Archives for April 2019

Developer appeals to county over water provider for 212-unit apartment complex planned in North Bend

The City of North Bend could be a step closer to providing water inside the Sallal Water Association service area. According to the April 16th city council agenda packet, Shelter Holdings - which is … [Read more...]

The Opossum: Snoqualmie Valley’s Misunderstood Animal Superhero

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, wildlife enthusiast, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] The poor Virginia Opossum has an image problem. Most … [Read more...]

Free Workshop series to build resilient children, communities offered by Snoqualmie Valley Community Network

The topic of resilience has become not only increasingly popular, but increasingly important in today’s culture. To be resilient means to have the capacity to recover quickly from difficult circumstances, … [Read more...]

Getting Hikers to the Mountains: Trailhead Direct returns for second year with more routes, Little Si added

King County announced this week that Trailhead Direct – the weekend and holiday transit-to-trails bus service - will return Saturday, April 20th with more routes to get hikers to the trails without the need of … [Read more...]

Mount Si Baseball maintains high expectations, in hunt for playoff spot under new coach

Mount Si High School's baseball program is transitioning nicely this year to a new coaching staff, one which is maintaining the high expectations of the program and its fans. [Article by contributing sports … [Read more...]

Former Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher announces bid for Snoqualmie City Council

On Monday, April 8th during the Snoqualmie City Council meeting public comment period, former mayor and former city councilmember Fuzzy Fletcher announced his intention to run for city council. Fletcher said … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Tribe partner for big FREE household recycle event

It's spring cleaning time - and the City of North Bend and Snoqualmie Tribe are partnering once again on a big, FREE spring recycle event. You know.... the kind where they take almost anything, including those … [Read more...]

Committed to Snoqualmie: No Boat Brewing announces expansion just two years after opening

It's only about 2.5 years since No Boat Brewing Company opened inside some empty Ronix Warehouse space on Snoqualmie Ridge, but in that short time it has grown to be popular with locals and tourists alike. … [Read more...]

Getting from point to point not a given in rural areas, but Snoqualmie Valley Transportation is quietly bringing change

[Article contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] Like a lot of people in the Snoqualmie Valley, David Egan takes his dog, Bernie, everywhere with him. For Egan, it’s not just nice to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | DUI driver thinks he’s in Shoreline; homemade explosive causes multiple injuries; brawl outside the bar

THEFT IN-PROGRESS | NORTH BEND BARTELL'S On March 29th around 6:30PM a caller reported a male suspect and stolen a bottle of wine, concealing it in his pocket, and then left on foot. An officer responded and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie’s first HAWK crossing light becomes active this week

The City of Snoqualmie announced this week - the week of April 8th - the new HAWK crossing signal at the intersection of Fisher Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway will become active. The infrastructure work for … [Read more...]

Letter | Fire district merger will allow Fall City to meet today’s safety standards

Dear Editor, Now is the time. I am a Fall City resident, a former Fire District 27 volunteer, and a current Fire District 27 firefighter. In this coming election, I will be voting YES on Proposition 1. As … [Read more...]

Mount Si Fastpitch: ‘Youth Movement’ showing promise this spring

[Article by contributing sports writer Rhett Workman, owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal] Mount Si High School's fastpitch softball ladies are in a bit of a youth movement this spring, but the early … [Read more...]

New Indoor Ice Arena planned on Snoqualmie Ridge

UPDATE | June 5th: The Seattle Times released a story today on the new ice arena. You can read that story HERE. ORIGNIAL ARTICLE, April 5th According to the City of Snoqualmie Community Development … [Read more...]

New Outdoor Education Space coming to Snoqualmie Valley as YMCA launches Camp Keller

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will be adding some new outdoor education and recreation space starting this summer called Camp Keller. The new camp will be situated on 40-acres of land located about two miles down … [Read more...]

The Tummy Taxi: new family-operated, food delivery service launches in the Snoqualmie Valley

A new family business launched this week in the Snoqualmie Valley- complete with a catchy name: The Tummy Taxi, which delivers food from all North Bend and Snoqualmie restaurants straight to your home. Have … [Read more...]

Letter | No problem to fix with fire district merger

Dear Editor, I volunteered for the Fire District 27 Consolidation Evaluation Committee a year ago, new to Fall City and with no knowledge of the department.  I ended up being the primary spokesperson when we … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie businesses close their doors this week

Three Snoqualmie businesses closed their doors this week. The biggest surprise to many residents was when Ana's Mexican Restaurant owner Anna Sotelo unexpectedly announced via the restaurant's Facebook page … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Arrested after brief foot pursuit; sun causes car vs pedestrian collision; illegal dumping at the carwash

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. AGENCY ASSIST| RAILROAD AVE SE On March 26th at 6:20PM, a car hit a woman. It was traveling west … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Donates $75K for possible new, dedicated on-ramp lane at 90/18 Interchange

In January, 5th District Senator Mark Mullet said the state had agreed to a cost sharing project that could bring a dedicated on-ramp to I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway. The estimated $1.2 million project price … [Read more...]