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- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:22PM
The Metropolitan King County Council recently recognized the importance of increasing awareness of Drowsy Driving. “I heard the statistics on the numbers of people who drive drowsy,” said Councilmember Kathy Lambert. “It is vital as we approach the busy holiday season to remind people of the seriousness of this issue and the number of accidents and deaths caused each year.”
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:25PM
Maddie Storie, a seventh-grade student from Snoqualmie, attending Eastside Catholic School was honored at the Young Playwrights Program (YPP) Celebration at the ACT Theater in Seattle on Monday, Dec. 9. ACT Theater selects eight outstanding plays by young playwrights each year and showcases them in staged readings in the Young Playwrights Festival, which takes place in early March.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:26PM
For most of its existence, the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce has had a two-person staff and relied heavily on volunteers, interns and its members to help support the community. Now, as the Chamber strives to provide greater value to its members and improve the well-being of the local economy, they’ll add a new role to the staff.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:25PM
The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives: • Three teens arrested in North Bend last week may be guilty of about 50 burglaries and thefts over the past two months. Det. Thad Frampton of the King County Police said most incidents involve theft of ornaments from cars and trucks in Riverbend and at MC Anderson Trucking.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:21PM
Steve Goucher gives a Pro Baseball Holiday Clinic, 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 26 and 27, at Chief Kanim Middle School. Goucher, a former Atlanta Braves pitcher, covers all aspects of the game, such as throwing, fielding, pitching and hitting.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:36PM
The National Weather Service has issued a snow advisory for the east Puget Sound lowlands, from 1 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 20. A warm front will bring snow to the area late tonight, with average accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, but up to 4 inches in some areas. The snow is will likely cause slippery conditions for morning commuters, but it's expected to turn to rain by Friday afternoon.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:24PM
Kelly Kyle has opened Trinkets and Treasures, a boutique thrift store, at 33511 Southeast Redmond-Fall City Road. Trinkets and Treasures offers fabric, furniture, jewelry, home decor items, books, antiques, art and holiday items. The store is open seven days a week, and has four employees.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 4:20PM
Eastside Fire & Rescue firefighters ride through North Bend with their Reindeer Engine this Saturday, Dec. 20, collecting toys for needy families.They will be in Forster Woods and then Cedar Falls at North Bend Way from 5 to 9 p.m., with Santa Claus along for the ride.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:36PM
Late last Thursday, a resident in the 1200 block of Salish Avenue Southeast reported a suspicious incident, using the King County Sheriff's Office online reporting tool. The resident said at 4:15 p.m., they found a package that they’d been expecting on their front step, but it had been torn open and rifled through. The only item that seemed to be missing was a packing slip.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:14PM
Volunteer to be a host family for the upcoming student exchange program for students from Korea and Peru who will study soon at Mount Si High School. One family is needed for a Korean student, Jan. 3 through 27. To host a Korean student, contact Russell Maw at email@example.com or call (425) 495-276.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:19PM
Mist and water turned to ice during last week’s cold snap, making for a rare scenic view at Snoqualmie Falls.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:23PM
For the last 10 years, I’ve been involved in the running of a food bank in Carnation. We feed around 200 families a week. We help anybody who comes to the door, including the homeless, no questions asked. During all that time, this food bank has been very generously sponsored by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Even when they, as a people, had nothing, they were always there, supporting this public food bank as a community service.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:15PM
AT&T announced that its 4G LTE mobile broadband service was turned on last week in Carnation, Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 4:22PM
“From a teacher’s perspective, I’m always amazed at the vast variety of catapult designs I receive,” says Kyle Wallace, sixth grade science and math teacher at Twin Fall Middle School in North Bend. Last month, Wallace saw his students demonstrate their knowledge, putting the scientific method to use when they made working catapults for a school assignment.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 12:29PM
Mount Si wrestlers beat Sammamish, 54-18, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Winning with pins were Henry Foster at 113 pounds, Eli Clure at 126, Jack Hamerly at 132, Mason Marenco at 138, Gunnar Harrison at 142, Cameron McLain at 195, and Andrew Harris at 220.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:05PM
If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your local King County libraries in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Carnation. Find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:13PM
See the official winners of the Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest, named last week. The city put on its first contest to encourage the community to beautify homes, businesses, and neighborhoods during the holiday season. In first place is the home of Brent and Tracy Bush, at 36325 S.E. Woody Creek Ln.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM
The Mount Si High School girls basketball team hosts its Wildcat Classic youth basketball tournament for players in fourth through eighth grades, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 to 19, at four Valley venues: the high school, freshman campus (Former Snoqualmie Middle School), Chief Kanim and Twin Falls Middle Schools.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM
Join Seattle Public Utilities for a fun-filled day of discovering wildlife in the Cedar River Watershed near North Bend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27. Discover what kinds of wildlife live, and migrate through Seattle’s largest protected watershed, through hands-on activities, crafts, presentations, and nature walks.
Letters | Outgoing councilwoman Maria Henriksen's accomplishments involved whole community of Snoqualmie
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:21PM
As I bring my time on the Snoqualmie City Council to a close, I want to thank the citizens for your trust and the opportunity to serve you over the past 10 years. The choice to step down was not easy, but I am pleased with what we have accomplished together.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 3:26PM
The Metropolitan King County Council last week adopted legislation that changes King County building codes and development regulations, allowing for recreational marijuana businesses.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 3:39PM
A proposed 18-home development near Fall City was stopped recently, by the sale of the 191-acre site. King County recently purchased the 191-acre former Tall Chiefs Golf Course, and intends to restore much of the land to the county's Agricultural Production District.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 3:48PM
Last Thanksgiving, around the time most kids start dreaming about owning the latest iPad or epic roller skates, 11-year-old Julia Navidi of North Bend, started dreaming about packing shoeboxes filled with gifts for other children her age.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 3:30PM
After a rigorous selection process, Peyton McCulley, a 17-year-old North Bend student and senior at Mount Si High School, was selected in November as a member of Congressman Dave Reichert’s 2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board. She is the only Valley representative on the 23-student board, which was first formed in 2011 to get input from young men and women and future leaders.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 3:26PM
The holidays are a time to come together and do good to your loved ones, friends and neighbors. So, with the spirit of community in mind, I’d like to offer the following ways you can do good for the people around you, now. Deadlines may apply, so get your do-gooding done before the new year begins and it’s back to business as usual.