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Cedarcrest girls take down Interlake with long shots

  • 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.

Well on their way | Fall City Elementary's big Walk-a-thon | Photos

  • 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.

Teen Winter Camp at Snoqualmie Y, starts Monday

  • 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.

Snoqualmie Tribe to plant new Capitol tree at casino

  • 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.

Special needs bowling fundraiser in Snoqualmie

  • 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.

You knew me when: Brewery concert planned

  • 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.

Snoqualmie Valley school district hears from public on high school bond proposal

  • 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.

King County Council weighs in on drowsy driving with help from Valley Record publisher

  • 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.”

Snoqualmie student honored at Young Playwrights program

  • 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.

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce hires director of events, membership

  • 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.

Driver killed instantly by a downed power line; Christmas presents for all | Out of the Past

  • 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.

Pro Steve Goucher to lead holiday baseball clinic at Chief Kanim

  • 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.

Winter weather advisory says snow could hit the foothills tonight

  • 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.

Business news: Fall City's Trinkets and Treasures hires Chappelle

  • 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.

Santa and EFR Reindeer Engine to collect toys on December 20

  • 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.

Front-porch snooper rifles package, steals sales slip | Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • 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.

Host families needed for Snoqualmie Sister Cities student exchange programs

  • 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 russellmaw@hotmail.com or call (425) 495-276.

Mist turns to ice at Snoqualmie Falls | Staff Photo

  • 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.

Letters | Carnation food bank needs to be saved

  • 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.

AT&T's 4G network goes live in Valley

  • 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.

Catapults for science! Twin Falls sixth graders step up to the launch pad for science challenge

  • 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.

Wildcat wrestlers pile on the pins against Sammamish

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 12:29PM

Mount Si wrestlers beat Sammamish, 54-18, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Winning with pins were Henry Foster at 113 pounds, Eli Clure at 126, Jack Hamerly at 132, Mason Marenco at 138, Gunnar Harrison at 142, Cameron McLain at 195, and Andrew Harris at 220.

Valley libraries offer fitness ideas for new year

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:05PM

If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your local King County libraries in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Carnation. Find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness.

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