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Open communicator: Sally Rankin-Gabel, of North Bend Montessori, voted Best Teacher in the Valley

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:22AM

“I’m just shocked,” Sally Rankin-Gabel said when she learned that she has won both Best Preschool again, as well as Best Teacher in the Valley, beating out teachers at local elementary, middle and high schools. Rankin-Gabel takes a moment to ponder where all this devotion from her families at North Bend Montessori, where she’s taught for 17 years, comes from.

North Bend Bar and Grill: Consistently tops

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:20AM

Fans of the North Bend Bar & Grill, (and there are many) have once again put the restaurant at or near the top of the list in several categories in the Valley Record's Best of the Valley reader survey. This year, the NBBG was chosen Best Bar, and was a finalist for Best Restaurant and Best Brunch. We asked Liz Vollbrecht, a 10-year employee and general manager for the past five years, about what makes the place stand out for customers.

Valley readers say Si View has the Best Festival in the Best Park

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:03AM

Si View Park and Community Center was our readers’ choice for the Best Park in the Valley. The 75 year-old facility is a hub for many community events, including this year’s Best Festival, the Festival at Mount Si, or Alpine Days, if you prefer, so we asked Si View’s Minna Rudd, and Festival organizer Jill Masssengill about what makes them special.

Snoqualmie athlete Maddie Racine, at Eastside Catholic, commits to Seattle University Soccer

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:10AM

Eastside Catholic High School student and Snoqualmie resident Maddie Racine signed her national letter of intent in February to play soccer at Seattle University. Racine played and started all four years at Eastside Catholic, as a defender, midfielder and forward.

Harassed on the road; Man gets angry and loud at North Bend Library | Snoqualmie Valley police calls

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:27AM

On Saturday, March 15, a caller reported to Snoqualmie Police that she was being harassed by a man in a car. She said she’d pulled off the road in the 46000 block of Southeast North Bend Way, North Bend, to rest and eat, when a beat-up white two-door car pulled up behind her and the driver began honking his horn, and yelling at the woman, calling her a tweaker.

Burgermeister: North Bend's Ken Hearing voted Best Elected Official and serves the Best Burger

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:28AM

The secret to making a good burger, according to Scott’s Dairy Freeze owner Ken Hearing, sounds a lot like advice to elected officials. “Paying attention,” Hearing says, is how a worker can get a consistently cooked, reliably juicy hamburger into a customer’s hands, and it seems to be his approach to running a city, too. Now in his third term as North Bend Mayor, Hearing won the Best of the Valley reader poll for both Best Elected Official, and for Best Burger. He’s got a little more experience in the burger category, since he’s owned Scott’s since 1990, and only been the mayor “10 years, two months, and 21 days,” but he also got a crash course in civic involvement, way back then.

Cedarcrest senior Chris Cole to play NCAA soccer at Lenoir-Rhyne

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:08AM

For Cedarcrest High School senior Chris Cole, 14 years of hard work and a passion for soccer paid off in the most gratifying way Feb. 5, National Letter of Intent day. Cole has committed to play men’s soccer at Lenoir-Rhyne University, an NCAA Division II school in Hickory, N.C. He joins the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears, along with players from all over the United States and Europe.

Growing your business: Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce voted Best Organization to Join

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 11:06AM

It’s there in the numbers. Since the first of the year, the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce has added 45 new members, bringing the total membership to 305. Readers in the Valley Record’s Best of the Valley poll knew it already, choosing the Chamber as the Best Organization to Join. And everyone can join the chamber. We have non-profit, for-profit and individual members,” said Nate Perea, Chamber Executive Director. “Usually when we have individuals join, they’re very community-minded people. They want to be a part of contributing to the community,” he added.

New Mexico service is this weekend for Snoqualmie's Collin Zachary Strein, 25

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 11:33AM

Collin Zachary Strein, 25, of Snoqualmie, died Wednesday, September 10. He was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, to Gary and Vicki Strein, and spent most of his early life in High Rolls and Alamogordo, before moving to the Seattle area in 2011. Collin loved animals, music, the outdoors and pondering the meaning of life. An intuitive and introspective person, he was generous through thoughtful suggestions, trinkets of love, and ability to make people feel accepted.

Young Cedarcrest runners do great at Apple Ridge Invite

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 11:38AM

On Saturday, Sept. 20, Cedarcrest's cross country squad ran through the orchards of Cowiche, Wash., in the Apple Ridge Run. It was the Red Wolves' second trip to this Central Washington meet, which is made up of three 3-mile races, of changing difficulty.

Dump the pills: National Drug Take Back Day coming to North Bend, Snoqualmie Saturday

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 11:45AM

Snoqualmie Police Department will once again be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at two locations:

Season of laughter opens with 'Crayons to Perfume' at North Bend's Center Stage

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 12:32PM

North Bend's Valley Center Stage community theater opens its new season on September 25 with two performances in a one-weekend show. Judy Ann Moulton’s new cabaret style show, “From Crayons to Perfume – My Search for True Love,” features songs from the 60’s and 70’s.

A real shot in the paw: Valley Animal Partners’ vaccine events help pets stay healthy

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 12:34PM

Valley Animal Partners held its third pet vaccination event on Saturday, Sept. 6. Limited income residents from the Snoqualmie Valley came to the Mount Si Senior Center to take advantage of free vaccinations for their pets. Volunteers provided rabies and distemper vaccines, and microchips to approximately 50 Snoqualmie Valley dogs and cats.

Get your say: Public forum set for Snoqualmie-Overlake hospital deal

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 12:53PM

A public meeting and presentation on Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s possible affiliation and sale to Overlake Medical Center of Bellevue happens next week. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Snoqualmie City Hall, with a presentation by the district on the affiliation plan, and an update on new hospital construction.

Valley Girl Scouts on a coat, clothes drive for the needy

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 1:07PM

Getting ready for the cold season, Girl Scouts in Service Unit #442 in the Upper Valley are collecting new or gently used winter coats, clothes and shoes for families in need. Items are needed for all ages, from infants to teens, men and women.

Get ready: Bus cuts happening Monday on Snoqualmie routes

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 1:56PM

Major reductions to Metro bus service to address a funding shortfall will affect Snoqualmie bus routes as of September 27. The city of Snoqualmie is continuing discussions with King County Metro about ways to mitigate route impacts in the future. Metro continues to accept feedback on modified route scheduling and options.

Kickstart healthy choices: Cooking demonstration and food tasting class is Monday in Snoqualmie

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

Learn practical cooking skills needed for better health during the Kickstart Your Health class, a cooking demonstration and food tasting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29 at the Snoqualmie Hospital Rehabilitation Clinic.

Snoqualmie needs a new member for its Human Services Committee

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:08PM

The city of Snoqualmie's Human Services Committee has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the city council. To be considered, the new member must reside within the city limits.

Fall City's Fire District 27 ups its fire rating

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:09PM

King County Fire District 27 in Fall City was recently evaluated by the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau as part of its community update program. Residents and property owners’ fire ratings have improved from Class 5 to Class 4, effective February 1, 2015.

Out of the Past: Centennial log to get new home, bus goes off cliff

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:15PM

Thursday, Sept. 21, 1989: Snoqualmie's centennial-year project to provide a shelter for its log display will also include preservation of part of the old Weyerhaeuser sawmill. The main idea is to build a protective cover for the huge Douglas Fir log section on display in Railroad Park. The 24-foot log is 39 tons and about 800 years old.

Whole lot of thank you’s at Snoqualmie's ‘Mike’s Day in the Park’

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:16PM

Two simple words don’t seem enough to express our gratitude. To our family and friends, “Thank you, thank you, thank you!” Big thanks go to all the organizers who put the day together, to all the volunteers who all worked together to make such a special day for us.

Heels & Hooves: Cowgirl Spirit horse rescue team's hoedown this weekend

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:11PM

Tickets are now on sale for the Heels & Hooves Hoedown, an annual celebration to benefit Cowgirl Spirit Equine Rescue. The event will feature a live auction, silent auction, line dancing demonstration, dancing, barbecue dinner, drinks, dessert auction, and other activities.

New route to Mailbox Peak opens Saturday

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:12PM

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the State Department of Natural Resources are cutting the ribbon on a new trail to Mailbox Peak, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie. The event coincides with National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 27.

North Bend's Hamilton sisters are rising stars at State Fair

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:20PM

Emily Hamilton, age 8, of North Bend, won the Catch a Rising Star talent competition at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Saturday, Sept. 20. She performed a tap-dancing and singing ventriloquism act to the song, “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” from the musical “Annie” along with her Daddy Warbucks puppet.

Personal carpenter: Q&A with North Bend's Jonathan Seaton, custom woodworker

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:27PM

Carpenter Jonathan Seaton walks that fine line between artist and craftsman, crossing into either territory with each piece he produces. At his North Bend workshop—he has no storefront, but then, he has no inventory, either—he builds wood furniture to the exacting specifications of both his customers, and himself.

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