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Op-ed | Road Rage Education: Learn from One Woman’s Experience on 202

This is a guest piece by Susan Casserd, who wanted to share what she learned after a recent road rage incident in the Snoqualmie Vally. With a lot of winding, dark local roads that … [Read More...]

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Upcoming ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along at North Bend Theatre Benefits Mount Si Special Needs Students Trip to Disneyland

During the summer, special needs students from the Life Skills Class and the Transitional Learning Center (TLC) at Mount Si High School were given a thumbs up from the school district for a class trip to Disneyland … [Continue Reading...]

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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 … [Continue Reading...]

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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...]

Madison Mariani signing her letter of intent to join the UW Women's Crew Team next fall.

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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Community’s Tips Lead Police to Outlet Mall Robbery Suspect, Raid Home with SWAT Team

Late Friday night, November 7, 2014, the Snoqualmie Police Department used social media to thank the community for the crime tips that helped locate and apprehend two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the … [Read More...]

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing with 2014 Citizen of the Year,

City of North Bend Opens Nominations for annual ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award

The City of North Bend is currently seeking nominations for its 2014 'Citizen of the Year' Award. Former honorees include Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society Board member Gardiner Vinnedge, Encompass Director of Pediatric … [Read More...]

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Battle With the Bears: Bears 3 – Me, One Wildlife-Resistant Garbage Can

Before you reach for the comment button below and tell me to make room in the garage for my garbage cans; or put them in a more secure location; or remind me that the bears were here first, I already know. I know I live in … [Read More...]


Election Results: Local Incumbents Win Big, More Police for North Bend, More Background Checks for Guns

In King County, with over 40% ballots returned and ready for counting, there weren't any big surprises in local election results.  King County Elections still has over 400,000 additional ballots to count, but the final … [Read More...]

Final touches of new Tollgate Farm Park will be done in November 2014

NEW Tollgate Farm Park Almost Complete, Final Touches Happening in November

It's taken awhile, but the new Tollgate Farm Park, near downtown North Bend, is at last nearing completion; providing Snoqualmie Valley residents with access to another park. A couple of the final, key project elements were … [Read More...]

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