Archives for February 2013

Community Volunteers get Nursery at Mount Si Ready for Spring, Help Recovering Owner

Community is a big part of the Snoqualmie Valley.  Nels Melgaard and the Nursery at Mount Si have played a big role in that community.  So when Nels needed some help getting the nursery ready for spring, his … [Read more...]

Mount Si Cheer Places 6th at National Championships

Fresh off their state championship title, the Mount Si Cheer Squad headed to Orlando, Florida this week to compete in the Universal Cheerleader Association's National High School Cheerleading Championship at … [Read more...]

Body of Missing Redmond Man Found Near Rattlesnake Mountain

Search and Rescue volunteers do important work in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Sometimes the reality of their work is a recovery, not a rescue.  Yesterday was one of those days. King County Explorer Search and … [Read more...]

Give Good Awards Announces 2013 Inspirational Nominees

The GIVE GOOD Awards Foundation of Snoqualmie Valley released its 2013 nominees yesterday, February 8th, naming 34 community members and one entire school body who represent the foundation’s mission of … [Read more...]

Police Determine Safety Concern at North Bend Montessori Was Misunderstanding

According to an email blast sent to North Bend Elementary School parents, a police investigation determined that an incident which occurred Wednesday afternoon, February 6, 2013, at North Bend Montessori was a … [Read more...]

Pinocchio Plays Valley Center Stage – Fun, Interactive Show For Kids

Children, ages four and up will be treated to Valley Center Stage’s 3rd annual interactive kids show for two weekends.  This weekend's shows are today, Friday, February 8th at 7PM and Saturday, February 9th, at … [Read more...]

Couple Arrested in Snoqualmie U-Haul Burglary Case Enter Not Guilty Pleas

The male and female arrested for a burglary in Snoqualmie's Deer Park neighborhood on January 8, 2013 were officially charged in King County Superior Court on January 24th. Sean Paul St. Clair was charged with … [Read more...]

For the Love of Snoqualmie: Week of Art, Music, Food Highlighting Historic Snoqualmie Starts February 8th

The Downtown Snoqualmie Merchants Association, Snoqualmie Arts Commission and the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce invite community members to celebrate For the Love of Snoqualmie week starting tomorrow, … [Read more...]

Police Searching for Missing Remond Man, Vehicle Found at Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead

The Redmond Police Department asks for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Redmond Man. Ira Thomas Clodfelter was last heard from by a friend this past Sunday afternoon, February 3, 2013. He failed … [Read more...]

Finaghty's Celebrates 5 Years in Snoqualmie; Brings in Three Nights of Live Music to Celebrate

Five years are a milestone for small businesses.  Ask their owners. Snoqualmie Irish Pub, Finaghty's, has ridden the wave of boom and recession in the Snoqualmie Valley and successfully come out on the other … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Shoppers, the Lowdown on Issaquah's Plastic Bag Ban

In less than one month the City of Issaquah begins a ban on the use of light-weight plastic bags at grocery and retail stores.  It's an effort the city hopes will reduce pollution and waste associated with … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Food Bank's 2nd Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Set for this Sunday

Hunger in the Snoqualmie Valley is real.  The Empty Bowls event is simple way of raising awareness. After much success the first time around, the Mt. Si Food Bank and local organizers, volunteers and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Hiring New Firefighter, Metro Meetings about All-Day Bus Service, Why did They Cut Those Trees Down?

If you know a local firefighter who wants to work close to their Snoqualmie Valley home, the City of Snoqualmie announced yesterday, February 4th that they are hiring a new firefighter.  They also announced why … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie Women Share Their Latest Published Novels

Three Snoqualmie authors are shining the light on their hometown.  Their books are receiving great praise so we wanted to give you a heads up and some brief info on these local authors' latest novels. Tess … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Man Goes Fishing, Ends up Playing Vital Role in Friday's Dramatic River Rescue

Friday's rescue of a woman stuck in the frigid Snoqualmie River might have had a different outcome if Snoqualmie resident, Justin Rose, hadn't been in the right place at the right time. Justin was fishing on … [Read more...]

Helicopters in North Bend – Rescue on Snoqualmie River

There was a lot of low-flying helicopter activity reported near exit 31/Bendigo Blvd in North Bend beginning around 5PM today, February 1st. Local news stations tweeted that a woman was being rescued after … [Read more...]

Precautionary Police Presence At Cascade View Elementary Yesterday

There was a precautionary police presence at Cascade View Elementary School yesterday afternoon, January 31st, due to a "report of concern." Snoqualmie Police Captain, Nick Almquist, said Cascade View, located … [Read more...]

Watch For Firefighters Wearing Red Today – and the Answer to Why

This is why you may see many local firefighters sporting their best RED ensembles today... Did you know heart disease still kills more women than all cancers combined?  Today, February 1, 2013, members of … [Read more...]