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Painting in the great outdoors | Snoqualmie's Plein Air Paint Out returns

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:42PM

Artists of all levels can find inspiration, learn from each other and participate in the magic of painting in the outdoors during Railroad Days. At the Fifth Annual Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out, happening 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, artists are welcome to explore the city, find an inspiring place to paint, and then share their creations.

Macklemore films in Carnation

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 3:45PM

Rapper Macklemore was spotted in Carnation early Wednesday afternoon, filming a music video according to media posts on the Twittersphere. Posts about the musician's appearance in the city began appearing around 11:45 today, accompanied by photos of him and a film crew set up in the Millers parking lot off Bird Street.

Valley residents ready to celebrate survival, fight for a cause at Relay for Life

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:39PM

The white bags started collecting last fall. By now, Bev Jorgensen’s got more than 300 luminaria at her North Bend home, awaiting the big moment at this weekend’s Relay for Life of Snoqualmie Valley. Jorgensen, a committee member and leader who is deeply involved in the annual Valley fundraiser for American Cancer Society, started making the luminarias, or paper memorial lanterns, back in October.

Insiders tour starts Thursday for Mount Si High freshmen

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:38PM

Incoming Mount Si High School freshmen are invited to attend “The Insiders,” a free four-day course designed to give students helpful information and skills they need to be successful at Mount Si High School. The course is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 15, 16 and 19 at various locations on the main campus of Mount Si.

Wheels of yesteryear: Legends Car Club bringing classic rides to Snoqualmie Railroad Days

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 5:20PM

Steam-powered trains certainly have their fans, but Railroad Days’ third day is all about gas-powered, four-wheeling classics of the street. The Legends Classic Car show returns, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18. Members of the Legends Car Club and car buffs and gearheads from all over roar into town with amazing, much-loved and restored rides from every era, from the dawn of motorcars to today’s coolest sports cars.

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.

Today is the last day to return ballots for Feb. Special Election

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:42AM

King County Elections has received about 160,000 ballots to date out of more than 630,000 sent to voters for today’s special election. This is the largest special election in King County since 2010. Voters have until 8 p.m. tonight to return ballots to a drop-off location or Accessible Voting Center.

Mount Si Lions speakers talk about Kansas tornado relief, tonight

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 1:56PM

The Mount Si Lions Club will host Renton Lions Anne and Tom Smarsh, who will be giving a presentation on the Lions Alert Program. The Mount Si Lions Club meeting is 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Boxley's Jazz Club, North Bend. Lions Clubs are continually involved in disaster relief around the world. The Lions ALERT program strives to provide specific direction to the 46,000 Lions clubs globally and help them to be more efficient in providing short and long term support to disaster victims.

Carnation Elementary parents, take transportation survey

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:05PM

Carnation Elementary School was recently selected to participate in a statewide school transportation survey. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction randomly selected only 250 schools to be in the survey, which is now scheduled for late February.

New life for Snow Lake: Mount Si Advanced Placement students restore wild watershed

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:48PM

Students in Mount Si High School’s Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science class, taught by Shannon Wenman, upheld a long-standing tradition this fall by participating in the Snow Lake Watershed Restoration Project. The project is a joint effort between the Wilderness and Trails Program at the Snoqualmie Ranger Station (US Forest Service) and the science and horticulture programs at Mount Si High School. Since the partnership formed 26 years ago in 1988, more than 1,500 Snoqualmie Valley students have been involved in this project.

School seeking photographer for spring grad ceremony

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:56PM

Mount Si High School is taking bids for a professional photographer to cover its 2014 graduation ceremony, Friday, June 13. Memories to capture include: 2014 class photo, individual students receiving diplomas, candid photos during the ceremony.

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.

Valley teen killed in SUV accident along Middle Fork Road

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 11, 2014 at 3:07PM

A Valley teen was killed in an SUV accident Saturday evening, Feb. 8, on the Middle Fork Road near North Bend. According to a report from the King County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened at about 7:50 p.m. Saturday. A 16-year-old boy was at the wheel of Toyota Landcruiser, driving on a dirt portion of Southeast Middle Fork Road, with four passengers.

Here is your short list of 2014 Valley Give Good Award nominees

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 3:08PM

The Give Good Awards Foundation of Snoqualmie Valley released its 2014 nominees, announcing the names of 39 community members and one entire school body who represent the foundation’s mission of “Recognizing and celebrating those that inspire others!” Arts: Mary Miller, Jill Rockwell, Carol Reitz, Amy Friedman

Chip on their shoulders: Mount Si basketball team bringing physicality to postseason battle | Slideshow

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 3:40PM

The Mount Si boys basketball team looks to be peaking at the right time, as they approach some crucial postseason battles. The team is playing with confidence and absorbing some key lessons, as is shown in the Wildcat’s home win, 56-40 against Juanita on Saturday, Feb. 8. Strong play by seniors Tyler McCreadie, Jack Nelson and Beau Shain anchored a very athletic performance.

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