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Breakfast funds youth counseling in Lower Valley

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:45PM

To meet growing needs, Friends of Youth is announced its 2013 Riverview Youth and Family Services Breakfast to increase counseling hours in the Riverview School District communities. The breakfast is 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20. at the Riverview Educational Service Center Multipurpose Room, 15510 1st Ave. N.E., Duvall.

Homeless population is focus of North Bend safety meeting, Thursday

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:46PM

North Bend residents are invited to discuss the city’s homeless and transient population this month, in the city’s series of community safety meetings. This month’s meeting is 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend, An emergency winter shelter opened a week before the community meeting.

Rotarian Gary Callero shares look at efforts to help women, orphans in Tanzania

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 3:47PM

Gary Callero will speak about humanitarians effort in Southern Tanzania that help orphaned children, when he visits the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club this Thursday, Nov. 21. Rotary meets at 7 a.m. at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. A Seattle native, Callero will speak about the Mwangaza Foundation, Kirkland, which supports the Songea Women and Children Care Organization in Songea, Tanzania.

Professional women's group selling Valley fir wreaths as fundraiser

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:29PM

Wreaths from the Snoqualmie Valley are being sold as part of a fundraiser for the Business and Professional Women's Chapter of Bellevue, of which Valley resident Karen Granger is president. The 22-inch wreaths are made from Noble Fir boughs. It's a limited sale. Orders need to be placed by noon Sunday, Nov. 24.

Free art classes for youth in Snoqualmie

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:30PM

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is offering two youth art classes, Saturday, Nov. 23. Admission is free. An “Animals in Art” Painting Workshop is 10 a.m. Saturday. A fashion illustration class follows at 11:15 a.m. Both classes are held at the Cascade View Elementary School Gymnasium, 34816 SE Ridge St., Snoqualmie.

Bluesy sounds at Black Dog, courtesy of Paul Green

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:33PM

Paul Green Jazz & Blues is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at The Black Dog Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave., Snoqualmie. Green, North Bend’s resident blues legend, takes the stage every week here. Music, the blues in particular, has been his life, ever since he picked up a harmonica at age 20.

Sallal Grange enlists local bakers for holiday bazaar

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:40PM

The Sallal Grange hosts a holiday bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Grange Hall, 12912 432nd Ave. S.E., North Bend. This second seasonal event will feature a bake sale to benefit the House of Hope in North Bend.

Sunrise, sunset: Mount Si High School students present annual musical, ‘Fiddler on The Roof’

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:41PM

Don’t miss this year’s student-performed musical at Mount Si High School, “Fiddler on the Roof.” The show combines the efforts of the Mount Si choir, drama, band, art, Construction Tech, and other programs. “Fiddler” boasts a student pit orchestra, a large cast and ensemble that involved many students. Direction is by Haley Isaacs, the new Choral and Drama director at Mount Si.

Swing years: North Bend bandleader Harley Brumbaugh to lead voices in 1940 community sing-along

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 4:52PM

Harley Brumbaugh was six years old in 1940—still years from embarking on a musical career that led him from the U.S. Army to teach at high schools and colleges in the Northwest, to lead his own band, and finally back home. Yet he has love for the tunes of his early boyhood. “These are the songs that have lasted,” he said.

Hospital’s new disinfection device to protect patients from infections

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:04AM

Starting next month, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will be adding a new layer to patient safety measures. In order to help combat hospital acquired infections, the hospital will be bringing in a disinfection system called Xenex. Snoqualmie is the first hospital in Washington to implement the Xenex disinfection device. “By using this device, we can assure potential patients that we have adopted the latest technology available in order to protect them from getting hospital acquired infections,” said Tom Parker, chief operations officer for the hospital.

Team from Camp Korey runs in New York Marathon

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:06AM

On Sunday, Nov. 3, 40 members of “Team Korey”gathered to run in the New York City Marathon to raise awareness and funds for the Carnation-based non-profit, Camp Korey. Named in honor of Korey Rose, a teen who lost his battle with bone cancer at age 18, Camp Korey helps thousands of children restore their childhood through therapeutic recreation. Children who participate live with illnesses such as mitochondrial disease, cerebral palsy and craniofacial differences. The time spent with other campers is often the only time when they’re surrounded by children with similar conditions.

New North Bend Bartell Drugs holds Toy ‘N’ Joy drive

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:07AM

Bartell Drugs is partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 10th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive, November 17 through December 14. Donations will be accepted at all Bartell Drugs locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Toys will be distributed to low-income children and youth the week before Christmas through the Salvation Army’s “toy warehouses.” Bartells North Bend store is located at 248 Bendigo Boulevard South, North Bend.

Letters | A story from the trail

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:09AM

For the last three years, close to Halloween, several volunteers come together to produce a fundraiser which benefits the Mount Si Food Bank. It is a walking play with several scenes staged along a dark trail through the wilderness area behind the police station on Snoqualmie Ridge. It stays true to the Halloween theme with mummies, creatures of the night, zombies, et cetera. We batch groups of ten or twelve, spacing them so each group will come on each scene after the preceding group has gone on down the trail.

Out of the Past: Babysitter, passerby rescue children from burning Snoqualmie building

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:14AM

Thursday, Nov. 17, 1988: A Montesano man and a young babysitter braved fire and smoke to make sure everybody got out of a burning apartment building in Snoqualmie on Wednesday. The fire started with bedding placed by a baseboard heater, and fanned by winds, was raging in minutes. Passing on his way to work at the Tanner Mill, Lonnie Brumfield, Jr., got out of his car to help. He crawled past a burning door and saved a young boy. Babysitter Rachel Self woke up residents and carried out her three charges.

Annual Snoqualmie Holiday Tree Lighting, Open House is December 7

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:17AM

Watch as Snoqualmie’s Christmas Tree shines, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Railroad Park Gazebo across from the Snoqualmie Depot. Visit with Santa, get horse-drawn carriage rides, listen to live music, and enjoy cookies and cocoa.

North Bend's Jory Pearce marries Carnation's John Hindmarch at TPC

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:19AM

Jory Pearce of North Bend married John Hindmarch of Carnation on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Jory, 22, a 2009 graduate of Mount Si High School, is the daughter of Steve and Lisa Pearce of North Bend.

A good day to plant: North Bend city, Scouts celebrate Arbor Day by adding more trees | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:23AM

Neither early nor late, North Bend’s celebration of Arbor Day, Thursday, Nov. 14, included ideal weather for planting trees. But then, this time of year is usually good for that, says North Bend Senior Planner Mike McCarty. Although Washington usually celebrates the event in April, North Bend declared its own Arbor Day last week, because “this is typically the best time of year to plant trees,” says McCarty. “We have such mild winters, it gives the roots more time to get established.”

Cops called after video game dispute leads to violence at home

  • Nov 21, 2013 at 11:29AM

Carnation Police were called to a violent incident the afternoon of Veterans Day. According to police reports, the incident, reported at 2:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, in the 31800 block of West Rutherford Street, had been a domestic dispute that turned physical.

Two from Mount Si are Nat’l Merit semifinalists

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 4:05PM

Two Mount Si High School students, Emma L. Bateman and Boone L. Hapke, are semifinalists for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. The high school seniors are in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million that will be offered next spring.

Find indulgence at The Salish Lodge’s spa this season

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 4:07PM

This holiday season, The Spa at Salish Lodge is offering a series of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments perfect for warming up, slowing down and reenergizing during this busy time of year.

Santa Train returns to Depot, starting Thanksgiving weekend

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 4:07PM

For over forty years, Northwest families have made Santa Train, at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, a highlight of their holiday season celebration. Visitors take a holiday excursion aboard the museum’s vintage train to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot. Children and their families will enjoy music, fresh-baked cookies from coal-fired ovens, hot cocoa and fresh coffee, and a small gift for each child.

Giving season starts early: Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club’s Giving Trees are under early-holiday pressure | Photos

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 4:17PM

Eight-year-old Ava Gardiner spots the Giving Tree at the same time as her mother, Elizabeth. Ava’s attention goes to a tag for a one-year-old girl. Instantly, she grasps the purpose, and is excited to buy clothes for the tot. As Ava and her friend, Lillie, look at the tags for toddlers, tweens and teens, Elizabeth makes sure they understand the lesson here: that not every child in the Valley gets enough presents for Christmas. This Christmas tree, installed today at the Snoqualmie Y, seemingly early for the holidays, helps people share to ensure every child’s holiday is full of smiles.

Letters | Heartfelt thanks for successful LEO lunch

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:24AM

Life Enrichment Options (LEO) would like to express our heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended our recent fundraising luncheon, “It’s About the Journey,” and to those who sent donations to support our work of providing a quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities. Your support creates true inspiration for us in working toward making dreams come true for these unique and special people who play such a vital role in the fabric of our community.

Andrew Stringfellow, Jessica Graves get Mount Si Fish and Game Club awards

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:25AM

The Mount Si Fish and Game Club’s 2013 College Scholarships were awarded to Andrew Stringfellow and Jessica Graves, both from North Bend and graduates of Mount Si High School. The two students were selected after submitting an application and an essay on their accomplishments and interests.

Ten Valley students graduate from Western Washington University

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

The following Valley students recently graduated from Western Washington University, earning bachelor’s degrees. Carnation: Natalie MacKnight, BA in English, literature emphasis; Alexandra Swart, BA in Psychology.

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