City prevents new housing development, instead brings NEW hiking, mountain bike park to North Bend, thanks to ‘well-planned’ partnership

City of North Bend Community and Economic Development Director Gina Estep is very excited about a brand new park coming to the city - a park that made possible because of a "well-planned partnership" with a … [Read more...]

District takes important step to bring foreign language to middle schools, move hinges on key element

Over the past couple of years, Snoqualmie Valley School District 'Thoughtstream' online parent survey results have shown a strong desire to bring world languages to SVSD middle schools.  In fact, it is a move … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie’s Sister City in Peru Hit by Disaster; Donations Requested

The Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association is currently gathering disaster relief donations for Snoqualmie’s sister city of Chaclacayo, Peru, which experienced devastating flooding and mudslides over the past … [Read more...]

Four-year, 42% utility rate increase goes into effect; funds improvements, operations

If you notice an increase on your next water/sewer bill, you probably didn't use more water. It's [most likely] due to a rate increase the City of Snoqualmie says will fund infrastructure, equipment, facilities … [Read more...]

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...]

What’s a ‘March of the Vegetables?’ Savor Snoqualmie Valley was hoping you’d ask

What, you say, is a March of the Vegetables?  It's a question Savor Snoqualmie Valley hoped community members might ask. A little bit of background info: Savor Snoqualmie Valley is a new, cooperative effort … [Read more...]

Letter | Snoqualmie Valley Soccer Needs You! Ready for new season, volunteer positions open

Dear Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Community, Do you love kids?  Do you love soccer?  We have both and we need YOU … grab your best friend!  The more the merrier.  Come join us.  It is not required to have … [Read more...]

Local student, boy scout conducts Eagle Project to help homeless youth through YouthCare

Snoqualmie resident and Mount Si High School senior,Nick Heinke, has been a Boy Scout for 13 years and is currently a member of Snoqualmie Troop 115. As he works his way toward Eagle rank, he must choose and … [Read more...]

Police arrest front porch package thief with help of alert resident

The Snoqualmie Police Department said via press release that on March 16, 2017 at 11AM, the were called to the 7500 block of Huckleberry Way SE - in the Ironwood neighborhood - for a suspicious white male that … [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...]

Bev Jorgensen named North Bend Citizen of the Year, dedicated community volunteer honored

At the March 7th North Bend City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Hearing and council members honored longtime resident and dedicated volunteer, Bev Jorgensen, as its 2016 Citizen of the Year. “The Citizen of 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...]

Proposed hotel development clears hurdle; mayor has challenger; another council member will seek re-election

There were a few notable happenings at the March 13th Snoqualmie City Council Meeting, which are recapped below. Hotel Closer to Reality The city council unanimously approved two components needed for a … [Read more...]

Want to see a Dick’s Drive In on the Eastside? Then Vote by March 24th

California has In & Out. New York has Shake Shack. Seattle has Dick's Drive In. And if you want to see a Dick's Drive In closer to the Snoqualmie Valley, here's your chance to have a say. Just like when … [Read more...]

Tollgate Farmhouse: from dilapidated to the color of the sun; community invited to Grand Opening Celebration

What a difference a year makes. That's just about how long it has been since Si View Metro Parks received a $150,000 grant through King County Saving Landmarks program and began exterior preservation work on … [Read more...]