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Snoqualmie man hears call to duty at 32

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

People join the military for various reasons: to get a college education, for the adventure, for the money or to serve and protect their country.

Longwell speaks at school

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Helicopter pilot and 27-year-old North Bend native Shawn Longwell, left, spoke to his brother Cody's, far right in the skeleton shirt, first-grade class about serving in the military at Opstad Elementary School in late February. Shawn has served two yearlong terms in Iraq, most recently returning to his home in Tennessee in December 2005. Shawn, along with his wife and two young sons, were in the Valley for a wedding.

Echo Glen programs instill values

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

The parallels run deep between the puppies that rotate in and out of Echo Glen Children's Center in Snoqualmie and the juveniles who populate its classrooms and housing facilities.

Echo Glen programs instill values

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

The parallels run deep between the puppies that rotate in and out of Echo Glen Children's Center in Snoqualmie and the juveniles who populate its classrooms and housing facilities.

Salish reopens after fire

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

At 1:42 a.m. on March 14, a fire broke out at the Salish Lodge and Spa in Snoqualmie in the attic space above its Attic Bistro restaurant.

Body found at Falls

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

On March 20 at 6:23 a.m., the Snoqualmie Police Department received a call from an employee of Puget Sound Energy reporting a body was discovered below the observation deck at Snoqualmie Falls. Snoqualmie police and fire, King County Search and Rescue and Eastside fire responded. Seattle Mountain Rescue was on-hand to lift the body to the observation deck.
According to the Medical Examiner the body is that of 30-year-old Michael Bolyard. The cause of death was undetermined at the time of publication though no foul play is suspected. There were no witnesses. A complete autopsy is planned to determine the exact cause of death.

Women's group mixes fun and purpose

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

"We can't fix the world, but we can make it better."
This is the personal motto of Kathy Golic, a North Bend resident, full-time mother, part-time physical therapist and grass-roots community activist.

Proposals needed for forest improvements

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

The public is invited to submit applications for projects designed to benefit national forest lands and programs of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

New Digs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Lead Pastor for the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, Monty Wright, sits on the stage of the new church service location at 36017 S.E. Fish-Hatchery Road in Fall City. Currently renting the space, the 700-800 congregation met previously at Mount Si High School.

Nine-year-old boy a pretty tough kid

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Inside the cancer unit on the "Train" floor of Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Snoqualmie resident Cindy Thrasher-Ehly takes the hand of her 9-year-old son Cody, a lanky third-grader who attends Snoqualmie Elementary.

Fall City on hunt for winning logo

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Because the town of Fall City does not currently have a logo to use on official documents, marketing materials, Web pages, signs, business cards, etc., the Fall City Community Association (FCCA) decided to involve residents in the process of developing a logo that represents the community by having a logo design contest.

Soccer team wins championship

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association (SnVYSA) (www.snvysa.org) is comprised of the Duvall Soccer Club, Carnation Soccer Club, Fall City Soccer Club, Snoqualmie Soccer Club, North Bend Soccer Club and Cascade Select Soccer Club.

Local WWII POW survivor talks

  • Mar 30, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 10:28AM

Retired Lt. Col. James Keeffe II
World War II presentation:
Saturday, April 8, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Snoqualmie Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City

Zoning changes proposed for North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

Proposed low
density zoning:

* Low density residential - four homes with minimum lot sizes of 9,000 square feet. (Four parcels per acre)

* Low density residential - six homes with minimum lot sizes of 6,000 square feet. (Six parcels per acre)

* Low density residential - eight homes with minimum lot sizes of 4,500 square feet. (Affordable housing bonus)

Local WWII POW survivor talks

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

Retired Lt. Col. James Keeffe II
World War II presentation:
Saturday, April 8, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Snoqualmie Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City

Best of Snoqualmie Valley winners

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

2006 Best of the Valley winners

Death at Falls ruled suicide

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

The cause of death of a man found at the bottom of Snoqualmie Falls last Monday was ruled a suicide, according to the King County Medical Examiner's office.

Jump fatal for hiker on Mount Si

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

On March 10 at 12:16 a.m., 34-year-old Masako Ota of Bellevue reportedly jumped from an undisclosed area on Mount Si. The manner of death was ruled a suicide.

ewwwww that smell

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

An employee with APS, an environmental company, works to remove filtering media from a water treatment tank at the Snoqualmie Public Works facility. The city is changing the way it treats drinking water to address the long-standing odor problem. The problem has been present since the new system came online for Snoqualmie Ridge. In addition to the benefits of no odor, the new system will be substantially cheaper to operate in both power usage and maintenance.

Hot, hot, hot

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

Firefighter Robert Lasswell (Mr. January) of the Snoqualmie Fire Department signs North Bend resident Ellen Evan's 2006 Washington State Council of Firefighters (WSCFF) calendar at a recent Passion Party in North Bend. Proceeds from calendar sales benefit the WSCFF Burn Foundation. The firefighter judging event for next year's calendar will be held May 17 at the Premier Club in Seattle. To purchase tickets to watch the firefighters strut their stuff, call 1-800-847-6572 or go to www.firefightercalendar.com.

Ugandan man in search of clean water

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

In the Ugandan capitol city of Kampala, where Luyinda Lawrence Samuel (Sam Lawrence) lives, it takes about six months to save enough extra spending money for a piece of pizza.

Court upholds Cross' death sentence

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

Last Thursday, attorneys for Snoqualmie convicted killer Davya Cross failed to convince the state Supreme Court that their client should receive the same consideration as convicted Green River killer Gary Ridgway, who pleaded guilty to 48 counts of murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Man killed by bus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

At 10:58 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 61-year-old Fall City resident Edward Samuel Monkley was hit and killed by a Greyhound bus along Interstate 90 at Exit 20 near High Point. He died at the scene.

Elementary students go retro

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

A typical after-school activity for North Bend Elementary School second-grader Collin Anderson might include video games and electronics, or taking part in one of the various sports in which he is involved.

Tribe gets new offices

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:27AM

Joe Mullen, maintenance manager for the Snoqualmie Tribe, is working to move the tribal administrative office from Carnation to the new downtown Snoqualmie location inside the Railroad Building at 8130 Falls Ave. S.E. Mullen said the move should be completed by this week. The previous location in Carnation has served the Tribe since 2000. Mullen said the new office location will house seven to 10 administrators including the tribal chair, tribal secretary, archives, accounting, enrollment and HUD Housing. Social services will remain at the Carnation location.

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