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...]

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...]

Traffic Alert: SR 18 CLOSED between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart Road this weekend

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who use SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart to plan on using alternate routes for most of the upcoming weekend, July 19th - … [Read more...]

New on-ramp to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway could open by end of 2019

At the July 8th Snoqualmie City Council meeting, the council approved an agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation that officially paves the way for a temporary on-ramp to westbound I-90 … [Read more...]

Former Cascade Golf Course turned North Bend park gets new name, Glamping, frisbee golf

At the June 19th Si View Parks Commission meeting, commissioners were expected to officially name the former Cascade Golf Course property recently purchased by the Parks District for use as community recreation … [Read more...]

North Bend considers resolution opposing state’s preferred site for new weigh station near Truck Town, holds public hearing June 4th

At its Tuesday, June 4th City Council meeting, North Bend city officials and leaders are soliciting public input on the state's [preferred] plan to locate a new truck weigh and inspection station on eastbound … [Read more...]

North Bend continues vocal opposition to new weigh station near Truck Town; state expected to announce preferred location soon

Later this month the state should finally have a site selected for the relocation of the current 90/18 interchange weigh station - which is slated to close this summer in preparation for the $150 million … [Read more...]

New State budget allocates millions for SR 18 widening planning, new Encompass campus, Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activities Center

The 2019 legislative session wrapped up last weekend, with the the newly approved budget allocating needed funding for several Snoqualmie Valley projects. The biggest news is probably the $27 million … [Read more...]

The Opossum: Snoqualmie Valley’s Misunderstood Animal Superhero

[Article by contributing writer Melissa Grant, wildlife enthusiast, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] The poor Virginia Opossum has an image problem. Most … [Read more...]

Getting from point to point not a given in rural areas, but Snoqualmie Valley Transportation is quietly bringing change

[Article contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] Like a lot of people in the Snoqualmie Valley, David Egan takes his dog, Bernie, everywhere with him. For Egan, it’s not just nice to … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Off season at Sun Mountain Lodge

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, outdoor and wildlife enthusiast, travel lover and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] I have a knack for scheduling vacations when no one else is … [Read more...]

Peek inside new Snoqualmie Hampton Inn: owner hopes to open in 2018, new coffee company planned next door

It's a sprint to the finish line, but the owner of Snoqualmie's new Hampton Inn, Chun Lai Hospitality, has a goal to open in 2018.  We took a hard hat tour of the hotel on November 30th and here's a bit of what … [Read more...]

Dangerous Stretch of SR 18: six fatal accidents, resulting in seven deaths during last 10 months

Between December 13, 2017 and October 12, 2018, there have been six deadly accidents and seven deaths on an approximate 7-mile portion of SR 18, stretching from just east of Issaquah Hobart Road to I-90 near … [Read more...]

Section of 428th Ave closed near North Bend; PSE to replace aging gas main at 140th & 432nd

There are a couple of North Bend area projects that impact local roads over the next five to six weeks. Starting Monday September 24th King County Roads will close 428th Ave SE between Reinig Road and SE … [Read more...]