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Letter | Family thanks Valley for help

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:28AM

The family of Jennifer Luey would like to thank the Valley community for their outpouring of support during her recent fight with cancer and her ultimate passing.

Letter | So long, Seth

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:31AM

Dear Seth, Thank you for all the years you’ve reported about what is happening in our beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. I’ve seen you just about everywhere, and you’ve done a wonderful job. You will be missed. But enjoy your journey. It will be a new, beautiful chapter in your life.

Open mic night at Grange is Friday

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:35AM

Grangestock, the monthly open mic night, comes to the Sallal Grange, 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 2. The evening starts with a potluck, followed by music from 7 to 10 p.m. Learn more at www.sallalgrange.org.

Tolt flooding is focus of Jan. 15 community meeting

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:37AM

The King County Flood Control District and the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum host a community meeting and open house on Thursday, Jan. 15, in Carnation about the Tolt River Corridor Action Plan—a flood-risk reduction project underway to improve public safety and salmon habitat while keeping long-term river management costs down.

Upcoming prep sports events

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:38AM

Next week, local prep sports teams return from winter break.

Finding the hustle: Cedarcrest girls team steps it up to get needed Hazen win

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 11:44AM

The Red Wolves girls needed a win, and they got one, delivering with strong defensive play and a rain of three-point buckets by senior Megan Ditore.

Carnation Fourth to help local family with life-changing accident

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:32PM

The Valley’s Fourth of July festival, happening Friday, will help a Carnation family whose lives were forever changed by a home accident. On Memorial Day weekend, Todd Wingerson slipped while working to build a children’s swimming pool. He broke his neck, and is now paralyzed from the neck down. As he recovers, Wingerson is getting help from the Carnation community during the Fourth with wristband sales. He’s also listed on event T-shirts.

New director needed for Sno-Valley Center

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:02PM

Carnation’s Sno-Valley Senior Center is now taking applications for the position of senior center director. Current director Amara Oden will be leaving her position at the end of the summer, and the board has already begun the process of searching for a new person to fill the post.

Fourth fixtures of spaghetti dinner, strawberry shortcake are back at center

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Carnation’s annual Fourth of July celebration, as always, starts a little early this year, with the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3 at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation. Enjoy spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, salad and garlic bread for $8, $4 for children. On Friday, the center will be serving up its traditional strawberry shortcake feast, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Following the Fourth of July parade, the winner of the quilt raffle will also be announced, at 1:30 p.m.

Kiwanis offer fireworks at benefit stand

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:27PM

Looking for fireworks that are legal, safe, and entertaining? Look no further than the two Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club fireworks stands located in North Bend across from QFC, and in Snoqualmie at the intersection of I-90 and Highway 18.

Be safe and smart this Fourth of July | Opinion

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:05PM

The Fourth of July is a time for parades, barbecues—and loud bangs. Fireworks are a time-honored American tradition on the Fourth, but one accompanying tradition that I tire of is when people don’t follow the rules, and wind up bothering their neighbors, making a big mess, and hurting themselves or others. There were 45 fireworks related fires and 54 injuries reported in King County in 2013—down from 70 fires and 51 injuries in 2012.

Just Moo It! 3-on-3 basketball is back for Carnation 4th of July

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:27PM

Children and adults can pass, shoot and jam at the Just Moo It 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which returns Wednesday, July 4, following the grand parade. The event is at a new location this year, the lot of the former Bank of America building at Tolt Avenue and Commercial Street. The tournament gets started after the parade, about 12:30 p.m. Just Moo It! was started by Matt Coltom, a local who wanted to incorporate sports and recreation for all ages into the festival.

Run for Pies 5K rewards make for hungry competitors

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Carnation’s annual Fourth of July celebration will get off to a running start with the Run for the Pies 5K run/walk through downtown, a fun and unique event that gets bigger and better every year. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 4. The route covers the streets of Carnation to the Snoqualmie and Tolt-MacDonald park trail system.

Find happiness inside; senior center hosts program

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 10:46AM

Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation hosts “Mind Matters: Happiness Is an Inside Job” at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 8 at the center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.

Youth B-ball tournament coming to Mount Si

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 10:49AM

The Mount Si girls put on the 2015 Wildcat Classic basketball tournament, Jan. 17 to 19, for teams of girls in grades four through eight in the Cascade and Puget Sound Travel League and boys in grades four to eight in the Cascade League.

Sign up for Snoqualmie Y's Rookie T-ball league

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:28AM

The Snoqualmie Y’s Rookies T-Ball League starts July 7. Registration is now underway. The Rookies play on Monday afternoons or evenings at Snoqualmie’s Carmichael and Azalea Parks.

Carnation Fourth grand marshal Anthony Smith wants to be part of close-knit community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:09PM

People stopped their work in a Valley coffee shop when Dr. Anthony Smith came to the counter. They gathered around to say hello, a barista called over the manager who hadn’t met him yet, and customers came up to shake his hand and greet him. In response, Smith asked about their families, made more introductions and was warm and gracious to all, and maybe just a little embarrassed by the attention. Riverview School District’s Superintendent, it seemed, was a Valley rock star.

Full schedule for Carnation Fourth of July celebration

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:10PM

Two days of events and entertainment at Carnation’s Fourth of July celebration include: Thursday, July 3 • 5 to 7 p.m., Sno-Valley Senior Center’s benefit Spaghetti Dinner at the center, downtown Carnation

Tolt church's pancake breakfast helps community

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:30AM

Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ again holds its Good Neighbor Fund Pancake Breakfast on the Fourth a hearty meal that helps a worthy cause. Breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. at the church, located at 4851 Tolt Avenue, on the corner of Tolt Avenue and Rutherford.

Quilt drive helps Lower Valley's seniors

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 11:27AM

One special event the Sno-Valley Senior Center holds during the Fourth of July is the annual quilt raffle. Tickets are being sold, for $1 a chance, to win a jewel-tone starburst quilt, 72 inches on a side, donated by Joani Wight.

Letter | Feeling the love in the downtown

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 11:05AM

Thank you to the many many elves that work so hard to make downtown Snoqualmie merry and bright!

First steps: Encompass Executive Director Nela Cumming talks about goals, growth, love for new role

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 11:08AM

What Encompass is best known for is its work with children and families, particularly low-income families and children with developmental struggles.

River Street to close on one block, Monday

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

On Monday, July 7, Southeast River Street in Snoqualmie, between Railroad and Maple Avenues, will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to an installation of storm water catch basins and pipe crossings. People will still be able to visit the businesses and the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church on River Street, and Railroad Avenue, will continue to have two-way traffic.

Wild animal brings down goat in Snoqualmie; Window slicer steals medication | Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 4:14PM

Wildlife attack: On Sunday afternoon, June 22, a caller in the 1000 block of 394th Place Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported that two of his neighbor’s goats had been killed by a wild animal overnight. The caller suspected it was a coyote in the area, and wanted police to know about it. Police asked him to contact the fish and wildlife department.

Watch improv at Carnation Fourth of July, Sandblast

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 7:00AM

Performing at 1 p.m. Friday, July 4, at Carnation Fourth’s Tolt Avenue stage, East Side Story will be doing short form improv comedy, offering a series of sketches and theater games based on audience suggestions.

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