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Chase Bank hosts home buyer seminar

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:17AM

Snoqualmie Ridge’s Chase Bank hosts a home buyer seminar with Carol Wright from RE/MAX Integrity, 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the branch. The seminar looks at the home-buying process, the market and trends of local real estate and other topics. Attendees can get a free one-year warranty on any home they buy from RE/MAX.

Si View Park celebrates a new look, features: Photo gallery

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 10:32AM

Brenden Elwood, President of the Si View Parks Commission, cut the ribbon officially opening the park (pictured below). “It’s a collaborative effort. We have a lot of passion and great staff,” Elwood said. “We had a vision and we executed a plan to see that vision implemented.”

Eastside Psychological Associates to open Ridge office in August

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 9:43AM

Eastside Psychological Associates, PLLC, is set to open a new office at Snoqualmie Ridge this August. With 35 psychologists, one licensed clinical social worker, and three licensed mental health counselors, Eastside Psychological Associates clinicians assist children, teens, adults, couples, and families. EPA currently has two other offices, in Woodinville and Issaquah. The Snoqualmie location will be at 8226 Bracken Pl. S.E. Suite 200.

CHS student athletes to play in college

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 9:59AM

Cedarcrest High School and Athletic Director Jason Frederick proudly announced that 13 students would be going on to play sports at the colleges of their choice. is proud to announce the following graduates who will be moving on to play sports at the college of their choice:

Valley grad Anna Wheeler invited to honorary society

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 10:03AM

Anna Wheeler, a 2010 graduate of Mount Si High School, has been attending the University of Washington since the summer of 2010 and is now entering her senior year. She will graduate with a degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, with a minor in Education and Diversity. On the Dean's List each year, she was recently invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest honor society.

Deciding to decide: School board agrees to 'vet' full high school remodel option for future bond measure

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 10:24AM

It's time to take action on a new school bond, said three Snoqualmie Valley School Board Directors, plus a handful of citizens at the group's July 11 meeting. By the end of a 2.5-hour discussion, they had, unofficially. Option A, the $200 million scenario that would build a new elementary school by September, 2015, and reconstruct the high school over the next seven years, was the winning choice, but only for further exploration. Board members informally agreed to add an action item to the agenda for their Aug. 15 meeting, calling for further 'vetting' of the proposal.

Tunes at the Falls: Salish Lodge ‘Music on the Green’ outdoor concert series continues

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 10:14AM

Salish Lodge and Spa's outdoor 'Music on the Green' concert series continues next week. Tickets for these intimate shows—held on the Centennial Green, a serene park-like area located adjacent to The Lodge—are limited to 130 guests and include a Salish signature blanket and a gourmet picnic complete with a variety of salads, meats and cheeses, Yakima Valley Cherries, and Salish Chocolate Bark to enjoy with a bottle of Northwest wine.

Valley Animal Partners’ free pet fair coming to North Bend

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 10:22AM

Valley Animal Partners hosts a free Pet Fair, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the Mount Si Senior Center and Gardiner-Weeks Park, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend. Bring in your four-legged friends for training tips from Kinship Dog Training, $5 micro-chipping and, for low-income residents, free pet vaccinations. Participants will be asked to sign a form stating they meet the low-income requirements. Appointments aren’t necessary, but come early to have your pet chipped; only 25 microchips are available.

Letters | Rude move for parking spot

  • Jul 15, 2013 at 10:23AM

On a Monday in June, a 90-year-old friend, Chuck, his caregiver and I went to Mount Si Golf Course to enjoy a late lunch together. Chuck, having suffered numerous strokes, is physically impaired. He is unable to walk without assistance. On arrival, there was a man, in his sixties, loading his 20-pound golf bag in the back of his black BMW SUV in a clearly marked disabled parking spot. He had just finished 18 holes of golf with his pals.

Tie dye, Climbing wall, obstacle course comes to block party

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 3:46PM

Children can explore and engage at the North Bend Block Party, with a number of fun activities. A 20-foot-tall climbing wall is aimed at children 5 and up. Three kids at a time can climb into a harness and climb up the rocky surface. There will also be an inflatable obstacle course for children to explore. Kids can bounce, slide and crawl at the inflatable attraction.

North Bend Block Party | Future Jazz Heads to play

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 3:47PM

Listen to the future of jazz music as presented by talented local student musicians, when the Future Jazz Heads play at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on the Main Stage, located at North Bend Way and Main Street. Future Jazz Heads, who play most Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at Boxleys, are students from local middle schools and Mount Si High School. They are used to being in front of a live audience, often playing alongside the pros.

'Advocate for the people': Valley Record Q&A with Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 4:01PM

Even as the state tightens its belt, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to do more. Ferguson shared his goals and challenges in consumer protection, privacy, a high-profile discrimination lawsuit and the latest scams, when he met with staff of the Snoqualmie Valley Record, a Sound Publishing newspaper, Wednesday, July 10.

Block Party workout: Mt Si Sports + Fitness instructor Dan Buchtal to give Zumba demos

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jul 18, 2013 at 11:23AM

Dan Buchtal, instructor at Mount Si Sports + Fitness, will get people moving with a Zumba demonstration, 4 p.m. at the Community Stage, located at the corner of North Bend Way and Bendigo Boulevard. Zumba is great exercise, and one of the more popular formats at Mount Si Sports, says owner Ben Cockman.

Hippie style: Make tie-dye shirts at Chaplin’s during North Bend Block Party

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 3:47PM

Children are invited to make their own tie-dyed shirts at a special Block Party booth run by staff from Chaplin’s North Bend Chevrolet. Shirts will be supplied by Chaplin’s; All you need to do is create your own look. There is a suggested $3 donation.

Free chip repairs, child IDs for clients this weekend at Hauglie Insurance

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 11:58AM

Kevin Hauglie Agency will be hosting a Client Appreciation Event this Saturday, July 20, at their Fall City location. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. they will be offering free rock chip repairs in partnership with Safelite Autoglass and free M.I.L.K. digital IDs to their clients, thanking them for their continued support and patronage.

Injured hiker rescued from Twin Falls after cliff fall

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 11:59AM

A man in his 20s was slightly injured but needed rescuing Monday afternoon when he fell about 40 feet from a cliff he was climbing along the Twin Falls Trail. Rescuers with Eastside Fire and King County Search & Rescue responded to the accident at about 1:40 p.m. Monday, July 14. They found the man a little over a mile from the trailhead, on the bank of the South Fork about 100 feet upstream of the Upper Falls Bridge. He was conscious, but could not hear rescuers when they tried calling his cell phone, because of the noise of the river. He indicated that he'd hurt his head and elbow.

A full day of fun: North Bend Block Party Schedule

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 5:07PM

Events and activities are planned on two stages and throughout the downtown block of North Bend for the fourth annual North Bend Block Party. Main Stage, at North Bend Way and Main Ave. • Noon, The Mysterious Fatmen

North Bend Block Party | Mount Si Senior Center line dancers want the crowd to join in

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 5:12PM

The Mount Si Senior Center line dancing group will be performing the Dance Like No One is Watching line dance demonstration at 5 p.m. Saturday, in front of the Community Stage. Dances could include a waltz, songs from old musicals like “Hello Dolly,” country rock & roll, hip-hop and rap. Performers invite audience members to get up and dance along with them during the last two numbers, the Electric Slide and the Cupid Shuffle. “We want to get people away from the idea that you can only line dance to country,” said Deane Haugen.

Racing against a ‘silent killer’: Valley resident Caroline Mancini battles ovarian cancer, urges awareness

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 5:17PM

In 2010, when Ames Lake resident Caroline Mancini was training for a three-day walk for breast cancer, she was short of breath and couldn’t climb. She had noticed other health problems – indigestion, bloating and backaches—but put off dealing with them.

North Bend Block Party | Protect your family with free child IDs at party booth

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 5:08PM

Families can leave the North Bend Block Party with more than memories—they can come away with tools for safety: My I.D. Club cards. Families can create free laminated identification cards for children, up to age 18, noon to 8 p.m. at the party. My ID Club is a free program of the King County Police Union, in partnership with the North Bend Montessori school.

Minute to win it: Sterling Saving Bank’s goofy games coming to North Bend Block Party

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 9:44AM

Sterling Savings Bank will be presenting the Minute to Win It games at 1 p.m., Saturday at the community stage. Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to compete in a variety of games including Try Mummy Me, Face the Cookie, This Blows, Extreme Hanky Panky and Junk in the Trunk.

Family doctor: Snoqualmie Ridge Medical Clinic welcomes Tricia Nielson

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Jul 19, 2013 at 10:40AM

Dr. Tricia Nielsen has joined the Snoqualmie Ridge Medical Clinic team and will be seeing patients starting July 22. Nielsen is board-certified in family medicine. “Three of the most important attributes a physician can have are the ability to listen, to communicate effectively and to empathize,” she stated. “As a primary care provider, I strive to model these attributes. I believe that by developing a teamwork approach with my patients, we can better accomplish mutual goals in both preventive care and in the treatment of long-term medical issues.”

Opinion | Go to Block Party, learn about your downtown: What better way?

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 1:51PM

It’s hard to believe that North Bend’s Block Party is already in its fourth summer. It feels like that inaugural party in 2010 as just yesterday. It’s evolved so much already. More than just a ‘staycation’ day for Valley families, events like the Block Party are inexpensive ways for local businesses to showcase themselves and what they do. While it’s a departure from the normal routine for the downtown businesses, these festivals are about more than just making sales the day of.

North Bend crime prevention meeting tonight, focuses on illegal drugs

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 1:33PM

Learn more about illegal drug use and its effect on crime locally at the next community meeting on crime prevention, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. This month’s meeting, the third in a series launched by the city of North Bend to address citizens’ concerns about crime in the city, will focus on one of the top issues citizens have raised, illegal drugs.

Block Party Artist Alley: Children's community art project is just around the corner

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 1:53PM

The Artists Alley at this year’s Block Party is one for the kids—and grown-ups, too. Come around the corner on North Bend Way, behind the antique mall and the Bank of America, and you’ll discover an oasis of creativity. Local artists will be showing off their works, both hung up for viewing and in progress. Painters will be working on canvasses, live. And this year, there’s a special interactive project aimed at the younger set.

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