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Valley Record awards $5,000 in community grants

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - The Snoqualmie Valley Record Charitable Fund awarded $5,000 to local organizations in 2004. The fund is part of the H.R.H. Family Foundation.

WWII veterans honored

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

On May 29, about 200 people enjoyed a ceremony to recognize and honor all our local World War II Veterans. It was held at Mount Si High School Auditorium, with King 5 Evening News co-anchor Dennis Bounds as master of ceremonies. Commander Jim Broe of the 11th District American Legion was guest speaker. Monty Wright of the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church and Roy Peacock of the Preston Baptist, Katherine Kerr, President American Legion Auxiliary No. 79 and Diane Moody, President American Legion Auxiliary No. 199 also participated. Harley Brumbaugh provided '40s era music prior to ceremony. Cookies and coffee were provided by Operation Thank a GI and the Ladies Guild from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Mayors Ken Hearing and Fuzzy Fletcher and Carnation Councilwoman Laurie Clinton praised the veterans and all that they did in service to their country.
The about 70 Veterans that attended were each given certificates praising them for their sacrifices and services during World War II.
Attendees were able to enjoy wonderful 40's era displays (pictured) which included The Sage, Veteran's photos, Snoqualmie Valley Record WWII articles, '40s sheet music, flag etiquette, poppies, Blue Star Service Banners, and much more; which were donated for the event by the Snoqualmie Valley Museum and Historical Society, Carnation/Duvall Historical Society, as well as several individuals.

Dress rehearsal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

Colin Alexander, playing the part of Nathan Detroit, and Madie Vierling-Coulter, playing the part of Adelaide, woo the crowd during Chief Kanim Middle School's presentation of the Broadway play "Guys and Dolls." There were four packed performances held last week. Julie Dance directed the cast of more than 50 students.

Rain doesn't dampen Relay for Life spirits

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

SNOQUALMIE - They came from all walks of life with the same goal in mind: help find a cure for cancer.

Today's coffee is on me

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

SNOQUALMIE - During his freshman year at Mount Si High School, Clinton Van Buskirk decided he'd head over to the coffee cart and inquire about something to drink. Van Buskirk, who doesn't like coffee, settled on hot chocolate at the suggestion of barista Gloria Danielson.

Domestic violence group takes aim at involving men

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - In a world where it appears many men have struggled to find their voice in preventing domestic violence, a group of Puget Sound residents will spend Father's Day launching a new Web site aimed at spreading the word that males play a pivotal role in curbing a growing epidemic.

City admin decision could come this week

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie hopes to announce a decision soon regarding a new city administrator.

Class dismissed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:55AM

Mount Si High School seniors celebrate June 11 at the 2004 commencement ceremony. The class of 2004 was the largest in Mount Si history with 278 students.

North Bend offers free yardwaste program

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

NORTH BEND - The city of North Bend is offering a free yardwaste program for its North Bend utility customers.

Drowning death could be suicide

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

SNOQUALMIE PASS - The June 4 apparent drowning death of a 28-year old Wenatchee woman could be suicide.

Visitor center opens

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

Ed Stow stands ready in the new Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce's Visitor Center in North Bend. The new center, located at the intersection of Bendigo Way and Park Street, was finished in May. Stow has worked in the center for the past 18 years. During peak tourist times, usually weekends and in the summer, Stow said an average of 100 people or more stop in to ask for recommendations about what to do and where to go in the Valley.

Meadowbrook celebration

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

(From left) Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher, former North Bend Mayor Joan Simpson and North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing cut the ribbon at the Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center on June 12. The event was part of Mountains to Sound Greenway's Discovery Days festival.

Teaching duo set eyes on retirement

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:54AM

SNOQUALMIE - The old adage of, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" could apply to Dick and Kris Kirby.

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.

Correction

  • 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 renee.tanner@4culture.org.

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.

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