Lula Ruby Salon Cutting Hair to Empower Young Women in Africa – Sunday, April 21st

Lula Ruby owner, Angela Favero, described to me how a local Women in Business group introduced her to another woman currently working for the Set Her Free organization in Uganda, a non-profit dedicated to … [Read more...]

Car Sends Cyclist Head over Heels 15 Feet Down Snoqualmie Parkway

If you were driving on Snoqualmie Parkway around 5:30PM yesterday, April 17, 2013, and witnessed a large police and aid response to the Fisher Creek area, it was due to a car versus cyclist … [Read more...]

New Business Spotlight: Doctors Wanting to Stay Home for Work Create Edge Physical Therapy

Edge Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation joined the Snoqualmie Valley business community this past February.  The women-owned business is located in the Kimball Creek Village near the Snoqualmie Fire … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Runner at Boston Marathon Describes Chaos After Bombs Explode; Names of Local Runners who are Safe

The Boston Marathon is a huge deal to those who run it and a joyous occasion for the City of Boston.  Today, tragedy struck the city and the 117th Boston Marathon when two bombs exploded near the finish line.  … [Read more...]

Local Businessman, Mount Si Track Coach, Sean Sundwall, Places 79th at Boston Marathon!

Snoqualmie resident Sean Sundwall is a local insurance agent and Mount Si High School track coach by day, an around the clock father of four, owner of local race organizer Run Snoqualmie - and somehow in his … [Read more...]

Dangerous Weather Halts Recovery Mission for Avalanche Victim; Woman Rescued off Red Mountain Dies

Some sad news to report... The King County Sheriffs Office announced April 14, 2013, that the woman recused from yesterday's avalanche on Red Mountain near the Alpental ski area has passed away from her … [Read more...]

Two Avalanches Near Snoqualmie Pass Leave One Missing

Around 2:30PM, April 12, 2013, a King County Sheriffs Spokesperson reported via Twitter that crews were responding to two separate avalanches in the Snoqualmie Pass area. The first avalanche was on Granite … [Read more...]

Boxley’s Transforms North Bend into Live Music Destination; Next up, Blues Walk on April 20th

Looking to experience some musical culture without leaving the Valley?  Well, thanks to Danny Kolke, owner of Boxley's in North Bend (restaurant and popular live music venue), Boxley's Music Fund and lots of … [Read more...]

Construction Updates: Chase Opens Soon, Montessori Experiences Delays, Still No Paint for Motion Water Sports

Curious when all the construction projects in Snoqualmie will come to a close?  Well, the Snoqualmie Planning and Building Departments provided some answers today. Chase Bank plans to open its new Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Head of Snoqualmie Valley Schools, Aune, Named Top Candidate for Richland Superintendent

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the head of Snoqualmie Valley Schools, Joel Aune, was named one of three finalists for the open Richland School District superintendent position in Eastern Washington. Richland had … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Deciding on the Best Time to Adopt a Dog

In her latest Living Snoqualmie column, dog trainer Melissa Grant, who works for LeChic Pet in Issaquah, guides those wanting to a new furry family member. I recently was called to meet a new client, Robby … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Recover Body at Snoqualmie Falls, Rescue Injured Boy from Rattlesnake Trail

Search and Rescue crews had a busy past few days in the Snoqualmie Valley, and one mission reminds us of the sometimes tough work these volunteers perform. Team members from Seattle Mountain Rescue, along … [Read more...]

School Board Election Filing Dates Looming; Two Candidates Announce for North Bend Seat

Two Snoqualmie Valley School Board seats are up for election this November, and both seats were directly impacted by the 2011 redistricting of the Valley's director districts. After the 2010 census, when new … [Read more...]

Hear the Whistle? Railway Musem Trains Running for 2013 Season; Learn to Become a Train Docent

Railway Trains Up and Running for 2013 Season Did you hear the familiar train whistle yesterday?  It means because the Northwest Railway Museum officially resumed full passenger service aboard the vintage … [Read more...]

City Council Decides if Community Will Pay Higher Taxes for High-Quality Affordable Housing

The Snoqualmie City Council has a decision to make this year, one that impacts local residents' tax bills, when they decide whether or not to grant Imagine Housing's future 160-unit affordable income apartment … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: North Bend Street Closures This Weekend for UW Collegiate Cycling Races

The City of North Bend will be host to the University of Washington Bike Races this weekend, April 6th & 7th. The UW Cycling Road Race and Criterium (Crit) will be held on Sunday, April 7th, in downtown … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners: Indoor Seed Propagation and Planting

This is the second guest post this spring from the Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners Association Intern, Beverly Morrow. Now is the time to start indoor seed propagation for your summer vegetables and … [Read more...]

Today’s History Lesson: W.W. Warren, the Man who Connects KOMO TV to the Snoqualmie Valley

This month in his guest column, Snoqualmie Valley Historian, Dave Battey, introduces us to W.W. Warren.  There are numerous memorials to Warren throughout the Valley, as he played a very important role in the … [Read more...]

Valley Bus Route 215 on Chopping Block if No Funding Solution Found for Metro Transit

Snoqualmie Ridge has only had King County Metro Transit bus stops since 2008.  Grant money from the county funded new Route 215 that services North Bend, historic Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge during daily … [Read more...]

Sign of the Times? School Board/District Asked to Use Social Media to Engage with Community

An interesting idea was addressed to the Snoqualmie Valley School Board at the March 28, 2013, meeting - one with big social implications. Snoqualmie resident and mother of a 2-year old, Alaina Brubaker, … [Read more...]