Valley Animal Partners: Hearts Full of Love for Local Pets

Living in the Valley, you probably have heard of Valley Animal Partners (VAP) but haven't been quite sure what they're all about. Admittedly, even though I am a known animal lover, I wasn't quite sure … [Read more...]

Halloween Happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend

Get your costumes ready for Halloween happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend at the following fun and free events. Safety protocols will be followed.  Halloween in Downtown … [Read more...]

Review | Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood at the Snoqualmie Casino

[Guest post by Snoqualmie resident Susan Burk] When some friends and I decided to enjoy a night out for dinner, there was a looming question hanging over our heads. Where should we go? It usually … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Out of the Box Eco-store

In 2021, you can have virtually anything delivered to your doorstep. The price of this convenience is, unfortunately, a lot of waste. Most families love to shop online and sometimes feel like their recycling … [Read more...]

Coming Soon a Visit from Blitz the Seahawk Mascot and the Biggest Fundraiser of the Year for Trail Youth

Blitz the Seahawk mascot is coming to the Trail Youth coffee shop at 226 E. North Bend Way, October 16, from 2 to 3. This family fun event is free; you can drop in between 2-3 PM, get a photo with … [Read more...]

North Bend Honored with State Award for Implementation of Form-based Code

Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington State Dept. of Commerce Director Lisa Brown recently announced Smart Communities Award winners for 2020-21, including honoring the City of North Bend with the Smart Project Award … [Read more...]

Trick-or-Treat Street Returns to Downtown North Bend

Trick-or-Treat Street is back, October 30th from 2 PM-6 PM. Enjoy live music and trick-or-treating in downtown North Bend with your local merchants, friends and neighbors.  Begin your Halloween … [Read more...]

Blues Walk Returns to Downtown North Bend, October 16th

The popular North Bend Blues Walk is back. The one-day blues festival that takes over historic downtown North Bend is returning after a temporary ‘Covid vacation.’ On Saturday, October 16, 2021, from … [Read more...]

Reinig Road and Mill Pond Road Overlay Project Starts Next Week

Starting Monday, October 4, contractor crews will begin work on the 2021 Overlay Project to repair damaged pavement sections along SE Mill Pond Road, SE Reinig Road, and Schusman Avenue. … [Read more...]

Taco Time Northwest Announces Commitment to Living Wage with Test Program in Issaquah and North Bend

Taco Time Northwest, a local and family-owned business that runs 79 restaurants around the Puget Sound region, announces a test program that will pay entry-level crew members a $20 hourly wage within a limited … [Read more...]

North Bend Planning Commission Meets to Discuss Proposed Amendment to Hotel and Motel Performance Standards

On Thursday, September 23rd, the North Bend Planning Commission met to consider whether or not a proposed amendment to the Hotel and Motel Performance Standards in the North Bend Municipal Code (18.10.050) … [Read more...]

Statewide Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Begins October 1st, Includes New 8 Cent per Bag Charge

A new statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect on Friday, October 1, 2021. The bag ban prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic carry-out bags by restaurants, retail, small vendor and grocery … [Read more...]

2021 Give a Night, Save a Life Event

Empower Youth Network (EYN) is pleased to announce 2021 Give A Night Save A Life event supporting our work on youth suicide and substance abuse prevention on September 29, 2021, 6:00-8:00 pm. The … [Read more...]

Car Tab Fee Elimination Dependent on Snoqualmie Proposition 1

On the upcoming general election ballot, the City of Snoqualmie has placed Proposition 1 – the Sales & Use Tax for Transportation Improvements. The tax increase would be two-tenths of one percent (0.2%), … [Read more...]

US Census Releases Data on Snoqualmie Population Growth

The US Census recently released population figures for cities nationwide as part of their data release for redistricting.  Census data shows the City of Snoqualmie’s population was 14,121 as of … [Read more...]

Trail Run Brings Participants to Downtown North Bend: Sunday, September 26th

This Sunday, September 26, 2021, residents may notice participants of the Mt. Si Hill Climb Trail Run in downtown North Bend.  The event runs from 5 AM to 4 PM, which includes time for set up and take … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Valley’s Disney Princess

I was never a big Disney princess fan growing up. My tastes ran more towards the villains like Maleficent or Cruella Deville, but now as an adult, I have a new favorite princess. Her name is Sarai Childs of the … [Read more...]

Park Street Overlay Project in North Bend Begins September 20th

On September 20, 2021, contractor crews from Lakeside Industries will begin work on the Park Street Overlay Project. On Monday, September 20, Lakeside will perform work that includes grinding road … [Read more...]

Crack Sealing Project Preserves Snoqualmie Parkway

While new lines on the Snoqualmie Parkway pavement go every which way, the purpose they provide in preserving this roadway is distinct. Crack sealing, or placing an adhesive sealant on roadway cracks, helps … [Read more...]

Confirm Your Vaccination: A New Requirement for Many Activities in King County

Preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are at extremely high levels in King County, and deaths are increasing. A new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on … [Read more...]