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Preservation group's Pedal for the Valley racing nearer

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance is hosting Pedal for the Valley, a fundraising bike ride starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at Jubilee Farm in Carnation. There are many rides throughout the year in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, but this is the only one put on with the sole purpose of preserving it. All proceeds from the ride will go to supporting the work of the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance.

Fall City food pantry may get help from Fred Meyer | You can help

  • May 13, 2014 at 3:24PM

Fall City Community Food Pantry is doing a benefit through Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards Program. Fred Meyer distributes $625,000 quarterly to egible, participating, non-profit organizations. Fall City's food bank seeks to be a part of this program.

A serious show of Valley literacy, and how we can support it

  • May 13, 2014 at 4:08PM

The Battle of the Books is not for the faint of heart. If you’ve never gone to the annual Battle of the Books—a Jeopardy game-show-style battle that puts teams of elementary-age readers in competition to see which school has the most storybook smarts—then you’ve missed out.

Lower Valley farmers needed for flood survey; meeting is May 14

  • May 13, 2014 at 5:18PM

The King County Flood Control District is initiating a survey of farmers in the lower Snoqualmie Valley to learn more about how flooding impacts agricultural operations. The goal is to increase understanding of flooding and erosion risks, especially related to agricultural buildings and farm fields.

Mount Si grad in Central’s ‘Les Mis’

  • May 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Brandon Peterson, a 2005 graduate of Mount Si High School, will play the role of Marius in Central Washington University’s Central Theatre Ensemble production of “Les Miserables.” Peterson is a senior, earning a bachelor of fine arts degree in the musical theatre program, with a minor in dance performance. After graduation, he plans to pursue his career in New York City.

Simulated military operation coming to North Bend, Thursday night

  • May 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

U.S. Army Special Operation Forces will be conducting night-time military training at the Washington State Fire Training Academy east of North Bend on May 15. There will be three military helicopters flying at low altitude in and around the Washington State Fire Training Academy while soldiers train on the academy grounds. There is potential for noise from helicopters and on-ground small weapons firing blank ammunition from approximately 11 p.m. on May 15 to 5 a.m. on May 16.

Snoqualmie memorial flag to fly at half-staff Thursday

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:40AM

The flag at the Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial will fly at half staff this Thursday, May 15, recognizing Peace Officer's Memorial Day, say members of Snoqualmie's Renton Pickering American Legion Post. This week, May 11 through 17, is also Police Week.

Bob Rowe ends tenure as Snoqualmie fire chief with award

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Former Snoqualmie Fire Chief Bob Rowe is honored by Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson with a service recognition award on April 14. Rowe retired from the city on April 30, after 15 years. He founded the new, independent city fire department in 1999. Mark Correira is his replacement.

Snoqualmie Garden Club's plant sale is back, helps scholars

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club annual plant sale benefitting two $500 scholarships for graduating Mount Si High School seniors participating in the horticulture program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Mount Si Senior Center.

Expansion of Mount Si, Middle Fork Snoqualmie conservation areas up for public hearing tonight

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resource (DNR) will conduct a public hearing in North Bend on November 10 to provide information and receive comments on the proposed expansion of the Mount Si and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resources Conservation Areas (NRCA). Expansion of the existing boundaries of the Mount Si and Middle Fork Snoqualmie NRCAs by about 7,119 acres would allow acquisition of privately owned lands and cooperative management of public lands. DNR acquires lands only from willing sellers, based on market price determined by an independent appraisal.

North Bend to celebrate Arbor Day with Tollgate Forest restoration

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:12AM

Although National Arbor Day is typically the last Friday in April each year, North Bend holds a fall observation of the holiday. For this year’s event, Saturday, Nov. 22, the city is planning a tree-planting day at the Tollgate Farm property. Historically a forest of giant conifer trees along the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River, Tollgate Forest is now comprised of cottonwood, maple, alder, cascara, and cherry trees. The river serves as a wildlife corridor for elk, deer and other large animals, and the forest is home to a variety of wildlife, including pileated woodpeckers, wood ducks, river otters and muskrat. Native conifers are missing from the forest, and non-native plants such as English ivy and Himalayan blackberry are invading the forest.

North Bend camp could become 300-bed jail | Man falls from Snoqualmie Falls cliff | Out of the Past

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:26AM

The "forestry camp" that's proposed for a 40-acre site east of North Bend will now be a 300-bed jail, if a bill proposed by the governor goes through. The camp is one of six work camps being considered. Construction of the North Bend prison is planned for 1991. A 28-year-old man fell from the Snoqualmie Falls precipice. Police answered a 911 call about the man, who was on the wrong side of the fence barrier. The cause was reported as an accident and is under investigation.

Northwest Railway Museum bringing locomotives back to life with steam program

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 9:31AM

Stathi Pappas, the new curator of collections at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, hikes up the tracks to see Locomotive 924. This 1899 engine, about to be pulled out of the immobile lineup along Railroad Avenue, once pulled trains around yards in Seattle and Tacoma, then hauled freight for a paper company.

Do the lollipop run: All-ages family track returns to Mount Si High School

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:54PM

Si View Metro Parks hosts an All Comers Track Meet for all ages, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mount Si High School. Running action includes many events, from a 25-meter dash to a 1,600-meter dash. Field events include the long jump, softball throw, and turbo javelin—get the whole family out for the 400 meter lollipop run. Cost is $5 per meet.

Give food at Snoqualmie City Hall during Holiday Food Drive

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 1:26PM

The city of Snoqualmie asks residents to participate in its seventh annual Holiday Food Drive to benefit local food banks. Residents can donate non-perishable food items, such as canned tuna, soups, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, beans, rice, pasta, and juice.

Why is the sky blue? North Bend designer Josh Tuininga create's children’s book with help from daughters | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 1:30PM

It’s a simple question that most kids have probably asked. “Why is the sky blue?” North Bend dad Josh Tuininga explores the answers in his recently published children’s book, which he created with help from his twin girls. “Why Blue?” is about wonder, inquisitiveness, and finding answers within yourself.

Mary Miller’s all-Valley community photo is an act of love

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Photographer Mary Miller isn’t sure what to expect at Sunday’s Heart of the Valley photo shoot, starting at noon at Centennial Field park, other than a bunch of people doing whatever they’ll be doing. That’s kind of the way she likes it. “I’m hoping that it’s a playful event, like it was last year,” she said in a phone conversation last week. “That’s the thing about me, I’m usually very good with the spontaneous moments.”

P-Patchers and new gardeners, reserve your Snoqualmie plot

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Snoqualmie Community P-Patch season has started and plots are now available to begin cultivation of organic produce and flowers. Grow fresh foods and meet your neighbors. There are two P-Patch garden locations in Snoqualmie.

Valley’s CROP Walk prepares to fight hunger Sunday

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Walk and help end hunger on the Eastside and around the world at the Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk, 12:45 p.m. Sunday, May 18, starting at Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. N.E., North Bend.

Out of the Past: Elementary swap in North Bend, concerns for Valley Center

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Thursday, May 11, 1989: The board of Snoqualmie Valley School District 410 will go with “Plan B” for North Bend attendance boundaries. The plan shifts kids from crowded North Bend Elementary to Opstad.

'Tacky Tourist' bake sale helps Valley Relay for Life team

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

In support of the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life event to be held in July, the Tacky Tourist Striders team is holding a fund-raising bake sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, outside of Bayan Mongolian and the Shell gas station on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Surviving pediatric stroke: Valley mom spreads awareness through weekend fundraiser

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Valley mom Kaysee Hyatt has discovered that her baby daughter, Addison, is a real fighter. When Addison was born, on Dec. 5, 2012, she seemed like a typical infant. But months later, Hyatt and her family began to see troubling signs. They found that Addison had survived a rare pediatric stroke, just before birth.

Young Wildcat track program starts in June

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Track Club’s 2014 season starts on Tuesday, June 3. The club’s Junior Wildcat track program is open to youngsters ages 5 to 14. Young athletes can make new friends, learn new skills and get a chance to compete against other area track clubs. Track Club provides a competitive environment for children looking to improve their running technique as well as field events.

Cool place to stay: Tolt MacDonald Park’s cargo camping spot wins award

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:15PM

King County Parks’ popular cargo container-turned-camping structure at Tolt-MacDonald Park near Carnation has been honored with the “Spotlight Award for Innovative Facility” from the Washington Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA). The camping container has been a hit with visitors to Tolt-MacDonald Park and Campground since its 2012 installation among the tall trees and near the west bank of the Snoqualmie River.

Snoqualmie Police to host liquor rules training for bartenders, staff

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Police host a Liquor Control Board training session for bartenders, servers, and managers of Valley restaurant, bar and taverns. The session is 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.

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