News

End of the line for truckers?

Stopped for refueling at Truck Town in North Bend, trucker Paul Sporcic watched as the dial hit $598.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Helping the Chamber of Commerce move

Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce office manager Minna Rudd, left, and executive director Karen Granger, right, are helped by Wendy Thomas of Carmichael's True Value Hardware during their move to Snoqualmie on Friday, April 11. The Chamber vacated the North Bend depot for a new spot downtown at Suite 2A, 8051 Falls Avenue, Snoqualmie.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Winery Road car accident

A car crash near the westbound ramp at Interstate 90's exit 27 sent three people to the hospital, including a four month old baby, The accident happened about 5 p.m. Monday, April 14. The accident claimed the life of a four-month-old baby. Cause of the accident is still under investigation. Three patients, including the baby, were airlifted to Harborview.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Surprise check for Fall City teacher

The North Bend City Council will consider including the Wood River residential neighborhood in its Utility Local Improvement District (ULID) No. 6 project, which is scheduled to extend sewer service to the Tanner and Truck Town areas by 2010.

  • Oct 2, 2008

City welcomes Korean official

"What an honor for us to be able to influence planning in South Korea," said Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson as he welcomed that country's director of public administration and home affairs, who will study Snoqualmie's development practices over the next 18 months.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Eagle candidate fixes up North Bend welcome sign

As drivers head down North Bend Way, they're likely to notice the "Welcome to North Bend" sign looking better than usual.

  • Oct 2, 2008

North Bend getting cleaned up

A downtown district beautification effort led by the North Bend Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 18.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Restaurant promoting local fare

A new restaurant, slated to open this month in North Bend, will serve up locally- produced foods with an eye toward supporting organic growers.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Lost: Very small train

Snoqualmie's Northwest Railway Museum put up a $200 reward for a brass scale model of a steam locomotive that disappeared from the new diorama at the downtown depot.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Valley man sentenced in deadly crash

A Carnation man will serve just under two years of jail time for a car crash that killed a Klickitat County Deputy Sheriff in 2007.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Fall City gets new library

A bigger, brighter, roomier Fall City Library will open to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, with a ribbon cutting, live music, children's events and an open house.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Kids’ fish derby is May 3

The Mount Si Fish and Game Club's annual children's trout derby is daylight to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3 at the ponds behind the Snoqualmie Police Department, located at 34825 Douglas Ave. S.E. in Snoqualmie.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Group plans to protest at Mount Si High School

As some parents prepare to protest outside Mount Si High School on the Day of Silence, school administrators are assuring the community that the event, scheduled for Friday, April 25, will not endanger the school's learning environment.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Four-month-old baby dies following car crash

The car accident that happened last Monday, April 14, at North Bend Way and Winery Road near Interstate 90 has claimed the life of a four-month-old baby.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Swedish hospital appeal delayed

A judge last week adjourned a hearing in the appeal of the certificate of need issued to Swedish Medical Center for a new 175-bed hospital in the Issaquah Highlands.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Real-world rescue training

Training for a real rescue, Eastside Fire and Rescue firefighter Ryan Hendricks casts a "throw bag" to fellow EFR firefighter Tom Craig, as he floats down the Snoqualmie River near North Bend. A group of firefighters from EFR and a Woodinville department trained into the night on Friday, April 18, learning strategies for swiftwater rescues in the cold, rushing water.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Best of winners named

You voted for them, here are the results.

  • Oct 2, 2008

They’re jamming!

Under the glow of red neon light, Valley musicians gathered for open mic night at Twede's Cafe rocked out inside the downtown North Bend landmark while rain poured outside.

  • Oct 2, 2008

Dog wakes up family during house fire

It was a one-year-old Chihuahua named Noel who awakened her family to the fire that burned their home last Sunday, May 4, in the 14600 block of North Bend's Riverbend neighborhood.

  • Oct 2, 2008

John McCain visits Valley

Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said protecting the environment had become a national security issue, as well as an economic one, and vowed to fight global climate change during a roundtable discussion in North Bend Tuesday, May 13.

  • Oct 2, 2008