Archives for September 2016

Snoqualmie Ridge business experiences robbery

Two teenaged Cherry de Pon employees got quite a scare Thursday night, September 15, 2016 when a man entered the frozen yogurt shop on Center Blvd near closing time, asked for change and then grabbed cash out … [Read more...]

Timber Ridge Elementary launches Watch D.O.G.S Program with informational Pizza night, September 19th

Timber Ridge Elementary is launching the Watch D.O.G.S Program, following in the footsteps of dads at Fall City and Snoqualmie who have successfully established the father involvement initiative. They will … [Read more...]

District gets permit to begin Mount Si High School rebuild; time to excavate, grade, drill

The Snoqualmie Valley School Board announced at the September 15th school board meeting that it had received the first permit needed to officially begin the Mount Si High School multi-year, $200 million rebuild … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA considers new Direction as Safeway prepares to enter the neighborhood, usability study launches

Ever since it was announced that a second grocery store was coming to Snoqualmie Ridge there has been community concern and speculation as to what will become of the IGA Ridge Supermarket. Comments on … [Read more...]

District to buy more property, home near Mount Si High School

According to the September 15, 2016 Snoqualmie Valley School Board meeting agenda, the board will be asked to approve a resolution authorizing the district to buy another piece of property adjacent Mount Si … [Read more...]

Transformer Bursts, leaves many Snoqualmie homes without Power

The City of Snoqualmie said a transformer burst, September 14, 2016 and as a result many neighborhood on Snoqualmie Ridge have lost power. According to the PSE outage map at 12:30PM, about 1,300 customers … [Read more...]

Facing rare disease diagnosis, Snoqualmie family works to make ‘dreams come true’ for son and others

Snoqualmie resident Krista Roberts says son Riley graced her and husband Chris's life just over three years ago - a squishy baby boy with a good set of lungs and a healthy appetite. But she said by the time … [Read more...]

Construction to start on new North Bend Home Development

The City of North Bend announced on September 12, 2016 that in mid-September, construction will begin on The Cottages at North Bend, a 37-lot Polygon Homes subdivision, located along SE Cedar Falls Way just … [Read more...]

Block Party Time in Snoqualmie this weekend, big lineup of community fun

Ready for some community and family fun? Then head to Center Blvd in Snoqualmie [Ridge] this Saturday, September 17, 2016 and enjoy food, live music stage, a 3x3 basketball tournament, kid activities … [Read more...]

Oped | Thank you New York, all the Way from Snoqualmie

I remember that morning clearly. It's etched in my mind. 31-years old and six months pregnant with my fourth child. Half asleep, turning on the morning news at 6:30AM. Starting a normal work and school day. Get … [Read more...]

Early morning fatal crash blocks I-90 near North Bend for hours

The Washington State Department of Transportation said an early morning collision on westbound I-90, just east of exit 31 (SR 202) near downtown North Bend, had all lanes blocked. WSDOT reported the accident … [Read more...]

Hiker dies on Mt. Teneriffe after 100 foot fall

According to the King County Sheriff's Department, search and rescue crews responded to the Mount Teneriffe area near North Bend around 11AM, September 9, 2016 for a hiker who reportedly fell about 100 … [Read more...]

Good News! Improvements could come sooner to Dangerous I-90/SR 18 area

5th District State Senator Mark Mullet says he knows it. Representative Jay Rodne has repeatedly said he knows it. Even the Washington State Department of Transportation knows it.  The I-90/SR 18 interchange is … [Read more...]

Clinton vs. Trump is all the news, but how about state elections? Candidates are coming to the Valley

November’s election – it’s all you’ve heard about on TV for months, right? Getting a little tired of it?  Well, there are other candidates on the ballot, not just Trump and Clinton.  In Washington State, our … [Read more...]

Semi vs Pickup Truck(s) injury accident forces 4 hour closure of SR18 near I-90

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 8, 2016, 3PM The Washington State Patrol reported that SR 18 was reopened between Issaquah Hobart Road and I-90 at 2:20PM after a four hour closure for the investigation of a serious … [Read more...]

WDFW seeks advisory committee candidates for the Snoqualmie Wildlife Area

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking additional candidates to serve on a committee that advises the department on the management of the Snoqualmie Wildlife Area. WDFW manages the … [Read more...]

Community event remembers 15th Anniversary of 9/11 with special Performances

The community is invited to a special, local event this weekend honoring the September 11th anniversary. Snoqualmie Valley Alliance (SVA) is honoring the 15th anniversary of 9/11 in a special way this … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Elementary, PTSA Honored with National Recognition, ‘School of Excellence’

Described as a "huge honor and the culmination of a year's work," last week Snoqualmie Elementary School and the SES PTSA received some national recognition when the National PTA® named SES a National PTA … [Read more...]

Teen falls 90 feet off Mount Si Haystack, suffers significant injuries

According to Eastside Firefighters Twitter feed, crews responded to the Mount Si Trailhead in North Bend, Saturday afternoon, September 3, 2016 around 11AM for an injured teenager- who fell approximately 90 … [Read more...]

Timber Ridge Elementary opens on time, Brings many Snoqualmie Students ‘home’ for School

Just 17 months after the official ground breaking, and even though 'Meet your Teacher' Day had to be pushed back to the first day of class, SVSD's newest school welcomed hundreds of elementary students on … [Read more...]