New Police Contract Approved: SnoPo to patrol North Bend streets for 6 more years

It's been five years since the Snoqualmie Police Department began patrolling the streets of North Bend. It took 18 months of negotiating, but the two cities finally agreed on a contract extension/new inter … [Read more...]

North Bend homes demolished for future Park Expansion

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 two homes near the corner of E. Park Street and Ballarat Ave in downtown North Bend were torn down, drawing the attention of many residents. The two homes were owned by the Si … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | possible stolen laundry; urinal fire; camping after hours arrest

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | SE 11TH ST, North Bend On April 5th around 10:15PM, a caller reported that two teenage girls had ding-dongditched her house and requested that police do a drive through of the … [Read more...]

9th Annual Jazz Walk returns to North Bend this weekend

On April 20th, JazzClubsNW, in partnership with local businesses, will turn downtown North Bend into one big jazz club. Twenty live performances will take place from 5PM to midnight at 14 venues around town, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary awards thousands in grants to local nonprofits

The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley recently selected twelve community organizations to receive $34,000 in grants ranging from $500 to $5,500. According to Rotary Club President Steve Weaver, “Every dollar … [Read more...]

Developer appeals to county over water provider for 212-unit apartment complex planned in North Bend

The City of North Bend could be a step closer to providing water inside the Sallal Water Association service area. According to the April 16th city council agenda packet, Shelter Holdings - which is … [Read more...]

The Opossum: Snoqualmie Valley’s Misunderstood Animal Superhero

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, wildlife enthusiast, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] The poor Virginia Opossum has an image problem. Most … [Read more...]

Getting Hikers to the Mountains: Trailhead Direct returns for second year with more routes, Little Si added

King County announced this week that Trailhead Direct – the weekend and holiday transit-to-trails bus service - will return Saturday, April 20th with more routes to get hikers to the trails without the need of … [Read more...]

Mount Si Baseball maintains high expectations, in hunt for playoff spot under new coach

Mount Si High School's baseball program is transitioning nicely this year to a new coaching staff, one which is maintaining the high expectations of the program and its fans. [Article by contributing sports … [Read more...]

Former Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher announces bid for Snoqualmie City Council

On Monday, April 8th during the Snoqualmie City Council meeting public comment period, former mayor and former city councilmember Fuzzy Fletcher announced his intention to run for city council. Fletcher said … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Tribe partner for big FREE household recycle event

It's spring cleaning time - and the City of North Bend and Snoqualmie Tribe are partnering once again on a big, FREE spring recycle event. You know.... the kind where they take almost anything, including those … [Read more...]

Committed to Snoqualmie: No Boat Brewing announces expansion just two years after opening

It's only about 2.5 years since No Boat Brewing Company opened inside some empty Ronix Warehouse space on Snoqualmie Ridge, but in that short time it has grown to be popular with locals and tourists alike. … [Read more...]

Getting from point to point not a given in rural areas, but Snoqualmie Valley Transportation is quietly bringing change

[Article contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] Like a lot of people in the Snoqualmie Valley, David Egan takes his dog, Bernie, everywhere with him. For Egan, it’s not just nice to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | DUI driver thinks he’s in Shoreline; homemade explosive causes multiple injuries; brawl outside the bar

THEFT IN-PROGRESS | NORTH BEND BARTELL'S On March 29th around 6:30PM a caller reported a male suspect and stolen a bottle of wine, concealing it in his pocket, and then left on foot. An officer responded and … [Read more...]

Letter | Fire district merger will allow Fall City to meet today’s safety standards

Dear Editor, Now is the time. I am a Fall City resident, a former Fire District 27 volunteer, and a current Fire District 27 firefighter. In this coming election, I will be voting YES on Proposition 1. As … [Read more...]