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City's water rights test results not as planned

  • Dec 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Testing of a well, slated to play a key component in the city's quest to gain water rights, didn't go as planned according to North Bend officials. Despite the news, city officials and consultants assigned to the task don't anticipate the unexpected results to delay the process that could bring water to North Bend by late next year.

The year that was 2003

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Most years don't begin the way 2003 did, which is good news for the Snoqualmie Valley.

New management in place at Si View

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - When the Si View Community Center and pool facility reopens Jan. 5 after a holiday break, it will have a new management system in place.

Valley hospital director resigns

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - The board of commissioners for King County Public Hospital District No. 4 voted earlier this week to accept the resignation of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Superintendent Jeff Lyle.

Writing the tale of a working man's life

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - Herbert Ray is a little slow getting around these days. He walks with a cane and doesn't seem to be in a rush to get anywhere.

Operation Santa Claus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

King County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Joe Hodgson is presented with a check from Judy Leonard for $1,184 for the annual Operation Santa Claus event hosted by the deputies of the North Bend Substation. Also pictured are Kathy Osborne, left, and Jim Cagle, far right, who donated a handmade interchangeable fishing rod to be raffled off with the proceeds going to Operation Santa Claus.

Future initiative may challenge voter's priorities

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie is an expanding city that has been lining its pockets with money from an expanding home and retail base, but recent studies have shown that its government may have trouble keeping its level of services up.

Cold mountain

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

Cold water runs under a footbridge near Mount Si Road in North Bend. Cold weather has been the story, so far, of 2004.

Senate seat goes to Pflug

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie City Councilman Jay Rodne was not chosen this week by the Metropolitan King County Council to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by Dino Rossi, but a similar appointment may come in the next few weeks.

New mayor prepared for rookie term

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - Bridging the gap between city officials and residents, creating a thriving business district and teaming with regional agencies to move North Bend forward were just a few of the subjects new Mayor Ken Hearing was expected to discuss at his swearing-in ceremony this week.

Residents sitting on the virtual dock of the eBay

  • Jan 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Whether you're an eBay novice or nut, North Bend resident Heidi Lewis insists that everyone's home is overflowing with potential cash.

Skier found after four days in the woods

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE PASS - A four-day search by a party of about 60 people found a missing skier alive but hypothermic near Alpental on Jan. 4.

Volunteer firefighter hangs up gear after 11 years

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE - Mark Rothgeb, a longtime volunteer firefighter with the Snoqualmie Fire Department, has decided to hang up his bunker gear after 11 years.

A little advice

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

Friendly Advice, a barbershop quartet featuring Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory owner Wes Sorstokke (above far left), had an eventful fall. The group was named best quartet in the region at a contest in Spokane in October, beating out 26 other quartets from throughout the Northwest and Canada. In November, the quartet was part of a 25-man group that toured New Zealand for 18 days. The group sang at shows on both of the New Zealand islands and appeared on a nationwide Radio New Zealand public radio program.

The 'tail' of a small-town dog hitting it big

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE - Todd Manuel said his business is a hobby gone bad, but it has done him very well.

Winter blast blankets Valley in snow

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Businesses shut down, students received a couple of extra days off and the flashing lights of the sanding trucks and snowplows were a common sight as a winter storm blanketed the area with snow last week.

Pflug eager to take her new seat in the Washington Senate

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Before anyone thinks of her as a politician, state Sen. Cheryl Pflug wants to be thought of as a fan of her home, the 5th District in the Washington State Legislature.

Searchers find dead North Bend man

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

NORTH BEND - Fred Abbott, a 44-year-old North Bend man, was found dead last week on a remote road near Stampede Pass in Kittitas County.

Statewide crime report for 2002 released on the Internet

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - According to the latest crime report regarding statewide statistics, overall arrests are down while recovered stolen property was on the rise.

Jazz great Greta Matassa to sing in Snoqualmie at Arts Live event

  • Jan 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:19PM

Greta Matassa, a unique voice on the Northwest jazz scene, is headlining the next Snoqualmie Valley Arts Live concert with her instrumental trio on Sunday, Jan. 25. Curtain time is 4 p.m. in the Mount Si High School Theater, 8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.

MacNichols takes long- awaited oath of office

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:18PM

SNOQUALMIE - Jeff MacNichols has waited a long time for this week.
At the Jan. 12 meeting of the Snoqualmie City Council, he was one of two new Snoqualmie City Councilman sworn in.

Hearing takes office

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:18PM

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing was all smiles last week. Hearing takes his seat among the five North Bend City Council members.

Future of campus cop to be discussed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:18PM

SNOQUALMIE - Unless the Snoqualmie Valley School District can assist with some of the costs associated with its school resource officer, the position will likely be cut.

A winter walk

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:18PM

Robyn Kolke and James Kolke, 3, try to stay dry during a walk in North Bend last week. In a welcomed change for many, warmer weather brought rain instead of snow to the Valley.

District 38 officials consider cuts

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:18PM

NORTH BEND - Firefighter positions have yet to be cut, but a medic services contract has as King County Fire District 38 commissioners attempt to trim expenses following the failure to pass a levy lid increase last November that leaves the group looking at a $170,000 shortfall.

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