Letter | Fancher will Listen to voice of the community, ask tough questions as school board member

Dear Editor, I wanted to share the experiences I‘ve with Gary Fancher who is running for school board. I’ve known him for several years in our shared experiences at the North Bend City Council. I first met … [Read more...]

Road to recovery underway for North Bend woman shot in Las Vegas; devoted husband by her side

After the violence he witnessed, the fear he experienced in Las Vegas on October 1st, it was the soft, calm voice of North Bend resident Nick Johnston that left tears in my eyes. Calm concern for the wife he … [Read more...]

New Disc Golf Mini Course comes to local park, thanks to volunteer effort of local Boy Scout

Did you notice the new addition to EJ Roberts Park in North Bend... a disc golf mini course... and wondered how it came to be? Sometimes volunteer work goes unnoticed so we thought we'd shed a little … [Read more...]

Letter | District putting parents on Need-to- know basis, Time for Change – Vote Melissa Johnson for School Board

Dear Editor, On Tuesday, October 3rd, a rumor that had been circulating for weeks among Twin Falls Middle School students came to the attention of a handful of parents. This rumor was that a student had … [Read more...]

Tips to help local Wildlife stay Wild as sightings increase: coyote gets close, bobcats on porches, bears stroll sidewalks,

[Article by contributing writer and North Bend resident Melissa Grant, who also volunteers for Bear Smart, WA and is a pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] I really thought we were done with … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie to build first all-inclusive playground, seeks community input at upcoming meeting

The City of Snoqualmie is launching an all-inclusive playground project - meaning the playground is accessible to kids with disabilities - and wants community input as they dive into the design phase of the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Bears, Wind, Stolen liquor and a Scary Movie Set

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie this past week: ANIMAL PROBLEM | FERN AVE SE, Snoqualmie On September 22nd around 6:15PM, a caller … [Read more...]

Letter | Firefighters say Thank You to Community

Dear Editor, The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Snoqualmie Valley Residents, contributors and volunteers for their continued support and patronage … [Read more...]

As Big Tax Increase Looms, state legislators say school board should provide tax relief, substantially lower levy rate

When property tax bills are mailed in mid February, prepare for some possible shock. It's one of those good news/bad news stories. Bad news: your taxes will likely see a big hike. Good News: school districts … [Read more...]

After months of delays, Chinook Lumber finally ready to break ground on new North Bend store

It's been 20 months since we first told you that Chinook Lumber was planning to build a new North Bend store in a different location - and now it looks like it's finally happening. A longtime Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Two steps closer to Affordable Housing development in Snoqualmie

There was some small movement last week as the City of Snoqualmie inches toward bringing a required affordable housing development to the area - something it has been trying to do for nearly five years. In a … [Read more...]

City opposed to new Weigh Station near exit 34; says essentially another Truck Stop

One of the first things that needs to happen before the congested, and often times dangerous, I-90/SR 18 interchange can be redesigned is for the WSP weigh station (truck scales) located at the site to  be … [Read more...]

Video | Mom, daughter capture Snoqualmie ‘Brother Bears’ up close play time

Bears have been very active on Snoqualmie Ridge lately - especially during daylight hours. This week a few were spotted on backyard decks on Autumn Ave and others were seemingly having a great time down in the … [Read more...]

Grand opening celebration of new Middle Fork Road, multiple new trails happens this weekend

Most Snoqualmie Valley residents already know how popular the Middle Fork area is, drawing hundreds to the Valley for outdoor activities. Mountains to Sounds Greenway Trust says the Snoqualmie River and its … [Read more...]

Elect Gary Fancher: experience to help school district address challenges of expectations, enrollment growth

Dear Community Members, Snoqualmie Valley residents have a terrific opportunity to help our school district as it grapples with the challenges of growth – both in enrollment and in expectations: Elect Gary … [Read more...]