Carol Ladwig

Back to the jazz: North Bend Jazz Walk returns Saturday with new space, new performers and old favorites

For its sixth annual North Bend Jazz Walk coming up this Saturday, event organizer Jazz Clubs NW is planning its combination of traditional favorites, such… Continue reading

North Bend plaza project on track for summer construction

Within the month, the city of North Bend will advertise for bids on construction of a long-planned downtown plaza, extending over two blocks of North… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Councilman, Charles Peterson, leaves a legacy of love for his community; Memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at Snoqualmie UMC

Charles S. Peterson, 79, was not exactly a founding father of the 113-year-old city of Snoqualmie, but in his long career serving the city as… Continue reading

New Mount Si High School to be built in strong, earthquake-stable footprint

Soon, the site of the future Mount Si High School will show some upward progress, but for a few more weeks, the area will continue… Continue reading

Vegetables, farmers and friends marched in Duvall Saturday

Trees and peas walked, carrots were used as drumsticks, and bystanders marveled as the March of the Vegetables debuted on Duvall streets Saturday. This parade… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation celebrates excellence in education at Thursday luncheon

Excellence in education was on display throughout the full house at the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s luncheon last Thursday. On the stage, student representatives Petru… Continue reading

North Bend to create new mountain bike park with help of $1 million county grant

North Bend has formed a partnership with several local and area organizations to develop a 31-acre park for mountain biking and hiking, and the anticipated… Continue reading

Carnation Chamber recognizes longtime community event coordinator Kim Lisk for her dedication

If you’ve been to Christmas in Carnation, or the Great Carnation Fourth of July celebration, in the last decade or so, you’ve enjoyed the efforts… Continue reading

Fall City Community Association to host community info day at Fall City Library

How can a small unincorporated community help its residents get informed about events and organizations available to them? Send them to the library, naturally. This… Continue reading

Heavy snow shuts down Parkway, keeps plows rolling in Snoqualmie, North Bend, all evening

Without much warning the Upper Snoqualmie Valley was quickly buried in snow the evening of Monday, Feb. 27. It started in Snoqualmie, where snow had… Continue reading

Comment period on part of proposal to reintroduce grizzly bears to North Cascades ends soon

One element of a proposal to re-introduce grizzly bears into the North Cascades ecosystem, about halfway through its three-year process, will be open to public… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Tribe begins talks with community, county, on second roundabout project

Work has started on a new gas station and convenience store on North Bend Way, near the Snoqualmie Casino, but a project to improve access… Continue reading

Featured story of the month: ‘Meet your Muslim neighbors’ report

The last Friday of each month, the Valley Record dedicates some space to feature a Story of the Month. This is supposed to be the… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Watershed Improvement District holds first of its kind water auction for 2017 irrigation

Some farmers in the Snoqualmie Valley have long been able to draw water from the river to irrigate their fields, legally, through their ownership of… Continue reading

Community members ask Carnation, Duvall, to be welcoming

The immigration debate that started nationwide just weeks ago has reached the local levels in the cities of Carnation and Duvall. Residents of both cities… Continue reading

Beating cancer: Relay chairperson Bev Jorgensen’s road to cancer recovery leads straight to 2017 Relay for Life event

In the past year, Bev Jorgensen of North Bend has taken an eventful journey, accompanied by many from the Upper Valley community. Last January, she… Continue reading

Chamber of Commerce moves down the street, new location for Valley visitor center being planned, new business to move into old bank building

A new chapter has started for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, which relocated last month from the historic brick building on River Street to… Continue reading

Valley seed exchange continues to grow; annual event draws greater numbers each year

Turnout for the seventh annual seed exchange, held Saturday at Cedarcrest High School, was better than expected as word of this community event continues to… Continue reading

Column: New year has rough, but inspiring, start

Good-bye, January, you’ve been a difficult month. I won’t be sorry you’re gone. You, January, so early in the new year, have brought to us… Continue reading

Riverview School District looks at changes to school boundaries, plans new elementary school for growing enrollment

Steady student enrollment growth in the Riverview School District over the past few years, combined with anticipated growth in the next few years have prompted… Continue reading