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Funeral mass is Friday for North Bend resident Arlene Connor

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:06PM

A funeral mass for Arlene D. Connor, 92, of North Bend, is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Snoqualmie. A reception will follow at the church with a committal service at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.

Showtime in the garden: Season’s changes on display at North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:27PM

With spring in full swing, color comes quickly to the grounds of North Bend’s Nursery at Mount Si. So staff are hard at work to keep the plants, and the knowledge, growing and spreading to customers. “It’s showtime in the garden business,” says owner Nels Melgaard, who’s at the center of the activity.

Judge gives North Bend OK to demolish vacant house

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 2:10PM

The old house sitting on skids at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant is finally, and once again, slated for demolition. Empty since 2010, the house was spared from two earlier dates with destruction, once by relocation, and once by court intervention. However, earlier this month, King Superior Court Judge Dean Lum reversed his 2012 granting of an injunction to stop the demolition, and North Bend officials immediately renewed their plans to destroy the house.

North Bend Elementary students report odd incident at bus stop

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 2:01PM

Following a suspicious, but uneventful incident near a school bus stop in North Bend on Wednesday morning, April 23, North Bend Elementary School staff are reminding parents to talk with their children about stranger danger and personal safety. The incident occurred in the 400 block of Healy Avenue in North Bend, near the old Si View area. Two students, walking to their bus stop, told their bus driver that one of the people sitting in a parked white SUV had gestured for them to approach the car.

Hands-on workshop at Fall City Learning Garden

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 3:41PM

The Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch will host a free hands-on workshop, "Companion Plants and Plant Allies," 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Enhance the beauty and productivity of your garden by grouping plant friends together, and including flowers and herbs to attract pollinators and beneficial insects. Plant a hedgerow of annual flowers and herbs. Any extra plant starts will be shared with workshop participants.

Out of the Past: Clearcut on Rattlesnake Ridge; Stolen horse recovered with foal, 'Stolen Promise'

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 3:52PM

Thursday, April 20, 1989: The Weyerhaeuser Company intends to clearcut most of its timber on the east slope of Rattlesnake Ridge over the next 17 years. The company met with 20 community leaders Monday to discuss logging plans.

Career, tech dinner is Wednesday for Mount Si students

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:13AM

Mount Si High School's annual Career and Technical Education dinner and advisor kick-off is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the high school commons.

Community trick or treat event coming Saturday to Snoqualmie Ridge Y, IGA, businesses

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 11:16AM

Snoqualmie YMCA bringing back the “Trick or Treat on Snoqualmie Ridge” event again for the third year, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free. Children start at the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, collect a goodie bag and a passport to the participating Trick or Treat locations.

Explosion in North Bend: 'We are blessed this occurred early'

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 12:18PM

First they felt it. Then they heard it. Many thought it was an earthquake. The explosion that rocked North Bend was centered on the former Pizza Place restaurant, closed for years but now under remodel, at the 500 block of East North Bend Way. The boom, at about 3:30 Friday morning, April 25, caused massive damage, shattered windows and mangled doors on nearby building, and injured at least one resident of the Red Oak Residence, two doors down, past Les Schwab Tire and a stand of trees.

North Bend Moose plan Halloween party for kids

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:38PM

Snoqualmie Valley Moose Lodge's annual Children’s Halloween Party is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the lodge, 108 Sydney St., North Bend. The costume party includes games, a costume parade, prizes, cupcakes, face painting, and other activities.

North Bend visitor's center holds ghost stories, pumpkin contest

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM

Families can come to the new North Bend Visitor Information Center for an entertaining afternoon of ghostly stories and mysterious tales of the valley, performed by Bob Antone and friends, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.

Explore local history, Meadowbrook Farms with Dave Battey

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 12:56PM

Explore local history and walk the lush fields and forests of Meadowbrook Farm, 460 acres of open, scenic space between Snoqualmie and North Bend, when you join guide Dave Battey for guided walks, talks and tours this fall.

Photo Gallery: Explosion's aftermath is a huge mess in North Bend

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 1:38PM

Clean-up efforts are already underway in North Bend, following the explosion that leveled a long-closed pizza parlor on North Bend Way. On Friday morning, locals walked along police-tape barriers to witness the damage and debris, which affected homes and businesses for blocks around.

'They've never seen anything this huge': Massive mess, few injuries when North Bend pizza place explodes

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 29, 2014 at 5:15PM

First they felt it. Then they heard it. Many thought it was an earthquake. The blast that woke North Bend in the predawn darkness on Friday, April 25, was centered on the former Pizza Place restaurant at 540 East North Bend Way, shuttered for years but recently under remodel construction. Nothing of the restaurant was left after a huge explosion tore the building to bits, hurling beams and pipes dozens of feet in all directions, and coating much of North Bend, for a quarter of a mile or more in all directions, with bits of insulation and debris.

Halloween fun: Spooky events for families, grown ups start this weekend

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:36AM

Lots of family Halloween events, and one for the grown-ups, start this weekend in the Valley. Events include: • Celebrate Halloween and autumn with a scenic walk in the country, Saturday Oct. 25, at Remlinger Farms in Carnation. Walkers start any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and choose five, 10 or 13 kilometer routes. The walks traverse farmland and country trails, and the Carnation community. Learn more at www.walkingwithecw.org.

Warm up at Valley Animal Partners chili showdown

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:37AM

Valley Animal Partners hosts its fifth annual Chili Showdown and Dessert Auction, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Snoqualmie Eagles, 8200 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie. The event is open to the public, as well as Eagles members and their guests.

Hospital's future: What about SR-18 interchange?

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 12:59PM

I haven’t paid much attention to all the talk about the new Snoqualmie Hospital; and I don’t live in Snoqualmie or the Ridge. But lately I’ve had to drive past the I-90-Highway 18 interchange quite often, and most of the time when I pass it, there’s a long line of cars waiting to exit—in both directions. Once, I even had to be in the afternoon line of cars for 10 minutes, just to turn right onto the Parkway.

Wild buggy ride through school yard | Breaking and entering | Out of the Past

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 1:01PM

Thursday, Oct. 22, 1964: A difficult task would be faced this week by anyone trying to convince a few Snoqualmie residents that the days of the Wild West are over. Those people living near Snoqualmie Grade School, contemplating the fall grandeur from their windows Sunday, saw a sight that could not be more authentic.

North Bend's Harley Brumbaugh remembers 'The Fabulous 1950s' at museum singalong

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 1:05PM

Harley Brumbaugh can’t hear the 1950s hit song “Dear Hearts and Gentle People,” without a twinge of nostalgia. “For me, ‘Dear Hearts’ really has a feeling,” says Brumbaugh, North Bend’s longtime resident bandleader. The song reminds him of a home and a community that disappeared long ago.

Tolt Church to pick prize pumpkins at Harvest Festival

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:13PM

Tolt United Congregational Church holds a Harvest Festival, 11:45 a.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at the church, 4851 Tolt Ave., Carnation. Families and friends of all generations are invited for carnival games, hay ride, face painting and other events.

Preston’s Vasa Hall to host Swedish meatball dinner

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:14PM

The Upper Preston Vasa Hall, a Swedish cultural heritage organization, hosts a Swedish meatball dinner, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Upper Preston Vasa Hall is located at 10530 324th Place S.E., Preston.

Host a kid from Peru, Korea

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:15PM

For the seventh year, Korean middle school students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s sister city of Gangjin to study at local schools and experience home stays in American homes. Students will be traveling from Snoqualmie’s second sister city of Chaclacayo, Peru with the same spirit of adventure and goal of learning about U.S. culture.

Support I-1351, lower class sizes, teachers urge

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:21PM

It’s simple. Every child in the Snoqualmie Valley is worthy of the opportunity to learn in an uncrowded classroom. By voting yes on Initiative 1351, you will be providing our Valley’s children with the kind of education they deserve. Here’s why: Washington ranks 47th out of 50 states in class size. I-1351 moves us to the middle.

Do your spring clean-up with safety in mind, says EFR

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 9:40AM

As spring approaches thoughts turn to cleaning up our yards from the long winter months, making repairs around the home, and enjoying the outdoors. Keeping a few safety thoughts in mind will help make your spring experience more enjoyable. Eastside Fire and Rescue offers the following tips to ensure your home is made safer as well as spic and span this spring.

Suspicious knocker trying doors in Snoqualmie; Teenager hides liquor in pants, runs from store | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 9:48AM

On Tuesday, April 15, a resident in the 7500 block of Dogwood Lane Southeast, Snoqualmie, told police that his wife had been home alone that day, when an unknown woman knocked on their door, then tried the doorknob. He also said that an unknown person had come to their home three times in the past month and knocked on the door. Police advised the residents to call 911 immediately when something suspicious happens.

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