Updated: Governor Inslee announces “Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery”

Updated January 8th: Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced that based on Governor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan released earlier this week, that all … [Read more...]

Historic Downtown North Bend to Keep StreetSide Trees Lit through February

This holiday season was bright in historic downtown North Bend, due in part to increased lighting of the new – and still growing - street trees. Thanks to the North Bend Downtown Foundation's generosity, an … [Read more...]

Inslee announces one-week extension of statewide restrictions

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a one-week extension of the "Stay Safe–Stay Healthy" proclamation, along with the statewide restrictions imposed. The extension of the statewide restrictions will now expire … [Read more...]

2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo: A Facebook contest!

Let’s have a little fun at the end of this long and depressing year! According to the Chinese Zodiac, this was the year of the rat. The rat represents spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, and … [Read more...]

Inslee announces extension of restrictions until January 4th, 2021

Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a three-week extension of the state’s current restrictions that will now be in place until January 4, 2021. Restriction extension The three-week extension of … [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...]

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...]

Snoqualmie Casino gives its team a real scare

 If 2020 isn’t scary enough on its own, the Entertainment Department at Snoqualmie Casino is surprising team members with a Halloween Selfie Experience designed just for them.  In a typical … [Read more...]

Cherry de Pon Says Farewell: A Letter to the Community

To the Snoqualmie Valley Community, In 2012, I drove my friend to the Snoqualmie Ridge and introduced her to this lovely neighborhood I had stumbled across from a day trip to Snoqualmie Falls. Less than 6 … [Read more...]

More Important Than Ever To Eat And Shop Local, Support North Bend Businesses

The shift in weather this first week of Fall was a stark reminder that with cooler and wetter weather, local businesses will have less outdoor dining and shopping space available to compensate for indoor … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Announced: Could it come to Snoqualmie?

Seattle’s iconic burger joint Dick’s, is launching a food truck this November to bring their iconic Seattle burgers and shakes to different cities in the area. And Dick’s wants our help deciding where it should … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center introduces: The Valley’s Great Plates

The senior center announced, in their September newsletter, they are partnering with some Snoqualmie Valley restaurants for a special treat. The meals to go program was designed to help seniors who were … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-Breakfast at the Salish Lodge & Spa

[Article by Kira Denny and Melissa Grant] Dear me, that was a lot of food…. I'll take any excuse to go out to eat. So, when I needed to interview someone who had recently gone to stay or eat at the Salish … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Local family with extensive restaurant experience rebrands, opens Mezzaluna Kitchen on Snoqualmie Ridge

There’s a new kid on the block: Mezzaluna Kitchen. Previously branded as Lorenzo’s, Mezzaluna Kitchen, officially opened its doors on July 31st, 2020. Located just off Snoqualmie Ridge’s Center Street, it's … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Fall City to get first-ever Coffeehouse, Aroma Coffee Co. opens in September

Something new is coming to Fall City - a coffee house. And believe it or not, in the coffee-loving, caffeinated state of Washington, Fall City has NEVER had a sit-down coffee shop. The idea for the … [Read more...]

North Bend Downtown Foundation hands out 2nd ‘Ripple Effect’ award to beloved Arby’s Employee

It may have been delayed a couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the North Bend Ripple Effect Award is back - and this time it went to Arby's employee, Chance Turner. If … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie awards $435,000 in COVID-19 recovery grants to local businesses, community organizations

The City of Snoqualmie announced it has officially allocated $435,000 to local businesses and community organizations to support recovery from the statewide coronavirus pandemic shutdown. The city … [Read more...]

King County submits ‘Phase 1.5’ plan to reopen more businesses, expanded to include some indoor restaurant seating

On Wednesday June 3rd King County officials announced they'd submitted a plan to the state Department of Health that would allow limited and modified openings for a wide range of businesses and … [Read more...]

Best Places to Eat in North Bend

Whether you're a local, a Twin Peaks fan here to see iconic sites or an avid climber, hiker enjoying the outdoors, chances are you'd like to know the best places to eat in North Bend. We've got you covered. … [Read more...]