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North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film … [Read More...]

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SVSD Planning for Phased-in Approach to Return to In-school Learning

In a letter dated September 18, 2020 Superintendent Rob Manahan had this to say to Snoqualmie Valley families and staff: Thanks to all of our students, staff, and parents for a successful start to the school year, despite these unusual … [Continue Reading...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my childhood. I grew up on the Eastside in … [Continue Reading...]

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Tanner Trail Connection Project: Making Biking and Walking Easier and Safer in North Bend

Have you noticed work occurring alongside North Bend Way between Cedar Falls Way and Maloney Grove Ave? It’s a project that will soon make walking and biking even easier and safer near downtown North Bend. With funding … [Read More...]

Pitch in for Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is less than two weeks away, and this year instead of hosting an in-person event in the Middle Fork on a Saturday in September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has transformed the day … [Read More...]

Baking Memories; The Pursuit of Pie Perfection (part one)

Take a moment and think of Fall. Chances are if you’re like me, Apple Pie is one of the first things that come to mind. There’s festivals, parades, and even bake-offs devoted to the sweet treat, and I can see why. Even our … [Read More...]

The week ahead – Blue Thunder may not be the only rumble heard

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] A thunderstorm rolls through Snoqualmie last May Well, I sure was envious looking at that 85° sunshine on the TV set this morning. Go Hawks! Fortunately, relief … [Read More...]

Hero of the Week; Daniel Smith, Guardian Angel to Youth Students

We’ve all had mentors; people who gently guide us through hardships, self-discovery, and new chapters in our lives. Our mentors can range from a friend, a teacher, a parent, or even a coworker, but universally, they have a … [Read More...]

Beloved 12th Man freeway flag gets a major upgrade

It all started with a Saints logo on the roof. Then there was beer, a crazy friend, a momentarily out-of-the-house wife and now, after many incarnations, a 600-foot flag with its own lighting system. Oh, and goats, … [Read More...]

COVID-19 activity declining in Washington state with the help of face coverings and distancing

On September 11th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which reflects an overall decline in COVID-19 activity as of late August. The report also highlights … [Read More...]

Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area closed and other valley smoke updates

As predicted, the smoke rolled into the state and the Valley right on cue and there are a couple of things residents should know and remember. Due to air quality concerns, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in North Bend is … [Read More...]

PLEASE Don’t Pet the Elk

We’ve all heard the stories, Woman Attacked by Bison After Approaching Calf, Man Painfully Learns Why You Should Never Pet A Wild Bear Cub, or the one most likely to strike a chord with residents, Tourist pets bull elk in … [Read More...]

Air Quality Alert issued – smoke from Oregon fires moving north through the weekend

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] NWS is out with an Air Quality Alert for most of Washington state through Monday at 11 am.  At which point, we should finally get a better onshore … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | one year old takes a tumble; car fire on 18; mountain bike accident on Tiger summit

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 3rdAt 7:07 am Snoqualmie Firefighters assisted a 29-year-old female who experienced a leg laceration at work. Patient was treated … [Read More...]

Christensen House to be demolished to make room for New Development

According to a City of North Bend press release, starting September 14th, Mainvue WA, LLC will begin construction of a new, small residential home plat in North Bend. The 12-lot Kanim Grove plat site is located along the east … [Read More...]

Mt. Si Senior Center introduces: The Valley’s Great Plates

The senior center announced, in their September newsletter, they are partnering with some Snoqualmie Valley restaurants for a special treat. The meals to go program was designed to help seniors who were having trouble … [Read More...]

A Wild Night in the Snoqualmie Valley

As predicted by our own Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie weather, easterly winds kicked in last early evening, September 7th, leading to a dramatic air quality change in North Bend as wildfire smoke from Eastern Washington moved … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley students back to school, families adapt to online learning

At the beginning of any other school year, students would be taking their first day of school photos, holding up chalkboard signs bearing their newest grade level, and waving to their parents from aboard the bus. But as … [Read More...]

The week ahead – Santa Ana winds in Snoqualmie Valley?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] The week begins with a familiar theme of late, sunny and pleasant for early September.  But the literal ‘winds of change’ are coming.   A rare late … [Read More...]

Hero of the Week: Gregory Reece, Delivering More Than Just Mail

To nominate your own local hero for the ‘Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award’ fill out this form When Gregory Reece got the nomination for 'Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award,' it was no surprise for those … [Read More...]

Si View Metro Parks puts 24.2-million-dollar bond on November ballot to build a new pool

For the past two years, Si View Metro Parks has been exploring options for developing a new aquatics facility in the community. A feasibility study was done to 'better understand the community's aquatic needs and how to best … [Read More...]

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