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Laurel Anderson cheers on Haven Beares as he swims through hoops at the Si View Community Center pool. The 4-year-old’s mother

Laurel Anderson shares a passion for splashin’ Citizen of the Week

Laurel Anderson’s love for teaching children was immediately obvious as she began a recent preschool swim class at the Si View Community Center pool in North Bend.

  • Jul 23, 2008
Laurel Anderson cheers on Haven Beares as he swims through hoops at the Si View Community Center pool. The 4-year-old’s mother

School director’s family chooses different district Board member swaps schools

More than 100 Valley families choose to send their children to public schools outside the Snoqualmie Valley School District.

  • Jul 23, 2008
Payton Graves
Payton Graves

Firefighters to fill the boot

Get ready to fill that boot! North Bend firefighters will be using their boots throughout the summer to help area adults and children with neuromuscular diseases, during the 53rd annual “Fill the Boot” drive.

  • Jul 22, 2008

In brief

Snoqualmie Riders, a group of American Legion members who also ride motorcycles, are currently meeting in the Valley.

  • Jul 22, 2008
Jennie Zimburean
Jennie Zimburean

Tiger Mountain trails closed

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed two recreational trails on Tiger Mountain, near North Bend.

  • Jul 22, 2008
Joel Molander of Puget Sound Energy talks about the licensing effort underway at Snoqualmie Falls — which could mean big changes in the way the scenic waterfall and generating site will look — during a talk at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber luncheon on Friday
Joel Molander of Puget Sound Energy talks about the licensing effort underway at Snoqualmie Falls — which could mean big changes in the way the scenic waterfall and generating site will look — during a talk at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber luncheon on Friday

On the scanner

Identity theft: At 11:53 a.m., a woman called to report that she believed she was the victim of identity theft. Since February, two unauthorized accounts have been opened in California under her name. She has since opened an identity protection account.

  • Jul 22, 2008

In brief

The city of Snoqualmie is looking for dedicated men and women who are willing to serve their community as volunteer members of their fire department. New members receive comprehensive training in fire suppression, medical emergencies, and rescue services.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Ground-breaking celebration set for new Carnation library

To celebrate the start of construction for the new 5,000 square foot Carnation Library, a ground breaking party is 3 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at 4804 Tolt Ave.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Valley Calendar

• Open mic at Isadora’s Books and Cafe, 8062 Railroad Ave. S.E., Snoqualmie, from 7 to 10 p.m. Now serving wine and beer. Call (425) 888-1345 for information.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Concert to benefit Relay

While the Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life recently wrapped up at Centennial Fields, Valley residents will get another opportunity to help fight cancer, with a bluegrass and old-style country music concert, set for Saturday, July 26 at the Nursery at Mount Si.

  • Jul 22, 2008

In brief

A spaghetti dinner, raffle and silent auction, raising funds to fight autism, is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Cascade Covenant Church, 13225 436th Ave. S.E., North Bend. Cost is a $20 donation per person.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Musical variety to rock Valley businesses Snoqualmie, unplugged

A spaghetti dinner, raffle and silent auction, raising funds to fight autism, is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Cascade Covenant Church, 13225 436th Ave. S.E., North Bend. Cost is a $20 donation per person.

  • Jul 22, 2008
Jack Kelley of Fall City picked up a recent award for his comprehensive history of the community.

Jack Kelley sharing Fall City’s history Citizen of the Week

Jack Kelley has seen a lot happen in Fall City in his 78 years, and he’s written about much of it. In 2006, he published “Jack’s History of Fall City,” which tells some of Kelley’s own stories, along with history from before his time.

  • Jul 16, 2008
Jack Kelley of Fall City picked up a recent award for his comprehensive history of the community.
North Bend parents Lacey and Rob Potoshnik

North Bend parents feel ‘blessed’ by Valley’s support Quads change family’s lives

North Bend couple Lacey and Rob Potoshnik expected one new addition to their family.

  • Jul 16, 2008
North Bend parents Lacey and Rob Potoshnik
Taylor Robbins takes a look at her braided hair donation. Participants were all smiles as they waited to be clipped.

Valley ladies go to great lengths for charity cut Hair’s to a good cause at Relay for Life

Roughly 400 people gathered at Snoqualmie’s Centennial Fields Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13, for Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life, to support cancer surviviors and those still facing an uphill battle with the disease, and to give their time and energy to work toward a cure.

  • Jul 16, 2008
Taylor Robbins takes a look at her braided hair donation. Participants were all smiles as they waited to be clipped.
Emily Reitz

Liquid letters at the library

Water is the medium in internationally known sculptor and artist Trimpin’s latest original interactive piece, Liquid Letters, now on view at Snoqualmie library.

  • Jul 15, 2008
Emily Reitz
Casey Metzger

In brief

Casey Metzger, a 2005 graduate of Mount Si High School, graduated June 27 as a private from Marine Corps Recruit Depot boot camp in San Diego, Calif.

  • Jul 15, 2008
Casey Metzger