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The long summer days and warm nights make room for more outdoor activities like running in the sprinkler, evening chats on the patio, and lounging in hammocks. Engaging in outdoor activities is how most of us spend the summer months with our families. While we are limiting our interactions t…

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BELLEVUE — Ryan Wilkerson from Woodinville was one of more than 60 John L. Scott broker associates who were ranked on REAL Trends’ annual America's Best Real Estate Professionals List. The list, released by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International, ranks the most productive agents and teams b…

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Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) deputies, patrol deputies and dive team responded to a drowning at Crystal Lake around 1 p.m. Saturday. A 71-year-old male was pulled from the lake by family members and bystanders who performed CPR. Efforts to revive the man were uns…

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With the challenges we have all faced these last few months, the Woodinville Chamber, in partnership with the city, is eager to provide some joy to the community! Our Celebrate Woodinville mission is still to bring residents together for family-oriented events, encourage a sense of community…

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As we all spend more time than ever in our homes, it is a good time for older adults to make sure their home is safe, specifically a place that doesn’t have hazards that might lead to a fall.

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The 40 in-person clinics of the Master Gardener Program of King County may not be operational in 2020, but they have been replaced with access-friendly alternatives. For routine questions, gardeners can email their questions to the program at ask-a-mastergardener@ live.com, Monday – Friday, …

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I was 14 years old the first time I stepped into a senior living community. Our high school choir was on a day trip to a nearby assisted living community where the principle's mother lived. We were there to volunteer an hour of singing for the residents. As a lover of music, I was always awa…

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Hiking trails are typically an inherent part of most National Parks in our country. They offer opportunities for visitors to discover the highlights, as well as the lesser-known features of each destination. It's rare when a park doesn't offer some type of trail system, but such anomalies do exist.

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported a plunge in vaccination rates for children, with numbers suggesting childhood vaccination rated essentially halting from March to April 2020 during the height of coronavirus concerns.

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With such a narrow field of acceptance, the appointment, according to a June 24 press release, is considered a prestigious honor, as those seeking to be cadets must first obtain a congressional, vice-presidential, military-affiliated, or U.S. territory and international nomination.

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Few things can lessen the impact of the tragic passing of a close friend, but Duvall resident Sally Sutherland can take some solace in knowing she helped her friend make a positive difference in the community.

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ISSAQUAH — The King County Library System (KCLS) has partnered with the Washington State Broadband Office and others to add free drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots at library locations in Carnation, Fall City, North Bend and Muckleshoot.

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Trying to find a hike these days where not too many people are going takes some extra time and creativity. I didn’t want to drive far but wanted to hike a ‘mountain,’ so I decided to explore a little more Tiger Mountain in Issaquah. It is the closest mountain, only a 30-minute drive from Woo…

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BOTHELL — With more than 1,500 graduates from the Northshore School District this year, the district recognizes each students’ sacrifice, resilience and optimism in the face of adversity. As the Class of 2020 embarks on its next chapter post high school, we wish these leaders well and are ex…

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The city of Woodinville has a new program to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Woodinville businesses to support economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide cloth masks, hand sanitizer, thermometers, gloves, and sneeze guards free of charge to eligi…

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This is graduation season and teens are thinking about their future and all the opportunities at hand. Many are looking to creative careers where their fresh ideas and spunky creative attitude will not only be encouraged but will propel them into a very promising future.

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“I have wanted to create a podcast for two years now but never had the chance,” Zayn said. “The quarantine we’ve been under because of COVID-19 has given me the added time that I needed to pursue this venture.”

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Inside the giraffe costume was Jeff Hansen, pastor of the Duvall Adventure Community Church, which has had its home in the former Catholic Church building on Stella Street until it burned to the ground on the morning of March 16.

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Our graduates will attend 66 different colleges in 21 states and England in the fall. Ninety-four seniors will graduate with honors. Theodore Arasavelli, Jonathan Bechtol, Ian Boyer, Vincent Do, Margaux Kelly, Hailie Mitchell and Kate Simmons were named National Merit Commended Scholars. Gab…

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Superfoods are everyday ingredients that are unprocessed and rich in nutrients. A lot of these popular foods today are being marketed towards younger and more physically active generations. However, many seniors are health-conscious individuals, too, who can benefit from eating these superfoods.

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As we move between Phases and businesses are opening their doors, the site provides a “Get Woodinville Back to Business Toolkit" that business owners may download and use as a checklist. The purpose of this toolkit is to help business owners get the information they need to open and what ste…

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Herbs are a wonderful thing. They can range from 30-foot trees to shrubs, vines and ground covers to perennials and annuals. For thousands of years, they have been used as seasonings, ornamentals, medicines, dyes, teas and more. Let’s look at the culinary herbs which the great USDA Zones 7 a…

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As your mayor, I wanted to let you know that I am proud of our community. This community steps up when we see injustice. We speak up when we hear prejudice. We offer food when our neighbors are hungry. We organize when others need help. We give when we see those who are in need.

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The Woodinville Garden Club recently presented Hopelink a check for $ 16,244.00, made possible by overwhelming public support for its recent online plant sale. The club donated 100% of the revenue from the sale to Hopelink’s Greatest Need Fund Covid-19.

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BOTHELL — Three Northshore School District projects are in finishing stages of completion and will be set to open once school resumes. Ruby Bridges, the district’s new elementary school is 95% complete and final inspections on the kitchen equipment, electrical and the HVAC system are wrapping up.

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Upward of 70 citizens showed up in force on Main Street in Duvall throughout last week to join the world in protesting racism and police brutality. The gatherings were organized by Erin Rodgers who said she was inspired by the Stand for Solidarity movement. Its message in part, is accepting …

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Jean had previously served Carnation in the interim city manager role in 2017 prior to Arrington’s appointment. He was on board when the Tolt Avenue design work began and he will now be with the city through the Tolt Avenue Project construction. The transition should be seamless, as Jean kno…

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CARNATION —The writing is on the wall for Valley 104.9 FM as the popular radio station is at a major crossroad: Find a piece of property to relocate its transmission tower within the next 24 days or shut the doors and sign off the air for the final time.

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Communities across King County received good news on Friday, May 5 as state Department of Health Secretary John Wiesman approved a plan drafted by King County Executive Dow Constantine, King County Council Chair Claudia Balducci, and King County Board of Health Chair Joe McDermott to immedia…

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Duvall Mayor Amy Ocklerander, Carnation Mayor Kim Lusk, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, and North Bend’s Rob McFarland have banded together to request Gov. Jay Inslee allow the valley cities to move into Phase 2 of the Safe Start recovery plan.