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It's history: Fall City designation struggle ended by commission

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

FALL CITY - Although there may have been a resolution to the battle over Fall City's proposed historic district, everyone involved is walking away from it a little sore.

Fund-raiser struts its stuff at North Bend Theatre

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

Para, a designer and marketer of computer-related accessories and purses, will host a fashion show, "My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades," 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the North Bend Theatre.

Outdoor education

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

Students from Ileen O'Leary's fifth-grade class at Opstad Elementary School look for trees they are monitoring at an outdoor classroom built in the woods next to the school. The classroom, which was finished this past summer, was built with a grant from Weyerhaeuser Co. that funded work by Dick Turner of Magic Landscaping. Materials for the classroom were supplied by Roof Truss Supply and North Bend Sand and Gravel.

Rockin' at the Point

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

Members of ROA Speedwagon, from left, Rob Harrison, Amy Warren, Maggie Schnepf and Laurie Gibbs, perform at the Snoqualmie Ridge Residential Owners Association Music Fest, which was held Saturday, Sept. 21, at Snoqualmie Point Park.

Record inks 11 WNPA awards

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Snoqualmie Valley Record staff members won several awards at this year's Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) annual convention, which was recently held in Portland.

Lending a helping hand

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:16PM

LOWER VALLEY - When John and Amy Smith's daughter, Eve, was born seven months ago, the Seattle couple had no idea what to expect.

Tribe appeals 205 project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE - Fearing possible damage to what it considers a sacred site, the Snoqualmie Tribe has appealed the Department of Ecology's (DOE) decision to grant a water quality certificate to a project that would widen the Snoqualmie River above the Falls.

Rising to the occasion

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

Cub Scout Pack 700 recently passed out small American flags at Safeway in North Bend to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, inspired by the Chief Seattle Council to "Rise in remembrance."

With new targets, plan aims to de-list salmon

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - They've got a destination, and they're working on a road map. The challenge is that at its present state, it gets them less than halfway there.

Community center board ends capital fund raising

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Community Center Board of Directors voted unanimously at its Sept. 19 meeting to suspend fund-raising efforts until after Nov. 5, when a $9 million bond levy is voted on by Snoqualmie residents.

What's in a name?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE - While Kinsey, O'Neil and Gravenstein may sound like any other streets to the people who live on them, their names actually have deep historic resonance in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Treemont application heard by council

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SEATTLE - After 14 years, Port Blakely Communities' Treemont plat application for 194 lots on 239 acres west of Fall City along State Route 202 has evolved into a thorny land-use issue.

Traffic circle could be stop sign for Fall City businesses

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

FALL CITY - Fall City residents and the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are stuck at a crossroads concerning traffic.

Arts Live returns to roots with first concert

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

The huge wave of excitement and interest in bluegrass and American roots music that swept the country this past year has also hit the Northwest with sold-out concerts such as the "Down From the Mountain" tour and record sales of the soundtrack "O Brother Where Art Thou?" Riding the crest of this wave is an exciting new band called Mark Schatz and Friends.

Mission to Malaysia

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE - While growing up in California, Rick Hammersla had a dream.
"I very clearly saw the old streets of Malaysia," he said. "I pictured them exactly."

Ladopoulos would focus on education issues

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:15PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Keeping education the state's top priority will be Katrina Culp Ladopoulos' message if voters next month choose to send her to Olympia.
"Our paramount duty is education," she said.

Pflug would reform health care, if re-elected

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Washington state Rep. Cheryl Pflug said health care and government deregulation will be at the forefront of her agenda, if she is re-elected in November.

Bomb scare forces evacuation of Fall City businesses

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

FALL CITY - Although there was no bomb in Fall City last week, a scare that evacuated several downtown businesses still ended with a bang when the King County Sheriff's Office bomb squad detonated a suspicious briefcase that was left in the parking lot of a gas station on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Where there's smoke

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

NORTH BEND - When Rudy Edwards, district ranger for the U.S. Forest Service's Snoqualmie Ranger District, sees a fire in the woods, he wants to run in the opposite direction of everyone else.

Catholic school helps fill growing Eastside need

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

SNOQUALMIE - One of the walls inside St. Joseph School in Snoqualmie has a painting on it with the following Scripture from the Gospel of Mark:
"He said, 'How shall we compare the Kingdom of God?

Hospital seeks levy increase

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

SNOQUALMIE - Give Jeff Lyle 7 cents, and he'll put up blue signs emblazoned with a large, white "H."

Group says mine noise report erred

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

NORTH BEND - Cadman Inc.'s proposed Grouse Ridge gravel mine will be noisier than previously thought, according to the Cascade Gateway Foundation, a local group fighting plans to locate the mine near North Bend.

Sallal Grange's history found in it's members, both young and old

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

In 1952, Fred Fischer was recruited to help build a hall for the Sallal Grange off 432nd Avenue Southeast in North Bend.

'Artful' ordinance wins council approval

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie City Council unanimously passed an ordinance at its Monday, Oct. 14, meeting that would set aside 1 percent of the total costs of the construction of any public structure to purchase art.

Preventing future slides

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:14PM

Work continues on stabilizing an area along State Route 202 that is prone to landslides, the most recent of which occurred in the Feb. 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Conducted by the Washington State Department of Transportation, rock is brought in to replace material prone to slides, and a water filtration system protects nearby Tokul Creek.

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