Teachers rally in rain

August 20, 2008

Group still hopes for successful negotiations before possible strike

Rally participants show their support for the Snoqualmie Education Association Aug. 18. Photo by Laura Geggel

Rally participants show their support for the Snoqualmie Education Association Aug. 18. Photo by Laura Geggel

A group of about 50 local teachers gathered outside the school district administrative office Read more

Skaters, dog owners turn to city

August 20, 2008

A group of skateboarders hang out at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting Monday night. The group attended the meeting to encourage the city to build a new skate park. Photo by Ed Farrell

A group of skateboarders hang out at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting Monday night. The group attended the meeting to encourage the city to build a new skate park. Photo by Ed Farrell

The conference room at Snoqualmie’s Public Works building meeting room was packed to overflowing Monday as skateboard enthusiasts and dog lovers each converged on the city’s Parks Board seeking facilities to allow them to indulge their particular forms of recreation.

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Snoqualmie facing slower buildout

August 20, 2008

Homes like this one on Snoqualmie Ridge may take a little longer to sell than first expected. Photo by Ryan Piersol

Homes like this one on Snoqualmie Ridge may take a little longer to sell than first expected. Photo by Ryan Piersol

 

There was no question that Harry Oestreich, Snoqualmie’s finance director, had the undivided attention of the city council. Read more

Man drowns in river near North Bend

August 20, 2008

A 20-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon in the Snoqualmie River near North Bend. Read more

Valley teens present anti-drug strategies

August 20, 2008

Mount Si ASB President Ben Olson sits with Key Club and National Honors Society President Gillian Kenagy at the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Key Leaders Summit in Duvall. Photot by Laura Geggel 

 

Mount Si ASB President Ben Olson sits with Key Club and National Honors Society President Gillian Kenagy at the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Key Leaders Summit in Duvall. Photot by Laura Geggel

Surrounded by an audience of concerned community members, two Mount Si High School students did their best to answer a tough question: Why are Valley youth more susceptible to substance abuse than the average state student? Read more

Perteet on track for new payment schedule

August 20, 2008

The city’s Public Works Committee Monday gave tentative approval to a revised payment schedule with Perteet Inc., the city’s contract engineering consultant. Read more

Letters to the editor

August 20, 2008

Community Center
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EDITORIAL – Special interests have park needs, too

August 20, 2008

Skateboarders and dog lovers have a lot in common, it seems. Both groups attended Monday’s Snoqualmie Parks Board meeting, both wanting park space for their chosen recreation. Read more

New software helps manage school buses

August 20, 2008

The school district’s parking lot contains six new buses. The new vehicles have several features, including pointed-down exhaust pipes that help dissipate fumes toward the road. Photo by Laura Geggel 

 

The school district’s parking lot contains six new buses. The new vehicles have several features, including pointed-down exhaust pipes that help dissipate fumes toward the road. Photo by Laura Geggel

The next time Jim Garhart, the school district’s director of transportation, Read more

It must run in the family

August 20, 2008

ASB President takes over reigns from sister

Ben and Cailee Olson take a moment from celebrating Cailee’s graduation from Mount Si High School in 2008. The siblings have served Mount Si High School as ASB President for two consecutive years. Photo by Laura Geggel

Ben and Cailee Olson take a moment from celebrating Cailee’s graduation from Mount Si High School in 2008. The siblings have served Mount Si High School as ASB President for two consecutive years. Photo by Laura Geggel

The Olsons are keeping the coveted position of Associated Student Body president in the family. Read more

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