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- Dec 17, 2013 at 3:35PM
Cedarcrest senior team captains Jordan Corpus and Austin Paxman have racked up some serious points for the team in a recent 4-1 game streak. On Friday, Dec. 13, the Cedarcrest boys beat Whidbey Island, 80-42. Corpus led scoring with 21 points. Paxman added 12, including four three-point throws. Robert Cha had 11, with two three-pointers. Andew Gutman made nine points.
- Dec 17, 2013 at 3:49PM
Food banks in the Snoqualmie Valley have seen steady increases in community need over the past few years. Carnation’s Hopelink may see another jump soon, when the Snoqualmie Tribe Food Bank, also in Carnation, closes its doors. The Snoqualmie Tribe in November began the process of withdrawing its support of the Carnation food bank by the end of this year.
- Dec 17, 2013 at 3:35PM
The Cedarcrest High School girls varsity basketball team beat Interlake, 47-29, on Saturday, Dec. 7, firing up in the fourth quarter to add 19 points and win 47-29. Senior Kaylee Fowler and Susan Kenney each added 16 to lead scoring, with Lacey Deming scoring 12 and Kathryn Smith scoring three. Fowler had five long threes, and Kenney contributed one field goal.
- Dec 17, 2013 at 3:37PM
Fall City Elementary students made the equivalent of a cross-country journey in October, as they helped raise more than $47,000 for their school. The PTSA-sponsored annual fundraiser had 577 students participating. On October 10, they walked for two hours, for a combined total of 24,550 laps, or 3,069 miles. More than 100 parents and family members also volunteered to help put on the 13th annual event.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 4:51PM
Teen Winter Camp for ages 11-14 is Dec. 23, 27 and 30, Jan. 2 and 3, at Snoqualmie Y. Fees vary. Pre-register by calling the Y at (425) 256-3115.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 4:59PM
Members of the Snoqualmie Tribe will commemorate the tribe’s sponsorship this year of the Capitol Christmas tree with a tree-planting and blessing ceremony at noon, Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Snoqualmie Casino.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 4:57PM
A special needs bowling and social evening for children is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Adventure Bowling in Snoqualmie. Cost is $15 per participant, or $25 for two including a caretaker who will bowl.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 5:05PM
After uprooting from their Nashville home and full-time jobs in June of 2012, the husband and wife duo You Knew Me When set plans to tour the nation for a full year. On December 20, the duo continues its tour at Snoqualmie Brewery & Taphouse. You Knew Me When will be performing at Snoqualmie Brewery & Taphouse, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20. There is no cover charge.
So much to give, so little time: One Voice Holiday drive sees diminished take, numbers, but help still needed
- Dec 18, 2013 at 5:06PM
Bethany, a Snoqualmie mom, remembers when her family faced a huge financial struggle. She was invited to take part in the inaugural One Voice Holiday Event, three years ago. “I left with tears in my eyes, just feeling so grateful,” she remembers. Flash forward to 2013, and Bethany has gone from the helped to the hero. “This year, we are not struggling any more,” she said. “I want to be on the other end of it.” She convinced her co-workers to join 49 other businesses in the Valley, and give to the annual drive.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 5:07PM
Snoqualmie Valley School District leaders set out last week to gather public opinion on a potential $216 million bond. In a series of three public meetings, they asked voters if their proposal was right for Snoqualmie Valley, and if it would be approved in a future election.
Carnation goes to county for cops; Half-million-dollar deal gets city one full-timer, shared coverage
- Dec 18, 2013 at 5:07PM
Lean times for the city of Carnation have led to a cut in police services for 2014, but also a small bit of good news. Thanks to cost savings from the reduced police contract, Carnation residents won't be asked to pay an additional $20 fee for car tabs next year. Carnation's City Council on Dec. 3 approved a $500,000 police contract with the King County Sheriff's Office, for one full-time officer in the city, plus shared-patrol coverage during the officer's off hours.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.