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Preston, Wilderness Rim, Lake Joy volunteers needed for Eastside Fire and Rescue

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:04PM

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) officials are seeking applicants for an upcoming training academy scheduled to start at the end of the summer. Those who live within five road miles of an EF&R fire station, and meet other minimum qualifications, are eligible to apply for consideration.

Students make winter quarter dean’s list at SPU

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:03PM

Four Valley students made the Seattle Pacific University 2014 winter quarter Dean’s List: Colin Nelson Gillespie and Cassidy M. Unpingco of Snoqualmie, and Sabrina Nicole Sandberg and Sarah Dawn Williams of North Bend.

Sheriff closes stretch of Snoqualmie River for levee, flood work

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:20PM

A two-mile stretch of the Snoqualmie River will soon be closed from the State Route 202 bridge in Fall City downstream to a point roughly one mile upstream of the boat ramp at Neal Road. The reason for the closure is the danger to boaters and floaters from restoration and flood protection work on the river.

Out of the Past: Woman scraper driver breaks into male trade; Microsoft donation

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:19PM

May 21, 1964: Manuscripts for two books, numerous notes, research papers, clippings and scrapbooks belonging to Mrs. Charlotte Paul Groshell were destroyed by fire Sunday in the small house on the South Fork Road where she did her writing. Groshell, who had moved to Olympia, and her son Hi were moving some belongings. She was burning some papers in the fireplace, and had left the house when a gust blew burning scraps, igniting the fire. A neighbor called for help.

Memorial is planned at Pass for Richard ‘Dick’ Smith

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:18PM

Richard “Dick” Smith of Snoqualmie Pass, died Friday, April 4, at home. A celebration of Dick’s life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at the Snoqualmie Pass Fire Station, 69802 Old State Hwy, Snoqualmie Pass.

Wild game dinner helps Valley's elk management group

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:15PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group will hold its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m. Monday, June 7, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. Proceeds are used to further public awareness of the local elk herd, conduct elk related educational activities, public outreach and elk research.

Super Sitters workshop at Encompass

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:15PM

Teens can come to a one-day workshop on childcare and safety skills, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, that will prepare them for babysitting jobs.

Start a garden, help a student at May 24 plant sale

  • May 22, 2014 at 12:52PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club’s annual plant sale starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S, North Bend. The sale supports Mount Si High School seniors with two $500 scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors participating in the horticulture program.

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.

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