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Excitement, wonder and variety in Encompass’s summer camp lineup

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:41PM

Encompass, which recently won the 2014 Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Award for “Most Loved Summer Camps” in Snoqualmie Valley, will offer 43 week-long half-day camps between June 23 and August 15. The camps will cover a wide range of interests for children ages 2 to 10 years old and registration opens March 25. The variety of camps offered is reflected in the camp names, from “Mini Monets”, “LEGO Mayhem”, “Space Explorers”, “Cooking with Disney”, “Rescue 911”, “Broadway Bound”, “Under the Sea” and “Mythbusters.” The camps cover a wide selection of activities that are sure to spark excitement and wonder in children.

Rotary donation helps new food bank

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

Rotarians, their off-from-school children, and volunteers with the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank formed a human chain to hustle inside 2,000 pounds of food on Friday, Jan. 21. The Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club used $5,000 from the 2013 Rotary Golf Tournament to purchase a truckload of goods from Costco, which is being used to fill the recently opened food bank’s coffers.

Volunteers are getting new food bank off to a good start

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank’s 501(c)3 tax exempt status application has been filed, and is being processed. Thanks are due the many volunteers who have worked hard to open the doors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank every week. Special thanks should go to Krista Holmberg and Heidi Dukich, who are spending endless hours, without pay so far, reorganizing operations and soliciting funds supporting the food bank.

Fond farewell, 40 years of memories as North Bend sheriff's deputies sign off | Photo Gallery

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

As much a reunion as a farewell party, the open house at North Bend’s now-closed police substation brought together more than 40 deputies and about that many community members Thursday, Feb. 27. Visitors swapped stories of policing and pranks, deputies traded jabs about who did all the work, and everyone expressed their thanks and how much the officers would be missed. Roger Connelly, one of North Bend’s last city cops and one of the first to serve here with the county, broke out his old KCSO jacket for the occasion.

Thousands sign on for Greenway’s heritage designation

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The campaign to have the U.S. Congress designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area reached a milestone recently with more than 1,000 people signing the petition. Twenty years of conservation have led to protected wilderness, working farms and forests, extensive outdoor recreation, and prime wildlife habitat, all on the doorstep of the 15th largest metropolitan area in the nation. Now it is time to conserve the Greenway for future generations.

Snoqualmie History 101: Go back in time with Dave

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Dave Battey uses historic photographs from the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society to weave a PowerPoint presented history of the city of Snoqualmie from the ice age through the 1950’s, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Snoqualmie Y. Cataclysmic beginnings, Native Americans, early settlers, the growth of logging and agriculture, the coming of the railroads - and much more.

Mount Si grad Chester Williams gets lieutenant’s commission

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:10PM

Chester P. Williams, a 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Valley grads get SPU diplomas

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:10PM

Four Valley students recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University in Seattle.

King County Parks to ease the parking squeeze at Duthie Hill

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:17PM

King County Parks is building a new 74-vehicle parking lot at Duthie Hill Park that will serve as the park’s main trailhead and greatly expand parking for the increasingly popular mountain bike park. The work began in July and should be completed by October.

Small-business feel helps tennis enthusiast get back in the game: Carnation transplant brings 
tennis-racquet business

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:21PM

Stephen Stchur, in his own words, did not know what he was getting himself into.

Fostering community: SVA Church raises funds for major construction project

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:24PM

Snoqualmie Valley Alliance (SVA) church has raised $2.4 million for an interactive community building for Snoqualmie Valley youth and families.

Mount Si Leo Club joins forces for Hopelink meal

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:30PM

Members of the Mount Si Leos Club recently prepared and served dinner at Hopelink’s Avondale Park Housing Center on Wednesday, Aug. 13. It was the club’s third meal served at Hopelink, and there was a big turnout.

Snoqualmie issues call to action, urges veto in tribal tax exemption

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 11:53AM

The city of Snoqualmie issued a call to action this week, calling on residents to help fight a bill that changes the property tax burden paid by Washington's Indian tribes. Passage of House Bill 1287, which is on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk, would waive property tax obligations on property owned by tribes. The city says the bill is flawed, and could ultimately shift the tax burden from tribes to all other city residents.

Where’s a good place to shoot a movie? Film company to visit Valley

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:51PM

Washington Filmworks, in town to meet the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, is touring the Valley in search of potential film sites for movies, TV shows, or commercials. The Chamber is seeking tips from the Valley. Filmworks wants scenic or historical spaces, ideally, privately-owned. Send your info on the property, including where it is located, who owns it, why it is filmworthy, and whether the owner would allow Filmworks to document it on March 21. E-mail your suggestions to Chamber staffer Kaylee Hardman at khardman@snovalley.org.

Who said that? Voice-thrower to perform at Si View

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:59PM

Ventriloquist Jerry Breeden will amaze all ages with his vocal tricks at the next Family Night, 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Si View Community Center. A ventriloquist is a performer who is able to speak in a way that makes it appear that the words are being said by a large doll.

Out of the Past: Fire destroys everything at Fall City second-hand store; Wildcat basketballers get support at state

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 4:00PM

• This year marks the 30th consecutive performance of the Fall City Passion Play. The local version, been seen by nearly 64,000 people, is one of the very few passion plays in the country that is produced annually. It began in 1959 as part of the Easter program at the Fall City Methodist Church, and is now performed by the Forest Theater.

Exploring Camp Terry: Y's summer camp at Preston is about the basics

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:54PM

Camp Terry Camp Terry I want to go By the Raging River Where the clear waters flow That's the Camp Terry song, created by Charlie, an avid camper who’s been coming to this YMCA summer camp at Preston since he was old enough to go, with help from his family. Children and teens learn responsibility, core values and the love of the outdoors at Camp Terry, located by the bank of the Raging River.

Black Dog Flash Film Fest starts tonight, runs through Saturday

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:55PM

The Black Dog Arts Coalition’s first Flash Film Fest, showcasing local short films, is 8 to 10 p.m. March 13, 14 and 15 at the Black Dogs Arts Café in Snoqualmie. The festival contest is open to teen and adult filmmakers.

Always a Wildcat: Mount Si volleyball team reloads with experience at the top

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 3:49PM

There’s excitement but also the bittersweet sense of a finale for Anna McCreadie, as the athletic outside hitter starts up her senior season as a Wildcat. Volleyball has long been her focus and her love. She spent the summer productively with club play, camps, and lifting weights to prepare for this season, which also pits the team against new 4A contenders.

Swimming renaissance: Mount Si aqua team leaders step in year two

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:06AM

In 2013, Mount Si's girls swim team embarked on a trial run as a newly organized group swimming in a new, hometown pool. This fall, team captains expect the 25-girl squad to come into their own.

Lower Valley’s CERT Team classes set

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:03AM

Citizen Corps offers a class to learn FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) skills like small fire suppression, light search and rescue, and disaster medical response.

Sno Valley Tilth holding big dinner, fair, farm tours Saturday

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:06AM

SnoValley Tilth’s annual farm tours throughout the Valley, and their Farm Faire and Pig Roast on Jubilee Farm, return on Saturday, Sept. 13. The family event celebrates the bounty of the harvest in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Snoqualmie Methodist Church plans dinners, 125th birthday party

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:08AM

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church will host free community dinners, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., starting Wednesday, Sept. 10. All are welcome at the dinners, part of a 12-week pilot program put on by the church as an outreach effort.

Love for the game: Mount Si boys golf reloads with top-end skill depth

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:21AM

Earbuds playing country music, junior Alex Nelson winds up on the driving range at Mount Si Golf Course and lets fly. The junior was with his team, getting in some hits before hitting the road for their Sno Falls match with a group of arriving Issaquah golfers. Nelson, with his state tournament experience—he placed 18th last spring—looks to lead a fairly deep group of Mount Si boys on the autumn fairways.

Mount Si Transition classes plan Disneyland trip, fundraiser

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:22PM

The Special Education Life Skills and Transition Classes at Mount Si High School are going to Disneyland in April 2015. To get there, they seek the community's help. Travel can be challenging for these special needs students, but the Disneyland trip is a chance to learn valuable life skills. They will learn how to plan a trip, earn money to pay for it, keep a budget and navigate airports.

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