Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Bye-bye familiar six-period school day, board approves new high school schedule

If you have a Mount Si High School student - or soon-to-be MSHS student - their school day will be a little different starting in the 2018-19 school year. At the June 22nd … [Read More...]

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Police Blotter | Late night weed-wacking; chronic shoplifting; car ‘drunk-ditched’ in roundabout; smoking pot in the park

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the first half of … [Continue Reading...]

In their own words: Why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie, Volume 3

This is the third in a [hopeful] five-part series written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. This piece is from Matt Larson. Five candidates have filed for the … [Continue Reading...]

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In their own words: Why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie, Volume 2

This is the second in a [hopeful] five-part series written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. This piece is from Fuzzy Fletcher. Five candidates have filed for the November … [Read More...]

WSP starts left lane violator emphasis, says ‘Save Camping for the wilderness, NOT the left lane’

I won't lie... since moving to the Snoqualmie Valley, it's been one of my biggest freeway driving frustrations between Issaquah and North Bend  - slow drivers in the left lane. I know the scenery is beautiful, but come on. … [Read More...]

Plan ahead Parents: two SVSD elementary schools get new start, end times next fall

Monday, June 19th was the last day of school for Snoqualmie Valley students - a cause of celebration for thousands of young students and often a time of scrambling, planning and scheduling for working parents. This year … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Tribe officially opens NEW Crescent Market, gas station

Snoqualmie Valley residents now have a new option when it comes to filling up their gas tanks and making other purchases. After approximately a year of construction, on Monday, June 19th, the Snoqualmie Tribe's new … [Read More...]

Crews hike all night to rescue critically injured hiker near Snoqualmie Pass

King County Search and Rescue crews responded to a call for an injured hiker near Mason Lake on Saturday afternoon, June 17, 2017. Mason Lake is located off I-90 exit 45 near Snoqualmie Pass. According to the King County … [Read More...]

Putting Money where your Mouth is: community has opportunity stop [some] development in North Bend

When it comes to housing developments in growing North Bend, many in the community have definite opinions: they want to see the growth managed carefully, with some saying the city should buy up land to slow fast-paced growth … [Read More...]

Serious two-car collision sends one to Harborview, closes North Bend Way near Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie reported around 8:30AM, June 15, 2017 that a serious car accident had forced the closure of SE North Bend Way at the Meadowbrook Way/ 384th intersection near the old Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. At … [Read More...]

WSDOT tests new signal timing at SR 18/ I-90 interchange, proves unsuccessful

Did the commute home seem longer recently? Some Snoqualmie Ridge residents may have noticed longer backups at the SR-18/I-90 over the past week. If you thought you were waiting longer than usual - and sitting on I-90 when you … [Read More...]

In their own Words: why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie

This is the first in a [hopeful] five-part series, written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. Brad Toft authors this first guest article. Five candidates have filed for the … [Read More...]

Want to ditch the Commute? Upcoming Job Fair aims to connect Snoqualmie Valley residents and employers

With the unemployment rate in King County near all-time lows - around 2.8% in April - and strong job market, local companies are actively looking to hire qualified employees. To help match workforce to employers, North … [Read More...]

Clear out the tech Clutter at local Electronics Recycling event this weekend

Find some old electronics while spring cleaning? Clear some space on your shelf by dropping off your old tech items at the Sallal Grange Community Center this weekend. The Sallal Grange is hosting an Electronics Recycling … [Read More...]

Foodie School: landmark building becomes first-of-its-kind Snoqualmie Valley business, Heirloom Cookshop

There's a lot happening inside one of the most iconic buildings in downtown Snoqualmie as a local business owner prepares to give the historic, turn-of-the-century former 'State Bank of Snoqualmie' new life.... and a new … [Read More...]

Longtime Snoqualmie Valley dentist retires after 30 years, open house planned in his honor

Have you seen the sign out front? There's a little bit of change coming to a familiar Snoqualmie Valley business. Longtime North Bend dentist, Jim Browning, recently retired after more than three decades of keeping Valley … [Read More...]

Class of 2017: looking back at the History that Shaped the Journey

I've been here before. This is my third child to graduate from Mount Si High School, but this one is my only son. We moved here when he was wearing Buzz Lightyear pajamas and still in diapers. We were looking for HOME, for … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Potty Dumpers; Trombone lost on freeway; how about a hot dog and coffee; pasta press theft

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ POTTY DUMPERS | SE … [Read More...]

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