City to Hold February 16th Public Hearing on Proposed Sewer Rate Increase

The City of North Bend has scheduled a public hearing to solicit input and comments on a proposed sewer rate increase. The Public Hearing will happen during the Tuesday, February 16th regular City Council … [Read more...]

Snow coming! If it isn’t gobbled up..

Snoqualmie Valley/ central Cascade foothills Thursday PM-Friday AM: Snow potential - models are diverging for the above time period, but this isn't the main event.  The NAM model has a Low … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Artist Ben Washam: Spreading Joy Through Art During the Pandemic

Mid December 2020 this popped up on a Snoqualmie Valley Facebook group: “On your mark...Get set... Artdrop The Grinch in a pinch Location: NB Library Exact Spot: Outside Happy … [Read more...]

What to expect when wolves expand to your area

Wolf populations are slowly returning across Washington State. Populations are steadily growing, which means wolves are dispersing into new areas and forming new packs. No matter where you live in the state, … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Post game Snow show??

Sunday will certainly feel chillier as colder air had begun to filter in.  The central Cascades, where a Winter Storm Warning is still in effect, may continue to see periods of heavy snowfall into the … [Read more...]

Update: Both Direction I90 reopened

Final Update: 2:02 I-90 is open both directions with chains required (all vehicles except AWD/4WD). A jackknifed semi was blocking westbound near the summit but was quickly … [Read more...]

Love in the Valley: “How I Met my Other,” Finalists!

Update: Voting is now Closed. Thank you! Wow! Who knew we were brimming with such lovely love stories here in the Snoqualmie Valley? Since our contest started last Saturday, we received 23 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Local Advocacy Team: Pros in Partnership

[Guest post by Amy Biggs, Director of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, and Laura Smith, Executive Director of Snoqualmie Valley Community Network.] Did you ever wonder how all those human service agencies … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Unanimously Approves 5-year Water System Plan in a Sometimes Fiery Hours Long Meeting

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved the City’s 5-year Water System Plan (WSP). The meeting about the years-long water conflict started Tuesday night with a combative … [Read more...]

Heart of the Valley Gala 2021-Wanderlust Edition

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network (SVCN) is pleased to announce the Heart of the Valley Gala 2021- Wanderlust Edition: A virtual adventure supporting kids and families on February 27th. This … [Read more...]

New North Bend Garbage, Recycling Routes Begin March 1st. Your Collection Day May Change

Starting March 1, 2021, Republic Waste will launch new garbage and recycle collection routes in North Bend, with approximately 50% of North Bend customers being assigned new service days. Republic … [Read more...]

Man wanted for Assault in Fall City by King County Sheriff’s Office

According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, Isaiah Desmond, 42, is wanted for Assault in the 2nd Degree. Deputies responded to a 911 call on January 12 on Lake Alice Road SE in Fall City. Desmond … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Phantom Snowflakes?

Why do the snowflakes on the phone app keep appearing then disappearing..?  There were three days of snow forecasted yesterday (Snoqualmie) ?!?  Well, there's been a real back and forth with … [Read more...]

Love Snoqualmie Valley Style, a Contest: “How I Met my Other”

I love “how we met” stories. I don’t care if the relationship is long-lasting or was short-lived. Give me a good long-ago tale of how you met your spouse of fifty years or a funny story of how you met that cute … [Read more...]

The State of Washington Unveils COVID-19 Vaccination ‘Get Ready’ Plan for School Employees

Equitably and safely vaccinating Washington educators and school staff is the goal of the new ‘Get Ready’ plan announced today by State Schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal and Kaiser Permanente Washington … [Read more...]

Built on the Site of the 2014 Explosion, the New Phoenix Plaza Building Receives Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

This week marked a milestone for the new Phoenix Plaza mixed-use, commercial residential building located at 530 E. North Bend Way. After a natural gas explosion destroyed multiple buildings at the … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Recovery update: Governor Inslee announces Two regions to move into Phase Two

“We are getting closer to finding our way out of this mess, but we aren’t there yet,” Inslee said during a press conference Thursday. “We have sacrificed too much to let our frustrations get the best … [Read more...]

SVSD Temporarily Modifies Grading Policy in Special Meeting on 1/26/21

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Meeting’s main topic was a Resolution regarding a Temporary Change in grading policies for the 2020-2021 school year.   After a robust discussion, the Resolution … [Read more...]

King County Council Approves North Bend’s Water System Plan

 “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting.” This quote, attributed to Mark Twain and repeated by Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, aptly sums up the long road to get approval for North Bend’s Water System … [Read more...]

Body Found at Local Popular Trailhead

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death reported Sunday, January 24th, 2021, near the Poo Poo Point Trailhead (11300 Issaquah Hobart Road).  The 911 call came in around 2 … [Read more...]