Archives for January 2019

Iron Duck: Amazing Pizza in an Unexpected Place

The Snoqualmie Valley has a lot of pizza options. Since I've raised four kids here for nearly two decades, I've eaten my fair share of pizza - since it always seemed to be one of those meals that was 'pleasing … [Read more...]

Undefeated Mount Si Basketball hosts home playoff game February 1st, last game ever for current gymnasium

The final basketball game ever in the current Mount Si High School gymnasium happens this Friday, February 1st at 7PM. It's both a little nostalgic and historic. That means the school and supporters are hoping … [Read more...]

North Bend Affordable Housing Study examines code changes, 5-story building on Senior Center, museum land

Housing affordability is a big concern for cities throughout King County. According to Zillow, the median home value in North Bend is $564,000. In Snoqualmie it is $681,000. Five years ago that number was … [Read more...]

Community invited to take survey, help coalition understand human service needs in Snoqualmie Valley

A Supportive Community for All (SCFA) is a coalition of service providers looking to strengthen community connections and coordinate human services across the Snoqualmie Valley. SCFA is currently conducting … [Read more...]

Mount Si Sports Weekly Roundup: Kaess shines on mat; boys basketball scores undefeated season; lady Wildcats limp into basketball playoffs; gymnasts ready for senior night

[Article by contributing writer Rhett Workman of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal.] Time now for this week’s look here in Living Snoqualmie at where Mount Si High School’s winter sports teams stand as the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie YMCA expanding space, adds portable in February

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will soon look a bit different. Next month the Y will add a portable to the front of the building - something we reported in August would be happening as the busy facility explored … [Read more...]

Time to Fix ‘Blood Alley’ | City, business leaders travel to Olympia, push legislators for funding to fix dangerous SR 18

Four years after passing a $16 billion, gas tax funded transportation bill, some legislators are exploring the idea of a new bill to address an ever-growing, wide variety of transportation needs across … [Read more...]

#YouMatter: Community Network’s Heart of the Valley Gala returns February 9th

The Snoqualmie Valley Network's mission to help local youth through innovative programming and mentorship is made possible, in part, because of annual fundraisers. Launched in 2015, Heart of the Valley has … [Read more...]

Gasoline illegally dumped in city storm drain; suspect identified, faces possible criminal charges

UPDATE | JANUARY 27TH, 12:30PM: After gasoline was illegally dumped into a city storm drain overnight in the Snoqualmie Ridge Crestview neighborhood, Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works … [Read more...]

Mount Si DECA sends largest group ever to regional competition; eight medals earned, two advance to state

On January 11th Mount Si High School's DECA group - now 55 students strong and the largest ever for the school - headed to the Regional DECA Competition at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. They competed … [Read more...]

Driver ‘very fortunate’ after t-bone collision with logging truck on Snoqualmie Parkway

According to Snoqualmie Fire Department Lt. Jake Fouts, a female driver was "very fortunate" after colliding with a logging truck at the intersection of SE 99th Street and Snoqualmie Parkway near I-90. The … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | woman intentionally crashes into semi on SR 18; burning without permit; clearing trees blocking freeway

January 10th At 9:09am Snoqualmie Firefighters assisted North Bend Fire Department with a … [Read more...]

Back on Ballot: Fall City voters to decide in April whether to merge fire department with Eastside Fire & Rescue, District 10

Shortly after proposing a February ballot measure to merge the Fall City Fire Department (District 27) with Eastside Fire & Rescue (Fire District 10), District 27 commissioners withdrew the measure citing … [Read more...]

It Starts with You: social media campaign launched to connect adults and Snoqualmie Valley youth

In December, The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network kicked off its important It Starts with You: Engage, Listen and Connect social media campaign, with the goal of encouraging Snoqualmie Valley adults to … [Read more...]

Mount Si Weekly Sports Roundup: basketball playoffs on horizon, wrestling travels east, gymnasts soar at home

[Article by contributing sports writer and owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal, Rhett Workman.] The winter high school sports season is winding down, so here’s a look at what’s going on with Mount Si … [Read more...]

Salish Attic offers pizza, Steve’s Donuts gives sweetness to furloughed government employees

The Salish Lodge and Spa announced on social media January 21, 2019 that until the government shutdown is over, they will be offering furloughed government/federal employees free weekday pizza in their Attic … [Read more...]

North Bend Planning Commission to consider allowing marijuana store near new city hall; public hearing scheduled

On Thursday, January 24th the North Bend Planning Commission will take up the topic of considering whether a marijuana store can open on E. North Bend Way next door to Todd's Towing and across from new city … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fit Body Boot Camp under new ownership, grand re-opening celebration happens January 27th

Snoqualmie Fit Body Boot Camp is under new ownership. That new owner - Courtney Hernandez - couldn't be more excited to take the downtown Snoqualmie business to new heights. The workout facility located at … [Read more...]

City, state agree to $1.2 million cost sharing to turn weigh station return lane into I-90 on-ramp

In October we reported that city officials were pushing the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to utilize the I-90/SR 18 interchange weigh station return lane as a dedicated I-90 on-ramp from … [Read more...]

Mount Si star receiver Jonny Barrett verbally commits to play Ivy League football

[Article by contributing writer and owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal, Rhett Workman] A story which has been part of the local sports conversation the past several weeks has come to a very successful … [Read more...]