Archives for September 2015

SVSD Elementary School Boundary Change Options Announced

Since passing a school bond last February that included funds to build SVSD's 6th elementary school, district officials have stated a boundary revision would be needed to populate the new school. In … [Read more...]

Serious Injury, Multiple Semi Truck Accident Near North Bend Closes Truck Town Off Ramp for Hours

Three semi trucks collided on the westbound I-90 exit 34 off ramp near North Bend early Wednesday morning, September 30, 2015, closing the off ramp for nearly five hours. According to a Washington State … [Read more...]

Traffic Heads Up | Weekend #2 of SR 18 Closures near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says drivers who use SR 18 near Snoqualmie/Tiger Mountain and Auburn should plan  ahead for full directional closures and major detours this weekend, … [Read more...]

City of North Bend Confirms New Hotel Chain Heading to Valley in 2017

UPDATE |  OCTOBER 20, 2015 No more mystery. A big chain hotel name is confirmed- one will be calling the Snoqualmie Valley, specifically North Bend, home in about a year and a half. City of North … [Read more...]

Metro Changes Snoqualmie Valley Bus Route 628

Metro riders in the Snoqualmie Valley will now be able to enjoy a later trip to the Issaquah Highlands Park and Ride on weekday mornings. Route 628 provides a weekday connection between the North Bend Outlet … [Read more...]

Man Falls to Death While Hiking Near North Bend, Dog Survives

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said a 58-year old Mill Creek man fell to his death Sunday, September 27, 2015 while hiking with his dog in the Twin Falls Natural Area/Olallie State Park region near … [Read more...]

New ‘Seahawks Park’ | Girl Scouts Help Create Action-Packed Local Park

Fisher Creek Park in Snoqualmie recently received what many parents say was a much-needed facelift. And ever since new park equipment was installed earlier this month, the feedback has been nothing but … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Lots of Theft Reports; Elk Blood, NOT Human; Watch your Change; Music Down or Citation Via Mail

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two … [Read more...]

Weekend Happenings | Art & Wine Walk, Wildcat Football Game, Movie in the Park, Blues Walk and MORE

It seems a busy weekend is on tap in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Here's some of the events happening the weekend of September 25th - September 27th. Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk This is the last wine walk … [Read more...]

Georgia’s Bakery Honored by King County for Historic Building Restoration

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, Georgia's Bakery owner, Steve Teodosiadis, will be honored by the King County Landmarks Commission with the John D. Spellman Historic Preservation Award for his restoration of … [Read more...]

Possible Traffic Delays Through Downtown Snoqualmie all Week

Just when you thought you'd seen the last of traffic flaggers in downtown Snoqualmie, they're back. The City of Snoqualmie announced yesterday that for the next week, September 23rd - September 30th, road … [Read more...]

Guest Column | Top Four Issues Facing North Bend

This guest article is written by City of North Bend Councilmember, David Cook, who says there is a lot of information being shared on social media and the internet concerning local issues these days.  Mr. Cook … [Read more...]

Blues Walk Hits the Streets of North Bend this Weekend, Legendary Drummer Louis Hayes Plays Boxley’s Thursday

It back... and it's always FUN... as Boxley's continues its tradition of bringing music to the Valley. Organizers invite the community to join them on the streets of downtown North Bend this Saturday, … [Read more...]

Accident Involving Car, School Bus Closes Mt. Si Road Monday Morning; One Driver Suffers Serious Injuries

UPDATE |  SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 According to family and friends via social media, the driver of the vehicle remains hospitalized in an Intensive Care Trauma Unit with serious injuries, including multiple broken … [Read more...]

Filming Activity Expected to Disrupt Traffic Near Mount Si, Snoqualmie Elementary, September 22nd

According to an announcement from the Snoqualmie Valley School District, on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, scenes for a television show will be filmed near the intersection of Meadowbrook Way and SE Park Street … [Read more...]

Mount Si Rebuild | School Board Ok’s $6 Million for New Gym, Approves Condemnation Authorization

The SVSD School Board was busy at their September 10th meeting, approving multiple resolutions related to the $188 million Mount Si High School Re-build Project. In June the school board authorized the … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football off to Great Start; Boosters Holding Auction to Help Team Stay Competitive in 4A Conference

As Mount Si Football begins its second season in the more competitive KingCo 4A conference, MSHS Football Boosters are  working to help the team achieve the same success they had in KingCo 3A, which included … [Read more...]

Multiple Car Collision Sends Vehicle into North Bend Storefront

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at approximately 3PM, a multiple car collision ending with one of the vehicles going head-on into the storefront of Pet Place Market, located at 213 Bendigo Blvd in North … [Read more...]

Bendigo Blvd Near Twede’s to Close September 17th, Twin Peaks Creators Urge Fans to Ease up on Photos

The City of North Bend announced it will close Bendigo Blvd between Park Street and North Bend Way (section between Twede's Cafe and Bartell Drugs) on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 5PM until Friday, September … [Read more...]

Mount Si Boys Create Guild to Support Seattle Children’s Cancer Care Unit; Fundraiser this Weekend at Ridge Community Garage Sale

Mom Felicia Stone said it started about a year ago when a group of friends got together, thinking they should be helping a world outside their own.  They wanted to help in a small way that has a great … [Read more...]