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Snoqualmie appoints Rob Orton interim Chief Finance Officer

The Snoqualmie City Council has confirmed the appointment of Rob Orton as interim Chief Finance Officer. He was previously employed as the City’s Chief Finance… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Hospital board approves formation of negotiation team for affiliation process

Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board of commissioners made progress toward a business affiliation with Astria Health at their Nov. 2, meeting. The board… Continue reading

Blotter: Woman coloring in parking lot blocks Falls traffic; Poo-throwing neighbor told to share driveway

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Nov 7, 2017

Proposed weigh station move prompts North Bend town hall meeting Tuesday

As part of the eagerly anticipated improvements to the S.R. 18 and Interstate 90 interchange outside of Snoqualmie, the Washington State Patrol weigh station along… Continue reading

Governor proclaims Drowsy Driving Awareness and Prevention Week to be Nov. 5-12

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed Nov. 5-12 as Drowsy Driving Awareness and Prevention Week, for the fifth consecutive year. Nationwide, drowsy driving causes more than… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

North Bend hosts open house on 468th improvements to Middle Fork Gateway

The public is invited to an open house regarding conceptual designs for improvements to 468th Avenue SE from the intersection of SE 140th Street and… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

City plans to hire ethics officer, auditor to investigate events coordinator contract issues

Snoqualmie will soon hire an ethics hearing officer, as well as an independent auditor to investigate whether two employees have violated the city’s ethics code,… Continue reading

North Bend to take public comment on 2018 property tax levy

The North Bend City Council will hold a public hearing to take comments on setting the city’s 2018 property tax levy, as part of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

PSE gets OK to reduce natural gas costs, lower heating bills

Puget Sound Energy gas customers will see a drop in their natural gas rates starting Nov. 1, just in time for the winter heating season.… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017

Blotter: Mom berates parents gossipping at park; Worker rescued from elevator stuck between floors

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Nov 1, 2017

Hospital board votes to pursue next step in affiliation process with Astria Health

After a meeting with the respondent to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s request for proposals for an affiliation partner, the Snoqualmie Valley Public Hospital District 4’s board… Continue reading

Snoqualmie awarded $10,000 tourism grant from Port of Seattle

The city of Snoqualmie recently was awarded $10,000 from the Port of Seattle to help fund economic development initiatives such as tourism. Community Development Director… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

School board considers re-upping full levy, despite $25 million increase in state funding

An extra $25 million for the Snoqualmie Valley School District in 2019 won’t be enough to keep the district from asking voters to approve an… Continue reading

Mayoral candidates talk affordable housing, business support, growth in Snoqualmie

The two candidates for the position of Snoqualmie Mayor drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct.… Continue reading

Snoqualmie council calls special meeting to discuss events coordinator contract, ethics hearing officer; meeting will be live-streamed

The Snoqualmie City Council is holding a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Snoqualmie City Hall, to discuss, among other things, the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Trail Youth receives county funding to launch coffeehouse for homeless youth

The latest Best Starts for Kids initiative will provide funding to 32 county organizations, including the Snoqualmie Valley’s Trail Youth organization, to provide leadership opportunities,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

North Bend plans public meeting to discuss weigh station relocation options, Nov. 7

The city of North Bend invites residents to a town hall meeting, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Mt. Si Senior Center, to discuss… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2017

New and improved Ironwood Park in Snoqualmie celebrates official re-opening

Snoqualmie cut the ribbon on recent park improvements Wednesday at Ironwood Park on Snoqualmie Ridge, with a small, but dedicated crowd of park users. Children… Continue reading

Snoqualmie’s Chief Finance Officer to leave Nov. 30 for role in King County Library System

Snoqualmie’s Chief Financial Officer, Nicholas Lee, formally resigned his position Thursday, Oct. 26, in a letter to city administrator Bob Larson. Lee, who started with… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Blotter: Man tries to lure child into his car; residents report stolen packages, packages they didn’t order

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept. Saturday, Oct. 14 Suspicious: At 9:38 p.m., two… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017