Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Remembering the Life of Sam Saimo: family awards scholarship in his name to Mount Si grads

Grief and healing are complicated...completely individual, with no time stamp or expiration date. Those left behind chart their own courses forward. Ever so gradually, painful and … [Read More...]

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In their own words: Why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie, Volume 2

This is the second in a [hopeful] five-part series written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. This piece is from Fuzzy Fletcher. Five candidates have filed for the … [Continue Reading...]

Plan ahead Parents: two SVSD elementary schools get new start, end times next fall

Monday, June 19th was the last day of school for Snoqualmie Valley students - a cause of celebration for thousands of young students and often a time of scrambling, planning and scheduling for working … [Continue Reading...]

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Putting Money where your Mouth is: community has opportunity stop [some] development in North Bend

When it comes to housing developments in growing North Bend, many in the community have definite opinions: they want to see the growth managed carefully, with some saying the city should buy up land to slow fast-paced growth … [Read More...]

Serious two-car collision sends one to Harborview, closes North Bend Way near Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie reported around 8:30AM, June 15, 2017 that a serious car accident had forced the closure of SE North Bend Way at the Meadowbrook Way/ 384th intersection near the old Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. At … [Read More...]

WSDOT tests new signal timing at SR 18/ I-90 interchange, proves unsuccessful

Did the commute home seem longer recently? Some Snoqualmie Ridge residents may have noticed longer backups at the SR-18/I-90 over the past week. If you thought you were waiting longer than usual - and sitting on I-90 when you … [Read More...]

In their own Words: why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie

This is the first in a [hopeful] five-part series, written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. Brad Toft authors this first guest article. Five candidates have filed for the … [Read More...]

Want to ditch the Commute? Upcoming Job Fair aims to connect Snoqualmie Valley residents and employers

With the unemployment rate in King County near all-time lows - around 2.8% in April - and strong job market, local companies are actively looking to hire qualified employees. To help match workforce to employers, North … [Read More...]

Clear out the tech Clutter at local Electronics Recycling event this weekend

Find some old electronics while spring cleaning? Clear some space on your shelf by dropping off your old tech items at the Sallal Grange Community Center this weekend. The Sallal Grange is hosting an Electronics Recycling … [Read More...]

Foodie School: landmark building becomes first-of-its-kind Snoqualmie Valley business, Heirloom Cookshop

There's a lot happening inside one of the most iconic buildings in downtown Snoqualmie as a local business owner prepares to give the historic, turn-of-the-century former 'State Bank of Snoqualmie' new life.... and a new … [Read More...]

Longtime Snoqualmie Valley dentist retires after 30 years, open house planned in his honor

Have you seen the sign out front? There's a little bit of change coming to a familiar Snoqualmie Valley business. Longtime North Bend dentist, Jim Browning, recently retired after more than three decades of keeping Valley … [Read More...]

Class of 2017: looking back at the History that Shaped the Journey

I've been here before. This is my third child to graduate from Mount Si High School, but this one is my only son. We moved here when he was wearing Buzz Lightyear pajamas and still in diapers. We were looking for HOME, for … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Potty Dumpers; Trombone lost on freeway; how about a hot dog and coffee; pasta press theft

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ POTTY DUMPERS | SE … [Read More...]

Prepare for even worse Issaquah traffic: WSDOT to close part of East Lake Sammamish Pkwy for almost a week

The City of Issaquah is warning residents and those who frequently visit the Issaquah area to prepare for significant traffic impacts citywide during a six-day full closure of East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, saying the … [Read More...]

Teacher, students bring math to real life with Legos and new Mount Si High School

[Article written by contributing writer /intern, Paige McCall] All students learn differently. Certain manners of teaching that work for some can leave others feeling left behind. MSHS 10th grade math teacher, Brian … [Read More...]

Day out with Thomas tickets selling out fast, still some trains available for kid favorite summer event

All aboard! According to the Northwest Railway Museum, ten trains for the always popular Day out with Thomas event have already sold out and tickets are going fast. The annual event brings thousands of visitors to the … [Read More...]

Former Snoqualmie Planning Commission Chairman sentenced to prison for defrauding government of over $600,000

On Thursday, June 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice [Attorney’s Office Western District of Washington] issued a press release detailing its multi-year case against Snoqualmie resident, Darryl Wright, who had been … [Read More...]

Once facing possible closure, Snoqualmie business relocating, expanding and excited for growth

Oh how things can quickly turn around. One local business was facing closure, but thanks to a little bit of community help, they're now growing and excited for the future. This month, a familiar Center Street business - Big … [Read More...]

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