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 (PAC), which earlier this month … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Mount Si’s Joe Waskom named Gatorade Washington Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, the Gatorade Company, via press release announced on February 11th Joe Waskom of Mount Si High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Washington Boys … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Got the boot from Smokey Joes; street fight, tire slashing near Sure Shot; ditch lurking snowball throwers; plows gone astray

RECKLESS DRIVING | QFC, North Bend: On February 1st around 7:40PM, a caller reported that they had followed a swerving car to the store, but weren't comfortable confronting the driver. Police responded but the … [Read more...]

Mount Si Boys Basketball win District Championship; first state playoff game Friday in Issaquah

After claiming the KingCo4A title, an epic snowstorm forced the Mount Si boys basketball team to wait for its chance to compete in the Wes-King 4A District Playoffs. The Wildcats finally got back on the court … [Read more...]

Police arrest serial burglar deep in snowy woods off Issaquah-Fall City Road

Via news release the King County Sheriff's Office said last week deputies arrested a 49-year old man who was suspected of "terrorizing homeowners by breaking into their garages, sheds and outbuildings." … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]