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Business plans and bar trivia: Full slate of Valley Chamber events in the new year

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 2:34PM

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce starts the new year with a full slate of activities aimed at educating and linking local business professionals. Events range from planning seminars to bar trivia for young professionals.

Hard-working water guy Fergus McGrath is North Bend's employee of the year

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 3:08PM

Hard-working water guy Fergus McGrath is North Bend's employee of the year

Say bye to your Christmas tree the green way: Recycle, compost options in the Valley

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 3:07PM

Snoqualmie Valley residents can start the new year on a green note by recycling their Christmas trees, rather than throwing them in the garbage. From composting to curbside recycling, locals have a number of ways to dispose of Yule trees in less-wasteful ways. In Snoqualmie, Christmas Tree Pick-Up Service is 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4

Jared Basham completes Air Force basic training with honors

  • Jan 3, 2014 at 3:06PM

Air Force Airman Jared N. Basham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Basham earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Charles Basham of Oroville, Calif., and Sheryl Elliott of North Bend, Wash.

Run for Pies 5K rewards make for hungry competitors

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Carnation’s annual Fourth of July celebration will get off to a running start with the Run for the Pies 5K run/walk through downtown, a fun and unique event that gets bigger and better every year. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 4. The route covers the streets of Carnation to the Snoqualmie and Tolt-MacDonald park trail system.

Fourth fixtures of spaghetti dinner, strawberry shortcake are back at center

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Carnation’s annual Fourth of July celebration, as always, starts a little early this year, with the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3 at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Enjoy spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, salad and garlic bread for $8, $4 for children. On Friday, the center will be serving up its traditional strawberry shortcake feast, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Following the Fourth of July parade, the winner of the quilt raffle will also be announced, at 1:30 p.m.

New director needed for Sno-Valley Center

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:02PM

Carnation’s Sno-Valley Senior Center is now taking applications for the position of senior center director. Current director Amara Oden will be leaving her position at the end of the summer, and the board has already begun the process of searching for a new person to fill the post.

Be safe and smart this Fourth of July | Opinion

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:05PM

The Fourth of July is a time for parades, barbecues—and loud bangs. Fireworks are a time-honored American tradition on the Fourth, but one accompanying tradition that I tire of is when people don’t follow the rules, and wind up bothering their neighbors, making a big mess, and hurting themselves or others. There were 45 fireworks related fires and 54 injuries reported in King County in 2013—down from 70 fires and 51 injuries in 2012.

Just Moo It! 3-on-3 basketball is back for Carnation 4th of July

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:27PM

Children and adults can pass, shoot and jam at the Just Moo It 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returns Wednesday, July 4, following the grand parade. The event is at a new location this year, the lot of the former Bank of America building at Tolt Avenue and Commercial Street. The tournament gets started after the parade, about 12:30 p.m. Just Moo It! was started by Matt Coltom, a local who wanted to incorporate sports and recreation for all ages into the festival.

Kiwanis offer fireworks at benefit stand

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:27PM

Looking for fireworks that are legal, safe, and entertaining? Look no further than the two Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club fireworks stands located in North Bend across from QFC, and in Snoqualmie at the intersection of I-90 and Highway 18.

Carnation Fourth to help local family with life-changing accident

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:32PM

The Valley’s Fourth of July festival, happening Friday, will help a Carnation family whose lives were forever changed by a home accident. On Memorial Day weekend, Todd Wingerson slipped while working to build a children’s swimming pool. He broke his neck, and is now paralyzed from the neck down. As he recovers, Wingerson is getting help from the Carnation community during the Fourth with wristband sales. He’s also listed on event T-shirts.

Quilt drive helps Lower Valley's seniors

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:27AM

One special event the Sno-Valley Senior Center holds during the Fourth of July is the annual quilt raffle. Tickets are being sold, for $1 a chance, to win a jewel-tone starburst quilt, 72 inches on a side, donated by Joani Wight.

Sign up for Snoqualmie Y's Rookie T-ball league

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:28AM

The Snoqualmie Y’s Rookies T-Ball League starts July 7. Registration is now underway. The Rookies play on Monday afternoons or evenings at Snoqualmie’s Carmichael and Azalea Parks.

Tolt church's pancake breakfast helps community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:30AM

Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ again holds its Good Neighbor Fund Pancake Breakfast on the Fourth a hearty meal that helps a worthy cause. Breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. at the church, located at 4851 Tolt Avenue, on the corner of Tolt Avenue and Rutherford.

River Street to close on one block, Monday

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

On Monday, July 7, Southeast River Street in Snoqualmie, between Railroad and Maple Avenues, will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to an installation of storm water catch basins and pipe crossings. People will still be able to visit the businesses and the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church on River Street, and Railroad Avenue, will continue to have two-way traffic.

Carnation Fourth grand marshal Anthony Smith wants to be part of close-knit community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:09PM

People stopped their work in a Valley coffee shop when Dr. Anthony Smith came to the counter. They gathered around to say hello, a barista called over the manager who hadn’t met him yet, and customers came up to shake his hand and greet him. In response, Smith asked about their families, made more introductions and was warm and gracious to all, and maybe just a little embarrassed by the attention. Riverview School District’s Superintendent, it seemed, was a Valley rock star.

Full schedule for Carnation Fourth of July celebration

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:10PM

Two days of events and entertainment at Carnation’s Fourth of July celebration include: Thursday, July 3 • 5 to 7 p.m., Sno-Valley Senior Center’s benefit Spaghetti Dinner at the center, downtown Carnation

Watch improv at Carnation Fourth of July, Sandblast

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 7:00AM

Performing at 1 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Carnation Fourth’s Tolt Avenue stage, East Side Story will be doing short form improv comedy, offering a series of sketches and theater games based on audience suggestions.

Meet the Carnation Fourth of July Committee

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Pictured above, the Carnation Fourth of July Committee is the volunteer group that puts together the fun. From left are, front row, Nicole Pitts, who readies the Run for the Pies; Collienne Becker, in charge of facilites; Miles Denison, sound and staging; Dan Pflugrath, CERT team; Bill Ferry, public works; back row, Kim Lisk, chairperson; Amy Hammontree, 3-on-3 basketball tournament; Sydney Lisk, vendors; Brian Pattinson, sound and staging; Suzanne Maxon, treasurer; Ken Carter, Carnation city manager; Josh Bushman,volunteer coordinator; Bill Fletcher, volunteer coordinator; and police officer Scott Allen.

Music in the park: Dance, groove and jam at Carnation Fourth concerts

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Are you ready to rock this Fourth of July? Carnation-based Redwing Blackbirds play rock sounds in the mode of Led Zeppelin, White Denim, Grizzly Bear, My Goodness and Queens of the Stone Age. They start the show at 2 p.m. at Tolt-MacDonald Park. The band is made up of Deacon Raleigh David Wilson on vocals and guitar, Paul Ehlen on bass and keyboards, and Karl Snyder on the drums.

Get involved, donate your locks at Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life, July 12-13

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life is Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 13, at North Bend’s Torguson Park. Organizers are still seeking teams, participants and support. Learn how to join a team and walk in the relay at Snovalleyrelay.org. Beautiful Lengths, formerly known as Locks of Love, will be at the Relay from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. People are welcomed to donate eight-inch lengths of hair to make a wig for a cancer survivor.

Two Wildcat wrestlers take it all at Best of the West tourney

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:38AM

Two Mount Si wrestlers defeated all comers in their classes in the Best of the West tournament, held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20 and 21, at Pasco High School. Eli Clure pinned two opponents and won a majority decision over a third before beating West Salem's Jeb Powell in the 120-pound class for the championship.

Lynn Dean Acton, 73, of North Bend, passes

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:34AM

Lynn Dean Acton of North Bend died Tuesday, Dec. 24. He was born March 15, 1940, in Snohomish, Wash., graduated from Sultan High School, and worked as an auto mechanic at Loveland Chevrolet in North Bend for 33 years.

Friends of Youth welcomes new board members

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:24AM

Friends of Youth has recently added two new members, Joan McBride and Vincent Hayes to its Board of Directors. McBride just ended her term as Mayor of Kirkland in December. She was a founding member of the Eastside Human Services Forum and is a former Friends of Youth employee. Hayes, a Renton resident, is a graduate of Friends of Youth’s Griffin Home program who went on to earn a master’s degree in social work.

Kids play, parents learn: Snoqualmie Valley Playground fair returns this month

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:44AM

The Sno-Valley Indoor Playground hosts its annual Snoqualmie Valley Preschool Education and Enrichment Fair, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Mount Si High School Commons. The free event introduces Valley families to preschools, enrichment programs, day care facilities, and other services for children from birth to five years old.

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