Downtown Snoqualmie Construcitons Closes King Street Bus Stop, Temporary Closure of River Street

Construction in downtown Snoqualmie that is part of the  Downtown Center Infrastructure Improvement Project  is forcing a couple of changes for drivers and bus riders the week of July 7, 2014. Bus Stop … [Read more...]

Business Goings: Snoqualmie Restaurant Closes its Doors

After 4 1/2 years in business in Snoqualmie, Mabel's on the Ridge closed its restaurant doors Sunday, June 29, 2014. Josh and Tawni Mabel opened Mabel's in March 2010 after Mike's Cascade Grill went out of … [Read more...]

New BIG Snoqualmie Valley Parks Opening Soon, Feature Athletic Complex and Extensive Tollgate Farm Trail System

Two new parks will be opening in the upper Snoqualmie Valley within the next three months, both large and with plenty of space and amenities to offer area residents. Jeanne Hansen Community Park - City of … [Read more...]

Three Months Patrolling North Bend, Snoqualmie Police Make 150 Arrests, Clean up 40 Transient Camps

Statistics tell the story. During the first three months of patrolling North Bend streets, Snoqualmie Police officers were busy. According to a recent presentation to the North Bend City Council by … [Read more...]

The Story of Reinig Road’s Beautiful Sycamore Trees, History Worth Knowing

Every fall, one of my favorite Snoqualmie Valley roads is Reinig Road, which runs along the Snoqualmie River just over the Meadowbrook Bridge. For new residents, this is across the river from Mount Si High … [Read more...]

Downtown Snoqualmie ‘Remodeling’ Work Continues; Expect some Delays, Parking Changes

Get ready for another summer of construction in downtown Snoqualmie as the city continues work to keep sprucing up the historic area.  No parking signs are up, as well as electronic signs warning drivers to … [Read more...]

Police Warn Local Dad of Possible Arrest for Allowing Underage Drinking Party in Home

During prom and graduation season, teenage parties are common. In fact, counties and state agencies party patrols are often enlisted to help break up underage drinking parties. In Yelm this past week, 35 … [Read more...]

New Bear Encounters at Mt Si Cottages, Resident says Bear within Three Feet of Child

On the outer edge of Snoqualmie Ridge, near I-90 and a freshly cleared parcel of land at the corner of 96th and Snoqualmie Parkway, sits Mt. Si Cottages in the Aster Creek neighborhood.  Built in 2007, the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Experiences Teen Alcohol Theft, Adds Employees, Cameras

The Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Supermarket says it's added employees and cameras to areas of the store containing alcohol, and warn that any suspicious activity will be caught on camera, with police being called in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Member Resigns, Open Position to be Filled by Resident Applicants

Open City Council Position to Be Filled by Council Appointment Do you live within the city limits of Snoqualmie and are interested in city issues and policies?  If so, this might be your chance to serve on … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie says No Raw Sewage Discharged into River, Plans to Appeal Department of Ecology Violation Claims

According to a Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) press release, the City of Snoqualmie is facing a $32,000 DOE fine "for failing to properly prepare for and respond to a power outage at the city’s … [Read more...]

Chamber Welcomes New Businesses; Winery and New Restaurant Help Revitalize Historic Snoqualmie

Big things are happening in downtown Snoqualmie. So the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a DUAL ribbon cutting ceremony during its Jazz and Wine community event welcoming TWO new business to … [Read more...]

Possible Utility Rate Hike Coming for Snoqualmie Area, Bumping Rates Closer to Surrounding Cities

On May 27, 2014, the Snoqualmie City Council is scheduled to vote on a proposed ordinance that would increase water, storm water, sewer and irrigation rates for the years 2014-2016. For 2014, the combined … [Read more...]

New Business: Avnew Health Launches in Snoqualmie, Working to ‘Cut the Fat’ out of Healthcare

Hidden inside Dirt Fish Rally School in leased office space is a new Snoqualmie company, Avnew Health; a healthcare company hoping to create a new, more cost-effective solution for a big chronic health issue … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council says No to ‘Wildcat Way,’ Yes to Funds for Downtown Ice Skating Rink

No to 'Wildcat Way' On Monday, May 12, 2014, in a 4-3 vote, the Snoqualmie City Council rejected Resolution 1242, which proposed the secondary naming of the section of Meadowbrook Way adjacent Mount Si High … [Read more...]

Student, Firecracker Start Brush Fire at Twin Falls Middle School

There was a bit of excitement at Twin Falls Middle School Wednesday, May 14, 2014, when students reported a fire near the school football field around 12:45PM. Students said the small fire happened at the far … [Read more...]

Ready, Set, Garage Sale! BIG, Annual Snoqualmie Ridge Garage Sale Starts Friday

Recipe for a good garage sale?  Take one large, master-planned community and put in the community's governing CCR's (Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions) that garage sales are only allowed twice a year; then … [Read more...]

City Alert: Low Water Pressure Expected For Deer Park Neighborhood, Monday Night

The City of Snoqualmie says the Deer Park neighborhood of Snoqualmie Ridge will experience low water pressure beginning Monday, May 5, 2014, at 6PM and lasting through early Tuesday morning, May 6th, no later … [Read more...]

New City Garbage Regulation Law Seeks to Reduce Bear Activity, Increase Public Safety

Like to put your containers out the night before the garbage man comes?  If so, there's a chance doing that could lead to a $125 ticket in the near future. The Snoqualmie City Council is set to have a new … [Read more...]

Council Controversy: Deciding if Meadowbrook Way Should Also Be Known as ‘Wildcat Way’

In April 2013, Mount Si High School ASB member, Kelby Kilburn, went to the City of Snoqualmie Planning Commission requesting that the portion of Meadowbrook Way SE in front of Mount Si be given the honorary … [Read more...]