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Explore Medicare options at Carnation presentation Monday

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:26PM

On Monday, Oct. 14, the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation will host a free Medicare presentation with Maria Myers. The presentation will explore various Medicare options, and Myers will help people with questions and concerns.

Rummage sale is Saturday for Carnation's Living Word Community Church

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:29PM

Living Word Community Church hosts a rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, rain or shine, as a fundraiser for its women's ministry and missions. The church is located at 4079 Tolt Avenue, Carnation.

Work starts with ceremony for new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital | Photo gallery

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:39PM

Snoqualmie Valley city leaders, business representatives and residents attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the new District 4 hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 25. More than 125 people attended the ceremony, which marked the beginning of construction for the building.

Final weekend for Center Stage's 'Almost, Maine'

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:46PM

"Almost, Maine," Valley Center Stage's quirky romantic comedy is in its final weekend. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, October 10 to 12 with an extra matinee performance, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. It is midwinter and life sparkles in many guises for the residents of the remote mythical town of Almost, Maine (so far north it’s almost in Canada) falling in and out of love in unexpected, unusual and hilarious ways.

10 years! Open house for Mount Si Sports + Fitness on Saturday

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:56AM

In honor of Mount Si Sports + Fitness’s 10-year anniversary in business, owner Ben Cockman is throwing a member appreciation dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the gym. The open house will show off the fitness center, while Cockman will be cooking up some brisket, pork shoulder and a pot of his champion chili. Mount Si Sports + Fitness passed the 10-year mark on September 25.

Part of Snoqualmie Parkway sidewalk closed for work

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:54AM

For the next couple of weeks, a portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Snoqualmie Parkway will be closed to put in a new water main and storm water line. The closure is between Southeast Jacobia Street and Southeast Swenson Drive. The detour will follow Swenson Drive to Swing Avenue to Jacobia Street.

Chopper ride for commish, smoking ban in schools, big game day: Out of the Past

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:58AM

Oct. 6, 1988: Smoking will soon be banned in the Riverview School District, not only for students but also for staff and visitors as well. • Harold and Edna Becker remember their grim introduction to the Snoqualmie Valley seven years ago. The couple and family members were leaving Carnation for Harold, an Assembly of God pastor, to give his final sermon at Woodinville.

Full fall menu for teens at Snoqualmie Y

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:55AM

Each day, every teen in the Snoqualmie Valley community has a place to go. At the Snoqualmie Valley Y, teens can hang out in the After Zone, daily from 3 to 5 p.m. for no cost. It's a time for youth in grades 6 to 10 to unwind from a long day at school—play Xbox, Ping-Pong, get help with homework, or just kick back and chill with old friends and new ones. YMCA staff will be present to answer questions and connect with teens on a daily basis.

Celebrate With Friends of Youth at Fall Festival Oct. 12

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:52AM

Celebrate the fall harvest season with special activities for children and families at Friends of Youth’s Third Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12. Stop by the Duvall location at 26420 NE Virginia St. between 1 and 3 p.m.. The afternoon of free fun includes hundreds of pumpkins, games, prizes, face painting, arts and crafts projects and treats. Come choose a special costume to take home from a donated supply. Tour the Friends of Youth Duvall facility and learn more about the programs offered by Friends of Youth’s Youth and Family Services.

Share your thoughts on county budget priorities at North Bend meeting, Oct. 16

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:43AM

The King County Council's budget committee is holding a series of public sessions on next year's budget. One is this coming Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Si View Community Center in North Bend.

Mount Si students seek locals' views on veterans

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:59AM

A group of students at Mount Si High School are surveying local attitudes toward veterans with the goal of making a video for the school’s Veterans Day assembly. Cody Copitsky, with his friends Riley and Sam, are basing their video on the responses from the community.

Sale helps Our Lady of Sorrows youth on mission trip

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:51AM

A Youth Group Mission Trip yard and bake sale is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 39025 SE Alpha St., Snoqualmie.

Volunteer options about at Carnation's senior center

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:44PM

Volunteers make the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, hum, and there are lots of opportunities now. Some of the volunteer options are: the Re-in-Carnation Thrift Store, three-hour shifts available Monday through Saturday; reception desk, three-to-four-hour shifts available Tuesdays and Wednesdays; a kitchen assistant on Wednesdays;

Encompass offers parents a night out

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45PM

Parents can enjoy a well-deserved night out while children ages 2 to 10 enjoy a fun-packed evening at the next Encompass Parents Night Out, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend.

Nominate a star for Valley's Rise & Shine breakfast

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:46PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network hosts its 18th annual Rise & Shine Breakfast Tuesday, June 3, to recognize outstanding volunteers in the community. Nominations are now open for the Rise & Shine awards, intended to honor individuals whose actions help create a caring, resilient Snoqualmie Valley community.

Ellington fundraiser at Finaghty’s planned for April

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:48PM

A fundraiser for Mount Si jazz band’s trip to New York is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Finaghty’s Irish Pub, Snoqualmie. Three bands will play: Mount Si Jazz 1, Tequila Mockingbird from Big Star studios and The Roofdogs, made up of Mount Si students. All donations go to Mounts Si music boosters.

Letters | Your love and support helped Dale Larson's family

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 12:56PM

Our mother, Sharon Larson, Sande and I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their love, support, prayers and thoughts during this extremely sad time in our lives. The food, flowers, donations, offers to drive mom to Evergreen for chemotherapy, to do yard work, and so much more has been overwhelming.

Family punching, handbag shoplifter, wife assault: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 1:35PM

Punching in North Bend: On Sept. 29, a man in the 100 block of Thrasher Avenue called police to report his 17-year-old stepson had punched him in the side of the head. The stepson left the home before the police arrived, but was charged through investigation.

Libraries want dialogue on crime, drug use in Valley

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 12:56PM

Are you concerned about drug use and related crime in the community? Do you have ideas about what should be done about it? The King County Library System is hosting community-wide conversation about these issues in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Check out Fall City's historic Moore House this Saturday, Sunday

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 12:58PM

Irene Pike and family have been steadily restoring the historic Moore-Parmelee House in Fall City. Now, they’re ready to show it off. An open house is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. The house is located at 4338 338th Place S.E.

School levies, bond, set for 2014 ballots

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Oct 14, 2013 at 9:51AM

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 last night, 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.

Kickball league starts at Snoqualmie Y, for the younger set

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:03PM

A new Rookies Indoor Kickball League for children begins Saturday, April 12, at the Snoqualmie Y. Children can learn age-appropriate kickball skills with an emphasis on teamwork, sportsmanship and fun. Parent volunteer coaches are needed for each team and parents/chaperones are encouraged to participate alongside their child. Teams are co-ed and they meet once a week for one hour, with practices taking place during the first half-hour, followed by a game.

Mount Si grad Abby McLauchlin’s rowing team takes second to Yale

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:28PM

Abigail McLauchlin, a college rower and 2013 graduate of Mount Si High School, competed in the Longhorn Invitational over the weekend for the University of San Diego women’s rowing team. McLauchlin, who is a freshman, rowed in the First Varsity 4. Her team finished second at the event, six seconds behind first place Yale, who is ranked sixth in the country.

Mullet: Confident with record as a moderate

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:28PM

I wanted to respond to questions about my vote against placing a two-thirds vote threshold for tax changes in our state constitution. During my time on the Issaquah City Council, I never once voted to increase property taxes. Last year, I was one of the few Democrats who broke from party leadership to support a Republican budget that reduced the business and occupations tax on the service industry. I have a long history of opposing tax increases at the state and local level.

Senator's nay on two-thirds tax majority overrides voters

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:30PM

You assume your vote counts. It appears that State Senator Mark Mullet has a very different opinion. Almost 70 percent of us within the 5th Legislative District chose to have a two-thirds majority (vote) of the legislature required to raise taxes. Mullet voted ‘Nay’ against this bill (Senate Joint Resolution 8213) the other week. Our local community decided, but Mullet overrode the citizens.

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