Three injured in second head-on accident on Preston Fall City Road in four days

A second head-on collision on Preston-Fall City Road in a four-day timespan sent three more people to the hospital. Crews from EF&R, Fall City and Snoqualmie Fire Departments, along with Bellevue medics, … [Read more...]

Police close westbound I-90 east of North Bend Saturday morning to stop wrong-way driver

A wrong way driver on westbound I-90 gave some drivers a big scare Saturday morning, October 19, 2019 - including my own daughter. Around 7AM, shortly after getting onto westbound I-90 at Snoqualmie Parkway, … [Read more...]

North Bend council candidates Heather Koellen, Olivia Moe talk affordable housing, building moratoriums, property owner rights

Two registered nurses - Heather Koellen and Olivia Moe - are vying for North Bend City Council Position 3 in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidates and thank them for … [Read more...]

Busy stretch of Mt. Si Blvd in North Bend scheduled to be repaved, re-striped

The City of North Bend announced that paving overlay work is scheduled for a stretch of busy Mt. Si Blvd - between Bendigo Boulevard (SR 202) through just past Taco Time - beginning on Monday, October 28th. … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | shaved down keys; bear smorgasbord; uninvited guest

Here a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to last week in North Bend and Snoqualmie. October 8th - Bear Smorgasbord Around 10:45PM officers were dispatched to the report of a mother bear … [Read more...]

School Board Candidates Rivas, Simpson address sustainable budgets, increasing taxes, top education initiatives

Chelsea Rivas is challenging Carolyn Simpson for her Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director District 3 seat in the November 5th General Election. We asked the candidates three questions. Below are their … [Read more...]

Fatal Head-on Accident closes Preston Fall City Road Wednesday afternoon

UPDATE | OCTOBER 16th, 3PM The King County Sheriff's Office said Preston-Fall City Road has re-opened. A 68-year old man died in the accident and the other driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in … [Read more...]

Line ’em up: Pacific storms roll through Western Washington over the next week

[Article by contributing weather writer Ryan Porter, owner of Snoqualmie Weather blog.] Right on schedule for this time of year.   As is often said, October comes in like a lamb, goes out … [Read more...]

Popular Sip Suds & Si event returns to downtown North Bend, October 19th

It's back... The North Bend Downtown Foundation is once again partnering with local wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the third installment of Sip, Suds & Si to the Snoqualmie Valley. … [Read more...]

School Board candidates Doy, Grez discuss possible budget cuts, balancing tax increases and education funding, how to best prepare students

Linda Hamm Grez is challenging Geoff Doy for his Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director District 2 seat in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidates and appreciate their … [Read more...]

Getting Out with Kids: Pumpkin Picking and Fall Festivals in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Article by contributing writer and Snoqualmie resident, Amanda Rich] I don’t know about others, but I feel like Autumn arrived with a bang and a strong, chilly breeze! I wasn’t prepared for the temperatures … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Council Candidates Donaldson, Sundwall share views on pool expansion, retail vitality, property tax reliance

William Donaldson is challenging Sean Sundwall for Snoqualmie City Council Position #6 in the November 5th General Election. The candidates provided answers to three questions we posed. Thank you to both for … [Read more...]

North Bend Mountain Valley Shopping Center gets new local owner

On September 26, 2019 Sno Falls Credit Union closed a transaction to become the new owner of phase 2 of the Mountain Valley Shopping Center in North Bend. The credit union has been a tenant in the … [Read more...]

Semi rollover accident, fuel spill closes SR 18 near Snoqualmie Saturday afternoon

UPDATE | October 12, 2019, 4PM SR 18 reopened just before 4PM. The roadway between the Tiger Mountain summit and I-90 was closed for approximately six hours. Police said initial indicators were that a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie council candidates Armstrong, Ross discuss property tax reliance, pool funding, filling vacant storefronts

Elaine Armstrong is challenging Katherine Ross for Snoqualmie City Council Position #2 in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidate. Below you will find their answers. We … [Read more...]