Local SPU students make winter quarter dean’s list

  • Written by Valley View Staff

SEATTLE – The following students made the Seattle Pacific University 2017 winter quarter dean’s list.

Students on the dean’s list have completed at least 12 credits and attained a 3.50 or higher grade point average. SPU is the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to make the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best National Universities list.

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a leading Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Susanna Marie Andrews of Duvall, WA.
Ashley S Carlson of Duvall, WA.
Sarah Catherine Ethington of Carnation, WA.
Mikayla Christine Turner of Carnation, WA.

SPU is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to make its 2017 Best National Universities list.

OKLAHOMA! at Sky Performing Arts

  • Written by Valley View Staff

Sky Performing Arts presents a rousing spring production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA!

This well-loved musical is set on the plains of the Midwest in 1907, at the time Oklahoma was becoming a new state. The musical includes a barn dance, young love, favorite songs and great characters. Community theatre group plus ballet dancers, and square dancers and a caller from Fern Bluff Squares are part of the cast.

May 11, 12, 13 at  8 p.m. and May 13, 14 at 2 p.m. Prices $16 general, $14 senior, student, active military.
Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 West Main Street, Monroe, WA 98272. (360)863-1663

City of Duvall planning commission opening

  • Written by Valley View Staff

If you have ever thought about becoming a planning commissioner, the city of Duvall currently has an opening. Planning commissioners serve an important role in helping to shape our community. You do not need a background in planning, development or government to be a commissioner. Wondering if it’s right for you? Why not attend a meeting? The planning commission meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Duvall Visitor Center. Meetings are always open to the public.

Applications for the planning commission are available at Duvall City Hall or by contacting the planning department 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.. The deadline for applications is May 26. To learn more about the planning commission, please visit our web page at

Please note that applicants must reside either within Duvall city limits or in the urban growth area, or own a business within the city limits.


Monroe Garden Club plant sale to be held May 13 in Monroe

  • Written by Valley View Staff

On Saturday, May 13, the Monroe Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale at the East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway in Monroe.

The plant sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the senior center. Perennials, shrubs, native plants, and vegetable starts will be offered. Payment methods are cash or check only. The proceeds from the plant sale will provide for a horticultural scholarship, and will also fund community beautification projects.

For more information about the plant sale, please contact Sandra Stubbins, (360) 794-5171.

Memorial Day observances at Novelty and Carnation cemeteries

  • Written by Valley View Staff

On Memorial Day, May 29, observances will be held at Novelty Cemetery at 10 a.m. and at Carnation Cemetery at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Novelty Cemetery is located off NE 124th, east up the hill past the roundabout; follow the sign at the top of the first hill. Carnation Cemetery is on SR 203 just north of Carnation.