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- Dec 13, 2013 at 11:48AM
Snoqualmie resident Dave Battey snapped and submitted this photo last week of the snow-covered Mount Si, from the slough at Mount Si Golf Course. “The first full snow on Mount Si has triggered my itchy camera finger,” Battey related.
- Dec 13, 2013 at 11:42AM
Get your Christmas concert on at two holiday performances next Monday in North Bend and Snoqualmie. Shows include a Winter Holiday Concert at Mount Si Lutheran and the Snoqualmie Strings at Mount Si High.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 5:44PM
The deadline for King County Flood Control District‘s grant applications, for money to reduce local flood damage, is right around the corner. Applications have to be received by the Flood District by Sunday, June 15. Eligible applicants include homeowner associations, private non-profit organizations or associations, schools, special districts, tribes and King County jurisdictions.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 5:45PM
Mount Si High School’s class of 2014 includes 16 students who earned associate’s degrees from Bellevue College, at the same time that they earned their high school diplomas. Guy Everett earned a degree with High Distinction, and two students, Kira Jerome and Tyler McCreadie, earned degrees with Distinction. Also receiving degrees from Bellevue College were Jacob Barrus, Torsten Cannell, Christopher Lein, Sydney Leonard, Madison Murphy, Joann Richter, Amy Robles, Rian Ruyle, Dylan Savage, Ethan Seneker, Britney Stevens, Velvet Weber and Abigail Wilcock.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 5:48PM
“Do It Yourself” wasn’t a fad. It was a necessity in the Fall City of 100 years ago. Cooking, repairing your house, and living in general required skills that today are becoming lost arts. Fall City Historical Society takes visitors on a trip back in time to experience those arts at its downtown booth for Fall City Days.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 5:51PM
A Valley girls youth soccer team had a big season this spring. In the Puget Sound Premiere League’s Washington Cup Girls U-13 Silver Bracket finals game, Cascade Football Club’s G00 Green Team lost in overtime to a premiere-level team, 1-0. CFC G00 Green played six games over two weekends, to make it to the finals.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 5:54PM
The Fall City Historical Society's collector glass, available during Fall City Days, honors the historic Fall City Methodist Church. The collectible glasses cost $8, or $15 for set of two. Sales help the society preserve local history. According to Jack Kelley's "History of Fall City," the present United Methodist Church, at the corner of Main and Third streets, was originally built in 1899 by the Baptists.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM
“Isn’t it cool?” Cindy Walker asks. The North Bend Theatre owner is justly proud of her new digital projector. Its high-tech computer system and 4,000-watt bulb took the local moviehouse out of the old days of film and into the modern era. Bought with the assistance of Walker’s neighbors and customers, this $100,000 machine shows how much locals love the business.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM
Right before the main parade, children are welcome to bring their bikes and pets and show off in the Fall City Days Kiddie Parade. The children’s parade begins at 10:45 a.m., and the main parade happens at 11 a.m.
- Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM
Home to much of the Fall City Days activities, Quigley Park, site of many Fall City Days activities and music, is named for Olive Taylor Quigley, the first girl born to white settlers in Fall City. According to author Jack Kelley's "History of Fall City," Olive Maude Taylor was born on April 2, 1876 to David and Helen Taylor. As a teen, she worked in her family's Taylor Hotel, and was there until it burned in 1902.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:27PM
The city of Snoqualmie is now accepting applications from residents to fill Jeff MacNichols’ Position 2 city council vacancy. The new council member will be appointed by a majority of the city council. That person’s will expire after the results of the November 2015 general election are certified.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:28PM
State Route 202 will close during Fall City Days on Saturday, June 15, the festival committee announced. Route 202, between milepost 21.71, which is the Preston-Fall City Road, and milepost 20.64 which is 324th Avenue S.E., will be closed between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:29PM
The children’s carnival rides return to Fall City Days this year, but in a new location. Rides will be held at 336th Street, next to Farmhouse Market.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:39PM
Thursday, June 8, 1989: For a Fall City family, nearly two years of waiting is over. On Sunday, Chris and Larry Everett got word that a donor had been found for their daughter Kristen, 4, who needs a liver. Locals raised $50,000 in a “Life for Kristen” campaign.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:41PM
Messy, slurpy fun returns as Snoqualmie Valley Young Life hosts the watermelon eating contest for the 2014 Fall City Days. The contest begins at 1:30 p.m. at Olive Quigley Park. There are four age divisions: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, and 14 years and older Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present.
- Jun 12, 2014 at 3:42PM
The following is the schedule of events for Fall City Days, Saturday, June 14. • 6:30 a.m., State Route 202 closure, from 324th Street to Preston-Fall City Road • 7 a.m., Fun Run race number and chip pickup at Olive Taylor Quigley Park
- Jun 12, 2014 at 4:27PM
Police and fire services in North Bend will both get a boost next year if city voters approve a proposed sales tax increase in November. The sales tax of 0.1 percent could raise an estimated $180,000, if approved by a 60 percent majority of voters. Much of that revenue would go toward hiring an eighth dedicated police officer for Snoqualmie, North Bend City Administrator Londi Lindell told the North Bend City Council at its May 20 meeting. Other funds would go toward fire services, she said, pointing out that the city’s existing contract with Eastside Fire & Rescue will increase in cost by about $80,000 next year.
- Jun 13, 2014 at 4:11PM
The Si View Classic 3-on-3 basketball tournament is Saturday, June 21, held at Mount Si High School. The tournament offers age divisions for boys and girls in grades 4 and up, along with women and men. Both recreational and competitive divisions are offered for high school players. Adult divisions include Open and 35 and Older. Games are scheduled throughout the day beginning at 8 a.m.; championship games conclude by 5 p.m.
- Jun 13, 2014 at 4:13PM
Nicole Garrett, a 2010 graduate of Mount Si High School, was recently named one of Aviation Week’s four Tomorrow’s Leaders Award recipients. These awards, presented at Aviation Week’s 57th annual Laureate Awards ceremony, recognize one academy cadet from each military branch, who has demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing a career in aerospace. Honorees must rank in the top 5 percent of their classes.
- Jun 13, 2014 at 4:15PM
A team of 10 Twin Falls Middle School eighth graders recently took second place in a TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) competition, and earned a spot at the national event. The team of Piper Elwood, Ashley Gate, Mallory Golic, Grace Himka, Morgan Lowell, Mitchell Meyer, Griffin Nicolino, Kayleen Rule, Kayla Sanchez and Jessica Stringer was coached by Twin Falls math and STEM teacher Dave Bettine, and Tracy Roberts, a calculus and physics teacher at Mount Si High School.
- Jun 13, 2014 at 4:17PM
The Raging River Riders saddle club was formed in 1964. Its purpose is to bring together people interested in horses and to provide an educational and fun atmosphere in which to promote good horsemanship. For 50 years, the family-oriented Raging River Riders have actively pursued this goal. Some of their interests include western gaming shows, parades, overnight campouts, prize rides and day rides.
- Jun 13, 2014 at 4:35PM
Fall City Days Parade Grand Marshals Walt and Boletta Watkins have called Fall City home for 25 years. To date, they remain on their family farm on the Lake Alice Road. “I moved to Fall City to get a horse,” explains Walt, an avid horseback rider. Walt and Boletta grew up in eastern Washington. Walt was from Lind and Boletta was from Wenatchee.
- Dec 16, 2013 at 10:39AM
Eastside Crusaders Junior Football capped a 9-0 shutout season on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Highline Stadium, with a 27-0 win over the Mountlake Terrace Hawks. It's the second time in three years that the Crusaders have captured the title of Northwest Junior Football League champions.
- Dec 16, 2013 at 10:17AM
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital was recently recognized as a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in quality for 2013 by the National Rural Health Association. The hospital was recognized for outstanding quality out of more than 1,300 Critical Access Hospitals across the nation.
- Dec 16, 2013 at 10:36AM
Sun burnishes the frozen face of Mount Si with orange glints when Snoqualmie resident Dave Battey snapped this photo from the Snoqualmie Falls Mill Pond.