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Going up

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:37PM

A crew from Railroad Signal Services, headquartered in Nebraska, places a cantilever over North Bend Way, just east of where the road intersects 394th Place Southeast, that is part of a new railroad signal. The city of North Bend and the Northwest Railway Museum partnered with each other to win a $250,000 grant from the federal government to replace the aging signal, originally installed in the 1940s. The new signal has twice the number of lights as the old one. The new signal was installed Friday, April 26, and it features crossing arms that come down to prevent motorists from crossing the tracks when a train is near.

Woman gets nine years for

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SEATTLE - On the night of Nov. 18, 2001, Debra Acey was driving the wrong way on Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie in her Isuzu Rodeo.

FEMA letter backs city's 205 project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently informed Snoqualmie that it backs a plan to widen parts of the Snoqualmie River in order to mitigate future flood damage.

The Marshall plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

The first thing you notice when walking into Richard Burhans' studio is the portrait of James Edwards and his two children, a towering vertical tableau more than 7 feet tall, its oil paint gleaming in the sunlight.

I-90, SR 18 interchange receives dirt from DOT project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SNOQUALMIE - The big mound of dirt present at the Interstate 90-State Route 18 interchange is exactly that: a big mound of dirt.

City unveils new-look Web site

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SNOQUALMIE - Most everyone knows anything that can cut down on red tape is something in which to invest.

Three Rivers gets permit

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SNOQUALMIE - It has been a long 18 months for Kim Howard.
Howard, who runs the Three Rivers Rescue in Snoqualmie, has weathered nearly two years of King County Animal Control visits, calls from all over the Valley and City Council meetings in order to prove that her private animal rescue was legitimate and within the codes of the city and county.

Council hangs up on cell-phone law

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

NORTH BEND - It worked before it could even be put to use.
One day after a petition containing 883 signatures of North Bend residents calling for the adoption of initiative and referendum powers was delivered to the city clerk, the City Council declared its intent to do just that.

Prom promises

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

SNOQUALMIE - For high-school students, prom night can leave a lasting memory - good or bad.

Treemont should be scaled back, examiner says

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:36PM

FALL CITY - One side said 194. The other said 47.
In the end, King County Hearing Examiner Stafford Smith split the difference, recommending that Port Blakely Communities' proposed Treemont development near Fall City include 83 lots.

Learn how to help in emergency

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

May 19-25 is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, which was designated in recognition of firefighters, EMS personnel, hospital and other health-care professionals.

Fall City firefighters go all the way for fund-raiser

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

FALL CITY - It takes a certain type of person to believe that running up flights of stairs in the tallest building in Seattle would be fun.

Up to the challenge

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

Firefighters with the Snoqualmie Department of Public Safety-Fire Division recently took part in the Firefighter Challenge, a race up to 69 floors of the Bank of America Tower in Seattle to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Snoqualmie firefighters want to thank local residents who donated to the cause. In all, they raised $2,929, placing eighth out of 46 teams who took part in the event. The Firefighter Challenge was held March 17. Pictured are, from left, Jake Koehnen, Brian Dillon, Brian Busby and Leif Anderson.

Kids day a success

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

North Bend Elementary was a busy place Saturday, May 18, as it hosted Kids Day America, drawing hundreds of parents and children. Kids Day America, now in its second year, was organized by Leslie Bedell of Agape Chiropractic Healing Center in North Bend. The event, which lasted from noon to 3 p.m., had several activities, free pizza, prizes, an appearance by Smokey Bear, free child photo identification cards and fingerprinting by the King County Sheriff's Office. A special ceremony honored children receiving Empowerment Awards, which were presented by city and state officials.

Mother sentenced in accident that claimed daughter

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

EVERETT - A North Bend woman whose daughter died in a car accident after the woman tried to shoplift items from a grocery store in Woodinville will serve 21 months in prison, a Snohomish County Superior Court judge ruled last week.

Snoqualmie Valley Record gains new staff members

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

SNOQUALMIE - Changes are afoot at the Snoqualmie Valley Record.
The advertising team at the Valley Record has been replenished after recent departures, and the staff is preparing for a busy summer.

Boom time for building

  • May 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 1:35PM

SNOQUALMIE - A ride through Snoqualmie Ridge in Jim Tinner's Jeep shows that he has been a busy man.

SVSD principals leaving district after serving combined 36 years

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley School District has always prided itself on having the best staff around.

McGrath building a big winner

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

NORTH BEND - When Dale and Susan Sherman got their first look at the inside of the McGrath Building they had purchased on North Bend Way, they saw potential.

Claiming victory over alcoholism

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

Denise Bozich of North Bend knows what struggling with an enemy you can't see feels like.

Setting the stage

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

Chief Kanim Middle School students will perform the play "Lil' Abner" on May 31, June 1, June 7 and June 8. From left to right are the main cast members, Jordan Fypher as Marryin' Sam, Travis Doyle as Abner, Hillary Hilpert as Daisy Mae and Kirk Stranjord as Earthquake Magoon. The play, directed by Julie Dance and Janelle McCarty, has more than 100 students in the crew and cast from grades six through eight. The cast also features several faculty members. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for seniors and students with show times on Friday, May 31, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 1, at 1 and 7 p.m. The same schedule is also effective Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8. All proceeds from the play go to the Chief Kanim Associated Student Body.

Chess champion

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

Chess-playing whiz Matt Wilson of North Bend holds the third-place trophy he won at the 2002 National Scholastic Elementary Championships, which were held April 28 in Portland. Before winning third place in his division at the national championships, Wilson tied for first place at the Washington state chess tournament earlier this year. He is a member of the Snoqualmie Valley Chess Club that meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the North Bend Library.

CHS 'up to speed' with new sports complex

  • May 30, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 1:34PM

DUVALL - In the way of sports facilities, Cedarcrest High School has long endured not having much to call its own.

Alumni an inspiration

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:33PM

SNOQUALMIE - "I wouldn't have been able to do what I did without the support of the teachers here," said Joy Hoffman-Baunsgard, a Mount Si High School graduate from the class of 1985. "They all encouraged me to do what I wanted, no matter what it was."

One voice, one vote

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:33PM

SNOQUALMIE - Before the first house was constructed on Snoqualmie Ridge, before the first new resident arrived in a moving van, city leaders were thinking ahead to a time when they would have to expand the City Council to match the expected population surge.

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