Archives for November 2017

As District considers changing school start times, releases survey for community input

As we told you in an earlier story, the Snoqualmie Valley School District is now taking an in-depth look at whether it's possible to change the start times of schools across the geographically large … [Read more...]

North Bend 5th Grader hosts Hot Chocolate Stand to help Homeless, December 2nd

If you're out and about in North Bend this Saturday, December 2nd, during the big downtown Holiday Community Celebration, swing by the Visitor Information Center (right by Bartell's) and you'll find 5th grader … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Life as a Paris Local, the Perks of Pet Sitting

[Article by North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant] So once again, like all my vacation ideas, it started with a Facebook post… “Anyone interested in … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Pet Salon leaves Ace Hardware for own space; psychic in Snoqualmie; DT Vintage & More; Iron Duck finally opens

[Article by Melissa Grant & Danna McCall] Mt. Si Pet Salon vacates Ace Hardware, moves to nearby retail spot Originally from Bellevue, Washington Amy Quilizapa started off working for a professional … [Read more...]

Police: prevent front porch package theft, car prowls and ‘report suspicious behavior, people and vehicles’ immediately

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone - which means online shopping and home delivery of packages is ramping up for the holiday season. So...the Snoqualmie Police Department is reminding citizens … [Read more...]

Ready to Shop? 18th Annual Fall City Holiday Market springs to life December 2nd

The 18th annual Fall City Holiday Market happens Saturday, December 2nd from 10AM - 3PM at Chief Kanim Middle School. The small town holiday shopping tradition offers lots of handmade items from local crafters … [Read more...]

Holly Days hit streets of North Bend this weekend: holiday festivities overflowing

North Bend is getting into the holiday spirit ALL weekend long, December 1st-3rd as it launches Holly Days: a weekend aimed at bringing the neighbors together at many different events in the downtown … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Bad driving equals mad drivers; wind on the loose; guest issue at the lodge

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to over the past two weeks in North Bend and Snoqualmie: MALICIOUS MISCHIEF REPORT |  BRAEBURN ST. Snoqualmie On November 10th at 7:20PM … [Read more...]

‘Absolute Miracle she’s Alive’ after falling tree crushes Snoqualmie woman’s car on I-90

Thanksgiving has a whole new meaning to one local young woman. One week ago it was just a few inches that saved her life - and spared her family from tragedy. On November 13th Snoqualmie resident and 2014 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe, YMCA Partner for Native American Heritage Month with interactive exhibit

As part of November’s Native American Heritage Month, the Snoqualmie Tribe and the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA have worked together to share information about the Tribe’s heritage and language hosted at the … [Read more...]

Tree Lighting Festival, Holly Jolly Downtown kick off holiday season in Snoqualmie, November 25th

Thanksgiving is almost here. Lights are starting to go up on homes. It's beginning to feel a bit like Christmas, which means an annual Snoqualmie holiday tradition - complete with thousands of twinkling lights … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Long vacant Snoqualmie retail space to become large Yoga, Barre Studio

In June, when Big Star Studios moved across Snoqualmie Parkway and into to their new spot in the Snoqualmie Ridge  Business Park, a childcare business was supposed to move in to their former retail space on … [Read more...]

Tired Teens: District Committee looking at possible Later School Start times

Teens need more sleep. They're always tired. School starts too early. These topics have been making headlines around the country in recent years. The Snoqualmie Valley School District is now taking a … [Read more...]

Pints & Punts: No Boat Brewing opens doors this Monday to support food bank, cheer on Seahawks

No Boat Brewing on Snoqualmie Ridge is usually closed on Mondays, BUT this Monday, November 20th, they're opening their doors for a good cause.... and the Seahawks. The event is called Pints and Punts and … [Read more...]

North Bend land saved from development becomes Tennant Trailhead Park

Earlier this year we told you about a land acquisition in North Bend that kept a 32 acre land parcel from possible development and instead was creating a new park through a joint venture between the city, Si … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Unlawful poop tossing; stranded at the Falls; bonfire approach; sneaker thief

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie in late October: SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | MELROSE LN, Snoqualmie On October 28th around 9PM two callers … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe awards $10,000 grant for Encompass Mobile Therapy Unit

On October 9th, Encompass received a grant of $10,000 from the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to support the Encompass Mobile Therapy Unit (MTU), a 24-foot van outfitted to bring high-tech pediatric and family therapy … [Read more...]

School Board approves near maximum levy for February ballot; legislators say will not support

Even with an estimated $20 million in new education funding from the state legislature's 'Mc'Cleary Plan' - which includes a hefty tax increase set to hit Washington State property owners on January 1st 2018 - … [Read more...]

November Election results: One council race still close; school board will have two new faces

King County Elections provided another update for the November 7th general election, adding more tallied ballots to the results. With an ever-shrinking percentage of ballots left to count, most city … [Read more...]

How to help passionate community members provide 250 Thanksgiving food baskets to local families in need

Sometimes all it takes is an idea - and some passionate people - for community spirit and generosity to shine, as evidenced by one long-standing, local Thanksgiving "Give Thanks" tradition. This year marks the … [Read more...]