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Snoqualmie’s DMW Martial Arts celebrates 14 new black belts

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:25AM

DMW Martial Arts in Snoqualmie held their black belt graduation on the weekend of November 15 and awarded Black Belts to 14 successful students. Third-degree black belts were awarded to Veronique and Elizabeth Bourgault. The two have been training at DMW for nine years and have been role models to the younger students, coaches said. Two second-degree black belts were awarded to Christopher Buyagwan and Kyle Bolin. First-degree black belts were awarded to Shawn Masters,Trajen Hockenbury, Princeton See, Donavan See, Rudy Herman, Cameron Myers, Alex Williams, J.D. Howard, Branson Corneil and Delanie Wilson.

North Bend teacher gets fellowship to study sea turtles in Costa Rica

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:26AM

Katrina Alegado, an eighth grade science teacher at Twin Falls Middle School, has been accepted into Ecology Project International’s Marine Education Fellowship in Costa Rica, April 18 to 25.

Police rescue chickens dumped near Snoqualmie Point Park, cold but alive: Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire Calls

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:34AM

Chicken run: On December 2, a Snoqualmie officer located two chickens that had apparently been dumped on the road near Snoqualmie Point Park, Snoqualmie. The chickens were cold, but alive, and a Police Explorer called his parents to collect them. After a 15-minute chase through the woods, they captured both chickens, and the animals are now doing fine.

Give the gift of cats in trees for Christmas with North Bend calendar fundraiser

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 11:37AM

A year’s worth of cats rescued from trees might be the ideal gift for an animal lover on your list, and it’s easier to wrap than you might think. The Canopy Cat Rescue Calendar, a first-time fund-raiser for the North Bend and Olympia-based team of climbers, features 12 stranded cats and their rescue stories, plus other fun cat facts.

The last bell rings | Photos from the last day of school at North Bend's Opstad Elementary, Fall City's Chief Kanim Middle School

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 1:24PM

The party bus drew some curious onlookers as the Chief Kanim Middle School parking lot filled on the last day of school June 18, but it was the yellow school buses that got all the attention when the parking lot emptied out again. Blasting their horns as staff members waved, the buses filed out of the lot, sending more than 700 students off for the summer. A few minutes later, the black party bus had a more subdued departure, but only because you couldn’t see through the tinted windows.

Bonded by water: North Bend’s Dave Olson explores bravery in three-generation memoir

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 12:20PM

Bravely voyaging into uncharted waters is the common thread that links North Bend resident Dave Olson’s life to three generations of his family. Olson explores how he, his father, the Reverend Roy Olson, his brother Ken, and his daughter Jenifer each took paths less traveled, and changed lives around them, in his new book, part memoir, part anthology.

Finally Friday! Summer Art Walks start this week in downtown Snoqualmie

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 12:02PM

Join the Snoqualmie Arts Commission and local artists for the first art walk of the summer. The Finally Friday Art Walk is 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 27, in downtown Snoqualmie. The art walk will feature work created by local artists, which will be hanging in downtown Snoqualmie shops and storefronts. There will also be live entertainment and local cuisine.

It's party time for North Bend's The Swirl yogurt shop

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 12:04PM

North Bend’s The Swirl frozen yogurt shop is excited to announce the celebration of its one-year anniversary. Last June, The Swirl opened in the Mount Si Si Village Shopping Center across from Ace Hardware and El Caporal. In the last year, the shop got involved in many of the community’s activities, including the North Bend Block Party, the Jazz Walk and Blues Walk, supporting the Mount Si High School sports teams and Snoqualmie Valley Little League, and fundraising activities for the area elementary schools.

Become a firefighter with Snoqualmie's fire department

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

Snoqualmie is looking for dedicated men and women to serve as part-paid members of the Snoqualmie Fire Department. Part-paid staff work closely with career firefighters in emergency response, and public events. Applicants must be at least 21, live within a 10-minute drive of Snoqualmie, and have a clean background and safe driving history.

Free recycling for electronics at North Bend's Sallal Grange

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:24AM

On Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25, the Sallal Grange in North Bend hosts a two-day electronics recycling event. Sallal Grange is located at 12912 432nd Ave. S.E.

County task force looks at ways to safely give up a baby

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:25AM

The Metropolitan King County Council on Dec. 15 accepted the report prepared by a special task force created to examine ways of increasing awareness of options available for parents to legally and safely give up a newborn. “This task force worked diligently and delivered a very detailed list of recommendations,” said Councilmember Reagan Dunn, lead sponsor of the motion to create the task force.

Wildcat grapplers take it to Issy

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:26AM

Mount Si wrestlers beat Issaquah, 36 to 30, in competition at home Tuesday, Dec. 16. At 220 pounds, junior Andrew Harris pinned his opponent, Terrance Zeragoza, in two minutes, 19 seconds.

Putting it all together: Mount Si girls offense starts clicking despite tough opposition

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:33AM

Mount Si’s girls basketball team can bring good offense. And they can bring hot defense. Now, they just need to put it all together. The Wildcat girls nearly had the Issaquah Eagles last Wednesday, Dec. 17, before a cold third quarter slowed things. Issaquah finished, 62-47.

Fixes in the pipeline for aging North Bend sewer

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 11:33AM

A series of repairs estimated at $265,000 began at North Bend’s wastewater treatment plant last September, and are expected to be done by May. Although weather and equipment problems set the project back a week in November, the most critical repair, a new outlet structure, gate and piping for the plant’s oxidation ditch, was finished earlier this month.

Feeding the need: Snoqualmie Valley's food banks rise to winter challenges

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 12:09PM

North Bend resident Dave Kelley’s little red truck goes all over town. As a volunteer driver for Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, Kelley ferries food donations from Valley and Eastside supermarkets, hitting up the local Safeway, QFC and IGA, and going as far afield as Costco and the Redmond Whole Foods, in what’s almost a daily operation. “He’s everywhere,” said food bank Executive Director Heidi Dukich.

Day Out with Thomas returns to Snoqualmie Railway Museum

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:21AM

Preschoolers will get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine steams into Snoqualmie this summer. Thomas chugs into Snoqualmie on two weekends, July 11 to 13 and 18 to 20, visiting The Northwest Railway Museum. He will not only take his fans for a ride, but also talk to them for the very first time on the tour.

Out of the Past: Queen of the Jamboree, rubber raft race down the Snoqualmie

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:16AM

Thursday, June 22, 1989: More than 3,000 people visited the Mountain Man Rendezvous in the Upper Valley Sunday. The aim of the reenactment is to give locals an idea how the original settlers lived. • Running for Northeast District Court Judge in 1986, Will Roarty of Duvall lost to James Kaiser by a single vote. With Kaiser resigning, Roarty is hitting pavement once again.

All hail the volunteers: Snoqualmie honors those who make the community work

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:11AM

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, on behalf of the city council and administration, presented certificates of appreciation to more than 70 volunteers in attendance who serve as firefighters; Emergency Medical Technicians; members of the Snoqualmie Emergency Communications and Support Team (SECAST); Police Explorers; and citizen volunteers for the Arts Commission, Civil Service Commission, Economic Development Commission, Human Services Commission, Lodging Tax Advisory Board, Parks Board, Planning Commission, and Shoreline Hearings Board.

Trail crossing on SR-203 needs safety fixes

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 10:17AM

For 27 years, I have lived in Carnation and enjoyed the Snoqualmie Valley Trail. However, there is one place where the trail crosses Highway 203 just north of Carnation with no proper crossing warning, other than a very inadequate, too-easy-to-miss yellow diamond-shaped “Trail Crossing” sign.

Cedarcrest’s Class of 2014 boldly bids high school farewell | Photo gallery

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:38AM

As Cedarcrest’s Class of 2014, cloaked and capped for the graduation ceremony moments away, readied themselves for the final hour of their high school career, there were a few minor freak-outs, numerous hugs and wide eyes. Cedarcrest’s 21st commencement was held Friday, June 13, at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond. For Emily Rule and Tessa Rutledge, who pored over the program minutes before the big event, this moment was exciting and surreal.

Police have to shoot garbage bear with bean bags to get it to go | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 11:41AM

Garbage bear: On Wednesday, June 18, Snoqualmie police attempted to scare off a bear eating garbage in the area of Southeast Carmichael Street and Silent Creek Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie. The bear was not frightened by shouting or other scare tactics, so police shot it twice with non-lethal ammunition to scare it away.

District provides students and staff with free software

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 1:58PM

The Snoqualmie Valley School District has announced that it will provide all of its students and staff with access to Microsoft Office products for use on their own personal devices, at no cost, for as long as they are enrolled in a Snoqualmie Valley school.

So long, and thanks for 
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  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:34PM

Those online maps are good ways to find your way around. They’re also virtual time machines.

Construction workers do bank job; fake calls from IRS | Snoqualmie Police Blotter

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:39PM

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

Out of the Past: No prison here, you don't; freezing temperatures lead to disaster

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 2:43PM

The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record. From the Record's archives:

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