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‘Sun-Shiny’ Good News: Snoqualmie earns Municipal Excellence Award

Well, it looks like its solarization efforts last year - and all those new solar panels installed atop local homes - earned the City of Snoqualmie some recognition. The City of … [Read More...]

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BIG Step Forward in Effort to make Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area

On June 15, 2016, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust announced that the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing on a bill to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage … [Read More...]

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County Proposing New System, Fees to Monitor Homes with Septic Systems; Fall City Meeting is Chance to Learn More

If your home has a septic system, there are some important informational meetings coming up over the next week to address a new proposal from the King County Board of Health that would require registration, an annual fee and … [Read More...]

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‘Behind the Eight Ball,’ City Proposes nearly 50% Increase to Maintain, Upgrade Aging Sewer Plant

Combine an aging waste water treatment plant with city growth - and it's a costly combination; one that's left the City of North Bend knowing they'd have to raise sewer rates and the General Facilities Charge (GFC) for new … [Read More...]

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Oped | Thanks North Bend, You’ve been a Great Host, a Second Hometown

Friday, June 17th, marks the end of my twice daily round trips from one end of the upper Snoqualmie Valley to the other - all in the name of school and family. In 2010, when both Snoqualmie elementary schools ran out of … [Read More...]

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Snoqualmie Announces Police Chief Retirement, Familiar Face returns as Interim Chief

Via press release on June 14, 2016, the City of Snoqualmie announced Police Chief Steve McCulley was retiring. McCulley, who took over the reins in 2012 when SPD Chief Jim Schaeffer retired, will be handing the [interim] … [Read More...]

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You’ve Been Bubbled | Large Water Feature Apparent Victim of Soap Prank

It appears the large water feature at the entrance to the Eagle Pointe neighborhood on Snoqualmie Ridge (corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Jacobia Street) got "punked" last night. The large waterfall water feature was almost … [Read More...]

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Father’s Day Fun in Snoqualmie this Weekend: Dad’s Day BBQ

The forecast for this Father's Day Weekend, June 18th-19th, promises weather that's sunny and warm—perfect for a family outing in the Cascade foothills and a chance to enjoy a special event: DAD's DAY BBQ IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN … [Read More...]

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Police get Tip on Fugitive’s Location, but Gone from North Bend Mobile Home

UPDATE |  JUNE 14, 2016, 7PM The Snoqualmie Police Department said it did not locate Shaun Tubbs once the the warrant for a North Bend mobile home was issued on June 14, 2016. According to the Snoqualmie Police … [Read More...]

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Car Prowls, Suspected Home Prowler reported in Snoqualmie; Police say Crime isn’t really on the Rise

With reports of multiple car prowls in the Ironwood neighborhood of Snoqualmie on the night of Tuesday, June 7th, followed by the report of a suspected home prowler awakening a sleeping resident in the Edgeview neighborhood … [Read More...]

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Police Search for Man considered Armed and Dangerous, Believed to be in North Bend, Snoqualmie area

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is searching for a 28-year old man they say should be considered armed and dangerous and may possibly be hiding in the North Bend/Snoqualmie area. They are asking for the public's help … [Read More...]

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City says Downtown Plaza Project ‘Shovel Ready,’ but New Roundabout hits funding Snag

There are some big changes coming to downtown North Bend - and now it appears one of the major projects that will bring those changes will happen faster than the other. The City of North Bend had two major transportation … [Read More...]

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Encompass gets $100,000 Grant to Create groundbreaking Mobile Therapy Unit

Encompass shared some exciting news on June 9, 2016 - news that will allow the longtime Snoqualmie Valley non-profit to expand its reach and help more local kids and families. The Washington Women’s Foundation recently … [Read More...]

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Congratulations Class of 2016, a Look Back at the World that Shaped your Journey

Parents of 2016 graduates... are you there yet?  Are you finding yourself looking at old pictures of your child entering kindergarten, middle school, heading off to senior prom - and wondering, as we all do, how the heck did … [Read More...]

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Police Blotter | Trouble at the EZ Mart; Morning DUI from Rattlesnake Ridge; All toys Returned; Watch your purse

Here are a few of the calls Snoqualmie Police Officers, whose motto is 'No Call too Small,'  responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past week... POSSIBLE DUI | HEALY AVE  & PARK ST, North Bend At 7:40AM a … [Read More...]

Replaced power pole at corner of SE 136th and 421st in North Bend.

Car Cracks Power Pole in Half, Cuts Power to Quiet Neighborhood, Citations issued

Residents say a serious car accident in the Brookside Acres neighborhood of North Bend knocked out power and isolated residents most of Saturday, June 4, 2016. Around noon residents say a car was leaving the neighborhood … [Read More...]

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