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Teachers want mid winter break back

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:48AM

On a night designated to recognize School Board Appreciation Month, teachers left the Jan. 25 meeting of the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors feeling disenfranchised and unappreciated.

New York, New York

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:48AM

For Mount Si High School junior Michael Wagner, the most interesting thing about New York City was a toss up between the giant rats in the subway and the bustle of Times Square.

Tribe sells bonds to finance casino

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:48AM

Casino Snoqualmie is well on the way to becoming a reality. The Snoqualmie Tribe announced Monday, Jan. 29, that it closed on a $330 million deal to finance casino construction and opening costs.

Fire destroys North Bend mobile home

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:48AM

The home of longtime North Bend residents Rob and LeAnn Walker was gutted by fire the night of Jan. 24. Everybody in the mobile home, including all four children - ages 2, 5, 16 and 18 - were safely evacuated.

Valley jeweler remembered as a gentle man

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Few people have a chance to touch the lives of others the way David Victor Klement did. Whether it be by repairing an heirloom watch, lovingly crafting an engagement ring, or placing American flags on the graves of local veterans, David loved doing whatever he could, big or small, for his community.

T.V. star helps girl heal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

After seeing the Rev. Eric Camden from the hit television show "7th Heaven" in her living room on a weekly basis for the last eight years, it seemed natural to Jessica Kitz to turn to him for help during a family crisis.

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?

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