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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.

Watershed wonder

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

Pierre LaBarge explains to Jonathan Hayes the way the water cycle functions with the help of a hands-on exhibit at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center at Rattlesnake Lake in North Bend. The facility introduced its new exhibits and programs last week.

Golf tourney part of Don Isely's legacy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

SNOQUALMIE - Getting a chance to play golf at the TPC (Tournament Players Course) on Snoqualmie Ridge is a rare treat. The Jack Nicklaus-designed links make up a members-only course that someday could be a PGA tour stop.

Snoqualmie seeks funding for SR 202 roundabout

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie hopes to secure funding this year for a road project that will alter the State Route 202 (SR 202), Mill Pond Road and Tokul Road intersections.

Shuttle program focus is Snoqualmie library users

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

SNOQUALMIE - To ensure those who want to visit the library have the means, Friends of the Snoqualmie Library has created the Ride and Read program.

Man who helped shape North Bend turns 90

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

NORTH BEND - The Wyrsch name means a lot in North Bend.
For generations it was the name behind a long-running gas station, a much-needed restaurant and a renovated hotel that helped make the Sunset Highway (now North Bend Way) through North Bend a place one could count on for service.

Time to pick berries

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:51AM

Friends Teresa and Madeline pick blueberries at Bybee-Nims Farm in North Bend last week. The hot weather is expected to continue for the next several days.

North Bend sees surge in automobile thefts

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

NORTH BEND - A Valley resident, who asked not to be named, never entertained the possibility of having a vehicle stolen from in front of her North Bend apartment until now.

Resident swings for the fences in cancer fund-raising event

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

NORTH BEND - In the past few years, Dave Sharpy of North Bend has faced two monsters.
The first was a one-two punch of hepatitis C and cancer, which he fought for three years.

Local students honored at CWU

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

Several Central Washington University (CWU) students who reside in the Snoqualmie Valley were named to the 2004 spring quarter honor roll.

A fresh coat of paint

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

Claffey's Painting in North Bend recently donated materials for a new building at the Mama's Hands women's shelter in the Valley. The business donated the time and equipment to paint the interior. About 70 gallons of paint were donated.
Earlier in the year, the Associated Student Body (ASB) at Mount Si High School fixed up the Friends of Youth "Tree House" for homeless teens in the Valley and Claffey's Painting provided the paint and a crew to paint the house in late June. That effort helped create the Mama's Hands project, which should be done this week.

Trailer fire disrupts I-90 traffic

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

NORTH BEND - Firefighters from Eastside Fire and Rescue (EFR) and a unit from the Snoqualmie Fire Department were called to a report of a trailer fire on July 22 at approximately 12:13 p.m. at Exit 35 on westbound Interstate 90 (I-90).

North Bend officials donate fire engine

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:50AM

NORTH BEND - It was nearly 20 years ago when the city of North Bend took delivery of a new 1980 Seagrave fire engine that served the city and surrounding area of Fire District 38.

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