Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Snoqualmie name one of Safest Cities in Washington again; North Bend not far behind

Snoqualmie made another list ranking the safest cities in Washington state. These annual rankings from various online websites [most often] use FBI crime statistics, which are … [Read More...]

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North Bend Citizen of the Year: Standing Room only as longtime community contributor honored

It was standing room only as friends and family turned out in support of North Bend's 2017 Citizen of the Year. Mayor Ken Hearing and City Councilmembers honored Fritz Ribary as the recipient of the city's … [Continue Reading...]

Big Goal for Optimal Impact | Snoqualmie Y quietly launches annual drive for scholarships, community building programs

This time each year the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA launches its annual fund drive; this year called Opportunities for All.  But do you know what it is and what it does locally? The annual fund happens pretty quietly … [Continue Reading...]

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Road Closure: Stilson Ave/432nd gets Pavement Repairs next week

The City of North Bend is warning residents of another road closure planned for Stilson Avenue (432nd Avenue SE) related to work for a new housing development. The city explained previous sewer main extension work resulted … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Safeway to temporarily close main driveway for repairs next week

Safeway is warning customers of its Snoqualmie Ridge store that beginning on Monday, February 19th through Wednesday, February 21st, the main driveway into Safeway from Douglas Street will temporarily close for repairs. The … [Read More...]

Council approves contract for controversial HAWK signal at Fisher Ave & Snoqualmie Parkway

It was contentious city council meeting Monday night as numerous residents filled Snoqualmie City Council Chambers as the council prepared to vote on a resolution to award a contract to install a HAWK Signal/Crosswalk at the … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | No disco funk heard; too much exposure at the pub; ripped from the walls; car theft

NOISE COMPLAINT | GRAVENSTEIN CT, Snoqualmie           On February 3rd at 10:15PM a caller reported that 20-30 adults who possibly had been drinking were being loud. An officer responded and reported "no disco funk or … [Read More...]

Updated election results show Snoqualmie Valley Schools levies now passing

UPDATE | February 14th, 4:15PM With King County's first election result update, the two Snoqualmie Valley School District levies that were narrowly being defeated on election night had reversed course and are now … [Read More...]

Letter | Celebrating 5 years: generous community support made Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank a sustainable reality

Dear Snoqualmie Valley Community, The Board of Directors of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank would like to take this opportunity to thank the Snoqualmie Valley community for their support and all they have done to make the … [Read More...]

Mount Si Cheer nails it at National Championships: wins bronze medal and places 2nd in World Competition

Over the weekend, Mount Si High School Cheer had its best result ever at the Universal Cheerleading Association's (UCA) National High School Cheerleading Championships on Orlando, Florida. Because it placed 8th last year, … [Read More...]

Conditional Use Permit approved for new special needs group home in Snoqualmie

Last week a Hearing Examiner approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) allowing Life Enrichment Options (LEO) Homes to build a new special needs group home on 384th Ave SE near SE 86th PL in downtown Snoqualmie. Life … [Read More...]

Popular Day of with Thomas tickets on sale now, Snoqualmie Valley resident discount offered

It's that time of year again. It may still be winter, but if you want to secure a good train ride for the annual Day out with Thomas event when Thomas the Tank Engine makes his Snoqualmie Valley stop this summer - now is the … [Read More...]

Kayaker dies in Snoqualmie River near Ernie’s Grove

Around 1:30PM, February 10, 2018, Eastside Firefighters Swift Water Rescue Team and the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Marine Unit was called to the Snoqualmie River in the Ernie's Grove area near North Fork Road after … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA closing: liquidating, evaluating ‘opportunity to bring a different kind of business’

Rumors have been circulating via social media all week: the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA was closing...no, just the meat department is closing... no, they're just closing to remodel. On February 9, 2018 the Ridge IGA Supermarket … [Read More...]

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