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Cheap reads: Annual book sale coming soon to North Bend Library

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 11:08AM

The Friends of the North Bend Library’s annual book sale will take place during regular hours, Friday, Aug. 9, though Sunday, Aug. 18, at the library. The sale will include gently used hardcover books, paperbacks, children’s books, DVDs and CDs, priced from 25 cents to a dollar.

Sports storyteller: Experienced North Bend sports writer Dan Raley looks back on career, pens book on basketball player Brandon Roy

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 11:40AM

Dan Raley didn’t set out to be a journalist. When everyone else in his family was getting a business or science degree, Raley always wanted to do something different. When his best friend signed up to take journalism classes in school, Raley did it, too. After graduating from Western Washington University and reporting for a stint in Alaska, Raley worked as a sports and crime reporter at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for 30 years. Today Raley works for MSN.com and writes books about Seattle’s history. He and his family live in North Bend.

Tolt High School reunion is Sunday at Sno-Valley Senior Center

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 11:03AM

Long-lost alumni of Tolt High School can gather to catch up and recapture old times, Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., in Carnation. Some classmates may still remember the center as the former Odd Fellows Hall where they danced every Saturday night to Bob Wheeler's band.

Super Bowl party is Sunday at Snoqualmie Taproom

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:17PM

The Snoqualmie Falls Brewery will play host to the local 12th Man, planning a Super Bowl party Sunday afternoon, Feb. 2 Fans can watch the Seahawks versus the Broncos on the big screen TV. There will be special menu items and beer discounts, and prizes for the best 12th Man costume.

Worth-whiling my time: A poem about picking up litter

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:23PM

So you are retired and live in the Valley, Perhaps picking up litter can be right up your alley?! Walking daily for our health a must, More aerobic exercise will help, we trust.

Rotarians rally to make a new Valley emergency warming shelter

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:24PM

When or if there is another prolonged electrical power outage in Snoqualmie Valley, residents can now seek shelter at either the Mount Si Senior Center or the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Mount Si Senior Center recently secured a backup generator powered by natural gas, along with three natural gas water heaters.

Nominate the best Valley teachers for Snoqualmie Foundation honors

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is preparing to honor outstanding educators, and is seeking nominations now through Friday, Jan. 31. Educator of the Year is an annual recognition given by the foundation to Snoqualmie Valley staff, and presented at the annual Small Hands to Big Plans fundraising luncheon, set this year for March 20.

One of the best: Acoustic guitarist showcase coming to North Bend Grange

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM

Four-time Grammy recipient, David Grier gives a solo concert at the Sallal Grange in North Bend, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Grier, recognized by many experts as one of the premier acoustic guitarists in the world, spans jazz, bluegrass and other styles.

Riverview School District puts levy renewals on ballot

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM

Voters in the Riverview School District will be asked to continue supporting schools on the Feb. 11 ballot, which will have two local levies on it. Both levies are renewals of previous levies, and both are four four-year periods. An $8.1 million Educational Programs Maintenance and Operations Levy, or M&O levy, would continue to bridge the 23 percent gap between state and federal education funding and the cost to fund current offerings in the district.

Coach of the Year: Mount Si's Charlie Kinnune picks up peer award

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:33PM

Mount Si High School football coach Charlie Kinnune picked up the WIAA District 2 Coach of the Year award for the 2013 season. He received the honor while attending the Washington State Coaches Association Awards Dinner, Friday, Jan. 24, in Everett, accompanied by Mount Si Athletic Director Greg Hart.

Sno-Valley Center tries to save elder independence program

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:30PM

Nearly 20 years ago, the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation launched an adult day care program that evolved into today’s Adult Day Health. Later this year, the center may move to close it down. On Saturday, the Sno-Valley Senior Center Board will meet to discuss its progress on preserving the struggling, but essential program.

Piano drop, anyone? Centennial concert to recreate concert that inspired Woodstock

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 4:43PM

For Duvall's 100th anniversary, the city is hosting the Sno River Rock Concert and Lighter Than Air Fair 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at McCormick Park. The concert celebrates not only 100 years of Duvall history, but the Sky River Rock Festival and Lighter than Air Fair, an all-day rock concert in a Sultan pasture on Aug. 30, 1968, a year before the famous Woodstock.

Wildcat wrestlers face Islanders, compete at Kelso

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:28PM

The Mount Si wrestlers fell as a team, 30-37, against the Mercer Island squad, but several Mount Si wrestlers overcame their Islander opponents. Ryley Absher, at 145, pinned Kenji Walker.

Valley reunion in Arizona: Snowbird picnic scheduled in Yuma

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:30PM

Valley folks who spend the winter in the sun instead of the rain are organizing their annual get-together. The 11th annual Snoqualmie Valley Snowbird Picnic is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Lin's Grand Buffet, 2135 E. 16th St., in Yuma, Ariz.

Live music: Winterlings bring alternative folk to Black Dog

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:36PM

Regional alternative folk band The Winterlings play at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. Admission is free The Winterlings take listeners on journeys through flooded barns and cedar forests, chemistry labs and ferries crossing Puget Sound.

Tall orders: Snoqualmie woman turns family dilemma into growing online clothes business

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:39PM

Eighteen boxes of Andrea Williamson’s shirts and pants are lined up along a wall, ready to ship. Windows look out on timberland at her home near the old Snoqualmie Falls mill site. Sewing machines, patterns, a rack of prototype clothes and a file cabinet full of fabric samples are near at hand.

Wildcat Idol finale is Friday at Mount Si High School

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:40PM

The final round of the all-school talent contest, Wildcat Idol returns at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. at the Mount Si High School auditorium Pizza and other food will be served at a bake sale.

Inside the tech levy: How Snoqualmie Valley students use technology dollars | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:56PM

“Yes! IXL!” It doesn’t really sound like English when a fifth grade student rejoices to hear what the next lesson will be, but it is. It’s also math, and, it seems, a favorite in Snoqualmie Elementary teacher Deva Baruah’s class.

Connect with your teen at Snoqualmie Y workshop

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Learn how to connect with the teen in your family, with help from a Snoqualmie Y workshop that begins Monday. "Staying Connected With Your Teen," a five-week series that will help strengthen your family’s connections, is 6 to 8 p.m. February 3, 10, and 24, and March 3 and 10, at the YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Out of the Past: Honey Farm Inn rises, narrow escape from fire for family

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 3:59PM

Members of the Emery Maupin family narrowly escaped with their lives and lost all their belongings when fire raced through their rented home on the North Fork Road Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. Maupin, who works nights at Weyerhauser, was home to lunch when the fire broke out in the utility room.

Stopping bullying: Listen, focus and work with your kids

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:08PM

It’s inspiring to see how local youth, like the Opstad students described on page 2, are taking a stand against bullying, and more importantly, showing others how to react and stop it. Parents, other children and local educators should take note of what these kids are doing. At the same time, we should all educate ourselves about how to stop bullying before it gets serious.

School levies are for day-to-day needs; Please vote

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:14PM

Please make the effort and vote in favor of the Educational Programs and Technology levies for the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Ballots are already arriving and the deadline for mailing them back is Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Opstad elementary students share wisdom in frank talks about bullies

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:29PM

All of Opstad Elementary School got involved when trouble came around last fall. The whole school participated in the anti-bullying assembly, “Trouble in Fairytalezania,” by Taproot Theatre, watching the play, laughing at the jokes, summoning a fairy godmother on cue, and taking home the message. Principal Amy Wright, has worked with Taproot Theatre in the past, and knew to expect a positive student response from their show.

12th Man: Valley Seahawks fans show their spirit before big game | Slideshow

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 6:21PM

Don Baunsgard was the Joker of Seahawks fans, celebrating their win over San Francisco at a tailgate party in full make-up. The Snoqualmie resident had watched The Dark Knight a few days before, thus deciding on the neon green and blue clown face. "I do believe the Seahawks have a very good chance of winning the Super Bowl, for a couple reasons," Baunsgard told the Record. "They have a sincere drive and will within them to win. They are on a mission to win a Super Bowl and I don't believe anyone else can beat them. I also believe that defense usually wins t

National Night Out Against Crime is Tuesday at Snoqualmie Police Department

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 9:36AM

Get to know local police and learn how to make a safer Snoqualmie this Tuesday night. From 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, Snoqualmie Police Department hosts National Night Out Against Crime.

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