Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Support the Mt Si Senior Center: 2nd Annual SOS Dinner and Auction happens September 15th

Organizers invite community members to enjoy a festive night out while contributing to the vital work of the Mt. Si Senior Center at the second annual Support Our Seniors Dinner … [Read More...]

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Mount Dance Team contest finalist for FREE airfare to Nationals; need public to vote by August 15th

As the Mount Si Dance team enters its 4th year in existence, they're already looking toward Nationals! In just a short time, Coach Megan Maxwell said the girls have worked incredibly hard to get to where they are … [Continue Reading...]

New Life to Downtown North Bend: Volition Brewing to transform long vacant building

Downtown revitalization is something the City of North Bend has put front and center over the past year, including hiring a consultant to attract new businesses to the prominent and long empty buildings sitting at … [Continue Reading...]

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City grants Sigillo Cellars closing extension for King Street lot sale; recommends increasing height limits in historic downtown

In late June, Sigillo Cellars exercised an option to purchase the empty gravel lot at Railroad Ave and King Street in downtown Snoqualmie. Sigillo plans to build a two-story, multi-use production facility/restaurant/small … [Read More...]

Fiery, fatal rollover accident triggers brush fire on I-90 near Preston; snarls afternoon traffic

A one-car fatal accident that occurred around 12:30PM, August 9th, triggered a large brush fire in the I-90 median - and brought traffic to a standstill in both directions between Issaquah and Preston. At 1:40PM, WSDOT … [Read More...]

Early Primary Election Results: Issaquah Councilman, School Board member lead in 5th District races

While there weren't any local city elected positions on this year's August ballot, there were primary races for two 5th District legislative seats and the 8th District U.S Representative seat that represent the Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

After witnessing man dart into Snoqualmie Parkway traffic: the Case for On-Leash Dogs

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, owner and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Last week on a sunny Thursday around 1pm I was driving down Snoqualmie Parkway. Out of the corner of my eye I saw … [Read More...]

Natural Gas Main Break in North Bend near Wood River requires lanes closure; repairs underway

The Snoqualmie Fire Department announced at 10:30AM, August 7, 2018 that SFD and Eastside Fire & Rescue crews were responding to a natural gas main 'fracture' near the Wood River neighborhood of North Bend. The gas … [Read More...]

Water, Development and the Environment collide in North Bend

[Article had been updated to reflect a mistake in the amount of fees paid to Seattle Public Utilities annually.] Understanding the issue of water in North Bend is time-intensive and filled with lots of history. Is there … [Read More...]

Video | Trail cam captures adorable bear cub wrestling match near Fall City

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley, then you know bears are a common site - especially this year, where they seem to have started visiting neighborhood streets in search of food (i.e. garbage cans) earlier than … [Read More...]

Fire damages Snoqualmie Ridge home, homeowner suffers minor injuries

A large house fire at the very end of Fairway Place on Snoqualmie Ridge had multiple fire trucks screaming through quiet streets during the early morning hours of Saturday, August 4, 2018. Snoqualmie Public Information … [Read More...]

Bring on the Pancakes: Snoqualmie Firefighters ready to make you Breakfast during Railroad Days Fundraiser

One of the most popular Railroad Days events that draws hundreds of hungry residents - The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association’s annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser - is back! Kick-off the Railroad Days weekend by heading … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce names new Executive Director

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Simpson announced this week that Snoqualmie resident Kelly Coughlin had been hired as the Chamber's new Executive Director.  She replaces Monica Lynne who recently … [Read More...]

Around-the-Clock lane closure on eastbound I-90 in Snoqualmie begins August 5th

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who travel on eastbound I-90 through the Cascade Foothills to plan for additional delays over the next two weeks: August 5th - 10th and August 12th - … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Mother-son liquor heist; help! handcuffed by friend; furnishing liquor to minors; break in via hammer

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: RECKLESS DRIVING | RAILROAD AVE & KING ST, Snoqualmie On July 19th around 8:30PM, a caller … [Read More...]

Internal report exposes city deficiencies; improvements planned for finance department

At the July 23, 2018 Snoqualmie City Council meeting, council members approved a contract with Clark Nuber CPA and Consulting Firm to a conduct bank reconciliation process to solve some un-reconciled differences. According … [Read More...]

Protecting your Prized Pet: What to do before entrusting your pet to another

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] By now most of you have seen or heard of the viral video of a woman beating a dog with a plastic bat. It took … [Read More...]

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