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Snoqualmie Y to party Tuesday for campaign kickoff

  • Jan 27, 2014 at 6:32PM

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Community Campaign kickoff is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Snoqualmie Brewery and Taproom, 8032 Falls Avenue Southeast. The evening celebrates the start of the annual fundraiser event, which supports Y programs, from academic enrichment to athletics, seniors to summer camp.

No joining fees through Friday at Snoqualmie Y

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:44PM

Newcomers can be part of the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA in January, and try out a new membership without having to pay a joining fee. While many programs and activities at the YMCA are open to the whole community, membership has extra benefits such as unlimited use of the fitness center and gymnasium, group fitness classes, a complimentary personalized wellness plan, two hours of free childcare per day, reduced fees for special activities, 12 guest passes per year, and more.

Valley Young Professionals host bar trivia, networking at Snoqualmie Brewery

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:45PM

The chamber of commerce’s Valley Young Professionals hosts a special event, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Snoqualmie Brewery and Tap Room, 8032 Falls Ave. S.E. At Sips with VYPs and YIPs, enjoy beer, food, networking and bar trivia with the Valley Young Professionals.

Die hard: Young Mount Si girls basketball squad still close, hungry, despite challenging season | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 4:01PM

The score was lopsided, but the Mount Si girls never gave up. The Wildcat varsity team skews young, yet has a lot of heart even in a season that has seen few wins. But the score didn’t make a difference in the team’s attitude last Wednesday, Jan. 22, when, down in a road game, the girls scrapped for balls with a physical Mercer Island team down to the last buzzer.

January Chamber After Hours: Euro Lounge Cafe and hall

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:46PM

The Euro Lounge Cafe in North Bend hosts the next Snoqualmie Valley Chamber After-Hours event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Born in Romania, owner Sinacia Yovanovich opened the cafe, which serves crepes and coffee, in 2011. Part of the establishment serves as a rental hall for special events.

Metro to discuss service reduction at North Bend meeting, Wednesday

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:46PM

The local bus system, King County Metro Transit, is planning service cuts because of a funding shortage. Valley residents can talk with Metro staff members and learn more about how service reductions may affect them at a public meeting, noon to 2 p.m. Wedneday, Jan. 29, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S., North Bend.

Cedarcrest boys dominate Coupeville at home

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:39PM

The Cedarcrest boys basketball team beat Coupeville, 72-39, in play Tuesday, Jan. 21, at home. Senior guard Jordan Corpus led scoring with 16 points and five assists. Sophomore Robert Cha has 13 points, including two three-point shots. and three assists. Junior forward Chase Cardon added 10 points, including two long bombs, and had three steals

Upper Valley food banks split up, change places

  • Jan 28, 2014 at 3:33PM

The Mount Si Food Bank, which has provided food to the Valley’s needy population for 35 years, has been asked to leave its home of more than a decade at North Bend Community Church. A new organization, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, started by former management of the Mount Si Food Bank, is slated to take its place at the church’s former parsonage garage. Founded in 1975, Mount Si Food Bank helps more than 400 families each week with food, provides turkeys during the holidays and breakfast lunch for schoolchildren in the summertime.

Rock blasting, single lane closures planned next week over Snoqualmie Pass

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 9:03AM

Drivers planning trips over Snoqualmie Pass this week need to plan for added travel due to single lane closures and nightly rock blasting closures. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close Interstate 90 for rock blasting at 8 p.m. each night for about an hour Monday, July 28 through Thursday, July 31. Westbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and eastbound traffic will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Rotarians rally to make a new Valley emergency warming shelter

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:24PM

When or if there is another prolonged electrical power outage in Snoqualmie Valley, residents can now seek shelter at either the Mount Si Senior Center or the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. Mount Si Senior Center recently secured a backup generator powered by natural gas, along with three natural gas water heaters.

Riverview School District puts levy renewals on ballot

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM

Voters in the Riverview School District will be asked to continue supporting schools on the Feb. 11 ballot, which will have two local levies on it. Both levies are renewals of previous levies, and both are four four-year periods. An $8.1 million Educational Programs Maintenance and Operations Levy, or M&O levy, would continue to bridge the 23 percent gap between state and federal education funding and the cost to fund current offerings in the district.

Worth-whiling my time: A poem about picking up litter

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:23PM

So you are retired and live in the Valley, Perhaps picking up litter can be right up your alley?! Walking daily for our health a must, More aerobic exercise will help, we trust.

Comment tonight on Snoqualmie school district strategy

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:43PM

District to present draft strategic plan for community feedback Snoqualmie Valley School District's board of directors recently approved a draft of the district's five-year strategic plan, and will present it for public feedback at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Mount Si High School.

Super Bowl party is Sunday at Snoqualmie Taproom

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:17PM

The Snoqualmie Falls Brewery will play host to the local 12th Man, planning a Super Bowl party Sunday afternoon, Feb. 2 Fans can watch the Seahawks versus the Broncos on the big screen TV. There will be special menu items and beer discounts, and prizes for the best 12th Man costume.

Coach of the Year: Mount Si's Charlie Kinnune picks up peer award

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:33PM

Mount Si High School football coach Charlie Kinnune picked up the WIAA District 2 Coach of the Year award for the 2013 season. He received the honor while attending the Washington State Coaches Association Awards Dinner, Friday, Jan. 24, in Everett, accompanied by Mount Si Athletic Director Greg Hart.

Nominate the best Valley teachers for Snoqualmie Foundation honors

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:25PM

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is preparing to honor outstanding educators, and is seeking nominations now through Friday, Jan. 31. Educator of the Year is an annual recognition given by the foundation to Snoqualmie Valley staff, and presented at the annual Small Hands to Big Plans fundraising luncheon, set this year for March 20.

One of the best: Acoustic guitarist showcase coming to North Bend Grange

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:27PM

Four-time Grammy recipient, David Grier gives a solo concert at the Sallal Grange in North Bend, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Grier, recognized by many experts as one of the premier acoustic guitarists in the world, spans jazz, bluegrass and other styles.

Sno-Valley Center tries to save elder independence program

  • Jan 29, 2014 at 2:30PM

Nearly 20 years ago, the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation launched an adult day care program that evolved into today’s Adult Day Health. Later this year, the center may move to close it down. On Saturday, the Sno-Valley Senior Center Board will meet to discuss its progress on preserving the struggling, but essential program.

Wildcat wrestlers face Islanders, compete at Kelso

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:28PM

The Mount Si wrestlers fell as a team, 30-37, against the Mercer Island squad, but several Mount Si wrestlers overcame their Islander opponents. Ryley Absher, at 145, pinned Kenji Walker.

Tall orders: Snoqualmie woman turns family dilemma into growing online clothes business

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:39PM

Eighteen boxes of Andrea Williamson’s shirts and pants are lined up along a wall, ready to ship. Windows look out on timberland at her home near the old Snoqualmie Falls mill site. Sewing machines, patterns, a rack of prototype clothes and a file cabinet full of fabric samples are near at hand.

Valley reunion in Arizona: Snowbird picnic scheduled in Yuma

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:30PM

Valley folks who spend the winter in the sun instead of the rain are organizing their annual get-together. The 11th annual Snoqualmie Valley Snowbird Picnic is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Lin's Grand Buffet, 2135 E. 16th St., in Yuma, Ariz.

Heroin busts, coat thief, loose pig: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:44PM

On Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, a store manager in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported an employee theft. The employee was suspected of stealing from the store over several months, and when confronted by the security manager, admitted to taking $3,800. Police also found heroin on him.

Live music: Winterlings bring alternative folk to Black Dog

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:36PM

Regional alternative folk band The Winterlings play at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at The Black Dog, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie. Admission is free The Winterlings take listeners on journeys through flooded barns and cedar forests, chemistry labs and ferries crossing Puget Sound.

Wildcat Idol finale is Friday at Mount Si High School

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:40PM

The final round of the all-school talent contest, Wildcat Idol returns at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. at the Mount Si High School auditorium Pizza and other food will be served at a bake sale.

Inside the tech levy: How Snoqualmie Valley students use technology dollars | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:56PM

“Yes! IXL!” It doesn’t really sound like English when a fifth grade student rejoices to hear what the next lesson will be, but it is. It’s also math, and, it seems, a favorite in Snoqualmie Elementary teacher Deva Baruah’s class.

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