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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.

Nominate North Bend’s Citizen of the Year

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:18PM

The city of North Bend is seeking nominations for its 2014 Citizen of the Year award. This annual award recognizes an individual or business that has gone above and beyond to make North Bend a better place to live, through professional or volunteer efforts, or by an extraordinary contribution to the community.

Opinion | Carnation cops vote should have been like North Bend’s

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:17PM

Last Tuesday’s election results show that Snoqualmie Police have earned the trust of North Bend residents in the nine months since they assumed patrol duties from King County.

County Council supports living wage

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:11PM

At the beginning of 2014, the Metropolitan King County Council started exploring steps toward developing living wage guidelines within the county. In October, the council gave its approval to legislation establishing the county’s first living wage policy, covering county employees as well as businesses, non-profits, and other entities that do business with the county.

Construction begins at Miner’s Ridge

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 12:08PM

A new 24-lot subdivision in North Bend named Miner’s Ridge began construction in mid-October. The city of North Bend issued a clearing and grading permit for the project located north of the 461st Place S.E. / S.E. 137th Street intersection on the east side of North Bend.

Saturday anniversary celebrations in Carnation

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 6:33PM

Two businesses in Carnation are planning special events for their anniversaries, Saturday, Nov. 15. Miller's celebrates its 10th anniversary with a new sale and its regular blend of art and community offerings. Just a few doors down the block Tolt Yarn and Wool celebrates its first anniversary with a new product launch and a book signing event.

Veterans Day: Finding a memory

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 11:32AM

"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 Renton-Pickering American Legion Post in Snoqualmie.

Food, fun and fellowship: St Clare holding wine tasting, auction

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 1:26PM

St. Clare’s Episcopal Church's Fall Fundraising Wine Tasting and Auction is 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the church, 8650 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. The wine tasting features wine, cheese and chocolates from businesses and companies in the Snoqualmie Valley and surrounding area.

Who keeps spitting tobacco on my car? Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire blotter

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Spit mystery: On Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the 34000 block of Southeast Kinsey Street, Snoqualmie, complained that someone was spitting chewing tobacco on her vehicle overnight. She said it had happened three times in the past week. Police could not contact the caller on follow up.

Chief Kanim students mix it up, pledge to stop bullying | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Students at Chief Kanim Middle School joined more than one million students across the country to help break down social barriers, by participating in the 13th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day, Thursday, Oct. 30. The national event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002, encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria for one day at lunch.

North Bend potholes need attention

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 12:00PM

I am writing this letter after repeated attempts by myself and my neighbors over the past several years to have repairs done to our road (Northwest 14th Street). We have all contacted City Hall, to no avail. This includes e-mails, phone calls, face to face, and posting messages on the door of City Hall.

Kiwanis gives ‘Words for Thirds’ with dictionary giveaway

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 12:00PM

“Awesome,” “surprised,” “exciting,” and “wonderful,” are some of the words used by third graders at Cascade View Elementary to describe a special visit and gifts they received from Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Oct. 27. Kiwanis representatives Carlos De Imus and Joe Larson visited the class to bring them gifts of new dictionaries, one for every third grader in the school and their teachers. Kiwanis donated dictionaries at all five elementary schools, as well as to the district’s Parent Partnership Program, for a total of 586 new dictionaries.

Cedarcrest high school seniors, learn about financial aid options

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

Cedarcrest High School seniors and their parents should plan to attend the district’s Financial Aid Night, 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the high school. The workshop will review the financial aid process for colleges, universities, and community and technical colleges.

High school seniors, learn about financial aid options

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Cedarcrest High School seniors and their parents should plan to attend the district’s Financial Aid Night, 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the high school.

North Bend moves on scaled-back plaza project, plans to minimize disruption

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Voting to use a December-expiring $350,000 federal grant rather than to lose it, North Bend’s City Council authorized a design contract on the proposed downtown plaza project on North Bend Way, Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Pomp and circumstance for Snoqualmie's Citizen Academy grads

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Snoqualmie City Council on Oct. 28 celebrated its 2014 Citizen Academy participants with a “graduation” ceremony, diplomas, and photo with the council. The Citizen Academy helps residents learn more about how their city works, and get involved.

Citizens file initiative to shrink planned 'Ridge' | Out of the Past

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

1989: A citizen group, the Snoqualmie Valley Coalition, plans to file an initiation designed to reduce the size of Weyerhaeuser’s proposed “Snoqualmie Ridge” project. They say King County gave developers special treatment in the project, three times the size of expansion areas for North Bend, Carnation and Duvall.

Riverview schools takes nominations for talented pupils

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Riverview School District begins accepting nominations for the 2015-16 Program for the Academically Talented (PAT) in December. Nominations will be accepted Dec. 1 to 17. All first grade students will be screened to determine their eligibility, so no first-graders or Kindergarteners need to be nominated. Parents can opt out of the PAT screening for their children by completing an opt-out form at their children’s schools.

Snoqualmie Elementary receives 2014 School of Distinction Award

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Elementary School has received a 2014 School of Distinction award for outstanding improvement in reading and math scores, sustained over a five-year span. The school is among 101 schools in Washington to be recognized in the top 5 percent of improvement at their levels.

Suspect in stun-gun robbery captured in downtown Snoqualmie standoff

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Nov 12, 2014 at 10:41AM

Snoqualmie Police and an allied SWAT team captured the suspect in two armed robbery in North Bend, following a seven-hour siege of a downtown Snoqualmie apartment. The robbery occurred Thursday, Nov. 6, around 10 a.m. Police reported that a masked man entered the Carter's store in the North Bend Premium Outlets mall, and threatened the store clerk, who was alone in the shop.

Remember those who serve

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:39AM

On Veterans Day, it is important to reach out and honor our veterans. According to a recent United States Census estimate, U.S. military veterans make up nearly 7 percent of our country’s population. The U.S. Department of Defense reports state that since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 2.6 million veterans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of these combat veterans, it is estimated over 1 million returned home with at least one service-related disability or injury.

Out on a high note: Wildcats end 2014 football season with Lynnwood blowout

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:13AM

It was a big, emotional night to close out the football season for Mount Si last Friday, Nov. 7. The Wildcats dominated Lynnwood, piling up seven touchdowns, imposing the mercy clock and giving the second string some experience. The Wildcats won, 47-13, with touchdowns by Cory Cotto, JoJo Hillel, Sean Hyland, Parker Dumas, and three by Colton Swain. Kicker Jake Ethington contributed five extra points.

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