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North Bend cuts the ribbon on updated ballfields, other improvements at Torguson Park

Turf fields, a new concessions stand, a walking trail, and the removal of the explosion-damaged storage building were all celebrated as improvements in North Bend’s Torguson Park Sept. 14.

Echo Glen Children’s Center celebrates 50 years of youth rehab

It’s been 50 years since Echo Glen Children’s Center began operating in the Snoqualmie Valley under the State Department of Social and Health Services as… Continue reading

Weather delays re-opening of North Bend Way; road now scheduled to open Friday, Sept. 29

Due to unexpected rain and weather conditions last week, construction on North Bend Way from Bendigo Boulevard through Ballarat Avenue will continue for three days… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2017

Russian hackers targeted Washington election systems, Homeland Security confirms

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said when her office discovered suspicious IP addresses last year, they had a “high suspicion” the addresses belonged to… Continue reading

Pink salmon fishing season is closed effective today

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that, effective today, Friday, Sept. 22, pink salmon fishing is closed on the Snoqualmie, Snohomish and… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Afternoon service hours changing for Community Shuttle Route 628 between North Bend and Issaquah Highlands

Starting next week, transit riders on the Snoqualmie Community Shuttle Route 628 will have new afternoon and evening options for traveling to and from Issaquah… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Blotter: Juvenile thief ditches backpack of stolen liquor, with his name on it; crossbow-carrying man seen in wooded area off Parkway

Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department Friday, Sept. 8 Theft: At 8:16 p.m., a business in the 400 block of SW Mount Si Boulevard reported two juveniles… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Snoqualmie company, football coach, team up to empower millions of disabled voters

In order to help the millions of U.S. voters who face challenges due to blindness, illiteracy or other disability, Charlie Kinnune, Mount Si High School’s head football coach, has joined Democracy Live as the outreach director.

Train museum adds steam locomotive to collection; H.K. Porter engine to be moved to North Bend Depot Thursday

Snoqualmie’s Northwest Railway Museum is making room Thursday morning for a new steam locomotive. The H.K. Porter steam locomotive, located at Bloedel-Donovan Park in Bellingham,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2017

Chamber luncheon Sept. 27 to feature King County Council candidate forum

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its first member luncheon of the season, starting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at The Club at Snoqualmie… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Tourism organizations can apply now for city of Snoqualmie grant funding

Valley organizations that provide services for tourists or promote tourism can now apply to receive funding for 2018 through the city of Snoqualmie Lodging Tax… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2017

Hospital board unhappy with affiliation proposal, sets meeting to hear more from Regional Health

Despite a negative reaction to the only affiliation proposal the hospital has received, the Public Hospital District No. 4 Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 14… Continue reading

One big problem down, two to go: Area legislators discuss success of education funding plan, challenges of Hirst decision, traffic congestion for next session

A coalition of 10 Chambers of Commerce invited legislators from eight area districts to talk about the outcomes of the last legislative session, and to look at what’s ahead.

Snoqualmie City Council increases human services funding for 2018

In a unanimous vote, the Snoqualmie City Council increased the total amount of annual human services funding from 1 percent of the city’s general fund… Continue reading

Snoqualmie swears in two new police officers

Two new officers, Evan Jones and James Kaae, have joined the ranks of the Snoqualmie Police Department and were sworn-in with their oaths of office… Continue reading

North Bend City Council to discuss Middle Fork corridor study at Tuesday work session

The North Bend City Council has scheduled a special work session for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Mount Si Senior Center. The subject… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Snoqualmie Fire Chief graduates from FEMA advanced emergency management training

Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mark Correira recently completed a training course on FEMA’s Emergency Management Advanced Academy. He now holds a diploma in the course, which… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Blotter: Fuel spilled at Parkway and Railroad; Composting mulch pile ignites, burns porch

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

  • Sep 14, 2017

Smoke fills Preston barbecue restaurant early Wednesday morning

Smoke at a barbecue place is normally a good thing, but at 6:27 a.m., today in Preston, it brought firefighters from Eastside Fire & Rescue… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Rags used for wood stain determined to be cause of Sept. 12 house fire in North Bend

No one was injured in an early-morning fire in the 1000 block of North Bend’s Riverside Drive SE, but there was heavy smoke on the… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017