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Practice makes perfect for Mount Si boys tennis

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 11:07AM

It was a tough day at the office for the Mount Si boys tennis squad last week. Some squads got wins, other just got experience at the hands of strong players from Hazen and Sammamish last Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10 and 11. The Wildcats narrowly fell to Sammamish at home Wednesday.

Do the Iron Horse! Photos from North Bend's Adventure Sport Fest

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:53AM

Running and cycling were just the start of the activities offered at North Bend’s Adventure Sport Festival Saturday, Sept. 6. While teams and individual athletes paddled Lake Kecheelus, cycled down and through North Bend, ran the trail and came together for a final sprint to the finish, other athletes pursued their own sports.

Amanda Kindregan is tops in Snoqualmie's 2014 Paint Out

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:44AM

The winner of the 2014 Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out competition is an acrylic piece by Amanda Kindregan, titled “Snoqualmie River – Mill Pond Road.” Kindregan’s artwork will be featured on the 2015 Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out Poster.

Seniors hosts annual fall steak dinner in Carnation

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation invites the community to a fall steak dinner with all the trimmings on Saturday, Sept. 28. These dinners are a Valley tradition, and an event for connecting with neighbors and meeting new friends.

Carnation's Ginette Di Domenico gets nursing masters from Midwestern State

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

In August, Ginette Marie Di Domenico of Carnation graduated from Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She studied at the College of Health Sciences and Human Services and earned a master of science in nursing.

Chad Smith, drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, to join Camp Korey campers on stage Saturday

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 9:50AM

Chad Smith, the drummer for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, performs with summer campers on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Camp Korey in Carnation. The annual Grow event is the largest fundraising event hosted by Camp Korey, raising over 1.5 million dollars in 2013. Camp Korey empowers children and families with serious medical conditions through year-round programs, always free of charge. Each year Grow features campers performing acts from their time at summer camp and this year will have a special musical guest.

Sheriff reopens two-mile stretch of Snoqualmie River

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 9:48AM

The King County Sheriff's Office has reopened a two mile section of the Snoqualmie River from the State Route 202 bridge in Fall City to a point roughly one mile upstream of the boat ramp at Neal Road. This section was closed this summer for a construction project which has been completed.

Jazzy business: Third annual Jazz Walk wails in North Bend, for a good cause | Photos

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:21PM

Jazz ruled Saturday night in North Bend, during the third annual Jazz Walk, hosted by and for the Boxley's Music Fund. Eighteen venues played host to an evening celebrating jazz.

Could new Mount Si campus be biggest high school in the state?

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:37PM

If Mount Si High School is rebuilt to a 2,400 student capacity (see related story on new bond plans, student population), it could be the largest high school in the state. Only about 15 high schools have more than 2,000 students in grades 9 through 12, according to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction reports.

More students in Valley schools: Fall counts show pupil population rising in unexpected ways

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:32PM

Student enrollment is up, but not in the ways that Snoqualmie Valley School District staff were expecting this school year. Comparing start-of-year enrollment numbers with the 2013-14 official count taken in October, staff reported that the number of student full-time equivalents, or FTEs, has increased, and most significantly at the high school.

Back to the beach: Mount Si XC runners make impressive strides in season preview | Photos

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:30PM

Hannah Waskom left all challengers behind, somewhere around the last mile of the wooded, sunny Lake Sammamish cross country course. The next person to cross the finish line was Lyndsey Sydnor, the fellow Mount Si High School runner who's been training with Waskom, current girls running record holder, all summer.

$250 reward for tips on Snoqualmie sewer vandal

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:24PM

CA Carey construction company of Issaquah is offering a $250 reward for tips on vandalism during Snoqualmie’s downtown construction project. The company seeks a positive ID of the vandal responsible for the damage to the company’s sewer bypass pumps and residual damage, late Thursday, Sept. 11, at the site of the Downtown Infrastructure Improvement Project’s phase 2.

Cedarcrest girls get second, boys third at preview meet

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Cedarcrest High School cross country squad competed at the conference preview meet at Lakewood High. All eight conference schools were in attendance, and the meet was a good chance for athletes to size each other up.

Duvall police officer shot, subject caught after car chase to Preston

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:29PM

A Duvall police officer was hospitalized late Monday, Sept. 25, with a gunshot wound sustained in an armed confrontation at around 11 p.m. The officer was reportedly investigating complaints of vandalism, when he located a suspicious subject in the parking lot of the Holy Innocents Catholic Church in Duvall. The man tried to avoid the officer, then picked up a gun and the two exchanged shots. The officer was shot in the leg, and the subject got into a vehicle and fled the scene.

First rally race in years for DirtFish

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 10:17AM

DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie will holds its first major race in three years this month. The driving school will host Red Bull Global Rally Cross race, on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27. On Monday, Aug. 24, the Snoqualmie City Council approved a special event permit for the race, contingent on staff recommendations. The rally school, located on the former Weyerhaeuser mill site that was annexed into the city in 2012, is allowed by the city to hold two rally-cross races each year.

Hope Factor: Book launch, signing for Valley author Sue Mocker

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 10:16AM

Local author Sue Mocker will tell the story behind her new book, "The Hope Factor," at a launch event, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at 1556 Boalch Ave., North Bend. Hear inspiring stories from hope-minded people and special music from local artist Jessie Oliver.

Hospital sale is a chance for wider discussion, bids

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 10:14AM

I am quite encouraged by the amount of public attention being given to the potential sale of our Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. One of the recurring complaints against our hospital district administration concerns transparency and public information. This increased public attention will hopefully result in increased transparency of hospital district operations.

2nd round of Metro bus cuts slated

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 10:12AM

King County Executive Dow Constantine sent the County Council earlier this month a proposal for a second round of service changes that would reduce 169,000 hours of bus service. The February reduction would eliminate 16 bus routes.

Give taxpayers a break on hospital sale debt

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 10:11AM

An open letter to the administration and board of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital: Please, do not indebt the taxpayers of Hospital District 4 with another $7 million for equipping the new hospital—only to be leased or purchased by Overlake Hospital of Bellevue.

Bear flees after Snoqualmie police fire beanbags; Man busted for blasting street lights with a pellet gun

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 5:16PM

Bear blast: At 1:21 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, police were called to the 8200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, for a bear report. Police located the bear in an alley between Falls and Park Avenue, and shot bean bags at it. The bear ran. It had a tracking collar, so police notified the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Out of the Past: Man convicted for trying to blow up wife; Valley residents finally get public TV

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 5:13PM

1989: Darrell Raymond Cherry was convicted in King County Superior Court of trying to murder his ex-wife, Fritzi Davis of North Bend, with a homemade bomb. • Snoqualmie City Council voted to negotiate with King County on future expansion of the city by annexation. The main focus of discussion is the 400 acres north of the I-90-State Route 18 interchange, which King County says should be left alone for the next 20 years.

Nate Perea moves on, Lizzy Billington takes top Valley Chamber job

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:14PM

Membership director and Snoqualmie Valley resident Lizzy Billington is stepping up as new CEO of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, days after Nate Perea announced his departure for a new role. Perea, who has led the chamber for 16 months, gave notice Thursday, August 28. He is now director of membership experience for the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. Perea came to the Snoqualmie Valley chamber April 1, 2013, after serving as the director of membership development for the Issaquah chamber.

Masters ready to answer your gardening questions

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:55PM

Master Gardeners of Snoqualmie Valley and the North Bend Library hold their next class, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 13, on propagation and plant division. Kay Gordon, a master gardener, holds the class at the North Bend Library. She will cover techniques for successful divisions, cuttings and layering of perennials and shrubs.

First day of school at North Bend Elementary | Photo Gallery

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 11:54AM

"This is the best day of the year!" announced North Bend Elementary School principal Jim Frazier on a cloudy morning, Sept. 3. He had a big coffee mug and an even bigger smile for student and parents as they came to the front door.

Boxley’s North Bend Jazz Walk keeps getting bigger, more ‘awesome’

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 11:18AM

It’s going to be busy in North Bend Saturday evening, when the Boxley Music Fund’s Jazz Walk returns for its third year. It’s also, according to organizers, going to be awesome. “We counted 86 musicians, and at least 15 venues,” says Greg Williamson, owner of Pony Boy Records, and booker of music for the event. Officially, the website, www.northbendjazzwalk.com, lists 18 venues in all, and 21 acts, to fill them.

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