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Snoqualmie allocates 2015 funds for human services providers

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 1:13PM

Each year, the city of Snoqualmie allocates 1 percent of its general fund to community organizations that provide services to benefit children, seniors, individuals and families in need.

Search & Rescue awarded grant to build rescue vehicle

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 7:00AM

King County Explorer Search and Rescue is building a new command and communications vehicle that will improve search and rescue services throughout the region.

Out of the Past: No ordinary flood hits Snoqualmie; Fall City man injured in series of accidents

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 7:00AM

Out of the Past: The following stories happened this week, 25 and 50 years ago, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record:

Gardeners take note, seed exchange is back in Fall City

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 7:00AM

Collect new seeds, talk to other gardeners and learn more about seed saving, growing medicinal herbs, and maintaining soil fertility 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Fall City Masonic Lodge, 4304 337th Place S.E., Fall City.

Rock blasting, single lane closures planned next week over Snoqualmie Pass

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 9:03AM

Drivers planning trips over Snoqualmie Pass this week need to plan for added travel due to single lane closures and nightly rock blasting closures. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close Interstate 90 for rock blasting at 8 p.m. each night for about an hour Monday, July 28 through Thursday, July 31. Westbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and eastbound traffic will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Status report: North Bend police transition has positive results

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

North Bend is about half the size of Snoqualmie, but at least the city’s equal in police statistics. In the first three months of the Snoqualmie Police Department’s contract to cover North Bend, the department saw nearly as much activity in North Bend, population about 6,500, as it did in the first six months of the year for Snoqualmie, population 12,500. Calls for service in North Bend totaled 2,021, and in Snoqualmie, 2,873.

Memorial service is Friday for Preston's Randal Nelson, 94

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:47PM

Lifetime Preston resident Randal Philip Nelson, 94, died Saturday, July 19, at home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Preston Cemetery in Preston. Randal was born October 22, 1919, at Swedish Hospital, in Seattle, to Florence E. (Holmgren) and Philip C. Nelson. He grew up in the Swedish community of Preston. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1937 and attended the University of Washington.

Sold-out Twin Peaks Fest starts Friday in North Bend

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:04PM

Fans of the cult phenomenon “Twin Peaks” will come from all over the world Aug. 1 through 3 to eat doughnuts and cherry pie, meet friends, watch David Lynch films, visit the filming locations in the Valley, and generally just celebrate their passion for the early 90s television show. Tickets for the 21-year-old event sold out in early June; typically about 150 people attend the festival, which has its base at the Sallal Grange Hall in North Bend.

Past Tolt floodplain project untested, but working well for fish

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jul 31, 2014 at 3:54PM

Since the fall of 2009 when King County completed a levee removal project in Tolt Mac-Donald Park, Carnation, the Tolt River hasn’t seen significant flooding. It’s a good thing for the surrounding area, but not a true test of the project, which is similar to the Upper Carlson Floodplain Restoration project underway near Fall City.

Carnation barn inspires, hosts night of arts and dance

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:00PM

An arts event, CabinFever’s Premier of “Salutations: A Tour Through Your Departure and Arrival” is 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2, at Carnation Tree Farm, 31523 N.E. 40th St., Carnation. CabinFever, a Seattle performing arts company, does an original show, with dance, music and artistic installation inspired by the house barn of Roger Thorson. The show explores the power of the witness and how a home serves as the constant in the lives of the hearts who inhabit them. Each evening show will include an artist talk-back.

Time to vote: State, judge races on the Valley's August primary ballot

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:01PM

A handful of Snoqualmie Valley offices are on the state’s primary ballot, sent out to all voters earlier this month. Voters can make their choices for the candidates to appear on the November general election ballot at the federal, state and judicial level.

Floods, fish and farms: Floodplain project on the Snoqualmie’s Carlson stretch resets river’s history

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 3:13PM

Uprooted trees lay flattened in the glare of the sun on the north bank of the Snoqualmie River. The dirt, churned up for the first time in decades, was a uniform, sun-baked beige color, and in its narrow channel, the river lazed past, too quiet to drown out the surprised chatter from a group of visitors. Almost two months along, the $4 million Upper Carlson floodplain project looked rough when the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum stopped here on its annual floodplain tour July 16. But it was also a good example of the Forum’s efforts on what presenters called “the three F’s,” fish, farms and flooding.

Grange On The Range: Nursery at Mount Si hosts once-in-a-blue-moon concert

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:58PM

North Bend's Nursery at Mount Si hosts Sallal Grange's regular open mic night, Grangestock, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. The Grange's outdoor open mic happens only once a year. Enjoy food, beverages and desserts at the Nursery's scenic setting, and support Sallal Grange's many community activities. There is a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

Be safe: National Night Out coming to Snoqualmie Police station

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:17PM

The Upper Valley’s second annual National Night Out is 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Snoqualmie Police station, 34825 S.E. Douglas St. Residents of Snoqualmie and North Bend are invited to take part. The evening includes a barbecue and activities for families and children, a bouncy house, mechanical bull, airbrush tattoos, and vendors talking about safety awareness and providing information.

Property tax bills mailed out for Ridge residents

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:14PM

The King County Assessor mailed 2014 property valuations to all residential property owners in Snoqualmie Ridge on July 24. In this area, residential property values generally increased by 23.1 percent but individual property values might vary. The assessor’s office will continue to mail out residential and commercial valuation notices to taxpayers throughout the rest of King County between July and October.

Call to Snoqualmie Valley Artists: Magical Moments in the Valley

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission is seeking artists of all ages and in all media to submit artwork for its August through October art display rotation, “Magical Moments in the Valley.” The show will be at Snoqualmie City Hall and the Snoqualmie Valley Visitor Information Center. Artists of all ages and in all media are invited to submit artwork.

Junkyard droids: Youth robot camp comes to Valley Monday

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:15PM

Local youth can explore the mysteries of making robots in two Valley Robotics camps starting Monday, June 28. Junk Yard Wars for grades 1 through 4 is 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Junk Yard Wars for grades 4 through 8 is 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost is $150.

Free ‘Little Hurricane’ concert at Comm. Park

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 5:13PM

Little Hurricane is coming to raise the roof, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Snoqualmie Community Park. The park is located at 35016 S.E. Ridge St., adjacent to the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.

Alpine Lake expansion takes strong step toward reality

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:25AM

Federal legislation expanding the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and designating both the Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers as "Wild and Scenic" has passed a significant milestone. The Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act (H.R. 361) passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee with a favorable recommendation.

Hospital future: Discussion time begins for Overlake sale, you can be a part

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

King County Public Hospital District No. 4’s Commissioners are elected by the people, and their role is provide access to good health care in this Valley. For 30 years, they’ve done that through a building, a team and an identity: In short, our own Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. And through good times and bad, through challenges and recessions and expansion plans, a locally run hospital has been a fact of life, a certainty.

Ready for anything: Former Snoqualmie mayor Fuzzy Fletcher goes into the disaster preparedness business

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:29PM

Randy “Fuzzy” Fletcher is not out to scare you. He just wants to make you think, and better yet, make a plan. Fletcher, the former mayor of Snoqualmie, and his wife, Rebecca Bastian, recently went into business as Fletcher Consulting, offering disaster preparedness for businesses and families. They have operated the business since October out of their Maple Avenue home in Snoqualmie, offering everything from five-day kits to generator installation to plans for keeping a company up and running in a disaster.

Snoqualmie Valley will add 8,000 people by 2001; New track at Mount Si High | Out of the Past

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

Thursday, July 27, 1989: If it seems more crowded in the Valley, it is. And the trend will continue. King County’s annual growth report shows the Valley population grew by 6,000 since 1980, and will add 8,000 by the turn of the century.

Deadline extended for city's vacant arts job

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:29PM

The city of Snoqualmie’s Arts Commission has an opening for one new member. Mayor Matt Larson is considering applications for appointment and confirmation by the City Council. The deadline to apply has been extended to August 4. To be considered, the new member must reside within the corporate limits of the city of Snoqualmie.

4Culture seeks historic sites for its artistic project roster

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:30PM

4Culture is accepting applications through September 12 for historic sites and designated landmarks in King County to be included in the Historic Site(s) Specific roster. Sites on the roster invite inquiries and ideas from King County artists interested in developing a collaborative project proposal.

Church‘s first century: Saint Anthony of Padua marks 100 years

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Jan 27, 2015 at 12:32PM

In the early days of what is now east King County, priests traveled up the Snoqualmie River to celebrate Mass in communities along the river.

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