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Holiday shopping

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

(Left to right) Alexis Newcomb, 7, Kris Newcomb and Lauren Solene, 7, browse one of the many stands at the Fall City Farmers Market earlier this month. The annual holiday shopping event drew a solid crowd.

Merry Masons

  • Dec 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

Ernie Jenner, the newly installed Master of Unity of Masonic Lodge No. 198 in North Bend, donates $250 to the Giving Tree program sponsored by the Kiwanis and Hopelink. Pictured are (left to right): Ray Zimmerman, Mark Williams, Ron Woods, Linda Bonner (manager of Sterling Savings Bank receiving on behalf of the Giving Tree), Jenner and John Sargent.

Tribe backs out of Fall City park deal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

FALL CITY - After negotiating with the county for the past year about taking over the Fall City Park, the Snoqualmie Tribe has backed out of talks concerning the land.

How low can you go?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

After being toppled by a felled tree, this water fountain at the entrance to the Snoqualmie Falls viewing area is best suited for a small animal or a limbo enthusiast. High winds have been prevalent the past few weeks.

Group preserves 600 acres of land

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Cascade Land Conservancy (CLC) and Commissioner of Public Lands Doug Sutherland announced Dec. 17 the purchase of the Crown Lakes property for inclusion in the Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area (NRCA).

Questions remain regarding city's traffic plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Roundabouts versus signals and discovering ways to move drivers off North Bend Way and into downtown shops are two reasons Planning Commission and City Council members will meet next month to discuss the transportation element of the 2003 Comprehensive Plan Update.

'Tis the season

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

It's a colorful time of year as many residents get into the holiday spirit. On Snoqualmie Ridge, this home was awarded the neighborhood's annual prize for most colorful house lights.

Board delays 205 flood project appeal hearing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

SNOQUALMIE - City officials closely watching an appeal hearing before the state Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) that could negatively impact a flood-reduction project slated for the Snoqualmie River will have to wait until next month before they learn the latest in the ongoing series of legal wrangling.

Rodne in line to take Rossi's seat

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie City Councilman Jay Rodne could be heading to Olympia next year.

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.

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