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Super readers

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:01PM

Opstad Elementary's Super Readers, (left to right) Jacob Miller, Matt Price (behind Jacob), Reece Karalus, Ryan Paauw and captain Ben Wheeler won the 2004 Snoqualmie Valley Battle of the Books Championship at Fall City Elementary on April 6. Teams from Snoqualmie Elementary also competed in the annual reading challenge.

Class teaches the craft of chain saw carving

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:01PM

SNOQUALMIE - Sawdust flying, wood chips falling, chain saw revving - ahh, I felt like singing, "I am woman hear me roar."

Tribe and Snoqualmie reach deal for proposed casino services

  • May 6, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:01PM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie and the Snoqualmie Tribe signed what could be an historic agreement that will bring together municipal and Tribal governments for services on a scale unseen before in Washington State.


  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

In last week's Valley Record a team in a column about the Relay for Life was misidentified.

Fall City fire levy lift 'yes' votes leading

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

FALL CITY - A King County Fire District 27 levy vote on April 27, which would raise the district's current rate of taxation from $1 to $1.40 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, was passing as of late last week.

Orthodontist delivers own son at home

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

ISSAQUAH - Before North Bend orthodontist Kirby Nelson even had a chance to grab his first cup of coffee the morning of April 6, he'd already unexpectedly delivered his own baby in the bathroom of his house.

Volunteer firefighter a top student at academy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

SNOQUALMIE - Michael Wallace is 36 years old but he just graduated at the top of his class.

Tend the flag

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

A group of golfers at Mount Si Golf Course enjoy the warm weather last week. The Valley offers numerous places for golfers to work on their game.

Council ready to move forward following recent appointments

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

NORTH BEND - A committee appointment process that raised the ire of North Bend City Council members in April was put to rest with the approval of three new Economic Development Commission members last week by a 5-0 vote.

Fall City fire levy increase approved

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

FALL CITY - Fall City voters have approved a levy lid increase for King County Fire District 27.

Board readies for boundary vote

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

SNOQUALMIE - A group of Snoqualmie parents are hoping the Snoqualmie Valley School District will give consideration to a plan they have put together to keep their children at Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS).

Economic Development Commission appointees

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

Newly appointed members

Spreading a kind word one sign at a time

  • May 13, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:00PM

NORTH BEND - Ludwig Spegg always has a simple message when he stands out on Bendigo Boulevard in North Bend.

New paddler access to Middle Fork opens

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

NORTH BEND - The Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River has some of the best whitewater around, but it hasn't always had the best form of access for kayakers and rafters. Until now.

Mexico has lasting effect on church men

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

SNOQUALMIE - The men who went to Mexico last month from the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church for a short-term mission trip have a hard time explaining what happened there.

Council cautiously moves forward with water plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

NORTH BEND - City Council members approved the next step in North Bend's ongoing saga to gain water rights, but some cautioned city officials that if more information regarding the proposed plan was not made available, the greenlighting of future funds would evaporate.

Valley school board approves boundary change

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

SNOQUALMIE - Despite a strong group of resident protesters, the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors voted to approve a boundary change that will find Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood students attending to Chief Kanim Middle School beginning this fall.

Students work to ensure prom is a safe event for all

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

SNOQUALMIE - The impact of an adult explaining the dangers of drinking and driving during prom season can sometimes be lost on students, but when an elementary school youngster writes a letter begging the teen not to get behind the wheel if they've been consuming alcohol, the message tends to stick.

George Macris Day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

William Grosvenor, 8, and his sister Olivia, 7, test out a bench to be dedicated in the name of their grandfather, George Macris. On May 16, friends and family of Macris gathered at his former business, George's Bakery in North Bend, for the dedication of the bench and the proclamation of George Macris Day. Macris was a longtime business owner in the city as well as helping to found Alpine Days.

Collision course

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

On the afternoon of May 10, two men were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Mill Pond Road and State Route 202. The driver of the car that crossed the centerline was taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center and treated there. The man in the car that was hit was taken by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Tax rates increase for some PSE customers

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

NORTH BEND - A small number of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) customers in North Bend will soon see a temporary increase in their local utility-tax charges to compensate for being billed too little by the company for the tax in the past.

North Bend to retain King County courts

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - King County will continue to provide court services for North Bend until at least the end of 2006.

Local artist explores vivid watercolor tones

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - Balancing three boys, soccer practices and an aspiring art career seems like a tremendous load. But such is the daily life of Sarah Hansen, local watercolor artist.

Local national forest campgrounds to open

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Most campgrounds in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will be in full operation by Friday, May 28, in time for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

What is the Critical Areas Ordinance?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

Editor's note: The Critical Areas Ordinance is an in-depth, constantly changing plan. This series is not intended to flush out every nuance of the plan, but rather present Valley residents with an overview of the points that will most likely affect them directly. To view a copy of the plan, please visit

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