My Top 5 Christmas Movies!

[Guest Post by French Walker] I treasure movies the way some love the NFL, and so did my Mother. She often brought me to the Cinema with her, where I enjoyed a bevy of films with adult content, such as; … [Read more...]

Bring on the Holiday Spirit with Three Local Virtual Tree Lighting Events

Like everything else, Christmas will look a little different this year. Past years in the Valley saw a Holiday Market in Fall City, North Bend’s Holly Days, and Winter Lights in Snoqualmie. This year, to avoid … [Read more...]

Updated-Traffic Alert: Snoqualmie Parkway closed at SR202 due to jack-knifed semi

UPDATE 11:32 AM: Railroad Avenue and Snoqualmie Parkway are open ______________________________________________________________ UPDATE: According to Washington State Patrol PIO Trooper Rick Johnson, the … [Read more...]

Washington state adopting CDC’s new quarantine guidelines

The Washington State Department of Health is adopting the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines to reduce quarantine for people who have been exposed to COVID-19. This … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council approves Marijuana Retail Store Developer Agreement

On Tuesday, December 1st, the North Bend City Council approved a Developer Agreement to allow a Marijuana Retail Store at 43514 SE North Bend Way.  Under the City’s zoning regulations, marijuana … [Read more...]

Fall 2020 edition of the Valley Reads Program: Go on an Expedition to the South Pole!

Valley Reads Program & Friends of the North Bend Library The Valley Reads Program resulted from a conversation between Ginny Gorski (Friends of the North Bend Library) and Irene Wickstrom (Library … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Basking in Morning Sun

While much of the Puget Sound lowlands will be socked in by fog with stagnant cold air, the Cascade foothills are waking up Sunday to relatively warmer conditions in the mid 40 °s and mostly clear skies. You … [Read more...]

The Washington State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

Last week I heard a news story about the Covid-19 vaccine. I excitedly listened as it was explained how soon the vaccine might be available. According to the newscaster, once Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines are … [Read more...]

2020 Holiday Decorating Trends: The Year to Find Joy in the Moment

[Guest article by Julietta Harding] 2020 has been a year like no other, and we’re all facing a holiday season that bears no resemblance to seasons past. We’ve been asked to stay home and celebrate only with … [Read more...]

Two North Bend Bars Partner with Camp Eyabsut to Help Burn Survivors and their Families: ‘Rise Above Everything’

The Pour House Bar & Grill and Twin Peaks Pub in the heart of downtown North Bend are partnering with Camp Eyabsut this season to provide 60 young burn survivors with holiday care packages. This … [Read more...]

Update: Covid Outbreak at Nursing Facility in North Bend: 39 patients, 31 staff infected and 8 have died

UPDATE: December 9th A recent update from the Department of Health reveals some very sad numbers from Regency North Bend Rehabilitation & Nursing. Out of 44 residents, 39 are now positive for … [Read more...]

Good News! Christmas hasn’t been Cancelled!

It’s that time again! Time for the annual Christmas Treelot fundraiser run by Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew #115 on the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Railroad Ave. Like everything else, the … [Read more...]

Lessons from the past

Last week, a Crosscut article took a look into Seattle’s past and painted a familiar picture for us. It’s October 1918, and Seattle is battling pandemic flu. People are wearing face masks and staying … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – The Thanksgiving Forecast

We've seen a good round of light to moderate gap winds (expected to die out Sunday morning) in the foothills ahead of an incoming weak cold front Sunday night into Monday that should deliver light rain in … [Read more...]

North Bend Beer Runners 1st Annual Turkey Trot (Virtual Edition) to raise money for Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank

No one can argue that this is a time when we all need community, goals to look forward to and ways to help those in need. Matt Miller and Stockard Simon, founders of the North Bend Beer Runners, are looking for … [Read more...]

Accident on I90: Driver under investigation for Vehicular Assault

At 5:02 pm on November 18th, a gray SUV was traveling Westbound I90 in the area of milepost 41. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree on the right shoulder and came to a rest on its top in a … [Read more...]

Updated: Extended, full closure of SR 203 near Carnation for repairs begins Monday, November 30th

UPDATE | November 24th Full closure of SR 203 near Carnation is now scheduled to begin Tuesday, December 1st ______________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL … [Read more...]

Updated: Eastside Fire & Rescue Launch Annual Food & Toy Drive

UPDATE | December 5th Santa Claus is coming to town Beginning today December 5th and running through Christmas Eve, your Eastside Professional Firefighters would like to cordially invite you to Eastside … [Read more...]

Encompass Virtual Autumn Gala – The Power of Us – Brings the Community Together for Children & Families

On November 7th, the Encompass Autumn Gala, The Power of Us, took place in a new venue - YouTube. A record 500 people came together not in a ballroom but in the comfort of their own homes to raise funds for the … [Read more...]

Inslee announces statewide restrictions until December 14th saying, “What’s at stake is life itself.”

Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a four-week statewide set of restrictions in response to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in Washington and across the country. The new restrictions come … [Read more...]