Life

Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Happy Life: Mindfulness and love

Real-life love stories are a celebration of life’s ups and downs.

  • Feb 3, 2019
Happy Life: Mindfulness and love
‘Defense Ninjas’ instructor Fauzia Lala and COO Kate Warady demonstrate how to break a wrist grab in a workout room at Redmond’s DaVinci Academy on Jan. 15. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Women become ninjas in local self defense classes

Instructor Fauzia Lala aims to empower, educate women to protect themselves.

‘Defense Ninjas’ instructor Fauzia Lala and COO Kate Warady demonstrate how to break a wrist grab in a workout room at Redmond’s DaVinci Academy on Jan. 15. Katie Metzger/staff photo
All that jazz…

All that jazz…

Jazz bands performing on Jan. 23.

  • Jan 22, 2019
All that jazz…
North Bend Automotive sits just a mile Southwest from downtown North Bend in the shadow of Mt. Si (Drew Stuart/ Staff Photo)

SPOTLIGHT 2019: A repair shop that puts the customer first

Bobby Farris leads North Bend Automotive team.

North Bend Automotive sits just a mile Southwest from downtown North Bend in the shadow of Mt. Si (Drew Stuart/ Staff Photo)
Dirtfish’s media manager Trevor Wert stands against a wall of suits worn by professional Dirtfish racers. Drew Stuart/ Staff Photo

SPOTLIGHT 2019: Dirtfish teaches you how to drive the rally way

Drivers range from age 15 to 80-something.

Dirtfish’s media manager Trevor Wert stands against a wall of suits worn by professional Dirtfish racers. Drew Stuart/ Staff Photo
David Israel commits to his guided tours by getting into costume and playing music from Twin Peaks for those on his tour (Drew Stuart/Staff Photo)

SPOTLIGHT 2019: Visit the town of ‘Twin Peaks’ on a memorable guided tour

‘I feel like I make some people’s dreams come true,’ creator, guide says.

David Israel commits to his guided tours by getting into costume and playing music from Twin Peaks for those on his tour (Drew Stuart/Staff Photo)
ProSki and Mountain Service has several high-end brands of goods for winter-sports enthusiasts, including Outdoor Research and Exped products (Drew Stuart/Staff Photo)

SPOTLIGHT 2019: ProSki and Mountain Service provides rentals and outerwear for the ski season

Customers can also schedule guided mountain services.

ProSki and Mountain Service has several high-end brands of goods for winter-sports enthusiasts, including Outdoor Research and Exped products (Drew Stuart/Staff Photo)
Mount Si Senior Center launches monthly LGBTQ event

Mount Si Senior Center launches monthly LGBTQ event

Proud to Be 50+ meetup is cocktail hour for LGBTQ+ community and allies.

  • Jan 18, 2019
Mount Si Senior Center launches monthly LGBTQ event
Rainbow Bingo at Mount Si Senior Center Jan. 26

Rainbow Bingo at Mount Si Senior Center Jan. 26

The event will be held 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

  • Jan 13, 2019
Rainbow Bingo at Mount Si Senior Center Jan. 26
Snoqualmie Tribe donates AEDs, Narcan

Snoqualmie Tribe donates AEDs, Narcan

The tribe donated 200 automated external defibrillator units to local organizations and agencies.

  • Jan 12, 2019
Snoqualmie Tribe donates AEDs, Narcan
In 2019, less is more

In 2019, less is more

Set waste reduction goals with other resolutions

  • Jan 8, 2019
In 2019, less is more
New Year resolution: Love yourself

New Year resolution: Love yourself

Put loving yourself first in 2019 and watch good changes happen.

  • Jan 5, 2019
New Year resolution: Love yourself
Tolt Historical Soceity moves to new location, prepares for museum opening in 2019

Tolt Historical Soceity moves to new location, prepares for museum opening in 2019

The Tolt Historical Society has moved to the Hjertoos House and plans to open to the public in 2019.

Tolt Historical Soceity moves to new location, prepares for museum opening in 2019
Answers to holiday recycling conundrums

Answers to holiday recycling conundrums

A monthly column from Waste Management

  • Dec 19, 2018
Answers to holiday recycling conundrums
North Bend and Snoqualmie celebrate the holidays

North Bend and Snoqualmie celebrate the holidays

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson presented Santa with a key to the city.

North Bend and Snoqualmie celebrate the holidays
Mount Si High School’s Mary Piekarczyk and James Kolke were recently accepted to the Washington Music Educators Association All-State Concert Band. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School

Piekarczyk, Kolke win All-State slots

The WMEA All-State groups will meet in Portland, Ore., Feb. 15-17.

  • Dec 9, 2018
Mount Si High School’s Mary Piekarczyk and James Kolke were recently accepted to the Washington Music Educators Association All-State Concert Band. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School
Mary Piekarczyk, Elijah Wray, James Kolke, Ryan Myrvold, Erik Thurston and Hannah Stoddard were selected for the Western International Band Clinic held last month. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School

Mount Si High School students selected for Western band

This year’s conference was held in Seattle on the weekend of Nov. 16-19.

  • Dec 8, 2018
Mary Piekarczyk, Elijah Wray, James Kolke, Ryan Myrvold, Erik Thurston and Hannah Stoddard were selected for the Western International Band Clinic held last month. Photo courtesy of Mount Si High School
WM veterans bring safety to our community

WM veterans bring safety to our community

A column written by Hannah Scholes, Waste Management’s recycling education and outreach coordinator.

  • Dec 6, 2018
WM veterans bring safety to our community
Mark and April Bennett sharing their story with the audience. Photo courtesy of Erik Alston Photography.

Encompass gala raises more than $460K

The nonprofit partners with families to build healthy foundations for children.

  • Nov 28, 2018
Mark and April Bennett sharing their story with the audience. Photo courtesy of Erik Alston Photography.
Mount Si Senior Center honors veterans at annual luncheon

Mount Si Senior Center honors veterans at annual luncheon

Local veterans gathered at Mount Si Senior Center for the annual Veterans Day celebration.

Mount Si Senior Center honors veterans at annual luncheon