Archives for April 2017

Police: ‘implied’ armed robbery suspect of North Bend store still at large

According to the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), on Friday, April 28, 2017 around 7:55PM, the General Store at Cascade Golf Course, at 14319 436th Ave. SE in North Bend, was robbed by a white male who … [Read more...]

Clean out those Closets! Clothes for the Cause in downtown Snoqualmie this weekend, supports Mount Si Grad Night

Doing some spring cleaning? Want to get rid of old clothes, towels with an easy alternative to just throwing things away? There's a fundraiser this weekend Saturday, April 29th and Sunday April 30th in the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie hotel, retail development moving forward despite opposition from some community members

The City of Snoqualmie recently put more information about the new 99-room hotel and retail/office space development planned for the corner of Center Street and Snoqualmie Parkway on its website. Read our … [Read more...]

School Board votes to renew superintendent’s contract though 2020, keeps big raise in place

Earlier this month the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted unanimously to renew Superintendent Aune's three-year contract, extending though the 2019-20 school year. Aune was hired to head the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie resident, Everclear lead guitarist Davey French prepares for band’s anniversary tour, Seattle show

Tucked away in downtown Snoqualmie is a small music studio for budding guitarists and song writers - Davey French Studios - where students learn from a true pro: famed Everclear lead guitarist AND Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie Valley Schools earn top state achievement award

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced this week that three of its schools were named among the State’s highest performing schools, earning each a 2016 Washington Achievement Award from the Office of … [Read more...]

Carnation Farmers Markets readies to Open for 2017 season

It's that time of year again - even if it doesn't feel like it thanks to Mother Nature's insistence on keep in cool, raining and gray. Local farmers markets are starting to reopen, showcasing the farmers of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie offers Safe Drug Disposal for National Drug Take Back Day, April 29th

The Snoqualmie Police Department will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29th, 10 am-2 pm at the Snoqualmie Fire Station located at 37600 SE … [Read more...]

Police ask for Public’s Help to identify deceased woman found near North Bend

The King County Sheriff Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman whose skeletal remains were found last fall in a wooded area off of I-90 near North Bend in unincorporated King … [Read more...]

Video | Newborn bear cubs stuck on a tree top – Momma bear to the rescue

Kathy Barron and her husband were walking the trail between Fall City and lower Snoqualmie Falls Park Friday evening, April 21, 2017, when they stumbled upon something they hadn't seen before - tiny bear … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie named #3 Best Place to Raise Family in Washington

Did you know? Washingtonians earn the 12th highest per-capita personal income in the country - and between 2015 and 2016experienced the fourth highest income growth?  More evidence why housing developments … [Read more...]

Letter | A community farewell as former SPD Chief Steve McCulley becomes new chief in Atherton, CA

As longtime North Bend resident and former Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley prepares for a new job -and adventure - with wife Lynn in the Silicon Valley area, he's taking a little time to reflect and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley 7-year old wins spot on Team USA, heads to BMX World Championships

At only 7-years old, one local boy is accomplishing a lot on two wheels. Snoqualmie seven-year old BMX rider, Damien Comeau, has qualified to join Team USA and represent his country in this year’s UCI BMX … [Read more...]

Relax and enjoy the Valley Views – Moms Get A Free Train Ride on Mother’s Day Weekend

Looking for something local and fun to do with mom this Mother's Day?  How about riding our famous train? Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day with a scenic train excursion through our beautiful Cascade … [Read more...]

A Chance to Govern the Snoqualmie Valley School District: Two Board seats up for Election, filing date looms

Do you have an interest in our local schools? Shaping education policy, the direction and standards of the district? If so there are two positions up for election on the Snoqualmie Valley School Board in the … [Read more...]

First of its kind in Washington: Encompass new Mobile Therapy Unit hits the streets in May

Encompass announced some great news (via press release) earlier this month, which is going to help a lot of families served by the Snoqualmie Valley non-profit dedicated to kids and families. The brand-new … [Read more...]

LEARN: Innovative Suicide Prevention Workshop back at Mount Si High School, April 20th

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, more than 42,000 Americans die each year by suicide - one death approximately every 13 minutes - making it the 10th leading cause of death in the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: vacant downtown building could become new Bar and Grill, public hearing scheduled

It looks like a new restaurant/bar and grill establishment could be heading to downtown Snoqualmie in the coming months, but in a slightly different spot than you might think. Residents living near the old … [Read more...]

Back on the Front Burner: Long Delay of North Bend hotel project stemmed from developer, not city

[** Article corrected to read opening date "fall 2018," but realistically spring 2019. **] It's been four years since a developer announced the possibility of a mid-range hotel in downtown North … [Read more...]

North Bend Jazz Walk returns to streets of North Bend this weekend

It's back... the 6th annual North Bend Jazz Walk happens this Saturday, April 22nd. The highly anticipated music festival happening right in the shadow of Mount Si, features some of the finest jazz talent in … [Read more...]