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Eggs galore: Easter hunts, services, breakfasts planned in Valley

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:26PM

Families and worshippers in the Snoqualmie Valley can find special activities planned in several different communities over the Easter holiday weekend.

Austin Jenckes coming home for Oso benefit concert, Saturday

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 12:27PM

Things are falling into place for Austin Jenckes, a singer-songwriter who grew up in the Valley. He has just returned to his Nashville home after his final appearance on NBC’s “The Voice,” and two whirlwind performance tours that started immediately after the show. He’s marrying his longtime friend and girlfriend, Brittany Townsend, this August, and is working on his next album, scheduled to come out this fall. And this week, he accomplished what he moved to Nashville to do, become a professional musician. “This week, I’m signing my first publishing deal,” Jenckes said in a telephone interview. “That basically means I’ll be paid to write songs, and that includes my songs for myself, and for other people.”

Artist development is topic of Mount Si Guild panel Saturday

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:15PM

The Mount Si Artist Guild presents “Professional Development for the Artist,” a panel discussion with Sandy Robinson, Marcia Tuttle Ryon, Michael McDevitt and Susan Melrath, noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend.

North Bend business owner tries to catch employee thief on camera | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49PM

On October 10, a business owner in the 200 block of Main Avenue South in North Bend contacted police about employee theft at the business. The owner said the till had been short at night, so they installed a video system to identify the employee who was taking the money.

Robinswood tennis team, with Valley player, brings home National Championship

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:26PM

Tennis Center in Bellevue is home to a national champion team that includes one Valley woman. The women’s 2.5 team won the 18 & Over age bracket at the USTA National Championships in Indian Wells, Calif., recently to bring home the title after winning a series of titles to advance to the final tournament. The national championship is the second for Robinswood Tennis Center, joining the men’s 3.0 team that won the title in 2010, and the first for head coach Jason Chapman.

The human touch: Valley Record writers net awards for making the news personal

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:45PM

Putting a human touch on the news—that is how the writers at the Snoqualmie Valley Record earned state recognition. The Record picked up seven honors in the annual Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association Better Newspaper Contest, which judges papers of similar size and readership.

Rotary candidate forum is Wednesday at new freshman campus

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:50PM

The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie hosts all comers and candidates for office in the Valley, at a forum, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Freshman Campus commons, formerly Snoqualmie Middle School, 9200 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie.

Celebration of life is Saturday for North Bend's Ryan Johnson

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:21PM

Ryan A. Johnson of North Bend died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Johnson was born on May 9, 1980, and lived in Redmond until he moved to North Bend in 1990. He graduated from Mount Si High School in 1998. Joining the Marines soon after graduation, he served a five-year enlistment with two separate tours to Iraq.

‘I’ll Take Manhattan’ at Valley Center Stage

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:46PM

“I’ll Take Manhattan,” featuring Kim Maguire and The Blue Fedoras, is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Valley Center Stage in North Bend. Ticket prices are $15. The show is recommended for children 12 and over. Theatre goers can use their ticket for a dinner discount at Boxleys Place (www.boxleysplace.com)

Opinion | Why we win journalism awards—hint, it’s really you

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:27PM

I took a moment in the newspaper this week to talk about our Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association awards. The six story prizes—plus another news writer finalist award for Carol Ladwig, who, once again, is the second greatest writer for papers our size and bigger in the state—are a neat ego boost, showing us that the time we put in is worthwhile.

Get Social Security, Medicare tips at Mount Si Senior Center

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:12PM

A presentation on “Social Security, Medicare and You” is 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave South, North Bend, WA Most Americans desire to have more knowledge about Social Security Administration benefits, and the medical insurance provided through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Fall City 4-H Club gathers help for Oso’s lost horses

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:24PM

Members of the Fall City Flames 4-H club assemble with one-and-a-half tons of hay that they collected to help horses displaced by the Oso mudslide disaster. Donators also brought 10 bags of grain and $310 in money for the fundraiser. The girls took the goods to equestrian organizations in Snohomish County earlier this month. Businesses who helped included PRG Enterprises, Ace Hardware in North Bend, Cindy Costa at Natural Touch Massage and New Dawn Espresso.

Out of the Past: Carnation dump water is good; Kiwanis Baseball Night

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:25PM

Thursday, April 13, 1989: Carnation receives good news: Groundwater at the city dump is clean and free of contaminants. The Department of Ecology ordered tests last year. The city is researching the cost of closing the city dump, and may install a recycling or transfer center.

Baseball meets business in Snoqualmie Valley Chamber talk

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:27PM

Earl Bell, author of the book, “Winning in Baseball and Business,” speaks at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce’s College of Business Knowledge Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Mount Si Golf Course Restaurant, Snoqualmie. Learn a model for creating a spiral of success in your company.

After Hours at Selah Gifts

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:18PM

Meet other Valley businesspeople and check out what’s new at North Bend’s Selah Gifts at this month’s Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce After Hours event, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30.

Celebrate Earth Day with watershed walk at McCormick Park

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:25PM

In honor of Earth Day, the city of Duvall is hosting a Walk Your Watershed event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at McCormick Park. Take an enjoyable mile-long walk, starting and ending in the parking lot of McCormick Park, and learn about watershed features along the Snoqualmie River.

Battle of the Books is next week

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:26PM

The annual reading competition among elementary students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Snoqualmie Elementary School. Teams from each of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s five elementary schools compete to see who has the most knowledge of popular youth books, going through about 40 rounds of questions.

Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir rehearsals are happening every week at Mount Si Lutheran

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:18PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir uses the art of choral singing to inspire girls and to develop musicianship, performance skills, and a love of music. The choir uses the art of choral singing to inspire girls and to develop musicianship, performance skills, and a love of music.

Great Gatsby! Homecoming is this week at Mount Si High School

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:16PM

Homecoming Week at Mount Si High School features a full week of spirit days, capped off by a "Great Gatsby"-themed dance in the school gym on Saturday. The week starts Monday, Oct. 21 with the Homecoming royalty assembly. Each class voted to nominate their choices for the Homecoming court last week, and the royalty will be crowned at Friday football game.

Fall City committee's annual donations top $11,000

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:20PM

Organizers of this year’s Fall City Fun Run donated $11,500 to Snoqualmie Valley Schools and local youth groups, marking a successful first effort for the all-volunteer effort. With sponsorship from many Fall City businesses and organizations, Sharon and Perry Wilkins, left, and Kirk and Sophie Harris, right, put on the 2013 Fall City Days run, hosting 766 runners for the event.

At Snoqualmie Elementary, a little dirt now means a lot of clean later | Photo gallery

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:28PM

It was a short, but awesome field trip. Snoqualmie Elementary students dressed for the weather, and for mud, worms, plants, tools, and more mud. They squelched through, dug up, and pretended to get stuck in mud up to their ankles, and teachers encouraged the nearly 400 kids who participated to rub the mud between their fingers, to get an idea of the texture they needed for planting.

Opinion | Contrasts as Valley towns split, merge over police

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:22PM

An interesting contrast. That might be the phrase I’d use to describe the two police situations in the Upper and Lower Valley right now. At the same time as Snoqualmie is gearing up and hiring up to become the contract police agency for the city of North Bend, Carnation and Duvall are parting ways after nine years. There’s a huge question mark right now over who will cover Carnation residents, and how the city will pay for it all after next year. Duvall scooted after questioning the stability of a Carnation-contracted force, so who’s next? What will they bring to the table?

State Reps Rodne, Magendanz to host town hall events

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:21PM

As part of their listening tour around the 5th Legislative District, Reps. Jay Rodne and Chad Magendanz will host town hall meetings this fall. The events allow constituents to ask questions of them directly and learn more about what may be topics of discussion in the 2014 legislative session beginning next January.

Why did the elk cross the road? Reader Photo

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:23PM

Valley Record reader Don Detrick of North Bend snapped a photo of traffic backing up shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, on Highway 202, alongside Meadowbrook Farm. The reason: A bull elk crossing the road.

Former Wildcat baseball player Austin Hall continues career at Shoreline

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 12:49PM

Austin Hall’s commitment to Shoreline Community College was a decision he knew would shape more than just his college career, but the foundation for his next 40 years. His determination to play at the college level led to his decision to join NCSA Athletic Recruiting, a network that provides student athletes with opportunity and technology. Earning a 3.4 GPA, Austin has been recognized as a member of the National Honor Society while maintaining an honor roll status.

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