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Heart of the Valley 2014: All-community photo session gets personal

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:22PM

Vicki Tennant Bettes has lived in a lot of places—New Jersey, Hawaii, California. But, “no matter where I’ve lived, the Valley is my home,” said Bettes. A fourth generation Valley resident, she was among locals singled out for special attention by local photographer Mary Miller, during her third annual Heart of the Valley community photo session, held Sunday, May 18, at Centennial Fields Park in Snoqualmie. Miller’s photo was more lightly attended than in past years. So, she improvised, working with the crowd to create memorable images.

Gamers plan monthly LAN night at Snoqualmie Falls Brewery

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Valley’s Nerds with Real Lives group hosts its monthly LAN gaming night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5. Play PC games with other gamers, take part in contests, grab some food and drinks. It’s BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer).

Registration starts for Snoqualmie's summer kids soccer

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

Registration is open for two summer soccer programs sponsored by the city of Snoqualmie Parks & Recreation Department. Kidz Love Soccer is an instructional, non-competitive program for girls and boys, for ages 2 to 6. Events, including Soccer 1; Pre-Soccer; Tot-Soccer; and Mommy, Daddy & Me Soccer happen on Tuesdays, July 8 to August 26; Class times vary, and are held at Azalea Park, 6604 Azalea Way, Snoqualmie. The fee is $85.

Disaster loan outreach starts in explosion-damaged North Bend

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared the April 25 explosion in North Bend a disaster in response to a request from Governor Jay Inslee. Mayor Hearing and city officials lobbied strongly for this declaration, in order to provide resources for their affected citizens and business owners, and they encourage people to take advantage of the programs for assistance in recovery.

Public hearing is Tuesday for Snoqualmie utility rates increase

  • May 22, 2014 at 12:32PM

The Snoqualmie City Council is scheduled to vote on May 27, 2014 on a proposed ordinance that would increase water, storm water, sewer, and irrigation rates. If approved, the ordinance would establish new rates for the years 2014 through 2016; the new 2014 rates would likely be effective as of July 1, 2014.

Start a garden, help a student at May 24 plant sale

  • May 22, 2014 at 12:52PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club’s annual plant sale starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S, North Bend. The sale supports Mount Si High School seniors with two $500 scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors participating in the horticulture program.

Out of the Past: Woman scraper driver breaks into male trade; Microsoft donation

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:19PM

May 21, 1964: Manuscripts for two books, numerous notes, research papers, clippings and scrapbooks belonging to Mrs. Charlotte Paul Groshell were destroyed by fire Sunday in the small house on the South Fork Road where she did her writing. Groshell, who had moved to Olympia, and her son Hi were moving some belongings. She was burning some papers in the fireplace, and had left the house when a gust blew burning scraps, igniting the fire. A neighbor called for help.

Wild game dinner helps Valley's elk management group

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:15PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group will hold its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m. Monday, June 7, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. Proceeds are used to further public awareness of the local elk herd, conduct elk related educational activities, public outreach and elk research.

Sheriff closes stretch of Snoqualmie River for levee, flood work

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:20PM

A two-mile stretch of the Snoqualmie River will soon be closed from the State Route 202 bridge in Fall City downstream to a point roughly one mile upstream of the boat ramp at Neal Road. The reason for the closure is the danger to boaters and floaters from restoration and flood protection work on the river.

Super Sitters workshop at Encompass

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:15PM

Teens can come to a one-day workshop on childcare and safety skills, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, that will prepare them for babysitting jobs.

Memorial is planned at Pass for Richard ‘Dick’ Smith

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:18PM

Richard “Dick” Smith of Snoqualmie Pass, died Friday, April 4, at home. A celebration of Dick’s life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at the Snoqualmie Pass Fire Station, 69802 Old State Hwy, Snoqualmie Pass.

North Bend receives federal grant for Torguson Park

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 1:26PM

Washington state is set to receive nearly $1 million for four local park and trail projects from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF.

Flood district adopts 2015 budget, helps Valley farm pads

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:18PM

The King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors on Monday, Nov. 3, unanimously adopted a 2015 budget that ensures that needed flood control projects will continue even as the district prepares for long-range work that will protect King County residents and businesses.

Contra dancing returns to Sallal Grange this Friday

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:19PM

Sallal Grange hosts its next Contra Dance, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. Lindsey Dono will call the dances, with music by the band Cobbler. Vegetable soup and rustic bread is served, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets will go fast for Snoqualmie's Santa Train tradition

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:20PM

Looking for a special way to meet Santa? Create special memories with a Santa Train excursion! Santa Train, at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, has been a holiday highlight for over 40 years.

Finding a memory: Family explores Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:22PM

“I found my name!” says 10-year-old Lawrence Saenz, pointing to a brick in the Snoqualmie Valley Veterans Memorial. His sister, Elsa, 9, comes to look, but their younger brothers are still climbing on the rocks that ring the area, just to the side of the Renton-Pickering American Legion Post in Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie business Democracy Live embraces future of voting

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:24PM

On election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, staff at Snoqualmie’s Democracy Live gave a short demo of their electronic voting software, Live Ballot, to visiting officials, including Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, and U.S. Representative Dave Reichert. Company President Bryan Finney and Board President Joseph Brotherton discussed the possibilities for their product, now in use in more than 550 locations worldwide.

Snoqualmie council warms to holiday skate rink plan

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:27PM

After lengthy discussion, and over reservations from some councilmembers and staff, Snoqualmie’s city council voted to explore a deal with the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, funding a holiday festival, complete with synthetic ice rink, that’s set to hit both downtown and the Ridge. Snoqualmie residents want to skate, Chamber Executive Director Lizzy Billington told the council, making a pitch for the Winter Magic festival.

Clean Air Agency puts King County under overnight burn ban

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:59AM

Citing weather conditions and raised air pollution levels, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a stage 2 burn ban for King County, effective noon Wednesday, Nov. 19. The ban is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The weather front expected this evening is showing rain and winds that will clear the air. However, daytime winds will not be sufficient to significantly reduce pollution levels in King County, especially in areas where wood burning is common.

Reichert's Greenway Heritage Area bill makes it out of House committee

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

The House Natural Resources Committee passed the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Act (H.R. 1785) out of committee on Wednesday, Nov. 19. U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert, who represents the Valley as part of the Eighth District, had written and testified on behalf of the legislation.

Grand opening weekend coming up for North Bend’s Piccola Cellars

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:05PM

After months of anticipation, Piccola Cellars is flinging open its doors for a Grand Opening Party, 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. Located in the old North Bend Fire Station, 112 West Second Street, Piccola will provide a range of hot and cold snacks, live music, raffles and drink and tote specials.

Snoqualmie Police gets thumbs up, update North Bend on contract

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:18PM

It’s been nearly eight months since the Snoqualmie Police Department began covering North Bend. In that time, North Bend officers have made more than 730 traffic stops, arrested 225 subjects on various charges, and issued 16 DUI citations. They’ve received zero official complaints, too. “In our business, we’re not used to that,” Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley told the North Bend City Council Nov. 4.

Recycle your junk, help Mount Si Cheer team Saturday

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:24PM

A free electronics recycling event benefiting the Mount Si cheer team is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 22, at Cascade View Elementary School, 34816 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie.

Students make winter quarter dean’s list at SPU

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:03PM

Four Valley students made the Seattle Pacific University 2014 winter quarter Dean’s List: Colin Nelson Gillespie and Cassidy M. Unpingco of Snoqualmie, and Sabrina Nicole Sandberg and Sarah Dawn Williams of North Bend.

Preston, Wilderness Rim, Lake Joy volunteers needed for Eastside Fire and Rescue

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:04PM

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) officials are seeking applicants for an upcoming training academy scheduled to start at the end of the summer. Those who live within five road miles of an EF&R fire station, and meet other minimum qualifications, are eligible to apply for consideration.

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