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Mount Si grad Anna Wheeler makes dean's list, invited to honorary society

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 4:36PM

Anna Wheeler, a 2010 graduate of Mount Si High School, has been attending the University of Washington since the summer of 2010 and is now entering her senior year. She will graduate with a degree in speech and hearing sciences, with a minor in education and diversity. On the Dean’s List each year, she was recently invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society.

Friends meet at the 2013 Festival at Mount Si | Valley Record Photo Gallery

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 5:49PM

It was late Saturday afternoon by the time Cortney Tubbs was ready to just take a break at the Festival at Mount Si. The all-town party was an all-day affair for the North Bend resident, who got started early, dabbing on clown make-up to be part of the Twede’s Cafe parade entry. Strolling on North Bend Way, she handing out pencils to excited children.

Carnation man launches new open-air market

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 4:35PM

The sign is up and the 77th Street Market is open, but then, it’s always open. The new venture by Carnation man Jeff Dunham is an open-air roadside stand, that he hopes will host farmers, ranchers, crafters and other artisans as it starts to grow. “It’s a lot of different things all at once,” says Dunham, a wood turner who’s selling his own works at the market and planting crops he expects to sell there next year.

Hero award for Snoqualmie resident Lars Gunnarsson

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 4:40PM

Outside jogging on the morning of Saturday, June 29, Snoqualmie citizen Lars Gunnarsson heard calls for help and realized a neighbor was in distress. Without hesitating, Gunnarson went to the woman’s aid, to find her husband unconscious and unresponsive.

North Bend weighs block watch; Community patrol to be discussed at meeting this week

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 4:41PM

Creating a residential block watch is the topic of the next North Bend community public safety meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Avenue South. Deputy Rob Rowe, a veteran King County Sheriff deputy and the crime prevention specialist for the city of SeaTac, will make a presentation on creating a block watch, and provide history, guidance and benefits of the block watch program. The meeting will also discuss crime-free business communities and multi-family housing programs.

Auditions coming next week for Valley Center Stage's 'Almost Maine'

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 10:03AM

The first show of the season is coming up at Valley Center Stage in North Bend, and actors and actresses are needed. Auditions for "Almost, Maine", a play for romantics by John Cariani, are 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Valley Center Stage, 119 W North Bend Way.

Kids Paint Out is Saturday at Gazebo | Railroad Days

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:29PM

Children can try their own hand at painting in the great outdoors during the Children’s Plein Air Paint Out , Saturday, Aug. 17, during Railroad Days. Stop by the Railroad Park Gazebo to get your youngsters started on an outdoor artistic adventure.

When the whistle blows, run! | Railroad Days 1K, 5K, 19K is flat, fast

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:37PM

River scenery races by for runners cruising on Mill Pond Road and over the Snoqualmie River bridges during the Railroad Days 5K, 10K and children’s fun run. It’s the surroundings, as well as the speed, that makes the Railroad Days run the premiere fast and flat course in the region. “It’s hard to find scenic and flat-and-fast in western Washington,” says Sean Sundwall, race organizer. For the fifth year, Snoqualmie’s summer run is a 10K championship run.

Academy to help disabled adults, open house planned in Carnation

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:44PM

Bridge Academy, an expanded program of the Bridge of Promise summer camp for people with developmental disabilities, is opening soon. Community members are invited to a Bridge Academy open house, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the former site of the Riverview School District offices, 32240 N.E. 50th St., Carnation.

Painting in the great outdoors | Snoqualmie's Plein Air Paint Out returns

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:42PM

Artists of all levels can find inspiration, learn from each other and participate in the magic of painting in the outdoors during Railroad Days. At the Fifth Annual Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out, happening 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, artists are welcome to explore the city, find an inspiring place to paint, and then share their creations.

Macklemore films in Carnation

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:45PM

Rapper Macklemore was spotted in Carnation early Wednesday afternoon, filming a music video according to media posts on the Twittersphere. Posts about the musician's appearance in the city began appearing around 11:45 today, accompanied by photos of him and a film crew set up in the Millers parking lot off Bird Street.

Valley residents ready to celebrate survival, fight for a cause at Relay for Life

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:39PM

The white bags started collecting last fall. By now, Bev Jorgensen’s got more than 300 luminaria at her North Bend home, awaiting the big moment at this weekend’s Relay for Life of Snoqualmie Valley. Jorgensen, a committee member and leader who is deeply involved in the annual Valley fundraiser for American Cancer Society, started making the luminarias, or paper memorial lanterns, back in October.

Insiders tour starts Thursday for Mount Si High freshmen

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:38PM

Incoming Mount Si High School freshmen are invited to attend “The Insiders,” a free four-day course designed to give students helpful information and skills they need to be successful at Mount Si High School. The course is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 15, 16 and 19 at various locations on the main campus of Mount Si.

Wheels of yesteryear: Legends Car Club bringing classic rides to Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:20PM

Steam-powered trains certainly have their fans, but Railroad Days’ third day is all about gas-powered, four-wheeling classics of the street. The Legends Classic Car show returns, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18. Members of the Legends Car Club and car buffs and gearheads from all over roar into town with amazing, much-loved and restored rides from every era, from the dawn of motorcars to today’s coolest sports cars.

Learn about homeless shelter, new Valley Renewal Center at meeting Saturday

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:30PM

All are invited to a public forum on the Valley Renewal Center, the umbrella organization for the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter which first opened its doors in December, 2012, and the community meals program. Learn more about the shelter’s first year of operation and its mission, partners, and statistics on homelessness, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the North Bend Community Church, 146 East Third Street, North Bend.

From classic rock to highland pipes, catch live music on two stages | Railroad Days

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:25PM

Snoqualmie's free Railroad Days festival offers music on dual stages. First, the Main Stage downtown is where you’ll find classic rock, blues, tributes and bigger bands. At Railroad Park, the Arts Stage is an intimate venue for soulful performers. The Main Stage features a mix of styles and sounds, and you’re sure to find music you will love.

North Bend's Unity Masons to celebrate lodge centennial with public rededication

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:37PM

Unity Masonic Lodge No. 198 of North Bend has a long history of serving the Snoqualmie Valley. In fact, 100 years of history. The fraternity first met as a Lodge in North Bend in 1912, and was granted an official constitution from Grand Lodge in 1913.

Try your hand at Arts in the Park | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:42PM

Come to Railroad Park for a showcase of amazing art by local creators. Art in the Park starts at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, and runs through 4 p.m. Sunday. Painters, potters, carvers, sculptors, weavers, spinners, photographers, jewelry makers, journal makers and quilters will be demonstrating and displaying their art for the public to enjoy, and in some cases actually give a try.

How the rails get rolling: Heavy gear demonstrations at Snoqualmie RR Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:11PM

The history of successful railroad construction and maintenance is peppered with fascinating machines. The Northwest Railway Museum has a number of examples in its collection and Railroad Days is an opportunity to see some of them demonstrated. You’ll see motor cars, a tie spacer, an automatice spiker, a ballast regulator, and even special cranes that travel on both the railroad and the road. Demos will be given at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 p.m at the Snoqualmie Depot.

Out of the Past: Too-fast hay trucks, dangerous dogs; Opstad's not open yet;

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:31PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. 1963: Don Jones, teacher at Mount Si High School, appeared before the Snoqualmie Town Council to protest excessive speed of hay trucks on Main Street. He asked if the council planned to have radar on the new police car to be purchased next year. He was told they do.

Three days of fun: Snoqualmie Railroad Days schedule of events

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:36PM

The 75th annual Snoqualmie Railroad Days are August 16 through 18. Discover live music, a grand parade, children’s events, arts, demos and vendors, all downtown. Friday, August 16 • Train rides, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m,

YMCA brings Kids Field of Fun | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:28PM

Family fun is on order as Snoqualmie YMCA hosts the Railroad Days Field of Fun on Saturday and Sunday.

Musical joy at the Kid’s Stage | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:25PM

A Kid’s Stage featuring live entertainment from Valley favorites such as Eric Ode, Nancy Stewart, and Brian Vogan.

'Lego Man' Dan Parker to show amazing creations | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:22PM

What’s cooler than a five-foot replica of the Death Star made from Legos? If you ask Dan Parker, aka Dan the Lego Man, it’s what he’ll be doing this weekend at Snoqualmie’s Railroad Days. “I’ve been building all kinds of displays, but I think towns and railroads are my favorite,” says the Lego Man. There’s something “mesmerizing” about a moving train, he added.

Filling up the Summer Cupboard: North Bend food bank staff, volunteers face children's hunger gap

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:46PM

As her mother finishes shopping for groceries, a petite girl of 14 finds herself exploring a bin of free books. She comes away with a small trove of good reads, for both herself and her three-year-old sister. Mom, meanwhile, has collected enough food to give her daughter three good breakfasts and three square lunches for the week. She smiles in gratitude as she and the girls haul away food for body and mind.

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