Archives for May 2019

North Bend considers resolution opposing state’s preferred site for new weigh station near Truck Town, holds public hearing June 4th

At its Tuesday, June 4th City Council meeting, North Bend city officials and leaders are soliciting public input on the state's [preferred] plan to locate a new truck weigh and inspection station on eastbound … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | baby locked in car at golf club; spinout accident on I-90 off-ramp; panic attack after car accident

May 9th Around 10:55am, Snoqualmie Firefighters and numerous other units were dispatched to westbound I-90 for a report of a growing brush fire along the road. The Snoqualmie unit arrived first to the scene … [Read more...]

Special Memorial Day Ceremony shared gratitude one handshake at a time

It was special Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, at Snoqualmie Casino when team members Vicente Mariscal, Gil De Los Angeles, Ken Metzger and Michael Morgan - all U.S. military veterans - presented over 250 … [Read more...]

Developer considers buying part of North Bend Mountain Valley Shopping Center, opening marijuana store

On June 13th at 7PM at North Bend City Hall, 211 Main Ave N, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to gather public input on a proposed developer agreement that would allow a marijuana store to be … [Read more...]

Popular Outdoor Green Market returns to downtown Snoqualmie starting June 7th

After a successful first year, Heirloom Cookshop’s Green Market is returning to historic downtown Snoqualmie on Friday, June 7th. The popular weekly community event will be held Friday afternoons through the … [Read more...]

Police: Driver who fled, caused serious wrong way accident on I-90 will face kidnapping charge

UPDATE | JUNE 4TH Snoqualmie Police Chief Perry Phipps said the driver who fled from police and later caused a head-on, wrong-way collision on eastbound I-90 near the SR 18 interchange on Memorial Day will … [Read more...]

History Made: Mount Si Boys Soccer finishes 2nd in State

UPDATE | MAY 26TH, 5AM Well, it wasn't quite the storybook season ending that many were hoping for, but the Mount Si boys soccer team finished second in state. The lost a hard fought battle to Puyallup in … [Read more...]

Encompass secures $2 million from state for new Snoqualmie facility

On April 28th, the Washington State Legislature voted to approve the budget for fiscal year 2020. Included in the budget is $2 million in funding for Encompass Snoqualmie, a new state-of-the-art pediatric … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | passed out behind the wheel; fake 20 passed at Safeway; whole street mad about construction noise

FRAUD | SAFEWAY GAS, Snoqualmie On May 11th around 9:30PM an employee reported a fake $20 bill being used. The male suspect was reportedly associated  with a new blue Chevy Impala or Malibu. An … [Read more...]

Living with Coyotes: Myths & Realities of North America’s Song Dogs

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, wildlife enthusiast and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] When the America’s were colonized, Canis Latrans - more commonly … [Read more...]

Candidates have Filed: Here’s who running for council, mayor, school board and more

It's official. King County Elections week is over, which mean we now know who has decided to run for North Bend, Snoqualmie city council and mayor, school board and other special district seats. In North … [Read more...]

Mount Si soccer, golf, track & field represent at State this week

The Mount Si boys soccer team won another dramatic playoff game with yet another incredible winning goal. Reed Paradissis gets credit this time with a head's up play that propelled the team into the state … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie considers updated helmet law, and new penalties for kids AND parents

An new ordinance pertaining to bike/scooter/skateboard helmets might be coming to Snoqualmie. According to a city council discussion at the May 13th meeting, an effort to update Snoqualmie's wheeled … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Community Meeting on YMCA/Community Center expansion happens June 9th

A May 19th City of Snoqualmie Town Hall meeting about a potential Snoqualmie Valley YMCA/Community Center expansion has been rescheduled and re-titled a 'Community Meeting.' It will now happen on June 9th from … [Read more...]

Helping the Homeless: snow storms, amazing community support make Snoqualmie Valley Shelter season one to remember

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services recently wrapped up its7th winter shelter season, and with the massive snow stormin February, Executive Director Jennifer Kirk said it was a season to remember. As soon as … [Read more...]

Mount Si boys soccer secures spot in 4A State quarterfinals with incredible go-ahead goal

Wednesday night, May 15, 2019, with a incredible teamwork and an amazing go-ahead goal at the 68 minute mark, Mount Si Boys soccer secured a spot in the WIAA 4A State Quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over … [Read more...]

Public-Private development could bring new, large National Guard Readiness Center, hotels and restaurants to North Bend

According to KUOW, the Army wants to move its large Washington National Guard Readiness Training facility out of Seattle - where it says the site cannot satisfy the requirements of its mission - to North Bend … [Read more...]

After 4-month work stoppage, Spring Plaza construction expected to re-start soon

On May 15, 2019, Chun Lai Hospitality CFO Jim Gilbert said Snoqualmie residents should expect to see construction start up again on the Spring Plaza retail building that sits adjacent to the new Hampton … [Read more...]

Sallal Grange to build tiny houses for the homeless; informational meeting happens May 20th

The Sallal Grange will host a May 20th meeting regarding its plans to host a June building project that will construct two tiny homes for the homeless. According to the Sallal Grange, Melinda Nichols will … [Read more...]

Two North Bend city councilmembers will not seek re-election

On Tuesday, May 14, 2016 - two days into King County Elections Candidate Filing Week - City of North Bend Communications Director Jill Green confirmed that two North Bend councilmembers will not be seeking … [Read more...]