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Art moves: CVES students explore movement in art

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:21AM

Joyce DeLurme's second-grade class at Cascade View Elementary explored putting fun and silly movements into art last week, in a lesson inspired by American artist Keith Haring.

Wild game fundraiser dinner to help Valley elk group

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:14AM

Treat yourself to a taste of the wild when the Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group holds its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stevens Ave., Carnation. The dinner and silent auctions supports the group’s mission to understand the local herd, minimize safety risks and damage, and to preserve the elk for recreation, education and aesthetic purposes.

Learn how to be a Habitat for Humanity homebuyer at weekend session

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:18AM

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County is hosting an information meeting for prospective home buyers, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie. The meeting will provide information on the homes for sale, all located in Snoqualmie, and on Habitat’s selection criteria. Learn about becoming a “buyer-ready” Habitat family with considerations for need, ability to pay, and willingness to partner.

Stolen eagle lands in Snoqualmie after being snatched from campground

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:36AM

A stolen wood-carving was recovered within hours of its theft, with help from eyewitnesses and five nearby King County Sheriff’s deputies. The carving, an eagle statue standing more than three feet tall, was taken from the Snoqualmie River RV Park and Campground.

Live reading at North Bend Theatre explores Edward Curtis's photo quest

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:40PM

North Bend Theatre and Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum team up for a live reading of “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the theatre, 125 Bendigo Blvd N. Funded by 4Culture-funded, presented by the Book-It Repertory Theatre, the show presents author Timothy Egan’s account of Edward Curtis’ quest to photograph the vanishing ways of more than 80 American Indian tribes in the early 20th century. Tickets are $5.

Letters | Historical society's singalong was an emotional highlight

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:41PM

I must admit that I am still on an emotional high since our Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society’s 1940 community sing-along. What a thrill to have well over one hundred Valley neighbors gathered together for the sake of joined voices to celebrate and commemorate the pivotal time and heritage of 1940! We rarely gather together nowadays, except to confront issues or to take advantage of bargain sales. Neither was the case as joined voices were raised to recreate and celebrate our rich heritage of music in one of the more pivotal years in American history.

Valley schools get fourth AP Honor award

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:38PM

For the fourth year in a row, the national College Board has named the Snoqualmie Valley School District to its prestigious AP District Honor Roll for simultaneously achieving increases in Advanced Placement (AP) courses for a broader number of students while maintaining or improving the rate at which its AP students earned scores of 3 or higher on an AP exam.

Letters | Still no change in local cursive policies; Use it or lose it

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:38PM

At the Feb. 28, 2013, meeting of District 410’s board, I inquired as to the status of teaching cursive in our schools. Although disappointed to learn of our lack of emphasis after teaching it in the third grade, I was somewhat encouraged by the board’s interest in the issue. Since then, I have talked to many persons, adults and students, about the use of cursive. Many of the adults had heard about the national trend of de-emphasizing cursive.

Motorhome burns on I-90; chimney smokes up at Lodge | Snoqualmie Valley fire calls

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 2:04PM

Turn that damper: On Wednesday, Dec. 4, firefighters from Snoqualmie, Fall City and Eastside Fire and Rescue responded to the Salish Lodge for smoke filling the second floor. Crews located a fire place in a guest room with a fire burning and the damper closed. Crews used two gas-powered fans to blow the smoke out of the building.

Snoqualmie police arrest six in early morning drug raid

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 6:11PM

Snoqualmie Police seized a large amount of methamphetamine and arrested six adults early Friday, Dec. 6, in a raid on a home in the 38000 block of Southeast Northern Street. The successful raid was the joint effort of Snoqualmie Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office, with additional support from Snoqualmie Fire and Bellevue EMS.

International award for Fall City photographers

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Fall City wedding and portrait photographers Tyler and Rachael Austin won gold in the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International's Awards of Excellence competition. The Austins' photo, which got a Gold Award in the wedding category, was captured in Snoqualmie at the train depot, even though creative lighting and their ability to turn a photo into a work of art may have viewers wondering exactly where the spot they took the photo actually was.

First Daoist wedding held at Fall City

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Sifu Johann Sasynuik performed the first Daoist wedding in Fall City on a sunny Saturday afternoon, May 17, on the banks of the Raging River. A Daoist Abbott of Fu Shan Guan, Sasynuik wed Adam and Liam Casey Wolfe at the Kung Fu Club of Fall City.

Deadline coming up for county's flood reduction grant

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:01PM

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.

Camper families smile at Camp Korey annual celebration

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:04PM

On Sunday, June 1, Camp Korey opened its gates for its annual Family Day Celebration to kick off the summer season. More than 400 people visited and tried arts and crafts, costumed photos, sports and field games, camp carnival games and other activities. Camp Korey provides year-round programming for children and their families living with serious and life-altering medical conditions, always free of charge. Many of the attendees are families who have benefited from the program, or new families getting their first taste of camp. “Our Family Day event is a great opportunity for all our camper families, supporters and community members to get together and just have fun,” states Cora Weed, Camp Director. “It’s a great kick off to our summer programing that starts June 23.”

Valley students set to graduate Sunday from Eastside Catholic

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:06PM

Fifteen Eastside Catholic High School seniors from the Valley will graduate this weekend. Eastside Catholic holds its commencement at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. Students to graduate include Johanna Kittridge, Laurel Meredith, Rosemary Young, Zoe Vierling–Coulter, Patrick Hillis, Alexander Carter, Shelby Hamilton, Madeline Racine, Grace Howland, Mathew Flowers, Luke Reents, Marcela Santos, Kenneth DePrez, Jacob MacDuff, and Dillion Kampp.

Mount Si grad Jaymee Horstman, Nigel Johnston to wed

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:07PM

Jaymee Horstman, daughter of Merilee and Jeff Carty of North Bend, is engaged to be married to Nigel Johnston, son of Kazuko Johnston of Lynnwood. Horstman, 30, is a 2002 Mount Si High School graduate and 2011 Bellevue College nursing program graduate.

Book sale next week helps Snoqualmie Library

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:09PM

Snoqualmie Library Book Sale is 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E. Friends of the Snoqualmie Library holds this sale annually. Your donations of thousands of books, DVDs and magazines are sorted, priced and converted into financial support for library programs and activities that inform and entertain children and adults.

Dad's day: Fathers ride free on Snoqualmie railway

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:11PM

The Northwest Railway Museum invites children to treat their dads to a special train ride aboard the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad this Father’s Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and 15. Fathers ride free when accompanied by their paying children – of any age.

Be careful on the ice, beware of ponds and lakes, warns Eastside Fire and Rescue

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 3:32PM

Icy conditions that the Valle is experiencing this week not only creates hazards on the roads for drivers, but cold weather conditions can also present their share of hazards to children and adults on small lakes or retention ponds, warns staff at Eastside Fire and Rescue. The weather service reports freezing conditions will continue through the weekend.

It took a village—neighbors, local vet—to save a goat

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:17PM

On Sunday, May 25, I went out to feed our horses and noticed one of our goats, “Mary,” lying on her side and all four legs flopping violently. Her eyes were rolled back and she appeared to be frothing at the mouth. I called the At Home Vet service out of Fall City, and he was here in 20 minutes. He asked what I wanted him to do, and I said I don’t want her to suffer, so euthanize her.

Out of the Past: Boat races in Fall City; Conserve Mount Si, locals say

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:23PM

Thursday, June 1, 1989: Conserve as much as you can: That’s the message locals sent to the Department of Natural Resources in a hearing on the new Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area, set to preserve 2,320 acres on Mount Si and Little Si.

Anglers understand threat from hatchery fish

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:24PM

The “conservationists” you refer to are our neighborhood fish scientists in Duvall, the Wild Fish Conservancy. There is both good science and the force of law behind their successful lawsuit against the current practices of steelhead hatcheries in Washington.

Mount Si student photographers win big at state competition

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:41PM

Mount Si photography students turned heads with their eye-catching works at the 2014 Washington State High School Photography Competition. Twelve photos shot by 10 Mount Si High School students received recognition on Saturday, May 3. Two Mount Si sophomores, Connor Jensen and Brendan Gregory, earned “Select Finalist” honors, named among the top 5 percent of photographers in a given category.

Tribe goes to court to get back Fiji loan

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:04PM

The Snoqualmie Tribe filed a lawsuit last Tuesday, May 27, in King County Superior Court, seeking to recover $1.5 million, interest and fees from an investment in a Fiji resort and casino project. The lawsuit names Larry Claunch and three of his business entities associated with a Fiji investment project as defendants.

Flying Wheels bike run raises $17K for Camp Korey

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jun 6, 2014 at 1:24PM

Cascade Bicycle Club hosted its annual Flying Wheels Summer Century presented by Raleigh event on Saturday, May 31, starting and ending in Marymoor Park in Redmond. More than 3,000 riders participated in the ride, which included scenic routes of varying length, a Finish Line festival and more.

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