New Twin Peaks premiere draws closer, Snoqualmie prepares with Big event at Old Mill Site

Tick-tock.  The countdown is on to Showtime's premier of the new Twin Peak series on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It seems like just yesterday Twin Peaks cast and crew were here in the Snoqualmie Valley, creating a … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School names new assistant principal; first outside-district leadership hire in years

Mount Si High School announced on April 3, 2017, that it had hired a new Assistant Principal. The hire marks the first time since John Belcher was chosen to head the school in 2011 that a MSHS principalship … [Read more...]

The Birdfeeder Club | Don’t you…forget about seeds; identifying birds of the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, nature-lover and professional pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] When I was a young teen I loved John Hughes movies. He seemed to look … [Read more...]

Warning: Snoqualmie Police to Host Child Abduction Exercise, FBI training

If you notice extra police presence on Snoqualmie Ridge  this week, be advised that it for an important training exercise. The City of Snoqualmie announced that this coming week - April 3rd - 7th - FBI … [Read more...]

Acclaimed Mount Si Music program sends Jazz Band to NYC Essentially Ellington competition AGAIN, Fundraiser helps pave the way

The Mount Si High School MusicDepartment has seen immense growth in the four years since Matt Wenman took over as Band Director, including adding an orchestra and a percussion band and growing from 150 students … [Read more...]

Realizing a Vision: Partnership expands Torguson Bike Park, becomes ‘gateway’ to city park

North Bend resident Rob McFall was an integral part of the BMX bike component at Torguson Park. Seventeen years ago he built the original bike track to be a legal spot for BMX riders and racers in the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Teen alcohol poisoning; asleep on the sidewalk; needle on the tracks; ‘Turn down the Techno’

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie this … [Read more...]

The Valley’s Famous Elk Herd and its caretaker: Upper Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group

[Article by Melissa Grant] I grew up in Bellevue where wildlife sightings were a pretty rare occurrence. So, when I moved to North Bend in 2006, I was thrilled to see all the critters around town and in my … [Read more...]

Want to be on City Council? Snoqualmie to fill open seat by appointment; two open positions on November ballot

The City of Snoqualmie announced it is accepting applications from Snoqualmie residents to fill a vacancy on City Council. Position 2 on the seven-member council is open following the resignation of Council … [Read more...]

Newly released state data shows Snoqualmie Valley School District lags behind

Sometimes a picture (or graph) - with the latest state data - paints a telling story. Hanging in front of Mount Si High School is a large banner announcing the district's "AP Honor Roll" distinction. Six … [Read more...]

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...]