Snoqualmie Casino Takes Guests “Around the World” on New Years’ Eve

The Snoqualmie Casino team is known for providing guests with a truly immersive entertainment experience. From cabarets and comedy acts to concerts and variety shows, every detail is carefully considered and … [Read more...]

Smash New Year’s Eve at GAME OVER 2022

Send the year 2022 out with a bang! You know you’re good. Now prove it. Match your skills against other players in a friendly competition of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. GAME OVER 2022 will give … [Read more...]

Light up North Bend Holiday Lighting Contest Returns for the Third Year

The City of North Bend invites residents and businesses to make the city shine bright this holiday season as the 3rd Annual Light up North Bend holiday lighting contest … [Read more...]

Top Reasons to Shop Locally in the Snoqualmie Valley

According to the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), small businesses of 500 employees or fewer make up 99.9% of all U.S. businesses and 99.7% of firms with paid employees. Of the new … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Controversy: Should you rant publicly about services at local businesses?

Our article about ‘Poopgate’ was so popular that we decided to make Snoqualmie Valley Controversy a regular feature. This series will examine arguments that come up over and over on local social media pages and … [Read more...]

North Bend’s South Fork Grandly Opens and Introduces their Supper Club

The last time we spoke to the folks at South Fork in North Bend, they had their ‘Hurry Up Pants’ on for an expected Grand Opening in April. Even though it took a bit longer than … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Steps up to Feed Loch Katrine Firefighters

On October 16th, Snoqualmie Valley residents were alerted to the Loch Katrine Fire. In heavy old-growth timber, the fire was North of Snoqualmie inside the West boundary of the Alpine Lakes … [Read more...]

Carnation Main Street Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Carnation invites the public to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the nearing completion of the Tolt Avenue project. The reconstruction of Carnation’s main street on State Highway 203 … [Read more...]

Review | Returning to ‘The Attic’ at the Salish Lodge and Spa After a Long Absence

One of my favorite Valley spots has always been the dining room at the Salish Lodge & Spa. I love it SO much; I sometimes forget the existence of another yummy spot, and I really shouldn't. Last … [Read more...]

Review | Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano a Gem of a Restaurant in Downtown Snoqualmie

I LOVE Italian food, but as I get older, my capacity to eat it has lessened. So, when I made plans to dine out in Snoqualmie, I prepped for it. Last week a friend and I made plans to go out to eat in … [Read more...]

Open for Business: North Bend Residents Encouraged to support Business Amidst Construction

As summer heats up, community reinvestment projects are moving forward in North Bend, and with that, construction season is well underway. While these improvements are necessary, businesses in the … [Read more...]

City Road Closures Scheduled for North Bend’s Downtown Block Party

The North Bend Downtown Foundation and the City of North Bend are excited to present the 12th annual Downtown Block Party Saturday, July 16th, from Noon to 11 p.m. The following streets … [Read more...]

Hearing Examiner Issues a Written Decision on the Snoqualmie Mill Site Plan; Recommends Approval

On June 28, 2022, Hearing Examiner Sharon A. Rice issued a written decision on the Snoqualmie Mill Site Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan. She affirmed the adequacy of the plan’s associated Final … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Approves nearly $1 Million in Pandemic Relief Grants

On June 27, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council approved the appropriation of nearly $750,000 in Covid-19 relief grants to community organizations and small businesses. These grants will … [Read more...]

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...]