A new city hall for North Bend is not a new idea, but the approach now being considered by the city council to get one built is definitely novel. Council members authorized an expenditure of $40,000 Aug. 16 to pay two architectural firms, TCA of Seattle, and Lawhead Architects of Bellevue, $20,000 each for their work on preliminary designs for a modern, but inexpensive, city hall located on city land near the current fire station.
The Boeing Classic officially began Friday, Aug. 26, as pros and fans alike came out to the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge for the tournament.
Snoqualmie's new session of the Snoqualmie Citizens Academy starts Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 6, on reconstruction of N.W. 14th Street between Bendigo Boulevard N.W. (SR 202) and Boalch Avenue N.W. in North Bend. The city of North Bend has contracted with Lakeridge Paving on the project, which will include storm drainage improvements, cement treated base, and overlay.
At the Aug. 15 Snoqualmie Planning Commission meeting, Snoqualmie staff presented an overview of the city's plan for the former Weyerhaeuser mill site, annexed by the city in 2012. As the property owners pursue their plans for development, city staff are developing the Mill Site Annexation Implementation Plan, or AIP, to ensure that development follows the rules set during the annexation.
In response to drivers' requests for extended access to the Port of Seattle, both the Seattle and Tacoma ports will be extending the hours of operating the entry gate at container terminals during the upcoming peak season.
Snoqualmie Valley Alliance's Gift of Apparel clothing bank in downtown Snoqualmie will be closing its doors after losing the lease for its current location on Railroad Avenue.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) on Sunday resumed the sale of fishing and hunting licenses at its network of licensed dealers. License sales were suspended last week while a security issue with the sales system was investigated.
The Everett Daily Herald and Tulalip Resort Casino will host the Snohomish County Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Orca Ballroom at the Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. The free event will provide a comprehensive talent search for exhibitors and career opportunities for job seekers.
Back-to-school season is here, and while young people all over the state are returning to the classroom, WGU Washington is helping working-age men and women achieve their educational goals, too.
After working to preserve Valley history for more than 10 years, Cristy Lake was appointed to the King County Landmarks Commission on Aug. 6.
The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe announced plans Thursday, Aug. 25, to improve traffic safety and access along S.E. North Bend Way near the Snoqualmie Casino, by installing a new traffic circle and entrance to the reservation property, just west of the existing entrance to Snoqualmie Casino off Interstate 90.
The rope swing on the Snoqualmie River near the Fall City's popular put-in point, Plum 1, is no more. Fall City Fire Chief Chris Connor cut it down himself last week, for public safety reasons.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is offering "free fishing" days through Tuesday while the agency's license sales system is down.
Big improvements are coming to Duvall's Main Street between Ring Street and Big Rock Road. After years of design, permitting, and preparation work, the "S.R. 203 Safety Improvements and Road Reconstruction" project is about to begin and will improve about 4,200 feet of Main Street South.
Sometimes, it's the smallest things that make history. In the 1880s, a tiny, hungry aphid in Europe devastated hop fields overseas, sending fame and, to a lesser extent, fortune to the Snoqualmie Valley area for the decade-long hop craze.
Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:
Heat was just a state of mind Saturday, as people shared their shade and enjoyed the festivities of Railroad Days in Snoqualmie. Then the marching band appeared, to make things even cooler.
The Snoqualmie Valley School District has announced a tentative agreement with the Snoqualmie Valley Education Association (SVEA) for a new three-year teachers' contract.
On Wednesday, Aug. 17, representatives from Snoqualmie, North Bend, Korea and Peru gathered for the dedication of Sister Cities Park on Maple Avenue S.E., next to Snoqualmie's City Hall.