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North Bend has commission vacancies

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

NORTH BEND - Residents who want to make a difference in city government, but who don't feel like hitting the campaign trail, have ample opportunities to get involved as numerous open commission seats are waiting to be filled in North Bend.

Area trails avoid damage in storm

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - As seven King County maintenance crews busily cleared collapsed trees from hiking trails in Maple Valley and Issaquah, Snoqualmie's and North Bend's major hiking destinations were reported clear despite heavy snow and winds during a rough five-week span.

Best of Snoqualmie Valley coming next week

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

Here is your chance to tell the Valley who you think is the best. Ballots will be available online here, in the newspaper, Snoqualmie Valley Living or at various business locations around the Valley. Vote for the best to be entered into a drawing for a couples package at the Salish Lodge and Spa

Progress slow in Ridge's Phase II deliberations

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

SNOQUALMIE - Whether or not Quadrant Corp. will have a role in monitoring wetlands at the Snoqualmie Ridge Phase II development (SRII) was the topic of discussion last week at a special meeting of the Snoqualmie City Council.

Council member questions process

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

NORTH BEND - In just the second City Council meeting of the year, a seemingly innocuous appointment to a new liaison position had at least one member raising concerns that a closed-door decision was circumventing policy and leaving residents out of a process that is supposed to be public.

Stunning sunrise

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

Mount Si looms over the Mill Pond at sunrise last week. Although the days appear to be getting longer, it's hard to tell with the clouds and rain that has settled over the Valley.

Bus driver placed on paid leave after accident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley School District placed one of its bus drivers on administrative leave after an investigation revealed that a non-injury accident in December involving the driver could have been avoided.

Who's the best? You can decide

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

Each of us is the "best" at something. Now is your chance to tell the whole Valley who you think is the best.

County Council appoints Rodne to Olympia

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

SNOQUALMIE - Just about everything in Snoqualmie resident Jay Rodne's life changed last week after a vote by the Metropolitan King County Council.

Daily issues surface in young artist's work

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:17PM

SNOQUALMIE - If an issue or subject comes along that Amanda Ryan feels passionately about, you're more than likely to find it featured in a concise, focused cartoon.

Tollgate comment period opens

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

NORTH BEND - The city will spend the next three weeks accepting input on two proposals for the 52-acre Tollgate Farm central meadow area.

Kirby fund raiser

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

Snoqualmie native Jeremy Kirby, who appeared in the Animal Planet reality show "King of the Jungle," was in town last week garnering support for a trip he is taking to Borneo this May to help save the Sumatran rhinoceros.
Kirby will be raising money in the coming months to cover the expenses of his trip. Those wanting to help Kirby out can send a check in care of his parents Dick and Kris Kirby at P.O. Box 1046, Snoqualmie, WA 98065. Checks may be made out to Jeremy Kirby or to SOS Rhino.
Visit for more information or e-mail Kirby at

5th District Democratic Presidential Caucus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

When: Saturday, Feb. 7
Time: Sign-in starting at 9:30 a.m., event to run from 10 a.m. to noon.
Where: Snoqualmie Middle School, 9200 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie
Criteria: Registered Democratic voters are invited to attend. Those not registered already and those who will be 18 by the Nov. 2 election can register at the event and participate.

Democrats prepare for caucus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

SNOQUALMIE - While the past weeks' caucuses and primaries have whittled down an extensive field of candidates, Washington still has a chance to shape the future of the Democratic nomination for president.

Fletcher accredited

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

Snoqualmie Mayor R. Fuzzy Fletcher recently received municipal accreditation from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Fletcher completed more than 30 hours of classroom credits to earn the Certified Municipal Leadership accreditation from AWC. More than 1,000 mayors and city council members in Washington are enrolled in AWC's certification program.
To earn accreditation, city officials attend a variety of public policy courses, including sessions on budgeting, land-use planning, personnel and advanced leadership skills. The courses help mayors and council members master the essentials of municipal service and improve their ability to work with council colleagues, the public and city staff.

Court decision clears way for Ridge's Phase II

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Ridge Phase II development (SRII) cleared its final legal hurdle for annexation last week.

Deputy on paid leave after Valley incident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

SNOQUALMIE - A 49-year-old deputy in the King County Sheriff's Office is on paid administrative leave after being charged with first-degree trespass following an incident last month involving his estranged wife.

205 project breaks ground

  • Feb 5, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16PM

SNOQUALMIE - During his term as mayor of Snoqualmie from 1974-82, Charles Peterson wrote a small, but very important check.
At the behest of the City Council, Peterson signed off $5,000 for a study of how widening the channel of the Snoqualmie River could reduce flooding in the city.

Recovery group celebrates two years of change

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

SNOQUALMIE - Recovery, a word name synonymous with strife, pain and wounded emotions, is actually supposed to be fun.

Higher bail sought in fatal Kent crash

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

KENT - Prosecutors say a man was driving under the influence of liquor when his large sport utility vehicle went through a red light and hit a compact car, killing Richard Kelly Jr. of North Bend and injuring Kelly's wife.

Give a cheer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

Emma Lee Hunt, 3, sows some excitement as Mount Si High School cheerleader Lauren Paulus performs her routine last week. The Wildcats' cheerleaders put on their winter cheer camp recently for about 40 participants.

Football raffle

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

Bill Williams and Russ Hallowell hold a 2003 WSU Cougars signed football to be auctioned by the North Bend Moose Lodge No. 1666. The drawing will be held March 17, at the Moose Lodge with tickets available through the Lodge or by calling (425) 888-0951. Proceeds from ticket sales will support the Sno-Valley Junior Football Wildcats and Moose Lodge renovations. The WSU Cougar ball has the signatures of all the 2003 Holiday Bowl winning team members.

Storms damage Fall City theater

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

FALL CITY - Driving rains, blankets of snow and high winds have officials at the Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater looking at a busy schedule of cleaning up branches and felled trees to ensure that the show can go on when the summer season begins.

River erosion threatens road

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

FALL CITY - A Fall City developer has an idea of how to help curb an erosion problem that could threaten a major state highway near Fall City.

Breaking the ties that bind

  • Feb 12, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:15PM

NORTH BEND - Heidi Coogan watched as her abusive husband stood in front of two of her three children wielding a kitchen knife and threatened to kill himself with a quick stab to the chest.

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