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- Apr 29, 2014 at 3:41PM
Valley Animal Partners (VAP) hosts its second Pet Resource Fair, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Valley Animal Partners offers free vaccines for pets of residents who could otherwise not afford them, and $5 microchips.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 3:40PM
The Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department is offering free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) training for North Bend women starting May 5. The 12-hour class is 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5, 7, 12 and 14, at Cascade Covenant Church, 13225 436th Ave. S.E., North Bend. Only North Bend women, 18 or older, can attend, and participants must attend all four sessions.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 4:00PM
Si View Metro Parks hosts an All Comers Track Meet for all ages, 2 p.m. on two Sundays, May 4 and 18. Running action includes many events, from a 25-meter dash to a 1,600-meter dash.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 5:05PM
In their after-game huddle, Mount Si’s fastpitch team gave out praise in the form of claps. Seniors who held it down in last week’s road match against the Sammamish Totems earned double-claps. So did younger players who showed fire in defensive plays. The Mount Si team battling for a league first place rank doesn’t really have any superstars—there’s no telling in any given game who will surprise or make a big difference. That’s part of its key to success.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 4:05PM
Students were all smiles as they hopped out of the stretch Hummer, making the most of their celebrity treatment for the day. They posed for the paparazzi, charged down the red carpet, and flashed their VIP passes at every opportunity, and topped the whole thing off with a limousine ride in the stretch Hummer through North Bend.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 5:20PM
A growing crowd in Fall City watched Monday afternoon, April 28, as a truck, reported missing since just after midnight, was pulled out of the Snoqualmie River. No one was found inside the blue-green Ford F150, but the rear window of the cab was broken out, so “We don’t know for sure if there was anyone the the truck or not,” said Fall City Fire Chief Chris Connor.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 5:13PM
The blues is about dealing with adversity. So, in a city that made the national news a day prior due to a massive, destructive explosion, crowds lined up to let off steam and feel the groove. The second annual North Bend Blues Walk drew hundreds more listeners than last year.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 8:00AM
The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Lunch and Learn, at noon on Thursday, May 1, will focus on stroke prevention. Presenters are Rachel Weber, Director of Nursing for Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, and Dr. Anderson, Emergency Department Medical Director at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 9:00AM
Friends and family welcome all comers to celebrate Valley resident Ted Kehoe’s 80th birthday at an open house, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Sigillo Cellars, 8353 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 9:42AM
Wednesday, April 30, is the first National Day of Action, a new community-based campaign to build a more secure and resilient nation by getting people to understand what disasters could happen in their communities and to take action to increase their preparedness. Sponsored by America’s PrepareAthon, this first National Day of Action will focus on disasters that could occur in the spring including tornados, hurricanes, floods and wildfires.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 9:44AM
A dinner and movie fundraiser benefit for the Lady Wildcats fastpitch softball team is 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the North Bend Theatre. Boosters will be showing the Disney movie "Frozen" and serving pizza. All funds help the Mount Si softball squad.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM
The Cinco de Mayo half-marathon, 8-K footrace and children’s mile run returns to Snoqualmie on Saturday, May 3. All events start and end at Mount Si High School. The entry fee for the half marathon is $65, which includes a shirt and prize for all finishers. The entry fee for the 8k is $28 which includes a shirt. The kid’s mile costs $15 and includes a shirt and finisher’s medal.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 11:20AM
North Bend residents who have property damaged by the April 25 explosion on North Bend Way are being encouraged to contact their insurance companies about damages, and advised to use the liability claim number provided by Travelers Insurance, which is E0C2415. Travelers Insurance, the company covering the buildings damaged by the blast, is currently investigating the incident, and will not accept any claims until they conclude their own review of the incident. The provided liability claim number will allow other insurance companies to get the information they need to response to claims.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 11:24AM
Fourth and fifth graders at Cascade View Elementary will attend an Internet safety presentation by Seattle Police Officer Stefanie Thomas on Friday, May 2. Thomas will discuss such topics as privacy on social media, and in the evening, she will offer parents a similar presentation, starting at 6 p.m.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 11:00AM
The Snoqualmie Valley School District is launching a new virtual community engagement process called Thoughtstream. Parents, students, staff and community members are encouraged to join the conversation and ‘Share Your Thoughts’ regarding the schools and district. Users can click on a link, and will be asked for feedback on what the schools are doing well, how they can improve, and what might be missing.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 12:00PM
In a preview of things to come, the courtesan Philia (Chelsea Henak) poses with her “double,” Hysterium (René Schuchter), above. The comedic musical, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” runs Thursdays through Saturdays, May 1 to 3, May 8 to 10 and May 15 to 17, starting at 7:30 p.m., plus a 2 p.m. matinee on May 10.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 1:00PM
The Valley will be down to one active Metro bus route this fall, under planned service reductions in the wake of April’s failed ballot measure at the polls. Following the defeat of Proposition 1 on April 22, King County Metro Transit will move forward with its proposal to cut about 16 percent of transit service, a step required to reduce spending and balance its budget in light of the expiration of the temporary Congestion Reduction Charge and the lack of replacement revenues.
- May 1, 2014 at 10:35AM
Join in the Snoqualmie Arbor Day Celebration, Saturday morning, May 3, at the Railroad Park Gazebo in downtown Snoqualmie, 7971 Railroad Ave. S.E. Mayor Matt Larson will speak at 10 a.m., and receive Snoqualmie’s first “Tree City USA Growth Award” from the Department of Natural Resources. There will be games for children and a free tree seedling giveaway. This year’s winner of the kids’ Arbor Day poster contest will be announced.
- May 1, 2014 at 10:36AM
Valley Animal Partners (VAP) hosts its second Pet Resource Fair, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave S, North Bend. Valley Animal Partners offers free vaccines for pets of residents who could otherwise not afford them, and $5 microchips.
- May 1, 2014 at 10:37AM
Romance, explosives and a night full of fun! With a tagline like that, Mount Si High School's upcoming production of "Backwoods Romeo" can't miss. The show, presented by Mount Si High School Drama, opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the school auditorium. Additional performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, Saturday, May 3, and Friday, May 9, and two showings on Saturday, May 10 at 2 and 7 p.m.
- May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM
The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley. Stories from the past, as reported in the Valley Record: April 27, 1989 • Snoqualmie Parks Department head Chuck Smith and his workers completed clearing of a trail at the Kimball Creek inlet to the Snoqualmie River. The nature trail includes the modern footbridge, and proceeds under State Route 202 to a picnic area on the river.
- May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM
Since becoming publisher of the Valley Record in October 2008, one characteristic I have quickly and regularly noticed about the people of the Valley is their generosity and their resilience. Whether it was the 2009 flood, the Great Recession, miscellaneous ice and snow storms and days-long power outages, or even the Taylor Bridge Fire over the pass in Cle Elum and Ellensburg, the Valley has always come together to generously support others affected by events.
- May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM
Four adults, four girls and two well-behaved dogs, all from North Bend, trekked to the 500-year-old Big Cedar on Meadowbrook Farm last Saturday, April 26. The children were good sports and did not wimp out, reports trek host Dave Battey
- May 2, 2014 at 10:55AM
The Cascade G97 Select soccer team, composed of players from the Snoqualmie Valley, finished in first place in the Puget Sound Premier League with a record of nine wins, two ties, and one loss. The girls have conceded only three goals all season.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:52AM
Steam power could make a big comeback on the Valley’s railroads. And locals can help. Fundraising for a visit by a vintage steam locomotive to Railroad Days, the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie is one beneficiary of the Seattle Foundation's Give Big benefit, held for a single day, Tuesday, May 6. The museum hopes to raise $12,000 to bring a 1909 steam train to town.