Trees Come Down, Land Clearing Begins for Second Snoquamie Ridge Market-Rate Apartment Complex

It's been a long time since a market-rate rental home complex was developed on Snoqualmie Ridge.  In fact, the one existing rental apartment home development, Echo Ridge, was built almost at the inception of … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: When, oh When, Will a School Bond Make it on the Ballot?

It feels like the school board and district have been talking in circles for the past year and a half - lots of talk, but no decision yet. At least when it comes to the next school bond. We know they plan to … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Forms New Drumline; Fundraising Effort Needs Two More Drums to Complete the Line

Can you help?  Mount Si Music Boosters have been actively fundraising since school let out in early June.  They are trying to help newly hired MSHS band director, Matt Wenman, launch his drumline, something to … [Read more...]

Village Pharmacy Closing, Leaving No Place to Fill Prescriptions in Snoqualmie

Word travels fast in a small town that has only one place to fill a prescription -  and that one independent pharmacy decides to close its doors.  And that's exactly what happened in Snoqualmie today, July 9, … [Read more...]

Police Ask for Help Catching Suspects Linked to Five King County Take-Over Bank Robberies

Last summer the North Bend Chase Bank experienced a take-over style robbery.  Today, local law enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in catching armed robbery suspects the are calling "Big Top … [Read more...]

First Snoqualmie Valley Teacher Honored with Naming of Thompson Avenue, a Short Hop from Today’s Cascade View Elementary

When Snoqualmie Ridge developed over 15 years ago, great thought went into the naming of its streets.  City officials wanted those new streets to have historical meaning.  To accomplish that, the help of Dave … [Read more...]

Thomas the Tank Engine Officially Hits Town; Tickets Still Available for Northwest Railway Museum’s Huge Summer Event

He's here... Thomas the Train traveled hundreds of miles, arriving at the North Bend Train Depot on Friday, July 5, 2013. Northwest Railway Museum workers carefully unloaded Thomas and transported him to the … [Read more...]

The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House Adds New Outdoor Music Venue, 10 Weekends of Live Bands in Historic Snoqualmie

Since Rachelle Armstrong bought The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House a year ago, live music was always part of the plan.  The longtime Finaghty's server watched it work at the local Irish Pub, a place she … [Read more...]

Traffic Alerts: Snoqualmie July 4th Street Closures and Emergency Preston-Fall City Road Closure

There's a few notable road closures happening in the next week.  The Snoqualmie street closures are due to a community 4th of July parade and a few neighborhood 4th of July celebrations.  Emergency vehicles … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Big 4th of July Celebration Adds New Attractions

Time flies.  It's hard to believe that Snoqualmie Ridge has existed for 15 years, but it has.  And for almost as long, the Snoqualmie Ridge 4th of July Celebration has been happening at Snoqualmie Community … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: How to Keep Pets Safe this 4th of July

In her bi-weekly guest column, LeChic Pet Trainer, Melissa Grant, offers tips for keeping your pets safe this 4th of July, and helping them with the loud fireworks that send many hiding under beds, shaking in … [Read more...]

Morning Helicopter Signals Good News in Search for Missing Teens

King County Sheriffs Office (KCSO) Guardian 1 helicopter was in the Snoqualmie Valley skies again this morning, but today's aviation activity signaled good news in the search for two missing teenage … [Read more...]

Halloween Anyone? Night on a Dark Trail Holding Song Writing Contest with Cash Prize!

Night on a Dark Trail is gearing up for its third annual Snoqualmie Valley Halloween community event, incorporating local acting and musical talent (and multitudes of volunteers) for the 2013 interactive … [Read more...]

Caution Urged on Local Waterways During Hot Weather; Snoqualmie River Still Cold

The Snoqualmie Valley is expected to reach the low 90's Tuesday, July 1, 2014. But the local bodies of water often used to cool many residents down are still cold,  some REALLY cold. So local emergency … [Read more...]

After Resident Dismay over New Townhomes, Snoqualmie Now Using Signage Announcing Future Developments

This February, when it was official and public that a new, 100-unit market rate rental townhome complex was going in at the corner of SE Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway on Snoqualmie Ridge, some residents … [Read more...]