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...]

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...]

Business Comings: New Snoqualmie Restaurant serves up ramen, Korean-style lunches

A new restaurant has taken the place of Rose's Deli on Snoqualmie Ridge - right next to the UPS Store on Center Blvd - called Ridge Cupbop and Ramen. The restaurant change also includes a reworked interior … [Read more...]

Record snowfall leaves many Valley roads impassable, closes Snoqualmie Pass Tuesday; SVSD schools closed again Wednesday

UPDATE |FEBRUARY 12th, 2PM: SVSD announced that all schools are closed on Wednesday, 2/13/19. Both North Bend and Snoqualmie declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, allowing for additional resources to help … [Read more...]