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- 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.
- Oct 27, 2014 at 10:29AM
North Bend Premium Outlets will be celebrating Halloween again this year. The outlets have trick or treating from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 31. Many stores will have goodies for trick or treaters, young and old alike.
- Oct 27, 2014 at 10:30AM
King County residents who pay their property taxes themselves, rather than through their mortgage lender, should circle Friday, Oct. 31 on their calendar. The second half of 2014 property taxes are due on that date. After Oct. 31, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill. To make the process easier, King County provides several ways for property owners to pay their taxes quickly and conveniently.
- Oct 27, 2014 at 10:35AM
Organizers of the 2014 Fall City Days Fun Run made $11,500 in donations to several Snoqualmie Valley schools and youth groups, presenting school officials with the traditional big checks on Friday, Sept. 19.
- 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
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 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.
- Oct 28, 2014 at 2:35PM
As Washington voters fill out and return their general election ballots, thousands of students in grades K-12 soon will get a taste of what voting is like by taking part in the annual Washington State Mock Election.
- Oct 28, 2014 at 4:13PM
A split vote on funding part of a business plan for Meadowbrook Farm Oct. 21 followed an expansive discussion among North Bend’s City Council on the city’s investment in, and obligation to, the historic property. The 460-acre farm sprawled along S.R. 202 between Snoqualmie and North Bend, is jointly owned, and funded at an annual amount of $20,000, by the two cities, along with a volunteer group, the Meadowbrook Farm Association.
- 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.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:36AM
“Spring into Gardening” at the 19th Garden Art Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. in Carnation. Just in time for May Day, this annual sale features thousands of annuals, perennials, shrubs, vegetables and herbs as well as garden art, a bake sale and a cafe. Plant lovers will be treated to a wide variety of flowering plants; both the old favorites and the new and unusual.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:38AM
The ninth annual Spring Choir Concert is 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Cascade Covenant Church, 13225 436th Ave. S.E., North Bend. Come enjoy an evening of praise and worship as the church choir shares music from this year's repertoire. Hear general selections as well as Christmas and Easter. A dessert reception will follow.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:37AM
The High School Youth Group at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Snoqualmie holds a fundraiser yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3. This is a donation-only event for yard sale items. Home-baked goodies and coffee will also be sold. Find a treasure and pay what you feel moved to give toward the cause, raising funds for this summer’s mission trip.
- May 2, 2014 at 11:09AM
Disturbance: On Sunday, April 20, a caller told police about a disturbance involving two vehicles in the 8000 block of Reinig Place Southeast, Snoqualmie. One vehicle was following the other and the occupants were yelling at each other. Police broke up the dispute.
- Oct 29, 2014 at 11:52AM
Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation holds its annual Phonathon this week. The phone fundraiser is Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 29 and 30. Phonathon raises money to support Valley education above and beyond what the state provides.
- Oct 29, 2014 at 4:11PM
"It looks so good!" said passersby on North Bend's Main Avenue North October 7. "Very nice!"