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Body of missing man found below Snoqualmie Falls overlook
Dec 18 2012, 9:17 AM
A 56 year-old Bellevue man was found dead Sunday afternoon at Snoqualmie Falls. The man had been missing for three days, according to his wife, who contacted Bellevue Police early Sunday afternoon.
Tolt girls basketball team beats Chief Kanim in season opener
Dec 17 2012, 9:15 AM
Chief Kanim Middle School's seventh and eighth grade girls varsity basketball teams opened their season Wednesday, Nov. 28, with two intense games against Tolt.
The Tolt opponents ended up winning, but coaches Chris Blake and Gina Estep were pleased with both teams' effort and hustle.
At eighth grade, Chief Kanim's Ellie Bruce had 15 points and 10 rebounds; Abby Kuyakendal had four points and six rebounds; and Regan and Reese Baltasar, Greta Chappell and Cara Payne each scored two points apiece.
For North Bend's Bass Barber Shop owner, holidays came early
Dec 17 2012, 9:22 AM
That old adage about a door closing and another one opening isn’t just some tired phrase to Debbie Bass. The new door that opened was a dream come true: her own barber shop.
After 24 years of barber experience – 17 of it in the Snoqualmie Valley – Bass found herself at a cross roads at the end of the summer.
“I was faced with a decision of moving out of the valley or doing something I initially didn't think was possible – starting my own business,” she said.
Snoqualmie's DMW Martial Arts school marks Community Service month
Dec 17 2012, 9:27 AM
"Did you know that those who give to others are actually happier than those who are less giving?"
DMW Martial Arts in Snoqualmie is much more than your typical kick and punch school. It’s a Personal Development Center that cares about the community
In the spirit of Generosity Month at DMW, school owner, Dan Cartan invited everyone inthe school to participate in a charity drive to benefit Mount Si Food Bank. The Food Bank is an organization that is dedicated to eliminating hunger in the Snoqualmie Valley.
New county plan calls for 80 percent greenhouse gas cut by 2050
Dec 17 2012, 9:34 AM
King County aims to reduce countywide greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent below 2007 levels by 2050.
That's part of the county's new strategy plan to address climate change. Just approved, it outlines the county’s most critical goals and priority actions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and prepares for the impacts of climate change.
Letters | Schools, malls and theaters should be protected using firearms
Dec 17 2012, 9:50 AM
Why are fire extinguishers legally required in all buildings open to the public?
Answer: to provide people in such places with an effective tool to keep a small emergency from becoming a tragedy.
The same reasoning that resulted in nation-wide adoption of those regulations can and ought to be applied to effectively reduce the magnitude of mayhem committed by armed assailants, whether in schools, malls, nursing homes, theaters, etc.
Letters | Speak up, check children's phones for unsafe communication
Dec 21 2012, 9:27 AM
Cell phones for minors should be monitored! Parents, please check your kids' texts, emails, photos, Instagram's, Facebook, etc.
The combination of hormones, unsupervised access to apps/internet content, and freedom during middle school can be intoxicating and choices made out of intoxication can have long-term, damaging consequences. The pre-frontal cortex, the "wise owl" of a human being's brain, is not fully formed until you are 25 years old.
Scale of Snoqualmie Tribe's hotel expansion plan is up to the members
Dec 17 2012, 1:48 PM
Whether it's 20 stories or a boutique lodge, members of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe will determine the size and scope of a proposed hotel expansion at the Snoqualmie Casino.
After airing plans for the hotel at a Snoqualmie Valley Governments Association dinner on Nov. 29, Tribal Administrator Matt Mattson confirmed the tribe's hotel intentions. However, he says the size of the venue is still very much fluid.
According to Mattson, the tribe has a wide range of options, from hotels large and small to a phased project, and is taking a hard look at all of them. A feasibility study on the number of rooms that the casino site could support is in the works.
Meet the Venture Crew: Teen group uses Snoqualmie tree lot to fund high adventure
Dec 18 2012, 1:09 PM
As part of Snoqualmie Valley Venture Crew No. 115, hundreds of local teens have been positively affected by inspiring exceptional volunteer efforts during the past quarter-century.
Venturing Crews are a high-adventure branch of the Boy Scouts of America. They include young men and women from ages 14 to 20. Crews are designed to challenge members both physically and mentally and to develop an abiding sense of civic responsibility and commitment.
Kim and Anita Ferree founded the crew 25 years ago. Leaders say it has enjoyed unusual local resources, allowing it to successfully attempt adventures that others dare not consider. The program gives youths who struggle in conventional academics or sports an avenue to rebuild confidence and succeed.
North Bend tow truck driver reported killed in accident on Snoqualmie Pass
Dec 18 2012, 3:01 PM
KNDO-TV in Yakima reports that the Washington State Troopers are looking into a highway accident last weekend on the summit of Snoqualmie Pass that killed a North Bend tow truck driver.
The accident happened on Sunday afternoon, according to Washington State Trooper reports. A North Bend man, Jason Halstead, died when he was helping a Bonney Lake man, 28, whose pickup was stuck in snow on the shoulder of Interstate 90.