Archives for November 2019

Snoqualmie Valley Gap winds kick up Saturday night, light snow possible Sunday

[Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on his website or on Twitter.] Windy Saturday into Sunday... … [Read more...]

Mislabelled package leads to hazmat response at North Bend Theatre Friday night

A strange package led to a large firefighter response, Friday, November 29, 2019 in downtown North Bend. According to a Eastside Firefighter tweet, around 6:30PM multiple units responded for a hazmat call to … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival announces 2020 dates; launches Film Submissions, Early-Bird Pass Sales this week

The North Bend Film Festival announced this week that they’ll be returning for a third annual celebration of boundary-pushing film, VR and immersive experiences in 2020. The first four-day festival was … [Read more...]

In close vote, Snoqualmie City council says no to small property tax increase, North Bend Council says yes

According to discussion during the November 25th council meeting, for the first time in about 20 years, the Snoqualmie City Council voted not to [slightly] increase property taxes. State law allows taxing … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | enjoying the brisk morning air; fighting over mom; stolen car with drugs; DUI crash

November 18th Warrants and Guns At 1:30PM officers responded to the 39000 Block of SE Beta Street to search for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The male was located and taken into custody without … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Winter Lights, Outdoor Holiday Market usher in the holiday season, December 7th

The Snoqualmie Valley will be alive with the holiday spirit the first weekend in December - with holiday festivals happening just about everywhere. Snoqualmie will be ringing in the holiday season … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass finally gets some needed snow; colder Thanksgiving temps on way for Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on Twitter.] Snoqualmie Pass was finally getting some much needed snow Sunday night into … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football shocks Lake Stevens, moves into 4A State semi finals

Mount Si Football pulled off an away game upset to stun the #3 ranked Lake Stevens Vikings on Saturday afternoon, November 23rd. The 24-22 win propels the Wildcats into the 4A state tournament … [Read more...]

Back for a 12th run: ‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to Valley Center Stage in downtown North Bend

On Friday, November 29th, Valley Center Stage - located in the heart of downtown North Bend - is excited to announce the return of A Christmas Carol, a timeless story of personal redemption and social … [Read more...]

North Bend rings in the holiday season with weekend-long Holly Days Festival

Ring in the holidays with North Bend's Holiday Festival and tree lighting ceremony beginning Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th. The weekend-long Holly Days Old-Fashioned Downtown Festival … [Read more...]

Battle at the North Bend Safeway and The Kindness of Strangers

UPDATE | NOVEMBER 22, 2019 We found the kind stranger! His name is Rich and he recently moved back to the valley to take care of his aging parents. His girlfriend, who lives in Goldbar, saw the article and … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | two-car, t-bone accident; parked car hit and spun across street; event anxiety

November 7th At 10:45AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a single-family residence on Snoqualmie Ridge. Crews discovered it was an accidental activation of the smoke alarm. Homeowner … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Administrator Bob Larson resigning to take position in Gig Harbor

Via news release, the City of Snoqualmie confirmed City Administrator Bob Larson will be stepping down to become Gig Harbor's new city administrator in early January. Larson will resign from his position in … [Read more...]

William Grassie Wine Estates to open new Snoqualmie tasting room

Another new business is coming to Snoqualmie. On Tuesday, November 19th, Fall City winery - William Grassie Wine Estates - confirmed it will soon open a Snoqualmie [Ridge] tasting room. According to owner … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Longtime Kirkland business, EarthLight Rocks & Gems, opening second store in Snoqualmie

A new business is coming to Snoqualmie, taking over the retail space on Center Blvd previously occupied by the bar portion of Ana's Mexican Restaurant: EarthLight Rocks & Gems. Earthlight is owned by Kim … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | big theft at Outlet Mall; warrants, warrants, warrants; juvenile alcohol thieves

November 13th Burglary in Progress Around 5:40PM officers were dispatched to a burglary in progress at the North Bend Outlet Mall. The subjects, a white female and a black male, took a suspected total of … [Read more...]

Multiple lost dogs in Washington wilderness is important reminder to use a leash on local trails

As someone who lives in the place where many in the Seattle area choose to recreate, I have to say, you all make me sad. First off, this is NOT about any lost dog in particular. I do understand that there are … [Read more...]

Stand-up comedy competition tour comes North Bend this weekend

Have you seen the sign on the marquee of the North Bend Theatre and wondered how little old North Bend would be the site of comedy competition? We did, too, so we asked for some more info from the management … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center celebrates service members with special Veterans Day lunch social

To honor the men and women who served in the armed forces, Mt. Si Senior Center hosted a special, free lunch for all veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019. Dozens of service people from all branches of the … [Read more...]

Celebrating North Bend’s King of Kindness – Walking Burt Mann – on World Kindness Day

In honor of #WorldKindnessDay we thought we'd share the story of North Bend Communications Manager, Jill Green, and her walk with Burt Mann. Burt Mann is beloved by many North Bend residents and nearly each … [Read more...]