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...]

Join North Bend Art and Industry for their annual Fall for Art Fundraiser on Saturday, September 25th

North Bend Art & Industry will be the heart of the creative body for the Eastside. A central hub, bringing together an eclectic mix of artists and art in all forms, reflects the Snoqualmie Valley's … [Read more...]

Work Scheduled for Bendigo and Park Street Intersection on September 15th

Contractor crews will be working at the intersection of Bendigo and Park Street on the evening of Wednesday, September 15th, to install traffic cameras that will take the place of traffic loops that will be … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Mathnasium, Transforming the Way Kids Understand and Appreciate Math

Mathnasium – the new neighborhood math-only learning center that opened recently at 7713 Center Blvd SE, Suite 100, in Snoqualmie– held a Grand Opening on August 28th to introduce itself to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino Launches First Sportsbook in Washington State on Opening Day of the NFL Season

The Snoqualmie Casino made history Thursday, September 9, opening the first sportsbook in Washington State. Former Seattle SuperSonics All-Star Shawn Kemp placed the first bet to a crowd of several hundred … [Read more...]

Plein Air Paint Out 2022 Poster Selected – “In the Moment”

Artist Britt Greenland, this year’s Designated Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out artist, painted in Sandy Cove Park in honor of this year’s Railroad Days on August 28. Based on a City Facebook and … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Pearl & Stone Wine Co. Moves to a New Location

The Pearl and Stone Wine Co. was started as a partnership of 3 families, all of whom have deep roots in the valley. The Ribary family (Paul & Erika), The Wesorick family (Rob & Laurie) and the Stone … [Read more...]

Bears: The Super Sleepers

Guest Poster and Wildlife biologist Daryl Ratajczak explains why bears are extra hungry this time of year, so we can all take care with our garbage, pet food, and birdseed to help keep bears wild! As … [Read more...]