Business Comings: New Restaurant for Ridge, Winery for North Bend, a Growler Station & More

It's been a busy summer so far for new businesses in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Mabel's on the Ridge may have closed their doors, but a new restaurant is opening soon in its spot. Piccola Cellars is finally going … [Read more...]

Dog Parks and Off-Leash Areas in the Snoqualmie, North Bend

[Guest article by North Bend resident and professional pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant.] Whew, what a difficult article this has been to write. I started off intending to write about Three Forks … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley ‘Tour de Peaks’ Bike Ride on New Day, to Finish at North Bend Block Party, July 19th

The 26th Annual Snoqualmie Valley Tour De Peaks Bike Ride supports a new cause and happens on a new date this year - Saturday, July 19th. The benefactor of the 2014 race is the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital … [Read more...]

Police Respond to North Bend Outlet Mall for Report of Child Left Alone in Vehicle; Reminder of How Quickly Cars Heat Up

On Saturday, July 5, 2014, around 12:15PM, Snoqualmie Police responded to the North Bend Outlet Mall for caller reporting that a child had been left unattended inside a vehicle with the windows rolled up. The … [Read more...]

PICTURE PERFECT: Weekend Produces Spectacular Beauty for Valley Photography

It was a photography lover's dream come true - a weekend filled with a gigantic 'super' moon; bright clear skies and then clouds rolling out and clear skies to the west that produced a Sunday night sunset that … [Read more...]

Massive Backups on Westbound I-90 Next Week; Hour-Long Commute Predicted from Issaquah to Seattle

If you thought this week's traffic backups between Issaquah and North Bend were bad due to road work on I-90, get ready for a new major roadway repair project that could trigger a migraine if you're stuck in … [Read more...]

Heat Advsiory Issued for Snoqualmie Valley

As the temperatures inch toward 90 degrees in the Snoqualmie Valley this Friday, the National Weather Service issued an Heat Advisory for Saturday, July 12, 2014 through Monday, July 14, 2013 for King … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Crime Rate Down Seven Percent

In the newest Crime in Washington 2013 Annual Report, Snoqualmie’s total crime rate dropped 7% [per 1,000 population] to 25.4% compared to 2012. The statistics were determined by offenses compiled by the … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Makes National ‘Best High Schools’ List

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Superintendent, Joel Aune, announced at the July 9, 2014, school board meeting that Mount Si High School had made it onto U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools in the … [Read more...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue Responds to Eight Fireworks Related Incidents

Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) said today, July 10, 2014, that it responded to eight (8) incidents related to fireworks during the week of June 29th through July 5th, with five of those incidents … [Read more...]

Hiker Transported from Rattlesnake Ledge by Helicopter

The King County Sheriff's Office said this afternoon that a search and rescue mission was conducted in the Rattlesnake Ridge area near North Bend for a hiker with a medical condition. Sergeant DB Gates said … [Read more...]

Community Invited to Relay for Life Activities This Weekend, Fun-filled Event to ‘Finish the Fight’ Against Cancer

The annual Relay for Life cancer fundraiser event happens this weekend, July 12 and 13 at Torguson Park in North Bend, 750 E. North Bend Way.  Organizers and teams have been fundraising for over 6 months in … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Some Crowds in Snoqualmie, Thomas the Train Arrived for Back-to-Back Weekends

It seems summertime traffic has set in on the Snoqualmie Valley.  From freeway concrete repairs to downtown revitalization construction, traffic slowdowns seem to be abundant - and the next two weekends will … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners: Create Drama with Grasses; Local U-Pick Berry Farms

When I first saw the yard of the house we were lucky enough to buy nearly five years ago, I was aghast at not only the neglect, but also the choice of plants. Oh sure, the lion’s head maple (Acer palmatum … [Read more...]

DNA Profiles Developed from Unidentified Baby Found Near North Bend in February

According to the King County Sheriff's Office, a scientist with the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab was able to develop DNA profiles from evidence (towel, burp cloth) left at the scene where a deceased … [Read more...]