Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

The Valley’s Famous Elk Herd and its caretaker: Upper Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group

[Article by Melissa Grant] I grew up in Bellevue where wildlife sightings were a pretty rare occurrence. So, when I moved to North Bend in 2006, I was thrilled to see all the … [Read More...]

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Want to be on City Council? Snoqualmie to fill open seat by appointment; two open positions on November ballot

The City of Snoqualmie announced it is accepting applications from Snoqualmie residents to fill a vacancy on City Council. Position 2 on the seven-member council is open following the resignation of Council … [Continue Reading...]

Newly released state data shows Snoqualmie Valley School District lags behind

Sometimes a picture (or graph) - with the latest state data - paints a telling story. Hanging in front of Mount Si High School is a large banner announcing the district's "AP Honor Roll" distinction. Six years in … [Continue Reading...]

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New Bakery ready for business in Snoqualmie, opening date announced

Owner Sang Kim was hoping to have her new Snoqualmie bakery, cafe minee, open in February, but some contractor delays kept those storefront windows covered in paper for a few extra weeks. There was some good 'sweet tooth' … [Read More...]

What’s a ‘March of the Vegetables?’ Savor Snoqualmie Valley was hoping you’d ask

What, you say, is a March of the Vegetables?  It's a question Savor Snoqualmie Valley hoped community members might ask. A little bit of background info: Savor Snoqualmie Valley is a new, cooperative effort that celebrates … [Read More...]

Letter | Snoqualmie Valley Soccer Needs You! Ready for new season, volunteer positions open

Dear Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Community, Do you love kids?  Do you love soccer?  We have both and we need YOU … grab your best friend!  The more the merrier.  Come join us.  It is not required to have a player in the … [Read More...]

Local student, boy scout conducts Eagle Project to help homeless youth through YouthCare

Snoqualmie resident and Mount Si High School senior,Nick Heinke, has been a Boy Scout for 13 years and is currently a member of Snoqualmie Troop 115. As he works his way toward Eagle rank, he must choose and conduct an Eagle … [Read More...]

Police arrest front porch package thief with help of alert resident

The Snoqualmie Police Department said via press release that on March 16, 2017 at 11AM, the were called to the 7500 block of Huckleberry Way SE - in the Ironwood neighborhood - for a suspicious white male that had taken a … [Read More...]

New Snoqualmie retail development signs two more tenants; Ridge IGA staying put

A few months ago we told readers that it appeared quite likely a drive-thru Starbucks was coming to Snoqualmie - in the new Snoqualmie Parkway Plaza retail development currently under construction in the Business Park. The … [Read More...]

Bev Jorgensen named North Bend Citizen of the Year, dedicated community volunteer honored

At the March 7th North Bend City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Hearing and council members honored longtime resident and dedicated volunteer, Bev Jorgensen, as its 2016 Citizen of the Year. “The Citizen of the Year award is … [Read More...]

Startup Success: North Bend small business celebrates second anniversary, growth fueled by community support

Two years has flown by for North Bend business BasePoint Fitness - two years that have been filled with growth and community support. BasePoint opened in January 2015 in an inconspicuous building on W. North Bend Way … [Read More...]

Vehicle hits North Bend Post Office, location remained open Tuesday afternoon

[Article written in conjunction with Melissa Grant] On Tuesday afternoon, March 14, 2017, City of Snoqualmie Public Information Officer Joan Pliego said a vehicle had struck the North Bend Post Office, located at 451 E. … [Read More...]

Proposed hotel development clears hurdle; mayor has challenger; another council member will seek re-election

There were a few notable happenings at the March 13th Snoqualmie City Council Meeting, which are recapped below. Hotel Closer to Reality The city council unanimously approved two components needed for a developer to … [Read More...]

Want to see a Dick’s Drive In on the Eastside? Then Vote by March 24th

California has In & Out. New York has Shake Shack. Seattle has Dick's Drive In. And if you want to see a Dick's Drive In closer to the Snoqualmie Valley, here's your chance to have a say. Just like when Dick's opened … [Read More...]

Tollgate Farmhouse: from dilapidated to the color of the sun; community invited to Grand Opening Celebration

What a difference a year makes. That's just about how long it has been since Si View Metro Parks received a $150,000 grant through King County Saving Landmarks program and began exterior preservation work on the historic … [Read More...]

Bids to build new Mount Si High School come in high, board approves nearly $6 million of additional funding

After roughly two years of committee, design, planning and site work, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board unanimously passed a motion at its March 9th meeting, instructing the superintendent to sign a contract that will … [Read More...]

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