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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.

Status report: North Bend police transition has positive results

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

North Bend is about half the size of Snoqualmie, but at least the city’s equal in police statistics. In the first three months of the Snoqualmie Police Department’s contract to cover North Bend, the department saw nearly as much activity in North Bend, population about 6,500, as it did in the first six months of the year for Snoqualmie, population 12,500. Calls for service in North Bend totaled 2,021, and in Snoqualmie, 2,873.

Memorial service is Friday for Preston's Randal Nelson, 94

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

Lifetime Preston resident Randal Philip Nelson, 94, died Saturday, July 19, at home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Preston Cemetery in Preston. Randal was born October 22, 1919, at Swedish Hospital, in Seattle, to Florence E. (Holmgren) and Philip C. Nelson. He grew up in the Swedish community of Preston. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1937 and attended the University of Washington.

Floods, fish and farms: Floodplain project on the Snoqualmie’s Carlson stretch resets river’s history

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:13PM

Uprooted trees lay flattened in the glare of the sun on the north bank of the Snoqualmie River. The dirt, churned up for the first time in decades, was a uniform, sun-baked beige color, and in its narrow channel, the river lazed past, too quiet to drown out the surprised chatter from a group of visitors. Almost two months along, the $4 million Upper Carlson floodplain project looked rough when the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum stopped here on its annual floodplain tour July 16. But it was also a good example of the Forum’s efforts on what presenters called “the three F’s,” fish, farms and flooding.

Connect with your teen at Snoqualmie Y workshop

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Learn how to connect with the teen in your family, with help from a Snoqualmie Y workshop that begins Monday. "Staying Connected With Your Teen," a five-week series that will help strengthen your family’s connections, is 6 to 8 p.m. February 3, 10, and 24, and March 3 and 10, at the YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Out of the Past: Honey Farm Inn rises, narrow escape from fire for family

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 3:59PM

Members of the Emery Maupin family narrowly escaped with their lives and lost all their belongings when fire raced through their rented home on the North Fork Road Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. Maupin, who works nights at Weyerhauser, was home to lunch when the fire broke out in the utility room.

School levies are for day-to-day needs; Please vote

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:14PM

Please make the effort and vote in favor of the Educational Programs and Technology levies for the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Ballots are already arriving and the deadline for mailing them back is Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Opstad elementary students share wisdom in frank talks about bullies

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:29PM

All of Opstad Elementary School got involved when trouble came around last fall. The whole school participated in the anti-bullying assembly, “Trouble in Fairytalezania,” by Taproot Theatre, watching the play, laughing at the jokes, summoning a fairy godmother on cue, and taking home the message. Principal Amy Wright, has worked with Taproot Theatre in the past, and knew to expect a positive student response from their show.

Stopping bullying: Listen, focus and work with your kids

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:08PM

It’s inspiring to see how local youth, like the Opstad students described on page 2, are taking a stand against bullying, and more importantly, showing others how to react and stop it. Parents, other children and local educators should take note of what these kids are doing. At the same time, we should all educate ourselves about how to stop bullying before it gets serious.

12th Man: Valley Seahawks fans show their spirit before big game | Slideshow

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 6:21PM

Don Baunsgard was the Joker of Seahawks fans, celebrating their win over San Francisco at a tailgate party in full make-up. The Snoqualmie resident had watched The Dark Knight a few days before, thus deciding on the neon green and blue clown face. "I do believe the Seahawks have a very good chance of winning the Super Bowl, for a couple reasons," Baunsgard told the Record. "They have a sincere drive and will within them to win. They are on a mission to win a Super Bowl and I don't believe anyone else can beat them. I also believe that defense usually wins t

Grange On The Range: Nursery at Mount Si hosts once-in-a-blue-moon concert

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:58PM

North Bend's Nursery at Mount Si hosts Sallal Grange's regular open mic night, Grangestock, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. The Grange's outdoor open mic happens only once a year. Enjoy food, beverages and desserts at the Nursery's scenic setting, and support Sallal Grange's many community activities. There is a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

Call to Snoqualmie Valley Artists: Magical Moments in the Valley

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is seeking artists of all ages and in all media to submit artwork for its August through October art display rotation, “Magical Moments in the Valley.” The show will be at Snoqualmie City Hall and the Snoqualmie Valley Visitor Information Center. Artists of all ages and in all media are invited to submit artwork.

Free ‘Little Hurricane’ concert at Comm. Park

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:13PM

Little Hurricane is coming to raise the roof, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Snoqualmie Community Park. The park is located at 35016 S.E. Ridge St., adjacent to the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.

Property tax bills mailed out for Ridge residents

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:14PM

The King County Assessor mailed 2014 property valuations to all residential property owners in Snoqualmie Ridge on July 24. In this area, residential property values generally increased by 23.1 percent but individual property values might vary. The assessor’s office will continue to mail out residential and commercial valuation notices to taxpayers throughout the rest of King County between July and October.

Junkyard droids: Youth robot camp comes to Valley Monday

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:15PM

Local youth can explore the mysteries of making robots in two Valley Robotics camps starting Monday, June 28. Junk Yard Wars for grades 1 through 4 is 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Junk Yard Wars for grades 4 through 8 is 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost is $150.

Deadline extended for city's vacant arts job

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:29PM

The city of Snoqualmie’s Arts Commission has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the City Council. The deadline to apply has been extended to August 4. To be considered, the new member must reside within the corporate limits of the city of Snoqualmie.

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