Archives for September 2017

Grand opening celebration of new Middle Fork Road, multiple new trails happens this weekend

Most Snoqualmie Valley residents already know how popular the Middle Fork area is, drawing hundreds to the Valley for outdoor activities. Mountains to Sounds Greenway Trust says the Snoqualmie River and its … [Read more...]

Elect Gary Fancher: experience to help school district address challenges of expectations, enrollment growth

Dear Community Members, Snoqualmie Valley residents have a terrific opportunity to help our school district as it grapples with the challenges of growth – both in enrollment and in expectations: Elect Gary … [Read more...]

Relocating History from Bellingham to Snoqualmie: century-old steam locomotive gets new home at Northwest Railway Museum

On September 21, 2017, the Northwest Railway Museum moved a piece of railway history - the way from from Bellingham to Snoqualmie - with the goal of restoring the nearly century-old H.K. Porter steam locomotive … [Read more...]

One-mile stretch of Fish Hatchery Road to close for three weeks

King County Road Services will be closing a section of SE Fish Hatchery Road - from SE 49th to 372nd Street in Fall City starting Monday, October 2, 2017. The approximate one-mile closure is anticipated to last … [Read more...]

Social media, tips help police arrest woman suspected of stealing thousands in materials from North Bend model home

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 Ah, the positive power of social media. The Snoqualmie Police Department reported on their Facebook page today that they made an arrest in the theft case documented in the … [Read more...]

Letter | MacLean the right choice for School Board

[To submit a letter in support of your candidate, email] Dear Residents, Snoqualmie Valley School District is as dynamic as it is wide. The Board of Directors and SVSD staff are … [Read more...]

It’s down to Four Candidates to fill vacant Snoqualmie City Council seat

Eleven applicants for vacant Snoqualmie City Council Position No. 4 were interviewed by City Council members at a special public meeting on Monday, September 25th. The city said via press release that … [Read more...]

Mount Si’s Coach Kinnune named Seahawks High School Coach of the Week

Monday, September 25, 2017, the Seattle Seahawks announced Mount Si Football Head Coach Charlie Kinnune was picked as their week 3 High School Coach of the Week. Coach Kinnune was selected as the Coach of … [Read more...]

Removing the Transportation Barrier | Retired King County van gifted to Snoqualmie Valley Shelter

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services got a big present from King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert earlier this month - something that SVSS Executive Director Jennifer Kirk will greatly help the organization: a … [Read more...]

North Bend needs better garbage cans: Bear Smart, WA works to bring bear-resistant option to rural area

This is the latest article from North Bend resident and pet trainer for Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, who also is a volunteer for Bear Smart, WA. A couple of months back I wrote an … [Read more...]

City Council to interview 11 candidates for open seat, September 25th

If you're interested to getting to know the 11 Snoqualmie residents who applied to fill an open city council seat, Monday, September 25th is your chance. The Snoqualmie City Council will hold a special … [Read more...]

Weather Causes Construction Delay in North Bend; Road to re-open September 29th

The City of North Bend announced that due to recent rainy weather conditions, construction on North Bend Way from Bendigo Boulevard through Ballarat Avenue is expected to continue through Friday, September … [Read more...]

Community Shuttle Route 628 expands hours for Snoqualmie Valley bus riders

Starting Monday, September 25, 2017, Snoqualmie Valley transit riders who use the Snoqualmie Community Shuttle Route will have more afternoon and evening options to travel to and from Issaquah and connecting … [Read more...]

Streets alive with Music: North Bend Blues Walk takes over downtown this weekend

If you see lots of people wandering the streets of North Bend (yes, even with the construction) - and hear music coming from local businesses, that means it's time for an annual and popular tradition: North … [Read more...]

Tour Northwest Railway Museum Train Shed FREE this weekend

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend... for free? Looks like Snoqualmie's Northwest Railway Museum has you covered. The Northwest Railway Museum will open the Train Shed’s doors, as well … [Read more...]

Three months after horrific car accident, local teen still healing; September 23rd fundraiser to help with medical costs

It was a horrible accident scene at the intersection of North Bend Way and Meadowbrook Way on June 15, 2017 when 18-year old Ty Asper's car collided with another vehicle, t-boned while making a turn. Ty was … [Read more...]

Search suspended for Russian hiker missing near North Bend

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced on September 19, 2017 that it had suspended a search for a 57-year old hiker missing since last Thursday, September 14th. Sergey Cherepov, a Russian citizen in the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Helped myself to your hose; crossbow in the woods; no cursing in front of the kids; here, take my backpack

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past week: UNWANTED SUBJECT | SAFEWAY, North Bend On September 8th around 8:15PM, caller … [Read more...]

Will Snoqualmie Valley Hospital become Regional Health? After intense debate, Board invites Regional representatives to present, take questions

For the past few months, the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District (King County Public Hospital District No. 4) Board of Commissioners has been moving toward affiliating the hospital with another health care … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting: City celebrates remodeled Torguson Park, complete with $1.7 million in upgrades

City of North Bend officials are inviting the community to Torguson Park in downtown North Bend to celebrate the unveiling of the remodeled park. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate recently completed … [Read more...]