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Jonathan Rosen joins North Bend City Council

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

Jonathan Rosen, the newest City Council member in North Bend, is sworn in by his wife, Lisa, at the city's Jan. 3 council meeting. Rosen said that in addition to the obvious water issue, he wants the city to focus on getting back to basics like infrastructure. He would also like the city to focus on economic growth. He said he looks forward to serving the citizens of North Bend.

Camp is an outdoor classroom

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

Tucked in the woods along the banks of the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River in North Bend, students experience environmental education hands on at Waskowitz, the nation's oldest "outdoor school."

Supporting the historical museum

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

Charles Peterson and Emma King (center) hand Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum President Kris Kirby a check for $2,000 from the Western Council of Industry Workers recently. The check, in honor of Emma's late husband Garlie King, former president of the Woodworkers Union Local 1845, and Peterson, a 49-year member of the union, will be used for various museum projects. The three are standing in a new display to be seen this summer at the museum. The display depicts the union office that was formerly upstairs in the Snoqualmie Union Hall. The desk, photos, charter and minutes were all donated to the museum.

Sims releases rural economy plan

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

King County Executive Ron Sims outlined a report on Jan. 5 that details the initial steps to strengthen the rural King County economy, according to a news release from the Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

Program to help seniors remember

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

Seniors who may be suffering from the effects of Alzheimer's and dementia will now be able to spend a few hours each Wednesday working on memory enhancement.

City takes first step toward future P&R lot

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:36AM

The North Bend City Council has taken a step toward one day having a park-and-ride lot in the city.

Valley native has a strong arm

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

Did you know that arm wrestling is a sport? Former Snoqualmie Valley resident Laura Pizzano sure does. She is among the best female arm wrestlers in the state and holds the 2004 state title.

Grandparents raising grandchildren

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

Linda Aldrich was working as a bartender in October 1995 when she got a phone call from her son asking if she could take care of his 3-1/2-month-old daughter Ashley, a granddaughter Aldrich had never met. Her son wasn't just looking for a baby sitter; he wanted his mother to raise the child.

Grandparents raising grandchildren

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

Linda Aldrich was working as a bartender in October 1995 when she got a phone call from her son asking if she could take care of his 3-1/2-month-old daughter Ashley, a granddaughter Aldrich had never met. Her son wasn't just looking for a baby sitter; he wanted his mother to raise the child.

Lakes, streams sprout up all over the Valley

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

A resident in Snoqualmie shows a sense of humor after the deluge of rainfall soaked the back yards of many throughout the Valley last week. After what seemed like endless rainfall and even some snowfall briefly on Saturday, there was a brief break in the precipitation for some parts of the Puget Sound on Sunday. Heavy rain on Monday ceased again by Tuesday but showers are expected to return for most of the rest of the week.

New and old city leaders kick off new year

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

New and returning members of the Snoqualmie City Council held their first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 9. In addition to agenda items, the new mayor and new and re-elected council members were inaugurated.

Fire station receives national honors

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

The city of Snoqualmie and its firefighters received praise for the design of the new fire station when the station was awarded second place in Fire Chief magazine's fourth annual national Station Style Design Awards in October 2005.

Fire station receives national honors

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

The city of Snoqualmie and its firefighters received praise for the design of the new fire station when the station was awarded second place in Fire Chief magazine's fourth annual national Station Style Design Awards in October 2005.

Snoqualmie City Council briefs

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

New Snoqualmie City Council committee assignments for 2006 were made during the Jan. 9 regular meeting.

Types of kinship care

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

While all the grandparents who attend the Kinship Care group are raising their grandchildren, some of them have a more formal arrangement than others.

Resources for kinship care

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

Various resources

Longtime Valley resident turns 100

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

A lot can change in 100 years. If anyone can attest to the validity of that statement, Leon Thrasher can.

Longtime Valley resident turns 100

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

A lot can change in 100 years. If anyone can attest to the validity of that statement, Leon Thrasher can.

SVAL presents one-act comic opera

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

A modernized, English language version of "Mozart Impressario," featuring Chamber Opera Northwest, is an entertaining one-act comic opera on the bill for Snoqualmie Valley Arts Live's next concert set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Mount Si High School Theater.

Work on S.R. 202 is updating area natural gas service

  • Jan 26, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Oct 2, 2008 at 10:35AM

When Valley residents encounter traffic delays on state Route 202 between Snoqualmie and North Bend during the next few months, they should keep in mind that the work being done will mean improved natural gas service for many years to come.

Students will miss award-winning teacher

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:34AM

On Dec. 15 of last year, Mount Si High School teacher Lynn Fallows had a roller-coaster of a day.

Voters to decide on three school levies

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:34AM

On Feb. 7, voters will decide whether to pass three school levies for the Snoqualmie Valley School District: the replacement maintenance and operations levy (M&O levy), the technology levy and the school bus levy.

Phone books scattered along Mount Si Road

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:34AM

On Jan. 16, Riverpoint development residents along Mount Si Road in North Bend woke up to hundreds of new phone books scattered alongside the road. Area phone book distribution company Compass Deliveries president Dave Hollingsworth said the phone books were not intended to be distributed to Riverpoint residents and that he does not believe the person(s) responsible for scattering the books work for his company. Hollingsworth picked up an estimated 300 books the following day. He noted that while police have yet to be notified, he is "trying to get to the bottom of this" by working with other distribution companies to check their numbers, suggesting that the work might have been done by an employee or employees of a competing distribution company who were "trying to get paid for nothing" by collecting payment for the books without delivering them. If caught, Hollingsworth said that the individual(s) responsible for the action will be asked to pay the cost of each discarded book.

Carnation Girl Scout Camp to be preserved

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:34AM

A development rights transfer agreement will permanently preserve the 438-acre Girl Scout camp near Carnation while allowing additional residential housing density in downtown Seattle.

Cheering on the team

  • Oct 2, 2008 at 10:34AM

Four-year-old Keira Mix from Snoqualmie shows the crowd her cheering abilities at last week's Mount Si boys' basketball game. Keira took part in the annual winter mini-cheer camp, put on by the Mount Si cheerleaders. Approximately 60 mini cheerleaders were on hand to watch the Wildcats defeat the Sammamish Totems in a nail-biter.

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