Archives for March 2014

Snoqualmie Asking Residents to Request Governor Inslee Veto Bill, Make Tribes Pay Property Taxes

UPDATE |  APRIL 9, 2014 According to the Washington State Legislature website, HB 1287 was signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on April 3, 2014.  The law becomes effective on June 12, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Beauty, a Living Canvass

The Snoqualmie Valley is a naturally beautiful place, surrounded by hills and peaks and carved out by a winding river that touches areas east to west, dropping over breathtaking falls along the … [Read more...]

‘Wildcats Got Talent’ Crowns 2014 Winners; SnoValley Idol Junior Finals Tonight

Thursday, March 27, 2014 was a fun evening in the Mount Si High School auditorium as some very talented students showcased themselves in the 2014 'Wildcats Got Talent' Competition. 19 acts competed and five … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Emergency Communications, Support Team Now Assisting Oso Mudslide Rescue Operations

As the rescue and recovery mission continues in the aftermath of a massive mudslide that devastated the small Oso community (near Darrington) last weekend, emergency communications volunteers from the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Residents Offered Priority Tickets for Popular Thomas the Train Event

The Northwest Railway Museum is offering a special pre-sale and discount period, March 20th – April 30th for Snoqualmie Valley residents to purchase Day Out with Thomas™tickets. Tickets go on sale to the … [Read more...]

Business News: New Restaurant and Pharmacy Coming to Snoqualmie; Brunello Now Delivering

New Restaurant Coming Soon It's looks like the former home of La Fogata in downtown Snoqualmie won't be sitting empty for too long.  The longtime Mexican restaurant closed in February. According to … [Read more...]

Granite Mountain Avalanche Claims Life; Injuries at Mt. Si and Tiger Mountain

It was a busy Saturday for search and rescue crews in the Snoqualmie Valley. King County Search and Rescue crews and Guardian 2 helicopter responded Saturday evening, March 22, 2014, to Granite Mountain near … [Read more...]

Pot Talk: Marijuana and Valley Teens, Learn from the Experts, Monday, March 24th

Since recreational marijuana became legal last year, the Washington State Patrol released that during the first six months of 2013, they saw a 50% increase in the number of drivers testing positive for pot. … [Read more...]

Master Gardeners Talk Gardening with Kids and Beautiful Peonies

Gardening with Kids Spring is in the air, and gardeners are getting the itch to grab their trowels and start digging.  And if you think adults are going stir crazy from being inside all winter, you know that … [Read more...]

Drama Ends For Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board, New Commissioner Finally Appointed

It was a drama-filled fall for the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Board, capped off by sitting board member, Gene Pollard, running against and unseating his fellow board mate, Kevin Hauglie - eventually leading to … [Read more...]

Alarm Sets off Sprinklers, Temporarily Closing North Bend Safeway Friday Morning

  The North Bend Safeway store at 460 Mt. Si Blvd, in the Mountain Valley Shopping Center, was temporarily closed early Friday morning, March 21, 2014, after a fire alarm set off the store's sprinkler … [Read more...]

Hear Beautiful Music, Support Valley Food Banks Sunday, March 23rd

Breath of Aire... not just a choir, but an experience says the flier announcing the choral group's visit to the Snoqualmie Valley this Sunday, March 23, 2014, in support of the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank and … [Read more...]

Fire in Mount Si Kiln Room Forces School-wide Evacuation

Sirens. Lots of sirens were reported by Snoqualmie business owners as fire truck after fire truck tore through the historic downtown core Thursday afternoon, March 20, 2014. At approximately 12:15PM, the … [Read more...]

Police Confident North Bend Sexual Assault Not Random Attack, Arrested Suspect Cleared, Released from Jail

The suspect arrested in connection with the North Bend stabbing and sexual assault on March 9th at Jay Berry's restaurant was released from King County Jail, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. According to … [Read more...]

Help Mount Si Jazz Band Get to New York Essentially Ellington Competition! Dinner and Jazz Fundraiser April 2nd

Leaders from Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club, Snoqualmie Valley Rotary and Boxley's Music Fund are combining efforts and sponsoring a joint fundraiser designed with one goal in mind - getting the Mount Si High … [Read more...]

Nearly Year of Negotiations, Still No Deal for SVSD Secretaries; District Gives Contract Update, which Union Says not Fully Accurate

The Snoqualmie Valley School District continues contract negotiations with its secretaries union (SVASA) - talks which have been happening since early May 2013. On March 18, 2014, in an email-blast to all … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested in North Bend Stabbing, Sexual Assault Released

UPDATE |  MARCH 19, 2014, 3:30PM According to Dan Donohoe of the King County Prosecutor's Office, the 41-year old male suspect arrested on March 18, 2014, in connection with the March 9th North Bend sexual … [Read more...]

Police Confirm Progress Happening in North Bend Sexual Assault Case, Fundraising Continues for Victim

It's been over a week since a Jay Berry's employee was attacked as she left work Sunday night, March 9th.  Police are still actively investigating the stabbing and sexual assault. Wednesday, March 12th, in … [Read more...]

New Pharmacy Coming to Snoqualmie, Ridge IGA Finds Occupant for Vacant Space

After Village Pharmacy closed its doors in July 2013, the City of Snoqualmie has been without a place to fill prescriptions within the city limits. The Myers Group, owners of the Ridge (IGA) Supermarket, had … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Listed as ‘Great Place to Live’ by 425 Magazine

It looks like Snoqualmie has made another list.  For those not wanting others to know how great it is to live in the Snoqualmie Valley, 425 Magazine is another publication letting the proverbial "cat out of the … [Read more...]