Archives for January 2018

Be Prepared | Snoqualmie Fire Department Offers First Aid , CPR Training

Learn how to respond to choking, sudden cardiac arrest, and first aid needs in a combined First Aid / CPR class held Saturday, February 10th, from 9AM – 3PM at the Snoqualmie Fire Station (37600 SE Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Ethics Officer determines complaint against city’s Public Works Director legally sufficient, proceeds to hearing

On January 23, 2018 an Ethics Hearing Officer hired by the City of Snoqualmie in early December ruled that a complaint submitted by Snoqualmie resident Brian Jacobson alleging that Park and Public Works … [Read more...]

Letter | Levies mean new curriculum, instructional coaches, nurses, counselors

Dear Editor: On February 13th, our community will be asked to consider two levy propositions.  At the elementary level, the Programs and Operations Replacement Levy means that we can continue to purchase … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum secures landmark status for sole surviving electric railway car

The Northwest Railway Museum announced some exciting news this week, securing City of Snoqualmie Landmark status for one of its historic railway cars:  Puget Sound Electric Railway interurban car … [Read more...]

North Bend Traffic Improvement: five new roundabouts possible in next five years

In the near future the City of North Bend could have you driving in circles - literally. In the city's transportation plans are five new roundabouts to help deal with increasing traffic stemming from the … [Read more...]

Police release photos of North Bend Bank of America robbery suspect

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 3:30PM, the Snoqualmie Police Department reported via social media that they were searching the downtown North Bend area for suspects connected to the robbery of Bank of … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | stealing Salish Lodge power; too into the pool game; lovebirds talking and only talking

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week: TRAFFIC STOP | SNOQUALMIE PKWY & BPA RD, Snoqualmie On January 13th around 1:45PM, an … [Read more...]

Major water leak means no water for some Snoqualmie Pass residents, Summit at Snoqualmie closure, drinking water warning

First a power outage and now water issues are impacting residents of Snoqualmie Pass. After heavy snow caused a power outage Wednesday afternoon, a significant water leak then left some customers without water, … [Read more...]

Serious injury collision closes eastbound I-90 in North Bend during evening commute

At 3:50PM, January 24, 2018, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported via social media that a serious injury collision involving a semi and a Jeep had all lanes of eastbound I-90 blocked between exit 31 and … [Read more...]

Letter | Apology to Community for Fireworks Disruption

Dear Snoqualmie Community, Two weeks ago, on January 10th, you may have heard a firework going off at about 8:00 PM. We are writing you today to inform you that this firework was from our High School Youth … [Read more...]

In Memoriam: Kathy Ryan, Snoqualmie Valley’s Favorite Lunch Lady

[Written by Jenny Mae Lowe] Kathryn (Kathy) Ellen Ryan: "But the fruit of the Spirit is love joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control" ~ Galatians 5:22-23 My … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley hotbed for Sasquatch sightings, but was Bigfoot really by the Falls?

[Article by North Bend resident and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant.] Most cultures have stories of a giant, hairy creature that appears to be half man and half ape. In the … [Read more...]

New Territory: District prepares for February levy during unique time of increased state funding

Last year to address the Supreme Court McCleary decision mandating the state's paramount duty is to fully fund education, legislators reset how schools are funded. Starting with the 2018-19 school year, state … [Read more...]

Calling all Young Artists: ‘Be The Change’ Poster Design Challenge is ON

Middle and high school students are invited to use their artistic talents to create a poster design for the 11th annual Be The Change event for middle school students held at Chief Kanim Middle School on … [Read more...]

CDC reports widespread flu across country; rougher strain prevalent this year

Chances are, you've probably seen the headlines this past week: the CDC urging people to get their flu shots.... even if we're already in the height of the flu season. BUT, did you know there's still … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Asleep with Christmas music playing; porn in the parking lot; possible house purchase insomnia

Here are are few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past week: THEFT REPORT | OUTLET MALL, North Bend On January 5th around 9:15PM, a caller … [Read more...]

City Council declares emergency after landslide threatens critical water source, approves contracts to start repair work

At its January 8, 2018 meeting the Snoqualmie City Council took measures to address a landslide affecting one of its critical water sources, Canyon Springs, located at the base of a steep and unstable slope in … [Read more...]

City maintenance work may cause water discoloration, odor this week

If you notice your tap water looks discolored this week, the City of Snoqualmie says not to worry. Via press release the city said their Utilities Division is currently performing regularly-scheduled periodic … [Read more...]

Double Happy Ending: Story of Lost Snoqualmie Dog becomes Children’s Book

Last summer one Snoqualmie family had their lives briefly turned upside down when their dog went missing in Oregon. Russell the Labradoodle was staying with 'his grandparents' while the Clarks were on vacation … [Read more...]

Nomination Time for Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Educator of the Year

You have about two weeks left to nominate a SVSD staff members for the 2018 Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Educator of the Year. Every year the foundation invites community members to nominate … [Read more...]