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Mayor Matt Larson Not Running for Re-Election; Endorses Katherine Ross for Mayor

Dear Beloved Snoqualmie Community, After careful consideration, I have decided to not run for mayor this coming November. When first elected to City Council in 2001 and mayor in … [Read More...]

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Day Out with Thomas™ is Pulling into the Northwest Railway Museum for an Outdoor Party You Won’t Want to Miss!

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine will be hosting outdoor events at the Northwest Railway Museum on July 9-11 and 16-18, 2021.   With extensive health and safety protocols in place, this fun-filled event offers families the … [Continue Reading...]

Help Beat Type One Diabetes with a Local Middle Schooler this Sunday, May 16th

Seventh grade Snoqualmie middle schooler Zane Alexander has been chosen to serve for his 2nd year as the 39th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge Ambassador. Zane was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when he was 3 years old.  His life, and his … [Continue Reading...]

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Story Updated: Unsecured Load Call Starts in North Bend and Ends with WSP PIT Maneuver in Seattle

Update 8:23 am from the Snoqualmie Police Department : "This was called in by Les Schwab employees about an unsafe vehicle that should not be on the roadway. Officers arrived and requested the driver not leave the parking lot … [Read More...]

King County and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Announce Vaccination Partnership

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will join the King County Vaccination Partnership Network, a network of vaccination sites supported by public, private, and community partners. The addition of a drive-through vaccination site is … [Read More...]

Bat Positive for Rabies Found in King County

On social media there have recently been reports of Valley residents noticing bats in odd places at unusual times of day. Public Health has a message for everyone in King County about our leathered winged residents. As the … [Read More...]

No Snoqualmie Ridge Spring Garage Sale this Month

After many emails and messages inquiring about the much anticipated May Garage Sale, we enquired if the event would take place this month. Sorry bargain hunters and hagglers, there will not be a spring community … [Read More...]

Erratic Driving and a Sunday Afternoon wreck on I90 & Crash Near Tiger Mountain Summit on SR18

On Sunday, May 9th, on Westbound I-90 west of SR 18, a driver lost control of their vehicle and left the freeway.  The car landed in a ravine but thankfully there were only minor injuries. Photo Credit WSP … [Read More...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 5/6/21: District commits to Fall 2021 Program In-person 5 Days a Week

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The meeting took place in person (for the first time since Spring 2020) and on Zoom from the Mount Si High School Freshman building Common’s area. Health and safety measures included limiting and … [Read More...]

Aroma Coffee and Heirloom Cookshop Announce Fall City Friday Market

Fall City Friday Market to launch every other Friday beginning June 4th, 2021 from 3:00-6:00 pm through September 24, 2021. Heirloom Cookshop and Aroma Coffee Co. are coming together to host a variety of local growers … [Read More...]

Public Hearing Establishing Rates for Snoqualmie Utilities: May 10th, 6 p.m.

A public hearing is scheduled to occur at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on May 10, 2021. It will occur at 6 p.m. or shortly thereafter.The hearing topic is a replacement to the city ordinance establishing rates and … [Read More...]

North Bend City Councilmember Chris Garcia Will Not Seek Re-election

At the North Bend City Council meeting on May 4th, 2021, Chris Garcia confirmed he would not be seeking re-election for position #6 on the North Bend City Council. According to King County Elections, filing for open positions … [Read More...]

Business Comings: Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates now Arbor Eyecare

Snoqualmie Valley and Sammamish EyeCARE Associates are announcing with great pleasure new growth and change. They are extremely honored to have served thousands of people in our community by caring for … [Read More...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Work Session Meeting May 4, 2021

Summary: No Expansion or Changes Expected to In-person School Schedules until Fall 2021 [Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Work Session topic was the District’s Return to School Update, a presentation and discussion … [Read More...]

Inslee announces two-week pause on phases: Every county will remain in its current phase

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a two-week pause on movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan. Under the pause, every county will remain in its current phase. At the end of two … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Mayor Larson’s State of the City Address: Bridging a River of Debt

The SnoValley Chamber of Commerce State of the Cities Luncheon last week also featured Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson’s 16th annual “State of the City” address. Larson’s address had a decidedly somber tone as he talked about … [Read More...]

Development Agreement for a Downtown Senior Housing Project on West North Bend Way: Notice of Public Hearing

You may have read the article on April 29th, which talked about the possibility of a senior housing facility coming to the area west of the Pour House on North Bend Way. Now you can make your opinion known at a public hearing … [Read More...]

SR 202 – Snoqualmie Falls Park to Boalch Ave NW – Paving and ADA improvements

Project news Beginning at 10 p.m. Monday, May 10 to 4 a.m. Friday, May 14: The SR 202 Snoqualmie River bridge will be closed 24 hours a day. Posted detour signs will redirect travelers to I-90. The bridge … [Read More...]

Give Mom the Experience of a Steam Train Ride on Mother’s Day Weekend

Looking for something special and unique for mom on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-9? Give her a fun family experience of a steam train ride through the beautiful upper Snoqualmie Valley. The steam train excursion includes … [Read More...]

New Hotel and Senior Housing Potentially Coming to North Bend

Wednesday, April 28th, during the SnoValley Chamber of Commerce State of the Cities Luncheon, Mayor Rob McFarland announced that North Bend might finally be getting a new hotel. McFarland, prerecorded due to a … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation has Urgent Need for Drivers

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, the company with the little white buses serving the Valley, has immediate openings for three bus drivers. Interested applicants with a valid driver’s license are encouraged to apply … [Read More...]

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