Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

New PAC, Direct Democracy for Snoqualmie, launches petition campaign to bring Initiative & Referendum powers to voters

A group is working bring the power of Initiative and Referendum to the City of Snoqualmie. Direct Democracy for Snoqualmie (DDFS) is a newly formed political action committee … [Read More...]

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Planning Commission Member, Real Estate Businessman Rob McFarland announces bid for North Bend Mayor

Later this year, North Bend will elect a new mayor after incumbent Ken Hearing hangs up his mayoral cap after serving four terms. The growing city will also have five of its city council seats up for election. On Thursday morning, February 21, … [Continue Reading...]

Mount Si Sports Roundup: wrestler crowned state champ; swimmer makes finals; gymnasts prepare for championships; hoops ranked 4th in state

[Article by Rhett Workman, contributing writer and owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal.] Time now to give you a wrap up on what’s happening in Mount Si High School sports in Living Snoqualmie. As you saw, Mount Si High School’s boys’ … [Continue Reading...]

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Our Resident Valley Trickster – The Raccoon

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, wildlife enthusiast and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] My very first introduction to raccoons was at a surprisingly late point in life … [Read More...]

Now that’s a Snow Pile: 18 pieces of heavy equipment helped Snoqualmie recover from historic storm

It's been a LONG couple of weeks for the City of Snoqualmie, especially the Public Works Department. Cold weather and snow first descended on the Valley on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3rd and didn't let up until the last - … [Read More...]

Fully engulfed car fire closes SR 202 in Snoqualmie for short time Monday morning

Snoqualmie Fire and Police Departments responded to a fully engulfed vehicle fire around 8:30AM, February 18, 2019 on SR 202 near the Mount Si High School Freshman campus in downtown Snoqualmie. Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mark … [Read More...]

North Bend snow plowing winds down; excess garbage drop off offered

It's been a long week for the City of North Bend as it worked to clear 2-3 feet of snow from city streets, but on February 15th the city announced that major plowing efforts were winding down in most areas. The Public Works … [Read More...]

Mount Si Cheer wins National Championship, places 2nd in World Competition

Something pretty amazing happened last weekend in Orlando, Florida. As the Snoqualmie Valley was dealing with snow storm after snow storm, the Mount Si Cheer Team hit the road, heading to Disney World (in between storms) to … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Sports Roundup: Girls hoops knocked out of playoffs, boys playoffs delayed by weather; 9 wrestlers head to state mat classic; gymnasts wait on weather reschedule

[Article by contributing writer Rhett Workman of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal] As all of you continue to dig out from the relentless snow the Valley received over the past few days, here is a look at where Mount Si … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley still digging out from record snow, forces full week, district-wide school closure

UPDATE  |  FEBRUARY 14TH, 1:45PM: The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced that schools would remain closed on Friday, February 15th - making it a full week closure for all SVSD schools. … [Read More...]

Hikers rescued near North Bend after becoming stranded in Monday’s snowstorm

The King County Sheriff's Office said some hikers were very lucky after getting stranded in Monday's epic snow storm. According to KCSO, on Monday afternoon, February 11, 2019 four adults and a 3-year old child parked … [Read More...]

Business Comings: New Snoqualmie Restaurant serves up ramen, Korean-style lunches

A new restaurant has taken the place of Rose's Deli on Snoqualmie Ridge - right next to the UPS Store on Center Blvd - called Ridge Cupbop and Ramen. The restaurant change also includes a reworked interior space like paint … [Read More...]

Record snowfall leaves many Valley roads impassable, closes Snoqualmie Pass Tuesday; SVSD schools closed again Wednesday

UPDATE |FEBRUARY 12th, 2PM: SVSD announced that all schools are closed on Wednesday, 2/13/19. Both North Bend and Snoqualmie declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, allowing for additional resources to help respond to … [Read More...]

Snow Piles up: Schools closed again Tuesday as storm pounds Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Robert Nelson of Snoqualmie Valley weather] UPDATE  |  FEBRUARY 11th, 10PM: The Winter Storm warning for the Snoqualmie Valley continues through February 12th at 6AM. The National … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Snow Update

After areas of the Snoqualmie Valley picked up around 6-8 inches of snow during Friday's storm, the city is offering a few updates/reminders for residents. Also remember there is the possibility of more snow Sunday - Tuesday, … [Read More...]

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