Full day of fun on the Fourth

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vvdrillteam2The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team was back in the Carnation 4th of July Parade after an absence of several years. More Carnation 4th pictures are on page 4 and a list of event winners is on page 2. (Photo by Lisa Allen)

  vvbanners1The Washington Fallen Heroes banners received applause throughout the parade route.

vvanthony smith2Dr. Anthony Smith, superindendent of Riverview School District, was grand marshal of the Carnation 4th of July Parade. The holiday celebration also included a 5K run, basketball tournament, music and entertainment, strawberry shortcake at the senior center and fireworks at the end of the day. (Photo by Lisa Allen)  vvridersThe Raging River Riders are Valley parade regulars, looking sharp in matching outfits.

vvkathyKing County Councilmember Kathy Lambert waves to the crowd. The District 3 council member never misses a Snoqualmie Valley parade.  vvponyYoungsters loved to pet the patriotic pony but the dog wasn’t too sure.


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Duvall Foundation for the Arts presented its 9th annual Art in Bloom event June 27-29 at Kokopelli Gardens in Duvall. The opening night gala was a celebration of art, wine and friends. The Sculpture Garden, with most pieces for sale, was free to the public over the weekend. (Photos by Connie Berg)

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater announces its 49th season of musical performances with Fiddler on the Roof

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FALL CITY – Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater presents its 49th season with the tradition-infused Fiddler on the Roof, to be performed under a canopy of trees in its open-air amphitheater, surrounded by SFFT’s 95 undeveloped acres of woods, meadows and streams.

Signature BBQ dinners, cooked by professional chefs over an enormous fire pit just steps away from the amphitheater, are available by reservation on performance days.


Winners of Carnation 4th events

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3 on 3 Basketball tournament
Elementary division: Shootin’ Wolves
Jordan Ayers
Hayden Cook
Duece Knowles
Peyton Burpee
Middle School: New & Improved Dream Team
Christopher Busch
Brett Williams
Brennan LeBlanc
High School: Carnation Cattle
Owen Stoutt
Blake Berquist
Jarred Flowers
Nick Knutson
Adult: Team Paxman
Barry Paxman
Brady Paxman
Austin Paxman
Joel Stephens

Winners of the 5K Run
Top 3 Male
Keegan Symmes from Sammamish 1st - 16:17.0
Zach Kirwan from Redmond 2nd - 16:24.1
Johnathon Stevens from Seattle 3rd - 16:24.4
Top 3 Female
Erica McElrea from Snohomish 1st - 18:27.1
Wendy Weber from Orting 2nd - 19:42.0
Connie Jacklet from Carnation 3rd - 19:53.1

Other Sno-Valley top 3 in their age groups
Emelia Day, Carnation, 1st - div.<10
Chloe Cosgrove, Fall City, 2nd - div.11-14
Lauren Krause, Duvall, 3rd - div.11-14
Madi Shinn, Carnation, 1st - div.15-19
A Chittenden, Duvall, 1st - div. 20-29
Anthony Smith, Snoqualmie, 2nd div.- <10
Lance Logan, Duvall, 1st - div. 40-49
Andrew Kisslo, Carnation, 3rd - div.40-49
Paul Abdalla, Duvall, 2nd - div.50-59

Parade winners
Grand Marshal Award: Ixtapa Horses
Music: West Coast Country Dancers
Drill: Chinese Drill Team
Float: Oxbow Farms
Horse: Honey Do Farms
Vehicle: Valley Homes & Land
Fire truck: Eastside Fire & Rescue
Vintage Vehicle: 1915 Model T
Commercial: Hopelink
Novelty: Washington Fallen Heroes Banners
Cheer: CHS Cheer Team
Political: Kathy Lambert

Man killed in fall in Duvall identified

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The man killed at a job site in Duvall July 7 has been identified as Bradley Hogue, 19, of Snohomish County.
At approximately 9 a.m. that morning, Duvall police and fire departments responded to a report of a worker who had possibly fallen into a piece of industrial machinery.

Fire personnel confirmed that the victim was deceased at the scene. He was an employee of a company performing work at a residence, according to Sgt. Lori Batiot of the Duvall Police Department.