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School helps families of Hmong students

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Not many elementary-school principals would spend their free time helping farmers recover from a disastrous flood, but Cascade View Elementary principal Tim Nootenboom sees it as a simple extension of his job.

A sweetheart story

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:47AM

Everyone remembers their first teenage romance. It's big, it's real, it's life-altering. The lyrics in every song seem to be written especially for you. The sky is bluer and everything has new meaning.

Scout honored for flag project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing, left, presents Eagle Scout Jason Storm of Fall City a certificate of appreciation Jan. 16 for his donation of a flagpole to Torguson Park. Storm approached the city with his idea for a flagpole at the park, secured funds to purchase and erect the flagpole and coordinated volunteers and Scouts to complete the project. The flagpole is a 20-foot pole located between Field No. 2 and the parking lot. The pole is in line with the entrance to the park, located east of the Red Oak Residence off East North Bend Way; the entrance to Torguson Park is shared with the North Bend Athletic Facility.

Barbershop Gold

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Wes Sorstokke kicked off his golden years with a gold medal. The owner of the Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory isn't ready to retire anytime soon, but when he turned 55 last year, he qualified the barbershop quartet he sings with for the Barbershop Harmony Society International Seniors Quartet Contest.

North Bend Community Church turns 110

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

The date was Feb. 20, 1897. A small group met on the doorstep of the public school in North Bend. It was raining and the doors were locked. Despite the setback, they conducted the business of the day: forming the First Baptist Church of North Bend, which would one day become North Bend Community Church.

To market we go

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Fall City's community grocery store re-opened Feb. 9 to eager customers. The business, formerly Stevens Family Market, closed Nov. 17 and has been renamed "Farmhouse Market" by its new owner and longtime Fall City resident Jay Bluher.

School boundary adjustment looms in Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Cascade View Ele-mentary School is bursting at the seams while Snoqualmie Elementary School has plenty of room. Enrollment at both schools is expected to continue rising.

Climbing for the cure

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Pictured are Snoqualmie firefighters participating in this year's Firefighter Stairclimb on March 4 at the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle. Left to right are Mike Wallace, Brian Busby and Luke Wyrsch. Not pictured are Doug McCall and Al Harper. Last year the event raised $335,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Firefighters will climb the 69 flights of stairs containing the 1,311 steps it takes to reach the top of the 788-foot building while wearing full gear.

Long locks no longer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

What do Mr. Clean, "The Late Show" music director Paul Shaffer, actor Vin Diesel and North Bend City Council-member Chris Garcia have in common?

Community center planning progresses

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Last week, Snoqualmie City Council members unanimously approved a contract with a Seattle architectural firm to design alternatives for a proposed community center.

Fall City financier convicted of federal tax evasion charges

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM


Former financial guru Wade Cook of Fall City was convicted last week in federal court on charges of tax fraud. The jury deadlocked on an eighth charge that alleged he conspired with his wife, Laura, to commit the fraud. The jury also deadlocked on all charges against Laura Cook, 54.

Work begins at Snoqualmie Casino location

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Construction workers with Seattle-based general contractor Skanska broke ground last Wednesday on the new Casino Snoqualmie.

Area girl debuts on national curling circuit

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Stephanie Potter is a fairly typical 13-year-old girl. She likes to hang out and talk with her friends, go to town and have fun and she loves to shop.

Snoqualmie City Hall set to move in 16 months

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:46AM

Snoqualmie City Hall will be seeing some big changes over the next year as the city looks to build and move into a new downtown building where the former municipal fire hall now stands.

Record hires reporter

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

As the newest face at the Snoqualmie Valley Record, reporter Seth Truscott is working to develop his news sense in the Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City and Preston communities.

North Bend council questions fire service options

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

The North Bend City Council needs a lot more information before council members can make a decision about the city's future fire service.

Jazz singer in Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Her voice is a versatile instrument that adapts to fit the needs of the song she's singing.

Si View pool re-opens after renovation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

The old pool at Si View Community Center has a fresh new look. Gone are the rusted doors, ancient painted concrete and broken drains. In their place are new fiberglass doors, new decking and pool liner and rebuilt drains.

Board considers moving hospital

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital needs to expand and possibly move if it wants to stay competitive, consultants from San Diego-based ECG Management Consultants and Seattle-based Salmon Bay Design Group told commissioners at last week's regular board meeting.
Commissioners for King County Public Hospital District No. 4 listened Thursday as Darin Libby, of ECG, and James Grafton, of Salmon Bay, powered up slide shows and offered their recommendations about new strategies, and new locations, for the hospital.

Family regroups after fire

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Life has not yet returned to normal for the Walker family of North Bend, who lost their home in a Jan. 24 structure fire at the North Bend Mobile Home Park.

New bus in the Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Valley residents who rely on Snoqualmie Valley Transportation program's buses to connect to vital services don't have to compete with each other for service anymore.

New director to head Si View

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

For newly hired Si View Metropolitan Park District Executive Director Travis Stombaugh, working in the Valley is a homecoming of sorts.

Get culture at library

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Children in North Bend and Snoqualmie have two chances to sing, laugh and learn about diverse cultures, thanks to visiting performers at local King County libraries.

Pick up your copy of the Mount Si sports preview

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Pick up a copy of the Valley Record and get all the insight into this spring's sports season for Mount Si. If you would like to subscribe, call (425) 888-2311. Only $18 a year brings you 52 issues of news and information about your community. Locals subscribe to the Valley Record

School bond intact on May ballot

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45AM

Not discouraged by last month's 2 percent failure at the polls, the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to send the $209 million construction bond back to voters as soon as possible.

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