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Railroading demos presented at depot

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 10:25AM

The history of successful railroad construction and maintenance is peppered with fascinating machines. The Northwest Railway Museum has several examples in its collection and Railroad Days is an opportunity to see some of them demonstrated.

Heartbreak and hope: The Fire Inside tells lyrical stories with Celtic vibe

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 10:31AM

It’s an old story. The young man is leaving his homeland for America, to earn his fortune and return to his sweetheart. Promises are made: He’ll return some day.

Letters | Division undermines food bank support

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:39PM

As a concerned brother in the Lord and a lifelong resident of our Valley, I am disheartened by recent events pertaining to our local food bank. I do not know all that went into North Bend Community Church asking Mount Si Food Bank to leave, and regardless of whether or not it was just, it happened.

Mount Si exchange students to see German band

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:36PM

Forty-five German students from Mount Si High School are going to an international concert. One of Germany’s most popular young indie pop bands, Tonbandgerät (‘Tape Recorder’), make the first stop on a four-week tour through the United States, Sunday, March 4, at Everett’s Civic Auditorium. Admission is free, but registration is required.

North Bend's Mary Brunstad Jones dies

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:39PM

North Bend resident Mary Brunstad Jones died on Sunday, Feb. 9. Mary was born on November 29, 1920, and grew up in Port Orchard, Wash. Although she spoke no English until she started school, she skipped two grades and became valedictorian of her graduating class at South Kitsap High.

Boxley's legacy: Danny and Robyn Kolke turn to foundation to preserve North Bend jazz club's music, education

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:45PM

An up-and-comer in the world of jazz drumming, Walker Byford learns as he plays. Byford is just 10 years old. By rights, he should prefer the newest pop music. But there’s something about jazz. “You’re able to play whatever you want,” says Byford, who listens as his teacher, local jazz drummer Brian Gmerek, improvises riffs to the sounds of Chris Clark’s bass. The two adult musicians are jamming on the stage at Boxley’s, the jazz club and restaurant in downtown North Bend, as middle-school and high-school age jazz musicians arrive for their Wednesday night show.

Seed saving, gardening event in Carnation March 1

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:36PM

Gardeners and small farmers will find more than seeds this year at the Snoqualmie Valley Seed Exchange and Garden Fair. This fourth annual exchange will be held on Saturday, March 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. The all-volunteer event is part of a movement to preserve small-scale, regionally adapted, heirloom and open pollinated seeds.

Local lawmakers to host town hall meetings Feb. 22

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 9:48AM

Reps. Jay Rodne and Chad Magendanz and Sen. Mark Mullet invite Fifth District residents to attend an upcoming town hall meeting in Snoqualmie on Saturday, February 22. Citizens who attend will receive an update on the 2014 legislative session. The legislators are encouraging citizens to bring their questions, comments or concerns about legislation, state government and issues affecting the district.

SnoValley Tilth explores importance of ‘eating local’

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 9:39AM

SnoValley Tilth, a non-profit supporting local, sustainable farming, hosts monthly gatherings to bring together farmers, eaters, and the community as a whole.

Dust-up at gas pumps; man arms himself against campers

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 9:45AM

Snoqualmie Valley police responded to the following calls last week:

‘Meet your Teacher’ events set at elementary schools

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 9:46AM

Elementary-school-aged children can get an early introduction to the school year with Meet Your Teacher events planned at most Snoqualmie Valley elementary schools for Tuesday, Sept. 2. The first day of school in the district is Wednesday, Sept. 3. Kindergarten and pre-school classes start Monday, Sept. 8.

Keys to the city: Who has received Snoqualmie's signal honor?

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 11:05AM

Seven Valley movers and shakers, seven pro golfers, and two sister cities—those are the recipients of the existing keys to the city of Snoqualmie. Mayor Matt Larson and City Clerk Jodi Warren designed an official key to the City, after seeing a key engraved with "City of Snoqualmie," and designed as a bottle opener, exchanged with the city of North Bend in a softball challenge between the two cities.

Wine and cheese tasting to benefit Sno-Valley senior center

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:18AM

Sample local wines, cheeses and chocolates at the Sno-Valley Senior Center's second wine-tasting event, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. The wines featured will come from Belmonte Cellars and Pleasant Hill Cellars, both in Carnation, and Wm. Grassie Wines, Fall City.

Memorial for Fall City homemaker Beverly Sams, 81, is Saturday

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:23AM

A celebration of life for Beverly B. Sams of Fall City is 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Raging River Community Church, 31104 S.E. 86th St., Preston. Beverly, 81, died Monday, Feb. 10. Born April 3, 1932, to Lydia and Chris Septin Walla Walla, Wash., Beverly was the oldest of three children.

Gigantic Bicycle Festival brings bikes, tunes, art to Centennial Fields

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Gigantic Bicycle Festival takes over Centennial Fields Park and surrounding venues in Snoqualmie, for the weekend of Aug. 22 to 24.

Dancing, lessons Friday at North Bend's Sallal Grange

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:43AM

A Contra Dance and waltz lesson is 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Sallal Grange, 12912 432nd Ave. S.E., North Bend. The band will be the very talented "Creekside", with Lindsey Dono as the caller. The evening will start with a delicious soup, brimming with fresh vegetables and accompanied by hearty, rustic bread, which will be available at 6:30 p.m. The musicians will play waltzes in between the Contra Dance. Don’t know how to waltz? Dance Leader, Tim Noonan, will be giving Waltz lessons between 7 and 8 p.m.

Valley colors, honors at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:30AM

Visitors stopped, took in the relaxing scene, and left inspired, often asking Adam Gorski how it's done. Gorski and his team spent several days creating the south-of-the-border-themed display, “Leisurely Morning in Mexico City,” one of the award-winning show gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle.

Big nine-five for Snoqualmie’s Gloria McNeely

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 11:07AM

Gloria McNeely is five years shy of a century. She plans to make it, too, and 2020 isn’t that much of a stretch. McNelly was born on Feb. 12, 1919. She’s not only seen a lot, she’s done a lot, and made enough friends to warrant a 95th birthday celebration, held last Monday at Snoqualmie City Hall, put together by her local friends. The Snoqualmie resident is humble about all the attention, but takes it all with good grace, and a few tears.

Valley Girls’ Choir hosts welcome picnic Tuesday

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Girls’ Choir hosts a picnic meet-and-greet, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at E.J. Roberts Park in North Bend. Julie Parsons, the new choir director, will be introduced to the community at the free event. Girls in grades 4 to 12, who are interested in singing with the choir for the 2014-15 season, are encouraged to attend with their families.

Mount Si chosen for 'Essentially Ellington'

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 21, 2014 at 2:37PM

Mount Si High School's Jazz Band achieved a long-held goal this week, when it was selected as a finalist in the 2014 Essentially Ellington Jazz Competition in New York.

Mount Si Senior Center's winter dinner is Saturday

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07PM

Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend hosts its “Dining in Good Company” winter fundraiser dinner, 6 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 22. The menu includes a choice of beef medallions and Dexler potatoes or seafood medley, with all the trimmings, for $25. Only 75 tickets will be sold.

Giving more hope: Survivors, allies start 2014 Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 1:43PM

Every story is a little different, but everyone inside this theater has got one. There’s Nell Engel of North Bend, a walker on Team Dy-No-Mites, who does Relay to make sure her two cute grandsons, Sawyer and Walker, can one day live without fear of cancer. Or Joe Dockery, behind the video camera a few rows back, who swapped stories of his video buddy, the late Bill Blakely, with me.

Learn how to keep mason bees at Fall City presentation

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07PM

Missy Anderson, Master Gardener speaker and owner of Rent Mason Bees, gives a free talk on these native pollinators, 2 p.m. Sunday, February 23, at Fall City Masonic Hall. You may already have some in the shingles of your roof or holes in your fence.

District champions: Mount Si gymnastics heads for state as a team

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 1:19PM

Mount Si gymnasts took the podium as district champions in competition last weekend in their home gym. The squad now advances to the state championships this weekend in Tacoma. Hosting the SeaKing district qualifiers, the Wildcats dominated on all events, with junior Jenn Rogers claiming the top all-around score.

Bringing the heat: Season ends for legacy-setting Cedarcrest girls basketball team | Photo gallery

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 1:17PM

It’s not how the Cedarcrest Red Wolves girls basketball team wanted to end their season. Coming into districts as the number-one seed, they faced a sure-handed Bellingham team in a rousing home game. But Cedarcrest’s energy fired up too late Friday. Coupled with another loss Monday to Lake Washington, their season has ended. On Friday, Feb. 14, the girls struggled to come back from behind after Bellingham pushed to a lead, 38-25 at the half. A concerted charge against the Red Raiders had the home crowd on its feet, but the clock gave out, with the Red Wolves down by two, losing 65-63.

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