December 1, 2010
Bad eyes gave Brian Duvall a vision and a mission.
When he was a child, the Snoqualmie optometrist had to undergo several surgeries to his eyes. The time spent at the doctor’s office piqued an interest in the field.
“I became curious as to why people do what they do,” said Duvall, who has been a doctor of optometry for 16 years and since last week, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
April 15, 2010
NEW — 6:00 a.m. April 15, 2010
Every day at 4 a.m. for a few days in March, people began lining up outside the Lake Amatitlan clinic in Guatemala to get a second chance at sight.
The people came to see Brian Duvall, clinic director of Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare, and his wife, Latreash, an optician. The North Bend couple worked long hours in mid-March. Sometimes it seemed like the line would never end.
April 14, 2010
NEW — 1:41 p.m. April 14, 2010
State Sen. Cheryl Pflug, a registered nurse who represents Snoqualmie Valley in Olympia, sponsored a bill to establish a pair of pilot projects intended to make healthcare more affordable. Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the legislation March 25.
March 10, 2010
Adopt standards for new hotel, but keep it north of I-90
The North Bend City Council should separate the controversy regarding a new hotel into two simple questions: first, what should a new hotel look like? Second, where should we build it?
March 3, 2010
NEW — 1:37 p.m. March 3, 2010
Murray Lorance said he didn’t feel so good. Pale and disoriented, he wandered into the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital emergency room, complaining of chest pain.
November 19, 2009
When Denny McClain got a cold a few winters ago, he didn’t go to the doctor to avoid paying out of pocket for an appointment. His symptoms worsened and by the time he couldn’t put off an office visit any longer, he had bronchitis and walking pneumonia. Read more