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Grown up from a garage, Preston’s Dark Horse Ink screen printing business still climbing | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:22PM

As a college student and an avid runner, Michael Hughes thought of himself as a hard worker. And, a bit of dark horse. Growing up in Issaquah, Hughes often talked about running his own business. But life seemed to be going down a different path, until an opportunity—printing designs T-shirts on his own press—presented itself. Hughes took it and ran with it.

It's a Wonderful Life: Valley Center Stage holding auditions for live radio play

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 2:01PM

Valley Center Stage in North Bend is seeking actors for "It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." Adapted from the classic Frank Capra movie, this play is set in a radio station on Christmas Eve, 1946, where several famous actors have come to perform the show before a live audience. The play will be directed by Margie Slovan. Auditions in Seattle will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 13, at TPS Room C.

Woman assaulted over parking spot in North Bend | April Fools car prank | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Assault over parking: On Thursday, April 3, a caller in the 1200 block of North Bend Boulevard, North Bend, reported that she’d just been assaulted. She said she’d parked her car in what she thought was a designated spot for the business she wanted, then a man from a neighboring business came out and pushed her to the ground, calling her obscene names. Police responded to find that the woman didn’t need medical aid and the man had gone back into the business he’d come from.

Walkathon for Snoqualmie Elementary is October 17

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:35AM

Snoqualmie Elementary School is getting prepared for their annual Walk-A-Thon on October 17. This event is filled with school spirit and friendly competition, as children walk as many laps as they can, and raise money as they do it! Last year the students raised over $36,000 for the school, and walked over 11,100 combined laps – which is over 2,225 miles.

LEO hosts fundraising luncheon, soap box car race

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:06AM

Life Enrichment Options (LEO) invites community members to join them in celebrating the life journeys of the residents of the LEO homes, and others the organization serve who live each day with a developmental disability. The celebration, “It’s About the Journey” with guest host John Curley, is a fundraising luncheon taking place on October 22, 2013, at 11:30 am, at the Pickering Barn in Issaquah.

Warming up the chill: North Bend’s ‘The Swirl’ yogurt shop adds espresso drinks

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:33AM

The Swirl yogurt shop in North Bend announced the arrival of its new espresso machine. Deb Masters, The Swirl’s owner, reported that they have been ‘playing’ with the machine and ensuring that all the right ingredients and equipment are on hand. They will begin serving customers’ favorite coffee drinks this week: lattes, cappuccino and espresso, along with tea, warm spiced cider, and a variety of pastries

Discover your roots: Family history workshop is Tuesday at Snoqualmie YMCA

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:31AM

A family history workshop, sponsored by the Snoqualmie Falls Family History Group of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Snoqualmie YMCA. Learn about recording techniques, both on paper and digital, as well as Christmas ideas using your own family tree. There is no cost.

Valley Schools Foundation starts fall fundraising today

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:32AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is launching a series of events for supporters in October. Supporters can click to donate, or just answer the call. The Schools Foundation click-a-thon runs from Monday, Oct. 14 to Oct. 21. Donors can just visit www.svsfoundation.org/donate to make a one-time donation, a recurring gift, or to join the 365 club, and help out every day.

Sugar skulls: Creepy craft-making is an art at Snoqualmie Library | Photo gallery

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:40AM

“There it is, a bow tie on a skull!” Will Saimo announces proudly, as he puts the final touch on his sugar skull. The purple paper bow tie complements the purple streaks the 15-year-old added to the top of his creation in a workshop at Snoqualmie Library. Saimo was part of a large group of youth filling the multi-purpose room at the Snoqualmie Library Wednesday, Oct. 2 for a workshop on decorating sugar skulls, or calaveritas de azúcar. In Spanish-speaking cultures, the skulls are standard decor for their annual celebrations of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, Nov. 1.

Letters | Stand strong, Reichert, says local Tea Party coordinator

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:13AM

Mr. Matlock (Oct 4, http://www.valleyrecord.com/opinion/letters/226948551.html) may have missed the part in eighth grade civics that we are a constitutional republic not a kingdom; that the branches of government are designed to act as check against abuse, not a rubber stamp for the king!

Set out the trash; Carnation to accept additional items Oct. 15

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:52AM

Carnation residents can start their fall cleaning Tuesday, Oct. 15, when the city expands its curbside collection service for the day. Residents can set out up to eight additional bags of garbage or individual items for collection that day, at no additional cost. Items must be household garbage only, no more than three-and-a-half-feet on a side, and weigh less than 60 pounds. Items such as tires, furniture, and hazardous materials will not be accepted.

Private gathering to remember Ruth Posey, 81, of North Bend

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 12:15PM

Miriam “Ruth” Posey of North Bend, wife to James, died Wednesday, April 2. She was 81. Ruth was born May 22, 1932 in Seattle to Joshua and Margaret Bissell. She was raised in the Snoqualmie Valley and graduated from Mt Si High School. She worked at Doctors Hospital in Seattle, the North Bend Theater, Gateway Cafe and the North Bend IGA grocery store.

State Reps. Rodne, Magendanz urge citizen input on I-90 tolling study

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59PM

If you have an opinion on I-90 tolling, now’s your chance to let the government know what you think. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are taking public comments between Oct. 7 and Nov. 6 on a controversial proposal: tolling I-90 between I-5 and I-405 to help pay for the new 520 Bridge.

North Bend homelessness: Winter shelter public meetings are set

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:58PM

The sponsors of the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter for the homeless are hosting two public meetings to answer questions and discuss the upcoming season. Meetings will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, both at the North Bend Community Church, 146 E. Third St., North Bend.

County exec rips federal shutdown for halt to family nutrition program

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:57PM

Advance layoff notices were sent last week to 82 King County employees who provide essential nutrition services for Women, Infants and Children, as a consequence of the continuing federal shutdown. “This self-inflicted, manufactured crisis will interrupt essential nutrition services for 38,000 pregnant women, new mothers, and young children in King County,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine.

Valley students graduate from Western

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:52PM

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.

Valley non-profits receive 'retired' vans from King County

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:49PM

Young people, senior citizens and Eastside residents with disabilities will benefit from the donation of surplus vans from the King County Metro Vanpool Program. Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who represents District 3 in northeast King County, presented the keys of the “retired” vans to the Si View Metro Park District, the Mt Si Senior Center and the Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall.

Take a hike with the senior center this Friday

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:45PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. Carnation offers a free guided day hike, Friday, Oct. 18. Hikes are on trails off I-90, generally three to five miles, and are easy to moderate. Gather at the senior center to catch the van at 1 p.m.

Snoqualmie Ridge’s ‘Dark Trail’ is back, with kids aiming to chill your blood—for a good cause

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 5:03PM

“Kat, give him your howl!” says Mark Hennig. So 12-year-old Kat Kangas lets loose with a 15-second, warbling cry. A would-be teenage werewolf, Kat should be pretty effective at grabbing attention this weekend in the third annual ‘Night on a Dark Trail’ benefit thriller. “Sometimes I go on Youtube and look up the sounds of wolves howling,” said Kat. She’s ready to scare somebody at the event.

Mount Si volleyball wins on road against Interlake

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 4:04PM

Mount Si varsity volleyball beat Interlake on the road Wednesday, Oct. 9, against Interlake at Bellevue. Mount Si won 25-7, 23-25, 25-18, 25-21. Lindsay Carr had 32 kills, two assists, an ace, 28 digs and two blocks.

Bellevue woman dies at Snoqualmie Falls

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:16AM

A Bellevue woman died sometime overnight last Wednesday, April 9, at Snoqualmie Falls. Snoqualmie police received a call from Bellevue Police on Tuesday evening, April 8, about a Bellevue woman, reported missing by her family. According to Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, the family had noticed that she had been looking for places to commit suicide. Her search had seemed to focus on Snoqualmie Falls.

Letters | Those who live in glass houses.... spelling edition

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:33AM

Nice column about spelling people’s names right. I have one of those names that somehow never seems to get spelled correctly, and it has been an issue with me all my life. Anyway after reading with much interest, I had a great laugh when I read that you misspelled Cathi Linden’s name wrong!

Have your say on 2032 Snoqualmie city plan

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:34AM

A public hearing on proposed updates to the city of Snoqualmie’s comprehensive plan, Snoqualmie 2032, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 38624 S.E. River St. The comprehensive plan is an official document adopted by the city council that sets goals and policies to protect the health, welfare, and quality of life for residents and businesses. The plan expresses a long-range vision of how citizens want their community to look and function in the future, and helps direct city departments under that vision.

Trivia night helps trade school scholarship

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:36AM

Sip With Valley Young Professionals Trivia Night is 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Dark Horse Ink, 30540 S.E. 84th St., Suite 1, Preston. Dinner, drinks, trivia night helps support the Mount Si High School Scholarship fund. Age 21 and up. Cost is $20. To register, visit www.snovalley.org/vyp.

Numbers aren't all in, but a bond is coming for Snoqualmie school district

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:57AM

Few of the numbers are final, but the dates for Snoqualmie Valley School District voters to decide on them are official. The full school board agreed Thursday, Oct. 10, to put two levy measures on the Feb. 11, 2014, ballot, and a capital facilities bond on the April 22, 2014, ballot. The levies, both four-year renewals of the district’s existing maintenance-and-operations and technology levies, would authorize the district to levy an estimated $18.2 million in 2015. While the technology levy remains fixed at $2.7 million annually, the other levy, renamed the educational programs and operations levy, will start at $15.5 million, and increase by $1 million each year.

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