Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Police: Suspect in SR 18 Road Rage Shooting near Tiger Mt summit arrested

Via press release the Washington State Patrol said a suspect in a road rage shooting incident was recently arrested. WSP explained that around 6:15PM on August 6, 2019, they … [Read More...]

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Snoqualmie Valley History: Understanding Why Borden Avenue Leads to the YMCA

Did you know? Many street names on Snoqualmie Ridge have historical significance. Snoqualmie Valley Historian Dave Battey and the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum share the connection of Snoqualmie's history to so many streets that are only two … [Continue Reading...]

Big Win for North Bend: State backs off plan to put new weigh station near Truck Town

Just three months after the Washington State Department of Transportation announced eastbound I-90 milepost 34 was its preferred spot to relocate the I-90/SR 18 interchange truck weigh station, it appears the state has changed course - a move that … [Continue Reading...]

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Fire Blotter | multi-vehicle accident sends 3 to hospital; drowning at Rattlesnake Lake; possible apartment fire in North Bend

August 2nd Around 12:30am, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to a residential fire alarm on SE Moses St. Upon arrival, the homeowner notified the crew that the alarm was accidentally set off by burning food. … [Read More...]

County Review Board ruling means North Bend could enter Sallal territory, supply water to 212-unit Cedar River Apartment development

[Article updated to correct information stating the UTRC said North Bend could supply water to the Shelter Holding project. It only ruled Sallal could not provide water in a timely manner. The ruling could lead to a water … [Read More...]

80th Annual Snoqualmie Railroad Days, 20th Firefighter Pancake Breakfast on tap this weekend

After a weekend of festival fun in North Bend last weekend, it's now Snoqualmie's turn to get into the action. You guessed it. It's time for Railroad Days, which happens August 16th - 18th. Originally organized by … [Read More...]

Washington’s Endangered Animals: How removing a species can change the world

Update August 16th, 2019: This morning in King County Superior Court, wolf advocates were successful in getting an injunction to stop the slaughter of the OPPT pack. However, while the advocates were in court, it was … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Dog attack; swallowed heroin before arrest; gone fishing gear; squatter gets the boot

August 5th 5:39AM - Malicious Mischief Snoqualmie Officers and Snoqualmie Fire responded to a report of someone that possibly jumped over the Snoqualmie Falls. The drone was deployed, and all areas searched, nothing … [Read More...]

Crews search Rattlesnake Lake for possible missing swimmer Monday evening

Eastside Fire crews responded to Rattlesnake Lake in North Bend around 4:30PM, Monday, August 12, 2019 to search for a reported missing swimmer. According to King County Sheriff's Office (KCCSO) Sgt. Eric White, the … [Read More...]

Help build the new Snoqualmie Encompass center by dining out September 15th

Local restaurants are coming together to show their support for a new Encompass pediatric therapy and early learning center in Snoqualmie, and you can, too. Dine out at a participating Snoqualmie Valley restaurant on … [Read More...]

King County warns floaters of hazard in Snoqualmie River at mile 36.1

King County recently provided a river hazards update to its website, warning boaters and floaters of hazardous conditions along the Snoqualmie, and other local rivers. On the Snoqualmie River at River Mile 36.1 - on the … [Read More...]

Two Rivers students build, donate new furniture pieces to Trail Youth Coffee House

Students from Two Rivers School in North Bend recently used teamwork to build and donate furniture to nearby Trail Youth Coffee House, an innovative nonprofit dedicated to building bridges and providing mentorship for … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | DUI driver arrested after almost hitting pedestrians; vaping lie leads to chase; traffic stop results in fraud charges

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie PD responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two weeks. July 29th Around 6:55AM officers responded to a two-car injury collision at E Park St & Healy Ave in … [Read More...]

Letter | Valley needs an Aquatics Facility for everyone and competitive swimming

Dear Editor, We, the undersigned, recognize the overdue need for an aquatics facility in the Snoqualmie Valley. On behalf of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, we ask Snoqualmie Valley residents to join us by leading … [Read More...]

Issaquah man drowned in Rattlesnake Lake recovered by dive team

UPDATE | AUGUST 7th, 7:20PM A 38-year old Issaquah man who drowned in Rattlesnake Lake was located by a King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) dive team this afternoon. KCSO said at approximately 6:30PM on August 6th the … [Read More...]

First Primary Results tallied for North Bend, Snoqualmie mayor, council positions and hospital commissioner race

As of 8PM, August 6, 2019, King County Elections had tallied the first batch of August 6th primary ballots for four local races. Approximately 19% of ballots were returned in North Bend and 18% in Snoqualmie. Countywide, … [Read More...]

Drivers confused by Snoqualmie’s new HAWK signal: you can proceed on flashing red if safe to do so

Snoqualmie's first HAWK crosswalk signal at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fisher Ave went active a few months ago, but it appears drivers may still need a little more info about this new pedestrian-activated … [Read More...]

Festival at Mt. Si brings 3 days of jam-packed of fun to North Bend this weekend

It's that time of year - summer festival time. This weekend North Bend celebrates its small town spirit with the Festival at Mt. Si - and they do it in a big way with three jam-packed days of community fun. The … [Read More...]

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