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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.

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.

Preston road erodes; home ravaged

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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.

Preston road erodes; home ravaged

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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.

Preston road erodes; home ravaged

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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.

North Bend retirement home evacuated

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

Some look at floods as disasters and tragedies. Jean Leonard and Hattie Leppi, residents of Mount Si Transitional Health Center, look at last week's flood as an adventure.

It could have been worse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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."

It could have been worse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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."

It could have been worse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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."

It could have been worse

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

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."

Fall City folks manage high water

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

After flood waters began receding Tuesday evening, families at the Fall City Campground who had left to stay dry began moving back toward the campground.

How to clean a house after a flood

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

Cleaning a house after a flood is a major undertaking, but is very important. Careful cleaning can prevent further damage to property, reduce the chance of injury and prevent illness.

How to clean a house after a flood

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:59AM

Cleaning a house after a flood is a major undertaking, but is very important. Careful cleaning can prevent further damage to property, reduce the chance of injury and prevent illness.

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