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Anglers understand threat from hatchery fish

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 12:24PM

The “conservationists” you refer to are our neighborhood fish scientists in Duvall, the Wild Fish Conservancy. There is both good science and the force of law behind their successful lawsuit against the current practices of steelhead hatcheries in Washington.

Snoqualmie couple embark on world-wide cycling adventure | Photo Gallery

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

On a sunny March day in Snoqualmie, Doug and Kristin Walsh had no problem daydreaming about going on a long bike ride. That daydream may have gotten a little fuzzy now that they’re actually on that ride, fighting Montana winds on a blustery day in April, or cycling through snowdrifts in Minnesota in May, but the couple never seems to struggle with a loss of focus for long. On the surface, their goal is to ride their bicycles basically around the world, to discover amazing cultures, sample exotic foods, and see places they’ve only read about, in a trip they estimate will take about three years. There’s more, though; this trip, started March 23, represents living life in the right order, something the career driven 30-somethings have long aspired to.

Transient camp found in North Bend; Who signed for these packages?

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:14PM

No one home: On Saturday, May 24, a Snoqualmie Police officer investigated complaints of transients in a wooded lot in the 13000 block of 432nd Avenue Southeast, North Bend, specifically two men and a woman, associated with a blue Ford Focus. The officer located an empty transient camp, and left a note for the campers to leave the area.

Snoqualmie Pass to close 4 nights next week for rock blasting

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:37PM

Rock blasting will close Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass four nights next week. Drivers need to plan for added travel time due multiple lane closures through the corridor. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 7:30 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, June 9 through Thursday, June 12. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Snoqualmie Methodist holds Christmas Bazaar this Sunday, and the next one

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 1:58PM

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s Christmas Bazaar is held before and after church on two Sundays, 10 to 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., December 7 and 14.

Master Chorus Eastside presents ‘Christmas in the Northwest’

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 1:58PM

Weighed down by the rains of December? Brighten the season with Master Chorus Eastside’s Christmas in the Northwest, a concert of holiday carols old and new, many by some of the Northwest’s finest composers.

KingCo League honors for seven Wildcat footballers

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:04PM

Several members of the Mount Si varsity football team earned KingCo league honors this fall. Parker Dumas, a junior Mount Si wide receiver, was the sole Wildcat to get a nod on the first-team list. He had six touchdowns this season, leading the Wildcats in scoring. Senior quarterback Jonathan Hillel, senior offensive tackle Chris Schlicting and linebacker Cory Cotto were named to the KingCo second team.

Mission members to give concert at Sno-Valley Center

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:14PM

Brothers and sisters from the Marion Mission will visit the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave. Carnation, to give a holiday concert at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. Lunch is available during the performance.

Sharing the feast: North Bend Elementary fourth graders continue annual Thanksgiving tradition | Photo Gallery

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 2:30PM

To America! The group of fourth-grade buddies, Trevor Bradshaw, Raj Chaliparamail, Tanner Swanson, Kaelyn Giusti, Logan Shadel and Brady Maw clinked plastic glasses together at their construction-paper-covered dining table and toasted the nation—with apple juice. Each kid had a plate in front of them heaped with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, olives, and popcorn. Swanson declared it “the best activity ever done in the school.”

Sno-Valley Senior Center offers holiday gift ideas at bazaar

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 1:46PM

Put Carnation on your list for shopping and festivities on Dec. 6. The Sno-Valley Senior Center, just off S.R. 203, behind City Hall, is hosting a variety of vendors and bakers at its annual holiday bazaar. Both floors of the center will be full of artisan gifts and original crafts, local and global from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hot coffee and cinnamon rolls will be available in the morning and homemade soups and rolls will be on sale for lunch.

Fall City’s big holiday festivities happen all afternoon Saturday, Dec. 6

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 1:50PM

The 15th annual Fall City Holiday Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Chief Kanim Middle School Commons, 32627 S.E. Redmond-Fall City Road, will offer many handmade items for sale from local crafters and artists throughout the community. Discover a unique vintage item and purchase gifts for all those special people on your holiday shopping list. Pick up fresh wreaths, swags and live poinsettias for your holiday decorating.

Busy days for North Bend Premium Outlets: Meet new General Manager Ed Huebner

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 2:06PM

Just three days into his new job as general manager of the North Bend Premium Outlets, midwest transplant Ed Huebner was getting ready for the late shift—6 p.m. to 6 a.m.—as part of the mall’s Thanksgiving rush. The mall was open 36 hours straight, between Thanksgiving and end of day on Black Friday, Nov. 28. That weekend is typically one of the year’s busiest, second only to the weekend before Christmas.

Sno Valley Winds concert at CCC Sunday

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:16PM

Sno Valley Winds Holiday Concert is 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Cascade Covenant Church, 13225 436th Ave. S.E., North Bend. The community band hosts special guests the North Bend Elementary fifth grade band and the Moon Valley Brass Quintet.

Time to light the tree at Christmas in Carnation

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:17PM

The Christmas in Carnation event is 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Tolt Commons, across from the Carnation market shelter. A tree lighting is at 5 p.m., Santa arrives at 5:15 p.m. to meet the kids.

Burhans art show, holiday event coming to North Bend Visitor’s Center

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:19PM

See Christmas-themed works and a new view of Mount Si in an artist’s reception and holiday event, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at North Bend’s Visitor Info Center and Mountain View Art Gallery, 250 Bendigo Blvd. S., in front of Bartell Drug. The show includes new paintings by Snoqualmie artist Dick Burhans, never before shown. One, a life sized painting of Santa Claus, is surrounded by vignettes of a Christmas tree. “These are painted as if one stepped into the Christmas tree to view the ornaments,” commented Burhans.

Get in the spirit: Visit your downtowns this holiday weekend

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:22PM

The Christmas carols started the weekend before Thanksgiving. The holiday lights went up on the street poles last Monday. The holiday season is firmly upon us. It’s a bit funny how every Valley community this year is holding its civic tree lighting ceremonies on the very same afternoon.

Snoqualmie holiday tree lighting, open house this Saturday

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:48PM

Santa will light up the tree at 6:30 p.m Saturday, Dec. 6, at Snoqualmie’s Railroad Park, 7971 Railroad Ave S.E. Families can visit with Santa, warm up with hot cocoa, apple cider, and cookies, and enjoy the sounds of the Sno Valley Winds as they play traditional holiday music.

North Bend wins lawsuit brought by downtown tattoo artist

  • Dec 5, 2014 at 3:57PM

In its November 18 win in court, North Bend may finally have resolved an issue about sensitive uses in the city. The win, against tattoo artist David Herman, supported the city’s move to restrict tattoo and piercing shops to a few locations and zones within the city. King County Superior Court Judge Barbara Linde dismissed Herman’s lawsuit, with prejudice, and issued an order prohibiting Herman from operating a tattoo business out of his North Bend home.

The mushroom maestro: North Bend man pens forager's cookbook

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:50AM

Author and mycologist Tim Leavitt’s new cookbook is for mushroom lovers, haters (or those unsure), and everyone in between. The North Bend man penned “Cooking Wild Mushrooms (for People Who Don’t Like Mushrooms)” as a resource for foraging wild mushrooms. It includes various cooking techniques and more than two dozen recipes.

Plant sale success happens with your help

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47AM

Thanks to the support from the North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, and surrounding area residents, our spring plant sale raised almost $2,000. From all who benefit from your support and generosity — which in past years have included our Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, local food bank, children’s toy drive at Christmas, and a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Mount Si High School—we say ‘thank you’!

Caregiver group meets June 12

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 8:46AM

A free support group for those caring for someone with memory loss meets, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12. Monthly meetings offer caregivers a consistent and caring place to learn, share and gain emotional support from others on similar journeys.

Wood in the Snoqualmie River? King County hosting two meetings June 10 on new projects

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 2:15PM

Learn more about projects planned by King County that involve placing large wood in local rivers or streams at either of two meetings scheduled for June 10 in Issaquah. Meetings covering the same subject matter are scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at the Issaquah Hatchery, 125 Sunset Way, Issaquah. Three projects are planned for the Snoqualmie River basin – the Hafner Levee Setback, Winkelman Revetment Reconstruction, and the Sinnema Quaale Upper Revetment Reconstruction;

Steak dinner Saturday helps Sno-Valley Senior Center

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 1:57PM

Reserve spaces now for the Sno-Valley Senior Center’s June steak dinner, and save $5. Tickets for the June 14 fundraiser are available online, by phone, or in person, for $15 through Thursday, June 12. Tickets are available at the door for $20, depending on availability.

Ducks dive and dash for cash, prizes | Fall City Days Ducky Derby

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:42PM

They’re out of the tub and on the loose, all for a great cause. During Fall City Days, rubber ducks get the chance to see the rushing waters of the Snoqualmie River, and take a thrilling tumble from the heights of the Fall City bridge. During the annual Ducky Derby, the little guys are now out of the tub and on the loose, racing their way down the Snoqualmie River for fun and prizes, to benefit Fall City Elementary.

Eastside Girls Red soccer team heading to nationals

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 3:07PM

Eastside Football Club’s G98 Red team earned a trip to compete at the 2014 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships, finishing at the top of their girls under-15 bracket. The national championships start Tuesday, July 22, in Germantown, Md. It’s the first trip to the nationals for any Washington girls’ team since 1996. The Red team is also guaranteed a spot in the National League next year. The team is made up entirely of freshmen girls, coached by Tom Bialek.

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