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Sticky car, party line: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 11:38AM

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

Wildfire burns off Mount Si Road, no evacuations ordered

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:08PM

A one-acre wildfire is burning on Mount Si, just off Mount Si Road near 444th Avenue Southeast Friday afternoon, but no homes appear to be threatened by the flames. Crews from six engine companies, including the wildland North County Handline Team of Eastside Fire and Rescue and Duvall companies have responded to the fire.

'Thinking man's comic' brings boomer tribute show to North Bend

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:04PM

The man the Oregonian called “the thinking man’s comic,” Will Durst, presents his one-man show, “Boomeraging: From LSD to OMG” Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24 to 26 at Valley Center Stage, 119 North Bend Way, North Bend.

Why are our businesses empty? Shops, restaurants deserve our support

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:08PM

Recently, the Chinese restaurant in Carnation changed ownership. Having not been there lately, I decided to give it a try. The food was great, but I couldn’t help but notice something. When I was there, around 6 p.m. on a Thursday night, I was the only person in the restaurant.

Garbage equals food? Training the average Ridge bear | Opinion

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:16PM

It’s in the nature of a dog to protect its owner and its home. And it’s in the nature of black bears to flee when threatened. But only to a point. That point was about 100 yards into the woods, on the early hours of Thursday, Jan. 2, when this particular Ridge bruin turned and showed his teeth and claws to the pursuing dog, who did not survive the encounter.

Mount Si Food Bank will leave longtime North Bend site

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:41PM

Mount Si Food Bank is in a state of flux this week, with the Upper Valley pantry, which serves hundreds of local families of low income, apparently pulling out of its North Bend location. "We need to share with you that the Mt Si Food Bank has been asked to leave its present location," next to North Bend Community Church, a message on the food bank's Facebook page posted on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 23.

Renew school levies, for return on investment | Letters

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:46PM

This week, registered voters within the Snoqualmie Valley School District will be receiving their ballots for the February 11 all mail-in election. There are two four-year replacement levies on our ballots. The Education Programs & Operations (EP&O) Levy, formerly called Maintenance & Operations (M&O), provides for nearly one-quarter of the costs of our district’s day-to-day operations, programs, and personnel needed to serve the basic education needs of our students.

Contra dancing the night away at North Bend's Sallal Grange | Photos

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:55PM

Every dancer got a chance to greet and sway with every other dancer, smiling as they moved across the ballroom at North Bend's Sallal Grange. Conta Dancing is a lot like square dancing, but easier to learn and ideal for families, several of whom were in attendance at last week's monthly get-together.

Mount Si dropouts are not highest in state, thank you very much | Out of the Past

  • Jan 23, 2014 at 4:55PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives:

North Bend police services survey deadline is Monday

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:23PM

This coming March, the Snoqualmie Police Department will begin providing full police services to North Bend. The City of Snoqualmie looks forward to partnering with the City of North Bend to provide these services and for the Snoqualmie Police Department to have the opportunity to get to know the residents and businesses it will serve.

Citizens can meet Snoqualmie city council members Monday

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:24PM

The Snoqualmie City Council invites local residents and business owners to an informal session to discuss current issues and offer suggestions on topics of interest. The session is 6:15 to 6:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, at Snoqualmie City Hall Council Chambers, 38624 S.E. River Street. The regular council meeting follows.

Make a blanket for Project Linus, Monday at Grange

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:27PM

The Sallal Grange is hosting a no-sew blanket event, 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, to benefit the Linus Project (www.projectlinus.org). The public is invited to help cut and make the blankets, which will be distributed to children in traumatic situations.

Meet and greet mothers at Snoqualmie MOMS Club event

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:28PM

The Moms Club support group of the Valley holds a Meet and Greet, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 35018 SE Ridge St, Snoqualmie. MOMS Club is an international, nonprofit support group for mothers who stay home with their children, including those who have home-based businesses and those who work part time but are home with their children during the day.

Downtown crisis: Snoqualmie considers impact of sweeping flood insurance reform

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:29PM

The Biggert-Waters Act was meant to make flood insurance more realistic and more stable. But the reform act could have the unintended consequence of blighting the low-lying urban areas of the Valley, several speakers warned at last Monday’s Snoqualmie City Council meeting.

Smash and grab for food, antiques at North Bend business | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire Blotter

  • Jan 24, 2014 at 4:55PM

On Saturday, Jan. 11, the owner of a business in the 200 block of Main Avenue South called police to report a burglary. The victim said that her mother had gone to the business on the weekend to feed the pet fish, and found the glass front door and a front window had been smashed. The thieves apparently entered through the broken door, then stole a plastic bin, food, and some Chinese antiques.

Mount Si wildfire is three-fourths contained, human-caused | Photo Gallery

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 2:16PM

What fire crews from the Washington Department of Natural Resources are referring to as the "444th Fire" on Mount Si was held to 18 acres Sunday. The brush fire is still burning in steep, rocky terrain at the base of 4,100-foot Mount Si, between the Si and Little Si trails. Fire managers, according to DNR, say it's about 50 percent contained.

Help with Lower Valley Tour de Peaks pit stop, goodie bags

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 9:23AM

Carnation Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few volunteers to help with its portion of the Tour de Peaks bike run, The Chamber is a sponsor of the Tour de Peaks, a bike ride from North Bend to Monroe, which is coming through the Valley on Sunday, Aug. 11 Chamber volunteers provide a pit stop in Carnation for the 50- and 100-mile riders at the Tolt Commons Shelter.

Register now for Festival at Mount Si parade

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 9:31AM

The Festival at Mount Si's highlight is the Grand Parade, planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 10, in downtown North Bend. Registration is open for locals, businesses, clubs and election candidates to enter and take part in the parade.

Kids camp comes to Fall City Methodist Church

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 9:21AM

A free day camp for children ages 6 through 12 will be hosted at Fall City United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, July 29 to Friday, Aug. 2. ‘Secrets of the Kingdom, the Parables of Jesus’ is staffed with young-adult leaders from Twinlow Camp, offering crafts, stories, games, music, and opportunities for new friendships. Snacks and lunch provided. Registration and health forms available online at www.fallcityumc.org or by calling (425) 222-5458.

Youth soccer fundraiser coming soon

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 9:22AM

Chaplins North Bend Chevrolet hopes to help Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association score. In the spirit of teamwork taught by youth sports, Chaplins is teaming up with Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association to provide their players and coaches a fundraising opportunity and equipment this fall. The Chevy Youth Soccer program is similar to the youth baseball program, but helps area leagues.

Team spirit: Finding love for the game with Snoqualmie Valley Little League

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 9:25AM

They’ll remember this game for years. It was triple overtime for the Snoqualmie Valley Little League’s 11-12 All-Stars team, when the boys got their big chance. All they needed was one run to deliver against Bellevue East, but the Ravens’ powerful defense, under pitcher Wil Helland, held them off as dusk was falling. But the All-Stars loaded the bases, and a hit by Troy Baunsgard brought home fleet-footed Frankie Cepeda to break the tie and advance a thrilled group of boys.

'All she had was a backpack': YMCA does backpack, school supply drive for youth

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 11:30AM

YMCAs on the Eastside will host a backpack and school supply drive for local youth in need from August 5-23. The drive is in memory of Nicole Lehtinen, a foster youth whose life was cut short in an auto accident at the age of 16. After her father died, 6 year old Nicole became a foster child when her mother could no longer care for her. As she entered foster care, all she had from home was her backpack.

Letters | Salute to all the volunteers who made the Carnation Fourth a special one

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 11:22AM

It was another amazing Fourth of July Celebration in Carnation! Thank you to everyone who participated in the 5K Run for the Pies, the parade, Hot Rods & Harley show, 3 on 3 Basketball tournament and all the vendors. All of you make the Fourth of July Celebration great. Thank you to everyone who watched and visited all these events. Over at Tolt MacDonald Park, we had live entertainment which began with the Cascade Community Theatre's performance of the “Temptest” followed by Greg Brooks Duo, Ben Parrish and the Jack Ballard Band.

The King is back: Shakespeare in the Park Friday in Fall City

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 11:37AM

Theater buffs have one more shot this summer to see Shakespeare at Fall City Park. "King Lear" starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Fall City Park, Neal Road, Fall City. Grab your family, your friends and a picnic and come enjoy an evening of Shakespeare, presented by the Seattle-based outdoor theater company, Greenstage, with help from Friends of the Fall City Library and Fall City Arts.

Eyewitness on the fire line: DNR, EFR, prison crews attack Mount Si's '444 Fire'

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:29PM

Smoke gusts and curls along the trail and into my eyes as I work to keep up with DNR spokesperson Seth Barnes Sunday. We’re at the head of the fire, he says, walking along a steep trench that crews from the Department of Natural Resources, Eastside Fire & Rescue, and the Larch Corrections Center spent the last two mornings cutting into the hillside. The flames are just small fingers here, where DNR helicopters dumped 270-gallon buckets of water throughout the day Saturday.

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