King County to Plow Two-Thirds Less Roads this Winter, Only Four in Snoqualmie Valley

According to King County Transportation,  "This winter will bring new challenges for transportation in King County. In a countywide snow and ice event this winter, two-thirds fewer roads will be plowed than in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: How to Build a Pet First Aid Kit

In her newest column, pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, teaches pet owners how to be prepared in case of  a pet emergency, and simple things that comprise pet first aid … [Read more...]

Strike Rumblings Heard Again in Snoqualmie Valley Schools; Mediator Requested by Classified Workers Union

Can Snoqualmie Valley schools operate without the people behind the scenes who help them function on a daily basis?  The people who transport, feed, help instruct classes and clean up after local kids while … [Read more...]

Bring on Halloween! Night on a Dark Trail Returns this Weekend

Bring on Halloween - along with perfect fall weather this weekend! Back for its 3rd year is Night on a Dark Trail, an interactive stroll down a spooky Snoqualmie Ridge trail packed with actors and singers … [Read more...]

Serious Accident Near Outlet Mall Closes Bendigo Blvd, Sends Woman to Hospital

On Thursday, October 10, 2013, around 2:45PM, North Bend Police Chief, Mark Toner, asked city staff to notify residents trying to access downtown North Bend via I-90 and exit 31 to use alternate routes; stating … [Read more...]

Ready, Set Vote; District Readies Replacement Levies for Voters

Ready, Set, Vote; School Replacement Levies Increase The Snoqualmie Valley School Board will vote on two resolutions tonight, October 10, 2013, that should bring two replacement school levies to voters this … [Read more...]

Grocery Workers Strike Update: Contract Talks Extended to October 12th

Update: 10/12/13: The grocery union bargaining team reported last night that talks were extended and will continue on Saturday, October 12th.  They said the  grocery store chains removed the contract … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Snoqualmie Valley School Board Election, Political Game Canceled, Bring on the Issues

As a community, what do we want out of this November school board election?  After all, it appears one seat has a chance to affect the future of this district, the make-up of our board, our leadership. Do we … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Big Sidewalk Closure and Tree Replacement Near Golf Course

Three Week Snoqualmie Parkway Sidewalk Closure Runners and walkers be advised! The City of Snoqualmie says beginning Friday October 4, 2013, a portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Snoqualmie Parkway … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Playing Politics for A School Board Seat; Past Board Member Inserts Self into the Game

This op-ed letter is authored by Brad Toft, Snoqualmie resident, past President of the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary and former State Senate Candidate. The views expressed are those of the … [Read more...]

Ben’s Breakdown: Mount Si Football Will Roll Against Sammamish

**Ben Evensen is a Mount Si High School senior and an aspiring sportswriter.  Look for his game analysis before each Mount Si football game throughout the 2013 season. To follow Mount Si Football visit their … [Read more...]

SVSD Middle School Curriculum Change Leads to PE Cut, In Some Cases Below Required State Levels

Chief Kanim Middle School Principal Kirk Dunckel calls some new curriculum options this year as "giving an experience" to students. By that he means giving students a taste of more exploratory classes, versus … [Read more...]

King County Council Rep Kathy Lambert Sponsors New Ordinance, Makes it Offense to Urinate, Defecate in Public

A new King County ordinance sponsored by Councilmember Kathy Lambert (who represents the Snoqualmie Valley) creating the offense of urinating or defecating in public is set to be discussed and possibly enacted … [Read more...]

Storm Number Two Rolls Through Valley Overnight, Packs Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Once Again

Update: September 30, 2013, 9AM:  A few areas of North Bend and Snoqualmie experienced power outages last night, including Mt. Si Road when a downed tree sent power lines down across the road around 9:45AM. … [Read more...]

First of Two Potent Fall Storms Roll into Valley, North Bend Gets Brunt of Wind

Weather forecasters have been talking about it for days, powerful storms rolling into the Pacific Northwest on Saturday and Sunday - packing a punch with strong winds and heavy rain. Saturday's storm seems … [Read more...]

Salish Lodge Management Company, Columbia Hospitality, Taking Over TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

Effective October 1, 2013, TPC Snoqualmie Ridge will be run by Seattle-based management company Columbia Hospitality.  TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, formerly owned by BrightStar Golf, was sold to Arcis Equity this past … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie Valley Metro Bus Routes Begin September 28th

Want to take a bus to Seattle for an afternoon Mariners or Sounders game?  If it were last Saturday, Valley residents who wanted to leave their cars behind and ride the bus had limited (if no) options - unless … [Read more...]

BevMo! Officially Opens in Issaquah Highlands Grand Ridge Plaza

California-based BevMo!, retailer of mostly alcoholic beverages, opened its 10th Washington State store Friday, September 27, 2013, in Issaquah's new retail center, Grand Ridge Plaza, in the Issaquah … [Read more...]

Possible Strike Threatens Snoqualmie Valley’s Big Grocery Stores

** UPDATE, September 27, 2013, 5PM:  The grocery workers union announced via social media that negotiators for union and grocery stores will meet for more contract talks on October 10th and 11th.  The union … [Read more...]

What’s Happening: Soap Box Derby Rollin’ Down the Parkway; Mt. Si Food Drive; Kids Perform with Mount Si Cheer at Half-time

**UPDATE: September 27, 2013, 2:15PM:  Bummer, but safety does come first. Saturday's Challenge Series Race has been canceled because of expected adverse weather conditions. Due to the weather forecast and … [Read more...]