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North Bend meeting looks at Snoqualmie River Basin

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

Residents of communities impacted by flooding in Northeast King County met with the members of the King County Flood Control District Executive Committee at a special meeting held Monday, Sept. 15, at Si View Community Center in North Bend. The purpose of the meeting was to review the status of flood reduction planning and projects in the Snoqualmie River Basin. The public presentation included an update on major capital improvement projects in the basin and an update on river corridor planning efforts over the coming months.

How to survive the next (big) earthquake | Opinion

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 9:00AM

I’ll be honest with you—I slept right through the magnitude 4.0 quake, centered on the Hood Canal about 45 miles west of here, last Wednesday, Sept. 17. My wife was up early, browsing her iPhone; she’s usually the one who tells me about these quakes, and all I can do is shrug. A heavy sleeper, I’ve slept through every minor tremblor in the past decade. The noise from that fatal plane crash on Mount Si failed to wake me.

Planning teens' future, and paying for it: Mount Si High to host career, college night

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

Mount Si High School hosts its third annual College and Career Night, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7. The fair helps students and families to learn about post high school opportunities and have direct access to colleges and career school representatives.

Out of the Past | No merger for Fall City Fire; Chain letter making the rounds

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

October 1, 1964: Two Fall City boys, Lloyd Johnson and Jerry Krsak, walked out of the woods onto a logging road Sunday afternoon near Lake Marie. The two had been missing since getting lost on a hike Saturday, and were fine other than hunger and slight exposure.

Welcome, everyone: Official opening for the new North Bend Visitor Information Center | Photo gallery

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 1:00PM

North Bend’s new Visitor Information Center was officially unveiled on Saturday, Sept. 13. The new tourist stop and art gallery won’t just stoke newcomers’ interests in the city and its natural attractions. It’s also part of downtown’s new outlook.

Halloween fun for cheap: Costume Swap Day in Carnation, Duvall is this weekend, next

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 1:34PM

Halloween comes just once a year. As a result Halloween costumes, well, they get worn one time— maybe twice if there’s a younger sibling willing to wear it another year. Chances are your costumes are still in good enough shape to pass them along to another child. From that simple idea, every kid’s favorite holiday just got more parent- and planet-friendly, thanks to Costume Swap Day, hosted by local businesses and Macaroni Kid.

Snoqualmie Elementary students get ready for big Walkathon

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Elementary School is getting prepared for their annual Walk-A-Thon, Thursday, Oct. 16. This event is filled with school spirit and friendly competition, as children walk as many laps as they can, and raise money doing it. Last year, students raised over $43,000 for the school. Local businesses are asked to help and donate.

Autumn under Mount Si: No pumpkin patch, but plenty of color at North Bend’s nursery

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Japanese maples are turning. Colors are coming out in the fields, orchards and planter boxes at the Nursery at Mount Si. One fall color is missing from the fields, and that’s pumpkin orange. Two years after the North Bend nursery successfully re-introduced pumpkins after elk destroyed the fields, the crop was hampered this year by a perfect storm of weeds, busted well and hot weather.

Legislature hopefuls to sound off at Valley Chamber's October lunch

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce holds a panel discussion with all four candidates for office in the 5th Legislative District’s state House race, during its October luncheon, Friday, Oct. 17, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Invited are 5th District, position 1 candidates, Rep. Jay Rodne, Republican, and challenger Essie Hicks, Democrat, and position 2 candidates Rep. Chad Magendanz, a Republican, and David Spring, the challenger, a Democrat.

Late-night handoff a regular occurence at Carnation parking lot | Valley police blotter

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

Suspicious exchange: On Friday, Sept. 26, Carnation police (KCSO) received a report of suspected drug activity in the 31700 block of West Eugene Street. Two vehicles in a store parking lot parked, driver's sides together, and then drove off after a few minutes. The caller said the incident typically occurred at 11 p.m. in the parking lot.

Blues Walk number two is on the way

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34AM

Back for a second year, the North Bend Blues Walk expands to 16 venues, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 26, in downtown North Bend.

Valley's councilwoman Kathy Lambert heads up county committees

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:33AM

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who represents the Valley’s District 3, will remain Chair of the Council’s Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee as the council completes its yearly reorganization with the appointment of the chairs of the Council’s standing committees. “I enjoy chairing the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee as the issues we cover are ones that are important to King County and to me personally. Public safety is one of our core responsibilities of county government and I’m privileged to serve in this area,” said Lambert.

Learn and earn in Mount Si summer class

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:25AM

Mount Si High School students interested in adding some adventure to their summers can earn a half credit for school at the same time with Fitness in the Northwest. This physical education offering features a variety of recreation opportunities through several local field trips. Participating students will earn .5 PE credits.

Doing the YMCA at Sno-Valley Senior Center's Community Prom

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:36AM

Dancers made the most of the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s Community Prom, Saturday, March 22. The event, coordinated by Patti Inge and Stephen Haddan, was a fundraiser for the center’s struggling Adult Day Health program.

County Exec urged to raise awareness of newborn surrender options

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34AM

The Metropolitan King County Council’s Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee has called on County Executive Dow Constantine to create a task force to examine ways of increasing awareness of the options available to parents for legally and safely giving up a newborn.

LEO welcomes Fred Nystrom as executive director

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 10:23AM

Fred Nystrom was recently named executive director of Life Enrichment Options (LEO), a community-based nonprofit that advocates for and assists individuals with developmental disabilities. Nystrom has an extensive background in media and fundraising with both nonprofit organizations and businesses. He also has a 30-year history of involvement with the Rotary Club of Issaquah, and has held offices at both the club and district levels.

Volunteer options about at Carnation's senior center

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:44PM

Volunteers make the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, hum, and there are lots of opportunities now. Some of the volunteer options are: the Re-in-Carnation Thrift Store, three-hour shifts available Monday through Saturday; reception desk, three-to-four-hour shifts available Tuesdays and Wednesdays; a kitchen assistant on Wednesdays;

Encompass offers parents a night out

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45PM

Parents can enjoy a well-deserved night out while children ages 2 to 10 enjoy a fun-packed evening at the next Encompass Parents Night Out, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend.

Ellington fundraiser at Finaghty’s planned for April

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:48PM

A fundraiser for Mount Si jazz band’s trip to New York is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Finaghty’s Irish Pub, Snoqualmie. Three bands will play: Mount Si Jazz 1, Tequila Mockingbird from Big Star studios and The Roofdogs, made up of Mount Si students. All donations go to Mounts Si music boosters.

Nominate a star for Valley's Rise & Shine breakfast

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 4:46PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network hosts its 18th annual Rise & Shine Breakfast Tuesday, June 3, to recognize outstanding volunteers in the community. Nominations are now open for the Rise & Shine awards, intended to honor individuals whose actions help create a caring, resilient Snoqualmie Valley community.

Movie filmed last summer at North Bend, Carnation, gets opening

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:07PM

Movie-goers can spot several Valley landmarks in the trailer for “Lucky Them,” and soon, in the movie itself. The independent film, starring Toni Collette as a rock journalist tracking down a rock star who disappeared from the music scene, is scheduled to be released May 30, according to the Internet Movie Database, although other sources project an April 21 limited release. “Lucky Them” was filmed in several Seattle locations, and on Snoqualmie and Carnation streets, inside a Carnation home, and both in and outside of the Mount Si Pub in North Bend, in February 2013.

Try out for holiday show at North Bend's Valley Center Stage

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 11:11AM

Valley Center Stage in North Bend is holding auditions for its Christmas production, "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol." Audition times are 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Valley Center Stage 119 W. North Bend Way. Callbacks will start at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20.

Rescuers who read: Students, cops and firefighters make friends at Badges & Books

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:42PM

Students at Cascade View Elementary were treated with visits from all kinds of people in uniform March 12, during the Snoqualmie Police Department's annual Badges & Books event. Volunteers from the Snoqualmie fire and police departments, including Police Chief Steve McCulley, as well as the King County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol and Duvall Police Department teamed up to visit each classroom during the day, answer questions about their work—did you know that Snoqualmie firefighters aim to be out the door “in under a minute” from the time they receive a call?—and let the class examine some of their gear.

Snoqualmie Kidz Love Soccer: Children's season starts April 22

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:36PM

Registration is open for the spring session of Kidz Love Soccer, an instructional program for girls and boys age 3 through 12. Sessions teach the fundamentals of soccer through skill demonstrations and practice, games, and instructional scrimmages always conducted in a non-competitive, recreational format. Classes run Tuesdays, April 22 through June 10, at Azalea Park, 6604 Azalea Way, Snoqualmie Ridge;

Senator's nay on two-thirds tax majority overrides voters

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:30PM

You assume your vote counts. It appears that State Senator Mark Mullet has a very different opinion. Almost 70 percent of us within the 5th Legislative District chose to have a two-thirds majority (vote) of the legislature required to raise taxes. Mullet voted ‘Nay’ against this bill (Senate Joint Resolution 8213) the other week. Our local community decided, but Mullet overrode the citizens.

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