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Council discusses ward system

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - During a roundtable discussion that preceded its Monday, June 10, meeting, the Snoqualmie City Council stated its desire to discuss options about expanding the council and using voting wards before it starts to figure out the city's budget this summer.

Setting a trap for pollutants

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

Joy Huber of PlanetCPR in Seattle, second from right, shows students in Andrew Rapin's class at Mount Si High School how special fabric filters can prevent pollutants, such as oil, trash and chemicals, from entering the city of Snoqualmie's stormwater system. In a project sponsored by the high school, the city of Snoqualmie and PlanetCPR, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to protect the environment, the students placed the filters in about 20 grates located in the high-school parking lot. The filters will trap pollutants while allowing stormwater to pass through, eventually draining into the Meadowbrook slough. Snoqualmie Public Works Director Kirk Holmes said the filters catch about one-half the pollutants that enter the grates.

Port Blakely files appeal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

FALL CITY - Port Blakely Communities has filed an appeal to a hearing examiner's recommendation that its proposed Treemont development be approved for 83 lots instead of the 194 lots the company had originally applied for in 1988.

North Bend thinks big with $7.9 million transportation plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

NORTH BEND - The city has a $7.98 million blueprint in place for how it wants to address transportation needs, from replacing aging bridges to reconstructing streets to building a roundabout.

No summer vacation for city

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - This summer, the city of Snoqualmie is planning a season with some of the most extensive public works upgrades it has seen yet.

A time to remember

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

(Editor's note: The following discussion between Mount Si High School seniors Brendon Haggerty, Lauren Dunford, Rachel LaFond-Widmer, Dylan Seubert, Katy Young and Chance Babcock was moderated by journalism instructor Susan Fergueson.)

Mount Si to graduate four valedictorians

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

SNOQUALMIE - What is a school to do when there are several students

Relay a winner in its first year

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

When Lisa Schaffer asked if I would consider being on her Relay for Life team I said, sure, why not?

Pages Past

  • Jun 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 1:31PM

Reprinted from the Valley Record,
Jan. 29, 1981.
Blast Shakes Duvall Folks

Nice wheels

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

Front from left, Brooke Nicholson, Brad Falcon, Kristen Travis, Chelsea Tame and Brandon Dollinter and, back from left, Mike Yore, Liana Felt, Shannon Phillips, Lauren Paulus, Jaymee Horstman, Chris Gant, Robin Backstrom, Nick Johnson and Kelly Fletcher try out a new golf cart donated by Gant to the Mount Si High School sports-medicine program. Gant, a physical therapist at Snoqualmie Physical Therapy, has been volunteering at the school for the last two years, coming in two to three days a week to help with its sports-medicine program. The new cart is custom made to transport injured players, equipment and water and has a hitch, as well, to help drag softball fields.

A lesson in restraints

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

NORTH BEND - When Carolyn Day of North Bend got onto Interstate 90 on May 2 to pick up her daughter in Bellevue, she didn't realize she and her son, John, were going to come very close to being a statistic, if not for the extra time put into properly restraining themselves.

Picture perfect

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

Brandon Asheim, 8, of Carnation holds the award-winning photo he took of himself saluting behind the American flag. Asheim, who attends Carnation Elementary School, won a first-place award from the Washington State Parent Teacher Association along with an Award of Merit for Intermediate Photography from the National PTA organization. More than 20,000 children from Washington state participated in the program called "Reflections," in which students submitted works in literature, music, photography and the visual arts for recognition. The theme for 2001-2002 was "I hold in my hand ..."

Seniors challenged to overcome obstacles

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - A gymnasium full of parents, teachers and a whole lot of eager students were more than willing to brave a hot evening last week to mark a day in their lives few people ever forget.

Two Rivers students told to "expect the best"

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - The graduating class of Two Rivers School may have been small, but big things are expected of its students in the future.

City's wastewater violations prompt federal complaint

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:30PM

NORTH BEND - A Seattle environmental group has filed a complaint against the city of North Bend under the federal Clean Water Act for discharging higher-than-allowed amounts of copper, silver, zinc, mercury and ammonia into the South Fork of the

Is DDES 'sterilizing' rural businesses?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - A hearing examiner's decision concerning a seemingly routine code enforcement appeal is being described as the "first shot" in a battle that pits rural businesses against the King County Department of Development of Environmental Services (DDES).

Eagle Scout project keeps baseball players dry

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

NORTH BEND - Little League baseball players at Torguson Park in North Bend will now be dry thanks to a another ball player who sat in the rain.

Officials resign from District 38 board, city of Carnation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Bill Weber of North Bend stepped down from the board of commissioners of King County Fire Protection District 38 earlier this month citing philosophical differences with other commissioners.

City Council passes first major changes to comp plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

NORTH BEND - Seven years after it was adopted, the first amendments to North Bend's comprehensive plan have been approved by the City Council, further detailing how future growth will occur in the city.

The summer of fund-raising

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

SNOQUALMIE - Longtime residents of the Valley will agree that many things in the area have come and gone.

City gets first look at Snoqualmie Point

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

SNOQUALMIE - Nothing captures the beauty of the Valley more than a panoramic view.

Book 'em, Steve

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:29PM

Washington State Patrol Lt. Steve McCulley, slaps the handcuffs North Bend Elementary second-grade teacher Kate Christenson last week as part of the schools end of year activities. McCulley, whose daughter Megan is a second-grader in the class, gave out decal badges, talked about car seats and let the kids sit in his patrol car.

Skolnik sets course to save ferry

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:28PM

Snoqualmie resident Art Skolnik will not have much of a summer vacation this year, but he couldn't be happier with the task before him.

Bill would allow more deals like

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:28PM

NORTH BEND - U.S. Rep. Jennifer Dunn is hopeful a bill allowing the Evergreen Forest Trust to issue tax-exempt bonds for the purchase of 99,000 acres of the Snoqualmie Tree Farm will be passed by Congress this year, creating a "model" upon which future land conservation efforts can be based.

Woman dies in fire

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:28PM

NORTH BEND - A 45-year-old North Bend woman died last week in a fire in her trailer home located near Southeast North Bend Way.

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