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- Apr 14, 2014 at 10:16AM
A Bellevue woman died sometime overnight last Wednesday, April 9, at Snoqualmie Falls. Snoqualmie police received a call from Bellevue Police on Tuesday evening, April 8, about a Bellevue woman, reported missing by her family. According to Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, the family had noticed that she had been looking for places to commit suicide. Her search had seemed to focus on Snoqualmie Falls.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 3:50PM
"The Artist in Me" is the theme for the 10th annual art walk at North Bend Elementary School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The PTA-sponsored fundraiser will include a silent auction, along with the displays of student works of art. Auction items include unique classroom baskets, as well as art projects.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 4:31PM
From the neck down, the look was casual, sweats in fact. On top, though, it was all glam and sparkles, with long false eyelashes and a foot-high blonde wig. The martini-swirling phenomenon underneath it all was making the look work, while simultaneously working the Fall City Bistro on a Sunday evening in February. “Good morning!” Akasha Manila greeted the guests trickling in for dinner, “good to see you! I just woke up!” Manila’s sleepy claim fit perfectly with the “Divas” theme of the night’s show. It probably wasn’t true though, because this particular diva, like his fellow performers, was already made-up for her appearance in the semimonthly “Night Queens” drag show at the bistro, and doing makeup takes a while.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 4:05PM
The Mount Si baseball team’s early-season potential showed last Wednesday, April 9, as the Wildcat defense held the Sammamish Totems to a single run, on the road in Bellevue. Meanwhile, Mount Si’s hitters broke to a lead, then gradually added to the tally, led by junior Brock Johnson. Tanner Simpson pitched the first six innings for Mount Si, giving up few hits.
- Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00PM
Tryout clinics for the 2014-2015 Mount Si Cheerleading program are 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 6. Cheer members perform on the sidelines, at assemblies and halftimes, compete and get involved in the community. Teens learn to dance, tumble, jump and do stunts. All ability levels are welcome.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 11:52AM
Snoqualmie residents are invited to attend the Parks Board meeting on Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m. to discuss the draft version of the Snoqualmie Urban Forest Strategic Plan. The meeting will be held at Snoqualmie City Hall conference room at 38624 SE River Street. Snoqualmie has an extensive tree resource of more than 8,000 street trees, numerous trees in parks, trees on private property, and many retained native forest remnants.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:17PM
Cedarcrest track athlete Logan Orndorf signed a letter of intent to run next fall at the University of Portland. He will run cross country and track and field, and is planning to study engineering. The University of Portland’s men’s squad has qualified for the last nine NCAA Division 1 national meets, three times placing in the top eight at the national meet. There is a small number of schools that have those kind of credentials, says Cedarcrest coach Bruce McDowell.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:02PM
The Cedarcrest Lady Red Wolves golf team hosted the Archbishop Murphy Wildcats Thursday, April 10, at the Blue Heron Golf Course. Playing in great conditions, Cedarcrest won the match by a Stableford score of 91 to 62, on the par-35 nine-hole course.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:18PM
Mount Si High School graduate Danielle Massengill was named a Scholar-Athlete of the Month at Thiel College, where she plays softball. Massengill hit .436 (17-of-39) in 13 games for the Tomcats in March with 13 runs scored and six RBIs. Four of her hits went for extra bases, earning her a monthly .564 slugging percentage to go along with a .540 on-base percentage. She was a perfect seven-for-seven in stolen base attempts in March, helping the Tomcats to an overall record of 9-5 and 2-0 mark in the PAC.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:26PM
Families and worshippers in the Snoqualmie Valley can find special activities planned in several different communities over the Easter holiday weekend.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:14PM
High school families are invited to a free college planning workshop, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Snoqualmie Public Library. “Are You College Ready?” workshop, conducted by Karen Edgar, an educational consultant, will focus on how students and parent can collaborate to successfully navigate the increasingly competitive college admissions process and to find their best colleges for fit and affordability.
- Apr 16, 2014 at 12:27PM
Things are falling into place for Austin Jenckes, a singer-songwriter who grew up in the Valley. He has just returned to his Nashville home after his final appearance on NBC’s “The Voice,” and two whirlwind performance tours that started immediately after the show. He’s marrying his longtime friend and girlfriend, Brittany Townsend, this August, and is working on his next album, scheduled to come out this fall. And this week, he accomplished what he moved to Nashville to do, become a professional musician. “This week, I’m signing my first publishing deal,” Jenckes said in a telephone interview. “That basically means I’ll be paid to write songs, and that includes my songs for myself, and for other people.”
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:40PM
Air Force Airman First Class Benjamin Brudnicki graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:41PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network has developed an online tool for individuals and groups who are interested in volunteering in the Snoqualmie Valley, Sno-Valley Volunteer Match.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:45PM
Join the fun, savor Italian fare and bid on a variety of items and trips in a live and silent auction, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s 11th annual Valley of the Moon Gala and auction. The event, benefitting the center programs and Adult Day Health, is 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at the senior center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:48PM
Gather the family, suit up in your costumes and take part in the fall festivities at the Snoqualmie Depot during the annual Halloween Train run, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:51PM
A new cycle track now completes the regional trail link between Issaquah and Preston.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:52PM
Actor Eric Ankrim, returning to Washington after a successful Broadway run, makes his directorial debut with “In the Heights,” running now through Oct. 26 at the Issaquah Village Theatre.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:53PM
Two Valley students graduated this summer from Western Washington University.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:54PM
Mount Si High School’s annual Career and Technical Education dinner and advisor kick-off is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the high school commons.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 3:56PM
Work is under way on new sidewalks, a proposed roundabout, and on a pedestrian-friendly plaza, all on North Bend Way. The sidewalk project is a long-delayed reality that’s almost complete. The roundabout work could happen in two years, and the plaza could happen somewhere in between.
- Apr 17, 2014 at 12:25PM
Thursday, April 13, 1989: Carnation receives good news: Groundwater at the city dump is clean and free of contaminants. The Department of Ecology ordered tests last year. The city is researching the cost of closing the city dump, and may install a recycling or transfer center.
- Apr 17, 2014 at 12:28PM
Two men were hospitalized Tuesday night after an argument turned physical in North Bend, one with a stab wound, the other with injuries sustained while attacking the other. None of the injuries were life-threatening, said Snoqualmie Police Captain Nick Almquist. "Everybody's alive," he reported to the North Bend City Council, where he was already scheduled to speak.
- Apr 17, 2014 at 12:24PM
Members of the Fall City Flames 4-H club assemble with one-and-a-half tons of hay that they collected to help horses displaced by the Oso mudslide disaster. Donators also brought 10 bags of grain and $310 in money for the fundraiser. The girls took the goods to equestrian organizations in Snohomish County earlier this month. Businesses who helped included PRG Enterprises, Ace Hardware in North Bend, Cindy Costa at Natural Touch Massage and New Dawn Espresso.
- Apr 17, 2014 at 12:12PM
A presentation on “Social Security, Medicare and You” is 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave South, North Bend, WA Most Americans desire to have more knowledge about Social Security Administration benefits, and the medical insurance provided through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.