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AK-47 Bandit suspected in August robbery

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 3:19PM

The assault-rifle-wielding man who robbed the Chase Bank in North Bend July 6, 2012, may have struck again recently, prompting the Federal Bureau of Investigation to renew its efforts to find the subject.

North Bend’s busy sewer plant nears limits

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 4:00PM

North Bend is growing, with the potential for 655 new homes in the next few years, based on building project applications in progress at the city’s planning department. However, its aging sewer system may not be up to future demands. The city’s 60-year-old wastewater treatment plant is permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency to handle 2.58 million gallons of wastewater per day, but because of a “pinch point” in the system, “the functional limit is 1 million gallons,” City Administrator Londi Lindell told the Record, recapping the information from a March 25 council work session on the issue.

Grown up from a garage, Preston’s Dark Horse Ink screen printing business still climbing | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:22PM

As a college student and an avid runner, Michael Hughes thought of himself as a hard worker. And, a bit of dark horse. Growing up in Issaquah, Hughes often talked about running his own business. But life seemed to be going down a different path, until an opportunity—printing designs T-shirts on his own press—presented itself. Hughes took it and ran with it.

Dinner, auction helps North Bend's Terri Crabtree

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:15PM

A benefit spaghetti dinner, bake sale and silent and live auctions to help Terri (Wyrsch) Crabtree, who has been diagnosed with cancer, will be 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Snoqualmie Eagles lodge. Tickets are $10.

Valley athletes headed to 2014 Crossfit Games

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:16PM

After a grueling five weeks of competition in the 2014 Worldwide Reebok Crossfit Open, seven Valley athletes qualified for regionals in hope of making it to the 2014 Reebok World Crossfit Games, to be held this July in Carson, Calif. Heading to the 2014 Regional Crossfit games, the six-person team from Cascade Crossfit in Preston includes Silke von Saafeld, Melanie Deitch, Caitlyn Paus, Kyle Jacobson, Paul Zavaglia and Nick Martindale.

Out of the Past | Ridge won't be visible from Falls; O'Dell twins rock at sports

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:18PM

1989: Action was taken on one of the most controversial aspects of the massive “Snoqualmie Ridge” master-planned development. The council voted to restrict what will be visible of the development from the Falls viewpoint.

Strong early rankings for Cedarcrest track and field

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:10PM

The Cedarcrest track team competed Saturday, April 5, at the Birger Solberg Invite, held at Civic Stadium in Bellingham. The Red Wolves’ highest placers on the day were the boys 4x800-meter relay team of Logan Orndorf, Ian Fay, Colton Green and Quinn Radbourne, who won their event.

Crayon Drive coming to IGA, QFC

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 12:12PM

For the young people who find themselves at Children’s Hospital in Seattle, sometimes simple things like a coloring book and a few crayons can be as soothing as the trained staff and smiling doctors. But little things like crayons can be overlooked. Each year, Children’s Hospital goes through over 240,000 crayons, yet each child only gets a couple to use.

Crafters, vendors can apply for Si View Holiday Bazaar

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 4:56PM

Si View Metro Parks is hosting its annual Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Si View Community Center. This event draws thousands of visitors throughout the day, browsing a selection of hand-crafted holiday gifts and enjoying performances by youth dance program, local choirs and carolers.

Learn about flood risk, fixes for South Fork of Snoqualmie River

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:05PM

King County Flood Control District hosts a public meeting this month to discuss the near-term and long-term needs and solutions for managing flood risks on the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Mount Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. S. North Bend.

Single-lane traffic continues this week in Snoqualmie

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:05PM

Expect traffic to back up during daytime construction in Snoqualmie this week. Infrastructure construction along Railroad Avenue will continue to cause congestion in downtown Snoqualmie through approximately Friday, Oct. 10, say Snoqualmie city staffers.

Hospital sale: Preserve Valley role in Overlake negotiations, residents say

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:26PM

Residents told King County Public Hospital District 4’s board of commissioners Thursday, Oct. 2, to protect of local rights and services at the first public hearing on the hospital’s affiliation with Overlake Hospital of Bellevue. The board is considering selling its hospital and clinic operations to Overlake. Commissioners Ryan Roberts and Dariel Norris are part of a negotiating team working with Overlake on terms of the deal, which has a new deadline of March 2015.

Mount Si Cross Country: Boys growing, girls ahead of the pack | Photos

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:32PM

Mount Si's fleet-footed sophomore Hannah Waskom was in the lead—usually where you can find her in girls races this fall—but she wasn't done yet." At home against Redmond and Woodinville, she was in front of Lindsey Sydnor by a few seconds. Then she hit the gas. "At the end, I felt like I had a lot more in me," Waskom said. "I tried to go as hard as I could on the finish."

Mount Si girls soccer hangs tough with the conference's best | Photo Gallery

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:41PM

Fortune can be fickle. In the Mount Si girls soccer’s conference opener, at home Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30, with Skyline, the game was in the Wildcats’ paws up until the final minute of regulation. Fate intervened during a close battle at the Mount Si net, and, down one player, Mount Si girls battled the Spartans to a 1-1 draw. Against Newport on Thursday, Oct. 2, Mount Si won, 1-0.

Private gathering to remember Ruth Posey, 81, of North Bend

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 12:15PM

Miriam “Ruth” Posey of North Bend, wife to James, died Wednesday, April 2. She was 81. Ruth was born May 22, 1932 in Seattle to Joshua and Margaret Bissell. She was raised in the Snoqualmie Valley and graduated from Mt Si High School. She worked at Doctors Hospital in Seattle, the North Bend Theater, Gateway Cafe and the North Bend IGA grocery store.

Woman assaulted over parking spot in North Bend | April Fools car prank | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Assault over parking: On Thursday, April 3, a caller in the 1200 block of North Bend Boulevard, North Bend, reported that she’d just been assaulted. She said she’d parked her car in what she thought was a designated spot for the business she wanted, then a man from a neighboring business came out and pushed her to the ground, calling her obscene names. Police responded to find that the woman didn’t need medical aid and the man had gone back into the business he’d come from.

Fall City gets 1st hearing on budget

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 11:59AM

Fall City is the location of the first night of public meetings on County Executive Dow Constantine’s proposed 2015-2016 King County budget. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Chief Kanim Middle School’s commons, 32627 S.E. Redmond-Fall City Rd.

Cedarcrest’s younger runners do well at Sunfair Invite

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:01PM

It was a busy Saturday, Oct. 4, for the Cedarcrest High School cross country squad. In the morning, boys and girls teams competed at the Sunfair Invite in Yakima. In the evening, it was the Homecoming dance for many of the cross country squad members. Spikes in the morning, dress shoes and high heels in the evening.

Explore your fire hall at open houses in North Bend, Rim, Carnation

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:02PM

As part of Fire Prevention Week, Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) officials will host open houses at 10 of their 16 facilities, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 11. Fire stations in the cities of North Bend, Carnation, Issaquah, and Sammamish, along with the Wilderness Rim station and the Coalfield station, will be open for firefighter-led tours, a hands-on look at equipment and vehicles and opportunities to talk with and ask questions of firefighters. Brochures and items for kids to take home will be available for those who drop in.

Echoes of the steam age in Snoqualmie | Reader Photo

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:19PM

The signature sound of a steam whistle was heard Sunday, Oct. 5, as the Santa Cruz Portland Cement No. 2 steam engine chugged between Snoqualmie and North Bend, in this photo by reader Tami Barber.

Four Valley artists at Sammamish Arts Fair

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:20PM

Four artists from the Snoqualmie Valley will show their works at the eighth annual Sammamish Arts Fair, Oct. 11 and 12 at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. SE, Sammamish. Among them are North Bend printmaker Leslie Nan Moon, North Bend jeweler Erika Laureano, Snoqualmie acrylic painter Pamela Wickard and print maker Becky Jeans of Carnation.

Family fetes Fall City's Milt and Joelle Keizer on 60th wedding anniversary

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:22PM

A big steak dinner with all the trimmings, wine glasses tinkling, and humongous slices of Mrs. Smith’s Apple Pie Crisp were enjoyed on Friday, Sept. 5, celebrating 60 years of marriage by Milt and Joelle Keizer of Fall City. Their family—granddaughter Amanda Kain, Lance Keizer, Joelle, Milt, daughter Wendy Kain, Colin Keizer, and grandson Kyle Kain—are pictured at the North Bend Pub & Grill. Congratulations and flowers were sent from Spokane by their son Robin and his wife Michelle.

Valley Food Bank seeks 12th Man power for one-day drive

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:23PM

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank combines sports enthusiasm with helping others in a one-day food drive, 12th Man Can Club. Valley Seahawks fans and residents can bring cases of food to the pantry between noon and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.

CPR and First Aid courses offered Saturday at EFR stations

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 9:41AM

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) CPR and First Aid instructors are providing classes for those who desire to have basic medical training for personal benefit, as well as those who have an employment requirement to satisfy.

It’s question time for local candidates for public office, you can be a part

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 2:50PM

One of the best ways to measure up candidates for public office is to put them next to each other, fire a few questions their way and compare and contrast their answers. Seems like few organizations do this anymore, so it’s nice to see the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce stepping up and hosting an election forum.

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