Archives for June 2018

Mount Si High School gets NEW logo; installed in Wildcat Stadium’s new turf this summer

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently announced that a brand new logo was chosen for Mount Si High School. The logo was last updated in 2013. According to the district announcement, this … [Read more...]

Cougar Country Hiking and Camping Safety tips webinar offered July 10th

[Article by Wildlife Biologist/Educator Daryl Ratajczak, Wildlife for You] The sleek tawny figure lays motionless under the lowest bough of the evergreen. Not far behind, her spotted, tan and black, three-day … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | SR 18 pregnancy involved crash ; 2-car, 4-injury accident on Ridge; scared and stuck in the river; brush fire under power lines

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to during the past two weeks: June 7th Around 3:40PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were called to an accident where a car hit a child riding … [Read more...]

Surviving in the Face of Adversity: despite dangerous weather conditions, Fall City climbing team almost reaches Denali summit

When they took off in May, the experienced family Corriveau Fall City climbing team hoped to reach the summit of Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America at 20,000 feet. The routes were carefully … [Read more...]

Busy evening for firefighters: rescue injured mountain biker on Raging River Trail, fire in North Bend

Around 6:30PM, June 26, 2018 Eastside and Snoqualmie Fire crews responded to the I-90 exit 27 area near Snoqualmie to help an injured mountain biker. The male biker in his 20’s was about 8-miles up and south … [Read more...]

Major Milestone reached to designate Mountains to Sound Greenway a National Heritage Area

The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT) announced on Monday, June 25, 2018 that the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to designate The Mountains to Sound Greenway - which stretches across … [Read more...]

Surprise! TV Show comes to North Bend, helps Trail Youth Coffee House open a year early

So we told you last week that the Trail Youth Coffee House was open. But what we couldn't tell you last week was there was a very special reason - complete with a HUGE TV surprise - that got the innovative … [Read more...]

Section of Maloney Grove Ave to Close for road work starting July 9th

The City of North Bending announced that starting Monday, July 9, 2018 untill Friday, July 13th, 2018 Maloney Grove Ave SE between SE Cedar Falls Way and SE 10th Street will be closed during daytime hours. … [Read more...]

Donations help Snoqualmie Fire Department launch Stop the Bleed program at Mount Si High School

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association recently announced it had received $11,700 from the Greater Snoqualmie Valley 100 Women Who Care for a Stop the Bleed Program in the Snoqualmie Valley School District. … [Read more...]

Suspect arrested after vandalizes North Bend home, stabs man and flees into woods

Thursday, June 21st around 10PM North Bend residents reported a heavy police presence - of at least five King County Sheriff's Office vehicles - on Cedar Falls Road near SE 160th Street.  Later a helicopter was … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Trail Youth opens innovative North Bend coffee house; two new stores coming to downtown Snoqualmie

There are a few new business coming to the Snoqualmie Valley this summer so we thought we'd share a bit of info and some opening dates. Carousel This new store is more than a traditional gift shop. After … [Read more...]

Aerial fireworks banned in Snoqualmie; Red White & Boom Professional Fireworks show offered at Community Park

This will be the third 4th of July in Snoqualmie with an aerial fireworks ban in place. The ban was enacted after a suspected bottle rocket caused a severe house fire on Fairway Ave in 2014. The city said via … [Read more...]

Saving Petunia: good samaritan, caring vet come to rescue of lost, very sick dog

[Article by Paige McCall] Last Monday evening, June 11th, a little ways off of Millpond Road, Fall City native Shirlie Lee was driving to her grandparents’ house to celebrate her grandpa’s 90th birthday when … [Read more...]

Spoked to Ride: Cycling for a Cause Comes to Snoqualmie Valley this weekend

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, cyclists will take to the road in the Snoqualmie Valley to support a great cause. Spoked to Ride is a family friendly charity event with two bike routes to choose from: the 12- … [Read more...]

Crews spend hours battling ‘stubborn fire’ at North Bend home

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire near Twin Falls Middle School Sunday afternoon, spending hours locating and knocking down the spreading paths of fire at large home located on a secluded … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club relaunching to original glory; community invited to Fundraiser Fun Show

The Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club (SVRCC) isn’t exactly new. In fact, it’s been around for just over 70 years now. However, in the past few years they’ve struggled with community participation and membership. … [Read more...]

Worker falls 20 feet at Snoqualmie Ridge construction site

Around 3PM on Thursday, June 14, 2018 the Snoqualmie Fire Department and Bellevue Medics responded to a construction site in Snoqualmie Ridge after receiving reports of an injured worker. According to … [Read more...]

Construction starts on new Snoqualmie Skatepark, could open by late summer

If you're wondering why the grass is being torn up in a small section of Snoqualmie Community Park near SE Ridge Street - it's actually good news for local kids.At the June 11th city council meeting, a contract … [Read more...]

North Bend growing pains: the struggle between the way it was and what it is becoming

As urban King County continues to deal with record population growth, outlying small towns are also feeling the strain. The difference is, small town growing pains are often more stark - with the way it was vs. … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie, Sister Cities seek new Commission members and volunteers

For residents interested in volunteering in the Snoqualmie Valley, the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, as well as the Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association recently announced some opportunities. North … [Read more...]