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Carnation Farms appoints CEO

  • Written by Valley View Staff

CARNATION – After an extensive search, Carnation Farms’ Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Gottlieb as chief executive officer.

Gottlieb, a Sammamish resident, is the first CEO of the newly founded nonprofit, and will lead the way in the delivery of the mission and vision to connect individuals to the food system, local ecology and sustainable agriculture.

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Do you carry your CERT kit in your car?

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Kathy Brasch is trained as a member of the Carnation-Duvall Community Emergency Response Team and she also has completed the Traffic and Crowd Management training module. 

Kathy has had the opportunity twice to help direct traffic at incidents she drove up on, once just the other night.
She approached the first responders, told them her background and asked if she could assist with traffic management. In both cases they did not have anyone to take on that role and welcomed her help.

Kathy got out her CERT vest, bump helmet and flashlight, positioned herself where they had requested and helped out for several hours.

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Duvall area gets gigabit internet service for the first time

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Wave Broadband, a gigabit broadband and commercial fiber services company, announced that it has selected Duvall and its surrounding area as a launch site for Wave’s new Gig Speed Internet product. The new gigabit internet tier recently became available to all Duvall residences serviced by Wave, bringing the fastest connectivity speeds available in this area.

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Railroad Days festival is on track Aug. 18-20

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The 79th Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival showcases Snoqualmie’s “Trains, Timber, Traditions” on August 18 -20, 2017!

Join the fun with a train excursion to the top of Snoqualmie Falls during the Railroad Days festival. Railroad Days highlights the uniqueness of Snoqualmie’s past, present & future! Music, Arts, Wine & Beer Gardens get rolling at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 18. And there are lots of family fun activities on Saturday and Sunday!

The festival includes: a pancake breakfast put on by fire department volunteers, live entertainment, beer and wine gardens, yummy festival food, a grand parade, arts and crafts vendors, a Children’s Field of Fun and wagon rides. Add historic train rides, model trains, timbersports shows, History Comes Alive, Artists-in-action, and the Legends Classic Car show and you know it’s going to be a fun weekend. Be sure to visit the dress selfie photo area in the gazebo, too!

Visit www.railroaddays.com for up-to-date information about the festival.

Free Family Fun - July 15 & 16

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SandblastSandBlast Festival of the Arts, presented by the Duvall Foundation for the Arts (DFA), will be celebrating its 23rd year on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16th. Bring your whole family down to McCormick Park (26200 NE Stephens St, Duvall) and help build a huge sand sculpture. There will be artists booths, food vendors, kid’s activities, live bands in two locations, theatre performances, and of course the sand sculpture being created right in front of your eyes by world renowned artist Kali Bradford - And you! Bring your shovel and help carve out this year’s sand sculpture. This FREE, family friendly event is a gift to the City of Duvall by DFA, helping to promote art and art education in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Stop by their booth and pick up your collector’s SandBlast T-shirt. Watch their Facebook page for event updates or visit their website at duvallarts.org.
Each day begins at noon.  Bring your family and friends and stay all day!