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Join North Bend Art and Industry for their annual Fall for Art Fundraiser on Saturday, September 25th

North Bend Art & Industry will be the heart of the creative body for the Eastside. A central hub, bringing together an eclectic mix of artists and art in all forms, reflects … [Read More...]

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Highlights of SVSD – Board of Directors Meeting – Sep 9, 2021

[Guest Post by Linda Grez. Note: The Zoom meeting link initially didn’t work until a new link replaced it at 5:15, and the audio was lost for about 5 minutes in the middle of the meeting.] The agenda and the Minutes of the 8.26.21 meeting were … [Continue Reading...]

Business Comings: Sanctuary has its Grand Opening in North Bend

Stacie Beam-Bruce and Stacy Worley met 3 years ago at a function in Seattle called Sacred Supper, a gathering for spiritually-minded women.  The meeting was completely random, not something Bruce typically goes to, but this time she … [Continue Reading...]

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Plein Air Paint Out 2022 Poster Selected – “In the Moment”

Artist Britt Greenland, this year’s Designated Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out artist, painted in Sandy Cove Park in honor of this year’s Railroad Days on August 28. Based on a City Facebook and Instagram … [Read More...]

Public Invited to Patriot Day Ceremony in Snoqualmie

On the 20th anniversary and in honor of the 2,977 civilians, firefighters, and police officers who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, there will be a Patriot Day remembrance ceremony this Saturday, … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Construction Delays

Night work on SE North Bend Way – Tuesday, Sept. 14 through the morning of Thursday, Sept. 16 Overnight lane closures will occur between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. on SE North Bend Way, on the west side of the I-90 … [Read More...]

UPDATED: Short Work Week Starts with Search for Potentially Armed Suspects in North Bend

UPDATE 3:30 PM: According to the WSP, the male and female arrested this morning are believed to be associated with a rollover car accident over the weekend resulting in two loose dogs, one of which is now deceased. A … [Read More...]

The Valley Vagabond: Adventures in Pandemic Travel, Ireland Edition (Part One)

[Guest Post by Jeff Lewis] There are angels and demons who walk among us. Some work in the travel industry.   It’s been 4 decades since I last had the opportunity to travel overseas, so when the possibility … [Read More...]

Business Comings: Pearl & Stone Wine Co. Moves to a New Location

The Pearl and Stone Wine Co. was started as a partnership of 3 families, all of whom have deep roots in the valley. The Ribary family (Paul & Erika), The Wesorick family (Rob & Laurie) and the Stone family (Chris … [Read More...]

Bears: The Super Sleepers

Guest Poster and Wildlife biologist Daryl Ratajczak explains why bears are extra hungry this time of year, so we can all take care with our garbage, pet food, and birdseed to help keep bears wild! As I write this … [Read More...]

King County Announces a New Data Dashboard that Tracks Covid-19 Risk for Unvaccinated People Vs. Vaccinated People

Since July, COVID-19 cases have increased rapidly in King County. The worsening outbreak is affecting all of us. People who are not fully vaccinated are getting seriously ill and dying at much higher … [Read More...]

Obituary: Richard George Krona

Richard George Krona, “Rick,” passed away on July 29, 2021, with family at his bedside. Rick was born to Charles, “Chuck,” and Joan Krona on March 24, 1955, in Tacoma, WA. Seven days later, the family moved to the Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

Help the Snoqualmie Tribe Ancestral Land Movement by Collecting Observations While Out Hiking and Recreating

Summer is leaving us soon with colder nights and fewer visitors to our local parks and trailheads. While I will miss the longer days, I won’t miss the overflowing garbage cans & dumpsters, crowded parking lots, loose … [Read More...]

King County to Resurface, Repair Section of North Bend Way Near Snoqualmie Casino

On September 13, 2021, King County Road Services Division will begin a weeklong road resurfacing and repair project on SE North Bend Way between I-90 and the roundabout near the Snoqualmie Casino. The nighttime work … [Read More...]

Reinig Road Revetment Repair Project Lane Close Extended

King County’s Reinig Road Revetment Repair Project that began in mid-June, requiring a summer closure of Reinig Road between SE 81st Street and 428th Ave SE, will need some extra time before one lane can … [Read More...]

Construction to Begin on Maloney Estates Subdivision this Week

This week site work is expected to begin on Maloney Estates,  a new 23-unit single-family home subdivision just south of Maloney Grove Ave SE and SE Mt. Teneriffe Place. Initial site work on the approximate … [Read More...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting Aug 26, 2021: Budget was Approved for 2021-2022

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Minutes of the August 12, 2021 Board Meeting were approved. Communications and Recognition Superintendent Gibbon welcomed everyone back.  Some of the highlights of the month … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Police Assist in Incident Involving Suspect with Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Today at about 12:10 p.m., Snoqualmie Police Officers were asked to assist the FBI with a one-million-dollar fugitive arrest rape warrant. The FBI was following the adult male suspect, out of Louisiana, westbound on I-90 from … [Read More...]

Police Incident Shuts Down Eastbound SR-18 at I90

At approximately 1 PM Friday, August 27th the Washington State Patrol (WSP) initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for suspicion of a felony warrant for rape for the driver. After the traffic stop was initiated the … [Read More...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Lynda Lahman’s Story of Love, Loss, and Memories

I’ll admit it, I sometimes judge a (literal) book by its cover, and I really shouldn’t. In this third installment of Regional Reads, I read a book by local author Snoqualmie resident Lynda Lahman. The book … [Read More...]

Watch Plein Air Artist Britt Greenland Paint in the Park

Artist Britt Greenland, selected as this year’s Designated Plein Air Artist, will paint on August 28 in Sandy Cove Park in honor of this year’s Railroad Days. Afterward, you can view her two paintings on … [Read More...]

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