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Heroes in training: Valley's CERT team masters emergency skills in hands-on session | Photos

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:33AM

After their final training drill, and even between exercises, the class of Snoqualmie Valley CERT trainees were relaxed and chatty. From the official start to the official stop of each task, though, they each underwent a terse transformation. Lorrie Jones of Snoqualmie surprised herself by taking point in a drill to “rescue” a dummy trapped under a tractor tire. “OK, let’s go,” she told her team, men and women from Snoqualmie, North Bend or Fall City, but they didn’t need much direction.

Junior Lifeguard training offered at Si View

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:31AM

Si View Pool hosts a Junior Lifeguarding course for youths age 11 to 14, Dec. 1 to 18, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m.

North Bend garbage schedule changes during holidays

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:32AM

North Bend’s trash haulers, Republic Services, will observe Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, which all fall on a Thursday this year.

Thanksgiving market coming to Tolt

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:35AM

Mark your calendars for Carnation Farmers Market’s annual Thanksgiving Harvest Market, 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25. The market moves indoors to provide shoppers with warm, dry, and festive shopping inside the American Legion Hall on Bird Street in downtown Carnation (directly adjacent to the market’s usual location), with plenty of parking outside.

Bears make for bad neighbors in Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood: Valley Police, Fire Calls

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:42AM

Police and fire agencies in the Valley responded to the following calls:

‘We miss them, and will not forget them': Valley vets recalls sacrifice on Memorial Day

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:41PM

The crowd gathered at the Snoqualmie Valley Veteran’s Memorial Monday, May 26, in downtown Snoqualmie included aging volunteers, young Boy and Girl Scouts, two state representatives, former and current servicemen and women, and civilians moved by respect. The flag of the United States flapped at half-staff, as a group of young people stood at attention, each carrying a flag, while their elders waited nearby, some formed into a rifle-armed honor guard, others at the podium, awaiting the stroke of noon.

Federal agency reaches out to home, business owners in wake of North Bend explosion

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:36PM

North Bend businesses and homes are slowly recovering from the April 25 explosion that destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way and affected 50 others. Some, like the North Bend Shell station, seem almost back to normal. Some, like the Mount Si Court Apartments across the street are approaching normal since lots of cleanup work and new windows were installed. Some closest to the blast, like Michelle Dunbar’s now-homeless Kutters salon and Lisa Riley’s planned restaurant, may never be the same.

Neighbors work together to clean up North Bend's blast-damaged Torguson Park | Photo Gallery

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:34PM

Three Valley groups combined forces to clean up North Bend’s Torguson Park on Saturday, May 3, completing in about a day a task that would have taken “forever” for city staff to complete. The park, particularly the corner that a group from Cascade Covenant Church just adopted through the city’s adopt-a-park program, had been a huge mess since April 25, when an early-morning explosion on North Bend Way littered the space with debris both large and small, and lifted the roof off the restroom and storage building.

Family running fun, winners in Snoqualmie's Cinco de Mayo Run | Photos

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:26PM

David and Megan Algrim of Snoqualmie, above, finish the children’s one-mile race at the Cinco de Mayo fun run, Saturday, May 3, at Mount Si High School. Phil Olson was the fastest finisher in the men’s half marathon in 1:09.15. Lana Lacey finished first in the women’s half marathon in 1:21.45.

Graduating girls can get free defense classes with Snoqualmie Police

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

A free women’s self-defense course is being offered by the Snoqualmie Police Department for young women graduating from Mount Si High School in 2014. The course is taught using the nationally-recognized Rape Aggression Defense Systems (R.A.D.). Topics include crime prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance, and progressing to the basics of hands-on self defense. Course leaders are certified instructors in women’s self defense.

Counteract the 'Summer Learning Slide' at the Valley libraries

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:06PM

Children and teens who spend their summer reading and learning, come back in the fall better prepared for school than those who don’t—so King County Library System created a new summer learning program called Thinkology: The Study of Fun.

Family Day, open house is Sunday at Carnation's Camp Korey

  • May 27, 2014 at 5:04PM

Camp Korey Family Day is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Carnation Farm, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd. This open house invites the public to learn more about Camp Korey and the children they serve. Current and past campers, families, volunteers and community members will experience camp activities including a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, pet therapy, gardening, and food.

Out of the past: Big grad class, bizarre animal deaths

  • May 27, 2014 at 6:17PM

May 1964: Coach Carl Erland is the man of the hour, and members of the Mount Si track and field squad are accepting the praise of students and fans who saw them win the championship of the State A meet in Ellensburg.

Mount Si Film students win big at Northwest High School Film Fest

  • May 27, 2014 at 6:49PM

Mount Si video students made an impressive showing at the 2014 Northwest High School Film Festival, winning more awards and honorable mentions than ever before, said video production teacher Joe Dockery. They won across a broad range of categories, too, from documentaries and educational films to public service announcements and art films. Many of the films will be shown this Thursday, May 29, in the Wildcat Film Festival at the North Bend Theater. The event starts at 4:30, with student films starting at 5 p.m., followed by an 8 p.m. showing of "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

North Bend's Renee Spear named 2014 Aerospace Scholar

  • May 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Renee Spear of North Bend, a junior at Mount Si High School, is part of the 2014 Washington Aerospace Scholars Phase One program. Her selection makes her one of 214 students now competing for one of 160 spots in a summer residency session at the Museum of Flight this June and July.

Valley Animal Partners wrap up pet vaccination event

  • May 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

Valley Animal Partners held its second annual pet vaccination event Saturday, May 3, helping low-income Valley residents with free vaccinations for their pets. Volunteers helped two veterinarians and a vet tech to give rabies and distemper vaccines to approximately 50 Snoqualmie Valley pets, including free microchipping for dogs at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend.

Chamber After Hours heads to new Sigillo tasting room, helps Jazz Band

  • May 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber After Hours is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Sigillo Cellars in downtown Snoqualmie. Sigillo's tasting room has opened in the Mignone building on Railroad Avenue.

Bond appetite: Valley School district survey to assess community support for facilities bond

  • May 28, 2014 at 11:00AM

A long-awaited community survey on school facilities starts May 28 in the Snoqualmie Valley School District. The telephone survey is intended to gauge local taxpayers’ feelings on a complex $224 million bond proposal, to give the school board its marching orders on facilities planning. “I think we have to make this decision before school gets out this year… “ said board member Carolyn Simpson at the May 15 board meeting, and when the board receives the survey results, “I want us to be able… to say ‘go’ or ‘no go.’”

Bob Saget headlines Valley Rotary benefit show, cocktail hour

  • May 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Bob Saget headlines a special fundraiser event supporting the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club’s President’s Cup golf tournament. Snoqualmie Casino hosts a meet-and-greet cocktail reception with the comedian, of America’s Funniest Home Videos and Full House fame, for 100 guests, at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 13. Saget will give a comedy show at the casino at 8 p.m. Tickets for the reception are $75, $30 for the Snoqualmie Ballroom show. Snoqualmie Casino is donating proceeds from the reception and Saget’s show to the Rotary Club.

Dates set for Snoqualmie's Winter Magic fest; Synthetic rink coming to Ridge, downtown

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:09PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce invites children of all ages to enjoy the outdoors this December, while skating on an Olympic-grade synthetic ice rink. The ice rink will be located in downtown Snoqualmie, Sunday, Dec. 14 through Monday, Dec. 22, and on Snoqualmie Ridge, Tuesday, Dec. 23 through Jan. 1, 2015. The event starts with a “Winter Magic” celebration, 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in historic Snoqualmie, featuring an ice queen and princesses, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice skating. Santa Train also takes place that day.

Making the financial grade: North Bend credit rating upped to double-A

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:11PM

The city of North Bend recently received a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services, from AA- to AA. S&P raised the city’s long-term rating for the city’s unlimited tax and limited tax general obligation bonds. “This is fantastic news”, said Mayor Ken Hearing. He thanked the city council for their conservative fiscal policies and city staff for their strong leadership which resulted in the improved credit rating.

North Bend homeless shelter seeks food donations for Thanksgiving dinner

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:16PM

Valley Renewal Center in North Bend is seeking food donations to put on a Thanksgiving dinner for homeless and low-income neighbors, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at Mount Si Lutheran Church (411 NE 8th St, North Bend).

Experience art by Michael McDevitt at North Bend show

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:32PM

See art works by Michael McDevitt in an art show at the North Bend Library’s meeting room this autumn. McDevitt’s works are on display through Friday, Dec. 19. North Bend Library is located at 115 E 4th Street, downtown North Bend.

Civil War 'Battle of Snoqualmie' is on for next summer

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:37PM

The Washington Civil War Association recently approved its schedule of major events for 2015, and for the first time, Snoqualmie will host the re-enactment of a Civil War battle. The Battle of Snoqualmie, www.battleofsnoqualmie.com, will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29 and 30, at Meadowbrook Farm in Snoqualmie.

Documentary film team explores Snoqualmie Valley’s big ‘Twin Peaks’ era

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:48PM

Maybe you never watched “Twin Peaks” or maybe you have every episode and the movie on Blu-Ray, plus the books, the soundtracks, the city guide, and a costume or two carefully stashed away. Either way, if you live in the Valley, you have probably heard of the 1990-91 TV series, ostensibly set in the Upper Valley, and are familiar with its cult following.

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