Valley Record SNOQUALMIE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014 n DAILY UPDATES AT WWW.VALLEYRECORD.COM n 75 CENTS
Late night stabbing, assault at NB business North Bend dentist hopes new office will inspire change Page 18
Raven tech goes national SCENE
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You only go to prom twice: Adult dance helps seniors Page 9
INDEX Opinion 4 7 Schools 9 Movie Times 19 Legal Notices 20 Calendar On the Scanner 27
Vol. 100, No. 42
Members of the all-girl Twin Falls Tech Team aren’t afraid of high technology. They won honorable mention in the K-12 White House Film Festival for their video on technology in schools, including 3D printing. From left are, front row, Mallory Golic, Jessica Stringer and Julia Crumb; back, Allyson McDonald, Sierra Spring, Jessica Doy, Kaila Nilsson, Grace Himka and Brianna Dowling. Not pictured: Kat Kangas. See full story on page 7.
Snoqualmie/North Bend police and a regional detective need help from the public in solving a stabbing and sexual assault that happened late Sunday in North Bend. Shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday, March 9, police responded to a 911 call from a business on the 400 block of Mount Si Boulevard in North Bend. Officers found a woman who had been stabbed once in the chest, duct taped at her feet and wrists, and sexually assaulted. She was the last employee in the business and was exiting the back door when an unknown Hispanic man forced her back into the premises. She was transported to Overlake Hospital and is in stable condition. A detective with the Major Crimes Task Force, a regional partnership of which Snoqualmie is a member, is investigating. Anyone with a tip should report it to police by calling (425) 888-3333. Callers can remain anonymous.
The Carnation beat Deputy is center of Lower Valley city’s new law enforcement contract BY CAROL LADWIG Staff Reporter
Carnation’s new police officer is back. Scott Allen, who got his first job in law enforcement 17 years ago with Carnation’s police department, is once again patrolling the city, this time as both a King County Sheriff ’s Deputy and Carnation’s dedicated full-time cop. “For the last two years or so, I’ve been wanting to get back to patrol,” Allen said, “I’ve been wanting to get back out here to familiar territory, because I know all the people who work out here.” Allen had spent most of his career after joining King County in the Snoqualmie Valley, either as a detective or shared patrol, but had spent the past seven years as a detective in Seattle. When he heard about the unexpected opening in Carnation—the city learned in October that Duvall was ending its police contract, effective Jan. 1—he jumped for it. SEE COPS, 8
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Deputy Scott Allen’s patrol car is one of many seen in Carnation since King County began coverages of the city in January.
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March 12, 2014 edition of the Snoqualmie Valley Record