Tanner Jeans Bike Rodeo Back for 11th Year, Popular Event Expanding to North Bend

Bike Rodeo 2015

It's a Snoqualmie Valley tradition that draws thousands of parents and children to Snoqualmie Community Park each June: The Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Safety Rodeo.  And this year that tradition is adding a … [Read more...]

The Senior Tea Dress Fiasco | Solved Just Outside the Valley, 10 Miles West at Francesca’s

Francesca's, located at 1568 Highlands Drive N in the Issaquah Highlands.

I do my best to shop in the Snoqualmie Valley in an effort to "keep it local."  After all, I lived on Snoqualmie Ridge before there was ever a retail area - in those early homesteader days where if you forgot … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | No License, Had Been Drinking? No I won’t Jump your Car; Bears, Bears and More Bears; Gun Shot on the Lake

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SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES |  CASCADE COVENANT CHURCH, North Bend On May 10th, shortly before midnight, a caller reported that the lights were on and strange noises were coming from the church's shed - and had … [Read more...]

New Life Coming to North Bend Explosion Site

Photo: Google Maps screenshot

The massive rubble pile sat for months as a reminder of the devastating blast that leveled Last Cut East Barber Shop, a new restaurant days away from opening and small strip mall along North Bend Way during the … [Read more...]

PHOTOS | Well, this Looks like a Nice Spot for a Little Sunday Afternoon Swim

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Doug Marcoux and his family live on one of the outer edges of Snoqualmie Ridge, where Douglas Ave dead ends on Burke Street - on the northern most edge of the neighborhood. Most homes on this street have decks … [Read more...]

I-90 Wrong Way Collision Claims One Life, Sends Two to Harborview

Late model GMC SUV struck by wrong way vehicle at Snoqualmie Pass, 5/17/15.

A male driver died at the scene of an early morning, two-vehicle collision, May 17, 2015, at Snoqualmie Pass, after possibly driving several miles before causing the serious accident that closed a section of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Swears in New Officer; 8th Officer Serving North Bend Now in Place

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On Monday, May 11, 2015, at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting, the newest member of the Snoqualmie Police Department took the oath of office and was sworn in - Officer Christopher Patterson. Officer … [Read more...]

TRAFFIC | More Upcoming Road Closures, Possible Delays as City Works to Finish Infrastructure Project


The City of Snoqualmie is warning residents of more possible traffic delays, this time roadwork and lane closures happen through the historic downtown core as construction crews work toward finishing a one-year … [Read more...]

Business Comings: NEW Driving School Coming to Snoqualmie Valley

Former SVSD school bus driver and Drivers Ed instructor, Felicia Stone.  Through Shield Driving School a new course will launch in North Bend summer 2015.

Snoqualmie Valley parents... tired of driving your teen to Issaquah or Sammamish to take a [private] drivers education course? Then we may have some welcome news for you. Starting in June 2015, a new Drivers … [Read more...]

Mom, Autistic Child and Best Friend Create NEW Snoqualmie Company: drew co.

Photos from the drew co. launch party

** This is the second article from guest writer, local author and mom, Tess Thompson. You can find out more about Tess and all her books at www.tesswrites.com … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Teachers March, Rally to Tell State Lawmakers: ‘It’s Time to Fund our Schools’

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Over the past month, numerous school districts across Washington have walked out of the classroom in organized one-day strikes, a move designed to show state lawmakers it's time to fully fund education as … [Read more...]

Long List of Weekend Happenings on Tap for Snoqualmie Valley, May 14th – 17th

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FREE Ladies Night Out Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7PM - 9PM |  SnoValley Coffee Company, 7811 Center Blvd SE It's ALL about the ladies. Join SnoValley Coffee and Optimal Health Chiropractic for a night of … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Hey, You Can’t Just Leave Car on the Curb; Dog Halts Traffic; Outlet Mall Smash & Grab; Female Walking, Pants Down


Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie from April 25th - May 9th, … [Read more...]

Trail Cam Grabs Photo of Suspected Black Wolf in Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie

Trail cam photo of suspected black wolf taken in the Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie.

When Snoqualmie Cattle Company posted a photo of suspected wolf in the Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie (captured by a trusted friend's trail camera) on their Facebook page, owner Heather Vincent never expected … [Read more...]

District to Redraw ALL Elementary School Boundaries in Fall 2015, in Preparation for 2016 Opening of New School on Ridge

Sketch of ES 6 concept

We've received several inquiries lately from parents wondering where their child will attend school when the district's newest elementary school opens in Snoqualmie in fall 2016. Unfortunately, there in … [Read more...]