City considers letting River Run Apartment development exceed maximum building size regulation; would get more affordable housing, less total buildings

The City of North Bend will be holding a public hearing at the December 13th Planning Commission meeting to take comments on a proposed development agreement the city may enter into with the developer of the … [Read more...]

Santa Clause is coming to [down]town | Visiting kids at Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe, next two weekends

Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe owner Marsha Harris heard a lot of people asking last year where they could see Santa locally and discovered options were a bit limited. So she decided to do something about for … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Off season at Sun Mountain Lodge

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, outdoor and wildlife enthusiast, travel lover and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] I have a knack for scheduling vacations when no one else is … [Read more...]

Grow those Beards! Snoqualmie Police Chief relaxes facial hair rules for officers’ holiday fundraiser to help local family

Officers from Snoqualmie Police Department are lending a helping hand to a local family in need during the department's first No Shave November fundraiser. On Saturday, December 15th, the funds collected by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Town Hall Meeting happens December 6th; share thoughts, ask questions of city council, mayor

Have views to share or questions to ask? Wednesday, December 6th is your chance. The City of Snoqualmie has a town hall meeting planned at Snoqualmie City Hall, 38624 SE River Street, on December 6th at … [Read more...]

Cascade Covenant Church hosts Charity Market, December 5th

Interesting in doing a little holiday shopping and also supporting charity? This might be the perfect option for you. Cascade Covenant Church in North Bend (13225 436th Ave SE) will be hosting a Charity … [Read more...]

Sigillo Cellars closes on King Street lot purchase; plan to open winery, boutique hotel in downtown Snoqualmie in 2020

After being granted a two-month closing extension by the Snoqualmie City Council in late September, the city announced on December 3rd that Sigillo Cellars had closed the sale on the vacant, city-owned lot at … [Read more...]

Car Prowlers Caught in Snoqualmie Ridge Eagle Pointe Neighborhood

On Monday morning, December 3, 2018, the Snoqualmie Police Department reported via social media that an alert resident helped police catch three car prowl suspects in the Eagle Pointe neighborhood of Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Peek inside new Snoqualmie Hampton Inn: owner hopes to open in 2018, new coffee company planned next door

It's a sprint to the finish line, but the owner of Snoqualmie's new Hampton Inn, Chun Lai Hospitality, has a goal to open in 2018.  We took a hard hat tour of the hotel on November 30th and here's a bit of what … [Read more...]

Mount Si Musicians nab All-State Honors, selected to Honor Bands

The Mount Si High School (MSHS) Music Department proudly announced this week that MSHS Band Students Mary Piekarczyk (clarinet) and James Kolke (trombone) had auditioned and been accepted to the Washington … [Read more...]

District, Secretaries Union contract negotiations reach stalemate, mediator requested

The Snoqualmie Valley School District and its small secretaries union (SVASA) have been negotiating a new contract since last spring, spending approximately 75 hours at the bargaining table, but have reached a … [Read more...]

For first time in nearly two decades, Snoqualmie City Councils say no to 1% tax increase; North Bend also says no

For the first time in nearly two decades the Snoqualmie City Council did not approve the state allowed 1% tax increase to their annual budget.  The 1% increase would've added approximately $78,000 to the 2019 … [Read more...]

Fall City hosts Holiday Fun this weekend: holiday market, tree lighting, community dance

Fall City is getting into the holiday spirit this weekend, bringing back all of the holiday favorites for residents on Saturday, December 1st. First up... the 19th annual Holiday Market from 10AM to 3PM will … [Read more...]

‘Find another way home’ urges Snoqualmie Police after six DUI arrests over weekend, one with serious rollover accident and foot chase

Over the Thanksgiving weekend both Snoqualmie/North Bend police officers and Washington State Troopers were busy patrolling for DUI drivers. WSP reported early Saturday morning, November 24th that in two … [Read more...]

Conservation Partnership protects 80-acres of land in Rattlesnake Mountain Scenic Area

King County recently issued a news release about a land acquisition in the Snoqualmie Valley made by its newly launched Land Conservation Initiative. It will preserve 80 acres of land near North Bend from … [Read more...]