News

The living is easy

School bells around the Valley sounded for the last time this academic year as throngs of students made their way into the summer sunshine Thursday, June 19.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Valley teens help at Special Olympics

The Bellevue South Stake of the Church of Latter Day Saints, which includes North Bend and Snoqualmie, had 150 youth from four high schools in the region supporting Special Olympics on Saturday, May 31.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Citizens of the Week

When Virginia Sharpy learned five years ago that her husband, Dave, had liver cirrhosis, she thought he had received a death sentence.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Valley man charged in home fraud

A North Bend man has been indicted on charges of wire fraud for allegedly participating in an $8.5 million mortgage fraud scheme.

  • Oct 2, 2008

King County OKs Tollgate transfer

The King County Council unanimously approved the transfer of about 200 acres of Tollgate Farm to the city of North Bend on Monday, June 23.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Prepare to pay more for North Bend sewer

Starting August 10, North Bend residents will pay a bit more for sewer service.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Construction begins on a Snoqualmie original

Golden shovels stood at attention Monday afternoon, June 23, as a group of dignitaries, young and old, gathered to witness the big moment.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Safety in peril?

More than 50 people from the Valley's unincorporated areas attended a meeting held Monday evening, June 23, at the Fall City Fire Station, to address safety issues with King County Sheriff Sue Rahr.

Clarification - In the story "Safety in peril?" in the Valley Record's June 25 edition, Fall City resident Richard Werlein stated that unincorporated residents are at a disadvantage competing for attention from the county for limited resources. His published comments, however, were not meant to express frustration at living in an unincorporated area.

  • Oct 2, 2008

NB museum to spruce up

The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, one of the first buildings visitors see as they enter North Bend from Interstate 90, will spruce up for North Bend's upcoming centennial.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Missing classmates sought for ’68 reunion

Wanted: the whereabouts and phone numbers of dozens of graduates of Mount Si High School.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Camp sites get clean sweep

Law enforcement officers from the King County Sheriff's Office, Washington Department of Natural Resources, U.S.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Scary package really a phone

What started as a well-intentioned gift, turned into a bomb scare last Monday, June 16, at Mount Si High School.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Missing inner tuber presumed drowned

A 36-year-old Kirkland man, who was inner tubing without a life jacket Monday, June 30, on the Snoqualmie River, is missing and presumed drowned.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Casino roundabout could mean delays

Drivers using North Bend Way could begin seeing traffic impacts this week, with construction beginning on the new roundabout at the Snoqualmie Casino entrance.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Families go on high-tech treasure hunt

The fourth annual Greenway Days offered something for everyone, including guided hikes, bike rides and history tours among other events within the 1.4 million acres of the Mountains to Sound Greenway.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Celebrate safely with fireworks

With retail fireworks stands now open in Valley communities, local cities and firefighters ask residents to celebrate safely.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Farmer’s market opens at Si View

At the North Bend Farmers Market's first session of the season, 4-year-old Brennan Carbonell of Snoqualmie pulls a wagon loaded with new plants. Shoppers also had their choice of fresh produce, flowers, textiles and prepared foods. The market runs Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. through Sept. 11 at Si View Park, located at 400 S.E. Orchard Dr. in North Bend.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Birthday party time for Snoqualmie Depot

The Northwest Railway Museum will celebrate the 118th birthday of the Snoqualmie Depot on Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Ribbons show Relay for Life support

Snoqualmie businessman Jeff Warren had participated in Relay for Life in the past, but when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer in January, her struggle "brought it back to the forefront of my caring," he said.

  • Oct 2, 2008

School district tightens budget

The Snoqualmie Valley School District will tap into reserve funds and make some tough cuts to reconcile its 2008-09 budget, but administrators are even more concerned about the following year's plan.

  • Oct 2, 2008