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Carnation hires Amy Arrington as new City Manager

The city of Carnation welcomed its newest addition to the administration in October. Amy Arrington has recently been hired as the new City Administrator. Coming… Continue reading

Snoqualmie worker left with broken legs after being hit by a truck

A miscommunication between co-workers led to an injury resulting two broken legs last week. At 6:20 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, a man fell as… Continue reading

Three Mount Si runners make it to state cross country championships

The Mount Si High School Cross Country teams ended their season in the 4A state meet after a strong showing at the KingCo League Championships.… Continue reading

Hospital board approves formation of negotiation team for affiliation process

Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board of commissioners made progress toward a business affiliation with Astria Health at their Nov. 2, meeting. The board… Continue reading

Valley high school students take in depth look at local businesses

Students from Mount Si High School and Two Rivers School got a chance to tour two Snoqualmie businesses on Friday, Nov. 3, as part of… Continue reading

Carnation church completes centennial upgrades with stained glass windows

Thanks to community donations for the church’s centennial celebration in 2014, the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Carnation received some big interior upgrades and seven… Continue reading

North Bend celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting at Torguson Park

Despite the rain, Girl Scout, Boy Scout and Cub Scout groups came out to Torguson Park in North Bend on Friday, Nov. 3, for the… Continue reading

Mount Si’s football team heads to playoffs; wins last home game over Newport Friday

Mount Si continued a five-game win streak on Friday, Oct. 27, with a 45-34 win over Newport High School at home. The Wildcats started the… Continue reading

Hospital board votes to pursue next step in affiliation process with Astria Health

After a meeting with the respondent to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s request for proposals for an affiliation partner, the Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board… Continue reading

Mayoral candidates talk affordable housing, business support, growth in Snoqualmie

The two candidates for the position of Snoqualmie Mayor drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct.… Continue reading

Cities adopt increased school impact fees for 2018; district looks ahead to seventh elementary school

Snoqualmie and North Bend will be collecting higher impact fees on housing developments in 2018, due to both city council’s adoption of the Snoqualmie Valley… Continue reading

Snoqualmie council approves call for bids for wastewater facility improvements

After a fire damaged the building and equipment in 2015, Snoqualmie’s wastewater reclamation facility has been in need of a new system that would allow… Continue reading

Snoqualmie candidates discuss Tribe-city relationship, environmental concerns at Oct. 17 forum

The Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom was the center of discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 17, as the Snoqualmie Tribe held a forum for candidates in the running… Continue reading

Firefighters rescue Snoqualmie camper stranded by rising river

At 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 19, Snoqualmie’s police and fire departments received a call from a man stranded by the Snoqualmie River due to… Continue reading

Mount Si cross country takes a win and a loss against Bothell and Inglemoor

Mount Si High School’s cross country team faced off against Inglemoor and Bothell during their only home meet of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 11,… Continue reading

Woman reports being shot in Snoqualmie Valley Trail robbery; Sheriff’s office believes incident wasn’t random, no threat to the public

A woman claims to have been shot in the hand on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail on Oct. 10, but the King County investigators are not… Continue reading

Mayhew appointed to Snoqualmie’s open City Council seat, Position 4

After multiple rounds of interviews, the Snoqualmie City Council on Oct. 9 chose James Mayhew to fill a vacant seat, at Position 4. Position 4… Continue reading

Snoqualmie’s historic siren is sounding off once again

Recently dedicated in memory of former Snoqualmie mayor and city councilman Charles Peterson, Snoqualmie’s unique siren has been a fixture on top of the Mignone… Continue reading

Carnation teen finds reward in building tiny house for homeless in Seattle

By reaching out to the Low Income Housing Institute, Carnation’s Jarred Flowers was able to use his Eagle award project as a way to help… Continue reading

City candidates take turns in hot seat: Snoqualmie candidates share similar visions for the future, differ on how to get there

Although their proposed pathways to the future may differ, the 12 candidates running for six seats on the Snoqualmie City Council agreed that the city… Continue reading