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Hams for the holidays: Mount Si Food Bank seeking Christmas meats; Need is growing

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 5:59PM

Mount Si Food Bank in North Bend is requesting assistance from the community to provide hams to its clients for Christmas. Intending to hand out "Hams for Christmas" on Wednesday, Dec. 18, the bank is taking donations from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 16 and 17, and 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Social, Health Services van visiting Carnation today

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:23AM

The Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Community Service Office is coming to Carnation, visiting the Sno-Valley Food Bank from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.

Out of the Past: The Snoqualmie Ridge hearings, new organ at Mount Si Lutheran

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:09AM

Thursday, Dec. 1, 1988: Responding to a single voice from the audience, Snoqualmie Mayor Jeanne Hansen stepped down from the panel taking testimony in formal hearings on Weyerhaeuser’s Snoqualmie Ridge proposal. John House, head of opposition group Friends of Snoqualmie Valley, noted that Hansen’s long employment with Weyerhaeuser—though not with the real estate branch involved in the proposal—could strain her ability to make an objective decision. Hansen offered to step down, and did so.

The sounds of Rob Ickes and Jim Hurst: Acoustic show, workshop coming to North Bend Grange

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:14AM

Award-winning acoustic musicians Rob Ickes and Jim Hurst headline a concert and workshop at the Sallal Grange in North Bend, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. They will be performing a wide variety of music including jazz, bluegrass, acoustic country and their own original music. Ickes and Hurst are also doing a special workshop for musicians of all levels beforehand.

North Bend, Snoqualmie tree lighting festivals happen simultaneously, Saturday

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:12AM

Both Upper Valley cities mark the start of the holiday season with tree lighting festivals happening Saturday afternoon, Dec. 7 North Bend tree celebration The city of North Bend’s Holiday Tree Lighting Festival is 4 to 8 p.m. on the downtown block. Swing by for sing-alongs, performances, Santa visits and a nice bonfire.

Auditions on for Valley Center Stage new play

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 11:38AM

For its upcoming production of Paul Sills' "Story Theatre," Valley Center Stage is holding auditions, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 3 at the theater, 119 W. North Bend Way, North Bend. "Story Theatre" is a play with music, adapted from fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, and developed with improvisational theater techniques from Sills' mother, Viola Spolin. The first performance is scheduled for July 26 at Si View Park, with a subsequent run at Valley Center Stage.

Valley faces at city hall: Burhans shows new works at Covington

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 4:15PM

Valley artist Richard Burhans has been selected as the artist of the month of June by the city of Covington. His exhibit at the Covington City Hall, 16720 S.E. 271st St., suite 100, includes several works from his Garden Collection series, and four new paintings done for this show: Mount Si and Friends, Summer Bouquet, Under the Wisteria and Three Amigos.

Get your pets fixed this weekend in North Bend

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 9:10AM

The Pasado's Safe Haven Mobile Spay Station is coming to North Bend on Saturday, June 7. To help cat and dog owners, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) and Pasado's Safe Haven are joining forces to offer $10 spay/neuter surgeries. "We typically see an influx of kittens and puppies at this time of year," said RASKC Manager Dr. Gene Mueller. "By spaying or neutering your pet, you can prevent unwanted animals from ending up in the shelter."

Si View hosts annual Daddy Daughter Dance this Saturday

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:33AM

Si View Community Center hosts its annual Daddy Daughter Dance, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Cost is $28 per couple, plus $10 for each additional daughter. Professional pictures will be available to purchase, plus snacks will be available to keep the family’s energy up

Young readers at North Bend Elementary School hit the million mark

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:37AM

Reading is a big deal at North Bend Elementary, where youngsters are racking up huge numbers in reading every day. Millions is no exaggeration, either; 14 students have read more than a million words in the school’s Accelerated Reader program since it was implemented Sept. 23, and one has read more than 3.6 million words. Tanner Swanson, a third grader, leads the field with 3,659,000 words, and counting. He’s a marvel to teacher Chrissy McCloskey, who administers the program, and an inspiration to other students.

Mount Si students excel at Northwest High School Film Fest

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:40AM

Mount Si video students made an impressive showing at the 2014 Northwest High School Film Festival, winning more honors than ever before. Zachary Tidwell won three Awards of Excellence, for a commercial, “Nightmare at Beaver Lake,” a documentary, and, with Nick Vikari and Maile Young, a video on suicide prevention. Cody Copitzky, Riley Haney and Sam Young also won for their “Veterans Video” PSA.

Play the Wildcat way: Soccer attack camps coming soon

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:41AM

Learning soccer the Wildcat way means taking on the game in a way that’s captivating and fun. Teaching that method for boys and girls ages 5 to 13, four-day Wildcat Attack camps return starting July 8 and are held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at Mount Si High School. Cost is $100, with a price break for additional family members.

Art moves: CVES students explore movement in art

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:21AM

Joyce DeLurme's second-grade class at Cascade View Elementary explored putting fun and silly movements into art last week, in a lesson inspired by American artist Keith Haring.

Wild game fundraiser dinner to help Valley elk group

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:14AM

Treat yourself to a taste of the wild when the Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group holds its annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stevens Ave., Carnation. The dinner and silent auctions supports the group’s mission to understand the local herd, minimize safety risks and damage, and to preserve the elk for recreation, education and aesthetic purposes.

Learn how to be a Habitat for Humanity homebuyer at weekend session

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:18AM

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County is hosting an information meeting for prospective home buyers, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd. S.E., Snoqualmie. The meeting will provide information on the homes for sale, all located in Snoqualmie, and on Habitat’s selection criteria. Learn about becoming a “buyer-ready” Habitat family with considerations for need, ability to pay, and willingness to partner.

Stolen eagle lands in Snoqualmie after being snatched from campground

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:36AM

A stolen wood-carving was recovered within hours of its theft, with help from eyewitnesses and five nearby King County Sheriff’s deputies. The carving, an eagle statue standing more than three feet tall, was taken from the Snoqualmie River RV Park and Campground.

Live reading at North Bend Theatre explores Edward Curtis's photo quest

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:40PM

North Bend Theatre and Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum team up for a live reading of “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the theatre, 125 Bendigo Blvd N. Funded by 4Culture-funded, presented by the Book-It Repertory Theatre, the show presents author Timothy Egan’s account of Edward Curtis’ quest to photograph the vanishing ways of more than 80 American Indian tribes in the early 20th century. Tickets are $5.

Letters | Historical society's singalong was an emotional highlight

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:41PM

I must admit that I am still on an emotional high since our Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society’s 1940 community sing-along. What a thrill to have well over one hundred Valley neighbors gathered together for the sake of joined voices to celebrate and commemorate the pivotal time and heritage of 1940! We rarely gather together nowadays, except to confront issues or to take advantage of bargain sales. Neither was the case as joined voices were raised to recreate and celebrate our rich heritage of music in one of the more pivotal years in American history.

Valley schools get fourth AP Honor award

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:38PM

For the fourth year in a row, the national College Board has named the Snoqualmie Valley School District to its prestigious AP District Honor Roll for simultaneously achieving increases in Advanced Placement (AP) courses for a broader number of students while maintaining or improving the rate at which its AP students earned scores of 3 or higher on an AP exam.

Letters | Still no change in local cursive policies; Use it or lose it

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 1:38PM

At the Feb. 28, 2013, meeting of District 410’s board, I inquired as to the status of teaching cursive in our schools. Although disappointed to learn of our lack of emphasis after teaching it in the third grade, I was somewhat encouraged by the board’s interest in the issue. Since then, I have talked to many persons, adults and students, about the use of cursive. Many of the adults had heard about the national trend of de-emphasizing cursive.

Motorhome burns on I-90; chimney smokes up at Lodge | Snoqualmie Valley fire calls

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 2:04PM

Turn that damper: On Wednesday, Dec. 4, firefighters from Snoqualmie, Fall City and Eastside Fire and Rescue responded to the Salish Lodge for smoke filling the second floor. Crews located a fire place in a guest room with a fire burning and the damper closed. Crews used two gas-powered fans to blow the smoke out of the building.

Snoqualmie police arrest six in early morning drug raid

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 6:11PM

Snoqualmie Police seized a large amount of methamphetamine and arrested six adults early Friday, Dec. 6, in a raid on a home in the 38000 block of Southeast Northern Street. The successful raid was the joint effort of Snoqualmie Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office, with additional support from Snoqualmie Fire and Bellevue EMS.

International award for Fall City photographers

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Fall City wedding and portrait photographers Tyler and Rachael Austin won gold in the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International's Awards of Excellence competition. The Austins' photo, which got a Gold Award in the wedding category, was captured in Snoqualmie at the train depot, even though creative lighting and their ability to turn a photo into a work of art may have viewers wondering exactly where the spot they took the photo actually was.

First Daoist wedding held at Fall City

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Sifu Johann Sasynuik performed the first Daoist wedding in Fall City on a sunny Saturday afternoon, May 17, on the banks of the Raging River. A Daoist Abbott of Fu Shan Guan, Sasynuik wed Adam and Liam Casey Wolfe at the Kung Fu Club of Fall City.

Deadline coming up for county's flood reduction grant

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 12:01PM

The deadline for King County Flood Control District's grant applications, for money to reduce local flood damage, is right around the corner. Applications have to be received by the Flood District by Sunday, June 15.

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