Archives for September 2014

Should New Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Become Overlake Hospital? Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Possible Affiliation

Should the new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital become Overlake Hospital? When will the new hospital be complete? What will it look like? How big will it be? If you have questions and you're interested in the latest … [Read more...]

Road Work Heads Up: Lane Closures Continue in Snoqualmie, Paving Work Begins in Fall City/Preston

Snoqualmie Valley drivers should be prepared for possible traffic delays now through October 10th, as some roadwork projects may slow traffic in the coming days.  These delays may increase during peak commute … [Read more...]

Police Say North Bend, Snoqualmie Residents Involved in Fiery I-90 Collision Near Preston

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is still investigating the fiery, chain-reaction four-vehicle collision that brought westbound I-90 traffic to a halt between Preston and North Bend Sunday afternoon, September … [Read more...]

Serious Multiple Car, Roll-Over Collision near Preston Closes Westbound I-90

UPDATE  |  SEPTEMBER 29, 2014, 6PM Washington State DOT said shortly before 6PM that all lanes of WB I-90 near Preston, exit 22 were reopened after an investigation of an earlier multiple vehicle collision. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter: Donkeys on the Run, Purse Snatchers, Traveling Hippies

Here are some calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of September 14th.  Often times, many of the responses don't require flashing lights and sirens: … [Read more...]

Meet Moe, Learn from His Tragic Story

In this week's column, North Bend resident and pet training guru at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, recounts a tragic local pet death with the hope of educating more owners and keeping more pets … [Read more...]

Dirt Fish Rally School Hosts BIG Weekend Event, Red Bull Global Rallycross with National TV Coverage

Dirt Fish Rally School in Snoqualmie is hosting a big rallycross event this weekend, Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th. The national event is expected to draw hundreds to the 315-acre … [Read more...]

School Bond Decision Crunch Time! Future Could Hold Rebuilt High School, Reinstated Middle School, New Elementary School

It appears the Snoqualmie Valley School Board is poised for a vote that could put a school bond on the February 2015 ballot - and it could be a comprehensive bond solution to address facility needs at all grade … [Read more...]

Ridge Pharmacy Officially Open for Business, Snoqualmie No Longer without Full-Service Pharmacy

It took a few months longer than planned, but it appears Snoqualmie has a pharmacy once again. The city had been without a pharmacy since July 2013 when Village Pharmacy closed its doors. The new Ridge … [Read more...]

Learn to Cook for Better Health with Chef Nic in ‘The Up Beet Kitchen’

Need  little help with learning to cook healthier and more creatively?  I've always been pretty good at cooking all those quick foods that kids love, but maybe aren't the healthiest. So here's something that … [Read more...]

CDC Confirms Rare D-68 Respiratory Virus Present in King County

Colds and other illnesses begin spreading rapidly once children return to school. But at the start of this new school year, health officials are warning parents and schools to watch for a rarely seen virus, … [Read more...]

King County Metro Cuts Two Valley Bus Routes as of September 27th

As anticipated since July when the King County Council announced its first bus service cuts to address Metro Transit's funding shortfall, the first bus service reductions will affect Snoqualmie Valley routes as … [Read more...]

Fashion Show Fundraiser to Benefit Local Senior Center, Valley Shuttle Service

Mount Si Senior Center is hosting their 2nd annual 'Fashionation' event starting at 6PM, Friday, September 26, 2014,  at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, 36005 SE Ridge St., Snoqualmie. The fundraising event includes … [Read more...]

Another ‘NO Boredom’ Weekend: Televised Friday Night Lights, Big Block Party, Outdoor Movie, Snoqualmie Ridge Garage Sale

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, you shouldn't need to look outside the Snoqualmie Valley.  There's lots of fun on tap in Snoqualmie this Friday, September 19th and Saturday, September … [Read more...]

Duvall Police Officer Shot, Pursuit of Armed Suspect Ends in Preston/Fall City Area

Police closed off Preston-Fall City Road near Preston for several hours overnight, September 16, 2014,  as authorities dealt with a standoff that started with a Duvall police officer shooting near Holy … [Read more...]

Stop the Barking! The Barking ‘Burb’ Dog Blog

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, tackles the topic that sometimes can cause friction between neighbors - dog barking.  Melissa offers info, tips and even … [Read more...]

D-68 Entero Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Washington, Can Hit Kids with Asthma Hard

It's common to see colds and other illnesses begin spreading rapidly once children return to school. But at the start of this new school year, health officials are warning parents and schools to watch for a … [Read more...]

‘Officer Kim’ Named New School Resource Officer in Safety Partnership between District and Police Department

The City of Snoqualmie recently selected longtime Snoqualmie Police Officer Kim Stonebraker as its new School Resource Officer (SRO), appointing her as the liaison between the Snoqualmie Valley School District … [Read more...]

North Bend Jazz Walk – Popular Music Festival Back for Another Year!

Back for another year! The streets of historic North Bend will be turned into the ultimate jazz music festival, Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 6PM to 12AM, as the annual and very popular North Bend Jazz … [Read more...]

North Bend Begins Two Month Improvement Project, Sprucing up Downtown

It seems both Snoqualmie and North Bend are now in the processing of improving and sprucing up the downtown areas.  Residents should get used to seeing construction crews on downtown streets in the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

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