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‘Officer Kim’ Named New School Resource Officer in Safety Partnership between District and Police Department

The City of Snoqualmie recently selected longtime Snoqualmie Police Officer Kim Stonebraker as its new School Resource Officer (SRO), appointing her as the liaison between the … [Read More...]

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D-68 Respiratory Virus Rarely Seen in U.S. in 40 Years Suspected in Washington, Can Hit Kids with Asthma Hard

It's common to see colds and other illnesses begin spreading rapidly once children return to school. But at the start of this new school year, health officials are warning parents and schools to watch for a rarely … [Continue Reading...]


North Bend Jazz Walk – Popular Music Festival Back for Another Year!

Back for another year! The streets of historic North Bend will be turned into the ultimate jazz music festival, Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 6PM to 12AM, as the annual and very popular North Bend Jazz Walk … [Continue Reading...]

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Semi Tips over Edge of Highway Near Tiger Mountain; Closes Westbound SR 18, Snarls Traffic on I-90

UPDATE  |  September 8, 2014, 6:30PM WSDOT reports that westbound SR 18 over Tiger Mountain re-opened as of 6:30PM. Drivers should expect delays on WB 18 and WB 90 as traffic clears. … [Read More...]

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Rescue Crews Have Busy Weekend in Snoqualmie Valley; Multiple Missions, Two Involving Helicopters

If you saw helicopters overhead and search and rescue vehicles in the Snoqualmie Valley area over the weekend, you weren't alone. It was a very busy weekend for local volunteer search and rescue crews. With the beautiful … [Read More...]


Snoqualmie Valley Students Succeed with Earlier, Increased Rigor; Still Room to Improve so More Kids Have Access

Over the past three years, some Snoqualmie Valley school board meeting attendees spoke out, worried about giving 9th graders access to 10th grade biology and offering more 8th graders algebra and geometry. Regardless, that … [Read More...]

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Police SWAT Team Issues Early Morning Search Warrant, Three Arrested

There was police activity in the downtown Fall City area early Thursday morning, September 4, 2014. One Fall City resident in the vicinity of SE 43rd reported hearing the commotion around 5AM, including police officers using … [Read More...]


Weekend Fun on Tap: Snoqualmie 1st Annual Brewfest; North Bend Festival with Zip Line, Mountain Climb

There are some fun events happening around the Snoqualmie Valley this weekend. In addition to the grand opening of new Jeanne Hansen Community Park and Athletic Complex in Snoqualmie, North Bend is bringing back its fun … [Read More...]


Mount Si Football Coach Kinnune Included in Best High School Coach in Western Washington Poll

Last week, revered and longtime Mount Si High School Football coach, Charlie Kinnune, was listed as one of six coaches in USA Today High School Sports Best [High School] Football Coach in Western Washington poll. It seems … [Read More...]

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Rotary Golf Tournament Produces Big Donation to Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

This past June, two special Snoqualmie Valley Rotary sponsored events reaped big rewards for area charities and continued the Rotary's mission to feed the hungry. Thursday, August 28, 2014, Rotary members met for their … [Read More...]


Eight Years in the Making, Snoqualmie’s Newest Athletic Complex, Jeanne Hansen Park, Opens Saturday

IMPORTANT PARKING UPDATE |  Saturday, September 6, 2014 The parking lot at Jeanne Hansen Park will not be available for the Grand Opening celebration and barbecue  (or ROA picnic beforehand) September 6th. The City of … [Read More...]


Wildlife Sightings: Well, Hello Mr. Bear and Mr. Cougar

Bear Visit on Snoqualmie Ridge Half of my family got an up close look at a 200 - 300 pound (estimated) black bear early Thursday morning, August 28, 2014. At 4AM there was thud.  When the curtains to the back patio door were … [Read More...]

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One Person Dead after Accidental Shooting in North Bend

The Snoqualmie Police Department said today that Monday, August 25, 2014, shortly after 10:30PM, officers responded to a report of an accidental shooting in the 45000 block of North Bend Way - about the half way point between … [Read More...]

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Family Fun: ‘Frozen’ Coming to Outdoor Big Screen at Snoqualmie Community Park

Outdoor Movie in the Park - August 28th Looking for something fun to do on one of the last few evenings before you sent the kids back to school?  Well, the City of Snoqualmie Parks Department is trying to help you out with … [Read More...]

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Op-Ed: District Lacking Transparency for Critical Middle School Math Placements, Can Cost Kids Future Options

UPDATE | AUGUST 27, 2014 On Tuesday, August 26th, according to a school-wide email, the Twin Falls Middle School Administration temporarily disabled the school's online schedule as they "review math placements" Twin Falls … [Read More...]

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