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Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce's next lunch includes look at new website

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:04PM

What’s being touted as a casual, productive luncheon for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce begins at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Along with networking, the day includes a first look at the Chamber’s new website. The new site offers local businesses new ways to reach their markets, with a mobile-optimized version as well as a mobile app.

Snoqualmie Valley merchants unite to promote holiday theme of living and giving local

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Nov 19, 2013 at 3:44PM

'Tis the season to sip, savor, share and shop where we live; and Snoqualmie Valley merchants are making it easy by bringing their wares out of the shops and into community. For a special holiday version of its regular “After Hours” networking event, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce is inviting local families to join Valley-based independent merchants for an evening of seasonal shopping and celebration.

Thank you, veterans: Generations gather at Snoqualmie Elementary to reflect on service, sacrifice | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:07PM

It wasn’t until late in his long life that Alvin Macko told his family what he went through in World War II. Alvin, who attended past Veteran’s Day assemblies at Snoqualmie Elementary School, where his grandchildren attend classes, didn’t make it to this year’s assembly. He passed away in 2011. Yet this year, his daughter, Krista Holmberg of Snoqualmie, and widow, Betty Macko of Sammamish, came to honor the veterans in his stead.

Mount Si ASB begins Foodball goods drive

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:18PM

Mount Si High School’s Foodball annual holiday food drive begins this Friday, Nov. 15. It kicks into high gear on Saturday Nov. 23, with the ‘Fill the Truck’ event at North Bend QFC. Associated Student Body members collect food and cash donations for local food banks.

Fall City Arts celebrates the season with arts faire

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:16PM

More than 30 local artists are taking part in the Fall City Arts Autumn Arts Faire, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the lobby of Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City.

Metro warns of bus cuts without help

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:21PM

The consequences of inaction on stable funding for public transit were spelled out last week, as King County Metro Transit detailed drastic cuts to bus service that must be planned now in the absence of funds from the state. “The time for action is now, with the Legislature in special session, to avert cuts to bus service that would be without precedent in the 40-year history of Metro,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine last week. “It is unconscionable that King County should be compelled to cut bus service, due to lack of funding authority from the state.”

Quilceda, glassworks on to-visit list for Mount Si seniors

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:15PM

A series of adventures await visitors on Fridays, starting at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend. Each trip includes the bus ride to and from the event, leaving from the center at 411 Main Ave. South.

Valley’s Family History Group workshop still growing

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:15PM

Last month, interested members from the community gathered at the YMCA on Snoqualmie Ridge to learn from family history workshop instructors Erin Christensen and Annette Willis. The two hosts shared ways to record family research findings on paper and digitally from files extracted on the Internet, how to avoid duplicating information and how to move forward with optimum research efficiency.

Out of the Past: Five-year-old Valley girl fights cancer, wants to go back to kindergarten; Snoqualmie blacks out after vandalism

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:20PM

Snoqualmie Valley Record archives: • Nov. 14 1963: A benefit dance is planned for Jodi Michelle Blagg, a blue-eyed, brown-haired little girl who celebrated her fifth birthday on Sept. 14. She is a happy, normal child in every way, except one—her days are limited for she is a victim of cancer. Weak from six days of treatment at Children's orthopedic Hospital, she is anxious to return to her beloved kindergarten classes.

Women rebuild and renew Snoqualmie Ridge's Habitat for Humanity neighborhood | Photo Gallery

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:09PM

Bright colors ruled in the last house in the row on Snoqualmie Ridge. At least they had that morning, before a crew of volunteers arrived to repaint the interior of the house, future home to a new family in the Habitat for Humanity program. By early afternoon, the blue, purple and blood-red walls upstairs had all gotten at least one coat of white paint, leaving the pink T-shirts and matching safety glasses of the work crews as the brightest things in the house. “Who thought of that?” wondered Kami Bratton, spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity. “They are just the perfect touch!”

Want to run for office? File by Friday

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:11PM

Candidates interested in filing for any of the 95 positions open for election in King County this year may file online or in person this week. The deadline is Friday, May 16. The King County Elections office encourages candidates to file online, the easiest and most efficient method.

Fall City food pantry may get help from Fred Meyer | You can help

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:24PM

Fall City Community Food Pantry is doing a benefit through Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards Program. Fred Meyer distributes $625,000 quarterly to egible, participating, non-profit organizations. Fall City's food bank seeks to be a part of this program.

Preservation group's Pedal for the Valley racing nearer

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance is hosting Pedal for the Valley, a fundraising bike ride starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at Jubilee Farm in Carnation. There are many rides throughout the year in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, but this is the only one put on with the sole purpose of preserving it. All proceeds from the ride will go to supporting the work of the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance.

Hospital foundation's Charity Golf Classic returns

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:32PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation is hosting its Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, Aug. 8, at the Mount Si Golf Course. The Benaroya Companies is the presenting sponsor for the tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation, with a mission to fund capital projects for the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District and promote health throughout the community.

Biker dedication roaring to Raging River Community Church

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:43PM

Preston’s 11th annual Biker Dedication is 11:31 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at 31104 S.E. 86th Street in Preston. A musical group from Raging River Community Church will perform; hamburgers and hot dogs, salad and cake will be served.

A serious show of Valley literacy, and how we can support it

  • May 13, 2014 at 4:08PM

The Battle of the Books is not for the faint of heart. If you’ve never gone to the annual Battle of the Books—a Jeopardy game-show-style battle that puts teams of elementary-age readers in competition to see which school has the most storybook smarts—then you’ve missed out.

Lower Valley farmers needed for flood survey; meeting is May 14

  • May 13, 2014 at 5:18PM

The King County Flood Control District is initiating a survey of farmers in the lower Snoqualmie Valley to learn more about how flooding impacts agricultural operations. The goal is to increase understanding of flooding and erosion risks, especially related to agricultural buildings and farm fields.

Mount Si grad in Central’s ‘Les Mis’

  • May 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Brandon Peterson, a 2005 graduate of Mount Si High School, will play the role of Marius in Central Washington University’s Central Theatre Ensemble production of “Les Miserables.” Peterson is a senior, earning a bachelor of fine arts degree in the musical theatre program, with a minor in dance performance. After graduation, he plans to pursue his career in New York City.

Simulated military operation coming to North Bend, Thursday night

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

U.S. Army Special Operation Forces will be conducting night-time military training at the Washington State Fire Training Academy east of North Bend on May 15. There will be three military helicopters flying at low altitude in and around the Washington State Fire Training Academy while soldiers train on the academy grounds. There is potential for noise from helicopters and on-ground small weapons firing blank ammunition from approximately 11 p.m. on May 15 to 5 a.m. on May 16.

Food drive helps Adra Berry Food Bank in Preston

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 10:07AM

Scott and Kay Eastman are putting on a food drive on behalf of the Adra P. Berry Memorial Food Bank in Preston. They will be receiving non-perishable items near the park-and-ride site at I-90's exit 22, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Bob Rowe ends tenure as Snoqualmie fire chief with award

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Former Snoqualmie Fire Chief Bob Rowe is honored by Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson with a service recognition award on April 14. Rowe retired from the city on April 30, after 15 years. He founded the new, independent city fire department in 1999. Mark Correira is his replacement.

Snoqualmie Garden Club's plant sale is back, helps scholars

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club annual plant sale benefitting two $500 scholarships for graduating Mount Si High School seniors participating in the horticulture program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Mount Si Senior Center.

Snoqualmie memorial flag to fly at half-staff Thursday

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:40AM

The flag at the Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial will fly at half staff this Thursday, May 15, recognizing Peace Officer's Memorial Day, say members of Snoqualmie's Renton Pickering American Legion Post. This week, May 11 through 17, is also Police Week.

Reader Photo | Eleven-year-old North Bend hunter bags his first buck

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:59PM

Jack Allen, 11, of North Bend, harvested his first buck this year, after much training, patience, and hard work. Attending fifth grade at North Bend Elementary, Jack is an avid outdoorsman who loves to fish and hunt. He passed hunter’s safety classes last year.

Turkeys at the theater: 'Free Birds' showing Saturday helps Valley schools foundation

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:46PM

Free Birds benefit: Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation presents "Free Birds" at the North Bend Theatre, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Cost is $15 for adults, $11 for children; save $1 if you buy in advance. For the foundation's second annual Family Movie Day, make it a Double Turkey Day by running the Turkey Trot benefiting Snoqualmie Valley Schools in the morning, and then relaxing those tired turkey legs in the afternoon, while still helping Valley Schools.

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