Archives for May 2018

City Hires New Events Coordinator, Police Officer, and Project Engineer

The City of Snoqualmie announced on Friday that it had hired three new employees, filling roles in events coordination, law enforcement, and project engineering. Via press release the city provided information … [Read more...]

Mount Si makes U.S. News 2018 Best High Schools List, ranks 18th in state

On May 18th the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced that Mount Si High School had made the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools list. The annual report recognizes the high performing … [Read more...]

Cougar attack near Ernie’s Grove leaves one dead, one injured

Helicopters were in the Ernie’s Grove area of the Snoqualmie Valley Saturday afternoon, May 19th, responding to a man injured after a reported cougar attack. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, … [Read more...]

Two Weekend Plant Sales ready to help bring your Yard to Life

If you've got a green thumb - or maybe just feel like sprucing up your yard for spring - two local groups have plant sales happening Saturday, May 19th. Friends of the Fall City Library is hosting its annual … [Read more...]

New, improved Bike Park becomes reality in North Bend thanks to passion of ‘local unsung hero’

It's FINALLY done! Last year it was a design on paper. Today it is reality for Snoqualmie Valley kids. The newest amenity at revamped Torguson Park in North Bend - the Pump Track BMX Bike Park - recently … [Read more...]

Shovels in the Dirt | North Bend building new City Hall after 25 years of planning

It's official. Shovels were in the dirt. Groundbreaking is in the books. The City of North Bend will soon begin construction on a new city hall, something that has been planned for about 25 years. City … [Read more...]

Fiery, fatal collision closes SR 18 near Snoqualmie overnight

A fiery, head-on collision on SR 18 took the life of a 28-year old man and closed the highway for five hours overnight. According to a Washington State Patrol incident report, the accident occurred at 10PM … [Read more...]

Sensory Friendly Train added to popular Day out with Thomas stop in Snoqualmie this Summer

There will be a brand new addition to the Day out with Thomas event this summer. The Northwest Train Museum, which hosts the annual Snoqualmie Valley Thomas the Tank Engine tour stop, is adding a Sensory … [Read more...]

Car crosses center line, causes serious multi-vehicle accident near Tiger Mountain Summit

A serious multi-vehicle collision  temporarily closed all lanes of SR 18 near the Tiger Mountain summit Tuesday afternoon, May 15, 2018. The collision occurred around noon and involved five vehicles … [Read more...]

Police reports tell the story: speed in Snoqualmie and the odds of getting pulled over have dramatically increased

If you feel like you're seeing more drivers pulled over on Snoqualmie roads - particularly on Snoqualmie Parkway - by police officers, you would be correct.... very correct. Since the start of the year, the … [Read more...]

Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk returns to streets of Downtown Snoqualmie, May 25th

Like wine? Like art? Like summer? Then Friday evenings on Railroad Ave might be just the place for you to be. The Snoqualmie Arts Commission and Mt. Si Artists Guild announced the return of the Finally … [Read more...]

City delays Park Street Roundabout project, instead will fix NE 12th Street this summer

North Bend will be doing a flip-flop of two big road construction projects this summer - and the decision may leave many residents smiling. The Park Street Roundabout (RAB) project - estimated to start this … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | 3-car accident near freshman campus; semi rear-ends car on SR 18; smoldering on roadside; help off the couch

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to over the past two weeks: April 27th Around 6:00AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched for an extinguished vehicle fire. Upon … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie closes Stillwater Bog observation deck indefinitely

If you're out and about enjoying the trails around Snoqualmie Ridge, there's one spot you won't be able to visit for a while. The City of Snoqualmie announced that the Parks Department was forced to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Busy night at the Sure Shot; expensive wine thief chased to Issaquah; awoken by attempted siphoning; bickering guests

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: DISTURBANCE | SURE SHOT, North Bend On April 28th around 11:30PM, an … [Read more...]