Trail Youth Holds their First In-Person Fundraiser in Over Three Years

Two years ago, Trail Youth had to cancel their first, nearly sold-out, in-person banquet due to the pandemic. Their last in-person fundraiser was more than three years ago, in 2019. “The last few … [Read more...]

Help Seattle Mountain Rescue Fund a New Mountain Center in North Bend

On May 1st of last year, a group of college-age students took a hike to Rattlesnake Ledge, a popular local hike with views of the Seattle Watershed and Snoqualmie Valley. One of the hikers had moved … [Read more...]

Wildcats Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin Finish Season at State Champs

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] Mt Si Juniors Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin closed out their Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive season with impressive showings at State … [Read more...]

Registration Open – “Be the Change Summit” for Middle School Students, Saturday, March 12, 2022

Area middle school students are invited to register for Empower Youth Network’s 14th Annual Be the Change Summit on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chief Kanim Middle School (32627 SE … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: Advocate for Washington State Black Bears and Comment to Defeat a New Rule Allowing Spring Bear Hunting

Edited to add the commenting by emailing period has been extended until March 16th at 1159 PM. I’ll admit it I am an unapologetic wildlife advocate and feel compelled to speak out against a proposed new … [Read more...]

First Year Mt. Si High School Mock Trial Team Qualifies for State Tournament!

The YMCA hosts the State Mock Trial Tournament. Mock trial is a blend of law, debate, and drama that demands critical thinking and public speaking skills as students argue current issues facing the legal … [Read more...]

Updated: Tuesday Morning Accident Closes Westbound 18 at I90

Update 12:16 PM: The collision on westbound SR 18 at I-90 is clear. All lanes open! At Approximately 8:09 AM on SR 18 westbound at I-90 (MP 27), the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is … [Read more...]

Train Rides, Train Shed Visits and Toddler Train Storytime Begin This Month

The Northwest Railway Museum (NRM) is pleased to announce its popular Train Ride and Train Shed Exhibit Hall programs re-open this Saturday, March 5th. Train Rides will be available on Saturdays beginning March … [Read more...]

Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive Make a Great Showing at District Championships

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] The 2021-22 Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive team made great strides this season. Eight of the team qualified to move on to the post-season … [Read more...]

Road Closures and Flooding Issues in the Snoqualmie Valley

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to rise, king County Road Division crews continue to work to assess Snoqualmie Valley roads impacted by floodwaters and landslides. Here is a list of the … [Read more...]

Updated: Wet Weather Causes Issues on Our Local Roads this Monday Afternoon

Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Neighborhoods to Host a Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt Saturday March 5th

[Guest post by Bree May] In honor of the National Day of Unplugging, Snoqualmie Valley neighborhood homes will be hosting an annual Little Free Library (LFL) Scavenger Hunt. By visiting select … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Hopes to Restore Restricted Routes to Regular Service Soon

[Guest Post by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] The Valley-local bus service, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, has immediate openings for six bus drivers. Interested applicants … [Read more...]

Updated: Friday Night Fatality Collision on I90

Update 9:55 PM: Drivers report I90 westbound is open again to traffic but there is another accident in the backup near MP 27. Please continue to use caution in the … [Read more...]

Winter Weather Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley

Old mother nature was just messing with us last weekend with temps in the mid-’60s. She’s changing us back to winter conditions. Let’s start with the incoming winds. The wind gusts will be picking up … [Read more...]

Washington State Indoor Mask and Verification Requirements Change, Starting March 21st

With dropping hospitalization rates, improving vaccination rates, and broad access to masks and tests, Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the state could soon move into a less restrictive phase of the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

King County Vaccination Verification Policy to End as of March 1st

With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing, and nearly 80% of all King County residents fully vaccinated, King County is ending the local health order requiring proof of COVID-19 … [Read more...]

North Bend’s Valley Center Stage presents ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ 

Valley Center Stage’s presentation of the Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling book Tiny Beautiful Things will take place live and in person at the newly renovated … [Read more...]

Mt Si High School Diver Ty Mitton Makes All American

When Ty Mitton first set foot on the diving board as a freshman on Mt Si’s Boys Swim and Dive team, no one anticipated that he would qualify to compete at state championships but achieve All American (4A) … [Read more...]

Just my Type: My Funny Valentine

I'm dating myself badly by admitting this, but my first love was David Cassidy. I was five, and I loved him completely. Until I set eyes on his younger brother Shaun a couple of years later, and my fickle … [Read more...]