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Hole in one for Mike Taylor at Ridge Tournament Player's Course

  • Jun 11, 2013 at 3:11PM

Mike Taylor of Maple Valley hit a hole in one Saturday, June 1, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. He hit a 189-yard shot to sink one on the TPC’s sixth hole.

Live concert series starts Thursday at Si View

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:18PM

Concerts are held under the new picnic shelter adjacent to the new Si View Park playground, every Thursday, except the 4th of July, through the summer. Shows start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

The famous Stevens arm: State champ Bradly, brother Kyle and dad Jim make javelin history

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:17PM

It sounds cliché, but the art of the javelin throw really does run in the Stevens family of Fall City. So does the art of breaking records. The story starts back in the 1980s, when dad Jim Stevens set the Mount Si High School record for unlimited-flight javelin with a 199-foot throw. Jim took up the sport as a high school junior, after a friend of the family involved in the University of Washington track program noticed his long arms. He threw for two years, taking fifth and then second at state, and held the Mount Si school record.

Master carver John Mullen to create a canoe, show ages-old craft at Fall City

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:22PM

Come and listen to native drumming and storytelling by John Mullen of the Snoqualmie Tribe. Participants can also watch Mullen, a master carver, demonstrate carving techniques and try out carving on a small cedar canoe. For the past 13 years, Mullen has dedicated himself to reviving and rediscovering the arts of the Snoqualmie Tribe.

Fall City's rubber Ducky Derby means cool prizes, help for school

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:10PM

They’re out of the tub and on the loose, all for a great cause. During Fall City Days, rubber ducks get the chance to see the rushing waters of the Snoqualmie River, and take a thrilling tumble from the heights of the Fall City bridge. During the annual Ducky Derby, the little guys race their way down the Snoqualmie River for fun and prizes, all to benefit Fall City Elementary. For $5, entrants in the Ducky Derby get themselves a specially numbered and weighted racing duck for the competition. Only 1,000 ducks are available, with more than 50 finishers qualifying for prizes.

Fall City Masons return with pancake breakfast, military vehicle display

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:14PM

The Fall City Masons’ major yearly fundraiser, the annual Charity Pancake Breakfast, is 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Fall City Masonic Lodge, 4304 337th Pl. S.E. Tickets are $5 at the door or can be purchased at a 20 percent discount, in presale booklets of five tickets, at the Farmhouse Market in downtown Fall City ( On the menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs and juicy sausages to start the day of festivities. It’s a great way to carb-load or recover from the Fall City Fun Run.

Growth, evolution and a whole new look for North Bend Farmer’s Market’s 16th season

  • Jun 12, 2013 at 5:24PM

Minna Rudd walks Marty Wheeler past the new concessions building, down the new sidewalk, to the corner of a patch of fresh, green lawn. “He’s right about here, facing into the seating area,” Rudd says. The Si View Activities Director is showing Wheeler, a retired firefighter turned vegetable farmer and entrepreneur, where his corner booth will go in a few day’s time. “She knows our lines get big,” Wheeler says. He doesn’t try to campaign for any special spot, letting Rudd do her job. “She has put a ton of intelligent thinking into this market,” says Wheeler.

Fire Inside: Irish pub-style music in downtown Fall City Saturday

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:46AM

Be prepared to clap your hands and stomp your feet. The Fire Inside Celtic band is scheduled to perform the full spectrum in Celtic music—from foot-stomping jigs and reels and hilarious drinking songs to well-known sing-alongs. The band began in 2011 through the influence of Fall City resident and flute player, Carol Whitaker. Instruments played during the performance will include fiddle, uilleann pipes, guitar, bodhran, and mandolin playing. Fire Inside will play upbeat dancing music and encourages guests to come up to the stage and get into it.

Kid, pet parade to kick off Fall City Days Saturday

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00AM

Fall City Days gets in high gear once again Saturday, June 15, with a children's parade, followed by the main event. Right before the main parade, children are welcome to bring their animals—just about any animal—to show off in a kids and pet parade. Dogs aren’t the only beasts welcomed: “It could be a llama, a goat, a cow on a leash,” says volunteer Laurie Hauglie. The children’s parade begins at 11 a.m. The main parade follows at 11:15.

Highway 202 to close for Fall City Days

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:43AM

State Route 202 will close during Fall City Days on Saturday, June 15, the festival committee announced. Route 202, between milepost 21.71, which is the Preston-Fall City Road, and milepost 20.64 which is 324th Avenue S.E., will be closed between 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bright colors, painted birds: Community art project returns to Fall City Days

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:45AM

Come be part of a community art project to paint wooden herons. Anyone at Fall City Days is welcome to splash some color on these 16-inch carved birds. There aren’t any instructions other than having fun. Painters will have 30 barrels of bright colors to choose from and their imaginations to direct them. In September the birds will appear at the Snoqualmie River Fish Festival.

Out of the past: Coach to retire; Tribe calls for recognition; Fire at Rexall Drugs

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:50AM

• The second fire in two weeks broke out at Hearing’s Rexall Drug store in North Bend Monday, June 10, about 11 a.m. Gordon Hearing, proprietor, said the previous fire damaged the insulation and when the workmen were in the process of moving it, the wire shorted. The North Bend Volunteer Fire Department quickly put out the fire. There was minor smoke damage.

Brick School commemorative glass gets Fall City Days launch

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:49AM

The Historical Society’s 2013 collector glass honors the Fall City Brick School, an institution that lasted from 1915 through 1970. In 1916, it was a “great leap forward,” from kerosene lamps to electric lights, from outhouses to flush toilets, with space for many new class offerings. Until 1944, when Valley high schools were consolidated, students attended the Brick School from Kindergarten through high school.

Trash Apes to the rescue at Fall City Days

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 9:57AM

Throughout the Fall City Days street fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in downtown Fall City, be on the lookout for the Trash Apes. These garbage gorillas show everyone just how easy it is to throw away trash. They're not real apes, but Seattle-area human performance artists, and their project was conceived by Christian Swenson with help from King County's 4Culture organization as part of its Site-Specific Performance Series.

Stones that speak: Historical Society’s Fall City Days exhibit explores pioneer cemetery

  • Jun 13, 2013 at 10:07AM

To walk through the Fall City Cemetery is to visit with many of the earliest settlers in our area. People like Jeremiah Borst, “father of the Snoqualmie Valley”, who platted Fall City in 1887, or James Taylor, who homesteaded here in 1869. The grave of Josiah “Uncle Si” Merritt, namesake of Mount Si, is here, as is the burial place of David Taylor and wife Helen Moore Taylor, the first family to settle here, and their daughter Olive Taylor Quigley, the first pioneer girl born at The Landing, as Fall City was called.

Watermelon eating contest returns to Fall City Days

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:46PM

Watermelon lovers, get ready for the return of the Fall City Days watermelon-eating contest. The annual speed-eating competition was on hiatus last year, without enough volunteer support to stage the event. But it’s back this year, as messy and juicy as ever, and possibly even more funny. “Young Life is kind of known for its goofiness,” says Sally Kraft, who is organizing the contest along with Renee and Sean Christensen, co-chairs of Snoqualmie Valley Young Life.

Full day of fun: Fall City Days event schedule

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:44PM

Come to Fall City on Saturday, June 15, for a full day of community events, live entertainment, eats and a parade. The full event schedule for Fall City Days is as follows: • 6:30 a.m., State Route 202 closure (324th to Preston-Fall City Road) • 7 a.m., Masons’ annual pancake breakfast at Masonic Hall • 8:45 a.m., first call to Fun Run start line at Quigley Park

Meet the team, see the shirts at Fall City Days

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:41PM

Members of the Fall City Days Committee, (pictured belowm from left, Amy Jones, Meghan Brady, Melody Tjossem, Judy Dix and Libby James) show off logo wear for sale as part of Saturday's full festival The committee worked on the design of this year’s t-shirts and hat logo with Joanne Rayl and Raindance Sportswear.

Powering up Fall City Days: Volunteer Bill Aggenbach shares 20 years of service for Lower Valley party

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:48PM

On June 15, the Snoqualmie Valley community will usher in summer by celebrating the 42nd annual Fall City Days. Overly excited 8-year-old girls will ride horses, ambitious adolescent boys will challenge each other during the watermelon-eating contest, and jogging buddies will participate in the Fun Run. But before any of Fall City Days festivities can begin, Bill Aggenbach will have been behind the scenes setting up sound systems, providing electricity and repairing riverside benches.Aggenbach has been volunteering his time at Fall City Days for more than 20 years.

Thieving roadies, shoe thrower, not clean quite yet: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:51PM

On June 3, a citizen filed an online complaint of a theft that occurred over the weekend, in the 45500 block of Southeast North Bend Way. He wrote that early Sunday morning, as he was loading up karaoke equipment following the Saturday show, he got several offers of help with the equipment, but declined them all. On Monday, he discovered that some critical equipment was missing, and believed it was taken during the loading on Sunday.

Brian Major to share eye-popping chalk visions at Fall City Days

  • Jun 14, 2013 at 3:42PM

Stationed in his usual spot outside the Art Park, Brian Major will be creating a chalk mural throughout the day. The chalk painting collage will feature a great blue heron. Majors will be using many of his favorite colors, earth tones mixed with blues and purples. He works in a variety of mediums, including oils, acrylics and pencils, and uses light and color to set a mood and bring his art to life.

North Bend Parks Commission has opening

  • Jun 17, 2013 at 4:13PM

The city of North Bend has a vacancy on the Parks, Recreation, and Beautification Commission, and is now taking applications to fill the seat. Position 4 on the commission has a term expiring Dec. 31 of this year.

Letters | Kudos for a Rotary success

  • Jun 17, 2013 at 4:17PM

The President’s Cup Golf Tournament held at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge on Monday, June 3, was an enormous success. On behalf Snoqualmie Valley Rotary, I want convey my gratitude to sponsors and participants who propelled us to net $30,000 for Rotary First Harvest, the Mount Si Food Bank and other local organizations.

Letters | Better bags, not a ban

  • Jun 17, 2013 at 4:18PM

As a mother and pet owner who runs a home, I cannot really agree with a complete ban on plastic bags. I don’t think I really need to list the many uses we all come up with for re-using our plastic bags.

Bible school registration at Snoqualmie UMC

  • Jun 17, 2013 at 4:11PM

Registration is under way for Snoqualmie United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School, aimed at children age 5 to 12.

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