Archives for December 2021

Local Historian Cristy Lake Receives Prestigious Award

Cristy Lake, Assistant Director of the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum and Collections Registrar at the Northwest Railway Museum, was honored with the Jim Ellis Spirit Award at the annual … [Read more...]

The 2nd Annual Santa Parade and Food Drive – Snoqualmie Firefighters Association

Visit with Santa as he parades through town on a Snoqualmie Fire Engine! The parade starts on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Mount Si High School parking lot on Meadowbrook Way.   Last year the Santa … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Diver Kaitlyn Holt Wins 4A 1M State Championship

The Holt family has been living in the Valley for the last seven years and the Ames Lake area before that. Their son played football for Mt. Si High, and their daughter Kaitlyn started off her school athletic … [Read more...]

2022 City of North Bend Budget Includes Additional Transportation Improvement Investments

The City of North Bend is pleased to announce that several additional transportation improvement projects are planned in 2022 that will improve pedestrian connectivity and enhance public safety for … [Read more...]

From Christmas Presents to the Giving Tree

Christmas joy has been in the capable hands of Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis, dating back to the misty beginnings of the early 1940s. What began as “Christmas Presents” for Valley children is now called … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Meeting To Be Held in Person and Remotely

The December 13th Snoqualmie City Council meeting will be held in a hybrid format. The meeting will be conducted both in-person and remotely using teleconferencing technology provided by Zoom in … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Doug Walsh’s Shadows of Kalalau

[Guest Post by Lynda Lahman] “Still reeling from her mother’s death, Malia refuses to spend the summer before college walking on eggshells around her overbearing father. So, hoping to reconnect with her … [Read more...]

North Bend 4th Graders Name New City Snowplow

After months of pandemic-related delays, the City of North Bend finally received a brand-new snowplow to add to its fleet this summer.  In honor of the new plow, the City enlisted the help of … [Read more...]

Updated: Friday Night House Fire on Snoqualmie Ridge

Update 9:39 PM: According to Lt. Hughes of the Snoqualmie Fire Department, the origin of the fire, which is now contained, was the kitchen. The fire was "knocked down quickly" and investigators are now looking … [Read more...]

Another Windy Weekend Possible for the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] If you have any inflatable Christmas decorations outside, you may want to secure them better or remove them today. We have a Wind Advisory in effect from 7 pm … [Read more...]

Final Environmental Impact Statement on Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial Plan Issued

On December 9, 2021, the City of Snoqualmie issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Planned Commercial/Industrial Plan.  The 261-acre site is … [Read more...]

Enjoy a Snoqualmie Valley treat this weekend: A List of Can’t-Miss Holiday Festivities

The festivities continue this weekend around the Valley with more fun ways to celebrate the season. Check out our events calendar for all things jingly, and please send an email … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Approves Amending Hotel Performance Standards

After moving through the Planning & Community Committee following a public meeting and the Economic Development Committee, the amendments to the Hotel Performance Standards in the North Bend city code (RCW … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Presses Pause on Decision to Join Meadowbrook ULID

According to the City of North Bend, in 2020, property owners in the western portion of the City, Meadowbrook, where sewer is currently unavailable, petitioned the city to create a Utility Local Improvement … [Read more...]

Something for Everyone this Weekend in the Valley: A SUPER Holiday Weekend!

This is it! The first big holiday weekend and there is again no shortage of ways to get your Ho Ho Ho on. Check out our events calendar for all things jingly, and please send an email … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Concerned with Unregulated Air Traffic at Snoqualmie Falls

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has appealed to the Department of the Interior, Department of Transportation and the FAA to uphold their trust obligation by introducing flight restrictions over sacred Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Another Officer-Involved Shooting

Many new to the Snoqualmie Valley move here for its relative safety, natural beauty and warm community. It is always shocking when an act of violence happens here, in part because such acts are so infrequent. … [Read more...]

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier Visits North Bend, Tours Wastewater Treatment Plant

Recently, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier visited North Bend and was given a guided tour of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which is currently in phase 2 of a major modernization … [Read more...]