Duvall traveler returns from five month journey across Mongolia

Not everyone has the urge to go on a months-long trips to different countries, but one local traveler did just… Continue reading

Food Bank volunteers and employees prepare the facility before the morning shift begins. (Evan Pappas/Staff Photo)

Community connections respond to food insecurity in Snoqualmie Valley

By Hannah Pickering Contributing Writer Directly across from the North Bend Community Church you’ll find the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank.… Continue reading

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‘A Christmas Carol’ returns for its 10th production at the Valley Center Stage; Opening night is Dec. 1

The classic Charles Dickens tale, “A Christmas Carol,” will be returning to the Valley Center Stage in North Bend, beginning… Continue reading

State Patrol IDs North Bend area as preferred site for new weigh station; city, residents object at Nov. 7 town hall meeting

The Washington State Patrol, like everyone else who lives in North Bend, thinks the city will be the perfect spot to locate a future weigh station, but the plans have not received a warm welcome so far.

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A group of new teachers hired in 2013 pose in front of the Snoqualmie Valley School District Office. (File Photo)

School board moves ahead with levy plans, finds funding for 40 teachers to expand programming, reduce class sizes

Two weeks ago, the Snoqualmie Valley School Board was considering the implications of the state’s updated education funding formula, and… Continue reading

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Miller’s Mercantile to close in Carnation at end of the year

Carnation’s historic mercantile, arts gallery and community gathering place, Miller’s Mercantile, will close its doors at the end of the year.

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Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone

Giving Tree program, Girl Scouts coat drive, start this week in the Snoqualmie Valley

The annual Holiday Kiwanis Giving Tree Program is gearing up for 2017. With support from the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Continue reading...

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North Bend church welcomes new pastor Dec. 1, hosts Advent festival Dec. 3

Mount Si Lutheran Church welcomes the Rev. Krista Mendoza as the church’s new pastor on Dec. 1. Mendoza, a Seattle Continue reading...

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A steam locomotive donated from the city of Bellingham in September, 2017, makes its way over the Snoqualmie River on bridge 35 to its new home at the Northwest Railway Museum. (Photo courtesy of Northwest Railway Museum)

Northwest Railway Museum joins #GivingTuesday event on social media

The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of Continue reading...

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Activists fear that Atlantic salmon that escape from fish farms can spread disease to native fish such as these pink salmon.

Conservationists oppose fish pens, proposed expansion of fish pen farm

Open water fish pens have long been criticized by conservation activists as facilities that spread disease and can have catastrophic… Continue reading


Snoqualmie City Council considers 2018 property tax rates

Snoqualmie’s City Council heard arguments in favor of increasing the city’s property tax levy by the allowed 1 percent last week, but will not vote on the issue until next week.



Hutchison named to Western’s All-Academic team

Maddy Hutchison of Snoqualmie, a senior at Western Washington University, has been named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference All-Academic Continue reading...

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Three Mount Si runners make it to state cross country championships

The Mount Si High School Cross Country teams ended their season in the 4A state meet after a strong showing Continue reading...



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Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.


Uncork your wine knowledge with the Seattle Wine School

A local expert makes learning about wine accessible.


HazardFactory classes fire up a passion for welding

A Connect2Classes team heats things up with a welding project.



Praise for positive changes, made to serve a purpose

Have you noticed it yet? The absolute best new feature of our recently updated website? If you haven’t, I’ll give Continue reading...


Inspiring Veterans’ Day concert deserves applause | Letter

Thanks from an audience member who attended the Snoqualmie Elementary School Veterans’ Day concert.

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