Archives for April 2018

Lengthy, technical rescue needed for injured hiker near Teneriffe Falls, crews work late into night

Multiple King County Search and Rescue agencies were called to the Mt. Teneriffe trailhead in North Bend Sunday evening, April 29, 2018 in response to reports of an injured hiker. Volunteer rescue crews from … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Car rolls off SR 18; ditch issues on I-90; no campfires under power lines; heart trouble while shopping

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to during the past two weeks: April 12th Around 1:15am, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a single-car motor vehicle accident … [Read more...]

Historic Railroad Car Floats across Puget Sound on journey to Snoqualmie

On Monday, April 30th at 6 pm, the Northwest Railway Museum says a piece of history will begin floating its way to the Snoqualmie Valley. A 1901 Pullman Parlor car will cross Puget Sound by barge during the … [Read more...]

New Orchard Place Apartments coming to downtown North Bend, construction starts this week

Construction will begin this week on the future Orchard Place Apartment complex in downtown North Bend. The new complex, built by John Day Homes, will be located along SE Orchard Drive and Cedar Falls Way … [Read more...]

First Look at Salish Lodge Expansion plans: developer sees Pacific Northwest and tribal influence

This week's Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon featured State of City addresses from Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson and North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing. During Larson's address, he offered a first … [Read more...]

Bye-bye bumps: County to begin repaving Mt Si Road next week

Some North Bend residents are about to see some needed road repairs begin on Mt. Si Road. King County Road Services Division will start paving work on a three-mile stretch of SE Mt Si Road beginning Monday, … [Read more...]

Fall City family climbing team takes on Denali next month, highest peak in North America

What are you doing for vacation this year? Chances are you're probably not doing what these local men are doing. Next month a Fall City team of climbers will head to Alaska to climb Denali (AKA Mt. … [Read more...]

Carnation Famers Market launches 15th season May 1st

On Tuesday, May 1st at 3PM, the community is invited to the 15th season of Carnation Farmers Market with the ringing of the opening bell! With an ever-growing list of new and returning vendors, the market’s … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Gatorades on the run; followed from Covington; really tired not drunk; hit and run

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past week: SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | WOODMAN LODGE, Snoqualmie On April 12th around 6:30PM, a … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning? FREE weekend recycle event takes almost everything

Got some spring cleaning to accomplish? Need to get rid of those 'not-easy-to-get-rid-of' items like old boxy TVs? This upcoming event might be just the ticket. The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and the City of … [Read more...]

Vandal covers Truck in Paint, owner asks for help to catch culprit

Snoqualmie is not immune to car prowls and vandalism, but a recently reported incident is taking things to a new level. Snoqualmie resident Brian Taylor woke to a very unpleasant sight in front of his home … [Read more...]

School Safety Forum: Community Conversation to share ideas in constructive, civil way

We told you last month that Mount Si High School students were working to come up with impactful ideas to improve school safety, including planning a school safety forum where ideas could be shared. Student … [Read more...]

Old Honey Farm Inn comes down to make way for New Encompass facility

Since 2005 the Old Honey Farm Inn has sat burnt out and empty along 384th Ave SE in downtown Snoqualmie. A kitchen fire - that investigators determined was started when a bug bomb whet into a fryer - spread and … [Read more...]

Baby Boomer Retirement Bootcamp comes to senior center in May

Baby Boomers - those born between 1946 and 1964 - are retiring in record numbers. To assist the Boomers in the Snoqualmie Valley community, Mt. Si Senior Center is hosting Baby Boomer Bootcamp to help those … [Read more...]

Man rescued following hours in car after going off SR 18 near Tiger Mt summit

Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson said it appears a 73-year old man will be okay after spending hours in his vehicle when it went off eastbound SR 18 just west of the Tiger Mt. summit Saturday … [Read more...]