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• 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

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  • 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

“All Eyes on Elk” event is Saturday

The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife and Mount Si High School students need help in finding out how many elk really live in the Valley.

  • Apr 16, 2008
First-grader Trevor Moon sits on teacher Sally Combs’ lap as he works on a journal. Combs’ physical approach is one of the ways she adapts to her students’ autism

Bringing kids out of a ‘locked-up world’

North Bend school program helps

  • Apr 16, 2008
First-grader Trevor Moon sits on teacher Sally Combs’ lap as he works on a journal. Combs’ physical approach is one of the ways she adapts to her students’ autism

Valley seniors to put on ‘Casino Night’

Valley residents can experience a little bit of the excitement of Vegas while benefiting two types of seniors.

  • Apr 16, 2008
State Senator Cheryl Pflug (left) and Amgen spokeswoman Carol Pawlak (middle) present a $10
State Senator Cheryl Pflug (left) and Amgen spokeswoman Carol Pawlak (middle) present a $10

Registration begins for summer camp

Located on a small farm in Snoqualmie, Summer Winds Day Camp is now registering for its eighth season.

  • Apr 16, 2008

Bingo evening is fund-raiser for Cascade Theater

An evening of family-friendly bingo is planned for Saturday, April 19, to raise funds for Cascade Community Theater programs for all ages.

  • Apr 16, 2008
Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson

City welcomes Korean official

“What an honor for us to be able to influence planning in South Korea,” said Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson as he welcomed that country’s director of public administration and home affairs, who will study Snoqualmie’s development practices over the next 18 months.

  • Apr 16, 2008
Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson

Sewer extension district may grow

The North Bend City Council will consider including the Wood River residential neighborhood in its Utility Local Improvement District (ULID) No. 6 project, which is scheduled to extend sewer service to the Tanner and Truck Town areas by 2010.

  • Apr 16, 2008