North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino receives Top 5 recognition for Best Places to Work by Puget Sound Business Journal

Since its grand opening in November 2008, the Snoqualmie Casino has created a great place to work. Now they've received top five recognition for Washington's Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal in … [Read more...]

Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Announced: Could it come to Snoqualmie?

Seattle’s iconic burger joint Dick’s, is launching a food truck this November to bring their iconic Seattle burgers and shakes to different cities in the area. And Dick’s wants our help deciding where it should … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center introduces: The Valley’s Great Plates

The senior center announced, in their September newsletter, they are partnering with some Snoqualmie Valley restaurants for a special treat. The meals to go program was designed to help seniors who were … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center Project Begins September 8th

North Bend, WA –Starting September 8, 2020, Bendigo Properties LLC will begin construction of a new 12-acre athletic facility complex. The site of the new Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex is situated … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum Train Shed Reopens September 11th

Snoqualmie, WA - The Northwest Railway Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the Train Shed Exhibit Hall.  The Exhibit Hall will reopen on Friday, September 11th at 11 am, and is located in … [Read more...]

Property Owners vs. North Bend City Council on Zoning for Hotels and Storage Facilities

The North Bend City Council addressed several topics at their bi-monthly meeting on September 1st, 2020. However, the meeting’s main highlight revolved around a dispute between several Council Members and … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-Breakfast at the Salish Lodge & Spa

[Article by Kira Denny and Melissa Grant] Dear me, that was a lot of food…. I'll take any excuse to go out to eat. So, when I needed to interview someone who had recently gone to stay or eat at the Salish … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Local family with extensive restaurant experience rebrands, opens Mezzaluna Kitchen on Snoqualmie Ridge

There’s a new kid on the block: Mezzaluna Kitchen. Previously branded as Lorenzo’s, Mezzaluna Kitchen, officially opened its doors on July 31st, 2020. Located just off Snoqualmie Ridge’s Center Street, it's … [Read more...]

SnoPo K9 Pooch helps police make huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said earlier this month Snoqualmie Police Department's K9 Pooch helped make a huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie. According to a WSP news release, on the evening of … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Dollar Tree to open on Snoqualmie Ridge

A new business is coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, taking over part of the space previously occupied by the Ridge Supermarket IGA: Dollar Tree.  The former IGA space is being divided into two retail spots, … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award

We all know someone who has positively impacted our lives and the lives of others. Whether this person is your postman who always goes above and beyond, the teacher who took extra time to help your child or … [Read more...]

Additional street dining in Snoqualmie this weekend: mask up and support local restaurants

UPDATE | August 16th, 7:30AM The City of Snoqualmie announced that the “Outdoor Seating Pilot Program” would be suspended early. Per the announcement, "On Sunday, August 16, 2020, Center Blvd. and Falls … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Fall City to get first-ever Coffeehouse, Aroma Coffee Co. opens in September

Something new is coming to Fall City - a coffee house. And believe it or not, in the coffee-loving, caffeinated state of Washington, Fall City has NEVER had a sit-down coffee shop. The idea for the … [Read more...]

North Bend nonprofit brings Historic Carousel to the Snoqualmie Valley

This year has been a busy year for local nonprofit North Bend Art & Industry (NBA&I). One of the many projects they have been working on is bringing a historic carousel to the site of the organization's … [Read more...]

For a third time, North Bend eyed for marijuana store; public hearing happens August 13th

Twice last year, two different North Bend sites were eyed for a marijuana store. The second site - in the Mountain Valley Shopping Center - proposed by the Issaquah Cannabis store owner, fell through when it … [Read more...]

‘Easy to Reach, Hard to Leave’ North Bend: things locals want visitors to remember this summer

North Bend is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Washington state. For seven months of the year, our locals enjoy a pretty quiet lifestyle. Because we are on the windward slope of the cascade mountains, … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee indefinitely freezes counties advancing phases in state reopening plan

On Wednesday, July 29th, Governor Inslee announced via Twitter he has now indefinitely extended the freeze on counties advancing phases in Washington's Safe Start [reopening] Plan. The governor … [Read more...]

North Bend Downtown Foundation hands out 2nd ‘Ripple Effect’ award to beloved Arby’s Employee

It may have been delayed a couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the North Bend Ripple Effect Award is back - and this time it went to Arby's employee, Chance Turner. If … [Read more...]