Herb exercises his humor at Doc’s expense

January 22, 2015

Doc was just getting up to leave the philosophy counter as Herb walked in. Herb was grinning and flexing muscles and had the look of eagles in his eyes. We stared.

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Invest in the future: Vote yes for schools

January 22, 2015

As ballots arrive from King County Elections this week, residents of the Valley will have an opportunity to vote on a comprehensive bond proposal that addresses facility and educational needs for students from kindergarten to high school in the Snoqualmie Valley School District.

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A little sweetness doesn’t go far with Dudley

January 15, 2015

It was the cold outside that bound us together better inside the Mule Barn truck stop. The coffee warmed our innards and the laughter at the philosophy counter heated our souls to very comfortable.

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Dud’s word games beat the winter blues

January 1, 2015

“I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.”

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Windy receives a warm and fuzzy Christmas

December 24, 2014

Windy had sent off for a doo-dad for his small kitchen, and that’s why he checked the mailbox.

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Dud lucks out with a perfect Christmas present

December 18, 2014

When it comes to romance, it’s hard to beat ol’ Dud.

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Believe in the power of good deeds

December 11, 2014

For years now, Herb Collins has been helping Santa by donning the red and the beard and the tassels and waving to passing cars on Christmas Eve out at the Old Fort Road crossing.

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Slim Randles

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Now is the season for hope and dreams

December 4, 2014

There is a nighttime sweetness and hope that hovers over us this time of year here at home. This is a time for summing up and looking ahead … and a time for dreams.

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Doc leads the way to independent thinking

November 27, 2014

“Hey Doc,” said Herb, reading the latest copy of the Valley Weekly Miracle, “Did you see all these specials they’re having in the city? Just for the Friday after Thanksgiving, too. You know, a guy could get a lot of Christmas shopping done then and save some money.”

Slim Randles

Slim Randles

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving wishes to you and your loved ones.

May you all be fortunate enough to have food on your table, a roof over your head, and good health.

Be safe. Be warm. And remember to thank your family and friends for being part of your life,

Best wishes from the staff of the SnoValley Star.

 

 

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