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Catapults for science! Twin Falls sixth graders step up to the launch pad for science challenge

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:22PM

“From a teacher’s perspective, I’m always amazed at the vast variety of catapult designs I receive,” says Kyle Wallace, sixth grade science and math teacher at Twin Fall Middle School in North Bend. Last month, Wallace saw his students demonstrate their knowledge, putting the scientific method to use when they made working catapults for a school assignment.

Wildcat wrestlers pile on the pins against Sammamish

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 12:29PM

Mount Si wrestlers beat Sammamish, 54-18, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Winning with pins were Henry Foster at 113 pounds, Eli Clure at 126, Jack Hamerly at 132, Mason Marenco at 138, Gunnar Harrison at 142, Cameron McLain at 195, and Andrew Harris at 220.

Valley libraries offer fitness ideas for new year

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:05PM

If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your local King County libraries in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Carnation. Find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness.

Top Snoqualmie holiday light homes named after contest

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:13PM

See the official winners of the Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest, named last week. The city put on its first contest to encourage the community to beautify homes, businesses, and neighborhoods during the holiday season. In first place is the home of Brent and Tracy Bush, at 36325 S.E. Woody Creek Ln.

Wildcat Classic youth basketball tourney returns Jan. 17

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM

The Mount Si High School girls basketball team hosts its Wildcat Classic youth basketball tournament for players in fourth through eighth grades, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 to 19, at four Valley venues: the high school, freshman campus (Former Snoqualmie Middle School), Chief Kanim and Twin Falls Middle Schools.

Wonder of winter wildlife at Cedar River Watershed fun day

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM

Join Seattle Public Utilities for a fun-filled day of discovering wildlife in the Cedar River Watershed near North Bend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27. Discover what kinds of wildlife live, and migrate through Seattle’s largest protected watershed, through hands-on activities, crafts, presentations, and nature walks.

Letters | Outgoing councilwoman Maria Henriksen's accomplishments involved whole community of Snoqualmie

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:21PM

As I bring my time on the Snoqualmie City Council to a close, I want to thank the citizens for your trust and the opportunity to serve you over the past 10 years. The choice to step down was not easy, but I am pleased with what we have accomplished together.

Cannabis in the county: King council OKs rules for marijuana sales, growing

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:26PM

The Metropolitan King County Council last week adopted legislation that changes King County building codes and development regulations, allowing for recreational marijuana businesses.

No houses for Tall Chiefs: County plans to return former golf course property to farming

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 3:39PM

A proposed 18-home development near Fall City was stopped recently, by the sale of the 191-acre site. King County recently purchased the 191-acre former Tall Chiefs Golf Course, and intends to restore much of the land to the county's Agricultural Production District.

The spirit of Christmas: North Bend girl Julia Navidi sets and meets big charity gift goal

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 3:48PM

Last Thanksgiving, around the time most kids start dreaming about owning the latest iPad or epic roller skates, 11-year-old Julia Navidi of North Bend, started dreaming about packing shoeboxes filled with gifts for other children her age.

North Bend's Peyton McCulley joins Congressman Dave Reichert’s youth board

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 3:30PM

After a rigorous selection process, Peyton McCulley, a 17-year-old North Bend student and senior at Mount Si High School, was selected in November as a member of Congressman Dave Reichert’s 2013-2014 Youth Advisory Board. She is the only Valley representative on the 23-student board, which was first formed in 2011 to get input from young men and women and future leaders.

Things you can do to make a better Valley—today

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 3:26PM

The holidays are a time to come together and do good to your loved ones, friends and neighbors. So, with the spirit of community in mind, I’d like to offer the following ways you can do good for the people around you, now. Deadlines may apply, so get your do-gooding done before the new year begins and it’s back to business as usual.

Snoqualmie school employee, secretary contract talks still stuck

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 3:59PM

As schools closed down for the holidays, two groups of employees in the Snoqualmie Valley School District were still employed under the terms of expired contracts. Both the Public School Employees (PSE) and the Snoqualmie Valley Administrative Secretaries Association (SVASA) unions have been in negotiations with the district bargaining team off and on since last spring.

Mount Si grad Brooke Bosch completes basic training

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 3:46PM

Army National Guard Pvt. Brooke N. Bosch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship qualification, bayonet combat, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

Stop germs in their tracks: Snoqualmie Valley Hospital tips

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 3:45PM

Everywhere you go, there is usually someone coughing, sneezing or sniffling. Winter is a prime time for cold, flus and other infections. The question is, what can you do to avoid getting sick? Understanding how germs spread can help decrease your risk of infecting yourself or others. Infectious diseases are spread through direct contact or indirect contact with another person, through the air and by contaminated food.

Fast feet, big dreams: Young Valley runner, Joe Waskom, wins a national cross country title

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 3:59PM

Goal one is done. Goal two is bigger, but a 12-year-old Snoqualmie boy may have the fast feet to do it. Joe Waskom took a national title on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the 2013 USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships.

Farewell banquet for Weyerhaeuser brass; Replace golf course with homes? No way! | Out of the Past

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 4:06PM

• Arrangements are complete for a banquet at Si View Hall in North Bend to honor Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morgan Jr. and Mrs. Fred W. Hayes. Morgan, present manager at the Cascade Branch of Weyerhaeuser Company, is leaving January 1 for Tacoma, where he has been promoted to manager of Weyerhaeuser Manufacturing Operations. Hayes is his successor. • In North Bend, library and street improvements will be voted on in a special election in March.

The Sparkle Effect: Everybody learns in first-ever Mount Si developmental cheer partnership | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 4:21PM

“Mac!” calls Kaitlyn Rogers. “You did a good job today,” the Mount Si freshman tells her cheer teammate. Mac responds with a smile, and a thumbs’ up sign. As she speaks, Rogers is also communicating with the gestures of American Sign Language. Her sign language textbook sits on the table nearby.

Thief takes door off its hinges, steals smokes: Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire Blotter

  • Dec 27, 2013 at 4:09PM

A thief went to the trouble of taking a door off its hinges in order to shoplift... cigarettes? On the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 17, North Bend police were called to a burglary in the 400 block of East North Bend Way. Someone removed the hardware from the front door, then pulled the door out, entered the shop and stole smokes.

Falls Little League’s 2014 season player registration is on

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:05PM

Register now for the 2014 Falls Little League season, now through Friday, Jan. 31. The league is offering a discount to early bird registrations until the end of 2013. Visit www.fallsll.org or send an e-mail to registration@fallsll.org.

Valley students selected for All-State Band & Choir

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:08PM

Fourteen Snoqualmie Valley student musicians were selected for All-State bands and choirs this year by the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA). After auditions, six middle school students were chosen to perform in the Junior All-state band and choir, and eight Mount Si High School students were chosen for all-state music groups.

Kicks for a cause: Students at Snoqualmie's DMW Martial Arts get physical in character-building food drive

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:15PM

Every November, DMW Martial Arts school in Snoqualmie holds its Kickathon fundraiser to help those in need. Chief instructor Dan Cartan said that last month, as part of their character education, DMW students worked hard and blew through a goal of 750,000 kicks. As a school, they performed a total of 895,600 kicks for the week and raised more than $5,000 for local food banks.

Eastside Fire partnership preserved for 2015

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:16PM

Eastside Fire and Rescue’s board of directors recently approved a new funding model for the emergency services partnership, ending nearly two years of debate on the future of the group. The new funding model takes effect in 2015, for a seven-year period. The changes include many of the updates the city of Sammamish had requested when officials there first announced they were considering withdrawing from the partnership.

Mount Si High School to add school resource officer

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:09PM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District and the city of Snoqualmie are partnering to add a School Resource Officer (SRO) at Mount Si High School this school year. The hiring process for the officer is now underway.

Part Daoist, part 'Princess Bride' wedding for Fall City's Johann Sasynuik and Teyani Whitman

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 12:13PM

There was much rejoicing, merriment and mirth as Teyani Whitman married Johann Sasynuik of Fall City on Friday, Nov. 15, (also the 13th day of the 10th month of the Year of the Yin Water Snake) at the Preston Community Center, Preston.

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