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Learn about homeless shelter, new Valley Renewal Center at meeting Saturday

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:30PM

All are invited to a public forum on the Valley Renewal Center, the umbrella organization for the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter which first opened its doors in December, 2012, and the community meals program. Learn more about the shelter’s first year of operation and its mission, partners, and statistics on homelessness, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the North Bend Community Church, 146 East Third Street, North Bend.

From classic rock to highland pipes, catch live music on two stages | Railroad Days

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:25PM

Snoqualmie's free Railroad Days festival offers music on dual stages. First, the Main Stage downtown is where you’ll find classic rock, blues, tributes and bigger bands. At Railroad Park, the Arts Stage is an intimate venue for soulful performers. The Main Stage features a mix of styles and sounds, and you’re sure to find music you will love.

North Bend's Unity Masons to celebrate lodge centennial with public rededication

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:37PM

Unity Masonic Lodge No. 198 of North Bend has a long history of serving the Snoqualmie Valley. In fact, 100 years of history. The fraternity first met as a Lodge in North Bend in 1912, and was granted an official constitution from Grand Lodge in 1913.

Try your hand at Arts in the Park | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:42PM

Come to Railroad Park for a showcase of amazing art by local creators. Art in the Park starts at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, and runs through 4 p.m. Sunday. Painters, potters, carvers, sculptors, weavers, spinners, photographers, jewelry makers, journal makers and quilters will be demonstrating and displaying their art for the public to enjoy, and in some cases actually give a try.

How the rails get rolling: Heavy gear demonstrations at Snoqualmie RR Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:11PM

The history of successful railroad construction and maintenance is peppered with fascinating machines. The Northwest Railway Museum has a number of examples in its collection and Railroad Days is an opportunity to see some of them demonstrated. You’ll see motor cars, a tie spacer, an automatice spiker, a ballast regulator, and even special cranes that travel on both the railroad and the road. Demos will be given at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 p.m at the Snoqualmie Depot.

Out of the Past: Too-fast hay trucks, dangerous dogs; Opstad's not open yet;

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:31PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. 1963: Don Jones, teacher at Mount Si High School, appeared before the Snoqualmie Town Council to protest excessive speed of hay trucks on Main Street. He asked if the council planned to have radar on the new police car to be purchased next year. He was told they do.

Three days of fun: Snoqualmie Railroad Days schedule of events

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:36PM

The 75th annual Snoqualmie Railroad Days are August 16 through 18. Discover live music, a grand parade, children’s events, arts, demos and vendors, all downtown. Friday, August 16 • Train rides, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m,

YMCA brings Kids Field of Fun | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:28PM

Family fun is on order as Snoqualmie YMCA hosts the Railroad Days Field of Fun on Saturday and Sunday.

Musical joy at the Kid’s Stage | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:25PM

A Kid’s Stage featuring live entertainment from Valley favorites such as Eric Ode, Nancy Stewart, and Brian Vogan.

'Lego Man' Dan Parker to show amazing creations | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:22PM

What’s cooler than a five-foot replica of the Death Star made from Legos? If you ask Dan Parker, aka Dan the Lego Man, it’s what he’ll be doing this weekend at Snoqualmie’s Railroad Days. “I’ve been building all kinds of displays, but I think towns and railroads are my favorite,” says the Lego Man. There’s something “mesmerizing” about a moving train, he added.

Filling up the Summer Cupboard: North Bend food bank staff, volunteers face children's hunger gap

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:46PM

As her mother finishes shopping for groceries, a petite girl of 14 finds herself exploring a bin of free books. She comes away with a small trove of good reads, for both herself and her three-year-old sister. Mom, meanwhile, has collected enough food to give her daughter three good breakfasts and three square lunches for the week. She smiles in gratitude as she and the girls haul away food for body and mind.

Pancake breakfast helps your firefighters

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 3:39PM

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association holds its annual fund raising pancake breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway, for Railroad Days. The non-profit association helps support Snoqualmie Fire Department special equipment purchases as well as charitable organizations and historical preservation within the community.

Snoqualmie Valley Eagles play host to the Railroad Days Beer Garden

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:47PM

At the King Street beer garden lot, the Eagles will be serving local and favorite brews and vintages including Snoqualmie Falls Summer Ale, Mac and Jack’s African Amber, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors Light, Snoqualmie Chardonnay and Merlot, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and, if you prefer, cold bottled water.

Volunteers bring you the fun | Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:54PM

Snoqualmie Railroad Days is organized by a committee of volunteers, who work with sponsors to put together the summer event.

Family History Workshop comes to the Ridge

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 6:46PM

To meet growing interest for family history that is now sweeping the communities of North Bend, Fall City, Snoqualmie and neighboring areas, the Snoqualmie-Fall City Family History Group held its first workshop last month at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA.

Busy in her retirement: Valley good-doer Susan Hankins honored as Railroad Days marshal

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:16PM

Despite her level-best efforts to avoid the spotlight, Susan Hankins of North Bend will dazzle the crowds this Saturday. As Railroad Days grand marshal, she’ll make her rounds in a Dazzling Sunset convertible, and, talking about it a week before, she was clearly hoping the car would get more attention than she would.

Dog Days on Ridge is Sunday; pet food drive in August

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:08PM

Snoqualmie Valley Pet Food Bank is partnering with Chase Bank to run a pet food drive for the month of August. The pet food bank feeds more than 300 companion animals of low-income pet owners in the Valley each month. Drop off dry or canned dog and cat food, collars and leashes, pet beds and blankets, flea medicine, kitty litter, treats, and toys at Chase Bank on Snoqualmie Ridge.

A cut above: See timber sports in action at RR Days demos

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:06PM

It’s the first time in a good two decades when Snoqualmie sightseers have had a chance to witness timber sports—whirling chainsaws, flying hatchets, swift-slicing axes—in action. Lucky for locals, then, that they’ll have a chance to see these skills employed by a world-class master athlete.

Doughnut attack; drunk and kicking over tables; where's my semi? Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:13PM

Doughnut attack: Late on August 4, a Snoqualmie caller complained that one of two men walking down the street had thrown a doughnut at his windshield as he drove by, on Falls Avenue and River Street. The thrower was described as six feet, five inches tall, in his 30s, wearing a white shirt and blue shorts.

Welcome to Railroad Days: Three days of fun, parade, car show are all back in Snoqualmie

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:07PM

Snoqualmie Railroad Days begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, as Railroad Avenue closes and fun kicks off with Arts in the Park, food vendors, the Redmond Ridge wine garden, and the Eagles Beer Garden. On Friday, look for Radio Disney in the Y’s Kid’s Field of Fun and the Taco Time Traveler. Little Hurricane will be playing at 6 p.m., followed by Petty Thief at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage. Train rides run all weekend at the Northwest Railway Depot, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Locked and loaded: Issaquah resident Michael Marinos serves North Bend market with newly opened Bigg Dogg Firearms

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:55AM

Mike Marinos’ favorite, personal rifle is hanging on the shelf. “I just got this thing dialed in,” says Marinos, taking down the lightweight, khaki-colored ARAK carbine. Used by the U.S. military for tight, close-quarters work, the short-barreled semi-automatic is accurate to 200 yards and is the envy of his staff. Marinos, who opened Bigg Dogg Firearms July 17 at 111 W. North Bend Way, loves the excitement, skill and legacy of firearms.

Wild game dinner supports Valley's elk management group

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

Treat yourself to a taste of the wild when the Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group holds its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. The group’s annual fundraiser pays to raise public awareness of the local elk herd, conduct elk related educational activities, public outreach and elk research.

It’s for the Birds: BBQ, auction benefits Carnation parrot sanctuary

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:47AM

Macaw Rescue & Sanctuary in Carnation holds its third annual It’s for the Birds benefit barbecue and auction, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. The event includes catered food, beer/wine and live and silent auctions.

Si View Metro Parks' 75-year legacy rolls on | Opinion

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

It doesn’t take long for the children to find the zip line. On any given day of the week, most afternoons, the newly installed thrill ride at Si View Metro Parks is hopping. So is the new playground. It’s no surprise to find the amenities busy during the weekly North Bend Farmer’s Markets. But how do you explain the crowds that show on other days? What were they doing before this place opened?

Granger earns MBA in sustainability

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:44AM

North Bend’s Karen J. Granger received her master’s degree in business administration in sustainability from Bainbridge Graduate Institute-Organization Systems Renewal, Sunday, June 9.

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