Archives for November 2016

Post election bridge the divide: Community invited to Unity event at Centennial Fields, November 13th

This Sunday, November 13, 2016 the Snoqualmie Valley Community is being offered a chance to come together - and as North Bend photographer Mary Miller says - have some fun, too. According to event … [Read more...]

Mount Si Veterans Day Assembly, ‘Best assembly ever’ says student

[This article was written by Mount Si High School senior, Michael McCall] If you’re like most people I’ve talked to, on either side, it is easy to feel bitter about the entire last year of politics. If you … [Read more...]

Oped | Why Trump

[** This piece as written by Snoqualmie resident, Rob McCann **] Please stop trying to slap an evil label on me so you can try to understand why I voted for Trump.  I didn’t do that to you when you elected … [Read more...]

City thanks Voters for approving Public Safety Levy; fire, police to add positions

Via press release, City of Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson, the City Council, and city administration thanked Snoqualmie voters for approval of Proposition 1, the Public Safety Levy. At this time, the levy is … [Read more...]

Updated Election Results: Graves, Mullet, Rodne ahead; Snoqualmie levy lid lift passing, Eastside fire authority close

Here are some November 8th local race results: Fire District 38 - Eastside Regional Fire Authority Fire Districts 10 & 38 are proposing combining to create one Regional Fire Authority as a way to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank opens Doors, invites Community to learn more at Open House

The community is invited to a special Open House - a chance to see up close the work that the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank does to help those in need right here at home. Did you know? Last year, SVFB … [Read more...]

Fire destroys home at Snoqualmie Pass

The Snoqualmie Fire Department responded alongside Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue and Eastside Fire & Rescue, early Tuesday morning, November 8, 2016, to a fully engulfed structure fire at Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

LETTER: Initiative 732 would make Washington the first U.S. state with a carbon tax

Editor and Residents, Tomorrow we may be voting for carbon tax. It seems to me we would do this because we are very concerned about global warming and want a way to restrict our contribution to this … [Read more...]

In surprise move, city enacts Development Moratorium, cites concern of ‘rapid increase in single-family residences’

After a decade-long North Bend building moratorium ended in 2009, development has been fast paced - with almost 900 new housing unit being added to the small town over the past seven years. This past week, in a … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Watch progress on Mount Si High School rebuild, construction update

Wondering about progress on the rebuild of Mount Si High School?  In October, the Snoqualmie Valley School District launched a video program to keep the community updated. With the help of MSHS Digital Media … [Read more...]

Mount Si students ask for switch to Weighted GPA’s, say ‘more accurate representation of senior class’

At the October 27th Snoqualmie Valley School Board Meeting, the twelve National Merit Scholars from the Mount Si High School Class of 2017 were asked to introduce themselves to the school board, share their … [Read more...]

Handgun Threat over Noise leads to Arrest of North Bend man

The Snoqualmie Police Department reported that on November 2, 2016 at approximately 8:45PM, a Snoqualmie Police Officer serving North Bend responded to a noise complaint in the 400 block of SE North Bend Way.  … [Read more...]

Police: Yes, there are Less neighborhood patrols in Snoqualmie, offer reasons why

Is Snoqualmie having a spike in car prowls?  Is there less police presence in local neighborhoods?  These are questions that have come up in many online discussions lately. One reoccurring comment is that it … [Read more...]

Two weekends of SR 18 lane closures over Tiger Mountain planned; safety improvements coming to dark roadway

The Washington State Department of Transportation says work to improve safety on SR 18 on Tiger Mountain starts Friday night, November 4, 2016 with the first of four overnight directional closures on the … [Read more...]

New, improved Community Bike Park planned, resident input needed

The City of North Bend and Si View Metropolitan Park District are collaborating on a park improvement project to bring a new amenity to the Torguson Athletic Complex: a Community Bike Park, with tracks for all … [Read more...]