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- Sep 10, 2014 at 11:21AM
Earbuds playing country music, junior Alex Nelson winds up on the driving range at Mount Si Golf Course and lets fly. The junior was with his team, getting in some hits before hitting the road for their Sno Falls match with a group of arriving Issaquah golfers. Nelson, with his state tournament experience—he placed 18th last spring—looks to lead a fairly deep group of Mount Si boys on the autumn fairways.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 11:06AM
SnoValley Tilth’s annual farm tours throughout the Valley, and their Farm Faire and Pig Roast on Jubilee Farm, return on Saturday, Sept. 13. The family event celebrates the bounty of the harvest in the Snoqualmie Valley.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 11:03AM
Citizen Corps offers a class to learn FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) skills like small fire suppression, light search and rescue, and disaster medical response.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 12:25PM
Hannah Waskom owned the distance records for the Mount Si girls cross country squad as a freshman. Now, she and the rest of the Wildcat running contingent look to improve in 2014. “The team this year is all about adjusting to 4A, getting used to harder competition, and rising to the challenges that 4A will bring us,” said the sophomore.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 2:30PM
Colleagues of Jeanne Hansen say she was a master of transformations. The late Hansen, mayor of Snoqualmie from 1987 to 1997, shepherded the development of Snoqualmie Ridge. She died Jan. 3, 2001, and never got to see the changes she wrought.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 2:10PM
“Go Union!” A spectator cheered from a passing car on Snoqualmie Parkway, 50 yards away, inspiring the men and women of Company F, 20th Maine, as they marched into battle. Granted, their guns weren’t loaded, but they rose to the challenge—a trio of gray-clad skirmishers of the 2nd S. Carolina regiment—after the whooping intruders disturbed the peace of their encampment at Rotary Park, better known as the Venturing Crew Christmas Tree Farm.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 3:36PM
Hundreds of Seahawks fans visited the Valley Saturday, Sept. 6, to unleash their inner beasts, and maybe, just maybe, see Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. They got both. As runners challenged themselves in obstacles like Marshawn’s Mud Pit and the classic run through the tires, Lynch drove the course in a small utility vehicle, to loud cheers from the fans.
- Mar 9, 2015 at 5:42PM
Snoqualmie Police officers arrested three people with large amounts of cash on multiple felony charges shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday, March 8. Police were called to the 200 block of South Main Street after a citizen reported seeing a man on the roof of a business and heard what sounded like thumping coming from inside.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 10:51AM
Singles leader Matthew Griffin is happy to be back in the hot seat. The four-year varsity player for Mount Si begins his senior season in the top solo spot for boys tennis, and will face some good competition. In tennis, “You have to plan your victories,” says Griffin. “You don’t just happen upon them. It’s a combination of patience, and knowing what the right time is to strike.”
- Sep 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:55PM
Master Gardeners of Snoqualmie Valley and the North Bend Library hold their next class, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 13, on propagation and plant division. Kay Gordon, a master gardener, holds the class at the North Bend Library. She will cover techniques for successful divisions, cuttings and layering of perennials and shrubs.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:00AM
Most of the core is back for the Mount Si girls soccer team. Now, this group faces the challenge of a new league with bigger schools as competition. “We’re playing tougher teams,” said senior forward and co-captain Karli White. “We want to get a good record and start off strong.”
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:01AM
North Bend boutique Birches Habitat holds its third annual fashion show benefit for the House of Hope, 6 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 14, at Boxley's jazz club. Models from the Valley will show off Birches fashions. Tickets include a glass of champagne.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:07AM
They have a goal, to present a bond issue to voters in February. Now, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board needs to finalize the details of that bond, and they have about a month to do it. When the board met Thursday, Aug. 21, Superintendent Joel Aune reminded the group that he and staff had been asked to develop a timeline for a February bond proposition, which they presented July 9. He went over some of the critical deadlines involved, saying “To move toward a February bond proposition… the latest that we feel would be reasonable for the board to make a formal decision around the bond proposition, would be around the first of October.”
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:18AM
It’s going to be busy in North Bend Saturday evening, when the Boxley Music Fund’s Jazz Walk returns for its third year. It’s also, according to organizers, going to be awesome. “We counted 86 musicians, and at least 15 venues,” says Greg Williamson, owner of Pony Boy Records, and booker of music for the event. Officially, the website, www.northbendjazzwalk.com, lists 18 venues in all, and 21 acts, to fill them.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:54AM
"This is the best day of the year!" announced North Bend Elementary School principal Jim Frazier on a cloudy morning, Sept. 3. He had a big coffee mug and an even bigger smile for student and parents as they came to the front door.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 11:15AM
One year ago, junior safety Jojo Hillel had the best seat in the house to learn the art of quarterbacking. Now, the transition is natural, and the tall, 180-pound senior will be at the center of action under Mount Si’s Friday night lights.
- Sep 11, 2014 at 4:14PM
Membership director and Snoqualmie Valley resident Lizzy Billington is stepping up as new CEO of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, days after Nate Perea announced his departure for a new role. Perea, who has led the chamber for 16 months, gave notice Thursday, August 28. He is now director of membership experience for the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. Perea came to the Snoqualmie Valley chamber April 1, 2013, after serving as the director of membership development for the Issaquah chamber.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 9:32AM
King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to recognize the leaders, educators and advocates whose everyday actions help save the planet through the Earth Heroes at School program.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 9:37AM
Police arrested one of two suspects in conjunction with a $3,500 theft at a Coach store in the Premium Outlet Mall in North Bend at 12:30 p.m., on March 5.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 9:39AM
The Snoqualmie Valley School District will break ground on a sixth elementary school at 1 p.m. Monday, March 16, on the school site on Snoqualmie Ridge. The site is located at the corner of Southeast Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway. Construction start April 1.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 9:46AM
Regulars at the North Bend Jazz Walk and the corresponding Blues Walk may be squinting at their calendars this spring, looking for the Blues Walk. In past years, the Blues Walk followed the early fall Jazz Walk, and we just had a Jazz Walk, didn’t we?
- Mar 11, 2015 at 12:00PM
It’s all up-side for area teenaged jazz musicians performing at the North Bend Jazz Walk Saturday, and for their band directors.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00AM updated at 1:03PM
Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation has announced its Educators of the Year, to be honored at the annual fundraising luncheon March 19.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 1:06PM
Quilts under Northwest Skies is the theme for the 34th annual quilt show by Quilters Anonymous, set for Friday through Sunday, March 13 to 15, at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave S.E., Monroe.
- Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00PM
The Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved adopting an ordinance that amended the zoning map in downtown Snoqualmie, while adding design guidelines and increasing density and home elevation regulations in certain areas on Monday, Feb. 23. Councilmembers Chelley Patterson and Heather Munden were absent for the vote.