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Empty Bowls fundraising event and community dinner returns Dec. 8

After a successful event last year, the students from the Snoqualmie Valley School District are preparing for another Empty Bowls fundraisers on Friday, Dec. 8,… Continue reading

Woman who followed dog into river Saturday rescued by firefighters

A woman who followed her dog into the Tolt River Saturday afternoon, Nov. 25, was rescued by firefighters from Eastside Fire and Rescue, Fall City,… Continue reading

Duvall traveler returns from five month journey across Mongolia

Not everyone has the urge to go on a months-long trips to different countries, but one local traveler did just that earlier this year. Duvall’s… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Council considers 2018 property tax rates

Snoqualmie’s City Council heard arguments in favor of increasing the city’s property tax levy by the allowed 1 percent last week, but will not vote on the issue until next week.

‘A Christmas Carol’ returns for its 10th production at the Valley Center Stage; Opening night is Dec. 1

The classic Charles Dickens tale, “A Christmas Carol,” will be returning to the Valley Center Stage in North Bend, beginning on Friday, Dec. 1. “A… Continue reading

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

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

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

City plans to hire ethics officer, auditor to investigate events coordinator contract issues

Snoqualmie will soon hire an ethics hearing officer, as well as an independent auditor to investigate whether two employees have violated the city’s ethics code,… 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