Carol Ladwig

Saying good-bye to Mount Si: Class of 2017 celebrates graduation from Mount Si High School Friday

Saying good-bye to Mount Si: Class of 2017 celebrates graduation from Mount Si High School Friday

The Class of 2017 is a stellar class, Mount Si High School Principal John Belcher announced Friday night, just before the seniors in that class… Continue reading

Saying good-bye to Mount Si: Class of 2017 celebrates graduation from Mount Si High School Friday

What do you want to know? Send us your questions for Valley candidates

The surprise has faded a little, now that I’ve had a few weeks to get used to the idea, but my first thought is still… Continue reading

Snoqualmie man sentenced to three years in prison on federal fraud charges

Snoqualmie man sentenced to three years in prison on federal fraud charges

Darryl Lee Wright of Snoqualmie was sentenced Thursday, June 1, in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to three years in prison, three years of supervised… Continue reading

Snoqualmie man sentenced to three years in prison on federal fraud charges
Northwest Railway Museum celebrates 60-, 50- and 10-year anniversaries Sunday

Northwest Railway Museum celebrates 60-, 50- and 10-year anniversaries Sunday

“To another 50 years,” Bill Petitjean announced as he cut the ribbon Sunday at the Northwest Railway Museum. His role in the event, celebrating 60… Continue reading

Northwest Railway Museum celebrates 60-, 50- and 10-year anniversaries Sunday

Column: What’s a Question of the Week, and why do we care?

It’s been a while since we posed our weekly questions, sometimes complex, sometimes utterly straightforward, to audiences in the Snoqualmie Valley, and I’m sad to… Continue reading

Susan Kingsbury-Comeau is glad to see the recent growth in attendance at the Mt. Si Senior Center, but worries about the population who may not even know about the many resources available at the North Bend facility.                                (File Photo)

Mt. Si Senior Center expands role for growing population: Executive Director talks about living well into the future, Older Americans Month

Today’s Mt. Si Senior Center in North Bend is, like the multiple generations of senior citizens it now serves, easier to define by what it… Continue reading

Susan Kingsbury-Comeau is glad to see the recent growth in attendance at the Mt. Si Senior Center, but worries about the population who may not even know about the many resources available at the North Bend facility.                                (File Photo)
Train museum celebrates Memorial Day, 60th anniversary, and 50th year of train rides in one big weekend

Train museum celebrates Memorial Day, 60th anniversary, and 50th year of train rides in one big weekend

Fifty years ago in May, the Northwest Railway Museum began offering a new, old experience, train rides in the Snoqualmie Valley. Train transportation changed everything… Continue reading

Train museum celebrates Memorial Day, 60th anniversary, and 50th year of train rides in one big weekend

Open house on Monday will review planned housing development on Dahlgren property

Cedar River Partners, a developer planning a new 212-unit housing project in North Bend, will host an open house on the project, from 6 to… Continue reading

River Street sinkhole repairs in Snoqualmie are nearly complete

River Street sinkhole repairs in Snoqualmie are nearly complete

A week after a small sinkhole opened up next to the offices of the Snoqualmie Valley Record and MK Properties in downtown Snoqualmie, there’s hardly… Continue reading

River Street sinkhole repairs in Snoqualmie are nearly complete
Snoqualmie’s Black Dog Cafe wins for Best Live Music venue | Best of the Valley 2017

Snoqualmie’s Black Dog Cafe wins for Best Live Music venue | Best of the Valley 2017

Like a lot of places in the Valley, The Black Dog Cafe in Snoqualmie features live music. What makes the downtown Snoqualmie restaurant, and this… Continue reading

Snoqualmie’s Black Dog Cafe wins for Best Live Music venue | Best of the Valley 2017
Carnation Farmers Market opens for another season of food and fun

Carnation Farmers Market opens for another season of food and fun

The Carnation Farmers Market celebrated opening day with all of the usual market festivities, plus a traditional Maypole dance. The market operates from 3 to… Continue reading

Carnation Farmers Market opens for another season of food and fun
Courtesy Photo                                Sno Falls Credit Union staffer Jodie Padilla helps out with the credit union’s periodic community shredding days, an opportunity for residents to safely destroy old documents without risk of identity theft.

Sno Falls Credit Union chosen by readers as best place to save money, and to earn it | Best of the Valley 2017

Service is the secret of Sno Falls Credit Union’s annual appearance in the finalists for Best Financial Institution in the Valley Record’s Best of the… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo                                Sno Falls Credit Union staffer Jodie Padilla helps out with the credit union’s periodic community shredding days, an opportunity for residents to safely destroy old documents without risk of identity theft.
Girls golf team takes fourth in Suncadia, defeats Skyline on Senior Night

Girls golf team takes fourth in Suncadia, defeats Skyline on Senior Night

A hailstorm and a 233-256 win over rival Skyline made the Mount Si High School girls golf team’s Senior Night, Thursday, April 27 memorable. It… Continue reading

Girls golf team takes fourth in Suncadia, defeats Skyline on Senior Night

Aging parents town hall meeting is Tuesday, May 2 at Umpqua Bank in North Bend

One of the great, but largely unfulfilled needs in the Snoqualmie Valley is for a broad range of senior care and services, from affordable housing… Continue reading

Mount Si track teams defeat Eastlake Thursday, host Saturday invite

Mount Si track teams defeat Eastlake Thursday, host Saturday invite

On a finally sunny few days last week, Mount Si High School hosted Eastlake in a track meet that added a win to both the… Continue reading

Mount Si track teams defeat Eastlake Thursday, host Saturday invite

Carnation hires interim city manager, recruits for permanent candidate

Following the retirement of City Manager Phil Messina March 27, the city of Carnation welcomed interim city manager Bob Jean to the staff on Monday,… Continue reading

During a 2013 visit to North Bend Elementary School, students gather around to have lunch with Chief McCulley. Carol Ladwig/File Photo

Former Snoqualmie Police Chief leaves Valley to serve as police chief in Atherton, Calif.

Former Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley is leaving the Valley to serve a California community. McCulley, who retired from the Snoqualmie Police Department last June,… Continue reading

During a 2013 visit to North Bend Elementary School, students gather around to have lunch with Chief McCulley. Carol Ladwig/File Photo

Filing period for local office starts soon; Snoqualmie voters will select six for City Council, plus Mayor; other governments also have openings

In a few weeks, candidates for local offices will be able to file for office through King County Elections. Filing week is May 15 to… Continue reading

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

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

Back to the jazz: North Bend Jazz Walk returns Saturday with new space, new performers and old favorites
North Bend plaza project on track for summer construction

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

North Bend plaza project on track for summer construction