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

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

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

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

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

Snoqualmie Depot’s annual Halloween Train ride happens Oct. 25, 26

The Northwest Railway Museum invites all to take part in fall festivities at the Snoqualmie Depot, with the annual Halloween Train ride Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26.

  • Sep 30, 2008

Trails association holds photo contest

The Washington Trails Association is hoping that its annual Northwest Exposure Photo Contest, underway this fall, will help fix neglected trails, protect wilderness areas and… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2008

Valley Calendar

MUSIC AND COMEDY

  • Sep 30, 2008

Sno-Valley Eagles to serve up fun at Oktoberfest

Sno-Valley Eagles celebrate autumn with Oktoberfest, including lunch and dinner on Saturday, Sept. 20.

  • Sep 25, 2008

Valley theater offers laughs with ‘Sylvia’ pooch play Center Stage putting on the dog

North Bend’s Valley Center Stage is opening their upcoming season with A.R. Gurney’s unique comedy “Sylvia,” a hilarious tale about a man, his wife and the other woman, who in this case happens to be a stray dog.

  • Sep 17, 2008

Square dance set at Center for Dance in Preston

Find a partner and prepare to promenade: square dancing has come to the Valley.

  • Sep 10, 2008

Valley Calendar

MUSIC AND COMEDY

  • Sep 9, 2008

Eye of the beholder Snoqualmie photographers to show work

Snoqualmie photographers Greg Schatzlein and Dusty Cavaliere take their love of the outdoors and adventure sports and combine it with their devotion to photography, bringing viewers a look at the world that few ever see.

  • Sep 9, 2008

‘Three Cups’ looks at unlikely hero | Book Review

This is a remarkable story about an ordinary man who begins with a passion for mountaineering and ends up being known by the downtrodden Pakastani villagers as a “saintly” infidel. Over the course of years, he builds 55 secular schools to offer education to a population of children who would otherwise have gone without.

  • Sep 3, 2008

In brief

Simpson, Judd

  • Sep 2, 2008