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- Oct 20, 2014 at 10:00AM
TPC Snoqualmie Ridge recently announced the completion of a $3 million renovation, featuring new dining spaces, fully re-imagined interiors and golf course updates. The course has also recently appointed a new general manager, Ben Wood, who is a former professional golfer and experienced club leader.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 10:06AM
Members of the original Centennial Time Capsule Keepers are in the final days of recruiting a new generation of replacements in time for the state’s 125th birthday celebration, Nov. 11 in Olympia. Nominations for new Capsule Keepers end this Tuesday, Oct. 21. Any child living in Washington state who was born from Nov. 4 to Nov. 18 in 2004 is eligible. Children of 1989 Capsule Keepers are also eligible. Interested children should have a parent or guardian complete a registration form. Parent or guardian permission is required.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 11:10AM
The Snoqualmie Police Department will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Snoqualmie Fire Department, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway. There will be a free and anonymous drive-thru drop-off in the parking lot. Take this opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs. The disposal of these drugs is free and anonymous.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 11:20AM
King County's Prop. 1, which would have upped sales taxes by a tenth of a percent, and also upped car tab fees by $60, is not doing so hot following yesterday's election. The money would have been split, 60/40, between Metro Transit buses and road maintenance for the county and local cities
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:43PM
Tennis is not a mean sport. So says doubles player Amber Caudle, who took to the court with partner Emily Schwabe and was perfectly polite, even as the duo beat their Sammamish Totem opponents in two sets. “You can play competitively and still be nice,” Caudle said afterward. There’s certainly no reason for chips on shoulders this season, one of the best that Mount Si’s girls tennis squad has ever had.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:14PM
More than 90 middle school students from 35 area schools competed Saturday, April 19, in the You Be the Chemist Challenge at Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City. The event, created by the Chemical Educational Foundation, is designed to introduce students to the central role science and chemistry play in daily life, and to make chemistry fun.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:11PM
Mount Si High School's Festival of the Arts returns this week. The festival, set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the high school library and in the Wildcat Court, is open to all students, not just those focused on art.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:06PM
A funeral mass for Arlene D. Connor, 92, of North Bend, is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Snoqualmie. A reception will follow at the church with a committal service at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.
Showtime in the garden: Season’s changes on display at North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si | Photo Gallery
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:27PM
With spring in full swing, color comes quickly to the grounds of North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si. So staff are hard at work to keep the plants, and the knowledge, growing and spreading to customers. “It’s showtime in the garden business,” says owner Nels Melgaard, who’s at the center of the activity.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 2:10PM
The old house sitting on skids at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant is finally, and once again, slated for demolition. Empty since 2010, the house was spared from two earlier dates with destruction, once by relocation, and once by court intervention. However, earlier this month, King Superior Court Judge Dean Lum reversed his 2012 granting of an injunction to stop the demolition, and North Bend officials immediately renewed their plans to destroy the house.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 2:01PM
Following a suspicious, but uneventful incident near a school bus stop in North Bend on Wednesday morning, April 23, North Bend Elementary School staff are reminding parents to talk with their children about stranger danger and personal safety. The incident occurred in the 400 block of Healy Avenue in North Bend, near the old Si View area. Two students, walking to their bus stop, told their bus driver that one of the people sitting in a parked white SUV had gestured for them to approach the car.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 2:59PM
Cedarcrest’s cross country squad ran their last regular season meet of the year, Thursday, Oct. 16. The four-team meet was hosted by Cedar Park Christian and held at St. Edwards State Park in Kenmore. The two-mile short course was a new one for the Red Wolves, allowing them to work on speed.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 3:41PM
The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch will host a free hands-on workshop, "Companion Plants and Plant Allies," 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Enhance the beauty and productivity of your garden by grouping plant friends together, and including flowers and herbs to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Plant a hedgerow of annual flowers and herbs. Any extra plant starts will be shared with workshop participants.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 3:52PM
Thursday, April 20, 1989: The Weyerhaeuser Company intends to clearcut most of its timber on the east slope of Rattlesnake Ridge over the next 17 years. The company met with 20 community leaders Monday to discuss logging plans.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 3:04PM
A man suspected of burglarizing several outbuildings in the Valley’s vicinity was captured late Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, after a publicized search by police. The suspect, a 41-year-old transient man, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. near Fall City, after a search that began around noon Friday.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 4:06PM
Candidates for state House positions in the 5th Legislative District weighed in on education, transportation and the public good at a Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce forum Friday, Oct. 17. Jay Rodne of North Bend and Chad Magendanz of Issaquah, Republican incumbents for the 5th District’s positions 1 and 2, respectively, sat down with Essie Hicks of Issaquah and David Spring of North Bend, their Democratic challengers, answering questions from presenter Carolyn Simpson, a Snoqualmie Valley School Board member.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 11:13AM
Mount Si High School's annual Career and Technical Education dinner and advisor kick-off is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the high school commons.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 11:16AM
Snoqualmie YMCA bringing back the “Trick or Treat on Snoqualmie Ridge” event again for the third year, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free. Children start at the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, collect a goodie bag and a passport to the participating Trick or Treat locations.
- Apr 25, 2014 at 12:18PM
First they felt it. Then they heard it. Many thought it was an earthquake. The explosion that rocked North Bend was centered on the former Pizza Place restaurant, closed for years but now under remodel, at the 500 block of East North Bend Way. The boom, at about 3:30 Friday morning, April 25, caused massive damage, shattered windows and mangled doors on nearby building, and injured at least one resident of the Red Oak Residence, two doors down, past Les Schwab Tire and a stand of trees.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 12:38PM
Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge's annual Children’s Halloween Party is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the lodge, 108 Sydney St., North Bend. The costume party includes games, a costume parade, prizes, cupcakes, face painting, and other activities.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM
Families can come to the new North Bend Visitor Information Center for an entertaining afternoon of ghostly stories and mysterious tales of the valley, performed by Bob Antone and friends, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM
Explore local history and walk the lush fields and forests of Meadowbrook Farm, 460 acres of open, scenic space between Snoqualmie and North Bend, when you join guide Dave Battey for guided walks, talks and tours this fall.
- Apr 25, 2014 at 1:38PM
Clean-up efforts are already underway in North Bend, following the explosion that leveled a long-closed pizza parlor on North Bend Way. On Friday morning, locals walked along police-tape barriers to witness the damage and debris, which affected homes and businesses for blocks around.
'They've never seen anything this huge': Massive mess, few injuries when North Bend pizza place explodes
- Apr 25, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 29, 2014 at 5:15PM
First they felt it. Then they heard it. Many thought it was an earthquake. The blast that woke North Bend in the predawn darkness on Friday, April 25, was centered on the former Pizza Place restaurant at 540 East North Bend Way, shuttered for years but recently under remodel construction. Nothing of the restaurant was left after a huge explosion tore the building to bits, hurling beams and pipes dozens of feet in all directions, and coating much of North Bend, for a quarter of a mile or more in all directions, with bits of insulation and debris.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 10:36AM
Lots of family Halloween events, and one for the grown-ups, start this weekend in the Valley. Events include: • Celebrate Halloween and autumn with a scenic walk in the country, Saturday Oct. 25, at Remlinger Farms in Carnation. Walkers start any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and choose five, 10 or 13 kilometer routes. The walks traverse farmland and country trails, and the Carnation community. Learn more at www.walkingwithecw.org.