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...]

Development Agreement for a Downtown Senior Housing Project on West North Bend Way: Notice of Public Hearing

You may have read the article on April 29th, which talked about the possibility of a senior housing facility coming to the area west of the Pour House on North Bend Way. Now you can make your opinion known at a … [Read more...]

New Hotel and Senior Housing Potentially Coming to North Bend

Wednesday, April 28th, during the SnoValley Chamber of Commerce State of the Cities Luncheon, Mayor Rob McFarland announced that North Bend might finally be getting a new hotel. McFarland, … [Read more...]

Business Comings, Falling River Meats: Good for the Farming Community, Good for the Local Economy

When Christeena and Darron Marzolf were looking for a new retail storefront location, they knew they wanted to stay in the Snoqualmie Valley. Says Christeena, “We love North Bend! I graduated from Mt … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Now has an Events Calendar

Living Snoqualmie is pleased to announce a community calendar of virtual and (hopefully soon) in person events. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash The Calendar will include city, school board, hospital and … [Read more...]

Community Invited to Informational Meeting about New Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Project

The City of North Bend invites community members to an upcoming informational meeting about the new Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County affordable housing project. The meeting will include … [Read more...]

North Bend Planning Commission Considers Updating Downtown Core Code

On Thursday, February 25th, the North Bend Planning Commission considered updating the city’s current Downtown Core code. The Planning Commission prepares and recommends coordinated plans, regulations, and … [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...]

What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Inn to Replace Hampton Inn & Suites

Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, Hampton's parent company. Chun Lai Hospitality is now affiliated with Hotel America and will be … [Read more...]

City of North Bend Requires Developer to Clean up Proposed Hotel Site Near Downtown

You may remember the talk of a hotel being built on the corner of Bendigo and Southfork Ave SW that started in the spring of 2013, around the same time four houses were demolished to make room for Bartell … [Read more...]

Ring in the Holidays Valley Style: More Local Activities to Enjoy this Weekend!

The festivities continue this weekend in Snoqualmie and North Bend with two more fun ways to safely celebrate the season. Holiday Grinch Parade-North Bend This tradition started in 2016, when a … [Read more...]

Dahlgren Project Anticipates Breaking Ground This Month

Even though the Friends of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and River tried mightily to oppose the complex, after nearly 5 years of planning, the new Cedar River Partners Apartment Project is anticipated to break … [Read more...]

Nominate a Snoqualmie Valley Family who could use some Holiday Cheer for a Free Light Install

What a year 2020 has been! First, Covid-19 descended, leaving everyone scared and worried. Then the kids missed graduation, birthdays, and visiting all their friends. Parents are having to do it all and still … [Read more...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my … [Read more...]

Christensen House to be demolished to make room for New Development

According to a City of North Bend press release, starting September 14th, Mainvue WA, LLC will begin construction of a new, small residential home plat in North Bend. The 12-lot Kanim Grove plat site is located … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center Project Begins September 8th

North Bend, WA –Starting September 8, 2020, Bendigo Properties LLC will begin construction of a new 12-acre athletic facility complex. The site of the new Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex is situated … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Dollar Tree to open on Snoqualmie Ridge

A new business is coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, taking over part of the space previously occupied by the Ridge Supermarket IGA: Dollar Tree.  The former IGA space is being divided into two retail spots, … [Read more...]

North Bend Marriott hotel project officially dead; different company now eyeing city for new hotel

After seven years since our first article ran on the North Bend hotel project proposed for the corner of Bendigo Blvd (SR 202) and South Fork Ave, it looks like the project is officially dead. Another hotel … [Read more...]