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Kiwanis offer fireworks at benefit stand

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:27PM

Looking for fireworks that are legal, safe, and entertaining? Look no further than the two Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club fireworks stands located in North Bend across from QFC, and in Snoqualmie at the intersection of I-90 and Highway 18.

Carnation Fourth to help local family with life-changing accident

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:32PM

The Valley’s Fourth of July festival, happening Friday, will help a Carnation family whose lives were forever changed by a home accident. On Memorial Day weekend, Todd Wingerson slipped while working to build a children’s swimming pool. He broke his neck, and is now paralyzed from the neck down. As he recovers, Wingerson is getting help from the Carnation community during the Fourth with wristband sales. He’s also listed on event T-shirts.

Quilt drive helps Lower Valley's seniors

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:27AM

One special event the Sno-Valley Senior Center holds during the Fourth of July is the annual quilt raffle. Tickets are being sold, for $1 a chance, to win a jewel-tone starburst quilt, 72 inches on a side, donated by Joani Wight.

Sign up for Snoqualmie Y's Rookie T-ball league

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:28AM

The Snoqualmie Y’s Rookies T-Ball League starts July 7. Registration is now underway. The Rookies play on Monday afternoons or evenings at Snoqualmie’s Carmichael and Azalea Parks.

Tolt church's pancake breakfast helps community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:30AM

Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ again holds its Good Neighbor Fund Pancake Breakfast on the Fourth a hearty meal that helps a worthy cause. Breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. at the church, located at 4851 Tolt Avenue, on the corner of Tolt Avenue and Rutherford.

River Street to close on one block, Monday

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

On Monday, July 7, Southeast River Street in Snoqualmie, between Railroad and Maple Avenues, will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to an installation of storm water catch basins and pipe crossings. People will still be able to visit the businesses and the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church on River Street, and Railroad Avenue, will continue to have two-way traffic.

Carnation Fourth grand marshal Anthony Smith wants to be part of close-knit community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:09PM

People stopped their work in a Valley coffee shop when Dr. Anthony Smith came to the counter. They gathered around to say hello, a barista called over the manager who hadn’t met him yet, and customers came up to shake his hand and greet him. In response, Smith asked about their families, made more introductions and was warm and gracious to all, and maybe just a little embarrassed by the attention. Riverview School District’s Superintendent, it seemed, was a Valley rock star.

Full schedule for Carnation Fourth of July celebration

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:10PM

Two days of events and entertainment at Carnation’s Fourth of July celebration include: Thursday, July 3 • 5 to 7 p.m., Sno-Valley Senior Center’s benefit Spaghetti Dinner at the center, downtown Carnation

Watch improv at Carnation Fourth of July, Sandblast

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 7:00AM

Performing at 1 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Carnation Fourth’s Tolt Avenue stage, East Side Story will be doing short form improv comedy, offering a series of sketches and theater games based on audience suggestions.

Meet the Carnation Fourth of July Committee

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Pictured above, the Carnation Fourth of July Committee is the volunteer group that puts together the fun. From left are, front row, Nicole Pitts, who readies the Run for the Pies; Collienne Becker, in charge of facilites; Miles Denison, sound and staging; Dan Pflugrath, CERT team; Bill Ferry, public works; back row, Kim Lisk, chairperson; Amy Hammontree, 3-on-3 basketball tournament; Sydney Lisk, vendors; Brian Pattinson, sound and staging; Suzanne Maxon, treasurer; Ken Carter, Carnation city manager; Josh Bushman,volunteer coordinator; Bill Fletcher, volunteer coordinator; and police officer Scott Allen.

Music in the park: Dance, groove and jam at Carnation Fourth concerts

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Are you ready to rock this Fourth of July? Carnation-based Redwing Blackbirds play rock sounds in the mode of Led Zeppelin, White Denim, Grizzly Bear, My Goodness and Queens of the Stone Age. They start the show at 2 p.m. at Tolt-MacDonald Park. The band is made up of Deacon Raleigh David Wilson on vocals and guitar, Paul Ehlen on bass and keyboards, and Karl Snyder on the drums.

Get involved, donate your locks at Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life, July 12-13

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 9:00AM

Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life is Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 13, at North Bend’s Torguson Park. Organizers are still seeking teams, participants and support. Learn how to join a team and walk in the relay at Snovalleyrelay.org. Beautiful Lengths, formerly known as Locks of Love, will be at the Relay from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. People are welcomed to donate eight-inch lengths of hair to make a wig for a cancer survivor.

Two Wildcat wrestlers take it all at Best of the West tourney

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:38AM

Two Mount Si wrestlers defeated all comers in their classes in the Best of the West tournament, held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20 and 21, at Pasco High School. Eli Clure pinned two opponents and won a majority decision over a third before beating West Salem's Jeb Powell in the 120-pound class for the championship.

Lynn Dean Acton, 73, of North Bend, passes

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:34AM

Lynn Dean Acton of North Bend died Tuesday, Dec. 24. He was born March 15, 1940, in Snohomish, Wash., graduated from Sultan High School, and worked as an auto mechanic at Loveland Chevrolet in North Bend for 33 years.

Friends of Youth welcomes new board members

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:24AM

Friends of Youth has recently added two new members, Joan McBride and Vincent Hayes to its Board of Directors. McBride just ended her term as Mayor of Kirkland in December. She was a founding member of the Eastside Human Services Forum and is a former Friends of Youth employee. Hayes, a Renton resident, is a graduate of Friends of Youth’s Griffin Home program who went on to earn a master’s degree in social work.

Kids play, parents learn: Snoqualmie Valley Playground fair returns this month

  • Jan 6, 2014 at 10:44AM

The Sno-Valley Indoor Playground hosts its annual Snoqualmie Valley Preschool Education and Enrichment Fair, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Mount Si High School Commons. The free event introduces Valley families to preschools, enrichment programs, day care facilities, and other services for children from birth to five years old.

Letters | Ron Swanson’s family thankful for love

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 3:06PM

Words cannot express the overwhelming gratitude we feel for the hundreds of people who reached out with love, support, help and wrapped their arms around our family, and Ron Swanson’s entire family (following his death).

Snoqualmie may hire firm for riverwalk master plan

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 3:14PM

At next week’s Snoqualmie City Council meeting, the council will consider a proposal to hire a Canadian design firm for a new riverwalk master plan. The city would pay Brent Harley and Associates about $60,000 to create a detailed plan for shoreline access, restoration and enhancement along the Snoqualmie River.

All-Northeast soccer honors for North Bend's Nikki Stanton

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 3:09PM

Mount Si alum and North Bend native Nikki Stanton, now playing soccer at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., has achieved a major college honor. Stanton was named to the National Soccer Coaches Associate of America All-Northeast Region First Team, announced by the organization in December.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital politics heat up over board seat, future; Supporters, staff say mission must continue

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 3:19PM

Both critics and supporters of Public Hospital District 4 are watching its board closely this winter, as the district’s commission transitions to a new era and brings on a new board member. The Snoqualmie City Hall meeting room was filled to occupancy on Thursday, Jan. 2, as more than 100 employees, patients and concerned citizens weighed in on the politics surrounding the change of seats on the commission.

Meeting set at Preston on King Conservation District focus

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 1:16PM

After 15 months working with a specially convened task force and advisory committee, the King Conservation District is in the process of completing a proposed program targeting six essential areas to focus its efforts in the coming years. Areas such as rural and urban farm plans, the regional food system and small lot forestry are being targeted. As a special funding district, King Conservation District has legislative authority to propose a per parcel rate to fund its program. This fee is collected through a system of rates and charges and requires approval by the King County Council.

Meet Eastside Catholic’s Valley Class of 2014

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 1:21PM

Fifteen Eastside Catholic High School seniors from the Valley graduated Sunday, June 8, at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. EC’s Valley grads include Johanna Kittridge, Laurel Meredith, Rosemary Young, Zoe Vierling–Coulter, Patrick Hillis, Alexander Carter, Shelby Hamilton, Madeline Racine, Grace Howland, Mathew Flowers, Luke Reents, Marcela Santos, Kenneth DePrez, Jacob MacDuff, and Dillion Kampp.

Valley teen Rachel Mallasch’s video gets second place in Toyota challenge

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 1:22PM

Rachel Mallasch, a 2014 graduate of Mount Si High School, is the second place winner of the 2014 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge. The Challenge is part of Toyota and Discovery Education’s joint Toyota Teen Driver program, created to help teens avoid distractions and stay safe behind the wheel. Now in its third year, the Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge asks students across the country to produce short videos that inspire their peers to avoid distractions while behind the wheel. Mallasch’s video was chosen out of 1,000 video entries submitted from students nationwide through online voting.

Retirements mean changes in Snoqualmie Valley school staff

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 1:23PM

This month, 19 Snoqualmie Valley School District staffers begin their retirements, and several staff changes have been made to cover their duties. In the administrative offices of the district, retiring Assistant Superintendent Don McConkey’s role will be shared; Dan Schlotfeldt, former principal at Fall City Elementary School, will become the district’s Director of Elementary Education, and Ruth Moen’s role will transition to a Director of Instructional Support and Secondary Education. McConkey’s operations responsibilities will also be shared, between Jeff Hogan, Executive Director of Instructional Technology and Ryan Stokes, Business Services Director. Hogan will focus on teaching, learning and programs, while Stokes manages finance and operations.

Wildcat Workers to spruce up the Valley for football funds

  • Jul 7, 2014 at 1:24PM

The football season is a few months away, but Mount Si players are getting ready in a way that can help locals with their yard work projects. In the Wildcat Worker program, Mount Si players sign up for yard work. Rates are $10 an hour per worker, with the money going to pay for their high school football costs. It takes financial pressure off their families, and is a win-win for the athletes, their team and local homeowners.

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