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Families go on high-tech treasure hunt Geocaching search part of Greenway Days

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:05PM

The fourth annual Greenway Days offered something for everyone, including guided hikes, bike rides and history tours among other events within the 1.4 million acres of the Mountains to Sound Greenway. People of all ages also showed up to participate in the geocaching competition, Saturday, June 28 at Rattlesnake Lake.

Casino roundabout could mean delays

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:05PM

Drivers using North Bend Way could begin seeing traffic impacts this week, with construction beginning on the new roundabout at the Snoqualmie Casino entrance.

Missing inner tuber presumed drowned

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:05PM

A 36-year-old Kirkland man, who was inner tubing without a life jacket Monday, June 30, on the Snoqualmie River, is missing and presumed drowned.

School district tightens budget

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:05PM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District will tap into reserve funds and make some tough cuts to reconcile its 2008-09 budget, but administrators are even more concerned about the following year’s plan.

Birthday party time for Snoqualmie Depot

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

The Northwest Railway Museum will celebrate the 118th birthday of the Snoqualmie Depot on Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6.

Snoqualmie Ridge businesses help in colorful event Ribbons show Relay for Life support

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

Snoqualmie businessman Jeff Warren had participated in Relay for Life in the past, but when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer in January, her struggle “brought it back to the forefront of my caring,” he said.

Celebrate safely with fireworks Farmer’s market opens at Si View

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

With retail fireworks stands now open in Valley communities, local cities and firefighters ask residents to celebrate safely.

Fireworks can mean big dangers for pets

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

Fireworks are all fun and games — unless you have four legs and fur.

June ends on hot note Heat hits Valley

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

The Valley didn’t quite see record-breaking heat over the weekend, but locals shopped as if it had, stocking up on water, beer and other summer essentials.

In brief

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

Want to see the new movie “Wall-E” while helping a good cause?

Sharing life wisdom with children Citizen of the Week

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

Rudy Edwards, who recently won a community activist award from the Vancouver chapter of the NAACP, uses the following question to guide his substantial community service: “How can I get this child the best opportunities and link them to something worthwhile?”

Meadowbrook event tackles invasive weed

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

A battle is on to protect some of King County’s best riverside habitat from knotweed, a tough, invasive plant.

Downtown merchants to hold sidewalk sale

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

All that’s needed for a successful Snoqualmie sidewalk sale, planned for Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6, is a little cooperation from the weather.

Tolt church to hold pancake breakfast

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:04PM

Before the Carnation Fourth of July parade, hungry visitors can enjoy the annual pancake breakfast put on by Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ.

Elk study group forming

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:03PM

A new volunteer study group, called the North Bend/Snoqualmie Elk Roundtable, has recently been formed by concerned individuals and representatives from various governmental, business, and non-profit entities to study and assess the impact of the rapidly growing elk herd in the upper Snoqualmie Valley. The group will also come up with a range of options to deal with elk impacts. Action programs will need to meet the approval of stakeholders in the Valley as well as the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Candidate to hold Fourth of July “Independent’s Day” talk

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:03PM

Independent 8th District U.S. Congress candidate Richard Todd of Snoqualmie will host an “Independent’s Day” celebration, 10 a.m. Friday, July 4, at the downtown Snoqualmie railroad depot park.

Women’s group raises funds for food bank

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:03PM

Teen health center at Two Rivers? Twin Falls Middle School ruled out as possible site

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:03PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network (SVCN) had hoped to establish a health center at the new Twin Falls Middle School.

Honor society members named at Chief Kanim

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:03PM

Chief Kanim Middle School students have been named to the school’s honor society for spring semester. Students with an asterisk next to their name achieved a 4.0 grade point average. Honor society students include:

Three teen athletes qualify for major state tournament Junior golfers face off in Valley

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:15PM

Several young golfers from the Valley did well on their home turf last Wednesday, June 25, at the first tournament of the summer golf season.

Girls’ hoops squad represents at tourney

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:15PM

If you happen to be a Mount Si girls basketball fan, Spokane was the place to be the weekend of June 21 and 22.

Player’s club team makes impact in regional soccer

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:14PM

A local club soccer team featuring one of the Mount Si boys soccer squad’s top goalies tested their skills against some of the top teams in the western United States recently in the U.S. Youth Soccer regional championships in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Busy summer for Wildcat baseball players

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:14PM

Several Mount Si High School baseball players are in the thick of their select seasons.

Family plans to sell North Bend landmark for $1.5 million

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 7:21PM

Changes are in store for a downtown North Bend landmark. The former McClellan Hotel may be losing its tenants and going up for sale, but its owner feels there is plenty of life left in the historic building and is putting it on the market. Asking price for the building: $1.5 million.

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