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- Sep 2, 2014 at 12:05PM
In celebration of its 10 years, and in preparation for another season, North Bend’s Valley Center Stage presents Judy Ann Moulton, singing the songs of Judy Garland in a special one-night performance, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 at Boxley’s Place, in downtown North Bend.
- Sep 2, 2014 at 12:04PM
Camp Korey’s big Grow Fundraiser is Saturday, Sept. 20, at the camp, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd. Celebrate the 2014 camp season and learn about future growth.
- Sep 2, 2014 at 12:03PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine is taking action to ensure that Metro remains one of the greenest major transit agencies in the nation, by authorizing Metro to test a new generation of battery-powered, zero-emission buses. “Ten years after King County began replacing older buses with hybrid-electric models, we now have technology that holds the promise of an even cleaner and more energy-efficient fleet,” said Constantine.
- Sep 2, 2014 at 1:48PM
A man who called our office last week had some words for us. Words about letters. “I’ve lived here forever,” said the local. He’s noticed how the Valley Record typically refers to the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course using its acronym, and told us he didn’t know what the acronym means. Nobody that he knows knew what it means. Keep that in mind, he told us.
- Sep 2, 2014 at 2:00PM
“On three? asked Superintendent Joel Aune. “One; two; three!” Some loud whoops and at least one shriek followed. “That is chilly!” exclaimed Geoff Doy.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 11:29AM
North Bend’s community theater, Valley Center Stage, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with music, laughter and mystery. The season begins with “Judy Sings Judy,” 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Boxley’s Place. The show features Judy Ann Moulton singing the music of Judy Garland, plus a three-course meal, for $75 per person.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 11:38AM
Summer’s not over yet. The North Bend Farmer’s Market continues to draw vendors, shoppers, playful children and peppy music acts to the green at Si View Park. The market runs 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. Two more dates await this season, Sept. 4 and 11.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 11:30AM
Have you ever really thought about how your city works? Where it gets its revenues? How it spends them? Who runs the city, who keeps your streets safe and water flowing? If you’ve ever been mystified by the process of government, prepare to be demystified.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 11:45AM
Bikers, runners, children and adults will explore the Valley and have a blast downtown, when North Bend hosts the third annual Adventure Sport Festival and North Bend Traverse, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The day includes the North Bend Iron Horse Traverse, a multi-sport adventure race starting on Snoqualmie Pass and finishing at the Adventure Sport Festival.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 12:06PM
It may look like a group of people “playing army” at Rotary Park this Saturday, Sept. 6. It may even sound like it, if the Washington Civil War Association re-enactors get city permission to fire—black powder only—their muskets that day. It is, in fact, a fun day for the participants, but it could be the start of something much bigger.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 12:03PM
Snoqualmie’s city council introduced an ordinance tweaking the rules governing garbage containers and bears. In Snoqualmie, garbage containers must be stored unless they are bear-resistant. The new law changes the times that garbage cans can be rolled out for pickup and when they must be brought back inside.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 8:59AM
Suzanne Perkins laughs and admits she’s not exactly ready for her fifth Bike MS ride. When the North Bend mom hits the pedals this Saturday and Sunday, taking part in the bicycle trek and fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, she doesn’t plan to ride far.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:36PM
Children can get a personalised ID Card, meet Police Explorers, local police and firefighters, and enjoy ice cream at a family safety event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Umpqua Bank, 146 W Second St., North Bend. Admission is free.
Out of the Past | Another hydro dam sought on Snoqualmie River's North Fork, this time by a Bellevue company
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39PM
1989: A dam, tunnel, penstocks and lines are again being sought on the North Fork Snoqualmie River. This time, it’s Pacific Hydro of Bellevue that’s proposing the project in a wild area northeast of Ernie’s Grove.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:41PM
A riverside boardwalk in downtown Snoqualmie has been a dream for nearly a decade. That dream took a step closer to reality Monday, Aug. 24, when Snoqualmie City Council set aside more than half a million dollars as match funding for a potential grant.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39PM
Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation hosts “Village Days,” noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 28. This living-history museum project portrays rural England in the year 1376, offering people a chance to meet and talk with characters of the time, explore their crafts and learn about the day-to-day life of people in the 14th century.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 3:37PM
Tee Off for Valley Health, the third annual golf tournament hosted by the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network, is Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Blue Heron Golf Course in Carnation.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:22PM
A free self-defense course for Snoqualmie women starts Tuesday, Sept. 9. The RAD Systems class (http://rad-systems.com), teaches defensive concepts and techniques.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:21PM
Each month, the average family of four in King County throws out about 25 percent of the food and drinks they buy, because they bought too much, didn’t store it properly or didn’t eat it in time. That adds up to nearly 400 pounds of food.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:22PM
Last week saw the opening of the new Visitor Information Center and Mountain View Gallery on Bendigo Boulevard in North Bend. The project is the result of a yearlong partnership between the city of North Bend, BrookWater Advisors and the North Bend Downtown Foundation.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:32PM
North Bend’s Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a city zoning change requiring larger residential lot sizes, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the North Bend City Hall conference room. The hearing follows an Aug. 19 hearing on the same subject at the North Bend City Council, and will inform the planning commission’s future recommendations regarding residential zoning in the city.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:43PM
Setting up camp: On Saturday, Aug. 23, a caller told police that someone was building a structure, about 100 feet into a greenbelt, in the 34000 block of Southeast Burke Street, Snoqualmie. The caller heard them using a chainsaw, too. Police investigated and found the beginnings of a sophisticated treehouse at the vacated site. They removed the bucket of tools on site, and left a business card for the occupants, then contacted the city's Public Works department to dismantle the structure.
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:31PM
Mount Si Lutheran Church in North Bend takes part in a community outreach event, “God’s Work, Our Hands,” on Sunday, Sept. 7. Thousands of churches across the United States and in the Caribbean region are joining in a day of restoring and reconciling communities. Participants will be wearing yellow t-shirts for recognition of community involvement.
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.
- 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.