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Exciting chances: Clayton Lacher, Christian MacMillan on Cedarcrest baseball

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 4:29PM

They were in eighth grade the last (and first) time Cedarcrest High School's baseball team won a state championship, but seniors Clayton Lacher and Christian MacMillan still light up when talking about that win. They get even more excited thinking about their own chances at state, just a few weeks into the season. "That would be so cool!" they agree. Lacher, a first- and third-baseman, just loves baseball, playing all through high school, and most of his life. He also plays football, but, he says, "football is just to get ready for baseball."

Their own time to shine: Experienced Mount Si girls golfers look to go far

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 4:55PM

This is her time. Last year could have been, but the very focused Mount Si senior Danielle Burns was sidelined for half a season by injury as a junior. She lettered, and ended up playing one-handed in the league tournament last season, missing the cut to districts, amazingly, by 17 strokes. Already college committed to Methodist University in North Carolina, she'd love to get another shot at state. "I'm here to play, and I'm here to go as far as I can," Burns said.

Never stopping: Chris Cole on Cedarcrest's new soccer season

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 4:14PM

Life is all about soccer for Cedarcrest junior and soccer team co-captain Chris Cole. Sure, he's played basketball, too, but that phase is over for him. "I'm done with basketball, so I can focus on soccer," says the mid-fielder and forward, who's played soccer since he was 4 years old, and hopes to play in college. "It was just one of those things. I started playing with the ball and never stopped." Cole is looking forward to a non-stop season, too, with such goals as staying undefeated at home, and winning first place in the conference, plus, of course, going to the state championship. They're not really his goals, though.

'Don't take any teams lightly': Mount Si soccer looks to speed as key ingredient

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 4:06PM

Speed will be the reloaded Mount Si boys soccer team's main weapon in its hunt for greatness this spring. "Everyone that plays attack is lightning quick, and we can use that to our advantage," says senior Alex Censullo. "We've got the leaders that we need, the role players," says senior keeper Hunter Malberg, who, at practice, stands out as the vocal communicator of the squad. After last year's heartbreaking season-ender game to Juanita, the lesson for Hunter is "Don't take any teams lightly." A big group of seniors includes Censullo and Kody Clearman, who were among the top scorers in KingCo as juniors, while current junior Aaron Baumgardner will be a key part of the Wildcat atta

Golden wedding party is Saturday for Carnation’s Swede and Sheila Anderson

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 4:45PM

Lifelong Snoqualmie Valley residents, Norris (Swede) and Sheila Anderson celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 16, with a small family gathering and plan to take a trip this summer to celebrate this milestone. Swede and Sheila were married at the Tolt Congregational Church in Carnation on March 16, 1963, and they continue to reside in Swede’s childhood home of Carnation. They both grew up in the Lower Valley where Swede’s mother taught school in Carnation and Sheila’s family had the Richter Brothers farm in Fall City; both are graduates of Tolt High School.

People powered: Valley creative types turn to crowd funding for ambitious projects | Photo gallery

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 5:44PM

The clock is ticking for Jerry Mader. He’s got an ambitious goal, less than a month left to meet it. And he’s depending on friends and strangers to invest in his latest book, that helps and documents people they’ll probably never meet. Crowd funding is a new thing for this Carnation author, photographer and musician, working on his fourth book, “A Gathering of Stories.” He’s self-published histories of Carnation and local farms, but is now one of several Valley creative types to turn to Internet investors to bankroll a project. He’s using a company called Indiegogo to connect with would-be investors interested in seeing artistic projects come to life.

Not drunk, back-up at the bank, check fraud: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 8:00AM

On March 2, a North Bend caller reported a fraud. The victim said a woman convinced him she wanted to buy a motor home, and asked to “park” her money in his account. He deposited (forged) checks, and withdrew cash for her. Then she obtained his PIN and began withdrawing cash herself.

Organize like a pro with help from Sandi Olsen at Sno-Valley center

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 11:06AM

Proffessional organizer Sandi Olsen presents "Home Office Organization," 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday March 27 at the Sn0-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Pick up some insider tips and learn shortcuts to improve your environment and clear the clutter. Olson offers the workshop the fourth Wednesday of each month. A $1 donation is suggested.

Opinion | After amazing first season, what’s next for the homeless shelter?

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 11:07AM

It’s quite something, what’s been done for the local homeless community, in a single season. Every night this winter, the Snoqualmie Valley Winter shelter opened its doors—first, at North Bend Community Church, then at Mount Si Lutheran, also in North Bend. The guests, all folks with nowhere warm to go, stayed the night, as long as they held to the code of conduct, which includes no alcohol or drug use. About a dozen people came nightly, mostly men, but also a few women, including one mom who found a place to stay for her teenage daughter, but needed her own refuge.

Healthy ideas, swag when Carnation senior center hosts health fair Wednesday

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 11:04AM

Visit community health providers, take some tests, and bring home healthy swag bags from the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s health fair. The free event is 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, March 20, at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave, Carnation.

Asking questions: Opstad school science fair is coming up

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 11:06AM

The Opstad Elementary School PTA is sponsoring the school’s annual science fair, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28. The event will feature hands-on science demonstrations and a bake sale. Every Opstad student is encouraged to be curious, ask questions and explore the world around them for the fair. Students can work alone or in teams and each participant will receive a ribbon and certificate.The Scientist Review Panel will award medals to projects that stand out, and award winners will be recognized that evening.

Pregnant North Bend burglary suspect caught on video

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 9:54AM

A pregnant woman and accomplice are being sought in two North Bend burglaries, after she was filmed breaking into a home on March 13. North Bend police are circulating the home surveillance video and images of the break-in, in hopes that someone can identify her. The woman has long dark hair, and appears to be a pregnant Caucasian in her 20s. The video shows a red convertible, with the top up, pulling into the driveway of a home in the 43800 block of Southeast 168th Street in North Bend, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

Valley's County Councilwoman Lambert gets honor for support of domestic violence victims

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 2:17PM

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert received the Zonta Club of East King County’s 2013 International Rose Day Award March 8. She was honored for her work on behalf of survivors of domestic violence. On International Women’s Day each year, Zonta Clubs recognize those who made significant contributions in efforts to advance the status of women. This year’s focus is on preventing domestic violence and supporting survivors.

Exploration for every child: Encompass summer camps cover wide range of interests

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 2:59PM

The 2013 edition of popular Encompass Summer Camps, which just won the Macaroni Kid Family Choice award, gets ramped up soon, with online registration slated to begin Tuesday morning, March 26. The total of 40 week-long half-day camps, eight weeks from June 26 through Aug. 16, cover a wide range of interests for children age 2 to 7. “If there is one theme, it is that we offer exploration opportunities for every child,” says Rochelle Clayton Strunk, Encompass director of community programs.

Si View Community Pool unveils new aquatic scholarships

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 2:53PM

Swimming is a life-long skill as well as great exercise. Si View Community Foundation has a new aquatics scholarship program with a goal of saving lives through water safety education. This scholarship is possible thanks to a generous private donation. It is available for all Si View Metropolitan Park District residents interested in swim lessons at Si View Pool. Scholarship applications can be found on the park district website, www.siviewpark.org, under Registration—Scholarships. Applications are also available from the Si View Metropolitan Park District office.

City of Snoqualmie turns out the lights this weekend for Earth Hour

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 2:28PM

Watch for the City Hall in Snoqualmie to go dark this weekend for the cause of energy awareness. On Saturday, March 23, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., the lights at Snoqualmie City Hall will be turned out in support of Earth Hour. The city has participated in Earth Hour for the past five years, to build awareness on climate change and global sustainability.

Valley teen Taylor Pearlstein part of all-student ‘Music Man’ at the 5th Ave.

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 2:30PM

Mount Si student Taylor Pearlstein will take the stage this weekend in the Rising Star Project’s production of “The Music Man” at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater. Pearlstein, who is part of the ensemble, joins more than 100 high school students and teens from nearly 60 Washington state schools in taking over the 5th Avenue for the production. It’s a one-of-a-kind educational program that gives teens an opportunity to experience all aspects of staging a musical.

National football honors for Mount Si’s Blake Herman, Jimbo Davis, coach Charlie Kinnune

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 3:01PM

From left, coach Charlie Kinnune, Blake Herman, Jimbo Davis and Mount Si Athletic Director Greg Hart take part in the National Football Foundation’s 47th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony, held Sunday, February 10, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Wildcats Davis and Herman were recognized at the foundation’s ceremony, an annual banquet that recognizes and awards scholarships to outstanding local football players who excel on the field, in the classroom and in the community.

Chicken for North Bend: Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen opens at 'Truck Town' TravelCenter

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 3:16PM

A new Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen has opened at the TravelCenters of America LLC location, at 46600 S.E. North Bend Way, off I-90’s Exit 34 in the Truck Town neighborhood. The TA Seattle East Popeye’s is the 48th Popeye’s location in the TA chain. Guests can check out the Popeye’s full menu, including chicken and shrimp meals and sandwiches, in addition to signature side dishes, sauces and desserts. The restaurant provides professional drivers and motorists a quick-serve meal option, complementing the full-service, sit-down Country Pride restaurant nearby.

Nine Valley boys earn Arrow of Light, Cub Scouts' highest honor

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 3:11PM

Nine Cub Scouts from Pack 466 became Snoqualmie Valley’s newest Boy Scouts on Friday, March 1. All nine boys earned the Arrow of Light Award, Cub Scouting’s highest honor. Robbie Vukovich earned all 20 activity badges as well as the World Conservation Award. Pictured from left: front row, Ben Sides, Davis Sauer, Liam Roselli, Robbie Vukovich, Nick Copeland, Ethan Sauer, Ethan George and Michael Brisbane; back row, Jamey Brooks, Kevin Ostrem, Noah Bailey, Kevin Sauer, Wyatt Webb, Candie Webb, Sam Rogers, Rick Webb and Darcie Rogers.

Out of the Past: New superintendent for Snoqualmie, mosquito problems, from forklifts to poetry

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 11:41AM

This week's stories from the past 25 and 50 years in the Valley included Thursday, March 17, 1988 • The School District 410 board voted to hire Dr. Richard McCullough of Oregon as new superintendent. He replaces Dr, Gerald Post, who was interim superintendent. McCullough, 41, comes from La Center. • Five years was enough for Lynn Cornelison. He quit his job as a forklift driver at Weyerhaueser to pursue his main love, poetry.

Fall City preschool's March Market to share talent with young students, this Friday

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 11:50AM

The Discovery Preschool is having a March Market, 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 22, at the school, located in Fall City. If you have a business or talent to share with students and you would like to be a part of the market, contact Mandi Smith at (425) 681-4049 or mandi@thediscoverypreschool.com.

Mount Si Wildcat Select team finishes second in league tournament

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 11:53AM

The Mount Si Wildcats, an eighth-grade select girls basketball team, finished their season with a 22-4 record and a second place showing at the Puget Sound Travel League Championship Tournament on Sunday, March 10. They came up short against undefeated Skyline in the championship game with a 29-50 final, but played a great tournament. After finishing third in the league in the regular season behind Skyline and Eastlake (their only two league losses), the Wildcats were placed in the Gold Division bracket for the tournament which featured the top eight teams in the league.

Exploring your own big back yard: Si View offers summer excitement with day camps

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 11:54AM

When school’s out, children fill those long summer days with fun in the sun and under the historic eaves of Si View Community Center. Si View offers a weekly field trip and a variety of daily activities including swimming, sports, arts and crafts, outdoor games and more. Many specialty camps are also offered throughout the summer from dance to gymnastics and sports, engineering and other activities. New this year is the division of Camp Si View into two smaller camps at Si View Community Center.

The couple that chops together: Timber sports give David and Annette Moses’ life together a sharper focus | Slideshow

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 11:33AM

Today is the first time that David Moses has jumped onto a springboard since a fateful day last summer. It was hard, but he took the leap in stride. After winning the Stihl Timbersports Series’ Western Qualifyer last spring, Moses’ hopes for a first-place trophy at nationals fell after he tore part of his Achilles tendon at the national championship last June. As he climbed a vertical log, his springboard slipped, dropping Moses. His leg slammed against a metal tree stand. Climbing back up, he found his ankle wouldn’t support him. But he fought on and competed the rest of the day. That meant last-place finishes in springboard, stock saw and the underhand chop. One legged, he finished ninth out of 10 competitors. “I stayed in it,” he said. “I could have been a finalist, easily. I did all that hard work, and then it ended.”

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