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Eastside Baby Corner’s Pants Party helps families in need find supplies

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:34PM

While the children of east King County may not be happy about it, back to school is on the minds of many parents throughout the region. With back-to-school sales in full swing, and the school districts getting ready, families should pmake sure their kids have everything they need for academic success in the fall.

Back-to-school shots: A look at Valley school vaccination rules

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:37PM

School starts next week, but before Snoqualmie Valley School District students can walk their school halls, they have a last bit of homework to finish. All students are required to have proof of nine required immunizations by the first day of school, per the Washington Department of Health policy, or to get an exemption from them.

New museum tours at Snoqualmie Falls through Labor Day

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:37PM

A new museum at Snoqualmie Falls opened to the public this summer. The exhibits are housed in the historic carpenter shop and Snoqualmie Falls depot, and chronicle the Charles H. Baker’s 1898-1899 development of the world’s first underground power station.

Valley pilot snaps high art from 1,000 feet | Photo Gallery

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 2:51PM

Gabhan Berry has the kind of view on the Valley most folks never get—out the open window of an airplane. “I have a different perspective on things,” says the Carnation-based aerial photographer. From the sky, he encounters familiar surroundings, but sees them in a new way.

Friend a veteran: Valley's Legion Post has a brand new Facebook page

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:51AM

You can now friend the local American Legion Post in Snoqualmie, which has a new Facebook page. On Facebook, look for “Renton-Pickering American Legion Post 79.”

Reichert was right to lift debt ceiling

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:44AM

Kudos to Congressman Dave Reichert for voting for the lifting of the debt ceiling, so that the United States can pay the bill for the spending the United States Congress has authorized. The debt ceiling is a law from the last century from when the United States was a small nation, not the superpower industrial and financial powerhouse of the world. If we don’t pay our bills and default on the debt we incur, we would collapse the world economy.

Farmers, apply for county farm pad help

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:58AM

Agricultural landowners or operators who work in the Snoqualmie Valley Agriculture Production District can reduce their risk of loss from flooding by building a farm pad or elevated structure, where livestock and farm equipment can be placed during floods. Over the last several years, the Flood District has provided Snoqualmie Valley farmers with technical assistance for 26 farm pads, which will help to reduce flood impacts to farmers and livestock. To download an application, go to www.kingcounty.gov/flood or call (206) 477-4815.

Proud of school levies' strong passage

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:57AM

On behalf of the Snoqualmie Valley Citizens for Schools, I am sending a hearty thank-you out to our community for overwhelmingly voting to approve the two four-year replacement levies that were on the February 11 election ballot. I am filled with pride that the level of support for our local schools has been affirmed with the passage of both the Education Programs & Operations (EP&O) and Technology Levies. Certification of the election results will be completed by King County on Feb. 25; however as of the writing of this letter on Feb, 13, each levy has received a 68 percent approval rate. (As of printing, the tech levy was 69 percent, operations levy, 67.7 percent).

Valley needs a new elementary school

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:04AM

By all enrollment projections, the Snoqualmie Valley School District will need another elementary school by the 2016-2017 school year. Planning and design work for the building began last fall and has been paid for with school impact fees from the district’s capital facilities fund. In order to continue with the project, which would provide 29 more classrooms for our Valley’s growing number of children, the school board needs to commit to a bond to raise the estimated $35 million total project costs. Educating our youth is one of the best things we can do for our community.

Snoqualmie's Northwest Railway Museum wants new tour hosts

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 9:11AM

The Northwest Railway Museum will soon hold its third annual docent training program, and is now seeking volunteers interested in becoming docents. Museum docents are trained volunteers who give tours to visitors and educate them on how “the Railroad Changed Everything.”

Freshman question: Snoqualmie School Board bond talks lead to pointed questions about campus's future

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:03PM

Voters may determine the future of the Snoqualmie Valley School District’s semester-old Freshman Campus, when they decide on a future bond issue. Before that can happen, though, at least two school board members would like a say on the possibilities, and one has called for a frank board discussion on the topic.

Real food for everybody: Rose Mitra takes down to earth approach at Snoqualmie’s Rose Ridge Cafe and Deli

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:36PM

Making real food, and making sure people who need it, get it, is a passion for Rose Mitra, owner of Rose Ridge Cafe and Deli on Snoqualmie Ridge. Mitra purchased the former Spicoli Sub Shop in June of 2011. “My goal is to serve people ‘real food’,” says Mitra. “My goal is to make you feel at home.”

Share your scenic vision in 2014 Valley Record Scenic Photo Contest

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:59PM

There’s definitely a lot of local love for our scenery and natural beauty in the Valley. Cue a reminder for our upcoming Scenic Photo Contest. On April 2, the Valley Record will publish the results of our seventh annual amateur photo contest.

Four teens are Rotary Students of the Quarter

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:38PM

Four Mount Si High School students—Hunter Abbott, Parker McComb, Lydia Petroske and Quinn Mosher—are the Rotary Students of the Quarter. The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley named the four for the first and second quarters of the 2013-14 school year, at their February 27 meeting. They receive a $100 check.

Changing of the chiefs: As Snoqualmie Fire Dept. rebooter Bob Rowe eases out, Mark Correira begins new era

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:14PM

On a cold winter morning a few weeks ago, Bob Rowe found himself on a call. “It was 6:30 a.m.—a broken femur.” A motorized cart had flipped on its driver, injuring the man. “It was freezing, windy, the rain was blowing sideways. I was there, managing that call. That’s what I’m going to miss,” said Rowe. Not the meetings, not the paperwork—but the real responses, out in the real world, that he’ll remember.

Hiker stays moving to survive lost night on Rattlesnake Ridge

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 2:26PM

A hiker got lost overnight on Rattlesnake Ledge near North Bend last week, and managed to survive the night by staying on his feet. According to a report from the King County Sheriff’s Office, would-be rescuers from Seattle Mountain Rescue, King County’s 4X4 and Explorer Search and Rescue teams, plus search dogs, the sheriff’s helicopter and a small plane, all combed the wet ridge late last Tuesday and early Wednesday, Feb. 25 and 26, after the young man went missing some time before 9 p.m.

Feeding hungry is not a contest

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

For more than 38 years, Mount Si Food Bank, run by area pastors, has been faithfully helping people in need around the Valley. Around 2008, the Snoqualmie Valley Ministerial Association (SVMA) appointed a management team to oversee operations of the food bank. While under this management, many donations were made to the food bank, a SVMA ministry.

Floodzilla says high water is coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:52AM

Floodzilla, the Lower Valley-based flood watch website, has been issuing warnings on rising river flows, fed by days of rain. The latest Snoqualmie River readings show the river volume at 11,533 cubic feet per second (CFS) at Snoqualmie Falls, at about 10 and a half feet in height, rising about 500 CFS an hour.

Mom would have loved it

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:59AM

We, the family of Emily Adcox, would like to thank family and friends who came to mom’s celebration of life on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Snoqualmie Eagles. What a great turn out. Mom would have loved to have been there to see everyone. Thanks so much to Carmen, Cindy and Patti for all their help with the potluck, which gave us time to be with our family and friends. Also, the Snoqualmie Valley Eagles crew for your help also. We all appreciated all the help. Thanks again.

Snoqualmie's Methodists go on clothing donation drive this weekend

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:03AM

Snoqualmie Methodist Church is hosting a Clothing and Textile Drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9. Bring worn out or ill-fitting clothing, shoes, towels, sheets, blankets and other textiles, and give them a second life.

Beauty event coming to North Bend's Bartell Drugs

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 3:08PM

Bartell Drugs hosts a “Spring Health & Beauty Event” at its North Bend store this week. Cosmetic demonstrations are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 7. Cosmetologists will give free “mini makeovers” that focus on the latest colors and products for spring. From 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, get hair styling tips. Conair representatives will spotlight the latest hair styling tools and tips.

Snoqualmie Go Braugh! Downtown merchants offer gold in St. Patrick’s Day contest

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 3:16PM

In celebration of St. Patricks Day, downtown Snoqualmie merchants are hosting “Snoqualmie Go Braugh,” a weeklong event which offers Irish-themed food, drinks, music and promotional specials. The festivities start Monday, March 10, with a contest titled “Quest for Uncle Si’s Lost Gold.” The lucky winner of this contest will receive $100 in golden coins.

Rabbi shares treasures at Valley Rotary Club Meeting

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 3:08PM

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club hosts author and rabbi Mark Glickman as its featured speaker, 7 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Glickman serves as rabbi of the Congregations Kol Shalom on Bainbridge Island, and Kol Ami in Woodinville. He will discuss a discovery that shines a light on Jewish history, the Genizah of the Ben Ezra synagogue in Cairo.

Snoqualmie Valley School District finalizes classified contract, secretaries deal still in talks

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Mar 6, 2014 at 11:32AM

Classified staff, including bus drivers, custodians and food service workers in the Snoqualmie Valley School District now have a four-year contract in place. The contract, approved by a vote of the Public School Employees (PSE) union Feb. 13 and the school board Feb. 27, includes a 2 percent pay increase for each of the next four years.

Carnation St. Paddy’s Day Bash is bigger and better

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 11:41AM

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Carnation with dinner and a pint, 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Sno-Valley Tilth’s second annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash. Tilth is partnering with the Sno Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation, this year for a bigger and better bash.

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