Archives for June 2018

Tinkham Road Variety Show hits Sallal Grange: music, aliens, bigfoot, ghost stories included

The Sallal Grange announced a special, local community celebration on Saturday, June 23rd at 7PM. In the tradition of Old Time Variety Shows common at the Sallal Grange throughout the years since the 1930s, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation donates record amount to fund district initiatives

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation annual spring luncheon recorded its best results yet, allowing members to present a check for $121,000 to district officials  - up from $86,000 the previous year. The … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | tank and torch fire; unconscious through a fence; camp fires don’t need gasoline; shoeless wanderer in the road

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to during the past two weeks: May 28th At around 8:50AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to an oven fire. The home owner was cleaning … [Read more...]

Summer Fun: 2018 Movies & Music in the Park lineup announced

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced the 2018 Movies and Music in the Park lineup. The summertime series returns on alternating Thursday and Friday evenings beginning on June 28th with the popular regional … [Read more...]

New bus service connects historic downtown with Snoqualmie Ridge

Connecting the neighborhoods and businesses of the city, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) is now providing hourly bus service between historic downtown Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge. The new Ridge Loop … [Read more...]

Fire Chief: minor accident in crosswalk important reminder for drivers to pay extra attention at intersections

Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mark Correira said a car vs. bicycle accident that luckily did not seriously injure a young rider should serve as a reminder to citizens to pay extra attention at intersections, especially … [Read more...]

Family Fun: Fall City Day Festival happens Saturday, June 9th

In case you're looking for some family fun this weekend, the annual Fall City Day festival happens Saturday, June 9, 2018 in downtown Fall City (SR 202). There will be a parade, car show, fun run, live … [Read more...]

Help a neighbor in need: Join the local Grocery Rescue Team

[Article by Tom Foot, Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Operations Manager] Founded on the belief that the health of our community is dependent on the well-being of those who live in it, the Snoqualmie Valley Food … [Read more...]

North Bend Councilmember resigns; city seeks applicants to fill open position

The City of North Bend announced that at the June 5th City Council Meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Gothelf regretfully accepted the resignation of Councilmember Jeanne Pettersen effective July 1, 2018.  She will be … [Read more...]

Congratulations Class of 2018: time travel through the world and events that shaped the journey

It's a nostalgic time for hundreds of parents across the Snoqualmie Valley, as well as millions across the country: high school graduation. It's that time of year when parents reflect on how time has … [Read more...]

Phoenix Plaza project expected to begin construction soon on North Bend explosion site

It's been more than four years since a natural gas explosion leveled the old strip mall between QFC and Les Scwab Tires on North Bend Way, and it looks likes the project slated to replace the vacant lot in … [Read more...]

YMCA ‘stepping up’ to meet urgent need for more foster homes: focusing on recruitment, using local branches as hubs for support

[Article by Nate Smith, Executive Director, Snoqualmie Valley YMCA & Mark Putnam, Executive Director, Accelerator YMCA] Secretary Ross Hunter of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families recently … [Read more...]

Temporary full Road Closures expected along Orchard Drive for new apartment complex project

Via press release the City of North Bend announced some upcoming full road closures required for work on the new 41-unit Orchard Place Apartment Complex in the downtown area. Clearing and grading began for … [Read more...]

Community invited to Farewell Celebration for Superintendent Joel Aune, June 9th

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District prepares to say farewell to Superintendent Joel Aune after 13 years of service, they've planned a celebration in his honor and everyone is invited to the special … [Read more...]

Man dies after 200-foot fall near Pratt Lake; hiking partner says dog saved him from going off cliff

According to the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), two hikers were in the back country area of Pratt Lake Sunday evening, June 3, 2018 when one man fell from a cliff and died. The King County … [Read more...]

YMCA hosts June 5th PRIDE event with Mount Si students: LGBTQ Youth and their Experiences

On Tuesday, June 5th from 7:00 - 8:30pm, in honor of PRIDE month, the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will be hosting an event with the Gay Straight Alliance from Mount Si High School. The group will be speaking on a … [Read more...]

Video: Snoqualmie Package thief captured on front porch camera; victim wants neighbors to be aware

It took two days for Kimberly Hutchinson to realize that a package had been taken from her front porch, but now that she knows, she wants other neighbors to be aware. The Hutichisons have a Nest … [Read more...]

Open Letter to Citizens of North Bend

[Letter written by City of North Bend Administrator Londi Lindell] On social media sites, I have been reading that if Mayor Hearing and Council Members cared for this community and/or its citizens, that they … [Read more...]

Tanner Electric set to start construction of new North Bend headquarters in early June

The City of North Bend announced that construction of the new Tanner Electric Headquarters building will start the week of June 4th, located along SE 140th Street near the Wood River neighborhood. This … [Read more...]