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- Aug 5, 2014 at 1:28PM
This past winter, Chris and Marty Fagan of North Bend made a life-changing journey to the South Pole. They’re getting a hometown hurrah this summer, named grand marshals of the Festival at Mount Si Parade.
- Aug 14, 2014 at 2:00PM
The city of Snoqualmie will close Southeast Fir Street, between Railroad Ave Southeast and Maple Ave Southeast, starting at 7 a.m., Monday, Aug. 18. The street will be closed round-the-clock while crews dig a joint utility trench and install sanitary sewer and water mains, storm drainage, and steel casings under the railroad tracks.
- Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21AM
Six-year-old Nikos Cox, who lives with severe hemophilia, will be police chief for one very special day. Snoqualmie Police are taking part in “Chief For a Day,” an event that celebrates the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening chronic illness.
Is he with you? Man chats up Valley restaurant customers, checks out the kitchen before police toss him out
- Aug 22, 2014 at 2:10PM
On Saturday, Aug. 2, police were called to the 4700 block of Tolt Avenue, for a complaint of a man causing a disturbance. The man entered a restaurant and walked around, talking with patrons who did not know him. He then walked into the kitchen. An officer removed him from the restaurant.
- Aug 25, 2014 at 2:43PM
Every summer, more than 26,000 people visit the Snoqualmie River to enjoy its beauty, bathe in its coolness, and float its currents. Yet, there is not a permanent toilet for visitors on the river. The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has started a fundraising campaign, Pony up for a Potty on the Indiegogowebsite, to install a permanent vault toilet at two of the Valley's popular river access points.
Learning from the greats: Chip Beck grows the next generation of golf at Boeing Classic's Emirates Youth Clinic | Photo Gallery
- Aug 26, 2014 at 4:15PM
Budding Snoqualmie golfer Kasey Maralack is only 10 years old, and she is already finding success in the game. Last Tuesday, Aug. 19, she got a big lesson in thinking positive from one of the greats of the game. Maralack hit the green with golf pro Chip Beck for some pro tips at the Emirates Youth Clinic, one of several family-oriented activities that took place last week as part of the 10th annual Boeing Classic at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
- Aug 27, 2014 at 2:39PM
Classes start throughout the Riverview School District on Tuesday, Sept. 2, and in the Snoqualmie Valley School District on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Orientation began last week at many Valley schools, and is still going in the Upper Valley. At Chief Kanim Middle School, seventh graders are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 27 and eighth graders are on for 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. A barbecue lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.
- Aug 27, 2014 at 2:44PM
Six Valley schools are in a dubious spotlight this month, and in response, area superintendents are working to turn that light back onto what they say is the source of the problem. The schools, Twin Falls Middle School and Opstad and North Bend Elementary Schools in the Snoqualmie Valley District, Tolt Middle School, and Cherry Valley and Carnation Elementary in Riverview, are being penalized for student test scores that did not meet federal adequate yearly progress, or AYP, standards. Each of the schools receives federal Title I funding, which will come with more restrictions on it this year, including reserving 20 percent strictly for transportation costs for students who choose a different school this year, and setting aside funds for staff professional development.
- Aug 28, 2014 at 3:44PM
North Bend processes about 1 million gallons of sewage in its 60 year-old wastewater treatment plant every day, a little less during the dry season. On paper, the city could handle more than double that, but in reality, the plant’s intake has been limited to the million mark for the past six months to a year.
- Aug 29, 2014 at 2:40PM
On Sunday, Aug. 17, a caller contacted police about an aggressive driver who wanted her parking spot, in the upper lot of the Snoqualmie Falls Park, Snoqualmie. The caller said the man had parked right behind her after she’d pulled into the coveted spot, then got out and sat on the back of her vehicle. Next, he circled the lot and dropped off his kids, according to the victim, then parked and returned to her car, to take pictures and be confrontational.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 12:03PM
Snoqualmie’s city council introduced an ordinance tweaking the rules governing garbage containers and bears. In Snoqualmie, garbage containers must be stored unless they are bear-resistant. The new law changes the times that garbage cans can be rolled out for pickup and when they must be brought back inside.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:41PM
A riverside boardwalk in downtown Snoqualmie has been a dream for nearly a decade. That dream took a step closer to reality Monday, Aug. 24, when Snoqualmie City Council set aside more than half a million dollars as match funding for a potential grant.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 2:30PM
Colleagues of Jeanne Hansen say she was a master of transformations. The late Hansen, mayor of Snoqualmie from 1987 to 1997, shepherded the development of Snoqualmie Ridge. She died Jan. 3, 2001, and never got to see the changes she wrought.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:15AM
One year ago, junior safety Jojo Hillel had the best seat in the house to learn the art of quarterbacking. Now, the transition is natural, and the tall, 180-pound senior will be at the center of action under Mount Si’s Friday night lights.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:00AM
Most of the core is back for the Mount Si girls soccer team. Now, this group faces the challenge of a new league with bigger schools as competition. “We’re playing tougher teams,” said senior forward and co-captain Karli White. “We want to get a good record and start off strong.”
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:18AM
It’s going to be busy in North Bend Saturday evening, when the Boxley Music Fund’s Jazz Walk returns for its third year. It’s also, according to organizers, going to be awesome. “We counted 86 musicians, and at least 15 venues,” says Greg Williamson, owner of Pony Boy Records, and booker of music for the event. Officially, the website, www.northbendjazzwalk.com, lists 18 venues in all, and 21 acts, to fill them.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:54AM
"This is the best day of the year!" announced North Bend Elementary School principal Jim Frazier on a cloudy morning, Sept. 3. He had a big coffee mug and an even bigger smile for student and parents as they came to the front door.
Bear flees after Snoqualmie police fire beanbags; Man busted for blasting street lights with a pellet gun
- Sep 13, 2014 at 5:16PM
Bear blast: At 1:21 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, police were called to the 8200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, for a bear report. Police located the bear in an alley between Falls and Park Avenue, and shot bean bags at it. The bear ran. It had a tracking collar, so police notified the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 2:32PM
Student enrollment is up, but not in the ways that Snoqualmie Valley School District staff were expecting this school year. Comparing start-of-year enrollment numbers with the 2013-14 official count taken in October, staff reported that the number of student full-time equivalents, or FTEs, has increased, and most significantly at the high school.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 2:30PM
Hannah Waskom left all challengers behind, somewhere around the last mile of the wooded, sunny Lake Sammamish cross country course. The next person to cross the finish line was Lyndsey Sydnor, the fellow Mount Si High School runner who's been training with Waskom, current girls running record holder, all summer.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 2:21PM
Jazz ruled Saturday night in North Bend, during the third annual Jazz Walk, hosted by and for the Boxley's Music Fund. Eighteen venues played host to an evening celebrating jazz.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 10:53AM
Running and cycling were just the start of the activities offered at North Bend’s Adventure Sport Festival Saturday, Sept. 6. While teams and individual athletes paddled Lake Kecheelus, cycled down and through North Bend, ran the trail and came together for a final sprint to the finish, other athletes pursued their own sports.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 9:36AM
The second Snoqualmie Valley Block Party is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on Snoqualmie Ridge. The day includes activities for adults and children are planned at Community Park on Snoqualmie Ridge.
- Sep 19, 2014 at 10:57AM
On Tuesday, Sept. 9, a caller in the 1300 block of 456th Place Southeast, North Bend, told police she’d received a phone call from someone from the U.S. Treasury, who said she was in trouble and agents were on their way to arrest her, unless she gave them money. Police were already familiar with this phone scam. The calls came from an 808 number.
- Sep 19, 2014 at 12:41PM
King County prosecutors have filed charges against a Fall City man and a Maple Valley woman for raping and molesting a young child over a nearly two-year period. Prosecutors filed charges Monday, Sept. 8, against Richard Stuart Trombley, 27, of Fall City, and Makayla Elaine Everson, 26, for rape of a child in the first degree and child molestation in the first degree.