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Dates set for Snoqualmie's Winter Magic fest; Synthetic rink coming to Ridge, downtown

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:09PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce invites children of all ages to enjoy the outdoors this December, while skating on an Olympic-grade synthetic ice rink. The ice rink will be located in downtown Snoqualmie, Sunday, Dec. 14 through Monday, Dec. 22, and on Snoqualmie Ridge, Tuesday, Dec. 23 through Jan. 1, 2015. The event starts with a “Winter Magic” celebration, 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in historic Snoqualmie, featuring an ice queen and princesses, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice skating. Santa Train also takes place that day.

Bears make for bad neighbors in Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood: Valley Police, Fire Calls

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:42AM

Police and fire agencies in the Valley responded to the following calls:

Thanksgiving market coming to Tolt

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:35AM

Mark your calendars for Carnation Farmers Market’s annual Thanksgiving Harvest Market, 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25. The market moves indoors to provide shoppers with warm, dry, and festive shopping inside the American Legion Hall on Bird Street in downtown Carnation (directly adjacent to the market’s usual location), with plenty of parking outside.

North Bend garbage schedule changes during holidays

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:32AM

North Bend’s trash haulers, Republic Services, will observe Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, which all fall on a Thursday this year.

Junior Lifeguard training offered at Si View

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 11:31AM

Si View Pool hosts a Junior Lifeguarding course for youths age 11 to 14, Dec. 1 to 18, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m.

Heroes in training: Valley's CERT team masters emergency skills in hands-on session | Photos

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:33AM

After their final training drill, and even between exercises, the class of Snoqualmie Valley CERT trainees were relaxed and chatty. From the official start to the official stop of each task, though, they each underwent a terse transformation. Lorrie Jones of Snoqualmie surprised herself by taking point in a drill to “rescue” a dummy trapped under a tractor tire. “OK, let’s go,” she told her team, men and women from Snoqualmie, North Bend or Fall City, but they didn’t need much direction.

Army helicopter rescues residents stranded by flood | Out of the Past

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:21AM

Thursday, Nov. 16, 1989: A U.S. Army helicopter was called to rescue several people stranded by high water in the Lower Valley last week. Local fire departments reported few other incidents during five days of flooding that began Nov. 9. Snoqualmie Elementary was evacuated.

Craft a wreath with your family at Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, this weekend

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:06AM

Learn to craft your own holiday wreaths at Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. A hand-made wreath is a unique holiday gift for friends and family, or to add festive décor this season to your own home. It’s also a fun way to express your personal creativity.

Creative thoughts for downtown during a busy road-work holiday season

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:05AM

Last week, the Snoqualmie City Council kept an open mind (and open pocketbook to the tune of $12,000) for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Magic festival. The plan, now in the permitting stage, is to put an artificial skating rink downtown and on the Ridge during holidays, welcoming families for ice skating and other outdoor fun. The Chamber, first under Nate Perea, now with Director Lizzy Billington, has been working for about a year to get some kind of rink downtown.

Tween Night, Family Fun Day this weekend at Si View

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 11:04AM

Find fun times for youth in grades five through seven at Tween Night, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, November 21, at Si View Community Center. It's a night of active games, contests, music, dancing and more. Admission is just $5 at the door, snacks available for purchase. Then on Saturday, Nov. 22, Si View hosts a Family Fun Day, with free activities for children from noon to 2:30 p.m. Find activity stations with gymnastics, arts and crafts, indoor playground time

Recycle your junk, help Mount Si Cheer team Saturday

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:24PM

A free electronics recycling event benefiting the Mount Si cheer team is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 22, at Cascade View Elementary School, 34816 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie Police gets thumbs up, update North Bend on contract

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:18PM

It’s been nearly eight months since the Snoqualmie Police Department began covering North Bend. In that time, North Bend officers have made more than 730 traffic stops, arrested 225 subjects on various charges, and issued 16 DUI citations. They’ve received zero official complaints, too. “In our business, we’re not used to that,” Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley told the North Bend City Council Nov. 4.

Horsepowered: Artistic fundraiser helps Lower Valley rescue ranch’s big holiday plans | Photos

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:13PM

Painted ponies that are popping up in Carnation and soon, Duvall, are raising funds for a local horse rescue farm. Beth Marcey, a volunteer at Seven’s Haven Horse Rescue, and family members created 60 pony figures, mounted on sticks, that can be seen at local homes and businesses including Ixtapa, ACE Hardware, Starbucks, Blake’s Pizza, IGA and Sno Valley Auto Rebuild.

Grand opening weekend coming up for North Bend’s Piccola Cellars

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:05PM

After months of anticipation, Piccola Cellars is flinging open its doors for a Grand Opening Party, 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. Located in the old North Bend Fire Station, 112 West Second Street, Piccola will provide a range of hot and cold snacks, live music, raffles and drink and tote specials.

Reichert's Greenway Heritage Area bill makes it out of House committee

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00PM

The House Natural Resources Committee passed the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Act (H.R. 1785) out of committee on Wednesday, Nov. 19. U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert, who represents the Valley as part of the Eighth District, had written and testified on behalf of the legislation.

Clean Air Agency puts King County under overnight burn ban

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:59AM

Citing weather conditions and raised air pollution levels, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a stage 2 burn ban for King County, effective noon Wednesday, Nov. 19. The ban is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The weather front expected this evening is showing rain and winds that will clear the air. However, daytime winds will not be sufficient to significantly reduce pollution levels in King County, especially in areas where wood burning is common.

Snoqualmie council warms to holiday skate rink plan

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:27PM

After lengthy discussion, and over reservations from some councilmembers and staff, Snoqualmie’s city council voted to explore a deal with the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, funding a holiday festival, complete with synthetic ice rink, that’s set to hit both downtown and the Ridge. Snoqualmie residents want to skate, Chamber Executive Director Lizzy Billington told the council, making a pitch for the Winter Magic festival.

Snoqualmie business Democracy Live embraces future of voting

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:24PM

On election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, staff at Snoqualmie’s Democracy Live gave a short demo of their electronic voting software, Live Ballot, to visiting officials, including Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, and U.S. Representative Dave Reichert. Company President Bryan Finney and Board President Joseph Brotherton discussed the possibilities for their product, now in use in more than 550 locations worldwide.

Finding a memory: Family explores Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:22PM

“I found my name!” says 10-year-old Lawrence Saenz, pointing to a brick in the Snoqualmie Valley Veterans Memorial. His sister, Elsa, 9, comes to look, but their younger brothers are still climbing on the rocks that ring the area, just to the side of the Renton-Pickering American Legion Post in Snoqualmie.

Tickets will go fast for Snoqualmie's Santa Train tradition

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:20PM

Looking for a special way to meet Santa? Create special memories with a Santa Train excursion! Santa Train, at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, has been a holiday highlight for over 40 years.

Contra dancing returns to Sallal Grange this Friday

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:19PM

Sallal Grange hosts its next Contra Dance, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. Lindsey Dono will call the dances, with music by the band Cobbler. Vegetable soup and rustic bread is served, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Flood district adopts 2015 budget, helps Valley farm pads

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 5:18PM

The King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors on Monday, Nov. 3, unanimously adopted a 2015 budget that ensures that needed flood control projects will continue even as the district prepares for long-range work that will protect King County residents and businesses.

North Bend receives federal grant for Torguson Park

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 1:26PM

Washington state is set to receive nearly $1 million for four local park and trail projects from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF.

Support school counseling at Tuesday's North Bend Friends of Youth Breakfast

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 1:00PM

Friends of Youth will hold its second annual Youth and Family Services Fundraising Breakfast to increase counseling support for youth in Snoqualmie Valley School District schools. The North Bend breakfast is 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Meadowbrook Farm interpretive center. Registration opens at 7 a.m.

Mount Si High School seeks 2015 grad photographer, assistant

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:19PM

Mount Si High School is looking for a professional photographer with an assistant for its 2015 graduation ceremony.

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