William K. Jarvis of Alaska, former Fall City and Issaquah resident, died Feb. 4.
On Saturday, March 14, the Snoqualmie Police Department Special Olympics Polar Plunge Team was in rare form, raising money for Washington Special Olympians. The event was held in Redmond at Idylwood Beach Park in the frigid waters of Lake Sammamish.
Snoqualmie’s annual spring egg hunt returns to Centennial Fields Park, 10 a.m. sharp, Saturday, April 4.
The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:
Valley movers and shakers were recognized during the third annual Give Good Awards on Friday, March 6, at the North Bend Theater.
Nels Melgaard said the Nursery at Mount Si started from a simple sign, planted 17 years ago: “Plant Sale, 1 Mile.”
Si View Park and Community Center was again our readers’ choice for the Best Park in the Valley. The 76-year-old facility is a hub for many community events, including the Festival at Mount Si, or Alpine Days, if you prefer, so we asked what makes Si View so special.
The Easter bunny is visting the Valley for the Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater’s free, fifth annual Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4.
The Encompass website (www.encompassnw.org) has recently been redesigned to make information on Encompass programming easier to find as well as to discover ways to get involved in contributing to the organization’s mission of nurturing children and enriching families.
Denise Atkinson’s Heritage Gifts jewelry studio is a space where genealogical magic happens.
The Bow Wow Doggie Egg Hunt, for dogs and their owners, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park in Snoqualmie, across from Centennial Fields Park.
Si View Park in North Bend plays host this weekend and next to children's egg-hunting activities.
Little Town Blues, a night of dinner and big band jazz, is a fundraiser for Mount Si High School’s Jazz Band I’s trip to Essentially Ellington in May. The event is 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 31 at Boxley’s Place, North Bend.
Bob Venera, longtime firefighter in North Bend and recently transferred to Issaquah, was top of the list in the votes for firefighters in the 2015 Best of the Valley reader survey.
Mount Si Fish and Game Club hosts its anual steelhead dinner, 6 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend.
Valley monuments are pretty obvious: Mount Si, a roving elk herd, the Snoqualmie Falls – but when talking to residents about Frankie’s Pizza, it’s hard not to group it with local landmarks.
Staff at North Bend Animal Clinic are voted the Best Veterinarian for the second year in a row in the annual Best of the Valley voting.
These people don’t need last names any more. The dedicated locals who consistently make the list for readers’ choice of Best Community Volunteer have become household names.
Clothes for the Cause, a fundraising company that collects clothes in exchange for cash is holding a “Stuff the Truck” event to raise money for local groups, including St. Clare’s Episcopal Church and Cedar Falls Community School.
United Way of King County offers free tax preparation assistance through Saturday, April 18. The program helps lower-income individuals and families secure the refunds and credits that they’re eligible for. The service is for households that earn less than $60,000 in 2014.