Archives for April 2017

Legacy of community partnership, preservation: Meadowbrook Farm Park turns 20 with a BIG Party

Snoqualmie Valley history runs deep at Meadowbrook Farm. Keeping that history alive and promoting stewardship of the beautiful prairie land that once was a tribal home, hunting ground, a farming center takes a … [Read more...]

North Bend Rallies Community Support in Celebrating Twin Peaks season 3 premiere

Locals and tourist alike are counting down the days until the new season of Twin Peaks finally premieres on TV... and North Bend is throwing a special party. It’s a place both wonderful and strange. … [Read more...]

New 212 unit apartment complex planned for North Bend Way

It looks like a new apartment/townhome complex is coming to North Bend in the next couple of years. The City of North Bend filed a Preliminary Plat Notice of Application this week for the project, located on … [Read more...]

Two new Snoqualmie city council members named

At a special meeting Thursday night, April 13, 2017, the Snoqualmie City Council filled two council seats that became open when Chelley Patterson moved and with the unfortunate passing of Charles Peterson. The … [Read more...]

Come Ride: Local businesses partner on Bike Fit and Cycling Information Night, April 19th

Love biking?  Want to learn more about local biking opportunities? Even if you're just a beginner, this upcoming info night might help you take that biking interest to a new level and meet others who share you … [Read more...]

Bring on the Eggs! LOTS of Easter Egg Hunts on tap this Weekend

Fall City, North Bend and Snoqualmie are putting on some egg hunts for the kids this weekend! Kids can search for thousands of candy-filled eggs around the Snoqualmie Valley - and visit with the Easter … [Read more...]

Theatre Black Dog brings popular, classic ‘Our Town’ to Sallal Grange stage

The Black Dog Arts Coalition in association with Sallal Grange presents Theatre Black Dog’s Production of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Classic, Our Town, April 14th- April 30th at the Sallal Grange … [Read more...]

Tragic accident takes life of logger deep in Snoqualmie Tree Farm

April 11 at approximately 2PM, the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to reports of a seriously injured logging worker about 26 miles deep into the Snoqualmie Tree Farm, which encompasses 90,000 acres … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie man killed in avalanche near Snoqualmie Pass, Red Mountain

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said a skier was found dead near Snoqualmie Pass Tuesday night after being caught in an avalanche.   According to KCSO, the 36-year old … [Read more...]

Loss of a Giant: Longtime Snoqualmie city councilman, former mayor Charles Peterson passes away

There was an unexpected empty chair at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on April 10, 2017. When roll call was taken Monday night, Councilman Peterson's name was called even though his chair sat empty. It … [Read more...]

The Rusty Roof: North Bend native one step closer to opening dream restaurant, building it from ground up

It's taken almost a year to get the city's final approval on building and site plans, but it looks like Lisa Riley is officially moving closer to bringing her new restaurant - located inside a brand new new … [Read more...]

Fatal accident in North Bend as vehicle leaves I-90, ends up below freeway on Snoqualmie Valley Trail

The Washington State Patrol said around 8:30AM, April 8, 2017, a 73-year old man died when his vehicle traveling on eastbound I-90 near milepost 33 in North Bend drove off the left shoulder and ended up below … [Read more...]

“It takes a village to protect children”; FBI chooses Snoqualmie for important child abduction training

FBI’s National Child Abduction Rapid Deployment (CARD) Team has been traveling the country doing child abduction trainings. Washington was the 11th state for the in-class and field-training designed to help … [Read more...]

Video | Attempted car jacking leads to chase through downtown, lands suspect in Snoqualmie River

If you heard lots of sirens and a helicopter over downtown Snoqualmie on Thursday, April 6, 2017, it was in response to an attempted car jacking incident. According to a Snoqualmie Police Department press … [Read more...]

Isolated Lake Alice community offered upcoming emergency training

The extensive wildfires in western Washington that accompanied severe droughts in 2014 and 2015 raised rural King County residents’ concerns that wildfire could overtake their communities. Members of the … [Read more...]

Letter | Superintendent Contract Renewal on Autopilot: pays one of highest salaries in WA State, leaves unanswered questions

Dear Editor, On April 4, 2017 at 6:30PM, a Snoqualmie Valley School District Board meeting took place.  One of the agenda items was a board to vote to extend the contract of the SVSD Superintendent through the … [Read more...]

New Twin Peaks premiere draws closer, Snoqualmie prepares with Big event at Old Mill Site

Tick-tock.  The countdown is on to Showtime's premier of the new Twin Peak series on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It seems like just yesterday Twin Peaks cast and crew were here in the Snoqualmie Valley, creating a … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School names new assistant principal; first outside-district leadership hire in years

Mount Si High School announced on April 3, 2017, that it had hired a new Assistant Principal. The hire marks the first time since John Belcher was chosen to head the school in 2011 that a MSHS principalship … [Read more...]

The Birdfeeder Club | Don’t you…forget about seeds; identifying birds of the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, nature-lover and professional pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] When I was a young teen I loved John Hughes movies. He seemed to look … [Read more...]

Warning: Snoqualmie Police to Host Child Abduction Exercise, FBI training

If you notice extra police presence on Snoqualmie Ridge  this week, be advised that it for an important training exercise. The City of Snoqualmie announced that this coming week - April 3rd - 7th - FBI … [Read more...]