Archives for January 2015

BIG Saturday Garage Sale Fundraiser Helps Mission Team Prepares for Time ‘In the Field’

Cascade Covenant Church is partnering with In the Field Ministries, operated by long-time Snoqualmie Valley community members, John and Kimberly Calhoun, to send an 8-member mission team to Uganda this March … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Pig on the Loose, Egg Damage, Be a Nice Neighbor, Asleep on the Wheel

  Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week - and yes, they really do respond to wildlife on the … [Read more...]

Now OPEN | Georgia’s Bakery Back in Business, Back to Historic Roots

Many of us are used to remodeling projects taking longer than expected, but true to the words on the sign hanging in the front window, George's Bakery reopened this week - complete with a fresh interior, new … [Read more...]

Si View Park’s Historical Significance Recognized on National Registry

Si View Park makes the historic registry! The Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and United States Department of the Interior recently announced that North Bend's Si View Park … [Read more...]

3rd Annual GIVE GOOD Awards Nominees Announced, Honors Inspirational Community Members

The GIVE GOOD Awards Foundation released its 2015 nominees this week, announcing the names of 28 community members and organizations who represent the foundation’s mission of “Recognizing and celebrating those … [Read more...]

Battle to Keep Porn Out Kids’ Sight at the Library Continues, Group ask for Policy Change

It's been a busy battle for Snoqualmie parent Meg Barlament since her daughter, Alyx, and friend Ann unintentionally saw pornographic images on a public computer screen at the Snoqualmie Library in early … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie is Throwing a 12th Man Super Bowl Tailgate Party!

It's a last minute thing, but the City of Snoqualmie hopes residents will join them in an effort show some Snoqualmie Valley 12th man Seahawks spirit! The City of Snoqualmie, with a little help from the … [Read more...]

LETTERS | Eastside Firefighters Union, Snoqualmie Police Association Urge Yes Vote on SVSD School Bond

Dear Editor, Local Firefighters work hard to keep the Snoqualmie Valley community safe. This is why we feel that the safety and education resources for Snoqualmie Valley students are a high priority. We … [Read more...]

FREE Electronics Recycling Event Helps Organize your Home

Have some old electronics you'd like to rid your home of, but don't know what to do with them?  If so, the Sallal Grange in North Bend has you covered this weekend. The Sallal Grange is hosting a FREE … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Husband Steals Wife’s Winning Lottery Ticket, Three Young Men Keep Officer Busy, Cellphone Theft at Library

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of January 10 - 16, … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Snoqualmie Valley Makes Letterman’s Late Show Small Town News

Well, well.... it looks like the Snoqualmie Police Department's weekly Police Blotter contained a small town tidbit that grabbed the attention of the writing team at Late Night with David Letterman. January … [Read more...]

Where Can My Dog Go? Pet Friendly Valley Businesses and Places Where Fido will get the Boot

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at  Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant takes an in-depth look at local businesses where your dog is welcome and the laws that govern … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Wants to Hear from North Bend Residents, Business Owners

Hey North Bend, how do you think the Snoqualmie Police Department is doing patrolling your streets and answering your calls?  They've designed a police survey so residents can let them know. It's been nearly a … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Valley Elk Herd in Action, Halting Morning Traffic

Thursday morning around 7:45, I got the chance to enjoy the Snoqualmie Valley elk herd up close. They didn't dash out at me. In fact, I am convinced the herd is quite polite and may have learned to follow … [Read more...]

Come Help Build a LIFE-SIZE Dragon Saturday, January 17th

First Sasquatch - now a DRAGON! Is your family looking for something fun and local to do this weekend? If so, the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie have teamed up and created a fun event for the whole … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Soup Can Fire; Keys Stolen, Hundreds Taken from Car; Hit & Run on Parked Car

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES |  MERRITT AVE SE, Snoqualmie  January 3, 2015; Reported at 3:38PM A caller reported finding a "soup can on fire" on the trail near the Deer Park and Aster Creek neighborhoods. He … [Read more...]

PRESCHOOL FAIR: Yearly Tradition Continues, Helping Valley Families Navigate Early Education

Sno-Valley Indoor Playground organizers say between new Common Core curriculum requirements and the State of Washington’s prediction of increased K-12 enrollment over the next decade, it’s more important than … [Read more...]

TRAFFIC | Lane Closures, Delays Through Downtown Snoqualmie Possible Until January 30th

UPDATE | JANUARY 23RD, 6:30AM Traffic through downtown Snoqualmie experienced significant delays (up to 15 minutes), Thursday, January 22nd, due water main installation work -  and the city says these types of … [Read more...]

Police: Mail Thefts on Uptick, Take Steps to Safeguard Your Mail

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said on Friday, January 9, 2015, that Northeast King County has been experiencing an increase in mail thefts, with 68 reports in a recent 14-week period. The North Bend … [Read more...]

No Answer from Snoqualmie City Council about Proposed Amendment Banning Aerial Fireworks

It's been six months since a fireworks-related fire destroyed a Snoqualmie Ridge home and there's a chance the 4th of July may be a little quieter in Snoqualmie in coming years. On Monday, January 12, 2015, … [Read more...]