Popular Sip Suds & Si event returns to downtown North Bend, October 19th

It's back... The North Bend Downtown Foundation is once again partnering with local wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the third installment of Sip, Suds & Si to the Snoqualmie Valley. … [Read more...]

School Board candidates Doy, Grez discuss possible budget cuts, balancing tax increases and education funding, how to best prepare students

Linda Hamm Grez is challenging Geoff Doy for his Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director District 2 seat in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidates and appreciate their … [Read more...]

Getting Out with Kids: Pumpkin Picking and Fall Festivals in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by contributing writer and Snoqualmie resident, Amanda Rich] I don’t know about others, but I feel like Autumn arrived with a bang and a strong, chilly breeze! I wasn’t prepared for the temperatures … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Council Candidates Donaldson, Sundwall share views on pool expansion, retail vitality, property tax reliance

William Donaldson is challenging Sean Sundwall for Snoqualmie City Council Position #6 in the November 5th General Election. The candidates provided answers to three questions we posed. Thank you to both for … [Read more...]

North Bend Mountain Valley Shopping Center gets new local owner

On September 26, 2019 Sno Falls Credit Union closed a transaction to become the new owner of phase 2 of the Mountain Valley Shopping Center in North Bend. The credit union has been a tenant in the … [Read more...]

Semi rollover accident, fuel spill closes SR 18 near Snoqualmie Saturday afternoon

UPDATE | October 12, 2019, 4PM SR 18 reopened just before 4PM. The roadway between the Tiger Mountain summit and I-90 was closed for approximately six hours. Police said initial indicators were that a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie council candidates Armstrong, Ross discuss property tax reliance, pool funding, filling vacant storefronts

Elaine Armstrong is challenging Katherine Ross for Snoqualmie City Council Position #2 in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidate. Below you will find their answers. We … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Tanker leaking brown stuff; tree across 202; panic attack; two-car accident on Railroad

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded two during the past two weeks. September 26th Around 9:40AM Snoqualmie Firefighters along with numerous other emergency crews responded … [Read more...]

The Bat Lady Returns to North Bend, October 12th

It's been a few years, but the Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club is bringing the 'Bat Lady' back. The entire community is invited to the free event. After a highly successful bat presentation a few years ago, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Affordable Housing project – Panorama Apartments – going up at brisk pace

Back in June, crews were just starting to frame the first buildings of a new, large affordable housing project in Snoqualmie Ridge. A lot has changed in 3 1/2 months. It took approximately nine months to … [Read more...]

Pearl and Stone Wine Co. launching new tasting room in downtown North Bend

There's a collaboration happening in downtown North Bend - something you may have noticed while walking by Birches Habitat - and it involves shopping and wine. Pearl and Stone Wine Co will soon open … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Council Candidates Fletcher, Mayhew talk property taxes, pools and improving retail climate

Fuzzy Fletcher is challenging James Mayhew for Snoqualmie City Council Position #4 in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidates and below you will find their answers. We … [Read more...]

After ‘Sympathy Strike’ leads to North Bend garbage pickup disruptions, Republic Services back to full service

After a 'sympathy strike' led to a three-day garbage pickup disruption in North Bend, Republic Services said it was back to 'full business' on Monday, October 7th - covering all routes as scheduled. On … [Read more...]

Safety issues force closure of Snoqualmie Falls lower observation deck, boardwalk

If you're planning to take the popular, approximate 1-mile trail to the bottom of Snoqualmie Falls to enjoy in the lower viewing deck, you're going to have to wait until [at least] spring. Puget … [Read more...]

A Tale of Three Kitties

I never was a cat person. Benji wagged his movie tail into my heart early on, and I was firmly in dog territory. It didn’t help that my Mother wasn't fond of kitties. Family folklore tells a story of my poor … [Read more...]