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Snoqualmie volunteer firefighter Robert Angrisano, left, and career firefighter Theresa Tozier were both honored with awards during the Snoqualmie Fire Department’s annual dinner in March 2021.

Snoqualmie firefighters honored during annual award dinner

Several Snoqualmie Fire Department firefighters were recognized for their community service at the department’s annual awards dinner. The dinner was held online, and both career… Continue reading

 

A view of Mount Si from the Dahlgren property. (Courtesy Photo)

Utility work to begin April 5 on Dahlgren property

Work on a 212-unit apartment complex in North Bend at the Dahlgren property has resumed after clearing and grading work was completed last fall. Crews… Continue reading

 

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County will begin site preparation work for its newest community located at 250 E. 2nd Street in downtown North Bend. Courtesy photo

Habitat for Humanity holds virtual meeting on North Bend development

Habitat for Humanity will be holding a free, virtual public outreach meeting to provide an overview of applicant qualifications and requirements for a new housing… Continue reading

 

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital to hold March 28 mass vaccination event

Vaccinations are by appointment for those eligible.

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.
Some kelp underwater. Kelp forests are a critical ecosystem for herring and salmon. (UVic Geography department)

Southern Sound kelp are in a pinch

Kelp in some areas of Puget Sound are struggling to survive amid the pressures of climate change, according to a new study from the Washington… Continue reading

Some kelp underwater. Kelp forests are a critical ecosystem for herring and salmon. (UVic Geography department)
Jan. 29, 2021, was the first day of in-person learning for first grade students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District who chose the hybrid learning option. Photo courtesy Snoqualmie Valley School District

Valley school news: Students honored, grading changed and staff needed

Mount Si High band students honored Thirteen Mount Si High School band students were recently honored for their dedication by being named to 2021 All… Continue reading

Jan. 29, 2021, was the first day of in-person learning for first grade students in the Snoqualmie Valley School District who chose the hybrid learning option. Photo courtesy Snoqualmie Valley School District
Jim Ellis. Contributed by Mountains to Sound Greenway

Preston parks renamed to honor visionary Jim Ellis

Parks in Preston will be renamed to honor Jim Ellis, a civic leader and regional conservation activist. The decision came after the Metropolitan King County… Continue reading

Jim Ellis. Contributed by Mountains to Sound Greenway
Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, the parent company of Hampton. Courtesy photo

News Around the Valley: North Bend garbage, superintendent search, hotel update

New garbage, recycling routes come in March for North Bend On March 1, Republic Waste is launching new garbage and recycling collection routes in North… Continue reading

Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, the parent company of Hampton. Courtesy photo
Photo courtesy of the Northwest Railway Museum

Northwest Railway Museum: Train rides and shed update

The Northwest Railway Museum is happy to announce that winter train rides will be offered for the first time beginning on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Northwest Railway Museum
Tolt Reservoir and Morning Glory Spillway. From Seattle.gov

Tolt Dam fails another weekly test following windstorm

Seattle Public Utilities will be presenting to the Carnation City Council on Jan. 19.

Tolt Reservoir and Morning Glory Spillway. From Seattle.gov
Rendering of the Torguson Skatepark plan. Courtesy of the Si View Metropolitan Park District website

News Around the Valley: Skate park delay; expanded train rides

Torguson skate park renovation update Recent wet weather is slowing progress on some of the remaining skate park components that are being renovated at the… Continue reading

Rendering of the Torguson Skatepark plan. Courtesy of the Si View Metropolitan Park District website
Photo by William Shaw
Mouth of the Raging River where it flows into the Snoqualmie River, just east of the Fall City Bridge, on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 5.

News around the Valley: Tribe sues over archives building

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and AG Ferguson sue Trump administration The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe joined Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson in filing a federal lawsuit… Continue reading

Photo by William Shaw
Mouth of the Raging River where it flows into the Snoqualmie River, just east of the Fall City Bridge, on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 5.
On Dec. 5, the North Bend Downtown Foundation hosted a live tree lighting with Mayor Rob McFarland and a cutout of Buddy the Elf. (Screenshot)

North Bend holiday lights to stay up through February

Holiday lights in downtown North Bend are staying up this year through the end of February after the city was asked to do so by… Continue reading

On Dec. 5, the North Bend Downtown Foundation hosted a live tree lighting with Mayor Rob McFarland and a cutout of Buddy the Elf. (Screenshot)
North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland. File photo

North Bend mayor issues quarterly report

North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland has welcomed in the New Year by issuing a quarterly update on the city and laying out priorities for 2021.… Continue reading

North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland. File photo
A photo of first resonders, the fire dog and Santa, who collected food donations for the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank this month. Contributed by the city of Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie food drive nets 6,000 lbs for the holidays

The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association Santa Parade received more than 6,000 lbs of food for the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank this holiday season. The food was… Continue reading

A photo of first resonders, the fire dog and Santa, who collected food donations for the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank this month. Contributed by the city of Snoqualmie
Screenshot of Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and Santa Claus.

News Around the Valley: Toy drives, Christmas trees, hospital CEO, North Bend human services

New hospital CEO named Snoqualmie Valley Hospital has named Renee Jensen as its CEO. Jensen has more than two decades of experience in health care… Continue reading

Screenshot of Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and Santa Claus.
Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources

Final parcel added to Middle Fork Snoqualmie conservation area

The last piece of trust land inside the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Natural Resources Conservation Area has been permanently conserved following a decision by the Washington… Continue reading

Courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources
Ryan Hartwell (Fred) hugs Tim Platt (Scrooge) in the final scene of VCS’s production of “A Christmas Carol” in 2019. File photo

‘A Christmas Carol’ returns Dec. 5

Valley Center Stage will be performing its rendition of “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The cast has adapted their acting to… Continue reading

Ryan Hartwell (Fred) hugs Tim Platt (Scrooge) in the final scene of VCS’s production of “A Christmas Carol” in 2019. File photo
Courtesy photo

News Around the Valley: Holiday lights, toy drive, school pictures, survival tips

North Bend Holly Days The city of North Bend and the North Bend Downtown Foundation are working to create a safe Holly Days this year.… Continue reading

Courtesy photo
A hazy view of Mt. Si from North Bend on Oct. 6. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

News Around the Valley: Trees, flood control, lights and rain

Volunteers plant North Bend trees On Nov. 6, volunteers came together at North Bend City Hall, celebrating Arbor Day by planting 40 native conifer trees.… Continue reading

A hazy view of Mt. Si from North Bend on Oct. 6. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo