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Open house helps horse rescue team

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:21PM

Cowgirl Spirit Equine Rescue hosts a tack sale and open house, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at 8718 Ames Lake/Carnation Road in Carnation. Visitors can tour the farm, meet the rescue horses, buy donated equipment, riding apparel, and equestrian gifts. Donations of new and used clothing, tack, and gifts are accepted. To donate, psend an e-mail to officers@csrdt.org. The deadline for donations is Monday, June 23. All proceeds from the sale go to caring for horses in need.

Summer tourism campaign coming to Snoqualmie

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:22PM

“Sip, Shop & Savor Summer in Downtown Snoqualmie” is the theme of a new summer campaign which showcases the downtown Snoqualmie business district. The centerpiece is a series of arts events that begin July 19 and continue through September. Partners include the Snoqualmie Arts Commission, Downtown Merchants Association and Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Fighting hunger, one CROP Walk step at a time

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:26PM

The annual Snoqualmie Valley CROP Hunger Walk, held Sunday, May 18, was a huge success. This year was dedicated to the memory of Bill Melton, who brought the international fight against hunger campaign to the Snoqualmie Valley 15 years ago. More than $6,600 was raised and $1,650 will be donated to Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank.

A sober moment: Mock crash impresses safety for Mount Si High School students

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:28PM

With the school year coming to an end, a DUI fatality collision simulation was presented at Mount Si High School to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers, representing more than one-third of all mortalities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Teen drivers are three times more likely than more experienced drivers to be in a fatal crash.

Downtown upgrades, part 2, start in Snoqualmie this week

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:31PM

Phase 2 of the downtown infrastructure improvement project is underway. Infrastructure and road work will occur on Railroad Avenue Southeast between River Street and Northern Street. Downtown businesses will remain open and fully accessible throughout the project with parking in designated areas.

Front-porch snooper rifles package, steals sales slip | Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:36PM

Late last Thursday, a resident in the 1200 block of Salish Avenue Southeast reported a suspicious incident, using the King County Sheriff's Office online reporting tool. The resident said at 4:15 p.m., they found a package that they’d been expecting on their front step, but it had been torn open and rifled through. The only item that seemed to be missing was a packing slip.

Host families needed for Snoqualmie Sister Cities student exchange programs

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:14PM

Volunteer to be a host family for the upcoming student exchange program for students from Korea and Peru who will study soon at Mount Si High School. One family is needed for a Korean student, Jan. 3 through 27. To host a Korean student, contact Russell Maw at russellmaw@hotmail.com or call (425) 495-276.

Mist turns to ice at Snoqualmie Falls | Staff Photo

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:19PM

Mist and water turned to ice during last week’s cold snap, making for a rare scenic view at Snoqualmie Falls.

Letters | Carnation food bank needs to be saved

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:23PM

For the last 10 years, I’ve been involved in the running of a food bank in Carnation. We feed around 200 families a week. We help anybody who comes to the door, including the homeless, no questions asked. During all that time, this food bank has been very generously sponsored by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Even when they, as a people, had nothing, they were always there, supporting this public food bank as a community service.

AT&T's 4G network goes live in Valley

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:15PM

AT&T announced that its 4G LTE mobile broadband service was turned on last week in Carnation, Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology.

Catapults for science! Twin Falls sixth graders step up to the launch pad for science challenge

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:22PM

“From a teacher’s perspective, I’m always amazed at the vast variety of catapult designs I receive,” says Kyle Wallace, sixth grade science and math teacher at Twin Fall Middle School in North Bend. Last month, Wallace saw his students demonstrate their knowledge, putting the scientific method to use when they made working catapults for a school assignment.

Wildcat wrestlers pile on the pins against Sammamish

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 12:29PM

Mount Si wrestlers beat Sammamish, 54-18, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Winning with pins were Henry Foster at 113 pounds, Eli Clure at 126, Jack Hamerly at 132, Mason Marenco at 138, Gunnar Harrison at 142, Cameron McLain at 195, and Andrew Harris at 220.

Like no other: Mount Si 2014 grads celebrate new beginnings | Photo Gallery

  • Jun 17, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 19, 2014 at 10:34AM

If senior speeches are anything to go by, then the 344 graduates of Mount Si High School’s Class of 2014, have a pretty good sense of who they are. They recognize the irony of sitting down in the morning to a breakfast their mothers made for them, on the day they “officially” enter adulthood, and they see the world of possibilities ahead of them, thanks to those who came before them.

Horse fair, play day help Fall City's Warrior Family Retreats

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:14PM

The Northwest Natural Horsemanship Center in Fall City hosts a Summer Horse Fair and Play Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at its arena. The event benefits the center's Family Fund-sponsored Warrior Family Retreats and its scholarship fund.

Mount Si Senior Center, Hopelink get rolling with retired county vans

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:17PM

Three community organizations in Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s district were approved recently to receive a retired King County Metro van. Locally, the Mount Si Senior Center and Hopelink each got a van, as did the Boys and Girls Club of Redmond/Sammamish. Late last month, the County Council unanimously approved the transfer of retired Metro vans to provide transportation assistance to local governments, community programs, senior citizens and young people.

Upping their game: Snoqualmie Valley Women in Business creating growth, opportunity for sixth year

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:19PM

It’s a new year for Snoqualmie Valley Women In Business, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for collaboration, networking, personal growth and community leadership for local business women. Now in its sixth year, Women in Business has adopted the theme of “Up Your Game” for the year, and continues to fine-tune its offerings to meet the needs of nearly 100 members, like the networking exercise that’s been added to each meeting, or the social event and accessory swap planned for June 17 at Glass & Bottle on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Out of the Past: Mayor breaks tie on Si View development; Cars keep crashing at Maskrod's Corner

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:20PM

Thursday, June 22, 1989: The locally infamous Maskrod’s Corner (State Route 202 at Meadowbrook) was the scene of two more auto accidents. On June 12, a North Bend motorist failed to yield and struck a motorcyclist. A day later, a driver did the same, striking another car and sending a woman to the hospital with injured ribs.

Carnation’s anti-festival: Back for second year, ‘Timber!’ concert defies description

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:22PM

Giant neighborhood campout, or rockin’ outdoor music festival, either description of “Timber!”, returning to Carnation next month, works, but it doesn’t quite cover the level of comfort that is the goal of its organizers. “We just want to put on great parties that we, ourselves, have fun at,” said Kevin Sur of Artist Home, which created and hosts Timber.

Snoqualmie Casino changes ticket vendor for summer shows

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 2:50PM

Just in time for its popular summer concert season, Snoqualmie Casino has changed ticketing providers. The new provider, TicketForce, offers a solution that reduces ticketing fees and streamlines the ticketing process.

Valley libraries offer fitness ideas for new year

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:05PM

If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your local King County libraries in North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City and Carnation. Find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness.

Top Snoqualmie holiday light homes named after contest

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:13PM

See the official winners of the Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest, named last week. The city put on its first contest to encourage the community to beautify homes, businesses, and neighborhoods during the holiday season. In first place is the home of Brent and Tracy Bush, at 36325 S.E. Woody Creek Ln.

Wildcat Classic youth basketball tourney returns Jan. 17

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM

The Mount Si High School girls basketball team hosts its Wildcat Classic youth basketball tournament for players in fourth through eighth grades, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 to 19, at four Valley venues: the high school, freshman campus (Former Snoqualmie Middle School), Chief Kanim and Twin Falls Middle Schools.

Wonder of winter wildlife at Cedar River Watershed fun day

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:16PM

Join Seattle Public Utilities for a fun-filled day of discovering wildlife in the Cedar River Watershed near North Bend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27. Discover what kinds of wildlife live, and migrate through Seattle’s largest protected watershed, through hands-on activities, crafts, presentations, and nature walks.

Letters | Outgoing councilwoman Maria Henriksen's accomplishments involved whole community of Snoqualmie

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:21PM

As I bring my time on the Snoqualmie City Council to a close, I want to thank the citizens for your trust and the opportunity to serve you over the past 10 years. The choice to step down was not easy, but I am pleased with what we have accomplished together.

Cannabis in the county: King council OKs rules for marijuana sales, growing

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 3:26PM

The Metropolitan King County Council last week adopted legislation that changes King County building codes and development regulations, allowing for recreational marijuana businesses.

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