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- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:47PM
The clock is ticking loudly in Carnation, which is less than three months away from losing police services. City officials and citizens recently learned that Carnation’s service, under a contract with the city of Duvall, ends Dec. 31 and their negotiations with the city on a new contract have been aborted. “Friday morning, I got a call from (Duvall) Mayor Ibershof saying that they did not want to continue with negotiations and they would not provide service next year,” Carnation City Manager Ken Carter told the council at its Oct. 1 meeting.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:46PM
"Almost, Maine," Valley Center Stage's quirky romantic comedy is in its final weekend. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, October 10 to 12 with an extra matinee performance, 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. It is midwinter and life sparkles in many guises for the residents of the remote mythical town of Almost, Maine (so far north it’s almost in Canada) falling in and out of love in unexpected, unusual and hilarious ways.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:26PM
On Monday, Oct. 14, the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation will host a free Medicare presentation with Maria Myers. The presentation will explore various Medicare options, and Myers will help people with questions and concerns.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:47PM
Four new officers have joined the Snoqualmie Police Department recently, with three more to come as the department staffs up to add North Bend to its service area. Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley shared his department’s efforts to create a smooth transition when Snoqualmie police officially take on North Bend at midnight March 8, 2014.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:29PM
Living Word Community Church hosts a rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, rain or shine, as a fundraiser for its women's ministry and missions. The church is located at 4079 Tolt Avenue, Carnation.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 1:34PM
Obe Maxwell “Max” Healea, former mayor of North Bend, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn, father to Lisa (Steven) McConkey and Michael Healea, both of North Bend; grandfather to Erin (Justin) and Scott (Maiara).
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:56AM
In honor of Mount Si Sports + Fitness’s 10-year anniversary in business, owner Ben Cockman is throwing a member appreciation dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the gym. The open house will show off the fitness center, while Cockman will be cooking up some brisket, pork shoulder and a pot of his champion chili. Mount Si Sports + Fitness passed the 10-year mark on September 25.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:54AM
For the next couple of weeks, a portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Snoqualmie Parkway will be closed to put in a new water main and storm water line. The closure is between Southeast Jacobia Street and Southeast Swenson Drive. The detour will follow Swenson Drive to Swing Avenue to Jacobia Street.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:58AM
Oct. 6, 1988: Smoking will soon be banned in the Riverview School District, not only for students but also for staff and visitors as well. • Harold and Edna Becker remember their grim introduction to the Snoqualmie Valley seven years ago. The couple and family members were leaving Carnation for Harold, an Assembly of God pastor, to give his final sermon at Woodinville.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:55AM
Each day, every teen in the Snoqualmie Valley community has a place to go. At the Snoqualmie Valley Y, teens can hang out in the After Zone, daily from 3 to 5 p.m. for no cost. It's a time for youth in grades 6 to 10 to unwind from a long day at school—play Xbox, Ping-Pong, get help with homework, or just kick back and chill with old friends and new ones. YMCA staff will be present to answer questions and connect with teens on a daily basis.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:52AM
Celebrate the fall harvest season with special activities for children and families at Friends of Youth’s Third Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12. Stop by the Duvall location at 26420 NE Virginia St. between 1 and 3 p.m.. The afternoon of free fun includes hundreds of pumpkins, games, prizes, face painting, arts and crafts projects and treats. Come choose a special costume to take home from a donated supply. Tour the Friends of Youth Duvall facility and learn more about the programs offered by Friends of Youth’s Youth and Family Services.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:43AM
The King County Council's budget committee is holding a series of public sessions on next year's budget. One is this coming Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Si View Community Center in North Bend.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:59AM
A group of students at Mount Si High School are surveying local attitudes toward veterans with the goal of making a video for the school’s Veterans Day assembly. Cody Copitsky, with his friends Riley and Sam, are basing their video on the responses from the community.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:51AM
A Youth Group Mission Trip yard and bake sale is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 39025 SE Alpha St., Snoqualmie.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 12:56PM
Our mother, Sharon Larson, Sande and I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their love, support, prayers and thoughts during this extremely sad time in our lives. The food, flowers, donations, offers to drive mom to Evergreen for chemotherapy, to do yard work, and so much more has been overwhelming.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 1:35PM
Punching in North Bend: On Sept. 29, a man in the 100 block of Thrasher Avenue called police to report his 17-year-old stepson had punched him in the side of the head. The stepson left the home before the police arrived, but was charged through investigation.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 12:56PM
Are you concerned about drug use and related crime in the community? Do you have ideas about what should be done about it? The King County Library System is hosting community-wide conversation about these issues in the Snoqualmie Valley.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 12:58PM
Irene Pike and family have been steadily restoring the historic Moore-Parmelee House in Fall City. Now, they’re ready to show it off. An open house is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. The house is located at 4338 338th Place S.E.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Oct 14, 2013 at 9:51AM
Few of the numbers are final, but the dates for Snoqualmie Valley School District voters to decide on them are official. The full school board agreed last night, Thursday, Oct. 10, to put two levy measures on the Feb. 11, 2014, ballot, and a capital facilities bond on the April 22, 2014, ballot.
- Oct 12, 2013 at 2:01PM
Valley Center Stage in North Bend is seeking actors for "It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." Adapted from the classic Frank Capra movie, this play is set in a radio station on Christmas Eve, 1946, where several famous actors have come to perform the show before a live audience. The play will be directed by Margie Slovan. Auditions in Seattle will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 13, at TPS Room C.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 10:35AM
Snoqualmie Elementary School is getting prepared for their annual Walk-A-Thon on October 17. This event is filled with school spirit and friendly competition, as children walk as many laps as they can, and raise money as they do it! Last year the students raised over $36,000 for the school, and walked over 11,100 combined laps – which is over 2,225 miles.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 10:06AM
Life Enrichment Options (LEO) invites community members to join them in celebrating the life journeys of the residents of the LEO homes, and others the organization serve who live each day with a developmental disability. The celebration, “It’s About the Journey” with guest host John Curley, is a fundraising luncheon taking place on October 22, 2013, at 11:30 am, at the Pickering Barn in Issaquah.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 10:33AM
The Swirl yogurt shop in North Bend announced the arrival of its new espresso machine. Deb Masters, The Swirl’s owner, reported that they have been ‘playing’ with the machine and ensuring that all the right ingredients and equipment are on hand. They will begin serving customers’ favorite coffee drinks this week: lattes, cappuccino and espresso, along with tea, warm spiced cider, and a variety of pastries
- Oct 14, 2013 at 10:31AM
A family history workshop, sponsored by the Snoqualmie Falls Family History Group of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Snoqualmie YMCA. Learn about recording techniques, both on paper and digital, as well as Christmas ideas using your own family tree. There is no cost.
- Oct 14, 2013 at 10:32AM
The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is launching a series of events for supporters in October. Supporters can click to donate, or just answer the call. The Schools Foundation click-a-thon runs from Monday, Oct. 14 to Oct. 21. Donors can just visit www.svsfoundation.org/donate to make a one-time donation, a recurring gift, or to join the 365 club, and help out every day.