Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

City prevents new housing development, instead brings NEW hiking, mountain bike park to North Bend, thanks to ‘well-planned’ partnership

City of North Bend Community and Economic Development Director Gina Estep is very excited about a brand new park coming to the city - a park that made possible because of a … [Read More...]

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District takes important step to bring foreign language to middle schools, move hinges on key element

Over the past couple of years, Snoqualmie Valley School District 'Thoughtstream' online parent survey results have shown a strong desire to bring world languages to SVSD middle schools.  In fact, it is a move that … [Continue Reading...]

Snoqualmie’s Sister City in Peru Hit by Disaster; Donations Requested

The Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association is currently gathering disaster relief donations for Snoqualmie’s sister city of Chaclacayo, Peru, which experienced devastating flooding and mudslides over the past week. … [Continue Reading...]

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Local student, boy scout conducts Eagle Project to help homeless youth through YouthCare

Snoqualmie resident and Mount Si High School senior,Nick Heinke, has been a Boy Scout for 13 years and is currently a member of Snoqualmie Troop 115. As he works his way toward Eagle rank, he must choose and conduct an Eagle … [Read More...]

Police arrest front porch package thief with help of alert resident

The Snoqualmie Police Department said via press release that on March 16, 2017 at 11AM, the were called to the 7500 block of Huckleberry Way SE - in the Ironwood neighborhood - for a suspicious white male that had taken a … [Read More...]

New Snoqualmie retail development signs two more tenants; Ridge IGA staying put

A few months ago we told readers that it appeared quite likely a drive-thru Starbucks was coming to Snoqualmie - in the new Snoqualmie Parkway Plaza retail development currently under construction in the Business Park. The … [Read More...]

Bev Jorgensen named North Bend Citizen of the Year, dedicated community volunteer honored

At the March 7th North Bend City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Hearing and council members honored longtime resident and dedicated volunteer, Bev Jorgensen, as its 2016 Citizen of the Year. “The Citizen of the Year award is … [Read More...]

Startup Success: North Bend small business celebrates second anniversary, growth fueled by community support

Two years has flown by for North Bend business BasePoint Fitness - two years that have been filled with growth and community support. BasePoint opened in January 2015 in an inconspicuous building on W. North Bend Way … [Read More...]

Vehicle hits North Bend Post Office, location remained open Tuesday afternoon

[Article written in conjunction with Melissa Grant] On Tuesday afternoon, March 14, 2017, City of Snoqualmie Public Information Officer Joan Pliego said a vehicle had struck the North Bend Post Office, located at 451 E. … [Read More...]

Proposed hotel development clears hurdle; mayor has challenger; another council member will seek re-election

There were a few notable happenings at the March 13th Snoqualmie City Council Meeting, which are recapped below. Hotel Closer to Reality The city council unanimously approved two components needed for a developer to … [Read More...]

Want to see a Dick’s Drive In on the Eastside? Then Vote by March 24th

California has In & Out. New York has Shake Shack. Seattle has Dick's Drive In. And if you want to see a Dick's Drive In closer to the Snoqualmie Valley, here's your chance to have a say. Just like when Dick's opened … [Read More...]

Tollgate Farmhouse: from dilapidated to the color of the sun; community invited to Grand Opening Celebration

What a difference a year makes. That's just about how long it has been since Si View Metro Parks received a $150,000 grant through King County Saving Landmarks program and began exterior preservation work on the historic … [Read More...]

Bids to build new Mount Si High School come in high, board approves nearly $6 million of additional funding

After roughly two years of committee, design, planning and site work, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board unanimously passed a motion at its March 9th meeting, instructing the superintendent to sign a contract that will … [Read More...]

Bob Jeans announces will seek 4th city council term

Snoqualmie City council member and current Mayor Pro-tem, Bob Jeans, announced his intention this week to seek his fourth council term. He has served as Mayor Pro-tem his past two years. Jeans said there are exciting … [Read More...]

2017 Educators of the Year announced by Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017 the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation announced its 2017 Educators of the Year recipients. They were surprised at their schools with flowers and balloons. Each educator was nominated by a … [Read More...]

‘Yup We’re Here’ | Beloved North Bend landscape business changes ownership, renamed

[Article co-authored with Melissa Grant] Little did Fred and Tammy Seeman know a trip to the Northwest in 2001 to visit Fred’s Stepmom would lead to 16 years in the little Snoqualmie Valley town of North Bend,  but it did. … [Read More...]

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