Snoqualmie Valley Residents Invited to the 12th Annual North Bend Downtown Block Party

After two years of pandemic-related festival cancellations, the community is invited to celebrate together once again at the 12th annual Downtown Block Party, located in the Historic District of North Bend. … [Read more...]

Six Friends, 12 Moons and a Rainbow: Dining at the Snoqualmie Casino

I don’t know about you, but we have several friends that we haven’t seen since well before the beginning of the pandemic. So, when we planned to have dinner with one long-neglected couple, we added … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s Fundraiser for Ukraine

After eight years of conflict between Russia and Ukraine and following a Russian military build-up on the Russia–Ukraine border from late 2021, the conflict expanded significantly when … [Read more...]

Business Comings: South Fork has their ‘Hurry up Pants’ on for an Expected April Grand Opening

When we last left the Compass Outdoor Adventures crew in November, they had just taken over a long for sale parcel near exit 32 and were planning how they would transform it into their new headquarters’ South … [Read more...]

Wine and Dine the SnoValley Rails

The Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie Casino, and Sigillo Cellars have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind spring evening experience. Guests will board the train at the historic Snoqualmie Depot … [Read more...]

New Look, New Name, Renovating Snoqualmie’s Irish Pub Through a Pandemic

Two years ago, Adrian Webb and Amanda Stoffel were preparing for their first St. Paddy’s running Finaghty’s Irish Pub & Restaurant. The couple moved to Snoqualmie Ridge in November 2017, and when they found … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie’s No Boat Brewing Planning a Fundraiser for Ukraine

After months of military buildup on Russia's side of the border, Ukraine's residents woke up to an all-out conflict on Thursday, February 20th, 2022. Fighting has erupted across the country, including in … [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...]

Reflections on the Two Year Anniversary of Covid-19 in Washington State

According to King County Public Health, today marks two years since the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was found in Washington and the United States. Washington was ground zero for … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Welcome to the Neighborhood South Fork

I must admit, I didn’t know much about Compass Outdoor Adventures.  But then I spoke to Luke Talbott, CEO and founder of Compass, who has been teaching and leading folks in and out of the classroom for the … [Read more...]

Business Goings | The Riverbend Café Says Goodbye After 12 Years in North Bend

If you've lived in the Snoqualmie Valley for long, chances are you've been to one of Rich Maki's restaurants. Maki has had two restaurants in the Snoqualmie Valley over the past 30+ years. His first … [Read more...]

Vaccine Verification Now Required for Some Activities in King County

Starting today, October 25, 2021, customers ages 12 and older are required to verify full vaccination or a negative test to participate in outdoor public events of 500 or more people and indoor … [Read more...]

Halloween Happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend

Get your costumes ready for Halloween happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend at the following fun and free events. Safety protocols will be followed.  Halloween in Downtown … [Read more...]

Review | Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood at the Snoqualmie Casino

[Guest post by Snoqualmie resident Susan Burk] When some friends and I decided to enjoy a night out for dinner, there was a looming question hanging over our heads. Where should we go? It usually … [Read more...]

Taco Time Northwest Announces Commitment to Living Wage with Test Program in Issaquah and North Bend

Taco Time Northwest, a local and family-owned business that runs 79 restaurants around the Puget Sound region, announces a test program that will pay entry-level crew members a $20 hourly wage within a limited … [Read more...]

2021 Give a Night, Save a Life Event

Empower Youth Network (EYN) is pleased to announce 2021 Give A Night Save A Life event supporting our work on youth suicide and substance abuse prevention on September 29, 2021, 6:00-8:00 pm. The … [Read more...]

Confirm Your Vaccination: A New Requirement for Many Activities in King County

Preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are at extremely high levels in King County, and deaths are increasing. A new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino Launches First Sportsbook in Washington State on Opening Day of the NFL Season

The Snoqualmie Casino made history Thursday, September 9, opening the first sportsbook in Washington State. Former Seattle SuperSonics All-Star Shawn Kemp placed the first bet to a crowd of several hundred … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Pearl & Stone Wine Co. Moves to a New Location

The Pearl and Stone Wine Co. was started as a partnership of 3 families, all of whom have deep roots in the valley. The Ribary family (Paul & Erika), The Wesorick family (Rob & Laurie) and the Stone … [Read more...]