Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Local Coalition Launches ‘Career Exploration Fridays,’ connecting students to local employers, jobs

Via press release, a coalition consisting the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, Snoqualmie Valley Community Network and the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced … [Read More...]

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Letter | Re-elect Kathi Prewitt, brings critical experience, thoughtful deliberation to city council

Dear Editor, I am writing to encourage the citizens of Snoqualmie to join me in re-electing Kathi Prewitt to the Snoqualmie City Council. Kathi is a long-standing, respected member of the community who approaches … [Continue Reading...]

Video | Right place, right time as elk navigate fast-moving Snoqualmie River

Snoqualmie Valley residents are accustomed to seeing local elk herds around the Valley. In 2015 it was estimated the upper Snoqualmie Valley was home to about 450 elk, which are part of the North Rainer elk … [Continue Reading...]

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Business Comings & Goings: Coffee hub closing; Frankie’s, MOD, Iron Duck, Safeway fuel opening dates; plus more

It sure seems there is a lot happening on the business front in the Snoqualmie Valley. And luckily, most of it is good in this latest edition of 'Comings & Goings.' SnoValley Coffee Closing  Let's get the bad news … [Read More...]

Q&A with School Board Candidates: local taxes, communications, and policy making

This November 7th, two Snoqualmie Valley School Board positions are on the ballot, including Position 1 currently held by Tavish MacLean. Melissa Johnson is challenging him for the seat. Although candidates must reside in … [Read More...]

Attention Foodies: Snoqualmie Valley Restaurants celebrate homegrown food during Bounty Week

All week long if you visit Snoqualmie Valley restaurants, you could find yourself being served up food grown about as locally as it can get. During the second annual Bounty Week, October 13th-19th, local chefs will make … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Hosts Candidate Forum, October 17th

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe will host a forum to discuss how Snoqualmie city council and mayoral candidates will approach local issues if elected to their respective positions in November. The forum happens October 17, … [Read More...]

‘Stand Up for Students, Sit Down for Breakfast’: help Friends of Youth get mental health counselor in every Snoqualmie Valley school

Do you know what Friends of Youth does and how it helps Snoqualmie Valley students? There's a lot of good quietly happening thanks to the support of Friends of Youth. Here's how they help.... Friends of Youth's vision is … [Read More...]

Letter | Fancher will Listen to voice of the community, ask tough questions as school board member

Dear Editor, I wanted to share the experiences I‘ve with Gary Fancher who is running for school board. I’ve known him for several years in our shared experiences at the North Bend City Council. I first met Gary in his … [Read More...]

Road to recovery underway for North Bend woman shot in Las Vegas; devoted husband by her side

After the violence he witnessed, the fear he experienced in Las Vegas on October 1st, it was the soft, calm voice of North Bend resident Nick Johnston that left tears in my eyes. Calm concern for the wife he loves was all … [Read More...]

Mayhew tapped to fill vacant Snoqualmie City Council seat

The Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously to appoint James Mayhew for Council Position 4 at the City Council meeting on Monday. October 9th.  The council had interviewed the four remaining candidates Monday evening and … [Read More...]

New Disc Golf Mini Course comes to local park, thanks to volunteer effort of local Boy Scout

Did you notice the new addition to EJ Roberts Park in North Bend... a disc golf mini course... and wondered how it came to be? Sometimes volunteer work goes unnoticed so we thought we'd shed a little light. In late … [Read More...]

Letter | District putting parents on Need-to- know basis, Time for Change – Vote Melissa Johnson for School Board

Dear Editor, On Tuesday, October 3rd, a rumor that had been circulating for weeks among Twin Falls Middle School students came to the attention of a handful of parents. This rumor was that a student had voiced plans to … [Read More...]

Tips to help local Wildlife stay Wild as sightings increase: coyote gets close, bobcats on porches, bears stroll sidewalks,

[Article by contributing writer and North Bend resident Melissa Grant, who also volunteers for Bear Smart, WA and is a pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] I really thought we were done with the local … [Read More...]

A ‘Snoqualmie Guru’ honored: Council Chambers dedicated, Siren rings again as Memorials to Charles Peterson

Did you hear it? Notice the siren that sits above the Mignoe Building in downtown Snoqualmie was working again? If you've been downtown mid-day over the years, the siren was something you were accustomed to hearing. Well, … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie to build first all-inclusive playground, seeks community input at upcoming meeting

The City of Snoqualmie is launching an all-inclusive playground project - meaning the playground is accessible to kids with disabilities - and wants community input as they dive into the design phase of the project. Goals … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Bears, Wind, Stolen liquor and a Scary Movie Set

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie this past week: ANIMAL PROBLEM | FERN AVE SE, Snoqualmie On September 22nd around 6:15PM, a caller reported a large … [Read More...]

Letter | Firefighters say Thank You to Community

Dear Editor, The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Snoqualmie Valley Residents, contributors and volunteers for their continued support and patronage through the … [Read More...]

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