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Police offer free women's self-defense course

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:22PM

A free self-defense course for Snoqualmie women starts Tuesday, Sept. 9. The RAD Systems class (http://rad-systems.com), teaches defensive concepts and techniques.

Grand opening for new North Bend visitor's center

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:22PM

Last week saw the opening of the new Visitor Information Center and Mountain View Gallery on Bendigo Boulevard in North Bend. The project is the result of a yearlong partnership between the city of North Bend, BrookWater Advisors and the North Bend Downtown Foundation.

King County wants you to waste less food

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:21PM

Each month, the average family of four in King County throws out about 25 percent of the food and drinks they buy, because they bought too much, didn’t store it properly or didn’t eat it in time. That adds up to nearly 400 pounds of food.

North Bend mom rides a bike to fight MS

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 5, 2014 at 8:59AM

Suzanne Perkins laughs and admits she’s not exactly ready for her fifth Bike MS ride. When the North Bend mom hits the pedals this Saturday and Sunday, taking part in the bicycle trek and fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, she doesn’t plan to ride far.

Snoqualmie sets aside $700K to make river boardwalk a reality

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:41PM

A riverside boardwalk in downtown Snoqualmie has been a dream for nearly a decade. That dream took a step closer to reality Monday, Aug. 24, when Snoqualmie City Council set aside more than half a million dollars as match funding for a potential grant.

Out of the Past | Another hydro dam sought on Snoqualmie River's North Fork, this time by a Bellevue company

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39PM

1989: A dam, tunnel, penstocks and lines are again being sought on the North Fork Snoqualmie River. This time, it’s Pacific Hydro of Bellevue that’s proposing the project in a wild area northeast of Ernie’s Grove.

Go medieval at Camlann Village through September

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39PM

Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation hosts “Village Days,” noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 28. This living-history museum project portrays rural England in the year 1376, offering people a chance to meet and talk with characters of the time, explore their crafts and learn about the day-to-day life of people in the 14th century.

Boost Valley health with a day of golf

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:37PM

Tee Off for Valley Health, the third annual golf tournament hosted by the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network, is Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Blue Heron Golf Course in Carnation.

Ice cream, fire trucks and fun: Upquah bank hosts family fun day

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 3:36PM

Children can get a personalised ID Card, meet Police Explorers, local police and firefighters, and enjoy ice cream at a family safety event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Umpqua Bank, 146 W Second St., North Bend. Admission is free.

Former Independent associate publisher dies

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 10:42AM

Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.

Civil War re-enactors bringing history to life in Snoqualmie

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 12:06PM

It may look like a group of people “playing army” at Rotary Park this Saturday, Sept. 6. It may even sound like it, if the Washington Civil War Association re-enactors get city permission to fire—black powder only—their muskets that day. It is, in fact, a fun day for the participants, but it could be the start of something much bigger.

Snoqualmie tries new trash times to discourage hungry bears

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 12:03PM

Snoqualmie’s city council introduced an ordinance tweaking the rules governing garbage containers and bears. In Snoqualmie, garbage containers must be stored unless they are bear-resistant. The new law changes the times that garbage cans can be rolled out for pickup and when they must be brought back inside.

Iron Horse Traverse, Adventure Sport Festival coming to North Bend Saturday

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 11:45AM

Bikers, runners, children and adults will explore the Valley and have a blast downtown, when North Bend hosts the third annual Adventure Sport Festival and North Bend Traverse, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The day includes the North Bend Iron Horse Traverse, a multi-sport adventure race starting on Snoqualmie Pass and finishing at the Adventure Sport Festival.

A day at the market: Farmer's expo not over yet at Si View | Photo Gallery

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 11:38AM

Summer’s not over yet. The North Bend Farmer’s Market continues to draw vendors, shoppers, playful children and peppy music acts to the green at Si View Park. The market runs 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. Two more dates await this season, Sept. 4 and 11.

Demystify the process of government: Join the Snoqualmie Citizens Academy

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 11:30AM

Have you ever really thought about how your city works? Where it gets its revenues? How it spends them? Who runs the city, who keeps your streets safe and water flowing? If you’ve ever been mystified by the process of government, prepare to be demystified.

Milestone season begins for Valley Center Stage

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 11:29AM

North Bend’s community theater, Valley Center Stage, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with music, laughter and mystery. The season begins with “Judy Sings Judy,” 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Boxley’s Place. The show features Judy Ann Moulton singing the music of Judy Garland, plus a three-course meal, for $75 per person.

Valley school board members get an icy splash for ALS

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

“On three? asked Superintendent Joel Aune. “One; two; three!” Some loud whoops and at least one shriek followed. “That is chilly!” exclaimed Geoff Doy.

Know your EFR from your VAP: What do all those Valley acronyms mean?

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 1:48PM

A man who called our office last week had some words for us. Words about letters. “I’ve lived here forever,” said the local. He’s noticed how the Valley Record typically refers to the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course using its acronym, and told us he didn’t know what the acronym means. Nobody that he knows knew what it means. Keep that in mind, he told us.

Duvall hosts Art Walk Sept. 6

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 1:43PM

The Art & Wine Walk is a celebration of art in downtown Duvall. Businesses stay open late and make room for artists to display works for the evening, 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. This year features a special exhibit of works by local artist Mike Ball (1946-2014) celebrating his artistic presence in the community.

15 Valley students graduate from Western Washington University

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:11PM

Western Washington University has released the list of its graduates for the spring quarter, 2014, as well as its spring quarter honor roll. Several Valley students earned degrees.

You can be part of spooky ‘Night on a Dark Trail’

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:05PM

Haunt or help others haunt the Valley at the 2014 Night on a Dark Trail, now readying for open auditions. Performers, makeup artists, singers, crew and other volunteers are needed for the fourth annual production of Night on a Dark Trail, scheduled for 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25.

Gala to mark Valley Center Stage’s 10th birthday

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:05PM

In celebration of its 10 years, and in preparation for another season, North Bend’s Valley Center Stage presents Judy Ann Moulton, singing the songs of Judy Garland in a special one-night performance, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 at Boxley’s Place, in downtown North Bend.

Volunteers needed for Camp Korey's 'Grow' fundraiser

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:04PM

Camp Korey’s big Grow Fundraiser is Saturday, Sept. 20, at the camp, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd. Celebrate the 2014 camp season and learn about future growth.

Metro testing battery-powered, zero-emission buses

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:03PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine is taking action to ensure that Metro remains one of the greenest major transit agencies in the nation, by authorizing Metro to test a new generation of battery-powered, zero-emission buses. “Ten years after King County began replacing older buses with hybrid-electric models, we now have technology that holds the promise of an even cleaner and more energy-efficient fleet,” said Constantine.

Valley pilot snaps high art from 1,000 feet | Photo Gallery

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:51PM

Gabhan Berry has the kind of view on the Valley most folks never get—out the open window of an airplane. “I have a different perspective on things,” says the Carnation-based aerial photographer. From the sky, he encounters familiar surroundings, but sees them in a new way.

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