Archives for January 2019

Snoqualmie Casino earns Minority Business of the Year Award

The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington recently honored Snoqualmie Casino with the William D. Bradford Minority Business of the Year Award.  The Bradford Award, named for former Foster … [Read more...]

North Bend under new leadership as Mark Rigos named Acting City Administrator

Some leadership changes happened inside North Bend City Hall this week when Public Works Director Mark Rigos assumed the role of Acting City Administrator. He takes over for Londi Lindell, who will still be … [Read more...]

Our growing Nature Naivete: Demonizing the Outdoors in the Digital Age

[Article by contributing writer, pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy forWayward Dogs and wildlife enthusiast, Melissa Grant] “It's just a matter of time before it engages in a vicious attack of … [Read more...]

911 call leads to Eastside firefighters transforming home for Fall City woman

It was a 911 call that led to a recent community service undertaken by the Fall City Fire Department and members of Eastside Fire Local 2878 union - a project that according to Patrick LeDoux of FCFD had a huge … [Read more...]

Register now for Snoqualmie Valley Little League

[Sponsored Content] Established in 1958, SVLL serves the Snoqualmie Valley, including North Bend and parts of Snoqualmie.  Check out the boundary map to find eligibility requirements for … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Life of Zach Solomon, life cut short after tragic accident

It is with great sadness the family of Zachary Roy Solomon, 31, announces his passing after complications with his brain injury, on Friday, December 28th 2018, at his home in Lynnwood, Washington. His … [Read more...]

Annual Snoqualmie Valley Preschool Fair returns January 26th

On Saturday January 26th, the Sno-Valley Indoor Playground will be hosting its annual Preschool and Enrichment Fair at Si View Community Center. This is a free event open to the public to connect local families … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | rooster’s head painted black; mail and mailbox stolen; fake 50’s passed downtown; suspected public pot smoking

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | DOONE AVE SE, Snoqualmie On December 31st around 11:00PM, a scared caller reported that someone was on her porch. When police arrived there was no one there. The porch was covered … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall sells: will become LOGE Camps headquarters, new home to Pro Ski and Guiding

Next week North Bend City Hall and the adjacent former fire station will have a new owner - Mountain Culture, LLC - owned by North Bend City Councilmember and local business owner Martin Volken, Dan Nordstrom … [Read more...]

City says new North Bend Marriott hotel could open fall 2020

It's been a long road, but some North Bend city officials are feeling cautiously optimistic that that the new Marriott hotel - in the works for five years - will break ground in 2019. The project, slated for … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Out of town assist; 90/18 interchange serious accident; tree clearing response; Snoqualmie Pass accident assist

December 28th 7:39pm: Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a local restaurant. Alarm showed … [Read more...]

Local business Donates New $20,000 Trail Connection for North Bend Park

The City of North Bend announced on January 7th that residents have a new new paved trail connection for bikers and pedestrians - a 205 foot asphalt trail section that now connects William H. Taylor Park and … [Read more...]

More Stormy Weather rolls in: Gap Winds fire up in the Cascade Foothills

UPDATE | JANUARY 8th, 1PM: It looks like the weather forecasters nailed the wind forecast - that's 2/2 in the past three days. Weather stations on Snoqualmie Ridge have picked up 50 mph … [Read more...]

Poop, plastic, meat and online shopping: 4 Everyday Changes to Preserve the Planet and its animals

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, wildlife enthusiast and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] In general, I make silly frivolous New Year resolutions. This year … [Read more...]

Mount Si Senior Center offers Free Fitness, ‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ Classes

This January, the Mt. Si Senior Center is offering free fitness classes and a helpful class for those fulfilling the role of caregivers. Free Fitness Classes thru March: Get your new year off to a healthy … [Read more...]

All Snoqualmie Valley Schools open on time Monday, January 7th; routes adjusted in Wilderness Rim, Ames Lake

The Snoqualmie Valley School District said Puget Sound Energy (PSE) had restored service to all of its schools after Sunday's powerful windstorm left thousands of Valley homes without power. Early Monday … [Read more...]

Wind storm leaves thousands without power in Snoqualmie Valley

UPDATE | 1:40PM: PSE said they brought in additional crews and have a full complement of damage assessment teams, road crews, tree crews and hundreds of support staff working to restore power. They … [Read more...]

Overnight short-lived wind event could impact Puget Sound region

[Article by Mark Davis of] Looks like another wind event is upon us. I’ve lost count at this point what number this storm is. This storm has the … [Read more...]

Empty Bowls Fundraiser returns to the Snoqualmie Valley January ; benefits local food banks

The annual Snoqualmie Valley Empty Bowls fundraiser supporting the Fall City and Snoqualmie Valley Food Banks returns on Friday, January 11th, from 5:30 - 7:30PM, in the Mount Si High School … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Donates Lifesaving AED’s to Eastside Fire & Rescue, City of North Bend

The City of North Bend announced that Snoqualmie Tribe generously donated 200 automated external defibrillator (AED) units to local safety and government organizations to carry with them in their emergency and … [Read more...]