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One for the ages

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

Snoqualmie Mayor R. Fuzzy Fletcher receives a tattoo from Jay Hand of Bellevue's Easy Choppers and Tattoos to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the city of Snoqualmie on May 16. The following day hundreds of residents and on-lookers celebrated the city's anniversary with an all-day festival.

Snoqualmie Tree Farm sale to Hancock closes

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE - Hancock Timber Resource Group has finalized its $185-million purchase of the Snoqualmie Tree Farm from Weyerhaeuser Co. and is preparing to hire area workers and reopen the 104,000-acre site to logging and recreational activities.

Drug use among area students decreasing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - A statewide study of drug use by children showed that use among students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District has decreased.

Swift water rescue

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

Volunteer Captain Brian Mattson practices his swift water rescue techniques in the frigid Snoqualmie River earlier this month. Mattson was part of a group of Snoqualmie Department of Public Safety - Fire Division firefighters braving the cold waters.

Hydro races for community service

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE - Mark and Elaine Evans have demonstrated that the fastest thing on the water may also be the most helpful.

Weyerhaeuser Mill closes down

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

Snoqualmie's Weyerhaeuser Mill will officially close this week. Planing and kiln operations shutdown earlier this month. Once the last load of lumber is shipped the mill will close its doors. That shipment is expected sometime this week closing an historic chapter on the city's history.

School bond passing, election official May 30

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE - A $53.5-million school bond put to voters last week by the Snoqualmie Valley School District is barely passing as the last remaining absentee ballots are being counted.

Snoqualmie City Council gets first look at new fire station

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE - The details of a new Snoqualmie fire station planned for construction off Snoqualmie Parkway are starting to take shape.

School bus tire vandals admit guilt, recant story

  • May 29, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:44PM

SNOQUALMIE - Two Mount Si High School seniors who were caught on school property after hours last month and later confessed to a March incident in which the tires on the district's buses were deflated have recanted their story.

Valley bids farewell to longtime bakery owner

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - George Macris, the longtime Valley bakery owner known for his hard work ethic and commitment to his family, passed away last week after a long illness. He was 70.

Weeklies publisher to seek Renton council spot

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

KING COUNTY - Denis Law, publisher and vice president of the King County Journal Newspapers' weekly papers will resign this month to pursue other interests, owner Peter Horvitz announced recently.

Harley Brumbaugh to conduct final formal concert

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

Harley Brumbaugh, who has led the 70-piece Renton City Concert Band since one year after its inception in 1985, will be conducting his final, formal concert with the band on Thursday, June 5.

Public works keeps city moving

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - The city's Public Works Department building is a bit of a misnomer. Nestled among a quiet grove of trees along North Bend Way, elk often frolic through the almost year-old $2.6-million facility.

Valley woman killed in work accident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - Tonya Riexinger, a 40-year-old mother of two, was killed the morning of May 29 when a dump truck struck and backed over her. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

What's next for North Bend's police contract?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - In April the city of North Bend gave the King County Sheriff's Office written notice that is was planning on revoking a nearly $1-million contract for police services in protest to a site near the city being placed on the short-list for a state sex-offender halfway house.

Deal reached in Treemont development debate

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

FALL CITY - It appears that a solution has been found in the 14-year debate over the proposed Treemont housing development near Fall City.

Si View pool opens, director hired

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - All the papers have been signed and the Si View Community Center Pool was slated to open June 3.

Ranger moves on to a bigger role as forestry educator

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

NORTH BEND - Rudy Edwards has spent a lot of his life in the woods.
As a 27-year employee of the U.S. Forest Service who has spent the last 12 years as the head ranger of the North Bend station, Edwards has learned a lot from his trips into nature.

Picture from the past

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43PM

Movie star Ella Raines really did grow up in the Snoqualmie Valley. Born to Bird and Ernest Raines in 1921 in the mill town of Snoqualmie Falls Washington, Ella was a tom-boy who trained herself from an early age for the profession of actress. She majored in Drama at the University of Washington and went on to a significant film career with such noted actors as John Wayne, Burt Lancaster, Charles Coburn and William Powell. She was twice featured on the cover of Life magazine. Ella appeared in the television series "Janet Dean, Registered Nurse," acted on the London stage and wrote a book on voice control and diction. She passed away in Sherman Oakes, California in 1988.

Finding life after Weyerhaeuser

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Duane 'Suds' Ronnei is careful to look both ways before crossing State Route 203 to get to the land he owns across the street from his house.

Defibrilator donated

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

Phillips Oral Healthcare Facilities Manager David Ling presents Snoqualmie Police Captain Jim Schaffer and Officer Nigel Draveling with a defibrillator kit valued at $3,900. Schaffer and Draveling said the kit will allow officers to help treat cardiac arrest victims in the vital minutes it takes for emergency medical personnel to respond.

Fall City firefighter hails from Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

FALL CITY - The King County Fire Protection District No. 27 in Fall City has a new firefighter from the Valley.

Zydeco music to inavde North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

NORTH BEND - When Sara Barry of North Bend heard Zydeco music for the first time, she just had to dance.
"The rhythm is just infectious," Barry said. "You have to dance to it."

Popular destination receives new trail

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

NORTH BEND - One of the area's most popular hiking trails just got a little easier thanks to a huge volunteer effort and the organization of area conservation groups.

Family and friends pay tribute to a loving soul

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:42PM

NORTH BEND - There is a new rule in the Funck household and it's called the Tonya rule.

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