Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Snoqualmie sees rash of vandalism, graffiti; citizens encouraged to report destructive acts

Over the past two weeks, there have been multiple reports by residents on the Snoqualmie Ridge Facebook page documenting increased incidents of graffiti around the city. Timber … [Read More...]

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EJ Roberts Park could be without play structure for months; equipment deemed unsafe, removed

A recent inspection of the the playground structure at EJ Roberts Park determined it had deteriorated to a point that it was unsafe for public use, forcing its removal from the popular park. The City of North Bend … [Continue Reading...]

Snoqualmie hot bed of Black Bear sightings in King County; Bear Smart WA says conflicts growing

[Article by Nadine Drisseq, biologist with Bear Smart WA] Everyday there seems to be a new Facebook report of bear sighting on Snoqualmie Ridge and is it any wonder? Snoqualmie inhabitants live in high-density … [Continue Reading...]

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Letter | 6 Reasons I am voting to re-elect Mayor Larson

[This letter comes from Snoqualmie resident and former City of North Bend Finance Director, Elena Montgomery. You can send letters of support for your candidate to] Dear Editor, Just because … [Read More...]

City extends public comment period for 191-unit affordable housing development

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced it has extended the public comment period for the Notice of Application for Panorama Apartment, LLC's 191-unit affordable housing apartment development to be located in the Eagle … [Read More...]

Letter | Housing Affordability Matters: Vote for Fuzzy Fletcher

[This letter comes from Snoqualmie resident and SVSD teacher, Janelle McCarty. You can send letters of support for your candidate to] Dear Editor, Without promoting housing affordability our … [Read More...]

Small wildfire ignites near Snoqualmie over weekend

Fire crews started responding to reports of a 1-2 acre grass/brush fire late Friday night, July 14th in the Tokul area of Snoqualmie. Due to the remote area, it took crews some time to access and locate the fire, which was … [Read More...]

Put down the Cell Phone | Tougher Distracted Driving Law starts soon, Snoqualmie Police will be looking for violators

Governor Inslee recently signed a new, tougher cell phone law - and put it into effect a couple of years earlier than planned.  Time to put that phone down Snoqualmie Valley drivers. Starting July 23rd, 2017 it will be … [Read More...]

City council say No to noise ordinance change; sets land annexation meeting dates

Noise Ordinance Amendment On Monday, July 11, 2017 the Snoqualmie City Council said no to amending the city's noise ordinance, which would've extended the hours of weekend, summer outdoor concerts to 11PM. The city held … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater brings ‘Once upon a Mattress’ to open-air amphitheater

If you thought you knew the story of "The Princess and The Pea," you may be in for a walloping surprise. Starting Saturday, July 15th, Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater launches its 52nd season with the musical comedy, Once … [Read More...]

Help shape the path for region’s needed transportation investments, take quick quesionnaire

Want more bus lines? Think more tolling or an increased gas tax will help improve local roads? Think we need to maintain our current infrastructure better?  There's a chance right now to weigh in on that hot button topic and … [Read More...]

Letter | City in need of Leadership change, Toft’s vision best suited for Snoqualmie

[This letter comes from Snoqualmie resident, Mark Hawkins. You can send in letters of support for your candidates to] Dear Editor: Thank you for providing this forum for public input.  I want to … [Read More...]

No Boat Brewing creates an outdoor oasis, delivers promised patio in big, creative way

There's an outdoor oasis hiding in an unlikely spot in Snoqualmie.... in a business park on the side of a water sports warehouse building. It's patio inspired by Napa Valley and Pinterest and constructed by the handy … [Read More...]

Letter | Fuzzy Fletcher will listen and respond, not shut citizens down

[This letter was written by Snoqualmie resident Elaine Armstrong. You can send your letters of support for candidates to] Dear Editor, I appreciate your excellent coverage of changes in … [Read More...]

Hey North Bend…Want more parks, open space, less development? Town Hall set to hear feedback

Following a community fundraising effort to help the city of North Bend purchase a property adjacent EJ Roberts Park for a possible expansion - an effort that looks like it will fall short of its lofty $100,000 goal - the … [Read More...]

Letter | Retain Matt Larson: strong leader, experienced voice for the region

[This letter was authored by Maria Carlson. Letters of candidate support can be sent to] Dear Editor, I am writing in support of re-electing Matt Larson as Mayor of Snoqualmie. Matt has … [Read More...]

Business Comings: Brickyard Brewing, Glass & Bottle Bistro get new names; Frankie’s comes to Snoqualmie; Optimal Health moves

Don't fret. Snoqualmie is not losing a restaurant. The closing of Glass & Bottle Bistro last month is just temporary and for a good reason. The owners are transforming it into a Gastropub. The new brand will be … [Read More...]

Mayor, city council candidate forums start July 11th, filled with issues-based questions

Want a chance to hear local mayoral and city council candidates answer questions about the issues facing the Snoqualmie Valley? That first opportunity is next week and the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber and the Valley Record … [Read More...]

Crews busy rescuing Snoqualmie River floaters near Fall City

All the warm weather is keeping local fire crews busy - helping get folks enjoying the Snoqualmie River back to shore safely. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, was another busy day, as crews responded to the river near Fall City … [Read More...]

City considers changing noise ordinance, extending outdoor concerts hours; public hearing scheduled before council vote

The Snoqualmie City Council will take public comment at a public hearing on July 10th at 7PM regarding a potential amendment to the current noise ordinance that would give a seasonal exemption to noise limitations for musical … [Read More...]

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