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...]

Snoqualmie Railroad Days Returns

The 82nd Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival returns on August 28-29, 2021. This year the Grand Parade returns live and in-person on Saturday, August 28th at 11 am. The fun continues with: Steam … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces the Return of the Indoor Mask Mandate and Covid Vaccine Requirement for all Educators and School Staff

On August 18th, Governor Inslee announced a vaccine mandate for ALL Washington State public, private educators and school staff at a press conference. These educators must be fully vaccinated by October 18th. … [Read more...]

“Leisure Time Radio Show” Dinner Theater at Snoqualmie Falls Theater in Fall City

Join us on a raucous, fast-paced adventure with the "Leisure Time with Leisure Time Radio Show!" As the live studio audience, you will be transported back to the late 1930's early 1940s to enjoy the radio … [Read more...]

Laconia Market & Cafe, Snoqualmie Pass’ First Grocery Store, to Open Fall of 2021

Beginning Fall 2021, Snoqualmie Pass, WA will, for the first time in its history have a grocery store and cafe serving residents and visitors alike providing fresh grocery, cafe and to-go options. … [Read more...]

Covid-19 Cases Increasing in King County: Public Health Says Vaccination Continues to be Our Best Protection

After weeks at some of the lowest levels of COVID-19 since last year, the number of COVID-19 cases and the size of outbreaks in King County have begun to rise again. An uptick is not unexpected as restrictions … [Read more...]

Carnation Farms Presents a Brand New Wine and Beer Festival to Fundraise for 2022 Culinary Training Program

On Aug. 15th, 2021 Carnation Farms is presenting Arts & Craft, the inaugural production of an annual wine and beer festival focusing on artisan winemakers and brewers in the Pacific … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Responds to a Chimney Fire at The Salish Lodge & Spa

The Snoqualmie Fire Department responded late this morning to a small chimney fire at the Salish Lodge and Spa located in Snoqualmie. Firefighter crews found and captured smoldering and heat around … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Old Friend: Sip, Suds & [Little] Si Event Returns to Downtown North Bend

Are you craving normalcy? Ready to connect with friends and neighbors? Then the North Bend Downtown Foundation has some great news! Sip Suds & [Little] Si – an art, music, wine and beer walk  - is … [Read more...]

King County Ends Covid-19 Mask Directive Today

With 70% of King County residents age 16 and older considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the number continuing to increase, Public Health — Seattle & King County is announcing the end of … [Read more...]

Trail Youth Coffee Shop Celebrates their Third Birthday!

Trail Youth’s mission began in 2013 when they served coffee and donuts weekly to young people who had lost hope, congregating around Issaquah's Rainier Trail and lacking basic resources. Tonya Guinn had no idea … [Read more...]