Valley Vagabonds | Connecticut to North Bend: cross-country RV’ing to a new home

[**This is the latest installment of our new community column, Valley Vagabonds, written by Doreen Currie, who relocated to North Bend from Connecticut. Instead of flying, Doreen convinced her family to make a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie hires first female career firefighter, new position result of recently passed levy

Via press release the City of Snoqualmie said it hired its first female career-firefighter, with funding from a recently passed Public Safety Levy. One new firefighter position and two additional police … [Read more...]

Multi Vehicle accident on I-90 near Preston slows Thursday morning commute

Around 8AM, Thursday, January 19, 2017 a multi-vehicle accident had westbound I-90 traffic backed up three miles to the I-90/SR 18 interchange near Snoqualmie. Drivers reported that possibly five vehicles … [Read more...]

Eastbound I-90 scheduled to reopen over Snoqualmie Pass late Thursday afternoon

UPDATE |  JANUARY 19th, 2PM There should be some happy travelers later Thursday afternoon, as WSDOT reported they should have eastbound I-90 at North Bend exit 34 reopened around 4PM. WSDOT says westbound … [Read more...]

Cancer free, but with hurdles: Bev Jorgensen Benefit Dinner, Auction happens this weekend

It's been six months since longtime North Bend resident, volunteer, friend-to-all and dedicated cancer-fighting activist, Bev Jorgensen, discovered she would be facing her own cancer battle. Her battle to … [Read more...]

Meet your Muslim Neighbor event returns for second year to bigger venue

After a successful community event last year, the Snoqualmie Mosque is bringing their 'Meet your Muslim Neighbor' open house back to the Snoqualmie Valley. Organizers describe last year's inaugural event as … [Read more...]

‘SnoValley Gala 2017’ offers fun, Hollywood-themed evening, complete with childcare

Need a night out with that special someone... or just a night out with friends? Church on the Ridge has lined up a special evening. On Friday, February 3rd from 8PM - 9:30PM community members can enjoy an … [Read more...]

Saving Baby Aspen: Rare ‘in utero’ heart surgery not successful, Snoqualmie couple not giving up hope

UPDATE |  JANUARY 19th, 3:30PM Unfortunately, the in utero surgery to help baby Aspen's heart was not successful. Doctors could not get her into the correct position for the procedure in the allotted 45 … [Read more...]

How High can they Go? Snoqualmie Valley homes prices see big jump, slower rise expected in coming year

[**This article courtesy of Nancy Backman, longtime Snoqualmie resident and John L.Scott Real Estate agent/broker**] What an amazing time in the Puget Sound region real estate market. 2016 was one of the best … [Read more...]

Baby it’s Cold outside – Wintertime tips for pet owners

[In her new column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, offers important winter safety tips for your four-legged family member.] Our Valley is beautiful … [Read more...]

Helping local Food Banks: Popular ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser returns to Snoqualmie Valley, January 20th

Want a healthy eating out option that gives you an opportunity to connect with and help the your community?  Well, some local students have just the event for you… Empty Bowls returns to the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Hilton eyes Snoqualmie for New Hotel, could break ground spring 2017

If the City of Snoqualmie Planning Commission recommends some changes to the Snoqualmie Ridge (SR) Business Park Binding site improvement plan and the SR Mixed use plan - and the city council approves them - … [Read more...]

Welcoming the Change | New Climate, less crime, smaller town greet New Snoqualmie Police Chief

January 2017 marks the month the Snoqualmie Police Department moves back to normal - back to business as usual. A new chief now sits in the back corner office. Interim, and once longtime police chief, Jim … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe, Hospital District honor partnership with dedication ceremony

This Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11AM, the community is invited to a special cultural event - a dedication ceremony honoring the longterm partnership between the Snoqualmie Tribe and the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Navigating diversity, unity in small towns, organizers bring ‘Live the Change we Seek’ event to Snoqualmie Valley

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now," said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr so many years ago. This week organizers of a local event event aimed at thoughtfully celebrating the … [Read more...]