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After 40 years, a new sign has been installed as part of an Eagle Scout project by Will Huestis. From left: Tess Huestis, Steve Huestis, Nick Steinrich, Will Huestis, Dawson Thomas, Mike Bateman, Wyatt Richeter. (Courtesy Photo)

Final element of Charles Peterson Memorial is completed with installation of new church sign

After 40 years, Snoqualmie United Methodist Church installed a brand new sign this November as part of Will Huestis’ Eagle Award project. The plans for… Continue reading

 

Two Rivers students learn about history preservation with Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society

The preservation of history in the Valley made some progress this month when Two Rivers students and Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society members met to learn… Continue reading

 

Valley organizations form coalition to improve public transportation options for residents

Transportation in and around the Valley continuously faces challenges, but a new group of representatives of organizations in the area is hoping to make some… Continue reading

 

Snoqualmie council votes to take 1 percent property tax increase for 2018

In a 5-2 vote, the Snoqualmie City Council on Nov. 27 approved a property tax increase by the maximum limit of 1 percent for 2018… Continue reading

Empty Bowls fundraising event and community dinner returns Dec. 8

After a successful event last year, the students from the Snoqualmie Valley School District are preparing for another Empty Bowls fundraisers on Friday, Dec. 8,… Continue reading

Woman who followed dog into river Saturday rescued by firefighters

A woman who followed her dog into the Tolt River Saturday afternoon, Nov. 25, was rescued by firefighters from Eastside Fire and Rescue, Fall City,… Continue reading

Duvall traveler returns from five month journey across Mongolia

Not everyone has the urge to go on a months-long trips to different countries, but one local traveler did just that earlier this year. Duvall’s… Continue reading

Snoqualmie City Council considers 2018 property tax rates

Snoqualmie’s City Council heard arguments in favor of increasing the city’s property tax levy by the allowed 1 percent last week, but will not vote on the issue until next week.

‘A Christmas Carol’ returns for its 10th production at the Valley Center Stage; Opening night is Dec. 1

The classic Charles Dickens tale, “A Christmas Carol,” will be returning to the Valley Center Stage in North Bend, beginning on Friday, Dec. 1. “A… Continue reading

Carnation hires Amy Arrington as new City Manager

The city of Carnation welcomed its newest addition to the administration in October. Amy Arrington has recently been hired as the new City Administrator. Coming… Continue reading

Snoqualmie worker left with broken legs after being hit by a truck

A miscommunication between co-workers led to an injury resulting two broken legs last week. At 6:20 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, a man fell as… Continue reading

Three Mount Si runners make it to state cross country championships

The Mount Si High School Cross Country teams ended their season in the 4A state meet after a strong showing at the KingCo League Championships.… Continue reading

Hospital board approves formation of negotiation team for affiliation process

Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board of commissioners made progress toward a business affiliation with Astria Health at their Nov. 2, meeting. The board… Continue reading

Valley high school students take in depth look at local businesses

Students from Mount Si High School and Two Rivers School got a chance to tour two Snoqualmie businesses on Friday, Nov. 3, as part of… Continue reading

Carnation church completes centennial upgrades with stained glass windows

Thanks to community donations for the church’s centennial celebration in 2014, the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Carnation received some big interior upgrades and seven… Continue reading

North Bend celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting at Torguson Park

Despite the rain, Girl Scout, Boy Scout and Cub Scout groups came out to Torguson Park in North Bend on Friday, Nov. 3, for the… Continue reading

City plans to hire ethics officer, auditor to investigate events coordinator contract issues

Snoqualmie will soon hire an ethics hearing officer, as well as an independent auditor to investigate whether two employees have violated the city’s ethics code,… Continue reading

Mount Si’s football team heads to playoffs; wins last home game over Newport Friday

Mount Si continued a five-game win streak on Friday, Oct. 27, with a 45-34 win over Newport High School at home. The Wildcats started the… Continue reading

Hospital board votes to pursue next step in affiliation process with Astria Health

After a meeting with the respondent to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s request for proposals for an affiliation partner, the Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board… 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