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Edition Date: July 19, 2004  

 

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Photo by Ian Gleadle
Fran Walster sorts baby food at the Maltby Food Bank.

Maltby Food Bank rises out of one woman’s hardship

by Bronwyn Wilson
Senior Staff Writer

Thirty years ago, Fran Walster came face-to-face with hard times. As a divorced mother of three small children, she struggled to meet her financial obligations.

The local grange took notice of her plight and provided her family with food and gifts. Their kindness meant a lot to Walster and it became the inception of her desire to help others in similar circumstances.

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Beach House


Artists put the finishing touches on the Sandblast sand sculpture during last weekend’s annual beach event in Duvall’s McCormick Park. The castle ...

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Duvall charters new Rotary Club


On June 2, the Duvall Rotary Club was chartered at a dinner held at the Willows Lodge in Woodinville.

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Church says ‘yes’ to helping homeless, ‘no’ to Tent City 4


“We do not believe,” said Doug Moore, chairman of the Woodinville Alliance Church governing board, “that Tent City 4 is the right fit for us at this time.”

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Citizens’ panel studies transit-oriented housing development


WOODINVILLE – A citizens’ advisory panel will study the potential for a transit oriented housing development (TOHD) at the Woodinville Metro Park and Ride.

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SKEA takes on King County in appeal of Brightwater project


On July 14, the Northshore School District Board Room was full. James O’Connor, King County Hearing Examiner pro tem, sat at a table in the ...

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Wicked Tinkers – bagpipes, drums and digeridoos


DUVALL – Bagpipes, drums, digeridoos and four wildly funny, talented men in kilts. They’re the Wicked Tinkers, and on July 28 at 6:30 p.m. they ...

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Youth center to stay open through summer


DUVALL – As a result of the combined efforts of concerned parents, individuals and local businesses, generous individual contributions and ...

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