Professional 4th of July Fireworks Display planned for Snoqualmie Community Park as city’s Fireworks Ban Goes into Effect

Paging all Snoqualmie residents!  It's illegal to set off aerial fireworks this 4th of July. Gone are the days of huge aerial fireworks displays over countless tightly packed Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods. So … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Home(s) Purchased, demolished for City’s Future Riverwalk Project

If you happen to notice some houses being demolished along Park Street (behind the Mount Si High School Stadium and Track), it is NOT to do with the impending rebuild of the high school. The demolition work is … [Read more...]

Expert Advice | Not Just for Play: Turn a Park Playground into the Perfect Workout

This a new monthly column from Snoqualmie resident, Kelly Saunders, who is a certified group and personal trainer at Anytime Fitness on Snoqualmie Ridge.  About 10 years ago Kelly took her passion for fitness … [Read more...]

‘Snoqualmie Needs Affordable Housing’ | Imagine Housing to [Finally] Build 160-180 Unit, Affordable Housing Community

It's been over four years since Imagine Housing and the City of Snoqualmie began collaborative efforts to develop a land parcel (S-20) within the Eagle Pointe neighborhood of Snoqualmie Ridge into affordable … [Read more...]

After nearly 25 years, State to Repave, Improve Busy Section of I-90 in North Bend

The Washington State Department of Transportation will begin a $2.5 million road project that will give drivers some smoother pavement to travel upon in the North Bend area. WSDOT said in mid-June it will … [Read more...]

Live From New York! North Bend Theatre Streaming Mount Si Jazz Band Performance at Prestigious NYC Competiton

As the Mount Si Jazz Band prepares to jet off to the Big Apple for the third straight year to compete in the prestigious Essentially Ellington Competition at Lincoln Center, there's a way those in the … [Read more...]

Power outage hits Part of Snoqualmie Ridge

Puget Sound Energy is aware that just over 1,000 Snoqualmie Ridge homes were without power on Monday, May 2, 2016, as of 10:50AM. The outage is also affecting traffic signals on Snoqualmie Parkway, including … [Read more...]

Three Fires in Snoqualmie being Investigated as Arson, all Discovered within 30 minutes

The Snoqualmie Fire Department said Friday, April 29, 2016, they responded to three small fires that are being investigated by King County Fire Investigators as arson. SFD Captain Mike Bailey said the first … [Read more...]

North Bend Considers Big Commercial Parking Tax, with Eyes on Truck Town

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the City of North Bend may impose a new 30% Commercial Parking Tax, with the proceeds being used solely for city transportation purposes. According to a summary statement for the … [Read more...]

Mount Si Named to U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools List, Makes Top 20 in Washington

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced on April 28, 2016 that Mount Si High School was once again recognized on U.S. News and World Report's 2016 Best High Schools list. The list is compiled yearly … [Read more...]

Driver Alert: Prepare for Lane Closures as I-90 Overpass Finally gets Fixed after Garbage Truck punches Hole

Look up as you drive north on Front Street in Issaquah and there it is: a chunk of concrete missing from the Interstate 90 overpass caused when a garbage truck punched a hole in a bridge girder above Front … [Read more...]

Ballot Measure to Create Eastside Fire Authority,Tax Increase for some Valley residents Failing

The ballot measure that proposed combining Fire District 38, which covers unincorporated areas of North Bend and Snoqualmie, with Fire District 10 to create an Eastside Fire Authority appears to be failing … [Read more...]

Teen pressure, stress | Social Media the New Slambook; phenomenon of FOMO

I ran into a local middle school math teacher recently and we discussed teens and stress - and what's causing it. We discussed the usual suspects: school, parents, expectations. I said all those were around … [Read more...]

Got Questions for Elected Officials? Town Hall Meeting offers Chance for one-on-one with Mayor, City Council

Curious how the City of Snoqualmie is doing?  Want to know what projects are on the horizon as home building in Snoqualmie Ridge begins to wrap up?  Or maybe just meet your city council … [Read more...]

Iconic ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Featured on Local Stage, Debuts to Packed House

The Black Dog Arts Café, the home of Theatre Black Dog in downtown Snoqualmie, is bringing the iconic To Kill a Mockingbird to its stage. The play features local actors from North Bend, Snoqualmie, Redmond, … [Read more...]