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North Bend may explore more water rights options

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

NORTH BEND - The North Bend City Council could begin looking into a system that would allow the transfer of what are essentially water rights certificates within the city to act as a kind of safety valve if a proposed water plan is delayed.

Student restores a piece of Fall City

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

FALL CITY - A couple of slices of pizza in North Bend led to the return of a sign that has greeted visitors entering Fall City from State Route 202 (SR 202) since 1978.

City could look at banning fireworks

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

NORTH BEND - The North Bend City Council won't be banning fireworks this Fourth of July, but could take an in-depth look at the issue next year.


  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

A correction on a story that ran last week.

Positive changes propel Valley hospital

  • Jun 24, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

SNOQUALMIE - The last six months have been a period of transition for the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, but it has started laying a foundation that can hopefully be built on in years to come, employees said.

Meadowbrook Bridge Art

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

King County is interested in community suggestions regarding new public art as part of the Meadowbrook Bridge restoration project set to begin construction next spring 2005. The Meadowbrook Bridge artwork elements are funded through King County Percent For Art Funds, the art budget is $50,000. Artist Bruce Myers was selected in May and is now developing concept designs for the approach areas of the landmark bridge.
Community members are encouraged to contact Renee Tanner at 4Culture, the organization managing the public art portion of the project, at (206) 296-8692 or by e-mail at

Fire departments get community support

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - People may not walk around every day thankful they have a fire department in their town, but that can change when they have to call them.

Ridin' to Gordy's

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

Celestine Gates poses with her 2001 Wide Glide from Bothell. Gates was one of many Harley enthusiasts at Gordy's Steak & BBQ Smokehouse in North Bend last week. The Eastside Harley riders club has started to make the North Bend destination a stop every Thursday, bringing bikers from all over the region and from every walk of life to the Valley eatery. Gordy's has been happy to oblige. Co-owner Kathy Harris said that while the parking lot may fill up with mean machines, there is seating for everybody inside. There will be even more seating at the new Gordy's location in Tukwila, which is scheduled to open later this month. The new resturant, located at Fosters Golf Links in Tukwila, will have seating for 600.

Preparing your home for wildland fire season

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

The Office of the State Fire Marshal offers these tips on how to prepare your home for the upcoming fire season:

Hot rocks

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

Roy Brieman, executive chef at the Salish Lodge, has added a new dish to the menu this season that he said was "inspired by the area." The dish is called Snoqualmie River Hot Rocks and features an assortment of meats, seasonal garnishes and marinades that are cooked at the table on special heated rocks. Brieman collected the rocks out of the Snoqualmie River and then had them split and polished. He said each rock gives off its own unique aroma.

Website down for maintenance

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

Sorry to say but your Snoqualmie Valley Record online is down for maintenance until July 15. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Copies are available at many locations throughout the Valley.

Fire recruits honor fallen comrade

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

NORTH BEND - The tradition of hiking to Mailbox Peak for Washington State Fire Training Academy recruits took on added meaning last month when the trek not only served as a rite of passage, but as a memorial for a fallen comrade.

Thomas the Tank Engine makes annual Valley stop

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

SNOQUALMIE - A special train made its much-anticipated annual stop in Snoqualmie last week.

Equestrian community welcomes new SR 203 crossing

  • Jul 15, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53AM

FALL CITY - Horseback riders in the Valley can ride a little easier in the saddle now thanks to a new equestrian crossing near Fall City.

Rifle club hits mark with varied programs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

SNOQUALMIE - Tom Maxwell was the first person to show up at the Snoqualmie Valley Rifle Club's shooting range last Wednesday, but he wasn't by himself for long.

DUI testing class is valuable officer training

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

BELLEVUE - This spring I wrote a story about Snoqualmie Police Officer Jason Weiss.

Ballarat to close for repairs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing, Public Works Director Ron Garrow and City Councilman Mark Sollitto were present at the July 6 groundbreaking for the Ballarat Avenue project. The project will add a sidewalk to Ballarat, straighten the road to help sight lines and add a culvert to help the city handle flood waters. The nearly $600,000 project, paid for with both city and state funding, will be the first road construction in North Bend since 1998.
A portion of Ballarat from Sixth Street to Eighth Street will be closed from Aug. 2-6 for construction. The project is expected to be completed by mid-September.

Highway plan draws criticism of residents

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

BELLEVUE - Just when you thought the idea of a new highway cutting through the Valley was history, it's once again being considered by state lawmakers.

County Council wants more time to review CAO

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Despite a letter sent by six Metropolitan King County Council members asking for more time to review the proposed Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO), the County Council is still planning to vote on the proposed document no later than December.

New Fall City firefighter

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

Snoqualmie residents visiting Fall City may see a familiar face. King County Fire Protection District No. 27 in Fall City recently hired Firefighter Jake Koehnen, who was a volunteer firefighter in Snoqualmie for four years. Koehnen is just one of many changes at the Fall City department, which is finishing up an extensive fall remodel and will soon put a new fire engine into service.

North Bend man charged in road rage incident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

REDMOND - Prosecutors have charged a North Bend man with multiple felonies following an apparent road rage incident in which he allegedly fired a handgun twice at another car in downtown Redmond.

Summer blooms

  • Jul 22, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:52AM

Dao Lee prepares a bouquet of flowers at her roadside stand in Snoqualmie during the Thomas the Tank Engine event last week. Lee, who has lived on the Ridge for more than three years, grows all of the flowers at a farm near Duvall.

Mom, two children killed in I-90 accident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

SNOQUALMIE PASS - A woman and her two young children were killed July 16 when at about 6 p.m. the vehicle in which they were traveling veered off Interstate 90 about 17 miles east of North Bend. According to the Washington State Patrol, alcohol was a factor in the single-vehicle, triple-fatality accident.


  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

In the story called "Snoqualmie Looking forward to river widening completion" on page A1 of the July 7 Valley Record, the flood reduction benefit of the 205 Project was inaccurate.

Missing hiker discovered

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

SNOQUALMIE PASS - A hiker reported missing four days earlier was found alive and well near the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River on July 15.

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