Snoqualmie Valley News

Trailhead Direct Returns to North Bend on Memorial Day Weekend

King County Parks and King County Metro are happy to announce that the Trailhead Direct service will be returning for 2022! All aboard for the … [Read More...]

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Northwest Railway Museum Receives Award For“The Great Locomotive Swap”

On May 24, 2022, the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) recognized the Northwest Railway Museum (“Museum”) with the 2022 Long Term Project award for “The Great Locomotive Swap.” This honor called out the Museum for … [Continue Reading...]

Snoqualmie Casino Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend with Free Gas

Snoqualmie Casino is teaming up with 99.9 KISW The Rock to give consumers a little relief at the pump Friday morning. Starting at 7 AM, the first 99 cars in line will receive 5 gallons of regular unleaded gas at the Crescent Market located … [Continue Reading...]

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Church on the Ridge Announces Sixth Annual Professional Red, White & Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Show in Snoqualmie

Church on the Ridge has announced the anticipated return of its annual professional Fourth of July fireworks show on the 33-acre grounds of Snoqualmie Community Park in Snoqualmie, WA. Red, White & Boom is made … [Read More...]

Update Friday: King County Sheriff’s Office Searches for an Armed Suspect Near Duvall

Update Friday: There was a first court appearance for the man involved in the Duvall domestic violence shooting investigation. The first appearance judge found probable cause for: Assault in the First … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | Alcohol Overdose; Jumped from Window; Panic Attack

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. May 9, 2022 EMTs responded to a residence for a report of an alcohol overdose. The individual was transported to a nearby hospital for … [Read More...]

Loss of a Giant: Former Mayor of North Bend Fritz Ribary Passes Away

You may have first met Fritz Ribary as your pizza delivery man, through a Chamber of Commerce luncheon, or as a classmate in school. No matter how someone met Fritz, he was soon known for his kind warmness, jovial … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Unprecedented May Wind Event Possible for Wednesday

The Snoqualmie Valley has a November wind storm heading our way on May 18th. This won’t be a historic wind event, but this is an unprecedented situation for May. With this spring being the coldest in over ten … [Read More...]

Six Friends, 12 Moons and a Rainbow: Dining at the Snoqualmie Casino

I don’t know about you, but we have several friends that we haven’t seen since well before the beginning of the pandemic. So, when we planned to have dinner with one long-neglected couple, we added another and made … [Read More...]

All Aboard! Memorial Day Weekend Steam Train Rides

Looking for a family fun adventure this Memorial Day weekend? Come take a picturesque steam train excursion through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with the Northwest Railway Museum. Trains depart from both the … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s Fundraiser for Ukraine

After eight years of conflict between Russia and Ukraine and following a Russian military build-up on the Russia–Ukraine border from late 2021, the conflict expanded significantly when Russia … [Read More...]

Honoring Our Valley History: Kinsey Street on the Ridge

In his second installment of Honoring Our Valley History, Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been important in … [Read More...]

Tollgate Farm Park Loop Trail Temporarily Closed

A portion of the Tollgate Farm Park loop trail is temporarily closed, as Si View Metropolitan Parks District commences work to build a barn, parking area and realign ingress/egress as part of the Tollgate Park Agricultural … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | Haze in the Air; Natural Gas Odor; Low Blood Pressure

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. April 30, 2022 EMTs responded to assist an individual with COVID. The patient was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of … [Read More...]

North Bend’s Princess Ursus Americanus: A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time, in the land of the Pacific Northwest, there was a quiet, quaint kingdom of the Evergreen Valley. This valley was nestled up against a stunning snowy mountain range to the east and was far hence from the … [Read More...]

North Bend Special Recycling Event Happens May 14th

The City of North Bend and the Snoqualmie Tribe’s annual spring Special Recycling Event happens Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS), 9200 Railroad Ave SE. This year’s … [Read More...]

Have a Green Thumb? Reserve a Community P-Patch Space

Love to garden and/or grow your own vegetables? If so, the City of Snoqualmie Parks Department still has garden plots available for its 2022 Community P-Patch Program.  Currently, there are four spots … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie City Council Meetings Transition to Hybrid Format 

As City buildings have reopened and pre-pandemic City service levels return, Snoqualmie City Council meetings will transition to a hybrid format beginning on May 9, 2022, at 7 p.m. This is a time change from 6 … [Read More...]

North Bend Awarded Grant, Train Depot to Receive New Roof

At the May 3, 2022, North Bend City Council meeting, Council unanimously approved a resolution accepting construction bids for the North Bend Train Depot Roof Rehabilitation project, awarding the construction contract to … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Six Boredom Busters for your Dog

Guest Post by Andrea Logan Is your dog still hyper after a long walk or game of fetch? Are you stretched for time? Instead of adding more physical exercise to your dog’s routine, add a few brain games to tire them out. … [Read More...]

Chief Kanim Middle School Music Boosters hosts Spring Music Showcase and Silent Auction

Back by popular demand, Chief Kanim Middle School (CKMS) Music Boosters is proud to present the 2022 Spring Music Showcase and Silent Auction: Friday, May 13, 2022 6 PM – 9 PM. This fun-filled … [Read More...]

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