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Public hearing is Tuesday for Snoqualmie utility rates increase

  • May 22, 2014 at 12:32PM

The Snoqualmie City Council is scheduled to vote on May 27, 2014 on a proposed ordinance that would increase water, storm water, sewer, and irrigation rates. If approved, the ordinance would establish new rates for the years 2014 through 2016; the new 2014 rates would likely be effective as of July 1, 2014.

Heart of the Valley 2014: All-community photo session gets personal

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:22PM

Vicki Tennant Bettes has lived in a lot of places—New Jersey, Hawaii, California. But, “no matter where I’ve lived, the Valley is my home,” said Bettes. A fourth generation Valley resident, she was among locals singled out for special attention by local photographer Mary Miller, during her third annual Heart of the Valley community photo session, held Sunday, May 18, at Centennial Fields Park in Snoqualmie. Miller’s photo was more lightly attended than in past years. So, she improvised, working with the crowd to create memorable images.

Service planned for Elvin ‘Roger’ McClain, 74, of North Bend

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:03PM

E. Roger McClain, of North Bend, died Friday, May 2. He was 74. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at Calvary Chapel, 1556 Boalch Ave N.W., North Bend.

Registration starts for Snoqualmie's summer kids soccer

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

Registration is open for two summer soccer programs sponsored by the city of Snoqualmie Parks & Recreation Department. Kidz Love Soccer is an instructional, non-competitive program for girls and boys, for ages 2 to 6. Events, including Soccer 1; Pre-Soccer; Tot-Soccer; and Mommy, Daddy & Me Soccer happen on Tuesdays, July 8 to August 26; Class times vary, and are held at Azalea Park, 6604 Azalea Way, Snoqualmie. The fee is $85.

Disaster loan outreach starts in explosion-damaged North Bend

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared the April 25 explosion in North Bend a disaster in response to a request from Governor Jay Inslee. Mayor Hearing and city officials lobbied strongly for this declaration, in order to provide resources for their affected citizens and business owners, and they encourage people to take advantage of the programs for assistance in recovery.

Gamers plan monthly LAN night at Snoqualmie Falls Brewery

  • May 21, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Valley’s Nerds with Real Lives group hosts its monthly LAN gaming night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5. Play PC games with other gamers, take part in contests, grab some food and drinks. It’s BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer).

Births: North Bend's Cartys welcome granddaughter Reese

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:00PM updated May 21, 2014 at 10:37AM

Reese Olivia Horstman was born Sunday, April 6, to parents Allison and Edward Horstman, at Swedish Hospital in Ballard. Edward grew up in North Bend. He and Allison live in Maple Valley.

25,000 steelhead released in Tokul Hatchery break-in near Snoqualmie

  • May 20, 2014 at 3:41PM

By the early morning of Tuesday, May 13, 25,000 hatchery-raised juvenile steelhead had, against Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) rules, joined the wild fish migration down the Snoqualmie River. The Tokul Creek Hatchery fish were intended for release in eastern Washington lakes.

It’s go time: Mount Si track’s girls take first in Kingco; Boys second | Photo Gallery

  • May 20, 2014 at 3:25PM

It’s taken some mental toughness for Baly Botten to get here. In a bad start a few weeks ago, the Mount Si track pole vaulter broke a pole and landed hard in the box. Physically fine, he had to move on mentally from that fall. “All my adrenaline’s going,” said Botten last Wednesday, as he sought his edge at Kingco. “Pole vault is one those sports where it’s hard to get it down in practice,” he said. “You have to have the right mentality. One of the only times you get that mentality is at meets.”

Snoqualmie Valley's school impact fees on the rise

  • May 20, 2014 at 3:01PM

School impact fees in Snoqualmie Valley School District are on the rise again, a change from last year. Enrollment continues to grow at just over 2 percent annually, but the fees are calculated by a state-set formula, and have fluctuated widely in the past. According to the district’s recently approved capital facilities plan, enrollment will grow steadily.

Scouts clean the trail for Earth Day | Photo

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:45PM

Boys from Cub Scout Pack 452, Den 2, worked hard on Earth Day, April 22. The boys and their parents cleaned up the walking path and railroad tracks between the North Bend train depot and Bendigo Boulevard, as well as grounds around the depot.

Weekday closures on the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Road

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:44PM

A federal road reconstruction project on the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Road began May 5, which will result in weekday closures of the road, from Valley Camp on. The road will be closed from noon Mondays through noon Fridays, now through Friday, Oct. 31. Dorothy Lake Road (Upper Couplet) will be closed to public traffic throughout the project.

Sponsors sought for Carnation 4th of July celebration

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:40PM

The Carnation 4th of July Celebration Committee is gearing up for the 4th of July celebration, and seeks sponsorships from local businesses. Donations support many events that happen that holiday week, beginning with the 5K run, parade, vendor village, Just Moo it (the three-on-three basketball event), entertainment, facilities such as; port-a-potties, and the fireworks display.

Memory Cafe: Memory loss support group meets at Fall City Roadhouse

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:39PM

People with memory loss and their caretakers are invited to Memory Cafe, an informal gathering, 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the Fall City Roadhouse. It’s a place to find community and relax. Special menu items will be available for purchase.

Lt. Col Bob Alford gets service award

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:38PM

Air Force Lt. Col. Elbert Alford has been awarded a 2013 Pacific Air Forces Medical Service Corps Committment to Service Award. Alford is the son of Bob Alford of Snoqualmie, and Cathy Neill of Utica, Miss. He is currently serving as a TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration Flight Commander with 51st Medical Group, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. He has served in the military for 10 years.

North Bend seeks artist works for arts gallery

  • May 20, 2014 at 2:35PM

The city of North Bend invites Valley artists to submit their work for consideration in a new Mountain View Gallery, planned for the future North Bend Information and Cultural Center. Construction on the center will begin soon, with a projected opening date of early July 2014.

North Bend transient gets robbed by a hitchhiker | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

On Saturday, May 3, a caller reported being robbed by a hitchhiker, in the 300 block of West North Bend Way, North Bend. The caller, a transient, said he had befriended the hitchhiker, and agreed to walk with him to a secluded area. Under the bridge, the hitchhiker pushed the victim down and stole his wallet.

Help is low-key, but real, after big boom

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Our reporter, Carol Ladwig, attempted a novel Question of the Week idea last week. It almost worked. She had heard about how local businesses were stepping up, and wanted to recognize them in person.

Cool place to stay: Tolt MacDonald Park’s cargo camping spot wins award

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:15PM

King County Parks’ popular cargo container-turned-camping structure at Tolt-MacDonald Park near Carnation has been honored with the “Spotlight Award for Innovative Facility” from the Washington Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA). The camping container has been a hit with visitors to Tolt-MacDonald Park and Campground since its 2012 installation among the tall trees and near the west bank of the Snoqualmie River.

Red Wolves’ Quinn Radbourne signs to run for Idaho

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

On May 7, Cedarcrest athlete Quinn Radbourne signed a letter of intent to compete for the College of Idaho, located in Caldwell. He will run cross country and track and field for the Coyotes. College of Idaho is a perennial power in the Cascade Conference. The men’s squad has qualified for the past three NAIA national championship cross country meets. Radbourne is interested in studying either business or pre-med.

Snoqualmie Police to host liquor rules training for bartenders, staff

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Police host a Liquor Control Board training session for bartenders, servers, and managers of Valley restaurant, bar and taverns. The session is 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.

Young Wildcat track program starts in June

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Track Club’s 2014 season starts on Tuesday, June 3. The club’s Junior Wildcat track program is open to youngsters ages 5 to 14. Young athletes can make new friends, learn new skills and get a chance to compete against other area track clubs. Track Club provides a competitive environment for children looking to improve their running technique as well as field events.

Mary Miller’s all-Valley community photo is an act of love

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Photographer Mary Miller isn’t sure what to expect at Sunday’s Heart of the Valley photo shoot, starting at noon at Centennial Field park, other than a bunch of people doing whatever they’ll be doing. That’s kind of the way she likes it. “I’m hoping that it’s a playful event, like it was last year,” she said in a phone conversation last week. “That’s the thing about me, I’m usually very good with the spontaneous moments.”

Surviving pediatric stroke: Valley mom spreads awareness through weekend fundraiser

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Valley mom Kaysee Hyatt has discovered that her baby daughter, Addison, is a real fighter. When Addison was born, on Dec. 5, 2012, she seemed like a typical infant. But months later, Hyatt and her family began to see troubling signs. They found that Addison had survived a rare pediatric stroke, just before birth.

Valley’s CROP Walk prepares to fight hunger Sunday

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Walk and help end hunger on the Eastside and around the world at the Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk, 12:45 p.m. Sunday, May 18, starting at Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. N.E., North Bend.

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