Excessive Heat and Red Flag Fire Warning Issued, Cooling Centers opened in upper Snoqualmie Valley

Well, the first part of the summer was kind of a dud in the weather department - especially if comparing it to last summer which featured seemingly non-stop sunshine - but summer is back.  With it comes hot … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie’s Newest Park, Athletic Complex Wins State Award

Jeanne Hansen Park may have been plagued by opening delays in 2014-2015 - including a grand opening celebration held six months before it officially opened - but once the fences came down, it has been heavily … [Read more...]

High Wind Warning issued, 50-60mph Damaging winds possible

KOMO News weather producer Scott Sistek said Saturday morning via Twitter that a powerful incoming windstorm probably wouldn't be at historical levels, but does have the potential to produce widespread power … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Sleeping, Eating, not Paying; Not completely Naked, but Moving along; Mother-Son fuel Theft; Sweet-toothed Theif

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie last week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THEFT IN-PROGRESS |  NORTH BEND … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Reopened Thursday night after Day-long Closure over Avalanche Risk

UPDATE | JANUARY 21, 2016, 8:15pm WSDOT announced that I-90 over Snoqualmie  Pass was now open in both directions. UPDATE |  JANUARY 21, 2016, 4PM The Washington State Department of Transportation … [Read more...]

Help Shape Growth | North Bend, Snoqualmie Seek Members for Vital Commissions

Have thoughts and opinions about growth where you live? Ever thought about volunteering? If so, the Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie are seeking new [volunteer] commission members who want to help shape … [Read more...]

Second Weekend Storm: more Snow, High Avalanche Risk in Mountains, Heavy Lowland Rain

For the second morning in a row, a soggy, blustery storm is pounding Washington, sending another round of heavy wet snow to the Cascades - and keeping the avalanche risk high on the west slopes. Saturday's … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools on Two Hour Delay, January 4th; Snow in North Bend, Rain for other areas

Snow in some Snoqualmie Valley areas (appears mainly in North Bend) has caused a delay to the start of schools after a two week winter break. Two Hour Late Start  Early Monday morning the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued, 1-2 inches Snow Possible by Monday morning

It isn't 32 degrees out, but it's snowing in areas of the Snoqualmie Valley. East winds that have blowing for days issued in cold, dry air from eastern Washington, lowering the dew point to 13 degrees at SeaTac … [Read more...]

LETTER | Terrorism Concerns in Perspective, 6,000 times more likely to be Struck by Lightning

Dear Editor, In the wake of San Bernardino, it is clear from published citizen reactions that some Snoqualmie residents fear violence from their Muslim neighbors. But is that fear based on reason or … [Read more...]

Family Fun | Local Winter Sledding, Tubing Destinations that won’t Break the Bank

With snow in the local forecast (leaving many dreaming of a white Christmas) and it piling up by the feet in the Cascades and in nearby Central Washington, Luke Talbott of Compass Outdoor Adventures (which … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve Closure of Snoqualmie Pass Delays Holiday Travelers

UPDATE |  December 25, 2015, 7AM WSDOT crews reopened the eastbound lanes of I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass around 7PM, December 24th. The westbound lanes followed suit and were reopened around 1AM. WSDOT said … [Read more...]

Surprise Snow, Strong Winds Hit Snoqualmie Valley on Thursday

Right in stride with tricky Puget Sound area snow weather forecasting, it wasn't predicted, but snow was falling across some areas of the Snoqualmie Valley Thursday morning, December 17, 2015. Oh, and it … [Read more...]

Mudslide, Snow Storm Closes Eastbound I-90 Closed at Truck Town Monday Morning

UPDATE |  12/14/15, 8:45AM According to the WSDOT website, crews plan to have eastbound I-90 reopened over Snoqualmie Pass around 10AM. ORIGINAL STORY Yikes - for the second time in ten days, … [Read more...]

Properties Damaged by Recent Storm May be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Did your property suffer any damages or losses as a result from the storm this past week? If so, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance through King County as you begin to clean up. Eligibility … [Read more...]