Snoqualmie's 100-foot Tokul Creek Trestle still draws travelers | Photo Gallery

The Tokul Creek Trestle, near Snoqualmie, is part of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, and a favorite stop for bicyclists and hikers. The 100 year-old bridge was used by freight trains into the early 70s, before the Milwaukee Railroad abandoned the line.   - Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo
  • Oct 17, 2014 at 11:37AM

Everyone stops on the Tokul Creek bridge. It’s not that they need to; the Snoqualmie Valley Trail rises very gently up the Valley, and the bridge is about a mile along it from Tokul Road. Whether they’re on two wheels or two feet, though, the people who explore the trail as far as the 100-year-old Milwaukee Railroad trestle bridge seem compelled to pause there, and take in the view.

Kid recruits sought for next generation of state time Capsule Keepers

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:06AM

Members of the original Centennial Time Capsule Keepers are in the final days of recruiting a new generation of replacements in time for the state’s 125th birthday celebration, Nov. 11 in Olympia. Nominations for new Capsule Keepers end this Tuesday, Oct. 21. Any child living in Washington state who was born from Nov. 4 to Nov. 18 in 2004 is eligible. Children of 1989 Capsule Keepers are also eligible. Interested children should have a parent or guardian complete a registration form. Parent or guardian permission is required.

Valley host families needed for middle schoolers from Peru, Korea | 3-week stay

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:01AM

For the seventh year, Korean middle school students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s sister city of Gangjin to study in at our local schools and experience home stays in American homes. Students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s second sister city of Chaclacayo, Peru with the same spirit of adventure and goal of learning about U.S. culture.

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge completes $3 million remodel

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge recently announced the completion of a $3 million renovation, featuring new dining spaces, fully re-imagined interiors and golf course updates. The course has also recently appointed a new general manager, Ben Wood, who is a former professional golfer and experienced club leader.

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King County to fight against obesity, new types of tobacco

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:58AM

King County will use a federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco by taking on the marketing of junk food, sugary sodas, and new tobacco products. Using a $9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health - Seattle & King County will lead a partnership of cities, school districts, community organizations, and businesses. The coalition will help local residents make healthy decisions, help schools provide healthier meals and more opportunities for exercise, and help cities design more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly communities.

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