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- Mar 14, 2014 at 4:19PM
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Carnation with dinner and a pint, 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday March 15, at Sno-Valley Tilth’s second annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash. Tilth is partnering with the Sno Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, this year for a bigger and better bash.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 4:22PM
A 13-year-old Carnation kid is making a big name for himself in the world of Pokémon. Henry Maxon is one of the best players of the Pokémon video game in the nation, and indeed the world. After a weekend of head-to-head battles, he earned the title of Pokémon Winter Regional Champion at the 2014 Pokémon Winter Regional Championships, held in January at Salem, Ore. That means he’s among the five top champions to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game right now in North America.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 4:26PM
Raven TV at Twin Falls Middle School is pretty cool, but the President of the United States is not likely to sit down and watch an episode. The guy just doesn’t have time to watch a lot of TV. On Friday, Feb. 28, though, he freed up an afternoon, to watch a different Twin Falls production.
Gas siphoning thief damages Snoqualmie woman's car; Radio-controlled plane does elk flyby | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire calls
- Mar 14, 2014 at 4:36PM
On March 3, a caller in Snoqualmie reported damage to her car caused by someone attempting to siphon gas. The car was parked in the victim’s driveway, and its gas tank cover was damaged, but no gas was taken. The caller requested extra patrols in the area.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 11:26AM
“Moms,” a women’s group new to the Snoqualmie Valley and aimed at welcoming, informing and inspiring mothers, will host its first meeting, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Rd., Fall City. Moms welcomes all mothers, regardless of religious affiliation and the age of their children, for a morning of camraderie and learning about topics related to motherhood in the Snoqualmie Valley, free of charge.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 11:46AM
Something I never thought would happen is happening. I always assumed that without an Olympic-sized indoor pool in the Valley, we’d never see a true, hometown swim team. Yet, starting on August 26, a group of 18 girls has been racing through the full-size, outdoor pool at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Huh? I thought. They swim in the rain? Yes, comes the answer, they do.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 11:43AM
The DarkSide, a Valley-based men’s softball team, won the men’s recreational softball championship game on Thursday, Aug. 8, after securing the first two games in a three-way round robin series. With a final score of 19-8, the DarkSide beat second place Scared Hitless and third place Alcoballics, securing the 2013 championship title for the Snoqualmie-based men’s recreational softball league.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 11:44AM
Tiffany Elliot, a native of North Bend and 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, will re-enlist in the United States Navy on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Her commanding officer, Cdr. Collins, will hold the service at Legion Park, Everett, with Elliot’s chain of command present as well as her parents, Kristy and Bradley Elliot, son Gordon Mayrand and fiancee Taylor Wilson.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 11:55AM
The Mount Si varsity volleyball squad handled Juanita in three matches on the road Wednesday, beating the Rebels 25-9, 25-10, 25-11 in their first game of the season. It was a big night for junior outside hitter Anna McCreadie, who had seven kills, seven assists and four aces. Senior outside hitter Lindsay Carr had six kills and four digs. Haley Holmberg had three kills and seven aces. Courtney Carr had 14 assists and two aces. Freshman Sophie Click had a kill, five aces, and a dig, Liz Larson had three kills, two aces, five digs and a block.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 12:15PM
I was very saddened to hear that Dale from North Bend had died last Friday evening, from injuries sustained in the I-90 auto accident, earlier in the afternoon. I was one of the several motorists who stopped to assist Dale before the medics arrived, some time later. I wanted to send a shout out to those non-professional rescuers who ignored their natural aversion to blood and limited disaster training and stopped to help someone they didn’t know.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 1:53PM
Wednesday, Sept. 4, was an emotional day in Snoqualmie Valley, when Snoqualmie Valley schools opened their doors to more than 6,000 students. Hundreds of first-graders started life as full-time students that day, and a record freshman class of nearly 500 started breaking in their "new" school, the district's first freshman campus.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 1:44PM
Breakdancing Ninjas perform at Family Night, 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 20, at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend. This four person crew will entertain the crowds with an interactive all ages show–dance lessons included. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your dance moves.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 1:45PM
It was the request of the late Wally Koering, past Post Commander for the Renton Pickering American Legion Post in Snoqualmie, that he be remembered with a Frankie's Pizza party. So, the Post is duly honoring Koering's wishes with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Post, on River Street next to City Hall in Snoqualmie.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 1:43PM
King County Executive Dow Constantine last week launched the "Resilient King County" initiative, a county-wide, two-year planning process for crafting a comprehensive long-term recovery strategy following a major earthquake or other catastrophe. At a summit in Redmond, representatives from the corporate and non-profit sectors discussed the impact a major disaster would have on the region. Numerous studies show the Pacific Northwest faces a high probability of a mega-earthquake in the next 50 years. Resilient King County is one of the first long-term regional recovery planning efforts in the nation.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 2:06PM
"That was awesome!" exclaimed Rose Mastberg of Snoqualmie, seconds after stepping off the zip line that carried her and a new friend, Gabriel Jiminez of Bothell, halfway down a city blocl. John Day Homes sponsored the exciting attraction that lured kids away from the finish line of the Iron Horse Relay last Saturday, Sept. 7, during North Bend's second annual Adventure Sport Festival.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 4:49PM
Locals know he’s got talent, but television audiences nationwide will have a chance to see it, too, when Austin Jenckes appears on the NBC show “The Voice” this fall. Jenckes auditioned for the musical competition/reality show recently and expects his audition to be aired in one of the early episodes of the show. That’s pretty much all he can say about it, though. “I can’t talk about when my audition is going to air, because I don’t know when it is,” he said by telephone last week.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 10:07AM
September is Senior Discount Month at Northwest Trek in Eatonville, with half-price admission. The Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation will visit the park on Thursday, Sept 26, leaving the center at 9 a.m. and returning around 5 p.m. Cost is $15 which includes transportation, admission and store discounts.
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:46AM
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Damon N. Miller has graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Elnlisted Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C. Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants.
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:47AM
Snoqualmie resident and Eastside Catholic School student Rose Young earned an Honorable Mention at the 2014 Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Young won an award for her mixed media work, “Victim.” Teens in grades seven through 12, from public, private or home schools, can apply in 28 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published.
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:48AM
Continuity. That’s what I show the Cub Scouts, every time they tour our office. And that happens more often than you think. About half a dozen times a year, I open the door at our Snoqualmie office to groups of Tigers, Webelos and assorted Cubs, to help them earn their media badges. A badge entails a trip to a local media business, and since we’re the closest, many den moms and troop leaders come to us.
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:49AM
King County residents got their property tax bills in February. County-wide, total property valuations are approaching pre-recession levels at $340.6 billion—in 2008, total property value was $341 billion—and are up 7.6 percent overall from 2013, which was $314.7 billion. “Property values for King County have continued to show signs of strengthening as we emerge from the Great Recession,” said King County Assessor Lloyd Hara. “Of the 86 residential geographic areas in King County designated by the Department of Assessments, we saw a residential valuation decrease only in 10 areas for the 2013 assessment year.”
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:55AM
Harry Buhler of John L. Scott has retired from real estate after 41 years, 18 of it affiliated with the North Bend office. Prior to that, he was associate broker and manager of North Bend’s Eastside Realty office for 23 years. “How times have changed since I started selling real estate in 1973,” remembered Buhler. “Beginning that year, I would try to drum up business by going door-knocking in an attempt to obtain a listing. Back in those days, there was very little competition in real estate, as no agents would drive way up to North Bend or Snoqualmie. In meeting potential clients... I would ask if they were thinking about selling. Most were not. However, one neighbor down the street was thinking of selling. Sure enough, the neighbor was ready to sell. That was how I got my first real estate listing.
- Mar 17, 2014 at 9:55AM
Two recent events confirmed the value of Eastside Fire & Rescue to North Bend. One was an initial agreement by most of the partners to pay a larger share of the costs in order to preserve the service. The other was a long-awaited fire protection rating improvement that will lower premiums in April. Deputy Fire Chief Bud Backer told North Bend’s City Council about the change Jan. 7, predicting the new rating would lower insurance costs for city residents as well as many in the surrounding area. North Bend’s rating changed from a 5 to a 4.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 11:08AM
School was almost interrupted this year by a teachers strike. Frustrated teachers reluctantly voted 59-to-41 percent to return to their classrooms and accept a meager pay increase of 2 percent per year, and high class size trigger numbers in order to return to the students they care deeply about. Understand that health care for Group Health members went up 27 percent for teachers in our district and Aetna members will be paying 7 percent more.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 10:08AM
The Snoqualmie Arts Commission invites local artists to submit their work of scenery and local landmarks for an upcoming show. The "View of the Valley" art exhibit will be shown at Snoqualmie City Hall and the Snoqualmie Visitor Information Center, downtown.
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