Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Multiple lost dogs in Washington wilderness is important reminder to use a leash on local trails

As someone who lives in the place where many in the Seattle area choose to recreate, I have to say, you all make me sad. First off, this is NOT about any lost dog in particular. I … [Read More...]

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Mt. Si Senior Center celebrates service members with special Veterans Day lunch social

To honor the men and women who served in the armed forces, Mt. Si Senior Center hosted a special, free lunch for all veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019. Dozens of service people from all branches of the military were welcomed at the event, … [Continue Reading...]

Celebrating North Bend’s King of Kindness – Walking Burt Mann – on World Kindness Day

In honor of #WorldKindnessDay we thought we'd share the story of North Bend Communications Manager, Jill Green, and her walk with Burt Mann. Burt Mann is beloved by many North Bend residents and nearly each day - for almost two decades - he's seen … [Continue Reading...]

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Snoqualmie Tribe, Casino hold special program to honor service members this Veteran’s Day, unveil major gift from Wounded Warrior Family Support Organization

The Snoqualmie Tribe, in partnership with the Snoqualmie Casino, American Legion Post 79, and the Issaquah/Mt. Si VFW Post #3436, are extending a community invitation to honor all service members past and present this … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie to hold public hearing on potential property tax levy increase, November 12th

The City of Snoqualmie will hold a public hearing on Tuesday November 12, 2019 on the topic of its property tax levy. By law city councils must approve an ordinance estimating the "amounts to be raised by taxation on the … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | unsecured load wreaks havoc on I-90; car ends up on fire, down ravine near North Bend; system problem continually calls crews to storage facility

October 24th At 7:10AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a second fire alarm at the Snoqualmie Ridge Storage Units covering Building B. On arrival, no fire was found and appeared to be the result of a similar problem … [Read More...]

North Bend Sunset Garage Restoration project honored with King County Historic Preservation Award

King County recently announced the winners of this year's Spellman Awards, given for exemplary achievement in historic preservation of buildings around the county - and a very noticeable North Bend renovation project was one … [Read More...]

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...]

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