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Snoqualmie's second Challenge soapbox race makes for big smiles, independence and new friends | Photo Gallery

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:21PM

Sam Clayton was having the time of his life. Waving the finish line flag with help from North Bend teen Peyton McCulley, in a few hours he’d jump into his own soapbox derby car for a thrilling ride with a new friend. Sam, age 9, was one of about a dozen children with developmental disabilities to participate in the Valley’s second annual Challenge Race. It’s an important moment for kids like Sam, and their families.

See the Valley's own 'Voice' contestant Austin Jenckes live in surprise concert Thursday

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 3:12PM

Austin Jenckes will present a surprise "SummerStage Encore" concert starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Riverview School District office, 15510 First Ave. N.E., Duvall. Jenckes, who is competing on NBC's "The Voice" this season, is a singer-songwriter and frequent performer at Duvall's summer concert series. He will perform a free concert on his last night in town.

Vote on car tabs by 8 tonight

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 9:46AM

Today is the last day for voters to mark and return their ballots in King County. Most voters have only one issue to decide on, King County's Proposition 1 for 10-year increases in sales and use tax and car tab fees. Lake Washington School District also has a bond measure on the ballot.

Children age 5 and younger can trick or treat at Snoqualmie's Downtown Harvest

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:19PM

Snoqualmie’s downtown treat harvest is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Families with children age 5 and younger are welcomed downtown, in costume, where they can visit and gather treats at local businesses.

Bridge gets rebuilt at Cedar Falls; Rico and Jennifer are Homecoming King and Queen | Out of the Past

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:12PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives: In 1988, Rico Tessendore and Jennifer Woods were crowned the Homecoming King and Queen amidst the usual downpour for Mount Si High School's Homecoming football game.

Letters | Cheer on your latest Snoqualmie Citizens Academy grads Monday

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:09PM

In just a few days, 29 of your neighbors, including myself, will graduate from the Snoqualmie Citizens Academy, a free six-week-long course offered annually to give residents a first-hand look at how our local government works. We had the opportunity to view up close the quality and scale of our parks, our water works, our waste treatment and our maintenance facilities.

Letters | Local teens, teachers should be praised for 'The Sparkle Effect '

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:15PM

On a recent Friday night, Sept. 27, my family attended the Mount Si football game like many of our friends and neighbors. We were also looking forward to halftime when the Wildcat Sparkles would be cheering. Wait—Wildcat Sparkles, you ask? Let me explain.

Creepy good fun: Laugh or scream at Halloween happenings in the Snoqualmie Valley, starting this weekend

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley offers family and young-child-friendly activities for the Halloween weekend, and the holiday itself, as well as more gruesome activities aimed to get older participants' goosebumps going. Creepy or just gently spooky options include:

Snoqualmie council shoots down merged public works-parks department

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:20PM

Snoqualmie City Council voted 4-3 on Monday, Oct. 14, against a merger of the city’s public works and parks departments. Council members Maria Henriksen, Bob Jeans, Charles Peterson and Jeff MacNichols voted against agenda bill 213, with members Bryan Holloway, Kingston Wall and Kathi Prewitt for the merger.

Be the Change conference for youth leaders coming in May

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:46PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Be the Change youth leadership conference is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Chief Kanim Middle School, 32627 S.E. Redmond-Fall City Road, Fall City. Over the last seven years, the leadership conference has evolved into a place for local teens to be inspired about making a difference. Youth voice and leadership are important. The conference is about hearing those voices and expanding that leadership.

Crowd-funding project could protect North Bend's Middle Fork

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 5:10PM

Every year, thousands of hikers, kayakers, anglers, bikers and campers visit the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. They come for the recreation, and for the remote beauty of a wilderness so close to home, about 30 miles from Seattle. Also every year, and some would argue because of those users, the narrow, winding road into and out of the popular destination develops more ruts and potholes, the trails get worn down and the riverbanks are peppered with bootleg trails, campsites and even toilets.

Safe driving: Teen filmmaker is finalist in national video challenge

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 4:51PM

Mount Si High School senior Rachel Mallasch is one of 10 finalists in the Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, a national competition that could win her up to $15,000. The challenge called on teens to create short videos to inspire their friends to make safer decisions behind the wheel, and voting is on now.

Safely dump your drugs in Snoqualmie National Drug Take Back Day, Saturday

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 11:10AM

The Snoqualmie Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Snoqualmie Fire Department, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway. There will be a free and anonymous drive-thru drop-off in the parking lot. Take this opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs. The disposal of these drugs is free and anonymous.

Funeral mass is Friday for North Bend resident Arlene Connor

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:06PM

A funeral mass for Arlene D. Connor, 92, of North Bend, is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Snoqualmie. A reception will follow at the church with a committal service at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.

Judge gives North Bend OK to demolish vacant house

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:10PM

The old house sitting on skids at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant is finally, and once again, slated for demolition. Empty since 2010, the house was spared from two earlier dates with destruction, once by relocation, and once by court intervention. However, earlier this month, King Superior Court Judge Dean Lum reversed his 2012 granting of an injunction to stop the demolition, and North Bend officials immediately renewed their plans to destroy the house.

Mount Si readies for Festival of Arts Thursday

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:11PM

Mount Si High School's Festival of the Arts returns this week. The festival, set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the high school library and in the Wildcat Court, is open to all students, not just those focused on art.

You Be the Chemist: Middle school challenge held at Chief Kanim

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:14PM

More than 90 middle school students from 35 area schools competed Saturday, April 19, in the You Be the Chemist Challenge at Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City. The event, created by the Chemical Educational Foundation, is designed to introduce students to the central role science and chemistry play in daily life, and to make chemistry fun.

Showtime in the garden: Season’s changes on display at North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:27PM

With spring in full swing, color comes quickly to the grounds of North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si. So staff are hard at work to keep the plants, and the knowledge, growing and spreading to customers. “It’s showtime in the garden business,” says owner Nels Melgaard, who’s at the center of the activity.

Steve Goucher brings baseball Skills and Drills camp to Si View

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 3:56PM

Steve Goucher coaches a Skills and Drills baseball camp for local youth, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 3 to Dec. 12, at Si View Community Center in North Bend. Cost is $109, for ages 8 to 13. Goucher will work with children on basic fundamentals.

Free CPR training offered at Carnation Tuesday

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:03PM

The American Heart Association will present a free class on CPR, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Participants who complete the training will receive a free CPR Anytime kit.

New life for Preston’s wooden men: Valley couple restores long-neglected logger sign | Photo gallery

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:22PM

When a pumpkin disappeared from a Preston couple’s back deck earlier this month, they noticed its absence right away. Dawn, who prefers to keep her last name to herself, asked husband Lee, “Where’s my pumpkin?” They found it, when they reviewed their security camera footage and saw a bear cub stroll up to their house, help himself to the pumpkin, and roll it around on the ground for a while before disappearing with it behind a building. He was back a few minutes later, looking for more.

The Snoqualmie Police Chief is here, and he's taking you to lunch: Steve McCulley mingles with elementary students | Photo gallery

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:12PM

Some things, we can hope, will never change. Kids who raise their hands during presentations to ask questions, but instead tell stories are probably one of those things. So is the time-honored lunchroom tradition of swapping whatever’s on your tray or in your lunchbox for something else. Snoqualmie’s Police Chief Steve McCulley was reminded of both those things on his recent visit to Jennifer Gjurasic’s fourth-grade class at Snoqualmie Elementary School. He was there to thank the class, all of whom wrote thank-you notes to the local police and firefighters last month, on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C.

Saving lives...a step, and a pineapple at a time | Winter Pineapple Classic 5K returns to North Bend

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:07PM

Autumn may be in full swing, but that isn’t stopping the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Washington/Alaska Chapter from breaking out the sunscreen. On Saturday, Nov. 9, the eighth annual Winter Pineapple Classic 5k fun run will take place at Mountain Meadows Farm in North Bend, starting at 9 a.m.

Escapee calls police in North Bend to turn himself in | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire blotter

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:19PM

On October 17, a caller at a business in the 700 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard contacted North Bend police to surrender. The subject was wanted on a felony warrant for having escaped community custody.

Hands-on workshop at Fall City Learning Garden

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 3:41PM

The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch will host a free hands-on workshop, "Companion Plants and Plant Allies," 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Enhance the beauty and productivity of your garden by grouping plant friends together, and including flowers and herbs to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Plant a hedgerow of annual flowers and herbs. Any extra plant starts will be shared with workshop participants.

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