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Snoqualmie Valley School District’s bus tracking services keep parents informed

Preparing a student for the school year gives parents a lot to think about, including how their children will get to the schools themselves. This… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital receives only one proposal for planned affiliation, from Yakima Valley-based Regional Health

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s period to accept proposals on its affiliation plans officially closed on Aug. 11. The hospital saw interest from five hospitals and… Continue reading

City Council unanimously rejects Snoqualmie Hills West annexation proposal

The Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously Aug. 21 against a developer’s letter of intent to petition for a proposed annexation of Snoqualmie Hills West. The… Continue reading

Brad Toft resigns from Snoqualmie city council

The city of Snoqualmie announced on Monday, Aug. 21, that Councilman Brad Toft has resigned from his seat in Position 4 on the Snoqualmie City… Continue reading

North Bend Chiropractor celebrates 30 years of business in the Valley

Longevity and good health aren’t just goals for North Bend chiropractor Leslie Bedell’s clients, they have been some of the defining factors of her business… Continue reading

Encompass helps bring childrens’ activities to Railroad Days

Thanks to Encompass Northwest, children will have a large event all to themselves during Railroad Days, Aug. 18 to 20. The Snoqualmie Depot grounds will… Continue reading

Snoqualmie author finds success with fantasy based hiking guide, ‘Snoqualmie Strange’

After falling in love with the Snoqualmie Valley during his time in the military, author James Szubski became inspired to write book that captured the… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Fire Department brings a big breakfast to Railroad Days weekend

Along with the Railroad Days festivities on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 19, the Snoqualmie Fire Department will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser… Continue reading

Public input will be part of process for PSRC’s Transportation 2040 update

In preparation for an update to “Transportation 2040,” the upcoming transportation master plan for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties, the Puget Sound Regional Council… Continue reading

Snoqualmie citizens say senior housing is needed, but not through annexation

Snoqualmie citizens gave their feedback on a proposed annexation of the Snoqualmie Hills West area and potential 800-unit senior housing development at the July 24… Continue reading

North Bend hosts successful unicycling convention, championship competitions

More than 200 people from around the country came to North Bend last week for the North American Unicycle Convention and Championships. North Bend was… Continue reading

North Bend Block Party and car show bring festivities to North Bend

The sun was out, and so were the crowds at North Bend’s weekend festivities, which included the Downtown Block Party Saturday (this page) and the… Continue reading

Legends Car Club closes out Block Party weekend with its third car show

The Legends Car Club is coming back to North Bend to close out the Block Party weekend with their third annual car show on Sunday,… Continue reading

Local police plan to enforce distracted driving law with education, citations

It’s time for Valley drivers to hang up the phone while on the road. Washington State’s new distracted driving law began on Sunday, July 23,… Continue reading

Snoqualmie woman died Saturday after fall on downtown sidewalk

A 57-year-old Snoqualmie woman found lying on the ground Saturday morning at the corner of SE River Street and Falls Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, was pronounced… Continue reading

Savor Snoqualmie opens survey to collect feedback on local shopping habits

Savor Snoqualmie Valley, a program coordinated by Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, is conducting a short opinion poll on local shopping habits. Jennifer McKeown, program… Continue reading

Valley dance teacher nominated for national choreography award

Local dance teacher and choreographer Katie Black will be heading to Hollywood on Aug. 15 for the Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show, where… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital receives trauma center designation, makes progress in affiliation process

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is now able to provide emergency medical care to trauma patients. Hospital CEO Tom Parker announced the news that the hospital had… Continue reading

North Bend author republishes book of interviews with Russian citizens on collapse of the Soviet Union

Timed with the 25th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s collapse, in December 2016 North Bend author Joseph Fjelstad’s book “In Our Own Words,” was re-published.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Council rejects extending noise hours on summer weekends

The Snoqualmie City Council on July 10 unanimously struck down an ordinance to increase the hours for allowable noise in the city to 11 p.m.… Continue reading