Archives for June 2018

Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club relaunching to original glory; community invited to Fundraiser Fun Show

The Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club (SVRCC) isn’t exactly new. In fact, it’s been around for just over 70 years now. However, in the past few years they’ve struggled with community participation and membership. … [Read more...]

Worker falls 20 feet at Snoqualmie Ridge construction site

Around 3PM on Thursday, June 14, 2018 the Snoqualmie Fire Department and Bellevue Medics responded to a construction site in Snoqualmie Ridge after receiving reports of an injured worker. According to … [Read more...]

Construction starts on new Snoqualmie Skatepark, could open by late summer

If you're wondering why the grass is being torn up in a small section of Snoqualmie Community Park near SE Ridge Street - it's actually good news for local kids.At the June 11th city council meeting, a contract … [Read more...]

North Bend growing pains: the struggle between the way it was and what it is becoming

As urban King County continues to deal with record population growth, outlying small towns are also feeling the strain. The difference is, small town growing pains are often more stark - with the way it was vs. … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie, Sister Cities seek new Commission members and volunteers

For residents interested in volunteering in the Snoqualmie Valley, the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, as well as the Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association recently announced some opportunities. North … [Read more...]

Tinkham Road Variety Show hits Sallal Grange: music, aliens, bigfoot, ghost stories included

The Sallal Grange announced a special, local community celebration on Saturday, June 23rd at 7PM. In the tradition of Old Time Variety Shows common at the Sallal Grange throughout the years since the 1930s, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation donates record amount to fund district initiatives

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation annual spring luncheon recorded its best results yet, allowing members to present a check for $121,000 to district officials  - up from $86,000 the previous year. The … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | tank and torch fire; unconscious through a fence; camp fires don’t need gasoline; shoeless wanderer in the road

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to during the past two weeks: May 28th At around 8:50AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to an oven fire. The home owner was cleaning … [Read more...]

Summer Fun: 2018 Movies & Music in the Park lineup announced

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced the 2018 Movies and Music in the Park lineup. The summertime series returns on alternating Thursday and Friday evenings beginning on June 28th with the popular regional … [Read more...]

New bus service connects historic downtown with Snoqualmie Ridge

Connecting the neighborhoods and businesses of the city, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) is now providing hourly bus service between historic downtown Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge. The new Ridge Loop … [Read more...]

Fire Chief: minor accident in crosswalk important reminder for drivers to pay extra attention at intersections

Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mark Correira said a car vs. bicycle accident that luckily did not seriously injure a young rider should serve as a reminder to citizens to pay extra attention at intersections, especially … [Read more...]

Family Fun: Fall City Day Festival happens Saturday, June 9th

In case you're looking for some family fun this weekend, the annual Fall City Day festival happens Saturday, June 9, 2018 in downtown Fall City (SR 202). There will be a parade, car show, fun run, live … [Read more...]

Help a neighbor in need: Join the local Grocery Rescue Team

[Article by Tom Foot, Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Operations Manager] Founded on the belief that the health of our community is dependent on the well-being of those who live in it, the Snoqualmie Valley Food … [Read more...]

North Bend Councilmember resigns; city seeks applicants to fill open position

The City of North Bend announced that at the June 5th City Council Meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Gothelf regretfully accepted the resignation of Councilmember Jeanne Pettersen effective July 1, 2018.  She will be … [Read more...]

Congratulations Class of 2018: time travel through the world and events that shaped the journey

It's a nostalgic time for hundreds of parents across the Snoqualmie Valley, as well as millions across the country: high school graduation. It's that time of year when parents reflect on how time has … [Read more...]