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North Bend's Stokosa family touched by memorial help

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:08PM

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers during this extremely sad time. The food, flowers, donations, and so much more have been overwhelming. Sharon Larson touched many lives, as was evident by how many attended her memorial service on April 12. We are grateful for loving friends and family who supported Mom during her long battle with cancer. She truly loved you all.

A message for the caregivers of the Snoqualmie Valley

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:10PM

If you seldom hear a shout-out or never get nominated for being the best, if you think you are invisible and what you do does not make a difference, this letter is for you. If you have ever put 50 cents in a donation jar, volunteered to help anywhere, baked, cooked, babysat, or taxied for a fundraiser or a friend, give yourself a big hug from me.

Biker dedication roaring to Raging River Community Church

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:43PM

Preston’s 11th annual Biker Dedication is 11:31 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at 31104 S.E. 86th Street in Preston. A musical group from Raging River Community Church will perform; hamburgers and hot dogs, salad and cake will be served.

Hospital foundation's Charity Golf Classic returns

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:32PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation is hosting its Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, Aug. 8, at the Mount Si Golf Course. The Benaroya Companies is the presenting sponsor for the tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation, with a mission to fund capital projects for the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District and promote health throughout the community.

Women rebuild and renew Snoqualmie Ridge's Habitat for Humanity neighborhood | Photo Gallery

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:09PM

Bright colors ruled in the last house in the row on Snoqualmie Ridge. At least they had that morning, before a crew of volunteers arrived to repaint the interior of the house, future home to a new family in the Habitat for Humanity program. By early afternoon, the blue, purple and blood-red walls upstairs had all gotten at least one coat of white paint, leaving the pink T-shirts and matching safety glasses of the work crews as the brightest things in the house. “Who thought of that?” wondered Kami Bratton, spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity. “They are just the perfect touch!”

Want to run for office? File by Friday

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:11PM

Candidates interested in filing for any of the 95 positions open for election in King County this year may file online or in person this week. The deadline is Friday, May 16. The King County Elections office encourages candidates to file online, the easiest and most efficient method.

Preservation group's Pedal for the Valley racing nearer

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance is hosting Pedal for the Valley, a fundraising bike ride starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at Jubilee Farm in Carnation. There are many rides throughout the year in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, but this is the only one put on with the sole purpose of preserving it. All proceeds from the ride will go to supporting the work of the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance.

Fall City food pantry may get help from Fred Meyer | You can help

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:24PM

Fall City Community Food Pantry is doing a benefit through Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards Program. Fred Meyer distributes $625,000 quarterly to egible, participating, non-profit organizations. Fall City's food bank seeks to be a part of this program.

A serious show of Valley literacy, and how we can support it

  • May 13, 2014 at 4:08PM

The Battle of the Books is not for the faint of heart. If you’ve never gone to the annual Battle of the Books—a Jeopardy game-show-style battle that puts teams of elementary-age readers in competition to see which school has the most storybook smarts—then you’ve missed out.

Lower Valley farmers needed for flood survey; meeting is May 14

  • May 13, 2014 at 5:18PM

The King County Flood Control District is initiating a survey of farmers in the lower Snoqualmie Valley to learn more about how flooding impacts agricultural operations. The goal is to increase understanding of flooding and erosion risks, especially related to agricultural buildings and farm fields.

Mount Si grad in Central’s ‘Les Mis’

  • May 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Brandon Peterson, a 2005 graduate of Mount Si High School, will play the role of Marius in Central Washington University’s Central Theatre Ensemble production of “Les Miserables.” Peterson is a senior, earning a bachelor of fine arts degree in the musical theatre program, with a minor in dance performance. After graduation, he plans to pursue his career in New York City.

Simulated military operation coming to North Bend, Thursday night

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

U.S. Army Special Operation Forces will be conducting night-time military training at the Washington State Fire Training Academy east of North Bend on May 15. There will be three military helicopters flying at low altitude in and around the Washington State Fire Training Academy while soldiers train on the academy grounds. There is potential for noise from helicopters and on-ground small weapons firing blank ammunition from approximately 11 p.m. on May 15 to 5 a.m. on May 16.

Snoqualmie memorial flag to fly at half-staff Thursday

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:40AM

The flag at the Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial will fly at half staff this Thursday, May 15, recognizing Peace Officer's Memorial Day, say members of Snoqualmie's Renton Pickering American Legion Post. This week, May 11 through 17, is also Police Week.

Bob Rowe ends tenure as Snoqualmie fire chief with award

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Former Snoqualmie Fire Chief Bob Rowe is honored by Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson with a service recognition award on April 14. Rowe retired from the city on April 30, after 15 years. He founded the new, independent city fire department in 1999. Mark Correira is his replacement.

Snoqualmie Garden Club's plant sale is back, helps scholars

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club annual plant sale benefitting two $500 scholarships for graduating Mount Si High School seniors participating in the horticulture program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Mount Si Senior Center.

Do the lollipop run: All-ages family track returns to Mount Si High School

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:54PM

Si View Metro Parks hosts an All Comers Track Meet for all ages, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mount Si High School. Running action includes many events, from a 25-meter dash to a 1,600-meter dash. Field events include the long jump, softball throw, and turbo javelin—get the whole family out for the 400 meter lollipop run. Cost is $5 per meet.

Mary Miller’s all-Valley community photo is an act of love

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Photographer Mary Miller isn’t sure what to expect at Sunday’s Heart of the Valley photo shoot, starting at noon at Centennial Field park, other than a bunch of people doing whatever they’ll be doing. That’s kind of the way she likes it. “I’m hoping that it’s a playful event, like it was last year,” she said in a phone conversation last week. “That’s the thing about me, I’m usually very good with the spontaneous moments.”

P-Patchers and new gardeners, reserve your Snoqualmie plot

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Snoqualmie Community P-Patch season has started and plots are now available to begin cultivation of organic produce and flowers. Grow fresh foods and meet your neighbors. There are two P-Patch garden locations in Snoqualmie.

Valley’s CROP Walk prepares to fight hunger Sunday

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Walk and help end hunger on the Eastside and around the world at the Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk, 12:45 p.m. Sunday, May 18, starting at Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. N.E., North Bend.

Out of the Past: Elementary swap in North Bend, concerns for Valley Center

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Thursday, May 11, 1989: The board of Snoqualmie Valley School District 410 will go with “Plan B” for North Bend attendance boundaries. The plan shifts kids from crowded North Bend Elementary to Opstad.

'Tacky Tourist' bake sale helps Valley Relay for Life team

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

In support of the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life event to be held in July, the Tacky Tourist Striders team is holding a fund-raising bake sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, outside of Bayan Mongolian and the Shell gas station on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Surviving pediatric stroke: Valley mom spreads awareness through weekend fundraiser

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Valley mom Kaysee Hyatt has discovered that her baby daughter, Addison, is a real fighter. When Addison was born, on Dec. 5, 2012, she seemed like a typical infant. But months later, Hyatt and her family began to see troubling signs. They found that Addison had survived a rare pediatric stroke, just before birth.

Young Wildcat track program starts in June

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Track Club’s 2014 season starts on Tuesday, June 3. The club’s Junior Wildcat track program is open to youngsters ages 5 to 14. Young athletes can make new friends, learn new skills and get a chance to compete against other area track clubs. Track Club provides a competitive environment for children looking to improve their running technique as well as field events.

Cool place to stay: Tolt MacDonald Park’s cargo camping spot wins award

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:15PM

King County Parks’ popular cargo container-turned-camping structure at Tolt-MacDonald Park near Carnation has been honored with the “Spotlight Award for Innovative Facility” from the Washington Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA). The camping container has been a hit with visitors to Tolt-MacDonald Park and Campground since its 2012 installation among the tall trees and near the west bank of the Snoqualmie River.

Snoqualmie Police to host liquor rules training for bartenders, staff

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Police host a Liquor Control Board training session for bartenders, servers, and managers of Valley restaurant, bar and taverns. The session is 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.

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