New test results show E.coli in Sallal’s Rattlesnake Water Well; Boil Order continues for thousands in North Bend

On Friday, September 20th the Sallal Water Association said it had received lab results for 25 system-wide water samples taken on Wednesday, September 18th showing five new positive E. coli hits, with one … [Read more...]

Young and Ruffling some Feathers: William Donaldson answers why he’s seeking public office

Since Snoqualmie Council Candidate William Donaldson wasn't in a primary over the summer, isn't an incumbent or former mayor, and didn't do a press release when he announced his candidacy - we thought we'd pose … [Read more...]

State: Three Milestones Push I-90/SR 18 improvement project to next phase of development

On September 19, 2019, the Washington State Department of Transportation said three major advancements had pushed the I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement project into the next phase of development, including … [Read more...]

Longtime North Bend business Pro Ski celebrates new location with big community grand opening party this weekend

After almost 20 years in their comfy and trusted location on North Bend Way, longtime business Pro Ski and Mountain Service has finally made the move to a 'bigger and better' location - inside the former North … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Weekend closure of SR 18 over Tiger Mountain may cause delays

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers of a weekend closure of SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Hobart that has the potential to create delays on nearby detour routes - … [Read more...]

Boil Water Advisory in effect for ENTIRE Sallal Service area after positive E-coli test

UPDATE | September 18, 2019, 6:30PM [Note: Below we have added a water purveyor map for the upper Snoqualmie Valley. Only Businesses and residences in the pink and orange areas of North Bend are affected. … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | DUI stuck on sidewalk; no helmets, no skateboards; warrants, warrants & more warrants; costly park vandalism

Feuding Neighbors | Pickering Court, Snoqualmie On September 3rd around 8:10pm, Snoqualmie Officers were dispatched for a report of neighbors yelling profanities at each other. Officers arrived to find a … [Read more...]

Large River Run Apartment complex anticipated to break ground this week now delayed until Spring

UPDATE | September 17, 2019 The City of North Bend announced that clearing, grading and construction of the River Run Apartment complex, which was scheduled to begin this week, has been delayed by the … [Read more...]

Washington’s Most Deadly Animals

[Contributing writer Melissa Grant is a North Bend resident, pet trainer for Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs and a wildlife enthusiast] I’m about to give you information you never knew you … [Read more...]

Who Knew? Drive-thru Valet Pizza at the Salish Lodge

Did that title leave wondering what the heck we might be talking about? It's actually pretty simple.... and a pretty innovative idea. The Salish Lodge Attic has good pizza - cooked in a wood-fired oven. … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | burn ban violation; confused and lost on 202; two-car accident on Winery Road

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to over the past two weeks. August 31st Around 5:20PM Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched for vehicle fire on eastbound I-90. Crews … [Read more...]

Windermere top economist says no bubble; sees slower, sustainable growth for Snoqualmie Valley housing market

The Chief Economist for Windermere Real Estate, Matthew Gardner, made a stop in the Snoqualmie Valley on September 5th to offer his insight into the U.S. economy, the Puget Sound economy and the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Success: local students take 1,200 FREE bus rides with Snoqualmie Valley Transportation’s Summer Freedom program

Since launching its free rides for students program in June, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation completed 1,202 trips for local schools’ students. That’s 1,200-plus trips to the lake, to skate parks and to other … [Read more...]

In close vote, Snoqualmie City Council suspends video recording of open public comment portion of meetings

After setting a new limit on the amount of time city employees can spend on public records request last month, the Snoqualmie City Council threw another curve ball at citizens on Monday, September 9th. By a … [Read more...]

Beautiful watercolor featuring iconic Snoqualmie street corner wins 2019 Plein Air Paint Out Competition

The City of Snoqualmie recently announced the winner of the 2019 Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out Competition hosted a this year's Railroad Days Festival: a beautiful watercolor piece by Jacqueline Tribble called … [Read more...]