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Little riders learn the rules of the road at Tanner Jeans Bike Safety Rodeo

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:50PM

Young riders got a firsthand lesson in biking safely with help from Snoqualmie police and volunteers at the Tanner Jeans Bike Safety Rodeo, held Saturday, June 7, at Community Park on Snoqualmie Ridge. Saturday's 11th annual Bike Safety Rodeo, created in memory of Tanner, a 7 year old boy who died in a bike-car accident in 2003, is a way for local families to learn about bicycle safety and overhaul their gear.

Mount Si grad Abby McLauchlin rows in NCAA championships, gets silver

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:02PM

Abby McLauchlin, a 2013 Mount Si High School graduate, competed in the NCAA Rowing Championships for the University of San Diego in Indianapolis on Sunday, June 1. McLauchlin rowed in the Varsity 4 in the competition. Her boat ended the season as the 14th fastest in her category. In addition, she helped her team to an overall final ranking of 15th in the nation. This final ranking capped a historic season for the University of San Diego and its highest ranking ever.

Brownie Scouts share love of animals, earn badges at Snoqualmie's Rancho Laguna

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:01PM

Members of the second grade Brownie Girl Scout Troop 43995 volunteered Sunday, May 4, at the Rancho Laguna H.E.A.R.T. in Snoqualmie. The girls, who were working to complete their Brownie Quest Journey Badge, chose the farm as their community project due to their love of animals.

Got your ticket? Big day arrives for Snoqualmie Valley's Class of 2014

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:44PM

Mount Si High School will graduate more than 350 students at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, at Mount Si Stadium, in a first—an event that’s already sold out once. Graduation tickets, given to students to distribute to their guests for the ceremony, went so fast this year, that school staff agreed to add three more rows of assigned seating on the field. Those tickets, for roughly 150 more people, went on sale to students Monday, for $10 per seat.

Two calls for climber rescues at Olallie, Little Si

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

Two men were injured on climbs early Sunday, June 8, calling on King County Search and Rescue for assistance. The first call, at 11:35 a.m. from Olallie State Park, was cancelled within 40 minutes, said Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates, who had no further information on the incident.

Name somebody special for 2015 Give Good Awards

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:24AM

Who will walk the red carpet at the Valley’s third annual Give Good Awards? Nominations are open until December 31 at midnight in the following 12 categories: Arts, business, courage, environmental, educational excellence, teen spirit, inspirational youth, youth advocate, unsung hero, parent volunteer, youth leadership initiative, and spirit of the Valley.

Trade in old favorites for new kids’ reads in book swap

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:25AM

The North Bend Library hosts a children’s book swap, 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the library. Trade books for children, Kindergarten through middle school. Bring up to five books in good condition and trade them in for some new-to-you titles.

Encompass partners with USDA for child meals program

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:25AM

Encompass recently announced that, based on income guidelines, it will partner directly with USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program to provide nutritious on-site meals for all children enrolled in the Encompass preschool for 2014-15.

Auditor named to overlook Metro Transit budget

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:32AM

The Metropolitan King County Council in November unanimously approved an ordinance, authored and proposed by Councilmember Rod Dembowski, which creates a full-time, ongoing and independent auditor of Metro Transit.

Eastside celebrates veterans with Wreaths Across America

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:33AM

In the largest public ceremony in Washington State, “Wreaths Across America Day” will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Bellevue’s Sunset Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. More than 1,200 wreaths will be placed on veterans’ graves in the cemetery. All are invited to join in placing wreaths at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Out of the Past: Flood causes North Bend water to dry up for days

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:34AM

Dec. 3, 1964: You never miss the water ‘til the well runs dry—and North Bend residents have had to manage with a “dry well” since 3 o’clock Monday afternoon, when an accumulation of debris carried by rushing water into the reservoir closed off the supply to the town’s gravity flow system. Thursday was the expected day for a return of water flow.

County checks out landslide areas for floodplains

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:35AM

The King County Flood Control District announced on November 14 the completion of the first phase of a two-year investigation to update landslide hazard information for King County’s river valleys and floodplains. “This investigation is the first step in assuring that we have the most current information to protect people, property and critical public infrastructure,” said King County Flood Control District Chairman Reagan Dunn.

Girls youth soccer team takes second in Premier finals

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:51PM

A Valley girls youth soccer team had a big season this spring. In the Puget Sound Premiere League’s Washington Cup Girls U-13 Silver Bracket finals game, Cascade Football Club’s G00 Green Team lost in overtime to a premiere-level team, 1-0. CFC G00 Green played six games over two weekends, to make it to the finals.

16 Mount Si High School seniors get a running start

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:45PM

Mount Si High School’s class of 2014 includes 16 students who earned associate’s degrees from Bellevue College, at the same time that they earned their high school diplomas. Guy Everett earned a degree with High Distinction, and two students, Kira Jerome and Tyler McCreadie, earned degrees with Distinction. Also receiving degrees from Bellevue College were Jacob Barrus, Torsten Cannell, Christopher Lein, Sydney Leonard, Madison Murphy, Joann Richter, Amy Robles, Rian Ruyle, Dylan Savage, Ethan Seneker, Britney Stevens, Velvet Weber and Abigail Wilcock.

The days of D.I.Y.: Learn about early skills at Fall City Historical Society's FC Days display

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:48PM

“Do It Yourself” wasn’t a fad. It was a necessity in the Fall City of 100 years ago. Cooking, repairing your house, and living in general required skills that today are becoming lost arts. Fall City Historical Society takes visitors on a trip back in time to experience those arts at its downtown booth for Fall City Days.

History in a glass: Get a memento of Fall City's historic Methodist Church at Fall City Days

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:54PM

The Fall City Historical Society's collector glass, available during Fall City Days, honors the historic Fall City Methodist Church. The collectible glasses cost $8, or $15 for set of two. Sales help the society preserve local history. According to Jack Kelley's "History of Fall City," the present United Methodist Church, at the corner of Main and Third streets, was originally built in 1899 by the Baptists.

Deadline’s here for King County flood reduction grants

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 5:44PM

The deadline for King County Flood Control District‘s grant applications, for money to reduce local flood damage, is right around the corner. Applications have to be received by the Flood District by Sunday, June 15. Eligible applicants include homeowner associations, private non-profit organizations or associations, schools, special districts, tribes and King County jurisdictions.

Walk of fame: Sidewalk stars crown North Bend's ‘Save Our Theatre’ campaign

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

“Isn’t it cool?” Cindy Walker asks. The North Bend Theatre owner is justly proud of her new digital projector. Its high-tech computer system and 4,000-watt bulb took the local moviehouse out of the old days of film and into the modern era. Bought with the assistance of Walker’s neighbors and customers, this $100,000 machine shows how much locals love the business.

Who was Olive Taylor Quigley? | Fall City Days

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Home to much of the Fall City Days activities, Quigley Park, site of many Fall City Days activities and music, is named for Olive Taylor Quigley, the first girl born to white settlers in Fall City. According to author Jack Kelley's "History of Fall City," Olive Maude Taylor was born on April 2, 1876 to David and Helen Taylor. As a teen, she worked in her family's Taylor Hotel, and was there until it burned in 1902.

Children's parade tradition returns to Fall City Days

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Right before the main parade, children are welcome to bring their bikes and pets and show off in the Fall City Days Kiddie Parade. The children’s parade begins at 10:45 a.m., and the main parade happens at 11 a.m.

Mind your manners: New Snoqualmie schools civility policy lays out rules for staff, student behavior

  • Jun 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

No single group or incident provided the push for the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s new civility policy, say school district staff. Instead, the policy, formally adopted by the school board at its May 29 meeting, grew from discussions that began more than six months ago, after contentious contract negotiations with the district’s teacher union were completed just hours before a teacher’s strike would have begun. “This policy was developed in collaboration with Lisa Radmer, who is the president of the Snoqualmie Valley Education Association,” Superintendent Joel Aune told the school board before the first reading of the policy, May 15.

Get 'Footloose': Mount Si students free their dancing feet in fall musical

  • Dec 8, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Dec 9, 2014 at 9:29AM

This month, an all American classic comes to Mount Si High School, the musical "Footloose." When a teenager from Chicago is forced to move to the small, religious town of Bomont, he finds many obstacles to overcome. From winning the girl of his dreams, to ending a law against dancing, Ren McCormack fights for his freedom to let it all out, and "Cut Footloose.”

Fight hunger, give hope: donate food at Snoqualmie City Hall

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 11:52AM

The city of Snoqualmie asks residents to participate in its seventh annual holiday food drive to benefit local food banks. Support helps provide the needs of the Snoqualmie Valley community. Residents can donate non-perishable food items, such as canned tuna, soups, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, beans, rice, pasta, and juice.

PSE customers to share $59.2 million from sale

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 12:02PM

Puget Sound Energy announced last week “that customers will notice a pleasant surprise on their winter power bills: a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40.” The bill credit is the mechanism to be used to distribute half of $109 million that resulted from the sale of PSE’s utility operations in Jefferson County, to all PSE customers.

Nominate honorees for North Bend’s Citizen of the Year

  • Dec 9, 2014 at 12:07PM

The city of North Bend is seeking nominations for its 2014 Citizen of the Year award. This annual award recognizes a person or business that has gone above and beyond to make North Bend a better place to live, through professional or volunteer efforts, or contribution to the community. This year’s recipient will be announced on Jan. 6.

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