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Out of the Past: Carnation dump water is good; Kiwanis Baseball Night

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:25PM

Thursday, April 13, 1989: Carnation receives good news: Groundwater at the city dump is clean and free of contaminants. The Department of Ecology ordered tests last year. The city is researching the cost of closing the city dump, and may install a recycling or transfer center.

Brothers' argument turns to stabbing in North Bend

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:28PM

Two men were hospitalized Tuesday night after an argument turned physical in North Bend, one with a stab wound, the other with injuries sustained while attacking the other. None of the injuries were life-threatening, said Snoqualmie Police Captain Nick Almquist. "Everybody's alive," he reported to the North Bend City Council, where he was already scheduled to speak.

Fall City 4-H Club gathers help for Oso’s lost horses

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:24PM

Members of the Fall City Flames 4-H club assemble with one-and-a-half tons of hay that they collected to help horses displaced by the Oso mudslide disaster. Donators also brought 10 bags of grain and $310 in money for the fundraiser. The girls took the goods to equestrian organizations in Snohomish County earlier this month. Businesses who helped included PRG Enterprises, Ace Hardware in North Bend, Cindy Costa at Natural Touch Massage and New Dawn Espresso.

Get Social Security, Medicare tips at Mount Si Senior Center

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:12PM

A presentation on “Social Security, Medicare and You” is 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave South, North Bend, WA Most Americans desire to have more knowledge about Social Security Administration benefits, and the medical insurance provided through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Baseball meets business in Snoqualmie Valley Chamber talk

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:27PM

Earl Bell, author of the book, “Winning in Baseball and Business,” speaks at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce’s College of Business Knowledge Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at the Mount Si Golf Course Restaurant, Snoqualmie. Learn a model for creating a spiral of success in your company.

Metro bus changes postponed, what now? | Opinion

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:25PM

Even as a rare bus rider, I was pleased to see King County put the brakes on the second round of cuts to Metro bus service in February. We already had plenty of cuts last month. Following the defeat of Proposition 1 in April of this year, the County Executive had asked the County Council to approve legislation that would reduce Metro bus service by 550,000 hours between September 2014 and September 2015.

Bright time for Junior Wildcat Football

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:27PM

Members of the Mount Si Sophomore White Junior Football team take the field as the sun rises over Mount Si at the Mount Si High School stadium Saturday, Oct. 4. According to head coach Brian Finney, Junior Wildcat football is off to a strong start this year, with most teams heading into the playoffs.

Wildcat volleyball's Anna McCreadie hits new kill record

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:29PM

Mount Si’s Anna McCreadie now shares the school record for most kills in a volleyball match. Against Bothell on Tuesday, Oct. 7, McCreadie tied the single match kill record of 37 set by Lindsay Carr in 2012 Sea-King Districts at Chief Sealth, vs. Eastside Catholic. Carr had set the prior record of 35 that September at home versus Lake Washington. The prior record holder, Sarah McDonald, set it with 33 in 2011.

Six months after nearby building explodes, North Bend's Les Schwab Tire ready for grand re-opening

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:30PM

Last April, the huge explosion that wrecked several downtown buildings and forced neighbors out of their homes also badly damaged the Les Schwab Tire Center in North Bend. Now, nearly six months after the natural gas explosion on April 25, 2014, Les Schwab celebrates the grand reopening of its remodeled North Bend store this weekend.

North Bend teen’s flying electric generator is taking him places

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:34PM

Alexander Anderson is no head-in-the-clouds academic. On paper, he may seem like one, having graduated high school, earned a bachelor of science degree, started classes for his master’s degree, accumulated a stack of research for his doctorate, surpassed a theoretical limitation on electricity production, and started a company, Odin Energy Works, all by the age of 18. Alexander, though, knows how to talk to people, and when to go easy on his non-scientific audience.

Construction not over yet at Snoquamie's Jeanne Hansen Park

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Oct 15, 2014 at 11:23AM

Many Snoqualmie residents have asked why the city of Snoqualmie had a grand opening celebration for Jeanne Hansen Community Park back in September, before the park officially opened. The park was anticipated to open on August 1, and by choosing September 6 for the event, the possibility of a few days’ delay would not interrupt the schedule.

Boom in the bathroom: Teens flush firecrackers in Snoqualmie park john | Valley Police blotter

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:30PM

Flushing firecrackers: On Tuesday, April 8, a caller reported hearing a loud boom and seeing a bunch of smoke at the bathroom facility of Fisher Park, 7805 Fisher Avenue S.E., Snoqualmie. The caller also reported seeing four juvenile boys, all on skateboards, leaving the park up Snoqualmie Parkway. Police responded and saw that someone had flushed a bunch of firecrackers down the toilet. They locked the bathroom, and tracked the juveniles, who were running down the trail from Fairway. They also contacted their parents.

Battle of the Books is next week

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:26PM

The annual reading competition among elementary students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District is 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Snoqualmie Elementary School. Teams from each of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s five elementary schools compete to see who has the most knowledge of popular youth books, going through about 40 rounds of questions.

After Hours at Selah Gifts

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:18PM

Meet other Valley businesspeople and check out what’s new at North Bend’s Selah Gifts at this month’s Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce After Hours event, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30.

Celebrate Earth Day with watershed walk at McCormick Park

  • Apr 18, 2014 at 3:25PM

In honor of Earth Day, the city of Duvall is hosting a Walk Your Watershed event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at McCormick Park. Take an enjoyable mile-long walk, starting and ending in the parking lot of McCormick Park, and learn about watershed features along the Snoqualmie River.

Young Life banquet planned at Salish Lodge

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:08PM

Valley Young Life’s Fundraising Banquet is 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie. The evening includes a dinner, inspiring stories from Young Life and plans and goals for the coming year.

Cascade’s B96 Premier soccer team wins 2014 Crossfire Redapt cup

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:31PM

The Cascade FC B-96 Boys Premier Soccer Team recently won the U-19 Championship at the 2014 Crossfire Premier Redapt Cup, which was held at the 60 Acres Complex in Redmond. This tournament, hosted by Crossfire, one of Washingtons largest soccer clubs, featured more than 200 teams. During the tournament, Cascade Premier went 5-0, with 16 goals scored for and only two goals scored against them.

What does the Fall City Historical Society do?

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:45PM

Fall City Historical Society explores the history, memories and artifacts of the community’s past, preserving it for future generations. This mission involves a number of community activities. Volunteers conduct an annual Fall City Cemetery tour for elementary students. Each year, a teacher at Fall City Elementary runs a local history unit for second graders. At the end of the unit, teachers bring students to the cemetery, showing them the gravestones of the Fall City pioneers and the original tribal residents.

Mayhem at the theater: 'Opening Night' comedy opens this weekend at Valley Center Stage

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:59PM

Valley Center Stage presents “Opening Night,” a Norm Foster comedy about opening night mayhem at a second-rate Canadian theater, for three weekends. The show, billed as “the story of an unusual evening at the theatre,” follows Jack and Ruth Tisdale as they celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an evening at the theatre.

Secrets of Fall City history: Go behind the scenes, learn about unusual finds at annual meeting

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 4:11PM

The wool uniform is surprisingly heavy, and in fine condition, considering it’s a century old. Now cared for by Ruth Pickering, the suit’s original owner was Jesse Kelley of Fall City. Jesse donned the heavy shirt and laced on the puttees after he was drafted into the Great War in 1917. He probably wore it during his 1918 service on the Western Front in a balloon company, just before World War I came to a close.

Get a costume, Mount Si Lions pre-Halloween fundraiser coming soon

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:37PM

Mount Si Lions Club’s fourth annual pre-Halloween dinner, silent auction and fundraiser is Sunday, Oct. 26, at Boxley’s Jazz Club in North Bend. The silent auction preview begins at 5 p.m., dinner follows at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person. Learn more at

Youth basketball skills sessions begin soon at Si View

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:38PM

Youth recreational basketball skill sessions begin in November the Valley, organized by Si View Metro Park. Skill sessions allow coaches to see the skill level of players, while youth can display their abilities before the basketball season begins.

Cedarcrest girls, boys dominate at home

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:24PM

Cedarcrest High School's cross country squad hosted its only home meet of the season Thursday, Oct. 9, at Carnation's Blue Heron Golf Course. In spite of the fact that some athletes didn't run to heal from injury, the meet was the Red Wolves' most complete of the season, said coach Bruce McClellan.

Out of the Past: Snoqualmie commits to Ridge development; Mount Si reaches 611 students, goes AA

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 3:22PM

Thursday, Oct. 15, 1964: Mount Si High School is now officially classified as a Class AA school, Superintendent Gordon McIntyre told the school board. The population rose from 575 last year to 611 on October 1, the date the classification is made. Class AA schools are 600 students or bigger.

More than a century of life continues for Snoqualmie's Carmichael’s hardware store

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 3:27PM

For Wendy Thomas, running Carmichael’s True Value Hardware Store is never boring. Every day, someone walks in with a new challenge to fix. Visitors pace the wooden boards of the store, discovering something useful, humorous, sometimes timeless. “I feel like I’m preserving an ancient tradition,” she says.

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