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What local businesses are the greenest? King County wants to know

  • May 5, 2014 at 1:51PM

King County’s annual Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling list is accepting applications for 2014. Now in its eighth year, the list recognizes businesses in King County that have excelled at preventing waste and promoting recycling. “Businesses in King County are doing an incredible job of coming up with easy and creative solutions to reduce waste, whether it’s educating staff, making it easier to recycle, or offering reusable materials,” said Karen May, King County Solid Waste Division program manager. “Getting on this list is a great opportunity for them to receive recognition and share their success.”

Matt Baker comedy night at Si View

  • May 5, 2014 at 2:06PM

A Family Night comedy show with Matt Baker is 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive, North Bend.

Editorial | Toot your horn to help 
bring a Valley original

  • May 5, 2014 at 1:48PM

I love the sound of the train’s horn. There’s something so evocative about it—the announcement of a journey about to begin, or of the arrival of newcomers and merrymakers to our downtowns in North Bend and Snoqualmie.

You can help restore riparian forest in Carnation

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 8:00AM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, with multiple partners, has begun a riparian forest restoration project in Carnation, and is inviting the community to join them, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 9. The Tribe has already cut down the Himalayan blackberries at the work site, near the Tolt Bridge and S.R. 203. Next, the rootballs need to be removed, to help renew the forest. Bring a shovel or pick, or borrow one of the tools supplied and help dig out roots and make a difference.

Out of the Past: Devastating fire at the Slaght residence; New school for Fall City

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Thursday, Nov. 3, 1988: A second middle school for the Snoqualmie Valley School District will be built in Fall City, following a decision by the board Thursday. The people involved in the site selection anticipated more of a fight between North Bend and Fall City residents than occurred. Virtually all input pointed to the Lower Valley site.

Pharmacy branch at Ridge IGA closes doors

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Effective Thursday, Oct. 31, the Falls Compounding Pharmacy’s branch at the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA will close it doors. The grocery store is not affected. The Falls Compounding Pharmacy’s main location on Railroad Avenue in downtown Snoqualmie will continue to provide medications. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Saving the paving: County Councilwoman worries about 1,500 miles of unincorporated roads

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

King County’s transportation budget for 2014 and beyond presents a good news/bad news scenario to residents of the Snoqualmie Valley and the county’s District 3. It’s just that the good news—residents won’t have to deal with much road construction work in the coming year—is bad news, too. “It could be a disaster in two years,” says King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, adding “this is what gets me up at night.”

Living the oath: Military-family author RaeLynn Ricarte coming to Fall City Saturday

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00AM

Meet author RaeLynn Ricarte, a Marine mom from Oregon, as she talks about military families and sacrifice, at a dinner, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Fall City Roadhouse Grill in Fall City. Books will be available for Ricarte to sign. A portion of the sales will go to Legion Post 79 in Snoqualmie.

Amy Quilizapa is new owner at Mount Si Pet Salon

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00AM

Amy Quilizapa is the new owner of Mount Si Pet Salon, located at 330 Main Ave. S., Suite 1, in North Bend. Quilizapa is a certified master groomer with 20 years of experience and holds a ‘Golden Scissor’ award.

Summit of stone: Preston’s StoneFest passes on living language of stone workers

  • May 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

It takes a lot of people and a lot of focus to build a stone church in just five days. OK, the church may be in miniature—the sanctuary can fit perhaps one small visitor—but it’s still real local granite, done much the way its models were built in Ireland 1,000 years ago. “We laugh about it being a church for a congregation of one,” said Alexandra Morosco, founding co-director of StoneFest, the instructional seminar hosted by Preston’s Marenakos Rock Center for the past decade. “But the design will be true to a style seen in that period.”

Looking for satisfaction, Mount Si holds off hungry Wolverines; Seniors get the goals | Photo Gallery

  • May 6, 2014 at 5:07PM

Both Mount Si seniors put in goals on Senior Night, in a win over the Bellevue Wolverines. Yet neither coach Darren Brown nor the players were resting on the laurels of their 3-1 win over an outnumbered team. “I’m not satisfied,” said junior midfielder Evan Betz. “We should have won by a lot more.” Within minutes of the start, a hand-ball called on a Bellevue player meant a red card that left the Wolverines a man short for virtually the entirety of the game. Senior midfielder Alex Dolewski took the penalty kick and sunk it to make it 1-0 just before the third minute.

Magendanz holding telephone town hall May 14

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:04AM

Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, is holding an hour-long telephone town hall for 5th Legislative District residents on Wednesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. The toll-free number to join the event is (800) 276-6108. During the call listeners can press the star (*) key to ask a question. Magendanz will update listeners on the recently concluded legislative session and the issues he’s working on.

Parents, get a night out, through Encompass

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:34AM

Parents can enjoy a well-deserved night out while children ages 2 to 10 enjoy a fun-packed evening at the next Encompass Parents Night Out, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend. Children will be fed dinner, drinks and a dessert, participate in a themed craft and game and meet new friends.

Caregivers can find support at Lower Valley center

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:35AM

If you are caring for someone with memory loss, the Sno-Valley Senior Center offers a free monthly support group for you. Find a consistent and caring place to learn, share and gain emotional support from others on similar journeys, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8.

Seniors' Mothers Day lunch is May 12

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:36AM

In honor of Moms, Grandmas, Nanas and Great-Grams, the daily lunch at Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation will be something special on Monday, May 12. Lunch is served at noon. Cost is $6, cash, or $3 for guests age 60 or older.

Spring plant sale is Thursday at Mount Si school greenhouse

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:37AM

Mount Si High School hosts its annual spring plant sale starting Thursday, May 8 at the school greenhouse. The sale starts at 8 a.m. every day, running to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday, May 8 and 19, and to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 9.

Mount Si Drama's 'Backwoods Romeo' continues this weekend

  • May 7, 2014 at 10:41AM

Romance, explosives and a night full of fun! With a tagline like that, Mount Si High School's production of "Backwoods Romeo" can't miss. The show, presented by Mount Si High School Drama, continues at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, and with two showings on Saturday, May 10 at 2 and 7 p.m.

Friends to cats in high places: Canopy Cat Rescue team saves stranded kitties, frantic pet-owners

  • May 5, 2014 at 1:00PM updated May 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

Forget what you think you know about cats getting stuck in trees, and just ask the experts. They’re the guys in climbing gear, not uniforms, and here in the Snoqualmie Valley, they’re probably named Shaun and Tom.

Man gets ticket for raiding a North Bend clothes donation bin: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:28PM

Helping himself: On Monday, Oct. 28, an King County Sheriff's officer patrolling at Southeast North Bend Way and 436th Avenue Southeast saw a subject going through a box of clothing that was left outside a non-profit’s clothing recycling facility. The officer contacted the man, who tried to explain that it was appropriate for him to go through the box, and cited him for larceny.

Pie auction is Saturday at Carnation's senior center

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:12PM

The Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave, Carnation, hosts its monthly steak dinner, combined with its annual pie auction Saturday, Nov. 9. There are two seatings, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. for the dinner, featuring a choice of salmon, chicken or steak, and auction. Valley bakers pull out their best recipes to entice you to bid on more than 100 pies, tortes and other exotic desserts up for auction.

It’s a timber sports world: Snoqualmie’s David Moses finds surprising celebrity as part of lumberjack Team USA | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:50PM

It will always be one of the proudest moments of David Moses’ life. Half a world away from home, the Snoqualmie man got to carry the flag of the United States of America into the world championships of timber sports on Friday, Oct. 25. “That was awesome,” said Moses, who bore the banner in front a cheering crowd during the Stihl Timbersports Series World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. There to chop and saw as part of the relay team, he was selected after placing third at nationals.

What Valley veterans do for you | Opinion

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:18PM

Whether they wore the uniform seven decades ago, or five, or just yesterday, the Valley’s veterans still serve their neighbors. For many, a tradition of taking action to make a better world, and better Valley, has never stopped. Take the four older gentlemen who make up the Color Guard at the local American Legion post. Veterans of Vietnam, most of them—with one exception, World War II vet Lee Scheeler—these men shoulder vintage rifles and stand tall at all the local cemeteries to ensure their vanished brothers and sisters in service are not forgotten.

Marking its 20th anniversary, Fall City Kung Fu Club mixes wisdom with warfare, real swords with real pumpkins | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:44PM

A long-haired white person, Johann Sasynuik pays daily tribute to his Chinese heritage. He belongs in two ancient tribes, plus a new one of his own making, and with classic Chinese sensibilities, he sees no problem with that. “The Chinese are very practical,” Sasynuik explains.

Honor vets at breakfast, Monday in Carnation

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:19PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center, in conjunction with Rotary Club of Duvall, invites the Snoqualmie Valley community and all veterans and their families to the annual Veterans Day Breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11 at the center, located at 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.

Container garden tips at library

  • May 8, 2014 at 1:11PM

A seminar on container design and gardening is 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at North Bend Library.

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