Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

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Business Comings: Popular Store Expanding, Relocating to Historic Snoqualmie Business District

What do you do after a successful seven months in business and finishing runner-up in King 5's Best of Western Washington contest in the Best Antiques category? Well, you expand of … [Read More...]

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Police Blotter | Road Rage, Dine and Dash, Unwanted Party Guest

Here are some of the incidents Snoqualmie Police officers responded to in the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 15th - November 21st, … [Continue Reading...]


One Dog Trainers Path to Positive Training, No More Fear and Force

North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, gets very personal in her latest column, explaining her path to becoming a positive dog trainer, which included injuring her own dog along the way … [Continue Reading...]

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Police Blotter | Man Fed up with Bears in Neighbors Garbage, Just Using the Free WiFi, Stolen Liquor and Seafood

Here are some incidents the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 8, … [Read More...]

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Neighborhood on Edge after Solicitors Blanket Area; City Reminds Residents to Check Credentials, Call 911 if Concerned

A day following door-to-door sales people blanketing the Crestview area of Snoqualmie Ridge selling vacuum cleaners and asking to enter homes, and a TV news report about the solicitors described as "odd and extremely pushy," … [Read More...]

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Contagious Kindness | North Bend Neighborhood, Volunteers Provide Special Homecoming for Marine on Leave from 11th Tour of Duty

The signs were everywhere when you entered the neighborhood; block after block of handmade thank you and welcome home signs... Sometimes acts of kindness are contagious. That seems to be the case in the Riverbend … [Read More...]

Piccola Cellars transformed the interior of the old North Bend Firehouse

Piccola Cellars, North Bend’s First Winery, Ready to Meet More Neighbors; Throws Weekend-Long Grand Opening Party

Would you like to see how PIccola Cellars transformed the old North Bend Fire Station as they put down new Eastside roots and decided to call North Bend home? This weekend is your chance; actually there's three special … [Read More...]

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Holy Candy Batman | Snoqualmie Valley Kids Donate Record Amount of Halloween Candy to Troops Overseas

It's confirmed, trick or treating in the Snoqualmie Valley obviously reaps great candy rewards, as evidenced by all the excess candy that was donated at the YMCA the week after Halloween. The boxes were stacked so high … [Read More...]

Synthetic ice rink used in Oakville Winter Wonderland event.

Ice Rink is Back! Chamber of Commerce Finds Creative Way to Bring Ice Rink to Valley for 2014 Holiday Season

It was big news last spring when the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce announced it was working with the City of Snoqualmie to bring an outdoor, holiday ice rink to downtown Snoqualmie. That plan, though, hit a bump in … [Read More...]

Location of car/motorcyle accident, 11/12/14, Douglas Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway

Car, Motorcycle Collision Injures One at Busy Snoqualmie Ridge Intersection

Wednesday evening, November 12, 2014, around 6:30PM, Snoqualmie Police, Fire and Aid responded to an accident at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave. Numerous residents reported the heavy emergency response … [Read More...]

Rendering of new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital scheduled to open in the 1st quarter of 2015

No Deal, New Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will Not Open as Overlake

It looks like the new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, scheduled to open in March 2015 near Snoqualmie Ridge and the I-90/SR 18 interchange, won't open as an Overlake Hospital. In July, the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board of … [Read More...]

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Dream Realized | Mount Si Student Signs with Prestigious University of Washington Crew Program

In 5th grade, during the first soccer practice of the year, Madison Mariani did one lap around the field and ended up in tears, saying she was going to throw up from the short run. But she didn't stop. Her competitiveness … [Read More...]


LETTER | Veterans Day: Price, Sacrifice of War and Those that Serve

Dear Editor: During the past month I worked with staff and veterans at the American Lake VA Medical Center in Tacoma. Although it is important to reach out and honor our veterans every day, it is especially important on … [Read More...]

Kite flying near TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 11/11/14. Pic by Sandra Owen

Wind Advisory Through Thursday | Sunny, Cold and Gusts of 45MPH Possible

UPDATE |  Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:45AM The National Weather Service has let the High Wind Warning for the Cascade Foothills (including the North Bend and Snoqualmie areas) expire, but still has a Wind Advisory in … [Read More...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue responded to two early morning fires. 11/11/14. The commercial fire was reported in the 600 block of E North Bend Way. Pic: Google Maps screenshot

Early Morning House, Commercial Fires Keep Firefighters Busy

While most Snoqualmie Valley residents were fast asleep, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, two early morning fires in the North Bend area kept Eastside Fire & Rescue crews busy. Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) stated … [Read More...]


Police Blotter | Speeding Emphasis on Dangerous Road, Biker with Chainsaw, Fire at Salish Lodge

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 1, … [Read More...]

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