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School suppliers: Churches combine efforts to give local students a great school year

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 2:07PM

It could be a stationery shop. Fat yellow pencils, boxes of safety scissors and stacks of notebooks are heaped on tables and along the walls of what is normally the quilters’ room at Mount Si Lutheran Church. Today, though, and for the next few weeks, the room is school supply central. Peggy Buckingham, a volunteer with the school supply drive and pastoral assistant at Our Lady of Sorrows, her church, drops off a few bags of pencils and such, then does a quick assessment of what’s there, and what’s missing.

Enhancing couples' connections topic of Lunch and Learn

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:29PM

The next Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Lunch and Learn program is noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 Snoqualmie Ridge Trail. Speakers Carol and Edwin Morrison of Morrison Counseling Services will discuss ways to enhance the connection between you and your partner. Admission and lunch is free. Space is limited, so register early

STEMFEST: High school event focuses on math, science

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:30PM

STEM Fest is 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Mount Si High School. Annual event focuses on the high school's science, technology, engineering and math offerings, and is open to all students who will attend Mount Si in 2014-15. Learn why STEM is important, explore the initiative's artistic side, and enter for a chance to win an Xbox One. Guest speaker University of Washington Professor Hélène Martin will discuss the value of programming classes, and inspire students about the possibilities for their futures when they have the right skills.

Snoqualmie shines in Green Power Challenge | City lands $40,000 for solar project

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:32PM

Snoqualmie has snagged top prize in Puget Sound Energy's yearlong "Take Charge Green Power Challenge," which lasted all of last year. The award of $40,000 will be used to install a solar project at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. The King County city also gained bragging rights as 2013’s "Greenest Town in the Puget Sound."

Three say yes, two no: Snoqualmie school board answers its own bond question

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:39PM

After months of discussing a $216 million bond proposal and how to gauge the community’s support for it, members of the Snoqualmie Valley School Board were each asked for their own answers to their question. “Is this proposal the right one for our school district?” Superinten-dent Joel Aune asked each board member individually during an in-depth work session Jan. 23.

Chimney fire spreads, damages historic Snoqualmie home

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:44PM

A wood stove that was installed inappropriately caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to a single family home in the historic downtown area of Snoqualmie. According to reports from the city, the incident occurred just after noon on Monday, Feb.3 on the 38000 block of Southeast Northern Street.

Snoqualmie Tribe donates $150,000 to Seattle's Daybreak Star Center

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 12:05PM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has given $150,000 to Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Daybreak Star opened in 1977, seven years after activists declared “We, the Native Americans, reclaim the land known as Fort Lawson in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery,” thus holding up the U.S.-Indian treaties promise of reversion of surplus military lands to their original owners.

Memorial planned for Reva Dalman, longtime North Bend resident, former cafe owner

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 1:28PM

Reva Dalman of North Bend died Saturday, Jan. 25, surrounded by her family. Reva was born January 23, 1932, to Manuel and Lillian Matthews in Rozet, Wyo., and lived there until 1940, when they moved to Cashmere, Wash. They moved to Upper Preston, Wash., in 1945. She attended school in Preston until she completed the seventh grade, then went on Issaquah to attend high school.

Author Heidi Furseth to host Evergreen Classic book signing Saturday

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 2:57PM

Local author Heidi Furseth will be holding a book signing at the Evergreen Horse Show in Carnation, Saturday August 10, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Noble Horse Gallery booth. Her book, titled "Easy Love," tells the parallel stories of the sometimes misguided love of a father for his daughter and the undying love of a girl for her horse.

Locals to show green-thumb goods at Northwest Flower and Garden Show

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 2:38PM

Valley businesses will tempt gardeners with their wares this weekend at the 26th Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Locals making an appearance include garden creators Adam Gorski Landscapes, Inc. of North Bend, and marketplace vendors The Dahlia Barn of North Bend, Good Medicine of Carnation and Eastside Tree Works of Fall City.

Relay for Life to paint the Valley purple with kickoff, Feb. 12

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 2:39PM

The people behind the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life are enlisting local businesses in their colorful efforts to battle cancer. “Paint the Valley Purple,” a promotional competition for Relay, starts February 1, and runs until the Relay kickoff celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Businesses are challenged to decorate their storefronts in purple, the official color of Relay For Life, and participate in promotional and fundraising activities in support of this year’s Relay For Life event.

Mount Si girls building intensity, confidence, as season nears finale | Photo Gallery

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 2:55PM

The Mount Si girls got so very close to their long-sought conference win Wednesday, Jan. 29. Facing Interlake at their final home game, the Wildcats fell behind, but never by more than a few buckets, to a Saints team blessed with some strong outside shooters. “We wanted to win,” said Camryn Buck, a quiet player who brought her high intensity into battles for the ball.

Powerful new talents shine at Wildcat Idol show | Slideshow

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 3:25PM

Thirteen high school-age performers showed their vocal talents last Friday, Jan. 31, in the second round of the 11th annual Wildcat Idol competition. A vote by the audience of parents, students and community members sent three groups—soloists Sydnee Springer-Simon and Wilkins Melgaard and duo Madelynn Esteb and Emilia Glaser.

See masters at work, learn your own skills at Arts at Festival Hall

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:15PM

Members of the Mount Si Artist Guild are eager to get you into art. That’s why the Arts in Festival Hall expo, which returns for a fifth year at the Festival at Mount Si this year, continues the emphasis on master classes by Valley artists and artisans. Artists at work include Jeff Waters, who will share techniques of watercolor painting, and Snoqualmie artist Patricia Tamburini hosts a class on acrylic painting.

Bear spray gone wrong; lots of brush fires; Can't run from the cops | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:24PM

On Friday, July 26, officers patrolling Snoqualmie contacted part of a group of people leaving Sandy Cove Park and reminded them that it’s a misdemeanor to be in a city park after daylight hours. One of the men in the group ran before police could make contact, but they spotted him running toward the Northwest Railway Museum, and then along the trail from the museum. When officers caught up to him, the man was belligerent and appeared intoxicated. He said he was jogging home, but had a warrant for a domestic violence assault, so police took him to jail instead.

Hometown party returns to Si View this weekend

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:06PM

With Si View Park renovations complete, organizers of the annual Festival at Mount Si are bringing back the crowd favorites to the park August 9 to 11. “We have all of our favorite events from years past,” said Festival Chairperson Jill Massengill, in a report to the North Bend City Council July 16. “The parade, fireworks, chili cook-off, art show, live music, the Rotary beer garden, arts and crafts, and the food vendors, they’ll all be back… it’s looking like it’s going to be a really great event.”

Opinion | When it comes to liquor, know the rules, or pay the price | More marijuana changes

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:20PM

With King County’s sheriff’s deputies getting ready to do their annual liquor sales patrols—also known as stings—it’s important for local businesses, cashiers, managers and owners to understand a few things. First, that the person who bonks that bottle of wine or beer on the counter some time in the next few weeks might be younger than he or she looks and acts—and might be working with a cop outside to test you. So, second, you better know the rules.

Festival at Mount Si’s annual fireworks gala is a gift to the community from Wyrsch family

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:26PM

North Bend gas station owner George Wyrsch, Sr., always loved the thrill of things that go boom in the night. An avid Lions Club member, he staffed the charity fireworks stand in town. Every Fourth of July, the elder Wyrsch took his family to Carnation to watch the show.

Find cheap books during Festival at Mount Si, starting today

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:08PM

While you’re in North Bend for the Festival at Mount Si, trip over to the library for some new, used reads. The Friends of the North Bend Library’s annual book sale will take place during regular library hours, starting Friday, August 9, and running though August 18.

Live shows in the wood gym: The Arts in Festival Hall schedule

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 5:12PM

Come inside the Si View Community Center’s historic wood gymnasium to see local artists and performers in action all weekend. Part of the Festival at Mount Si, live entertainment includes dance demos and artists showing what they do. It's all sponsored by Mount Si Artist Guild.

Cedarcrest offers 'Love & Logic' courses for parents

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:25PM

Riverview School District parents are invited to a seven-week parenting program, "Becoming a Love and Logic Parent," starting in February. The course is designed to give parents practical skills that can be used immediately, for more fun parenting, and for helping teens become responsible, manage money, and so on. Sessions are 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26, and March 5, 12, 19 and 26, at the Cedarcrest High School Counseling Center.

Mount Si's Cindy Wilson honored as Assistant Principal of the Year

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:29PM

Mount Si High School's Cindy Wilson, Assistant Principal and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director, was recently voted the 2013-14 KingCo 3A Assistant Principal of the Year. Wilson was nominated for her consistently positive and energetic work style. With a four-year commitment to the Freshmen Campus, she helped define its vision and demonstrates steadfast support of its principles.

Mount Si wrestlers get Senior Night win over Liberty

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:29PM

Against Liberty for Senior Night Thursday, Jan. 30, Mount Si won, 43 points to 18. Mount Si’s Eli Clure, in the 126-pound weight class, pinned Liberty’s Kyle Armstrong. Gunnar Harrison, at 132, pinned Zach Toombs. Mason Marenco, at 138, won a 4-1 decision over Tyler Lee. Ryley Absher, at 145, pinned Juan Flores. Justin Edens, at 152, pinned Nathan Sjoholm. Tye Rodne, at 160, pinned Jimmy Andrus. Cameron McLain, at 195, pinned Will Nguyen. Andrew Harris, at 220, pinned Zach Arthur.

Protect our children's learning; Vote yes on levies

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:30PM

Our Snoqualmie Valley School District depends heavily upon local funding for hiring teachers, improving their effectiveness, school supplies, and other school operational expenses. About one quarter of the district operations budget comes from our local taxpayers, and approval for that must be reapproved every six years by voters.

Here’s why you should support Snoqualmie Valley's school levies

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:31PM

Levies are a fact of life in local school districts. For generations, they’ve been a crucial ‘secondary’ funding source for school districts. Voters in the Snoqualmie Valley School District and neighboring Riverview School District are asked to approve, renew and boost their local school levies, by voting yes and returning their ballots by mail before election day, Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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