Snoqualmie Valley Runner at Boston Marathon Describes Chaos After Bombs Explode; Names of Local Runners who are Safe

The Boston Marathon is a huge deal to those who run it and a joyous occasion for the City of Boston.  Today, tragedy struck the city and the 117th Boston Marathon when two bombs exploded near the finish line.  … [Read more...]

Dangerous Weather Halts Recovery Mission for Avalanche Victim; Woman Rescued off Red Mountain Dies

Some sad news to report... The King County Sheriffs Office announced April 14, 2013, that the woman recused from yesterday's avalanche on Red Mountain near the Alpental ski area has passed away from her … [Read more...]

Boxley’s Transforms North Bend into Live Music Destination; Next up, Blues Walk on April 20th

Looking to experience some musical culture without leaving the Valley?  Well, thanks to Danny Kolke, owner of Boxley's in North Bend (restaurant and popular live music venue), Boxley's Music Fund and lots of … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Recover Body at Snoqualmie Falls, Rescue Injured Boy from Rattlesnake Trail

Search and Rescue crews had a busy past few days in the Snoqualmie Valley, and one mission reminds us of the sometimes tough work these volunteers perform. Team members from Seattle Mountain Rescue, along … [Read more...]

City Council Decides if Community Will Pay Higher Taxes for High-Quality Affordable Housing

The Snoqualmie City Council has a decision to make this year, one that impacts local residents' tax bills, when they decide whether or not to grant Imagine Housing's future 160-unit affordable income apartment … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners: Indoor Seed Propagation and Planting

This is the second guest post this spring from the Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners Association Intern, Beverly Morrow. Now is the time to start indoor seed propagation for your summer vegetables and … [Read more...]

Sign of the Times? School Board/District Asked to Use Social Media to Engage with Community

An interesting idea was addressed to the Snoqualmie Valley School Board at the March 28, 2013, meeting - one with big social implications. Snoqualmie resident and mother of a 2-year old, Alaina Brubaker, … [Read more...]

No, Snoqualmie Ridge was Not on Fire This Morning, Blame It on an Ailing Logging Truck

Did you notice thick smoke billowing into the blue skies over Snoqualmie Ridge this morning?  Thought maybe there was a house fire?  Nope.  Not a house fire, but rather an ailing logging truck chugging its way … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Volunteers Carry Injured Man Off Rattlesnake Ledge

Ask search and rescue volunteers what they expect on the first sunny, spring weekend and they could say having to perform multiple missions to help hikers in the Snoqualmie Valley.  This weekend, though, they … [Read more...]

North Bend on the Build: Bartell's Set to Break Ground; Hotel Proposed Near Outlet Mall

It's not just Snoqualmie on the build these days.  New development is also in North Bend's future, as Bartell Drugs is set to break ground any day on a new store and a public hearing is on the horizon for a … [Read more...]

Another Water Sports Company to Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park

It looks like another company is planning to build office and distribution space in Snoqualmie. The City of Snoqualmie Planning Department confirmed it recently had a pre-application meeting with the … [Read more...]

News Reports: North Bend Mayor Spends Night in Jail

According to a 97.3 radio report and Komo News this morning, March 28, 2013,  North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing was held in King County Jail Tuesday night, March 26th, after calling police to report a domestic … [Read more...]

Police Respond to Report of Cougar Carrying Dog Near Snoqualmie Parkway, Nothing Found

The Snoqualmie Police responded to a report of a cougar with a dog in its mouth in the area of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave yesterday, March 25, 2013, according to a Living Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Y's "Dine out for a Cause" Kicks off Today; Have your Dinner Served by the Mayor, Police Chief… or Me?

If you feel like eating out tonight and wouldn't mind your dinner being served by the Snoqualmie Mayor or Police Chief (possibly even judging their table waiting skills), then head down to the Woodman Lodge … [Read more...]

School News: Foundation Luncheon; Student Filmakers Win National Honor; Dispelling Mount Si Rumors; Aune Not Named Finalist for Renton Top Job

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Luncheon Thursday Community members and business leaders are invited to attend the Small Hands to Big Plans luncheon, Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s biggest … [Read more...]

Quick, Heavy Snow Snarls Snoqualmie Parkway; Areas of North Bend Report 9 Inches

Heavy snow started in Snoqualmie around 8:30AM thanks to a fairly strong Puget Sound convergence zone.  As of 9:30AM the snow lightened up as evidenced by the weather radar. A reader reported at 9AM that … [Read more...]

Police Want to Know, Do You Recognize This Pregnant Burglar Spotted in North Bend?

Police want to know if you recognize this pregnant burglar or the vehicle she was seen leaving in following a North Bend burglary last week. On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, around 1:30PM, a red convertible … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie's Turn to Host Meeting on Low-Income Apartment Complex

Over the past two months, non-profit housing developer, Imagine Housing, held two public community outreach meetings about its proposed 160-unit affordable housing project, Timber Falls, slated for the Eagle … [Read more...]

Car, Cyclist Accident in Historic Snoqualmie Reminder to Take it Slow During Busy After School Hours

If you drive Railroad Ave during that after school time of day, you know the main thoroughfare through historic Snoqualmie is a busy place. This 30MPH section of Railroad Ave/SR 202 is fairly busy just from … [Read more...]

King County Sheriffs Ask for Public's Help Finding Fairwood Double-Murder Suspect

King County Sheriff’s detectives said they received information that murder suspect Michael (Chad) Boysen may be seeking to obtain firearms and is considered an extreme danger to the public and … [Read more...]