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North Bend settles water moratorium, gains trail easement rights

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

The city of North Bend overcame two major hurdles last week in its quest to end the water moratorium that has stifled its growth for nearly a decade.

Downtown Snoqualmie master plan taking shape

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

A dramatic new vision for Snoqualmie's historic district is taking shape, complete with a river boardwalk, pedestrian-oriented downtown shopping district and the possibility of one of the biggest farmers markets in the state.

Lifting the veil on belly dancing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

Bodies undulated, colorful veils sailed through the air and hip scarves jingled as two dozen barefoot women shook their stuff at a belly dancing workshop led by North Bend resident "Aleili" Carla Orellana at Chief Kanim Middle School.

Schools foundation hosting fund-raiser

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation will host its Seventh Annual Fundraising Breakfast, at 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 28 at the Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club.

County listens on hospital land plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

Five members of the Metropolitan King County Council listened for nearly three hours last Thursday, March 20, as residents of the Snoqualmie Valley and other Eastside communities shared their thoughts on proposed changes to the county's comprehensive plan.

District won't go after May bond

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

With its third consecutive capital projects bond headed for failure, the Snoqualmie Valley School District will take time to consider how to address students' short- and long-term needs in schools where overcrowding is becoming a progressively bigger problem.

Firing up an auction crowd

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

Seeking bids to benefit students at Mount Si High School, Craig Bennett energizes the crowd at the Wildcat auction Saturday, March 15, at Si View Community Center. The auction, which had a "wild west" theme, raised funding for student clubs and organizations.

Youth center damaged by sewage leak

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

Youth groups that call the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activity Center (YAC) home are scrambling for meeting places after the building was deluged by raw sewage on Saturday, March 22.

Eggs-actly what she needs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

Two-year-old Katie Bero of Snoqualmie searches for that next elusive egg on Saturday morning, March 22, at Centennial Fields in Snoqualmie. The event, sponsored by the city of Snoqualmie and Eagles Lodge 3529, boasted 7,000 eggs and had well over 1,000 parents and children in attendance for the fast-paced fun. About the same number of participants flocked to Si View Community Center in North Bend for its Saturday morning egg hunt.

New director taking charge at Encompass

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:16AM

As Encompass prepares to grow to better meet the needs of a changing community, leadership of the 41-year-old children's organization is also changing.

Treehouse fan challenges county rules

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Pete Nelson has big dreams of creating a treehouse lovers' paradise on the five picturesque acres he owns off Preston-Fall City Road.

Weird stuff getting flushed in Snoqualmie neighborhood

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

The city of Snoqualmie's Public Works Department has been getting to the bottom of some gross and puzzling problems recently in the sewer pipes of Snoqualmie Ridge.

Cooking up a thank-you

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

On her last night in the United States, Taeka Shimozaki prepares a meal for the Valley families that have hosted her and 19 other Japanese students who spent two weeks visiting Mount Si High School on a language exchange program.

Bids roll in for city hall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Drumming up interest in its new City Hall, the city of Snoqualmie has received bids from seven prime contractors and nearly 40 subcontractors interested in building the new government structure.

Sallal Water Association may rescind membership

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Members of the Sallal Water Association approved a bylaw change Monday that gives the utility the ability to rescind a membership when a member won't pay fees or continually tampers with the water system.

Wilderness Rim man rescued from roof

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Firefighters rescued the occupant of a Wilderness Rim home from his roof early Tuesday, March 25, after he attempted to fight the spread of a chimney fire with a garden hose.

Philips lays off 49 at Snoqualmie Ridge

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Philips Oral Healthcare announced job cuts last Friday, March 28, affecting some 49 workers at its facility on Snoqualmie Ridge.

First pitch of spring

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

The opening of Snoqualmie Valley Little League's season on Saturday, March 29 was marked by snow.

Road closes for roundabout work

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Starting this week, Cedar Falls Way between North Bend Way and Mountain View Drive is closed to all traffic as crews begin the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of North Bend Way and Cedar Falls Way.

Ridge golf course changes hands

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Quadrant Homes has sold the Tournament Players Course (TPC) at Snoqualmie Ridge to BrightStar Golf Group, a California-based firm that manages five other golf properties in California and Colorado.

Locals get first dibs on "Thomas" tickets

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Snoqualmie Valley residents have a chance to get in early on the toot-tooting Thomas the Tank Engine visit to Snoqualmie, set for this July.

Mailbox Peak feeling the pressure

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

Damp April weather didn't stop a crew of two dozen volunteers from helping to give one of the Puget Sound area's most challenging day hikes, Mailbox Peak near North Bend, a long-overdue facelift on Friday, April 4.

Future of railway taking shape

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

When curious passersby stopped to find out what the hubbub of activity was in the Northwest Railway Museum's vintage waiting room, volunteer Dan Olah of North Bend proudly proclaimed the purpose of the miniature world taking shape.

Snoqualmie to update school impact charges

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:15AM

The city of Snoqualmie is considering how to put school impact fees more in step with the growth plan for Valley schools.

An end and a beginning

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:14AM

Demolition contractor Nuprecon brings down the 80-year-old structure of St. Clare of Assisi Episcopal Church on Monday, April 7. St. Clare's was torn down because the basement and walls were filled with highly toxic mold, dangerous for small children and the elderly. The church now functions out of its parish social hall.

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