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‘Shiver me Timbers’ – it’s Duvall’s Haunted Walking Tour

  • Written by Lisa Allen

From scary ghost stories to true crime tales, Bob Antone’s Haunting Walking Tours are guaranteed to send chills up your spine.  The North Bend musician, wood carver and artist expertly blends local history and lore with tales of the netherworld, designed to appeal to the “morbidly curious,” as he likes to say.

But for Bob, the events are just as much about rekindling the old-fashioned art of storytelling, which he grew up with, listening to grandparents, aunts, uncles and neighbors who shared family histories and stories with each other. “These stories and others like them are oral histories that you can’t find on the internet,” he says. “It’s like what we did sitting around the campfire.”

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Carnation Mayor for the Day

  • Written by Valley View Staff
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Carnation's Mayor for the Day, Jessica Gailey, participates in the Carnation 4th of July Parade with official Mayor, Kim Lisk. Gailey, a 6th grader at Tolt Middle School, won the honorary position in the Riverview Education Foundation auction earlier this year. As part of her duties for the day, she rode in the parade with the city council, stood by the mayor during the welcome address to the city, and got to tour the fireworks display and set up. (Photo courtesy of Photography Enthusiasts of Duvall)

Carnation School Named Best School

  • Written by Valley View Staff
The Eastside’s 425 Magazine makes it an annual event when it comes out with it’s Best OF…issue. The restaurants, surgeons, museums don’t hold a candle to Stillwater Elementary School in Carnation. That school was named the best public elementary school in the 425 area code.
“We didn’t know anything about it until we got a call from the magazine saying that we were finalists and requesting a picture,” according to Principal Jack Madigan. The school didn’t hear anything else until the May issue came out featuring Stillwater as the best public elementary school, Chinook Middle School and Bellevue High School, both in Bellevue, were named as the only other public schools in the issue.
The magazine cited Stillwater’s “personalized academic growth,” and “passionate employees” as the reason for the nod.
 
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PoliceBlotter - July 8, 2019

  • Written by City of Duvall Police Department
Suspended licenses, warrants, alcohol and drugs edition.
 
Traffic offense- 06/01/2019 @ 2:44PM near the intersection of 3rd Ave. NE/NE Bird Street: Officer stopped a vehicle after the officer recognized the subject as someone with a suspended driver's license. The subject will receive paper work in the mail with a court date.
Animal- 06/02/2019 @ 2:28PM near the 16300 block of 3rd Ave. NE: Officer found a loose dog, in the road, and was later able to give him back to the owner.
 
Business permit problem- 06/05/2019 @ 7:00PM near the 15000 block of NE 272nd Place: Officer dispatched to report of illegal soliciting. Officer contacted the solicitor and informed her of the permit requirement.
 
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Duvall Sandblast

  • Written by By Heather Stark
It’s been 25 years since someone in Duvall decided it would be great fun to have some music, art and sand sculpting to celebrate summer. And Sandblast, Festival of the Arts was born.
 
The tradition continues July 20, noon to 8:30 pm and July 21, noon to 6:30 pm at McCormick Park. The music and vendors line-up include The Green Frogs, the Stillbillys, Sheri & Da Boys, the Blackbirds, Home Before Dark, Letters from Traffic, Pat Brougham, Derringer Darlings, Greg Brooks, and headliner Saturday night, Baby Gramps.
 
Activities include Artists’ booths, beer and wine garden, good trucks, petting zoo and kids’ activities, Master Sand Sculptress, Kali Bradford, will return to transform the beach into a piece of sand art, there will be a Community Carve area for kids of all ages. This fun, family friendly, FREE Art Festival is proudly put on by Duvall Foundation for the Arts.