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Save the date for Mount Si ASB auction

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 3:20PM

Mount Si High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) has set Saturday, March 29, as the date of its annual auction. The fund-raising event will be at Si View Community Center, and the goal this year is $60,000. All the money raised will go to Mount Si ASB, sports, and clubs. A portion of the price of each ticket sold will benefit the buyers’ designated team or club. All of the auction proceeds will go to ASB, 20 percent, and designated teams or clubs, 80 percent.

Signing off: North Bend sheriff’s substation closes shop for Snoqualmie police transition March 7

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 3:53PM

Moving day hasn’t quite arrived at the North Bend Sheriff’s substation, but the signs show that it is coming. Colored slips of paper marked “city” or “KCSO” are taped to tables and desks, and one corner of the front office is stacked with stuffed boxes, marked “Star Wars” or “Bath Sets” (leftovers from the department’s annual Operation Santa gift drive). The staff photos in the lobby aren’t coming down just yet, though, and more of the walls are being covered as Office Manager Kym Smith continues building her history display of the department’s 40 years as North Bend’s police force.

Dognapping in Snoqualmie—Did her ex-man steal pooch? Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 3:29PM

Dog-napped: At 4:32 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, a caller in the 39000 block of Southeast Park Street in Snoqualmie called police to report that her dog had been stolen. She believed her former boyfriend had taken her pet.

Learn the art of watercolor Monday at Carnation

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

Artist Bruce Edwards will visit Carnation from British Columbia, to teach his popular watercolor class, 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, March 3 at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation.

DUI patrols on in the Valley through Sept. 1

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:39PM

Through September 1, extra officers will be on local roads looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs during the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Many of these officers have special training to identify when a driver is under the influence of drugs as well as alcohol. Drivers are encouraged to find alternative transportation or ride with a sober designated driver.

Kick-off Carnival precedes Mount Si Scarlet-Gray game Friday

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:40PM

The Mount Si football team’s Community Kick-off Carnival is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Mount Si High School stadium. Families and children can get dinner, enjoy games and activities, hear the Mount Si drum line and watch Mount Si cheerleaders. The annual Scarlet and Gray game follows at 7 p.m.

Fall registration starts for Si View Metro Parks classes

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:41PM

Looking for activities for you and your family? Si View Metro Parks offers a variety of recreation programs for all ages from toddlers to seniors, and registration is now open for the district’s fall recreation programs and classes, including swim lessons. New offerings this fall include Math Patterns for ages 4-7, Frozen Dance Class for ages 3-7, Eighth Grade Friday Trips, Taste of the Mat introduction to Wrestling camp for ages 5-14, , among others. Registration is available online at www.siviewpark.org, by phone 425-831-1900 or at the center.

Out of the Past: Drums dumped at Preston are toxic; House is sold to help Mount Si band students

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:43PM

Field tests on 21 drums ditched in Preston led investigators to believe some contained toxic waste.

Eastside firefighters build shed for Carnation's senior thrift store

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 3:51PM

Between their regular duties and volunteering to help fight wildfires in eastern Washington, area firefighters decided to solve one more problem, locally. In about three days time, the Eastside Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund led a project to build a wood shed for the Re-in-Carnation thrift store of the Sno-Valley Senior Center.

Jazz Walk back in North Bend for year three

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:31PM

The North Bend Jazz Walk returns for its third year on Saturday, Sept. 13. Eighteen venues play host to an evening celebrating jazz.

Valley team gets ready for Alzheimer’s walk

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:32PM

A group of Snoqualmie Valley residents who care for family members with Alzheimer’s have formed a team to join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Eastside Baby Corner’s Pants Party helps families in need find supplies

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:34PM

While the children of east King County may not be happy about it, back to school is on the minds of many parents throughout the region. With back-to-school sales in full swing, and the school districts getting ready, families should pmake sure their kids have everything they need for academic success in the fall.

Back-to-school shots: A look at Valley school vaccination rules

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:37PM

School starts next week, but before Snoqualmie Valley School District students can walk their school halls, they have a last bit of homework to finish. All students are required to have proof of nine required immunizations by the first day of school, per the Washington Department of Health policy, or to get an exemption from them.

New museum tours at Snoqualmie Falls through Labor Day

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:37PM

A new museum at Snoqualmie Falls opened to the public this summer. The exhibits are housed in the historic carpenter shop and Snoqualmie Falls depot, and chronicle the Charles H. Baker’s 1898-1899 development of the world’s first underground power station.

Valley pilot snaps high art from 1,000 feet | Photo Gallery

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:51PM

Gabhan Berry has the kind of view on the Valley most folks never get—out the open window of an airplane. “I have a different perspective on things,” says the Carnation-based aerial photographer. From the sky, he encounters familiar surroundings, but sees them in a new way.

Friend a veteran: Valley's Legion Post has a brand new Facebook page

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:51AM

You can now friend the local American Legion Post in Snoqualmie, which has a new Facebook page. On Facebook, look for “Renton-Pickering American Legion Post 79.”

Reichert was right to lift debt ceiling

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:44AM

Kudos to Congressman Dave Reichert for voting for the lifting of the debt ceiling, so that the United States can pay the bill for the spending the United States Congress has authorized. The debt ceiling is a law from the last century from when the United States was a small nation, not the superpower industrial and financial powerhouse of the world. If we don’t pay our bills and default on the debt we incur, we would collapse the world economy.

Farmers, apply for county farm pad help

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:58AM

Agricultural landowners or operators who work in the Snoqualmie Valley Agriculture Production District can reduce their risk of loss from flooding by building a farm pad or elevated structure, where livestock and farm equipment can be placed during floods. Over the last several years, the Flood District has provided Snoqualmie Valley farmers with technical assistance for 26 farm pads, which will help to reduce flood impacts to farmers and livestock. To download an application, go to www.kingcounty.gov/flood or call (206) 477-4815.

Proud of school levies' strong passage

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:57AM

On behalf of the Snoqualmie Valley Citizens for Schools, I am sending a hearty thank-you out to our community for overwhelmingly voting to approve the two four-year replacement levies that were on the February 11 election ballot. I am filled with pride that the level of support for our local schools has been affirmed with the passage of both the Education Programs & Operations (EP&O) and Technology Levies. Certification of the election results will be completed by King County on Feb. 25; however as of the writing of this letter on Feb, 13, each levy has received a 68 percent approval rate. (As of printing, the tech levy was 69 percent, operations levy, 67.7 percent).

Valley needs a new elementary school

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:04AM

By all enrollment projections, the Snoqualmie Valley School District will need another elementary school by the 2016-2017 school year. Planning and design work for the building began last fall and has been paid for with school impact fees from the district’s capital facilities fund. In order to continue with the project, which would provide 29 more classrooms for our Valley’s growing number of children, the school board needs to commit to a bond to raise the estimated $35 million total project costs. Educating our youth is one of the best things we can do for our community.

Snoqualmie's Northwest Railway Museum wants new tour hosts

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Northwest Railway Museum will soon hold its third annual docent training program, and is now seeking volunteers interested in becoming docents. Museum docents are trained volunteers who give tours to visitors and educate them on how “the Railroad Changed Everything.”

Freshman question: Snoqualmie School Board bond talks lead to pointed questions about campus's future

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:03PM

Voters may determine the future of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s semester-old Freshman Campus, when they decide on a future bond issue. Before that can happen, though, at least two school board members would like a say on the possibilities, and one has called for a frank board discussion on the topic.

Real food for everybody: Rose Mitra takes down to earth approach at Snoqualmie’s Rose Ridge Cafe and Deli

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:36PM

Making real food, and making sure people who need it, get it, is a passion for Rose Mitra, owner of Rose Ridge Cafe and Deli on Snoqualmie Ridge. Mitra purchased the former Spicoli Sub Shop in June of 2011. “My goal is to serve people ‘real food’,” says Mitra. “My goal is to make you feel at home.”

Share your scenic vision in 2014 Valley Record Scenic Photo Contest

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:59PM

There’s definitely a lot of local love for our scenery and natural beauty in the Valley. Cue a reminder for our upcoming Scenic Photo Contest. On April 2, the Valley Record will publish the results of our seventh annual amateur photo contest.

Four teens are Rotary Students of the Quarter

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:38PM

Four Mount Si High School students—Hunter Abbott, Parker McComb, Lydia Petroske and Quinn Mosher—are the Rotary Students of the Quarter. The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley named the four for the first and second quarters of the 2013-14 school year, at their February 27 meeting. They receive a $100 check.

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