Northwest NEWS

January 4, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Parenting strategies training offered

   Fall City Elementary is offering a free five-session training in "Parenting Strategies for a Safer Tomorrow," training parents and families in conflict resolution skills. All sessions are held Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m in the Fall City Elementary School library. They will be taught by Principal Don McConkey, school counselor Karyn Sasten, and parent facilitator Nansi Hawkins. Child care and refreshments are provided.

   Three areas of growth will be addressed: empathy, problem solving, and anger management. Workshops will be held Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Feb. 23, and Mar. 9. Any interested adult is welcome to attend. Call Karyn Sasten at 222-5265.

Youth soccer meeting

   The Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association will hold its annual membership meeting for all coaches and parents on Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Carnation. There will be an election of board members for the following positions: VP-Administration, treasurer, VP-Development, and Registrar. For information, call Jeanne Drew at 333-6377.

Christmas Tree recycling available

   Christmas Tree recycling for Carnation and Duvall will be Saturday, Jan. 9. At 9 a.m., Cub and Boy Scouts will start collecting trees in areas where they have delivered flyers. Donations for the collection help fund Scouting activities throughout 1999. Trees can be dropped off at Taylor Landing Park in Duvall until 1 p.m. and at Carnation Tree Farm until 3 p.m.

Snoqualmie Watershed forum

   A Snoqualmie Watershed forum is set for Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7-9 p.m. at the North Bend Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. The phone number is 888-3434. On the agenda are allocation of district revenue, anticipated listing of Chinook salmon and Bull Trout as endangered, and a public comment period.

Valley Providers meet

   Valley Providers will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 12, noon-1 p.m. at Anne O'Shea's Restaurant, 33715 SE Redmond-Fall City Road. Matt McCarter will speak on the King County Community Organizing Program and entertain with a variety of mesmerizing magic tricks.