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Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another near North Bend

It was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington State in 94 years.

Sammamish’s Baker House to be demolished after reversal of landmark designation

Hearing examiner reverses the house’s designation as a historic landmark.

Mount Si makes big progress on school construction

The finish line for phase one of the all-new Mount Si High School is in sight. Scheduled to open fall 2019, the school’s construction has… Continue reading

Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island

The car was built in 1901, was one of two train cars built to a specific design specification and is the only survivor of the two.

North Bend, Snoqualmie mayors talk affordable housing, development

Mayors give annual State of the City addresses during chamber event.

Encompass begins work on new Snoqualmie expansion

The organization is planning to construct a facility for their child care services on the honey farm property, which they purchased in 2017.

Seventh annual Jazz Walk returns to North Bend

The event featured both professional and student musicians and brings in a crowd of half locals and half visitors from outside the Valley.

Local activist groups hold rally outside Dino Rossi fundraiser

Fuse Washington put a call out for people to rally after Rossi did not respond to a request for comment regarding funding from the gun industry.

North Bend approves road realignment and new traffic consultants

The city hopes to improve road safety at the intersection of SE Tanner Road and North Bend Way.

Snoqualmie approves $450,000 grant for riverfront property purchases

The city is acquiring property to reduce flood impacts and provide open space opportunities.

Mount Si students host fourth Bark for Life cancer research fundraiser

The event is a dog-themed fundraiser for the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life event in July.

Hundreds attend March for Our Lives rally in downtown North Bend

Hundreds of residents from around the Valley joined together in downtown North Bend on March 24 for a local March for Our Lives rally organized… Continue reading

Snoqualmie assigns disciplinary action after staff ethics violation

Parks and Public Works director involved in outside business with former city staffer

Snoqualmie approves permit for fourth story additions to affordable housing proposal

City council upholds hearing examiner’s decision in an appeal of the permit .

Hospital board ends affiliation process with Astria Health

Board to discuss next steps at upcoming work study.

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank celebrates 5 years of service

Food bank serves about 300 families every week.

Snoqualmie police investigating possible assault of teen girl near Mount Si High School

Girl was walking to baseball practice when man grabbed her.

More than 400 people attended Snoqualmie’s Twin Peaks community festival on May 13, 2017. Organizing similar community events will be part of the responsibilities of a new events coordinator. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie city council approves events coordinator job description

A new job description for the role of events coordinator was approved by Snoqualmie City Council at their meeting on Monday, Feb. 26. The creation… Continue reading

More than 400 people attended Snoqualmie’s Twin Peaks community festival on May 13, 2017. Organizing similar community events will be part of the responsibilities of a new events coordinator. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)
Snoqualmie City Hall (File Photo)

Ethics investigation finds Snoqualmie parks and public works director violated city’s code

An outside review of a suspected ethics violation in the city of Snoqualmie has been completed and the hearing officer conducting the review has recommended… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Hall (File Photo)