Evan Pappas

Snoqualmie police investigating possible assault of teen girl near Mount Si High School

Girl was walking to baseball practice when man grabbed her.


More than 400 people attended Snoqualmie’s Twin Peaks community festival on May 13, 2017. Organizing similar community events will be part of the responsibilities of a new events coordinator. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie city council approves events coordinator job description

A new job description for the role of events coordinator was approved by Snoqualmie City Council at their meeting on Monday, Feb. 26. The creation… Continue reading


Snoqualmie City Hall (File Photo)

Ethics investigation finds Snoqualmie parks and public works director violated city’s code

An outside review of a suspected ethics violation in the city of Snoqualmie has been completed and the hearing officer conducting the review has recommended… Continue reading


Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation names 2018 Educators of the Year

The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation announced the four winners of the Educator of the Year awards on Thursday, March 1, surprising each winner with the… Continue reading

Northwest Railway Museum unveils art commissioned for train car restoration project

To commemorate the recent acquisition of a 110-year-old electric train car, the Northwest Railway Museum unveiled a painting titled “The Story Teller” commissioned by local… Continue reading

Snoqualmie approves push-button pedestrian crosswalk on Parkway at Fisher Avenue

At the Snoqualmie City Council meeting on Feb. 12, a High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk beacon for the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fisher Avenue SE was… Continue reading

Mount Si returns from Mat Classic with mixed results; Harrison takes fifth in state

After an incredibly successful, undefeated season, the Mount Si wrestlers had mixed results at the State Championships on Feb. 16 and 17. Head Coach Tony… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital affiliation process nears decision point

On Thursday, Feb. 8, Dariel Norris, president of the Public Hospital District No. 4 board of commissioners, gave an update on the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s… Continue reading

A map of the Canyon Springs area marking the location of the recent landslide. (Courtesy Photo)

City proceeds with plans for landslide stabilization around Canyon Springs water source

After a recent landslide put one of Snoqualmie’s water sources in danger, the Snoqualmie City Council took action to protect the spring from future risk.… Continue reading

A map of the Canyon Springs area marking the location of the recent landslide. (Courtesy Photo)

North Bend Councilman Alan Gothelf appointed to fourth term as chair of EF&R board

North Bend City Councilman Alan Gothelf was recently appointed to his fourth term as chairperson of the Eastside Fire & Rescue Board Board of directors.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie is future home of LEO’s independent living program for adults with disabilities

The non-profit Life Enrichment Options is working to bring one of its biggest projects in Issaquah to the Snoqualmie Valley. LEO has purchased a property… Continue reading

Making sense of college funding: Mount Si grad helps WSU group translate financial aid site into Spanish

Mount Si graduate Carmen Krochel recently completed a large and much-requested project for Washington State University, to help even more people make sense of the… Continue reading

Boys and girls face off against Issaquah on Senior Night

The Mount Si boys and girls varsity basketball teams ended their winter season with mixed results at their Senior Night games on Friday, Feb. 2.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Chief discusses big plans for 2018

After one year as Snoqualmie and North Bend’s Police Chief, Perry Phipps is looking at 2018 to be a big year for his department. Hiring… Continue reading

Mount Si Wrestlers complete season undefeated, place second at KingCo Championships

The Mount Si wrestlers finished out an amazing season last week by winning KingCo 4A with an undefeated record. In their final league match they… Continue reading

Ignite dancers enjoy biggest success to date at regional dance competition

The year 2018 is off to a great start for the dancers at Ignite Dance and Yoga in North Bend. The competitive team of 121… Continue reading

Panel on Career Exploration Fridays brings together educators and business

Career Exploration Fridays, a program to help students find and pursue career and education pathways by interacting with local businesses, was the center of discussion… Continue reading

Mount Si student gets short film accepted into Seattle Children’s Film Festival

A short film on the impacts of climate change in Antarctica is taking Mount Si High School junior Annie Hager to the Seattle Children’s International… Continue reading

Mount Si wrestlers finish season undefeated

The Mount Si wrestlers finished their season undefeated, with a 60-24 home win over Bothell. They closed out their season with wins over Eastlake and… Continue reading

(Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Northwest Railway Museum’s electric train car designated as a King County Landmark

One of the Northwest Railway Museum’s newest additions, the 100-year-old electric interurban car 523, became an official King County Landmark last Thursday, Jan. 25. Car… Continue reading

(Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)