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New families

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

NORTH BEND - It's easy to tell who LeaAnn Hansen-Dewey's favorite people are.

Snoqualmie Ridge phase two hearings begin

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

SNOQUALMIE - The residents of Snoqualmie can recommend what Quadrant Corporation should look at when it studies the effects the second phase of the Snoqualmie Ridge development will have on the area.

Online help for disputing property tax

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

SNOQUALMIE - When Jerry Hall found out how much King County wanted him to pay in property taxes this year, he said it was the last straw.

North Bend deputies and troopers prepare for Operation Santa Claus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

North Bend law-enforcement officers will turn their patrol cars into sleighs this week when they embark on one of their most important missions of the year, Operation Santa Claus.

North Bend approves development changes

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

NORTH BEND - The City Council has passed a set of Comprehensive Plan amendments it says will help maintain the rural look of the area for years to come.

Community center fails

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

SNOQUALMIE - Plans for a proposed community center in Snoqualmie were stopped last week when the city's voters overwhelmingly defeated a $9-million bond that would have funded most of the facilities' construction.

North Bend clears first hurdle in Si View ballot measure

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

NORTH BEND - City officials have pulled off what they consider a minor political miracle in meeting a tight King County deadline and now will leave the fate of the Si View Metropolitan Park District's placement on the February ballot to a boundary review board.

Couple cleaning up local forests

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:09PM

NORTH BEND - When Wade Holden encounters an abandoned freezer wrapped in duct tape and stinking of rotten fish, he does what should have been done in the first place: he hauls it to a dump.

Habitat neighborhood gets energy efficient

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:08PM

SNOQUALMIE - If anyone knows how to save or stretch a buck, it has to be Habitat for Humanity.
The nonprofit housing group has built thousands of homes all over the globe with the least amount of money possible.

An 'Echo' of creativity

  • Nov 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 1:07PM

SNOQUALMIE - Echo Glen Children's Center just outside of Snoqualmie feels a lot like a school. It has a modest but well kept rural campus, and a walk down its halls will send you past children working at computers or studying in the library.

Snoqualmie finds a sibling in DuPont

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:06PM

SNOQUALMIE - Think of a small, rural community of about 3,000 people in Western Washington. The community started out as a company town that owes a lot of its culture to the major corporation that shaped its rich history.

Commission ready to revitalize downtown North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:06PM

NORTH BEND - Business revenues downtown haven't been the same since the freeway was rerouted to the south in the mid-'70s, taking with it hundreds of potential shoppers and turning the heart of the city into a struggling business district.

The future of State Route 202

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:06PM

SNOQUALMIE - When Jerry Main sits in his chair facing Railroad Avenue in Snoqualmie to smoke the occasional cigarette, he has a pretty good view of the coming traffic problem.

Hunters discover body of murdered woman

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:06PM

NORTH BEND - A long-running joke among hunters about finding a dead body in the woods came true for three local men when they stumbled upon the corpse of a Tacoma woman stuffed in a recycling container near Exit 38.

Martinez appointment official

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:05PM

NORTH BEND - After a three-month trial period the verdict is in on George Martinez: He's a keeper.

Death at the Falls

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:05PM

Members of King County Search and Rescue rappel down the cliff below the observation deck at the Snoqualmie Falls Park on Friday, Nov. 22. Rescuers worked to retrieve the body of Carrie Mathews, 43, of Seattle, who committed suicide by jumping off the observation deck.

Pass the gravy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:05PM

Danielle Bergquist, 3, enjoys a Thanksgiving meal at Mount Si Montessori. The meal was part of the Montessori's Thanksgiving Day feast and featured costumes depicting a meal between pilgrims and Native Americans. Mount Si Montessori has 38 children enrolled in class and does the feast each year to highlight the story behind Thanksgiving.

Children's Services looks toward future

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

NORTH BEND - Despite the recent loss of its executive director and fighting off the effects of a dwindling state economy, which has seen funding for nonprofit organizations decrease, Children's Services of Sno-Valley (CSSV) continues to push toward the future.

Snoqualmie appeals berm decision

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie has taken another step in its long-running effort to remove a berm and fill that may aggravate flooding in the city from the Snoqualmie River.

The write stuff

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Camille Rankin, who once found herself visiting a reading specialist, is now a published writer.

Northwest Railway Museum expects record year despite poor economy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - This holiday season Northwest Railway Museum Executive Director Richard Anderson has a lot to be thankful for.
When economies sour and jobs are scarce, museums are usually hit first and hard by the lack of discretionary income in people's pockets.

Taking care of business: Mt. Si students get jazzed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - On the last day of school before Thanksgiving break last week, Mount Si High School music teacher Adam Rupert walked into an early-morning rehearsal of his jazz band class.

Holiday Giving

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Sno-Falls Credit Union made two donations to local charities last week. Linda Larion, CEO of the credit union, said this year more than ever, people need help. The board and staff of Sno-Falls Credit Union decided to forego their annual holiday party and instead, donate the money that would have been spent on the event.
(Top photo) A check for $1,000 was presented to Kristin Avery (center), coordinator for the Hopelink Sno-Valley Center in Carnation. Also pictured are Steve Collins, vice-chairman of the board for the credit union, and Larion.

House fire

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Firefighters work to put out the final hot spots at a house fire in the 38500 block of Southeast 47th Street in Snoqualmie on Friday, Dec. 6. Eastside Fire & Rescue, with help from departments in Snoqualmie and Fall City responded to the call at approximately 9:31 a.m. King County Fire Investigators determined the cause of the fire was electrical. Damages were estimated at $65,000. No injuries were reported.

New and improved

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Park Street improvments last Friday. The completed projects include reconstruction of the roadway section with two travel lanes, on-street parking, sidewalks, planting strips, storm drainage and curbs and gutters.

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