Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Identifying Local Wildlife: Video captures rare cougar appearance

[Article by: North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant] In early January I wrote an article detailing how to identify some of the … [Read More...]

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Mount Si Jazz Band heading to New York for prestigious competition, 4th straight year

For the fourth straight year, the MSHS Jazz I Band, under the direction of Matt Wenmen, will be heading to the Big Apple to compete Essentially Ellington at New York's famed Lincoln Center. According to a … [Continue Reading...]

Snoqualmie Mayor seeking 4th term, says experience vital as city council could turnover by five members

During the February 13th City Council meeting, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson announced that he plans to seek a 4th term in the November 2017 general election. He listed a number of issues that influenced the … [Continue Reading...]

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Mount Si Cheer places 8th at National Championships

UPDATE | February 12th, 7:30PM Mount Si Cheer [red squad] placed 8th in the final round of the UCA  High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, FL Congratulations!   ORIGINAL STORY They may … [Read More...]

In uncommon daylight attack, family goat killed in Snoqualmie

It was just a normal Tuesday evening - except for nearly a foot of snow on the ground - when Tina Laguna pulled up to her home in the Tokul Road area of Snoqualmie. It was around 5:30PM and still light out.  In a fuzzy … [Read More...]

Dinner & Music: ‘Small but mighty’ Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir perform at local restaurants, February 11th

Have you heard of the Snoqualmie Valley Girls Choir? Founded in 2004, SVGC has been filling the Valley with song for over a decade. Founders say the choir focuses on a high quality musicianship and developing … [Read More...]

Developer proposes 800-unit retirement community in Snoqualmie, large land annexation needed

At the February 9, 2017 Snoqualmie City Council Retreat, a local real estate development group, Snoqualmie Heights Master Plan, LLC, announced their plans to bring an planned 'active-adult' retirement community to the … [Read More...]

Snow Saviors: North Bend neighbors spend days clearing streets the county snow plows won’t

If you live in the Wilderness Rim neighborhood of North Bend, you know living at 1,000 feet above sea level brings more snow. You also know - due to budget cuts - King County only plows the two main roads leading to the Rim, … [Read More...]

City sells historic downtown building: Snoqualmie Valley Chamber relocates, hires familiar face

The City of Snoqualmie is closing its visitor center in the historic brick building at the corner of River Street and Falls Ave - and with that comes some changes for the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce with had been … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | goats on the lamb; teens on the egging; asleep in the bushes; ‘appears to be the work of the wind’

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two … [Read More...]

Snow Day Encore! District explains decision to close schools February 7th

UPDATE |  February 7th, 5:40PM Many people were asking what drove the seemingly last minute change regarding the status of SVSD schools on Tuesday, February 7th - from a two-hour delay to a full closure shortly before … [Read More...]

National Signing Day, eight Mount Si seniors ready to become college student athletes

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Mount Si High School held its annual 'National Signing Day' event for seniors who have signed letters of intent to play various college sports across the country next year. This year eught … [Read More...]

Morning snow, freezing rain cause icy roads: SVSD buses slide into each other, several collisions on I-90

Snow, ice and sleet greeted drivers Friday morning, February 3, 2017 as they headed out for the day. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Snoqualmie Valley area around 6AM, with wintry mix … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Sister City Association welcomes Peruvian Exchange students

The Snoqualmie Sister City Association (SCCA) was busy in 2016 and says it will be even busier in 2017. According to a recent press release, the SCCA seeks to promote what former President Dwight Eisenhower called “citizen … [Read More...]

High Wind Warning Thursday; chance of snow, freezing rain Friday morning

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended a High Wind Warning for Cascade foothill areas until 12AM, February 3rd, saying  the pressure gradients that cause gap wind events (low pressure off shore and high pressure to the … [Read More...]

Legislators ‘cautiously optimistic’ to expedite I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement funding

Hope floats for commuters and residents who regularly drive through the often congested - and often dangerous - I-90/SR 18 interchange area near Snoqualmie. The 2015 gas tax funded, $16 billion Transportation Bill provided … [Read More...]

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