Archives for October 2018

Sallal Water Tank possibly contaminated in ‘criminal act’; nearly 150 North Bend homes impacted, advised not to drink water

On October 31, 2018 at 5:15PM, City of North Bend Public Works Director and Emergency Manager Mark Rigos reported that a Sallal Water Association water tank was contaminated with white pellets. Rigos said it … [Read more...]

Council approves Salish Lodge Expansion Plan, includes 182 new hotel rooms and 150-unit residential development

On October 29, 2018, after two months of Q&A, deliberations, presentations and public meetings, the Snoqualmie City Council approved the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe's master plan application to expand the … [Read more...]

Three Spooky Snoqualmie Homes named winners of Halloween Decorating Contest

Inspired by all the creative Halloween yard displays throughout her neighborhood, last year Snoqualmie resident and local real estate agent Nadia Schmieder launched a Snoqualmie Ridge Halloween Yard Decorating … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football hosts home afternoon playoff game, Saturday, November 3rd

UPDATE |  November 3rd Mount Si will play Rogers High School. Game Theme is a … [Read more...]

From failing pavement and buried tree stumps emerges the new, improved NE 12th Street in North Bend

A 12-week,  $1.4 million project to reconstruct a deteriorating half-mile section of NE 12th Street in North Bend is almost complete. For those who regularly use this stretch of road - its bad reputation should … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | T-bone accident on Parkway; too big and no permit burn pile; steak-induced fire

October 11th At around 5:40PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to an appliance fire. A homeowner was attempting to cook a steak on a BBQ when it began to burn and catch fire. The homeowner shut the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino offers WSDOT $1M for immediate action on dangerous stretch of SR 18

In a recent letter to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Secretary of Transportation, Roger Millar, Snoqualmie Casino CEO, Brian Decorah, offered $1 million dollars in funding to pay for … [Read more...]

Salary Commission approves substantial raises for Snoqualmie mayor, council; first in over decade

According to a City of Snoqualmie news release, at an October 23rd meeting and public hearing, the Snoqualmie Salary Commission approved salary increases for the Mayor and City Council member positions. The … [Read more...]

District and Secretaries still far apart on contract: district offers double-digit, three-year raise, union calls for ‘living wage’

Snoqualmie Valley School District secretaries - all 43 of them - have been working without a contract for nearly two months - and it appears their wage expectations are quite different from what is being … [Read more...]

2018 Citizen Academy Graduates recognized by council, mayor

Last month 22 Snoqualmie residents began an in-depth, 7-week exploration into how their city works at the 12th annual Citizens Academy - and on Monday, October 22nd they graduated. The free, seven-week … [Read more...]

5th annual Mount Si Choir Mattress Fundraiser returns November 10th

Is your mattress a little lumpy? Got a sore back? If your mattress is giving you aches and pains, there's a local fundraiser that might just solve your problems. On Saturday November 10th from 10AM to 5PM the … [Read more...]

Police: Student makes social media threats, arrested for Felony Harassment in Threat to Public Safety

UPDATE | October 25, 2018, 10AM The Snoqualmie Police Department provide more details about the arrest of a student who made social media threats. According to a SPD news release, several Mount Si High … [Read more...]

City pushes on state to use weigh station as I-90 on-ramp from Snoqualmie Parkway

On October 24, 2018 the City of Snoqualmie announced that Mayor Larson and Council Members wrote a formal letter to Michael Cotton, Regional Administrator of the Washington State Department of Transportation … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Speech & Debate Team Among Top 20% Nationwide

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently announced that the Mount Si High Schools’ Speech & Debate Team received special recognition from the National Speech & Debate Association, ranking among … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Skatepark opening delayed; November 2nd ribbon cutting event cancelled

UPDATE | OCTOBER 29, 2018 The city cancelled the November 2nd Skatepark Ribbon Cutting event scheduled for November 2., citing construction delays due to poor weather. The skatepark will now open for use … [Read more...]

The Impact of Inclusion: School names special needs students Homecoming King and Queen

Mount Si High School student body - you guys are a pretty amazing group of young adults. Something special happened at the Mount Si High School Homecoming football game - something that has parents around … [Read more...]

Exercise for FREE at Mt. Si Senior Center, now through December 20th

The Mt. Si Senior Center - an integral part of lives of many Snoqualmie Valley residents - is offering a great way to get moving this fall. And best of all... it's free! Exercise more, or start exercising free … [Read more...]

FUNdraiser For The Grange | Variety show complete with SIX bands

Are you ready for some spooky fun, great music, cool costumes and a little bit of fundraising for a good cause? Then this Saturday the Sallal Grange has the event for you! The Sallal Grange is proud to present … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue helicopter training and bomb squad training near North Bend October 22nd

The City of North Bend announced a couple of training exercises happening near the city on Monday, October 22, 2018. King County Search and Rescue along with Washington State Patrol will be conducting … [Read more...]

North Bend’s Sunset Garage Building getting historic makeover, going back in time to its car roots

An iconic North bend building is going back to its roots and embracing history that dates back nearly a century. At the busy corner of North Bend Way and Bendigo Blvd stands the Sunset Garage, a building … [Read more...]