Business

Shop celebrates 30 years in Valley

When Ron Brown started working at a North Bend gas station in 1966 while still a student at Mount Si High School, he never expected that 40 years later he would still be working with cars.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Massage therapist branches out

What started as purely inspiration has become a reality with the recent completion of the Pacific Northwest's only treehouse massage studio, Heavensfield Massage and Body Work.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Pioneers now Horn Real Estate Group

In 1998, Gary and Kim Horn were nicknamed "the Ridge pioneers" when they became the first official residents of Snoqualmie Ridge.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Delays push Colonial Inn opening to 2007

Vacant for more than a year, the Colonial Inn in Fall City is now on its way to reopening with a target launch date of February 2007.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Company offers area’s first broadcast Internet

Have you ever wanted to spend a few hours relaxing in the park but still have Internet access? Now there's a way for residents of North Bend to take their computers and Internet access wherever they go, be it the park, the grocery store, the car, or even the backyard.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Coffee: uniquely Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has a rich logging history and an insatiable passion for coffee, so why not combine the two? It just so happens that Tonuah Trujillo and fiance Eric Proudfoot had been kicking around that very idea for several years, resulting in the recent opening of the Sawdust Coffee Co. at the Factory Stores at North Bend shopping mall.

  • Oct 2, 2008

New dentist in Fall City

Drs. Greg and Sabra Fawcett of Fall City Family Dental Clinic welcomed Dr. Melissa Marr to their clinic this fall as an associate dentist.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Selah celebrates grand opening

Shelly Woodward, center, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of Selah Gifts in North Bend. Members of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce put together the ribbon-cutting. Selah Gifts & Espresso is located at 307 Bendigo Blvd. They can be reached at (425) 396-0898

  • Oct 2, 2008

Wii tech specs

Specs for the product

  • Oct 2, 2008

Ahead of the game

Beeping and squawking like an arcade, knee-high robotic forklifts rolled in marked lanes at Nintendo's North Bend distribution center, calling to mind the turtles from the company's iconic Super Mario Brothers video game.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Ahead of the game

Beeping and squawking like an arcade, knee-high robotic forklifts rolled in marked lanes at Nintendo's North Bend distribution center, calling to mind the turtles from the company's iconic Super Mario Brothers video game.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Restaurant opens in Eagle’s club

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but until just recently there weren't many places to go in Snoqualmie to get a home-style breakfast. Ron Willmorth and April Stewart wanted to change that so in early December, they opened the Eagle's Nest Cafe, an affordable spot for breakfast and lunch.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Italian eatery opens on Snoqualmie Ridge

The delicious aromas of meatballs, lasagna and tomato sauce waft through the air of Sebastiani's, a new Italian restaurant on Center Boulevard Southeast on Snoqualmie Ridge.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Got Rice is family dream

It took nearly two years for Danny Tran to realize his dream of opening a Chinese restaurant in downtown Snoqualmie. In November, his dream came true with the debut of Got Rice on Railroad Avenue.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Pharmacy shifts focus

Beginning Monday, March 5, The Falls Pharmacy in downtown Snoqualmie will become a compounding-only pharmacy.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Dying’ for a killer body

The women of Curves for Women in North Bend worked so hard to find out the secret behind fitness center owner David Saucedo's demise last January, they lost pounds and inches doing it.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Helping hands aid green thumbs

Generations of farmers have earned a living from working the fertile bottomlands along King County's Snoqualmie River. Many of those riverside livelihoods were wiped out last November as widespread flooding inundated farmlands and ruined crops.

  • Oct 2, 2008

New bistro mingles French cuisine, Southern roots

Diners at the newly opened Banlican Bistro in North Bend will find the surroundings familiar, but the food is headed in all new directions.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Koko Beans: coffee culture central

John Good may be the new owner of Koko Beans Coffee House in Snoqualmie, but he's well-known to his customers.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Mexican restaurant opens on Snoqualmie Ridge

Anna Sotelo - the "Ana" in Ana's Family Style Mexican Restaurant in the Snoqualmie Ridge Village - recently opened her restaurant.

  • Oct 2, 2008