National Signing Day, eight Mount Si seniors ready to become college student athletes

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Mount Si High School held its annual 'National Signing Day' event for seniors who have signed letters of intent to play various college sports across the country next year. This … [Read more...]

Morning snow, freezing rain cause icy roads: SVSD buses slide into each other, several collisions on I-90

Snow, ice and sleet greeted drivers Friday morning, February 3, 2017 as they headed out for the day. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Snoqualmie Valley area around 6AM, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Sister City Association welcomes Peruvian Exchange students

The Snoqualmie Sister City Association (SCCA) was busy in 2016 and says it will be even busier in 2017. According to a recent press release, the SCCA seeks to promote what former President Dwight Eisenhower … [Read more...]

High Wind Warning Thursday; chance of snow, freezing rain Friday morning

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended a High Wind Warning for Cascade foothill areas until 12AM, February 3rd, saying  the pressure gradients that cause gap wind events (low pressure off shore and high … [Read more...]

Legislators ‘cautiously optimistic’ to expedite I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement funding

Hope floats for commuters and residents who regularly drive through the often congested - and often dangerous - I-90/SR 18 interchange area near Snoqualmie. The 2015 gas tax funded, $16 billion … [Read more...]

PHOTOS | 60,000 design, engineer hours produce final plans for NEW Mount Si High School

One month into 2017 and construction crews working on the Mount Si High School re-build continue to make on-time progress on ground stabilization for the foundation of the new 2,300 student, 355,000 sq. ft., … [Read more...]

King County Executive Dow Constantine visits the Valley: shows defiance of ‘other Washington,’ tackles homelessness, affordable housing

Local issues were infused with national politics as King County Executive Dow Constantine made a visit to the Snoqualmie Valley last week to speak at the January 25th Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie considers four-year, 42% utility rate increase, new connection charges for future growth

[This article has been updated. The 4-year percentage increase (30%) was incorrect in the original article. The increase is 42%] The City of Snoqualmie said via press release that following a comprehensive … [Read more...]

New bakery, café coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

Behind the paper-covered windows of a historic Snoqualmie Railroad Ave retail space, a new bakery and cafe is taking shape, ready serve Valley residents, possibly as early as next month: café minee. In the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Marijuana in the bathroom; masturbation in the park; beer in the drive-thru; decontamination of bodily fluids

Here's a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THEFT REPORT … [Read more...]

‘Education Funding Informational’ inspired by Snoqualmie mom’s passion to understand school funding

When Snoqualmie resident Corinne Alef became the Advocacy Chair for the Timber Ridge Elementary PTSA, she said he made it her mission to understand Washington State education funding. As she learned more, she … [Read more...]

Two small earthquakes recorded Sunday morning, centered near North Bend

Did something wake you up early this morning? The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PSSN reported a 3.2 magnitude earthquake centered about 11 miles southeast of North Bend at 5:02AM, January 22, 2017. … [Read more...]

New Two Rivers principal announced, familiar face for many students

Mount Si High School announced this week that Assistant Principal Rhonda Schmidt will be joining Two Rivers School as its new principal for the 2017-18 school year.  Current Two Rivers Principal Amy … [Read more...]

Valley Vagabonds | Connecticut to North Bend: cross-country RV’ing to a new home

[**This is the latest installment of our new community column, Valley Vagabonds, written by Doreen Currie, who relocated to North Bend from Connecticut. Instead of flying, Doreen convinced her family to make a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie hires first female career firefighter, new position result of recently passed levy

Via press release the City of Snoqualmie said it hired its first female career-firefighter, with funding from a recently passed Public Safety Levy. One new firefighter position and two additional police … [Read more...]