Video | Newborn bear cubs stuck on a tree top – Momma bear to the rescue

Kathy Barron and her husband were walking the trail between Fall City and lower Snoqualmie Falls Park Friday evening, April 21, 2017, when they stumbled upon something they hadn't seen before - tiny bear … [Read more...]

Relax and enjoy the Valley Views – Moms Get A Free Train Ride on Mother’s Day Weekend

Looking for something local and fun to do with mom this Mother's Day?  How about riding our famous train? Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day with a scenic train excursion through our beautiful Cascade … [Read more...]

A Chance to Govern the Snoqualmie Valley School District: Two Board seats up for Election, filing date looms

Do you have an interest in our local schools? Shaping education policy, the direction and standards of the district? If so there are two positions up for election on the Snoqualmie Valley School Board in the … [Read more...]

First of its kind in Washington: Encompass new Mobile Therapy Unit hits the streets in May

Encompass announced some great news (via press release) earlier this month, which is going to help a lot of families served by the Snoqualmie Valley non-profit dedicated to kids and families. The brand-new … [Read more...]

LEARN: Innovative Suicide Prevention Workshop back at Mount Si High School, April 20th

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, more than 42,000 Americans die each year by suicide - one death approximately every 13 minutes - making it the 10th leading cause of death in the … [Read more...]

Legacy of community partnership, preservation: Meadowbrook Farm Park turns 20 with a BIG Party

Snoqualmie Valley history runs deep at Meadowbrook Farm. Keeping that history alive and promoting stewardship of the beautiful prairie land that once was a tribal home, hunting ground, a farming center takes a … [Read more...]

North Bend Rallies Community Support in Celebrating Twin Peaks season 3 premiere

Locals and tourist alike are counting down the days until the new season of Twin Peaks finally premieres on TV... and North Bend is throwing a special party. It’s a place both wonderful and strange. … [Read more...]

Bring on the Eggs! LOTS of Easter Egg Hunts on tap this Weekend

Fall City, North Bend and Snoqualmie are putting on some egg hunts for the kids this weekend! Kids can search for thousands of candy-filled eggs around the Snoqualmie Valley - and visit with the Easter … [Read more...]

Theatre Black Dog brings popular, classic ‘Our Town’ to Sallal Grange stage

The Black Dog Arts Coalition in association with Sallal Grange presents Theatre Black Dog’s Production of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Classic, Our Town, April 14th- April 30th at the Sallal Grange … [Read more...]

Tragic accident takes life of logger deep in Snoqualmie Tree Farm

April 11 at approximately 2PM, the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to reports of a seriously injured logging worker about 26 miles deep into the Snoqualmie Tree Farm, which encompasses 90,000 acres … [Read more...]

“It takes a village to protect children”; FBI chooses Snoqualmie for important child abduction training

FBI’s National Child Abduction Rapid Deployment (CARD) Team has been traveling the country doing child abduction trainings. Washington was the 11th state for the in-class and field-training designed to help … [Read more...]

Isolated Lake Alice community offered upcoming emergency training

The extensive wildfires in western Washington that accompanied severe droughts in 2014 and 2015 raised rural King County residents’ concerns that wildfire could overtake their communities. Members of the … [Read more...]

Letter | Superintendent Contract Renewal on Autopilot: pays one of highest salaries in WA State, leaves unanswered questions

Dear Editor, On April 4, 2017 at 6:30PM, a Snoqualmie Valley School District Board meeting took place.  One of the agenda items was a board to vote to extend the contract of the SVSD Superintendent through the … [Read more...]

New Twin Peaks premiere draws closer, Snoqualmie prepares with Big event at Old Mill Site

Tick-tock.  The countdown is on to Showtime's premier of the new Twin Peak series on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It seems like just yesterday Twin Peaks cast and crew were here in the Snoqualmie Valley, creating a … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School names new assistant principal; first outside-district leadership hire in years

Mount Si High School announced on April 3, 2017, that it had hired a new Assistant Principal. The hire marks the first time since John Belcher was chosen to head the school in 2011 that a MSHS principalship … [Read more...]

The Birdfeeder Club | Don’t you…forget about seeds; identifying birds of the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, nature-lover and professional pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] When I was a young teen I loved John Hughes movies. He seemed to look … [Read more...]

Newly released state data shows Snoqualmie Valley School District lags behind

Sometimes a picture (or graph) - with the latest state data - paints a telling story. Hanging in front of Mount Si High School is a large banner announcing the district's "AP Honor Roll" distinction. Six … [Read more...]

District takes important step to bring foreign language to middle schools, move hinges on key element

Over the past couple of years, Snoqualmie Valley School District 'Thoughtstream' online parent survey results have shown a strong desire to bring world languages to SVSD middle schools.  In fact, it is a move … [Read more...]

What’s a ‘March of the Vegetables?’ Savor Snoqualmie Valley was hoping you’d ask

What, you say, is a March of the Vegetables?  It's a question Savor Snoqualmie Valley hoped community members might ask. A little bit of background info: Savor Snoqualmie Valley is a new, cooperative effort … [Read more...]

Letter | Snoqualmie Valley Soccer Needs You! Ready for new season, volunteer positions open

Dear Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Community, Do you love kids?  Do you love soccer?  We have both and we need YOU … grab your best friend!  The more the merrier.  Come join us.  It is not required to have … [Read more...]