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Helen Jensen retires at North Bend's Garwood dental practice

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:33AM

Staff at the Kelly Garwood dental office say they will miss the smiling face and charming personality of dental assistant Helen Jensen, who retired in December. She has worked at the Garwood office for eight years, and has assisted people in Valley dentist chairs for more than 20 years. In total, she’s been a dental assistant for 40 years. Garwood remembers working with her in her teen years—”She was my supervisor then”—and talked Jensen into coming to her office when she opened her own practice.

Wildcat Idol: First night of talent show is Friday

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:58AM

Wildcat Idol is 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Mount Si High School Watch talented students from Mount Si as they sing their way to the title of Wildcat Idol, in this, the first night of the two-part talent show.

Work parties, seminar planned for Fall City public learning garden

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:17AM

The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch hosts a Plan Your Vegetable Garden workshop, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Fall City Library meeting room, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place, Fall City. No cost. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Volunteers can also help build the garden from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sunday, Jan. 26. Volunteers will lay out garden beds and paths, building raised beds, and filling beds with topsoil and soil amendments, all with the goal of being ready to plant in early spring.

Say you want a resolution? Mt Si Sports + Fitness ready to help with goals | Business Profile

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:29AM

In 2003, owners Lynn Grisham and Ben Cockman founded Mt Si Sports + Fitness with the intent of making it an inviting, family-oriented establishment with something for everyone, and that is just what they did. Whether you simply want to walk on a treadmill while watching the Seahawks on TV or you want to train for the Ironman Triathlon, this is the gym for you.

Applicants sought for Snoqualmie hospital commission

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 11:08AM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4 is currently accepting resumes from individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the hospital district commission. The appointed commissioner will be required to stand for election in November 2015. Commissioners of King County Public Hospital District No. 4 are publicly elected officials, chosen by the voters of the district, who govern the hospital district.

Open house is tonight for Snoqualmie's next big downtown project

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 11:47AM

Businesspeople are invited to an open house on Snoqualmie's next phase of its Downtown Redevelopment Project, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Snoqualmie City Hall Council Chambers. See the final project plans for Phase 2A of the downtown redevelopment project, set to begin in early spring of 2014.

One-act weekend at Valley Center Stage

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:54PM

Valley Center Stage hosts a weekend of one-act plays Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18. Two one-act plays will be presented each night, a new work by local playwright Ed Corrigan, and a returning favorite, “Zelda.”

Help lead local health care | Consider running for Snoqualmie hospital commission

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:59PM

This week, we focus a lot on health—the fitness programs at Mount Si Sports, youth activities at Si View Community Center. Most of those activities involve getting active and in motion. There’s another way that you can get involved for health, and it will affect not just your own well-being, but that of thousand of people inside and outside this Valley.

Cedarcrest boys beat Granite Falls in close game

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:56PM

The Cedarcrest boys varsity basketball squad beat Granite Falls in a tight game on the road Friday, Jan. 10. The Tigers held the lead for much of the game, outscoring the Red Wolves 19-12 in the first quarter, 19-13 in the second. But after the half, the Red Wolves clawed their way back, scoring 20 to the Tigers’ 17 in the third quarter and putting up 33 points to Granite Falls’ 17 in the fourth quarter to snatch the win, 78-72.

Snoqualmie must abolish angle parking; Teens survive rear-end accident | Out of the Past

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:01PM

• The city of Snoqualmie must abolish its angled parking. The state Department of Transportation says it’s illegal for cars to back out onto a highway. Deadline for the city to pull parking on the south side of Railroad Avenue is Feb. 1, 1989.

A friend and mentor passes: Remembering 'Tall Bill' Blakely

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:24PM

In late December, the Snoqualmie Valley lost an iconic personality and community leader. I first met Tall Bill Blakely while filming the amazing theatrical performances at Fall City Elementary during the Tina Worthington era. Epic events like these take a huge amount of community support, and Tall Bill was a vital piece.

Fall City archery craftsman Jay St. Charles builds bows, and archers | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2014 at 4:35PM

Part of Jay St. Charles’ job is to find the longbows growing within trees. Another part is to help people discover their inner archers. The best part, though, is probably when the two are combined, in day-long archery workshops hosted at his Fall City studio. St. Charles is officially a bow maker, selling high-end customized longbows and recurve bows to online customers throughout the world.

Would-be burglar limps away from scene of the crime in North Bend | Police blotter

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 4:34PM

At 5:45 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 7, an employee of a business in the 200 block of East North Bend Way reported a suspicious incident. He’d heard a noise in the yard and when he investigated, saw a five-foot, three-inch man in a dark hoody outside the fence on the north side. The man ran, limping, to a silver Dodge Neon waiting nearby. He’d been using wire cutters to cut a hole in the fence.

Mamma Mia sing-along for Mount Si High School choir is Monday

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 4:31PM

The Mount Si High School Choir hosts a “Mama Mia Sing-A-Long Movie” fundraiser, 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at North Bend Theatre. A $15 admission ticket gets you entry to the event, as well as popcorn and a soda.

Tigerbomb to play at Smokey Joe’s Tavern tonight

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 4:30PM

Cover band Tigerbomb plays with local favorites Ask Sophie, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Smokey Joe’s Tavern, 38600 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie. Admission is free.

Snoqualmie Valley Indoor Playground's family education fair returns this weekend

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 2:48PM

The Sno-Valley Indoor Playground hosts its annual Snoqualmie Valley Preschool Education and Enrichment Fair, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Mount Si High School Commons. The free event introduces Valley families to preschools, enrichment programs, day care facilities, and other services for children from birth to five years old.

Valley's finance staffers earn awards

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 2:25PM

Finance staff with the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, and the Si View Metropolitan Park District have recently been honored by the Washington Finance Officers Association with the 2013 Professional Finance Officer Award. Stan Lewis, former assistant finance director, and Beth Waltz, staff accountant with the city of North Bend, Tania Holden, account clerk, and Gerald Knutsen, financial analyst with the city of Snoqualmie, and Scott Loos, the finance manager at Si View, each received the award.

Wyldlife Club meets in Snoqualmie

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 2:47PM

Wyldlife Club, a club hosted by the local Young Life faith organization for local youth, is 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at 8036 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie.

Riverview schools honor Bridge of Promise academy for service

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 2:45PM

Each year, the Riverview Board of Directors presents a Community Service Award to a business group in recognition of service benefiting its students and district. This year, the district honored Bridge of Promise with the recognition. President Sally Coomer, with many student volunteers, accepted the award.

Bright effects of the sunshine vitamin | Health column

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 3:06PM

The sunshine vitamin has been receiving a lot of media attention in the last several years. Are people getting enough vitamin D? Since we live in a place where exposure to sunlight is limited, we are at risk for vitamin D deficiency.

Dive into action this winter at Si View; New season, activities begin

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 3:08PM

With the holidays past and families diving into activities to stay healthy this winter, Si View Community Center and Pool is buzzing with activity for all ages as the winter schedule begins. Northwest winters can be grey and cool, but it’s always warm at the Si View Pool. This may not the time that most of us are thinking of swim lessons, but it’s actually a good time to start, as classes at the pool have better availability now than they do in the summer time. Swim lessons are offered for all ages, infants to adults, as group or private lessons, twice weekly or Saturdays only.

North Bend film showing shares the power of girls

  • Jan 20, 2014 at 3:05PM

“Girl Rising,” showing at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the North Bend Theatre, is a feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies.

Pushing your limits: Knowledge comes even when the match doesn’t go your way, as Mount Si wrestlers discover | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jan 23, 2014 at 10:22AM

This is Andrew Harris’s time to learn. A sophomore, Harris is holding down Mount Si’s heavyweight class, often against older, more experienced and physically bulkier opponents. In the ring against Bellevue on Thursday, Jan. 16, he was neck and neck for points, before finally succumbing to a pin in the final seconds.

Mount Si girls basketball team grows in experience, younger players stepping up

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 3:52PM

The Mount Si girls basketball team is learning how to deal with challenges this season. The team has had few wins, but a lot of players, especially younger ones, have been getting experience. Junior forward Elizabeth Prewitt, on varsity since she started high school, has been the team's consistent shooter and scoring leader.

Cedarcrest High School makes Advanced Placement Honor Roll

  • Jan 21, 2014 at 3:29PM

Cedarcrest High School has earned a spot for its second consecutive year on the national College Board’s AP Honor Roll. Only eight districts in the state received the recognition, for attracting more students to Advanced Placement, or AP, classes, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students to pass the tests. To qualify for the AP Honor Roll, districts must not only keep AP exam scores high, they must also show increased participation in AP classes, by 4, 6, or 11 percent, depending on the size of the district, over the past three years.

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