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Finding their footing: Mount Si gymnasts coming into their own for first home 4A meet | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:31AM

After a rocky start on beam and vault, Jen Rogers upped her game on the beam and just plain rocked it on the floor in the Wildcats’ first home meet of the gymnastics season. Like other gymnasts, Rogers is starting to find her footing in 4A. Mount Si gymnasts competed against Redmond last Thursday, Dec. 11, in a three-way double dual with Interlake and Newport. The Wildcats had the second-highest team score of the match, 159.25 to Newport’s 165.65.

North Bend teacher gets fellowship to study sea turtles in Costa Rica

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:26AM

Katrina Alegado, an eighth grade science teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, has been accepted into Ecology Project International’s Marine Education Fellowship in Costa Rica, April 18 to 25.

Snoqualmie’s DMW Martial Arts celebrates 14 new black belts

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:25AM

DMW Martial Arts in Snoqualmie held their black belt graduation on the weekend of November 15 and awarded Black Belts to 14 successful students. Third-degree black belts were awarded to Veronique and Elizabeth Bourgault. The two have been training at DMW for nine years and have been role models to the younger students, coaches said. Two second-degree black belts were awarded to Christopher Buyagwan and Kyle Bolin. First-degree black belts were awarded to Shawn Masters,Trajen Hockenbury, Princeton See, Donavan See, Rudy Herman, Cameron Myers, Alex Williams, J.D. Howard, Branson Corneil and Delanie Wilson.

Don’t mean to brag, but... Valley Record’s 2014 awards list includes a look at changing chiefs, singalong, bikers

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:23AM

One of the thing we’ve accomplished at the Valley Record this past year was to pick up a slew of awards in the 2014 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual better newspaper contest. This year’s awards showcase not only our work, but also underscore just how special this Valley is. The personalities, passions and events that drive the news in the Snoqualmie Valley not only keep us constantly scrambling to cover everything, they also show what true community is about.

Two wins, third at tourney for Mount Si wrestlers

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:20AM

At the Centralia Tiger Classic wrestling tournament, held Saturday, Dec. 13, Mount Si placed third in the boys varsity division. Of the nine wrestlers who entered, eight placed. Mark Mulligan was the champion in his 170-pound bracket. Gunnar Harrison was third at 138 pounds; and Mason Marenco was third at 152 pounds; senior Cameron McLain was fifth at 220 pounds; senior Justin Edens was fifth at 160 pounds; Duncan Harrison was fifth at 126 pounds; Tyler McConnell was fifth at 132 pounds; and Jack Hamerly was fifth at 145 pounds.

Valley Boy Scouts offer to take that tree after Christmas

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:15AM

Upper Valley and Fall City Boy Scout Troops will be collecting trees door-to-door throughout Snoqualmie, Fall City, and North Bend on Saturday, Jan. 3. Trees may be left in driveways by 8 a.m.

Edge Physical Therapy in Snoqualmie expands massage options with Regence

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:05AM

Massage therapy options at Snoqualmie’s Edge Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation are growing, now that the clinic can provide that service through all major carriers. Edge recently entered a contract with the Regence health insurance for massage, so the facility will now be able to accept patients for massage with Regence, at the in-network rate.

King County to lead fight against obesity, new types of tobacco

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:04AM

King County will use a federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco by taking on the marketing of junk food, sugary sodas, and new tobacco products. Using a $9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health - Seattle & King County will lead a partnership of cities, school districts, community organizations, and businesses. The coalition will help local residents make healthy decisions, help schools provide healthier meals and more opportunities for exercise, and help cities design more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly communities.

Dane Raymond graduates from combat training

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 10:59AM

Army Pvt. Dane A. Raymond has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

Holiday Tea served at Salish Lodge and Spa’s Dining Room

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:47AM

Start a new tradition with Holiday Tea, served at the Dining Room restaurant at the Salish Lodge and Spa at Snoqualmie Falls. Along with a menu of house-made treats, tea is served from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21, and every day, Dec. 26 to 30.

North Bend's Sallal Grange hosts contra dance tonight

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:46AM

Sallal Grange’s next contra dance is 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19. The evening starts with a gluten-free, vegetarian soup dinner followed by a dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. Dancing begins at 8. The lesson will feature the basic contra dance patterns and will have newcomers ready to dance. Laurie Anders, David Kaynor and Tony Mates play music, with Kaynor and Mates taking turns calling the dances.

Fish & Game Club welcomes members

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:44AM

New members are needed for the Mount Si Fish and Game Club, established in the Snoqualmie Valley since 1949. Some of the club’s annual events are the Kid’s Trout Derby, a steelhead dinner and a scholarship award.

Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan open for public comment

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:16AM

The Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan, which covers a landscape that sees more than 800,000 outdoor enthusiast visits each year, is now open for public comment. Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released the plan for State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) review and the public is invited to submit comments until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19.

Magic on the ‘ice’ Snoqualmie's synthetic rink opens for the holidays

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 2:52PM

First they learned to walk on the slick surface. Then, after a few minutes, they were dancing, twirling, laughing and sometimes landing flat on their backs. So it goes when children start to skate.

Out of the Past: 27 years at North Bend's famous Tift Haus; Way cleared for Snoqualmie Ridge

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 2:41PM

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:

Snowbird reunion 
planned for February 2015

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 2:40PM

The 12th annual Snoqualmie Valley Snowbird Gathering is noon Wednesday, February 4, at the Foothills Eatery in Yuma, Ariz.

Rep. Reichert’s sex traffic 
prevention bill becomes law

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 2:39PM

A recent bill, the “Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act,” was signed into law this fall by President Obama. This bipartisan legislation includes bills from Rep. Dave Reichert, of the Valley’s 8th District, to prevent the sex trafficking of youth in foster care (H.R. 4058) and to ensure proper child support payments even when a parent lives abroad (H.R. 1896).

Snoqualmie council endorses ‘Proposition 1’ school bond

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 2:38PM

The Snoqualmie City Council voted 7-0 on Monday, Dec. 8, to support Snoqualmie Valley School District Proposition 1, a facilities improvement bond, which will be on the ballot for the Feb. 10 special election.

A community Christmas: One Voice helps hundreds in 4th Valley drive

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:41PM

Toys, clothes and books streamed out of the Snoqualmie Valley One VOICE event last week, as gifts and supplies for area families in need. Donations of the same were coming back in almost as fast, along with pizzas and other donations to feed the army of volunteers who helped to put on the fourth annual event.

More students, smaller classes will mean action for Valley school board

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:16PM

Recent enrollment projections, past elections and a 2012 court ruling all point to an upcoming shortage of space and teachers for Snoqualmie Valley schools. To be ready for at least part of the shortfall, school district staff are working on facilities plans that will need board approval by spring, and developing a streamlined teacher hiring process.

Best local lights: Winners chosen in Snoqualmie holiday decorating contest

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 5:16PM

The results of the Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest are in. Ten Snoqualmie homeowners entered the competition. After thoughtful consideration by a panel of judges, the following homes were named the winners.

Training session, meeting on North Bend winter shelter planned

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 4:38PM

A Valley Renewal Center volunteer training session is planned for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at the North Bend Library, 115 East 4th St. All volunteers interested in serving in any capacity at the winter shelter, outside of meals, should complete this one-night training, along with a background check, prior to visiting the shelter.

Thanksgiving dinner for all: Friends made meal a success

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 9:42AM

Thanks to Twede’s Cafe, Church on the Ridge, Herfy Burger, Glass and Bottle, Sno Valley Coffee and all the amazing volunteers who helped in the fourth annual “Angel in Your Own Neighborhood” community Thanksgiving dinner.

Out of the Past: Woman rescued from river in flood

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 9:41AM

Thursday, Dec. 7, 1989: Carnation resident Elle Potter, 38, was pulled from the raging waters by the Tolt Hill Road bridge Sunday. She apparently tried to drive across the Valley floor, not realizing how deep and fast the water was. She was in the water for more than an hour before her rescue.

About those Tokul tracks… Valley man remembers exploring historic railway

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 9:40AM

In an article about the railroad trestle over Tokul Creek (“Snoqualmie’s 100-foot Tokul Creek Trestle still draws travelers,” Oct. 17, 2014), which is now part of the John Wayne Trail, it was stated that the rail line extended from Moncton to Everett.

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