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Horse show this weekend benefits family retreat

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 3:09PM

The third annual Northwest Equine Fashion Show & Auction, benefiting the Warrior Family Retreat program, is 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Northwest Natural Horsemanship Center, 31022 SE Redmond-Fall City Rd., Fall City. Timber Creek Western Lifestyle, Olson’s Tack, the Grange Supply and Ring Bling Designs are presenting the show as a benefit, and planning an evening of fun and elegance that includes a sneak peek at the latest spring fashions for the horse, human and hound.

Coming after the competition: Mount Si softball fires on all cylinders as hits, pitching power Interlake wins | Photo gallery

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 3:57PM

Tamarra Crowe’s biggest fan—her little niece Mia—jumps into her arms following the big game. Mia and her parents, Ryan and Jamie Hildebrand, camp out on the other side of the fence at every Mount Si girls softball game, rain or shine, though a downpour may send them back to the car for a dashboard box seat. Now raking the field, shortstop Crowe had just had a big game, contributing a homer to help Mount Si keep its dreams of glory alive for her senior year. “This puts us in a good spot,” says Crowe. “We have a lot more energy. We’re batting more and we’re getting a lot of hits. Fielding is good.”

Green Fire: Documentary on conservationist vision comes to Valley Wednesday

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 3:36PM

Green Fire, a film about conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy, shows 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at North Bend Theatre. Green Fire shares highlights from his extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. It also illustrates how Leopold’s vision of a community that cares about both people and land continues to inform and inspire people across the country and around the world, highlighting modern projects that put Leopold’s land ethic in action in a multitude of ways.

Healthy Kids Day comes to Snoqualmie Y this weekend

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:21PM

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA is encouraging all children and parents to stop by for a free community event on Saturday, April 27, the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Y will feature games and activities for all ages, healthy snacks, bounce houses, and free t-shirts for the first 100 children. There are no joining fees for family membership all weekend, and opportunities to tour the facility and learn more about programs to support your family’s health will be available.

Learn about small-space gardening at Molbaks

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:15PM

Suburban lots are getting smaller and many city dwellers don’t have gardens at all. So, what’s a gardener to do? Join Richie Steffen, curator of the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden and Great Plant Picks Selection Committee member, for Small Spaces; Big Impact, a free seminar at Molbak’s in Woodinville, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, and discover how small spaces can still pack a punch. Steffen will recommend plants that offer spring beauty and work well in smaller spaces, including containers.

Letters | Take the long view with plastic bags

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:24PM

In response to “Give us a choice: plastic or paper,” the letter in the April 3 Valley Record, while I agree with the argument that it is commendable to reuse plastic bags a second time, the problem is that they still end up in the landfill. This is a short postponement of a long-term and serious problem.

Selah Gifts celebrating 10th anniversary

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:16PM

North Bend’s Selah Gifts celebrates its 10th year in business with a special anniversary event, April 25 through 28. Selah is an urban boutique in a rural setting, recently moved to 111 E. North Bend Way, Suite A. Owner Shelly Woodward plans prize drawings as part of her big anniversary.

Wind in the Willows: Children’s classic gets Northwest premiere in Valley Center Stage’s first musical

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:26PM

Valley Center Stage will present a new, unpublished work by legendary theater director and playwright Paul Sills: Kenneth Grahame’s “Wind in the Willows.” It’s a charming, exciting and humorous tale of the riverbank and its life featuring the kind and gentle Ratty and Mole, the gruff but benevolent Badger and the irrepressible but conceited Toad of Toad Hall — whose passion for motor cars lands him in many scrapes. “This is a story theater production just like our annual favorite, A Christmas Carol. In fact it is written by the same author,” says director Gary Schwartz. “Story theater is where the characters tell the story using original prose and act out scenes using the original dialogue from the book.”

Psychology of the sale in Chamber Lunch and Learn

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 5:14PM

Kim Arellano spent 19 years as a successful leader in the high-tech industry. She leads the next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce lunch seminar, 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 26, at the Snoqualmie Fire Station. Cost is $10 and includes a light lunch. Register at Arellano will help participants understand how behavior and motivation of yourself, organization and clients impact success. Whether you are selling a product, idea or building relationships, how others perceive you and the world around them drive their understanding of what you have to say. Discuss the role of fear and stress in buying decisions as well as how strategic partnerships are sometimes formed, or destroyed, without saying a word.

County to take testimony on Valley's new shuttle bus pilot project, route changes

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58AM

Proposed changes for commuters in east King County and the Snoqualmie Valley are the focus of a special meeting of the Metropolitan King County Council’s Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee on Tuesday, April 30. Locals can learn about the project and give testimony. An open house is 3:30 p.m., with a hearing at 4 p.m., at Council Chambers, on the 10th floor of King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave., Seattle

Get a child care job at Snoqualmie Y

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 11:52AM

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA is currently in search of fun, vibrant, and experienced child care professionals to work as an assistant in its youth and family programs. The job is part-time on mornings and evenings, with a maximum of 32 hours a week, at around $9 an hour.

Festival of the Arts winners get nods at Mount Si school show

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 12:58PM

Mount Si High School students displayed their original art works Thursday, April 18 for the school's Festival of the Arts event. Local professional artists judged the work, and selected the following winners. In the Bonsai category: first place, Nate Whited, a senior; second place, Kasey Ross, a junior; and third place, Erin Grim, a freshman.

NW Rivals, Paul Brownlow to play Saturday at Finaghty's Irish Pub

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 12:44PM

Two bands play live this Saturday, April 27, at Finaghty's Irish Pub in Snoqualmie. Playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., the NW Rivals are comprised of musicians from some of the best bands that Seattle produced in the early 1980s. The Heats, Cowboys, Moberleys and The Rangehoods were the hottest bands locally and were selling out clubs up and down the West Coast. On Saturday night, the NW Rivals will perform some of their bands' biggest hits.

Paddle sport festival comes to Eastside lake

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 12:52PM

The third annual Northwest Paddling Festival is a day-long celebration of paddles ports for sea kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Sunset Beach Park in Issaquah. For expert paddlers or those looking to try sea kayaking or stand-up paddling for the first time, the Northwest Paddling Festival is the place to be to get started for a summer on the water. The festival will feature: 45-minute sea kayak tours every 15 minutes; 30-minute SUP intro on-water classes, every 15 minutes; an open-air market; and outdoor related non-profits.

Out of the Past: Chicken plop, speeding teens, soccer star from the '30s

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 1:02PM

Last straw: On April 12., a caller in the 3800 block of Southeast Newton Street asked Snoqualmie police to remove an unwanted guest from a home. The caller was not the tenant, but was calling out of concern for the tenant, as the visitor had been overheard threatening to punch someone and stab them with an ice pick. Officers responded and removed the visitor, then spoke with the victim, who admitted being the victim of several incidents of domestic violence. The unwanted guest was arrested, and denied threatening the victim, but admitted to kicking in the front door once.

Varmints, be gone: Getting rid of the creepy crawlies with North Bend’s Alan LaBissoniere

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 1:07PM

The foundation of the home was blown out. The result: A tunnel open to any rat who wanted the good life, nesting in a bed of home insulation. Enter Alan LaBissoniere, who runs his own varmint-removal business, Frontier Pest Control. Down in a crawlspace, LaBissoniere was on a mission to stop the intruders. LaBissoniere’s been in pest control for eight years. He started with the big companies, then went out on his own two years ago, and never looked back. “This is the best thing I’ve done yet,” LaBissoniere said. However, there’s a lot of work, a lot of study and plenty of tests when it comes to being an exterminator. That’s because the chemical that LaBissoniere handles is highly regulated

Blind bike travelers on amazing journey stop in at Snoqualmie

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 3:50PM

Snoqualmie's Black Dog Cafe hosts a couple of amazing world travelers, 6 p.m. tonight, for a talk about their journey of a lifetime. Taaru Chaw and Christiana Bruchok, hailing from Phoeniz, Ariz., are visiting their friend Tim Lee, a Snoqualmie resident, this week.

Sunday's movie at North Bend Theatre is a softball fundraiser

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 9:03AM

North Bend Theatre plays host to a Mount Si High School softball team benefit, "Dinner and a Movie," this Sunday, April 28. Dinner is served at 5 p.m. at the theater, with a showing of "A League of Their Own" starring Geena Davis and Tom Hanks, at 6 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for children age 13 and younger.

For North Bend’s hero dispatcher Mark Wood, saving lives is a team effort

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 9:37AM

It was late in the day last September when Mark Wood answered the phone. The caller was a mother. Her son was unconscious, and she needed help. Wood, an emergency dispatcher, was the first, life-saving voice she heard. While emergency medical technicians rushed to the woman's Eastside home, Wood, a dispatcher at North East King County Regional Public Safety Communications Agency, or NORCOM, calmly walked her through the steps of CPR. His instructions, working through the mother's actions, helped save the son's life.

Suspicious visitors, kicking in the door, trucker's rage: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 9:17AM

Last straw: On April 12., a caller in the 3800 block of Southeast Newton Street asked Snoqualmie police to remove an unwanted guest from a home. The caller was not the tenant, but was calling out of concern for the tenant, as the visitor had been overheard threatening to punch someone and stab them with an ice pick. Officers responded and removed the visitor, then spoke with the victim, who admitted being the victim of several incidents of domestic violence. The unwanted guest was arrested, and denied threatening the victim, but admitted to kicking in the front door once.

Snoqualmie transplants Dick and Kris Kirby add a new chapter to century-old Carnation home | Photo gallery

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Apr 29, 2013 at 9:42AM

Next year, Dick and Kris Kirby’s Carnation home will reach the century mark. To the uneducated eye, it doesn’t look like a 100-year-old house, but the truth is, the house now looks more than ever like it did when it was new. The three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-story Craftsman that Dick lived in as a teen and inherited a few years ago, was restored last fall to its original look.

Carnation Transition meeting seeks ‘Coal Free PSE’

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 9:14AM

Transition Woodinville, Transition Snoqualmie Valley and Eastside Coal-Free PSE invite residents to meet Ron Snell who will present “Coal Free PSE,” an overview, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave., Carnation. Ron is a volunteer for Sierra Club’s Coal Free Campaign, working first in opposition to exporting coal through Northwest ports and working now on the Coal Free PSE campaign. Before retirement Ron managed software development projects for Fortune 500 companies.

Weekend yard sale is benefit for church youth group

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 10:21AM

The high school youth group at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Snoqualmie holds their semi-annual Community Yard and Bake Sale, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the church. This event is the youth group's biggest fundraiser of the year; teens earn funds for a summer mission trip.

Snoqualmie is Tree City USA for third year

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 8:55AM

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources recognized 82 cities that have been chosen as a Tree City USA in honor of Arbor Day, last Friday, April 26. Snoqualmie is one of them. The Valley city has been a Washington State Tree City USA award winner for three years. DNR recognizes cities that earn the Tree City USA title for their efforts in keeping urban forests healthy and vibrant.

Eight Valley Hospital medical professionals build their credentials

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 9:19AM

Eight providers at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District recently earned their medical specialty and subspecialty board certifications or re-certifications. Dr. Dhirenda Kumar, Dr. Alan Johnson, Dr. Elisa Chan, Dr. Kimberly Witkop, Karen LaJambe, Patricia Yetneberk, Joanna Hagen and Theresa Wittenberg recently received their board certifications or re-certifications.

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