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Bob Rowe ends tenure as Snoqualmie fire chief with award

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Former Snoqualmie Fire Chief Bob Rowe is honored by Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson with a service recognition award on April 14. Rowe retired from the city on April 30, after 15 years. He founded the new, independent city fire department in 1999. Mark Correira is his replacement.

Food drive helps Adra Berry Food Bank in Preston

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 10:07AM

Scott and Kay Eastman are putting on a food drive on behalf of the Adra P. Berry Memorial Food Bank in Preston. They will be receiving non-perishable items near the park-and-ride site at I-90's exit 22, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Snoqualmie Garden Club's plant sale is back, helps scholars

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club annual plant sale benefitting two $500 scholarships for graduating Mount Si High School seniors participating in the horticulture program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Mount Si Senior Center.

Snoqualmie memorial flag to fly at half-staff Thursday

  • May 14, 2014 at 9:40AM

The flag at the Snoqualmie Valley Veteran's Memorial will fly at half staff this Thursday, May 15, recognizing Peace Officer's Memorial Day, say members of Snoqualmie's Renton Pickering American Legion Post. This week, May 11 through 17, is also Police Week.

Reader Photo | Eleven-year-old North Bend hunter bags his first buck

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:59PM

Jack Allen, 11, of North Bend, harvested his first buck this year, after much training, patience, and hard work. Attending fifth grade at North Bend Elementary, Jack is an avid outdoorsman who loves to fish and hunt. He passed hunter’s safety classes last year.

Turkeys at the theater: 'Free Birds' showing Saturday helps Valley schools foundation

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:46PM

Free Birds benefit: Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation presents "Free Birds" at the North Bend Theatre, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Cost is $15 for adults, $11 for children; save $1 if you buy in advance. For the foundation's second annual Family Movie Day, make it a Double Turkey Day by running the Turkey Trot benefiting Snoqualmie Valley Schools in the morning, and then relaxing those tired turkey legs in the afternoon, while still helping Valley Schools.

Harvest benefit dinner this Saturday helps Mount Si Senior Center

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:44PM

Benefiting the center and its programs, a Harvest Dinner is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Enjoy an evening of dining out with a five-course meal of prime rib or salmon, soup and salad, vegetables and dessert. Also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine.

Celebration of life is Saturday for Louise Martin, 77, of Fall City

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:45PM

Louise E. Martin, 77, of Fall City, died Thursday, Nov. 7. She was born on June 22, 1936. Louise retired from J.J. Welcome Companies, where she was office manager and full charge bookkeeper for 45 years. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth W. Martin, and her children, Rebecca Treado, Selena Martin, Vicki Martin, Robert Treado, Rose Martin, Kenny Martin and Ramona Martin. She is also survived by her sister, Juanita Sacheck, 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Don't forget: Carnation Senior Center offers free memory screenings, Nov. 19

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 2:38PM

As part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, the Sno-Valley Senior Center will offer free, confidential memory screenings 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Screenings will be held upstairs at the Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. Carnation.

Time is short, but bonds go deep as North Bend's Gene Grantham trains guide dogs for the blind | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 3:35PM

Gene Grantham knew the plan all along. He was going to bring home a 3-month-old puppy, house-break it, train it, love it, and more than a year later, hand the leash over to a Guide Dogs for the Blind trainer and eventually, the pup’s new owner. It would be fun to have a puppy, he figured, and a lot easier now that he was retired. It would also be rewarding to help out someone who needed a guide dog. But it was not supposed to be so hard.

Camera catches new employee taking money from the till | Snoqualmie/North Bend police, fire blotter

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 3:06PM

On November 5, King County Sheriff's Deputies in North Bend police received a theft report from a business in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. The business provided video footage showing an employee, who had been at the store for one week, taking money from the register. The employee didn’t return.

'Science on Wheels' van coming to North Bend's Opstad school Monday

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 11:30AM

The Science on Wheels van from Pacific Science Center is visiting North Bend's Opstad Elementary School this coming Monday, Nov. 18. Science on Wheels brings the excitement and curiosity of Pacific Science Center from Seattle to classrooms beyond the center's arches. With plenty of visual exhibits and opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning in subjects such as physics, space and geology, it should deliver a lot of educational fun to local students.

Do the lollipop run: All-ages family track returns to Mount Si High School

  • May 15, 2014 at 1:54PM

Si View Metro Parks hosts an All Comers Track Meet for all ages, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mount Si High School. Running action includes many events, from a 25-meter dash to a 1,600-meter dash. Field events include the long jump, softball throw, and turbo javelin—get the whole family out for the 400 meter lollipop run. Cost is $5 per meet.

P-Patchers and new gardeners, reserve your Snoqualmie plot

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Snoqualmie Community P-Patch season has started and plots are now available to begin cultivation of organic produce and flowers. Grow fresh foods and meet your neighbors. There are two P-Patch garden locations in Snoqualmie.

Valley’s CROP Walk prepares to fight hunger Sunday

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Walk and help end hunger on the Eastside and around the world at the Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk, 12:45 p.m. Sunday, May 18, starting at Meadowbrook Farm, 1711 Boalch Ave. N.E., North Bend.

Out of the Past: Elementary swap in North Bend, concerns for Valley Center

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

Thursday, May 11, 1989: The board of Snoqualmie Valley School District 410 will go with “Plan B” for North Bend attendance boundaries. The plan shifts kids from crowded North Bend Elementary to Opstad.

'Tacky Tourist' bake sale helps Valley Relay for Life team

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

In support of the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life event to be held in July, the Tacky Tourist Striders team is holding a fund-raising bake sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, outside of Bayan Mongolian and the Shell gas station on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Amazing ride ends for Mount Si football team | Coach: 'They set the tone, forever' | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 2:20PM

The season is over, but the memories will last from the Mount Si football team's journey this season. The Wildcats had been on a roll when they arrived at Memorial Stadium, beneath the Space Needle, this past Friday, Nov. 15. They had a three game winning streak, losing only one of their 10 games this season and that to state-champion Bellevue, before taking the field at Seattle Center, cheered by a huge Mount Si band and cheer squad. Yet the O'Dea Fighting Irish were more than a match, handing the Wildcats a bitter 49-7 loss.

Mary Miller’s all-Valley community photo is an act of love

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:03PM

Photographer Mary Miller isn’t sure what to expect at Sunday’s Heart of the Valley photo shoot, starting at noon at Centennial Field park, other than a bunch of people doing whatever they’ll be doing. That’s kind of the way she likes it. “I’m hoping that it’s a playful event, like it was last year,” she said in a phone conversation last week. “That’s the thing about me, I’m usually very good with the spontaneous moments.”

Young Wildcat track program starts in June

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:05PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Track Club’s 2014 season starts on Tuesday, June 3. The club’s Junior Wildcat track program is open to youngsters ages 5 to 14. Young athletes can make new friends, learn new skills and get a chance to compete against other area track clubs. Track Club provides a competitive environment for children looking to improve their running technique as well as field events.

Cool place to stay: Tolt MacDonald Park’s cargo camping spot wins award

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:15PM

King County Parks’ popular cargo container-turned-camping structure at Tolt-MacDonald Park near Carnation has been honored with the “Spotlight Award for Innovative Facility” from the Washington Recreation and Parks Association (WRPA). The camping container has been a hit with visitors to Tolt-MacDonald Park and Campground since its 2012 installation among the tall trees and near the west bank of the Snoqualmie River.

Snoqualmie Police to host liquor rules training for bartenders, staff

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snoqualmie Police host a Liquor Control Board training session for bartenders, servers, and managers of Valley restaurant, bar and taverns. The session is 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 S.E. River St.

Red Wolves’ Quinn Radbourne signs to run for Idaho

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

On May 7, Cedarcrest athlete Quinn Radbourne signed a letter of intent to compete for the College of Idaho, located in Caldwell. He will run cross country and track and field for the Coyotes. College of Idaho is a perennial power in the Cascade Conference. The men’s squad has qualified for the past three NAIA national championship cross country meets. Radbourne is interested in studying either business or pre-med.

North Bend transient gets robbed by a hitchhiker | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

On Saturday, May 3, a caller reported being robbed by a hitchhiker, in the 300 block of West North Bend Way, North Bend. The caller, a transient, said he had befriended the hitchhiker, and agreed to walk with him to a secluded area. Under the bridge, the hitchhiker pushed the victim down and stole his wallet.

Help is low-key, but real, after big boom

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

Our reporter, Carol Ladwig, attempted a novel Question of the Week idea last week. It almost worked. She had heard about how local businesses were stepping up, and wanted to recognize them in person.

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