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Welcome baskets

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

Linda Mickelson of North Bend has been greeting new residents of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with gift baskets. Mickelson is putting together baskets full of certificates and items from local businesses for people just moving to the North Bend and Snoqualmie areas. Mickelson has named her business Discover The Valley Gift Baskets. For information on the welcome baskets, call Mickelson at (425) 888-0601.

Picture perfect donation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

Joy Hoffman-Baunsgard (center) of Photography by Joy in North Bend presents checks to Stacy Stead, (left) president of the Opstad Elementary PTA, and principal Cori Pflug (right) of Snoqualmie Elementary School for their joint efforts in two family portrait fund raising events held at both schools. Photography by Joy photographed 77 families in all and donated the $20 sitting fees back to the schools.

Young Life group looks to start Valley chapter

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - For Suzie Franson, there's a glaring absence in the Valley.

North Bend businesses work to weather the snow-less season

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

NORTH BEND - Businesses here are anxious for The Summit at Snoqualmie to reopen, but most say they are managing to get by, thanks to the improving economy and the area's growing population.

Long-awaited suit against CAO filed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Riding a wave of rural landowner discontent, a California-based law firm has filed suit against the highly criticized Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO), a group of land-use regulations that was passed last fall by the Metropolitan King County Council.

Kirby gives kisses to clients

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

Dr. Kirby Nelson, D.D.S. (right) presents Courtney Sundberg with the jar of Hershey Kisses that was part of the office's "Count the Kisses Challenge." Courtney, who came closest to guessing the 441 kisses in the jar, won the candy and two movie rentals Blockbuster Video.


  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

A correction to a story last week.

Linda Bonner set to retire this week

  • Mar 10, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:19AM

NORTH BEND - Last week, an older man came into the lobby of Sterling Savings Bank in North Bend and took a seat.

Smoke stack and powerhouse get preliminary historical designation

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - A more than 80-year-old historic smoke stack and powerhouse located on the Weyerhaeuser mill site outside of Snoqualmie have been saved from demolition, at least for the time being.

The future of the Snoqualmie Weyerhaeuser mill site in question

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - Everybody was talking trash at the Feb. 28 Snoqualmie City Council meeting.

Local gym wants children to reach for the STARS

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - Valley parents may no longer have to drive to Issaquah for piano lessons or to Bellevue for ballet.

McKiernan named publisher of Record

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

Jim McKiernan has been named publisher of the Snoqualmie Valley Record, a 4,600-circulation weekly newspaper operated by King County Journal Newspapers. McKiernan, 42, has served as general manager of the Record since the newspaper was purchased from him and his wife Karen in 2000.

Valley women get serious about shape at boot camp

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - It's more of a craze than crazy, but sometimes you wonder - 25 women meeting on the cold, dark Centennial Fields at 5:30 a.m. to exercise?

Larson announces he will run for Snoqualmie mayor this fall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - The race to be the next Snoqualmie mayor already has a runner.

Progress continues on gym

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

A worker smooths the mortar between blocks on the new Mount Si High School gymnasium last week. The athletic facility upgrades along with the new fields are ahead of schedule according to managers at the site. The recent bout of good weather has allowed them to proceed with dirtwork, which would typically have to wait until late spring. The raised field piers and decking have been installed with a concrete floor pouring to happen in the next few weeks. The track curbing is being installed and the baseball and softball fields are being cut to grade. The project, according to site managers, is on schedule with a stadium completion date of late summer.

Residents and KCLS officials discuss location of new library

  • Mar 17, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18AM

SNOQUALMIE - A discussion of the location of what many Snoqualmie residents hope will be one of the central public features of the city revealed there are some different ideas about what and where the center of a community is.

Bella Vita gives a cut above the rest

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

Angie Riley cuts the hair of Tracy Schroeder at Bella Vita Salon & Spa in Snoqualmie during their "Cut-a-thon" event held on March 12. The day also doubled as the salon's ribbon cutting ceremony for its new location. All proceeds from the day's business went toward the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event, an annual fund raiser for the organization. This year's event in the Snoqualmie Valley will take place June 25-26 at Snoqualmie's Centennial Fields.

Cascade County group to meet in North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

NORTH BEND - A group of citizens committed to making Cascade County a reality will meet next week in North Bend.

Irons will run against Sims for county executive seat this fall

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

SEATTLE - King County Councilman David Irons, a Sammamish Republican who was redistricted out of a job, will run against Ron Sims for county executive this fall.


  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

Correction to a story last week.

Fall City community works to raise money for Chief Kanim Middle School student battling fourth bout with cancer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

FALL CITY - A Fall City boy who has been fighting leukemia since the first grade recently discovered he would be battling it again for the fourth time.

Kiwanis gives $7,800 to Salvation Army

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

P. J. Wright of the Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis gives a $7,800 check to Bob Bertchel of the Salvation Army. The money was raised by bell ringers during the holiday season and was a record amount for the fund raiser. The Kiwanis would like to thank all those volunteers who rang the bells and all those generous citizens who made it a record year.

Valley unicycling group ready for another year of competition

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

NORTH BEND - Everybody knows the Valley is home to lots of old trains and some pretty impressive water falls, but what about all the unicyclists?

How cute is this?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

Those driving by the Tollgate Farm in North Bend the past couple of weeks may have seen two new additions to the grazing land at the farm. One is 2-week-old colt Rusty (above, with mother Red). The other, not pictured and still not named, was a filly born to Red's sister, Mandy.

North Bend will likely extend building moratorium another six months

  • Mar 24, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:17AM

NORTH BEND - The city of North Bend discussed extending its building moratorium last week and the end of it still looks months and millions of dollars away.

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