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Pedeferri three-peats

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:55PM

Cedarcrest High School senior wrestler Aaron Pedeferri celebrates after winning his third state title in as many years last weekend at the Mat Classic XV in Tacoma. Pedeferri was among seven Valley wrestlers who took home medals from the tournament.

City takes stance on proposed facility

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

NORTH BEND - The message the City Council wants to convey to state and King County officials is clear: Keep your sex-offender halfway house out of North Bend.

North Bend's former fire chief enters race for mayor

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

NORTH BEND - Jerry Venera, the city's former fire chief and a longtime resident, has announced his candidacy for mayor.

North Bend fills vacant commission positions

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

NORTH BEND - City Council members approved the appointment of a handful of residents to fill a number of positions last week.

Snoqualmie prepares to celebrate 100 years as a city

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

SNOQUALMIE - Debate over what the most significant event of the past 100 years in Snoqualmie could be a long celebrated discussion about railroads, hop farms and the timber industry.

Tribe drilling hits water surge

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

SNOQUALMIE - Efforts by the Snoqualmie Tribe to find water on a site outside of the city they want to build a casino on was fruitful.
Perhaps a little too fruitful.

Group prepares for Grouse Ridge hearing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

NORTH BEND - Opponents of a proposed gravel mining operation along Grouse Ridge are preparing for what could be their biggest battle to date in a 5-year attempt to derail a portion of the project that would find large trucks making daily trips past two proposed schools and an already bustling business area.

Teddy Bear Crusade

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

In celebration of the 100th day of school this year, North Bend Montessori preschool teachers Dawn Roberts, Tami Everson and Sally Rankin embarked on a 'Teddy Bear Crusade' as a way of saying thank you to the fire departments in the area for all that they do for our community. Students and parents came together to collect the 100 Teddy bears for distribution to children that the fire department comes into contact with on calls. Pictured are, left to right, Ron McOsker, Dawn Roberts, Jason Lee, Tami Everson, Ron Gotts, Sally Rankin and Bob Butterfield.

District voices opposition to halfway house

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - It's a parent's worst nightmare: convicted sex offenders living near their children's schools.

Class teaches horse riders to fend off attack

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:54PM

CARNATION - Never underestimate a horse.
That is Scot Hansen's advice and he believes that if a rider sticks to it, a horse and rider can get out of some pretty hairy situations.

City cleans up past water problems

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

NORTH BEND - When Sue Joerger's environmental group approaches cities about permit violations regarding pollutants being discharged in local waterways, the results are often mixed.

Fire down below

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

A Snoqualmie firefighter helps an employee of Puget Sound Energy and some private contractors fix a ruptured gas line at 38579 River Street on Thursday, Feb. 27. Firefighters were called to the residence at 3:10 p.m. after contractors working on the house struck an underground line that ignited a small fire. The contractors clamped the line immediately and called emergency crews who worked on the break for about an hour. No one was hurt in the accident.

State sues mattress company

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

SPOKANE - A business that claimed its magnetic mattress pads, seat covers and infrared mineral lamps could cure a number of medical ills, and for a time operated out of a North Bend office, has been taken to court by the state.

Taking a bite of the Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

Chris Garcia, left, owner of Frankie's Pizza and Chuck Dills, co-owner of Somerset Glass, enjoy a couple of slices of pizza at the annual Bite of the Valley event Wednesday, Feb. 26, in North Bend. The event, sponsored by the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, continued its tradition of drawing large crowds and not sending anybody home hungry.

Snoqualmie Tree Farm deal gets new hope from proposed bill

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

SNOQUALMIE - Evergreen Forest Trust's effort to buy the Snoqualmie Tree Farm received a needed break last week when a U.S. House of Representatives' committee approved a bill that would pave the way for the purchase.

Bill would prohibit sex-offender housing location near North Bend

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

OLYMPIA - A bill was introduced into legislation last week aimed at keeping a proposed state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) sex-offender halfway house out of recreation areas.

Salish annexation case gets supreme court date

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

SNOQUALMIE - A Snoqualmie legal battle that would allow the city to annex land the Salish Lodge and Spa wants to build a 250-room facility on in the city's urban growth area will go before the state Supreme Court later this month.

Valley cities look to form Citizen Corps group

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Boy Scouts are not the only ones who are prepared in the Valley.

Weyerhaeuser stops motor-vehicle access to tree farm

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

Motor-vehicle access to the Snoqualmie Tree Farm has been suspended until ownership of the land is determined.
The Weyerhaeuser Co., which owns the more than 100,000 square-acres of land making up the tree farm, decided to stop granting permits for access via vehicle to the farm since it still remains for sale following a purchase-and-sale agreement reached last year between Weyerhaeuser and the Evergreen Forest Trust that hasn't been finalized.

Railway museum project appealed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

The King County hearing examiner-approved conditional use permit and variances that would have allowed the Northwest Railway Museum to build a Conservation and Restoration Center (CRC) were appealed last month.

Family ties tighten in uncertain times

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:53PM

SNOQUALMIE - There are a few reasons why Charlotte Davis of Snoqualmie thinks her daughter Maria shouldn't have been sent off to Kuwait last month.

Snoqualmie Tree Farm sold to Hancock

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:52PM

SNOQUALMIE - Weyerhaeuser Co. announced Monday that it will sell the 104,000-acre Snoqualmie Tree Farm to Boston-based Hancock Timber Resource Group for $185 million. The sale is expected to close by May 1.

Valley crusader Frances North passes away at 83

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:52PM

NORTH BEND - It could be argued that whenever a Valley resident looks at Mount Si, they have Frances North to thank for it.
In the 1970s, she worked as a state legislator to protect the landmark mountain's trees from logging.

Permit issued for Grouse Ridge project

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:52PM

NORTH BEND - King County has issued Cadman Inc. a grading permit to begin work on the mining of Grouse Ridge.

Holy cow! It's cold

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:52PM

Cattle seek shelter from a late-winter storm along State Route 202 near North Bend last Friday. Even though the snow didn't stick around for long in town, area ski resorts received a healthy dose of the white stuff.

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