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Friendly Fall City fire face

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

Michael Scott Fleming is the newest addition to King County Fire Protection District No. 27 in Fall City. Fleming was a volunteer fireman with the Eastside Fire and Rescue station in North Bend's Wilderness Rim neighborhood.

Challenges to CAO remain despite referendum ruling

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Despite a King County Superior Court ruling last week that prohibited a citizen referendum of a set of development regulations, the public and King County have not seen the end of challenges to the much-disputed Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO).

Cascade Land Conservancy preserves part of Middle Fork

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - They can't read the good news, but a certain group of fish and other wildlife will be mighty pleased when they figure out the last piece of unprotected riverfront land in the upper Middle Fork Valley has been purchased by the Cascade Land Conservancy.

Flooding hits the Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - The worst flooding to hit the Snoqualmie Valley in nine years came last week after warm temperatures and rain brought the Snoqualmie River over its banks.

Snoqualmie Tribe casino company sued by former Tribe employee

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - A lawsuit filed with King County last year alleges that members of the Snoqualmie Tribe may have received illegal payments from MGU, the company that is developing the proposed Tribal casino outside Snoqualmie.

Tourism development plan has city looking for signs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE - Apparently a giant waterfall and some old trains aren't enough.

North Bend one of many state hosts for Inauguration Day peace demonstrations

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

NORTH BEND - Janell Diel and her friend Eric Phetteplace drove all the way to North Bend from Yakima last week to stand in the rain and stand up for what they believe in.

Valley works to protect domestic violence victims

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - They say domestic violence in the Valley is no worse than anywhere else, but then again, no one really knows.

Fish fear him

  • Feb 3, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:24AM

Keith Rutkowski of Monroe attracts a crowd of onlookers as he carries a steelhead back to his truck. He was one of more than 30 fisherman who cast their lines into the Snoqualmie River near the fish hatchery just below the Falls last week.

North Bend introduces sensitive areas law

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

NORTH BEND - The city of North Bend is working on its own set of development regulations following a critical and heated atmosphere that accompanied a similar move by the county last year.

Parents unhappy with school boundary plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Disgruntled parents were legion at the Jan. 27 public hearing of the Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools Board of Directors meeting. Still, the board unanimously approved a plan to move 490 elementary students to different schools next fall.

Leaders meet in North Bend to discuss new county plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

NORTH BEND - A so-far unnamed group of elected officials and others from rural and suburban areas is working in secret on a plan that eventually could lead to breaking apart King County.

Salish general manager digs for clues about the historic lodge's past

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE - Sam Johnson may be looking for your memory of the Salish Lodge and Spa.

A historic office for Snoqualmie

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher (back turned) addresses guests at the ribbon cutting of the city's renovated old city hall building on Jan. 24. The old city hall, which was first built as a bank in 1923, was renovated after the earthquake of 2001 nearly brought it down.

Remembering historic firehouse and friendship

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE - The backdrop for lifelong friendships isn't always friendly.

North Bend's historic Little Chalet building gets another face lift

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

North Bend Bar & Grill owner Keith Mickle stands outside the new and improved exterior of his restaurant. The North Bend Bar & Grill is the latest eatery to find its home at 145 E. North Bend Way.

The doctors are in

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4, the body that governs the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, is proud to announce the opening of its new clinic in North Bend, the North Bend Medical Clinic. Pictured, left to right, is Dr. By Pham, the clinic's family practitioner; Joe Ference, physician assistant; Dr. Kimberly Witkop, medical director; and Hector Camacho, physician assistant.
The clinic is located at 213 Bendigo Blvd., Suite 1 and can be reached at (425) 888-5130. It is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

District picks three superintendent candidates

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Since November, applications for the superintendent position have been steadily rolling into the Snoqualmie Valley Public Schools administration office.

John Day Homes of North Bend buys part of Treemont property

  • Feb 10, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 11:23AM

FALL CITY - After more than a decade of debate and discussion over its development, a contended parcel of land could have homes on it later this year.

Valley athletes shine on the court in Issaquah

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Nate Bagley and Greg Jorgensenwork the court against Renton on Feb. 6 at the Special Olympics regional tournament held in Issaquah. The basketball players, who ranged from sixth-graders to 60 year olds, made up two Snoqualmie Valley teams, the Wildcats and the Supershooters. They played well and enjoyed a lot of community support, including constant cheers from the Mount Si High School cheerleaders. The Wildcats took fourth place at the tournament and the Supershooters took third. The teams were coached by Greg Chelgren, Chandra Day and Becky Kitz. Those interested in participating or volunteering to help out these athletes can call Chelgren at (425) 831-6144 or Kitz at (425) 888-3190.

State auditor cites Snoqualmie for fire engine purchase

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The results of the 2003 state audit of the city of Snoqualmie yielded two violations that recently surfaced in the state's accountability report.

Preston bids adieu to postmaster

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

Valley residents packed the Preston Community Center on Jan. 31 to celebrate the retirement of Preston postmaster Nancy Dafler (center). Dafler started as a clerk at the Preston post office 32 years ago and gradually worked her way up to postmaster.

Charitable group in North Bend wants to see the world smile

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

NORTH BEND - North Bend's newest neighbor has met witch doctors, avoided a spear to the heart by just inches and dined with state dignitaries wearing only loin cloths.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital plans to protest Overlake and Swedish plans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will be making an argument in coming weeks that there are enough hospitals on the Eastside.

School district superintendent candidates face the public

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 11:22AM

SNOQUALMIE - Last week parents, community members, staff and teachers got to ask the three finalists for the position of superintendent of the Snoqualmie Valley School District questions to determine how each would fit into the position.

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