Archives for July 2016

History in the Making | Falls Little League Plays for District 9 Title, Come Cheer them at Centennial

There's some history in the making on tap at Centennial Fields, Monday, July 18, 2016. For the first time in Falls Little League's history, a 12U (Majors) team will play for the District 9 All-Star Title. The … [Read more...]

‘I will be the Victor,’ Beloved, selfless Volunteer ready for Cancer Battle, Community steps up to Help

As she wrapped up helping chair one of the most successful Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life cancer fundraisers - raising almost $100,000 for research and support services - Bev Jorgensen hadn't been feeling … [Read more...]

Now this is something New, Hikers surprised by ‘Coffee Pop Up’ high atop Rattlesnake Ledge

Well now here's something you don't hear about everyday - or usually find on Snoqualmie Valley trails. If you'd gotten up early to hike Rattlesnake Ledge before the summertime crowds descended, how would you … [Read more...]

School District Budget up $7 million, State kicking in more Funding

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District readies its 2016-17 budget for school board approval, the public has an opportunity to comment on the proposed $78 million budget at the beginning of the Thursday, July … [Read more...]

Welcome sunshine back to Thursday with FREE Concert in the Park, July 14th

The last two 'Movies in the Park' were canceled due to rainy weather - a bit different from last summer when it felt like it was sunny and 80 degrees almost everyday. BUT, it looks like some nice  weather is … [Read more...]

Empowering Future Leaders: Mount Si Student Learns how to Shape the World at ‘Girls State’

In mid June, Mount Si High School student, Kenzington Dupree, represented both Snoqualmie and Seattle at a program she thinks more students should know about - Girls State. The American Legion-sponsored … [Read more...]

Needed Repairs Coming to Two Flood-Damaged Lower Snoqualmie Valley Roads

According to King County Road Services Division, two lower Snoqualmie Valley, flood-damaged roads will get some much-needed repairs. Repair work on David Powell Road and Fish Hatchery Road is planned for summer … [Read more...]

Multiple Car, Fatality Collision Causes closure, BIG Backup Eastbound I-90 near North Bend

UPDATE |  JULY 10, 2016, 4:50PM WSDOT said all I-90 eastbound lanes at mileposts 47 and 76 were back open. They said rivers should expect to see delays until the backed up traffic starts to clear … [Read more...]

Oped: Community Policing, ‘Great Cheese Robbery’ bring Hope during tumultuous week

My husband and I now jokingly refer to our 4th of July encounter with the police as "The Great Cheese Robbery." Giving it a light-hearted spin was a good way to alleviate our kids' worry - so that's how it was … [Read more...]

North Bend ready to throw another Great Block Party; streets close, neighbors gather

It's almost mid July which means one thing in North Bend: it's almost Block Party time!  The popular North Bend Downtown Block Party returns on Saturday, July 16th from Noon - 11PM. Streets will close. … [Read more...]

Firefighting in Snoqualmie, a Family Business: Volunteer son Graduates Training Program with Big Honors

The Snoqualmie Fire Department is a family thing, leaving dad and Lt. Kelly Gall one proud guy. Snoqualmie volunteer Firefighter Jake Gall recently graduated from the Washington State Fire Training Academy’s … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Way Reopened across Meadowbrook Bridge

UPDATE |  July 7, 2016,  3PM The City of Snoqualmie said Thursday afternoon that  roadwork on Meadowbrook Way SE by the Meadowbrook Bridge to repair a sinkhole was complete and the road is now … [Read more...]

Judge says No to Snoqualmie Officer’s Request to carry gun while awaiting Trial

Snoqualmie Police Officer Nick Hogan, who was indicted in May on a federal charge of violating the civil rights of a man whom he pepper sprayed while the man was restrained on a gurney at Harborview Medical … [Read more...]

Umpqua Bank, Snoqualmie Valley Chamber Host first ‘Business Showcase,’ July 6th

Business and organizations are invited to join the first Business Showcase trade show on Wednesday, July 6th from 11AM to 1 PM. The event is being co-hosted by the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce and … [Read more...]

VIDEO | What a Show! Snoqualmie’s inaugural Fireworks Show gets Rave Reviews

When Snoqualmie decided to ban aerial fireworks after a home was destroyed by a huge, fireworks-caused fire two years ago, the decision was met with disappointment by many residents.  But in addition to the … [Read more...]

Paving Work planned for two Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhoods this Week

The City of Snoqualmie said residents should expect some possible residential street delays as sections of roadways on Snoqualmie Ridge will have paving work done July 5th – July 8th. SE Muir St between … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Graduate Tragically Dies in Arizona, Friends set up Memorial Fund to Help Family

North Bend native and Mount Si High School Class of 2015 graduate Adrienna "Annie" Rasmussen suddenly and tragically passed away on June 19, 2016 in Arizona at the young age of 18. Annie was attending … [Read more...]

City to Hold More Public Meetings about Big Sewer Rate Increase, including July 7th Town Hall

For homeowners, big rate increases sometimes aren't easy to stomach - something that appears to be crystal clear  the North Bend City Council. Faced with a possible June 21st vote to significantly raise … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: I-90 gets repaved near North Bend, Lane Closures expected beginning July 5th

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) now has firm dates for a re-paving project that will give a much-needed facelift to a section of I-90 near North Bend. On Tuesday, July 5th, … [Read more...]