Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Local Businesses partner with school district to provide NEW Student Study Spots

According to Snoqualmie Valley School District Technology Coach Janice Wintermyer, the district - as part of its new One-to-One Computing Initiative - recently checked out almost … [Read More...]

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Couple transforms 100-year old Snoqualmie property into Wilde Moon [Vacation] Retreat, yoga studio

Thanks to Wilde Moon Retreat owners, Jonathon and Caryle, for sharing the story of the restoration of this property and their effort to turn it into a thriving small business. Read on... This story begins nearly 100-years ago, on land out past … [Continue Reading...]

Two small earthquakes shake Snoqualmie Valley Saturday morning

More than likely you slept through the first small earthquake that was centered near Fall City Saturday morning, November 9, 2019 - but the second one got the attention of many residents. The first small 2.3 magnitude quake was centered about 4 … [Continue Reading...]

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Updated Election Results: Snoqualmie council incumbents hold seats, North Bend gets new mayor and two female council members

UPDATE | NOVEMBER 9, 2019, 6:30AM With nearly all of the November 5th general election ballots counted, it looks like only one result changed since initial tallies were posted by King County Elections on Tuesday … [Read More...]

‘Give a Night Save a Life’ Fundraiser to support Snoqualmie Valley youth programs happens November 6th

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network (SVCN) is pleased to announce its November 6th Give A Night Save a Life event sponsored by Infusion Bar & Grill in Snoqualmie.  Organizers say attendees can enjoy an evening … [Read More...]

Dog Review of a Salish Lodge & Spa Pampered Paws Room: “The Ultimate in Doggie Relaxation”

Bee is my 4-year-old Schnauzer/Poodle and typically would NOT be described as relaxed. Unlike my last dog of the same breed, Bee moves through life as if her tail is on fire and only speed and noise will put it out. She’s … [Read More...]

‘Message in a Bottle’ written two decades ago by North Bend Elementary students discovered on remote Hawaiian Island

In case you were in need of a Sunday feel good story - we've got a good one for you all the way from North Bend to Hawaii courtesy of the Pacific Ocean currents. Are you thinking 'What?' Well here's how it … [Read More...]

Salish Lodge sold to Snoqualmie Tribe, Salish Expansion not moving forward

In mid August we got wind of a possible Salish Lodge sale to the Snoqualmie Tribe, but when we inquired we were told it was a rumor. Well, it appears that the sale is in fact, not myth. In a press release dated November … [Read More...]

Meadowbrook History: The Brook, Snoqualmie Valley’s First ‘Talkie’ Movie Theater

At the corner of Park Street and Meadowbrook Way (near Mount Si High School and Snoqualmie Elementary) once sat some Snoqualmie Valley film history: The Brook Theater - about 100 years ago it was part of the small, thriving … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | hit and run; this isn’t your house; lady dancing in the road; car vs. pole

October 21st 11:35PM | Waterlogged Officers were dispatched to the report of a vehicle that was stranded in the floodwaters near Meadowbrook and Reining Rd. The driver stated that they hadn’t realized the water was at … [Read More...]

City: Weather delays North Bend Park Street Roundabout project

Rain this fall appears to have delayed North Bend's Park Street Roundabout project. Interim City Administrator Mark Rigos said a very wet September and October has slowed roundabout construction by one to two … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | Two semi rollovers on SR 18; burnt food sends crews to Gianfranco’s roof; accidental gas line fracture

October 10th Around 8:15AM Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke from the roof of Gianfranco's restaurant. On arrival, firefighters observed light smoke from the roof vent. No smoke was visible … [Read More...]

Giving Big: Snoqualmie Tribe donates over $1 million to Washington nonprofits, hosts gala to celebrate recipients

On Saturday, October 19th, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe hosted its first ever Snoqualmie Tribe Charitable Donations Gala to celebrate the nonprofits it donated funds to this year. In 2019 the Tribe donated a whopping $1.1 … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Animal Misconceptions, Inaccuracies Debunked and Explained!

Everyone loves a good story. Before recorded history, storytelling began with visual communication in prehistoric cave drawings, progressing to tales told by word of mouth. Mythology had practical purposes in early society, … [Read More...]

King County Assessors Office inspecting Snoqualmie Ridge homes over next six months

If you notice someone hanging out in your neighborhood - or possibly knocking on your door in the coming months - it just might be your friendly neighborhood county assessor. Per a City of Snoqualmie news release, … [Read More...]

Halloween Fun: Fall City family’s creative quest for the perfect costume for their 1-year old

Who's needs some Halloween-feel-good fun? One thing I have been enjoying all month long is the Facebook feed of Fall City resident (and former Washington State 5th District Representative) Paul Graves. Paul and his … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie River recedes after stage 4 flood event, most upper Valley roads reopened.

UPDATE | OCTOBER 23, 2019, 10:30AM As most longtime Snoqualmie residents know, Tuesday's level 4 flood event could've been a whole lot worse if the rain hadn't let up. The October 22nd flood event officially becomes the … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department welcomes 4 new volunteer EMTs

At the October 14the City Council Meeting, four new Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) were awarded their helmets, giving them active volunteer status for the Snoqualmie Fire Department: Josh Demetrescu, Chris Feilen, … [Read More...]

Three injured in second head-on accident on Preston Fall City Road in four days

A second head-on collision on Preston-Fall City Road in a four-day timespan sent three more people to the hospital. Crews from EF&R, Fall City and Snoqualmie Fire Departments, along with Bellevue medics, all responded … [Read More...]

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