Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Snoqualmie hires first female career firefighter, new position result of recently passed levy

Via press release the City of Snoqualmie said it hired its first female career-firefighter, with funding from a recently passed Public Safety Levy. One new firefighter position and … [Read More...]

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Valley Vagabonds | Connecticut to North Bend: cross-country RV’ing to a new home

[**This is the latest installment of our new community column, Valley Vagabonds, written by Doreen Currie, who relocated to North Bend from Connecticut. Instead of flying, Doreen convinced her family to make a … [Continue Reading...]

Cancer free, but with hurdles: Bev Jorgensen Benefit Dinner, Auction happens this weekend

It's been six months since longtime North Bend resident, volunteer, friend-to-all and dedicated cancer-fighting activist, Bev Jorgensen, discovered she would be facing her own cancer battle. Her battle to kick … [Continue Reading...]

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Saving Baby Aspen: Rare ‘in utero’ heart surgery not successful, Snoqualmie couple not giving up hope

UPDATE |  JANUARY 19th, 3:30PM Unfortunately, the in utero surgery to help baby Aspen's heart was not successful. Doctors could not get her into the correct position for the procedure in the allotted 45 minute timeframe. … [Read More...]

How High can they Go? Snoqualmie Valley homes prices see big jump, slower rise expected in coming year

[**This article courtesy of Nancy Backman, longtime Snoqualmie resident and John L.Scott Real Estate agent/broker**] What an amazing time in the Puget Sound region real estate market. 2016 was one of the best years ever for … [Read More...]

North Bend business owner, former council member makes cover of industry magazine

Longtime North Bend resident and former City Council Member David Cook was recently recognized by a real estate industry magazine that not only looks at real estate careers, but community involvement when deciding who to … [Read More...]

Baby it’s Cold outside – Wintertime tips for pet owners

[In her new column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, offers important winter safety tips for your four-legged family member.] Our Valley is beautiful this time of … [Read More...]

Helping local Food Banks: Popular ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser returns to Snoqualmie Valley, January 20th

Want a healthy eating out option that gives you an opportunity to connect with and help the your community?  Well, some local students have just the event for you… Empty Bowls returns to the Snoqualmie Valley to support two … [Read More...]

Hilton eyes Snoqualmie for New Hotel, could break ground spring 2017

If the City of Snoqualmie Planning Commission recommends some changes to the Snoqualmie Ridge (SR) Business Park Binding site improvement plan and the SR Mixed use plan - and the city council approves them - next summer there … [Read More...]

Welcoming the Change | New Climate, less crime, smaller town greet New Snoqualmie Police Chief

January 2017 marks the month the Snoqualmie Police Department moves back to normal - back to business as usual. A new chief now sits in the back corner office. Interim, and once longtime police chief, Jim Schaffer heads back … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Tribe, Hospital District honor partnership with dedication ceremony

This Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11AM, the community is invited to a special cultural event - a dedication ceremony honoring the longterm partnership between the Snoqualmie Tribe and the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital … [Read More...]

Navigating diversity, unity in small towns, organizers bring ‘Live the Change we Seek’ event to Snoqualmie Valley

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now," said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr so many years ago. This week organizers of a local event event aimed at thoughtfully celebrating the impact of … [Read More...]

Human remains found near Snoqualmie Falls identified as local homeless man

On December 2, 2016, while crews were surveying land for a proposed Riverwalk Project trail, human remains were found in the wooded area north of SR 202 and Snoqualmie Parkway.  A city press release said the investigation … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools running Two Hours Late, January 10th

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced around 4:45AM  that schools would open two hours late, Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Buses will also use snow routes - i.e. 'limited transportation to areas A, B and C.' The … [Read More...]

Was it a Cougar in North Bend? How to identify local wildlife

[Thanks to contributing writer, pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs and North Bend resident, Melissa Grant for this article. Melissa has encountered a lot of local wildlife while walking area pets and living … [Read More...]

Helping Valley’s Homeless Youth, Winter Shelter announces now serving unaccompanied minors

The Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter announced last week that it is now serving unaccompanied minors each night between 8:30PM - 10PM - an effort to help local homeless youth. The overnight winter shelter operates each … [Read More...]

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