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KING TV's Ciscoe, Meeghan Black visit Dahlia Barn

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:44AM

KING 5 TV’s “Evening Magazine” host Meeghan Black and “Gardening With Ciscoe” expert Ciscoe Morris met Dahlia Barn owners Jerry and Aimee Sherrill last Friday, Sept. 13, at the North Bend business, which sells tubers and hosts self-cut dahlia picking. With the bright late-summer plants now in bloom, Morris and Black got a chance to check out the dozens of varieties—some grown here in the Valley, most on the Sherrill’s acreage east of the Cascades at Thorp.

Rescued and restored, new Spirit Siren at Mount Si stadium links players, fans and history

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 11:03AM

Friday night action at Wildcat Stadium gets louder and brighter this fall, thanks to a project that links the local high school, police chief, North Bend mayor, businesses and football boosters, players and coaches. A group of volunteers, led by Snoqualmie Police Chief and Wildcat parent Steve McCulley, took the siren from the former, now-empty Fire Station 87 in North Bend to power up the scoreboard at Mount Si High School.

Mount Si tennis takes win against Interlake at Tibbets Park

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:47AM

Against Liberty at Tibbets Park in Issaquah last Wednesday, Sept. 18, Mount Si won, 4-3, on the strength of its deep singles players. While lead singles player Matthew Griffin fell to Liberty’s Marek Pierepiekarz, senior number-two player Kevin McLaughlin won 3-6, 7-4, 6-4 over the Patriots’ Justice Canley.

High water predicted in Snoqualmie, Carnation this weekend

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:26AM

Floodzilla, the Lower Valley-based flood watch website, is predicting high water on the Snoqualmie this weekend. Water levels on the river, based on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts, are expected to rise dramatically starting Saturday, with crests at the the Falls by 11 a.m. Sunday, Seot, 29, of 11.86 feet, or about a foot below flood stage.

Romantic comedy: Center Stage’s ‘Almost, Maine’ opens tonight

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:46AM

It is midwinter and life sparkles in many guises for the residents of the remote mythical town of Almost, Maine, who are falling in and out of love in unexpected, unusual and hilarious ways. Valley Center Stage’s new romantic comedy, “Almost, Maine,” is directed by Rich Wiltshire, with a cast of Valley Center Stage regulars.

Bring your chili to Valley Animal Partners' soup showdown

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:31AM

Valley Animal Partners hosts its third annual Chili Showdown, Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Snoqualmie Eagles Lode. Locals are invited to enter their six quarts of their homemade chili into the cookoff. All proceeds from the nonprofit event benefit pets of Valley residents.

School on the farm: Critters enliven learning at Snoqualmie's Rooster Valley preschool | Photo Gallery

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:55AM

Wilbur the pig is the smartest of the bunch. Give this micro-teacup porker the chance, and he’ll root in your socks or sneak into the feed can for extra snacks. With fall in the air, and an apple-themed curriculum on their tables, children at Rooster Valley Farm School in Snoqualmie figured that Wilbur would be the animal to eat the most apples in last Friday’s feeding time.

Big goal, new gear for soccer, North Bend Chaplins partnership

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:42AM

Chaplins North Bend Chevrolet is partnering with the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association in North Bend to help children get a better game experience. Through the national Chevrolet Youth Soccer program, Chaplins provide new equipment, a money donation and an opportunity for community members to enter the Free Chevrolet vehicle sweepstakes.

Fence finale: North Bend Elementary security measure is complete

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 10:32AM

A new fence encloses the North Bend Elementary School playground and the grassy area behind it, since the start of the school year. The six-foot fence encompasses 109,000 square feet of school property, including the grassy area referred to as Claggett Field on some maps. Two gates, on the north and south ends, provide access to the field when school is not in session, but are closed and locked during school hours.

Food and fun for a good cause Saturday at Moose, Legion benefit

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:04AM

The North Bend Moose Lodge and the American Legion Auxiliary hold a fundraiser dinner and auction this Saturday, Sept. 28. The Moose Auxiliary sponsors a hamburger dip dinner to raise funds for community projects, while the Legion Auxiliary holds a live auction for veterans programs.

One more sign of spring: studded-tire deadline looms

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 2:50PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their studded tires by midnight, March 31. Unless WSDOT grants a weather-related extension, studded tires are only legal in Washington from Nov. 1 to March 31.

Fun run, breakfast to help Carnation's summer campers

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 2:53PM

The 4th annual Camp Gilead River Run 5K & Pancake Breakfast is 9 a.m. Monday, May 26, at Camp Gilead, 30919 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd., Carnation. All proceeds benefit camper scholarships, helping children experience summer camp.

Letters | Gun store but no tattoos in North Bend?

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:09PM

I find it odd that North Bend prevented a tattoo shop from opening downtown on North Bend Way, but somehow finds a gun store to be an acceptable addition to a downtown core that is meant to attract families and tourists. What is the city thinking? I would prefer the tattoo shop, hand’s down.

Letters | Help me find my engagement ring, lost at tanning bed

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:25PM

In three weeks I am getting married to my fiance, Evan Koerner, but sadly, I am without my engagement ring. On Tuesday, Sept. 10, I forgot my engagement ring in the tanning booth at Seattle Sun Tan in North Bend, and before I realized it and rushed back, another woman had gone into the same booth, and the ring was taken.

Autumn attractions: Ridge’s ‘Red Park’ gets new playground | Photos

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:20PM

Parents always called it the “Red Park.” The new Snoqualmie playground, Autumn Avenue Park, kept its red accents, but it’s much more fun now, thanks to a $100,000 remodel by the city. Dozens of neighborhood kids turned out Thursday, Sept. 19, for the grand opening of the new features at 7121 Autumn Ave. S.E., near the intersection of Autumn Avenue and Pratt Street.

Out of the Past: Student bulge, loud sirens, thousand aces

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:09PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. • If the massive Snoqualmie Ridge proposal becomes a reality, the local school district will face a bulge in the student population—maybe $26 million worth. That is the estimated cost of finding room for 1,500 new students.

Gang signs, burglars, stealing from Mount Si Food Bank: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:30PM

On September 16, a caller in the 43000 block of Southeast North Bend Way reported a theft. She’d seen a man walk through back yards to her neighbor’s home, then pry the screen off a window that was unlocked, enter the trailer and steal things.

Fur Alerts: North Bend’s Pet Place owner uses Facebook photos to bring lost pets home

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 3:27PM

I was walking my dog, Sylar, for his regular potty walk, when one of my customers, Maggie, pulled up with a dog in her back seat. She had found the dog wandering down by the train tracks across from the Pour House Tavern in North Bend and picked it up to see if she could find the dog’s home.

Cedarcrest newcomers show good marks at track jamboree

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 3:23PM

The Cedarcrest High School track team opened its season Thursday, March 20, with a jamboree meet at Bothell High School. “We have quite a bunch of rookies, freshmen and others, this season,” said coach Bruce McDowell in an e-mail. “First meets are always a good opportunity to see what we got. For today’s meet, they certainly didn’t disappoint.”

Ryan Roberts chosen as hospital commissioner

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 3:24PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners appointed Ryan Roberts to fill its open commissioner seat in a 3 to 1 vote at the March 20 special meeting. Commissioners Joan Young, Dave Speikers and Dariel Norris voted for Roberts. Gene Pollard was opposed.

Meet the new North Bend cops: Dramatic beginning for Snoqualmie Police’s expanded Valley role

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 3:28PM

For the new cops in North Bend, there’s no substitute for boots on the ground. So Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley had the six officers assigned to his department’s inaugural North Bend police patrol, plus extra officers from the home station, park their cars whenever possible and hit the streets and shops for some old-fashioned community policing.

Early-season promise, high energy for Mount Si boys soccer in pair of wins

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 3:57PM

A beaming Bruce Corrie was cheered off the field by teammates after making the key save at the net for Mount Si’s boys soccer team. With seconds left in the contest with 4A Bothell, it was all down to Corrie, the Wildcats’ junior goalkeeper, to prevent the tie. Facing him, Bothell was about to take a penalty kick.

'Bat Lady' bringing winged friends to garden meeting

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 3:23PM

The Wildflowers garden club hosts Barbara the Bat Lady, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at the Mount Si Senior Center. The club will introduce Barbara Ogaard and several of her bats, in hopes of boosting local understanding of the beneficial animals.

Valley AIDS Quilt, new park at Tolt; Wearin' of the green once again for Leo Kelley | Out of the Past

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 3:25PM

• Mother and daughter Margaret and Stephanie McDonald of Carnation have made a panel for the National AIDS Quilt for their late ex-husband and father Bob McDonald, who died of AIDS. He died the previous September, but the women have had a hard time grieving openly, because most people aren’t comfortable talking about AIDS.

Mount Si ASB auction is Saturday at Si View

  • Mar 27, 2014 at 3:26PM

Mount Si High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) annual fundraiser auction is Saturday, March 29, at Si View Community Center. All the money raised toward the $60,000 goal will go to Mount Si ASB, sports, and clubs. A portion of the price of each ticket sold will benefit the buyers’ designated team or club. All of the auction proceeds will go to ASB, which gets 20 percent, and designated teams or clubs, which get 80 percent.

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