Archives for January 2013

Understanding the Historical Significance of Snoqualmie's Orchard Avenue

Yes... I know what you are asking.  Where is Orchard Ave in Snoqualmie.  Answer?  In the Braeburn neighborhood, about half way down Snoqualmie Parkway.  Orchard.  Braeburn.  Get the apple connection?  … [Read more...]

Big Police Presence at Fairway Lane Townhomes Overnight; Snoqualmie Police Assist State Patrol on Assault Case

There was a lot of police activity and ensuing commotion at the Fairway Lane Townhome development last night, located at the corner of Fairway Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway on Snoqualmie Ridge. Snoqualmie Police … [Read more...]

Twin Falls Music Boosters and North Bend Theatre Hosting Special 'Grease' Showing, Sing-a-Long Tonight!

Love the movie, Grease?  Can't see it without singing along and embarrassing your children?  Well, here's your chance to do just that - and for a great cause. The Twin Falls Middle School (TFMS) Music Boosters … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Hiring New Police Officer; Chance to Chat with Heads of Police, Fire, Parks, Public Works

City of Snoqualmie Hiring New Police Officer The City of Snoqualmie announced on Friday that it has an open lateral entry police officer position.  The job has been posted to the City of Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Meat Smoker Makes Weekend Return, but with a Little Twist

The Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, 7730 Center Blvd SE, brought its somewhat infamous meat smoker back out this weekend, January 18-20, but if you want to ensure you get some dinner, make sure and come early. I didn't … [Read more...]

Monday Kid Fun: 'Bounce for Hope’ at Kidz Bounce, Benefits Seattle Children's Hospital

Alert!  There's no school on Monday.  It's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Looking for something fun to do with the kids?  Here's an option. Hope on the Hill Guild is organizing its 2nd annual Bounce for Hope … [Read more...]

Railway Museum Announces North Bend Road Closure for Crossing Upgrade

The Northwest Railway Museum will be reconstructing the Main Street railway crossing beginning on Monday, January 21st and, weather permitting, will complete the project by Saturday, January 26th, 2013. This … [Read more...]

Commuter Alert: Dense Fog Weather Advisory Might Slow Traffic

Just when you think you've seen every type of weather advisory, watch or warning from the National Weather Service, a new one sneaks up on you. If you are heading out of the Snoqualmie Valley, or out of your … [Read more...]

Two Snoqualmie Valley Stores Closing Doors

Two Snoqualmie Valley stores will be closing their doors in the next couple months; one in Fall City and one in North Bend. Quirkz of Art, a furniture and art consignment store located at 33511 SE Redmond-Fall … [Read more...]

Give Good Awards: Recognizing Inspirational Snoqualmie Valley People, Nominations Still Open!

Angela Craig has a passion, and about a year ago she decided to bring that passion home to the Snoqualmie Valley.  Angela wants to ensure local inspirational residents and community activists are recognized.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Digging, Why Dogs do it and Ways to Curb it

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa, who is a Pet-ology Expert and In-home Dog Trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. Some breeds of dogs were … [Read more...]

Back-Country Skier Injured at Chair Peak near Snoqualmie Pass; High Winds Stop Helicopter; Ground Rescue Successful

Updates 1/15/2013: ** Search and Rescue workers located the two men, one injured, and transported them by foot to their command post near Alpental.  The injured skier was transported by sled.   The hike was … [Read more...]

Q13 News Shines Light on Positives of Neighborhood Blogs, Including Living Snoqualmie

Just as I unintentionally ran smack dab into the Snoqualmie Police arresting the suspected U-haul burglars last week, I ran smack dab into a local TV news interview last night. Q13 News was back out in … [Read more...]

Three "Drive-Aways" in One Week Leaves Gateway Gas Station a Few Pumps Short

Yes, you read that right.  In about one week's time, three separate drivers have pumped gas into their cars and then driven away with the gas pump still attached, breaking three gas pumps at Gateway Gas and … [Read more...]

Weekend Helicopter Noise: Recovery Search for Skydiver and Rescue of Injured Snowshoers

We received a few inquiries over the weekend asking about low-flying helicopters in North Bend.  There were actually two missions going on. The helicopters were reported on over the weekend near Mt. Si Road, … [Read more...]