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Letter | Family thanks Valley for help

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:28AM

The family of Jennifer Luey would like to thank the Valley community for their outpouring of support during her recent fight with cancer and her ultimate passing.

Snoqualmie Valley Year in Review shows 2014 was filled with sirens, smiles, striving and change | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 3:33PM

The year that comes to an end this week was far from quiet, at least when it came to the news. From the April explosion that flattened buildings in downtown North Bend, yet amazingly left just one person with light injuries, to the police changeover in North Bend, to Snoqualmie Valley hospital’s exploration of a sale, to transitions at Boxley’s, Encompass, Snoqualmie Fire Department, the Snoqualmie City Council, the year was filled with excitement and change, sirens and smiles.

Finding the hustle: Cedarcrest girls team steps it up to get needed Hazen win

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:56PM

The Red Wolves girls needed a win, and they got one, delivering with strong defensive play and a rain of three-point buckets by senior Megan Ditore. Cedarcrest hosted Hazen on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 20. The girls won 57-23, to get their second win of the season. Ditore led the Red Wolves with 21 points, all three-pointers. Freshman point guard Haley Hill and the two Townley sisters, senior Luann and freshman Elaine, each had eight points.

Breaking the code: Valley students take part in national computer science event

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:45PM

A few glitches plagued classrooms and computers at Cascade View Elementary School Wednesday, Dec. 10. There weren’t enough iPads—and definitely not enough with “Move the Turtle” installed—in Joyce DeLurme’s classroom, not enough bandwidth in the computer lab, and not enough exercises to keep all of the students participating in code.org’s Hour of Code, busy for the aforementioned hour.

Out of the Past: No prison here, you don't; freezing temperatures lead to disaster

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:43PM

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

Construction workers do bank job; fake calls from IRS | Snoqualmie Police Blotter

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:39PM

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

So long, and thanks for 
the headlines

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:34PM

Those online maps are good ways to find your way around. They’re also virtual time machines.

District provides students and staff with free software

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 1:58PM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District has announced that it will provide all of its students and staff with access to Microsoft Office products for use on their own personal devices, at no cost, for as long as they are enrolled in a Snoqualmie Valley school.

Feeding the need: Snoqualmie Valley's food banks rise to winter challenges

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 12:09PM

North Bend resident Dave Kelley’s little red truck goes all over town. As a volunteer driver for Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, Kelley ferries food donations from Valley and Eastside supermarkets, hitting up the local Safeway, QFC and IGA, and going as far afield as Costco and the Redmond Whole Foods, in what’s almost a daily operation. “He’s everywhere,” said food bank Executive Director Heidi Dukich.

Fixes in the pipeline for aging North Bend sewer

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:33AM

A series of repairs estimated at $265,000 began at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant last September, and are expected to be done by May. Although weather and equipment problems set the project back a week in November, the most critical repair, a new outlet structure, gate and piping for the plant’s oxidation ditch, was finished earlier this month.

Putting it all together: Mount Si girls offense starts clicking despite tough opposition

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:33AM

Mount Si’s girls basketball team can bring good offense. And they can bring hot defense. Now, they just need to put it all together. The Wildcat girls nearly had the Issaquah Eagles last Wednesday, Dec. 17, before a cold third quarter slowed things. Issaquah finished, 62-47.

Wildcat grapplers take it to Issy

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:26AM

Mount Si wrestlers beat Issaquah, 36 to 30, in competition at home Tuesday, Dec. 16. At 220 pounds, junior Andrew Harris pinned his opponent, Terrance Zeragoza, in two minutes, 19 seconds.

County task force looks at ways to safely give up a baby

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:25AM

The Metropolitan King County Council on Dec. 15 accepted the report prepared by a special task force created to examine ways of increasing awareness of options available for parents to legally and safely give up a newborn. “This task force worked diligently and delivered a very detailed list of recommendations,” said Councilmember Reagan Dunn, lead sponsor of the motion to create the task force.

Free recycling for electronics at North Bend's Sallal Grange

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

On Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25, the Sallal Grange in North Bend hosts a two-day electronics recycling event. Sallal Grange is located at 12912 432nd Ave. S.E.

Become a firefighter with Snoqualmie's fire department

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

Snoqualmie is looking for dedicated men and women to serve as part-paid members of the Snoqualmie Fire Department. Part-paid staff work closely with career firefighters in emergency response, and public events. Applicants must be at least 21, live within a 10-minute drive of Snoqualmie, and have a clean background and safe driving history.

Give the gift of cats in trees for Christmas with North Bend calendar fundraiser

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:37AM

A year’s worth of cats rescued from trees might be the ideal gift for an animal lover on your list, and it’s easier to wrap than you might think. The Canopy Cat Rescue Calendar, a first-time fund-raiser for the North Bend and Olympia-based team of climbers, features 12 stranded cats and their rescue stories, plus other fun cat facts.

Police rescue chickens dumped near Snoqualmie Point Park, cold but alive: Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire Calls

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:34AM

Chicken run: On December 2, a Snoqualmie officer located two chickens that had apparently been dumped on the road near Snoqualmie Point Park, Snoqualmie. The chickens were cold, but alive, and a Police Explorer called his parents to collect them. After a 15-minute chase through the woods, they captured both chickens, and the animals are now doing fine.

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.

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