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Snoqualmie Kidz Love Soccer: Children's season starts April 22

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:36PM

Registration is open for the spring session of Kidz Love Soccer, an instructional program for girls and boys age 3 through 12. Sessions teach the fundamentals of soccer through skill demonstrations and practice, games, and instructional scrimmages always conducted in a non-competitive, recreational format. Classes run Tuesdays, April 22 through June 10, at Azalea Park, 6604 Azalea Way, Snoqualmie Ridge;

Rescuers who read: Students, cops and firefighters make friends at Badges & Books

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:42PM

Students at Cascade View Elementary were treated with visits from all kinds of people in uniform March 12, during the Snoqualmie Police Department's annual Badges & Books event. Volunteers from the Snoqualmie fire and police departments, including Police Chief Steve McCulley, as well as the King County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol and Duvall Police Department teamed up to visit each classroom during the day, answer questions about their work—did you know that Snoqualmie firefighters aim to be out the door “in under a minute” from the time they receive a call?—and let the class examine some of their gear.

Records fall as Mount Si track athletes brave the rain at home meet

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:54PM

Hannah Waskom is fast. In cold wind and rain Thursday, April 3, she broke the record for all Mount Si classes, as a freshman, in the mile. Her time of 5:17.53 broke the freshman, sophomore and junior records, as well as Jessica Scalzo’s senior record of 5:17.8 from back in 2001. She’s not stopping there. Waskom has here eye on hitting 5:15 in the mile this season, and knows she’s close. She’s also enjoying the atmosphere of track, enjoying the friendly sense of teamwork around her. Around Mount Si’s track and field, personal records were the goal last week.

North Bend’s busy sewer plant nears limits

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 4:00PM

North Bend is growing, with the potential for 655 new homes in the next few years, based on building project applications in progress at the city’s planning department. However, its aging sewer system may not be up to future demands. The city’s 60-year-old wastewater treatment plant is permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency to handle 2.58 million gallons of wastewater per day, but because of a “pinch point” in the system, “the functional limit is 1 million gallons,” City Administrator Londi Lindell told the Record, recapping the information from a March 25 council work session on the issue.

Strong early rankings for Cedarcrest track and field

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:10PM

The Cedarcrest track team competed Saturday, April 5, at the Birger Solberg Invite, held at Civic Stadium in Bellingham. The Red Wolves’ highest placers on the day were the boys 4x800-meter relay team of Logan Orndorf, Ian Fay, Colton Green and Quinn Radbourne, who won their event.

Crayon Drive coming to IGA, QFC

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:12PM

For the young people who find themselves at Children’s Hospital in Seattle, sometimes simple things like a coloring book and a few crayons can be as soothing as the trained staff and smiling doctors. But little things like crayons can be overlooked. Each year, Children’s Hospital goes through over 240,000 crayons, yet each child only gets a couple to use.

Dinner, auction helps North Bend's Terri Crabtree

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:15PM

A benefit spaghetti dinner, bake sale and silent and live auctions to help Terri (Wyrsch) Crabtree, who has been diagnosed with cancer, will be 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Snoqualmie Eagles lodge. Tickets are $10.

Valley athletes headed to 2014 Crossfit Games

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:16PM

After a grueling five weeks of competition in the 2014 Worldwide Reebok Crossfit Open, seven Valley athletes qualified for regionals in hope of making it to the 2014 Reebok World Crossfit Games, to be held this July in Carson, Calif. Heading to the 2014 Regional Crossfit games, the six-person team from Cascade Crossfit in Preston includes Silke von Saafeld, Melanie Deitch, Caitlyn Paus, Kyle Jacobson, Paul Zavaglia and Nick Martindale.

Out of the Past | Ridge won't be visible from Falls; O'Dell twins rock at sports

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:18PM

1989: Action was taken on one of the most controversial aspects of the massive “Snoqualmie Ridge” master-planned development. The council voted to restrict what will be visible of the development from the Falls viewpoint.

Grown up from a garage, Preston’s Dark Horse Ink screen printing business still climbing | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:22PM

As a college student and an avid runner, Michael Hughes thought of himself as a hard worker. And, a bit of dark horse. Growing up in Issaquah, Hughes often talked about running his own business. But life seemed to be going down a different path, until an opportunity—printing designs T-shirts on his own press—presented itself. Hughes took it and ran with it.

It's a Wonderful Life: Valley Center Stage holding auditions for live radio play

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 2:01PM

Valley Center Stage in North Bend is seeking actors for "It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." Adapted from the classic Frank Capra movie, this play is set in a radio station on Christmas Eve, 1946, where several famous actors have come to perform the show before a live audience. The play will be directed by Margie Slovan. Auditions in Seattle will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 13, at TPS Room C.

Woman assaulted over parking spot in North Bend | April Fools car prank | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Assault over parking: On Thursday, April 3, a caller in the 1200 block of North Bend Boulevard, North Bend, reported that she’d just been assaulted. She said she’d parked her car in what she thought was a designated spot for the business she wanted, then a man from a neighboring business came out and pushed her to the ground, calling her obscene names. Police responded to find that the woman didn’t need medical aid and the man had gone back into the business he’d come from.

Walkathon for Snoqualmie Elementary is October 17

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:35AM

Snoqualmie Elementary School is getting prepared for their annual Walk-A-Thon on October 17. This event is filled with school spirit and friendly competition, as children walk as many laps as they can, and raise money as they do it! Last year the students raised over $36,000 for the school, and walked over 11,100 combined laps – which is over 2,225 miles.

LEO hosts fundraising luncheon, soap box car race

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:06AM

Life Enrichment Options (LEO) invites community members to join them in celebrating the life journeys of the residents of the LEO homes, and others the organization serve who live each day with a developmental disability. The celebration, “It’s About the Journey” with guest host John Curley, is a fundraising luncheon taking place on October 22, 2013, at 11:30 am, at the Pickering Barn in Issaquah.

Warming up the chill: North Bend’s ‘The Swirl’ yogurt shop adds espresso drinks

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:33AM

The Swirl yogurt shop in North Bend announced the arrival of its new espresso machine. Deb Masters, The Swirl’s owner, reported that they have been ‘playing’ with the machine and ensuring that all the right ingredients and equipment are on hand. They will begin serving customers’ favorite coffee drinks this week: lattes, cappuccino and espresso, along with tea, warm spiced cider, and a variety of pastries

Discover your roots: Family history workshop is Tuesday at Snoqualmie YMCA

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:31AM

A family history workshop, sponsored by the Snoqualmie Falls Family History Group of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Snoqualmie YMCA. Learn about recording techniques, both on paper and digital, as well as Christmas ideas using your own family tree. There is no cost.

Valley Schools Foundation starts fall fundraising today

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:32AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is launching a series of events for supporters in October. Supporters can click to donate, or just answer the call. The Schools Foundation click-a-thon runs from Monday, Oct. 14 to Oct. 21. Donors can just visit www.svsfoundation.org/donate to make a one-time donation, a recurring gift, or to join the 365 club, and help out every day.

Sugar skulls: Creepy craft-making is an art at Snoqualmie Library | Photo gallery

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:40AM

“There it is, a bow tie on a skull!” Will Saimo announces proudly, as he puts the final touch on his sugar skull. The purple paper bow tie complements the purple streaks the 15-year-old added to the top of his creation in a workshop at Snoqualmie Library. Saimo was part of a large group of youth filling the multi-purpose room at the Snoqualmie Library Wednesday, Oct. 2 for a workshop on decorating sugar skulls, or calaveritas de azúcar. In Spanish-speaking cultures, the skulls are standard decor for their annual celebrations of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, Nov. 1.

Letters | Stand strong, Reichert, says local Tea Party coordinator

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 10:13AM

Mr. Matlock (Oct 4, http://www.valleyrecord.com/opinion/letters/226948551.html) may have missed the part in eighth grade civics that we are a constitutional republic not a kingdom; that the branches of government are designed to act as check against abuse, not a rubber stamp for the king!

Set out the trash; Carnation to accept additional items Oct. 15

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 11:52AM

Carnation residents can start their fall cleaning Tuesday, Oct. 15, when the city expands its curbside collection service for the day. Residents can set out up to eight additional bags of garbage or individual items for collection that day, at no additional cost. Items must be household garbage only, no more than three-and-a-half-feet on a side, and weigh less than 60 pounds. Items such as tires, furniture, and hazardous materials will not be accepted.

Private gathering to remember Ruth Posey, 81, of North Bend

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 12:15PM

Miriam “Ruth” Posey of North Bend, wife to James, died Wednesday, April 2. She was 81. Ruth was born May 22, 1932 in Seattle to Joshua and Margaret Bissell. She was raised in the Snoqualmie Valley and graduated from Mt Si High School. She worked at Doctors Hospital in Seattle, the North Bend Theater, Gateway Cafe and the North Bend IGA grocery store.

State Reps. Rodne, Magendanz urge citizen input on I-90 tolling study

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59PM

If you have an opinion on I-90 tolling, now’s your chance to let the government know what you think. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are taking public comments between Oct. 7 and Nov. 6 on a controversial proposal: tolling I-90 between I-5 and I-405 to help pay for the new 520 Bridge.

North Bend homelessness: Winter shelter public meetings are set

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:58PM

The sponsors of the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter for the homeless are hosting two public meetings to answer questions and discuss the upcoming season. Meetings will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, both at the North Bend Community Church, 146 E. Third St., North Bend.

County exec rips federal shutdown for halt to family nutrition program

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:57PM

Advance layoff notices were sent last week to 82 King County employees who provide essential nutrition services for Women, Infants and Children, as a consequence of the continuing federal shutdown. “This self-inflicted, manufactured crisis will interrupt essential nutrition services for 38,000 pregnant women, new mothers, and young children in King County,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine.

Valley students graduate from Western

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 3:52PM

The following Valley students recently graduated from Western Washington University, earning bachelor's degrees. Carnation: Natalie MacKnight, BA in English, literature emphasis; Alexandra Swart, BA in Psychology.

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