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Virtually rocking out

Local youths find a place to play at library Teens get in the game

About a dozen teens found a cure for the summertime blues at the North Bend Library on a recent Friday afternoon.

  • Aug 12, 2008
Virtually rocking out
Richard Anderson

Coal car gets new life at Restoration Center RR Museum works with Renton on project

It seems everyone wants a face-lift these days — even historic coal cars.

  • Aug 12, 2008
Richard Anderson

In brief

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church will host its annual giant parking lot rummage sale, 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Clothing, books, knickknacks, toys, seasonal merchandise, furniture, plants, pots and more, including homemade baked goods, snacks and beverages, will be sold at the church, located at the corner of River Street and Railroad Avenue in Snoqualmie. For information, call the church office at (425) 888-1697.

  • Aug 12, 2008
For a decade

Citizen of the Week Hard work for summer fun

While families from the Valley and beyond would agree that Fall City Days is a great party, most people may not realize that months of work go in to making it a blast.

  • Aug 12, 2008
For a decade
Tokul Creek Fish Hatchery Manager Darin Combs cares for thousands of trout at the facility

Environment, budget concerns cloud facility’s survival Murky future for Tokul hatchery

on the wild fish of Snoqualmie from our stock of fish,” Combs said. The abundance of hatchery steelheads around Tokul Creek has made it a popular fishing spot, luring crowds into the Valley.

  • Aug 6, 2008
Tokul Creek Fish Hatchery Manager Darin Combs cares for thousands of trout at the facility
Wendy Thomas and Cris Coffing put up a purple ribbon on the door of Isadora’s Books and Cafe on Monday morning
Wendy Thomas and Cris Coffing put up a purple ribbon on the door of Isadora’s Books and Cafe on Monday morning

Pet event fund raiser planned in North Bend

Valley Animal Partners are holding their first annual “Mardi Cause” fund raiser, taking place over two days, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17, in North Bend.

  • Aug 5, 2008

In brief

Acupressure is now available at the Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Peewee football campers learn to play rough and tackle their opponents
Peewee football campers learn to play rough and tackle their opponents
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In brief

For 35 years, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has kept the gypsy moth out of this state.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Chief Kanim Middle School students visiting Spain

Teens visit historic sites, experience culture Valley students get taste of Spain

Three Valley students, joined by a Chief Kanim Middle School teacher and parent chaperones, were treated to a taste of Spain this summer during a nine-day whirlwind tour that included stops in Madrid, Bilbao and Barcelona.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Chief Kanim Middle School students visiting Spain

New shuttle bus to serve John Wayne Pioneer Trail

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Agate Pass Transportation are cooperating to offer a new recreational shuttle service between Cedar Falls and Snoqualmie Pass on the I-90 corridor.

  • Aug 5, 2008
A driver with a three-horse team harvests grain at Meadowbrook Farm in this undated photo. Meadowbrook’s 1

Past Time

• Teacher’s union officials in Snoqualmie Valley School District 410, concerned about a lack of progress in contract negotiations, announced that the teachers will not return to work without a new contract. Members of the SEA voted overwhelmingly on the last day of school not to report to work without a contract.

  • Aug 5, 2008
A driver with a three-horse team harvests grain at Meadowbrook Farm in this undated photo. Meadowbrook’s 1

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.

  • Aug 5, 2008

Obituaries

Sylvia R. “Peggy” Loid, 88, of Port Townsend, died Friday, July 25, of natural causes, in Bremerton, Wash.

  • Aug 5, 2008

On the scanner

Missing person: At 9:33 a.m., a caller who lives at the 7700 block of Fairway Avenue Southeast reported that her husband had left for a jog three and a half hours earlier and had not returned. He eventually came home safe.

  • Aug 5, 2008

North Bend girl to sing in Seattle Center musical

Fourth grade student Shaye Hodgins of North Bend will perform with the cast of “Urinetown, The Musical,” starting Friday, Aug. 15, at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Valley artists Sandra Robinson

Trio display artwork in Snoqualmie Sharing their visions

A trio of Snoqualmie Valley painters have joined forces to give locals a glimpse into their artistic lives.

  • Aug 5, 2008
Valley artists Sandra Robinson
Connor Burshears

Juice and treats raise money for camp vehicles Boy’s lemonade stand drums up funds for Camp Korey

Connor Burshears is looking to shake up people’s notion of the traditional summer-fun lemonade stand.

  • Jul 30, 2008
Connor Burshears