Fundraising concerts support new stage for Duvall

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Two concerts planned for this summer will raise money to replace Duvall’s aging mobile stage. Raise the Stage Dinner and Concert takes place on Saturday, June 24 at 6 p.m.,  at Kokopelli Gardens in Duvall.

The $35 ticket includes dinner and concert with Seattle musicians Reggie Garrett and The Snake Oil Peddlers, who play a unique urban strain of acoustic music that is rhythmically strong with blended influences of folk, Latin, blues, Celtic, rock, and jazz.

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SR 203 at NE 143rd Place to be closed July 17-26

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Thayer2 - CopyRendition of finished Main Street project at SR 203 and NE 143rd Pl. (Courtesy of city of Duvall)The city of Duvall will be closing SR 203 at NE 143rd Place beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 17th. The closure is expected to last nine days with a re-opening planned to occur by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26th. Detour routes will be set up to bypass truck traffic and passenger vehicles around the closure area. The city will be sharing additional information and details as the closure dates approach.

The closure is necessary to allow for the replacement of an existing culvert that conveys Thayer Creek under SR 203 as well as NE 143rd. The work on 143rd will occur just after the 4th of July holiday, but is much less disruptive to local and regional traffic.

Any and all questions regarding the Main Street project and this closure can be directed to the city’s project manager, Shaun Tozer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


SandBlast Festival of the Arts July 15 & 16

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SB 2017 Dans LogoDuvall’s annual SandBlast Festival of the Arts is scheduled for July 15 & 16 at McCormick Park by the Snoqualmie River.

SandBlast Festival of the Arts, presented by Duvall Foundation for the Arts (DFA), has been a staple in the community for over two decades. Celebrating its 23rd year, SandBlast will be held the weekend of July 15 and 16, 2017.

There will be fine arts, live bands, a theater performance, and sand sculpting along the shores of the beautiful and historic Snoqualmie River at McCormick Park (26200 NE Stephens St, Duvall). Each day begins at noon. Bring your beach shovels and stay all day! For latest event updates, also visit DFA’s Facebook page.


Duvall Days provided plenty of fun activities for the youngsters

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Kellen Tozer (l), and his sister Kanlyss Tozer tried out the mechanical bull at the parking lot of the Duvall Tavern. Most riders didn’t last long. (Photos by Lisa Allen) For more Duvall Days photos, see page 4.

Climate Connections 90-second daily series now on Valley 103.1

  • Written by Heather Stark

Valley 103.1 now airs the nationally syndicated Yale Climate Connections 90-second radio series weekdays.

The 90-second shows run at 7:20 a.m. and provide analyses of climate change issues, considered by many to be one of the greatest challenges of today. Climate Connections is an initiative of the Yale Center for Environmental Communication (YCEC), directed by Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and host of the segments. The show is edited by veteran journalist and educator Bud Ward, while content is developed by a network of experienced independent freelance science journalists, researchers and educators from across the country.

Stuart Lisk, president of Valley 103.1 said, “Our goal is to continue to provide information of interest to our community and Climate Connections exemplifies that effort.”

To learn more about the station, participate in broadcasts or operation of Valley 103.1, or to contribute, go to the website,
About Valley Community Broadcasting
Valley Community Broadcasting, known as Valley 103.1 FM, is a community-based volunteer 100-watt Low Power FM (LPFM) radio station providing programming content for Carnation, Duvall and parts of Redmond Ridge in the lower Snoqualmie Valley. Valley 103.1 provides a mix of music, talk, news, local culture, agricultural, educational, fine arts and specialty programming to name a few. As a 501(c3) nonprofit organization, Valley 103.1 is managed by a volunteer board of directors and other local volunteers.