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Wind storm rips through Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - Will Salmonson found out about last week's wind storm the hard way.

Area district voting results show diverse and tight trends

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY - While North Bend and Snoqualmie residents vote at large for their elected officials, last month's general election results show that districts within those cities have decisively different opinions when it comes to the right candidate.

North Bend approves $15-million 2004 budget

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

$125,000 windfall earmarked for streets and council growth

North Bend approves $15-million 2004 budget

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

New contract will increase public safety services within city limits

North Bend honors past and present residents

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

NORTH BEND - In what could be one of the final acts of her two terms, Mayor Joan Simpson bestowed a handful of awards on city residents past and present.

Crash landing

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

A investigator inspects a car that ran into the front yard of a home in the 300 block of Bendigo Blvd. in North Bend on Dec. 5. No one in the home was hurt and the driver, who was the only one in the car, was treated for minor injuries. The driver told authorities he was reaching for his cellular phone when the accident occurred. He was cited for a speed violation.

No job too tough for trail crusader

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

NORTH BEND - When a helicopter landed in the parking lot of the Mount Si Trailhead last week, Wade Holden could barely contain his excitement. He had watched the sky eagerly for the aircraft to arrive from Darrington and worried briefly about some pending bad weather that might keep it away.

Santa's early showing

  • Dec 11, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 12:23PM

Charlie and Molly Wyrsch tell Santa what they want for Christmas at last Saturday's Snoqualimie Valley Chamber of Commerce Santa Breakfast. Santa, who looks a lot like chamber president Jim McKiernan, confesses that a diet might be in order after all the holiday cookies. Charlie and Molly are the children of Brian and Tessa Wyrsch.

The Simpson legacy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 12:22PM

"I will be the first to tell you that I don't have all the answers. I have learned a lot of the questions, however. But I need your help in finding the solutions."
- Joan Simpson, Feb. 18, 1995, announcing her candidacy for mayor at the Mount Si Senior Center.

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.

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