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Mount Si grad Jaymee Horstman, Nigel Johnston to wed

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:07PM

Jaymee Horstman, daughter of Merilee and Jeff Carty of North Bend, is engaged to be married to Nigel Johnston, son of Kazuko Johnston of Lynnwood. Horstman, 30, is a 2002 Mount Si High School graduate and 2011 Bellevue College nursing program graduate.

Book sale next week helps Snoqualmie Library

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:09PM

Snoqualmie Library Book Sale is 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E. Friends of the Snoqualmie Library holds this sale annually. Your donations of thousands of books, DVDs and magazines are sorted, priced and converted into financial support for library programs and activities that inform and entertain children and adults.

Dad's day: Fathers ride free on Snoqualmie railway

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:11PM

The Northwest Railway Museum invites children to treat their dads to a special train ride aboard the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad this Father’s Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and 15. Fathers ride free when accompanied by their paying children – of any age.

Be careful on the ice, beware of ponds and lakes, warns Eastside Fire and Rescue

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 3:32PM

Icy conditions that the Valle is experiencing this week not only creates hazards on the roads for drivers, but cold weather conditions can also present their share of hazards to children and adults on small lakes or retention ponds, warns staff at Eastside Fire and Rescue. The weather service reports freezing conditions will continue through the weekend.

It took a village—neighbors, local vet—to save a goat

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:17PM

On Sunday, May 25, I went out to feed our horses and noticed one of our goats, “Mary,” lying on her side and all four legs flopping violently. Her eyes were rolled back and she appeared to be frothing at the mouth. I called the At Home Vet service out of Fall City, and he was here in 20 minutes. He asked what I wanted him to do, and I said I don’t want her to suffer, so euthanize her.

Out of the Past: Boat races in Fall City; Conserve Mount Si, locals say

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:23PM

Thursday, June 1, 1989: Conserve as much as you can: That’s the message locals sent to the Department of Natural Resources in a hearing on the new Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area, set to preserve 2,320 acres on Mount Si and Little Si.

Anglers understand threat from hatchery fish

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:24PM

The “conservationists” you refer to are our neighborhood fish scientists in Duvall, the Wild Fish Conservancy. There is both good science and the force of law behind their successful lawsuit against the current practices of steelhead hatcheries in Washington.

Mount Si student photographers win big at state competition

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:41PM

Mount Si photography students turned heads with their eye-catching works at the 2014 Washington State High School Photography Competition. Twelve photos shot by 10 Mount Si High School students received recognition on Saturday, May 3. Two Mount Si sophomores, Connor Jensen and Brendan Gregory, earned “Select Finalist” honors, named among the top 5 percent of photographers in a given category.

Tribe goes to court to get back Fiji loan

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:04PM

The Snoqualmie Tribe filed a lawsuit last Tuesday, May 27, in King County Superior Court, seeking to recover $1.5 million, interest and fees from an investment in a Fiji resort and casino project. The lawsuit names Larry Claunch and three of his business entities associated with a Fiji investment project as defendants.

Flying Wheels bike run raises $17K for Camp Korey

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Jun 6, 2014 at 1:24PM

Cascade Bicycle Club hosted its annual Flying Wheels Summer Century presented by Raleigh event on Saturday, May 31, starting and ending in Marymoor Park in Redmond. More than 3,000 riders participated in the ride, which included scenic routes of varying length, a Finish Line festival and more.

Snoqualmie Pass to close 4 nights next week for rock blasting

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:37PM

Rock blasting will close Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass four nights next week. Drivers need to plan for added travel time due multiple lane closures through the corridor. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 7:30 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, June 9 through Thursday, June 12. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Holiday concert coming up at Mount Si Lutheran Church

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42AM

Mount Si Lutheran Church holds a Winter Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at the church, 411 N.E. Eighth St., North Bend. This is a concert for families featuring christmas and winter holiday music.

Santa to visit the North Bend Moose Lodge

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 10:44AM

Santa visits the Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge in North Bend at a breakfast event on Saturday, Dec. 14. A complimentary breakfast for families begins at 9 a.m., and Santa arrives at 10 a.m.

Valley residents asked for school bond feedback, e-meeting added to schedule

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Dec 12, 2013 at 9:54AM

The Snoqualmie Valley School Board is seeking public opinion on a bond issue, in a series of public meetings this week, and an online meeting next week. Community members will be asked for their feedback on a potential bond that proposes $216 million in facilities work, including construction of a sixth elementary school, a major renovation of Mount Si High School and high-priority facilities improvements at other buildings throughout the district. The estimated tax impact of the bond on tax payers would be an additional $2.24 per $1,000 of assessed property value.

Warm hearts on a cold night: Valley cities come together for Christmas Tree celebrations | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:47AM

Bundled against the chill, youngsters and the young at heart gathered as night fell Saturday, Dec. 7, to welcome the Christmas season in Snoqualmie and North Bend. Both cities held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting parties early Saturday evening. The temperatures had dipped into the 20s, but visitors kept warm with cups of cider in Snoqualmie, or by ducking into the art exhibits downtown, while bonfires warmed hands in downtown North Bend, as faux snow settled over a crowd watching local dance, song and unicycle performances.

North Bend expands tattoo zone, but current business is still out

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:34PM

For the third time this year, North Bend’s City Council voted on city zoning regarding tattoo parlors and piercing businesses. Also for the third time, the council has expanded the areas in which those businesses can operate, although with split votes and some dissatisfaction.

With lots of new talent, Mount Si girls basketball team looks to make their own mark

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:32PM

The Mount Si girls basketball team doesn’t want to call it a rebuilding season. And Coach Megan Botulinski agrees. True, the Wildcats bring back just two seniors and two juniors, but they’ve got a group of freshmen from a strong Snoqualmie Middle School basketball squad. They may not have height, but they have energy, and coach and players see promise.

Strong together: Mount Si varsity boys basketball team reloads with speed, intensity

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:29PM

The Mount Si boys basketball team starts their season strong with height, speed and intensity. The team reloads with three seniors, Beau Shain, Jack Nelson and Tyler McCreadie out in front. Nelson brings intensity and a rain of shots, Shain is a vocal presence on the court, while McCreadie brings his six-foot-nine post's frame into the mix for rebounds as well as points.

Mount Si wrestlers reload with some deep mat experience

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:16PM

The brotherhood: Mount Si wrestlers reload with some strong end-game experience

Sister to sister: Mount Si gymnastics squad gets competitive with mentor approach

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:13PM

Before junior Hailey Johnson races down the runway for a high-flying vault, she walks herself through every movement. “I think about every part of it, everything that I have to focus on,” she said. “There isn’t time to think about it when you’re going. You just have to do it.” It’s only when she’s back on solid ground that she knows whether it was good. A perfect landing “is the best feeling” and an awesome moment, Mount Si’s vault specialist said.

Should Mount Si Conservation Area be expanded? Hearing is tomorrow

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:21PM

The state’s Department of Natural Resources holds a public hearing on a proposed boundary expansion of Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Snoqualmie Ranger Station Conference Room, 902 S.E. North Bend Way, North Bend.

Caregiver group meets June 12

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:46AM

A free support group for those caring for someone with memory loss meets, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12. Monthly meetings offer caregivers a consistent and caring place to learn, share and gain emotional support from others on similar journeys.

Snoqualmie couple embark on world-wide cycling adventure | Photo Gallery

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

On a sunny March day in Snoqualmie, Doug and Kristin Walsh had no problem daydreaming about going on a long bike ride. That daydream may have gotten a little fuzzy now that they’re actually on that ride, fighting Montana winds on a blustery day in April, or cycling through snowdrifts in Minnesota in May, but the couple never seems to struggle with a loss of focus for long. On the surface, their goal is to ride their bicycles basically around the world, to discover amazing cultures, sample exotic foods, and see places they’ve only read about, in a trip they estimate will take about three years. There’s more, though; this trip, started March 23, represents living life in the right order, something the career driven 30-somethings have long aspired to.

Plant sale success happens with your help

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

Thanks to the support from the North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, and surrounding area residents, our spring plant sale raised almost $2,000. From all who benefit from your support and generosity — which in past years have included our Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, local food bank, children’s toy drive at Christmas, and a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Mount Si High School—we say ‘thank you’!

The mushroom maestro: North Bend man pens forager's cookbook

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:50AM

Author and mycologist Tim Leavitt’s new cookbook is for mushroom lovers, haters (or those unsure), and everyone in between. The North Bend man penned “Cooking Wild Mushrooms (for People Who Don’t Like Mushrooms)” as a resource for foraging wild mushrooms. It includes various cooking techniques and more than two dozen recipes.

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