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Local musician sings at Carnegie Hall

  • Written by Emily Hamann

The music of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Yo-Yo Ma has reverberated through Carnegie Hall. The New York City music hall is known around the world. And at a concert on Easter, Cliff Perry, a van driver and musician from Seattle, became one of the voices to grace the famous stage.

He got the opportunity to go because one of his sisters is part of the Pacific Voices choir in Santa Cruz, California. The choir would be performing, and there were a few extra spots. At first, he wasn’t sure he wanted to go.

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Spring in Leavenworth

  • Written by Julie Boselly, Publisher

Since we had a mild winter, I booked a short trip to Leavenworth for spring break with my two kids, now 14 and 10. We stayed in Plain at Mountain Springs Lodge, which is about 14 miles outside of downtown Leavenworth.  On our agenda for the weekend: Taste of Leavenworth, mountain biking and zip lining. After seeing the “Winter Storm Warning’’ for the passes for April 10-12, I knew we were in for a wild weekend. Fortunately, we were testing out a Hyundai Santa Fe, making the surprise snowfall less stressful.

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WHS grad honored for work as youth advocate

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Adam Cornell had a tough time, almost from the beginning.

At age 5, he was put into foster care. He was separated from his three siblings. He went back and forth from home to home.

He moved to Woodinville as a teenager, moving in with the man who would adopt him. He started at Leota Junior High School. Just before his graduation from Woodinville High School, his adopted father killed himself.
“I didn’t have a family at that point,” he said.

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On Victory in Europe

  • Written by Ernie Pyle

April 18 marks the 70th anniversary of the death of famous World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle by a machine-gunner on Ie Shima in the Pacific Ocean. To mark this occasion, the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in Dana, Indiana, and Scripps Howard Foundation offer this reprint of the last column written by Pultizer Prize-winner Ernie Pyle. The uncompleted work was found in the shirt pocket on his body on that date in 1945. Ironically the subject matter was the anticipated end of hostilities in Europe, or V-E Day, which actually occurred on May 8, 1945.

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WHS Performing Arts Department presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

One of the world’s most beloved musicals returns to Woodinville High School, as the WHS Performing Arts Department presents “Fiddler on the Roof.” The amazing student actors, musicians and technical theatre students at WHS take on this Tony-award-winner for Best Musical, Book, Score, Direction and Choreography as this year’s spring musical.

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