Archives for April 2019

New $200 million Mount Si High School still on budget and on time; opens fall 2019

In a monthly update, the Snoqualmie Valley School District reported that construction of the new Mount Si High School remains on budget and on schedule to open in the fall of 2019. The state-of-the art $200 … [Read more...]

Calvary Mt. Si sets up memorial fund to support family of North Bend man killed in Seattle crane collapse

Calvary Mt. Si Church recently announced a that a benevolence fund has been set up for congregation member and North Bend resident Andrew Yoder, who perished in the tragic crane collapse in the South Lake Union … [Read more...]

Hospital District works to fill vacant commissioner position after Young resigns

King County Public Hospital District No. 4, which represents the Snoqualmie Valley, is trying to fill a vacancy on its Board of Commissioners following the resignation of Joan Young, who recently stepped down … [Read more...]

Learn about memoir writing in free, four-week workshop at Mt. Si Senior Center

Snoqualmie author and teacher Kim Pearson will lead a four-week series of classes on memoir writing, starting at 1PM. Wednesdays, May 1st to May 22nd, at Mt. Si Senior Center. Pearson’s “Making History” … [Read more...]

Locals pack North Bend Theatre for new Avengers movie that smashed box office records

Were you wondering what that line was for on Bendigo Blvd Friday night? Well, if you're a movie lover, you probably already know. Snoqualmie Valley movie fans attending the opening day of “Avengers: … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Driving with drugs in open view; looking at phone, braking too late; road rage verbal warning

Here are a few of the calls the Snoquamie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. TRAFFIC STOP | BENDIGO BLVD & NORTH BEND WAY, North Bend On April 13th around 9:20PM, … [Read more...]

North Bend student named to University of Washington Husky 100

[Article by contributing writer and Snoqualmie resident, Amanda Rich] Mt. Si High School graduate ('15) and North Bend native Rachel Massey was recently named to the University of Washington’s Husky … [Read more...]

Mayor’s State of the City address includes plan for $12.5 million [mostly] city-funded YMCA expansion, pool

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson took some by surprise at the April 24th Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, when during his 'State of the City' address he announced a plan to triple the size of the … [Read more...]

North Bend marks 5-year anniversary of powerful explosion as Phoenix Plaza finally rises from the ashes

Where were you on April 25, 2014 when North Bend was rocked awake by a powerful explosion? Has it really been five years? I was in bed trying to figure out why my phone wouldn't stop buzzing at 4AM. What … [Read more...]

The Future of Wolves in Washington: Will they ever be just another critter in the woods?

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant,wildlife/outdoor enthusiast and pet trainer/owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Out here in the Snoqualmie Valley we fancy ourselves as outdoor … [Read more...]

Fall City Fire merger ballot measure failing in first election results

The April 23rd King County ballot measure to merge Fall City Fire District 27 with Fire District 10 - and become part of the Eastside Fire & Rescue service area - was failing in first election … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Two car fires on I-90; false report of school bus on fire; badly burned food, but no fire

April 4th Around 3:40PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to the Salish Lodge for an activated fire alarm. The inspection determined that the alarm was set off by a heat detector in the kitchen, … [Read more...]

Police arrest stolen u-haul driver after chase through Snoqualmie causes collisions

The City of Snoqualmie said Monday, April 22, 2019 at 2:30PM the King County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the Snoqualmie Police Department in the pursuit of a stolen U-Haul truck that was … [Read more...]

Police respond to poachers with illegal firearms deep off North Fork Road near Snoqualmie

UDPDATE | April 21st, 1:30PM Sgt. Kim Chandler of the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife provided more information about the incident out North Fork Road Saturday night. According to Chandler, … [Read more...]

Local woman brings experience, passion for agriculture to new Mount Si class; relaunches FFA chapter with BIG results

There's something new happening behind the door to room 314 at Mount Si High School. A brand new course is being taught by Amy Graham, who brings her passion for animals, the outdoors and science to the kids … [Read more...]

New Police Contract Approved: SnoPo to patrol North Bend streets for 6 more years

It's been five years since the Snoqualmie Police Department began patrolling the streets of North Bend. It took 18 months of negotiating, but the two cities finally agreed on a contract extension/new inter … [Read more...]

North Bend homes demolished for future Park Expansion

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 two homes near the corner of E. Park Street and Ballarat Ave in downtown North Bend were torn down, drawing the attention of many residents. The two homes were owned by the Si … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | possible stolen laundry; urinal fire; camping after hours arrest

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | SE 11TH ST, North Bend On April 5th around 10:15PM, a caller reported that two teenage girls had ding-dongditched her house and requested that police do a drive through of the … [Read more...]

9th Annual Jazz Walk returns to North Bend this weekend

On April 20th, JazzClubsNW, in partnership with local businesses, will turn downtown North Bend into one big jazz club. Twenty live performances will take place from 5PM to midnight at 14 venues around town, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary awards thousands in grants to local nonprofits

The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley recently selected twelve community organizations to receive $34,000 in grants ranging from $500 to $5,500. According to Rotary Club President Steve Weaver, “Every dollar … [Read more...]