Archives for May 2017

Trail cam spots cougar in Snoqualmie Ridge area

If you live near greenbelts in Snoqualmie and sleep with your windows cracked this time of year, chances are you may hear howling and/or noises in the woods at night. It's common in spring when local wildlife … [Read more...]

SVSD Nurse named Washington State School Nurse of the Year

The year was 2007 and I was getting ready for my youngest child to begin kindergarten. This new chapter in my daughter's life brought her excitement, but for me it brought fear. You see, the youngest of my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley’s own Tinkham Road in concert, May 6th

The Sallal Grange welcomes the community for a night of local music on Saturday, May 6th at 7PM featuring Tinkham Road.  Doors open at 6PM where attendees can grab some pizza (Frankie's), beer, wine and enjoy … [Read more...]

Another North Bend council member announces plan to seek re-election

North Bend incumbent city councilman Alan Gothelf announced this week his plans to seek another term in the upcoming November 2017 General Election. Via press release Gothelf stated: "I am excited to … [Read more...]

Severe thunderstorms possible Thursday afternoon, evening

At 3PM, May 4, 2017, the National Weather Service said a long line of thunderstorms were heading north through the Puget Sound region, expected to impact areas of Seattle to Issaquah to Maple Valley to North … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Parked car late night shenanigans; a phone not a gun; digging up the park

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two weeks: SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | NORTH BEND McDONALD'S On April 16th at 2:30AM an … [Read more...]

North Bend city councilwoman will seek another term

North Bend City Council Member Jeanne Pettersen announced this week she will seek another term. Via press release Pettersen stated: "It is with enthusiasm that I announce that I will be running for … [Read more...]

Small Fire reported at Mount Si High School, all students safely evacuated

On Wednesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:30AM the Snoqualmie Valley School District reported on its website: "This morning, a fire has been reported at Mount Si High School. Early reports indicate it may be related … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Safety Fair Returns: Fire trucks, Police Cruisers, School Buses ready to roll in

Got little ones who love exploring and meeting local public safety officers?  Well, here's a chance to bring some ooo's and ahh's out of your child. This Friday May 5, 2017 from 9:30AM - 11:30AM, the … [Read more...]

Gone Fishing! Annual Kids Trout Derby happens this weekend

This is always a fun and very popular event for Snoqualmie Valley kids.  It's also FREE! The Kids’ Trout Derby - a free event hosted by the Mount Si Fish & Game Club to promote interest in the outdoors - … [Read more...]

Going with the Wind: Snoqualmie announces plan to run on Wind Power in 2019

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced that by 2019, its facilities will operate on green power as part of a Puget Sound Energy (PSE) initiative. The City Council approved a 15-year renewable energy … [Read more...]

Living with the Bears: combating human-bear conflict with ‘Bear Smart-WA’

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant: North Bend resident and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Mountain Lions, Elk and bears! Oh, my! You didn’t think I’d leave our bear friends out did … [Read more...]