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Friday Night Accident in Fall City Stops Traffic for Three Hours

According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, at approximately 6:21 on Friday, March 24th, a 27-year-old female was traveling eastbound on 202, and a 17-year-old male … [Read More...]

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Updated: Traffic Alert: Two Vehicle Head-on collision with Serious injuries Closes SR202 in Fall City

Update 9:30 pm: According to an update from the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the causing driver is in critical condition and under investigation for Vehicular Assault due to suspected impairment. Westbound 202 at Fish Hatchery Rd is open, but … [Continue Reading...]

Neeta Jain, MD, of Snoqualmie Valley Health to Deliver the Keynote Speech at Encompass Inspire Breakfast 

Encompass will host its seventh annual Inspire Breakfast on Tuesday, April 25, from 7:30-9:00 am at the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom. Inspire is an event that brings together business and community leaders for an engaging program, networking … [Continue Reading...]

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Friday Night Hiker Rescue on Mt. Si

Snoqualmie Valley locals may have noticed helicopter activity around Mt. Si on Friday night. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, they received a 911 call on March 17, 2023, just after 5:30 PM, regarding a hiker … [Read More...]

Spring is Coming Bringing Increased Bear Encounters in the Snoqualmie Valley

It’s that time of year again when our local black bears emerge from their slumber in search of food after months of not eating. Snoqualmie Ridge resident Jake managed to catch one of the first bears of the season … [Read More...]

Daytime Traffic Delays Coming for Travelers on SR 202 Near Fall City

Over the next few weeks, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will work to improve stormwater drainage along State Route 202. This work will focus on two areas near the 292nd … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Malicious Mischief; Fugitive Arrest Warrant; Residential Burglary

March 6, 2023 A caller reported the back window of their vehicle was broken while they were on a hike near Snoqualmie Point Park.  Vehicle repairs were estimated at $1000.  March 7, 2023 An officer … [Read More...]

Single Car Rollover Accident Slows I90 Traffic Thursday Night

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), around 830 pm on Wednesday, March 16th, there was a one-vehicle rollover collision EB I-90 at milepost 19. A green 1996 Ford Ranger, driven by a 36-year-old male, was … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | Abdominal Pain; House Fire; Vehicle Collision

March 10, 2023 EMTs responded to a Snoqualmie home to assist an individual suffering from severe abdominal pain. The person was transported to the hospital.  March 10, 2023 EMTs responded to a Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

Mental Health Professional Makes Big Impact in Short Time Supporting Community and First Responders

Snoqualmie Police Dept. Mental Health Professional Stephanie Butler - who began working alongside first responders in Snoqualmie and North Bend in September 2022 - has made a significant impact by supporting the community and … [Read More...]

North Bend Seeks Residents to Join Human Services Task Force

The City of North Bend is seeking to appoint three to five residents, with the selection of a Chair, to serve on the Human Services Task Force. Task force members will advise the mayor on a variety of matters … [Read More...]

City to Host March 15 Community Meeting on Recent House Fires Linked to Lithium-ion Batteries

The City of Snoqualmie will host a community meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 7 pm at the Snoqualmie Community Center/YMCA, 35018 SE Ridge Street, to discuss recent home fires linked to lithium-ion batteries. … [Read More...]

North Bend Yard Waste Recycling Program Begins March 25th

The 2023 North Bend Yard Waste Recycling program begins March 25th.   The annual recycling program is open to North Bend residents and property owners on select Saturdays, from March through October, from 8 a.m. … [Read More...]

Premier Irish Week for Snoqualmie’s Saints & Scholars Pub

The last time we spoke to Adrian Webb and Amanda Stoffel of Saints and Scholars in Snoqualmie, they were working through some pandemic-related delays and hoping for a Grand Opening in the summer of 2022. The couple had … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Makes Arrest in 2019 Cold Case Homicide

On March 5, 2019, Snoqualmie Police officers responded to an urgent care facility in North Bend, WA, regarding an unresponsive 6-month-old child who had been brought in, and medical staff were performing CPR. Medics … [Read More...]

Firefighters Respond to Two Fires at Same Home: Preliminary Cause Cited as Lithium-ion Batteries

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. firefighters responded to two separate fires in the same Snoqualmie home on Wednesday morning, March 8, 2023, and again on the early morning of Friday, March 10, 2023. The preliminary cause of each fire … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | Car vs. Truck on Train Tracks; Smoke Smell; House Fire

March 3, 2023 Crews responded to an accident involving a passenger vehicle and dump truck that was equipped for and using the train tracks for maintenance work. The three occupants of the passenger vehicle were transported … [Read More...]

Overnight Lane Reductions for Pavement Repair Continue on westbound I-90 in Issaquah

Drivers using westbound Interstate 90 should prepare for nightly lane reductions through March 30th. The I-90 pavement rehabilitation project work zone begins at Southeast High Point Way and ends at Highlands … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Catalytic Converter Theft; Woman in Labor; Wrong Way Driver

February 28, 2023 An officer responded to the vicinity of SE Park Street and Meadowbrook Way SE for an accident involving a bicycle and a vehicle. The bicyclist hit his head and suffered a leg injury. He was transported to … [Read More...]

Local Business Donates Services to Improve Trails in North Bend

This winter, local business Rainier Asphalt and Concrete donated time, equipment, and materials to improve multiple pathways in North Bend.  In November 2022, Rainier crews expanded a portion of Tanner Trail, … [Read More...]

Business Comings: A Beloved Valley Store Expands to North Bend

Locals Julie Chung and Heather Dean had the opportunity in early summer 2021 to take over a storefront in downtown Snoqualmie bringing the Snoqualmie Ice Cream brand to the area. As the pair got to know the … [Read More...]

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