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Health officials announce public exposures to new Eastside measles case

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 11:39AM

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a child who was in several locations in King County during the contagious period. The child is a King County resident who was incompletely vaccinated—had one of the recommended two doses of vaccine and at an age earlier than recommended—and exposed to a sibling who had the measles. The sibling was unvaccinated and had become infected while traveling in Europe; the sibling’s case was previously announced by public health officials.

Flexible child care: New season begins for Valley Indoor Playground

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 11:51AM

The new session of the Snoqualmie Valley Indoor Playground starts Monday, Sept. 16, and runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Si View Community Center Gymnasium, 400 Orchard Street, North Bend. The Sno-Valley Indoor Playground, a non-profit, parent-run organization, seeks to enhance the lives of families with children ages 0-5 through programs designed to encourage a greater sense of community in the Snoqualmie Valley.

Don't forget your Jazz Walk tickets; Music in North Bend Saturday

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:25PM

With dozens of musicians coming to venues throughout North Bend this Saturday, jazz lovers shouldn't forget to grab those Jazz Walk tickets. North Bend’s Jazz Walk returns, 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept. 14.

Bellevue College president, marketing guru coming to Snoqualmie Valley Chamber events

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:03PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce is planning activities to help local businesspeople make connections. The Chamber's next luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, looks at "The Future of Economic Development and Employment in the Snoqualmie Valley." David Rule, the president of Bellevue College, leads a panel discussion with executives from Spacelabs and other Valley employers.

Snoqualmie Legion BBQ, meet and greet is Thursday

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:43PM

Veterans with the Valley’s American Legion Post 79, Veterans of Foreign Wars of Snoqualmie and Issaquah, the Legion Riders and the Legion Auxiliary are welcomed to the Post’s end-of-summer family barbecue, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the downtown Snoqualmie post, on River Street. The event starts with the installation of officers. It’s also a night to meet and greet members and their families.

Strong as a team: Mount Si volleyball reloads with powerful hitters

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:46PM

Outside hitters Lindsay Carr and Anna McCreadie are bringing the power to the Mount Si volleyball court this fall. Carr, in particular, is set for a strong senior season. Committed to Division-1 Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on a scholarship, she has also committed to becoming one of the physically strongest players in the nation.

Bring your chili to Valley Animal Partners' soup showdown

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:06PM

Valley Animal Partners hosts its third annual Chili Showdown, Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Snoqualmie Eagles Lode. Locals are invited to enter their six quarts of their homemade chili into the cookoff. All proceeds from the nonprofit event benefit pets of Valley residents.

Summer of freedom ends for Meadowbrook's meandering cows

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 12:50PM

The two steers that have stopped traffic and started lots of local speculation this summer are gone now. Since May, the animals have been making the rounds of the Snoqualmie area, from Meadowbrook Farm to Indian Hill. The cows, owned by Herman Schlaht of Snoqualmie and his son, Terry, of Burlington, had broken out of their pen on Indian Hill last spring.

Celebrate the new Snoqualmie Falls at upcoming party, this Saturday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:59PM

A community celebration and grand-reopening of the re-developed Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project and Park is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Falls park, 6501 Railroad Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. Come celebrate more than a century of Snoqualmie Falls’ rich cultural history and PSE’s continual commitment to renewable energy generation.

Seniors do the Puyallup: Bus trip to fair planned

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:27PM

Sno-Valley Senior Center is going to the fair! On Monday, Sept. 16, the center will send a bus to the Puyallup Fair. Bus leaves the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, at 10 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Events for the day include art demonstrations, livestock, horses, scrapbooking and live music. Judging for the berry pie contest is also scheduled for the day, and participants can enter online at thefair.com, by Sept. 12.

Young Life Club is behind Flapjack Friday

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Sep 13, 2013 at 10:34AM

The Young Life club at Mount Si High School plans a pancake meal for any interested teachers and students, 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the school. Admission is free. The first club meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the former library on River Street, next to City hall, follows.

Out of the Past: Opstad school opens doors; No gloomy gus at raided tire shop

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:33PM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives. September 8, 1988 • Students at Mount Si High School have to put more of an emphasis on attending classes if they want to get credit. If a student now misses 12 sessions, he or she will fail.

Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team dives in on Ridge

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:11PM

The wind is brisk but the water is warm as Mount Si High School’s first independent swim team takes to the waters under gray skies. For some years, Mount Si has fielded a small team of swimmers who’ve practiced with Issaquah coaches and athletes at an Issaquah swimming pool. But this fall, a more-than-doubled squad of swimmers are learning from their own coach, swimming at a Valley venue. It’s a new beginning, and the girls know it.

Air raid sirens: Mount Si football team to bring deep line, aerial attack

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:15PM

“Air Raid” is the name of Mount Si football team’s game this season, if the official posters that Wildcats are autographing for local kids is anything to go on. That’s because, with long-armed quarterback Nick Mitchell back for a senior season, looking to connect with a two-dozen waiting hands from the likes of wide receivers Wyatt Baker-Jagla, Trevor Daniels, Parker Dumas, Jake Smith, Jack Nelson, tight end Beau Shain and back Bailey Takacs, Mount Si can be expected to deploy a potent flight attack.

Major impact to I-90 interchange Saturday as Highway 18 closes

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 9:35AM

Drivers headed west on State Route 18 via Snoqualmie's I-90 interchange need to find a new route. All westbound lanes of State Route 18 from Interstate 90 to Issaquah-Hobart Road SE will be closed on Saturday, September 14, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for maintenance work, the city and DOT announced.

With everybody back, Mount Si boys golf teams goes for a deeper level of competition

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:22AM

For the next nine holes, Jake Archambeau just wants to hit in the high 30s. After that, well, there’s league, and districts, and Archambeau will just have to see what happens from there. “If all goes well, maybe I can make it to state,” he says. Archambeau, like fellow senior and Mount Si High School golf leader Tanner Simpson, has spent a lot of time around the greens this summer—Jake was busy shining carts at the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course, while Tanner worked at Mount Si Golf.

Fresh and fast Mount Si Cross Country team reloads with big young crowd

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:05AM

“Finally, someone to run with!” says Bailey Scott. This senior leader on the Mount Si cross country team is stoked about the young group of runners around her. Slowed by a health issue during track season last spring, she’s pushing for a major comeback this fall.

High school, high expectations: Just-opened freshman campus brings new approach to newest students

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:11AM

As Mount Si High School’s new freshman campus filled with excited ninth graders on the first day of school last week, so did parts of the main campus. At least 80 freshmen, many musicians, had their first classes as high school students on the main campus, where band and choir programs are consolidated. “First period is freshman band and freshman choir,” explained Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher, and buses stop first at the main campus, so music students can just get out at the main campus, where teachers have agreed to start band and choir a few minutes early. They end a few minutes earlier, too, so students can catch the bus afterward to the freshman campus.

North Bend's newest 100-year-old, Marie Nichols, looks back on a life lived with strength

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:30AM

When Marie Nichols of North Bend blows out the candles this weekend, she’ll have a century of experiences to look back on. Many memories are faded, but Nichols, who turns 100 on September 15, remembers of the big moments and the major changes of her long life, with help from her children. Growing up in Auburn, Wash., she was an avid skiier who focused on family, supported an ailing husband for decades, and ultimately outlived three spouses.

Drunk stunt rider, biking with meth, suspicious cleaners: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 10:27AM

Old car prowl: On August 20, a Snoqualmie officer met with a citizen in the 3800 block of Southeast Beta Street for a theft report. Someone broke into the victim’s vehicle on July 31 and stole a $200 GPS, phone charger, and $150 sunglasses. He thought the car was locked, but there was no sign of forced entry.

Valley's new Moms networking group to hold first meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:26AM

“Moms,” a women’s group new to the Snoqualmie Valley and aimed at welcoming, informing and inspiring mothers, will host its first meeting, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Rd., Fall City. Moms welcomes all mothers, regardless of religious affiliation and the age of their children, for a morning of camraderie and learning about topics related to motherhood in the Snoqualmie Valley, free of charge.

Opinion | Support teams in a time of growth, tighter belts

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:46AM

Something I never thought would happen is happening. I always assumed that without an Olympic-sized indoor pool in the Valley, we’d never see a true, hometown swim team. Yet, starting on August 26, a group of 18 girls has been racing through the full-size, outdoor pool at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Huh? I thought. They swim in the rain? Yes, comes the answer, they do.

May the Force be with you: Darkside men's softball team clinches championship

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:43AM

The DarkSide, a Valley-based men’s softball team, won the men’s recreational softball championship game on Thursday, Aug. 8, after securing the first two games in a three-way round robin series. With a final score of 19-8, the DarkSide beat second place Scared Hitless and third place Alcoballics, securing the 2013 championship title for the Snoqualmie-based men’s recreational softball league.

Tiffany Elliot to re-up as Navy food specialist

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:44AM

Tiffany Elliot, a native of North Bend and 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, will re-enlist in the United States Navy on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Her commanding officer, Cdr. Collins, will hold the service at Legion Park, Everett, with Elliot’s chain of command present as well as her parents, Kristy and Bradley Elliot, son Gordon Mayrand and fiancee Taylor Wilson.

Mount Si volleyball beats Juanita in first game of season; Game 2 is tonight

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

The Mount Si varsity volleyball squad handled Juanita in three matches on the road Wednesday, beating the Rebels 25-9, 25-10, 25-11 in their first game of the season. It was a big night for junior outside hitter Anna McCreadie, who had seven kills, seven assists and four aces. Senior outside hitter Lindsay Carr had six kills and four digs. Haley Holmberg had three kills and seven aces. Courtney Carr had 14 assists and two aces. Freshman Sophie Click had a kill, five aces, and a dig, Liz Larson had three kills, two aces, five digs and a block.

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