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Martial arts workshop offered for Parkinson’s patients at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

Volunteer instructor Jim Curtis will lead a martial arts for Parkinson’s patients workshop, 7 to 8 a.m. Wednesdays at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Martial arts… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Snoqualmie author to sign copies of ‘I Didn’t Know He Wanted More’ Saturday at Black Dog Cafe

Author Leeanne Creech will be signing copies of her book, “I Didn’t Know He Wanted More,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2017

Improved trailhead, access road celebrated with High Point Trail ribbon cutting Friday

One of the busiest trailheads in Washington State, the High Point Trailhead was part of a Friday celebration of improved parking and driving access.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Wiggins named new director of homeless services at Friends of Youth

Friends of Youth has named Karina Wiggins as its new Director of Homeless Services. Wiggins has been part of the Friends of Youth team and… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017

Giving Tree program, Girl Scouts coat drive, start this week in the Snoqualmie Valley

The annual Holiday Kiwanis Giving Tree Program is gearing up for 2017. With support from the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank and the LDS church, Kiwanis… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017
Friends gather around a fire pit for warmth in before the 2016 tree lighting. (File Photo)

North Bend celebrates Holly Days Dec. 1 to 3

North Bend is celebrating Holly Days, a weekend of holiday events including shopping, movies, live theater and a tree lighting event with a visit from… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2017
Friends gather around a fire pit for warmth in before the 2016 tree lighting. (File Photo)

North Bend church welcomes new pastor Dec. 1, hosts Advent festival Dec. 3

Mount Si Lutheran Church welcomes the Rev. Krista Mendoza as the church’s new pastor on Friday, Dec. 1. Mendoza, a Seattle native, will return to… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Malena earns associate’s degree

Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee recently announced the graduating class 2016-17. Cheri Malena of Fall City was among the graduates. She earned her associate’s degree.… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017
Members of the 2017-18 Mount Si High School Jazz Band I. (Courtesy Photo)

Jazz band presents free preview concert of upcoming Chicago performance, Dec. 6 at Jazz Clubs NW

Mount Si High School’s Jazz Band I will give a free concert for the community, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Jazz Clubs NW, 112… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017
Members of the 2017-18 Mount Si High School Jazz Band I. (Courtesy Photo)

North Bend now taking nominations for Citizen of the Year award

North Bend is a great place to live, work, and play thanks to the efforts of many citizens, any of whom could be named the city’s Citizen of the Year, with your nomination.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Empty Bowls fundraising event and community dinner returns Dec. 8

After a successful event last year, the students from the Snoqualmie Valley School District are preparing for another Empty Bowls fundraisers on Friday, Dec. 8,… Continue reading

See Santa, reindeer at Cougar Mountain Zoo’s annual holiday festival

Cougar Mountain Zoo is hosting its annual Reindeer Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, Dec. 1 to 23. Enjoy the sights and sounds of… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Snoqualmie Tribe awards $10,000 toward Encompass Mobile Therapy Unit

On Oct. 9, Encompass received a grant of $10,000 from the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to support the Encompass Mobile Therapy Unit, a 24-foot van outfitted… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2017
Dave Battey led a presentation Saturday on the history of the Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company, which started at Snoqualmie Falls 100 years ago. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Centennial celebration: 100 years ago, Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Co. planted seeds of community

Just over 100 years ago, the Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company felled its first log, beginning an enterprise that built, among other things, a lasting community… Continue reading

Dave Battey led a presentation Saturday on the history of the Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company, which started at Snoqualmie Falls 100 years ago. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)
Holiday lights gave Snoqualmie’s Railroad Park a warm glow for Saturday’s festivities. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Lights, Santa, music: Snoqualmie ushers in holiday season with Saturday celebration

It wasn’t really the tree lighting everyone was waiting for Saturday evening in Snoqualmie’s Railroad Park, but the big guy coming to light it. That… Continue reading

Holiday lights gave Snoqualmie’s Railroad Park a warm glow for Saturday’s festivities. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Out of the past: Sallal Grange honors Dorothy Miller for 60 years of membership; 3-year-old boy is alive after grader accident, but with two broken legs

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record’s archives:

  • Nov 27, 2017

Fall City holiday festivities Dec. 2 include arts market, horseback caroling and annual tree lighting

Fall City’s annual Holiday Market runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2 at Chief Kanim Middle School. This arts and crafts festival… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Bellevue, Seattle, and throughout King County.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown Seattle on Dec. 1.
The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

The third annual Historic Shell Holiday Shop opens on Nov. 24 at the Historic Shell Station in Issaquah. Courtesy photo