News

In brief

The Carnation Library will be closed beginning Monday, May 5, for construction of the new, expanded library. During construction, a temporary site will offer a book drop, holds pick-up area, computer terminals and a small browsing collection. The temporary library will open Wednesday, May 7, on the second floor of the Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation.

  • Apr 29, 2008
Hawks fan Regan Simonson
Hawks fan Regan Simonson

Foundation offers school grants Group raises $85K for education

After raising more than $85,000 at its March fund-raiser breakfast, the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation plans to provide grants for reading enrichment, sports equipment and peer intervention in Valley schools.

  • Apr 29, 2008

On the scanner

Masonic Hall break-in: At 4:15 p.m., deputies investigated a burglary at the Masonic Temple Hall in North Bend. Someone pulled down stage curtains, broke stanchions and expelled a fire extinguisher.

  • Apr 29, 2008
Luke Harper
Luke Harper

Blood drive set in Valley Blood center volunteer week runs through May 3

As the largest volunteer organization in Washington State, Puget Sound Blood Center relies on thousands of dedicated supporters to help fulfill its daily livesaving mission.

  • Apr 29, 2008

Fall City Scouts hold Court of Honor

Fall City Boy Scout Troop 425 held its Fall Court of Honor on Tuesday, April 1 at the Fall City Masonic Lodge.

  • Apr 29, 2008
The Chicago

Past Time

• The moment many Snoqualmie residents have long awaited is nearly here. A large crowd is expected to gather Sunday to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

  • Apr 29, 2008
The Chicago

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.

  • Apr 29, 2008
Leslie Kolke

A jumpin’ gymnasium show

Array

  • Apr 23, 2008
Leslie Kolke

Kids’ fish derby is May 3

The Mount Si Fish and Game Club’s annual children’s trout derby is daylight to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3 at the ponds behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, located at 34825 Douglas Ave. S.E. in Snoqualmie.

  • Apr 23, 2008
Liliana Reyes searches for a word in her English-Spanish dictionary during a writing exercise at a class at St. Clare Episcopal Church. A native of El Salvador

Learning America’s lingo

An April downpour didn’t stop Liliana Reyes from catching public transportation from her Snoqualmie Ridge home to St. Clare Episcopal Church for a free English class the church sponsors every Tuesday evening.

  • Apr 23, 2008
Liliana Reyes searches for a word in her English-Spanish dictionary during a writing exercise at a class at St. Clare Episcopal Church. A native of El Salvador
Members of Brownie Troop 1778 met many of the people who help run Snoqualmie
Members of Brownie Troop 1778 met many of the people who help run Snoqualmie

In brief

A fitness class designed for moms and babies is coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, starting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 6.

  • Apr 22, 2008
The rail workers of McLean’s Camp 5 pose for posterity in this photo

25 Years Ago

• If you haven’t seen the new horse arena in Fall City’s riverfront park, you’re missing not only some fine craftsmanship but a vivid example of what dedicated volunteers can accomplish. The nearly quarter-mile track was constructed entirely by volunteers last month, which, on the opinion of Bud Fleek, is the way the whole park will have to be developed. That’s because the King County Parks Department lacks funds for park development.

  • Apr 22, 2008
The rail workers of McLean’s Camp 5 pose for posterity in this photo

In brief

Volunteers helped spruce up a local part of the planet for Earth Day, by joining the Mountains to Sound Greenway in projects taking care of the Little Si Trail in North Bend.

  • Apr 22, 2008

On the scanner

Burglary: At 2 p.m., deputies received a report that someone had used a screwdriver or similar tool to force a rear door at a vacation cabin on Ober Strasse.

  • Apr 22, 2008
Helping to raise funds for a new school in the African country of Uganda

Turning old cell phones into a new school

This past winter, the Matsiko Children’s Choir raised spirits in the Valley, singing for education to lift themselves and their fellow children in the African country of Uganda out of poverty.

  • Apr 22, 2008
Helping to raise funds for a new school in the African country of Uganda

Winners named in Best of Valley

Nearly 1,000 ballots were cast in an online vote for the Snoqualmie Valley Record’s 2008 “Best of the Snoqualmie Valley.” Winners included:

  • Apr 22, 2008