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Summer Melody: Author Toddie Downs debuts novel at Bindlestick party
Oct 30 2012, 5:06 PM
Snoqualmie author Toddie Downs will be hosting an open house launch party for her first novel, “Summer Melody.” Downs’ novel, a tender story of family, hope, and possibility, was released by Booktrope this month.
A launch party is 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at The Bindlestick, 8010 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie.
There will be food, books for sale, and prizes to be raffled off. Prizes include a photograph print by local photographer Ellen Decola, a painting print on canvas by artist Patricia Tamburini, and pottery by Andrew Young.
Daylight savings time ends, again: Set your clock, change your batteries
Oct 30 2012, 5:07 PM
On Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time ends and we “fall back” one hour.
As you set your clocks back, the Snoqualmie Fire Department urges you to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors throughout your home. These devices are the most important means of preventing house- and apartment-fire fatalities and carbon monoxide poisoning.
License plate stolen and swapped, feisty shoplifter, you scratched my truck: Weekly police, fire blotter
Oct 30 2012, 5:11 PM
On Monday, Oct. 22, a citizen came to the North Bend Sheriff’s Substation to report his license plates had been stolen and replaced with plates from a stolen vehicle, when his vehicle was parked in the 400 block of Main Avenue South.
ValleyFest heads to Mount Si HS Nov. 10
Oct 30 2012, 5:13 PM
ValleyFest is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Mount Si High School in Snoquamie.
Kick off your holiday season at the biggest and best arts and crafts festival in the Snoqualmie Valley. There are free goodie bags to the first 100 kids who visit Santa. Get your picture taken with Santa, enjoy mini-massage, face painting, clowns and homemade donuts in a setting packed with local vendors, craftspeople, artisans and great food.
Santa's Toyland opens soon at North Bend Sheriff's station
Oct 30 2012, 5:18 PM
The King County Sheriff’s Office will host the second annual Santa’s Toy Shop at the North Bend Sheriff's Substation, 1550 Boalch Ave. N.W. The event is a collection for the Kiwanis Giving Tree program, which provides holiday cheer to hundreds of Valley children each year.
Bring new unwrapped toys for kids, aged tots to teens Nov. 1 through Dec. 11.
Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis to spread holiday cheer with trees
Oct 30 2012, 5:20 PM
Each year, the Kiwanis Giving Tree program brightens the holidays for hundreds of local children.
As the program grows, new donation sites have been added creating a need for additional giving trees. This year, a new way to help is by donating an artificial Christmas tree for the Giving Tree project. Trees of various sizes are welcome, and lights and/or decorations are not necessary.
On the local ballot: Candidates and measures
Oct 30 2012, 5:24 PM
The Nov. 6 general election is here. Valley voters can now make their choices for candidates in local key races, as well as larger statewide issues, and who the state’s representatives in Washington D.C. will be for the next two- and six-year terms.
Ballots must be postmarked by election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
With the completion of new district maps to accommodate the state’s population growth, several district lines have shifted. The state’s population growth prompted a new Congressional District, 9, to be created, and the reallocation of communities within the state.
Priority decisions for fixing Washington: Q&A with 5th Dist. State Senate hopefuls Brad Toft, Mark Mullet
Oct 30 2012, 5:27 PM
In the running for Washington’s Fifth District Senate seat, Brad Toft (R-Snoqualmie) and Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, are vying to replace Cheryl Pflug, a Republican named to the Growth Management Hearings Board this past summer by Gov. Chris Gregoire.
Toft, a financial services specialist and local Rotarian, and Mullet, owner of Zeek’s Pizza and Ben and Jerry’s in Issaquah and an Issaquah City Councilmember, shared their view on prioritization, social issues and state solutions.
Paranormal activity: Snoqualmie couple lives comfortably amid spooky happenings at 1917 house | Photo gallery
Oct 31 2012, 5:24 PM
When they moved in, Cathy and Todd Gamble were both taken by the charms of their new Snoqualmie home.
But, from the very first moment, there were some signs that all is not normal at this 1917 Maple Avenue cottage.
“When I first walked into this house, I knew it was going to be our house,” Cathy said.
Todd, too, was happy with the place, and ready to move in. That was why he never told Cathy what he experienced when he first set foot inside.
On tour with a realtor, stepping in the front door, Todd experienced what might best be described as a vision.
Warts and all: While Nels Melgaard battles cancer, pumpkin patch returns to his nursery | Photo gallery
Oct 30 2012, 5:40 PM
The two Winnies found it together, a spooky greenish-grey gourd, just lying in the pumpkin patch, waiting to be discovered. Triumphantly, they both picked it up and showed it to their moms, but before an argument could begin about who got to keep it, both girls had said the other could have it, and moved on to find more traditional pumpkins.
It would have been a fun, if not a little disappointing, moment for pumpkin patch owner Nels Melgaard, if he’d been there.
“I bet we planted close to 30 varieties,” said the owner of the Nursery at Mount Si, who hasn’t been out to the patch much lately, not since his early-August diagnosis of colorectal cancer.