Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park Helps Reduce Canine Conflicts

Many dog owners in Snoqualmie are letting their dogs off-leash in Snoqualmie’s large parks and open spaces, which can create uncomfortable situations for dogs on leashes and their … [Read more...]

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with their COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. As of Feb. 15, more than 1,201,120 doses of … [Read more...]

Highway 18 Blocked due to Semi-Fire (Story Updated)

Update 9:54 The semi- has been towed off the scene, all lanes of SR 18 are back open. Original Story: As if 9:09 AM this morning, Highway 18 is completely blocked near the summit due to a semi fire. … [Read more...]

New report furthers understanding of COVID-19 transmission in Washington State schools

 Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Washington State K-12 Schools report. The report is yet another tool that school districts and local … [Read more...]

City to Hold February 16th Public Hearing on Proposed Sewer Rate Increase

The City of North Bend has scheduled a public hearing to solicit input and comments on a proposed sewer rate increase. The Public Hearing will happen during the Tuesday, February 16th regular City Council … [Read more...]

What to expect when wolves expand to your area

Wolf populations are slowly returning across Washington State. Populations are steadily growing, which means wolves are dispersing into new areas and forming new packs. No matter where you live in the state, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Local Advocacy Team: Pros in Partnership

[Guest post by Amy Biggs, Director of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, and Laura Smith, Executive Director of Snoqualmie Valley Community Network.] Did you ever wonder how all those human service agencies … [Read more...]

Heart of the Valley Gala 2021-Wanderlust Edition

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network (SVCN) is pleased to announce the Heart of the Valley Gala 2021- Wanderlust Edition: A virtual adventure supporting kids and families on February 27th. This … [Read more...]

New North Bend Garbage, Recycling Routes Begin March 1st. Your Collection Day May Change

Starting March 1, 2021, Republic Waste will launch new garbage and recycle collection routes in North Bend, with approximately 50% of North Bend customers being assigned new service days. Republic … [Read more...]

The State of Washington Unveils COVID-19 Vaccination ‘Get Ready’ Plan for School Employees

Equitably and safely vaccinating Washington educators and school staff is the goal of the new ‘Get Ready’ plan announced today by State Schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal and Kaiser Permanente Washington … [Read more...]

Built on the Site of the 2014 Explosion, the New Phoenix Plaza Building Receives Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

This week marked a milestone for the new Phoenix Plaza mixed-use, commercial residential building located at 530 E. North Bend Way. After a natural gas explosion destroyed multiple buildings at the … [Read more...]

SVSD Temporarily Modifies Grading Policy in Special Meeting on 1/26/21

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Meeting’s main topic was a Resolution regarding a Temporary Change in grading policies for the 2020-2021 school year.   After a robust discussion, the Resolution … [Read more...]

How Our Mind and Body Process Stress: Learn healing strategies to support your social and emotional wellbeing

Snoqualmie Valley Community Network is hosting a workshop focused on how the mind and body respond to stress. Tending to our social and emotional wellbeing is essential, especially today. But it's … [Read more...]

What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

First cases of U.K. COVID-19 strain found in Washington State

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) along with the Snohomish Health District and the UW Medicine Virology Lab, announced that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been found in testing samples from … [Read more...]

Chief Andres “Andy” Juan de los Angeles: Political, Cultural, Spiritual, and Social Leader of the Snoqualmie Tribe 2/15/52-1/21/21

Chief Andy de los Angeles, former Chairman of the Snoqualmie Tribe and nationally beloved Indigenous civil rights leader, passed on January 21, 2021. Chief Andy de los Angeles was the child of Juan de los … [Read more...]

State Route 203 Between Duvall and Carnation Opens to Traffic Ahead of Schedule

Emergency repairs complete; next step is designing a long-term solution  After a months-long closure, all lanes of State Route 203 between Northeast Stillwater Hill Road and Northeast 88th … [Read more...]

WDFW Offers Fish, Wildlife, and Wildland Lessons for School-Age Learners

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)’s new fish, wildlife, and natural resource-themed lessons plan program for elementary, middle school, and high school students is launching its first live … [Read more...]

Inslee Announces State Plan for Widespread Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an updated statewide vaccine distribution and administration plan to increase the number of Washingtonians vaccinated and establish infrastructure capable of mass vaccinations in … [Read more...]

Help Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Recent reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders in King, Kitsap, Skagit, Snohomish, and Thurston counties are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend that people … [Read more...]