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Duvall Poetry - February 7 - Dennis Caswell

  • Written by Valley View Staff
Duvall Poetry Open Mic meets at 7 p.m. on first Wednesdays of the month at the Duvall Library. We have a featured reader (or two) plus an open mic reading. Next up is Dennis Caswell on February 7.
 
Dennis Caswell is the author of the poetry collection Phlogiston (Floating Bridge Press, 2012).  His work has appeared in Bluestem, Crab Creek Review, Poetry Northwest, Rattle, and assorted other journals and anthologies.  He lives outside Woodinville, WA and works as a software engineer in the aviation industry. His dorky and not-very-compatible website may be found at denniscaswell.com.

Battalion Chief Badge Pinning Ceremony

  • Written by Valley View Staff
battalion chiefOn November 21 at the regularly scheduled board meeting, Fire District 7 had the honor of pinning our newly promoted Battalion Chief, Evan Adolf. Executive staff, family and coworkers were there to hear him take his oath and receive his badge.
 
BC Adolf started with Fire District 7 in September of 1990 through our resident program. He was hired as a career firefighter in January 1993. From there Adolf promoted to Lieutenant, then to Captain and was assigned to the Training Division where he has served for the last nine years.
 
BC Adolf embodies Fire District 7’s slogan of “Earning Trust Through Action” as he is actively engaged within our community and serves our citizens.

Tree plantings in Valley threaten farmland; may cause increased flooding over W-D Road

  • Written by Lisa Allen
SNOQUALMIE VALLEY – One might say it’s a prime example of the “law of unintended consequences.”
 
Hundreds of deciduous and evergreen trees that were planted several years ago in the Valley just north of the King-Snohomish County line as part of a “floodplain restoration project,” have instead been causing drainage and increas-ed flooding problems for local farmers.  Most of the currently affected farmers live near the end of the Snoqualmie River Road, but the effects the 170-acre tree plantation could have on floodwaters could extend as far south as the Woodinville-Duvall Road, causing possibly more closures to the road, as well as damage to the roadway such as what was experienced in 2009 when the asphalt broke apart.
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Highly Capable Services/Program for the Academically Talented

  • Written by Valley View Staff
The Riverview School District will be accepting nominations for assessing students for Highly Capable Services, including the Grades 2-5 Program for the Academically Talented (PAT) for the 2018-19 school year. All first grade students will be screened in January to determine their eligibility, so no students in kindergarten or first grade need to be nominated.
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