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- Aug 15, 2013 at 3:39PM
The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association holds its annual fund raising pancake breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway, for Railroad Days. The non-profit association helps support Snoqualmie Fire Department special equipment purchases as well as charitable organizations and historical preservation within the community.
- Feb 10, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 11, 2013 at 3:07PM
A Valley teen was killed in an SUV accident Saturday evening, Feb. 8, on the Middle Fork Road near North Bend. According to a report from the King County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened at about 7:50 p.m. Saturday. A 16-year-old boy was at the wheel of Toyota Landcruiser, driving on a dirt portion of Southeast Middle Fork Road, with four passengers.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 3:08PM
The Give Good Awards Foundation of Snoqualmie Valley released its 2014 nominees, announcing the names of 39 community members and one entire school body who represent the foundation’s mission of “Recognizing and celebrating those that inspire others!” Arts: Mary Miller, Jill Rockwell, Carol Reitz, Amy Friedman
Chip on their shoulders: Mount Si basketball team bringing physicality to postseason battle | Slideshow
- Feb 11, 2014 at 3:40PM
The Mount Si boys basketball team looks to be peaking at the right time, as they approach some crucial postseason battles. The team is playing with confidence and absorbing some key lessons, as is shown in the Wildcat’s home win, 56-40 against Juanita on Saturday, Feb. 8. Strong play by seniors Tyler McCreadie, Jack Nelson and Beau Shain anchored a very athletic performance.
- Feb 11, 2014 at 3:41PM
It's a big, empty building, but the old North Bend fire station may be the perfect fit for a "little" new winery in the city. Piccola Cellars in Woodinville recently signed a five-year lease on the property, where it plans to relocate its warehouse business from Woodinville, and open a second public tasting room in the near future.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 10:27AM
Photographer and Bellevue College teacher Ray Pfortner gives a presentation to the Mount Si Artist Guild, noon Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave S., North Bend. The event is free to all MSAG members, or a $5 donation for non-members.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:35AM
The Cedarcrest varsity boys basketball team continues their march into the postseason, beating Falls at home Tuesday, 69-58. The Red Wolves rushed to a big lead in the first half, 19-11 in the first quarter, 16-6 in the second. Falls outscored Cedarcrest in the second half, 23-20 in quarter three, 18-13 in the fourth, but not enough to retake the Red Wolves lead.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:35AM
Mount Si gymnasts claimed the KingCo championships as a team, competing at the league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Mercer Island. Mount Si led in all events but floor, in which it was narrowly edged out by second-place Lake Washington. Junior Jenn Rogers was second in all-around scores, placing first on floor, second on beam, fourth on bars. Senior Carissa Castagno was fifth overall, placing fourth on beam, sixth on floor. Hailey Johnson tied for second on vault. Mackenzie Brown was seventh on bars. Castagno tied for ninth.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:40AM
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and help the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation mark 25 years of helping Valley students, starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sigillo Cellars in Snoqualmie. The foundation is commemorating its 25th anniversary by presenting an artistic rendition of historic highlights that will be on display for the evening along with a video. Sigillo Cellars is located at 8353 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:47AM
Lynda Laham, a psychotherapist, author, coach, athlete and avid motorcyclist, is the featured speaker at the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. She is a marriage and family therapist with a specialty in sport and performance psychology.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:48AM
West African kora musician Foday Musa Suso gives a concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Duvall Visitor Center, 15619 Main St. in Duvall. Suso comes from a traditional Mandinka griot family from Gambia in West Africa. His main instrument is the kora, a traditional West African twenty one string harp-lute. In the Mandinka tradition, the kora player is also a skilled singer, oral historian, geneologist and storyteller.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:49AM
A memorial service for Calvin Hancock, the 17-year-old Valley teen killed in a SUV accident last weekend on North Bend's Middle Fork Road, is 2 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 14, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church in Fall City. All who wish to pay their respects are welcome.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 6:54PM
Snoqualmie Railroad Days is organized by a committee of volunteers, who work with sponsors to put together the summer event.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 6:46PM
To meet growing interest for family history that is now sweeping the communities of North Bend, Fall City, Snoqualmie and neighboring areas, the Snoqualmie-Fall City Family History Group held its first workshop last month at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 6:47PM
At the King Street beer garden lot, the Eagles will be serving local and favorite brews and vintages including Snoqualmie Falls Summer Ale, Mac and Jack’s African Amber, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors Light, Snoqualmie Chardonnay and Merlot, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and, if you prefer, cold bottled water.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 7:16PM
Despite her level-best efforts to avoid the spotlight, Susan Hankins of North Bend will dazzle the crowds this Saturday. As Railroad Days grand marshal, she’ll make her rounds in a Dazzling Sunset convertible, and, talking about it a week before, she was clearly hoping the car would get more attention than she would.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 7:08PM
Snoqualmie Valley Pet Food Bank is partnering with Chase Bank to run a pet food drive for the month of August. The pet food bank feeds more than 300 companion animals of low-income pet owners in the Valley each month. Drop off dry or canned dog and cat food, collars and leashes, pet beds and blankets, flea medicine, kitty litter, treats, and toys at Chase Bank on Snoqualmie Ridge.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 7:06PM
It’s the first time in a good two decades when Snoqualmie sightseers have had a chance to witness timber sports—whirling chainsaws, flying hatchets, swift-slicing axes—in action. Lucky for locals, then, that they’ll have a chance to see these skills employed by a world-class master athlete.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 7:13PM
Doughnut attack: Late on August 4, a Snoqualmie caller complained that one of two men walking down the street had thrown a doughnut at his windshield as he drove by, on Falls Avenue and River Street. The thrower was described as six feet, five inches tall, in his 30s, wearing a white shirt and blue shorts.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 7:07PM
Snoqualmie Railroad Days begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, as Railroad Avenue closes and fun kicks off with Arts in the Park, food vendors, the Redmond Ridge wine garden, and the Eagles Beer Garden. On Friday, look for Radio Disney in the Y’s Kid’s Field of Fun and the Taco Time Traveler. Little Hurricane will be playing at 6 p.m., followed by Petty Thief at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage. Train rides run all weekend at the Northwest Railway Depot, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:07PM
Give blood this Friday, Feb. 14, at the Hauglie Insurance agency, 33410 S.E. Fall City Redmond Rd., downtown Fall City. The Puget Sound Blood Center brings is bus the parking lot. Hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:11PM
Valley Center Stage presents A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15. The show, performed by Rochelle Wyatt and Peter Cook, plays one weekend only. Tickets are $17 and $14.50 for seniors. Love Letters, which premiered on Broadway in 1989, tells the story of lawyer Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and artist Melissa Gardner, whose lives have been entwined since they met in second grade.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:14PM
1989: Only weeks before 60 local workers will be idled by closure of Weyerhaeuser’s sawmill, 130 more have been left without jobs by the destruction by fire of the company’s plywood mill on Sunday. The tall orange glow of the great fire could be seen from all over the area. Because the plant’s sprinkler system never activated, and because the three closest fire hydrants were frozen by a recent deep freeze, there was little firefighters could do as the 120,000 square foot mill was engulfed in flames.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:13PM
The winter can seem like a crummy time to live in the Valley. All this cold and rain. Even our snow days are rainy. The news can get you down—fire, crime, taxes, shoddy winter Olympics construction. But before you really get down consider that there’s a lot of love that makes the Valley go round. With Valentine’s Day upon us, let me just chalk up the things that may brighten your heart, locally speaking.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:17PM
Mount Si is sending 12 wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tournament at Skyline High School Mount Si had a big group advance from the 3A Kingco/Seamount Wrestling Championships, held this past weekend, Feb. 8, at Interlake.