Best of the Valley 2017 voting results announced

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 3:30pm
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The results are in from the 2017 Valley Record’s Best of the Valley reader survey! How did your favorites do?


Financial Services

First Place – Sno Falls Credit Union

Runner Up – Umpqua Bank

Honorable Mention – Hauglie Insurance Agency


First Place – Peacock Appliances

Runner Up – Mr. K’s Construction, Inc.

Honorable Mention – Ty Olson, Ty’s Handyman Service

Hardware/Home & Garden

First Place – North Bend Ace Hardware

Runner Up – The Nursery at Mount Si

Honorable Mention – Carmichael’s True Value

Home Cleaning Services

First Place – Wall to Wall Home Cleaning

Runner Up – The Cleaning Authority

Honorable Mention – Lindsey Moncrieff

Home-based Business

First Place – Mary J. Miller Photography

Runner Up – Denise Atkinson, Heritage Gifts

Honorable Mention – Bob and Laura Antone, Valley Artists


First Place – Hauglie Insurance Agency

Runner Up – Jeff Warren, State Farm Insurance

Honorable Mention – Ken Rustad, State Farm Insurance

Real Estate Agency

First Place – John L. Scott, North Bend

Runner Up – Re/Max Integrity, Inc.

Honorable Mention – Cook Real Estate; Cascade Team Real Estate

Real Estate Agent

First Place – Judy Hallamore, Re/Max Integrity

Runner Up – Monica Antone, John L. Scott

Honorable Mention – Hailey Miller, Cascade Realty; Don Bleha, Re/Max Integrity


First Place – Birches Habitat

Runner Up – North Bend Ace Hardware

Honorable Mention – Selah Gifts


First Place – Cascade Heated Self Storage

Runner Up – Ole Cedar Mill Mini Storage

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Ridge Storage

Tax Services

First Place – Brown & Sterling, Attorneys-at-Law

Runner Up – Krona & Krona, CPAs

Honorable Mention Cascade Accounting

Unique Gifts

First Place – Birches Habitat

Runner Up – Selah Gifts

Honorable Mention – Wild Hare Vintage

Favorite Children’s Activity

First Place – Si View Metro Parks

Runner Up – IGNITE Dance & Yoga

Honorable Mention – Encompass summer camps


First Place – Mount Si Golf Course

Runner Up – Cascade Golf

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course

Organization to Join

First Place – Snoqualmie Valley Little League

Runner Up – Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life

Honorable Mention – Jazz Clubs NW

Place for Family Outing

First Place – TIE – Rattlesnake Lake; North Bend Farmers Market

Honorable Mention – Cedar River Watershed Education Center



First Place – North Bend Bar & Grill

Runner Up – Snoqualmie Falls Brewery

Honorable Mention – The Pour House


First Place – Salish Lodge and Spa

Runner Up – Mount Si Golf Course

Honorable Mention – North Bend Bar & Grill


First Place – Pioneer Coffee Company

Runner Up – Huxdotter Specialty Coffee

Honorable Mention – Wanted Espresso


First Place – Georgia’s Bakery

Runner Up – Scott’s Dairy Freeze

Honorable Mention – The Swirl


First Place – North Bend Bar & Grill

Runner Up – Scott’s Dairy Freeze

Honorable Mention – Herfy’s Burger & BBQ

Happy Hour

First Place – The Attic at Salish Lodge & Spa

Runner Up – North Bend Bar & Grill

Honorable Mention – Piccola Cellars

International Cuisine

First Place – Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano

Runner Up – El Caporal

Honorable Mention – Trapper’s Sushi

Live Music

First Place – The Black Dog

Runner Up – Festival at Mount Si

Honorable Mention – Raging River Cafe


First Place – Frankie’s Pizza

Runner Up – Papa Murphy’s

Honorable Mention – Uncle Si’s Pizza


First Place – North Bend Bar & Grill

Runner Up – Woodman Lodge

Honorable Mention – El Caporal

Romantic Place

First Place – The Attic at Salish Lodge & Spa

Runner Up – Salish Dining Room

Honorable Mention – Woodman Lodge



First Place – Straight Chiropractic

Runner Up – Brad Kaasa

Honorable Mention – Alpine Chiropractic


First Place – Dr. Kelly Garwood

Runner Up – Dr. James Browning

Honorable Mention – Dr. Rodger Galloway


First Place – Dr. Maurice Doerfler

Runner Up – Dr. Alyssa Dirienzo

Honorable Mention – Dr. Dean Steele

Fitness Venue

First Place – Mt Si Sports + Fitness

Runner Up – Si View Metro Parks

Honorable Mention – IGNITE Dance & Yoga

Licensed Massage Therapist

First Place – Heather Ryan, Healing Garden

Runner Up – North Bend Therapeutic Massage

Honorable Mention – Aimee Bahr LMP, Edge Physical Therapy & Rehab

Physical Therapy

First Place – Edge Physical Therapy

Runner Up – North Bend Physical Therapy

Honorable Mention – Peak Sports


Best Local Farm

First Place – The Nursery at Mount Si

Runner Up – Remlinger Farms

Honorable Mention – Bybee-Nims Farms

Best Park

First Place – Si View Metro Parks

Runner Up – Centennial Fields

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Point Park

Favorite Event

First Place – Festival at Mount Si

Runner Up – North Bend Block Party

Honorable Mention – North Bend Blues Walk

Place of Worship

First Place – Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church

Runner Up – Our Lady of Sorrows

Honorable Mention – Cascade Covenant

Place to Work

First Place – Sno Falls Credit Union

Runner Up – Huxdotter Specialty Coffee

Honorable Mention – Kelly Garwood, DDS


First Place – North Bend Montessori, Inc.

Runner Up – TIE – Rooster Valley Farm School; Encompass

Honorable Mention – IGNITE Dance & Yoga


City Councilor or Mayor

First Place – TIE – Ken Hearing, North Bend Mayor; Matt Larson, Snoqualmie Mayor

Honorable Mention – TIE – Martin Volken; Alan Gothelf

City Employee

First Place – Gina Estep, North Bend

Runner Up – Julie Posey, North Bend

Honorable Mention – Tiah Branson, Snoqualmie

Community Volunteer

First Place – Bev Jorgensen

Runner Up – Nels Melgaard

Honorable Mention – Heidi Dukich


First Place – Brian Busby, Snoqualmie

Runner Up – Darby Summers, Snoqualmie

Honorable Mention – Chris Connor, Fall City

Grocery or Store Clerk

First Place – Roger Cleven, QFC North Bend

Runner Up – Liaqat Ahmed Sheikh, Safeway

Honorable Mention – Shanna Schwaller, Safeway

Local Non-Profit

First Place – Encompass Northwest

Runner Up – Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

Honorable Mention – Jazz Clubs NW

Police Officer

First Place – Sean Absher, Snoqualmie

Runner Up – Kim Stonebraker, Snoqualmie

Honorable Mention – Steve McCulley, Snoqualmie

Store Owner

First Place – Chris Garcia, Frankie’s Pizza

Runner Up – Bryan and Wendy, Carmichael’s True Value

Honorable Mention – Shelly Woodward, Selah Gifts


First Place – Joe Dockery, Mount Si High School

Runner Up – Kim Sales, Mount Si High School

Honorable Mention – Katie Bergerson, IGNITE Dance & Yoga


Auto Services

First Place – Les Schwab

Runner Up – Alpine Coachworks

Honorable Mention – Chaplin’s North Bend Chevrolet

Hair Salon

First Place – Hair Ink

Runner Up – Bella Vita Spa & Salon

Honorable Mention – Destiny by Design

Law Firm

First Place – Brown & Sterling, Attorneys-at-Law

Runner Up – Pearson Law Firm

Honorable Mention – Law Office of David Speikers

Nail Salon

First Place – North Bend Nails

Runner Up – Tip Top Nails

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Valley Nails

Pet Grooming

First Place – U-Dirty Dog

Runner Up – Mt Si Pet Salon at Ace Hardware

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Pet Parlor


First Place – Mary J Miller Photography

Runner Up – Joy Baunsgard, Photography by Joy

Honorable Mention – Rusted Van Photography

Senior Health Care

First Place – TIE – Sno-Valley Senior Center; Red Oak Residence of North Bend

Honorable Mention – Regency North Bend Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Service Station

First Place – Wyrsch’s Shell, North Bend

Runner Up – TIE – North Bend 76 Station; Safeway Gas


First Place – Dr. Mike Treuting

Runner Up – North Bend Animal Clinic

Honorable Mention – Snoqualmie Ridge Veterinary Hospital

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