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Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter opens for fifth season

Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter opens for fifth season

To help the homeless population in the Valley and provide them with a safe place to sleep during the winter months, the Snoqualmie Valley Winter… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter opens for fifth season
Amanita Muscaria mushrooms found at Snoqualmie Ridge

Amanita Muscaria mushrooms found at Snoqualmie Ridge

On Nov. 2, the city of Snoqualmie identified some of the bright red mushrooms appearing on the Snoqualmie Ridge as Amanita Muscaria, otherwise known as… Continue reading

Amanita Muscaria mushrooms found at Snoqualmie Ridge
Snoqualmie parks crew works to create festive lighting downtown

Snoqualmie parks crew works to create festive lighting downtown

While most people are waiting until the end of November to put up holiday lights on their house, the city of Snoqualmie has been working… Continue reading

Snoqualmie parks crew works to create festive lighting downtown
Washington veteran and artist shares his story at Snoqualmie Valley schools’ Veterans Day assemblies

Washington veteran and artist shares his story at Snoqualmie Valley schools’ Veterans Day assemblies

After fighting in the Vietnam War, Seattle-native Michael Reagan came home and found a passion in art. Now he uses his talents to give back… Continue reading

Washington veteran and artist shares his story at Snoqualmie Valley schools’ Veterans Day assemblies
Mount Si club takes 13th in international cyber security competition

Mount Si club takes 13th in international cyber security competition

After working until 5 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, the Mount Si Siber Defense Club claimed the title of highest-placing U.S. team in School Capture… Continue reading

Mount Si club takes 13th in international cyber security competition
Wednesday free dinners bring Snoqualmie community together

Wednesday free dinners bring Snoqualmie community together

For two years, Connie and Rudy Edwards have been the coordinators of community dinners held at the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church. Held on Wednesdays from… Continue reading

Wednesday free dinners bring Snoqualmie community together
Northwest Railway Museum recieves 2016 Spellman award for historic preservation

Northwest Railway Museum recieves 2016 Spellman award for historic preservation

Snoqualmie’s Northwest Railway Museum has been awarded a John D. Spellman Award for achievement in historic preservation. Also, after designating the Northern Pacific Railroad Locomotive… Continue reading

Northwest Railway Museum recieves 2016 Spellman award for historic preservation
Mount Si Cheer team brings back Empty Bowls fundraiser in 2017

Mount Si Cheer team brings back Empty Bowls fundraiser in 2017

The Empty Bowls fundraising program is coming back to the Valley, thanks to efforts from Mount Si High School’s cheer team. Empty Bowls is a… Continue reading

Mount Si Cheer team brings back Empty Bowls fundraiser in 2017
Snoqualmie Smart with Art students, dressed in their Halloween costumes, pose with their teacher at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce building. Front-row from left: Maria Castle, Vendanshi Rahul, Albert Brown and John David Castle. Back-row from left: Bella Vernon, Franchesca Tamburini, Smart with Art Teacher Kori Mankowski, Cynthia Castle, Eva Davison, Hailey Mays and Evelyn Brown. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie art students display work in chamber of commerce building

On Friday, Oct. 28, the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce held a Halloween-themed art reception for 10 students of the Snoqualmie-based Smart with Art after-school… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Smart with Art students, dressed in their Halloween costumes, pose with their teacher at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce building. Front-row from left: Maria Castle, Vendanshi Rahul, Albert Brown and John David Castle. Back-row from left: Bella Vernon, Franchesca Tamburini, Smart with Art Teacher Kori Mankowski, Cynthia Castle, Eva Davison, Hailey Mays and Evelyn Brown. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie city council to decide on mill site annexation plan on Nov. 28

Development on the Snoqualmie Mill Site property could be one step closer to becoming a reality this month. The Snoqualmie City Council will approve or… Continue reading

Mount Si cross country makes a strong finish at State championships

Mount Si cross country makes a strong finish at State championships

Mount Si’s cross country runners put up another strong performance at the 4A State cross country meet Saturday, Nov. 5, at Sun Willows Golf Course… Continue reading

Mount Si cross country makes a strong finish at State championships
Congressman Reichert speaks about trade, taxes and polcie at luncheon

Congressman Reichert speaks about trade, taxes and polcie at luncheon

U.S. 8th District Congressman Dave Reichert returned to Snoqualmie on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to speak at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at… Continue reading

Congressman Reichert speaks about trade, taxes and polcie at luncheon
The Snoqualmie Citizen Academy graduates were recognized at the Oct. 24 city council meeting. From left: Morgan Ross, Katherine Moss, Brent Weisel, Justin Rodino, Gail Folkins, Edward Mortensen, Monica Ramirez, Andrew Tong, Lori Murton, Dvid Mills, Mayor Matt Larson, Alison Uno, Sam Insalaco, Muhamammad Shakil, Lucy McDowell, Monnie Morris, William Morris, Wilson Toft and Jill Toft. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Snoqualmie City Council recognizes 2016 graduates of Citizens Academy program

After skipping a year due to low turnout, the Snoqualmie Citizens Academy returned in full force this year with 24 students graduating from the seven-week… Continue reading

The Snoqualmie Citizen Academy graduates were recognized at the Oct. 24 city council meeting. From left: Morgan Ross, Katherine Moss, Brent Weisel, Justin Rodino, Gail Folkins, Edward Mortensen, Monica Ramirez, Andrew Tong, Lori Murton, Dvid Mills, Mayor Matt Larson, Alison Uno, Sam Insalaco, Muhamammad Shakil, Lucy McDowell, Monnie Morris, William Morris, Wilson Toft and Jill Toft. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)
King County unveils new landslide mapping tools

King County unveils new landslide mapping tools

Representatives from King County came to the Meadowbrook Farm Interpretive Center in North Bend Oct. 27, to present two new maps detailing landslide hazard areas… Continue reading

King County unveils new landslide mapping tools
North Bend City Council considers two design presentations on new city hall development

North Bend City Council considers two design presentations on new city hall development

Two architects shared their visions for the future of North Bend’s City Hall at a public workshop last week, bringing their ideas and concepts for… Continue reading

North Bend City Council considers two design presentations on new city hall development
Mount Si runners win KingCo 4A Cross Country Championship

Mount Si runners win KingCo 4A Cross Country Championship

Mount Si runners stood at the top of the podium at the KingCo 4A Cross Country League Championships on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Lake Sammamish… Continue reading

Mount Si runners win KingCo 4A Cross Country Championship
The Snoqualmie Citizen Academy graduates were recognized at the Oct. 24 city council meeting. From left: Morgan Ross

Snoqualmie City Council recognizes 2016 graduates of Citizens Academy program

After skipping a year due to low turnout, the Snoqualmie Citizens Academy returned in full force this year with 24 students graduating from the seven-week course on the operations of the city of Snoqualmie.

The Snoqualmie Citizen Academy graduates were recognized at the Oct. 24 city council meeting. From left: Morgan Ross
The Mount Si girls cross country team qualified for state with their second place finish overall at the KingCo Championships. From left: Quinn Van Buren

Mount Si runners win KingCo 4A Cross Country Championship; qualify for state

Mount Si runners stood at the top of the podium at the KingCo 4A Cross Country League Championships on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.

The Mount Si girls cross country team qualified for state with their second place finish overall at the KingCo Championships. From left: Quinn Van Buren
Max Bonda

Mount Si football captain looks back on high school career

As he prepared for the last home game of 2016 at Mount Si High School, senior and varsity football team captain Max Bonda looked back on the year, his four years playing football and the lessons he has learned.

Max Bonda
Coach Dutch Siedentopf directs the runners along the path at Tollgate Farm Park in North Bend.

Si View Parks District restarts youth cross country program

The Si View Metropolitan Park District has a new cross country program on the lineup for young children. With the help of coach Dutch Siedentopf, the K-5 cross country program is up and running.

Coach Dutch Siedentopf directs the runners along the path at Tollgate Farm Park in North Bend.