Archives for November 2014

Snoqualmie Holiday Ice Rink, ‘Winter Magic’ Celebration, Location & Hours Announced

For residents interested in learning more details about Snoqualmie's inaugural, outdoor Holiday Ice Rink, the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce and City of Snoqualmie just released all the details for the … [Read more...]

Winter Weather Advisory | First Snowflakes of Season Fall

UPDATE |  November 29, 2014, 4AM The National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory in place until 11AM, Saturday, November 29th, for 1-3 inches of snow. That advisory includes the 'East Puget Sound … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Road Rage, Dine and Dash, Unwanted Party Guest

Here are some of the incidents Snoqualmie Police officers responded to in the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 15th - November 21st, … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Popular Store Expanding, Relocating to Historic Snoqualmie Business District

What do you do after a successful seven months in business and finishing runner-up in King 5's Best of Western Washington contest in the Best Antiques category? Well, you expand of course! And by expand they … [Read more...]

Vehicle Strikes, Kills Bear Cub on I-90 Near Issaquah

If you were traveling westbound I-90 heading near Issaquah Tuesday evening and experienced a traffic standstill, a sad accident involving a vehicle and bear was to blame. According to the Washington State … [Read more...]

One Dog Trainers Path to Positive Training, No More Fear and Force

North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, gets very personal in her latest column, explaining her path to becoming a positive dog trainer, which included injuring her own dog along the … [Read more...]

Wheel-less in North Bend; Resident Has BMW Wagon Stripped of Tires, Wheels

North Bend residents are without the wheels on their vehicle and are hoping someone might have information that could help find the culprits who left their BMW 325xi Wagon wheel-less and on blocks. Neighbor … [Read more...]

Op-ed | Road Rage Education: Learn from One Woman’s Experience on 202

This is a guest piece by Susan Casserd, who wanted to share what she learned after a recent road rage incident in the Snoqualmie Vally. With a lot of winding, dark local roads that change speed limit often, it … [Read more...]

Upcoming ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along at North Bend Theatre Benefits Mount Si Special Needs Students Trip to Disneyland

During the summer, special needs students from the Life Skills Class and the Transitional Learning Center (TLC) at Mount Si High School were given a thumbs up from the school district for a class trip to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Man Fed up with Bears in Neighbors Garbage, Just Using the Free WiFi, Stolen Liquor and Seafood

Here are some incidents the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 8, … [Read more...]

Neighborhood on Edge after Solicitors Blanket Area; City Reminds Residents to Check Credentials, Call 911 if Concerned

A day following door-to-door sales people blanketing the Crestview area of Snoqualmie Ridge selling vacuum cleaners and asking to enter homes, and a TV news report about the solicitors described as "odd and … [Read more...]

Contagious Kindness | North Bend Neighborhood, Volunteers Provide Special Homecoming for Marine on Leave from 11th Tour of Duty

The signs were everywhere when you entered the neighborhood; block after block of handmade thank you and welcome home signs... Sometimes acts of kindness are contagious. That seems to be the case in the … [Read more...]

Piccola Cellars, North Bend’s First Winery, Ready to Meet More Neighbors; Throws Weekend-Long Grand Opening Party

Would you like to see how PIccola Cellars transformed the old North Bend Fire Station as they put down new Eastside roots and decided to call North Bend home? This weekend is your chance; actually there's three … [Read more...]

Holy Candy Batman | Snoqualmie Valley Kids Donate Record Amount of Halloween Candy to Troops Overseas

It's confirmed, trick or treating in the Snoqualmie Valley obviously reaps great candy rewards, as evidenced by all the excess candy that was donated at the YMCA the week after Halloween. The boxes were … [Read more...]

Ice Rink is Back! Chamber of Commerce Finds Creative Way to Bring Ice Rink to Valley for 2014 Holiday Season

It was big news last spring when the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce announced it was working with the City of Snoqualmie to bring an outdoor, holiday ice rink to downtown Snoqualmie. That plan, though, … [Read more...]

Car, Motorcycle Collision Injures One at Busy Snoqualmie Ridge Intersection

Wednesday evening, November 12, 2014, around 6:30PM, Snoqualmie Police, Fire and Aid responded to an accident at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave. Numerous residents reported the heavy … [Read more...]

No Deal, New Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will Not Open as Overlake

It looks like the new Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, scheduled to open in March 2015 near Snoqualmie Ridge and the I-90/SR 18 interchange, won't open as an Overlake Hospital. In July, the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Dream Realized | Mount Si Student Signs with Prestigious University of Washington Crew Program

In 5th grade, during the first soccer practice of the year, Madison Mariani did one lap around the field and ended up in tears, saying she was going to throw up from the short run. But she didn't stop. Her … [Read more...]

LETTER | Veterans Day: Price, Sacrifice of War and Those that Serve

Dear Editor: During the past month I worked with staff and veterans at the American Lake VA Medical Center in Tacoma. Although it is important to reach out and honor our veterans every day, it is especially … [Read more...]

Wind Advisory Through Thursday | Sunny, Cold and Gusts of 45MPH Possible

UPDATE |  Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:45AM The National Weather Service has let the High Wind Warning for the Cascade Foothills (including the North Bend and Snoqualmie areas) expire, but still has a … [Read more...]