Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Snoqualmie considers updated helmet law, and new penalties for kids AND parents

An new ordinance pertaining to bike/scooter/skateboard helmets might be coming to Snoqualmie. According to a city council discussion at the May 13th meeting, an effort to update … [Read More...]

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Candidates have Filed: Here’s who running for council, mayor, school board and more

It's official. King County Elections week is over, which mean we now know who has decided to run for North Bend, Snoqualmie city council and mayor, school board and other special district seats. In North Bend things started out slow, but once it … [Continue Reading...]

Mount Si soccer, golf, track & field represent at State this week

The Mount Si boys soccer team won another dramatic playoff game with yet another incredible winning goal. Reed Paradissis gets credit this time with a head's up play that propelled the team into the state semis. On a kickoff in the 51st minute, … [Continue Reading...]

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After 4-month work stoppage, Spring Plaza construction expected to re-start soon

On May 15, 2019, Chun Lai Hospitality CFO Jim Gilbert said Snoqualmie residents should expect to see construction start up again on the Spring Plaza retail building that sits adjacent to the new Hampton Inn. Construction … [Read More...]

Sallal Grange to build tiny houses for the homeless; informational meeting happens May 20th

The Sallal Grange will host a May 20th meeting regarding its plans to host a June building project that will construct two tiny homes for the homeless. According to the Sallal Grange, Melinda Nichols will be describing … [Read More...]

Two North Bend city councilmembers will not seek re-election

On Tuesday, May 14, 2016 - two days into King County Elections Candidate Filing Week - City of North Bend Communications Director Jill Green confirmed that two North Bend councilmembers will not be seeking re-election in … [Read More...]

Loud explosions possible in North Bend area during IED Recognition Training at Fire Training Academy

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office will be hosting the annual Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Recognition training on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North Bend, … [Read More...]

Future at Risk: membership vote could lead to city ‘invasion’ of Sallal Water Association

On June 11, 2019 at 7PM in the Snoqualmie Casino ballroom, members of the Sallal Water Association will vote on an amendment making several changes its bylaws, an amendment that could have big consequences for the 50-year old … [Read More...]

Local Artists, Businesses collaborate to Support Encompass “Take a Seat for Kids Project”

If you start noticing beautifully painted Adirondack chairs in front of Snoqualmie Valley businesses and wonder what it's all about, here's a little intel. The Encompass Take a Seat for Kids Project is back for a third … [Read More...]

Mayhew announces will run to retain Snoqualmie City Council seat

Snoqualmie City Councilmember Jim Mayhew announced on Friday, May 10th, that he would run to retain Position 4, the seat he was appointed to on October 9th, 2017. Mayhew has lived in Snoqualmie with his wife and two … [Read More...]

After losing multiple employees in SR 18 accidents, Snoqualmie Casino, Tribe celebrate Legislative progress on road widening over dangerous Tiger Mountain

Via press release the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe said it is celebrating the conclusion of its successful advocacy effort to expedite the completion of safety improvements on State Route 18 in East King County, adjacent to the … [Read More...]

SnoPo help sort out complicated incident on Reinig Road, three police agencies and firefighters respond

Last week, after multiple questions to two different law enforcement agencies, it became clear something complex had occurred on Reinig Road, drawing officers from three different police agencies and firefighters, … [Read More...]

Letter | Fall City Fire Department – Moving Forward

Dear Editor, Last month citizens in Fall City turned out in record numbers to vote on whether to merge our Fall City Fire Department into Fire District 10. The merger failed with almost 54% voting No. Despite the … [Read More...]

Mount Si boys soccer trounces Mariner, plays for District Championship May 9th

I am not sure anyone expected the one-sided goal explosion that happened Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium in the 4A boys soccer Wes-King District playoffs, but if you're a Mount Si fan, you most likely enjoyed the … [Read More...]

Fiery bridge collapse leaves history lurking on the bottom of the Snoqualmie River

There's history all around the Snoqualmie Valley - and as it turns out, I walked right over it. That piece of history in the river caught my attention and prompted an inquiry to Valley Historian, Dave Battey, … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | garage band needs to call it quits; night skaters upset neighbor; bag of drugs found in T-Mobile store; $600 alcohol theft

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department respond to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | KING ST & SILVA AVE, Snoqualmie On April 20th around … [Read More...]

Fast growing Junior Wildcat Football program committed to safe environment, teaching life lessons; registration open

While baseball and lacrosse are in full swing for the youth of the Snoqualmie Valley, one group is already looking ahead and working on the 2019 Fall football season. The Board members of the Sno-Valley Wildcats Junior … [Read More...]

North Bend continues vocal opposition to new weigh station near Truck Town; state expected to announce preferred location soon

Later this month the state should finally have a site selected for the relocation of the current 90/18 interchange weigh station - which is slated to close this summer in preparation for the $150 million Interchange … [Read More...]

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