Archives for May 2017

Matt Laase enters race for Snoqualmie City Council

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Planning Commission Member Matt Laase  announced his candidacy for Snoqualmie City Council Position 5. He will face Terry Sorenson for the seat being vacated by Heather Munden. Laase … [Read more...]

‘100 Women who Care’ makes BIG donation to Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

[Article by contributing writer, Paige McCall] “Imagine what 100 women could do if they joined forces.” That’s the rally call of this organization of local women who have come together, all with the mutual … [Read more...]

Council meeting update: presentation about proposed 800 home retirement community rescheduled

The City of Snoqualmie announced on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that a presentation about the proposed Snoqualmie Heights 55+ retirement development originally scheduled for the May 22nd city council meeting will … [Read more...]

Consistently there to Encourage: Twin Falls Morning Greeters IS the Morning Standard

It's a simple thing... someone at the front door greeting you when you arrive. Bringing that simple thing to the front door of a middle school, with fellow students doing the greeting while grumpy, tired … [Read more...]

YMCA works to launch Host Homes Program to help homeless teens in Snoqualmie Valley

On any given night in the Snoqualmie Valley, over 60 youths and young adults experience housing instability. Because community resources are limited, the majority of these young people are left without access … [Read more...]

Road improvements coming to North Bend Way & Thrasher Ave, construction to impact area for 4 weeks

Via press release, the City of North Bend said on May 10th Fury Construction began work on road improvements at the intersection of SE North Bend Way and Thrasher Ave NE.  The privately funded work will help … [Read more...]

Mitchell Family Football Camp is back, benefits scholarship fund

The Mitchell Family Football Camp is back. Established to help fun their scholarship fund for student athletes, this camp is intended for boys and girls, entering grades K-8, with any level of experience, who … [Read more...]

Envisioning the future of the Old Mill Site, proposed plans presented at upcoming Open House

It's been almost five years since the City of Snoqualmie annexed nearly 600 acres around the Old Weyerhaeuser Mill site - in the Mill Planning Area of the city's Urban Growth Area. Now the public can finally … [Read more...]

Melissa Johnson announces will run for school board, challenge one-term incumbent

It appears one incumbent SVSD school board member will not run unopposed this November as he did four years ago. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Snoqualmie resident, Melissa Johnson, announced her candidacy for … [Read more...]

Help name NEW Park made possible by partnership, swapped development for conservation, hiking and mountain bike trails

We told you about this partnership last month -  between the City of North Bend, Si View Metropolitan Park District, King County and the Trust for Public Land - that is allowing for nearly 32 acres of … [Read more...]

Letter | As Snoqualmie Valley Hospital looks to partner, merge, citizen forum keeps you informed

Snoqualmie Valley Community: Recently the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital started the process to partner or merge with a larger hospital or healthcare provider. This is something that most, if not all, Critical … [Read more...]

Summer Primary on tap as third candidate announces plan to run for Snoqualmie mayor

It looks like there will be a summer primary when it comes to deciding the next Mayor of Snoqualmie. Current City Council member Brad Toft announced that he will  be running for Mayor of the City of … [Read more...]

As city prepares to remodel downtown, public invited to Open House to learn more

The City of North Bend is inviting the community to an Open House about its proposed Downtown Plaza project on Wednesday, May 24th at 6PM at the Mt Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave. The Open House provides an … [Read more...]

Caffeinate for a Cause: after losing best friend to domestic violence, Snoqualmie business owner giving back this Mother’s Day

Domestic Violence is a serious problem, one that spans cultural and socioeconomic boundaries. Roughly one in four women will be victims of Domestic Violence in their lifetime. One in four. Last year on … [Read more...]

WSP honors Heroes in fiery Snoqualmie crash, good samaritans who aided trooper near Truck Town

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) presented Lifesaving Awards and Certificates of Commendation to law enforcement personnel and citizens involved in two Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Headlining this weekend: Mount Si Drama presents Shakespeare’s ‘As you Like it’

All the world is a stage.  For many of the students of the Mount Si Drama Club, no words could better describe their feelings right now. Thursday night, May 11th, the curtain opens for the Mount Si High … [Read more...]

City council approves moving Visitors Center to new downtown location, and new partnership

On May 8th the Snoqualmie City Council approved a change in downtown Snoqualmie. For years the city, in partnership with the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce, had operated a Visitors Center out of the … [Read more...]

Searching for Forever Homes: Over 50 dogs up for adoption in Snoqualmie this weekend

Feel like adopting a new four-legged friend?  There's a chance this weekend at a PUP Adoption Event happening at Infusion Bar and Grill  on Snoqualmie Ridge. PUP (People United for Pets) Dog Rescue, … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Open House: chance to learn more, answer questions about proposed 212 unit apartment development

There will be an open house and a chance to provide input on a proposed 212 multi-family housing complex/development proposed for the Dahlgren Property, located along SE North Bend Way near SE 436th Ave. The … [Read more...]

How to fix the Mismatch: Washington students not educated enough for Washington jobs

Who wants to talk growth?  It's a hot button topic in the Snoqualmie Valley as developers look to buy land and build homes to meet the demand of King County's population growth. County officials tell us all … [Read more...]