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Mount Si girls soccer goes into playoff for chance at championship

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:55PM

Mount Si girls soccer team, with an 11-3-1 record, continues its battle for KingCo honors this week. Fresh off a win over Eastlake last night, the girls go into a playoff this Monday, Oct. 27, on the road versus Skyline for the right to face Issaquah in the KingCo Championship Nov. 3. On Thursday, Oct. 23, Mount Si beat Eastlake, 2-0, at Eastlake High.

Shirtless customer makes off with tip jar | Lonely dog spurs argument between neighbors | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:32PM

Tips taken: On Thursday, Oct. 16, a caller at a business in the downtown block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported a theft. A shirtless blonde man with bad teeth asked for water the caller said, and when she turned back around, the tip jar was empty, and the man was walking away. He came back later for candy.

Rock blasting-related closures finished for the year on Snoqualmie Pass

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:29PM

Drivers traveling across Interstate 90 will be happy to hear rock blasting-related closures on Snoqualmie Pass are finished for the year. However, drivers still need to plan for added travel time next week due to lane closures.

Support I-1351, lower class sizes, teachers urge

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:21PM

It’s simple. Every child in the Snoqualmie Valley is worthy of the opportunity to learn in an uncrowded classroom. By voting yes on Initiative 1351, you will be providing our Valley’s children with the kind of education they deserve. Here’s why: Washington ranks 47th out of 50 states in class size. I-1351 moves us to the middle.

Host a kid from Peru, Korea

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:15PM

For the seventh year, Korean middle school students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s sister city of Gangjin to study at 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.

Preston’s Vasa Hall to host Swedish meatball dinner

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:14PM

The Upper Preston Vasa Hall, a Swedish cultural heritage organization, hosts a Swedish meatball dinner, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Upper Preston Vasa Hall is located at 10530 324th Place S.E., Preston.

Tolt Church to pick prize pumpkins at Harvest Festival

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:13PM

Tolt United Congregational Church holds a Harvest Festival, 11:45 a.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at the church, 4851 Tolt Ave., Carnation. Families and friends of all generations are invited for carnival games, hay ride, face painting and other events.

North Bend's Harley Brumbaugh remembers 'The Fabulous 1950s' at museum singalong

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 1:05PM

Harley Brumbaugh can’t hear the 1950s hit song “Dear Hearts and Gentle People,” without a twinge of nostalgia. “For me, ‘Dear Hearts’ really has a feeling,” says Brumbaugh, North Bend’s longtime resident bandleader. The song reminds him of a home and a community that disappeared long ago.

Wild buggy ride through school yard | Breaking and entering | Out of the Past

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 1:01PM

Thursday, Oct. 22, 1964: A difficult task would be faced this week by anyone trying to convince a few Snoqualmie residents that the days of the Wild West are over. Those people living near Snoqualmie Grade School, contemplating the fall grandeur from their windows Sunday, saw a sight that could not be more authentic.

Hospital's future: What about SR-18 interchange?

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 12:59PM

I haven’t paid much attention to all the talk about the new Snoqualmie Hospital; and I don’t live in Snoqualmie or the Ridge. But lately I’ve had to drive past the I-90-Highway 18 interchange quite often, and most of the time when I pass it, there’s a long line of cars waiting to exit—in both directions. Once, I even had to be in the afternoon line of cars for 10 minutes, just to turn right onto the Parkway.

Warm up at Valley Animal Partners chili showdown

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:37AM

Valley Animal Partners hosts its fifth annual Chili Showdown and Dessert Auction, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Snoqualmie Eagles, 8200 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie. The event is open to the public, as well as Eagles members and their guests.

Halloween fun: Spooky events for families, grown ups start this weekend

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:36AM

Lots of family Halloween events, and one for the grown-ups, start this weekend in the Valley. Events include: • Celebrate Halloween and autumn with a scenic walk in the country, Saturday Oct. 25, at Remlinger Farms in Carnation. Walkers start any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and choose five, 10 or 13 kilometer routes. The walks traverse farmland and country trails, and the Carnation community. Learn more at www.walkingwithecw.org.

Night on a Dark Trail: Snoqualmie’s spooky outdoor singing, dancing extravaganza lands at Community Park

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

The outdoor Halloween song-and-dance show has a new location, more youth involvement and new acts for its fourth outing. Dark Trail is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, at Snoqualmie Ridge Community Park, starting on the trail between Cascade View Elementary and the Snoqualmie Y.

Explore local history, Meadowbrook Farms with Dave Battey

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM

Explore local history and walk the lush fields and forests of Meadowbrook Farm, 460 acres of open, scenic space between Snoqualmie and North Bend, when you join guide Dave Battey for guided walks, talks and tours this fall.

North Bend visitor's center holds ghost stories, pumpkin contest

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM

Families can come to the new North Bend Visitor Information Center for an entertaining afternoon of ghostly stories and mysterious tales of the valley, performed by Bob Antone and friends, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.

North Bend Moose plan Halloween party for kids

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:38PM

Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge's annual Children’s Halloween Party is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the lodge, 108 Sydney St., North Bend. The costume party includes games, a costume parade, prizes, cupcakes, face painting, and other activities.

Community trick or treat event coming Saturday to Snoqualmie Ridge Y, IGA, businesses

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:16AM

Snoqualmie YMCA bringing back the “Trick or Treat on Snoqualmie Ridge” event again for the third year, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free. Children start at the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, collect a goodie bag and a passport to the participating Trick or Treat locations.

Career, tech dinner is Wednesday for Mount Si students

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:13AM

Mount Si High School's annual Career and Technical Education dinner and advisor kick-off is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the high school commons.

Snoqualmie Chamber questions 5th District Reps, challengers on schools, taxes, transit

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:06PM

Candidates for state House positions in the 5th Legislative District weighed in on education, transportation and the public good at a Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum Friday, Oct. 17. Jay Rodne of North Bend and Chad Magendanz of Issaquah, Republican incumbents for the 5th District’s positions 1 and 2, respectively, sat down with Essie Hicks of Issaquah and David Spring of North Bend, their Democratic challengers, answering questions from presenter Carolyn Simpson, a Snoqualmie Valley School Board member.

Mount Si girls swim team sets course for postseason

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:04PM

The Mount Si girls swim team is steadily making changes this fall, posting more athletes into the postseason and swimming out of a new home pool. So far this year, Mount Si has had five athletes qualify for league meet, two for districts. Last year, just two made the post season. Heading into league are Jessica Brady, Julia Crumb, Anastasia Kalistratova, Daisey Hartman and Murial Ross. Crumb, a club-experienced freshman, and Kalistratova have both qualified for districts.

Time to celebrate: Mount Si High School homecoming photos

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 3:11PM

Mount Si High School celebrated its homecoming last week, with spirit days, sports, and circus-themed dance with live performers. For Thursday's Camo Day, senior Julianna Foster borrowed some gear from her father to blend in. "I'm a tree!" she announced during her lunch break. Her friend, Amanda Triboulet bought some camp gear just for the day, but a lot of students didn't have to work hard on their costume for the day. Maddy Trout, busily working on her phone in a circle of friends, sported a camp sweatshirt and backpack that she says are pretty standard for her.

Deputies track down transient burglary suspect

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 3:04PM

A man suspected of burglarizing several outbuildings in the Valley’s vicinity was captured late Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, after a publicized search by police. The suspect, a 41-year-old transient man, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. near Fall City, after a search that began around noon Friday.

Peaking CHS runners on top at Edwards State Park

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:59PM

Cedarcrest’s cross country squad ran their last regular season meet of the year, Thursday, Oct. 16. The four-team meet was hosted by Cedar Park Christian and held at St. Edwards State Park in Kenmore. The two-mile short course was a new one for the Red Wolves, allowing them to work on speed.

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.

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