Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Mountain Meadows Farm could become small college campus; public meeting planned for August 31st

There could be new life coming to Mountain Meadows Farm - as a [branch] college campus. But first the group proposing the idea - which is in the very early stages and being headed … [Read More...]

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City hires new Community Development Director, brings extensive experience with him to North Bend

The City of North Bend announced on August 17, 2017 that it had hired a new Community Development Director. David Miller will take over for Gina Estep who resigned in July to go to work in the private sector. Estep … [Continue Reading...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA celebrates 5th anniversary by throwing big community party, August 20th

It took a decade for the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA/Community Center to finally become a reality - and in the blink of an eye, 'the Y' is celebrating the 5th anniversary of opening its doors to a waiting … [Continue Reading...]

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City awarded Big grant for new roundabout, expected to improve downtown traffic

We told you a couple of weeks ago that North Bend was likely to get a key grant to help with a traffic improvement project. It now looks like it's official - which means getting out of the QFC parking lot will become much … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Safeway to Open August 23rd, new features debut with new store

The under-construction store may not look like it could open in two weeks, but Safeway said it will, saying on Wednesday, August 23rd, at noon, the Snoqualmie Valley community is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the … [Read More...]

Local teen places 4th at CrossFit World Championships

This past weekend the Reebok CrossFit [World] Games visited Madison, Wisconsin, along with Mount Si High School sophomore and Snoqualmie resident, James Sprague. Sprague competed in the Teenage Boys 14-15 year old age … [Read More...]

A Move to Slow Growth: city buys property next to EJ Roberts Park

The City of North Bend reported this week that unique private-public partnership has resulted in the preservation of a rural parcel of land for the North Bend community. North Bend City Council members voted during the … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | On tracks while train running; dog attack; missile launcher found in garage; trespassers on sacred tribal land

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

Small North Bend Dance Studio nominated for BIG national award, owner Hollywood-bound

A small dance studio in North Bend is getting some big, national accolades thanks to the choreography talent of its owner. Ignite Dance & Yoga owner Katie Black was honored with a rare opportunity earlier this year when … [Read More...]

Traffic Alert: Two lanes of I-90 to close through North Bend next two nights

The Washington State Department of Transportation has a heads up for Snoqualmie Valley drivers for the next two days. Contractor crews will be replacing the raised pavement markings on I-90 in North Bend between SR 202 … [Read More...]

Business Goings & Comings: Piccola Cellars says goodbye; Wildflower Wine Shop plans to move to in

Saying on their Facebook page that "circumstances out of our control has forced us to make this decision for the time being," Piccola Cellars unexpectedly closed its doors on Sunday, July 30th after three years in business at … [Read More...]

Car Prowls happening in Snoqualmie; Police remind residents to keep vehicles locked

The City of Snoqualmie is warning residents to keep their car doors locked as there have been recent vehicle prowls in both the downtown and Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods. The Snoqualmie Police Department recommends the … [Read More...]

An Amazing Day through Photos: Best Possible Outcome as Search crews find missing woman on Mt. Teneriffe

After an intensive four-day search of Mt. Teneriffe, including overnight searches and the use of horses, canines, ATV's and helicopters to access rough terrain and deep woods, Search and Rescue crews located missing hiker, … [Read More...]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County as wildfire smoke streams into area

Forget bon fires, charcoal barbeques or anything that puts more smoke in the already hazy sky for the next couple of days. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is banning ALL outdoor burning until air quality improves in the … [Read More...]

Group works to stop 212-unit apartment development; launches new online fundraiser for legal efforts

The fight to stop a 212-unit apartment complex from being developed along North Bend Way on the Dahlgren Property - often referred to as the Mule Pasture - has recently taken a new step. A group called Friends of the … [Read More...]

Latest Primary results for Snoqualmie mayor, council position; Fletcher increases lead over Toft

With the fourth batch of primary votes tallied by King County Elections on Friday, August 4th, the field of five candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Snoqualmie has been narrowed. It's still too close to call just yet, … [Read More...]

Missing woman and dog found safe near Mt. Teneriffe

UPDATE |  August 3, 2017, 2:15PM King County Search and Rescue PIO Alan LaBissionere said search crews located Kimberly Haines this afternoon in the remote search area north of Mt. Teneriffe near Lake Hancock. He initially … [Read More...]

Letter | Snoqualmie election as a referendum on growth

[This letter is from Snoqualmie resident, Richard Scheel. You can send letters of support for your candidate to] Dear Editor, I am happy to see the abundance of candidates in our current … [Read More...]

Preston Memorial Flag Wall removal makes national news; residents take things into own hands

It started on July 25th as a simple Facebook page - a page with one request: Put back up the American flag in Preston. If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley, you probably know the spot where the Support our Troops/Flag … [Read More...]

Letter | Three city council members encourage voters to re-elect Matt Larson

Dear Editor, We are honored, and it has been a privilege, serving Snoqualmie residents. During the past many years we have the opportunity to serve with Mayor Matt Larson and various Snoqualmie City Council members. We … [Read More...]

Excessive Heat Warning issued as 5-day heat wave approaches the Snoqualmie Valley

It hasn't rained since June during this summer dominated by sunshine and warmth, so obviously Mother Nature feels like throwing in a twist. Ready for the heat? It looks like a four-day heat wave (at least by Washington … [Read More...]

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