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Testing, testing, 9-1-1

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

Sometime between Nov. 5 and 9 from 5:30-8:30 p.m., all residents in the Snoqualmie city limits will receive a test phone call from Reverse 911, a notification system that uses a combination of database and GIS mapping technologies to deliver emergency information to the community.

Poetry on the go

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

Snoqualmie resident Becca Hall, 26, has had a passion for writing for as long as she can remember. Before she could even read, she was creating stories for her mother to write down. Now, for the first time, her work will go on the road.

Poetry on the go

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

Snoqualmie resident Becca Hall, 26, has had a passion for writing for as long as she can remember. Before she could even read, she was creating stories for her mother to write down. Now, for the first time, her work will go on the road.

Mount Si student gets drug-resistant staph

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

A Mount Si High School student was diagnosed with a drug-resistant staph infection last week, prompting school officials to close the school's gym and other areas for cleaning.
The student underwent treatment and no other infections were discovered.

Valley students visit with veterans

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

Snoqualmie soldier Geoffrey Smigun let the "Soldier's Creed" ring loud and clear throughout the Cascade View Elementary gym, so students and fellow veterans could hear the pride in his voice.

Cruelty ruled out in pony deaths

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

King County animal authorities have ruled out charges in connection with the deaths of two ponies, whose bodies were found recently on private property near Tokul Road.

Valley man charged in deputy's death

  • Nov 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 9:27AM

A Carnation man allegedly smoked marijuana before causing a head-on crash that killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy July 18 at 3:07 p.m.

Chris Garcia to resign

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Last week, North Bend City Councilmember Chris Garcia announced plans to step down at the end of February, mid-way through his four-year term.
Garcia said the demands of public office took away too much of his time.
The city can't appoint a replacement until after his official resignation.

Cities swap land to allow train building

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

The Northwest Railway Museum's Railway History Center moved foward last week with the signing of a complex property exchange that gives the museum a new four-acre campus.

Valley food banks help feed the hungry

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays can be a time of need and hunger. Valley food banks are there to help.

Tribe's reservation grows

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe's reservation is growing.
Last month, the U.S. Department of the Interior approved the acquisition of 7.6 acres of land in trust to the Tribe.

Thanksgiving, bluegrass style

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

When the pickers of the growing North Bend Bluegrass Jam needed a new place to play, the Mount Si Senior Center was there for them.
Now, the musicians are repaying the favor, with a special daytime bluegrass jam during the senior center's Thanksgiving luncheon, noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.

Cabaret-style show headlines at Unity

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Eva Moon and the Lunatics are bringing their unique blend of music and comedy to North Bend's Unity Theater for a night of singing and joking on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Fall City man nabbed after heist

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Getting caught with a fistful of stolen cash after running out of a bank isn't top on the list of things to do for most bank robbers. But that's just what allegedly happened to a Fall City man Nov. 7 after a Lynnwood bank robbery.

Snoqualmie Mayor signs on to climate initiative

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson joined other United States mayors last weekend at the 2007 Mayors Climate Protection Summit held in Seattle Nov. 1 and 2.

Ridge gets gas

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Gas station owner Brad Oberlander oversees the installation of underground gas tanks at the new Gateway Gas & Deli at Snoqualmie Ridge, located at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Avenue.
The tanks were installed Thursday, Nov. 15. Pending weather, the gas station is expected to be ready for opening in about 45 days.

Holidays can present fire danger

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Shane Hughes, an instructor at the state fire training academy near North Bend, prepares to place a turkey in a deep fryer as part of a safety demonstration Nov. 9. Fryers have a high risk of tipping over, overheating or spilling hot oil leading to fires, burns or other injuries. Although the pot had too much oil, it failed to boil over. The dry Christmas tree, at right, had no trouble going up in flames. Within seconds of ignition, it was fully engulfed by searing flames.

Holidays can present fire danger

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

Shane Hughes, an instructor at the state fire training academy near North Bend, prepares to place a turkey in a deep fryer as part of a safety demonstration Nov. 9. Fryers have a high risk of tipping over, overheating or spilling hot oil leading to fires, burns or other injuries. Although the pot had too much oil, it failed to boil over. The dry Christmas tree, at right, had no trouble going up in flames. Within seconds of ignition, it was fully engulfed by searing flames.

Teen arrested for vandalizing busses

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

A 17-year-old boy was apprehended while vandalizing the Snoqualmie Valley School District bus fleet late Sunday, Nov. 18.

County raises taxes

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

King County imposed three new taxes: a county-wide, 10-cent per $1,000 in assessed property value tax to fight flood hazards; one-tenth of one cent sales tax to help with mental illness and drug dependency; and a tax of 5.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value, to fund county passenger ferry service.

Few homeowners face massive ULID assessment for sewer

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:26AM

The idea that a proposed sewer extension to the Tanner and Truck Town areas will tax people out of their homes doesn't hold up under scrutiny, said Ron Garrow, North Bend public works director.

North Bend proceeds with water right acquisition

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:25AM

Worst-case scenario: North Bend builds state-approved water-mitigation infrastructure and a new well, but fails to resolve a resident's legal challenge to the approval.

Middle schoolers share creativity

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:25AM

Fall efforts by the creative minds in the Snoqualmie Middle School Art Club are up for viewing - and for sale - in the student group's first-ever art show.

No liquor in NB

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:25AM

State Liquor Store No. 179, located at 470 E. North Bend Way in the Valley Plaza, closed Saturday, Nov. 24, due to an ongoing problem with harsh chemical smells in the building.
The Washington State Department of Ecology's toxic cleanup program is investigating the odor's source.

Precipitation floods river

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 9:25AM

A snowy weekend followed by warmer, wetter weather was the recipe for flood conditions Monday in the Valley.

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