Archives for November 2017

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this week; chance to share concerns, conversation with local police officers

Have questions for our local police officers? Here's a chance to ask them. The City of Snoqualmie announced this Friday, residents will have that opportunity. Discuss concerns or just share a friendly … [Read more...]

Ready for more Wind, Rain? Fall in full swing as High Wind Warning issued

[Article by North Bend resident Mark Davis who operates] UPDATE |  NOVEMBER 13TH, 8:30AM The National Weather Service changed the Wind Advisory (detailed below) to High Wind … [Read more...]

Each time you tell their Story: Mount Si Band, Choir honor local veterans with special concert

It's almost Veteran's Day and the Mount Si Band and Choir programs have planed a special evening to honor local military service members and veterans. All students and the general public are invited to a … [Read more...]

After CFO resignation, former Chief Finance Officer appointed to fill interim role

Approximately two weeks after accepting the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer, Nicholas Lee, the Snoqualmie City Council confirmed the appointment of former CFO Rob Orton as interim CFO at a special … [Read more...]

Latest Election Results: City Incumbents hold most seats, but school board incumbents face defeat

King County Elections tallied thousands more ballots on Thursday, November 9th, but the latest batch of counted ballots didn't do much to change the initial results reported on election night. With a shrinking … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Two Snoqualmie Valley businesses get new owners, make changes; MOD, Iron Duck open soon

A couple of local businesses are under new ownership, including one longtime establishment that did a lot of remodeling. The Swirl finds new owners Mike Kuntz and his wife Lauren recently purchased The … [Read more...]

Save money, support Mount Si Choir Program: Popular Mattress Sale Fundraiser returns for 4th year

Sore back? Not sleeping well? If you're in the market for a new mattress, this weekend you might be able to save some money AND support the Mount Si High School Choir program. For ONE DAY ONLY, on … [Read more...]

Oped | Time to vote People – pause all the talk and bubble in that ballot

It's been quite the election season in the Snoqualmie Valley. Of course, compared to this time last year, I think we can all agree it's been much tamer. BUT, as this November General Election isn't a … [Read more...]

Letter | Mayor, council incumbents helped make Snoqualmie one of safest, best cities to raise family

Dear Editor, Snoqualmie Mayor and City Council incumbents have the experience and the dedication to keep Snoqualmie on the right track. Mayor Matt Larson, Council Members Bob Jeans, Bryan Holloway, and … [Read more...]

Nine Mount Si High School Seniors named National Merit Scholars

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced on Friday, November 3, 2017 that nine MSHS seniors were recently named Class of 2018 National Merit Scholars. The distinction is earned with top scores in the … [Read more...]

Snow in Forecast as first Winter Weather Advisory of the season issued for Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by North Bend resident Mark Davis, who also runs] Our first winter weather advisory for the valley is upon us. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Sheep on the lam; let’s talk disaster preparedness in Russian; waving for the security camera

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: ACCIDENT/NON-INJURY | COTTONWOOD DR SE & SE RIDGE ST, Snoqualmie On … [Read more...]

Letter: Busby ‘has always been, and continues to be, All about the Kids’

Dear Editor: I proudly support re-electing Marci Busby to serve another term on our Snoqualmie Valley School Board! One of the things I learned as a member of the school board was that you mostly lose … [Read more...]

Trail Youth secures big grant to open Coffeehouse, help homeless teens in Snoqualmie Valley

Over the past year, there have been multiple forums - and lots of discussions - about how to help homeless teens in the Snoqualmie Valley. Recently this initiative received some really great news. In early … [Read more...]

Letter | Sundwall genuinely wants to make a difference

Dear Editor, I first met Sean Sundwall when he and his wife Mara bought our home in Snoqualmie Ridge in 2005.  We only knew the family casually through the school and neighborhood until I had the opportunity … [Read more...]

Gothelf the right choice: offers solutions, never stops asking questions | Letter

Dear Editor: Choices, we all have choices in this upcoming election cycle, and that's what makes our democracy work. In North Bend, we are fortunate to have as one of our choices, Alan Gothelf. I have not … [Read more...]

Overhauling 468th Ave: City hosts Open House on Middle Fork Master Gateway Plan

The 468th corridor that runs through the eastern edges of North Bend - connecting I-90 exit 34 to Truck Town, Twin Falls Middle School, other businesses AND the Middle Fork Conservation Area - may look a lot … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank invites community to November 2nd Open House

Snoqualmie Valley residents are invited to a special open house, Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank in North Bend. It's a chance to tour the facility located at 122 East 3rd Street … [Read more...]

Santa Trains already selling out; near half-century Snoqualmie Valley holiday tradition starts November 25th

Newsflash: it's November already, which means the Halloween decorations come down and people start thinking about Thanksgiving and, of course, Christmas. In the Snoqualmie Valley that also means the Santa … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Need a Push? Snoqualmie Valley elk enjoys a backyard swing

It seems local bears having been getting all the spotlight this fall - being captured in numerous videos and photos as they explore Snoqualmie Valley backyards, ponds and streets. But one of the most iconic … [Read more...]