Business Comings: Two Snoqualmie Valley businesses get new owners, make changes; MOD, Iron Duck open soon

A couple of local businesses are under new ownership, including one longtime establishment that did a lot of remodeling. The Swirl finds new owners Mike Kuntz and his wife Lauren recently purchased The … [Read more...]

Save money, support Mount Si Choir Program: Popular Mattress Sale Fundraiser returns for 4th year

Sore back? Not sleeping well? If you're in the market for a new mattress, this weekend you might be able to save some money AND support the Mount Si High School Choir program. For ONE DAY ONLY, on … [Read more...]

Oped | Time to vote People – pause all the talk and bubble in that ballot

It's been quite the election season in the Snoqualmie Valley. Of course, compared to this time last year, I think we can all agree it's been much tamer. BUT, as this November General Election isn't a … [Read more...]

Snow in Forecast as first Winter Weather Advisory of the season issued for Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by North Bend resident Mark Davis, who also runs] Our first winter weather advisory for the valley is upon us. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather … [Read more...]

Letter: Busby ‘has always been, and continues to be, All about the Kids’

Dear Editor: I proudly support re-electing Marci Busby to serve another term on our Snoqualmie Valley School Board! One of the things I learned as a member of the school board was that you mostly lose … [Read more...]

Trail Youth secures big grant to open Coffeehouse, help homeless teens in Snoqualmie Valley

Over the past year, there have been multiple forums - and lots of discussions - about how to help homeless teens in the Snoqualmie Valley. Recently this initiative received some really great news. In early … [Read more...]

Santa Trains already selling out; near half-century Snoqualmie Valley holiday tradition starts November 25th

Newsflash: it's November already, which means the Halloween decorations come down and people start thinking about Thanksgiving and, of course, Christmas. In the Snoqualmie Valley that also means the Santa … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Need a Push? Snoqualmie Valley elk enjoys a backyard swing

It seems local bears having been getting all the spotlight this fall - being captured in numerous videos and photos as they explore Snoqualmie Valley backyards, ponds and streets. But one of the most iconic … [Read more...]

Record Amount Raised at annual Encompass Fundraiser, supporting programs to help local kids

On Saturday, October 21st, Snoqualmie Valley non-profit Encompass took guests to a fun night in Paris - and without even having to leave the Eastside - during its annual fundraiser that supports critical … [Read more...]

Letter: Retain Busby on School Board, truly a voice for all students

Dear Editor, As ballots arrive this week, I would strongly urge you to vote to retain Marci Busby for School Board. At election time, questions always arise about the incumbents. Allegations are made … [Read more...]

Letter: MacLean ‘the embodiment of public service and personal integrity’ 

Dear Editor, I have been a resident of North Bend for 30 years and am an educator at Snoqualmie Elementary School. My children graduated from Mt. Si and on November 7th , I will be voting for Tavish MacLean … [Read more...]

Wearing Pink Means Something: Snoqualmie Football Mom battles Breast Cancer, Pays it Forward

For Stephani McNamara, diagnosis day was January 13, 2017 - Friday the 13th. The invading cancer came with a complicated name- Invasive Ductal Carcinoma - that would turn her life upside down. Stephani said … [Read more...]

Q&A with School Board Candidates: local taxes, improving communications, policy making

This November 7th, two Snoqualmie Valley School Board positions are on the ballot, including Position 4 currently held by Marci Busby. Gary Fancher is challenging her for the seat. Although candidates must … [Read more...]

Letter: Johnson asking the right question, is SVSD budget being spent in the right place?

Dear Editor, It was brought to my attention that the teachers union recently sent a letter to its members inferring that Carolyn Simpson (School Board Director) and Melissa Johnson (School Board Candidate) … [Read more...]

Traffic: Snoqualmie Parkway lane closures expected this week for road striping

The City of Snoqualmie announced that a road striping project could impact traffic on Snoqualmie Parkway this week. Drivers should expect lane closures starting Thursday, October 26th and is expected to be … [Read more...]

Mount Si Student Musicians chosen to perform with elite Honor Bands

Mount Si High School Bands announced some big news this past week:  two student musicians recently received a prestigious honor. Mary Piekarczyk (clarinet) and Erik Thurston (tuba) auditioned and were … [Read more...]

Weekend events let you Shred-It; Check safety of Car Seats; Get rid of old medications

October 28th is going to be a busy Saturday in the Snoqualmie Valley. In North Bend you can get rid of all those unwanted or no-longer needed papers cluttering your file cabinets or junk drawers and get you … [Read more...]

Letter | Snoqualmie Valley at a crossroads, Melissa Johnson will lead district in right direction

Dear Editor, Although 2017 is not a presidential year, there are still critical elections that will shape the future of our region. School board is one of those elections, and for Snoqualmie Valley School … [Read more...]

Letter | Support MacLean: understands school board role to set tone for the district

Dear Fellow Community Members, As a community member of nine years, with two children who are in the midst of their educational career through SVSD, and as a teacher at an SVSD School, I feel like I have a … [Read more...]

Joint effort brings ‘Toxic Stress’ presentation to Mount Si High School, free for parents and students

A joint effort by the Mount Si High School PTSA, SVSD and the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network is bringing what they call an important presentation for parents and students about "Toxic Stress." Dr. Laura … [Read more...]

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