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Champ takes helm of Wildcat lacrosse | Coach Chris Castleberry sees growing sport culture

  • Nov 25, 2013 at 4:55PM

State champion goaltender and former Marine Chris Castleberry has been hired to coach the Mount Si prep lacrosse program. Castleberry, 30, who earned All-State honors while leading Port Angeles High School to a 2001 Division II state lacrosse championship before spending six years and two overseas deployments in the U.S. Marine Corps, takes over as the club’s second coach.

Carnation’s Growing Things Farm is county’s rural small business of the year

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

Growing Things Farm, located in the Snoqualmie Agricultural Production District near Carnation, is the winner of King County’s 2013 Rural Small Business of the Year award. The farm was the only Valley finalist in the third-annual countywide Small Business Awards. Nominations were made from May through July. More than 100 nominees were narrowed down to three finalists in each of seven award categories.

Two Valley Marines come back for Opstad pen-pal visit

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Two Valley Marines, Privates Cameron Pike and Blake Moorhead, both 19, received letters from Sharon Piper’s third-grade class at Opstad Elementary School in North Bend during their boot camp training. They returned the favor in a visit last week to the school. Piper’s students had many questions for the Marines, and will continue to write to them as they move into their next phase of service.

North Bend supports keeping EFR intact: City Council OKs increase for regional firefighting agency

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Ready to spend another $110,000 annually, North Bend is doing its part to keep the tenuous partnership of Eastside Fire & Rescue members together. In a series of meetings, the North Bend City Council has acted in support of keeping the city of Sammamish in their shared seven-year fire protection partnership, despite the increased costs it will mean for the city. In a vote at their Nov. 5 meeting, council members approved a new funding model that could cost the city $110,000 more annually.

Make a wreath with your family at Falls Forest Theater

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 11:00AM

Bring creative holiday spirit into your home this winter. Learn how to craft holiday wreaths at Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater and Family Park’s Holiday Wreath Making Party. Learn to craft your own holiday wreaths, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater, 36800 David Powell Road, Fall City. No experience is necessary

Playing Foodball: Teens and kids lead the way in Mount Si High School’s long-running, ambitious charity drive

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 4:25PM

“Action,” says the director, Mount Si High School senior Joey Dunning. “Go.” A Santa-hatted Ally Schwabe strides onto the set, carrying a canned-food box. “What’s this?” says fellow student Jesse Guyer, already there and waiting, a ‘Grinch’ sign on her neck. “This,” says Schwabe, “is the Foodball.” “The what-a-what-y?” improvises Guyer. “It’s a food drive we do annually to raise money for local food banks,” Schwabe explains to the camera.

Eastside Psychological Associates opens Ridge office

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:45PM

Eastside Psychological Associates, PLLC, recently opened a new office at Snoqualmie Ridge. With 35 psychologists, one licensed clinical social worker, and three licensed mental health counselors, Eastside Psychological Associates clinicians assist children, teens, adults, couples, and families. EPA currently has two other offices, in Woodinville and Issaquah. The Snoqualmie location is at 8226 Bracken Pl. S.E. Suite 200.

Huge number of grads for 2013 Snoqualmie Citizen Academy

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:50PM

The Snoqualmie Citizen Academy saw a record crop of attendees this year.

First Snoqualmie Friends of Youth meal helps with youth counseling plans

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:53PM

“We owe it to our kids in the Snoqualmie Valley to provide a vibrant, green and growing place to grow up,” said Kevin Haggerty. Pictured above, the Valley resident was one of the speakers at the first annual Snoqualmie Valley Youth and Family Services Fundraising Breakfast, held Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Snoqualmie Elementary School.

Bond push already? Let’s talk about it first | Opinion

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:46PM

Is the cart in front of the proverbial horse with the latest Snoqualmie Valley School District bond proposal? I hope not, but as we get closer to a decision to put a $200 million measure to revamp Mount Si High School in front of voters, I start to wonder. The school board and officials are moving into an unofficial campaign mode on a proposal to update and expand Mount Si into one of the biggest schools in the state.

The dictionary project: Words for Thirds at North Bend Elementary

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 3:52PM

Students in Shari Myers’ classroom get their first dictionaries in November, when North Bend Elementary School was the first to receive the books in Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club’s Words for Thirds program.

Valley Girls Choir are available for paid carols

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 8:00AM

Bring the magical sounds of the holidays to your door or holiday celebration, performed by the Valley Carolers, a select group of girls from the Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir. They are available for caroling at the door to welcome your guests, strolling through a reception or cocktail party to create a holiday atmosphere, or strolling table-to-table during or after dinner or dessert.

Torguson Park improvements on hold, for now

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 9:00AM

Planned improvements to North Bend’s Torguson Park have been put on hold for another year after the federal Recreation and Conservation Office announced funding for three projects from a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant in October. Torguson Park did not receive funding.

Fall City’s Avery Hamann makes straight As at Oregon State

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 9:00AM

Avery M. Hamann of Fall City, a junior studying chemistry, earned a straight A average and made the honor roll at Oregon State University at Corvalis. She was one of 228 students earned straight As. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.

Out of the Past: The assassination of John F. Kennedy; Home burns on Edgewick; Decision nears for Snoqualmie Ridge

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives: Nov. 28, 1963: A bereaved nation, still lying in a state of shock, said goodbye to John F. Kennedy on Monday. The memorial service is over, but the burden is ours to carry.

Mount Si shortstop Carson Breshears en route to Oregon and college baseball; But first, senior season

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 11:00AM

For two seasons, Carson Breshears has been one of the Mount Si baseball team’s secret weapons. The athletic Breshears was Mount Si’s second hitter in the lineup as a junior in 2012, and held down the shortstop position. A physical presence and a quiet leader, he confirmed in November a verbal commitment to the University of Oregon for college play. “I might have to become an Oregon fan,” said Mount Si coach Zach Habben. “It’s a great opportunity for him.”

Snoqualmie enters final stretch in Green Power Challenge | Help the city take first place

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 11:00AM

The city of Snoqualmie is in the final weeks of Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power Challenge. The challenge kicked off in the spring with Snoqualmie contending with Kirkland, Tumwater, Anacortes, and Bainbridge Island for $40,000 toward a community solar power project. Snoqualmie already secured $20,000, but another $20,000 is on the line.

Graduating girls can get free defense classes with Snoqualmie Police

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

A free women’s self-defense course is being offered by the Snoqualmie Police Department for young women graduating from Mount Si High School in 2014. The course is taught using the nationally-recognized Rape Aggression Defense Systems (R.A.D.). Topics include crime prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance, and progressing to the basics of hands-on self defense. Course leaders are certified instructors in women’s self defense.

Counteract the 'Summer Learning Slide' at the Valley libraries

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:06PM

Children and teens who spend their summer reading and learning, come back in the fall better prepared for school than those who don’t—so King County Library System created a new summer learning program called Thinkology: The Study of Fun.

Family running fun, winners in Snoqualmie's Cinco de Mayo Run | Photos

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:26PM

David and Megan Algrim of Snoqualmie, above, finish the children’s one-mile race at the Cinco de Mayo fun run, Saturday, May 3, at Mount Si High School. Phil Olson was the fastest finisher in the men’s half marathon in 1:09.15. Lana Lacey finished first in the women’s half marathon in 1:21.45.

Neighbors work together to clean up North Bend's blast-damaged Torguson Park | Photo Gallery

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:34PM

Three Valley groups combined forces to clean up North Bend’s Torguson Park on Saturday, May 3, completing in about a day a task that would have taken “forever” for city staff to complete. The park, particularly the corner that a group from Cascade Covenant Church just adopted through the city’s adopt-a-park program, had been a huge mess since April 25, when an early-morning explosion on North Bend Way littered the space with debris both large and small, and lifted the roof off the restroom and storage building.

Federal agency reaches out to home, business owners in wake of North Bend explosion

  • May 27, 2014 at 4:36PM

North Bend businesses and homes are slowly recovering from the April 25 explosion that destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way and affected 50 others. Some, like the North Bend Shell station, seem almost back to normal. Some, like the Mount Si Court Apartments across the street are approaching normal since lots of cleanup work and new windows were installed. Some closest to the blast, like Michelle Dunbar’s now-homeless Kutters salon and Lisa Riley’s planned restaurant, may never be the same.

Family Day, open house is Sunday at Carnation's Camp Korey

  • May 27, 2014 at 5:04PM

Camp Korey Family Day is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Carnation Farm, 28901 N.E. Carnation Farm Rd. This open house invites the public to learn more about Camp Korey and the children they serve. Current and past campers, families, volunteers and community members will experience camp activities including a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, pet therapy, gardening, and food.

Out of the past: Big grad class, bizarre animal deaths

  • May 27, 2014 at 6:17PM

May 1964: Coach Carl Erland is the man of the hour, and members of the Mount Si track and field squad are accepting the praise of students and fans who saw them win the championship of the State A meet in Ellensburg.

North Bend's Renee Spear named 2014 Aerospace Scholar

  • May 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Renee Spear of North Bend, a junior at Mount Si High School, is part of the 2014 Washington Aerospace Scholars Phase One program. Her selection makes her one of 214 students now competing for one of 160 spots in a summer residency session at the Museum of Flight this June and July.

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