Archives for May 2018

Mock DUI Drill shows students the tragic, graphic aftermath of drinking and driving

For as long as my family has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley, the Pre-Prom Mock DUI Drill has been happening on the street behind Mount Si High School. It's intense, emotional and graphic. It has shaken and … [Read more...]

Fiesta For The Food Bank: grassroots event helps fill backpacks and stomachs

Did you know? The Mt Si Food bank brings backpacks to about 175 kids in the Snoqualmie Valley every Friday at school, each filled with food and snacks for the weekend. But during the summer, with schools … [Read more...]


Dear Editor,  Shouldn’t a Farmers Market have at least one farmer? Over the past few weekends I’ve visited several area Farmers Markets where food trucks outnumbered farmers and in one case there weren’t any … [Read more...]

School Board offers Superintendent position to head of Peninsula District

After an extensive two-month search process, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board voted at a special May 29th meeting to offer Dr. Robert Manahan the position of SVSD Superintendent. Dr. Manahan is the current … [Read more...]

State Champions: Mount Si High School Athletes tops in golf, distance running

Two Mount Si High School athletes took home 4A state titles over the past two weeks - one in golf and one in track. Sophomore Drew Warford shot a 70 and 67 in the two-day State Championships at Canyon Lakes … [Read more...]

Letter | Say no to Superintendent candidate; district needs leader who can empower teachers and students

Dear Community Members, As a 30-year career teacher in both private and public school here in the Snoqualmie Valley School District I ask you to be very thoughtful as well as careful in your selection of the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Teachers Union opposes Superintendent finalist, citing public school takeovers in Nevada

On May 23, 2018, not long after the Snoqualmie Valley School Board announced the three finalists in their search for a new superintendent, opposition to one candidate sprung up from the teachers union, … [Read more...]

‘Easy to Reach, Hard to Leave’ North Bend: things locals want visitors to remember this summer

[Article by contributing writer, Melissa Grant] North Bend is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Washington state. For seven months of the year our locals enjoy a pretty quiet lifestyle. Because we are … [Read more...]

SE Lake Dorothy Road becomes seasonal One-Way Road

According the City of North Bend announcement, beginning late spring 2018, SE Lake Dorothy Road will become a one-way road for traffic traveling east. This configuration is expected to last until … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Upstairs assist; stuck across the river; lots of fire alarms; more SR 18 accidents

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to over the past two weeks: May 10th At around 2:45PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a still alarm for a possible extinguished … [Read more...]

Heirloom Cookshop Launches Downtown Snoqualmie Green Market, June 1st

Snoqualmie business - Heirloom Cookshop - is bringing something new to historic downtown Snoqualmie this summer: a Green Market (think small farmers market) on Friday afternoons beginning June 1st and running … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Spike strips at Safeway; no pants on the way to college; nerf war; dine & dash by bike

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: CITIZEN ASSIST | SNOQUALMIE POLICE DEPARTMENT On May 5th around 4:30PM, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Brewery gets new owners with big plans, big changes

There are some big happenings down at 'the brewery,' which were announced via press release on May 23rd. After 20 years of growth and success in brewing business, Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company has been … [Read more...]

Three Finalists announced as District searches for new Superintendent

On May 23, 2018, the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced the three finalists in the board's search for a new superintendent. Earlier this week school board members interviewed nine semifinals in … [Read more...]

A Dream Fulfilled: CarePoint Clinic offers free healthcare in the Snoqualmie Valley, holds community open house

Volunteers say CarePoint Clinic in Fall City exists to provide free high-quality primary health care for people of all ages without insurance, with limited insurance, or those in between health care … [Read more...]