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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 thefair.com, by Sept. 12.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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.
- 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.