County Recommending NO Urban Growth Area Expansion in North Bend, Snoqualmie; No Fall City Business District Expansion

Each time King County updates its Comprehensive Plan, a door is opened to possible development in rural [zoned] areas of the county, including the Snoqualmie Valley. Around the Valley the topic, or the "D … [Read more...]

Will the Tension Ever End? Snoqualmie Tribe, City at Odds; City Responds to More Criticism over Development Near Falls

It beginning to feel like a never-ending saga. The Snoqualmie Tribe opposes the Tokul roundabout construction near Snoqualmie Falls and subsequent future developments in near the area. Their criticism … [Read more...]

Despite Big Neighborhoods, Busy Park, Bus Stops, it’s a NO for New Traffic Signal on Snoqualmie Parkway

At the November 23, 2015 Snoqualmie City Council meeting some bad news was delivered to residents of the Ironwood and Woody Creek neighborhoods wishing to see a new traffic signal at the intersection of … [Read more...]

City Council Approves Small Property Tax Increase

Via press release, the City of Snoqualmie said it will be raising regular property taxes by 1% effective January 1, 2016, which equates to 2.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value - or about $12 per year … [Read more...]

Car Prowlers Target Unlocked Vehicles in North Bend, Snoqualmie; over 40 in Past Month

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the Snoqualmie Police Department, which serves the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend, reported over the past month it has received multiple calls reporting vehicle … [Read more...]

Residential Fires Double on Thanksgiving, Safety Tips for Turkey Day

Did you know the average number of house fires on Thanksgiving Day is more than double the average number of house fires on all other days of the year?  Yes, says the City of Snoqualmie. According to the … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights Contest Back for Third Year, Time to Light up the Neighborhood

It's time to channel your inner Clark Griswold Snoqualmie residents.  Find those holiday lights, extension cords, splitters. Come up with the theme and then protect your fuse box because it's time to light up … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Assault at the gas Station, Please move Mr. Deer, Public Marijuana Smoking on Ridge

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past couple of … [Read more...]

Don’t Become a Victim | Snoqualmie Burglary Reminder of Important Prevention Tips

Last week a Snoqualmie Ridge  home in the Cascade neighborhood was burglarized during the afternoon, while the homeowner was gone for just a short time, through an unlocked door.  The high value loss incident … [Read more...]

Two NEW Restaurants OPEN in Snoqualmie

UPDATE | December 1, 2015 Both Copperstone Family Spaghetti Restaurant and Caadxi, Taste of Oaxaca (described as 'authentic' Mexican food) have opened their doors to patrons in downtown Snoqualmie. The … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Filming Wraps in the Snoqualmie Valley, Special THANK YOU from the Cast and Crew

It was a fun, kind of geeky, exciting two-month ride as Twin Peaks returned to the Snoqualmie Valley for filming after a 25-year hiatus. But as the cliché saying goes.... all good things must come to an … [Read more...]

First Nutrition Practice Opens in Valley, Bringing Work Home for Local Mom of Five

With no dietician in the Snoqualmie Valley, Erin Yaseen took a leap of faith and opened her own practice in historic Snoqualmie - Simplicity Nutrition. Erin, who is a Registered Dietician, Functional … [Read more...]

County Declares Homelessness Emergency, Overnight Winter Shelter Prepares to Open for 4th Season, Serving 2nd & 3rd Generation Valley Homeless

"Homelessness is an emergency."  ~  King County Councilmember, Joe McDermott. Earlier this month King County Executive Dow Constantine declared an emergency and outlined new investments to respond to the … [Read more...]

Walls Going up on New Elementary School, Time for Community to Name that School

Now that boundaries have been established for Snoqualmie Valley's newest elementary school, located at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, it's time for the district to move onto naming the … [Read more...]

Council Authorizes Purchase of Synthetic Ice Rink, Makes ‘Winter Magic’ Outdoor Ice Skating Permanent Part of Snoqualmie Valley Holiday Season

Outdoor skating in the Snoqualmie Valley appears to be making an encore performance this 2015 Holiday Season at the City of Snoqualmie's Winter Magic Ice Skating rink. The event will also be returning for many … [Read more...]