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City contract raises ire of regional labor union

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

SNOQUALMIE - Amid vehement protests from several members of a regional labor union, the city of Snoqualmie approved a controversial contract for a Park Street revamp project.

Community credited with staving off sex-offender facility

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

NORTH BEND - Just six hours after it was announced that a site near North Bend would not be the home of a controversial state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) sex-offender halfway house, a group of members from the effort that led perhaps the biggest opposition against the facility attended a meeting announcing a Level II offender was moving into the area.

North Bend residents find wells high and dry

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

NORTH BEND - Like many Washington residents who have been parched from the dry summer, Ernie and Taffy Martinez were relieved when it started raining because it would give them some much-needed relief.

Take advantage of spay/neuter clinic

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

Pasado's Low/No Cost Clinic for spaying and neutering cats and dogs will be again offer its services starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in the city of Snoqualmie's parking lot next to Adventure Bowling Center, 7940 Railroad Ave.

Busy intersection receives needed signal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

SNOQUALMIE - The state's newest traffic signal went into action last week at the busy intersection of Interstate 90 and State Route 18.

The silver bullet

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

Carl and Nadine Lind were recently awarded first place for their 1953 Airstream trailer in the Bellevue '50s Fest. The restored trailer, which is all original, was voted the thing most people wanted to take on their vacation. The Linds, who live in Fall City, have spent the last five years restoring the polished travel trailer. They also entered their 1953 Lincoln, which was driven to the event by their son, Dana of Ellensburg. Their prize for winning at the event was a complete auto detail from Bellevue Place Auto Detail. The '50s fest was headed up by Don Sellars, vice-president of Ilium Association Inc.

Centennial Fields officially opens

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

Although it's been in use for a few months now, the city of Snoqulamie officially opened the new Centennial Fields sports complex on Sept. 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Volunteers from the local Girl Scout group hosted games for children, while Snoqulamie Falls Brewing Company provided root beer for the event. Members of Snoqualmie's Parks Board and Parks Department also were honored at the event for helping bring the new fields to the area. The event was rounded out by Mount Si Wildcats' Junior Football program games taking place throughout the day.

Grange hands out dictionaries

  • Sep 18, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:32PM

Sallal Grange member Boots Fischer shows a third-grade class at North Bend's Opstad Elementary School how to use their new dictionaries. The Sallal Grange handed out the books at all three Snoqualmie Valley School District elementary schools as part of "The Dictionary Project," a nonprofit program that is trying to get a dictionaries to third-grade students across the nation. The grange even had Spanish-English dictionaries to distribute.

Snoqualmie council race narrowed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - The pool of candidates for Position 4 on the Snoqualmie City Council was cut in half last week.

Fire District 38 levy increase ballot measure fails

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

NORTH BEND - Voters have overwhelmingly rejected a proposed levy increase for Fire District 38, prompting the district's commissioners to plot a quick return to the polling places in November in search of a smaller rate hike in an effort to maintain current services.

Bridging the past

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

NORTH BEND - A historical bridge in North Bend will be getting some work to ensure it remains one of the longest serving bridges in the region.

City Council backs railway museum project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved permits needed by the Northwest Railway Museum to build a controversial Conservation and Restoration Center (CRC).

A helping harvest

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

Carol Peterson, left, and Snoqualmie Valley United Methodist Church's Rev. Beryl Ingram took a look at the vegetables growing in a pea patch off Silva Avenue. The church has six sections in the pea patch, located on a plot of land donated by the city Snoqualmie, that contain approximately 360 square-feet of space to grow 20 varieties of produce. More than $500 has been donated to the Helping Hands Food Bank in North Bend from sales from the pea patch and 300 pounds of food have been donated.

Valley Record earns journalism awards

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper was honored with several awards at the 2003 Washington Newspaper Publisher's Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest event held earlier this month in Spokane.

Friends of Youth likely to manage Si View center

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

NORTH BEND - A group linked by years of service to Valley recreation opportunities will likely take over the management responsibilities of the Si View Community Center beginning next year.

Mining operation battle continues

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

NORTH BEND - Despite a recent legal decision against a key issue in its opposition against a Cadman, Inc. mining operation near Grouse Ridge, opponents of the project say they are still hopeful they will prevail, stating that the latest action might even favor their cause.

Identified bones bring back history of Green River case

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Although North Bend and Snoqualmie have a part in one of the most tragic serial killing sprees in the nation, Valley law enforcement officials said the area didn't suffer from any sudden fear as a result of the murders.

Preliminary budget unveiled in North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

NORTH BEND - Despite a four-year building moratorium and a stagnant economy, the city's general fund budget will be in the black through 2005.

Late bloomer

  • Oct 9, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:31PM

A bee takes one last trip to a dahlia along State Route 202 before the weather turned sour last week. Fall colors are popping up all over the Valley as the days continue to get shorter.

Mayor outlines reorganization plan for Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher has outlined a plan to reorganize the administration of the city by next year.

Valley native to appear on reality television show

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

SNOQUALMIE - Jeremy Kirby can't say much about how he spent a particular two weeks this year, but he can say it was the best time of his life.

Negotiations bring changes in police contract

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

NORTH BEND - In an effort to receive the best police services in a tight budget year, city officials are pursuing a more modified contract with the King County Sheriff's Office than one suggested last month.

County Council approves Treemont bonds

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

KING COUNTY - The Metropolitan King County Council has approved the sale of Limited Tax General Obligation bonds that will be used to finance the purchase of what was to be the Treemont housing development near Fall City.

Wildcat volleyball works hard for sweep

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

The Mount Si Wildcats girls' volleyball team struggled at times, but did enough to sweep the Sammamish Totems on the road in three games in Kingco 3A conference volleyball action last week (25-10, 25-20, and 25-17).

Fall City bell choir ringing true

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:30PM

FALL CITY - The members of the Bell Hops bell choir based out of the Fall City United Methodist Church can forgive a bit of ignorance about their music.

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