Snoqualmie’s first HAWK crossing light becomes active this week

The City of Snoqualmie announced this week - the week of April 8th - the new HAWK crossing signal at the intersection of Fisher Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway will become active. The infrastructure work for … [Read more...]

Letter | Fire district merger will allow Fall City to meet today’s safety standards

Dear Editor, Now is the time. I am a Fall City resident, a former Fire District 27 volunteer, and a current Fire District 27 firefighter. In this coming election, I will be voting YES on Proposition 1. As … [Read more...]

Mount Si Fastpitch: ‘Youth Movement’ showing promise this spring

[Article by contributing sports writer Rhett Workman, owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal] Mount Si High School's fastpitch softball ladies are in a bit of a youth movement this spring, but the early … [Read more...]

New Indoor Ice Arena planned on Snoqualmie Ridge

According to the City of Snoqualmie Community Development Department, former Technical Glass owner, Jeff Razwick, is partnering with Sno-King to build a two-rink, indoor ice facility on lot 5 (which he owns) in … [Read more...]

New Outdoor Education Space coming to Snoqualmie Valley as YMCA launches Camp Keller

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA will be adding some new outdoor education and recreation space starting this summer called Camp Keller. The new camp will be situated on 40-acres of land located about two miles down … [Read more...]

The Tummy Taxi: new family-operated, food delivery service launches in the Snoqualmie Valley

A new family business launched this week in the Snoqualmie Valley- complete with a catchy name: The Tummy Taxi, which delivers food from all North Bend and Snoqualmie restaurants straight to your home. Have … [Read more...]

Letter | No problem to fix with fire district merger

Dear Editor, I volunteered for the Fire District 27 Consolidation Evaluation Committee a year ago, new to Fall City and with no knowledge of the department.  I ended up being the primary spokesperson when we … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie businesses close their doors this week

Three Snoqualmie businesses closed their doors this week. The biggest surprise to many residents was when Ana's Mexican Restaurant owner Anna Sotelo unexpectedly announced via the restaurant's Facebook page … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Arrested after brief foot pursuit; sun causes car vs pedestrian collision; illegal dumping at the carwash

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. AGENCY ASSIST| RAILROAD AVE SE On March 26th at 6:20PM, a car hit a woman. It was traveling west … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Donates $75K for possible new, dedicated on-ramp lane at 90/18 Interchange

In January, 5th District Senator Mark Mullet said the state had agreed to a cost sharing project that could bring a dedicated on-ramp to I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway. The estimated $1.2 million project price … [Read more...]

T-bone collision in Fairway Ave, Snoqualmie Parkway intersection sends one to hospital Saturday afternoon

A serious collision at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fairway Ave sent one person to the hospital Saturday afternoon, March 30, 2019. According to Snoqualmie Fire Department Lt. Kelly Gall, … [Read more...]

Affiliation Back on the Table: Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, clinics could become part of Overlake Medical Center

The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is one step closer to affiliating with a larger healthcare organization - something it's been working toward for approximately five years. One year after Board Commissioners … [Read more...]

“Top 1% of fire departments internationally:” Snoqualmie FD earns new accreditation

The Snoqualmie Fire Department was front and center at Monday's city council meeting, sharing news that it had received accreditation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence, which is the international … [Read more...]

Letter | Nostalgia must take back seat to emergency service progress and safety

Dear Editor, On April 23, voters in Fall City have an opportunity to decide the future of how fire and emergency services are funded and administered. A merger of Fire District 27 and Fire District 10 … [Read more...]

Letter | Understand tax collection methods before April 23rd fire district merger vote

Dear Editor, Tax collections for Issaquah Fire District 10 and our Fall City Fire District 27 are not created equal. District 10 collects its taxes on that year’s budget. Then, known as the Fire Benefit … [Read more...]