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Letters | Obamacare is still in play, 
and laws can be changed

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:19PM

Mr. Olah’s letter last week is a well stated, albeit, a wandering opinion. It’s also not entirely correct. After reading about kings, majority rule, temper tantrums, extremists, parenting (“one doesn’t always get his or her way”) and the entertaining dig, the “Know Nothing Party”, I finally came to the conclusion that he is upset with the continued battle over Obamacare.

Letters | Unique talents, fun and crazy cast made ‘Night’ a success

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:17PM

Four years ago, when I approached Stacy Caiarelli Brown, events manager for Snoqualmie Ridge Residential Owners Association, and Heidi Dukich, executive director for the Mount Si Food Bank about doing Night on a Dark Trail as Snoqualmie Valley community event, we hoped to have an annual, fun Halloween event that would involve the Valley as performers and audience, give back to the community as entertainment, and support families in need. At the end of our third year of production, due to the active support of so many wonderful people, the journey continues and gets better.

Name your do-gooder Valley neighbors for Give Good Awards

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:45PM

Dozens of local citizens, youth, businesses, and organizations have already been nominated for the 2014 “Give Good Awards” of Snoqualmie Valley. The awards were started last year by local resident Angela Craig as a way to recognize inspirational people and highlight the hard work invested into making the community a great place to live.

Reader Photo | Tom turkey struts his stuff in North Bend

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:46PM

North Bend resident Camille Bodey snapped a few photos of nearby neighbor Anika Granillo’s turkeys as they frolicked in her yard with a few chicken pals. The owner was giving them treats. “I saw ‘Tom Turkey’ spread his feathers upon Anika’s urging, and and seemed very proud of himself,” wrote Camille.

Campaign begins for Mount Si High remodel, expansion bond | Some constituents still want answers

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 3:03PM

Whether or not the Snoqualmie Valley School District is officially done “vetting” a $216 million bond option, one phase in its bond campaign is about to begin. Assistant Superintendent Don McConkey, in describing a series of public meetings on the bond proposal, told the board at its Nov. 7 meeting, “This is the beginning of the campaign.” Only two board members, Scott Hodgins and Carolyn Simpson, attended this part of the meeting, and neither argued with McConkey’s statement, or his follow-up emphasis on the need for a consistent message in this phase of the process.

Election results: Surprises, upsets in Snoqualmie Valley races | Parks, fire levies passing strong

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:54PM

The Nov. 5 general election so far favors the challengers, with an exception—the Snoqualmie Valley School District board race between Marci Busby and David Spring. However, first-week returns saw challengers in the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital district play upsetter to incumbents, while newcomer Heather Munden was beating former councilmember Terry Sorenson by a wide margin.

Letters | Arts organization thanks Snoqualmie Tribe for generosity

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:44PM

As our summer family Art-Together-Time season comes to a close, and we launch our holiday family art programs, the artEAST Art Center would like to pause and shout a huge “thank you” to the Snoqualmie Tribe Foundation and our generous member artists who live in the Snoqualmie Valley. The Snoqualmie Tribe Foundation has made possible a series of teen art programs, including our summer ceramic camp as well as free, family Art-Together Time events that take place throughout the year.

On to state! Mount Si football team downs Oak Harbor in lopsided playoff battle | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 14, 2013 at 2:29PM

The Mount Si football team won 40-7 against Oak Harbor on the road Saturday, Nov. 9. Now. fifth-ranked Mount Si (9-1) advances to the state playoffs to face second-ranked O’Dea (10-0) of Seattle, this Friday, Nov. 15, in Memorial Stadium at the Seattle Center. Game time is 7 p.m.

Mount Si girls learn and react to gut out match six win at Sea-King tourney | Road to state ends in Seattle | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 3:20PM

For the Mount Si girls volleyball team, the road to state ended last Saturday, Nov. 9, when the Wildcats fell in three matches to Seattle Prep, Holy Names and Bishop Blanchet. State was on the line. Two nights earlier, Mount Si learned, reacted and gutted out a hard-fought win in match six of the Sea-King volleyball tournament. The Mount Si girls used strong defense to a tough Bishop Blanchet team and used tactical kills to win in five on Thursday, Nov. 7. “It was pulling together as a team, doing our jobs, and doing it well,” that led to success Thursday, said senior Haley Holmberg.

Valley students earn spots on Eastern Washington University's Dean’s List

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:06PM

More than a dozen area students made the Eastern Washington University dean’s list for 2014 winter quarter. Snoqualmie: Kolton Auxier, Alek Behrends, Charles Corriveau, Ryan Emmerton, Tiana Graciidis, Jessareh Helm, Cameron Hilsmann, Lindsay Kirby, Adam Korma, Hannah Masbaum, Micah Masbaum, Catherine Shintah, Zachariah Storm, Kyle Takacs, Kaitlyn Usselman, Kyle Whitworth.

Snoqualmie schools recognized with Washington Achievement Awards

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:07PM

The state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction has awarded several Snoqualmie Valley schools a 2013 Washington Achievement Award. The prestigious awards are for schools meeting Washington Achievement Index criteria for the past three years, in up to six categories.

North Bend's Stokosa family touched by memorial help

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:08PM

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers during this extremely sad time. The food, flowers, donations, and so much more have been overwhelming. Sharon Larson touched many lives, as was evident by how many attended her memorial service on April 12. We are grateful for loving friends and family who supported Mom during her long battle with cancer. She truly loved you all.

Artists needed for Snoqualmie state highway sculpture project

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:09PM

The city of Snoqualmie is renovating a section of State Route 202/Railroad Avenue Southeast (SR 202) in historic downtown Snoqualmie. The Snoqualmie Arts Commission wishes to purchase or commission a unique three-dimensional sculpture to be installed at the project site. The artwork location is proposed for the intersection of State Route 202 and S.E. King St. Sculptures may be new or existing. A permanent concrete base may be used as a foundation for the artwork.

A message for the caregivers of the Snoqualmie Valley

  • May 12, 2014 at 1:10PM

If you seldom hear a shout-out or never get nominated for being the best, if you think you are invisible and what you do does not make a difference, this letter is for you. If you have ever put 50 cents in a donation jar, volunteered to help anywhere, baked, cooked, babysat, or taxied for a fundraiser or a friend, give yourself a big hug from me.

New face, same drive: Stephanie Huber says farewell to North Bend office supply store, new owner Donna Hayes brings art focus

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:20PM

After 40 years in the Valley and 14 years in business, Cascade Office Supply owner Stephanie Huber has sold her business and is saying goodbye. She turns the keys over to a local who proved herself behind the counter and has big plans for the office and art supply store.

Bartell Drugs to open doors on Nov. 15; grand opening follows a week later

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:15PM

Family-owned Bartell Drugs opens its “next generation” store in North Bend this Friday, Nov. 15, at Borgen Plaza. A grand opening with a big line-up of festivities follows, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. The Seattle-based chain’s 62nd store is located at 248 Bendigo Boulevard South, at the northeast corner of Bendigo Boulevard and Park Avenue. Store hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Gobble gobble! Turkey Trot 5K, kids 1K run races back to Snoqualmie Ridge this weekend

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:18PM

The sixth annual Snoqualmie Ridge Turkey Trot, a five-kilometer race and children's one-kilometer run, begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Cascade View Elementary School in Snoqualmie. A pancake breakfast follows at 9:30 a.m. The race is a benefit for all Snoqualmie Valley Elementary Schools. Each runner gets to designate which school his or her pre-registration dollars go to.

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce's next lunch includes look at new website

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:04PM

What’s being touted as a casual, productive luncheon for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce begins at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Along with networking, the day includes a first look at the Chamber’s new website. The new site offers local businesses new ways to reach their markets, with a mobile-optimized version as well as a mobile app.

Snoqualmie Valley merchants unite to promote holiday theme of living and giving local

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Nov 19, 2013 at 3:44PM

'Tis the season to sip, savor, share and shop where we live; and Snoqualmie Valley merchants are making it easy by bringing their wares out of the shops and into community. For a special holiday version of its regular “After Hours” networking event, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce is inviting local families to join Valley-based independent merchants for an evening of seasonal shopping and celebration.

Thank you, veterans: Generations gather at Snoqualmie Elementary to reflect on service, sacrifice | Photo Gallery

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:07PM

It wasn’t until late in his long life that Alvin Macko told his family what he went through in World War II. Alvin, who attended past Veteran’s Day assemblies at Snoqualmie Elementary School, where his grandchildren attend classes, didn’t make it to this year’s assembly. He passed away in 2011. Yet this year, his daughter, Krista Holmberg of Snoqualmie, and widow, Betty Macko of Sammamish, came to honor the veterans in his stead.

Mount Si ASB begins Foodball goods drive

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:18PM

Mount Si High School’s Foodball annual holiday food drive begins this Friday, Nov. 15. It kicks into high gear on Saturday Nov. 23, with the ‘Fill the Truck’ event at North Bend QFC. Associated Student Body members collect food and cash donations for local food banks.

Fall City Arts celebrates the season with arts faire

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:16PM

More than 30 local artists are taking part in the Fall City Arts Autumn Arts Faire, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the lobby of Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City.

Metro warns of bus cuts without help

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:21PM

The consequences of inaction on stable funding for public transit were spelled out last week, as King County Metro Transit detailed drastic cuts to bus service that must be planned now in the absence of funds from the state. “The time for action is now, with the Legislature in special session, to avert cuts to bus service that would be without precedent in the 40-year history of Metro,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine last week. “It is unconscionable that King County should be compelled to cut bus service, due to lack of funding authority from the state.”

Quilceda, glassworks on to-visit list for Mount Si seniors

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:15PM

A series of adventures await visitors on Fridays, starting at the Mount Si Senior Center in North Bend. Each trip includes the bus ride to and from the event, leaving from the center at 411 Main Ave. South.

Valley’s Family History Group workshop still growing

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:15PM

Last month, interested members from the community gathered at the YMCA on Snoqualmie Ridge to learn from family history workshop instructors Erin Christensen and Annette Willis. The two hosts shared ways to record family research findings on paper and digitally from files extracted on the Internet, how to avoid duplicating information and how to move forward with optimum research efficiency.

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