Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Collision causes truck to spill lumber, blocks eastbound I-90 near Snoqualmie

The busy holiday travel weekend has started on a somewhat sour note - at least when it comes to traffic. WSDOT said a semi truck collision on eastbound I-90 just west of SR 18 … [Read More...]

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Proposed 800-home, active adult development not done deal in Snoqualmie

Development group, Snoqualmie Heights Partners, has spent the last two years working on multiple pieces needed to bring forth their proposal for a 800-home, 55 and over age restricted community to the Snoqualmie … [Continue Reading...]

Puget Sound Energy buys Snoqualmie office building, 150 employees to relocate

After sitting empty for a few years, it looks like the Nuprecon Building in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park, 35131 SE Center Street, finally has a new owner. The 45,000 sq. ft. office building constructed in … [Continue Reading...]

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Video: I-90/SR 18 improvement project update, Diverging Diamond Interchange savings helps widen SR 18

On Friday, May 19, 2017, the City of Snoqualmie released a YouTube video detailing improvement plans for the congested and dangerous I-90/SR 18 interchange. The design and planning stage of the improvement project should … [Read More...]

Gary Fancher announces candidacy for School Board, challenging longest tenured incumbent

On May 19, 2017, North Bend resident Gary Fancher announced his candidacy for Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director, District #4, stating he would "work with his fellow directors to bring a meaningful and challenging … [Read More...]

Matt Laase enters race for Snoqualmie City Council

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Planning Commission Member Matt Laase  announced his candidacy for Snoqualmie City Council Position 5. He will face Terry Sorenson for the seat being vacated by Heather Munden. Laase is a native … [Read More...]

‘100 Women who Care’ makes BIG donation to Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

[Article by contributing writer, Paige McCall] “Imagine what 100 women could do if they joined forces.” That’s the rally call of this organization of local women who have come together, all with the mutual goal of making a … [Read More...]

Council meeting update: presentation about proposed 800 home retirement community rescheduled

The City of Snoqualmie announced on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that a presentation about the proposed Snoqualmie Heights 55+ retirement development originally scheduled for the May 22nd city council meeting will be rescheduled … [Read More...]

Consistently there to Encourage: Twin Falls Morning Greeters IS the Morning Standard

It's a simple thing... someone at the front door greeting you when you arrive. Bringing that simple thing to the front door of a middle school, with fellow students doing the greeting while grumpy, tired classmates enter, was … [Read More...]

YMCA works to launch Host Homes Program to help homeless teens in Snoqualmie Valley

On any given night in the Snoqualmie Valley, over 60 youths and young adults experience housing instability. Because community resources are limited, the majority of these young people are left without access to food or safe … [Read More...]

Road improvements coming to North Bend Way & Thrasher Ave, construction to impact area for 4 weeks

Via press release, the City of North Bend said on May 10th Fury Construction began work on road improvements at the intersection of SE North Bend Way and Thrasher Ave NE.  The privately funded work will help mitigate traffic … [Read More...]

Mitchell Family Football Camp is back, benefits scholarship fund

The Mitchell Family Football Camp is back. Established to help fun their scholarship fund for student athletes, this camp is intended for boys and girls, entering grades K-8, with any level of experience, who want to learn … [Read More...]

Envisioning the future of the Old Mill Site, proposed plans presented at upcoming Open House

It's been almost five years since the City of Snoqualmie annexed nearly 600 acres around the Old Weyerhaeuser Mill site - in the Mill Planning Area of the city's Urban Growth Area. Now the public can finally see what's being … [Read More...]

Melissa Johnson announces will run for school board, challenge one-term incumbent

It appears one incumbent SVSD school board member will not run unopposed this November as he did four years ago. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Snoqualmie resident, Melissa Johnson, announced her candidacy for Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

Help name NEW Park made possible by partnership, swapped development for conservation, hiking and mountain bike trails

We told you about this partnership last month -  between the City of North Bend, Si View Metropolitan Park District, King County and the Trust for Public Land - that is allowing for nearly 32 acres of Rattlesnake Mountain to … [Read More...]

Letter | As Snoqualmie Valley Hospital looks to partner, merge, citizen forum keeps you informed

Snoqualmie Valley Community: Recently the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital started the process to partner or merge with a larger hospital or healthcare provider. This is something that most, if not all, Critical Access Hospitals … [Read More...]

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