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Baunsgard plans third Valley rummage sale for building wells in Uganda

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 9:30AM

Ten years ago, Don Baunsgard's life changed on a trip to rural Uganda, where he learned of the great need for clean drinking water. Five years later, he was looking for a solution to that critical need, and an answer to the question of how he could use his energy and compassion to make a difference.

Watch historical video on Valley at Meadowbrook Farm

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 9:30AM

Learn the history of the Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Mill, and the missing mill town of Snoqualmie Falls, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 12, at Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend.

Democratic precinct caucus set for March 26 at Freshman Campus

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 10:30AM

The North Bend/Snoqualmie Democratic precinct caucuses will be held on March 26, at the Mount Si High School Freshman Campus, 9200 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie. Sign-in begins at 10 a.m, and the general meeting starts at 10:30 a.m.

Becky’s New Car to debut at Valley Center Stage on March 4

  • Mar 2, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 4, 2016 at 11:08AM

The actors over at the Valley Center Stage are gearing up for a fourth wall-breaking comedy about a misunderstood romance and the chaos that ensues. "Becky's New Car" will open March 4 at the Valley Center Stage in North Bend.

Railway museum seeks volunteer docents for 2016 train season

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 4:41PM

Northwest Railway Museum is seeking volunteer docents for the 2016 train season, April through October.

Smart phones to make us all feel stupid

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 5:41PM

Over the weekend, I acquired a new, dubiously named, smart phone. It was shiny and powerful and a whole bunch of intelligence went into its manufacture, I'm sure.

Encompass offering stay-at-home safety course for children

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 5:41PM

Encompass is offering a new course for children ages 9 to 13, designed to prepare them for staying home alone. The class run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Encompass Early Learning Center, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend.

Emergency response training open to Valley residents; register by March 10

  • Mar 5, 2016 at 10:30AM

The cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend are jointly offering the FEMA-certified Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program. The course starts on Saturday, March 19, at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway.

Railway Museum hiring birthday party coordinator

  • Mar 5, 2016 at 1:30PM

The Northwest Railway Museum is now hiring a birthday party attendant for its 2016 train season, April through October.

Monroe Concert Band to present free concert March 20

  • Mar 6, 2016 at 9:30AM

The Monroe Concert Band will perform its late winter concert, 2 p.m., Sunday, March 20 at the Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe.

County to award $500,000 in grants for historic barn preservation; workshops offered to assist barn owners

  • Mar 6, 2016 at 10:30AM

King County's Historic Preservation Program has re-launched its "Barn Again" historic barn preservation grant program, which was last funded in 2008, and now has up to $500,000 in grant funding available for qualified projects.

City Council plans public hearing on truck stop prohibition

  • Mar 6, 2016 at 10:30AM

A public hearing on North Bend code changes regarding truck stops will be part of the next North Bend City Council meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend.

County plans training exercise for Cascadia ‘megaquake’

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30AM

On February 28, 2001, the magnitude 6.8 Nisqually Earthquake shook the Puget Sound region. Today, 15 years later, King County Emergency Management is preparing for a Cascadia megaquake by participating in a multi-state, multi-agency exercise this summer.

Silver Creek community invited to town hall meeting on sewer extension

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30AM

The city of North Bend is planning a town hall meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., to discuss a possible extension of the sanitary sewer system through NE 12th Street, NE 10th Street, NE 8th Street and NE 6th Street corridors.

Singer-songwriter celebrates release of new album at Black Dog

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30AM

Singer-songwriter Michele McNany is releasing her new album, "With you Now," at a release party, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 31 at the Black Dog Art's Café, Snoqualmie.

Master gardeners talk vegetable-growing at two sessions March 12

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30AM

The Snoqualmie Valley King County WSU Master Gardeners Clinic will host two new workshops in their "In the Garden" series on Saturday, March 12.

Anderson found guilty on six counts of murder in Carnation family killings in 2007

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 7, 2016 at 9:14AM

Former Carnation resident Michele Anderson was found guilty on six counts of first-degree murder Friday afternoon, March 4.

Affordable Valley housing forum plans a follow-up meeting

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 1:14PM

A second community forum on affordable housing is scheduled for 2 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, at Umpqua Bank, 146 West Second Street, North Bend.

Train season is about to start: New for 2016 are stops at the train shed, docent tours and more Steam Train excursions

  • Mar 5, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 7, 2016 at 5:50PM

It's not just a train ride this train season at the Northwest Railway Museum. Beginning on the weekend of April 2 and 3, most train excursions will include a stop at the Train Shed exhibit building, giving visitors a chance explore more of the museum's collection.

Attorney General files charges against water treatment plant manager at North Bend fire academy

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 8, 2016 at 12:33PM

Firefighters training at the Washington State Fire Training Academy (FTA) in North Bend between 2012 and 2014 may have been exposed to contaminated water, according to court documents filed March 1 by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Police officer returning to work Thursday after suspension

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:45PM

Snoqualmie Police Officer Nick Hogan, was put on a 20-day unpaid leave Jan. 29, reportedly for sexually explicit text messages he sent to another department employee while on duty. He is scheduled to return to duty March 10.

Kindness club sparks communitywide event

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:45PM

Being nice is not a revolutionary idea, but the idea has created its own movement in the lower Valley. Students at Cedarcrest High School in Duvall have been propagating an environment of kindness for more than 15 years now, through the Random Acts of Kindness Club, RAK for short, and inspiring resident Connie Berg to bring the movement to an audience of all ages.

Local SPU students make fall dean’s list

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:45PM

Several local students were named to the Seattle Pacific University dean's list for the autumn quarter, including Alex Donka and Robert Rabideau, both of North Bend, and Rachel Hong of Snoqualmie.

Hospital commissioners buy out CEO’s contract in vote to end employment contract early

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 8, 2016 at 12:52PM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4's Board of Commissioners approved a severance agreement and contract buyout for Superintendent of the District and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rodger McCollum at the public board meeting on March 3.

Local students serve in ministry at Azusa Pacific

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 2:30PM

Two Valley students attending Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif, served in ministry through the Center for Student Action during the fall semester.

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