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Woman in business: North Bend Esthetician Jolene Kelly builds clientele, community

  • Jun 20, 2013 at 2:58PM

Corporate life was fun for a while, says North Bend's Jolene Kelly, and so were the Florida beaches. Neither, though, was quite what she was looking for out of life when she decided about 15 years ago that it was time to move 'home.' "I knew I wanted to move to Seattle," says Kelly, who followed her gut feelings, more than any particular plan, when she made the move back to the area where her parents had grown up.

Social media is topic of Snoqualmie Chamber's Friday lunch

  • Jun 20, 2013 at 2:37PM

Social media looks to be here to stay. The Snoqualmie Chamber of Commerce hosts a lunch, 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, showcasing tactics that can help Valley businesses use it to their advantage. For “Six social media tactics that will grow your business,” Greg Gillard, President of Thin Pig Media, will share ideas from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.

Letters | Who lent a hand to make Fall City street fair a hit?

  • Jun 20, 2013 at 2:35PM

So many community members lent a hand in one way or another to make our Fall City Days street fair a success. We have such overwhelming support, and our volunteers work so hard because we all love our town and want to see it prosper. We are able to give back all of our proceeds minus expenses to youth organizations in the Valley.

Kids and the social network: As Valley's elementary students go online, families need to surf safely

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:51PM

When Stefanie Thomas of the Seattle Police Department asked fifth grade students at Cascade View Elementary if they’d ever been bullied online, a third of the hands in the room shot up. The Internet safety presentation, held Monday, June 3, was intended to give future middle school students an awareness of the potential dangers of online activity. During her days off from the department, Thomas is hired by schools to talk about cyber safety. This slight, 28-year-old University of Washington grad has made hundreds of trips to Eastside schools, urging children to be aware of the Internet’s realities.

Last chance to see guild’s North Bend art show

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:46PM

Mount Si Artist Guild’s spring show continues through Thursday, June 27, at the North Bend Library, 114 East Fourth St., North Bend. This year’s theme is “Summer Vacation,” and the show looks at beautiful Valley views and favorite summer activities. Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite paintings. Contact information for each artist will be available for anyone interested in purchasing any piece.

Register soon for Riverview schools summer learning program

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:45PM

Riverview School District will host summer school programs at Tolt Middle School and Cedarcrest High School, from July 1 to 25. The deadline to register for the half-day classes is Monday, June 24. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. High school students are encouraged to register early, since the number of available computers is limited.

Tower climbers, burning bathrooms, party at the school: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 3:05PM

Tower trespass: On June 11, a caller reported seeing three boys climbing an electrical tower in the 6500 block of Denny Peak Drive Southeast in Snoqualmie, and one of them was 20 feet up the tower. An officer responded and contacted three boys on the ground. They denied climbing the tower, but the officer warned them about the dangers and penalties for doing so, anyway.

It's her garage: Fixing cars with North Bend Automotive’s Bekki Dennis

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:52PM

The world of auto repair is a man’s province? Hardly. Meet Bekki Dennis, the Valley woman who founded her own auto repair business, North Bend Automotive, 12 years, and has run it herself to this day. When her first husband, Denny, worked a tool sales route, Bekki did a lot of traveling with him. She learned a lot about the business, good and bad.

Letters | As SMS closes, teacher Lynnette Wiegardt looks back on memories

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:47PM

I have been thinking what it will be like to close my Physical Education office door one last time at Snoqualmie Middle School. It has been quite a ride and one filled with many, many memories. For me, it has been making 22 years of memories in a 35-year career working in the same building. I have felt very fortunate for that.

Get java, ask questions of city's chiefs, public works boss

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:47PM

Snoqualmie’s Fire Chief, Bob Rowe, Police Chief, Steve McCulley, and Public Works Director, Dan Marcinko, will hold a public meet and greet, 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 24, at the Snoqualmie Police Station, 34825 S.E. Douglas St. The two officials welcome residents to meet with them to discuss what’s on their minds regarding public safety, parks and recreation, or public works such as city projects around town and those programmed for 2013.

Meadowbrook Bridge inspection means day-long closure

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 2:45PM

Snoqualmie’s Meadowbrook Bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, for a scheduled inspection. The bridge is inspected every two years, as required by national bridge inspection standards.

Women of the Northwest Railway Museum—Jennifer Osborn, Jessie Cunningham, Cristy Lake—help new generations share living history

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 3:07PM

Leading the way around the Northwest Railway Museum's vast shed, Cristy Lake stops by the tool car. Complete with forge, this car used to be a rolling workshop. It did that job from 1910 until the mid-1990s. But this train car has led a double life. When it was originally built, circa 1890, it was a boxcar.

Register today for Riverview schools summer learning program

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 9:42AM

Riverview School District will host summer school programs at Tolt Middle School and Cedarcrest High School, from July 1 to 25. The deadline to register for the half-day classes is Monday, June 24. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. High school students are encouraged to register early, since the number of available computers is limited.

History and tradition at Salish’s 25th anniversary, this summer

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:22AM

The Salish Lodge and Spa will commemorate its history and tradition while celebrating the future this summer with a variety of 25th anniversary offerings including the launch of Salish honey-flavored vodka and an outdoor concert series set against the backdrop of Snoqualmie Falls. In addition, guests visiting this summer can enjoy a variety of anniversary specials including throw-back pricing on the Country Breakfast, an updated twist on the Twin Peaks favorite - cherry pie with a darn good cup of coffee – and the release of five private-label Washington wines.

Taylor Kirchenmann earns Eastside Fire scholarship

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:31AM

Eastside Fire and Rescue firefighters and staff recently honored five high school seniors in the agency’s service area with its self-funded annual scholarships. This year, Cedarcrest High School senior Taylor Kirschenman received a scholarship at an awards ceremony on May 29.

Celebrate Edna Enselman’s Life on July 4

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:25AM

A celebration of life for Edna Enselman is planned for noon Thursday, July 4, at 8385 Euclid Ave S.E. Snoqualmie. Family and friends are invited to remember Edna with a potluck and fireworks.

Mummy rappers: Snoqualmie Ridge's Night on a Dark Trail needs a spooky hip-hop song writer.

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:30AM

Work is underway for the third annual Night on a Dark Trail, a Snoqualmie Valley community event scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. One new element for this year is a song-writing contest. Entries will be accepted until July 12. The winner gets a $150 prize. Organizers are looking for original lyrics for a rap song entitled “The Mummy (W)rap.” The tune used may be existing music or your composition. It should be no more than two minutes in length. Something scary and funny or just scary is preferred.

Summer fun in Snoqualmie: Upcoming events

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:24AM

The city of Snoqualmie plays host to a slate of family-oriented summer activities in the two months ahead. Events planned include: • Sounds of Snoqualmie: Left Coast Gypsies, 1 to 3 p.m. June 30 at Snoqualmie Community Park; • Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine: July 12-14 and 19-21, Northwest Railway Museum at the Snoqualmie Depot; www.trainmuseum.org;

Hair Ink's Robin Snyder follows her own vision in an unusual place | Women in Business

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:35AM

Robin Snyder fought the idea at first. It would be weird, she said, to set up her own hair salon inside North Bend Automotive, the business owned and operated by her friends and clients, the Dennis family. "I woke up one morning and thought, 'Why does it have to be weird?'" said Snyder. "It suits my personality, anyway: Different." Snyder is the hair artist and sole owner at Hair Ink, located inside North Bend Automotive. Snyder describes her look as modern, maybe even eccentric. This place is her creation, from the lighting and layout to the quote on the wall and the floral arrangements that echo the peacock feather in her hair.

Riverview students can register now for August HSPE

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 10:21AM

Students who were in grades 10, 11 and 12 during the 2012-2013 school year can register now through June 30 to take the state reading and writing High School Proficiency Exams (HSPE) in August. The August exam is open to students who did not meet standard, did not participate in testing, or who transferred from out-of-state. Special education students who take the regular or basic HSPE may also participate in August testing. Special education students who take the WAAS-DAPE or WAAS portfolio may not participate in August testing, but will have testing opportunities in November.

After spirited public hearing, Snoqualmie City Council greenlights tax break rules, paves way for Imagine decision

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 12:33PM

On Monday, June 24, the Snoqualmie City Council passed new rules that pave the way for what could be the largest affordable housing project in city history. Five council members—Jeff MacNichols and Maria Henriksen had excused absences—unanimously approved an ordinance allowing tax exemptions for multifamily housing.

Lots of scholarships in Cedarcrest's annual Awards Night

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 1:11PM

Nearly 27,000 in local scholarships were presented to Cedarcrest High School seniors on May 30 at the senior awards night, along with many honors conferred. Among the students recognized were four students who've already earned their associate's degrees through the Running Start program, John Nixon, Hazel Zoeger, Charlie Chittenden and Amy Gamache.

Fall City's Katherine Jamerson graduates from Corban University

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 1:07PM

On May 4, Fall City resident Katherine Jamerson graduated with Corban University’s class of 2013 in Salem, Ore. Jamerson received a Bachelor of Science Degree in English and History.

Snoqualmie's Brad Toft to co-host radio show on money matters

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 1:14PM

Snoqualmie resident and Academy Mortgage manager Brad Toft is now a co-host on the weekly radio program Northwest Real Estate Connections with David and Patricia Wangsness of Coldwell Banker Bain. Toft will weigh in on topics of real estate investing, property valuation and appraisals, managing credit, and listing and buying a home.

Awards night: $42K for Mount Si graduates

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 1:12PM

Among those honored Thursday May 30, at the Mount Si High School senior awards ceremony, were Dominick Canady as Outstanding Senior Boy, and Terra Hauser, as Outstanding Senior Girl, and seven students who've earned associate's degrees through the Running Start program. Kelsey Seydell, Paxton Richardson, Morgan Schmelzer, Brittany Bridges, Natalie Barnard, Nicole Redemann and Maverick Schirmer have all earned AAs, along with their high school diplomas.

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