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Comedienne Kathy Griffin coming to Snoqualmie Casino

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:42PM

Kathy Griffin, a two-time Emmy winner, bestselling author and four-time Grammy nominee, gives a show, 10 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Snoqualmie Casino ballroom. Tickets range from $30 to $85. Learn more at snocasino.com/events/2014-kathygriffin. An 8 p.m. show is already sold out.

Super Salmon Sleuths: Fishy fun for preschoolers at Issy hatchery

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:27PM

Join your preschooler in exploring the world of a salmon, 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W Sunset Way. Friends of the Issaquah offers this fun hands-on program monthly in the spring. It includes a slide show about salmon and acting out the life cycle, a tour of the hatchery and feeding the fish, station time with a water-play station, microscope, smelling game, craft activities, and story time. Takes place in the Watershed Science Center at the hatchery. Registration required.

Arbor Day poster contest open to kids

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:45PM

The theme is “Trees Belong in Cities,” in Snoqualmie’s annual Arbor Day poster contest for students in fourth and fifth grade. Poster creators should submit original artwork to the city of Snoqualmie by Friday, April 4. Contest details, requirements, and submission information are posted on the city website in the Events & Activities section. To learn more, call (425) 831-5784

Snoqualmie ranked ninth safest city in Washington

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:48PM

The city of Snoqualmie has been declared the ninth safest city out of 50 of Washington’s safest cities by the Safewise home security company. Snoqualmie’s ranking was determined using an FBI crime report in combination with the city of Snoqualmie 2013 Snoqualmie Police Services Survey, which cited that 96 percent of residents feel safe or very safe living in Snoqualmie. A few other local cities that ranked high on the list include Duvall and Sammamish.

Teen CPR, First Aid class at Encompass

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:28PM

To enhance babysitters’ life and employment skills, Encompass offers a one-day workshop specifically geared for the terminology and situations of teenagers. This CPR workshop will provide participants with a wallet card with two-year certification (same as an adult) as trained in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Students will also receive a first-aid workbook.

St. Patty’s Day Run returns to Ridge

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 2:47PM

The sixth annual St. Patty’s Day Run is 9 a.m. Saturday, March 15, on Snoqualmie Ridge. The chip-timed five-kilometer run and one-kilometer children’s race take place on the streets and paved trails of the Ridge. Registration is online at www.runsnoqualmie.com. Runners and walkers are welcome.

Memorial service planned for infant Kimball Doe, found near North Bend

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Tears Foundation and SAVE (Stop Abuse and Violence Everywhere), working with Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, King County Sheriff's Office and Eastside Fire and Rescue, have organized a memorial service for Kimball Doe, the baby girl who was found dead near North Bend on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The local service is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, Interment is planned for later at afternoon at the Bonny Watson Angel of Hope Monument, 16445 International Boulevard, at SeaTac.

County closes Flood Warning Center as river drops | Photos

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:04PM

The King County Flood Warning Center closed on Tuesday morning, March 11, after more than two days of around-the-clock operation to monitor flood flows on several rivers. Flows on the Snoqualmie had risen to low-level flooding in the Lower Valley, The flood crested Sunday at about 29,000 cubic feet per second at Snoqualmie Falls, three feet above flood stage, according to Floodzilla. In Carnation, the flood reached 29,390 feet at midnight on Monday, with several low-lying roads flooding over and closing. Flood levels were dropping today.

Healthy interest in Snoqualmie's new hospital: Board interviews seven would-be commissioners

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:52PM

More people want to be on the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s board of commissioners now, than ever before. Finance professionals, business owners, veterans, and one former Valley nurse among them, seven applicants for King County Public Hospital District’s open Position 3 seat aired their ambitions Thursday night, March 6, in open interviews with the board. That is more interest than commission president Joan Young has ever seen for the organization, which has begun construction of a new campus on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Excitement, wonder and variety in Encompass’s summer camp lineup

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 4:41PM

Encompass, which recently won the 2014 Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Award for “Most Loved Summer Camps” in Snoqualmie Valley, will offer 43 week-long half-day camps between June 23 and August 15. The camps will cover a wide range of interests for children ages 2 to 10 years old and registration opens March 25. The variety of camps offered is reflected in the camp names, from “Mini Monets”, “LEGO Mayhem”, “Space Explorers”, “Cooking with Disney”, “Rescue 911”, “Broadway Bound”, “Under the Sea” and “Mythbusters.” The camps cover a wide selection of activities that are sure to spark excitement and wonder in children.

Rotary donation helps new food bank

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

Rotarians, their off-from-school children, and volunteers with the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank formed a human chain to hustle inside 2,000 pounds of food on Friday, Jan. 21. The Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club used $5,000 from the 2013 Rotary Golf Tournament to purchase a truckload of goods from Costco, which is being used to fill the recently opened food bank’s coffers.

Volunteers are getting new food bank off to a good start

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank’s 501(c)3 tax exempt status application has been filed, and is being processed. Thanks are due the many volunteers who have worked hard to open the doors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank every week. Special thanks should go to Krista Holmberg and Heidi Dukich, who are spending endless hours, without pay so far, reorganizing operations and soliciting funds supporting the food bank.

Fond farewell, 40 years of memories as North Bend sheriff's deputies sign off | Photo Gallery

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

As much a reunion as a farewell party, the open house at North Bend’s now-closed police substation brought together more than 40 deputies and about that many community members Thursday, Feb. 27. Visitors swapped stories of policing and pranks, deputies traded jabs about who did all the work, and everyone expressed their thanks and how much the officers would be missed. Roger Connelly, one of North Bend’s last city cops and one of the first to serve here with the county, broke out his old KCSO jacket for the occasion.

Thousands sign on for Greenway’s heritage designation

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The campaign to have the U.S. Congress designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area reached a milestone recently with more than 1,000 people signing the petition. Twenty years of conservation have led to protected wilderness, working farms and forests, extensive outdoor recreation, and prime wildlife habitat, all on the doorstep of the 15th largest metropolitan area in the nation. Now it is time to conserve the Greenway for future generations.

Snoqualmie History 101: Go back in time with Dave

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Dave Battey uses historic photographs from the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society to weave a PowerPoint presented history of the city of Snoqualmie from the ice age through the 1950’s, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Snoqualmie Y. Cataclysmic beginnings, Native Americans, early settlers, the growth of logging and agriculture, the coming of the railroads - and much more.

Mount Si grad Chester Williams gets lieutenant’s commission

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:10PM

Chester P. Williams, a 2006 graduate of Mount Si High School, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Valley grads get SPU diplomas

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:10PM

Four Valley students recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University in Seattle.

King County Parks to ease the parking squeeze at Duthie Hill

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:17PM

King County Parks is building a new 74-vehicle parking lot at Duthie Hill Park that will serve as the park’s main trailhead and greatly expand parking for the increasingly popular mountain bike park. The work began in July and should be completed by October.

Small-business feel helps tennis enthusiast get back in the game: Carnation transplant brings 
tennis-racquet business

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:21PM

Stephen Stchur, in his own words, did not know what he was getting himself into.

Fostering community: SVA Church raises funds for major construction project

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:24PM

Snoqualmie Valley Alliance (SVA) church has raised $2.4 million for an interactive community building for Snoqualmie Valley youth and families.

Mount Si Leo Club joins forces for Hopelink meal

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 3:30PM

Members of the Mount Si Leos Club recently prepared and served dinner at Hopelink’s Avondale Park Housing Center on Wednesday, Aug. 13. It was the club’s third meal served at Hopelink, and there was a big turnout.

Snoqualmie issues call to action, urges veto in tribal tax exemption

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 11:53AM

The city of Snoqualmie issued a call to action this week, calling on residents to help fight a bill that changes the property tax burden paid by Washington's Indian tribes. Passage of House Bill 1287, which is on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk, would waive property tax obligations on property owned by tribes. The city says the bill is flawed, and could ultimately shift the tax burden from tribes to all other city residents.

Where’s a good place to shoot a movie? Film company to visit Valley

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:51PM

Washington Filmworks, in town to meet the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, is touring the Valley in search of potential film sites for movies, TV shows, or commercials. The Chamber is seeking tips from the Valley. Filmworks wants scenic or historical spaces, ideally, privately-owned. Send your info on the property, including where it is located, who owns it, why it is filmworthy, and whether the owner would allow Filmworks to document it on March 21. E-mail your suggestions to Chamber staffer Kaylee Hardman at khardman@snovalley.org.

Who said that? Voice-thrower to perform at Si View

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:59PM

Ventriloquist Jerry Breeden will amaze all ages with his vocal tricks at the next Family Night, 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Si View Community Center. A ventriloquist is a performer who is able to speak in a way that makes it appear that the words are being said by a large doll.

Out of the Past: Fire destroys everything at Fall City second-hand store; Wildcat basketballers get support at state

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 4:00PM

• This year marks the 30th consecutive performance of the Fall City Passion Play. The local version, been seen by nearly 64,000 people, is one of the very few passion plays in the country that is produced annually. It began in 1959 as part of the Easter program at the Fall City Methodist Church, and is now performed by the Forest Theater.

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