King County Executive Dow Constantine visits North Bend, sees success of Trail Youth Coffee House

Wednesday afternoon, August 29th, was a chance for King County Executive Dow Constantine and other county employees to see first had what grant money administered by the county's voter approved 'Best Starts for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino opens new, fully enclosed non-smoking gaming room

Snoqualmie Casino announced the opening of its new, fully enclosed non-smoking room on August 30th. The 1,355-square-foot gaming room is located next to the Falls Buffet in the back of the casino. The new room … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley students back to School: important safety reminders

Students in the Snoqualmie Valley School returned to the classroom on Wednesday, August 29th, which means there will be a lot more cars on local roads, school buses on the streets and pedestrians on the … [Read more...]

Yearly Warning: Low flying jet over Snoqualmie Valley signals start of Boeing Classic, August 24th

This is your yearly reminder that a Boeing jet will be flying LOW over the Snoqualmie Valley, signaling the start of the 14th annual Boeing Classic golf tournament, which is a PGA Champions Tour stop. On … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District and Teachers union reach conceptual agreement on new pay schedule

UPDATE |  Thursday, August 23, 2018 Late Wednesday night the Snoqualmie Valley School District issued an announcement that a pay schedule agreement with the teachers union had been reached: August 22nd, a … [Read more...]

Support the Mt Si Senior Center: 2nd Annual SOS Dinner and Auction happens September 15th

Organizers invite community members to enjoy a festive night out while contributing to the vital work of the Mt. Si Senior Center at the second annual Support Our Seniors Dinner and Auction, 6 to 10PM, … [Read more...]

Helicopter rescues climber stuck on Mount Si haystack

King County Sheriff's Office Guardian 2 helicopter responded to the haystack of Mount Si for a cliffed out hiker/climber Thursday afternoon, August 9, 2018. King County Search and Rescue crews were initially … [Read more...]

Fiery, fatal rollover accident triggers brush fire on I-90 near Preston; snarls afternoon traffic

A one-car fatal accident that occurred around 12:30PM, August 9th, triggered a large brush fire in the I-90 median - and brought traffic to a standstill in both directions between Issaquah and Preston. At … [Read more...]

After witnessing man dart into Snoqualmie Parkway traffic: the Case for On-Leash Dogs

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, owner and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Last week on a sunny Thursday around 1pm I was driving down Snoqualmie Parkway. Out of the corner … [Read more...]

Video | Trail cam captures adorable bear cub wrestling match near Fall City

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley, then you know bears are a common site - especially this year, where they seem to have started visiting neighborhood streets in search of food (i.e. garbage cans) earlier … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce names new Executive Director

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Simpson announced this week that Snoqualmie resident Kelly Coughlin had been hired as the Chamber's new Executive Director.  She replaces Monica Lynne who … [Read more...]

Around-the-Clock lane closure on eastbound I-90 in Snoqualmie begins August 5th

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who travel on eastbound I-90 through the Cascade Foothills to plan for additional delays over the next two weeks: August 5th - 10th … [Read more...]

Protecting your Prized Pet: What to do before entrusting your pet to another

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] By now most of you have seen or heard of the viral video of a woman beating a dog with a plastic … [Read more...]

Longtime City Clerk Jodi Warren named Railroad Days Parade Grand Marshal

A familiar face to many, and longtime Snoqualmie City Clerk, Jodi Warren was named 2018 Railroad Days parade grand marshal, selected by the Northwest Railway Museum which hosts the annual Railroad Days … [Read more...]

King County launches new website: Taxpayer Transparency Tool shows exactly where property tax dollars go

Property taxes are one of those ever-changing things that can leave people very confused. New schools bonds, levies, initiatives. Expiring levies and bonds. New yearly assessments. It can be head spinning until … [Read more...]

Tests show nothing wrong with cougar that attacked, killed mountain bikers in North Bend

[Article by contributing writer, Melissa Grant] The necropsy results are in for the cougar involved in the fatal Mountain biker attack on May 19, 2018. Says Dr. Kristin Mansfield, a veterinarian with the … [Read more...]

Trail Youth holds upcoming Comedy Fundraiser to help with coffee house remodel costs

[Article by Paige McCall] Come out and enjoy a night of food, fun, and laughter all while supporting the Trail Youth. The local coffee shop/non-profit will be putting on a fundraiser, headlined by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie to hold Public Meeting on Salish Lodge Expansion Plans

Would you like to have a say about the proposed Salish Lodge expansion development?  Here's your chance. The City of Snoqualmie announced that they will hold a public hearing about the Salish Lodge & Spa … [Read more...]

Keepin’ it Cool: Hot Weather Tips for you and your Pet

[Article by Melissa Grant: North Bend resident, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] I always consider July 5th as the official start to our notoriously short but beautiful PNW … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie opens application process for Human Services Funding, available to local organizations

The City of Snoqualmie Human Services Advisory Committee has opened the application process to request funding for human services programs to be provided during 2019-2020. As part of a strategic plan passed  … [Read more...]