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Service for Irene Hallowell is Saturday at Fall City

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:35AM

Irene A. Hallowell, 90, of North Bend, died Friday, Oct. 18, in Issaquah. Irene moved to Snoqualmie Falls in 1943. During World War II, she worked for Weyerhaeuser Timber Co., pulling lumber on the green chain. She was also a school bus driver for many years.

Open house for Ted Kehoe’s 80th

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Friends and family welcome all comers to celebrate Valley resident Ted Kehoe’s 80th birthday at an open house, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Sigillo Cellars, 8353 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.

'We have accomplished much, yet much remains to be done': Q&A with Mayor Matt Larson

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:19AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson is seeking his third term as mayor, and has a race on his hands this fall. Larson is opposed by Ed Pizzuto in the general election. Below, Larson, a former council member and planning commission member who moved to the Ridge in 1998 and took on full-time mayoral duties in his first term, answered questions about his vision and the city's needs.

Today is King County's first PrepareAthon

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 9:42AM

Wednesday, April 30, is the first National Day of Action, a new community-based campaign to build a more secure and resilient nation by getting people to understand what disasters could happen in their communities and to take action to increase their preparedness. Sponsored by America’s PrepareAthon, this first National Day of Action will focus on disasters that could occur in the spring including tornados, hurricanes, floods and wildfires.

Dinner, 'Frozen' movie night helps Mount Si fastpitch team

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 9:44AM

A dinner and movie fundraiser benefit for the Lady Wildcats fastpitch softball team is 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the North Bend Theatre. Boosters will be showing the Disney movie "Frozen" and serving pizza. All funds help the Mount Si softball squad.

Fast feet to hit the Valley in Cinco de Mayo races

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Cinco de Mayo half-marathon, 8-K footrace and children’s mile run returns to Snoqualmie on Saturday, May 3. All events start and end at Mount Si High School. The entry fee for the half marathon is $65, which includes a shirt and prize for all finishers. The entry fee for the 8k is $28 which includes a shirt. The kid’s mile costs $15 and includes a shirt and finisher’s medal.

‘Share Your Thoughts’ on Valley schools through online conversation

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is launching a new virtual community engagement process called Thoughtstream. Parents, students, staff and community members are encouraged to join the conversation and ‘Share Your Thoughts’ regarding the schools and district. Users can click on a link, and will be asked for feedback on what the schools are doing well, how they can improve, and what might be missing.

North Bend residents with damage from explosion should contact insurers

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:20AM

North Bend residents who have property damaged by the April 25 explosion on North Bend Way are being encouraged to contact their insurance companies about damages, and advised to use the liability claim number provided by Travelers Insurance, which is E0C2415. Travelers Insurance, the company covering the buildings damaged by the blast, is currently investigating the incident, and will not accept any claims until they conclude their own review of the incident. The provided liability claim number will allow other insurance companies to get the information they need to response to claims.

Cascade View school to teach students, parents about Internet safety

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:24AM

Fourth and fifth graders at Cascade View Elementary will attend an Internet safety presentation by Seattle Police Officer Stefanie Thomas on Friday, May 2. Thomas will discuss such topics as privacy on social media, and in the evening, she will offer parents a similar presentation, starting at 6 p.m.

Philia’s double: 'Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum' opens this weekend

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

In a preview of things to come, the courtesan Philia (Chelsea Henak) poses with her “double,” Hysterium (René Schuchter), above. The comedic musical, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” runs Thursdays through Saturdays, May 1 to 3, May 8 to 10 and May 15 to 17, starting at 7:30 p.m., plus a 2 p.m. matinee on May 10.

Back to polls, again, for Si View Parks District | Prop. 1 maintains programs

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:09PM

In a tight economy, the Si View Metropolitan Parks District has twice successfully gone to its voters to preserve its funding. This year is no different, in that Si View has a Prop. 1 on the ballot, but in terms of what Si View returns on that investment, it’s already been a lot different. “Have we expanded? Well, we really just refined what we currently run,” says Executive Director Travis Stombaugh. “We don’t have more offerings, but we serve more people. Each program has gotten bigger and bigger.”

Holding the line: Fall City floats first M&O levy after annexations take a toll

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:11PM

You don’t just hop in a hovercraft and zoom away. “It takes a lot of training to be able to operate it,” explains firefighter Brett Krache, as he shows me the Fall City Fire District’s big fan-powered rescue craft. In some situations, like floods, it’s too dangerous to ply the Snoqualmie River with an outboard motor. So the department trains at ballfields and the river with the hovercraft. And that takes time.

North Bend prowler caught on camera: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:06PM

Caught on camera: On October 19, a resident made an online report of a prowler in the 13400 block of 456th Place Southeast. The resident had video on his home security system of a man walking up the home’s side path and into the backyard, then running away when the motion-activated light came on.

Letters | Heather Munden is an advocate for Snoqualmie

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:05PM

As a retired math/science teacher from Mount Si High School, I appreciate Heather Munden championing many educational issues during her campaign for the open seat on the Snoqualmie City Council. Snoqualmie is one of the fastest growing cities in the state and has the most children per capita of any King County city or town.

Hospital’s Lunch & Learn to look at health care reform

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:03PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District’s Lunch and Learn, noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, will focus on health care reform. Speaker Jay Rodne, State Representative for the Fifth Legislative District, will discuss the Affordable Care Act.

Two visions for Valley hospital’s future | Q&A with Dick Jones, Dariel Norris

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:07PM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4 sees a second contested race this fall. Sitting commissioner for position 2, Dick Jones of Carnation is challenged by Preston resident Dariel Norris. Below, Jones and Norris weigh in on district’s challenges and their vision for local health care, answering five questions from the Record.

Bus cuts coming for the Snoqualmie Valley in September

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 1:00PM

The Valley will be down to one active Metro bus route this fall, under planned service reductions in the wake of April’s failed ballot measure at the polls. Following the defeat of Proposition 1 on April 22, King County Metro Transit will move forward with its proposal to cut about 16 percent of transit service, a step required to reduce spending and balance its budget in light of the expiration of the temporary Congestion Reduction Charge and the lack of replacement revenues.

Arbor Day Celebration at Railroad Park includes tree planting, pruning workshop

  • May 1, 2014 at 10:35AM

Join in the Snoqualmie Arbor Day Celebration, Saturday morning, May 3, at the Railroad Park Gazebo in downtown Snoqualmie, 7971 Railroad Ave. S.E. Mayor Matt Larson will speak at 10 a.m., and receive Snoqualmie’s first “Tree City USA Growth Award” from the Department of Natural Resources. There will be games for children and a free tree seedling giveaway. This year’s winner of the kids’ Arbor Day poster contest will be announced.

Pet Resource Fair coming to North Bend Saturday

  • May 1, 2014 at 10:36AM

Valley Animal Partners (VAP) hosts its second Pet Resource Fair, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave S, North Bend. Valley Animal Partners offers free vaccines for pets of residents who could otherwise not afford them, and $5 microchips.

Mount Si Drama presents 'Backwoods Romeo', starting Friday

  • May 1, 2014 at 10:37AM

Romance, explosives and a night full of fun! With a tagline like that, Mount Si High School's upcoming production of "Backwoods Romeo" can't miss. The show, presented by Mount Si High School Drama, opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the school auditorium. Additional performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, Saturday, May 3, and Friday, May 9, and two showings on Saturday, May 10 at 2 and 7 p.m.

Out of the Past: Lost trail at Kimball Creek; Big coin collection at Gaub's

  • May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley. Stories from the past, as reported in the Valley Record: April 27, 1989 • Snoqualmie Parks Department head Chuck Smith and his workers completed clearing of a trail at the Kimball Creek inlet to the Snoqualmie River. The nature trail includes the modern footbridge, and proceeds under State Route 202 to a picnic area on the river.

On the trail to Meadowbrook’s 500-year-old Big Cedar

  • May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

Four adults, four girls and two well-behaved dogs, all from North Bend, trekked to the 500-year-old Big Cedar on Meadowbrook Farm last Saturday, April 26. The children were good sports and did not wimp out, reports trek host Dave Battey

It's time to connect and support businesses, city in wake of explosion

  • May 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

Since becoming publisher of the Valley Record in October 2008, one characteristic I have quickly and regularly noticed about the people of the Valley is their generosity and their resilience. Whether it was the 2009 flood, the Great Recession, miscellaneous ice and snow storms and days-long power outages, or even the Taylor Bridge Fire over the pass in Cle Elum and Ellensburg, the Valley has always come together to generously support others affected by events.

Gardening plant sale is today and Saturday at senior center

  • May 2, 2014 at 10:36AM

“Spring into Gardening” at the 19th Garden Art Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. in Carnation. Just in time for May Day, this annual sale features thousands of annuals, perennials, shrubs, vegetables and herbs as well as garden art, a bake sale and a cafe. Plant lovers will be treated to a wide variety of flowering plants; both the old favorites and the new and unusual.

Yard sale helps Our Lady of Sorrows youth mission

  • May 2, 2014 at 10:37AM

The High School Youth Group at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Snoqualmie holds a fundraiser yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3. This is a donation-only event for yard sale items. Home-baked goodies and coffee will also be sold. Find a treasure and pay what you feel moved to give toward the cause, raising funds for this summer’s mission trip.

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