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Deadline extended for city's vacant arts job

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:29PM

The city of Snoqualmie’s Arts Commission has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the City Council. The deadline to apply has been extended to August 4. To be considered, the new member must reside within the corporate limits of the city of Snoqualmie.

Snoqualmie Valley will add 8,000 people by 2001; New track at Mount Si High | Out of the Past

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

Thursday, July 27, 1989: If it seems more crowded in the Valley, it is. And the trend will continue. King County’s annual growth report shows the Valley population grew by 6,000 since 1980, and will add 8,000 by the turn of the century.

4Culture seeks historic sites for its artistic project roster

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

4Culture is accepting applications through September 12 for historic sites and designated landmarks in King County to be included in the Historic Site(s) Specific roster. Sites on the roster invite inquiries and ideas from King County artists interested in developing a collaborative project proposal.

5-day closure of River Street for road, RR work

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 10:00AM

Snoqualmie Public Works gave word of a five-day closure of Southeast River Street, downtown, between Railroad Avenue and Maple Avenue, happening next week. The closure will start at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, through 5 p.m., Friday Aug. 8, and happens all day.

Larry Fischer named Valley Rotarian of year

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:23PM

President Peter Bullard presents Larry Fischer with the Rotarian of the Year Award at Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club’s annual “Pass the Gavel Party,” held Monday, June 23, at Snoqualmie TPC. Fischer was selected for his work and dedication in organizing Rotary’s annual President’s Cup golf tournament, held June 30 at the TPC.

Lula Ruby earns spot on green workplace list

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:24PM

One Snoqualmie business, Lula Ruby, an Organic Salon, was among the 97 companies named “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” this year by King County’s Solid Waste Division. Lula Ruby (lularubysalon.com), owned by Angela Favero, strives to reduce or eliminate their carbon footprint in the Snoqualmie Valley. Favero works with product supply companies that share their vision to eliminate unnecessary waste in packaging. Since day one, she has utilized Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power program, and recycles everything down to the foils that are used in clients’ hair. Lula Ruby uses glasses to serve water to their guests, and they recently purchased a low-energy washer and dryer combo. They also compost the hair that they sweep up off the floor.

Snoqualmie crime rate drops 7 percent

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:24PM

In the newest Crime in Washington 2013 Annual Report, Snoqualmie’s total crime rate dropped by 7 percent per 1,000 population from 2012 to 2013. The statistics were determined by offenses compiled by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. Using the National Incident-Based Reporting System, the offenses were allocated in categories of robbery, aggravated assault, forcible rape, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson and murder.

Learn curling Monday night at Snoqualmie Library

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 10:48AM

An introduction to the Olympic sport of curling is 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at the Snoqualmie Library. Learn about the history and origins of the curling with members of the Granite Curling Club and how to get yourself on the ice. There will be a question and answer period along with a chance to handle some equipment, including a rock, broom and curling shoes.

Washington Filmworks to visit

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:40PM

Washington Filmworks will be visiting to explore the Snoqualmie Valley and talk about the future of filming movies, TV shows and commercials locally at the March luncheon of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.

Letters | Levies are critical for 
maintaining our schools

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:42PM

As current and former members of the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors, we are united in our endorsement of the measures being placed before voters on the February ballot. Both Proposition No. 1, the Educational Programs and Operations Levy, and Proposition No. 2, the Technology Levy, will renew our investment to support basic education and technology in our schools.

February Chamber Luncheon: U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert to talk

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:39PM

In February, Congressman Dave Reichert will join the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce to talk about what is happening in Washington D.C. that will affect small business in 2014.

Free tax help through United Way

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:45PM

The United Way Free Tax Preparation Campaign runs through April 15. This program helps lower-income individuals and families secure all the refunds and credits that they’re eligible for, including the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Letters | Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank’s statement of principles

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 3:44PM

We are pleased to announce a new community organization, started by neighbors for neighbors. The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank is a new, community-based organization dedicated to providing food and key resources to help our neighbors and our community thrive.

Chimney fire spreads, damages historic Snoqualmie home

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:44PM

A wood stove that was installed inappropriately caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to a single family home in the historic downtown area of Snoqualmie. According to reports from the city, the incident occurred just after noon on Monday, Feb.3 on the 38000 block of Southeast Northern Street.

STEMFEST: High school event focuses on math, science

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:30PM

STEM Fest is 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Mount Si High School. Annual event focuses on the high school's science, technology, engineering and math offerings, and is open to all students who will attend Mount Si in 2014-15. Learn why STEM is important, explore the initiative's artistic side, and enter for a chance to win an Xbox One. Guest speaker University of Washington Professor Hélène Martin will discuss the value of programming classes, and inspire students about the possibilities for their futures when they have the right skills.

Enhancing couples' connections topic of Lunch and Learn

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:29PM

The next Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Lunch and Learn program is noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 Snoqualmie Ridge Trail. Speakers Carol and Edwin Morrison of Morrison Counseling Services will discuss ways to enhance the connection between you and your partner. Admission and lunch is free. Space is limited, so register early

Valley hiker killed at Headlee Pass had passion for people

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:40PM

Diane Larson, 36, of Snoqualmie was pursuing her goal of helping children when she fell to her death on a hike Saturday, Jan. 25. The experienced snow-shoer was on her first hike with Climbers with a Purpose, a group raising funds to help refugee children in Burma when she fell, in what fellow climber Will Neiss described as “just one of those freak accidents.”

Three say yes, two no: Snoqualmie school board answers its own bond question

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:39PM

After months of discussing a $216 million bond proposal and how to gauge the community’s support for it, members of the Snoqualmie Valley School Board were each asked for their own answers to their question. “Is this proposal the right one for our school district?” Superinten-dent Joel Aune asked each board member individually during an in-depth work session Jan. 23.

Snoqualmie shines in Green Power Challenge | City lands $40,000 for solar project

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 3:32PM

Snoqualmie has snagged top prize in Puget Sound Energy's yearlong "Take Charge Green Power Challenge," which lasted all of last year. The award of $40,000 will be used to install a solar project at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA. The King County city also gained bragging rights as 2013’s "Greenest Town in the Puget Sound."

Parrish on honor roll at N. Colorado

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:43AM

Benjamin Parrish of Duvall was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

Dozens of Valley students make University of Washington Dean's List

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:43AM

Students from the Snoqualmie area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington. Snoqualmie: Nathaniel Bell, senior; Dominick Daley, freshman; Andrew Hartman, sophomore; Molly Mabel, sophomore; Emily Majors, junior; Adam Nelson, senior; Zachary Sharpe, freshman; Ryan Simpson, senior; Kyle Tung, senior; Jacklyn Wallace, junior; and Elizabeth Zhang, a senior.

Callahan Gillard studies in Korea this summer

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:44AM

Callahan Gillard, a high school student in Snoqualmie, was awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2014-2015. He is studying Korean in South Korea this Summer.

PTSA honors awarded to Tomlisson, Reitz, Romano

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:46AM

The Mount Si High School Parent Teacher Student Association was presented several Washington State PTA awards, recognizing both parents and teachers for their contributions. Ben Tomlisson, history teacher, received the 2014 WSPTA Outstanding Educator award. His passion for history and dedication to his students earned him several nominations from parents and students.

Taste of the Valley is a success for Valley preservation group

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:50AM

Supporting local farmers and protecting the outdoors from more development, more than 250 people gathered Saturday, July 26, at Jubilee Farm in Carnation for the Taste of the Valley benefit. The event is a major fundraiser for the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance. Chefs from dozens of celebrated restaurants in Seattle and the Eastside provided tasty samples from their menus to the guests in attendance.

Snoqualmie Tribe donates $150,000 to Seattle's Daybreak Star Center

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 12:05PM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has given $150,000 to Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Daybreak Star opened in 1977, seven years after activists declared “We, the Native Americans, reclaim the land known as Fort Lawson in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery,” thus holding up the U.S.-Indian treaties promise of reversion of surplus military lands to their original owners.

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