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- 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.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 12:11PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Auxiliary holds its annual Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend. Find lots of garden plants, decorative urns, craft items, homemade bakery goods and more. The popular garden cart raffle will be available. Sale proceeds go to a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Mount Si senior pursuing a degree in the medical field.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 9:46AM
Today is the last day for voters to mark and return their ballots in King County. Most voters have only one issue to decide on, King County's Proposition 1 for 10-year increases in sales and use tax and car tab fees. Lake Washington School District also has a bond measure on the ballot.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 4:51PM
Mount Si High School senior Rachel Mallasch is one of 10 finalists in the Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, a national competition that could win her up to $15,000. The challenge called on teens to create short videos to inspire their friends to make safer decisions behind the wheel, and voting is on now.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 4:46PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Be the Change youth leadership conference is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Chief Kanim Middle School, 32627 S.E. Redmond-Fall City Road, Fall City. Over the last seven years, the leadership conference has evolved into a place for local teens to be inspired about making a difference. Youth voice and leadership are important. The conference is about hearing those voices and expanding that leadership.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 5:10PM
Every year, thousands of hikers, kayakers, anglers, bikers and campers visit the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. They come for the recreation, and for the remote beauty of a wilderness so close to home, about 30 miles from Seattle. Also every year, and some would argue because of those users, the narrow, winding road into and out of the popular destination develops more ruts and potholes, the trails get worn down and the riverbanks are peppered with bootleg trails, campsites and even toilets.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 23, 2014 at 3:28PM
“Chocolate’s better than money.” That’s what 6-year-old Iris, a young egg hunter at the Moose Lodge’s annual Easter hunt at Si View Park, told mom Brissa. She had discovered that some of the eggs found by children contained cash. But money’s not candy.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 9:56AM
Celebrate Halloween and autumn with a scenic walk in the country, Saturday Oct. 25, at Remlinger Farms in Carnation. Walkers start any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and choose five, 10 or 13 kilometer routes. The walks traverse farmland and country trails, and the Carnation community. Walkers who wear a costume can win a prize.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 9:57AM
Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge's annual Children’s Halloween Party is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the lodge, 108 Sydney St., North Bend. The costume party includes games, a costume parade, prizes, cupcakes, face painting, and other activities.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 9:58AM
King County will use a federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco by taking on the marketing of junk food, sugary sodas, and new tobacco products. Using a $9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health - Seattle & King County will lead a partnership of cities, school districts, community organizations, and businesses. The coalition will help local residents make healthy decisions, help schools provide healthier meals and more opportunities for exercise, and help cities design more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly communities.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 10:00AM
TPC Snoqualmie Ridge recently announced the completion of a $3 million renovation, featuring new dining spaces, fully re-imagined interiors and golf course updates. The course has also recently appointed a new general manager, Ben Wood, who is a former professional golfer and experienced club leader.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 10:06AM
Members of the original Centennial Time Capsule Keepers are in the final days of recruiting a new generation of replacements in time for the state’s 125th birthday celebration, Nov. 11 in Olympia. Nominations for new Capsule Keepers end this Tuesday, Oct. 21. Any child living in Washington state who was born from Nov. 4 to Nov. 18 in 2004 is eligible. Children of 1989 Capsule Keepers are also eligible. Interested children should have a parent or guardian complete a registration form. Parent or guardian permission is required.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 11:10AM
The Snoqualmie Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Snoqualmie Fire Department, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway. There will be a free and anonymous drive-thru drop-off in the parking lot. Take this opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs. The disposal of these drugs is free and anonymous.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 11:20AM
King County's Prop. 1, which would have upped sales taxes by a tenth of a percent, and also upped car tab fees by $60, is not doing so hot following yesterday's election. The money would have been split, 60/40, between Metro Transit buses and road maintenance for the county and local cities
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:43PM
Tennis is not a mean sport. So says doubles player Amber Caudle, who took to the court with partner Emily Schwabe and was perfectly polite, even as the duo beat their Sammamish Totem opponents in two sets. “You can play competitively and still be nice,” Caudle said afterward. There’s certainly no reason for chips on shoulders this season, one of the best that Mount Si’s girls tennis squad has ever had.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:14PM
More than 90 middle school students from 35 area schools competed Saturday, April 19, in the You Be the Chemist Challenge at Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City. The event, created by the Chemical Educational Foundation, is designed to introduce students to the central role science and chemistry play in daily life, and to make chemistry fun.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:11PM
Mount Si High School's Festival of the Arts returns this week. The festival, set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the high school library and in the Wildcat Court, is open to all students, not just those focused on art.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:06PM
A funeral mass for Arlene D. Connor, 92, of North Bend, is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Snoqualmie. A reception will follow at the church with a committal service at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.
Showtime in the garden: Season’s changes on display at North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si | Photo Gallery
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:27PM
With spring in full swing, color comes quickly to the grounds of North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si. So staff are hard at work to keep the plants, and the knowledge, growing and spreading to customers. “It’s showtime in the garden business,” says owner Nels Melgaard, who’s at the center of the activity.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:10PM
The old house sitting on skids at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant is finally, and once again, slated for demolition. Empty since 2010, the house was spared from two earlier dates with destruction, once by relocation, and once by court intervention. However, earlier this month, King Superior Court Judge Dean Lum reversed his 2012 granting of an injunction to stop the demolition, and North Bend officials immediately renewed their plans to destroy the house.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 2:01PM
Following a suspicious, but uneventful incident near a school bus stop in North Bend on Wednesday morning, April 23, North Bend Elementary School staff are reminding parents to talk with their children about stranger danger and personal safety. The incident occurred in the 400 block of Healy Avenue in North Bend, near the old Si View area. Two students, walking to their bus stop, told their bus driver that one of the people sitting in a parked white SUV had gestured for them to approach the car.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 2:59PM
Cedarcrest’s cross country squad ran their last regular season meet of the year, Thursday, Oct. 16. The four-team meet was hosted by Cedar Park Christian and held at St. Edwards State Park in Kenmore. The two-mile short course was a new one for the Red Wolves, allowing them to work on speed.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 3:41PM
The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch will host a free hands-on workshop, "Companion Plants and Plant Allies," 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Enhance the beauty and productivity of your garden by grouping plant friends together, and including flowers and herbs to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Plant a hedgerow of annual flowers and herbs. Any extra plant starts will be shared with workshop participants.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 3:52PM
Thursday, April 20, 1989: The Weyerhaeuser Company intends to clearcut most of its timber on the east slope of Rattlesnake Ridge over the next 17 years. The company met with 20 community leaders Monday to discuss logging plans.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 3:04PM
A man suspected of burglarizing several outbuildings in the Valley’s vicinity was captured late Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, after a publicized search by police. The suspect, a 41-year-old transient man, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. near Fall City, after a search that began around noon Friday.