Class of 2019: History that Marked the Journey to Graduation

It's that time of year across the Snoqualmie Valley: high school graduation. As seniors get excited to put on their caps and gowns, parents are reminiscing with conflicting feelings of excitement and … [Read more...]

Dog parks and off-leash areas in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by contributing writer, North Bend resident and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] This was a difficult article to write because some of our dog friendly areas in the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Getting out with Kids: Farmers Markets

[Article by contributing writer and Snoqualmie resident, Amanda Rich] It is nearly summer and with warmer weather come a lot of treats - my favorite among them? Outdoor markets! Farmers market and outdoor … [Read more...]

Helping the Homeless: snow storms, amazing community support make Snoqualmie Valley Shelter season one to remember

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services recently wrapped up its7th winter shelter season, and with the massive snow stormin February, Executive Director Jennifer Kirk said it was a season to remember. As soon as … [Read more...]

Calvary Mt. Si sets up memorial fund to support family of North Bend man killed in Seattle crane collapse

Calvary Mt. Si Church recently announced a that a benevolence fund has been set up for congregation member and North Bend resident Andrew Yoder, who perished in the tragic crane collapse in the South Lake Union … [Read more...]

Hospital District works to fill vacant commissioner position after Young resigns

King County Public Hospital District No. 4, which represents the Snoqualmie Valley, is trying to fill a vacancy on its Board of Commissioners following the resignation of Joan Young, who recently stepped down … [Read more...]

The Future of Wolves in Washington: Will they ever be just another critter in the woods?

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant,wildlife/outdoor enthusiast and pet trainer/owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Out here in the Snoqualmie Valley we fancy ourselves as outdoor … [Read more...]

Getting Hikers to the Mountains: Trailhead Direct returns for second year with more routes, Little Si added

King County announced this week that Trailhead Direct – the weekend and holiday transit-to-trails bus service - will return Saturday, April 20th with more routes to get hikers to the trails without the need of … [Read more...]

Getting from point to point not a given in rural areas, but Snoqualmie Valley Transportation is quietly bringing change

[Article contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] Like a lot of people in the Snoqualmie Valley, David Egan takes his dog, Bernie, everywhere with him. For Egan, it’s not just nice to … [Read more...]

Letter | No problem to fix with fire district merger

Dear Editor, I volunteered for the Fire District 27 Consolidation Evaluation Committee a year ago, new to Fall City and with no knowledge of the department.  I ended up being the primary spokesperson when we … [Read more...]

100 Women Who Care makes big donations supporting local seniors, female empowerment in Africa

Earlier this month the Mt. Si Senior Center was chosen as the quarterly recipient of funds from 100 Women Who Care – Greater Snoqualmie Valley. The donation, estimated at more than $10,000, is “wonderful” says … [Read more...]

It’s Official: New law designates Mountains to Sound Greenway a National Heritage Area

The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT) has been working for eight years to have the Greenway - a 100-mile corridor along I-90 from Seattle to Ellensburg - designated as a National Heritage area... and … [Read more...]

King County Council honors SVT Director Amy Biggs with MLK Distinguished Service Award

North Bend resident Amy Biggs was recently honored by the King County Council for her unrelenting passion to bring transit service to the entire Snoqualmie Valley community. Quality transit service is … [Read more...]

Record snowfall leaves many Valley roads impassable, closes Snoqualmie Pass Tuesday; SVSD schools closed again Wednesday

UPDATE |FEBRUARY 12th, 2PM: SVSD announced that all schools are closed on Wednesday, 2/13/19. Both North Bend and Snoqualmie declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, allowing for additional resources to help … [Read more...]

Snow Piles up: Schools closed again Tuesday as storm pounds Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Robert Nelson of Snoqualmie Valley weather] UPDATE  |  FEBRUARY 11th, 10PM: The Winter Storm warning for the Snoqualmie Valley continues through February 12th at … [Read more...]

#YouMatter: Community Network’s Heart of the Valley Gala returns February 9th

The Snoqualmie Valley Network's mission to help local youth through innovative programming and mentorship is made possible, in part, because of annual fundraisers. Launched in 2015, Heart of the Valley has … [Read more...]

911 call leads to Eastside firefighters transforming home for Fall City woman

It was a 911 call that led to a recent community service undertaken by the Fall City Fire Department and members of Eastside Fire Local 2878 union - a project that according to Patrick LeDoux of FCFD had a huge … [Read more...]

Mount Si Senior Center offers Free Fitness, ‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’ Classes

This January, the Mt. Si Senior Center is offering free fitness classes and a helpful class for those fulfilling the role of caregivers. Free Fitness Classes thru March: Get your new year off to a healthy … [Read more...]

Overnight short-lived wind event could impact Puget Sound region

[Article by Mark Davis of www.northbendweather.com] Looks like another wind event is upon us. I’ve lost count at this point what number this storm is. This storm has the … [Read more...]

Icy roads, multiple accidents close I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass Friday morning

UPDATE: JANUARY 4TH, 6PM: Westbound I-90 reopened at Ellensburg (milepost 106) at 12:30PM, but eastbound I-90 will remain closed (milepost 34 in North Bend) until approximately 8PM. WSDOT said the removal of … [Read more...]