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- Apr 18, 2014 at 3:30PM
Flushing firecrackers: On Tuesday, April 8, a caller reported hearing a loud boom and seeing a bunch of smoke at the bathroom facility of Fisher Park, 7805 Fisher Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. The caller also reported seeing four juvenile boys, all on skateboards, leaving the park up Snoqualmie Parkway. Police responded and saw that someone had flushed a bunch of firecrackers down the toilet. They locked the bathroom, and tracked the juveniles, who were running down the trail from Fairway. They also contacted their parents.
- Apr 18, 2014 at 3:26PM
The annual reading competition among elementary students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Snoqualmie Elementary School. Teams from each of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s five elementary schools compete to see who has the most knowledge of popular youth books, going through about 40 rounds of questions.
- Apr 18, 2014 at 3:18PM
Meet other Valley businesspeople and check out what’s new at North Bend’s Selah Gifts at this month’s Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce After Hours event, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30.
- Apr 18, 2014 at 3:25PM
In honor of Earth Day, the city of Duvall is hosting a Walk Your Watershed event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at McCormick Park. Take an enjoyable mile-long walk, starting and ending in the parking lot of McCormick Park, and learn about watershed features along the Snoqualmie River.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:08PM
Valley Young Life’s Fundraising Banquet is 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie. The evening includes a dinner, inspiring stories from Young Life and plans and goals for the coming year.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:31PM
The Cascade FC B-96 Boys Premier Soccer Team recently won the U-19 Championship at the 2014 Crossfire Premier Redapt Cup, which was held at the 60 Acres Complex in Redmond. This tournament, hosted by Crossfire, one of Washingtons largest soccer clubs, featured more than 200 teams. During the tournament, Cascade Premier went 5-0, with 16 goals scored for and only two goals scored against them.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:45PM
Fall City Historical Society explores the history, memories and artifacts of the community’s past, preserving it for future generations. This mission involves a number of community activities. Volunteers conduct an annual Fall City Cemetery tour for elementary students. Each year, a teacher at Fall City Elementary runs a local history unit for second graders. At the end of the unit, teachers bring students to the cemetery, showing them the gravestones of the Fall City pioneers and the original tribal residents.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:59PM
Valley Center Stage presents “Opening Night,” a Norm Foster comedy about opening night mayhem at a second-rate Canadian theater, for three weekends. The show, billed as “the story of an unusual evening at the theatre,” follows Jack and Ruth Tisdale as they celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an evening at the theatre.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 4:11PM
The wool uniform is surprisingly heavy, and in fine condition, considering it’s a century old. Now cared for by Ruth Pickering, the suit’s original owner was Jesse Kelley of Fall City. Jesse donned the heavy shirt and laced on the puttees after he was drafted into the Great War in 1917. He probably wore it during his 1918 service on the Western Front in a balloon company, just before World War I came to a close.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 1:37PM
Mount Si Lions Club’s fourth annual pre-Halloween dinner, silent auction and fundraiser is Sunday, Oct. 26, at Boxley’s Jazz Club in North Bend. The silent auction preview begins at 5 p.m., dinner follows at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person. Learn more at www.mountsilionsclub.org.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 1:38PM
Youth recreational basketball skill sessions begin in November the Valley, organized by Si View Metro Park. Skill sessions allow coaches to see the skill level of players, while youth can display their abilities before the basketball season begins.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 2:24PM
Cedarcrest High School's cross country squad hosted its only home meet of the season Thursday, Oct. 9, at Carnation's Blue Heron Golf Course. In spite of the fact that some athletes didn't run to heal from injury, the meet was the Red Wolves' most complete of the season, said coach Bruce McClellan.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 3:22PM
Thursday, Oct. 15, 1964: Mount Si High School is now officially classified as a Class AA school, Superintendent Gordon McIntyre told the school board. The population rose from 575 last year to 611 on October 1, the date the classification is made. Class AA schools are 600 students or bigger.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 3:27PM
For Wendy Thomas, running Carmichael’s True Value Hardware Store is never boring. Every day, someone walks in with a new challenge to fix. Visitors pace the wooden boards of the store, discovering something useful, humorous, sometimes timeless. “I feel like I’m preserving an ancient tradition,” she says.
- Oct 17, 2014 at 11:07AM
Comedy Night at Twin Falls Middle School is 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the school commons. Comedian Don Friesen leads a one-night show as a fundraiser for the school, bringing a few of his friends from a current comedy tour.
- Oct 17, 2014 at 11:37AM
Everyone stops on the Tokul Creek bridge. It’s not that they need to; the Snoqualmie Valley Trail rises very gently up the Valley, and the bridge is about a mile along it from Tokul Road. Whether they’re on two wheels or two feet, though, the people who explore the trail as far as the 100-year-old Milwaukee Railroad trestle bridge seem compelled to pause there, and take in the view.
- Oct 17, 2014 at 2:11PM
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, benefit the center programs and Adult Day Health, is 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at the senior center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Silent auction items include excursions, experiences, gift baskets, gift certificates, art and wine. The live auction follows a dinner of savory Italian dishes like eggplant parmesan, chicken picatta, meatballs, sausage and vegetable dishes, plus a pasta bar, desserts and complimentary beverages.
- Oct 17, 2014 at 2:14PM
Join Camp Korey at Carnation Farm for its Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 17, 18 and 19, to celebrate the season. Bring the family for a fun day on the campus, with hay rides and 'smore-making, farm animals to visit, pumpkin picking, the chance to learn about Camp Korey’s sustainable organic farming, and other activities.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM
The 4th annual Camp Gilead River Run 5K & Pancake Breakfast is 9 a.m. Monday, May 26, at Camp Gilead, 30919 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd., Carnation. All proceeds benefit camper scholarships, helping children experience summer camp. Breakfast and a long-sleeved T-shirt are included with race registration. Prizes are awarded for the top three male and female winners in each age group. Cost is $25. Learn more at www.riverrun5k.com.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:14PM
Back for a second year, the North Bend Blues Walk expands to 16 venues, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 26, in downtown North Bend. All venues are family-friendly and all ages, except for the Pour House, which is 21 and over.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM
Seniors at Mount Si High School can sign up to spend one last evening celebrating with their classmates on Friday, June 13, following commencement exercises. The grad night party includes food, entertainment, prizes and transportation, and lasts all night, visiting a series of secret venues. Scholarships and payment plans are available.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:01PM
It is with much gratitude and an overwhelmed heart that we proudly share our 60-day milestone since beginning efforts toward opening the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank. We are overcome and touched by this incredible community and how everyone has pulled together to make it happen. The Upper Valley has once again demonstrated that we care about each other and we take care of our own.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM
Spring is in the air! The budding trees, bright yellow daffodils and pollen dust on cars are obvious signs that allergy season is here. For children, who are generally outside more than adults, allergy season can be especially miserable. Allergies can start in children as early as three years old, and in rare cases, earlier. If your child suffers the same symptoms around the same time each year, they most likely have allergies.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:01PM
The other day, I was reading about a planned visit by President Obama to the mudslide-devastated community of Oso, when I happened to scroll to the bottom of the page to read the comments. I’ve long been skeptical of most of the public comments and ‘facts’ I read on Web pages and social media, but this felt like a new low. From the very first comment, it was bickering, name calling, partisan fighting and point-scoring. Regardless of party, the fact that the leader of the nation is coming to pay respect and attention to this tragedy is noteworthy. The only dialogue we can have on this is a toxic one?
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Apr 22, 2014 at 5:08PM
Police activity at nearby Lake Marcel has prompted a modified lockdown at Stillwater Elementary School this morning, Monday, April 21. The lockdown was implemented out of an abundance of caution, said a King County Sheriff's spokesperson, but there was no threat at the school. Deputies were responding to a domestic violence incident in a nearby home.