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Midwinter break is back on

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors may have jumped the gun when board members voted last month to schedule makeup days during the February midwinter break.

Balancing act

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Chantelle Troutman-Watson (left), a seventh-grader at Snoqualmie Middle School and Becky Danning, a freshman at Mount Si High School, perform as part of the Panther Pride Unicycling team at last Friday's basketball game. The pair's routine took second in the world competition at the junior expert level and second in the North American championship. The Panther Pride team is headed by Alan Tepper of North Bend Elementary School.

Mayor seeks second term

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing wants to keep his job. The first-term mayor planned to an-nounce his bid for re-election at the Feb. 6 City Council meeting for this year's November election.

Saving rabbits

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Atop Stillwater Hill just north of Carnation live 45 rescued rabbits.

School bond proposition falls short

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Day by day, as the school bond vote tally was updated, levy supporters lost hope it would pass. By Thursday, Feb. 8, they knew it was mathematically impossible for the proposition to gather enough support to win.

Film features Rwanda

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Award-winning area filmmaker Mark Stendal found a gripping tale practically in his backyard that took him and dozens of area residents to a poverty-stricken part of Africa.

A sweetheart story

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Everyone remembers their first teenage romance. It's big, it's real, it's life-altering. The lyrics in every song seem to be written especially for you. The sky is bluer and everything has new meaning.

Feds find fault with area levee maintenance

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

North Bend levees haven't been adequately maintained. When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a list of unacceptably maintained levees around the nation early this month, the poor state of North Bend levees came as no surprise to city officials.

Fire levy is successful

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

For the first time in 17 years, voters in Fire District No. 38 approved a property tax increase to pay for fire protection.

School helps families of Hmong students

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Not many elementary-school principals would spend their free time helping farmers recover from a disastrous flood, but Cascade View Elementary principal Tim Nootenboom sees it as a simple extension of his job.

School helps families of Hmong students

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Not many elementary-school principals would spend their free time helping farmers recover from a disastrous flood, but Cascade View Elementary principal Tim Nootenboom sees it as a simple extension of his job.

A sweetheart story

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Everyone remembers their first teenage romance. It's big, it's real, it's life-altering. The lyrics in every song seem to be written especially for you. The sky is bluer and everything has new meaning.

Scout honored for flag project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing, left, presents Eagle Scout Jason Storm of Fall City a certificate of appreciation Jan. 16 for his donation of a flagpole to Torguson Park. Storm approached the city with his idea for a flagpole at the park, secured funds to purchase and erect the flagpole and coordinated volunteers and Scouts to complete the project. The flagpole is a 20-foot pole located between Field No. 2 and the parking lot. The pole is in line with the entrance to the park, located east of the Red Oak Residence off East North Bend Way; the entrance to Torguson Park is shared with the North Bend Athletic Facility.

Barbershop Gold

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Wes Sorstokke kicked off his golden years with a gold medal. The owner of the Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory isn't ready to retire anytime soon, but when he turned 55 last year, he qualified the barbershop quartet he sings with for the Barbershop Harmony Society International Seniors Quartet Contest.

North Bend Community Church turns 110

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

The date was Feb. 20, 1897. A small group met on the doorstep of the public school in North Bend. It was raining and the doors were locked. Despite the setback, they conducted the business of the day: forming the First Baptist Church of North Bend, which would one day become North Bend Community Church.

To market we go

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Fall City's community grocery store re-opened Feb. 9 to eager customers. The business, formerly Stevens Family Market, closed Nov. 17 and has been renamed "Farmhouse Market" by its new owner and longtime Fall City resident Jay Bluher.

School boundary adjustment looms in Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Cascade View Ele-mentary School is bursting at the seams while Snoqualmie Elementary School has plenty of room. Enrollment at both schools is expected to continue rising.

Climbing for the cure

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Pictured are Snoqualmie firefighters participating in this year's Firefighter Stairclimb on March 4 at the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle. Left to right are Mike Wallace, Brian Busby and Luke Wyrsch. Not pictured are Doug McCall and Al Harper. Last year the event raised $335,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Firefighters will climb the 69 flights of stairs containing the 1,311 steps it takes to reach the top of the 788-foot building while wearing full gear.

Long locks no longer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

What do Mr. Clean, "The Late Show" music director Paul Shaffer, actor Vin Diesel and North Bend City Council-member Chris Garcia have in common?

Community center planning progresses

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Last week, Snoqualmie City Council members unanimously approved a contract with a Seattle architectural firm to design alternatives for a proposed community center.

Fall City financier convicted of federal tax evasion charges

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM


Former financial guru Wade Cook of Fall City was convicted last week in federal court on charges of tax fraud. The jury deadlocked on an eighth charge that alleged he conspired with his wife, Laura, to commit the fraud. The jury also deadlocked on all charges against Laura Cook, 54.

Work begins at Snoqualmie Casino location

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Construction workers with Seattle-based general contractor Skanska broke ground last Wednesday on the new Casino Snoqualmie.

Area girl debuts on national curling circuit

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Stephanie Potter is a fairly typical 13-year-old girl. She likes to hang out and talk with her friends, go to town and have fun and she loves to shop.

Snoqualmie City Hall set to move in 16 months

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Snoqualmie City Hall will be seeing some big changes over the next year as the city looks to build and move into a new downtown building where the former municipal fire hall now stands.

Record hires reporter

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

As the newest face at the Snoqualmie Valley Record, reporter Seth Truscott is working to develop his news sense in the Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City and Preston communities.

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