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Helping a fellow student

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

One thing almost all of Snoqualmie Elementary School (SES) third-grader Kaitie Gallagher's friends ask her about is the medical identification bracelet she wears around her left wrist.

School district plans public meetings

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

On Feb. 9, the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors took formal action to authorize the formation of a Facilities Task Force.

Middle school No. 3 development underway

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

Despite the rainy afternoon and overcast skies, community members and Snoqualmie Valley School District No. 410 representatives gathered at 47128 S.E. Middle Fork Road in North Bend on May 25 to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony honoring the new middle-school site.

Army Rangers to train in North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

Starting this week, don't be surprised if you hear helicopters at night or notice one or two government trucks driving through town.

Army Rangers to train in North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

Starting this week, don't be surprised if you hear helicopters at night or notice one or two government trucks driving through town.

I-90 crash kills two

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

In the early morning hours of May 31, a car broke through a guardrail along eastbound Interstate 90 near Exit 31 in North Bend and dropped 50 feet down into a wooded embankment, killing the 32-year-old driver, Kevin G. Colello of North Bend, and passenger, 28-year-old Corrie D. Harley. Washington State Patrol said neither was wearing a seat belt; Colello was ejected from the 2000 Acura Integra upon crash impact. Officials said the accident could have occurred up to 10 hours prior to being reported at 7:49 a.m. as the bodies and the vehicle were almost completely obscured by undergrowth and trees. According to the State Patrol, the car hit the right guardrail and then crossed the freeway to go through the left guardrail, heading down the embankment toward the westbound lanes. There were no obvious signs of alcohol involvement but police are awaiting results of toxicology reports. There are no known witnesses at this time and the case is still under investigation.

Fostering love in unconventional ways

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

Last month had a special meaning for Sheri McEntire, an Issaquah resident who utilizes Encompass' services for her foster daughter, 3-year-old Kamaile.

Raising the curtain

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:22AM

nder the direction of teachers Tina Worthington and Sara-June Treadwell, Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City presents "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," running June 9-10 at 7 p.m. at Chief Kanim, 32627 Redmond-Fall City Road. The Broadway musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice tells the Biblical saga of a boy who is sold into slavery, where he endures many adventures that take him from jail to the Pharaoh of Egypt (portrayed as Elvis), learning much about humanity along the way. Tickets are $8 at the door; group rates available. For more information, call the school at (425) 831-8225.

A dose of reality

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

With graduation drawing closer, the Snoqualmie Fire Department with units from Eastside Fire and Rescue, Fall City and Medic 3, as well as the state patrol and Snoqualmie police, put on a mock drunk-driving scenario for students at Mount Si High School last week. The scenario involved four students, one of whom was portrayed as dead on the hood of a car and another who "died" at the scene. Local fire departments put on the mock crash every other year to highlight the potential results of drinking and driving.

Art show a success

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

On the evening of May 20, the Masonic Lodge in Fall City was transformed by Fall City Arts into a visual delight of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and mixed media as the second annual Outside the Lines art show took place. The goal of the event was to showcase a variety of artists, give the community access to the artists and their work and inspire the young and old to see art as a viable career. Fall City Arts (www.fallcityarts.org) is a nonprofit group dedicated to bringing art to the Fall City community. Pictured is Chris Appleseth holding two of his renderings.

Five girls take top spots at Mount Si's 2006 graduation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

This year, 258 students will graduate from Mount Si High School, including four valedictorians and one salutatorian.
Biyeun Buczyk, Alison (Ali) Bilow, Kristine (Krisi) Lund and Alina Plavsky are this year's valedictorians, earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout high school; Kristin Kowalski is the salutatorian with a 3.97 grade point average.

Mayor mans the hose

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

Crews from Eastside Fire and Rescue, Snoqualmie and Fall City conducted a live-fire drill for local elected officials recently at the city of Snoqualmie Fire Department. The purpose of the drill was to give elected officials an idea of situational obstacles.
Mike Bailey gives Snoqualmie Mayor, Matt Larson a hand fighting a live fire.

Mayor mans the hose

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

Crews from Eastside Fire and Rescue, Snoqualmie and Fall City conducted a live-fire drill for local elected officials recently at the city of Snoqualmie Fire Department. The purpose of the drill was to give elected officials an idea of situational obstacles.
Mike Bailey gives Snoqualmie Mayor, Matt Larson a hand fighting a live fire.

Mystery of the Masons explored

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

Driving east on North Bend Way through North Bend's only stoplight, if you look just beyond Twede's Cafe you'll see blue lettering identifying an old white building as Unity Lodge No. 198 F. & A. M.

Mount Si senior is perfect

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

When it came to school attendance, Mount Si High School senior Erik Alexander took his responsibility seriously. The Mount Si athlete, who will graduate in the top 5 percent of his class, has never missed a day - ever.

Hamming it up on the air

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

When 14-year-old Chase Adams was ready to start on his Eagle Scout project to achieve the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouts, he knew exactly what he wanted to do.

New flagpole installed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

On Friday, May 26, a new 45-foot flagpole was installed on top of the stone memorial at Mount Si High School (MSHS) to honor those MSHS graduates who have been killed during military conflicts. Flags A' Flying out of Tacoma removed the recently installed, 30-foot flagpole. The original flagpole was installed in 1967 as a part of the memorial. When the new sports complex was built last year at MSHS, the memorial had to be relocated but the flagpole installed was too short. The new flagpole was paid for by excess funds from money collected for the original memorial, as well as donations from various veteran organizations, the high-school alumni association and the community.

Party Patrol is on the prowl

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

Summer brings warmer weather, longer nights and increased opportunities for celebrations. As a result, police find it is also a time of year when the number of parties increases, as does the number of underage drinkers.

Dads and their daughters

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

The first annual "Daddy Daughter Dance" sponsored by Si View Metropolitan Parks took place June 3 at the Si View Community Center in North Bend. The event was attended by more than 100 fathers and daughters. Photography by Joy was available to take keepsake photos, music was provided by Roger Cleven of Roger's DJ Service and catering was provided by the Mount Si High School Pro Start Culinary Program. Pictured is Kaiti Howland, left, Ric Howland and Carissa Howland.

'Fun Run' organizers set to make their final lap

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

For the past 17 years, the Fall City Days Fun Run has been an integral part of the town's annual Fall City Days celebration.

Spic n Span for summer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:21AM

Craig Bennett, shown in the foreground, manager at Chaplin's Chevrolet and Terril Perrine, chair of the North Bend Economic Development Commission (EDC), work on cleaning a sidewalk in downtown North Bend recently. The North Bend City Council along with the EDC and business owners, spent a recent Sunday morning beautifying the downtown streets, cleaning sidewalks and planting flowers.

Farmers market to debut in Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:20AM

For the first time, the city of Snoqualmie will sponsor a weekly farmers market to be held in the covered picnic area adjacent to the Northwest Railway Museum and the log pavilion in downtown Snoqualmie.

Longtime North Bend artist continues to create beautiful pieces

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:20AM

More than 30 years ago, local artist Adi Hienzsch faced the most challenging assignment of his career. He had six weeks to carve the entire logging history of Centralia on a 30-by-10-foot piece of wood.

Design standards high for Kimball Creek Village in Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:20AM

There is a new development in the Valley, but it does not have anything to do with Snoqualmie Ridge. Kimball Creek Village, a new 31,388-square-foot retail center and office space development, is currently under construction at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Better Way with a target completion date set for November.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is all about change

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:20AM

Big changes are happening at the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital (King County Public Hospital District No. 4) as it develops plans for an expansion.

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