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Boys basketball team working hard

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17PM

Mount Si’s boys basketball summer league team held its own against some of the top high school boys basketball programs in the state recently at the Quaker Summer Slam tournament hosted by Seattle’s Franklin High School and sponsored by Adidas.

Sports shorts

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:16PM

A coed four on four tournament, benefiting the Mount Si High School volleyball team, is in the works and planned for fall.

Mount Si baseball announces awards

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:16PM

The Mount Si High School baseball program recently announced its postseason honors for the 2008 season.

Past Time

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

• More than 700 local wood and sawmill workers were still unsure of their fate early this week, with the chance of a strike still hanging over their heads. Late Monday night, a union official involved in contract negotiations announced that a tentative agreement had been reached. But Tuesday morning, a local union official said the settlement had not been reached.

Former North Bend firefighter celebrates retirement

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Eastside Fire and Rescue board of directors has recognized retiring volunteer firefighter Kevin Refvem for his 30 years in the fire service.

Valley calendar

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

On the scanner

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

DUI: At 10:59 p.m., an officer pulled over the driver of a swerving red 1993 Nissan Pathfinder at Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast and Southeast Center Street. The driver said he’d been at a party for his girlfriend at a pub on Snoqualmie Ridge. He stumbled through sobriety tests, and a records check revealed that his license was suspended for unpaid traffic tickets. There was also an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of King County for driving with a suspended license. He was arrested and booked into Issaquah City Jail.

State Rep. selected for honor

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

State Rep. Jay Rodne, a North Bend Republican who represents the Fifth District, is among 40 people from across the country selected for the Henry Toll Fellowship Program. The fellowship is an annual, week-long program is sponsored by the Council of State Governments (CSG) and will run from Sept. 27 to Oct. 2 in Lexington, Ky.

Letters to the editor

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM

Now that you have decided to go ahead with the plans to build a new hospital without voter approval, we hope you will pay off the outstanding three bonds of $25 million dollars that you extended to 2022. Commission Speikers stated [in the June 5 meeting] that the outstanding bonds would all be paid, so we would start with a clean slate on the new loan of $70-plus million dollars (actually, the exact cost to build the new hospital is unknown).

Carlson: 6 VP ideas for Obama not named Hillary

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

With his party’s nomination in hand, would Barack Obama be better off with Hillary Clinton as his running mate? Maybe. But for every reason Obama has for considering Hillary Clinton, there are at least twice as many reasons to flee from the idea.

Moments in Time

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

• On June 15, 1877, Henry Ossian Flipper, born a slave in Thomasville, Ga., in 1856, is the first black cadet to graduate from the United States Military Academy. Flipper was never spoken to by a white cadet during his four years at West Point.

STRANGE BUT TRUE

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 3, 2008 at 3:05AM

• Are you interested in pogonotrophy? If you’re a woman, the answer is probably no. The word, derived from the Greek word “pogon,” or “beard,” and the suffix “-trophy,” or “nourishment,” refers to the growing of a beard.

Mount Si High graduates Class of 2008

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:08PM

Cheers, tears and miles of sticky string capped an emotional graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 12, at Mount Si High School. The Class of 2008 strode down the aisles of the Mount Si gymnasium and out into the adult world. “It’s a great day to be a Wildcat,” commencement speaker Kelcey Simpson told her fellow grads.

County sheriff looking at cuts

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

The Valley’s top deputy will host a town meeting on some tough decisions to made about a shrinking King County Sheriff’s Budget.

City fireworks law gets bigger bang

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

The Snoqualmie City Council has approved a change in the city’s fireworks rules that makes it easier for police to crack down on the use of illegal firecrackers.

Valley teachers may go on strike

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District grapples with a budget shortfall, Valley teachers are threatening to strike in September if they aren’t able to negotiate a contract with the school district that meets their demands for pay increases.

Fun in the sun at Fall City Days

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

The sun peeked out Saturday, June 14 for the 37th annual Fall City Days festival, which included a fun run, parade, basketball tournament, arts and crafts vendors, and a watermelon-eating contest.

Bomb scare halts classes

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

The discovery of a suspicious package caused Mount Si High School officials to cancel classes and evacuate the school Monday, June 16.

Celebration planned for first-ever city hall

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

The city of Snoqualmie is all set to celebrate the start of construction on its new city hall building.

‘Well-built hoax’ clears Mount Si Bomb scare shuts down school

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

Sitting in the bleachers and standing in the sunshine on the sports field, Mount Si High School students exchanged rumors Monday afternoon abput the suspicious package that caused school officials to evacuate their classrooms and the cafeteria.

Valley teachers threaten to strike

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

Even as Snoqualmie Valley School District grapples with a budget shortfall from unfunded and underfunded state mandates and rising operation costs, Valley teachers are threatening to strike in September if they aren’t able to negotiate a contract with the school district that meets their demands for pay increases.

Top students share plans, memories

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:07PM

Members of Mount Si High School’s Class of 2008, after spending four years making memories and preparing for adulthood, celebrated commencement and entry into the “real world” last week.

Inspirational evening for Two Rivers grads

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:06PM

The June 11 commencement ceremony for Two Rivers School was a emotional culmination of years of hard work and overcoming obstacles.

Reaching out to cancer survivors Citizens of the Week

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:06PM

When Virginia Sharpy learned five years ago that her husband, Dave, had liver cirrhosis, she thought he had received a death sentence.

Valley teens help at Special Olympics

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 6:06PM

The Bellevue South Stake of the Church of Latter Day Saints, which includes North Bend and Snoqualmie, had 150 youth from four high schools in the region supporting Special Olympics on Saturday, May 31.

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