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Fixes in the pipeline for aging North Bend sewer

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:33AM

A series of repairs estimated at $265,000 began at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant last September, and are expected to be done by May. Although weather and equipment problems set the project back a week in November, the most critical repair, a new outlet structure, gate and piping for the plant’s oxidation ditch, was finished earlier this month.

Feeding the need: Snoqualmie Valley's food banks rise to winter challenges

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 12:09PM

North Bend resident Dave Kelley’s little red truck goes all over town. As a volunteer driver for Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, Kelley ferries food donations from Valley and Eastside supermarkets, hitting up the local Safeway, QFC and IGA, and going as far afield as Costco and the Redmond Whole Foods, in what’s almost a daily operation. “He’s everywhere,” said food bank Executive Director Heidi Dukich.

Day Out with Thomas returns to Snoqualmie Railway Museum

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:21AM

Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine steams into Snoqualmie this summer. Thomas chugs into Snoqualmie on two weekends, July 11 to 13 and 18 to 20, visiting The Northwest Railway Museum. He will not only take his fans for a ride, but also talk to them for the very first time on the tour.

Out of the Past: Queen of the Jamboree, rubber raft race down the Snoqualmie

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:16AM

Thursday, June 22, 1989: More than 3,000 people visited the Mountain Man Rendezvous in the Upper Valley Sunday. The aim of the reenactment is to give locals an idea how the original settlers lived. • Running for Northeast District Court Judge in 1986, Will Roarty of Duvall lost to James Kaiser by a single vote. With Kaiser resigning, Roarty is hitting pavement once again.

All hail the volunteers: Snoqualmie honors those who make the community work

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:11AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, on behalf of the city council and administration, presented certificates of appreciation to more than 70 volunteers in attendance who serve as firefighters; Emergency Medical Technicians; members of the Snoqualmie Emergency Communications and Support Team (SECAST); Police Explorers; and citizen volunteers for the Arts Commission, Civil Service Commission, Economic Development Commission, Human Services Commission, Lodging Tax Advisory Board, Parks Board, Planning Commission, and Shoreline Hearings Board.

Trail crossing on SR-203 needs safety fixes

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:17AM

For 27 years, I have lived in Carnation and enjoyed the Snoqualmie Valley Trail. However, there is one place where the trail crosses Highway 203 just north of Carnation with no proper crossing warning, other than a very inadequate, too-easy-to-miss yellow diamond-shaped “Trail Crossing” sign.

Cedarcrest’s Class of 2014 boldly bids high school farewell | Photo gallery

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:38AM

As Cedarcrest’s Class of 2014, cloaked and capped for the graduation ceremony moments away, readied themselves for the final hour of their high school career, there were a few minor freak-outs, numerous hugs and wide eyes. Cedarcrest’s 21st commencement was held Friday, June 13, at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond. For Emily Rule and Tessa Rutledge, who pored over the program minutes before the big event, this moment was exciting and surreal.

Police have to shoot garbage bear with bean bags to get it to go | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:41AM

Garbage bear: On Wednesday, June 18, Snoqualmie police attempted to scare off a bear eating garbage in the area of Southeast Carmichael Street and Silent Creek Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie. The bear was not frightened by shouting or other scare tactics, so police shot it twice with non-lethal ammunition to scare it away.

District provides students and staff with free software

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 1:58PM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District has announced that it will provide all of its students and staff with access to Microsoft Office products for use on their own personal devices, at no cost, for as long as they are enrolled in a Snoqualmie Valley school.

So long, and thanks for 
the headlines

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:34PM

Those online maps are good ways to find your way around. They’re also virtual time machines.

Construction workers do bank job; fake calls from IRS | Snoqualmie Police Blotter

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:39PM

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

Out of the Past: No prison here, you don't; freezing temperatures lead to disaster

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:43PM

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:

Breaking the code: Valley students take part in national computer science event

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:45PM

A few glitches plagued classrooms and computers at Cascade View Elementary School Wednesday, Dec. 10. There weren’t enough iPads—and definitely not enough with “Move the Turtle” installed—in Joyce DeLurme’s classroom, not enough bandwidth in the computer lab, and not enough exercises to keep all of the students participating in’s Hour of Code, busy for the aforementioned hour.

Snoqualmie Valley Year in Review shows 2014 was filled with sirens, smiles, striving and change | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 3:33PM

The year that comes to an end this week was far from quiet, at least when it came to the news. From the April explosion that flattened buildings in downtown North Bend, yet amazingly left just one person with light injuries, to the police changeover in North Bend, to Snoqualmie Valley hospital’s exploration of a sale, to transitions at Boxley’s, Encompass, Snoqualmie Fire Department, the Snoqualmie City Council, the year was filled with excitement and change, sirens and smiles.

Everybody needs the sun: Children's program goes solar at local libraries

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 9:51AM

"We All Need the Sun: A Light-Hearted Musical Romp" is Tuesday, July 1, at two local libraries.The show is 10:30 a.m. at North Bend Library, 1 p.m. at Fall City Library, presented by Eli Rosenblatt. All ages are welcome with an adult. Starting 92,960,000 miles from earth, follow the path

New Snoqualmie utility rates take effect today

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 1:30PM

The city of Snoqualmie has increased water utility rates for customers receiving water, sewer, and storm water services. The rates are effective as of Tuesday July 1, and will be reflected on August 1 billing statements. The increased revenue will fund projects to meet new state requirements and install, replace, or improve water, sewer, and storm water infrastructure and improve facilities.

Cascade Team adds Heidi Root as broker

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 3:45PM

The North Bend office of The Cascade Team welcomed its newest real estate broker, Heidi Root. Root was raised on the Eastside and has a background in appraisal and real estate. She enjoys working with people and looks forward to assisting buyers and sellers. The Cascade Team Real Estate office is located at 231 Bendigo Boulevard North, North Bend. Call the office at (425) 654-3722.

After 12 years at Encompass, new role calls Gregory Malcolm to Swedish Foundation

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 4:27PM

Gregory Malcolm makes his way past the row of summer campers, with their water bottles, toys and finished robot drawings, as they await pickup from parents. The kids, he says, have always been his favorite part of the job at Encompass. He’s not specifically a teacher or a specialist. Until yesterday, Malcolm’s role at Encompass was always to make sure money flowed in, to keep the programs running and children growing. Monday, June 30, was his last day as executive director. On Tuesday, Malcolm started a new job, raising funds for the Swedish Medical Center Foundation.

Music on the Green returns to Snoqualmie's Salish Lodge

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 4:06PM

Salish Lodge & Spa, in partnership with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, announces the return of Music on The Green summer concert series, featuring performances by five local musicians on select dates in July and August. Shows are held on the Centennial Green, and include a gourmet picnic.

Tour de Peaks Bike Ride will happen during North Bend Block Party

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 4:07PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Tour de Peaks Bike Ride happens Saturday, July 19. Cyclists can ride 25, 50 or 100-mile loops in the Snoqualmie Valley, finishing at the North Bend Block Party. The ride is sponsored by Snoqualmie Valley Hospital and the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $49 with early registration $69 registration on or after July 12.

A family deals with autism | Letters

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 4:04PM

I woke up this morning with a very heavy heart. Life with our kind of autism is absolutely mentally, physically and spiritually exhausting. Life with our kind of autism isn’t featured in the media because it’s not uplifting or involving early detection (which are both so important). What is our kind of autism? It involves aggressive behaviors that often come out of nowhere. Something misfires in my son Trevor’s brain and he goes into a rage. He doesn’t want to. This rage involves attacks on others but also on himself and ends with hysterical crying. These are not premeditated. Autism as a whole generally robs the person of social skills and awareness.

Letter | Family thanks Valley for help

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:28AM

The family of Jennifer Luey would like to thank the Valley community for their outpouring of support during her recent fight with cancer and her ultimate passing.

Letter | So long, Seth

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:31AM

Dear Seth, Thank you for all the years you’ve reported about what is happening in our beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. I’ve seen you just about everywhere, and you’ve done a wonderful job. You will be missed. But enjoy your journey. It will be a new, beautiful chapter in your life.

Open mic night at Grange is Friday

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:35AM

Grangestock, the monthly open mic night, comes to the Sallal Grange, 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 2. The evening starts with a potluck, followed by music from 7 to 10 p.m. Learn more at

Tolt flooding is focus of Jan. 15 community meeting

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:37AM

The King County Flood Control District and the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum host a community meeting and open house on Thursday, Jan. 15, in Carnation about the Tolt River Corridor Action Plan—a flood-risk reduction project underway to improve public safety and salmon habitat while keeping long-term river management costs down.

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