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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.

Letters | Disabled parking rights can have many causes

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:54AM

I’m responding to Sue Mackey’s letter from July 10 in which she advocates confronting and calling attention to people using handicap parking when it appears that they have no physical disability. Ms. Mackey describes an encounter at the Mount Si Golf Course in which a man is parked in a handicap parking spot. She asked the middle-aged man if he was disabled and he replied “yes”, after which he walked unaided (and without apparent disability) into a restaurant. She then explains how she stared at the man throughout his meal to make him feel uncomfortable.

Letters | Graduation rates in our school district, Eastside

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:53AM

As a candidate for the Snoqualmie Valley School Board, I have gone to great lengths to make sure every statement I make is accurate. In an article published in the Valley Record on July 24, about school board candidates, I stated that “the Snoqualmie Valley School District has the highest dropout rate of any Eastside School District.”

Carnation celebrates National Farmers Market Week with special events Tuesday

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:58AM

Carnation Farmers Market, ( in the heart of the Snoqualmie Valley farming district, hosts a celebration to honor farmers markets across the country and their contribution to good food and good health. National Farmers Market Week Celebration is 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Carnation Farmer's Market, Bird Street, downtown Carnation. National Farmers Market Week is officially August 4-10.

Scholarship, football play for Zach Brevick

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 11:53AM

Zach Brevick, a 2010 graduate of Mount Si High School, was awarded a full scholarship from WSU in football. Zach has been a walk on since his freshman season. Zach is listed at six-foot-five, 275 pounds. He is currently number two on the depth chart at offensive Center.

Regional council wants to give $1 million for downtown fixes in Snoqualmie

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 12:01PM

The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is recommending $1.1 million to reconstruct Railroad Avenue SE with sidewalk, roadway and utility improvements in downtown Snoqualmie. The Snoqualmie project is one of five projects recommended to receive nearly $3.4 million in funding from PSRC’s Rural Town Centers and Corridors Program.

A trip through Festival at Mount Si history | Photo gallery

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:15PM

The Festival at Mount Si honors the community spirit of North Bend as it preserves the past, celebrates the present, and embraces the future. The event has changed a lot over the past decades, but its focus on community spirit, coming together and fun for all ages has never diminished.

Get your vote in: Primary election is today, postmark your ballots

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 2:29PM

Today is the primary election in Washington and King County. Here in the Valley, there are a couple of issues that voters need to clear up: First, winnowing the four-way race for Snoqualmie Valley School District's Director Dist 4 race down to the top two candidates.

Spicy stuff: North Bend's What’s Cookin’ Chili Cookoff brings a taste of community flavors to Festival at Mount Si

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:18PM

A bubbling, well-seasoned pot of chicken chili won a major award. And brought mom and daughter a little bit closer together. In 2012, the Old Hens, a mother-daughter team of Deanna and Brittany Morauski, took home the people’s choice award in the Festival at Mount Si Chili Cookoff for their Chick Chick Chili. Deanna, who runs the Old Hen Bed and Breakfast in North Bend, has every year fun cooking with her daughter, and enjoys the hearty competition at the Festival cooking challenge, which is judged by a local panel and by the people.

North Bend’s Bybee berry farm open for pickers

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:04PM

North Bend’s blueberry farm, Bybee Farms, opened for self-pickers on Monday, July 22. The farm is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, and picking conditions are great right now, reports owner Kelli Berlin. The farm has six varieties of berries.

North Bend's Festival at Mount Si pet pageant, trick contest promises a wagging good time

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:09PM

You already know how great your pet is, but why not let everyone see it for themselves? Bring your critter to the Festival at Mount Si, and let him or her strut their stuff in the Amazing Pet Contest, starting at 4 p.m. Saturday at the lawn tent. “It’s very casual, you just bring your pet. There’s no pre-registration, no fee, it’s just a fun time,” says pet contest coordinator and event emcee Kathy Paulus.

Fall City's Ryan Gillespie makes dean’s list at University of Portland

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:04PM

Ryan Gillespie, a senior from Fall City was recently listed on the 2013 spring semester dean’s list at University of Portland. Gillespie is studying accounting. Students need at least a 3.5 grade point average to be eligible for the dean’s list.

444 Fire update: Garden Loop Trail closed indefinitely, fire now fully contained, being patrolled

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 3:29PM

The main Mount Si and Little Si trails reopened Aug. 1 after being closed due to the “444 Fire,” first reported Friday, July 26. The state Department of Natural Resources, which directed fire-fighting efforts, reports that the fire was fully contained and controlled July 31. Hikers are asked to be cautious while using the trails, as the fire remains in patrol status. The Garden Loop Trail remains closed indefinitely.

Busby, Spring take it in early Snoqualmie schools primary election results

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:58AM

It looks like Marci Busby and David Spring will face each other in the Snoqualmie Valley School District's seat 4 race this fall. Early results from the August 6 primary show Busby leading the three other candidates with 30.9 percent of the vote, or 1,106 votes. Spring had 27.8 percent with 997 votes.

Learn curling Monday night at Snoqualmie Library

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 10:48AM

An introduction to the Olympic sport of curling is 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at the Snoqualmie Library. Learn about the history and origins of the curling with members of the Granite Curling Club and how to get yourself on the ice. There will be a question and answer period along with a chance to handle some equipment, including a rock, broom and curling shoes.

Silent auction raises funds for North Bend's Festival at Mount Si

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:04AM

The Festival at Mount Si is funded solely through donations and run by an all-volunteer committee. One of its biggest fundraisers is the annual festival silent auction. Many local and regional businesses and merchants donate quality items for auction, which runs 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the festival grounds.

Ask for that ID: Deputies get ready for another round of liquor stings in North Bend, county

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:16AM

King County Sheriff’s Deputies are readying for a round of annual liquor patrols, starting in August and continuing over the next few months. North Bend Police Chief Mark Toner reports that deputies have started notifying local sales points, reminding them of the rules and ways that they can avoid illegal sales to minors. Random stings using teenage ‘agents’ will follow, putting vendors to the test.

Sweet stuff: Pie eating contest, berry dessert baking competition test your taste buds

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:18AM

The Festival at Mount Si lets you indulge your sweet tooth in some berry-licious activities. Juicy events at this year’s event again include the Burstin’ with Blueberries cooking contest, at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, and the cherry pie eating contest, 2:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Live music: Hear tunes at the Festival at Mount Si's Main Stage

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 11:08AM

Hear live tunes all weekend at the Main Stage at Si View Park during North Bend's festival weekend. Tunes range from rock to country to rhythm and blues. Friday, Aug. 9: Ian McFeron, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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