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- May 28, 2014 at 9:00AM
Valley Animal Partners held its second annual pet vaccination event Saturday, May 3, helping low-income Valley residents with free vaccinations for their pets. Volunteers helped two veterinarians and a vet tech to give rabies and distemper vaccines to approximately 50 Snoqualmie Valley pets, including free microchipping for dogs at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend.
- May 28, 2014 at 10:00AM
The next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber After Hours is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Sigillo Cellars in downtown Snoqualmie. Sigillo's tasting room has opened in the Mignone building on Railroad Avenue.
- May 28, 2014 at 11:00AM
A long-awaited community survey on school facilities starts May 28 in the Snoqualmie Valley School District. The telephone survey is intended to gauge local taxpayers’ feelings on a complex $224 million bond proposal, to give the school board its marching orders on facilities planning. “I think we have to make this decision before school gets out this year… “ said board member Carolyn Simpson at the May 15 board meeting, and when the board receives the survey results, “I want us to be able… to say ‘go’ or ‘no go.’”
- May 28, 2014 at 12:00PM
Bob Saget headlines a special fundraiser event supporting the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club’s President’s Cup golf tournament. Snoqualmie Casino hosts a meet-and-greet cocktail reception with the comedian, of America’s Funniest Home Videos and Full House fame, for 100 guests, at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 13. Saget will give a comedy show at the casino at 8 p.m. Tickets for the reception are $75, $30 for the Snoqualmie Ballroom show. Snoqualmie Casino is donating proceeds from the reception and Saget’s show to the Rotary Club.
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:09PM
The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce invites children of all ages to enjoy the outdoors this December, while skating on an Olympic-grade synthetic ice rink. The ice rink will be located in downtown Snoqualmie, Sunday, Dec. 14 through Monday, Dec. 22, and on Snoqualmie Ridge, Tuesday, Dec. 23 through Jan. 1, 2015. The event starts with a “Winter Magic” celebration, 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in historic Snoqualmie, featuring an ice queen and princesses, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice skating. Santa Train also takes place that day.
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:11PM
The city of North Bend recently received a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services, from AA- to AA. S&P raised the city’s long-term rating for the city’s unlimited tax and limited tax general obligation bonds. “This is fantastic news”, said Mayor Ken Hearing. He thanked the city council for their conservative fiscal policies and city staff for their strong leadership which resulted in the improved credit rating.
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:16PM
Valley Renewal Center in North Bend is seeking food donations to put on a Thanksgiving dinner for homeless and low-income neighbors, 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at Mount Si Lutheran Church (411 NE 8th St, North Bend).
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:32PM
See art works by Michael McDevitt in an art show at the North Bend Library’s meeting room this autumn. McDevitt’s works are on display through Friday, Dec. 19. North Bend Library is located at 115 E 4th Street, downtown North Bend.
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:37PM
The Washington Civil War Association recently approved its schedule of major events for 2015, and for the first time, Snoqualmie will host the re-enactment of a Civil War battle. The Battle of Snoqualmie, www.battleofsnoqualmie.com, will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29 and 30, at Meadowbrook Farm in Snoqualmie.
- Nov 24, 2014 at 2:48PM
Maybe you never watched “Twin Peaks” or maybe you have every episode and the movie on Blu-Ray, plus the books, the soundtracks, the city guide, and a costume or two carefully stashed away. Either way, if you live in the Valley, you have probably heard of the 1990-91 TV series, ostensibly set in the Upper Valley, and are familiar with its cult following.
- May 28, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 2, 2014 at 12:23PM
Snoqualmie Police arrested a North Bend man in his 30s on suspicion of arson Tuesday, as firefighters from Snoqualmie and Eastside Fire & Rescue fought a large fire on the Meadowbrook Bridge in Snoqualmie.
Essentially amazing: Mount Si Jazz Band brings home honors and inspiration from New York jazz festival
- May 29, 2014 at 1:00AM
Only jazz mattered for the hundreds of high school students who went to Essentially Ellington this year—jazz, and the people who played it. “Everybody’s there for the music,” said JT Hartman, one of the 20 Mount Si Jazz Band members who recently returned from the prestigious event this year. “The whole thing was a really great experience.”
- May 29, 2014 at 8:00AM
The next few months are going to be interesting ones for the Valley voter. We’ve got a four-way primary shaping up in the local State Representative race—in Position 2, incumbent Chad Magendanz faces a challenge from an Issaquah resident, Ryan Dean Burkett, and a Fall City man and Mount Si High School alumnus, Colin Alexander. David Spring, North Bend, who has unsuccessfully challenged for a seat in 2008, 2010 and 2012, and tried for school board in 2013, is also back for another go.
- May 29, 2014 at 8:00AM
A Spring Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Freshman Campus (formerly Snoqualmie Middle School), 9200 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. This event is sponsored by the City of North Bend and is free for all King County residents. Recycle various household goods.
- May 29, 2014 at 9:00AM
Snoqualmie Valley's Relay for Life boosters want to honor locals who are fighting cancer with a special event this weekend. A dinner for cancer caregivers and survivors is 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center, 19901 Cedar Falls Road, North Bend.
- Nov 25, 2014 at 9:58AM
Cascade View Elementary School raised a record $52,000 for teacher grants, field maintenance and physical education equipment in its annual walkathon, held earlier this fall. As part of a dare to students for beating the school goal of $42,000, Principal Ray Wilson was “slimed” in front of the entire student body on Monday, Oct. 20.
- Nov 25, 2014 at 9:59AM
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jared R. Lettau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
- May 29, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jun 2, 2014 at 11:55AM
Consider this a confession. My headline last week, “Vandals behind fish caper,” really didn’t do the story justice. As I thought about it, after the pages had gone to press, I realized that those four words didn’t fit the strange and interesting situation that happened May 13 at the Tokul Creek fish hatchery near Snoqualmie.
- Nov 25, 2014 at 11:14AM
North Bend Community Church holds a Christmas bazaar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. Shop for crafts and meet local crafters, and buy tasty goods at a church bake sale.
- Nov 25, 2014 at 11:25AM
What to do with older bunker gear that’s outlived regulations, but is still perfectly useful? Why not send it to your sister city? That was the idea behind Snoqualmie Sister City Association’s recent shipment of several bags of surplus firefighter equipment to Chaclacayo, Peru, and to the surrounding Lima District, analogous to King County.
- Nov 25, 2014 at 11:47AM
A Post-Turkey Day Pet Walk is 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Silent Creek Trail, at Swenson Avenue and Southeast Vaughan Street on Snoqualmie Ridge. Families, kids and their dogs are invited to join the Snoqualmie Ridge Resident Owner’s Association “Pet Committee” for a leisurely walk through the Silent Creek Trail off Swenson Avenue, 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Si
- May 29, 2014 at 1:00PM
No photos!: On May 21, a caller at Southeast Ridge Street and Fairway Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported a road rage incident. She said a man in an older black Porsche had followed her from Snoqualmie Parkway to Fairway Avenue, then got out of his car and confronted her. The caller said the man claimed she’d cut him off when merging into traffic on the Parkway and said he threatened her because she’d taken a photo of his license plate. Police contacted the driver and spoke with both him and his parents about the incident.
- May 30, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:34PM
The Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association is embarking on a journey to Gangjin, South Korea this summer, and invites high school students from Snoqualmie to sign up soon to join the cultural exchange -- the deadline for registering is Tuesday, June 10.
- Nov 26, 2014 at 1:21PM
Small businesses are here for all of us. On Saturday, Nov. 29, be there for them. When you spend your money locally, your money stays in your community, supporting local-owned businesses and services. Our community benefits!
- Nov 26, 2014 at 1:21PM
The holiday season is one of the few times that families get together. That may be both a wake-up moment when people realize an elderly loved one needs help, and an opportunity to get everyone on the same page, strategize and make a plan to care for an aging relative. So, perhaps this year, your family has the opportunity to gather around the kitchen table for both treats and a talk.