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 … [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 … [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 … [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. … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Summer berries inspire special Pie Baking Class at Mt. Si Senior Center, August 15th

Some of my fondest childhood memories were learning to bake pies from my grandmother. My grandparent's home had apple and pear trees, blackberry, raspberry and blueberries bushes. I spend summers being sent to … [Read more...]

7 years in the making: Living Snoqualmie adventures at the Salish Lodge

About this time 7 years ago I was supplementing my income by working in a pet store in the Issaquah Highlands. My boss at the time asked if I would be interested in writing an occasional article for a local … [Read more...]

Living with Chipmunks: A look at one of Snoqualmie Valley’s day shift mammals

One of my earliest memories is driving over Snoqualmie Pass in the back of my parents VW Squareback. No seatbelts, trading off in the way back with my older sister. We played with paper dolls on the way to one … [Read more...]

Pursuit of stolen Kent Police vehicle ends with crash at I-90/SR 18 interchange early Friday morning

A television-like overnight police pursuit of a 38-year old woman who stole a Kent Police vehicle ended near the I-90/Sr 18 interchange early Friday morning, August 2, 2019. The incident began near Kentridge … [Read more...]

Survey shows strong support for Snoqualmie Community Center expansion, pool addition; split support for Si View pool partnership

On Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:30PM the City of Snoqualmie will hold special meeting of the city council to present and discuss the mayor's proposed six-year non-utility Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and to … [Read more...]

Who Knew: Second waterfall at Snoqualmie Falls steeped in history

Residing close to Snoqualmie Falls, we've stopped by often. Usually it's just a quick trip to the viewing decks; sometimes a hike to the bottom on a nice day or a bite to eat in the Attic. This week, though, … [Read more...]

Horrible traffic possible through North Bend again this weekend

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley - and specifically North Bend - you know that summer weekend traffic on I-90 heading toward Snoqualmie Pass can be brutal at times. BUT, throw in WSDOT road projects - which … [Read more...]

Busy Day: Snoqualmie Police make nine ‘out-of-towner’ arrests

The Snoqualmie Police Department hasn't released a 'blotter report' in a couple of weeks, but did take to social media to provide some details about a busy weekend - more specifically a busy Saturday, July 27, … [Read more...]

North Bend officially opens new city hall, July 30th

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 8:30AM, the City of North Bend will officially open its new City Hall to the public. On Friday, July 26th staff began moving out of old City Hall and the Community Economic … [Read more...]