New Bakery ready for business in Snoqualmie, opening date announced

Owner Sang Kim was hoping to have her new Snoqualmie bakery, cafe minee, open in February, but some contractor delays kept those storefront windows covered in paper for a few extra weeks. There was some good … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie retail development signs two more tenants; Ridge IGA staying put

A few months ago we told readers that it appeared quite likely a drive-thru Starbucks was coming to Snoqualmie - in the new Snoqualmie Parkway Plaza retail development currently under construction in the … [Read more...]

Startup Success: North Bend small business celebrates second anniversary, growth fueled by community support

Two years has flown by for North Bend business BasePoint Fitness - two years that have been filled with growth and community support. BasePoint opened in January 2015 in an inconspicuous building on W. North … [Read more...]

‘Yup We’re Here’ | Beloved North Bend landscape business changes ownership, renamed

[Article co-authored with Melissa Grant] Little did Fred and Tammy Seeman know a trip to the Northwest in 2001 to visit Fred’s Stepmom would lead to 16 years in the little Snoqualmie Valley town of North Bend, … [Read more...]

As developer eyes Snoqualmie for new hotel, city council to hear public testimony March 13th

[This article has been updated to reflect the motions of the Snoqualmie Planning commission, as reflected in their February 9th meeting minutes.]  The City of Snoqualmie will hold another public hearing … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie restaurant launches new ‘EDU Giveback Night’ to help PTSA’s

Glass & Bottle Bistro will host an “EDU Giveback Night” every third Wednesday of the month, which launched on February 15, 2017. For every entrée, share plate, or melt plate patrons order from the … [Read more...]

‘Color me Mine,’ new pottery painting studio opens in Snoqualmie this weekend

Back in November we told you about a new business coming to Snoqualmie... Color me Mine, a pottery painting studio. In recent weeks, lots has been happening inside the studio's new home on Center Blvd in the … [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...]

North Bend business owner, former council member makes cover of industry magazine

Longtime North Bend resident and former City Council Member David Cook was recently recognized by a real estate industry magazine that not only looks at real estate careers, but community involvement when … [Read more...]

Business Comings: UPS Store offers new shipping, mailing option for North Bend residents

North Bend residents tired of depending on the city's one U.S. post office for mailing, package shipping and PO Box needs will soon have an alternative - a UPS Store close to home. The UPS Store will soon be … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley offers great ‘Shop Local’ options – Birches, Corners, Selah and more!

Are you still running around shopping for the holidays? Have your computer open for online shopping and ready to pay for 2-day or overnight shipping? There are plenty of local options to help you check names … [Read more...]

Business Comings: ‘Color me Mine’ comes to the Snoqualmie Valley

It looks like a national pottery painting studio chain is coming to the Snoqualmie Valley sometime soon, as a "Coming Soon" sign went up in the window of the former hot yoga studio on Center Blvd on Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Awkward lady’s Adventures in Pilates | Help! What’s a Reformer?

So I tried something different last week. I am a 40-something, aging woman. When it comes to exercise, well, I have a love-hate relationship with it - and I don't vary my routine very often.  I don't enjoy … [Read more...]

Feeding the locals: New Italian restaurant opens, New Vietnamese restaurant on the way

It was the buzz around town all October - a new Italian restaurant was coming to North Bend. And not just any Italian joint. This one had the locals buzzing because the owner and chef, Gianfranco Bafaro, was a … [Read more...]

Ready for a Starbucks Drive-thru in Snoqualmie? ‘Highest of probabilities’

As a new retail development project keeps plugging forward on Snoqualmie Ridge - parking lot pavement is in, retaining walls are going up, a new driveway entrance was constructed off Snoqualmie Parkway - it's … [Read more...]