Halloween activities

October 30, 2014

Not all things go bump in the night! Here are a few family-oriented Halloween activities in the Snoqualmie Valley area on Oct. 31.

Trick or treat: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trick or treat in historic downtown Snoqualmie. Open to children 5 years and younger.

Trick or treat: 4-7 p.m. Most stores will participate in trick or treat at the North Bend Premium Outlet Mall, 461 South Fork Ave. S.W., North Bend

Trick or Treat: 6-8 p.m., cider and cocoa stands scattered throughout the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods sponsored by the Church on the Ridge

Halloween hayride: 6-8 p.m., with stops on Douglas and Curtis near the Snoqualmie Community Park and Cascade View Elementary School, sponsored by the Church on the Ridge; Plus photo opportunities with backdrops of a pirate ship, pyramid and castle

 

 

Fire and police reports

October 30, 2014

North Bend Fire

Couldn’t wait

Four engines were dispatched at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 to the 44400 block of Southeast 142nd Street to provide medical assistance but the patient was gone when they arrived.

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Clean water and salmon recovery receive grants

October 30, 2014

The King County Flood Control District recently approved more than $4 million in grant funding for a range of projects aimed at improving water quality, protecting and restoring habitat, and supporting salmon recovery efforts in four King County watersheds.

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Knights dash Wildcats playoff hopes

October 30, 2014

Despite a very strong first half from Mount Si, the Newport Knights scorched the team in the second half to defeat the Wildcats 54-27. The loss on Oct. 24 drops Mount Si’s record to 4-4 and destroyed any remaining hope of a playoff appearance for the Wildcats in their first season in the KingCo 4A league.

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Best deal in the house: Casino host loves his job

October 30, 2014

If you’re a frequent flyer at the Snoqualmie Casino, Richard Ding probably knows you by sight. And if you gamble at a certain level — translate that to high stakes — Ding knows a lot more: your name, what kind of food you like and who your favorite entertainers are.

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School board sends $244.4 million bond to voters

October 30, 2014

The Snoqualmie Valley School District board of directors, faced with the specter of overcrowded classrooms, a burgeoning student enrollment and state-mandated all-day kindergarten, agreed to request more money from voters.

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Show calls for light when power outage darkens stage

October 30, 2014

A power outage in downtown North Bend Oct. 25 during a performance of Valley Center Stage’s production of “Opening Night” threatened to end the performance before the show was over.

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Winds bring down trees in Snoqualmie Ridge

October 30, 2014

Calder Productions The Oct. 25-26 storms knocked down trees throughout Snoqualmie Ridge. This photograph was taken on Fairway Avenue. Most of the downed trees have shallow, lateral root systems instead of vertical roots due to a small  topsoil layer over the glacial till.

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The Oct. 25-26 storms knocked down trees throughout Snoqualmie Ridge. This photograph was taken on Fairway Avenue.
Most of the downed trees have shallow, lateral root systems instead of vertical roots due to a small topsoil layer over the glacial till.

Reject Initiative 1351; election endorsements

October 30, 2014

Initiative 1351 is being called The Washington Class Size Reduction Measure. The name is intended to appeal to an electorate with short attention spans and little time for or interest in details. A recent Elway Poll revealed that 66 percent of those polled say they will definitely or probably vote in favor of Initiative 1351.
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Haunted obstacle course becomes local legend

October 30, 2014

To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met.

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