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Out of the Past: Woman scraper driver breaks into male trade; Microsoft donation

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:19PM

May 21, 1964: Manuscripts for two books, numerous notes, research papers, clippings and scrapbooks belonging to Mrs. Charlotte Paul Groshell were destroyed by fire Sunday in the small house on the South Fork Road where she did her writing. Groshell, who had moved to Olympia, and her son Hi were moving some belongings. She was burning some papers in the fireplace, and had left the house when a gust blew burning scraps, igniting the fire. A neighbor called for help.

Sheriff closes stretch of Snoqualmie River for levee, flood work

  • May 22, 2014 at 1:20PM

A two-mile stretch of the Snoqualmie River will soon be closed from the State Route 202 bridge in Fall City downstream to a point roughly one mile upstream of the boat ramp at Neal Road. The reason for the closure is the danger to boaters and floaters from restoration and flood protection work on the river.

Students make winter quarter dean’s list at SPU

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:03PM

Four Valley students made the Seattle Pacific University 2014 winter quarter Dean’s List: Colin Nelson Gillespie and Cassidy M. Unpingco of Snoqualmie, and Sabrina Nicole Sandberg and Sarah Dawn Williams of North Bend.

Preston, Wilderness Rim, Lake Joy volunteers needed for Eastside Fire and Rescue

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:04PM

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) officials are seeking applicants for an upcoming training academy scheduled to start at the end of the summer. Those who live within five road miles of an EF&R fire station, and meet other minimum qualifications, are eligible to apply for consideration.

Snoqualmie’s bike rodeo aims to keep terrible accident from repeating

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:05PM

Please join us for the 10th annual Tanner Jeans Memorial Bicycle Safety Rodeo, Saturday, June 7, at the Community Park in Snoqualmie. Your children will learn bike safety at this interactive, instructional bicycle obstacle course created and led by your local Snoqualmie Police Department officers.

Memorial Day ceremonies coming to four Valley communities

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:08PM

Snoqualmie Valley veteran’s organizations host Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26. Identical observances take place, 9 a.m. at the Preston Cemetery, 10 a.m. at Fall City, 11 a.m. at North Bend, and noon at the Snoqualmie Valley Veterans Memorial, next to the American Legion Post in downtown Snoqualmie.

Remembering the Cabot: Handmade model brings back WWII shipboard experiences for North Bend’s Bill Walker

  • May 23, 2014 at 4:10PM

The handmade replica means a lot to North Bend resident Bill Walker. Walker, 90, was 21 years old when he walked the decks and worked the boiler rooms of the USS Cabot during World War II. Seventy years later, he wanted to remember his experience with a 12-inch model kit of the Independence-class ship. But his failing eyesight made it a challenge. So, at a dinner party, friend and neighbor Bob Malone volunteered to build it.

North Bend's Madeline Bachand marries Alex Perkins

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

Margie Bridges and Kevin Bachand are pleased to announce that their daughter, Madeline Bachand, was married to Alex Perkins, son of Randy and Debbie Perkins, on August 31. Madeline grew up in North Bend, and Alex is from Redmond. They now reside in Covington, Wash.

Letters | Humbled to be your council member, says Heather Munden

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

Thank you, Snoqualmie! Throughout my campaign, I talked extensively with neighbors and area leaders about the community we love and call home. My goal was to be accessible and responsive to residents, while also working hard on specific priorities. During recent community events, including Snoqualmie Railroad Days, Boeing Classic, Snoqualmie Ridge ROA Annual Picnic, and Snoqualmie Valley Block Party, I listened to hundreds of residents. While going door-to-door, I handed out hundreds of flyers and learned through our neighbors that there is much to be proud of and celebrate in Snoqualmie, but there are also opportunities and challenges to address.

Letters | Heartfelt thanks for successful LEO lunch

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:24AM

Life Enrichment Options (LEO) would like to express our heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended our recent fundraising luncheon, “It’s About the Journey,” and to those who sent donations to support our work of providing a quality of life for adults with developmental disabilities. Your support creates true inspiration for us in working toward making dreams come true for these unique and special people who play such a vital role in the fabric of our community.

Andrew Stringfellow, Jessica Graves get Mount Si Fish and Game Club awards

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:25AM

The Mount Si Fish and Game Club’s 2013 College Scholarships were awarded to Andrew Stringfellow and Jessica Graves, both from North Bend and graduates of Mount Si High School. The two students were selected after submitting an application and an essay on their accomplishments and interests.

Ten Valley students graduate from Western Washington University

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

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.

Make a winter wonderland at the Snoqualmie Library; Choir to perform

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 2:29PM

Enjoy holiday festivities while helping to decorate the Snoqualmie Library, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Tunes for the holiday season will be sung by Mount Si High School vocalists. Treats will be served. Guests are asked to bring non-perishable food donations to support local food banks.

Sliders Cafe owners say farewell at Carnation concert

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 2:31PM

A Rock to Stock and Sliders farewell show is 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at Sliders Cafe, Carnation. Bring canned food for free admission from 5 to 6 p.m. Los Orchids and eight other musical acts will perform as a benefit for Hopelink and distribution in the Snoqualmie Valley. This is owners Phyllis and Marty Kenworthy’s last weekend in business.

Snoqualmie's Cascade Dance Academy students win scholarships

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 2:30PM

Cascade Dance Academy attended their first dance convention, Hollywood Dance Experience, the weekend of Nov. 2 and 3. Three students won scholarships at the event. Cascade Dance students took classes in all styles of dance all weekend long, and participated in auditions for the scholarships. Only eleven scholarships total were given out at the convention, among hundreds of students, “so it was a big deal for the 20 students we brought to snag three of them,” said instructor Kelsey Jamieson Ruth.

Carnation’s Thanksgiving Harvest Market is Wednesday, Nov. 26

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:21PM

Carnation Farmers Market’s second Annual Thanksgiving Harvest Market is 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the American Legion post on Bird Street in downtown Carnation (adjacent to their summer market site). Shop for fresh produce to grace your Thanksgiving table, stock up on local products for the winter, and food to eat hot that evening.

Big day arrives for new North Bend drugstore | CEO, staff celebrate ‘next generation’ 60th store | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Nov 27, 2013 at 10:25AM

Chairman and CEO George D. Bartell celebrated the opening of the Washington drugstore chain’s 60th full store before a crowd on Wednesday, Nov. 20. On a bright, cold, “picture-postcard day,” he joined Terry Clinch, pharmacist at the newly opened North Bend Bartell Drugs store, with manager Charlotte Grondahl, and a guest, North Bend mayor Ken Hearing, as they sliced a red ribbon with an enormous pair of scissors. Then, he welcomed visitors inside the new store, there to partake of popcorn or slices of commemorate cake, or, as a voice from the crowd suggested, shop.

I remember that song: Harley Brumbaugh leads old-fashioned sing-along | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:39PM

Toes tapped Sunday, Nov. 24, as Harley Brumbaugh kept the music coming. About 80 people came to “I Hear America Singing in 1940,” the musical program at the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society’s annual meeting, Sunday, Nov. 24, at Boxley’s place. Past President Gardiner Vinnedge convened the meeting with a vote on the officers and board, conducted by 'ayes' from the crowd.

First state trophy for Cedarcrest boys runners

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:54PM

The Cedarcrest boys took third as a team and won the school’s first state trophy, in cross country championships, held Saturday, Nov. 9, at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. A number of Red Wolf runners stepped up, performing solid races. For the girls, Olivia Waterman ran a great race, moving up throughout the race, to finish in ninth place, with a spot on the podium. Amelia Anderson ran a good race to finish 34th place, which is her highest place at the state meet.

Champ takes helm of Wildcat lacrosse | Coach Chris Castleberry sees growing sport culture

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:55PM

State champion goaltender and former Marine Chris Castleberry has been hired to coach the Mount Si prep lacrosse program. Castleberry, 30, who earned All-State honors while leading Port Angeles High School to a 2001 Division II state lacrosse championship before spending six years and two overseas deployments in the U.S. Marine Corps, takes over as the club’s second coach.

Carnation’s Growing Things Farm is county’s rural small business of the year

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

Growing Things Farm, located in the Snoqualmie Agricultural Production District near Carnation, is the winner of King County’s 2013 Rural Small Business of the Year award. The farm was the only Valley finalist in the third-annual countywide Small Business Awards. Nominations were made from May through July. More than 100 nominees were narrowed down to three finalists in each of seven award categories.

Two Valley Marines come back for Opstad pen-pal visit

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Two Valley Marines, Privates Cameron Pike and Blake Moorhead, both 19, received letters from Sharon Piper’s third-grade class at Opstad Elementary School in North Bend during their boot camp training. They returned the favor in a visit last week to the school. Piper’s students had many questions for the Marines, and will continue to write to them as they move into their next phase of service.

North Bend supports keeping EFR intact: City Council OKs increase for regional firefighting agency

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Ready to spend another $110,000 annually, North Bend is doing its part to keep the tenuous partnership of Eastside Fire & Rescue members together. In a series of meetings, the North Bend City Council has acted in support of keeping the city of Sammamish in their shared seven-year fire protection partnership, despite the increased costs it will mean for the city. In a vote at their Nov. 5 meeting, council members approved a new funding model that could cost the city $110,000 more annually.

Make a wreath with your family at Falls Forest Theater

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Bring creative holiday spirit into your home this winter. Learn how to craft holiday wreaths at Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater and Family Park’s Holiday Wreath Making Party. Learn to craft your own holiday wreaths, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 David Powell Road, Fall City. No experience is necessary

Eastside Psychological Associates opens Ridge office

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:45PM

Eastside Psychological Associates, PLLC, recently opened a new office at Snoqualmie Ridge. With 35 psychologists, one licensed clinical social worker, and three licensed mental health counselors, Eastside Psychological Associates clinicians assist children, teens, adults, couples, and families. EPA currently has two other offices, in Woodinville and Issaquah. The Snoqualmie location is at 8226 Bracken Pl. S.E. Suite 200.

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