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Snoqualmie Valley Railway Museum volunteer achieves lifetime train dream

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:09AM

After months of hard work and study, 19-year-old Jack McManus achieved his dream of becoming a railroad employee. He recently was hired as a conductor with Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

Area team wins state tournament

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

he state Special Olympics Tournament was held at Boeing Activity Center in Everett. The Snoqualmie Valley Special Olympics team played two games on Sept. 16, beating Everett 9-5 and South Kitsap 10-6. The final game for first place and the gold medal was held Sunday, Sept. 17. The team beat South Kitsap 8 - 5 to win. They also took first place in the Aug. 5 regional tournament in Issaquah. Front row: Susan Pearson, Jessica Kitz, and Greg Jorgensen. Second row: Alex Day, Danae Englund (highschool volunteer), Bob Pearson, Debi Fish, Randy Hedin, Jerry Van Zant, coach Chandra Day, Sonja Elliot, Jessica Metzger, Francie Holland, Rachel Nyberg (highschool volunteer) and Sean Eagan. Not pictured are Anna Ennaro and Sandy Guthrie.

Snoqualmie grade-schooler wins Puyallup Fair talent contest

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

At 7 years old, a lot of kids are energetic and loud around their friends, but put them in front of a crowd of people and they clam up.

Say, does that train really run?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Having the right actor can sometimes make or break a production.

Snoqualmie on the silver screen

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Just this past year, Fall City brothers Brandon, 30, and Jared, 26, Drake finally realized their dream.

Carnation hires new city manager

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Carnation's new city manager, Candice Bock, 33, began her duties Sept. 18. She replaces Gary Long, who has worked as interim manager since April of this year.

Making 'Visioneers' vision a Valley reality

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

The movie "Visioneers" was created by Fall City natives Brandon and Jared Drake.

France has many cultural differences

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Guest Columnist and Mount Si High School student studying in Paris.

France has many cultural differences

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Guest Columnist and Mount Si High School student studying in Paris.

Assuring a safe ride

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Snoqualmie Police Department officer Bob Keaton fits a helmet on 4-year-old Catalina Jarocki at last Saturday's Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo. Participants received T-shirts, helmets and training from police officers with tips on dealing with automobiles, crossing roads and rider skills. There were also several inflatables on hand as well as Singletrack Cycles doing bike inspections and tune-ups.

Fall City woman opens art studio

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Cary Jurriaans loves art. She also loves painting. Most of all, she loves sharing those passions with others. So last weekend, Sept. 16, Jurriaans opened the Fall City Fine Art Studio just outside of downtown Fall City.

Fall City woman opens art studio

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:08AM

Cary Jurriaans loves art. She also loves painting. Most of all, she loves sharing those passions with others. So last weekend, Sept. 16, Jurriaans opened the Fall City Fine Art Studio just outside of downtown Fall City.

Area residents confront King County Council members on hot topics

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

The citizens of rural King County were not happy campers Sept. 25 at the Metropolitan King County Council meeting at the Girl Scout Camp River Ranch in Carnation.

School board preps for big levy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors is nearing a decision on a proposed levy increase to build a new high school and elementary school in the Valley. Board members held a public hearing Thursday, Sept. 28, and plan to be ready to vote at their next meeting Oct. 12 so staff can begin preparing a resolution to put to voters in February.

Idol dreaming

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

Valley teen auditions in Seattle at national television show tryouts

Students model fashions

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

Mount Si DECA students strike a pose. On Sept. 16, they participated in Macy's Shop for a Cause at Bellevue Square, modeling fashions, handbags, jewelry and shoes. Pictured from left to right are Elisha Davis; Alyssa Holihoke; Marcella Martinsons; Kathy Tonahill, manager of Macy's handbags and accessories department; MacKenzie Ortego; and Chelsea Heffernan.
Mount Si DECA will host a fashion show Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the commons area at Mount Si High School, 8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie. The show will feature fashions from Macy's, Cache, Zumiez and formal wear from the Bellevue Men's Wearhouse. Refreshments will be served.

Man dies while hiking Iron Horse Trail

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

A North Bend man died Sept. 25 after a fall from a cliff on the Iron Horse Trail.

Mayors share concerns about urban growth

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

King County is growing at an alarming rate. That was the overwhelming sentiment expressed by the mayors of Snoqualmie, North Bend, Carnation and Duvall at the round-table discussion during the Metropolitan King County Council meeting Sept. 25.

Area man trains to become Coast Guard guardian

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

After weeks of commercial previews and advertisements, a lot of people have at least heard of the movie "The Guardian" starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher.

Area man trains to become Coast Guard guardian

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

After weeks of commercial previews and advertisements, a lot of people have at least heard of the movie "The Guardian" starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher.

The big cover-up

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

Cascade Covenant Church recently donated 12 quilts to the Encompass preschool program for families in need. Pictured, left to right, are Paula Nelson, family support specialist; Nancy Whitaker, director; Cheryl Chow; Grace Lord; JoAnn Stringfellow and Cedric Duty, president of Encompass. The church's quilting group made the quilts.

Valley Record to plan redesign

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:07AM

In the coming weeks and months, we here at the Snoqualmie Valley Record will be planning a redesign of the newspaper.

Realtors raise more than donations

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:06AM

A large hot air balloon rises above Snoqualmie Ridge Saturday, Sept. 16, as part of a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Winds were too stiff to give any, rides but dozens turned out for the event, which also featured cookies and clowns. Scott Friedman's RE/MAX real estate agency on Snoqualmie Ridge, sponsored the event.

Pianist Walt Wagner opens SVAL season

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:06AM

Snoqualmie Valley Arts Live (SVAL) has another exciting series of performances scheduled for its 14th season.
It opens Sunday, Oct. 22, with a performance by pianist Walt Wagner.

Woman hits the road for cancer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:06AM

Debbie Givens loves to run. She also loves helping people, and so she combined the two passions into one activity - raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT) program.

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