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Valley works to protect domestic violence victims

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - They say domestic violence in the Valley is no worse than anywhere else, but then again, no one really knows.

Fish fear him

  • Feb 3, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

Keith Rutkowski of Monroe attracts a crowd of onlookers as he carries a steelhead back to his truck. He was one of more than 30 fisherman who cast their lines into the Snoqualmie River near the fish hatchery just below the Falls last week.

North Bend introduces sensitive areas law

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

NORTH BEND - The city of North Bend is working on its own set of development regulations following a critical and heated atmosphere that accompanied a similar move by the county last year.

Parents unhappy with school boundary plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Disgruntled parents were legion at the Jan. 27 public hearing of the Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools Board of Directors meeting. Still, the board unanimously approved a plan to move 490 elementary students to different schools next fall.

Leaders meet in North Bend to discuss new county plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

NORTH BEND - A so-far unnamed group of elected officials and others from rural and suburban areas is working in secret on a plan that eventually could lead to breaking apart King County.

Salish general manager digs for clues about the historic lodge's past

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE - Sam Johnson may be looking for your memory of the Salish Lodge and Spa.

A historic office for Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher (back turned) addresses guests at the ribbon cutting of the city's renovated old city hall building on Jan. 24. The old city hall, which was first built as a bank in 1923, was renovated after the earthquake of 2001 nearly brought it down.

Remembering historic firehouse and friendship

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE - The backdrop for lifelong friendships isn't always friendly.

North Bend's historic Little Chalet building gets another face lift

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

North Bend Bar & Grill owner Keith Mickle stands outside the new and improved exterior of his restaurant. The North Bend Bar & Grill is the latest eatery to find its home at 145 E. North Bend Way.

The doctors are in

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4, the body that governs the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, is proud to announce the opening of its new clinic in North Bend, the North Bend Medical Clinic. Pictured, left to right, is Dr. By Pham, the clinic's family practitioner; Joe Ference, physician assistant; Dr. Kimberly Witkop, medical director; and Hector Camacho, physician assistant.
The clinic is located at 213 Bendigo Blvd., Suite 1 and can be reached at (425) 888-5130. It is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

District picks three superintendent candidates

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Since November, applications for the superintendent position have been steadily rolling into the Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools administration office.

John Day Homes of North Bend buys part of Treemont property

  • Feb 10, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

FALL CITY - After more than a decade of debate and discussion over its development, a contended parcel of land could have homes on it later this year.

Valley athletes shine on the court in Issaquah

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Nate Bagley and Greg Jorgensenwork the court against Renton on Feb. 6 at the Special Olympics regional tournament held in Issaquah. The basketball players, who ranged from sixth-graders to 60 year olds, made up two Snoqualmie Valley teams, the Wildcats and the Supershooters. They played well and enjoyed a lot of community support, including constant cheers from the Mount Si High School cheerleaders. The Wildcats took fourth place at the tournament and the Supershooters took third. The teams were coached by Greg Chelgren, Chandra Day and Becky Kitz. Those interested in participating or volunteering to help out these athletes can call Chelgren at (425) 831-6144 or Kitz at (425) 888-3190.

State auditor cites Snoqualmie for fire engine purchase

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The results of the 2003 state audit of the city of Snoqualmie yielded two violations that recently surfaced in the state's accountability report.

Preston bids adieu to postmaster

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Valley residents packed the Preston Community Center on Jan. 31 to celebrate the retirement of Preston postmaster Nancy Dafler (center). Dafler started as a clerk at the Preston post office 32 years ago and gradually worked her way up to postmaster.

Charitable group in North Bend wants to see the world smile

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

NORTH BEND - North Bend's newest neighbor has met witch doctors, avoided a spear to the heart by just inches and dined with state dignitaries wearing only loin cloths.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital plans to protest Overlake and Swedish plans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will be making an argument in coming weeks that there are enough hospitals on the Eastside.

School district superintendent candidates face the public

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - Last week parents, community members, staff and teachers got to ask the three finalists for the position of superintendent of the Snoqualmie Valley School District questions to determine how each would fit into the position.

North Bend family fights and survives cancer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

NORTH BEND - There will be a party this Saturday in Snoqualmie that Liz Bauer would not miss for the world.

Cops say all cars susceptible to theft

  • Feb 17, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - It may seem that your car is its own security system, being a banged-up old beater from the time when cassette tapes were the height of sophistication.

Valley Arts Live presents world music at Mount Si

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE - Featuring the music and dance of multiple cultures, the fourth concert in the Snoqualmie Valley Arts Live (SVAL) current series will be held on Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Mount Si High School theater (8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie).

Two Rivers students' arch for Snoqualmie Valley Trail a natural fit for slough

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

NORTH BEND - Some Valley students have made a permanent mark on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and the Snoqualmie River.

Family welcomes twins

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

Edward Drake and James Major Gray were born on Dec. 19, 2004 to parents Raeann Wahsise and Brian A. Gray-Enselman of Snoqualmie. The pair were born at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue after a quick ride in the ambulance, courtesy of the Snoqualmie Fire Department. Edward was born first, with brother James following a little more than 10 minutes later.
The twins are the brothers of proud older sibling Brian Gray III (pictured above). The babies were also welcomed into the world by grandparents Jim and Mary Wahsise, grandmother Carol Harry, grandfather Brian Gray; and great grandmothers Edna Enselman and Dorothy M. Galyan.

Lambert will run for council position this fall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Metropolitan King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert will be running for re-election this fall following a redistricting of county lines that shuffled boundaries and put every council position up for election.

Rural residents greet Sims in Issaquah

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

More than 30 demonstrators met unsuspecting King County Executive Ron Sims (above, center) as he arrived for a meeting in Issaquah to discuss the recently-passed Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO), a group of ordinances that add additional restrictions to development. The demonstrators, many of whom have been directly affected by the ordinances and many who live in the Snoqualmie Valley, later sat in on a heated meeting. Robert Larsen (right photo, with sign), a landowner in Carnation, struggled to get his message heard during a question and answer period with Sims (right photo, background). Larsen said earlier in the evening, while waiting outside for Sims to arrive, "All of us are for reasonable rules, but this CAO is absolutely out of control."

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