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Celebrate the new Snoqualmie Falls at upcoming party, this Saturday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:59PM

A community celebration and grand-reopening of the re-developed Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project and Park is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Falls park, 6501 Railroad Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. Come celebrate more than a century of Snoqualmie Falls’ rich cultural history and PSE’s continual commitment to renewable energy generation.

Seniors do the Puyallup: Bus trip to fair planned

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:27PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center is going to the fair! On Monday, Sept. 16, the center will send a bus to the Puyallup Fair. Bus leaves the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, at 10 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Events for the day include art demonstrations, livestock, horses, scrapbooking and live music. Judging for the berry pie contest is also scheduled for the day, and participants can enter online at, by Sept. 12.

Young Life Club is behind Flapjack Friday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 10:34AM

The Young Life club at Mount Si High School plans a pancake meal for any interested teachers and students, 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the school. Admission is free. The first club meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the former library on River Street, next to City hall, follows.

Out of the Past: Opstad school opens doors; No gloomy gus at raided tire shop

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:33PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. September 8, 1988 • Students at Mount Si High School have to put more of an emphasis on attending classes if they want to get credit. If a student now misses 12 sessions, he or she will fail.

Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team dives in on Ridge

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:11PM

The wind is brisk but the water is warm as Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team takes to the waters under gray skies. For some years, Mount Si has fielded a small team of swimmers who’ve practiced with Issaquah coaches and athletes at an Issaquah swimming pool. But this fall, a more-than-doubled squad of swimmers are learning from their own coach, swimming at a Valley venue. It’s a new beginning, and the girls know it.

Air raid sirens: Mount Si football team to bring deep line, aerial attack

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:15PM

“Air Raid” is the name of Mount Si football team’s game this season, if the official posters that Wildcats are autographing for local kids is anything to go on. That’s because, with long-armed quarterback Nick Mitchell back for a senior season, looking to connect with a two-dozen waiting hands from the likes of wide receivers Wyatt Baker-Jagla, Trevor Daniels, Parker Dumas, Jake Smith, Jack Nelson, tight end Beau Shain and back Bailey Takacs, Mount Si can be expected to deploy a potent flight attack.

Major impact to I-90 interchange Saturday as Highway 18 closes

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 9:35AM

Drivers headed west on State Route 18 via Snoqualmie's I-90 interchange need to find a new route. All westbound lanes of State Route 18 from Interstate 90 to Issaquah-Hobart Road SE will be closed on Saturday, September 14, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for maintenance work, the city and DOT announced.

With everybody back, Mount Si boys golf teams goes for a deeper level of competition

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:22AM

For the next nine holes, Jake Archambeau just wants to hit in the high 30s. After that, well, there’s league, and districts, and Archambeau will just have to see what happens from there. “If all goes well, maybe I can make it to state,” he says. Archambeau, like fellow senior and Mount Si High School golf leader Tanner Simpson, has spent a lot of time around the greens this summer—Jake was busy shining carts at the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course, while Tanner worked at Mount Si Golf.

Fresh and fast Mount Si Cross Country team reloads with big young crowd

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:05AM

“Finally, someone to run with!” says Bailey Scott. This senior leader on the Mount Si cross country team is stoked about the young group of runners around her. Slowed by a health issue during track season last spring, she’s pushing for a major comeback this fall.

High school, high expectations: Just-opened freshman campus brings new approach to newest students

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:11AM

As Mount Si High School’s new freshman campus filled with excited ninth graders on the first day of school last week, so did parts of the main campus. At least 80 freshmen, many musicians, had their first classes as high school students on the main campus, where band and choir programs are consolidated. “First period is freshman band and freshman choir,” explained Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher, and buses stop first at the main campus, so music students can just get out at the main campus, where teachers have agreed to start band and choir a few minutes early. They end a few minutes earlier, too, so students can catch the bus afterward to the freshman campus.

North Bend's newest 100-year-old, Marie Nichols, looks back on a life lived with strength

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:30AM

When Marie Nichols of North Bend blows out the candles this weekend, she’ll have a century of experiences to look back on. Many memories are faded, but Nichols, who turns 100 on September 15, remembers of the big moments and the major changes of her long life, with help from her children. Growing up in Auburn, Wash., she was an avid skiier who focused on family, supported an ailing husband for decades, and ultimately outlived three spouses.

Drunk stunt rider, biking with meth, suspicious cleaners: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:27AM

Old car prowl: On August 20, a Snoqualmie officer met with a citizen in the 3800 block of Southeast Beta Street for a theft report. Someone broke into the victim’s vehicle on July 31 and stole a $200 GPS, phone charger, and $150 sunglasses. He thought the car was locked, but there was no sign of forced entry.

Valley's new Moms networking group to hold first meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:26AM

“Moms,” a women’s group new to the Snoqualmie Valley and aimed at welcoming, informing and inspiring mothers, will host its first meeting, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Rd., Fall City. Moms welcomes all mothers, regardless of religious affiliation and the age of their children, for a morning of camraderie and learning about topics related to motherhood in the Snoqualmie Valley, free of charge.

Opinion | Support teams in a time of growth, tighter belts

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:46AM

Something I never thought would happen is happening. I always assumed that without an Olympic-sized indoor pool in the Valley, we’d never see a true, hometown swim team. Yet, starting on August 26, a group of 18 girls has been racing through the full-size, outdoor pool at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Huh? I thought. They swim in the rain? Yes, comes the answer, they do.

May the Force be with you: Darkside men's softball team clinches championship

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:43AM

The DarkSide, a Valley-based men’s softball team, won the men’s recreational softball championship game on Thursday, Aug. 8, after securing the first two games in a three-way round robin series. With a final score of 19-8, the DarkSide beat second place Scared Hitless and third place Alcoballics, securing the 2013 championship title for the Snoqualmie-based men’s recreational softball league.

Tiffany Elliot to re-up as Navy food specialist

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:44AM

Tiffany Elliot, a native of North Bend and 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, will re-enlist in the United States Navy on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Her commanding officer, Cdr. Collins, will hold the service at Legion Park, Everett, with Elliot’s chain of command present as well as her parents, Kristy and Bradley Elliot, son Gordon Mayrand and fiancee Taylor Wilson.

Mount Si volleyball beats Juanita in first game of season; Game 2 is tonight

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

The Mount Si varsity volleyball squad handled Juanita in three matches on the road Wednesday, beating the Rebels 25-9, 25-10, 25-11 in their first game of the season. It was a big night for junior outside hitter Anna McCreadie, who had seven kills, seven assists and four aces. Senior outside hitter Lindsay Carr had six kills and four digs. Haley Holmberg had three kills and seven aces. Courtney Carr had 14 assists and two aces. Freshman Sophie Click had a kill, five aces, and a dig, Liz Larson had three kills, two aces, five digs and a block.

Letters | Good Samaritans helped in fatal North Bend accident

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 12:15PM

I was very saddened to hear that Dale from North Bend had died last Friday evening, from injuries sustained in the I-90 auto accident, earlier in the afternoon. I was one of the several motorists who stopped to assist Dale before the medics arrived, some time later. I wanted to send a shout out to those non-professional rescuers who ignored their natural aversion to blood and limited disaster training and stopped to help someone they didn’t know.

School begins in the Snoqualmie Valley for more than 6,000 students

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:53PM

Wednesday, Sept. 4, was an emotional day in Snoqualmie Valley, when Snoqualmie Valley schools opened their doors to more than 6,000 students. Hundreds of first-graders started life as full-time students that day, and a record freshman class of nearly 500 started breaking in their "new" school, the district's first freshman campus.

See breakdancing ninjas at next Si View Family Night, Friday

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:44PM

Breakdancing Ninjas perform at Family Night, 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 20, at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend. This four person crew will entertain the crowds with an interactive all ages show–dance lessons included. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your dance moves.

Memorial service, Frankie's pizza party for former Legion post commander Wally Koering

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:45PM

It was the request of the late Wally Koering, past Post Commander for the Renton Pickering American Legion Post in Snoqualmie, that he be remembered with a Frankie's Pizza party. So, the Post is duly honoring Koering's wishes with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Post, on River Street next to City Hall in Snoqualmie.

Executive launches 'Resilient King County' disaster recovery plan

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:43PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine last week launched the "Resilient King County" initiative, a county-wide, two-year planning process for crafting a comprehensive long-term recovery strategy following a major earthquake or other catastrophe. At a summit in Redmond, representatives from the corporate and non-profit sectors discussed the impact a major disaster would have on the region. Numerous studies show the Pacific Northwest faces a high probability of a mega-earthquake in the next 50 years. Resilient King County is one of the first long-term regional recovery planning efforts in the nation.

Iron Horsepower: Fast fun in North Bend during Adventure Sport Relay | Valley Record Photo Gallery

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 2:06PM

"That was awesome!" exclaimed Rose Mastberg of Snoqualmie, seconds after stepping off the zip line that carried her and a new friend, Gabriel Jiminez of Bothell, halfway down a city blocl. John Day Homes sponsored the exciting attraction that lured kids away from the finish line of the Iron Horse Relay last Saturday, Sept. 7, during North Bend's second annual Adventure Sport Festival.

Valley singer Austin Jenckes is on ‘The Voice’

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 4:49PM

Locals know he’s got talent, but television audiences nationwide will have a chance to see it, too, when Austin Jenckes appears on the NBC show “The Voice” this fall. Jenckes auditioned for the musical competition/reality show recently and expects his audition to be aired in one of the early episodes of the show. That’s pretty much all he can say about it, though. “I can’t talk about when my audition is going to air, because I don’t know when it is,” he said by telephone last week.

Explore Northwest Trek with Valley seniors

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 10:07AM

September is Senior Discount Month at Northwest Trek in Eatonville, with half-price admission. The Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation will visit the park on Thursday, Sept 26, leaving the center at 9 a.m. and returning around 5 p.m. Cost is $15 which includes transportation, admission and store discounts.

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