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Santa to visit the North Bend Moose Lodge

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 10:44AM

Santa visits the Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge in North Bend at a breakfast event on Saturday, Dec. 14. A complimentary breakfast for families begins at 9 a.m., and Santa arrives at 10 a.m.

Valley residents asked for school bond feedback, e-meeting added to schedule

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Dec 12, 2013 at 9:54AM

The Snoqualmie Valley School Board is seeking public opinion on a bond issue, in a series of public meetings this week, and an online meeting next week. Community members will be asked for their feedback on a potential bond that proposes $216 million in facilities work, including construction of a sixth elementary school, a major renovation of Mount Si High School and high-priority facilities improvements at other buildings throughout the district. The estimated tax impact of the bond on tax payers would be an additional $2.24 per $1,000 of assessed property value.

Warm hearts on a cold night: Valley cities come together for Christmas Tree celebrations | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 9, 2013 at 11:47AM

Bundled against the chill, youngsters and the young at heart gathered as night fell Saturday, Dec. 7, to welcome the Christmas season in Snoqualmie and North Bend. Both cities held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting parties early Saturday evening. The temperatures had dipped into the 20s, but visitors kept warm with cups of cider in Snoqualmie, or by ducking into the art exhibits downtown, while bonfires warmed hands in downtown North Bend, as faux snow settled over a crowd watching local dance, song and unicycle performances.

North Bend expands tattoo zone, but current business is still out

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:34PM

For the third time this year, North Bend’s City Council voted on city zoning regarding tattoo parlors and piercing businesses. Also for the third time, the council has expanded the areas in which those businesses can operate, although with split votes and some dissatisfaction.

With lots of new talent, Mount Si girls basketball team looks to make their own mark

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:32PM

The Mount Si girls basketball team doesn’t want to call it a rebuilding season. And Coach Megan Botulinski agrees. True, the Wildcats bring back just two seniors and two juniors, but they’ve got a group of freshmen from a strong Snoqualmie Middle School basketball squad. They may not have height, but they have energy, and coach and players see promise.

Strong together: Mount Si varsity boys basketball team reloads with speed, intensity

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:29PM

The Mount Si boys basketball team starts their season strong with height, speed and intensity. The team reloads with three seniors, Beau Shain, Jack Nelson and Tyler McCreadie out in front. Nelson brings intensity and a rain of shots, Shain is a vocal presence on the court, while McCreadie brings his six-foot-nine post's frame into the mix for rebounds as well as points.

Mount Si wrestlers reload with some deep mat experience

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:16PM

The brotherhood: Mount Si wrestlers reload with some strong end-game experience

Sister to sister: Mount Si gymnastics squad gets competitive with mentor approach

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:13PM

Before junior Hailey Johnson races down the runway for a high-flying vault, she walks herself through every movement. “I think about every part of it, everything that I have to focus on,” she said. “There isn’t time to think about it when you’re going. You just have to do it.” It’s only when she’s back on solid ground that she knows whether it was good. A perfect landing “is the best feeling” and an awesome moment, Mount Si’s vault specialist said.

Should Mount Si Conservation Area be expanded? Hearing is tomorrow

  • Dec 10, 2013 at 5:21PM

The state’s Department of Natural Resources holds a public hearing on a proposed boundary expansion of Mount Si Natural Resources Conservation Area, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Snoqualmie Ranger Station Conference Room, 902 S.E. North Bend Way, North Bend.

Caregiver group meets June 12

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:46AM

A free support group for those caring for someone with memory loss meets, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12. Monthly meetings offer caregivers a consistent and caring place to learn, share and gain emotional support from others on similar journeys.

Snoqualmie couple embark on world-wide cycling adventure | Photo Gallery

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

On a sunny March day in Snoqualmie, Doug and Kristin Walsh had no problem daydreaming about going on a long bike ride. That daydream may have gotten a little fuzzy now that they’re actually on that ride, fighting Montana winds on a blustery day in April, or cycling through snowdrifts in Minnesota in May, but the couple never seems to struggle with a loss of focus for long. On the surface, their goal is to ride their bicycles basically around the world, to discover amazing cultures, sample exotic foods, and see places they’ve only read about, in a trip they estimate will take about three years. There’s more, though; this trip, started March 23, represents living life in the right order, something the career driven 30-somethings have long aspired to.

Plant sale success happens with your help

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

Thanks to the support from the North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, and surrounding area residents, our spring plant sale raised almost $2,000. From all who benefit from your support and generosity — which in past years have included our Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, local food bank, children’s toy drive at Christmas, and a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Mount Si High School—we say ‘thank you’!

The mushroom maestro: North Bend man pens forager's cookbook

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:50AM

Author and mycologist Tim Leavitt’s new cookbook is for mushroom lovers, haters (or those unsure), and everyone in between. The North Bend man penned “Cooking Wild Mushrooms (for People Who Don’t Like Mushrooms)” as a resource for foraging wild mushrooms. It includes various cooking techniques and more than two dozen recipes.

Wood in the Snoqualmie River? King County hosting two meetings June 10 on new projects

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 2:15PM

Learn more about projects planned by King County that involve placing large wood in local rivers or streams at either of two meetings scheduled for June 10 in Issaquah. Meetings covering the same subject matter are scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at the Issaquah Hatchery, 125 Sunset Way, Issaquah. Three projects are planned for the Snoqualmie River basin – the Hafner Levee Setback, Winkelman Revetment Reconstruction, and the Sinnema Quaale Upper Revetment Reconstruction;

Nineteen-year-old North Bend man pleads guilty in New Years' hit-and-run

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06PM

Cody Eads, 19, appeared in King County Superior Court last week to enter a plea of guilty to one count of vehicular homicide. The North Bend man was arrested last summer for the Jan. 1 hit-and-run death of Lucinda Pieczatkowski, also of North Bend, and arraigned August 21. Eads will be sentenced January 17.

Snoqualmie takes lead in Green Power Challenge; Help get city over the top

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:21PM

The city of Snoqualmie has taken the lead in the Green Power Challenge, a competition between five cities designed to encourage residents to participate in PSE’s Green Power Program. At stake in the competition is a total of $40,000 to be granted by PSE toward a community solar photovoltaic project. In Snoqualmie, that project would be the installation of solar panels at the Snoqualmie Community Center and YMCA.

North Bend to close rotting Alm Way bridge

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:35PM

North Bend is permanently closing a small, 60-year-old bridge on the west side of the city. The city plans to post a number of signs and shut the Alm Way Bridge, over Gardiner Creek, next week. About a half dozen homes are on the west side of Alm Way, which runs roughly parallel to North Bend Way on the west end of city limits.

Work ethic: Cedarcrest boys basketball team aims for state

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:26PM

Cedarcrest senior Jordan Corpus was on board the varsity boys basketball squad when the Red Wolves made state his freshman and sophomore years, and was on the ride last year when the Red Wolves made districts.

Cedarcrest wrestling sees new talent, coach

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:24PM

The Cedarcrest wrestling program restarts this year under a new coach, and with a new group of varsity leaders. At the top of that list is returning state athlete Eli Malametz. Ranked fourth in the state at the 138-pound class last season, the senior should be a force to be reckoned with at 152 this winter. Malametz said his plan is to always be improving. His mental game looks solid.

Photo: Frozen beauty on Mount Si

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:22PM

The setting sun burnishes the frozen face of Mount Si with orange glints on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3. A cold front saw temperatures dipping below freezing last week, giving the 4,167-foot peak a persistent coating of ice.

Ring the bell: Reloaded Cedarcrest girls want state rematch, not a repeat

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:31PM

Every day, before every practice, the members of the Cedarcrest varsity girls basketball team ring a bell purpose-mounted on the wall of the gym. A sign next to the bell reads, "Round 2." That's the theme of this year's season. Don't call this a repeat or a re-do. This is a rematch.

Shadow catcher: Valley connection with famed photograper leads to museum, theater show

  • Dec 11, 2013 at 6:30PM

It is the Snoqualmie Valley’s connection with the Curtis brothers, Edward and Asahel, that brings a rare performance to North Bend this week. The two Curtis brothers were active as photographers, promoters and documentarians in the early 20th century. Asahel’s work took him from Snoqualmie Falls to Eastern Washington and the Klondike. The Asahel Curtis trail over the Pass is named for him.

Out of the past: Tree hater injects school cottonwoods with poison

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:33AM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives:

Family history group is going strong; Next meeting is Tuesday

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:44AM

The next Family History Club meeting is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Snoqualmie Community Center and YMCA. The workshop is open to anyone in the community who is interested in family history, free of charge, and no appointment is needed.

Reilly and Maloney Christmas concert comes to Valley Center Stage

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 10:47AM

West Coast folk singing duo Ginny Reilly and David Maloney give a one-day performance, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Valley Center Stage in North Bend.

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