City hires new Community Development Director, brings extensive experience with him to North Bend

The City of North Bend announced on August 17, 2017 that it had hired a new Community Development Director. David Miller will take over for Gina Estep who resigned in July to go to work in the private sector. … [Read more...]

Mountain Meadows Farm could become small college campus; public meeting planned for August 31st

There could be new life coming to Mountain Meadows Farm - as a [branch] college campus. But first the group proposing the idea - which is in the very early stages and being headed by former Washington State Lt. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie says No to Annexation for Active Adult, retirement Community

The City  of Snoqualmie released a press release on Tuesday, August, 15, 2017 stating the city council had rejected a new land annexation proposal that would've paved the way for a 800-home active adult … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA celebrates 5th anniversary by throwing big community party, August 20th

It took a decade for the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA/Community Center to finally become a reality - and in the blink of an eye, 'the Y' is celebrating the 5th anniversary of opening its doors to a waiting … [Read more...]

Helicopter rescues injured hiker who spent night in wildnerness near Gold Lake

Another week and another helicopter rescue from the mountains by King County Search and Rescue personnel. This time, though, the injured hiker only spent one night in the mountains while waiting for help. On … [Read more...]

Railroad Days Festival on Track for Aug 18th-20th

It's back.... the 79th Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival showcasing Snoqualmie’s “Trains, Timber, Traditions” happens August 18th -20th.  Organizers say Railroad Days highlights the uniqueness of Snoqualmie’s … [Read more...]

Fun for All: Festival at Mt. Si happens all weekend

Feel like some fun this weekend? It's that time of year again... Festival at Mt Si time, celebrating North Bend's community spirit. Weather forecasters even say the smoky haze should clear and temperatures … [Read more...]

City awarded Big grant for new roundabout, expected to improve downtown traffic

We told you a couple of weeks ago that North Bend was likely to get a key grant to help with a traffic improvement project. It now looks like it's official - which means getting out of the QFC parking lot will … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Safeway to Open August 23rd, new features debut with new store

The under-construction store may not look like it could open in two weeks, but Safeway said it will, saying on Wednesday, August 23rd, at noon, the Snoqualmie Valley community is invited to celebrate the grand … [Read more...]

Local teen places 4th at CrossFit World Championships

This past weekend the Reebok CrossFit [World] Games visited Madison, Wisconsin, along with Mount Si High School sophomore and Snoqualmie resident, James Sprague. Sprague competed in the Teenage Boys 14-15 … [Read more...]

A Move to Slow Growth: city buys property next to EJ Roberts Park

The City of North Bend reported this week that unique private-public partnership has resulted in the preservation of a rural parcel of land for the North Bend community. North Bend City Council members voted … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | On tracks while train running; dog attack; missile launcher found in garage; trespassers on sacred tribal land

Here are a few of the call the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two … [Read more...]

Small North Bend Dance Studio nominated for BIG national award, owner Hollywood-bound

A small dance studio in North Bend is getting some big, national accolades thanks to the choreography talent of its owner. Ignite Dance & Yoga owner Katie Black was honored with a rare opportunity earlier … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Two lanes of I-90 to close through North Bend next two nights

The Washington State Department of Transportation has a heads up for Snoqualmie Valley drivers for the next two days. Contractor crews will be replacing the raised pavement markings on I-90 in North Bend … [Read more...]

Business Goings & Comings: Piccola Cellars says goodbye; Wildflower Wine Shop plans to move to in

Saying on their Facebook page that "circumstances out of our control has forced us to make this decision for the time being," Piccola Cellars unexpectedly closed its doors on Sunday, July 30th after three years … [Read more...]