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Wells Fargo opened a new bank branch July 29 at 250 Bendigo Blvd. S. in North Bend. Pictured left to right: SnoValley Chamber Executive Director Kelly Coughlin; Wells Fargo employees David Vu, Zuleyka Corro, Chris Hansen (back row), Roselyn Osuagwu and Jacob McBride; North Bend Councilmember Mary Miller and North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record

Wells Fargo opens new branch in North Bend

Wells Fargo opened a new bank branch July 29 at 250 Bendigo Blvd. S. in North Bend. Pictured left to right: SnoValley Chamber Executive Director… Continue reading

Wells Fargo opened a new bank branch July 29 at 250 Bendigo Blvd. S. in North Bend. Pictured left to right: SnoValley Chamber Executive Director Kelly Coughlin; Wells Fargo employees David Vu, Zuleyka Corro, Chris Hansen (back row), Roselyn Osuagwu and Jacob McBride; North Bend Councilmember Mary Miller and North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
The Better Half hazy pale is a collaboration of Crucible Brewing - Woodinville Forge, Imperial Yeast and Skagit Valley Malting. Photo courtesy of Eastside Beer Week’s Facebook page

Eastside Beer Week returns July 23

Eastside Beer Week returns for a second year beginning this month, and will showcase craft breweries from the area. The Eastside Beer Week will run… Continue reading

The Better Half hazy pale is a collaboration of Crucible Brewing - Woodinville Forge, Imperial Yeast and Skagit Valley Malting. Photo courtesy of Eastside Beer Week’s Facebook page

Snoqualmie City Hall will re-open to the public

Snoqualmie City Hall, which was temporarily closed in accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan along with helping to ensure resident and staff safety… Continue reading

During 2015, post-flood inspections found damage to two sections of an existing river revetment along the Snoqualmie River at the corner of SE River Street and Park Avenue SE in downtown Snoqualmie. Courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie repairs, road closures scheduled to begin in July

The city of Snoqualmie and King County Flood Control District will be repairing an existing revetment (retaining wall) along the Snoqualmie River. The repaired revetment… Continue reading

During 2015, post-flood inspections found damage to two sections of an existing river revetment along the Snoqualmie River at the corner of SE River Street and Park Avenue SE in downtown Snoqualmie. Courtesy of the City of Snoqualmie
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Report outlines 2020 crime trends across Washington state

A new report outlines crime trends in Washington state during 2020, showing a decrease in many categories of offenses and and increase in murders. The… Continue reading

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A hazy view of Mt. Si from North Bend. File photo

News from around North Bend: Ballot measure, burning moratorium, condo project

CITY SEEKS NORTH BEND CITIZENS FOR INPUT ON BALLOT MEASURE The City Council recently passed a resolution to place a proposition on the November 2… Continue reading

A hazy view of Mt. Si from North Bend. File photo
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Report: Apartments in the Seattle area are getting bigger

Apartments in the Seattle area are getting bigger, but that trend is being driven by construction in suburban cities, according to a new study by… Continue reading

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Catch a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine in July

“Day Out With Thomas” featuring Thomas the Tank Engine returns to Snoqualmie in his only Pacific Northwest tour stop, at the Northwest Railway Museum on… Continue reading

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Wildfire preparedness meeting set for June 23

North Bend, Eastside Fire and Rescue and King Conservation District will be holding a town hall about wildfire resiliency and preparedness at 6 p.m. June… Continue reading

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Austin Jenckes was born and raised in Duvall and spent time living in North Bend prior to pursuing his music career in Nashville in 2012. Jenckes still has family in the Valley and a large local following of fans. He performs Aug. 13 at Snoqualmie Casino.

Snoqualmie Casino announces entertainment lineup as state prepares to reopen

Snoqualmie Casino is welcoming back live entertainment after a 15-month hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The long awaited lineup announcement comes on the… Continue reading

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Austin Jenckes was born and raised in Duvall and spent time living in North Bend prior to pursuing his music career in Nashville in 2012. Jenckes still has family in the Valley and a large local following of fans. He performs Aug. 13 at Snoqualmie Casino.
Stanford Le has been named CEO and president of Snoqualmie Casino. Courtesy photo

Le named as new CEO of Snoqualmie Casino

The Snoqualmie Tribe has appointed Stanford Le as the CEO and president of Snoqualmie Casino. Le joined the casino as chief marketing officer in June… Continue reading

Stanford Le has been named CEO and president of Snoqualmie Casino. Courtesy photo
Mt. Si senior quarterback Clay Millen, shown in a game March 12, will play college football at the University of Nevada. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions

Mount Si High School news roundup

Student athletes sign on for colleges This year, 19 Mount Si High School senior athletes accepted invitations to play on college sports teams next year.… Continue reading

Mt. Si senior quarterback Clay Millen, shown in a game March 12, will play college football at the University of Nevada. Photo courtesy of Calder Productions
A photo of Snoqualmie Valley School District’s new electric bus. Taken from svsd410.org on May 28, 2021

SVSD welcomes new electric bus

The Snoqualmie Valley School District will be adding its first electric school bus to its fleet. The bus looks like the rest of the fleet,… Continue reading

A photo of Snoqualmie Valley School District’s new electric bus. Taken from svsd410.org on May 28, 2021
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Memorial Day services around the Valley

The American Legion Renton-Pickering Post 79 will be hosting several activities over the Memorial Day weekend to commemorate veterans. The post will be placing flags… Continue reading

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News around the Valley: Water rates, firefighters, contracts

North Bend approves water rate hikes New water rates and general facilities charges were unanimously approved May 18 by the North Bend City Council from… Continue reading

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North Bend’s Taste of Sno-Valley energy bars win award

Sno-Valley’s Cynergy energy bar won the New Product Award from the Specialty Food Association’s 2021 sofi Awards. The chocolate almond goji cherry energy bar won… Continue reading

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E. coli. Photo courtesy of the Food and Drug Administration

Seven King County children sickened with E. coli

Seven children in King County have been infected with E. coli, a bacteria that produces Shiga toxin. King County Public Health is currently investigating the… Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Valley Hospital expands vaccination services

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is joining the King County Vaccination Partnership Network, which is a network of sites supported by public, private and community partners.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital. File photo
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Snoqualmie River bridge will be closed May 10 to 14

A paving project along State Route 202 will begin with closures on the Snoqualmie River bridge from May 10 to May 14. The paving project… Continue reading

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North Bend City Hall. Courtesy of northbendwa.gov

May 4 public hearing scheduled for North Bend water rate increases

North Bend will be holding a public hearing to receive input on a proposed water rate increase on May 4 during its city council meeting.… Continue reading

North Bend City Hall. Courtesy of northbendwa.gov