Evan Pappas

Disabled and homeless, Valley veteran takes on North America’s toughest bike race

As he copes with a physical disability due to injuries sustained during his time in the U.S. Army, David Sorrentino is planning one of the… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Council OKs development agreement for Ridge hotel; site work to start this summer

At well-attended public hearing on the proposed development of a hotel in Snoqualmie Ridge March 13, the Snoqualmie City Council authorized the Mayor to sign… Continue reading

Track team at Mount Si has close, but soggy, opening meet with Issaquah

Despite the rainy weather, Mount Si High School’s track teams went to Issaquah High School on Thursday, March 16 for their first meet of the… Continue reading

Hospital to pursue affiliation; board approves contract with consultants to develop affiliation proposal

The next step in Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s plan to pursue affiliation with another hospital or health care provider has been made. At their regular meeting… Continue reading

Mount Si Knowledge Bowl teams give strong performance at regional tournament

On Saturday Feb. 18, two Mount Si High School Knowledge Bowl teams placed in the top 10 at the regional competition at Mount Tahoma High… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Council increases utility rates for water, sewer and stormwater services

Despite harsh weather, the Snoqualmie City Council met for its regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, but only two members attended in person and four… Continue reading

Heavy snow shuts down Parkway, keeps plows rolling in Snoqualmie, North Bend, all evening

Without much warning the Upper Snoqualmie Valley was quickly buried in snow the evening of Monday, Feb. 27. It started in Snoqualmie, where snow had… Continue reading

Port of Seattle Commissioner Stephanie Bowman talks tourism, growth and Valley businesses

Leveraging the rapid growth of King County into tourism and infrastructure benefits for the smaller cities of the Eastside was an important topic discussed by… Continue reading

Snoqualmie to examine event returns in 2017: City seeks more data on impact of community events

The city of Snoqualmie will be taking steps to improve the effectiveness of its public events planning by developing ways to measure return on investment,… Continue reading

Historic Snoqualmie bank building owners lease to local chef

Since the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce left its location in the historic Snoqualmie bank building and moved to the second floor of Sigillo Cellars,… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA begins work on youth housing program

After a six-month run in Seattle, the Seattle and Snoqualmie Valley YMCA are partnering to bring a new youth housing program, “Host Homes,” to the… Continue reading

City of Snoqualmie and partners are exploring options for speeding up improvements to I-90, S.R. 18 interchange

The city of Snoqualmie is exploring of new ways of addressing the traffic problems caused by the interchange between I-90 and State Route 18 to… Continue reading

Mount Si Food Bank and Two Rivers School host teen clothing event

With pizza, popcorn and raffle prizes, volunteers and teachers at Two Rivers School in North Bend put on a event for students to shop for… Continue reading

North Bend nonprofit group teaches emergency preparedness, survival skills

Emergency preparedness is essential. An earthquake, flood, or other dangerous events can cause road closures, power outages and shut down lines of communication. One of… Continue reading

Valley residents preserve memorial for abandoned infant

After three years, Valley residents are working harder than ever to preserve the memorial of a newborn child found dead on SE North Bend Way… Continue reading

Mount Si wrestlers compete in state tournament at Tacoma Dome

Along with their two coaches, five Mount Si High School wrestlers traveled to the Tacoma Dome for the state tournament on Friday, Feb. 17. Four… Continue reading

Snoqualmie man receives city’s life-saving award for river rescue; city welcomes new officers and Peruvian exchange students

Peruvian exchange students, new police officers and firefighters, and a good Samaritan were recognized at the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on Feb. 13. The meeting… Continue reading

Snoqualmie officials serve up enchiladas, information at YMCA fundraiser

Valley families gathered at Ana’s Family Style Mexican Restaurant on Feb. 6 to be waited on by city officials, including the mayor, as part of… Continue reading

North Bend artist spreads love with heart-shaped rocks

A single parent with two teenagers, Ellen Rowan struggled to find some peaceful time to herself, until she started a long-lasting art project that changed… Continue reading

Citizens call on Reichert to oppose Muslim travel ban

In response to the Jan. 27 executive order signed by President Donald Trump blocking refugees and visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the… Continue reading