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Valley Girl Scouts on a coat, clothes drive for the needy

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 1:07PM

Getting ready for the cold season, Girl Scouts in Service Unit #442 in the Upper Valley are collecting new or gently used winter coats, clothes and shoes for families in need. Items are needed for all ages, from infants to teens, men and women.

Get ready: Bus cuts happening Monday on Snoqualmie routes

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 1:56PM

Major reductions to Metro bus service to address a funding shortfall will affect Snoqualmie bus routes as of September 27. The city of Snoqualmie is continuing discussions with King County Metro about ways to mitigate route impacts in the future. Metro continues to accept feedback on modified route scheduling and options.

Kickstart healthy choices: Cooking demonstration and food tasting class is Monday in Snoqualmie

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:00PM

Learn practical cooking skills needed for better health during the Kickstart Your Health class, a cooking demonstration and food tasting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29 at the Snoqualmie Hospital Rehabilitation Clinic.

Snoqualmie needs a new member for its Human Services Committee

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:08PM

The city of Snoqualmie's Human Services Committee has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the city council. To be considered, the new member must reside within the city limits.

Fall City's Fire District 27 ups its fire rating

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:09PM

King County Fire District 27 in Fall City was recently evaluated by the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau as part of its community update program. Residents and property owners’ fire ratings have improved from Class 5 to Class 4, effective February 1, 2015.

Out of the Past: Centennial log to get new home, bus goes off cliff

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:15PM

Thursday, Sept. 21, 1989: Snoqualmie's centennial-year project to provide a shelter for its log display will also include preservation of part of the old Weyerhaeuser sawmill. The main idea is to build a protective cover for the huge Douglas Fir log section on display in Railroad Park. The 24-foot log is 39 tons and about 800 years old.

Whole lot of thank you’s at Snoqualmie's ‘Mike’s Day in the Park’

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 2:16PM

Two simple words don’t seem enough to express our gratitude. To our family and friends, “Thank you, thank you, thank you!” Big thanks go to all the organizers who put the day together, to all the volunteers who all worked together to make such a special day for us.

Heels & Hooves: Cowgirl Spirit horse rescue team's hoedown this weekend

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:11PM

Tickets are now on sale for the Heels & Hooves Hoedown, an annual celebration to benefit Cowgirl Spirit Equine Rescue. The event will feature a live auction, silent auction, line dancing demonstration, dancing, barbecue dinner, drinks, dessert auction, and other activities.

New route to Mailbox Peak opens Saturday

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:12PM

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the State Department of Natural Resources are cutting the ribbon on a new trail to Mailbox Peak, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie. The event coincides with National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 27.

North Bend's Hamilton sisters are rising stars at State Fair

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:20PM

Emily Hamilton, age 8, of North Bend, won the Catch a Rising Star talent competition at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Saturday, Sept. 20. She performed a tap-dancing and singing ventriloquism act to the song, “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” from the musical “Annie” along with her Daddy Warbucks puppet.

Personal carpenter: Q&A with North Bend's Jonathan Seaton, custom woodworker

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:27PM

Carpenter Jonathan Seaton walks that fine line between artist and craftsman, crossing into either territory with each piece he produces. At his North Bend workshop—he has no storefront, but then, he has no inventory, either—he builds wood furniture to the exacting specifications of both his customers, and himself.

Passion for vintage Snoqualmie’s Joey MacArthur and Tami Smith bring finds to life | Photo gallery

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:34PM

Joey MacArthur grits his teeth and lifts nearly 100 pounds of solid, rusty metal from atop a stack of tables. Once, perhaps a century ago, this ochre-tinged iron hay bale pulley, shuttled huge bales of hay inside a Northwest barn. Today, it’s one of the prides of the collection at the Wild Hare Vintage and Antiques in Snoqualmie, where Joey and his partner Tami Smith buy and sell finds. Like many treasures, though, it’s here today, and gone tomorrow. That’s by design, says Tami.

Disorderly drunks make a mess in Snoqualmie; hippie gathering, donkey roundup | Valley police, fire calls

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 3:50PM

Drunk and disorderly: At 2: a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, Snoqualmie police received noise complaints at Southeast Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway, Snoqualmie. Two men were reported standing under streetlights, vomiting, peeing on the sidewalk, then stomping in the road while making animal sounds. Police contacted the subjects, who were both of legal drinking age, and warned them about the city’s noise and disorderly conduct rules, before driving them to their home.

Public workshop for Snoqualmie watershed planning efforts

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 1:37PM

King County is hosting a public workshop, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Preston Community Center to inform and invite comments on the progress of its collaborative watershed planning efforts.

Hospital Lunch and Learn lightens emotional load

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 1:36PM

The next Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Lunch and Learn, at noon Thursday, April 3, will focus on ways to “Lighten the Emotional Load.”

Lower Valley support group helps caregivers

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 1:30PM

The Sno-Valley Senior Center offers a free caregiver support group on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting date is April 10. If you are caring for someone with memory loss, you can learn, share and gain emotional support at this group.

What makes a business ‘the best’? Go behind the votes in the annual ‘Best of the Valley’ competition

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 2:18PM

It’s that time again, when I break out the pen and sign dozens of ‘Best of the Valley’ prize certificates. It’s great how people take our annual contest so seriously, and interesting to see how the results change, year to year.

Tribe announces donations to Valley organizations

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 1:36PM

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has recently made another round of donations in support of Snoqualmie Valley organizations. Among donations, $12,500 went to the Mount Si High School Boosters Clubs, shared among the softball, PTSA, sheer squad, girls soccer, and football clubs. To date, the Mount Si High School Boosters Clubs have received over $74,000 in charitable donations from the Tribe.

Valley cops, families take part in Polar Plunge

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 2:21PM

Valley police and their family members, including, from left, Megan McCulley, Peyton McCulley, Lynn McCulley, Chief McCulley, Officer James Sherwood, and his wife Rebecca Sherwood take part in the Washington Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Lake Sammamish, Saturday, March 15, at Idylwood Park in Redmond.

Mount Si girls golf growing experience; Dorn, Maralack co-medal at jamboree | Photo Gallery

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 2:53PM

The Mount Si High School girls golf team got a taste of competition last week, competing in early-season jamborees. Mount Si won on Thursday, March 27, in a four-team round robin at Mount Si Golf Course. The Wildcats led on points, 240 to Interlake’s 265, Liberty’s 259 and Mercer Island’s 278. Sophomore Caitlin Maralack tied with senior Tabitha Dorn for a score of 43 on the par-36 nine holes. Bianca Backman shot a 47, Kara Murray shot a 48, Ashley Miller shot 59 and Rachel Warnke shot for 71.

Relief for Oso: Valley comes together to help massive mudslide’s victims

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 2:39PM

Child fundraisers and adult volunteers in the Valley are trying to help victims of the Oso mudslide in Snohomish County. At least 27 have died and 22 people are still believed missing following the slide, which happened at 10:37 a.m. on Saturday, March 22. A hillside above a neighborhood about four miles east of the town gave way, burying 50 properties over a square mile in earth and debris.

Public worker: Snoqualmie’s Dan Marcinko gets nod for Best City Employee

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 2:22PM

Dan Marcinko, Snoqualmie’s friendly, enthusiastic Public Works Director, was named Best City Employee in the 2014 Best of the Valley poll. The ex-Midwesterner joined the city team in March of 2009, and has overseen the ongoing transformation of the historic downtown, among many projects and duties. Below, he shares his approach and philosophy.

Little Town Blues dinner helps send band to NY

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 4:14PM

A fundraiser event helps send 20 Mount Si Jazz Band students to New York City for the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Boxley’s Place in North Bend.

McLauchlin’s rowing team takes second

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 12:50PM

Abigail McLauchlin, a college rower and 2013 graduate of Mount Si High School, competed in the Longhorn Invitational over the March 22 weekend for the University of San Diego Women’s Rowing Team. McLauchlin, who is a freshman, rowed in the First Varsity 4. Her team finished second at the event, six seconds behind first place Yale, who is ranked sixth in the country.

Whoa, already, with the road rage

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 12:51PM

The calls are starting to stand out. If you pay attention to the police blotter, maybe you’ve noticed that a few folks need to take a chill pill before hitting the gas. On Tuesday, March 11, a man got out of his car in North Bend and chased another driver with a 2X4, after the person in front didn’t let him through a locking security gate at a local storage facility. The caller managed to outrun his lumber-brandishing pursuer.

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