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Concerns raised over land ordinance

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Judith Finney is just one of many county residents who have reservations about the Critical Area's Ordinance (CAO) proposed by King County.

Man killed on Interstate 90

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

NORTH BEND - James Armitage, an 18-year-old man from Bellevue, was killed last week when his car slammed into a bridge abutment on Eastbound Interstate 90 at Exit 32.

Snoqualmie Point Park receives $500,000 boost

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

SNOQUALMIE - A future park the city hopes to build just got a big boost from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bus accident

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

A Snoqualmie Valley School District school bus rests in a ditch after veering off State Route 202 across the street from Snoqualmie Middle School on the morning of Dec. 15. District Director of Transportation Jim Garhart said that shortly after 8 a.m., the driver hit a depression in the road on her way to start her elementary-school route. She lost control of the vehicle and it went into the ditch. No one was hurt in the accident and the driver was not cited for any traffic violation. Garhart said the state Department of Transportation and the city of Snoqualmie have been notified about the depression in the road.

Ski patrol volunteer honored

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

SNOQUALMIE PASS - Earlier this month Alpental Volunteer Ski Patrol member Doug Hall was honored by the American Red Cross at its eighth annual Heroes Breakfast for his rescue efforts during a ski accident last March.

A visit to the "Valley and beyond"

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

SNOQUALMIE - In the book "St. Nicholas and the Valley Beyond," artist Richard Burhans and co-creator Ellen Kushner tell the tale of an ordinary man who, with the help of his neighbors, makes holiday wishes come true.

Holiday shopping

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

(Left to right) Alexis Newcomb, 7, Kris Newcomb and Lauren Solene, 7, browse one of the many stands at the Fall City Farmers Market earlier this month. The annual holiday shopping event drew a solid crowd.

Merry Masons

  • Dec 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

Ernie Jenner, the newly installed Master of Unity of Masonic Lodge No. 198 in North Bend, donates $250 to the Giving Tree program sponsored by the Kiwanis and Hopelink. Pictured are (left to right): Ray Zimmerman, Mark Williams, Ron Woods, Linda Bonner (manager of Sterling Savings Bank receiving on behalf of the Giving Tree), Jenner and John Sargent.

Tribe backs out of Fall City park deal

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

FALL CITY - After negotiating with the county for the past year about taking over the Fall City Park, the Snoqualmie Tribe has backed out of talks concerning the land.

How low can you go?

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

After being toppled by a felled tree, this water fountain at the entrance to the Snoqualmie Falls viewing area is best suited for a small animal or a limbo enthusiast. High winds have been prevalent the past few weeks.

Group preserves 600 acres of land

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Cascade Land Conservancy (CLC) and Commissioner of Public Lands Doug Sutherland announced Dec. 17 the purchase of the Crown Lakes property for inclusion in the Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area (NRCA).

Questions remain regarding city's traffic plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Roundabouts versus signals and discovering ways to move drivers off North Bend Way and into downtown shops are two reasons Planning Commission and City Council members will meet next month to discuss the transportation element of the 2003 Comprehensive Plan Update.

'Tis the season

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

It's a colorful time of year as many residents get into the holiday spirit. On Snoqualmie Ridge, this home was awarded the neighborhood's annual prize for most colorful house lights.

Board delays 205 flood project appeal hearing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

SNOQUALMIE - City officials closely watching an appeal hearing before the state Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) that could negatively impact a flood-reduction project slated for the Snoqualmie River will have to wait until next month before they learn the latest in the ongoing series of legal wrangling.

Rodne in line to take Rossi's seat

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie City Councilman Jay Rodne could be heading to Olympia next year.

City's water rights test results not as planned

  • Dec 25, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:21PM

NORTH BEND - Testing of a well, slated to play a key component in the city's quest to gain water rights, didn't go as planned according to North Bend officials. Despite the news, city officials and consultants assigned to the task don't anticipate the unexpected results to delay the process that could bring water to North Bend by late next year.

The year that was 2003

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Most years don't begin the way 2003 did, which is good news for the Snoqualmie Valley.

New management in place at Si View

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - When the Si View Community Center and pool facility reopens Jan. 5 after a holiday break, it will have a new management system in place.

Valley hospital director resigns

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - The board of commissioners for King County Public Hospital District No. 4 voted earlier this week to accept the resignation of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Superintendent Jeff Lyle.

Writing the tale of a working man's life

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - Herbert Ray is a little slow getting around these days. He walks with a cane and doesn't seem to be in a rush to get anywhere.

Operation Santa Claus

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

King County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Joe Hodgson is presented with a check from Judy Leonard for $1,184 for the annual Operation Santa Claus event hosted by the deputies of the North Bend Substation. Also pictured are Kathy Osborne, left, and Jim Cagle, far right, who donated a handmade interchangeable fishing rod to be raffled off with the proceeds going to Operation Santa Claus.

Future initiative may challenge voter's priorities

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie is an expanding city that has been lining its pockets with money from an expanding home and retail base, but recent studies have shown that its government may have trouble keeping its level of services up.

Cold mountain

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

Cold water runs under a footbridge near Mount Si Road in North Bend. Cold weather has been the story, so far, of 2004.

Senate seat goes to Pflug

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie City Councilman Jay Rodne was not chosen this week by the Metropolitan King County Council to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by Dino Rossi, but a similar appointment may come in the next few weeks.

New mayor prepared for rookie term

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:20PM

NORTH BEND - Bridging the gap between city officials and residents, creating a thriving business district and teaming with regional agencies to move North Bend forward were just a few of the subjects new Mayor Ken Hearing was expected to discuss at his swearing-in ceremony this week.

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