Carol Ladwig

Unfinished stories, many thanks and new responsibilities | Farewell Column

Good-bye everybody. This is my last column for the Valley Record. It’s not the column I had expected to write at the end of my… Continue reading

 

Friends of the North Bend Library launch Valleywide reading program featuring local authors

Friends of the North Bend Library have launched a new program for adults, Valley Reads, which encourages Valley residents to read books by local authors.… Continue reading

 

Author at 12, Jay Dilger donates books to alma mater, Opstad Elementary

Self-publishing today is no longer the exotic and expensive undertaking of decades past, unless you’re doing it the way first-time author Jay Dilger and her… Continue reading

 

Paul Graves

Fall City legislator aims to make all legislators subject to public records requests in 2018

Rep. Paul Graves (R) of Fall City, in his second year as a state legislator, is proposing an end to a form of special treatment… Continue reading

Paul Graves

Giving back: Ribary honored as North Bend Citizen of the Year

His career aspirations were as diverse as gentleman farmer, professional motorcycle racer, personal trainer, and bank manager. Fritz Ribary of North Bend has held all… Continue reading

Gun violence, tax relief are starring subjects in state legislators town hall meetings Saturday

Property tax relief may have been a priority for the 5th District state legislators who spoke at a series of town hall meetings Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

SVSD voters support tax increase in early returns

Snoqualmie Valley School District residents were rejecting two school funding issues in preliminary vote returns Tuesday evening, a $62.2 million educational programs and operations levy,… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA announces store closure and remodel

When word of a new Safeway being built on Snoqualmie Ridge began circulating, so did worries about that store’s impact on the Ridge’s existing grocery… Continue reading

Seven students at Mount Si sign on the dotted line for National Signing Day

Seven student athletes made major commitments to their futures very early Wednesday morning at Mount Si High School. It was a light-hearted moment, but a… Continue reading

Good-bye to a Carnation story-teller | Column

Living and working the small-town newspaper life is a great way to collect stories and people. I have many happy memories, stretching back to my… Continue reading

Keep finding your Valley news on Facebook

A few weeks ago, I made the surprising discovery that I probably got as much of my news for personal consumption from Facebook and Twitter… Continue reading

How much big business should we tolerate? | Column

There’s a give-and-take that comes along, part and parcel, with living in the Snoqualmie Valley. It’s part of life in many other small cities, of… Continue reading

Voters to decide on two school levies on Feb. 13 ballot

Months after the legislature passed a school funding package to meet the demands of the McCleary lawsuit, education funding is still in the news. That’s… Continue reading

Rain garden project grows ‘citizen scientists’ at Carnation Elementary School

Between the excitement of planting — and naming — the new residents of the Carnation Elementary School rain garden and discovering the latest activity of… Continue reading

Fall City fire district seeks citizens for merger advisory committee

Fire district 27 in Fall City is now taking applications from district residents interested in serving on a merger advisory committee for the fire protection… Continue reading

11U baseball team adds service component to regimen, donates food to Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

Playing on the Wildcat Baseball Club in the Snoqualmie Valley is a little different from playing baseball on a more traditional club team. The practices… Continue reading

The view of Mount Si from the Dahlgren property today will be affected by a proposed multifamily housing development, but maybe not as badly as opponents of the project fear it will. According to city projections, the planned landscaping, wide setbacks and a two-story limit on buildings closest to North Bend Way will minimize the visual impact of the project, which could break ground later this year. (Courtesy Photo)

Multi-family housing project on Dahlgren property progresses over Friends group’s objections

No one is saying that building high-density apartments on almost 18 acres of land between the Snoqualmie River and North Bend Way east of the… Continue reading

The view of Mount Si from the Dahlgren property today will be affected by a proposed multifamily housing development, but maybe not as badly as opponents of the project fear it will. According to city projections, the planned landscaping, wide setbacks and a two-story limit on buildings closest to North Bend Way will minimize the visual impact of the project, which could break ground later this year. (Courtesy Photo)
Kristen Schumacher is planning to open her business, Heirloom Cookshop, in Snoqualmie’s historic bank building by July. (Courtesy of Kristey Ray)

Plenty to choose from, but lost dog found is most-read Record story of 2017

Happy New Year to all of the Valley community. Like New Year’s resolutions, we have a tradition at the record of, at the end of… Continue reading

Kristen Schumacher is planning to open her business, Heirloom Cookshop, in Snoqualmie’s historic bank building by July. (Courtesy of Kristey Ray)

Roll credits: North Bend Theatre to start new chapter in 77-year history

Whenever there’s an event in downtown North Bend, there’s some element of it happening at the North Bend Theatre, on Bendigo Boulevard. It’s been a… Continue reading

County grant to open doors for troubled Valley youth, along with the doors of The Trail Youth coffeehouse

The Trail Youth began its outreach to troubled teens with coffee and doughnuts and now, with a Best Starts for Kids grant, it will expand that outreach into a mentorship program, nonprofit clothing bank, and naturally, a coffeehouse.