Life

Talented troupe of local actors formed

Greetings Crossroads readers. May was a busy month. I directed and put on a play, went to an art opening and a concert and have not had a chance to catch you up on what's happening art-wise in the Valley.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Athletics, arts and academic program offered

Gary Schwartz of North Bend's Unity Theater offers Theater Games for Young Actors through the S.T.A.R.S. Summer Program at 1546 Boalch Ave. N.W. in North Bend.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Jazz trio to help at new arts school

School is about to start and summer's nearing the end. This summer has been loaded with so many things to see and do, arts-wise.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Johnson gets grant for Forest Theater

U.S. Bank employee Cynthia Johnson has been honored with a U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer Award for exceptional volunteer service.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Group hopes holiday donations will meet needs

Last year around this time, the offices of Encompass (then called Children's Services of Sno-Valley) were flooded with donated food, decorative items and fun extras. So were the meeting rooms and the hallways.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Lectures focus on Northwest nature

As part of an environmental education program, the Snoqualmie Foothills Branch of the Mountaineers will be offering two different lecture series during January through March of 2006.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Snow is good for business

Caley George, right, helps a customer at Pro Ski Service in North Bend. The store has seen a boom in business due to the early snowfall. "We basically got positively overwhelmed with the positive response from the local population," said owner Martin Volken. "I suspect that some of this has to do with the rather frustrating winter of last year." Restaurants have also seen an increase in business this season. North Bend Bar and Grill owner Keith Mickle said his business has had stronger weekends "with the snow and the Christmas-tree hunters."

  • Oct 3, 2008

Snoqualmie couple performs as part of area bluegrass band

By day he is a high-school teacher with the Bellevue School District; she works for the city of Seattle.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Indoors or out, the Falls means fun

SNOQUALMIE FALLS—Forget about Snoqualmie Falls being just a warm-season destination. It's cooler and wetter during the autumn and winter, but often that's just an invitation to experience another side of the popular tourist attraction.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Snowshoe opportunities abound

If you can walk, you can enjoy winter weather in the great outdoors on a pair of snowshoes.

  • Oct 3, 2008

In search of the perfect pumpkin

Looking for a slice of the Snoqualmie Valley's traditional rural character? Visit a farm to get a pumpkin in hopes of finding the perfect jack-o'lantern.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Acres and acres of Christmas Trees

Nothing beats a fresh Christmas tree. No unseen bare spots from a tree selected in a crowded lot, no tree already dried out because it was cut weeks earlier.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Pass Skiing: The excitement of going down hill fast

The emphasis is on fun in the snow this year at The Summit at Snoqualmie.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Antiques abound in the Valley

A unique gift. A fascinating piece of art. The flour canister that reminds you of your grandma's kitchen. All of these items and more can likely be found in one of the many antique stores in the Snoqualmie Valley.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Accomodations

Places to stay while visiting the Valley.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Internet Resources

Look online to plan your next visit.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Places to satisfy any pallet

Places to eat in the Valley.

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Cash Machines

Look here to find local cash machines.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Welcome to Snoqualmie Valley

There is no place prettier than Snoqualmie Valley in the spring and summer.

  • Oct 3, 2008

Ride the rails through the Valley.

A trip to the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad and Northwest Railway Museum.

  • Oct 3, 2008