Archives for October 2016

Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Coop launches ‘Thanksgiving Boxes,’ way to increase healthy, decrease stress

Forget the grocery store lines and searching for recipes this Turkey Day. For the first time, the Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative is selling Thanksgiving Boxes, offering local residents and Seattle-area … [Read more...]

After weather cancels opening weekend, Night on a Dark Trail ready to spook out the Valley this weekend, may add new date

After previous years of Night on a Dark Trail being forced to cancel due to weather conditions, this year organizers decided to extend the popular Halloween event over multiple weekends in October - just in … [Read more...]

City prepares for storm, urges residents to do same; PSE plays catches up before stronger storm hits

Via press release the City of Snoqualmie is urging residents to prepare for an incoming storm that has the potential for strong winds, heavy rain and possible power outages over the weekend. [See earlier story … [Read more...]

Celebrating the First Year, Corners Gift Shop throwing community ‘Thank You’ party

Peggy Lefly is so excited to celebrate being in business for one year that she's throwing a party. Peggy opened Corners Gift Shop in downtown Snoqualmie in 2015. She spent months renovating the former hair … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Career Fair spotlights local Employers with LOTS of positions to fill

Interested in a local job - maybe one where you don't have to sit in traffic every day trying to get to the Seattle-Bellevue area? Well, Snoqualmie Valley employers are hiring. In fact, A LOT of them are … [Read more...]

Unincorporated North Bend, Snoqualmie residents to vote again on Regional Fire Authority, Community Meeting answer questions

As King County Fire Districts 10 and 38 prepare to ask voters a second time to approve merging the two agencies into one Regional Fire Authority in an effort to reduce costs and protect longterm service levels, … [Read more...]

Round 2: Second stronger storm with potential for historic winds rolls in Saturday

A couple of weeks back we mentioned that the 'Neutral' weather pattern setting up for the Puget Sound region this fall/winter had a decent probability of producing some 'non boring' weather conditions. It … [Read more...]

No Perfect Time to Ask | City requests tax levy increase to offset compounding loss, protect fire and police service

You opened your tax bill this year and were shocked at the increase, right? 2017 Snoqualmie Valley property tax bills jumped, with the total tax rate for a typical Snoqualmie home increasing from about 12% to … [Read more...]

Fearing food | Anaphylaxis allergy life, appreciating our school’s extra effort for safety

There's something you may not know about me unless your child is friends with my youngest child.  I am the parent of a child who suffers from anaphylactic food allergies. It's not just the usual food suspect … [Read more...]

City Ready to unveil designs for NEW City Hall, seeks community input to pick best option

Over the past 25 years the City of North Bend says it has explored various options for replacing the existing 70+ year old City Hall building, which suffers from deteriorating conditions, inefficiencies and … [Read more...]

Two nights in the cold, Crews rescue hiker after suffers medical emergency near North Fork of Snoqualmie River

UPDATE |  OCTOBER 10, 2016, 1:15PM The King County Sheriff's Office tweeted that at around 1PM that Guardian 2 was able to hoist and airlift the man to Harborview Medical Center. ORIGINAL … [Read more...]

Changing North Bend: downtown to transform in next three years, second roundabout planned to help traffic

North Bend is an evolving and changing small town. Some like it. Some don't. With land owners seeking to sell property and developers chasing affordable, build-able land to meet Puget Sound housing needs, new … [Read more...]

Creepy Clown anxiety hits the Snoqualmie Valley, but district, police say no sightings, threats reported

It's probably safe to say that clown costumes will be the least favorite Halloween attire this October - as least far as local law enforcement is concerned. According to news reports, the creepy clown … [Read more...]

Fall Cleaning? FREE Recycle Event this weekend aims to help organizing efforts

Doing some organizing around the house?  Need a little help figuring out what to do with all that stuff that tends to accumulate? The City of Snoqualmie is hosting a FREE residential recycle event at … [Read more...]

Two NEW restaurants coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

It looks like two new restaurants will be calling North Bend home in the coming months - each on different ends of the downtown area. According to a City of North Bend 'Notice of Application' a new building … [Read more...]

Scheduled nine-hour power outage to affect parts of North Bend this weekend

Tanner Electric announced via press release this week that it has a scheduled power outage planned that will impact all of its North Bend customers over the weekend. The scheduled, nine-hour outage will … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | ‘Need to sleep,’ breaking in to turn off park lights; roof skateboarding; ‘upstanding citizen’ helps repair wheelchair; prowlers hit the Falls

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

District Offers Active Threat Crisis Training to students, parents

If you have a SVSD middle or high school student, tonight could be a chance for an honest conversation about a topic that is often times frightening for many students and parents to even think … [Read more...]

Cancelled! Weather Halts North Bend Seahawks Fan Fest Day, Wheels of Boom Food Drive

UPDATE | OCTOBER 13, 2016, 1PM It went so well last time, they were all set to do it again - and let fans excited about Seahawks great start to the 2016 season show off their spirit. Unfortunately the weather … [Read more...]

Winter weather forecast: Major floods, intense Winds, even shot at decent snow

Recently the Seattle Office of the National Weather Service held a weather workshop t0 give local weather forecasters and emergency management offices more info about what the winter weather forecasts may have … [Read more...]