Guide to 2020 Snoqualmie Valley Farm Stands

[Article provided by Savor Snoqualmie Valley. Visit their website for more ideas and information about exploring the Snoqualmie Valley: www.savorsnoqualmievalley.org ] Interest in local food has skyrocketed … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: nearly 90 years ago local schools, some businesses closed, children quarantined

According to the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, the current closure of the Snoqualmie Valley School District due to the novel coronavirus is not the first time a potentially deadly virus has closed local … [Read more...]

Ghost Town Experience: the (mostly) Abandoned Streets of Seattle

Before the official ‘Stay home-Stay healthy’ order was put into place, Washingtonians were still being encouraged to stay home but taking a drive was an allowable activity to combat boredom. So, one day Mark … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center closes on purchase of Cascade Park Apartments, preserves affordable senior housing

Mt. Si Senior Center bought an apartment complex March 27, officially closing on the long-anticipated purchase of Cascade Park Apartments in North Bend. This makes the Center the owner of the only two … [Read more...]

Love Snoqualmie Valley turns website into central, community support site during COVID-19 crisis

On a bit of bright news, a community-wide resource is now available to bridge the gap of needs across the Snoqualmie Valley - with resources to offer support during the coronavirus pandemic. Love … [Read more...]

Happy Avian Ending: PSE installs new platform so Fall City osprey can complete nest started in dangerous power pole

There is an osprey couple that has captured the attention of some Fall City residents over the past few years. According to resident Mary Fairchild - who's been observing the feathered pair for past 4-5 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital opens drive-thru COVID-19 test site

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital re-opened its COVID-19 testing site on Tuesday, April 7th. The testing facility is drive-thru and open weekdays from 10AM to 2PM.  Due to a shortage in testing supplies, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District, local restaurants giving back to healthcare workers on the front lines

Joining organizations and school districts around the region, this week the Snoqualmie Valley School District donated extra personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to help with the ongoing novel … [Read more...]

King County data: 75 COVID cases in Snoqualmie Valley; 4 deaths, including 2 in North Bend, 1 in Snoqualmie

The King County Department of Health updated its COVID-19 Outbreak Summary page, allowing users to now track cases by zip code. The website is usually updated daily, during the late … [Read more...]

Bored at Home? Great time to fill out your 2020 census and be COUNTED

Hey Snoqualmie Valley - it's Census Time. Home with a little extra time on your hands? Filling out the 2020 census takes only a few minutes. Check that stack of mail on your counter or desk. Find your … [Read more...]

The battle against ‘nothing is fun’ – Compass Outdoor Adventures innovates, has hundreds of families laughing with Indoor Scavenger Hunts

The concept is pretty simple: free family fun, indoor style. Last weekend North Bend's Compass Outdoor Adventures decided to to take things inside, launching the company's first ever at-home, Family INDOOR … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, Sno-Valley Senior Center awarded big grants

Two Snoqualmie Valley nonprofits were included with 126 other organizations picked to receive emergency funding grants from the recently establish COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The first round of … [Read more...]

Amidst closure Snoqualmie Casino donates over 2,000 pounds of fresh food, medical supplies

What do you do when things close and you have an unexpected overabundance of fresh food? One word: DONATE. With Snoqualmie Tribal Campus limited to just essential employees and the closure of the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation running during Stay Home order: all fares donation-based, drivers help deliver supplies, food to residents

As public transportation is deemed an essential service, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) said it would continue to run buses to serve the community during the statewide Stay Home order issued by Governor … [Read more...]

Zoonosis: Contagion without borders

What do you do when there is a worldwide pandemic and you have too much time on your hands? Well if you’re me, you research zoonotic diseases. A zoonosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria, viruses, or … [Read more...]

Long-awaited Federal Decision expands Snoqualmie Tribe reservation land base

On March 23rd the Snoqualmie Tribe announced a key federal decision that will increase the size of its approximate 55 acre tribal land base - the first expansion in 14-years. According to a news … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildlife Moment of Zen: Bald Eagle extended visit to Eagle Pointe neighborhood

Snoqualmie resident Barb McDaniel had a magical wildlife moment this past sunny Sunday. March 22, 2020 when a bald eagle perched on her neighbor's roof... and then proceeded to hang out for a half hour for … [Read more...]

Body recovered from Snoqualmie River near Sandy Cove Park identified

On March 12, 2020, the Snoqualmie Police Department released the identity of the body found in the Snoqualmie River near Sandy Cove park on March 9th. Ryan Canady - who was 39 years of age and a long-time … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital opens COVID-19 testing center

On Monday, March 9th, the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital (SVH) announced it had opened a COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) test collection site for community members either experiencing virus symptoms or who have been … [Read more...]

Westbound SR 18 to close near Tiger Mountain for emergency road repair, March 6th -10th

Heavy rain across western Washington in February saw multiple landslides in the Snoqualmie Valley, including one on the shoulder of SR 18 - about 1.5 miles west of the Tiger Summit Trailhead. To repair … [Read more...]