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Overlake Hospital earns A grade for safety

  • May 9, 2016 at 8:30AM

New hospital safety scores were announced recently by the Leapfrog Group, which assign letter grades to hospitals nationwide to provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system.

North Bend parking tax stalled, new business tax on square footage approved

  • May 6, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 9, 2016 at 12:04PM

Two new quarterly taxes were proposed at the May 3 North Bend City Council meeting, both intended to help fund the city's road repair needs. The first, a 25-cent-per-square-foot Business and Occupation (B&O) tax, was unanimously approved. A second tax, proposed at 30 percent of gross proceeds of commercial parking, was unanimously sent to a future council workshop, instead of a vote.

Out of the Past: Parade to welcome home Gulf War veterans is set; Sheriff investigates explosion that killed a Snoqualmie man

  • May 6, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 9, 2016 at 12:59PM

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:

Free pet vaccination clinic comes to North Bend Sunday

  • May 9, 2016 at 2:30PM

Valley Animal Partners will host a free vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. to noon, Sunday, May 22 at U Dirty Dog, 301 W. North Bend Way, North Bend.

Mount Si boys soccer loses finals against Skyline; will get another chance to go to State

  • May 10, 2016 at 2:27PM

As the second seed going into the 2016 KingCo 4A Boys Soccer Tournament, Mount Si lost 0-4 against Skyline on Monday, May 9 at Skyline High School.

Carnation farmers market opens with maypole dance and live music

  • May 10, 2016 at 2:39PM

People from across the Valley gathered in Carnation on Tuesday, May 3, for opening day of the 2016 Carnation Farmers Market.

Mount Si Boys Baseball win 7-6 over Skyline

  • May 10, 2016 at 2:43PM

On Tuesday, May 10, the Mount Si High School boys baseball team faces off against Woodinville High School for the 4A KingCo championship.

Hospital presents stroke awareness lunch and learn

  • May 10, 2016 at 2:44PM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will host a lunch and learn event at noon Thursday, May 19, in the hospital conference rooms. The topic of this month's session is stroke awareness.

Blotter | Singing man told to quiet down; leaky truck catches fire after repair job

  • May 11, 2016 at 8:30AM

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank announces summer programming plans

  • May 11, 2016 at 8:30AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank is starting up its summer programming from June 22 to Aug. 24, with new programs to engage kids and promote healthy eating and physical activity.

State officials will not raise I-90 speed limit in eastern Washington

  • May 11, 2016 at 11:41AM

After review, analysis and public input, the Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced May 11 that, due to safety concerns, they will not increase speed limit on Interstate 90 in eastern Washington.

‘Affordable housing isn’t low-income housing’: Reality of rent prices comes to Snoqualmie Valley

  • May 11, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:46AM

Snoqualmie has talked about affordable housing. North Bend has talked about it. Four years ago, Imagine Housing was pursuing an affordable development in Snoqualmie, but hit the pause button in response to vocal opposition from the public and questions from Snoqualmie officials. North Bend's Umpqua Bank has hosted two community wide forums on affordable housing in the past year.

Hear ‘State of the Cities’ at May Chamber luncheon

  • May 11, 2016 at 2:47PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce welcome Snoqualmies Mayor Matt Larson and North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing to its monthly luncheon, starting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 Southeast Ridge St. Snoqualmie.

Letter | Mobility 21 plan will make a bad situation worse

  • May 12, 2016 at 8:30AM

I read with interest Kemper Freemen's latest attempt to hinder, if not eliminate, plans for expanding mass transit in our region. He's correct that we are "woefully behind on transportation needs," and $86 billion is a large price for more buses, light rail and trains.

Eastside Fire celebrates firefighters, welcomes new chief in second annual award ceremony

  • May 12, 2016 at 8:30AM

On Saturday, May 7, Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) held its second annual awards and recognition ceremony at Issaquah High School.

Area trails improved in King County Parks projects

  • May 12, 2016 at 8:30AM

Spring's longer hours of daylight and improving weather means an increase in the number of people who are eager to get outside, and King County Parks is making progress on improving access and easing congestion at some of its most-popular backcountry trails.

Youth golf classes offered at Blue Heron Golf Course through First Tee Foundation

  • May 13, 2016 at 8:30AM

This summer, The First Tee of Greater Seattle will begin a partnership with Blue Heron Golf Course in Carnation to offer its golf and life skills education to young people.

Repaired Twin Falls Trail to re-open Saturday

  • May 13, 2016 at 12:48PM

Twin Falls Trail will be re-opened to the public this Saturday, May 14, at Olallie State Park.

Local residents earn degrees from WGU Washington

  • May 13, 2016 at 2:30PM

WGU Washington held its fifth annual commencement ceremony April 16 to celebrate the graduation of more than 1,900 graduates. Among the students receiving degrees were several Valley residents.

Sitkowski graduates with the University of Jamestown Class of 2016

  • May 13, 2016 at 3:30PM

The University of Jamestown in Jamestown, N.D., held its 110th commencement ceremony May 7 at the Jamestown Civic Center. Among the graduates was Carnation resident Paul Sitkowski, who graduated with a bachelor's degree.

Snoqualmie Tribe announces new convenience store and gas station construction

  • May 13, 2016 at 3:55PM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has announced plans for a convenience store and 12-pump gas station to be built near the Snoqualmie Casino.

Multiple-class Mount Si reunion is Sept. 10

  • May 14, 2016 at 8:30AM

A class reunion for the Mount Si High School classes of 1970 through 1980 is coming up this fall. Only 500 spots are available for the event, 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Sept. 10 at Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 NW Gilman Blvd., Issaquah.

Easton comes alive with Memorial Day weekend celebration

  • May 14, 2016 at 10:30AM

The small town of Easton may seem quiet with not much going on, but one day each year, Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, the town comes alive with a Memorial Day parade and community event.

New bus service to Wilderness Rim, Riverbend and trailhead starts Monday, May 23

  • May 15, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:34PM

After hearing from Upper Valley residents during public meetings in March and compiling comments from a recent public survey, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation has restructured a route between North Bend and the three "Rs" — Riverbend, the Rim and Rattlesnake.

Snoqualmie Arts Commission invites artists to submit proposals for upcoming exhibits

  • May 16, 2016 at 2:36PM

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is looking for local Valley artists to submit proposals to be featured in three upcoming art exhibits this summer and fall.

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