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Students work to ensure prom is a safe event for all

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

SNOQUALMIE - The impact of an adult explaining the dangers of drinking and driving during prom season can sometimes be lost on students, but when an elementary school youngster writes a letter begging the teen not to get behind the wheel if they've been consuming alcohol, the message tends to stick.

George Macris Day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

William Grosvenor, 8, and his sister Olivia, 7, test out a bench to be dedicated in the name of their grandfather, George Macris. On May 16, friends and family of Macris gathered at his former business, George's Bakery in North Bend, for the dedication of the bench and the proclamation of George Macris Day. Macris was a longtime business owner in the city as well as helping to found Alpine Days.

Collision course

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

On the afternoon of May 10, two men were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Mill Pond Road and State Route 202. The driver of the car that crossed the centerline was taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center and treated there. The man in the car that was hit was taken by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Tax rates increase for some PSE customers

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:59AM

NORTH BEND - A small number of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) customers in North Bend will soon see a temporary increase in their local utility-tax charges to compensate for being billed too little by the company for the tax in the past.

North Bend to retain King County courts

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - King County will continue to provide court services for North Bend until at least the end of 2006.

Local artist explores vivid watercolor tones

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - Balancing three boys, soccer practices and an aspiring art career seems like a tremendous load. But such is the daily life of Sarah Hansen, local watercolor artist.

Local national forest campgrounds to open

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Most campgrounds in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will be in full operation by Friday, May 28, in time for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

What is the Critical Areas Ordinance?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

Editor's note: The Critical Areas Ordinance is an in-depth, constantly changing plan. This series is not intended to flush out every nuance of the plan, but rather present Valley residents with an overview of the points that will most likely affect them directly. To view a copy of the plan, please visit www.metrokc.gov.

Licensing officials change unpopular address rule

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - The state Department of Licensing (DOL) is changing a recent implementation after hearing complaints from residents who don't get their mail delivered to their homes, but rather to a post office box or other address.

Queen for a day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

CSSV Executive Director Nancy Whitaker and board president Darcy Becker celebrate the success of the second annual "Queen for a Day" fund-raiser that took place last Saturday, May 22, at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. The brunch party was attended by 540 women and featured speeches by Valley residents Marsh Quinn of Snoqualmie and Dr. Pepper Schwartz of North Bend and raised a record amount, $92,000, for the children and families served by CSSV.

Student's project helps Valley cemetery recoup after vandalism

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - Most students at the age of 18 are concerned about passing those last few finals needed to graduate and looking forward to what life has in store. It's a balancing act that takes up valuable time and often leads to self-concern.

Input sought on Middle Fork Road revamp plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

NORTH BEND - Officials designing a plan to revamp the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Road will be in North Bend next week to solicit public input.

Nest egg

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:58AM

A pair of young birds lay in their nest in North Bend last week. The pair of birds may have been small, but were already exercising their chirping skills.

Dangers of DUI

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

Firefighters from several surrounding agencies participated in a mock DUI car crash last week at Mount Si High School.

Celebration will honor Valley WWII veterans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

SNOQUALMIE - When Katherine Kerr heard about the National World War II Memorial being dedicated in Washington, D.C. last year, she decided that those Valley veterans who couldn't make it to the East Coast for the event would be honored right here at home.

Fall City sculpture celebrates nature of Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

FALL CITY - Victor White's dream is going to be on display in Fall City.

Kiwanis donation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

Kiwanis member Dave Bendt, left, hands a $500 check to Boy Scout troop No. 466 troopmaster Sheldon Lynne. Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis is the sponsoring organization for the troop that currently has 48 scouts and has several outings planned for this summer including a 50-mile trek and 20-mile trek into the Alpine Lakes Wilderness area.

Safe at home

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

During a T-ball game at the Si View Community Center fields, Bailey Wyrsch, 4, tags home plate and give his coach, who happens to be his father, Josh Wyrsch, a high-five.

Fire season begins with safety program

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

NORTH BEND - The summer months are expected to be dry, and while that might bode well for sun lovers, the lack of rain greatly increases the chances of fire.

Proposed county ordinance already drawing disdain

  • Jun 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:57AM

Editor's note: The Critical Areas Ordinance is an in-depth, constantly changing plan. This series is not intended to flush out every nuance of the plan, but rather present Valley residents with an overview of the points that will most likely affect them directly. To view a copy of the plan, please visit www.metrokc.gov.

Wild for the Wildcats

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:56AM

A group of fans rally behind the Mount Si High School girls' softball team at the state tournament in Tacoma last week. Despite a rocky mid-season stretch, the Wildcats fell just one run short of a state title in 2004. For a full recap of the action, please see Sports.

Meadowbrook Farm to help host Discovery Days festival

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:56AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Anyone who has spent a lot of time at the Meadowbrook Farm would agree that it is a secret gem of the Snoqualmie Valley.

Thanks for the ride

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:56AM

Julia Cunnington, 5, pets a horse she rode at Kid's Day America '04. Horse riding was just one of the many activities at the children's health, safety and environmental awareness day event hosted last month by Agape Chiropractic Healing Center.

Power substation to reduce area outages

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:56AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - A new Puget Sound Energy (PSE) substation on Novelty Hill is expected to reduce the frequency and duration of certain power outages for the company's 10,500 customers in Snoqualmie Valley by 50 percent.

Farmers market readies for busy summer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:56AM

NORTH BEND - One of the first signs of summer is set to open again this month in North Bend.
Organizers of the North Bend Farmers Market are planning for another summer of produce and crafts, all grown or made in Washington.

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