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New life for Snow Lake: Mount Si Advanced Placement students restore wild watershed

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:48PM

Students in Mount Si High School’s Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science class, taught by Shannon Wenman, upheld a long-standing tradition this fall by participating in the Snow Lake Watershed Restoration Project. The project is a joint effort between the Wilderness and Trails Program at the Snoqualmie Ranger Station (US Forest Service) and the science and horticulture programs at Mount Si High School. Since the partnership formed 26 years ago in 1988, more than 1,500 Snoqualmie Valley students have been involved in this project.

School seeking photographer for spring grad ceremony

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:56PM

Mount Si High School is taking bids for a professional photographer to cover its 2014 graduation ceremony, Friday, June 13. Memories to capture include: 2014 class photo, individual students receiving diplomas, candid photos during the ceremony.

Carnation Elementary parents, take transportation survey

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:05PM

Carnation Elementary School was recently selected to participate in a statewide school transportation survey. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction randomly selected only 250 schools to be in the survey, which is now scheduled for late February.

Here is your short list of 2014 Valley Give Good Award nominees

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 3:08PM

The Give Good Awards Foundation of Snoqualmie Valley released its 2014 nominees, announcing the names of 39 community members and one entire school body who represent the foundation’s mission of “Recognizing and celebrating those that inspire others!” Arts: Mary Miller, Jill Rockwell, Carol Reitz, Amy Friedman

Chip on their shoulders: Mount Si basketball team bringing physicality to postseason battle | Slideshow

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 3:40PM

The Mount Si boys basketball team looks to be peaking at the right time, as they approach some crucial postseason battles. The team is playing with confidence and absorbing some key lessons, as is shown in the Wildcat’s home win, 56-40 against Juanita on Saturday, Feb. 8. Strong play by seniors Tyler McCreadie, Jack Nelson and Beau Shain anchored a very athletic performance.

North Bend's old firehouse to be new home of Piccola Cellars tasting room

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 3:41PM

It's a big, empty building, but the old North Bend fire station may be the perfect fit for a "little" new winery in the city. Piccola Cellars in Woodinville recently signed a five-year lease on the property, where it plans to relocate its warehouse business from Woodinville, and open a second public tasting room in the near future.

Out of the Past: Centennial gifts for Snoqualmie; Big black bear runs into car

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 8:49AM

The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley, as reported in the Valley Record:

Letters | Fourth of July thank-yous

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 8:51AM

Another Fourth of July has passed, and what a fourth it was! The day was perfect. We started with the 5K fun run, which had more than 600 registered runners and walkers, and ended with a speculator fireworks display. But what a parade! We had the Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team back, and the Ixtapa horses. I think they doubled in size this year, and were outstanding.

Letter | Golfing to fight hunger

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

The President’s Cup Golf Tournament, held June 30 at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, was another enormous success. On behalf of Snoqualmie Valley Rotary, I want to express our appreciation to sponsors and participants who propelled us to raise $54,000 for Rotary First Harvest, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank and other local organizations. Our primary sponsor, Snoqualmie Casino, was generous in their support and played a critical role in making the day’s festivities a huge hit.

New Senior Center director 
is inspired by wisdom

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Peggy McNamara is the new executive director of the Sno-Valley Senior Center. She was chosen by a unanimous vote of the center board last week, following a public reception with community members on Monday, July 28.

Mount Si family 
carnival before Scarlet and Gray game

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Mount Si football team’s Community Kick-off Carnival is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Mount Si High School stadium.

Special Olympians medal at regionals

  • Aug 11, 2014 at 9:02AM

The 2014 Snoqualmie Valley Special Olympics Golf team enjoyed a successful regional tournament on July 27 at Snohomish Golf Course.

Photo teacher hosts Artist Guild presentation Saturday; Art show is Sunday

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:27AM

Photographer and Bellevue College teacher Ray Pfortner gives a presentation to the Mount Si Artist Guild, noon Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave S., North Bend. The event is free to all MSAG members, or a $5 donation for non-members.

Voters approve levies with big margins

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 18, 2014 at 9:34AM

All of the school levies on ballots in the Snoqualmie Valley appear to be massing with more than 60 percent support in the Feb. 11 election. In the first round of counting in this all-mail election, Snoqualmie Valley's $16 million Prop. 1, has 4,213 yes votes to 2,240 against. Prop. 2, the district's $2.7 million technology levy, had even stronger support, with 4,312 votes in favor, 2,147 against. Prop. 1's approval is at 65.3 percent, while Prop. 2 has won 66.8 percent approval.

Top league score for ‘Cat gymnastics

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:35AM

Mount Si gymnasts claimed the KingCo championships as a team, competing at the league tournament on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Mercer Island. Mount Si led in all events but floor, in which it was narrowly edged out by second-place Lake Washington. Junior Jenn Rogers was second in all-around scores, placing first on floor, second on beam, fourth on bars. Senior Carissa Castagno was fifth overall, placing fourth on beam, sixth on floor. Hailey Johnson tied for second on vault. Mackenzie Brown was seventh on bars. Castagno tied for ninth.

Renowned West African Kora player to perform in Duvall

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:48AM

West African kora musician Foday Musa Suso gives a concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Duvall Visitor Center, 15619 Main St. in Duvall. Suso comes from a traditional Mandinka griot family from Gambia in West Africa. His main instrument is the kora, a traditional West African twenty one string harp-lute. In the Mandinka tradition, the kora player is also a skilled singer, oral historian, geneologist and storyteller.

Memorial service is Friday for teen killed in Middle Fork accident

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:49AM

A memorial service for Calvin Hancock, the 17-year-old Valley teen killed in a SUV accident last weekend on North Bend's Middle Fork Road, is 2 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 14, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church in Fall City. All who wish to pay their respects are welcome.

Motorcycling Rotary speaker, author and therapist to share life on the road

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:47AM

Lynda Laham, a psychotherapist, author, coach, athlete and avid motorcyclist, is the featured speaker at the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. She is a marriage and family therapist with a specialty in sport and performance psychology.

Cedarcrest boys hold off Falls at home

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:35AM

The Cedarcrest varsity boys basketball team continues their march into the postseason, beating Falls at home Tuesday, 69-58. The Red Wolves rushed to a big lead in the first half, 19-11 in the first quarter, 16-6 in the second. Falls outscored Cedarcrest in the second half, 23-20 in quarter three, 18-13 in the fourth, but not enough to retake the Red Wolves lead.

Subdivision sensitivity: Tanner Road neighbors raise concerns about 156-home project

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:48AM

Too many cars and too many houses top the list of concerns regarding a proposed development on Southeast Tanner Road in North Bend. About 20 community residents, all neighboring the future project, raised these issues at the Feb. 4 meeting of the North Bend City Council, and several urged the council to live up to its own comprehensive plan. “We all… feel like something that we care about is being threatened,” Jack Harris said of his group of neighbors at the meeting.

Valley Schools Foundation celebrates 25 years with wine tasting Thursday

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:40AM

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and help the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation mark 25 years of helping Valley students, starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at Sigillo Cellars in Snoqualmie. The foundation is commemorating its 25th anniversary by presenting an artistic rendition of historic highlights that will be on display for the evening along with a video. Sigillo Cellars is located at 8353 Meadowbrook Way S.E., Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie's elementary school six is on schedule, but bond isn’t

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 11:42AM

Snoqualmie Valley School District still has time to build and open a sixth elementary school by the start of the 2015-16 school year. So far, though, the district doesn’t have the money, and is running out of time. Although design work and planning for the 29-classroom building began last fall, paid for with school impact fees from the district’s capital facilities fund, the district has not committed to a bond to raise the estimated $35 million total project costs.

Newborn baby discarded in woods near North Bend Way

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 14, 2014 at 1:40PM

King County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking tips in the abandonment of a newborn in woods between North Bend and Snoqualmie on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Police received a 911 call around 2:15 p.m., and responded to the 38800 block of Southeast North Bend Way. The baby was in the woods near the Kimble Creek Bridge, , about 10 feet away from the shoulder of North Bend Way. and was found by a person walking nearby.

Dozen Mount Si wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tourney

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:17PM

Mount Si is sending 12 wrestlers to compete in this weekend's regional tournament at Skyline High School Mount Si had a big group advance from the 3A Kingco/Seamount Wrestling Championships, held this past weekend, Feb. 8, at Interlake.

Out of the Past: Search combs Tanner for missing man; fire guts Weyerhaeuser plywood plant

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 1:14PM

1989: Only weeks before 60 local workers will be idled by closure of Weyerhaeuser’s sawmill, 130 more have been left without jobs by the destruction by fire of the company’s plywood mill on Sunday. The tall orange glow of the great fire could be seen from all over the area. Because the plant’s sprinkler system never activated, and because the three closest fire hydrants were frozen by a recent deep freeze, there was little firefighters could do as the 120,000 square foot mill was engulfed in flames.

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