Archives for August 2019

Snoqualmie Valley school board approves $108 million operating budget, includes $1.6 million deficit

On August 27th the SVSD school board approved the district's 2019-20 [approximate] $108 million operating budget that includes some fee reductions for families, along with covering SAT testing costs for all … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | missing person at Snoqualmie Falls; hit and run on hydrant sends water flying; possible power line fire

August 15th Around 3:45pm, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a report of a bark fire in the median of Snoqualmie Parkway. Nothing was found. Around 6:15pm, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a … [Read more...]

The Harmless and Helpful snakes of the Snoqualmie Valley

One of my strongest memories of my Father is watching him walk up to the front door after work. He had his briefcase in hand, and his eyes glued to the juniper ground cover that bordered our flower beds. He had … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Way to get Honorary ‘Wildcat Way’ name, celebrating Mount Si High School

Mount Si High School ASB representatives worked throughout the summer to add the honorary name of 'Wildcat Way' to Meadowbrook Way, which runs in front of the newly rebuilt high school. Students told city … [Read more...]

City Error causes under mitigation of Snoqualmie River for six weeks

Via news release the City of North Bend announced that in mid-August, staff discovered an error in a critical new mitigation flow meter for its Centennial Water Well.  Interim City Administrator Mark … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | $2300 turned in by honest citizen; slumped over wheel on Mountain Ave; naked man under the bridge

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks. August 12th 5:21PM – Felony Warrant North Bend officers were on patrol … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center presents on Food Bank, Home Repair Loans, Grants programs this week

There are a couple of important presentations at the Mt Si Senior Center this week. Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Info Session On Monday, August 26th Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Executive Director Nikki … [Read more...]

Police: Suspect in SR 18 Road Rage Shooting near Tiger Mt summit arrested

Via press release the Washington State Patrol said a suspect in a road rage shooting incident was recently arrested. WSP explained that around 6:15PM on August 6, 2019, they received a 911 call stating that … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: Understanding Why Borden Avenue Leads to the YMCA

Did you know? Many street names on Snoqualmie Ridge have historical significance. Snoqualmie Valley Historian Dave Battey and the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum share the connection of Snoqualmie's history … [Read more...]

Heads Up! Low flying jet signals start of 15th Boeing Classic in Snoqualmie, August 23rd

This is your yearly reminder that a large Boeing jet will be flying LOW over the Snoqualmie Valley, signaling the start of the 15th annual Boeing Classic golf tournament, which is a PGA Champions Tour … [Read more...]

Big Win for North Bend: State backs off plan to put new weigh station near Truck Town

Just three months after the Washington State Department of Transportation announced eastbound I-90 milepost 34 was its preferred spot to relocate the I-90/SR 18 interchange truck weigh station, it appears the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Citizen Academy enrolling, chance to learn first-hand about city government

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced that its annual Citizens Academy seven-week course begins Wednesday, September 11th. There is no charge for the academy that is facilitated by city leaders, … [Read more...]

North Bend closing Visitor Info Center, Mountain View Art Gallery

The City of North Bend said via press release that after much deliberation, it has decided to close the Visitor Information Center & Mountain View Art Gallery at the corner of Bendigo Blvd and Park Street. … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Volition Brewing brings new life to downtown North Bend; Chinook Lumber up and running in brand new building

Volition Brewing Open for Business It took Volition Brewing about a year - and a lot of hard work - to transform the interior of the old Glazier building in the heart of downtown North Bend. This week the … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | multi-vehicle accident sends 3 to hospital; drowning at Rattlesnake Lake; possible apartment fire in North Bend

August 2nd Around 12:30am, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to a residential fire alarm on SE Moses St. Upon arrival, the homeowner notified the crew that the alarm was accidentally set off by … [Read more...]