Archives for February 2016

Is your Child Ready to Lose the Babysitter? New Home Alone Safety Class Offers Peace of Mind

Have a child who says they're too old for a babysitter, but you're still nervous to leave them home alone? Then Encompass might have a new class right up your alley. Encompass is offering a new course for … [Read more...]

Community Meetings Explore Improving, Expanding Bus Routes in North Bend

Socialize with Neighbors and Help Shape Future Transportation Options in North Bend. Do you or anyone in your family need public transportation access in the Cedar Falls area of North Bend? Would you like to … [Read more...]

Rescue Crews Bring Injured Man off Mount Si after fall from Haystack, Possible Broken Back

UPDATE  |  February 28, 2016, 9PM KCSAR Public Information volunteer Alan LaBissoniere said search teams were able to remove a seriously injured hiker from Mount Si around 8:15PM - about nine hours after … [Read more...]

2016 Educators of the Year Announced, Recipients Surprised at School

Described as one of the best days of the year for the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation, board members hit the halls of local schools to surprise their 2016 SVSF Educators of the Year. Board … [Read more...]

Parents Worried over Drugs, Alcohol at Freshman Campus; Prescription Drug Use New, Real Concern

When it comes to drugs, alcohol, partying and high school kids, it's something schools districts across the country deal with - and the Snoqualmie Valley is no exception. As a parent you do your best, try to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Just trying to get out of the Rain; Shut them off, Leave them off; Horses on the Run; Aggressive Solicitor

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

School Resource ‘Officer Kim’ Back on Regular Duty, Returns to District Next Year

In the fall of 2014, in a partnership between the Snoqualmie Police Department and the Snoqualmie Valley School District, 19-year SPD veteran Officer Kim Stonebraker was named School Resource Officer (SRO). She … [Read more...]

Original Snoqualmie Fire Department Member becomes Lieutenant; Cedarcrest Grad newest Firefighter

New Snoqualmie Fire Lieutenant 20 years of firefighting service, 17 of those with the City of Snoqualmie, and Matt West was ready to further his firefighting career by becoming a Lieutenant with the … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning? FREE Electronics Recycling Event this Weekend can Help

Organizing your home?  Doing some spring cleaning and wondering what to do with all the 'stuff' that seems to accumulate? Here's a free - and close - event that might help you reach your organizing … [Read more...]

Crews Respond to Mailbox Peak to Rescue runner with Badly Broken Leg

King County Search and Rescue spokesperson Alan LaBissoniere said SAR crews responded to a mission at Mailbox Peak near North Bend, Wednesday evening February 24, 2016 Crews got the call around 5PM after a … [Read more...]

Hospital Board May Have to Increase Buyout for ousted CEO, Appears Termination ‘Without Cause’

In a turn of events, it appears the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners may have to alter its termination agreement with ousted CEO Rodger McCollum. On February 10, 2016 the board … [Read more...]

Paying it Forward: Rescued Hikers Host Party, Fundraiser to Thank King County Search and Rescue

On October 25, 2015 Elizabeth and Jennifer Moran left their kids at home and set out to meet friends for a short two-hour hike on the Pratt River Trail in the Snoqualmie Middle Fork area near North … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Seeks “Chief for a Day” Nominations, Honor Kids with Life threatening, Chronic illness

The Snoqualmie Police Department is participating in Chief for a Day, and is seeking the community’s help for nominations. The statewide event celebrates the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a … [Read more...]

Waiting Game Continues for Name of new Grocery Store coming to Snoqualmie Ridge

For Snoqualmie residents waiting to know what grocery store will be going in at a new retail development located at the corner of Douglas Street and Snoqualmie Parkway, it looks like more patience will be … [Read more...]

‘Raise a Glass’ Auction Helps Launch PTSA for new Timber Ridge Elementary School

The Snoqualmie Elementary School (SES) PTSA is pleased to announce the Raise a Glass to SES & Timber Ridge event to be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 6:30pm at Sigillo Cellars in Historic Snoqualmie. … [Read more...]

Facing Rare, Aggressive Cancer, Friends Work to Help Local Family after Life-changing Diagnosis

"They are an amazing family," says friend Katie Cline-Taylor when describing her good friend Danielle Willson's family unit. Both children attend North Bend Elementary and are very active in multiple Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Act of ‘Integrity and Honesty’ Brings High Praise to Snoqualmie Valley Business

20-year Snoqualmie Valley resident Carl Done said too often we hear about criminal activities in the Valley. As a change of pace, he wanted to shed a spotlight and call attention to one local business that he … [Read more...]

Off-duty Fire Lieutenant Saves Life at Snoqualmie Pass

According to the Bellevue Firefighters (IAFF Local 1604) Facebook page, on Friday, February 19, 2016, a family snowboarding day at Snoqualmie Pass turned into a very important, 'right-time-right-place' kind of … [Read more...]

Mount Si Jazz Band Heading to Elite National Competition for Third Straight Year

Is the third time the charm in NYC for the dedicated MSHS Jazz Band program? The Mount Si High School Jazz Band is heading back to the big apple for the third year in a row, selected [once again] as one of … [Read more...]

Break-in at the Dairy Freeze case Solved via Investigation utilizing Social Media

On February 18, 2016, the Snoqualmie Police Department said that thanks to an investigation that involved the use of social media, a recent break-in suspect was arrested. On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 the … [Read more...]