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Wildcat Idol finale is Friday at Mount Si High School

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:40PM

The final round of the all-school talent contest, Wildcat Idol returns at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. at the Mount Si High School auditorium Pizza and other food will be served at a bake sale.

Inside the tech levy: How Snoqualmie Valley students use technology dollars | Photo Gallery

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 1:56PM

“Yes! IXL!” It doesn’t really sound like English when a fifth grade student rejoices to hear what the next lesson will be, but it is. It’s also math, and, it seems, a favorite in Snoqualmie Elementary teacher Deva Baruah’s class.

Status report: North Bend police transition has positive results

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

North Bend is about half the size of Snoqualmie, but at least the city’s equal in police statistics. In the first three months of the Snoqualmie Police Department’s contract to cover North Bend, the department saw nearly as much activity in North Bend, population about 6,500, as it did in the first six months of the year for Snoqualmie, population 12,500. Calls for service in North Bend totaled 2,021, and in Snoqualmie, 2,873.

Memorial service is Friday for Preston's Randal Nelson, 94

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

Lifetime Preston resident Randal Philip Nelson, 94, died Saturday, July 19, at home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Preston Cemetery in Preston. Randal was born October 22, 1919, at Swedish Hospital, in Seattle, to Florence E. (Holmgren) and Philip C. Nelson. He grew up in the Swedish community of Preston. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1937 and attended the University of Washington.

Floods, fish and farms: Floodplain project on the Snoqualmie’s Carlson stretch resets river’s history

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:13PM

Uprooted trees lay flattened in the glare of the sun on the north bank of the Snoqualmie River. The dirt, churned up for the first time in decades, was a uniform, sun-baked beige color, and in its narrow channel, the river lazed past, too quiet to drown out the surprised chatter from a group of visitors. Almost two months along, the $4 million Upper Carlson floodplain project looked rough when the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum stopped here on its annual floodplain tour July 16. But it was also a good example of the Forum’s efforts on what presenters called “the three F’s,” fish, farms and flooding.

Connect with your teen at Snoqualmie Y workshop

  • Jan 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Learn how to connect with the teen in your family, with help from a Snoqualmie Y workshop that begins Monday. "Staying Connected With Your Teen," a five-week series that will help strengthen your family’s connections, is 6 to 8 p.m. February 3, 10, and 24, and March 3 and 10, at the YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Out of the Past: Honey Farm Inn rises, narrow escape from fire for family

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 3:59PM

Members of the Emery Maupin family narrowly escaped with their lives and lost all their belongings when fire raced through their rented home on the North Fork Road Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. Maupin, who works nights at Weyerhauser, was home to lunch when the fire broke out in the utility room.

Stopping bullying: Listen, focus and work with your kids

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:08PM

It’s inspiring to see how local youth, like the Opstad students described on page 2, are taking a stand against bullying, and more importantly, showing others how to react and stop it. Parents, other children and local educators should take note of what these kids are doing. At the same time, we should all educate ourselves about how to stop bullying before it gets serious.

12th Man: Valley Seahawks fans show their spirit before big game | Slideshow

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 6:21PM

Don Baunsgard was the Joker of Seahawks fans, celebrating their win over San Francisco at a tailgate party in full make-up. The Snoqualmie resident had watched The Dark Knight a few days before, thus deciding on the neon green and blue clown face. "I do believe the Seahawks have a very good chance of winning the Super Bowl, for a couple reasons," Baunsgard told the Record. "They have a sincere drive and will within them to win. They are on a mission to win a Super Bowl and I don't believe anyone else can beat them. I also believe that defense usually wins t

School levies are for day-to-day needs; Please vote

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:14PM

Please make the effort and vote in favor of the Educational Programs and Technology levies for the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Ballots are already arriving and the deadline for mailing them back is Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Opstad elementary students share wisdom in frank talks about bullies

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 4:29PM

All of Opstad Elementary School got involved when trouble came around last fall. The whole school participated in the anti-bullying assembly, “Trouble in Fairytalezania,” by Taproot Theatre, watching the play, laughing at the jokes, summoning a fairy godmother on cue, and taking home the message. Principal Amy Wright, has worked with Taproot Theatre in the past, and knew to expect a positive student response from their show.

Grange On The Range: Nursery at Mount Si hosts once-in-a-blue-moon concert

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:58PM

North Bend's Nursery at Mount Si hosts Sallal Grange's regular open mic night, Grangestock, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. The Grange's outdoor open mic happens only once a year. Enjoy food, beverages and desserts at the Nursery's scenic setting, and support Sallal Grange's many community activities. There is a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

Call to Snoqualmie Valley Artists: Magical Moments in the Valley

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is seeking artists of all ages and in all media to submit artwork for its August through October art display rotation, “Magical Moments in the Valley.” The show will be at Snoqualmie City Hall and the Snoqualmie Valley Visitor Information Center. Artists of all ages and in all media are invited to submit artwork.

Free ‘Little Hurricane’ concert at Comm. Park

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:13PM

Little Hurricane is coming to raise the roof, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Snoqualmie Community Park. The park is located at 35016 S.E. Ridge St., adjacent to the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.

Property tax bills mailed out for Ridge residents

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:14PM

The King County Assessor mailed 2014 property valuations to all residential property owners in Snoqualmie Ridge on July 24. In this area, residential property values generally increased by 23.1 percent but individual property values might vary. The assessor’s office will continue to mail out residential and commercial valuation notices to taxpayers throughout the rest of King County between July and October.

Junkyard droids: Youth robot camp comes to Valley Monday

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:15PM

Local youth can explore the mysteries of making robots in two Valley Robotics camps starting Monday, June 28. Junk Yard Wars for grades 1 through 4 is 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Junk Yard Wars for grades 4 through 8 is 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost is $150.

Hospital future: Discussion time begins for Overlake sale, you can be a part

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4’s Commissioners are elected by the people, and their role is provide access to good health care in this Valley. For 30 years, they’ve done that through a building, a team and an identity: In short, our own Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. And through good times and bad, through challenges and recessions and expansion plans, a locally run hospital has been a fact of life, a certainty.

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.

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