Northwest NEWS

October 25, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Nominations accepted for Duvall Citizen of the Year

   Nominations are now being accepted by the Duvall Chamber of Commerce for the 1999 Duvall Citizen of the Year. Nominations must be in writing and either mailed to the Chamber or given to a Chamber officer. If mailing the nomination, please send to: P.O. Box 581; Duvall, WA 98019. For information regarding the criteria, please contact Margie Coy at 844-9027.

Prayer vigil for tolerance

   A prayer vigil is planned to promote tolerance and combat hate in Carnation on Nov. 7. It will be part of larger efforts in King County and beyond. The public is welcome. The Nov. 7 vigil, hosted by Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ in Carnation, will begin at 7 p.m.

Family oral history workshop

   The Milwaukee Railroad documentary video project, sponsored by the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society, will present an intergenerational seminar on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. Learn how to interview and capture your family's voice, image, and history on videotape. Holly Taylor, Byrd Productions, producer and director of Life Along the Tracks: the Milwaukee Railroad in the Snoqualmie Valley, will demonstrate the techniques used to produce this widely-acclaimed promotional video. Holly will show how easy and fun it is to use these same techniques to videotape your family's history. Primary funding is by King County Landmarks & Heritage Commission, additional funding by Optiva Corporation & Wilderness Glass. Donations gladly accepted. Call Bill Walker at 425-888-4459 for more information.

'Save Our Salmon' night

   Friends of Cherry Valley will sponsor a "Save Our Salmon" community information night on Thursday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. in the Cedarcrest High School auditorium in Duvall. Kirt Anderson, Steward of the Snoqualmie Watershed, and Chris Hughes, King County Water and Land Resources, will be speaking on local habitat protection and what residents can do to help, and on the Endangered Species listing. For information, call 788-5857.

Halloween party at senior center

   The community is invited to come to the Sno-Valley Senior Center's Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at 4610 Stephens St. in Carnation. Dress up and bring the kids. There will be costume contests, pumpkin carving, entertainment, fortune tellers, food, and prizes. Free for everyone. For information, call 333-4152.

VRA to meet

   The next meeting of the directors of the Valley Recreation Association will be on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. in the Carnation Public Library meeting room. The public is welcome to attend. The Valley Recreation Association seeking to build a swimming pool and recreation center in the Lower Snoqualmie Valley. For more information, call Jeff Spencer at 333-4254.

Trick or Treat at Main Street Music

   On Halloween night, Sunday, Oct. 31, Main Street Music will host Karaoke from 7-9 p.m. Dress up as your favorite singers. Best costume wins a new CD. Come for Trick or Treat at the store from 5-7 p.m. The store is located above Coast to Coast in Duvall. Call 844-2988.

Guitar duo at Pumps & Grinds

   Guitar duo William and Alene Bertman will perform with Susan Burke on Oct. 30 at Pumps & Grinds coffeehouse in Duvall. Together they weave original and traditional tunes from Scotland, Cape Breton, and Ireland. William and Alene recently released their CD, A Dowry of Guitars, and will join with Scottish/Cape Breton fiddler Susan Burke beginning at 7:30 p.m. Pumps & Grinds is located next to Bank of America. No cover. Call 844-2766.

Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection

   The Snoqualmie Valley Women's Connection will meet on Nov. 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m., at Cherry Gardens Community Club on Kelly Road east of Duvall for a potluck breakfast and arts and crafts holiday sale. Newcomers welcome. Call 788-1202.

Holiday lighting party

   Those interested in helping with this year's Duvall holiday lighting are asked to contact Margie Coy at 844-9027. The first work party is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Coy barn on Cherry Valley Road. The hanging of the decorations will take place on Friday, Nov. 19, and volunteers are asked to meet at City Hall at 9 a.m. Any and all help is appreciated.

Artists, crafters, and parade participants needed

   The Carnation Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual Christmas in Carnation on Saturday, Dec. 4. Included will be the Craft Bazaar and Christmas Parade. The Craft Bazaar will be from 10-4 in the Sno-Valley Service Center. Cost per table is a one-time fee of $15. Please, no garage sale or white elephant items. Call Georgia White-Romaine at 333-6895 to reserve a table. The Christmas Parade starts at 4:30 p.m. Call Becky Nixon at 844-9223.