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Die hard: Young Mount Si girls basketball squad still close, hungry, despite challenging season | Photo Gallery
- Jan 28, 2014 at 4:01PM
The score was lopsided, but the Mount Si girls never gave up. The Wildcat varsity team skews young, yet has a lot of heart even in a season that has seen few wins. But the score didn’t make a difference in the team’s attitude last Wednesday, Jan. 22, when, down in a road game, the girls scrapped for balls with a physical Mercer Island team down to the last buzzer.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:46PM
The Euro Lounge Cafe in North Bend hosts the next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber After-Hours event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Born in Romania, owner Sinacia Yovanovich opened the cafe, which serves crepes and coffee, in 2011. Part of the establishment serves as a rental hall for special events.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:46PM
The local bus system, King County Metro Transit, is planning service cuts because of a funding shortage. Valley residents can talk with Metro staff members and learn more about how service reductions may affect them at a public meeting, noon to 2 p.m. Wedneday, Jan. 29, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend.
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:39PM
The Cedarcrest boys basketball team beat Coupeville, 72-39, in play Tuesday, Jan. 21, at home. Senior guard Jordan Corpus led scoring with 16 points and five assists. Sophomore Robert Cha has 13 points, including two three-point shots. and three assists. Junior forward Chase Cardon added 10 points, including two long bombs, and had three steals
- Jan 28, 2014 at 3:33PM
The Mount Si Food Bank, which has provided food to the Valley’s needy population for 35 years, has been asked to leave its home of more than a decade at North Bend Community Church. A new organization, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, started by former management of the Mount Si Food Bank, is slated to take its place at the church’s former parsonage garage. Founded in 1975, Mount Si Food Bank helps more than 400 families each week with food, provides turkeys during the holidays and breakfast lunch for schoolchildren in the summertime.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:24PM
When or if there is another prolonged electrical power outage in Snoqualmie Valley, residents can now seek shelter at either the Mount Si Senior Center or the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Mount Si Senior Center recently secured a backup generator powered by natural gas, along with three natural gas water heaters.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM
Voters in the Riverview School District will be asked to continue supporting schools on the Feb. 11 ballot, which will have two local levies on it. Both levies are renewals of previous levies, and both are four four-year periods. An $8.1 million Educational Programs Maintenance and Operations Levy, or M&O levy, would continue to bridge the 23 percent gap between state and federal education funding and the cost to fund current offerings in the district.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:23PM
So you are retired and live in the Valley, Perhaps picking up litter can be right up your alley?! Walking daily for our health a must, More aerobic exercise will help, we trust.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:43PM
District to present draft strategic plan for community feedback Snoqualmie Valley School District's board of directors recently approved a draft of the district's five-year strategic plan, and will present it for public feedback at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Mount Si High School.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:17PM
The Snoqualmie Falls Brewery will play host to the local 12th Man, planning a Super Bowl party Sunday afternoon, Feb. 2 Fans can watch the Seahawks versus the Broncos on the big screen TV. There will be special menu items and beer discounts, and prizes for the best 12th Man costume.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:33PM
Mount Si High School football coach Charlie Kinnune picked up the WIAA District 2 Coach of the Year award for the 2013 season. He received the honor while attending the Washington State Coaches Association Awards Dinner, Friday, Jan. 24, in Everett, accompanied by Mount Si Athletic Director Greg Hart.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:25PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is preparing to honor outstanding educators, and is seeking nominations now through Friday, Jan. 31. Educator of the Year is an annual recognition given by the foundation to Snoqualmie Valley staff, and presented at the annual Small Hands to Big Plans fundraising luncheon, set this year for March 20.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM
Four-time Grammy recipient, David Grier gives a solo concert at the Sallal Grange in North Bend, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Grier, recognized by many experts as one of the premier acoustic guitarists in the world, spans jazz, bluegrass and other styles.
- Jan 29, 2014 at 2:30PM
Nearly 20 years ago, the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation launched an adult day care program that evolved into today’s Adult Day Health. Later this year, the center may move to close it down. On Saturday, the Sno-Valley Senior Center Board will meet to discuss its progress on preserving the struggling, but essential program.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:30PM
Valley folks who spend the winter in the sun instead of the rain are organizing their annual get-together. The 11th annual Snoqualmie Valley Snowbird Picnic is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Lin's Grand Buffet, 2135 E. 16th St., in Yuma, Ariz.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:40PM
The final round of the all-school talent contest, Wildcat Idol returns at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. at the Mount Si High School auditorium Pizza and other food will be served at a bake sale.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:56PM
“Yes! IXL!” It doesn’t really sound like English when a fifth grade student rejoices to hear what the next lesson will be, but it is. It’s also math, and, it seems, a favorite in Snoqualmie Elementary teacher Deva Baruah’s class.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:44PM
On Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, a store manager in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported an employee theft. The employee was suspected of stealing from the store over several months, and when confronted by the security manager, admitted to taking $3,800. Police also found heroin on him.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:28PM
The Mount Si wrestlers fell as a team, 30-37, against the Mercer Island squad, but several Mount Si wrestlers overcame their Islander opponents. Ryley Absher, at 145, pinned Kenji Walker.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:39PM
Eighteen boxes of Andrea Williamson’s shirts and pants are lined up along a wall, ready to ship. Windows look out on timberland at her home near the old Snoqualmie Falls mill site. Sewing machines, patterns, a rack of prototype clothes and a file cabinet full of fabric samples are near at hand.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 1:36PM
Regional alternative folk band The Winterlings play at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. Admission is free The Winterlings take listeners on journeys through flooded barns and cedar forests, chemistry labs and ferries crossing Puget Sound.
- Jan 30, 2014 at 4:00PM
Learn how to connect with the teen in your family, with help from a Snoqualmie Y workshop that begins Monday. "Staying Connected With Your Teen," a five-week series that will help strengthen your family’s connections, is 6 to 8 p.m. February 3, 10, and 24, and March 3 and 10, at the YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 3:59PM
Members of the Emery Maupin family narrowly escaped with their lives and lost all their belongings when fire raced through their rented home on the North Fork Road Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. Maupin, who works nights at Weyerhauser, was home to lunch when the fire broke out in the utility room.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 4:08PM
It’s inspiring to see how local youth, like the Opstad students described on page 2, are taking a stand against bullying, and more importantly, showing others how to react and stop it. Parents, other children and local educators should take note of what these kids are doing. At the same time, we should all educate ourselves about how to stop bullying before it gets serious.
- Jan 31, 2014 at 6:21PM
Don Baunsgard was the Joker of Seahawks fans, celebrating their win over San Francisco at a tailgate party in full make-up. The Snoqualmie resident had watched The Dark Knight a few days before, thus deciding on the neon green and blue clown face. "I do believe the Seahawks have a very good chance of winning the Super Bowl, for a couple reasons," Baunsgard told the Record. "They have a sincere drive and will within them to win. They are on a mission to win a Super Bowl and I don't believe anyone else can beat them. I also believe that defense usually wins t