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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.

Mount Si cross country runners ready for 4A league’s challenges

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:25PM

Hannah Waskom owned the distance records for the Mount Si girls cross country squad as a freshman. Now, she and the rest of the Wildcat running contingent look to improve in 2014. “The team this year is all about adjusting to 4A, getting used to harder competition, and rising to the challenges that 4A will bring us,” said the sophomore.

The blue and the gray: History takes a new twist at Snoqualmie re-enactment, teaser | Photo Gallery

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:10PM

“Go Union!” A spectator cheered from a passing car on Snoqualmie Parkway, 50 yards away, inspiring the men and women of Company F, 20th Maine, as they marched into battle. Granted, their guns weren’t loaded, but they rose to the challenge—a trio of gray-clad skirmishers of the 2nd S. Carolina regiment—after the whooping intruders disturbed the peace of their encampment at Rotary Park, better known as the Venturing Crew Christmas Tree Farm.

Gas siphoning thief damages Snoqualmie woman's car; Radio-controlled plane does elk flyby | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire calls

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 4:36PM

On March 3, a caller in Snoqualmie reported damage to her car caused by someone attempting to siphon gas. The car was parked in the victim’s driveway, and its gas tank cover was damaged, but no gas was taken. The caller requested extra patrols in the area.

Monster master: Carnation teen Henry Maxon is a force in the world of competitive Pokémon

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 4:22PM

A 13-year-old Carnation kid is making a big name for himself in the world of Pokémon. Henry Maxon is one of the best players of the Pokémon video game in the nation, and indeed the world. After a weekend of head-to-head battles, he earned the title of Pokémon Winter Regional Champion at the 2014 Pokémon Winter Regional Championships, held in January at Salem, Ore. That means he’s among the five top champions to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game right now in North America.

On the Carnation beat: Deputy is center of Lower Valley city’s new police force

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 4:23PM

Carnation’s new police officer is back. Scott Allen, who got his first job in law enforcement 17 years ago with Carnation’s police department, is once again patrolling the city, this time as both a King County Sheriff’s Deputy and Carnation’s dedicated full-time cop. “For the last two years or so, I’ve been wanting to get back to patrol,” Allen said, “I’ve been wanting to get back out here to familiar territory, because I know all the people who work out here.”

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