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Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 6:01 am Speed camp gets off to a running start SnoValley Star - Last year, Natalie Weidenback, a sophomore at Mount Si High School won the national title with Eastside FC, a local soccer team. She said she owes her success to coach John Zanas and his Wildcat Speed Camps.
"It's improved my speed, agility and focus. I'm a freakin' lightning bolt," Weidenback said.
Zanas started the local speed camp [...]Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 5:52 am Register now for the Lake Sammamish Half Marathon SnoValley Star - Registration for the Lake Sammamish Half Marathon on March 7, one of the earliest in the local running scene, has already surpassed 75 percent capacity.
The Lake Sammamish Half Marathon takes runners along the smooth trail that connects Marymoor Park in Redmond to Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.
The interurban trail is very popular with runners [...]Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 3:24 pm Move special benefits First Swing SnoValley Star - First Swing Foundation, an Eastside group that runs baseball and softball camps for youth, will host a screening of "A Beautiful Game" at 1 p.m. March 1 at the North Bend Theatre, 126 Bendigo Blvd. N., North Bend.
Proceeds from the screening will help fund a trip to Vietnam where 40 First Swing volunteers will teach [...]Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 3:06 pm Softball tryouts are Monday at Mount Si Snoqualmie Valley Record - Spring softball tryouts are set for 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Mount Si High School. Players can try out for the 2015 girls fastpitch season.
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 7:03 am Obituary: Edna Adcox Snoqualmie Valley Record - Edna Adcox of North Bend, mother to Richard (Kathy), Sandra and James (Marian), died Saturday, Feb. 14, at her home.
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 5:41 am Sheriff's office to host Citizens' 911 Academy SnoValley Star - Local residents can learn about the internal workings of the 911 emergency dispatch center when the King County Sheriff's Office holds its next 911 Citizen's Academy on March 28.
The academy will educate citizens about the role 911 communications specialists play in the public safety system and prepare them should they ever need to dial 911.
The [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 11:11 pm Lauren Snith plays softball for Lynchburg College SnoValley Star - Lauren Smith, of Snoqualmie, plays softball for Lynchburg College in Vermont.
The Mount Si High School graduate played in 27 games as a freshman outfielder for the Lynchburg Hornets in 2014. She scored 10 runs on 13 hits and posted a .310 batting average. She hit a homerun against Bridgewater College, helping Lynchburg win, 5-3.
The team [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 10:10 pm State releases new chickenpox vaccine requirement SnoValley Star - Washington State recently updated requirement for chicken pox immunizations. Students in grades seven through 12 now have the same requirement as those in kindergarten through sixth grade.
They now are all required to have two doses of the chickenpox vaccine.
The requirement implementation starts this fall for seventh and eighth grade and fall 2016 for ninth through [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 9:09 pm Police blotter SnoValley Star - Snoqualmie police reports serving North Bend and Snoqualmie
Police responded to a reported theft at 12:07 a.m. Feb. 14 in Safeway, 460 S.W. Mount Si Blvd., North Bend. A woman filled her shopping cart with items, and then fled the store without paying. The woman then jumped into the passenger seat of a car and drove [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 7:07 pm Mark Mulligan wins state wrestlng crown SnoValley Star - Mark Mulligan had used up almost all of the regulation six minutes trying to score points in the state-championship match, and it looked like the Mount Si High School senior would be heading to overtime against University's Levi Meinzinger.
But Mulligan broke a scoreless tie by taking down Meinzinger with 5 seconds left, and won the [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 6:06 pm Red velvet cupcakes share the love all month SnoValley Star - You don't need Valentine's Day to say "I love you" to your sweetie and your family.
With yummy treats such as these red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting, you'll be someone's sweetheart all year.
Red Velvet Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 1/2 cups cake flour
3 tablespoons powdered cocoa
2 teaspoons baking [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 5:05 pm Services available to low-income Valley residents SnoValley Star - Winter, even though it has been mild this year, can be overwhelming for low-income families and individuals.
Basic costs of things such as electricity and internet can wreck an already strained budget.
Here are some options that might help:
Comcast's "Affordable Internet" package is $9.95 a month. To be eligible, customers must have a child who receives free [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:30 pm North Bend students serves as page in state House SnoValley Star - Jessica Morris, a student at Twin Falls Middle School, served as a page Feb. 9-13 in the Washington State House of Representatives in Olympia. Representative Jay Rodne, R-Snoqualmie, sponsored her.
'The page program is an important part of our state's civic education program. It is an excellent way for students from all over the state to [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 4:04 pm Obituaries SnoValley Star - Edna Adcox
Edna Adcox, 99, of North Bend, loving mother to Richard (Kathy), Sandra and James (Marian), passed away Feb. 14, 2015.
At her request, a private family gathering will be held.
Friends are invited to view photos and share memories at www.flintofts.com.
-- Flintoft's Funeral Home and Crematory, 392-6444
Carolyn Angela Walters, of North Bend, loving mother to [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 3:03 pm Jenn Roger earns medal at state gymnastics tournament SnoValley Star - For her final season as Mount Si's premiere gymnast, Jenn Rogers set a goal to finish in the top 10 all-around at the state tournament.
She accomplished that Feb. 20-21 in the Tacoma Dome, earning a fourth-place medal with an all-around score of 36.875.
"Especially in such a competitive group of girls, to get fourth, I'm really [...]Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 10:10 am Get involved before decisions are made SnoValley Star - Some people are grousing about the change in the fireworks ordinance in Snoqualmie.
At a City Council meeting earlier this month, the council voted to restrict fireworks, limiting what is termed consumer-grade fireworks.
Only fireworks that essentially stay low and on the ground will be permitted on the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. The ban [...]Read more...