining Grantham on frequent trips to the library, coffee shops, restaurants, and stores for that socialization, and to help Guide Dogs evaluate her natural abilities. “They have to have the right temperament,” Grantham explained, so puppy raisers like himself pay attention to each dog’s behavior, and report their progress at periodic evaluations. A dog that gets too excited around people and jumps up, or gets scared, would not be helpful to a disabled person, and so is not a good candidate for training. Grantham is extremely impressed with the 70-year-old Guide Dogs for the Blind breeding program, which produces dogs with the calm and confident personalities needed for service, and connects them with volunteers who want to help cement the dog-human bond, either as puppy cuddlers, soon after they’re born, or as puppy raisers like himself.

Select group Fewer than half of all dogs in the program, though, are selected for the training, he said, at the rate of about half of all labs, a third of all retrievers, and three or four times more females than males. Vinnie, the friendly yellow Lab who’s been acting sulky since Zeni came out of her training crate, wasn’t quite confident enough as a puppy and wasn’t selected for the training. Ethan almost didn’t make it to training, either, but for different reasons. “Ethan was a gorgeous dog!” Grantham said, “He zoomed through (early) training like a rock star! He was doing so well, they said, ‘We want him in our breeding program.’” If it weren’t for a slight heart defect that the breeding veterinarians noticed when he came to the program, that’s where Ethan would be today. Instead, he’s in Florida, helping attorney William Osbourne (Grantham and everybody else calls him Ozzie) navigate daily life. It was so difficult for Grantham to Gene Grantham, say good-bye to Ethan — when the dog saw him again after five months North Bend guide dog host away in training, he broke all his training and jumped up onto Grantham’s lap — that he took some time off from the puppy raising business. If he’d decided not to try it again, he would have been a fairly typical volunteer, and member of his Issaquah-based Eager Eye puppy club. “The majority of the people end up with one of them as a pet,” he said, and “some people won’t do it, because they think it will be too hard,” either to train a new puppy, or to give the puppy up a year later. But Grantham had been through all that, and knew he could do it. A few months ago, he wanted to know something else. “I wonder if I could raise another dog as good as Ethan?” he thought. He signed up to find out, this time asking for his first female puppy to raise. As Zeni slid into deeper sleep, Vinnie scooted closer to his owner on the couch, apparently deciding it was time to stake his claim. The doggie tension in the house this time is new, Grantham says, since Vinnie and Ethan got along from the start. Ethan wasn’t perfect, though, he admits. Laughing, he listed some of the things the puppy destroyed when his teeth came in; no shoes, but a couple of belts, a watch, and “I had a library book I was reading, on dog training, and he took a few pages out of that!” Learn more about Guide Dogs for the Blind and its puppy raising programs at

“I wonder if I could raise another dog as good as Ethan...”

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Top: Gene Grantham, right, with his puppy, Ethan, after graduating from guide dog training, and Ethan’s new owner, William Osborne, left. Below, Vinnie, Grantham’s first puppy raised for Guide Dogs for the Blind, searches the new puppy’s crate for food or toys. Bottom, 3 month-old Zeni will spend the next year with Grantham and Vinnie, becoming socialized and, if good enough, advancing to a five-month training program to become a guide dog.

Recent staff changes at the city of North Bend reflect the city’s position, ready to grow, and needing some help with that. New hire Dawn Masko takes over as the city’s finance director and assistant city administrator, and Megan O’Neal recently joined the city’s Community and Economic Development Office as a new associate planner. While Masko is filling an existing role, recently vacated by Stan Lewis, O’Neal is a long-awaited addition to the city’s planning department, says office director Gina Estep. In her tenure, Estep points out that the city has increased its boundaries by about 30 percent, come out of moratorium, and started to see a lot of residential development. Her department, which includes two senior planners and an office/permit coordinator, was “maxed out,” she said. O’Neal holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington State University. She was hired for a two-year contract, which may become permanent depending on the city’s continued growth. The North Bend City Council authorized and budgeted for hiring up to three new staffers with development funds — permit fees and other “revenue that we’ve seen because of development,” explained Mayor Ken Hearing. O’Neal is the first such new hire. North Bend also recently lost its building official, Russ Steinike, and the city is contracting for those services in the interim.

Metro warns of bus cuts without help

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The consequences of inaction on stable funding for public transit were spelled out last week, as King County Metro Transit detailed drastic cuts to bus service that must be planned now in the absence of funds from the state. “The time for action is now, with the Legislature in special session, to avert cuts to bus service that would be without precedent in the 40-year history of Metro,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine last week. “It is unconscionable that King County should be compelled to cut bus service, due to lack of funding authority from the state.” Temporary funding dedicated for Metro Transit expires next year, and Metro has exhausted its reserves and implemented many efficiencies and cost-savings. Metro’s service guidelines identify the need for increasing service by 15 percent – but without funding in place after next year, Metro recently released a proposal that lists the details of up to 17 percent in cuts to bus service. The state legislature may consider statewide transportation funding in December, but until a solution is finalized, Metro Transit must take steps to prepare to cancel 74 routes and reduce service on another 107 routes starting next year. Riders with questions or comments can visit Metro’s service cuts page, at http://, for more information.



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Real consquences of drowsy driving


even years ago, I sped across the Interstate 90 bridge to Harborview Medical Center. As I did, I begged for God to take my life: “Please take me instead. Not her!” Just 15 minutes before my drive across the bridge, my wife, Mary Beth, and I had received the phone call that every parent dreads. Our 17-year old-daughter, Mora, was in the E.R. at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. All we knew then was that she had been in a terrible car accident, and that her condition was critical. Like any parent, I bargained and begged aloud for God to spare the life of my child. Since that day, we’ve told the story about Mora’s accident and how it was caused by a drowsy driver, over and over again. And we will continue to do so until people take drowsy driving more seriously. That frantic trip across I-90 was just one of the moments from that harrowing time that is seared into my psyche. There are other memories of terrible moments like that, they stay with me and continue to push my family and I to carry on in our mission to talk about the dangers of drowsy driving: • The sadness in the doctor’s eyes three days after the accident, as she took my wife and I over to a private corner after the morning consult was over. She told us that the trauma team was very disheartened. After being in a coma for three days, Mora’s brain was not showing any signs of response, and they were losing William Shaw hope of her survival. Valley Record Publisher • The devastation in my wife’s eyes as we approached our family in the Trauma ICU waiting room. When we told them it looked like Mora would not make it, our family closed around us in an elemental circle of love and shared anguish. Defiantly, my mother said, “Well, we’ll just have to pray even harder!” • The disbelief and anger we felt when we were told by the Washington State Patrol trooper that the driver of the car that Mora was a passenger in had been awake for more than 20 hours before she got behind the wheel. That she fell asleep and went off the road while driving at nearly 70 miles an hour over Blewett Pass. • I will also never forget Mora’s first words over a month later...whispered in pain and agony, trapped in a full body cast and an injured brain. “I hate this”. Or six months later, when Mora was an 18-year-old woman, and she took her first baby step without a wheelchair, crutches, or a scooter, knowing that she would need multiple surgeries on her ankle for years to come. We cannot give Mora back the years that were taken away from her, or the pain that she continues to deal with. But we can try to spare others from suffering terrible, lifechanging injuries like hers. Half of our mission is to promote drowsy driving awareness and prevention through education. In print, online, and on television, we have warned about the dangers of drowsy driving. We have shouted about it from the rooftops, and in our state legislature’s House Judiciary Committee. But prevention and education goes only halfway. For, as with drunk driving 40 years ago and wearing seatbelts 20 years ago, perceptions about and laws and penalties against drowsy driving need to be changed. If a person gets behind the wheel of a car, has not slept for 20 to 24 hours, and causes an injury or death, there should be serious consequences to his or her actions, and added teeth to the current reckless driving laws. Mora has miraculously defied all the medical odds, and is living her amazing life. But others have not been so ‘lucky’. If one person getting behind the wheel of a car thought first and took a nap, Mora’s life and many other lives like hers would have been different. Other lives would have been saved. Seven years later, as our Governor proclaims Nov. 11 to 17 to be Washington State Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, the Shaw family will continue to make noise about drowsy driving and its consequences. And we will never forget.

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Past This week in Valley history

Thursday, Nov. 10, 1988

“It puts more responsibility on us checkers, and theft has been a huge issue, but it did turn out a little better than I thought it would.”

“I don’t think it’s working out.. there are difficulties with stealing, and we thought it was going to be cheaper. Maybe we didn’t look into it enough as voters.”

Justin Spears North Bend

Pat Person North Bend

• Students in grade school at Snoqualmie will be protected from some of the dangers of today’s society as a result of a special program made available by the National Child Safety Council. Police officer Chuck Holton and reserve officer Terri Stokes are bringing the “Safety Pup” program to schools. • Valley farmers are taking part in a pilot water quality project. through the Puget Sound Water Quality Authority. A Stillwater project focuses on small hobby farms and sewage.

Thursday, Nov. 14, 1963

“I haven’t noticed any difference... The increase in crime I’ve been seeing has been more about drugs than alcohol, but maybe alcohol is a gateway.”

“I’m kind of indifferent. I guess it’s more available to the consumer, and that’s a good thing, but it seems more expensive.”

BethAnn Willits North Bend

Myke Fedyk North Bend

• A benefit dance is planned for Jodi Michelle Blagg, a blueeyed, brown-haired little girl who celebrated her fifth birthday on Sept. 14. She is a happy, normal child in every way, except one—her days are limited for she is a victim of cancer. Weak from six days of treatment at Children’s Orthopedic Hospital, she is anxious to return to her beloved Kindergarten classes.

In Brief

Snoqualmie Valley merchants unite to promote holiday theme of living and giving local Tis the season to sip, savor, share and shop where we live; and Snoqualmie Valley merchants are making it easy by bringing their wares out of the shops and into community. For a special holiday version of its regular “After Hours” networking event, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce is inviting local families to join Valley-based independent merchants for an evening of seasonal shopping and celebration. Billed as the After Hours Holiday Marketplace, this event is co-hosted by Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis, Snoqualmie Arts Market and the Mount Si Senior Center. It’s open to the public, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. in North Bend. “The theme of this event, living and giving local, reflects our appreciation of the symbiotic relationship between our residents, businesses, government and social service organizations,” explains event organizer Kim Ewing. In addition to marketing their wares, participating merchants will offer complimentary food and beverages, tips for entertaining and home décor, interactive family activities and opportunities to win wonderful prizes. To learn more, send an e-mail to Kim Ewing at bbqheiress@ or call (425) 292-3067.

ThReaT FROM 1 No threat was found, but the case is under investigation. “This bomb threat was not unusual,” he said, adding that the sheriff ’s department investigates bomb threats frequently. “It’s something we are aware of.” He could offer little information on the letters or the sender, since the case is under investigation. However, both envelopes had markings distinct enough that the city employee who got the mail on Friday recognized it as from the same sender, and immediately called the police.

ELECTION FROM 1 Parks, fire levy Si View Metro Parks’ Prop. 1, a oneyear maintenance and operations levy, was passing by a wide margin, 78 percent, 3,046 votes to 834. “We are again thankful and flattered from the Prop. 1 results,” stated Si View Executive Director Travis Stombaugh. “I believe the support is a combination of things.... I believe the residents of Si View Metropolitan Park District value the services we provide and recognize that we help to elevate the quality of life in the Valley.” Fall City Fire District 27’s Prop. 1, an M&O levy, was passing with 75 percent, 1,164 to 378 votes.

School races In the Snoqualmie Valley School District, the race between incumbent Marci Busby and challenger David Spring saw Busby with a 300-vote lead. Busby had nearly 52 percent of the vote, or 3,799 to Spring’s 47.7 percent, or 3,488 votes, for the District 4 seat. “I want to thank the thousands of voters who have voted for a new direction for our school district,” commented Spring, who was carefully watching early returns. “I am very encouraged by your support. I greatly appreciated the opportunity to go door to door and talk with parents about the experiences of their children in our public schools. Win or lose, your voices have been heard and we will do everything we can to address your concerns.” Tavish MacLean is unopposed for the District 1 seat, and garnered 5,494 votes. Write-in candidates garnered 41 votes.

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“Being a rookie candidate, I was gratified with the 99 percent share of the vote,” commented MacLean, “but disappointed that there were many voters who didn’t fill out the oval. “I’d like to thank my supporters and let them know that I look forward to working with the board and the administration to make our school district even better,” he added. “It’s important that we keep that perspective and recognize our successes, even as we get down to the business of addressing our challenges. I will be learning, questioning and sometimes challenging the status quo as a new board member, and my door is always open to community members with constructive input.”

City races In Snoqualmie, Mayor Matt Larson was elected to his third term with 74.7 percent of the vote, or 1,584 votes. Challenger Ed Pizzuto received 532 votes. In the contested race for Council Position 5, newcomer Heather Munden was leading former councilman Terry Soreson, 70 percent to 29 percent. Munden had 1,469 votes to Sorenson’s 609 votes. Sorenson congratulated his opponent. Looking ahead, he said he would like to be on the city’s planning commission. “Heather is a hard-working woman,” Sorenson said. “I hope she will represent all citizens.” Bob Jeans, at Position 1, Bryan Holloway at Position 3, and Kathi Prewitt at Position 7 were re-elected, unopposed. In North Bend, Alan Gothelf, for Position 2, Ross Loudenback at Position 4 and Jeanne Petterson at Position 6 were re-elected, unopposed. In Carnation, Jim Berger at Position 2

and Kim Lisk, Position 4, were unopposed.

Hospital District In the Public Hospital District 4 (Snoqualmie Valley Hospital) Position 2 race, challenger Dariel Norris was leading by a large margin, with 66 percent to incumbent Dick Jones’ 33 percent. As of Tuesday morning, Norris had 4,325 votes to Jones’ 2,157. In the Position 4 race, challenger and commissioner Gene Pollard was winning against incumbent Kevin Hauglie. Pollard had 53 percent of the vote, 3,713 votes, to Hauglie’s 45 percent, or 3,152 votes. That race saw 17 write-in votes. Commenting to the Valley Record Wednesday, Hauglie remarked that, with under a quarter of registered voters counted, “it is early and I remain optimistic. The hospital is full, clinics are very busy and the entire team remains diligent carrying out our mission of quality health care.”

Initiative measures I-522, which would have labeled genetically engineered food, was failing with a 52 percent “no” vote. About 837,000 Washington residents voted against it, with more than 772,000 voting for the measure. I-517, which would have set penalties for interfering with signature-gatherers, require that all measures receiving sufficient signatures appear on the ballot, and extend time for gathering petition signatures, was failing with a 62 percent “no” vote, with about 965,000 people voting against the measure, 585,000 voting for it. • The next count in the general election is Wednesday afternoon. You can see results at elections/currentelections/201311/results/ browseraces.aspx.

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BOND FROM 1 “As we talked about these community meetings, Don made the point, ‘Hey, this is the beginning of the campaign.’ So in my mind, that means vetting is over. Now we’re going,” MacLean told the board. “And what I don’t think we’ve done is answer the hard questions.” The proposed Option A bond, selected in August by the school board after a series of focus group meetings during the summer, would build a sixth elementary school to open in 2015, and complete a phased remodel of Mount Si High School that would add enough capacity to bring the freshmen back onto the main campus and reopen the Freshman Campus building as a middle school by 2018. Following discussions in October, the bond would also include funds for several other facilities projects in the district, at a cost of $2.24 per thousand, for a total school assessment (previous levies and bonds included) of up to $6.60 per thousand.

New board member’s questions Although the board has been talking about various bond and high-school remodel options for the past year, the district just this year opened its freshman campus, following a $2.5 remodel of the Snoqualmie Middle School building it’s in. Also, enrollment projections presented last month, combined with new state requirements and funding for reduced class sizes, could mean a huge increase in the district’s capacity needs at every grade level. MacLean said he still had many questions, such as: • Why not build another middle school and keep the freshman campus? • Why not build a separate high school? • How does this plan compare to the other (district)s in terms of cost? • What is the state providing? • How do we know this is all we’ll need? • How are we gauging the likelihood of the passage? “These are all the questions that need to be addressed,” he said, and although he was confident they would be in the public meetings, tentatively scheduled to start the week of Nov. 20, he said, “I don’t have the sense right now that we’ve come up with those answers and have truly vetted this option.” Kim Hagen, also at the meeting, had still more questions, and a caution for the board. “I just want to make sure that

the board is transparent with everything that you’re doing, because I do think that we have revisited several issues from the past. If you’re asking a $216 million question…. Make sure that you’re in tune with the Valley voters. I’m not sure that you are. “What I see from those (enrollment projection) numbers is we need an elementary school first, and then we can look at the high school situation,” she added. “The questions that need to be answered are: Is this an eight-year remodel, that needs to happen now? Is our principal, who we love now, on board with this remodel? Will you need to come back to us in the middle of this remodel — if going from 2,100 to 2,400 (students) … and ask me for more money in the middle of that? Will Mount Si be at capacity at 2,100?” Hodgins told Hagen, “I think Option A will answer all your questions.” To MacLean, he offered a more detailed explanation. “We may want to set Mount Si aside and not fix it,” he said. “We might want to never do it, but we’re going to have to do it, and right now is the best time to do it. We have a quarter of the population off that campus. Right now is the only time that we’re ever going to do something to that facility, because it’s going to fill up again, or a flood could hit it again. Who knows what’s going to happen to that facility… if we wait eight years to do something to Mount Si, the cost of it will double.”

What’s ahead According to the district’s timeline for vetting Option A, the board will soon reach a decision point, having to answer the questions they set themselves: Is Option A a viable possibility for voter consideration? and Is the proposed bond the right bond for SVSD? The Record asked all board members in a Friday e-mail message whether they’ve answered these questions, and if they felt the bond had been fully vetted. Hodgins’ response emphasized his position that improving the high school now should be the district’s top priority. Regarding the district’s readiness to proceed with a bond, he wrote, “I believe that the district has never spent enough time ‘vetting’ a bond proposal before it’s actually placed on the ballot. This time is no different... I have come to the conclusion that as the president of the school board, I must lead.” The school board meets next at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Snoqualmie City Hall.

In Brief

Letters About Literature contest is under way An annual national contest that encourages students to put their thoughts about a book into words is underway this fall. Now in its ninth year in Washington, the Letters About Literature competition encourages young readers to write letters to their favorite authors, living or dead. The contest, co-sponsored by the Washington State Library, is for schoolchildren in grades 4 to 12 and those who are homeschooled. State Librarian Rand Simmons says Letters About Literature is an annual highlight for him and the State Library staff. “It’s amazing how books can touch young readers and help them see their world in a new way,” Simmons said. “This contest helps students think about books they read and how they influence them. We’ve received many outstanding and thoughtful letters from students since the contest started, and we encourage even more students to take part this year.” Students enter the contest by writing a personal letter to an author, explaining how his or her work shaped the students’ perspective on the world or themselves. Students can write about works of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. They cannot write about music lyrics. Entries in Spanish will be accepted and translated for the Washington State judges. Letter writers compete at three levels: Level 1 for grades 4-6; Level 2 for grades 7-8; and Level 3 for grades 9-12. Entrants must be at least 9 years old. One letter from each level from each state is entered into the national competition. There are two deadlines for this year’s contest: All Level 3 entries must be postmarked by Dec. 10. All entries for Levels 1 and 2 must be postmarked by Jan. 10. The state’s winners will be announced in March. A ceremony to honor the Washington champions, runners-up and honorable mentions will be held at the State Capitol in Olympia next spring. About 3,400 Washington students went through the judging process in the last competition. Nearly 100 schools, as well as Boys & Girls Clubs from around the state, had entries. Each letter must be accompanied by an entry coupon that can be found at http://www.

Help Friends of Youth help students at fundraiser breakfast, Nov. 19 The Youth and Family Services Breakfast, a fundraising event for Friends of Youth, is 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Snoqualmie Elementary School. The breakfast helps support programs like counseling services, which Friends of Youth provided to 85 students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District last year. Learn more at

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Pharmacy at Ridge closes On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Falls Compounding Pharmacy’s branch at the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA closed it doors. The grocery store is not affected. The Falls Compounding Pharmacy’s main location on Railroad Avenue in downtown Snoqualmie will continue to provide medications. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call the pharmacy at (425) 888-6858.

O u t g o i n g Cascade Office Supply owner Stephanie Huber stands behind new owner and entrepreneur Donna Hayes, who brings an artistic focus to the 14-year-old office business in downtown North Bend. Hayes has renamed it Mount Si Art Supply, Office and Printing Services.

New face, same drive Stephanie Huber says farewell to North Bend office supply store, new owner Donna Hayes brings new drive, art focus By Seth Truscott Editor

After 40 years in the Valley and 14 years in business, Cascade Office Supply owner Stephanie Huber has sold her business and is saying goodbye. She turns the keys over to a local who proved herself behind the counter and has big plans for the office and art supply store. North Bend resident Donna Hayes took over on September 19, buying the inventory and taking on the lease. She is changing the name of the store to Mount Si Art Supply, Office and



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Printing Services. Hayes is an artist; her vivid paintings—today, they include scenes of cyclists and portraits of Marilyn Monroe and a cat named Mr. Hobbs—hang in the front of the store. She’s focusing the place on arts, while keeping vital office supplies in stock. “There are so many artists in this town, and no art supply store,” Hayes said. In back, she’ll sell office and printing supplies, while in front, she’s creating a gallery with gourmet coffee, wine and WiFi: “I want to just bring people in.” Her vision includes an art studio with guest artists in the front window, doing their thing. Hayes started painting up front in October, and her public presence entices customers inside.

Huber’s next direction Huber is moving to Cle Elum, “changing life up a little bit,” and focusing on something new. She’ll continue her remote, full-time work at Preston-based SanMar apparel, and is becoming a mobile notary. For two years, Huber has had a busy schedule, splitting running the shop with her other full-time job. “I’ve always had somebody during the day,” said Huber, whose son, Jake, helped run the shop while she worked for SanMar. Huber decided to sell after working with Hayes, who was her employee, and watching her lead. Working double duty, “I’ve never been able to change everything” at the store, said Huber. “I haven’t had time.” Enter Hayes, who took charge. “On my birthday, she had everything organized. She was cleaning it up, taking ownership,” and getting the shelves spruced and ship-shape. “That was important to me. That was a sign,” Huber said. “It’s perfect,” she said of the change. “Timing is right. It’s what needed to happen.” After 14 years in North Bend, saying goodbye “was a little hard, that first week, after I signed papers,” Huber said. “This is almost bittersweet.” Yet, Huber says she’s leaving the business in good hands. Hayes, she said, brings the same drive that she did, the same attention that kept Huber constantly seeking to meet customers’ changing needs. “Her work ethic is the same,” she said, and Hayes has already rolled out a lot of big ideas. “I’m just hoping the community will support her,” said Huber, “as much as they did me.” She survived a number of ups and downs in the business, every recession, “but you always come out on top if you want to,” she said. “Do what she wants to do with this business,” Huber advises her successor. “Make it what she wants. Follow her dreams. Also, take into consideration our community, what they’re asking for, and incorporate it, if you can.” • Mount Si Art Supply, Office and Printing Services is located at 131 E North Bend Way, North Bend. Call the store at (425) 8888815. The business held a farewell reception for Stephanie Huber on Nov. 9. Hayes plans a grand opening in the near future.

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Bartell Drugs to open doors on Nov. 15; grand opening follows a week later Family-owned Bartell Drugs opens its “next generation” store in North Bend this Friday, Nov. 15, at Borgen Plaza. A grand opening with a big line-up of festivities follows, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. The Seattle-based chain’s 62nd store is located at 248 Bendigo Boulevard South, at the northeast corner of Bendigo Boulevard and Park Avenue. Store hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Grand opening festivities scheduled for November 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. include vendors with free samples or special offers; free drawings for an Xbox 360, dinner for two at the Space Needle and tickets to the North Bend Theatre; free hot dogs served up by volunteers from North Bend-based Encompass; KJR-FM on-the-air personalities broadcasting live from noon-2 p.m.; and from 9 a.m. to noon, get free or discounted health screening services for blood pressure, cholesterol, bone density and diabetes in the pharmacy area.

Chamber lunch includes look at new website What’s being touted as a casual, productive luncheon for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce begins at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Along with networking, the day includes a first look at the Chamber’s new website. The new site offers local businesses new ways to reach their markets, with a mobileoptimized version as well as a mobile app. Elections for Chamber Board members will take place at the luncheon. Members can vote for the slate of nominees. A five-chamber Brand Builder Networking Breakfast is 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Issaquah Holiday Inn. Meet chamber members from Snoqualmie Valley, Issaquah, Sammamish, Newcastle and Mercer Island and have some enterprising conversations. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Learn more at http://

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Snoqualmie’s Patrick Linder publishes mystery novel, ‘Ghost Music’ Patrick Linder, a resident of Snoqualmie, published a novel, “Ghost Music,” this October. Linder’s novel was awarded third place for unpublished fiction at this summer’s Public Safety Writers Association conference. According to his publishing house, Oak Tree Press, Linder is pushing the mystery genre in a more literary direction. He uses the connection between the Pacific Northwest and the World War II internment of Japanese Americans as the backbone for a presentday mystery. As the novel advances, Seattle detective Marcus Brace must confront not just a killer but also his family’s complicated history as he considers how sins of the past echo, like ghost music, in the present. Linder was born in Wichita, Kan., and moved to the Seattle area in 1997. Awarded a Mellon Fellowship for Humanistic Study, he earned his doctorate in American Literature (with honors) from the University of Washington in 2005. He now works as a communication manager for RootMetrics in Bellevue. Visit Linder’s website at www.

Jack Allen, 11, of North Bend, harvested his first buck this year. Attending fifth grade at North Bend Elementary, Jack is an avid outdoorsman who loves to fish and hunt. He passed hunter’s safety classes last year. With the goal of a buck in mind, he practiced with a 0.243 rifle, spending hours in the field, cold and hungry. Dedication, preparation and patience paid off on Sunday, Oct. 27, when he shot a fine two-point blacktail deer from 113 yards near Carnation. Dad Scott says that Jack couldn’t be prouder of his accomplishment.

Last month, interested members from the community gathered at the YMCA on Snoqualmie Ridge to learn from family history workshop instructors Erin Christensen and Annette Willis. The two hosts shared ways to record family research findings on paper and digitally from files extracted on the Internet, how to avoid duplicating information and how to move forward with optimum research efficiency. While Willis handed out information and forms to everyone, Christensen shared ideas on how they could enhance the upcoming holidays with Christmas and holiday gifts that people could use with their own family trees. Since these workshops began in July, the attendees have become a close knit group, and are beginning to think of these workshops as a “Family History Club,” where they can actually gather to have fun, while discovering their family roots. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Snoqualmie Community Center/ YMCA. Learn how to talk with relatives during the upcoming holiday seasons, and what questions to ask to pick up family facts, stories and pictures.

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Fall City Arts celebrates the season with arts faire More than 30 local artists are taking part in the Fall City Arts Autumn Arts Faire, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the lobby of Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City. In addition to the visual arts, five authors will be on hand with a variety of books, musical groups will perform and special guests from Treehouse Point and Treehouse Workshop will be there with books, information on the new Animal Planet show, and other goods.

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Senior center plans fall field trips A series of adventures await visitors on Fridays, starting at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend. A popular stop, Uptown Glass in Renton, is on the itinerary for Friday, Nov. 15. Participants can visit the glassworks and then create their own piece of blown-glass art. Cost is $36, and WELCOME TO OUR LADY OF SORROWS the bus leaves at 10 a.m. A trip to CATHOLIC CHURCH Quilcede Casino follows on Nov. 22.

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Short-timer: At 5:32 p.m., police received a theft report from a business in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. The business provided video footage showing an employee, who had been at the store for one week, taking money from the register. The employee didn’t return. Fraud: At 12:30 p.m., a caller in the 43000 block of Southeast North Bend Way reported a fraud incident involving his debit card. Someone had used the victim’s debit card to withdraw cash at an ATM.

Saturday, Nov. 2 Theft from truck: At 9:26 a.m., police were called to the 1500 block of Stone Creek Circle Southwest for a theft. The victim reported that someone had stolen the catalytic converter from his truck where it was parked at his office.

Friday, Nov. 1 Bar fight: At 10:06 p.m., police were called to a business in the 45500 block of Southeast North Bend Way for a report of a fight. One of the combatants had reportedly used a beer bottle, as well as fists, to assault the other.

Tuesday, Nov. 5 Low pressure: At 2:57 p.m., Fall City Fire responded to a report of a 74-year-old woman experiencing low blood pressure. They evaluated the woman, then transported her to an area hospital via the Fall City aid car.

No fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Eastside Fire & Rescue for a reported vehicle fire in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near Highway 18. Upon arrival, crews found no signs of fire. They later determined that a vehicle had a mechanical failure, prompting the reports of a fire. The vehicle owner had arranged for it to be towed.

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Thank you, veterans Generations gather at Snoqualmie elementary school to reflect on service, sacrifice Story and Photos by Seth Truscott

It wasn’t until late in his long life that Alvin Macko told his family what he went through in World War II. Alvin, who attended past Veteran’s Day assemblies at Snoqualmie Elementary School, where his grandchildren attend classes, didn’t make it to this year’s assembly. He passed away in 2011. Yet this year, his daughter, Krista Holmberg of Snoqualmie, and widow, Betty Macko of Sammamish, came to honor the veterans in his stead. Macko spent most of World War II in one Japanese internment camp after another. Serving with the 2nd Bn., 4th Marine Division on Corregidor, he was captured early in the Philippines campaign and moved from camp to camp during the war. For almost the entirety of his life, Alvin never spoke of his wartime experience with his family. “I never heard a word of it until 10 years before he passed,” said Betty. “The kids didn’t even know.” Alvin may have been missing Friday, but 50 living veterans, some middle aged, some still in the service, and a couple old enough to have served or fought in Europe and the Pacific in the second world war, were there Nov. 8, as Snoqualmie Elementary School students held an upbeat celebration of their service. It was one of several school ceremonies in the Valley commemorating the holiday this week and last. Fifth grade students in teacher Desi Cudihee’s class led the program, carrying the colors, reading poems and forming a corridor of waving flags. A choir of the school’s fourth grade students sang rousing songs. During a slideshow, seated schoolchildren murmured with excitement as they saw pictures of family members, teachers and bus drivers in military uniform, photographed during their days of service, sometimes amid scenes of ships, aircraft and active service. “They put a lot of effort into it,” said Jason Maples, who accepted a card made by a third grader and a drawing colored by a Kindergartner in thanks for his Navy service. Maples, whose daughter Sophie attends school here, accepted the invitation by e-mail and came to the assembly. His six years of Navy service was a wonderful experience, he said. Today, he works as a security consultant. Cudihee said her students have been working since October on the tribute. Everyone played a role. “We had the runners, the greeters, the people who contacted veterans, the people to contact the screen (rental company), doing the powerpoint. They decorated. It was a whole effort.” “We did this because a lot of people… didn’t get celebrated for what they did,” said fifth grade student Caya Crooks. “We wanted to make sure everybody gets celebrated.” “They risked their lives for us to have our freedom,” added Haylee Osborn. “In their mind, they knew it was the right thing,” said Amelia Barnes. “They wouldn’t just be saving themselves. They would be saving everyone.”

Clockwise from left, fourth-grade students at Snoqualmie Elementary wave flags during a song in honor of veterans, Friday, Nov. 8; fifth grader Willow Bowman shows her patriotism; Bill Staggs served with the 1st Marine Division on Guadalcanal, Peleliu and Iwo Jima. Here, he visits his granddaughters, Vera and Fiona, and their mom, Leah, at school; Haylee Osborn shakes hands with Staggs; Scouts Cade Woolf and Tony Olson salute veterans as they pass.



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The sixth annual Snoqualmie Ridge Turkey Trot, a fivekilometer race and children’s one-kilometer run, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Cascade View Elementary School in Snoqualmie. A pancake breakfast follows at 9:30 a.m. The race is a benefit for all Snoqualmie Valley eementary schools. Each runner gets to designate which school his or her preregistration dollars go to. Registration is $27, including a shirt, for the 5K race, $11 for the children’s race. The school will be open to runners as a place to warm up and stay dry. Awards and a prize raffle follows the run. The course starts and ends at the Cascade View Elementary School bell tower. For detailed maps of the courses, or to sign up, visit www.runsnoqualmie. com.

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Above, Mount Si quarterback Nick Mitchell hands off to carrier Jordan Chapman, while Chris Schlicting, no. 70, blocks against Oak Harbor. The Wildcats won on the road, 40-7, to open the door to state play.

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Above, senior Bailey Takacs on the carry. Below, Mount Si defenders Jake Game stats Smith, no. 12, and Andrew Thompson, Oak Harbor scored first but Mount Si no. 51, wrap up Oak Harbor carrier scored often to roll to their lopsided win in a quad-district playoff game. On Oak Harbor’s Dejon Devroe during a first-half play. second possession of the game, junior run- Mount Si’s rugged defense helped them ning back Dejon Devroe bolted 59 yards for dominate. a touchdown, and Mark Johnston added the point-after kick. Oak Harbor had a chance to build on that when it sacked Mount Si quarterback Nick Mitchell and recovered his fumble on Mount Si’s next possession. But it was three-and-out for Oak Harbor, and Mount Si took off from there. Oak Harbor never forced a third down as Mount Si went 67 yards in eight plays to tie the game. Mount Si took the lead midway through the second quarter on a 54-yard scoring drive. Mount Si missed the PAT and led 13-7. See PLAYOFF, 12

Mount Si girls learn and react to gut out match six win at Sea-King tourney | Road to state ends in Seattle By Seth Truscott

Mount Si football team downs Oak Harbor in playoff battle Mount Si won 40-7 against Oak Harbor on the road Saturday, Nov. 9. Fifth-ranked Mount Si (9-1) advances to the state playoffs to face second-ranked O’Dea (10-0) of Seattle, this Friday, Nov. 15, in Memorial Stadium at the Seattle Center.

Above, Anna McCreadie, left, and Haley Holmberg watch as senior Lindsay Carr goes up for a kill shot in the Sea-King District tournament. Mount Si beat Bishop Blanchet on November 7, but fell to Seattle Prep.

For the Mount Si girls volleyball team, the road to state ended last Saturday, Nov. 9, when the Wildcats fell in three matches to Seattle Prep, Holy Names and Bishop Blanchet. State was on the line. Mount Si learned, reacted and gutted out a hard-fought win in match six of the Sea-King volleyball tournament two nights earlier. The Mount Si girls used strong defense to a tough Bishop Blanchet team and used tactical kills to win in five on Thursday, Nov. 7. “It was pulling together as a team, doing our jobs, and doing it well,” that led to success Thursday, said senior Haley Holmberg. The Wildcats had to learn fast and step up quick to stay in this fight. Wildcat senior outside hitter Lindsay Carr led from the middle after the first set, in which the Braves raced to a win,1225. Carr and junior Anna McCreadie normally finish Mount Si volleys with kills, but they brought their speed into play to dig and set, too, feeding shots to each other and Holmberg. Meanwhile, Liz Larson and Jenn Rogers were constantly diving, hitting the floor Above, Anna McCreadie serves against to pull off saves for the Bishop Blanchett. Expect the junior to lead the 2014 team. Below, Wildcats Liz Wildcats. Larson, Lindsay Carr, Katie McCreadie and Sara Brevick await a serve. See LEARN, 14

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The next few minutes sealed Oak Harbor’s fate. First, it fumbled on the kick return. Mount Si recovered at the 21 and scored four plays later to make it 19-7. Mount Si received the second-half kickoff and put the game away. First, the team overcame a third-and-16 with a 50-yard pass play. Then it faced a 4-and-9, but got bailed out on a pass interference call on a throw that wouldn’t have been completed. Next, an Oak Harbor sack resulted in a 15-yard loss, but the play was wiped out by an Oak Harbor personal foul. On the next play Mount Si scored to lead 26-7. After Oak Harbor turned the ball over on downs at the Mount Si 37, Mount Si converted on two fourth downs on the way to scoring on the first play of the fourth quarter to make it 33-7. Oak Harbor showed a spark of life when Devroe returned the kickoff 74 yards to the Mount Si 19. However, an interception in the end zone on the next play doused that chance. A personal foul on the interception return pushed Mount Si back to the 1-yard line. It took the visitors only two plays to score. First, senior Bailey Takacs popped through the middle for 85 yards, and then Mitchell completed his third touchdown pass to finish the scoring. Mitchell, an Oregon State University recruit, completed 15 of 24 passes for 190 yards. Takacs finished with 191 yards on 23 carries. Mount Si held Oak Harbor to 190 rushing yards, 144 under its season average. • Whidbey News-Times’ sports editor Jim Waller contributed to this story.

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Far left, senior Liz Larson waits for the ball, defending against Bishop Blanchet. Center, Haley Holmberg celebrates a kill. Above left, Katie Larson watches for the ball against Bishop Blanchet. Right, senior Fabiola Reyes comes in to serve.

"You go through tough times, you have to work through those. It's never going to be easy to win," said McCreadie. "When we work as a team, we can push through it," said Katie Larson. "It's all about the right mindset." The Mount Si varsity volleyball team ends their season with a 21-11 overall, record, 11-3 league. They took second place in the KingCo 3A league and won the league tournament last week. The Wildcats took sixth place in the district tournament. Mount Si volleyball allleague selections included Carr as co-MVP, McCreadie on the first team, Liz Larson on the second team and Holmberg, who earned an honorable mention.

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She led scoring, with 26 kills and 15 digs; Holmberg had nine kills, McCreadie had six, and 35 assists, and Larson had four kills and 21 digs. Rogers had 16 digs. "I need to put the ball away," Holmberg said of her mindset as hitter. "My team was depending on it. They got the ball to me, to do my job." The Wildcats won the second and third sets, both 25-17, but fell in the third, 17-25, before rushing to take the crucial final one, 15-7. Larson was downed in the fourth when she dove and landed on her sister's foot. The Braves took a knee for the minutes she was done, but Larson rose, and got back into the game a bit later. Larson explained how the Wildcats took several plays before they realized a response to Blanchet's longrange service and controlled kills. "They do hit differently from other teams we've played," she said. "They definitely spread their offense a lot more… We got a handle on what their offense was like. It made defense a lot easier for us." Serving and passing strong, Katie Larson performed well against Blanchet on Thursday, and got a lot of praise from her teammates. She has been working hard in practices. McCreadie slammed the last few kills to claim the win in the fifth set. "I was just doing my job," McCreadie said. "Lindsay was putting up awesome sets. I was ready to be done." "I want us to play Wildcat volleyball," said McCreadie, "and I want to see us make it to state. We're going to keep working hard."

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Monday, Nov. 18

Kids concert: Caspar Babypants presents a free Baby Beatles Concert, 11 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge St. Sponsored by the Snoqualmie Library. Young Life: Wyldlife Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Center, 8036 Falls Ave. S.E., downtown Snoqualmie. Learn more at Writing party: For National Novel Writing Month, Snoqualmie Valley Region’s epic write-in, “Writing on the Road,” is 5 to 10 p.m. at the Fall City Roadhouse banquet room. It’s a noir-themed writing party for NaNoWriMo participants including word wars, prizes, and writer-ly fun. Guaranteed to boost your word count and your spirits. E-mail to

Open Mic: Share your musical talents, 8 to 10 p.m. at Snoqualmie Brewery, 8032 Falls Ave., Snoqualmie. Hosted by Ask Sophie, all ages and skill levels welcomed. Tales: Infant and Young Toddler Story Time is 11 a.m. at North Bend Library. An adult must attend with child. Young Life: Young Life Club holds a Thanksgiving Dinner. Visit for location and details.


Wednesday, Nov. 13

Tales: Pajamarama Family Story Time is 6:30 p.m. at North Bend Library. All ages welcome with an adult. Tales: Move and Groove Story Time is 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Carnation Library, for any age, but especially geared toward young toddlers and special needs children who need to move. An adult must attend and participate. Class Time: Special education, Kindergarten and preschool teachers can bring their students to Carnation Library at 2:15 p.m. for a short story time, library lesson and to check out books. Tales: Young Toddler Story Time is 10 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, for children age 6 months to 2 years, with an adult. Tales: Preschool Story Time is 10:45 a.m. at the Snoqualmie Library, for children age 3 to 6 with an adult. Learn about the world: Talk Time, a free, informal English conversation session, is 6:30 p.m. at Snoqualmie Library. Learn about American culture and cultures from around the world. Study Zone: Students in grades K through 12 can get free homework help from trained volunteer tutors, 6 p.m. at Fall City Library.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Thursday, Nov. 14 Health Benefits: One-on-one assistance for those enrolling in the new Exchange, Washington Health Plan finder, 5 p.m. at North Bend Library. Family Story Time: Getting School Ready is 2 p.m. at Carnation Library; for any age, but especially geared toward pre-readers and preschoolers getting ready for Kindergarten. An adult must attend and participate. Tales: Family Pajama Story Time is 7 p.m. at Snoqualmie Library. All ages are welcome with an adult. Tales: Toddler Story Time is 10 a.m. at Fall City Library, for newborns to age 3 with an adult. Tales: Preschool Story Time is 10:45 a.m. at Fall City Library, for ages 3 to 6 with adult.

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Health Benefits: One-on-one assistance for those enrolling in the new Exchange, Washington Health Plan finder, 1:30 p.m. at North Bend Library. Benefit dinner: Harvest Dinner is 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Enjoy an evening of dining out with a five-course meal of prime rib or salmon, soup and salad, vegetables and dessert. Also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. Only 75 tickets will be sold, $25. Call (425) 888-3434. Aging club: Aging Well with Consciousness Book Club & Conversation group meets at 10:15 a.m. at Snoqualmie Library. Discuss “Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives,” by David Snowden. Arts fair: The Fall City Arts Autumn Arts Faire 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the lobby of Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City. Find art, a book signing, live music and more.

Sunday, Nov. 17 Art show: Meet the Artists event during the Celebration of Primary Colors Art Show at the North Bend Library from 2 to 4 p.m. See how the Mount Si Artist Guild members have combined red, yellow and blue paints to create some amazing paintings. Free admission.

Tuesday, Nov. 19 Tales: Toddler Story Time is 10 a.m. at North Bend Library. Tales: Preschool Story Time is 10:45 a.m. at North Bend Library. Tale: Spanish Story Time is 6:30 p.m. at Carnation Library. Study Zone: Students in grades K through 12 can get free homework help from trained volunteer tutors, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Carnation Library. Benefit help: Get help with the new Washington Health Benefit Exchange, 5 p.m. at Fall City Library.

Wednesday, Nov. 20 Watershed Forum: Snoqualmie Watershed Forum meets at 7 p.m. at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. The forum works on watershed issues, and links the county, the Snoqualmie Tribe, and Valley cities; call (206) 477-4078.

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Louise E. Martin, 77, of Fall City, died Thursday, Nov. 7. She was born on June 22, 1936. Louise retired from J.J. Welcome Companies, where she was office manager and full charge bookkeeper for 45 years. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth W. Martin, and her children, Rebecca Treado, Selena Martin, Vicki Martin, Robert Treado, Rose Martin, Kenny Martin and Ramona Martin. She is also survived by her sister, Juanita Sacheck, 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City. Julie Lynn Lawson Julie Lynn (George) Lawson, 58, of A celebration of her life will Moses Lake (Duvall/Carnation) passed away be 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, October 15, 2013. at the Snoqualmie Eagles Julie graduated Tolt High (1973), married Club, 8200 Railroad Ave the love of her life, John Lawson (1977) and S.E., Snoqualmie. had two children, Charlie and Carey. They moved in 1993, trading 300 days of rain for Sign the online guest300 days of Moses Lake sunshine. book at Julie loved her family and holiday get906425



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Transition, Tilth, Playground groups win service grants from King County Five Valley organizations that help children, neighborhoods, farmers and the earth won grants from King County. Fall City Community Association, Transition Snoqualmie Valley, SnoValley Tilth, the Carnation-Duvall Citizens Corps and the SnoValley Indoor Playground were among groups to get Community Service Area Grants in Councilwoman Kathy Lambert’s District 3. Grants go to projects throughout unincorporated King County that “offer unincorporated area residents in the Community Service Areas an opportunity to participate and be more connected in their communities,” says Lambert. “These organizations do an amazing job connecting with citizens and sponsoring programs in their communities. I know the funds received will be well used.” Grants require a community match of at least one-fourth of the total project and cannot total more than $5,000 to any one organization. Grant details are as follows: • Fall City Community Association: $3,600 for trimming, health evaluation and repair of the ornamental flowering cherry trees in Fall City and sessions to train local residents how to properly trim; and $920 for rental of a portable sanitary toilet to accommodate the many hikers, bikers, riders and river users who travel through Fall City. • Carnation-Duvall Citizen Corps: $4,000 to fund street address signs for rural homeowners with unmarked access points. • Sno-Valley Indoor Playground: $1,000 for the acquisition of ageappropriate toys for children ages birth to 5. • SnoValley Tilth: $3,500 to support the Snoqualmie Valley Farm Tour. • Transition Snoqualmie Valley: $3,900 to support the Fall City Learning Garden and Pea Patch on the grounds of the Fall City Masonic Lodge.


PUBLIC NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE #909934 -CITY OF CARNATIONNOTICE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2014 FINAL BUDGET. Notice is hereby given that the Carnation City Council will hold a legislative public hearing for the purpose of fixing the 2014 Final Budget at their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, beginning at 7:00 PM or soon thereafter, and may continue said hearing to subsequent Council meetings. The 2014 Preliminary Budget was filed with the City Clerk on Friday, November 1, 2013, and is available to the public during normal business hours at Carnation City Hall located at 4621 Tolt Avenue, Carnation, WA. The hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers at Carnation City Hall located at 4621 Tolt Avenue. The hearing is open to the public. Any taxpayer may appear at the public hearing and be heard for or against any part of the budget. All persons wishing to comment on the 2014 Budget may submit comment in writing or verbally at the scheduled public hearing. This notice published pursuant to 35A.33.060 RCW & 1.14.010 CMC. CITY OF CARNATION. Mary Madole, City Clerk Published November 6, 2013 and November 13, 2013 in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #911036 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Si View Metropolitan Park District will hold a Public Hearing to receive comments on the 2014 Budget and Revenue Sources. The hearing will take place during the Regular Commission Meeting on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, 6:30 P.M., at the

North Annex, 219 East Park Street., North Bend, WA 98045. All persons interested are encouraged to participate in this public hearing by making comments, proposals, and suggestions on matters for the Board of Commissioners to consider during preparation of the Si View Metropolitan Park District 2014 Budget. Comments may be submitted in writing to the Si View MPD, P.O. Box 346, North Bend, WA, 98045 up to the close of business (5:00 pm) on November 13th, 2013, or verbally during the public hearing. The 2014 Preliminary Budget will be available for review at the Si View Annex Office, 400 SE Orchard Dr, beginning November 24th, 2013. Further information is available by contacting the Si View Metropolitan Park District at 425-831-1900. Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record November 6, 2013 and November 13, 2103. PUBLIC NOTICE #923279 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington Notice is hereby given that the North Bend City Council at its November 5, 2013 City Council Meeting adopted the following Ordinances. The summary titles are as follows: Ordinance No. 1504 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH BEND, WASHINGTON, REPEALING SECTION 2.66 OF THE NORTH BEND MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF A COMMUNITY LIAISON FOR HUMAN SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE Ordinance No. 1505 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH BEND,


OR ACTUALLY AUTHORIZED UNDER INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. I-502, OR ANY OTHER LAWS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON; DEFINING TERMS; AND PROVIDING THAT THE MORATORIUM WILL TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON PASSAGE. The full text of the above Ordinances may be viewed on the web at, at the North Bend City Hall, 211 Main Ave., N. or to request a copy by mail please contact the City Clerk at (425) 888-7627. Posted: November 6, 2013 Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record: November 13, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE #923686 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North Bend City Council has scheduled a public hearing to solicit public input and comments on an Ordinance Amending North Bend Municipal Code Chapter 18.10 Regarding Tattoo Parlors as a Permitted Use in Certain Zoning Districts. The public hearing will take place during the Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 7:00 PM at the Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, WA. Comments may be presented orally at the public hearing or submitted in writing to the City Clerk at P.O. Box 896, North Bend, WA, 98045, or by e-mail to: prior to 5:00 PM, Monday, December 2, 2013. For additional information please contact Gina Estep, Community & Economic Development Director at (425) 888-7640. Posted: November 12, 2013

Published in Snoqualmie Valley Record: November 13, 2013. PUBLIC NOTICE #911664 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF SNOQUALMIE NOTICE OF FILING OF THE 2013-14 PRELIMINARY BUDGET AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE 2013-14 BUDGET AND REVENUE SOURCES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2013-2014 Biennial Budget is on file with the City Clerk. A copy thereof will be made available to any member of the public during normal business hours at the City Administrative Office located at 38624 SE River Street, Snoqualmie, WA, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and is available on the City website located at The Snoqualmie City Council will hold Public Hearings on the 2013-2014 Preliminary Budget and Revenue Sources on November 12 and 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM or soon thereafter at the Council Chambers located at 38624 SE River Street. The hearings are open to the public. All persons wishing to be heard for or against any part of the 2013-2014 Biennial Budget and Revenue Sources may submit comment in writing to the attention of the City Clerk, or verbally at the scheduled public hearing. The City, upon request, will provide auxiliary aids to participants with disabilities. Advance notice, please. Jodi Warren, MMC City Clerk Published in Snoqualmie Valley Record November 6, 2013 and November 13, 2013.

PUBLIC NOTICE #924084 LEGAL NOTICE CITY OF NORTH BEND King County, Washington NOTICE OF RATE INCREASE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North Bend City Council is proposing a rate increase in 2014 to solid waste and recycling fees. This rate increase is due to an increase in the Consumer Price Index for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Metropolitan area. The City Council will consider the proposed rate increase at its meeting to be held Tuesday December 3, 2013, at 7:00 PM at the Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, WA. The following rates (excluding taxes and fees) are proposed for 2014: 32/35 gallon residential garbage cart - $19.52 per month 60/64 gallon residential garbage cart - $31.79 per month 1 cubic yard commercial detachable container (loose) $101.65 per month For additional information on the proposed rate increases please contact Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director Dawn Masko at (425) 888-7630. Posted: November 8, 2013 Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record: November 13, and November 20, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE #923841 CITY OF CARNATON MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (MDNS) ECF13-0004 PRELIMINARY PLAT OF TOLT MEADOWS File No.: LP13-0001 Description:Subdivision of 7.21 acres into 28 lots for single family homes. The site is designated Medium Density Residential in

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PUBLIC NOTICES ...Continued from previous page the Comprehensive Plan and is zoned R4, which allows 7,500 square foot minimum lot sizes. Access to the project will be from NE 45th Street at 333rd Ave NE as extended. The project will include construction of new public roadways designed to City of Carnation standards, and installation of potable water distribution and sanitary sewer conveyance; water and sewer utility service will be provided by the City of Carnation. Stormwater runoff will be infiltrated within the subject property with water quality treatment provided by a series of bioinfiltration cells within rights-of-way. Clearing and grading of approximately 3,100 cubic yards of cut and approximately 15,000 cubic yards of fill will be required for roads, utilities and home sites, according to the Environmental Checklist. The site is not located within the regulatory floodplain or mapped channel migration area. Applicant: John Day Homes PO Box 2930 North Bend, WA 98045 Location: Just west of 33231 NE 45 Street in Carnation Tax parcels: 152507-9034 and 152507-9088 Lead Agency: City of Carnation Staff contact: Linda Scott, City Planner 425-333-4192 The Responsible Official of the City of Carnation hereby makes the following decision on this proposed development based upon the impacts identified in the documents and information obtained by the Responsible Official, including without limitation the revised environmental checklist; comments from the public, Preliminary Plat Tolt Meadows Estates drawings, sheets C-1, S-1, U-1 thru U-2, L1 thru L-2 and sheets 1 thru 4 of a Boundary and Topographic Survey, Revision #1, received October 22, 2013 and Revision #2 Landscape and Utility Plans received November 5, 2013; Critical Areas Report by Sewall Wetland Consulting, Inc., dated October 8, 2013; Stormwater Infiltration Assessment (Geotechnical) Report prepared by Associated Earth Sciences, Inc. dated August 6, 2013, and Preliminary Technical Information Report prepared by Concept Engineering, dated August 2013. The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment and an environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C. 030(2)(c), if the conditions listed below are met. This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the City. Further information regarding this action is available to the public upon request at City Hall. Conditions 1.The City is located within a critical aquifer recharge area. Stormwater for the site will be infiltrated to recharge groundwater. All stormwater runoff from street and driveway surfaces shall be routed through bioinfiltration cells that provide water quality treatment before infiltration to protect groundwater quality in accordance with a drainage plan approved by the City. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted

State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008), CMC 15.88.111 (Ord. 693b, 2006), and CMC 15.64.230 (Ord. 781, 2010). 2.All streets shall be public and street design and construction shall comply with City of Carnation Street and Storm Sewer System Standards. Compliance may result in reducing the number and/or location of lots shown on the preliminary plat application. Half-street improvements in the parcel frontage along NE 45th Street shall comply with City of Carnation Street Arterial Standards for NE 45th Street. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14. 04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord.744, 2008), CMC 12.06.010 (Ord.707, 2007), and the City of Carnation Street & Storm Sewer System Standards, Chapter 2, Section 1. 3.Traffic impact fees shall be paid in the manner and amount specified by Chapter 3.50 CMC. Amount of Traffic Impact Fee shall be calculated at the time of building permit issuance in accordance with the fee schedule then in effect. Payment of the impact fees shall be due at issuance of Certificate of Occupancy. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14. 04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 3.50.010 (Ord. 691, 2006). 4.Storm drainage for the plat shall be infiltrated on site, within the plat boundary. Infiltration drainage for surfaces within the public right-of-way shall be located within the public rightof-way or within public storm drainage easement(s). Infiltration drainage design and construction shall comply with City of Carnation Street and Storm Sewer System Standards and the 2012 DOE Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1) (c) (Ord. 744, 2008), CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007), and CMC 15.64.230 (Ord.781, 2010). 5.A licensed geotechnical engineer retained at the applicant’s sole expense shall review final storm drainage plans prior to construction and shall conduct on-site sampling and observation of soil excavation during construction to verify that infiltration rates assumed for storm drainage design are correct and shall recommend changes as applicable. Infiltration facilities shall be redesigned as required based on revised infiltration rates. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1) (c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 15.64.230 (Ord. 781, 2010). 6.All temporary erosion and sediment control (TESC) shall comply with the State of Washington Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington, 2012 or latest version and CMC 15.64. 290. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008), CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007), and CMC 15.64.230 (Ord. 781, 2010). 7.Dust generated during

construction activities shall be controlled by wetting the dust sources in areas of exposed soils and washing truck wheels before trucks leave the site. Mud and dirt shall not be tracked onto public rights-of-way. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord.744, 2008), CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007), and CMC 15.64.230 (Ord. 781, 2010). 8.Hours of construction shall be limited to 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday and 9 am through 6 pm on weekends and legal holidays. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 9.34.060(F) (Ord. 583, 1999). 9. City approval of the applicant’s final engineering (issued in the form of a clearing and grading permit and other permits) is required prior to initiation of any onsite construction. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 10. No grading shall be performed on adjacent parcels without construction easements. Permanent structures constructed on the adjacent parcels for mitigation of slope disturbance, if any, shall be located within legal easements. The applicant shall be solely responsible for obtaining any such necessary easements or other third-party rights. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1) (c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 11. Access to the parcel south of the proposed subdivision shall be maintained during construction. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 12. During construction, the applicants and/or any contractor(s) or agents performing construction or site development work shall immediately cease operation and notify the City upon discovery/disturbance of any cultural resources or archeological materials. The City will refer the owner to the appropriate state or federal agency for direction. Compliance with any such direction, including without limitation any required site monitoring, shall be at the applicants’ sole expense. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(d) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 15.96.010 (Ord. 495, 1994). 13. Each lot shall be connected to City of Carnation public water system. A General Facilities Charge and meter fee shall be paid for each connection to the City water system pursuant to Title 13 CMC. Metered water services shall be provided to all landscaping areas to provide means of irrigation. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 14. Water system design and

construction shall comply with City of Carnation Combined Water and Sanitary Sewer Utility Technical Standards. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 15. All lots shall be connected to City of Carnation vacuum sewer system. Developer shall pay a City of Carnation general facility charge (GFC) and a side sewer permit fee for each lot connected to City sewer system pursuant to Title 13 CMC. General facility charge and side sewer permit and inspection fees shall be based on current fee schedule as of date of building permit issuance. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1) (c) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007). 16. City of Carnation shall design vacuum sewer system extension, from point of connection to valve pits, and Developer shall pay for design and shall construct vacuum sewer extension per City design. Developer shall design and construct side sewer from each house to sewer collection system, in accordance with City of Carnation Side Sewer Standards. Sewer main shall extend to the plat boundary in Road B right-of-way. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(c) (Ord. 744, 2008), CMC 12.06.010 (Ord. 707, 2007), and City of Carnation Combined Water and Sanitary Sewer Utility Technical Standards. 17. Parks impact fees shall be imposed and collected in the manner and amount specified by Chapter 3.70 CMC. Amount of Parks Impact Fee shall be calculated at the time of building permit issuance in accordance with the fee schedule then in effect. Payment of the impact fees shall be due at issuance of Certificate of Occupancy. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted policies, including without limitations CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(b) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 3.70.010 (Ord. 769, 2009). 18. School impact fees shall be imposed and collected in the manner and amount specified by Chapter 3.48 CMC. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1)(b) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 3.48.010 (Ord. 755, 2008). 19. Approximately 18% of the site is vegetated by mature trees. Significant trees as defined in Chapter 15.08 CMC Basic Definitions and Interpretations shall be identified, retained and/or replaced, in accordance with Section 15.76.110 CMC. This condition is imposed in order to effectuate the City’s adopted SEPA policies, including without limitation CMC 14.04.160(D)(1) (b) (Ord. 744, 2008) and CMC 15.76.090 (Ord. 782, 2010). Interested parties are invited to submit written comments regarding this MDNS. This MDNS is

issued under WAC 197-11-340(2). The lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date below. Comments must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on November 27, 2013. The Responsible Official shall reconsider and may modify this MDNS based upon timely comments received. Unless modified by the City, this determination will become final following the above comment deadline. Any appeal of this MDNS shall be concurrent with and subject to the deadlines for appealing the City’s final decision regarding the applicant’s preliminary plat application. Responsible Official: Linda Scott Title: City Planner Address: PO Box 1238, Carnation, WA 98014 email: Date Issued: November 7, 2013 Dates published: November 13, 2013 and November 20, 2013 in the Snoqulamie Valley Record. PUBLIC NOTICE #924007 Notice of Action Upper Carlson Floodplain Restoration Project Notice is hereby given under SEPA, RCW 43.21C.080, that the Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD), King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Capital Projects Section, took the action described in item 2 below on November 7, 2013. 1. Any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of Chapter 43.21C RCW shall be commenced on or before December 13, 2013. 2. The agency decision is to proceed on final design and construction of the Upper Carlson Floodplain Restoration Project. 3. The proposed project is located south of Neal Road SE in Fall City, Washington at approximately the 2500 block of Neal Road in unincorporated King County. The project location is otherwise described as the northwestern quarter of Section 9 and 10, Township 24 North, Range 7 East (Willamette Meridian). The project will take place on seven parcels on the east and west sides of the Snoqualmie River. They include four parcels on the Fall City Natural Area, one property on the Carlson property, one parcel on Washington State Department of Natural Resources property and one parcel on the Richmond property. The Carlson levee/ revetment is located on the right (east) bank at River Mile 31 and extends approximately 1,600 feet. 4. A Determination of NonSignificance was published and opened for review and public comment from September 25, 2013 through October 9, 2013. Project support documentation and project site maps are available for review at WLRD Offices from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The offices are located at King Street Center, 201 South Jackson Street, Suite 600, Seattle, Washington 98104. Dan Eastman is the Project Manager and may be contacted at

206-477-4684. 5. A Decision to Proceed was signed on November 7, 2013 by Mark Isaacson, WLRD Division Director. This Notice of Action was filed onNovember 13, 2013 and will continue in effect through December 13, 2013. Published in the Snoqualmie Valley Record on November 13, 2013 and November 20, 2013. PUBLIC NOTICE #923639 CITY OF NORTH BEND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING December 3, 7pm, Mt. Si Senior Center Proposal: Torguson Rezone from LDR to HDR Public Hearing: On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 7pm at the Mount Si Senior Center (411 Main Avenue S.), the City Council will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on the amendments described below. Description of Proposal: 1023089134, Parcels 1023089188, 1023089012, 1023089123, and 1023089112, located on the north side of North Bend Way between the Torguson Park entrance and Thrasher Avenue NE, are proposed for a rezone from Low Density Residential (LDR) to High Density Residential (HDR), with application of a Limited Commercial Overlay District allowing certain limited commercial uses. A public hearing was held before the North Bend Planning Commission on May 9, 2013 to consider a rezone of these properties from LDR to HDR, but without the Limited Commercial Overlay District provisions. Following that hearing, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the rezone from LDR to HDR. In consideration of additional comment and request by the applicant for commercial uses on the property, the City Council has scheduled a public hearing to hear testimony regarding adding the Limited Commercial Overlay District to the proposed rezone to HDR. The draft zoning map and municipal code amendments, including the Limited Commercial Overlay District provisions, are available on the City’s website under public notices. For More Information: Contact Mike McCarty at the Community and Economic Development Department at (425) 888-7649, mmccarty@ Submitting Comments: Comments may be presented orally at the public hearing or submitted in writing to the City Clerk at P.O. Box 896, North Bend, WA, 98045, or by e-mail to: prior to 5:00 PM, Monday, December 2, 2013. Published in Snoqualmie Valley Record on November 13, 2013.

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