Reducing the Smell: North Bend Improving Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Have you've ever driven along SR 202 and as you approach the bend in the road near downtown North Bend wondered, "What's that smell?" This week, the City of North Bend began infrastructure improvement work … [Read more...]

Should New Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Become Overlake Hospital? Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Possible Affiliation

Atrium entrance to new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital under construction near I-90 exit 25.

Should the new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital become Overlake Hospital? When will the new hospital be complete? What will it look like? How big will it be? If you have questions and you're interested in the latest … [Read more...]

Road Work Heads Up: Lane Closures Continue in Snoqualmie, Paving Work Begins in Fall City/Preston

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Snoqualmie Valley drivers should be prepared for possible traffic delays now through October 10th, as some roadwork projects may slow traffic in the coming days.  These delays may increase during peak commute … [Read more...]

Police Say North Bend, Snoqualmie Residents Involved in Fiery I-90 Collision Near Preston

Accident scene I90 near Preston, 9/28/14. Photo: Snapchat

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is still investigating the fiery, chain-reaction four-vehicle collision that brought westbound I-90 traffic to a halt between Preston and North Bend Sunday afternoon, September … [Read more...]

Serious Multiple Car, Roll-Over Collision near Preston Closes Westbound I-90

Accident scene on I-90 near Preston, Sunday, 9/28/14. Photo: WSP Twitter Feed

UPDATE  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 6PM Washington State DOT said shortly before 6PM that all lanes of WB I-90 near Preston, exit 22 were reopened after an investigation of an earlier multiple vehicle collision. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter: Donkeys on the Run, Purse Snatchers, Traveling Hippies

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Here are some calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of September 14th.  Often times, many of the responses don't require flashing lights and sirens: … [Read more...]

Meet Moe, Learn from His Tragic Story

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In this week's column, North Bend resident and pet training guru at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, recounts a tragic local pet death with the hope of educating more owners and keeping more pets … [Read more...]

Dirt Fish Rally School Hosts BIG Weekend Event, Red Bull Global Rallycross with National TV Coverage

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Dirt Fish Rally School in Snoqualmie is hosting a big rallycross event this weekend, Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th. The national event is expected to draw hundreds to the 315-acre … [Read more...]

School Bond Decision Crunch Time! Future Could Hold Rebuilt High School, Reinstated Middle School, New Elementary School

Schematic drawing of possible MSHS rebuild presented to school board by NAC Architects on 9/11/14

It appears the Snoqualmie Valley School Board is poised for a vote that could put a school bond on the February 2015 ballot - and it could be a comprehensive bond solution to address facility needs at all grade … [Read more...]

Learn to Cook for Better Health with Chef Nic in ‘The Up Beet Kitchen’

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Need  little help with learning to cook healthier and more creatively?  I've always been pretty good at cooking all those quick foods that kids love, but maybe aren't the healthiest. So here's something that … [Read more...]