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Carnation’s move to county cops: So far, so good

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:14PM

The new year brought new law enforcement to Carnation and city officials couldn’t be happier with the transition. “It’s gone remarkably well,” said Carnation City Manager Ken Carter last week. “What we did in three months, normally takes nine.”

Great strides: Newcomers, skilled veterans helping Mount Si gymnastics team dominate at home | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:30PM

Jenn Rogers took several deep breaths. She was nervous as she began her bars routine. But the junior could hear a group of graduated Wildcat gymnasts in the stands, encouraging her and cheering her on. "When you hear that people believe in you, that's when it's a lot easier to compete," she said. Rogers' confidence paid off big last Thursday, Jan. 9, when she led all gymnasts with the best scores of her career in Mount Si's dual with Juanita.

Help keep King County clean and green by reporting illegal dumping

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:09PM

Illegal dumping can spread pests and disease, harm the environment, reduce property values and create public eyesores. Fortunately, the King County Illegal Dumping Hotline offers a simple and convenient way for citizens to report suspected illegal dumping activity wherever it might occur. Reporting illegal dumping activity is as easy as visiting the King County Solid Waste Division website, www.kingcounty.gov/ReportDumping, and providing information about the location, the nature of the complaint, and other details.

Mount Si girls to host Bellevue tonight, Wildcat Classic this weekend

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:31AM

The Mount Si girls basketball team hosts Bellevue at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, Jan. 15). The Wildcat girls are in the hunt for wins this season, with a 2-10 record overall. On December 26, on the road at the MaxPreps Holiday Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., Mount Si gained their first win over La Quinta, from California, 36-24.

Valley's American Legion Post is now posting on Facebook

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:16AM

Local Post 79 of the American Legion in Snoqualmie is now on Facebook. You can friend the post at www.facebook.com/groups/212429492214206. The Post started the page as a way to connect with veterans who may not know about the group, and their families

‘Cat wrestlers are tough at Everett Classic, beat Kangs

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:32AM

Mount Si wrestling placed fourth of 32 teams at the Everett Classic tournament on Saturday, Jan. 4. The Wildcats had seven scoring wrestlers in 14 weight classes in this tournament. Ryley Absher placed first at 145 pounds, Gunnar Harrison took second at 132 pounds, Andrew Harris, at 195, and Eli Clure, at 126, both took third, and Justin Edens, at 152, Hunter Conway at 113 pounds, and Quinn Oster at 182, each placed fifth. Injuries and other mishaps kept other varsity wrestlers out of the tournament.

Helen Jensen retires at North Bend's Garwood dental practice

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:33AM

Staff at the Kelly Garwood dental office say they will miss the smiling face and charming personality of dental assistant Helen Jensen, who retired in December. She has worked at the Garwood office for eight years, and has assisted people in Valley dentist chairs for more than 20 years. In total, she’s been a dental assistant for 40 years. Garwood remembers working with her in her teen years—”She was my supervisor then”—and talked Jensen into coming to her office when she opened her own practice.

Wildcat Idol: First night of talent show is Friday

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:58AM

Wildcat Idol is 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Mount Si High School Watch talented students from Mount Si as they sing their way to the title of Wildcat Idol, in this, the first night of the two-part talent show.

Work parties, seminar planned for Fall City public learning garden

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:17AM

The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch hosts a Plan Your Vegetable Garden workshop, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Fall City Library meeting room, 33415 S.E. 42nd Place, Fall City. No cost. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Volunteers can also help build the garden from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sunday, Jan. 26. Volunteers will lay out garden beds and paths, building raised beds, and filling beds with topsoil and soil amendments, all with the goal of being ready to plant in early spring.

Say you want a resolution? Mt Si Sports + Fitness ready to help with goals | Business Profile

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 10:29AM

In 2003, owners Lynn Grisham and Ben Cockman founded Mt Si Sports + Fitness with the intent of making it an inviting, family-oriented establishment with something for everyone, and that is just what they did. Whether you simply want to walk on a treadmill while watching the Seahawks on TV or you want to train for the Ironman Triathlon, this is the gym for you.

Applicants sought for Snoqualmie hospital commission

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 11:08AM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4 is currently accepting resumes from individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the hospital district commission. The appointed commissioner will be required to stand for election in November 2015. Commissioners of King County Public Hospital District No. 4 are publicly elected officials, chosen by the voters of the district, who govern the hospital district.

Open house is tonight for Snoqualmie's next big downtown project

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 11:47AM

Businesspeople are invited to an open house on Snoqualmie's next phase of its Downtown Redevelopment Project, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Snoqualmie City Hall Council Chambers. See the final project plans for Phase 2A of the downtown redevelopment project, set to begin in early spring of 2014.

One-act weekend at Valley Center Stage

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:54PM

Valley Center Stage hosts a weekend of one-act plays Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18. Two one-act plays will be presented each night, a new work by local playwright Ed Corrigan, and a returning favorite, “Zelda.”

Help lead local health care | Consider running for Snoqualmie hospital commission

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:59PM

This week, we focus a lot on health—the fitness programs at Mount Si Sports, youth activities at Si View Community Center. Most of those activities involve getting active and in motion. There’s another way that you can get involved for health, and it will affect not just your own well-being, but that of thousand of people inside and outside this Valley.

Cedarcrest boys beat Granite Falls in close game

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:56PM

The Cedarcrest boys varsity basketball squad beat Granite Falls in a tight game on the road Friday, Jan. 10. The Tigers held the lead for much of the game, outscoring the Red Wolves 19-12 in the first quarter, 19-13 in the second. But after the half, the Red Wolves clawed their way back, scoring 20 to the Tigers’ 17 in the third quarter and putting up 33 points to Granite Falls’ 17 in the fourth quarter to snatch the win, 78-72.

Snoqualmie must abolish angle parking; Teens survive rear-end accident | Out of the Past

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:01PM

• The city of Snoqualmie must abolish its angled parking. The state Department of Transportation says it’s illegal for cars to back out onto a highway. Deadline for the city to pull parking on the south side of Railroad Avenue is Feb. 1, 1989.

Tour de Peaks Bike Ride returns this weekend with new cause

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 3:50PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Tour de Peaks Bike Ride happens at a new time and for a new cause this Saturday, July 19. Cyclists can ride 25, 50 or 100-mile loops in the Snoqualmie Valley, finishing at the North Bend Block Party.

Conservation District meets tonight at Preston

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 3:51PM

After 15 months working with a special task force and advisory committee, the King Conservation District is completing a proposed program of work targeting six areas to focus its efforts, including rural and urban farm plans, the regional food system and small-lot forestry. KCD will host a meeting for public comment on the program of work, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at the Preston Community Center, 8625 310th Ave. S.E., Preston. The district plans to finalize the program and submit it to the King County Council Aug. 1.

Valley students make WSU roll for spring semester

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:00PM

Dozens of Valley students attending Washington State University were named to the President’s Honor Roll for the spring semester, earning at least a 3.75 GPA. North Bend: Kerry Lee Anderson; Jamie E Brett; Anasaria Alena Cuevas; Alec Matthew Deichman; Hannah Victoria Exner; Patrick Albert Gavin; Katherine Marie Hundley; William Potter Jensen; Keenan Joeseph McVein; Matthew Evan Paauw; Maria De Jesus Quilizapa; Mitchell Walker Rorem; Shelby Ann Seydell; Melissa Storm Thomson; Jacob Lee Tweten; Samuel MacClain White; Johnna Lee Winslow; Taylor Diane Winslow.

A friend and mentor passes: Remembering 'Tall Bill' Blakely

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:24PM

In late December, the Snoqualmie Valley lost an iconic personality and community leader. I first met Tall Bill Blakely while filming the amazing theatrical performances at Fall City Elementary during the Tina Worthington era. Epic events like these take a huge amount of community support, and Tall Bill was a vital piece.

Fall City archery craftsman Jay St. Charles builds bows, and archers | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2014 at 4:35PM

Part of Jay St. Charles’ job is to find the longbows growing within trees. Another part is to help people discover their inner archers. The best part, though, is probably when the two are combined, in day-long archery workshops hosted at his Fall City studio. St. Charles is officially a bow maker, selling high-end customized longbows and recurve bows to online customers throughout the world.

CHS grad Molly Hamontree on Baylor Dean’s List

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:02PM

Cedarcrest graduate Molly Hammontree was named to the Baylor University Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2014 spring semester. The honor requires a grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

Two Valley students get firefighter college scholarships

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:05PM

Jordan Koellen, a senior at Mount Si High School, and Colton Green, a senior at Cedarcrest High School, each received a scholarship from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 2878 at a June 3 recognition ceremony.

Meeting at senior center looks at tax deferrals, valuations

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:12PM

The King County Department of Assessments will host a community presentation, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Mount Si Senior Center, to discuss valuations, taxes and property tax deferral/exemption programs for qualified low-income senior and disabled residents.

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater starts 49th season with ‘Fiddler’

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 4:13PM

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater launches its 49th season with the tradition-infused “Fiddler on the Roof,” to be performed in an open-air amphitheater, surrounded by woods, meadows and streams. Barbecue dinners are available by reservation on performance days. Performances run July 19 through Aug. 24, with shows on Saturdays at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

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