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Sister to sister: Mount Si gymnastics squad gets competitive with mentor approach

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:13PM

Before junior Hailey Johnson races down the runway for a high-flying vault, she walks herself through every movement. “I think about every part of it, everything that I have to focus on,” she said. “There isn’t time to think about it when you’re going. You just have to do it.” It’s only when she’s back on solid ground that she knows whether it was good. A perfect landing “is the best feeling” and an awesome moment, Mount Si’s vault specialist said.

Nineteen-year-old North Bend man pleads guilty in New Years' hit-and-run

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06PM

Cody Eads, 19, appeared in King County Superior Court last week to enter a plea of guilty to one count of vehicular homicide. The North Bend man was arrested last summer for the Jan. 1 hit-and-run death of Lucinda Pieczatkowski, also of North Bend, and arraigned August 21. Eads will be sentenced January 17.

Snoqualmie takes lead in Green Power Challenge; Help get city over the top

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:21PM

The city of Snoqualmie has taken the lead in the Green Power Challenge, a competition between five cities designed to encourage residents to participate in PSE’s Green Power Program. At stake in the competition is a total of $40,000 to be granted by PSE toward a community solar photovoltaic project. In Snoqualmie, that project would be the installation of solar panels at the Snoqualmie Community Center and YMCA.

North Bend to close rotting Alm Way bridge

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:35PM

North Bend is permanently closing a small, 60-year-old bridge on the west side of the city. The city plans to post a number of signs and shut the Alm Way Bridge, over Gardiner Creek, next week. About a half dozen homes are on the west side of Alm Way, which runs roughly parallel to North Bend Way on the west end of city limits.

Work ethic: Cedarcrest boys basketball team aims for state

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:26PM

Cedarcrest senior Jordan Corpus was on board the varsity boys basketball squad when the Red Wolves made state his freshman and sophomore years, and was on the ride last year when the Red Wolves made districts.

Cedarcrest wrestling sees new talent, coach

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:24PM

The Cedarcrest wrestling program restarts this year under a new coach, and with a new group of varsity leaders. At the top of that list is returning state athlete Eli Malametz. Ranked fourth in the state at the 138-pound class last season, the senior should be a force to be reckoned with at 152 this winter. Malametz said his plan is to always be improving. His mental game looks solid.

Photo: Frozen beauty on Mount Si

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:22PM

The setting sun burnishes the frozen face of Mount Si with orange glints on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3. A cold front saw temperatures dipping below freezing last week, giving the 4,167-foot peak a persistent coating of ice.

Ring the bell: Reloaded Cedarcrest girls want state rematch, not a repeat

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:31PM

Every day, before every practice, the members of the Cedarcrest varsity girls basketball team ring a bell purpose-mounted on the wall of the gym. A sign next to the bell reads, "Round 2." That's the theme of this year's season. Don't call this a repeat or a re-do. This is a rematch.

Shadow catcher: Valley connection with famed photograper leads to museum, theater show

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:30PM

It is the Snoqualmie Valley’s connection with the Curtis brothers, Edward and Asahel, that brings a rare performance to North Bend this week. The two Curtis brothers were active as photographers, promoters and documentarians in the early 20th century. Asahel’s work took him from Snoqualmie Falls to Eastern Washington and the Klondike. The Asahel Curtis trail over the Pass is named for him.

Out of the past: Tree hater injects school cottonwoods with poison

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:33AM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives:

Family history group is going strong; Next meeting is Tuesday

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:44AM

The next Family History Club meeting is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Snoqualmie Community Center and YMCA. The workshop is open to anyone in the community who is interested in family history, free of charge, and no appointment is needed.

Reilly and Maloney Christmas concert comes to Valley Center Stage

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:47AM

West Coast folk singing duo Ginny Reilly and David Maloney give a one-day performance, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Valley Center Stage in North Bend.

Service is Dec. 14 for North Bend's Charlotte Parkinson, 73

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:36AM

Charlotte Parkinson, 73, of North Bend, died Friday, Nov. 29, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman.

I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass to close Sunday morning in both directions for tree removal

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 10:29AM

If you have plans to travel over Snoqualmie Pass Sunday morning, you may want to leave early. Starting at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, crews will close I-90 in both directions near the summit to remove three large trees along the highway.

Shop local? Or do business by drone? Your choice | Opinion

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 11:45AM

Our reporter, Carol Ladwig, usually handles our Question of the Week duties. But, with Carol on a much-deserved vacation. I shouldered the question of the week duties and went out into the pre-Thanksgiving crush to ask my question.

Valley Moms group to host goals workshop, life coach

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 11:31AM

Life Coach Denise Myers will help local mothers explore what it means to be happy, as well as set some goals for themselves in a short hands-on workshop at the Moms meeting, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec, 17, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road.

Broken pipes, stolen cars, odd smells | Snoqualmie Valley Police, fire blotter

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 11:51AM

On December 9, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the downtown area of Snoqualmie twice for broken water pipes. The water was shut off at the meter and crews assisted in removing water from the residences.

Reader photo | A snowy Mount Si from golf course slough

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 11:48AM

Snoqualmie resident Dave Battey snapped and submitted this photo last week of the snow-covered Mount Si, from the slough at Mount Si Golf Course. “The first full snow on Mount Si has triggered my itchy camera finger,” Battey related.

Night of the nutcrackers: Holiday sounds at Lutheran Church, Mount Si Auditoriun

  • Dec 13, 2013 at 11:42AM

Get your Christmas concert on at two holiday performances next Monday in North Bend and Snoqualmie. Shows include a Winter Holiday Concert at Mount Si Lutheran and the Snoqualmie Strings at Mount Si High.

Shutout season for Eastside Crusaders; Five players from Valley on Juniors squad

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:39AM

Eastside Crusaders Junior Football capped a 9-0 shutout season on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Highline Stadium, with a 27-0 win over the Mountlake Terrace Hawks. It's the second time in three years that the Crusaders have captured the title of Northwest Junior Football League champions.

Brass Band Northwest to perform with North Bend Elementary students Tuesday

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:43AM

North Bend Elementary School fifth grade band students will host special guests, the Brass Band Northwest ensemble, in their winter concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17. Students will open the concert, followed by holiday tunes from Brass Band Northwest, and a finale featuring both bands.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital receives top honors for quality

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:17AM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital was recently recognized as a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in quality for 2013 by the National Rural Health Association. The hospital was recognized for outstanding quality out of more than 1,300 Critical Access Hospitals across the nation.

Reader photo: Mount Si glows above the Mill Pond

  • Dec 16, 2013 at 10:36AM

Sun burnishes the frozen face of Mount Si with orange glints when Snoqualmie resident Dave Battey snapped this photo from the Snoqualmie Falls Mill Pond.

Fast on their feet: Improvisation, mental game helps Mount Si wrestling clean house | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 3:45PM

“What can I do now?” thought Mount Si senior Eli Clure. His Interlake opponent was stubbornly defending himself with an elbow to the mat. Clure needed to move it. Time for some improvisation. Clure thought fast and used a sequence of moves, grappling an ankle, going into a cradle, then grabbed foe Brando Grim’s head to get the pin and another six points for Mount Si.

Reader Photo: Volunteers come through for Acres of Diamonds family shelter

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 3:31PM

Acres of Diamonds, a transitional shelter for homeless women and their children, raised more than $20,000 in its annual fundraising dinner and auction in October. As a result of the event, seven new monthly donors also signed on to help the Duvall shelter.

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