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Snoqualmie firefighters sharing strengths with Peru sister city

Tina McCollum, the Sister Cities Association president, shows off firefighter bunker gear heading to Peru for service in Snoqualmie’s sister city of Chaclacayo. - Seth Truscott/Staff Photo
  • Today at 11:25AM

What to do with older bunker gear that’s outlived regulations, but is still perfectly useful? Why not send it to your sister city? That was the idea behind Snoqualmie Sister City Association’s recent shipment of several bags of surplus firefighter equipment to Chaclacayo, Peru, and to the surrounding Lima District, analogous to King County.

 

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Snoqualmie River hitting flood stage today, Floodzilla warns

  • Today at 11:12AM

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Valley-based Floodzilla are tracking river gauges, and predict that the Snoqualmie River will hit a low-level flood stage today.

North Bend grad Jared Lettau clears basic training

  • Today at 9:59AM

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jared R. Lettau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Cascade View students blow through walkathon goal, slime principal

  • Today at 9:58AM

Cascade View Elementary School raised a record $52,000 for teacher grants, field maintenance and physical education equipment in its annual walkathon, held earlier this fall. As part of a dare to students for beating the school goal of $42,000, Principal Ray Wilson was “slimed” in front of the entire student body on Monday, Oct. 20.

Documentary film team explores Snoqualmie Valley’s big ‘Twin Peaks’ era

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 2:48PM

Maybe you never watched “Twin Peaks” or maybe you have every episode and the movie on Blu-Ray, plus the books, the soundtracks, the city guide, and a costume or two carefully stashed away. Either way, if you live in the Valley, you have probably heard of the 1990-91 TV series, ostensibly set in the Upper Valley, and are familiar with its cult following.

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