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Snoqualmie ranked ninth safest city in Washington

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:48PM

The city of Snoqualmie has been declared the ninth safest city out of 50 of Washington’s safest cities by the Safewise home security company. Snoqualmie’s ranking was determined using an FBI crime report in combination with the city of Snoqualmie 2013 Snoqualmie Police Services Survey, which cited that 96 percent of residents feel safe or very safe living in Snoqualmie. A few other local cities that ranked high on the list include Duvall and Sammamish.

Memorial service planned for infant Kimball Doe, found near North Bend

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Tears Foundation and SAVE (Stop Abuse and Violence Everywhere), working with Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, King County Sheriff's Office and Eastside Fire and Rescue, have organized a memorial service for Kimball Doe, the baby girl who was found dead near North Bend on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The local service is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, Interment is planned for later at afternoon at the Bonny Watson Angel of Hope Monument, 16445 International Boulevard, at SeaTac.

Celebrate the new Snoqualmie Falls at upcoming party, this Saturday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:59PM

A community celebration and grand-reopening of the re-developed Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project and Park is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Falls park, 6501 Railroad Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. Come celebrate more than a century of Snoqualmie Falls’ rich cultural history and PSE’s continual commitment to renewable energy generation.

Seniors do the Puyallup: Bus trip to fair planned

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:27PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center is going to the fair! On Monday, Sept. 16, the center will send a bus to the Puyallup Fair. Bus leaves the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, at 10 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Events for the day include art demonstrations, livestock, horses, scrapbooking and live music. Judging for the berry pie contest is also scheduled for the day, and participants can enter online at, by Sept. 12.

Young Life Club is behind Flapjack Friday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 10:34AM

The Young Life club at Mount Si High School plans a pancake meal for any interested teachers and students, 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the school. Admission is free. The first club meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the former library on River Street, next to City hall, follows.

Out of the Past: Opstad school opens doors; No gloomy gus at raided tire shop

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:33PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. September 8, 1988 • Students at Mount Si High School have to put more of an emphasis on attending classes if they want to get credit. If a student now misses 12 sessions, he or she will fail.

Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team dives in on Ridge

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:11PM

The wind is brisk but the water is warm as Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team takes to the waters under gray skies. For some years, Mount Si has fielded a small team of swimmers who’ve practiced with Issaquah coaches and athletes at an Issaquah swimming pool. But this fall, a more-than-doubled squad of swimmers are learning from their own coach, swimming at a Valley venue. It’s a new beginning, and the girls know it.

Air raid sirens: Mount Si football team to bring deep line, aerial attack

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:15PM

“Air Raid” is the name of Mount Si football team’s game this season, if the official posters that Wildcats are autographing for local kids is anything to go on. That’s because, with long-armed quarterback Nick Mitchell back for a senior season, looking to connect with a two-dozen waiting hands from the likes of wide receivers Wyatt Baker-Jagla, Trevor Daniels, Parker Dumas, Jake Smith, Jack Nelson, tight end Beau Shain and back Bailey Takacs, Mount Si can be expected to deploy a potent flight attack.

County closes Flood Warning Center as river drops | Photos

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:04PM

The King County Flood Warning Center closed on Tuesday morning, March 11, after more than two days of around-the-clock operation to monitor flood flows on several rivers. Flows on the Snoqualmie had risen to low-level flooding in the Lower Valley, The flood crested Sunday at about 29,000 cubic feet per second at Snoqualmie Falls, three feet above flood stage, according to Floodzilla. In Carnation, the flood reached 29,390 feet at midnight on Monday, with several low-lying roads flooding over and closing. Flood levels were dropping today.

Excitement, wonder and variety in Encompass’s summer camp lineup

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:41PM

Encompass, which recently won the 2014 Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Award for “Most Loved Summer Camps” in Snoqualmie Valley, will offer 43 week-long half-day camps between June 23 and August 15. The camps will cover a wide range of interests for children ages 2 to 10 years old and registration opens March 25. The variety of camps offered is reflected in the camp names, from “Mini Monets”, “LEGO Mayhem”, “Space Explorers”, “Cooking with Disney”, “Rescue 911”, “Broadway Bound”, “Under the Sea” and “Mythbusters.” The camps cover a wide selection of activities that are sure to spark excitement and wonder in children.

Rotary donation helps new food bank

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

Rotarians, their off-from-school children, and volunteers with the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank formed a human chain to hustle inside 2,000 pounds of food on Friday, Jan. 21. The Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club used $5,000 from the 2013 Rotary Golf Tournament to purchase a truckload of goods from Costco, which is being used to fill the recently opened food bank’s coffers.

Volunteers are getting new food bank off to a good start

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank’s 501(c)3 tax exempt status application has been filed, and is being processed. Thanks are due the many volunteers who have worked hard to open the doors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank every week. Special thanks should go to Krista Holmberg and Heidi Dukich, who are spending endless hours, without pay so far, reorganizing operations and soliciting funds supporting the food bank.

Major impact to I-90 interchange Saturday as Highway 18 closes

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 9:35AM

Drivers headed west on State Route 18 via Snoqualmie's I-90 interchange need to find a new route. All westbound lanes of State Route 18 from Interstate 90 to Issaquah-Hobart Road SE will be closed on Saturday, September 14, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for maintenance work, the city and DOT announced.

Fond farewell, 40 years of memories as North Bend sheriff's deputies sign off | Photo Gallery

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

As much a reunion as a farewell party, the open house at North Bend’s now-closed police substation brought together more than 40 deputies and about that many community members Thursday, Feb. 27. Visitors swapped stories of policing and pranks, deputies traded jabs about who did all the work, and everyone expressed their thanks and how much the officers would be missed. Roger Connelly, one of North Bend’s last city cops and one of the first to serve here with the county, broke out his old KCSO jacket for the occasion.

With everybody back, Mount Si boys golf teams goes for a deeper level of competition

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:22AM

For the next nine holes, Jake Archambeau just wants to hit in the high 30s. After that, well, there’s league, and districts, and Archambeau will just have to see what happens from there. “If all goes well, maybe I can make it to state,” he says. Archambeau, like fellow senior and Mount Si High School golf leader Tanner Simpson, has spent a lot of time around the greens this summer—Jake was busy shining carts at the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course, while Tanner worked at Mount Si Golf.

Fresh and fast Mount Si Cross Country team reloads with big young crowd

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:05AM

“Finally, someone to run with!” says Bailey Scott. This senior leader on the Mount Si cross country team is stoked about the young group of runners around her. Slowed by a health issue during track season last spring, she’s pushing for a major comeback this fall.

High school, high expectations: Just-opened freshman campus brings new approach to newest students

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:11AM

As Mount Si High School’s new freshman campus filled with excited ninth graders on the first day of school last week, so did parts of the main campus. At least 80 freshmen, many musicians, had their first classes as high school students on the main campus, where band and choir programs are consolidated. “First period is freshman band and freshman choir,” explained Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher, and buses stop first at the main campus, so music students can just get out at the main campus, where teachers have agreed to start band and choir a few minutes early. They end a few minutes earlier, too, so students can catch the bus afterward to the freshman campus.

North Bend's newest 100-year-old, Marie Nichols, looks back on a life lived with strength

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:30AM

When Marie Nichols of North Bend blows out the candles this weekend, she’ll have a century of experiences to look back on. Many memories are faded, but Nichols, who turns 100 on September 15, remembers of the big moments and the major changes of her long life, with help from her children. Growing up in Auburn, Wash., she was an avid skiier who focused on family, supported an ailing husband for decades, and ultimately outlived three spouses.

Drunk stunt rider, biking with meth, suspicious cleaners: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:27AM

Old car prowl: On August 20, a Snoqualmie officer met with a citizen in the 3800 block of Southeast Beta Street for a theft report. Someone broke into the victim’s vehicle on July 31 and stole a $200 GPS, phone charger, and $150 sunglasses. He thought the car was locked, but there was no sign of forced entry.

Thousands sign on for Greenway’s heritage designation

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The campaign to have the U.S. Congress designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area reached a milestone recently with more than 1,000 people signing the petition. Twenty years of conservation have led to protected wilderness, working farms and forests, extensive outdoor recreation, and prime wildlife habitat, all on the doorstep of the 15th largest metropolitan area in the nation. Now it is time to conserve the Greenway for future generations.

Snoqualmie History 101: Go back in time with Dave

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Dave Battey uses historic photographs from the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society to weave a PowerPoint presented history of the city of Snoqualmie from the ice age through the 1950’s, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Snoqualmie Y. Cataclysmic beginnings, Native Americans, early settlers, the growth of logging and agriculture, the coming of the railroads - and much more.

Snoqualmie issues call to action, urges veto in tribal tax exemption

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 11:53AM

The city of Snoqualmie issued a call to action this week, calling on residents to help fight a bill that changes the property tax burden paid by Washington's Indian tribes. Passage of House Bill 1287, which is on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk, would waive property tax obligations on property owned by tribes. The city says the bill is flawed, and could ultimately shift the tax burden from tribes to all other city residents.

Where’s a good place to shoot a movie? Film company to visit Valley

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:51PM

Washington Filmworks, in town to meet the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, is touring the Valley in search of potential film sites for movies, TV shows, or commercials. The Chamber is seeking tips from the Valley. Filmworks wants scenic or historical spaces, ideally, privately-owned. Send your info on the property, including where it is located, who owns it, why it is filmworthy, and whether the owner would allow Filmworks to document it on March 21. E-mail your suggestions to Chamber staffer Kaylee Hardman at

Exploring Camp Terry: Y's summer camp at Preston is about the basics

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:54PM

Camp Terry Camp Terry I want to go By the Raging River Where the clear waters flow That's the Camp Terry song, created by Charlie, an avid camper who’s been coming to this YMCA summer camp at Preston since he was old enough to go, with help from his family. Children and teens learn responsibility, core values and the love of the outdoors at Camp Terry, located by the bank of the Raging River.

Black Dog Flash Film Fest starts tonight, runs through Saturday

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:55PM

The Black Dog Arts Coalition’s first Flash Film Fest, showcasing local short films, is 8 to 10 p.m. March 13, 14 and 15 at the Black Dogs Arts Café in Snoqualmie. The festival contest is open to teen and adult filmmakers.

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