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44th annual Northwest Folklife Festival announces 2015 event lineup

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

One of the Pacific Northwest’s treasured traditions, the 44th annual Northwest Folklife Festival features roughly 5,000 performers of a variety of disciplines, participatory arts activities, story-telling, and more, all from local communities spanning Washington state to Oregon and Montana to Vancouver B.C. Every year the musicians, dancers, basket-weavers and other artists who join us at Folklife share their talents without compensation in support of the community values Folklife nutures.

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New SnoValley Adventure Shuttle to ease trailhead congestion

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Washington residents will soon have another way to reach some of their state’s most loved recreation destinations with the help of a new summer shuttle.

The SnoValley Adventure Shuttle, a pilot summer program to launch June 6, will help to ease congestion in the popular Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area.

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Online and hands-on courses teach how to preserve local foods safely

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Juicy ripe strawberries, crunchy dill pickles, tree-ripe peaches – nothing tastes better than home-preserved foods. In addition, a well-stocked pantry is a big step towards ensuring your family always has plenty of healthy food available. However, safely preserving food at home requires a bit of knowledge, time set aside and a small investment in equipment.

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Teachers protest lack of funding for education

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Northshore teachers gathered at 10 locations throughout the school district last Wednesday to protest the state Legislature’s failure to fully fund public education. School was canceled that day and rescheduled to June 18 after the Northshore Education Association voted, with a 63 percent approval rate, to participate in the walkout.

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