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- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:48AM
Too many cars and too many houses top the list of concerns regarding a proposed development on Southeast Tanner Road in North Bend. About 20 community residents, all neighboring the future project, raised these issues at the Feb. 4 meeting of the North Bend City Council, and several urged the council to live up to its own comprehensive plan. “We all… feel like something that we care about is being threatened,” Jack Harris said of his group of neighbors at the meeting.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:40AM
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and help the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation mark 25 years of helping Valley students, starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sigillo Cellars in Snoqualmie. The foundation is commemorating its 25th anniversary by presenting an artistic rendition of historic highlights that will be on display for the evening along with a video. Sigillo Cellars is located at 8353 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.
- Feb 12, 2014 at 11:42AM
Snoqualmie Valley School District still has time to build and open a sixth elementary school by the start of the 2015-16 school year. So far, though, the district doesn’t have the money, and is running out of time. Although design work and planning for the 29-classroom building began last fall, paid for with school impact fees from the district’s capital facilities fund, the district has not committed to a bond to raise the estimated $35 million total project costs.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 14, 2014 at 1:40PM
King County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking tips in the abandonment of a newborn in woods between North Bend and Snoqualmie on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Police received a 911 call around 2:15 p.m., and responded to the 38800 block of Southeast North Bend Way. The baby was in the woods near the Kimble Creek Bridge, , about 10 feet away from the shoulder of North Bend Way. and was found by a person walking nearby.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:11PM
Valley Center Stage presents A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15. The show, performed by Rochelle Wyatt and Peter Cook, plays one weekend only. Tickets are $17 and $14.50 for seniors. Love Letters, which premiered on Broadway in 1989, tells the story of lawyer Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and artist Melissa Gardner, whose lives have been entwined since they met in second grade.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:07PM
Give blood this Friday, Feb. 14, at the Hauglie Insurance agency, 33410 S.E. Fall City Redmond Rd., downtown Fall City. The Puget Sound Blood Center brings is bus the parking lot. Hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:13PM
The winter can seem like a crummy time to live in the Valley. All this cold and rain. Even our snow days are rainy. The news can get you down—fire, crime, taxes, shoddy winter Olympics construction. But before you really get down consider that there’s a lot of love that makes the Valley go round. With Valentine’s Day upon us, let me just chalk up the things that may brighten your heart, locally speaking.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:17PM
Mount Si is sending 12 wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tournament at Skyline High School Mount Si had a big group advance from the 3A Kingco/Seamount Wrestling Championships, held this past weekend, Feb. 8, at Interlake.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:14PM
1989: Only weeks before 60 local workers will be idled by closure of Weyerhaeuser’s sawmill, 130 more have been left without jobs by the destruction by fire of the company’s plywood mill on Sunday. The tall orange glow of the great fire could be seen from all over the area. Because the plant’s sprinkler system never activated, and because the three closest fire hydrants were frozen by a recent deep freeze, there was little firefighters could do as the 120,000 square foot mill was engulfed in flames.
- Feb 13, 2014 at 1:25PM
Mount Si linemen Brad Christensen and Jack Nordby have played football together since their elementary-school days. The duo get a rare chance to continue that tradition, as they head to Monmouth, Ore., this fall to play for the Western Oregon Wolves. Nordby and Christensen were both key parts of the Wildcat’s hard-hitting and award-winning line this season. Christensen, in particular, a third-generation Valley football player, picked up first-team Kingco honors for his role on the offensive line, second-team for defensive line, and an all-state nomination. Nordby was right there with him.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:00PM
Children and families can get more out of Railroad Days, thanks to a new “Passport to Fun” program.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:00PM
Visiting students, ages 15-18, from Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Snoqualmie for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and the full school year.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:01PM
For the first time in 25 years, you can ride a steam train in the Valley, as the Northwest Railway Museum hosts rides on the historic Santa Cruz and Portland Cement Locomotive 2, a 1909-built Porter locomotive, for Railroad Days.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:02PM
Work is scheduled to start this month on the replacement of 4,300 feet of water main on 415th Way Southeast in North Bend.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 2:59PM
Each spring and summer, a group of Valley farmers works diligently at the land, bringing up gorgeous crops of dahlias and lilies, tulips and irises. Then they go out and sell them, at roadside stands and in farmers markets from here to Pike’s Place. The farmers are easily overlooked amid their lavish bouquets.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:04PM
Repainting of the landmark Stossel Bridge on Northeast Carnation Farm Road has been delayed from a planned July start. It is scheduled to begin August 11 and is expected to be finished by November 7.
- Aug 12, 2014 at 3:06PM
Voters in the Aug. 5 primary election put many incumbents on the November general election ballot, along with a few local contenders.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 10:49AM
For 18 years, the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network has been giving an annual high five to the folks who really make the Valley work: The volunteers, teachers, coaches, go-getting students and parents who form the fabric of community.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 10:50AM
August’s city update on the Phase 2 construction in downtown Snoqualmie will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at City Hall.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 11:11AM
Snoqualmie’s 76th annual Railroad Days has lots of not-to miss events, including the fun runs, grand parade, Art in the Park, free wagon rides, the Kids' Paint Junction, and train and speeder-car rides.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 11:20AM
Join some of the region’s most accomplished history re-enactors, the Fort Nisqually Time Travelers, as they provide demonstrations and hands-on history activities, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Railroad Days.
- Aug 13, 2014 at 11:31AM
Artists of all levels can find inspiration, learn from each other, and participate in the magic of painting in the great outdoors.
- Feb 14, 2014 at 12:50PM
Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, new Fire Chief Mark Correira, and Public Works/Interim Parks Director Dan Marcinko welcome residents to meet with them for a casual question, answer and coffee session, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Starbucks on Snoqualmie Ridge, 7730 Center Blvd. S.E.
- Feb 14, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Feb 20, 2014 at 1:08PM
United States Congressman Dave Reichert takes the podium at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce's Friday, Feb. 21 luncheon. Reichert will talk about what is happening in Washington D.C. that will affect small business in 2014. Members from the other Chambers within the 8th District will also be invited to the luncheon, which begins at 11:30 a.m. at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.
- Feb 14, 2014 at 12:58PM
Cole Landreneau, left, created a homemade crane, a cantilevered machine used by Egyptians to bring water up for irrigation. He used a wire-cutter to make a hinge, built the body from sticks in his backyard, and used clay and lead bits for the counterweight. The real model, he says, would have been big enough to dip into a real river.