Archives for October 2014

Contractor Delays, Site Issues Postpone Opening of New Jeanne Hansen Community Park, AGAIN

It's a legitimate question: Why throw a Grand Opening Celebration for a park that isn't actually officially open? The City of Snoqualmie is getting that question quite a bit when it comes to their newest, … [Read more...]

LETTER | Vote YES to Give Valley Children the Education they Deserve

It's simple. Every child in the Snoqualmie Valley is worthy of the opportunity to learn in an uncrowded classroom. By voting YES on Initiative 1351, you will be providing our valley's children with the kind of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter: Dude, Where’s my Car; Oops, Forgot to Pay; Paperboy Mistaken for Burglar

These are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie from September 27th - October 10th. Often times sirens and flashing lights are not necessary in police … [Read more...]

That Little Girl Can Run! World Record Set at Fall City Race

Watching the video of 8-year old Amber Debu finishing the Fall City Half Marathon Saturday morning, October 11, 2014, you might think she just ran an easy 5K race - not just completed 13.2 miles alongside her … [Read more...]

Board Votes to Run February School Bond, Cost to Taxpayer Dramatically Reduced

The Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted Thursday night, October 9, 2014, to run a comprehensive school bond on the February 2015 ballot. The 4-1 vote, the board instructed Superintendent Aune to construct a … [Read more...]

Second Time in Two Weeks: Car Crosses I-90 Median, Causes Multiple-Car, Serious Collision Near Preston

Traffic came to a halt on westbound I-90 near Preston (milepost 22) around 12:45PM, October 9, 2014 -  in the same area as another serious collision just a week and a half ago. The Washington State Patrol … [Read more...]

Missing Hiker and Two Dogs Found Near Snoqualmie Pass

UPDATE |  OCTOBER 9, 2014, 4:40PM The King County Sheriff's Office via their official Twitter feed announced shortly before 3PM, that their search and rescue helicopter had located missing hiker, Paula Reuter. … [Read more...]

After Nearly Two Years of Talk, School Board Vote Expected on Bond Concept for Possible February Ballot

For nearly two years, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board has been discussing, researching, analyzing what type of school bond is needed to meet future facility and educational needs of its students. In … [Read more...]

The New Party in Town: Mount Si Cheerleaders

There's a new [birthday] party option in the Valley - and it comes courtesy of the Mount Si High School Cheerleading Squad.  Have a child who loves to move? Tumble, jump, dance?  Then this new [birthday] party … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Harnesses Seahawks 12th Man Power for ’12th Man Can Club’ Food Drive

Hoping to harness the power and spirit of the local Snoqualmie Valley Seahawks 12th man, the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank is hosting a fun, ONE DAY food drive called the '12 Man Can Club' on Sunday, October 12th … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Returning to TV; Creator Hints Film Crews May Surface in Snoqualmie Valley

It was announced Monday, October 6, 2014, that Twin Peaks, one of the top, cult TV series around, and one that still draws fans to the Snoqualmie Valley nearly 25 years after the series first aired, is coming … [Read more...]

Hear that Whistle and Rumbling? Steam Trains Running this Weekend

Hear the whistle? Steam trains have returned to Snoqualmie! The Northwest Railway Museum announced that during the weekend of  October 4th -5th, Steam Train excursions will be pulled by the Santa Cruz Portland … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter: Teen Street Racing, Car Prowls, Locker Room Theft, More Trail Campers

Here are some calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie areas during the week of September 20th. Often times many of these officer responses don't require flashing light … [Read more...]

Weekend Happenings: Kids Help Shape Local Government, Artist Reception & Wine Tasting

Chance for Kids to Have Voice in Local Government According to Ross Marzolf, Communications Director for King County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert,  a 'once in a generation' opportunity for our youth to have … [Read more...]

Business Happenings: New Company Coming to Ridge, New Apartments Have Tenants, New Manicure Joint, Woodman Lodge Brings Lunch Back

There's been some new business happenings around the Valley these past few months, including one newly constructed building soon to be home to another water sports company; a new apartment development … [Read more...]

Reducing the Smell: North Bend Improving Wastewater Treatment Plant

Have you've ever driven along SR 202 and as you approach the bend in the road near downtown North Bend wondered, "What's that smell?" This week, the City of North Bend began infrastructure improvement work … [Read more...]