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Children's Services looks toward future

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

NORTH BEND - Despite the recent loss of its executive director and fighting off the effects of a dwindling state economy, which has seen funding for nonprofit organizations decrease, Children's Services of Sno-Valley (CSSV) continues to push toward the future.

Snoqualmie appeals berm decision

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie has taken another step in its long-running effort to remove a berm and fill that may aggravate flooding in the city from the Snoqualmie River.

The write stuff

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Camille Rankin, who once found herself visiting a reading specialist, is now a published writer.

Northwest Railway Museum expects record year despite poor economy

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - This holiday season Northwest Railway Museum Executive Director Richard Anderson has a lot to be thankful for.
When economies sour and jobs are scarce, museums are usually hit first and hard by the lack of discretionary income in people's pockets.

Taking care of business: Mt. Si students get jazzed

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

SNOQUALMIE - On the last day of school before Thanksgiving break last week, Mount Si High School music teacher Adam Rupert walked into an early-morning rehearsal of his jazz band class.

Holiday Giving

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Sno-Falls Credit Union made two donations to local charities last week. Linda Larion, CEO of the credit union, said this year more than ever, people need help. The board and staff of Sno-Falls Credit Union decided to forego their annual holiday party and instead, donate the money that would have been spent on the event.
(Top photo) A check for $1,000 was presented to Kristin Avery (center), coordinator for the Hopelink Sno-Valley Center in Carnation. Also pictured are Steve Collins, vice-chairman of the board for the credit union, and Larion.

House fire

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Firefighters work to put out the final hot spots at a house fire in the 38500 block of Southeast 47th Street in Snoqualmie on Friday, Dec. 6. Eastside Fire & Rescue, with help from departments in Snoqualmie and Fall City responded to the call at approximately 9:31 a.m. King County Fire Investigators determined the cause of the fire was electrical. Damages were estimated at $65,000. No injuries were reported.

New and improved

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:04PM

Snoqualmie Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Park Street improvments last Friday. The completed projects include reconstruction of the roadway section with two travel lanes, on-street parking, sidewalks, planting strips, storm drainage and curbs and gutters.

Point, click and permit

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

SNOQUALMIE - The city of Snoqualmie is looking to connect to its residents more efficiently with the help of a modem.

Carnation on short list for sex crime facility

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

CARNATION - The news that their quiet, woodsy neighborhood southeast of Carnation was one of three finalists for a sex-offender halfway house left residents stunned Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Ho, ho, ho

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

Tanessa Jacinta, 6 months, isn't quite sure what to make of Santa at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce Pancake breakfast held last weekend at the Mount Si Senior Center. Santa, rumored to look a lot like chamber president Jim McKiernan, assured all those present that he was trying to slim down for the holidays. Funds raised at the event are used to support chamber functions.

Snoqualmie OKs 2003 budget

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

SNOQUALMIE - Despite a rocky season full of economic uncertainty for government bodies, the city of Snoqualmie passed its 2003 budget at its Monday, Dec. 9, City Council meeting with few major cuts.

State champs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

SNOQUALMIE - Back in 1973 Elvis was putting on a little weight, kids in high school sported bell-bottomed jeans and platform shoes while Steve Weber, Mike Young and Roy Nudo were in the seventh-grade getting their butts kicked in another basketball game in the Snoqualmie Middle School gymnasium.

Harley Brumbaugh and Friends to perform Dec. 15

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

Music to set the toe tapping and the heart humming will fill the Mount Si High School theater on Sunday, Dec. 15, in an absolutely terrific salute to the holiday season.

North Bend approves $17.8 million budget for 2003

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

NORTH BEND - Despite imposing a hiring freeze, not having money for street maintenance and possibly downsizing staff over a three-year period, city officials say the 2003 budget situation could've been a lot worse.

Ordinance could lower 55 property values near river

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

NORTH BEND - The City Council has passed a contentious Comprehensive Plan ordinance that could lower the property value of 55 homes in the Silver Creek neighborhood.

'Ring'-ing in the holidays

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:03PM

NORTH BEND - Seven years ago Monti Blazevich looked down at her hand to find that her wedding ring was missing, presumably forever. Little did she know that a potent mix of coincidence and serendipity would bring her ring back in time for the upcoming holidays.

Snoqualmie earns elite bond rating

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

SNOQUALMIE - If Snoqualmie wants to borrow some money from you, you should let it.

Carnation group ready to battle state agency

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

CARNATION - From the front porch of the Atkins' residence off 344th Avenue Northeast outside Carnation, Gary Atkins can see nothing except his garage and trees.

Stolen car report not likely to worry Valley residents

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

UPPER VALLEY - Owners of Honda Civics have been awarded the dubious honor of driving the most commonly stolen vehicle in Washington by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Snoqualmie parks director resigns

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

SNOQUALMIE - For more than a decade Jeff Mumma has had a hand in every shrub, tree and pile of dirt moved in every park in Snoqualmie.

Locomotive Santa

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

Jackson Hayward, 3, of Seattle, isn't sure what to think about Santa last week at the Snoqualmie Depot. The annual Santa Train brought throngs of visitors to the Valley to see the man in the red suit. The train, departing from North Bend with a destination of the Snoqualmie Depot was completely sold out. Gov. Gary Locke made a visit with his children last Saturday.

Hospital levy vote to return in February

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

SNOQUALMIE - The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital once again will ask voters to help continue its effort to bring around-the-clock care to the Valley in February via another ballot measure aimed at funding an urgent-care clinic.

City ponders community center's future

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

SNOQUALMIE - After months of discussion about how large a community center should be, where it should it go and how much residents should pay for it, there is one thing all the members of the Snoqualmie City Council agree on: the community still wants a community center.

A man and his historic land

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 1:02PM

CARNATION - When King County named the Hjertoos Farm in Carnation a landmark in 1986, owner Roger Thorson thought it was "cool."

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