Archives for October 2016

Ready for a Starbucks Drive-thru in Snoqualmie? ‘Highest of probabilities’

As a new retail development project keeps plugging forward on Snoqualmie Ridge - parking lot pavement is in, retaining walls are going up, a new driveway entrance was constructed off Snoqualmie Parkway - it's … [Read more...]

Central Washington University could soon come to Eastside, giving Running Start students new campus option in 2017

Snoqualmie Valley School District Running Start students may soon have a new college campus option for their dual credit courses. Currently Bellevue College is the closest option for SVSD Running Start … [Read more...]

GIVE GOOD Nominations Open! Time to Recognize those Inspirational people

Who will walk the red carpet at the 5th annual GIVE GOOD Awards? Probably some familiar names and faces as many local citizens, youth, businesses, and organizations have already been nominated for the 2017 GIVE … [Read more...]

Car Prowls still plaguing Snoqualmie Ridge; student backpack, new laptop stolen

Car prowls on Snoqualmie Ridge are not something new. Looking at past local police blotter reports, they are pretty common, most often happening to unlocked cars. Sometimes, though, thieves also break into to … [Read more...]

NEW brewery, tasting room opens in Snoqualmie

You have to look closely so you don't drive right by, but this week a new brewery and tasting room quietly opened on Snoqualmie Ridge, Thursday, October 27, 2016. No Boat Brewing took up shop in a corner of … [Read more...]

Si View Metropolitan Park District Refinances Bonds, saves taxpayers money

Si View Parks shared some good news this week. And its news voters/taxpayers, who have overwhelmingly supported the local Parks District for the past decade, might enjoy hearing. Si View Metropolitan Park … [Read more...]

Only one October Day without measurable Snoqualmie Valley Rain, somebody make it stop

Do you feel as if you are living in a gray haze? Feeling like like it's been raining forever? Well, you're not crazy.  One look at the and you can feel a wet, gray reality staring … [Read more...]

Introducing the Great Snoqualmie Valley Treasure Hunt, join the fun and nab some prizes

A new family friendly tradition is starting on Saturday, November 5th courtesy of Savor Snoqualmie Local, a Valley-wide Local First campaign working to create a healthy, connected local economy in the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie announces four Police Chief candidates, begins final interviews

It's been four months since Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley, in a somewhat surprise move, stepped down as head of the department after taking over in 2012. In June the City said, "Chief McCulley has … [Read more...]

Halloween Happenings: Murder Mystery Dinner, HalloweenTown, Downtown Trick-or-Treating, NEW Night on Dark Trail date Added

Boo! As the days tick down to Halloween, there's some fun happenings on tap around the Snoqualmie Valley over the next week. And remember - after your kids collect ALL that candy, the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Throwing bottle at biker; Door Handle Flyers maybe not best advertising; Mailbox hit and run; Won’t leave, “I’m busy”;

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

Waskom siblings sweep KingCo cross country championships, Now off to State

The Mount Si High School distance running duo of Hannah and Joe Waskom had a busy day Saturday, October 22, 2016. First they joined their cross-country teammates at the KingCo 4A Championship Meet, where they … [Read more...]

State requests archeology survey for proposed Athletic Complex site, says ‘high probability’ for archeological resources

The North Bend City Council took public comment on the proposed Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex project at its October 18th meeting, with the comments overwhelmingly in support of bringing additional turfed, … [Read more...]

Scary moments at Mount Si Homecoming game, hard hit leaves Inglemoor player temporarily motionless

It was the final play of the first half of Mount Si's anticipated Homecoming football game  - vs. Inglemoor High School -  when a hit occurred that brought gasps to many in attendance. An Inglemoor player … [Read more...]

Making the I-90/SR 18 interchange safer while drivers wait a decade for redesign of dangerous area

While it waits for $150 million in funding from 2015 Connecting Washington Transportation Bill, the Washington State Department of Transportation continues to look at ways to improve safety around the often … [Read more...]

Preparing to help: Marine, helicopter Rescue crews practice in and over the Snoqualmie River

If you saw or heard helicopters over the Snoqualmie River Wednesday afternoon, October 19th - or saw people in the Snoqualmie River, don't fret.  What you saw was training. The King County Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]

Tate Creek Bridge repair work starts, ‘expect delays’

The King County Department of Transportation began work on Monday, October 17, 2016 to repair the Tate Creek Bridge near the Ernies Grove area of Snoqualmie this week. Crews will be conducting the work … [Read more...]

Firefighter missing since weekend, last seen in Roslyn; public asked to help

On October 18, 2016, the Renton Police Department issued a missing person report for 43-year old Firefighter Ken Ward of King County Fire District 44 -Mountain View Fire & Rescue/Black Diamond Fire … [Read more...]

Letter | Senator Mullet helped North Bend couple amend State registration laws

Dear Editor, As local citizens and small business owners, we want to share why we support Mark Mullet’s reelection to the State Senate for the Fifth Legislative District. Last year, we contacted … [Read more...]

5 most deadly driving habits: Car crashes leading cause of Death for teens

It's National Teen Driver Safety Week. Where do a lot of teens live?  The Snoqualmie Valley. Sure they roll their eyes at you, but experts say to keep hammering home the stats. Keep reminding them of their … [Read more...]