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Summer tourism campaign coming to Snoqualmie

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:22PM

“Sip, Shop & Savor Summer in Downtown Snoqualmie” is the theme of a new summer campaign which showcases the downtown Snoqualmie business district. The centerpiece is a series of arts events that begin July 19 and continue through September. Partners include the Snoqualmie Arts Commission, Downtown Merchants Association and Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce.

A sober moment: Mock crash impresses safety for Mount Si High School students

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:28PM

With the school year coming to an end, a DUI fatality collision simulation was presented at Mount Si High School to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers, representing more than one-third of all mortalities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Teen drivers are three times more likely than more experienced drivers to be in a fatal crash.

Snoqualmie police still working on Jay Berry’s late night assault

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:41PM

The investigation of a stabbing and sexual assault on a North Bend woman earlier this year is ongoing, Snoqualmie Police say. “Investigators are still actively working on leads related to the incident at Jay Berry’s,” said Snoqualmie Police Captain Nick Almquist. Police would not offer additional details, to avoid any risk to the investigation of the case.

Open house helps horse rescue team

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:21PM

Cowgirl Spirit Equine Rescue hosts a tack sale and open house, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at 8718 Ames Lake/Carnation Road in Carnation. Visitors can tour the farm, meet the rescue horses, buy donated equipment, riding apparel, and equestrian gifts. Donations of new and used clothing, tack, and gifts are accepted. To donate, psend an e-mail to officers@csrdt.org. The deadline for donations is Monday, June 23. All proceeds from the sale go to caring for horses in need.

Downtown upgrades, part 2, start in Snoqualmie this week

  • Jun 18, 2014 at 3:31PM

Phase 2 of the downtown infrastructure improvement project is underway. Infrastructure and road work will occur on Railroad Avenue Southeast between River Street and Northern Street. Downtown businesses will remain open and fully accessible throughout the project with parking in designated areas.

Out of the Past: Mayor breaks tie on Si View development; Cars keep crashing at Maskrod's Corner

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:20PM

Thursday, June 22, 1989: The locally infamous Maskrod’s Corner (State Route 202 at Meadowbrook) was the scene of two more auto accidents. On June 12, a North Bend motorist failed to yield and struck a motorcyclist. A day later, a driver did the same, striking another car and sending a woman to the hospital with injured ribs.

Horse fair, play day help Fall City's Warrior Family Retreats

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:14PM

The Northwest Natural Horsemanship Center in Fall City hosts a Summer Horse Fair and Play Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at its arena. The event benefits the center's Family Fund-sponsored Warrior Family Retreats and its scholarship fund.

Upping their game: Snoqualmie Valley Women in Business creating growth, opportunity for sixth year

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:19PM

It’s a new year for Snoqualmie Valley Women In Business, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for collaboration, networking, personal growth and community leadership for local business women. Now in its sixth year, Women in Business has adopted the theme of “Up Your Game” for the year, and continues to fine-tune its offerings to meet the needs of nearly 100 members, like the networking exercise that’s been added to each meeting, or the social event and accessory swap planned for June 17 at Glass & Bottle on Snoqualmie Ridge.

Carnation’s anti-festival: Back for second year, ‘Timber!’ concert defies description

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:22PM

Giant neighborhood campout, or rockin’ outdoor music festival, either description of “Timber!”, returning to Carnation next month, works, but it doesn’t quite cover the level of comfort that is the goal of its organizers. “We just want to put on great parties that we, ourselves, have fun at,” said Kevin Sur of Artist Home, which created and hosts Timber.

Mount Si Senior Center, Hopelink get rolling with retired county vans

  • Jun 19, 2014 at 4:17PM

Three community organizations in Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s district were approved recently to receive a retired King County Metro van. Locally, the Mount Si Senior Center and Hopelink each got a van, as did the Boys and Girls Club of Redmond/Sammamish. Late last month, the County Council unanimously approved the transfer of retired Metro vans to provide transportation assistance to local governments, community programs, senior citizens and young people.

Snoqualmie Casino changes ticket vendor for summer shows

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 2:50PM

Just in time for its popular summer concert season, Snoqualmie Casino has changed ticketing providers. The new provider, TicketForce, offers a solution that reduces ticketing fees and streamlines the ticketing process.

Underage drinking in the woods; Vehicle prowlers at Ridge park | Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter

  • Jun 20, 2014 at 3:18PM

Party in the woods? On Sunday, June 8, at 1:36 a.m., a caller in Snoqualmie complained about hearing teenagers in the woods behind his house. Police checked a nearby trail on foot and did not find any teens, but also contacted a man sleeping in a vehicle, apparently while his son hosted a party in the home. The man set his dog to watch for police, according to the report, since the son and his underage friends were drinking alcohol.

Instant connection: North Bend businesswoman Bev Jorgensen helps Relay for Life, makes her own mail-order path

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:40AM

Always bring a box of tissues to the Relay for Life committee meeting, says Bev Jorgensen, half-jokingly. There’s often a few tears and a lot of stories to share. Jorgensen, a 27-year North Bend resident, a local businesswoman and chairwoman of the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life, knows the bittersweet nature of her chosen cause. Thanks to Relay, she frequently makes an instant connection with people.

Counteract the ‘Summer Learning Slide’ at Snoqualmie library

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:32AM

Children and teens who spend their summer reading and learning, come back in the fall better prepared for school than those who don’t—so King County Library System created a new summer learning program called Thinkology: The Study of Fun. Young Valley readers can build robots, do hands-on science projects, learn magic, create puppets and read during the summer program.

Growing young readers: Meet Snoqualmie Children’s Librarian Jenifer Loomis

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:32AM

Jenifer Loomis comes over with a pile of children’s books in her arms. Monkeys, rabbits, bears, awkward kids and cartoon superheroes gaze out from the colorful covers. These aren’t old classics, either, these are the latest hot children’s books. And Loomis, as the Snoqualmie Library’s Children’s Librarian, is making sure kids and parents know all about them. “Grown-ups just need to check out the kids’ section,” she says. “If you haven’t looked at what there is, you’re missing out.”

Asking the right questions: Chamber President wants to hear from local businesses

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:30AM

Throughout much of her career, Peggy McNamara has had the answers, or at least known where to find them. She has been a corporate director of education, a real estate agent and “kind of a clean-up girl” brought in to restructure struggling offices. She teaches online classes on real estate, and in the past year, she finished a major reorganization of the Acres of Diamonds women’s shelter in Duvall. In her newest volunteer role, though, McNamara has none of the answers, “but lots of questions,” she says.

Snoqualmie Rep. Jay Rodne to host telephone town hall June 25

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:33AM

Rep. Jay Rodne, R-Snoqualmie, invites constituents of the 5th Legislative District to take part in an hour-long telephone town hall 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Residents can participate by calling, toll-free, 1-800-773-9429 shortly before the town hall begins. At any time during the call, listeners can get in the queue to ask a question by pressing the star (*) key on their telephone keypads.

Sweet life: Catch up with Sharon Nikko, co-owner of Snoqualmie’s venerable Candy Factory

  • Jun 23, 2014 at 9:37AM

The question wasn’t meant as a joke, but Sharon Nikko couldn’t stop laughing after being asked how her employees like working at the Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory. “I don’t know, we’ll have to ask!” she finally said, still chuckling, then she called out, “Hey, Barb! She’s asking me if my employees enjoy working here!” Barb McClain an employee of 16 years, gave her employer an exasperated smile and said, “That’s a silly question!”

Pondering the pros: Mount Si High alumnus Tim Proudfoot weighs Oakland A’s baseball offer

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:34PM

Tim Proudfoot seems different from his high school days. He wears his hair longer, and has put 30 pounds of muscle on his frame. He plays the game of baseball a little differently now. “I think I’m a lot more patient at the plate,” he said, talking to the Record by phone from Lubbock, Texas.

David Redemann graduates from Ripon College with Lt.'s rank

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:32PM

David Redemann II, nicknamed “Tres,” a 2010 Mount Si High School graduate and ROTC scholarship recipient, graduated Sunday, May 18, from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisc. He has a degree in business management with a specialization in accounting and finance. He will also be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and will be in the reserves at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in the intelligence department, while pursuing a career in law enforcement.

On the edge: Bond survey results show Snoqualmie Valley School District has work ahead

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:35PM

Snoqualmie Valley School Board members didn’t get the clear direction they hoped for from a formal telephone survey conducted May 28 through June 2, but they now have a lot more information. Results of the survey were presented at the board’s June 12 meeting, and showed that survey respondents liked many components of a possible $224 million comprehensive bond, but they liked the cost of it much less. Overall, 67 percent of the 400 people surveyed said they supported the bond proposal.

North Bend's new day for marijuana: Businesses can set up shop

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:37PM

Months after Washington’s Liquor Control Board laid down the law for marijuana production, processing and sales, North Bend has done the same, in a unanimous vote June 17. At its regular Tuesday evening meeting, the North Bend City Council approved recommended changes to the city zoning and land use code, to allow marijuana businesses in the city’s Employment Park 1 and Interchange Commercial zones.

Flood District works on improved landslide mapping technology

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 3:28PM

In the wake of the Oso landslide, the King County Flood Control District wants to use advances in technology to dramatically improve the collection and use of landslide data. The district’s Executive Committee is now seeking a resolution calling for an update to King County’s river basin landslide hazard mapping. By mapping landslide hazards in light of flood and channel migration hazards, the district will be better prepared to act to reduce risks to people, property, and critical infrastructure.

LocoMotive, Snoqualmie kids rock band, opens Bindlestick show Friday

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 11:46AM

LocoMotive, a Snoqualmie youth rock band with an average age of 12, opens for the T-Bagging Bandits at 6:30 pm on Friday, June 27th at the Bindlestick in Snoqualmie.

Report: North Bend water is just fine

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 11:38AM

The city of North Bend provides a water quality report each year to all residential and commercial customers. The annual report, also referred to as the Consumer Confidence Report, is a requirement of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

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