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Busy in her retirement: Valley good-doer Susan Hankins honored as Railroad Days marshal

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:16PM

Despite her level-best efforts to avoid the spotlight, Susan Hankins of North Bend will dazzle the crowds this Saturday. As Railroad Days grand marshal, she’ll make her rounds in a Dazzling Sunset convertible, and, talking about it a week before, she was clearly hoping the car would get more attention than she would.

Dog Days on Ridge is Sunday; pet food drive in August

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:08PM

Snoqualmie Valley Pet Food Bank is partnering with Chase Bank to run a pet food drive for the month of August. The pet food bank feeds more than 300 companion animals of low-income pet owners in the Valley each month. Drop off dry or canned dog and cat food, collars and leashes, pet beds and blankets, flea medicine, kitty litter, treats, and toys at Chase Bank on Snoqualmie Ridge.

A cut above: See timber sports in action at RR Days demos

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:06PM

It’s the first time in a good two decades when Snoqualmie sightseers have had a chance to witness timber sports—whirling chainsaws, flying hatchets, swift-slicing axes—in action. Lucky for locals, then, that they’ll have a chance to see these skills employed by a world-class master athlete.

Doughnut attack; drunk and kicking over tables; where's my semi? Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:13PM

Doughnut attack: Late on August 4, a Snoqualmie caller complained that one of two men walking down the street had thrown a doughnut at his windshield as he drove by, on Falls Avenue and River Street. The thrower was described as six feet, five inches tall, in his 30s, wearing a white shirt and blue shorts.

Welcome to Railroad Days: Three days of fun, parade, car show are all back in Snoqualmie

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 7:07PM

Snoqualmie Railroad Days begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, as Railroad Avenue closes and fun kicks off with Arts in the Park, food vendors, the Redmond Ridge wine garden, and the Eagles Beer Garden. On Friday, look for Radio Disney in the Y’s Kid’s Field of Fun and the Taco Time Traveler. Little Hurricane will be playing at 6 p.m., followed by Petty Thief at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage. Train rides run all weekend at the Northwest Railway Depot, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Give blood when Puget Sound Blood Center visits Fall City

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:07PM

Give blood this Friday, Feb. 14, at the Hauglie Insurance agency, 33410 S.E. Fall City Redmond Rd., downtown Fall City. The Puget Sound Blood Center brings is bus the parking lot. Hours are noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.

‘Love Letters‘ play is Valentine’s Day weekend at Center Stage

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:11PM

Valley Center Stage presents A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15. The show, performed by Rochelle Wyatt and Peter Cook, plays one weekend only. Tickets are $17 and $14.50 for seniors. Love Letters, which premiered on Broadway in 1989, tells the story of lawyer Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and artist Melissa Gardner, whose lives have been entwined since they met in second grade.

Out of the Past: Search combs Tanner for missing man; fire guts Weyerhaeuser plywood plant

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:14PM

1989: Only weeks before 60 local workers will be idled by closure of Weyerhaeuser’s sawmill, 130 more have been left without jobs by the destruction by fire of the company’s plywood mill on Sunday. The tall orange glow of the great fire could be seen from all over the area. Because the plant’s sprinkler system never activated, and because the three closest fire hydrants were frozen by a recent deep freeze, there was little firefighters could do as the 120,000 square foot mill was engulfed in flames.

Where is the love? All around you, it turns out | Charity, giving and romance in the Valley

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:13PM

The winter can seem like a crummy time to live in the Valley. All this cold and rain. Even our snow days are rainy. The news can get you down—fire, crime, taxes, shoddy winter Olympics construction. But before you really get down consider that there’s a lot of love that makes the Valley go round. With Valentine’s Day upon us, let me just chalk up the things that may brighten your heart, locally speaking.

Dozen Mount Si wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tourney

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:17PM

Mount Si is sending 12 wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tournament at Skyline High School Mount Si had a big group advance from the 3A Kingco/Seamount Wrestling Championships, held this past weekend, Feb. 8, at Interlake.

More Mount Si athletes college-bound, with three heading to Oregon, one to New Jersey

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:25PM

Mount Si linemen Brad Christensen and Jack Nordby have played football together since their elementary-school days. The duo get a rare chance to continue that tradition, as they head to Monmouth, Ore., this fall to play for the Western Oregon Wolves. Nordby and Christensen were both key parts of the Wildcat’s hard-hitting and award-winning line this season. Christensen, in particular, a third-generation Valley football player, picked up first-team Kingco honors for his role on the offensive line, second-team for defensive line, and an all-state nomination. Nordby was right there with him.

Market art: Photo teacher hosts Mount Si Artist Guild presentation Saturday

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:48PM

Photographer and Bellevue College teacher Ray Pfortner gives a presentation to the Mount Si Artist Guild, noon Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. The event is free to all MSAG members, or a $5 donation for non-members.

Coffee for your questions: Chat with Snoqualmie's chiefs Tuesday

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:50PM

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, new Fire Chief Mark Correira, and Public Works/Interim Parks Director Dan Marcinko welcome residents to meet with them for a casual question, answer and coffee session, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Starbucks on Snoqualmie Ridge, 7730 Center Blvd. S.E.

College connection opens new chapter for Mount Si alum

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:51PM

What goes around, comes around. Back in 1962, I attended Mount Si High School. Then we moved to Oregon. I have lived here the last 51 years and had a family.

Twin Falls Middle School students explore ancient secrets of the Nile | Photo Gallery

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 12:58PM

Cole Landreneau, left, created a homemade crane, a cantilevered machine used by Egyptians to bring water up for irrigation. He used a wire-cutter to make a hinge, built the body from sticks in his backyard, and used clay and lead bits for the counterweight. The real model, he says, would have been big enough to dip into a real river.

Explore Meadowbook Farm this weekend with historian Dave Battey

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 1:04PM

A class on an important local farm and preserve, Meadowbrook 101, is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center, 1711 Boalch Avenue Led by local historian Dave Battey, this free presentation covers the colorful history and possible future options for this unique 460 acres of open space.

Runaway piggy rounded up in Snoqualmie

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 1:04PM

A pet pig escaped its enclosure on Southeast Delta Street in Snoqualmie and had a small adventure on Sunday, Jan. 26. With the help of the Snoqualmie Police Department, though, the animal was returned home, safe and sound, in the early afternoon. “I don’t know how they did it — it’s a big pig!” Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley. “It might be tame enough that it just comes along, but after a while, you learn to come prepared. I usually carry a leash.”

Secrets of a happy marriage: Valley couples in for the long haul share what drew, keeps them together

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 1:08PM

Even in an age in which the longevity of marriage isn’t certain, many will agree that there is something almost magical about a lifelong love. Valley couples Harley and Kathy Brumbaugh, Jack and Bonnie Barker, and Lynn and Larry Anderson have all been married more than 50 years, and that’s something to celebrate.

Newborn baby discarded in woods near North Bend Way

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 14, 2013 at 1:40PM

King County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking tips in the abandonment of a newborn in woods between North Bend and Snoqualmie on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Police received a 911 call around 2:15 p.m., and responded to the 38800 block of Southeast North Bend Way. The baby was in the woods near the Kimble Creek Bridge, , about 10 feet away from the shoulder of North Bend Way. and was found by a person walking nearby.

Locked and loaded: Issaquah resident Michael Marinos serves North Bend market with newly opened Bigg Dogg Firearms

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:55AM

Mike Marinos’ favorite, personal rifle is hanging on the shelf. “I just got this thing dialed in,” says Marinos, taking down the lightweight, khaki-colored ARAK carbine. Used by the U.S. military for tight, close-quarters work, the short-barreled semi-automatic is accurate to 200 yards and is the envy of his staff. Marinos, who opened Bigg Dogg Firearms July 17 at 111 W. North Bend Way, loves the excitement, skill and legacy of firearms.

Wild game dinner supports Valley's elk management group

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

Treat yourself to a taste of the wild when the Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group holds its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation. The group’s annual fundraiser pays to raise public awareness of the local elk herd, conduct elk related educational activities, public outreach and elk research.

It’s for the Birds: BBQ, auction benefits Carnation parrot sanctuary

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:47AM

Macaw Rescue & Sanctuary in Carnation holds its third annual It’s for the Birds benefit barbecue and auction, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. The event includes catered food, beer/wine and live and silent auctions.

Si View Metro Parks' 75-year legacy rolls on | Opinion

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49AM

It doesn’t take long for the children to find the zip line. On any given day of the week, most afternoons, the newly installed thrill ride at Si View Metro Parks is hopping. So is the new playground. It’s no surprise to find the amenities busy during the weekly North Bend Farmer’s Markets. But how do you explain the crowds that show on other days? What were they doing before this place opened?

Granger earns MBA in sustainability

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:44AM

North Bend’s Karen J. Granger received her master’s degree in business administration in sustainability from Bainbridge Graduate Institute-Organization Systems Renewal, Sunday, June 9.

What's the community need? Snoqualmie Hospital plans health survey

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 9:46AM

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is seeking to identify the primary health concerns in the Valley. What is the right kind and effort to spend on prevention versus treatment in conditions like obesity, mental health, hypertension or substance abuse? The hospital hosts a series of meetings, aimed at surveying residents and developing a plan to assess community needs.

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