North Bend nonprofit saves historic building slated for demolition to create artist hub; hosts first event: Rise with Art

It started as a BIG dream last summer and is slowly but surely starting to take shape for North Bend resident Beth Burrows. Last summer the 1924 historic building located at 44711 East North Bend Way was … [Read more...]

Attention Wine Lovers: SipFest returns to historic Snoqualmie this weekend, benefits local food banks

A collaboration between Seattle Uncorked and the Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley will bring over 20 wineries and breweries - along with some great local restaurants - to historic downtown Snoqualmie on … [Read more...]

Construction on North Bend Park Street Roundabout anticipated to start June 24th

The look of downtown North Bend is about to change a little bit as the city takes one more step toward becoming the roundabout capital of east King County with the start of the long-planned Park Street … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | car vs pole on Millpond; possible trash burn; car vs motorcycle in front of city hall

May 23rd At around 3:15PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a residential fire alarm. When the unit arrived, smoke alarms were going off but there was no smoke or fire. The crews discovered three faulty … [Read more...]

Sallal Water Association membership rejects bylaw amendment; board maintains power to make big decisions

On June 11, 2019 Sallal Water Association held a special membership meeting in the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom to discuss and vote on a proposed bylaw amendment that would move big decisions like water … [Read more...]

Community gives feedback on city plans to expand Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA, add pool

The City of Snoqualmie held a community meeting on Sunday, June 9th to discuss expanding the Snoqualmie YMCA/Community Center. According to City Communications Manager Joan Pliego, about 80 people turned out to … [Read more...]

Teamwork saves life of semi truck driver after suffers heart attack behind wheel in North Bend

It was a happy day at the North Bend Fire Station, Tuesday, June 11th when first responders and a good samaritan were reunited with Darrell Buckingham, whose life they saved the day after Christmas … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino launches SR 18 commuter shuttle to transport employees safely on dangerous highway

Continuing its effort to promote safety along SR 18, Snoqualmie Casino will launch a free employee commuter shuttle on June 10th, providing its employees with a safer ride across the historically dangerous, … [Read more...]

Si View Parks selects preferred pool option as works to develop Community Aquatics Center

According to a news release, driven by strong interest from Si View Parks District constituents and greater Snoqualmie Valley community members, Si View Metro Parks is exploring options for developing a new … [Read more...]

Did Washington State Fish and Wildlife internal directive lead to killing of Snoqualmie Valley cougar?

[Article by contributing writer, North Bend resident and wildlife enthusiast, Melissa Grant] On April 5th 2019, a Capital Press headline read, “WDFW Director: When in doubt, remove the cougar.” This memo … [Read more...]

Fall City Days brings community FUN to town, June 8th

It's back - and it means summer is close! A day of community fun during Fall City Days, which closes streets and turns downtown Fall City into a big festival all day, Saturday, June 8th. There's no … [Read more...]

Fire destroys Snoqualmie Ridge home, same home that caught fire last summer

A large, 2-alarm fire destroyed a golf course home near the end of Fairway Place SE on Snoqualmie Ridge overnight, June 7, 2019. The fire started around 11:30PM. SFD Chief Mark Correira said this is the same … [Read more...]

Skate Park Grand Opening, Bike Safety Rodeo come to Snoqualmie Community Park, June 8th

There's a couple of fun family events coming - back to back - to Snoqualmie Community Park on Saturday, June 8th. The Snoqualmie Skatepark opened last fall, but the official Grand Opening happens at 11AM. … [Read more...]

Class of 2019: History that Marked the Journey to Graduation

It's that time of year across the Snoqualmie Valley: high school graduation. As seniors get excited to put on their caps and gowns, parents are reminiscing with conflicting feelings of excitement and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police want to tackle drug issue by adding narcotics dog

On May 28th Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps asked the city council for approval to explore adding a drug dog to the department, increasing the SPD's level of service. Phipps commented, "I don't want to … [Read more...]