National Signing Day | Seven Mount Si student athletes honored, commit to play college sports next year

Across the United States, February 7th was National Signing Day for high school seniors who signed commitment letters to play collegiate athletics. Early Wednesday, Mount Si High School held its ceremony to … [Read more...]

SWINGIN’ FOR SHELTER: Learn to swing dance, help homeless in the Snoqualmie Valley

Feel like doing a little dancing this weekend? Well, here's your chance. The whole community is invited! The Mount Si Band Program is holding its 2nd annual “Swingin’ for Shelter” swing dance event benefitting … [Read more...]

Si View Parks secures big grant to restore Tollgate Farmhouse interior, transform into Community Space

The iconic Tollgate Farmhouse is one step closer to a complete makeover that will transform it into a community space for the Snoqualmie Valley community to enjoy. Two years ago, a $150,000 grant from the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Late night run-rap; just a yogurt mistake; shirtless and out of control; drunk and howlin’ at the wind

THEFT IN-PROGRESS |  NORTH BEND SAFEWAY On January 24th around 5:30PM a juvenile male took liquor and when he noticed an employee was writing down his vehicle license plate number, ran back in and left the … [Read more...]

Head-on, fatal accident closes SR 18 over Tiger Mt. for hours Monday night

On Monday evening, February 5, 2018, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said a serious accident had both directions of SR 18 blocked just east of Issaquah-Hobart near milepost 20. The … [Read more...]

Mystery solved: Is that a BIGFOOT trap at Meadowbrook Farm?

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Ha! Made you look. Everyone enjoyed my Bigfoot article so much I thought I’d use that enjoyment to get our Upper … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies provide important funding to bridge gaps, run important programs

Dear Editor, All of the press about the state now fully funding basic education is somewhat confusing.  When I first heard there would be replacement levies on the ballot in February to support our schools, I … [Read more...]

IGNITE dance team has ‘monumental’ performance weekend at Seattle competition

The Snoqualmie Valley is full of talented young people, including the dedicated competitive dancers at IGNITE Dance studio in North Bend. The team is made up of 121 dancers between the ages of 4 and … [Read more...]

Challenger Baseball Gives All Kids the Opportunity to Enjoy Sports; 2018 registration open

Encompass announced this week that it is proud to return as a 2018 sponsor of Snoqualmie Valley Little League’s Challenger Baseball, an adaptive sports program for boys and girls with physical and developmental … [Read more...]

Business Goings: Copper Public House, Ridge Pharmacy Closing Soon

Two Snoqualmie Ridge businesses will soon be closing their doors. Ridge Pharmacy While picking up prescriptions on Thursday at Ridge Pharmacy inside the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, the pharmacist informed my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Affordable Housing Project one step closer to reality; conditional use permit approved

A proposed Snoqualmie Valley affordable housing project moved one step closer to reality this week, but construction could still months away. The City of Snoqualmie posted a Notice of Decision this week … [Read more...]

Oped: Kudos to our school district, campaign team for giving voters full tax picture for replacement levies

Let’s face it. When it comes to school funding, 2018 is the new frontier. Much of what we knew is changing. In 2011 when the state Supreme Court handed down the McCleary Decision saying the state's paramount … [Read more...]

Be Prepared | Snoqualmie Fire Department Offers First Aid , CPR Training

Learn how to respond to choking, sudden cardiac arrest, and first aid needs in a combined First Aid / CPR class held Saturday, February 10th, from 9AM – 3PM at the Snoqualmie Fire Station (37600 SE Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Ethics Officer determines complaint against city’s Public Works Director legally sufficient, proceeds to hearing

On January 23, 2018 an Ethics Hearing Officer hired by the City of Snoqualmie in early December ruled that a complaint submitted by Snoqualmie resident Brian Jacobson alleging that Park and Public Works … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies mean new curriculum, instructional coaches, nurses, counselors

Dear Editor: On February 13th, our community will be asked to consider two levy propositions.  At the elementary level, the Programs and Operations Replacement Levy means that we can continue to purchase … [Read more...]