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Unicyclists riding high

Mount Si sophomore Becky Banning knows she won't get a scholarship or a lucrative contract out of her passion for unicycling, but that doesn't stop her from practicing up to three hours a day, six days a week.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Principal defends Day of Silence

Despite some parents' and students' objections to the Day of Silence, Mount Si High School Principal Randy Taylor told the Snoqualmie Valley School District board last week that the high school's Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) had begun planning this year's event, scheduled for April 25.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Tollgate takeover?

The North Bend City Council is considering what to do with the 120 acres of Tollgate Farm that King County will likely hand over to the city.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Parents check out school crowding

About two dozen parents navigated busy hallways, sat through classes and ate cafeteria food as they discovered what it's like to be a Mount Si student during the high school's third annual parent visit day Feb. 28.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Police look for SMS bomb threat author

Snoqualmie Police are looking for a suspect in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Snoqualmie Middle School students and staff on Tuesday, March 4.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Mount Si High School librarian challenges e-mail on school club

The Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors heard more about the perception of bias at Mount Si High School at its March 6 regular meeting.

  • Oct 2, 2008

‘Your Place of Discovery’ Snoqualmie’s new tagline?

Seattle is known as "The Emerald City," Tacoma is "The City of Destiny," and Snoqualmie may soon be known as "Your Place of Discovery."

  • Oct 2, 2008

Public hearing set on county, hospital plan

With Snoqualmie Valley Hospital's proposed new campus in the balance, Valley residents get several opportunities to weigh in on proposed King County Comprehensive Plan changes that affect the local hospital district.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Escaped teen found near I-90

A 16-year-old boy who was being held at Echo Glen Children's Center in Snoqualmie for treatment for a past child sex crime conviction escaped briefly Thursday evening, March 6.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Twin Falls school rolls ahead of schedule

Despite this winter's averse weather, construction of Twins Falls Middle School is two months ahead of schedule.
Twin Falls is 80 percent complete and will be ready for students Sept. 1.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Bond outcome not looking good

Ballots from the March 11 school bond election are still being counted by the King County Elections Department. On March 12, results showed a 57.58 percent "yes" vote and a 42.42 percent "no" vote for a $189-million Snoqualmie Valley school funds bond. The measure requires 60 percent approval to pass.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Public invited to comment on North Bend plan

Residents of North Bend have one more chance to give their input on the city's Downtown Master Plan before it goes to the city council.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Ground-breaking planned for Food Bank

The Mount Si Helping Hand Food Bank will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the addition to its facilities at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at 116 E. Third St., North Bend.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Twin Falls school rolls ahead of schedule

Despite this winter's averse weather, construction of Twins Falls Middle School is two months ahead of schedule.
Twin Falls is 80 percent complete and will be ready for students Sept. 1.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Snoqualmie schools celebrate classified week

Snoqualmie Valley School District celebrates its staff through Friday with Classified School Employees Week, held March 10-14.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Valley man brings in ‘deadly catch’

Keith Colburn and the crew of his crabbing boat, the Wizard, will play a prominent role this year on the Discovery Channel series "Deadliest Catch," when the reality TV show's fourth season starts on Tuesday, April 15, the veteran captain told the Valley Record in an interview at his Ames Lake home.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Veteran honored for six decades of service

American Legion Post 79 honored Dave Lake, a U.S. Navy veteran and longtime Snoqualmie resident on Thursday, March 13. Lake served his country in World War II and Vietnam, and has been serving his community as a member of the Legion for 60 years.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Valley man brings in ‘deadly catch’

Keith Colburn and the crew of his crabbing boat, the Wizard, will play a prominent role this year on the Discovery Channel series "Deadliest Catch," when the reality TV show's fourth season starts on Tuesday, April 15, the veteran captain told the Valley Record in an interview at his Ames Lake home.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Helicopter searches Ridge

A search by a police dog and an overflying helicopter of Snoqualmie Ridge for a would-be carjacker was unsuccessful on Wednesday, March 12.

  • Oct 2, 2008

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  • Oct 2, 2008