Snoqualmie awarded $10,000 tourism grant from Port of Seattle

The city of Snoqualmie recently was awarded $10,000 from the Port of Seattle to help fund economic development initiatives such as tourism. Community Development Director… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

School board considers re-upping full levy, despite $25 million increase in state funding

An extra $25 million for the Snoqualmie Valley School District in 2019 won’t be enough to keep the district from asking voters to approve an… 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

Snoqualmie council calls special meeting to discuss events coordinator contract, ethics hearing officer; meeting will be live-streamed

The Snoqualmie City Council is holding a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Snoqualmie City Hall, to discuss, among other things, the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Trail Youth receives county funding to launch coffeehouse for homeless youth

The latest Best Starts for Kids initiative will provide funding to 32 county organizations, including the Snoqualmie Valley’s Trail Youth organization, to provide leadership opportunities,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

North Bend plans public meeting to discuss weigh station relocation options, Nov. 7

The city of North Bend invites residents to a town hall meeting, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Mt. Si Senior Center, to discuss… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

New and improved Ironwood Park in Snoqualmie celebrates official re-opening

Snoqualmie cut the ribbon on recent park improvements Wednesday at Ironwood Park on Snoqualmie Ridge, with a small, but dedicated crowd of park users. Children… Continue reading

Snoqualmie’s Chief Finance Officer to leave Nov. 30 for role in King County Library System

Snoqualmie’s Chief Financial Officer, Nicholas Lee, formally resigned his position Thursday, Oct. 26, in a letter to city administrator Bob Larson. Lee, who started with… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Blotter: Man tries to lure child into his car; residents report stolen packages, packages they didn’t order

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept. Saturday, Oct. 14 Suspicious: At 9:38 p.m., two… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

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

North Bend hosts shredding event Saturday at City Hall

The city of North Bend is hosting a free community shred event, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 28 at North Bend City Hall, 211… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

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

Cut the ribbon on Snoqualmie’s improved Ironwood Park Oct. 25

As part of Snoqualmie’s 2017 Playground Replacement Program, the newly renovated Ironwood Park will be open for play at its official grand re-opening at 4… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Learn to reduce your plastic use at free workshop Nov. 3

King Conservation District is hosting a free workshop on methods everyone can take to reduce the use of plastics, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Nov.… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Snoqualmie holds public hearing on 2018 property tax levy Oct. 23; second hearing set for Nov. 13

A public hearing on the city of Snoqualmie’s 2018 revenue sources and levying of property taxes will be held on 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23at… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Sound Publishing nets 250 journalism awards at WNPA event

Sound Publishing employees received more than 250 journalism awards at the 2017 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual meeting on Oct. 12-14 in Olympia. The company’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

North Bend candidate forum covers regional collaboration, truck traffic, growth and candidates’ lessons learned

North Bend is a city of contrasts, holding the enviable position of being home to many recreational opportunities and just off an interstate highway that… 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

‘Even when things are tough, we are tougher’: Jill Biden speaks at Hopelink luncheon

Dr. Jill Biden spoke at the annual Hopelink luncheon on Oct. 16, which saw the organization raise some $1.17 million toward its fundraising campaign. Biden… Continue reading