Archives for May 2021

Snoqualmie Council Member Bob Jeans Announces his Retirement from Public Service

Bob Jeans is announcing his retirement from the Snoqualmie City Council after 16 years of public service at the end of this year. According to Councilmember Jeans, in that time, while the population … [Read more...]

Mayor Matt Larson Not Running for Re-Election; Endorses Katherine Ross for Mayor

Dear Beloved Snoqualmie Community, After careful consideration, I have decided to not run for mayor this coming November. When first elected to City Council in 2001 and mayor in 2005, it was my goal to help … [Read more...]

Day Out with Thomas™ is Pulling into the Northwest Railway Museum for an Outdoor Party You Won’t Want to Miss!

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine will be hosting outdoor events at the Northwest Railway Museum on July 9-11 and 16-18, 2021.   With extensive health and safety protocols in place, this … [Read more...]

Help Beat Type One Diabetes with a Local Middle Schooler this Sunday, May 16th

Seventh grade Snoqualmie middle schooler Zane Alexander has been chosen to serve for his 2nd year as the 39th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge Ambassador. Zane was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when he was … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces Statewide Reopening Date of June 30

The following news release is from the Offices of Governor Inslee on May 13, 2021. Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that the state is moving toward a statewide June 30 reopening date and that all … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Seeks Input on Wildland Fire Protection

The Snoqualmie Fire Department has created a brief public survey about a potential community-led wildland fire protection program in Snoqualmie.   The intent of the survey is to gauge the level of … [Read more...]

Everyone 12 and Older Now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone 12 and older following recommendations that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and extremely effective for … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Crosswalk Striping to Occur at North Bend Way / Main Avuenue Intersection, May 13th

Today, May 12, 2021, the City received news from King County that the King County Roadway Striping Group was able to put the City of North Bend at the top of its priority list to complete a pedestrian safety … [Read more...]

Story Updated: Unsecured Load Call Starts in North Bend and Ends with WSP PIT Maneuver in Seattle

Update 8:23 am from the Snoqualmie Police Department : "This was called in by Les Schwab employees about an unsafe vehicle that should not be on the roadway. Officers arrived and requested the driver not leave … [Read more...]

King County and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Announce Vaccination Partnership

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will join the King County Vaccination Partnership Network, a network of vaccination sites supported by public, private, and community partners. The addition of a drive-through … [Read more...]

Bat Positive for Rabies Found in King County

On social media there have recently been reports of Valley residents noticing bats in odd places at unusual times of day. Public Health has a message for everyone in King County about our leathered winged … [Read more...]

No Snoqualmie Ridge Spring Garage Sale this Month

After many emails and messages inquiring about the much anticipated May Garage Sale, we enquired if the event would take place this month. Sorry bargain hunters and hagglers, there will not be a … [Read more...]

Erratic Driving and a Sunday Afternoon wreck on I90 & Crash Near Tiger Mountain Summit on SR18

On Sunday, May 9th, on Westbound I-90 west of SR 18, a driver lost control of their vehicle and left the freeway.  The car landed in a ravine but thankfully there were only minor injuries. … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting 5/6/21: District commits to Fall 2021 Program In-person 5 Days a Week

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The meeting took place in person (for the first time since Spring 2020) and on Zoom from the Mount Si High School Freshman building Common’s area. Health and safety measures … [Read more...]

Aroma Coffee and Heirloom Cookshop Announce Fall City Friday Market

Fall City Friday Market to launch every other Friday beginning June 4th, 2021 from 3:00-6:00 pm through September 24, 2021. Heirloom Cookshop and Aroma Coffee Co. are coming together to host a variety of … [Read more...]

Public Hearing Establishing Rates for Snoqualmie Utilities: May 10th, 6 p.m.

A public hearing is scheduled to occur at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on May 10, 2021. It will occur at 6 p.m. or shortly thereafter.The hearing topic is a replacement to the city ordinance establishing … [Read more...]

North Bend City Councilmember Chris Garcia Will Not Seek Re-election

At the North Bend City Council meeting on May 4th, 2021, Chris Garcia confirmed he would not be seeking re-election for position #6 on the North Bend City Council. According to King County Elections, filing for … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Snoqualmie Valley Eyecare Associates now Arbor Eyecare

Snoqualmie Valley and Sammamish EyeCARE Associates are announcing with great pleasure new growth and change. They are extremely honored to have served thousands of people in our community … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Work Session Meeting May 4, 2021

Summary: No Expansion or Changes Expected to In-person School Schedules until Fall 2021 [Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Work Session topic was the District’s Return to School Update, a presentation … [Read more...]

Inslee announces two-week pause on phases: Every county will remain in its current phase

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a two-week pause on movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan. Under the pause, every county will remain in its current phase. At the … [Read more...]