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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.

Pancake breakfast helps your firefighters

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:39PM

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association holds its annual fund raising pancake breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway, for Railroad Days. The non-profit association helps support Snoqualmie Fire Department special equipment purchases as well as charitable organizations and historical preservation within the community.

Volunteers bring you the fun | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:54PM

Snoqualmie Railroad Days is organized by a committee of volunteers, who work with sponsors to put together the summer event.

Family History Workshop comes to the Ridge

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:46PM

To meet growing interest for family history that is now sweeping the communities of North Bend, Fall City, Snoqualmie and neighboring areas, the Snoqualmie-Fall City Family History Group held its first workshop last month at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA.

Snoqualmie Valley Eagles play host to the Railroad Days Beer Garden

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:47PM

At the King Street beer garden lot, the Eagles will be serving local and favorite brews and vintages including Snoqualmie Falls Summer Ale, Mac and Jack’s African Amber, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors Light, Snoqualmie Chardonnay and Merlot, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and, if you prefer, cold bottled water.

Busy in her retirement: Valley good-doer Susan Hankins honored as Railroad Days marshal

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:16PM

Despite her level-best efforts to avoid the spotlight, Susan Hankins of North Bend will dazzle the crowds this Saturday. As Railroad Days grand marshal, she’ll make her rounds in a Dazzling Sunset convertible, and, talking about it a week before, she was clearly hoping the car would get more attention than she would.

Dog Days on Ridge is Sunday; pet food drive in August

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:08PM

Snoqualmie Valley Pet Food Bank is partnering with Chase Bank to run a pet food drive for the month of August. The pet food bank feeds more than 300 companion animals of low-income pet owners in the Valley each month. Drop off dry or canned dog and cat food, collars and leashes, pet beds and blankets, flea medicine, kitty litter, treats, and toys at Chase Bank on Snoqualmie Ridge.

A cut above: See timber sports in action at RR Days demos

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:06PM

It’s the first time in a good two decades when Snoqualmie sightseers have had a chance to witness timber sports—whirling chainsaws, flying hatchets, swift-slicing axes—in action. Lucky for locals, then, that they’ll have a chance to see these skills employed by a world-class master athlete.

Doughnut attack; drunk and kicking over tables; where's my semi? Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:13PM

Doughnut attack: Late on August 4, a Snoqualmie caller complained that one of two men walking down the street had thrown a doughnut at his windshield as he drove by, on Falls Avenue and River Street. The thrower was described as six feet, five inches tall, in his 30s, wearing a white shirt and blue shorts.

Welcome to Railroad Days: Three days of fun, parade, car show are all back in Snoqualmie

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:07PM

Snoqualmie Railroad Days begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, as Railroad Avenue closes and fun kicks off with Arts in the Park, food vendors, the Redmond Ridge wine garden, and the Eagles Beer Garden. On Friday, look for Radio Disney in the Y’s Kid’s Field of Fun and the Taco Time Traveler. Little Hurricane will be playing at 6 p.m., followed by Petty Thief at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage. Train rides run all weekend at the Northwest Railway Depot, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Locked and loaded: Issaquah resident Michael Marinos serves North Bend market with newly opened Bigg Dogg Firearms

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:55AM

Mike Marinos’ favorite, personal rifle is hanging on the shelf. “I just got this thing dialed in,” says Marinos, taking down the lightweight, khaki-colored ARAK carbine. Used by the U.S. military for tight, close-quarters work, the short-barreled semi-automatic is accurate to 200 yards and is the envy of his staff. Marinos, who opened Bigg Dogg Firearms July 17 at 111 W. North Bend Way, loves the excitement, skill and legacy of firearms.

Wild game dinner supports Valley's elk management group

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

Treat yourself to a taste of the wild when the Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group holds its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. The group’s annual fundraiser pays to raise public awareness of the local elk herd, conduct elk related educational activities, public outreach and elk research.

It’s for the Birds: BBQ, auction benefits Carnation parrot sanctuary

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:47AM

Macaw Rescue & Sanctuary in Carnation holds its third annual It’s for the Birds benefit barbecue and auction, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. The event includes catered food, beer/wine and live and silent auctions.

Si View Metro Parks' 75-year legacy rolls on | Opinion

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

It doesn’t take long for the children to find the zip line. On any given day of the week, most afternoons, the newly installed thrill ride at Si View Metro Parks is hopping. So is the new playground. It’s no surprise to find the amenities busy during the weekly North Bend Farmer’s Markets. But how do you explain the crowds that show on other days? What were they doing before this place opened?

Granger earns MBA in sustainability

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:44AM

North Bend’s Karen J. Granger received her master’s degree in business administration in sustainability from Bainbridge Graduate Institute-Organization Systems Renewal, Sunday, June 9.

What's the community need? Snoqualmie Hospital plans health survey

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:46AM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is seeking to identify the primary health concerns in the Valley. What is the right kind and effort to spend on prevention versus treatment in conditions like obesity, mental health, hypertension or substance abuse? The hospital hosts a series of meetings, aimed at surveying residents and developing a plan to assess community needs.

Survival instinct: Scenes from Snoqualmie Valley's Relay for Life | Photo gallery

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 10:22AM

When the survivors began their march, there was hardly a dry eye at Torguson Park. The 2013 Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life began, as always, with the Survivor Lap. Groups of people who fought the hard fight against cancer—some for as few as five, some as long as 20 years, some still fighting it—donned commemorative survival medals and walks down a row of onlookers.

Fat of the land: Forager workshop is tonight at Carnation Library

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 2:48PM

Meet author Langdon Cook for "Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager," 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Carnation Library. Take a seasonal tour through a year of wild foods in the Pacific Northwest as Cook shares images of wild greens, mushrooms, berries and shellfish and the delicious meals he makes.

Fat of the land: Forager workshop is tonight at Carnation Library

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:37PM

Meet author Langdon Cook for "Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager," 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Carnation Library. Take a seasonal tour through a year of wild foods in the Pacific Northwest as Cook shares images of wild greens, mushrooms, berries and shellfish and the delicious meals he makes.

Snoqualmie Chamber events: Simply Placed, Smart Cookie, Network for breakfast

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:51PM

Upgrade your business knowledge at upcoming Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce events. The Chamber joins the Snoqualmie Valley Women in Business at its luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the North Bend Theatre.

Kidnapping, attempted murder suspect arrested near Snoqualmie Pass

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:45PM

Local sheriff’s deputies averted a tragedy Monday, Aug. 12, when they stopped a kidnapper driving westbound on I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass. Deputies were notified of the search for a man accused of kidnapping a Tukwila woman at knifepoint around 11 a.m., from the 4800 block of South 145th Street in Tukwila. Local police had responded to a reported abduction attempt, then broadcast a description of the suspect’s car throughout the state.

Fall registration begins for Si View programs

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:42PM

Fall Registration opened Friday August 16, for upcoming programs at Si View Metro Parks. Programs range from swim lessons to yoga and dance to karate. Register early to reserve a spot. Also upcoming are family outings such as The Breakdancing Ninja at September Family Night and Haunted House or Pumpkin Swim in October.

Family seeks missing Maple Valley girl, 17, in Snoqualmie

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:53PM

Friends of Sarah M. Streight, 17, of Maple Valley, hung posters in Snoqualmie Friday, Aug. 16, seeking information about the teenage runaway. Streight, who is white, five feet, three inches tall and 117 pounds, with blue eyes and dyed blond hair, was last seen in Snoqualmie with an acquaintance who is a senior at Mount Si High School. She’s been missing from her family since July 25.

Summer days at Si View camp

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:41PM

Lily Everett, Shelby Johnson, Delaynie Belknapp and Connor McLain chase Emma Schaff during a game of tag at Si View Community Center during the Si View summer camp. Emma’s mom Clarissa Schaff, at right, leads the children in a Zumba class. Camp programs keep children moving and busy during their break.

Y hosts family soccer events, Coerver Cup, this weekend

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 10:27AM

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA hosts Soccer in the Park, a family event focused on the sport, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24. Come ready to play and participate in the Coerver Cup, family activities, bounce houses and skill challenges. This year players aged 8 to 17 can register with their team to participate in the Cup. For more information or to register your team, go to: www.coervercoachingnw.com/coever-cup. Coerver Cup games begin at 4 p.m. on Friday

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