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Open mic at Grange raises theater funds

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:59PM

The Sallal Grange’s August open mic event, hosted by the Nursery at Mount Si, raised $1,000 for the Save Our Theatre fund for the North Bend Theatre. Rain postponed the event, usually on the first Friday of the month at the Grange Hall, but relocated to the nursery during the Twin Peaks Festival, to Aug. 16. Artists, vendors, and residents gathered in the shadow of Mount Si for music, food and community as the sun set.

Military honors for the late Robert Anthony Kumbalek, 61

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:08PM

Robert Anthony Kumbalek, a long-time member of Snoqualmie Valley’s American Legion Post 79 recently died. Kumbalek was born Oct. 31, 1951, in Madison, Wis., and resided in North Bend.

Wildcat Football Pigskin Party is Sept. 7

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:17PM

Save the date for the first annual Wildcat Pigskin Party fundraiser, 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Si View Community Center. The Mount Si High School and Sno-Valley Junior Football and Cheerleading programs have combined efforts for a fundraiser dinner and action. The party, which features live music by Spark Farmer, will raise money for the high school and junior football teams

Youth, adult performers needed for Dark Trail

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:16PM

Wanted: Performers who want to scare people, make them gasp, scream and laugh. Auditions for the cast of Night on a Dark Trail, a Snoqualmie Valley community event, are Sept. 9. The performance itself is on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, on Snoqualmie Ridge. Anyone between sixth grade and 99 years old is invited. Besides actors, volunteers and crew members are needed.

What a view! Take a Northwest Railway Museum train ride to the Falls on Labor Day weekend

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:12PM

The Northwest Railway Museum pays tribute to America’s workers this Labor Day with a special weekday train run of the Museum’s antique train on Monday, September 2. This is in addition to the railroad’s usual weekend train schedule. The Northwest Railway Museum offers scenic train excursions through the Cascade foothills of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley, including a ride past the top of Snoqualmie Falls and a splendid view of the valley below.

Open air art: Photo gallery looks at Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:57PM

The fifth annual Plein Air Paint Out was held in downtown Snoqualmie on Saturday, Aug. 24, drawing both local and distant artists to the competition.

Harpist to give Pasado’s benefit concert at Snoqualmie's Black Dog

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 10:53AM

Snoqualmie Valley harpist Cynthia Kuni is beginning a monthly appearance at The Black Dog cafe to raise money for animal rescue. Starting on Sunday, Sept. 8, Kuni will play for brunch, 10:30 a.m. to noon on the second Sunday of each month. Proceeds go to Pasado’s Safe Haven.

Sunday School group grows Snoqualmie Methodist Church’s community garden

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 10:51AM

Sunday School kids spent time on summer Sundays tending and watering the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s community garden. In May, the class planted vegetable and herb seedings. Children decided what they wanted to grow, and planted carrots, lettuce, cucumbers, beans, beets, broccoli, basil, coriander, catnip and sunflowers.

Out of the past: Tolt pipeline bursts, Dave Lake visits Pearl Harbor, high schoolers steal logger

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 10:45AM

The following stories from 25 and 50 years ago made the pages of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. This week, from our archives: • The six-foot diameter Tolt water pipeline ruptured Monday about 11 a.m., about a half-mile west of the West Snoqualmie Valley Road, leaving Duvall water customers out of service. The road was closed to traffic from 124th Street to the Woodinville-Duvall Road after the break -- water cascading down to the hill to the Valley floor washed mud, rocks and debris across the roadway. It's too soon to tell what caused the break, but a bad seam may be to blame.

Wildcat Workers spruce up Valley for football funds

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 10:32AM

Lawns got mowed, fences fixed and weeds felled this summer by the strong arms of Wildcat football players—all part of the Wildcat Worker program. About 30 players took part this summer, from incoming freshmen to seniors, mostly football players, but a few soccer players also joined in. Wildcat Workers was started to take financial pressure of sports off families. It’s become a win-win for the athletes, their team and local homeowners, says Worker parent Kathy Hyland.

District uses technology to boost public access

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:18PM

Snoqualmie Valley School District has launched a new cloud-based program, BoardDocs LT, to improve public access to school board information. The paperless system allows the district to distribute documents for school board meetings more quickly, efficiently, and cost effectively, saving time and resources, as well as offering greater public access to agenda items and other board-related information on the district website.

Submit short films for Black Dog Flash Fest

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:35PM

The Black Dog Arts Coalition is accepting submissions for its 2014 Flash Film Fest. The contest is open to all ages from teen to adult. Any genre is accepted from documentary, mockumentary, animation, but they are only taking a limited number of “R” rated films, as this is an all-ages show.

To serve and protect: Perspectives on policing from the new Snoqualmie Valley department

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:35PM

A bump in the night, a suspicious vehicle parked out on the street, or that uncomfortable feeling you have when strange people show up periodically who don’t belong in the neighborhood. These are a few of the reasons why block watch programs, such as a neighborhood watch, are important to have.

Barko! Valley Animal Partners plan a Bunco Bash fundraiser

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:38PM

Valley Animal Partners' second annual "Barko" Bunko Bash is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Si View Community Center, 400 Southeast Orchard Dr., North Bend. The event is a fundraiser for VAP's non-profit fund to spay and neuter local pets, to prevent pet overpopulation. Admission is $25 per person, or $75 for a table of four, and includes the game, appetizers, a drink ticket, raffles, prizes and shopping.

Snoqualmie Valley Seed Exchange, Garden Fair coming to Carnation

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:39PM

Gardeners and small farmers will find more than seeds this year at the Snoqualmie Valley Seed Exchange and Garden Fair. This fourth annual exchange will be held on Saturday, March 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Avenue, Carnation. The all-volunteer event is part of a movement to preserve small scale, regionally adapted, heirloom and open pollinated seeds.

State title for Cedarcrest grappler Ely Malametz

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 3:40PM

Cedarcrest wrestler Ely Malametz holds a state title in wrestling. Wrestling in the 2A 160-pound class at Tacoma’s Mat Classic, the senior pinned Zach Braun of W.F. West in four minutes, 41 seconds in the first round, then beat Colville’s Ryley Smith on points, 2-0. He won a 6-2 decision over Sumner’s Jed Schliesman, and took down Elijah Camacho of River Ridge in a 9-1 decision to take gold.

Hiker falls 150 feet to his death off Rattlesnake Ridge

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 4:41PM

A man fell to his death Thursday, Aug. 29, while hiking in the Rattlesnake Ridge area of Snoqualmie near Rattlesnake Lake. A woman dialed 911 just before 11 a.m., telling the King County Sheriff's Office that someone had fallen from Rattlesnake Ridge.

Hot questions for Congressman Dave Reichert on flood, tax reform in Snoqualmie Chamber visit | Photo gallery

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 4:03PM

Congressman Dave Reichert shed his jacket early in his talk Friday at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon, but he hadn’t even gotten to the day’s hot topic. Reichert, U.S. Representative to the House for Washington’s 8th District, covered the recent government shut-down and debt ceiling vote (aggravated by party conflicts), tax reform (potentially from six tax brackets down to three), health insurance (look for more information), immigration reform (much needed), legalizing recreational marijuana (“Why are we telling our kids it’s OK to smoke pot when we’re trying to tell them it’s not OK to smoke cigarettes?”), and minimum wage legislation in the Senate (doesn’t have enough support to pass the House).

Volunteer for March 1 native plant salvage and help keep Valley green

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:05PM

Land in Snoqualmie that is scheduled for clearing and development can still provide benefits to habitat elsewhere in King County – but only with volunteer help. Join with other volunteers from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 1, digging up native trees and shrubs from land that is scheduled to be cleared for a school and housing development. Volunteers who dig for King County in the morning can dig plants for themselves from noon to 2 p.m.

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary asks for grant requests

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:40PM

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club is soliciting community service grant requests to help non-profit organizations throughout the Valley. The deadline for submitting proposals is Wednesday, March 12.

Gilbert Pettersen, first boy to score a touchdown for Mount Si, dies at 85

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:42PM

Gilbert Pettersen, 85, died November 29, 2013, at home in Deary, Idaho. He was born March 9, 1928, to William F. and L. Miriam Petterson at the Weyerhaeuser hospital in Snoqualmie Falls, Wash., the oldest of six children. Gilbert graduated from Mount Si High School in 1946, where he scored the first-ever touchdown for Mount Si in 1944. He graduated from the University of Redlands, at Redlands, Calif., in 1960. He became an insurance adjustor and eventually owned his own Farmer’s Insurance agency at Palm Desert, Calif.

Orphan Train author to give book talk, signing at Valley Center Stage

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:43PM

“Orphan Train” novel author Christina Baker Kline will give a book talk and signing, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Valley Center Stage, 119 W North Bend Way. This free program is sponsored by King County Library System, Valley Center Stage and the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society.

For Two Rivers School students, amateur transmission brings a window on a wider world

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:45PM

Two Rivers School in North Bend became a ham radio station for a day, Feb. 12 during the nationwide School Club Roundup event. Middle school teachaer Joe Burgener, with assistance and equipment from parent volunteer Stephen Kangas, introduced students to the world of amateur radio.

Snoqualmie council eyes tribal tax exemption bill with apprehension

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 12:46PM

Snoqualmie’s city council is watching the progress of a state bill exempting tribe-owned land from property taxes with growing concern, wondering how that change would affect everyone else’s taxes. Council and staff weighed in on the potential negatives of a state bill exempting tribal property from tax during the committee-of-the-whole discussions on February 10 and 24.

In through the dog door; cabbie stiffed; too much information: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 1:16PM

No fare: A cab driver in the 300 block of Cedar Avenue South in North Bend reported a customer who did not pay her fare. The driver said he’d picked up the woman from the Issaquah Police Department Jail at 7:54 a.m., and drove her to her destination. She got out, saying she’d be right back with the $61 fare, but never returned

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