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Different roundabout design, more choices

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:25AM

Plans for a teardrop shaped roundabout, scheduled for construction at the intersection of Interstate 90 and state Route 202, has been dropped.

Mount Si grad returns from Middle East

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:25AM

Carnation resident Marc Vilsmeyer, typically a reserved man, cannot watch a particular U.S. Army commercial without getting emotional.

Local violinist plays for dedication

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:25AM

n celebration and memory of Valley adventurers, Brendon Haggerty, 22, played two songs on his violin Saturday before an audience of about 75 people. He was one of several local musicians and Snoqualmie Tribe drummers who played during the dedication ceremony. The gathering was held at the Olson Home along a bend in the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River. A hand carved wooden park bench and kiosk were being dedicated in memory of Jeff (Jennifer) Olson and Ken Olson. Jennifer died while mountain climbing in the Sierra Mountains in California in 1982. Ken Olson died while ice skating on a remote wilderness lake in Alaska.

Murals grace new fire hall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, left, presents Dick Burhans with a plaque honoring him for the murals he painted, which now grace the Snoqualmie Ridge fire station meeting room where city council meetings are held. Burhans painted the murals for the original council chambers in what is now the Planning Department offices. Matt Stone built new frames for the installation after the original paintings were cleaned up and re-stretched by Burhans. A well known artist, Burhans has served on many city committees and is most noted for his efforts to preserve Mount Si from development and dealing with city flooding issues. He and his wife Sally live at the foot of Mount Si.

A partnership between rider and horse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

About a year ago, experienced equestrian Jen Smith decided to take lessons through the Northwest Natural Horsemanship Center at Patterson Creek Farm in Fall City.

Hospital not happy with Valley Medical direction

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital officials said, if the Valley Medical Centers district expansion measure passes on May 16, medical services will be impacted in the Valley, but not critically.

Coyotes make their presence known in the Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

When Patrick Day was in first grade, he saw something that will stay in his mind forever.

Stockton resigns North Bend post

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

After 10 years at North Bend City Hall, Larry Stockton, North Bend city services director, is resigning, effective June 2.

Valley man publishes account about his life in the 1920s through '40s

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

At age 84, Snoqualmie resident Ralph Riley just published his first book, a memoir about his life in the 1920s through the 1940s called "Riley's Journey."

Pillar in business community to close

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

As a child growing up in Santa Barbara, Calif., Valley local Sue Beauvais wanted to be a teacher, but stage fright got in her way.

Fuel price hikes impact schools and government

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

Sky-rocketing fuel costs are pinching local school and government budgets, forcing adjustments in future spending and services.

Acker hears a bee-eautiful buzz

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

About seven years ago, Gary Acker tasted fresh, unprocessed honey for the first time when a client gave him a quart of raw honey from his hives in Carnation.

Valley mother parents to different needs'

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

In winter 2004, Leslie Moon picked up her son Trevor, then 3 years old, from an early intervention program for those with special needs.

After sailing the world, Todd returns to author voyage-adventure book

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and in 1993 Richard Todd sailed the same route, too.

Learning about water

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

Bert, the Chinook salmon, visits with Evelyn Long, 3, of Snoqualmie during the Waterfest education celebration held at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center last Saturday. Activities included a family wildlife costume parade, storytelling, dancing, craft activities and several water and wildlife education presentations.

Voices united in a moment of prayer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

Last Thursday, May 4, about 25 people gathered outside North Bend City Hall in celebration of the 55th annual National Day of Prayer.

Local kids become heroes

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:24AM

When North Bend mother Sharon Lane waited with her 6-year-old son Joseph for the 11:45 a.m. kindergarten school bus on April 18, she expected the day to be like any other.

Veteran honors his comrades on Memorial Day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

In 1944, Dave Klement was set to enlist in the military to fight in World War II.

Veteran honors his comrades on Memorial Day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

In 1944, Dave Klement was set to enlist in the military to fight in World War II.

Valley snowbirds flock together

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

Pictured in this photo taken by North Bend resident Willie Munson are 86 people originating from the Valley who took part in the third annual "Snoqualmie Valley Picnic" in Yuma, Ariz., on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2. The picnic was held at Riverside Park.

Fall City ranch offers a local down under experience

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

Snow, an 8-month-old albino wallaby, loves to grab the newspaper off a low table and run around Rex Paperd's house with it. Ten-month-old Veronica also likes to run around the house, when she is not curled up inside a carrier that often hangs from a nearby stroller.

Voices in the dark, homeless men speak out

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

When it gets dark, that's when it gets bad. At night, he hears voices of people prowling around the neighborhood. People walk past his parked van talking, snooping and sometimes tapping their fingers on the windows; perhaps entertaining the idea of breaking inside.

Corrections

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

Corrections from the previous week

Snoqualmie Tribe celebrates new headquarters

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

On Monday, May 15, Jennifer Dunn, former Republican congresswoman of Washington state, made a special visit to the Snoqualmie Tribe's new office in Snoqualmie for an open-house celebration.

Egg-citing drop

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:23AM

Student Dane Dahline holds up a chicken egg that survived a 95-foot fall covered in bubble wrap at Opstad Elementary School recently. Dahline, with the help of his father Chris, helped to organize the "Egg Drop" event to raise money for the new Hopelink Center in North Bend. More than 80 student-designed egg cases were dropped by students from an extended ladder atop a fire engine. Members of Eastside Fire and Rescue, including volunteer firefighter John Lang [pictured], donated their time and the fire engine for the event. The materials the students used for their egg case designs varied from boxes with foam, bubble wrap and duct tape to containers made with angel food cake, filled with petroleum jelly or stuffed with popped popcorn. Opstad Elementary principal John Jester [pictured in the background on the fire engine] said the event was intended to "reinforce teaching and learning about science while helping to raise money for a local charity."

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