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Valley veteran will return to Iraq soon

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Before coming under enemy fire in Iraq, Spc. Eric Hickam was a self-described cynical, pessimistic, "ungrateful human being." That all changed after surviving his first skirmish in Southern Iraq.

Check out next week's printed product

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Let's face it, the flood was the big news this week. We are putting a special section together of photos submitted by yreaders along with details about the flood. Watch for it in your mailbox or newsstands next week. If you would like to subscribe, call 425-888-2311.

The waters rose

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Due to some technical difficulties and the lack of power at the Valley Record offices, we are a bit behind scheduele. We did get the newspaper out the door tohouth. We are also looking for you to send us your flood photos
jim.mckiernan@valleryecord.com

Planning Commission mulls cottage housing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

The North Bend Planning Commission discussed a cottage housing provision after a brief public hearing Oct. 26.

Fighting meth from all sides

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Last summer, Lisamari Emery tried to help one of the troubled teens living in her Fall City neighborhood.

Snowy peaks

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Gayle Hassard of North Bend captured this photo of Mount Si's snow-capped haystack from her back yard Oct. 30. Have a picture you want to share? Sure you do. Just send it along with names of the people in it, where and when it was taken and your name and contact information to leif.nesheim@valleyrecord.com or bring it to 8124 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. We want your photographs of scenic Snoqualmie Valley and the people and places that make it so great. Digital photos should be at least 170 dpi and as large as possible.

Capitol Christmas tree to visit area

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

The "National Holiday Tree" that will stand in front of the U.S. capitol building in Washington D.C. will stop in North Bend next week on its trip east.

Dads play at dad's day

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Dan Colvin watches his daughter, Amber, a first grader, play at Fall City Elementary School's Dad's Day. The school hosts a Dad's Day on the last Friday of every month to allow fathers, or other relatives or friends of the family, eat lunch and play on the playground with their children. The playground committee provides extra balls, volleyball nets and other toys.

What do the French think of Americans?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Just like not everybody in the United States has the same opinion, not everybody shares the same opinion in France - especially when it comes to opinions about America.

What do the French think of Americans?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Just like not everybody in the United States has the same opinion, not everybody shares the same opinion in France - especially when it comes to opinions about America.

Snoqualmie residents build homes in cambodia

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Every year Dave Richter of Snoqualmie takes a group of volunteers to Cambodia to build houses. On Nov. 14, he will present a slide show about the trips at the North Bend library.

Options exist to help neighbors

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:01AM

Two days after record flood waters swamped the Snoqualmie Valley, some residents had one less thing to worry about. The members of Lifepointe Community Church took care of dinner for dozens of area flood victims.

Valley survives record flood

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

The damage has been done and all that's left to do is put everything back together again. As the waters recede, many in Snoqualmie Valley are assessing the damage to their homes. Many neighborhoods were swamped by record floods, but it could have been worse.

Area schools close for flood

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

As flood waters flowed through the streets and yards of Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City and Carnation residents, lakes and rivers of water and the resulting power outages forced the Snoqualmie Valley School District to close down Tuesday, Nov. 7. It opened Thursday, Nov. 9, before closing Friday, Nov. 10, for Veteran's Day.

Mount Si magic

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Leslie Moon of North Bend captured this photo of a rainbow at Mount Si while pausing to view the elk Nov. 9. Have a picture you want to share? Sure you do. Just send it along with names of the people in it, where and when it was taken and your name and contact information to leif.nesheim@valleyrecord.com or bring it to 8124 Falls Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. We want your photographs of scenic Snoqualmie Valley and the people and places that make it so great. Digital photos should be at least 170 dpi and as large as possible.

SMS honors veterans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

U.S. Army Spc. Toby Hockenbury of Stanwood, the son of Mount Si High School substitute teacher Doug Hockenbury, speaks about the war in Iraq to Snoqualmie Middle School students Thursday, Nov. 9 as part of the school's Veterans' Day observances.

Reichert declares victory

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert declared victory Monday night from Washington, D.C., where he begins work on his second term in a Congress now dominated by Democrats.

Center bond and levy sink

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Snoqualmie voters shot down measures to raise taxes to build and maintain a community center with a pool in the Nov. 7 election.

Valley voters brave high water

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Bryan Stokosa donned a pair of hip waders to ford through waist-deep water to collect the ballots of neighbors trapped by flood waters Election Day, Nov. 7.
Photo by Jodi Laasko

Preston road erodes; home ravaged

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

The flooding that drenched Western Washington and cut Carnation off from the outside world abated Wednesday, but in Preston, just east of Issaquah, the Raging River wrecked a bridge, stranding some residents for days.

Carnation was 'island'

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Carnation rode out the flooding of the Tolt and Snoqualmie rivers last week with little flooding within city limits.

Prevent flood-related health risk

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Beyond the risk of life during the initial flood and damage to property, floods carry other unseen dangers. Flood water is polluted with chemicals and contaminated with bacteria from septic systems and other sources of raw sewage.

It could have been worse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

Despite piles of ruined furniture on front lawns, many residents in North Bend's Shamrock Park and Berry Estates neighborhoods felt "the neighbor got it worse than me."

Preston road erodes; home ravaged

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:00AM

The flooding that drenched Western Washington and cut Carnation off from the outside world abated Wednesday, but in Preston, just east of Issaquah, the Raging River wrecked a bridge, stranding some residents for days.

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