Archives for October 2015

Heavy Rain, Wind Roll into Snoqualmie Valley; River Rising, Flood Warning, Wind Advisory Issued

UPDATE |  OCTOBER 31, 2015, 3PM The City of North Bend reports that Public Works Emergency Response Crews have been busy all day working to clean out culverts, storm drains in response to this storm event. … [Read more...]

Night on a Dark Trail Huge Success, Raising Thousands for Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

Dear Snoqualmie Valley Community, Zombies, Clowns, Morticia… oh my!   The Night on a Dark Trail (NOADT) celebrated its 5th year of production on October 9th and 17th.  It’s a true community event that engages … [Read more...]

New Elementary School Boundaries Chosen, Recommendation to School Board Next Step

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced on October 28, 2015, that the committee charged with selecting new elementary school boundaries for the 2016-17 school year has landed on its preferred option - … [Read more...]

Popular Chamber Gala is back, Community invited Kick Off the Holidays in Style

Organizers say over the years, the Chamber Gala at the Snoqualmie Casino has been one of the hottest tickets in town. Dressing up, walking through a red carpet photo shoot entrance, conversing with fun and … [Read more...]

Large Grocery Store Retail Development in Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park Closer to Reality

In August 2015 it was confirmed by City of Snoqualmie Community Development Director Mark Hofman that a developer wanted to build a large grocery store-anchored retail center in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business … [Read more...]

Letter | Prejudice for Candidate not Sufficient Cause to Meddle in Electoral Process, Thwart Solid Opponent

Dear Editor, The October 24, 2015 letter submitted by select members of the Snoqualmie City Council is misleading.  My colleagues characterize themselves as simply mindful of the greater good and impartial … [Read more...]

Letter | Re-elect Councilman David Cook, Good Record of Maintaining North Bend’s Small Town Charm, Managing Growth Responsibly

My wife and I recently achieved a long-planned move from Snoqualmie Ridge where we had resided for eight years. We are now county residents just outside the North Bend city limits. Prior to our move, we … [Read more...]

Pets and Halloween | to Costume or not to Costume, that is the Question

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, takes on the topic of whether or not to dress pets up for Halloween, which apparently has become … [Read more...]

Mayors Respond, Fire Back over Embattled Police Officer Placed on Administrative Leave

The story ran in mid July in the Seattle Times, one stating that the Snoqualmie Police Department had hired an officer who in 2013 was terminated from the Tukwila Police Department over claims of his use of … [Read more...]

Missing Hikers Found Safe near North Bend

UPDATE | October 26, 2015, 1PM The King County Sheriff's Office said that search and rescue crews located the two missing hikers Monday afternoon around 12PM. The women had become lost and were found about … [Read more...]

Follow up | Candidate Apologizes for Sign Placing Snafu, Signs fixed

Thank you to this local candidate for providing comments regarding the recent, ill-advised placement of the campaign's signs. On Friday, October 23, 2015, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Commissioner … [Read more...]

Letter | Councilmembers Endorse Peterson, his Extensive Experience, Decisions for Greater Good

Snoqualmie Residents, As private citizens with experience as your Snoqualmie City Council Members, we are mindful of checks & balances inherent in our form of government and that we best serve our city … [Read more...]

Letter | Larson Great Asset in Moving Forward Governing of City

Dear Editor, As a resident and business owner in Snoqualmie since 1999 I am very happy to endorse Joe Larson as Council Member.  Joe has an outstanding spirit of community.  I know him personally and our … [Read more...]

Huxdotter Coffee Robbed, $700 Donation for Zach Solomon Gone, Community Steps up in Big Way

Snoqualmie Police Captain Nick Almquist said sometime between October 18th and October 19th, while the business was closed, Huxdotter Coffee, located at 101 West Park Street in North Bend, was broken into and … [Read more...]

Halloween Starts this Weekend, Running Through October 31st

Halloween festivities are coming to Snoqualmie... starting a week early. This Saturday, October 24, 2015, Trick or Treat on the Ridge will be packing Center Blvd with hundreds of little ones dressed in … [Read more...]

Editorial | Oh the Small Town Politics, Sign Tactics Continue… ‘Not Cool’

First Charles Peterson's signs go missing and now this. I noticed something new on my morning drive to the high school today... one candidate finally put signs out. Yes, in the sea of signs I noticed. Are … [Read more...]

Black Dog Arts Cafe & Coalition, Bringing Arts Culture to the Valley; Undead Art Auction this Weekend

Have you tried the Black Dog Arts Cafe? If not, it's more than you might have been expecting.... more than just good food (vegan and vegetarian) ... rooted in the love of art - and a fun place to hear live … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Restaurant Closes; New Ownership, New Name

In an email to patrons on their mailing list on October 21, 2015, the ownership of Ray's Dining Car, located at 8072 Railroad Ave in historic Snoqualmie, announced that the restaurant had been sold and is now … [Read more...]

Parade Returns to Mount Si Homecoming Festivities; Playoff Spot on the Line this Friday

It has been several years, but the Homecoming Parade is making a return to the 2015 Mount Si Homecoming festivities, heading to the streets of downtown Snoqualmie on Friday, October 23rd at 5:15PM.   The … [Read more...]

Letter | Councilmember: Passion, Motivation For Public Service to Improve Your Quality of Life

During this election season, we have discussed many important issues such as growth, traffic congestion, roads and downtown revitalization.  All of these topics have something in common.  They affect our … [Read more...]

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