Archives for February 2018

Si View Parks secures big grant to restore Tollgate Farmhouse interior, transform into Community Space

The iconic Tollgate Farmhouse is one step closer to a complete makeover that will transform it into a community space for the Snoqualmie Valley community to enjoy. Two years ago, a $150,000 grant from the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Late night run-rap; just a yogurt mistake; shirtless and out of control; drunk and howlin’ at the wind

THEFT IN-PROGRESS |  NORTH BEND SAFEWAY On January 24th around 5:30PM a juvenile male took liquor and when he noticed an employee was writing down his vehicle license plate number, ran back in and left the … [Read more...]

Head-on, fatal accident closes SR 18 over Tiger Mt. for hours Monday night

On Monday evening, February 5, 2018, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said a serious accident had both directions of SR 18 blocked just east of Issaquah-Hobart near milepost 20. The … [Read more...]

Mystery solved: Is that a BIGFOOT trap at Meadowbrook Farm?

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Ha! Made you look. Everyone enjoyed my Bigfoot article so much I thought I’d use that enjoyment to get our Upper … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies provide important funding to bridge gaps, run important programs

Dear Editor, All of the press about the state now fully funding basic education is somewhat confusing.  When I first heard there would be replacement levies on the ballot in February to support our schools, I … [Read more...]

IGNITE dance team has ‘monumental’ performance weekend at Seattle competition

The Snoqualmie Valley is full of talented young people, including the dedicated competitive dancers at IGNITE Dance studio in North Bend. The team is made up of 121 dancers between the ages of 4 and … [Read more...]

Challenger Baseball Gives All Kids the Opportunity to Enjoy Sports; 2018 registration open

Encompass announced this week that it is proud to return as a 2018 sponsor of Snoqualmie Valley Little League’s Challenger Baseball, an adaptive sports program for boys and girls with physical and developmental … [Read more...]

Business Goings: Copper Public House, Ridge Pharmacy Closing Soon

Two Snoqualmie Ridge businesses will soon be closing their doors. Ridge Pharmacy While picking up prescriptions on Thursday at Ridge Pharmacy inside the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, the pharmacist informed my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Affordable Housing Project moves forward after city council upholds permit allowing 4-story buildings

UPDATE |  MARCH 28, 2018 During the appeal period following a January 2018 Hearing Examiner's decision to issue a conditional use permit that would allow Panorama Apartments to build 4-story buildings as … [Read more...]

Oped: Kudos to our school district, campaign team for giving voters full tax picture for replacement levies

Let’s face it. When it comes to school funding, 2018 is the new frontier. Much of what we knew is changing. In 2011 when the state Supreme Court handed down the McCleary Decision saying the state's paramount … [Read more...]