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Tribe's first employee sees and makes history

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:43AM

CARNATION - Matt Mattson has experienced the historical significance of being the first employee of a nation.

Snoqualmie Council moves to add two members

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:43AM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie has clarified some tentative dates made to add two new council positions.

North Bend council to revisit water issue on Sept. 21

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

NORTH BEND - A financial and procedural balancing act needed to bring the city out of a five-year construction moratorium due to lack of water rights is expected to approach a critical step next week.

Hair today, gone tomorrow

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

Mark Schecterson holds up a braid of hair that was just cut by Sarah Arnold at Renaissance Salon & Spa at the Ridge last week. Schecterson donated the hair to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under the age of 18 suffering from longterm hair loss due to medical treatments.

Flood monitoring station vandalized

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

TANNER - A flow-measuring station used to help alert residents of potential flood waters on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River has become a target for vandals.

Comment period opens for regional program funding

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

KING COUNTY - The Rural Town Centers and Corridors program is scheduled to receive an additional $2 million from the Puget Sound Regional Council.

Working the field

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

Chouapao Cha mows down weeds on a vegetable farm in Fall City last week. Cha moved to the United States from Laos in 1979 and currently owns a landscaping business that finds him working in the Valley regularly.

Ridge neighborhood honors Tanner Jeans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

SNOQUALMIE - Max Gibbs of Snoqualmie received a phone call and heard a helicopter within seconds of each other on June 23.

Snoqualmie City Council revisits options for community center

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie community center project, which failed to gain voter-approved funding in 2002, could be making a comeback.

Swedish and Overlake look to open Issaquah hospitals

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

ISSAQUAH - As water dripped from the corners of a rain-soaked tent last week, Swedish Medical Center Vice President Kevin Brown officially unveiled the group's plans to build a free-standing emergency room in a business park near Lake Sammamish State Park.

Police bust car thieves

  • Sep 23, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:42AM

Snoqualmie Police Department officer Paul Graham looks through a bag keys found in a stolen truck that Snoqualmie officer Jason Weiss pulled over in the early-morning hours of Sept. 15. Officers said many of the keys were likely taken from lost-and-found boxes at local stores. Since the keys are usually labeled with the make of vehicle, thieves often will cruise the parking lot trying different cars and trucks until a key works. Weiss pulled over two stolen vehicles in the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood that day, both within hours of each other. Two suspects were caught in the first incident while one of two was caught in the second.

Public will have input on new school name and superintendent selection

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors took steps last week to get public input on two major decisions the district will be making in the near future.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital continues steady growth

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

SNOQUALMIE - As the drive for medical services on the Eastside begins to take shape, the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is enjoying its position in the Valley.

Did you know?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

Each week the Valley Record unravels a mystery.

King County rural library bond passing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

KING COUNTY - It's time to revamp King County libraries.
That was the message sent by voters on Sept. 14 when they appear to have approved a $172-million bond that will be used to update existing facilities and build several new libraries, including locations in Snoqualmie and Fall City.

Public invited to 205 open house

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

Flood season is almost here and yet the Snoqualmie community can rest a little easier this fall now that work is essentially complete on a multi-million dollar river-widening project to reduce the threat of devastating floodwaters. The project team - the city of Snoqualmie, King County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - is inviting community members to join in celebrating completion of the Snoqualmie 205 Flood Reduction Project at 2 p.m. on Sept. 29, at the Salish Lodge and Spa.

Slow down Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

Two new traffic signals installed earlier this month near the entrance of Snoqualmie Middle School will ask drivers to slow down to 20 mph. The solar-powered signs will be blinking between the hours of 6:30-9:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. when school traffic is the heaviest. The signals were paid for with a $15,000 grant from the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission that also paid for additional signage in the area and a repainting of traffic lines on State Route 202 near the school's entrance.
Those caught speeding in the school zone will be charged a minimum of $177.

New city administrator has eye for details

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:41AM

SNOQUALMIE - Bob Larson's upcoming schedule may not sound like a lot of fun, but he is looking forward to it.

Revised CAO set to go before County Council

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

SEATTLE - Restrictions on the amount of land that owners of small and mid-sized rural properties could clear would be eased if amendments to the update of the county's controversial Critical Areas Ordinance are approved.

Benefits expected for residents with 205 project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

SNOQUALMIE - As Snoqualmie public officials cut the ribbon on the 205 Project this week, many downtown residents will be breathing a sigh of relief.

Benefits planned for Tanner Jeans memorial fund

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

Residents of Snoqualmie Ridge have organized two very special events this October at the Snoqualmie Ridge TPC Golf Club to raise support for the Tanner Jeans Memorial Fund.

Valley Record staff earns WNPA honors

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

SNOQUALMIE - Three members of the Snoqualmie Valley Record staff were honored earlier this month at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association's Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony at the group's annual conference held in Silverdale.

Mamma's Hands shelter opens second House of Hope

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - At first glance, the new 4,400-square-foot shelter for abused and homeless women and their children located deep in the woods that opened last weekend in the Snoqualmie Valley looks like a resort.

Now that's a pumpkin

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

Jerri and Julie Johnson, with grandchildren Brittney and Danyal, pose with their 825-pound pumpkin. The Johnsons are holding an open house from 11 p.m.-noon on Oct. 1 for those who'd like to see the pumpkin. The open house will be held at 38000 S.E. 88th Street in Snoqualmie.

North Bend takes proactive step to boost local economy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:40AM

NORTH BEND - The city of North Bend, with the help of seven dedicated volunteers, has taken its first big step in proceeding with a more active role in helping to shape the economic development of the city.

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