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Eggs galore: Easter hunts, services, breakfasts planned in Valley

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:26PM

Families and worshippers in the Snoqualmie Valley can find special activities planned in several different communities over the Easter holiday weekend.

Plan for college with workshop at Snoqualmie library

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:14PM

High school families are invited to a free college planning workshop, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Snoqualmie Public Library. “Are You College Ready?” workshop, conducted by Karen Edgar, an educational consultant, will focus on how students and parent can collaborate to successfully navigate the increasingly competitive college admissions process and to find their best colleges for fit and affordability.

Austin Jenckes coming home for Oso benefit concert, Saturday

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:27PM

Things are falling into place for Austin Jenckes, a singer-songwriter who grew up in the Valley. He has just returned to his Nashville home after his final appearance on NBC’s “The Voice,” and two whirlwind performance tours that started immediately after the show. He’s marrying his longtime friend and girlfriend, Brittany Townsend, this August, and is working on his next album, scheduled to come out this fall. And this week, he accomplished what he moved to Nashville to do, become a professional musician. “This week, I’m signing my first publishing deal,” Jenckes said in a telephone interview. “That basically means I’ll be paid to write songs, and that includes my songs for myself, and for other people.”

Airman Benjamin Brudnicki 
completes basic training

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:40PM

Air Force Airman First Class Benjamin Brudnicki graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Match tool helps connect 
volunteers with organizations

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:41PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network has developed an online tool for individuals and groups who are interested in volunteering in the Snoqualmie Valley, Sno-Valley Volunteer Match.

Valley of the Moon Gala is Saturday

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:45PM

Join the fun, savor Italian fare and bid on a variety of items and trips in a live and silent auction, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s 11th annual Valley of the Moon Gala and auction. The event, benefitting the center programs and Adult Day Health, is 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at the senior center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.

All aboard the 
Halloween Train: Northwest Railway Museum October 25 and 26

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:48PM

Gather the family, suit up in your costumes and take part in the fall festivities at the Snoqualmie Depot during the annual Halloween Train run, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26.

New cycling track connects trails, Preston to Issaquah

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:51PM

A new cycle track now completes the regional trail link between Issaquah and Preston.

Snoqualmie actor directs Village’s ‘In the Heights’

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:52PM

Actor Eric Ankrim, returning to Washington after a successful Broadway run, makes his directorial debut with “In the Heights,” running now through Oct. 26 at the Issaquah Village Theatre.

Two Valley graduates earn BA’s at Western

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:53PM

Two Valley students graduated this summer from Western Washington University.

Career and Tech dinner planned for Mount Si programs

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:54PM

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.

Sidewalks now, circles later: Plaza, roundabout meant to ease travel for downtown walkers, drivers

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 3:56PM

Work is under way on new sidewalks, a proposed roundabout, and on a pedestrian-friendly plaza, all on North Bend Way. The sidewalk project is a long-delayed reality that’s almost complete. The roundabout work could happen in two years, and the plaza could happen somewhere in between.

Out of the Past: Carnation dump water is good; Kiwanis Baseball Night

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:25PM

Thursday, April 13, 1989: Carnation receives good news: Groundwater at the city dump is clean and free of contaminants. The Department of Ecology ordered tests last year. The city is researching the cost of closing the city dump, and may install a recycling or transfer center.

Brothers' argument turns to stabbing in North Bend

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:28PM

Two men were hospitalized Tuesday night after an argument turned physical in North Bend, one with a stab wound, the other with injuries sustained while attacking the other. None of the injuries were life-threatening, said Snoqualmie Police Captain Nick Almquist. "Everybody's alive," he reported to the North Bend City Council, where he was already scheduled to speak.

Fall City 4-H Club gathers help for Oso’s lost horses

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:24PM

Members of the Fall City Flames 4-H club assemble with one-and-a-half tons of hay that they collected to help horses displaced by the Oso mudslide disaster. Donators also brought 10 bags of grain and $310 in money for the fundraiser. The girls took the goods to equestrian organizations in Snohomish County earlier this month. Businesses who helped included PRG Enterprises, Ace Hardware in North Bend, Cindy Costa at Natural Touch Massage and New Dawn Espresso.

Get Social Security, Medicare tips at Mount Si Senior Center

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:12PM

A presentation on “Social Security, Medicare and You” is 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave South, North Bend, WA Most Americans desire to have more knowledge about Social Security Administration benefits, and the medical insurance provided through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Baseball meets business in Snoqualmie Valley Chamber talk

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:27PM

Earl Bell, author of the book, “Winning in Baseball and Business,” speaks at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce’s College of Business Knowledge Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Mount Si Golf Course Restaurant, Snoqualmie. Learn a model for creating a spiral of success in your company.

Metro bus changes postponed, what now? | Opinion

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:25PM

Even as a rare bus rider, I was pleased to see King County put the brakes on the second round of cuts to Metro bus service in February. We already had plenty of cuts last month. Following the defeat of Proposition 1 in April of this year, the County Executive had asked the County Council to approve legislation that would reduce Metro bus service by 550,000 hours between September 2014 and September 2015.

Bright time for Junior Wildcat Football

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:27PM

Members of the Mount Si Sophomore White Junior Football team take the field as the sun rises over Mount Si at the Mount Si High School stadium Saturday, Oct. 4. According to head coach Brian Finney, Junior Wildcat football is off to a strong start this year, with most teams heading into the playoffs.

Wildcat volleyball's Anna McCreadie hits new kill record

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:29PM

Mount Si’s Anna McCreadie now shares the school record for most kills in a volleyball match. Against Bothell on Tuesday, Oct. 7, McCreadie tied the single match kill record of 37 set by Lindsay Carr in 2012 Sea-King Districts at Chief Sealth, vs. Eastside Catholic. Carr had set the prior record of 35 that September at home versus Lake Washington. The prior record holder, Sarah McDonald, set it with 33 in 2011.

Six months after nearby building explodes, North Bend's Les Schwab Tire ready for grand re-opening

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:30PM

Last April, the huge explosion that wrecked several downtown buildings and forced neighbors out of their homes also badly damaged the Les Schwab Tire Center in North Bend. Now, nearly six months after the natural gas explosion on April 25, 2014, Les Schwab celebrates the grand reopening of its remodeled North Bend store this weekend.

North Bend teen’s flying electric generator is taking him places

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:34PM

Alexander Anderson is no head-in-the-clouds academic. On paper, he may seem like one, having graduated high school, earned a bachelor of science degree, started classes for his master’s degree, accumulated a stack of research for his doctorate, surpassed a theoretical limitation on electricity production, and started a company, Odin Energy Works, all by the age of 18. Alexander, though, knows how to talk to people, and when to go easy on his non-scientific audience.

Construction not over yet at Snoquamie's Jeanne Hansen Park

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Oct 15, 2014 at 11:23AM

Many Snoqualmie residents have asked why the city of Snoqualmie had a grand opening celebration for Jeanne Hansen Community Park back in September, before the park officially opened. The park was anticipated to open on August 1, and by choosing September 6 for the event, the possibility of a few days’ delay would not interrupt the schedule.

Boom in the bathroom: Teens flush firecrackers in Snoqualmie park john | Valley Police blotter

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:30PM

Flushing firecrackers: On Tuesday, April 8, a caller reported hearing a loud boom and seeing a bunch of smoke at the bathroom facility of Fisher Park, 7805 Fisher Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. The caller also reported seeing four juvenile boys, all on skateboards, leaving the park up Snoqualmie Parkway. Police responded and saw that someone had flushed a bunch of firecrackers down the toilet. They locked the bathroom, and tracked the juveniles, who were running down the trail from Fairway. They also contacted their parents.

Battle of the Books is next week

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:26PM

The annual reading competition among elementary students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Snoqualmie Elementary School. Teams from each of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s five elementary schools compete to see who has the most knowledge of popular youth books, going through about 40 rounds of questions.

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