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Valley athletes shine on the court in Issaquah

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Nate Bagley and Greg Jorgensenwork the court against Renton on Feb. 6 at the Special Olympics regional tournament held in Issaquah. The basketball players, who ranged from sixth-graders to 60 year olds, made up two Snoqualmie Valley teams, the Wildcats and the Supershooters. They played well and enjoyed a lot of community support, including constant cheers from the Mount Si High School cheerleaders. The Wildcats took fourth place at the tournament and the Supershooters took third. The teams were coached by Greg Chelgren, Chandra Day and Becky Kitz. Those interested in participating or volunteering to help out these athletes can call Chelgren at (425) 831-6144 or Kitz at (425) 888-3190.

State auditor cites Snoqualmie for fire engine purchase

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The results of the 2003 state audit of the city of Snoqualmie yielded two violations that recently surfaced in the state's accountability report.

Preston bids adieu to postmaster

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Valley residents packed the Preston Community Center on Jan. 31 to celebrate the retirement of Preston postmaster Nancy Dafler (center). Dafler started as a clerk at the Preston post office 32 years ago and gradually worked her way up to postmaster.

Charitable group in North Bend wants to see the world smile

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

NORTH BEND - North Bend's newest neighbor has met witch doctors, avoided a spear to the heart by just inches and dined with state dignitaries wearing only loin cloths.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital plans to protest Overlake and Swedish plans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will be making an argument in coming weeks that there are enough hospitals on the Eastside.

School district superintendent candidates face the public

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - Last week parents, community members, staff and teachers got to ask the three finalists for the position of superintendent of the Snoqualmie Valley School District questions to determine how each would fit into the position.

North Bend family fights and survives cancer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

NORTH BEND - There will be a party this Saturday in Snoqualmie that Liz Bauer would not miss for the world.

Cops say all cars susceptible to theft

  • Feb 17, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - It may seem that your car is its own security system, being a banged-up old beater from the time when cassette tapes were the height of sophistication.

Valley Arts Live presents world music at Mount Si

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE - Featuring the music and dance of multiple cultures, the fourth concert in the Snoqualmie Valley Arts Live (SVAL) current series will be held on Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Mount Si High School theater (8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie).

Two Rivers students' arch for Snoqualmie Valley Trail a natural fit for slough

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

NORTH BEND - Some Valley students have made a permanent mark on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and the Snoqualmie River.

Family welcomes twins

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

Edward Drake and James Major Gray were born on Dec. 19, 2004 to parents Raeann Wahsise and Brian A. Gray-Enselman of Snoqualmie. The pair were born at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue after a quick ride in the ambulance, courtesy of the Snoqualmie Fire Department. Edward was born first, with brother James following a little more than 10 minutes later.
The twins are the brothers of proud older sibling Brian Gray III (pictured above). The babies were also welcomed into the world by grandparents Jim and Mary Wahsise, grandmother Carol Harry, grandfather Brian Gray; and great grandmothers Edna Enselman and Dorothy M. Galyan.

Lambert will run for council position this fall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Metropolitan King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert will be running for re-election this fall following a redistricting of county lines that shuffled boundaries and put every council position up for election.

Rural residents greet Sims in Issaquah

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

More than 30 demonstrators met unsuspecting King County Executive Ron Sims (above, center) as he arrived for a meeting in Issaquah to discuss the recently-passed Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO), a group of ordinances that add additional restrictions to development. The demonstrators, many of whom have been directly affected by the ordinances and many who live in the Snoqualmie Valley, later sat in on a heated meeting. Robert Larsen (right photo, with sign), a landowner in Carnation, struggled to get his message heard during a question and answer period with Sims (right photo, background). Larsen said earlier in the evening, while waiting outside for Sims to arrive, "All of us are for reasonable rules, but this CAO is absolutely out of control."

District contemplates new schedule for teacher development

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Getting out of school two hours early and making the teachers learn instead will probably sit just fine with most students in the Valley.

Record hires North Bender to be new advertising manager

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper has made a valuable addition to its team.

Local landscapers win bronze at Northwest Flower & Garden Show

  • Feb 24, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:21AM

NORTH BEND - Creating an indoor garden scene as big as a bus in three and a half days seems problematic, especially when it includes a totem pole, a 16-foot birch tree, stone walls and two water elements.

Valley women authors publish their own unique kind of children's book

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

SNOQUALMIE - The flap has to hit just the right spot for the objects to change. This was the problem for author Judy Schneider and illustrator Mary Konrad Weeks for their book "But Not Quite!"

School board picks Colfax man as new superintendent

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

SNOQUALMIE - Joel Aune of Colfax Public Schools has been chosen as the new superintendent of the Snoqualmie Valley School District (SVSD).

Fletcher won't seek re-election this fall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

SNOQUALMIE - After eight years under his influence, things have gotten a little Fuzzy in Snoqualmie.

North Bend officials consider legal options with school district

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

NORTH BEND - Some North Bend City Council members remain upset after the Snoqualmie Valley School District went ahead with plans to redraw school attendance boundaries for its elementary schools.

Cascade County bill makes its way through state legislature

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - As frustration over Seattle's dominion mounts among rural and suburban King County residents, local legislators are taking a serious look at going it alone.

Local historians move to preserve historic structures at mill site

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

SNOQUALMIE - The only thing standing in the way of the rest of the historic Weyerhaeuser mill becoming a pile of rubble is the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society.

All signs point to Ludwig being OK

  • Mar 3, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:20AM

Ludwig Spegg, a former North Bend resident who was a regular presence on North Bend street corners holding encouraging signs of healing and love, had not been seen for a while, prompting some residents to wonder where he had gone. Officials with the King County Sheriff's Office in North Bend said they started to receive calls from people who had heard rumors that he had been assaulted. Spegg's guardian, who would not disclose Spegg's location or any way to reach him, said that he was not assaulted and he was doing fine. The guardian did not say when or if Spegg would return to North Bend.

Welcome baskets

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

Linda Mickelson of North Bend has been greeting new residents of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with gift baskets. Mickelson is putting together baskets full of certificates and items from local businesses for people just moving to the North Bend and Snoqualmie areas. Mickelson has named her business Discover The Valley Gift Baskets. For information on the welcome baskets, call Mickelson at (425) 888-0601.

Picture perfect donation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

Joy Hoffman-Baunsgard (center) of Photography by Joy in North Bend presents checks to Stacy Stead, (left) president of the Opstad Elementary PTA, and principal Cori Pflug (right) of Snoqualmie Elementary School for their joint efforts in two family portrait fund raising events held at both schools. Photography by Joy photographed 77 families in all and donated the $20 sitting fees back to the schools.

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