Thanks to an approved grant by the Snoqualmie City Council, the city's skate park project planned for Snoqualmie Ridge could begin construction by next summer.
A section of Interstate 90 near North Bend is about to get a much-needed facelift. On Tuesday, July 5, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin a project to repave 1.5 miles of I-90 between S.R. 202 (Exit 31) and the South Fork Snoqualmie River.
Residents of Carnation for over 40 years, Tod and Linda Johnson have been named Grand Marshals of the Carnation Fourth of July parade.
A half-mile stretch of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Duvall and Carnation will be closed July 5 to Aug. 12, as workers complete the Sinnema Quaale Revetment reconstruction project along the Snoqualmie River.
Retail fireworks stands opened on June 28, local tribe stands opened June 24 and Eastside Fire and Rescue officials are asking the community to celebrate safely.
The nonprofit organization Serve Snoqualmie and the city of Snoqualmie are hosting the Red White and Boom Fireworks Celebration, Monday July 4, at Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 S.E. Ridge St.
North Bend officials have delayed a vote to raise sewer rates and connection charges, to give citizens more opportunity to learn about the proposed changes.
King County's Board of Health announced today that it would no longer pursue its goal to establish an annual septic system fee and periodic inspection process. The proposal has drawn strong criticism from county residents on septic systems in the four public meetings held on it in the past month. The final hearing was Tuesday, June 28 in Fall City.
Shaun Tubbs, wanted by King County authorities on nine felony warrants for a string of crimes including unlawful possession of a firearm vehicle theft, and eluding police, was arrested Monday, June 27, in Covington. The 28 year-old man who'd been the subject of a police search in North Bend June 14, was captured after Sheriff's deputies received a tip that he was in a home in Covington.
A new business just off the Preston-Fall City Road has been gradually, but not quietly, ramping up its operations since last August. The Raging River Quarry was ordered to stop operations two weeks ago, due to noise complaints.
Safeway and Bartell Drugs announced on Friday, June 24, that they will be the primary tenants moving into a new shopping center now under development on Snoqualmie Ridge.
The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization created to fund projects for the hospital itself, has voted Jill Green to the executive director position. Green has worked for four years as the hospital's public information officer and marketing director.
County residents who rely on on-site septic systems at their homes are encouraged to attend a public meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at the Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church. The subject of the meeting is a suggestion from Public Health – Seattle & King County that the county charge an annual fee on septic systems.
Since 1986, North Bend's Cathy Strohl has been providing care for people with dementia and people transitioning out of the hospital at Providence Marianwood Nursing Home in Issaquah.
It's a local problem, but also a regional one. The residents of Mount Si Road and Cedar Falls Road struggle with cars parked illegally in and around their driveways and sometimes directly in front of "No Parking" signs, every summer weekend and often during the week.
King County Fire District 27, covering Fall City, will submit a ballot measure for the Nov. 8 general election, requesting voter approval of an excess levy. The purpose of the levy is to maintain the current level of fire protection and emergency medical services in the district.
Snoqualmie has earned a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) and will receive the award at the annual conference which runs from June 21 to 24 in Everett.
Snoqualmie Valley School District students celebrated their last day of school on Friday, June 17 with laughter, tears and, at Opstad Elementary School, a lot of bubbles.
Because of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4, the Valley Record will set an early deadline for the July 6 issue.
Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: