Snoqualmie Valley News

WSP Detectives Need Help with Drive-by Shooting near Milepost 32

According to the Washington State Patrol on January 21, 2022, a semi was traveling westbound I-90 near milepost 32 when a white passenger vehicle fired a weapon striking the semi … [Read More...]

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Snoqualmie Indian Tribe Secures Funds to Purchase New Aid Vehicle with Eastside Fire & Rescue

On January 19, 2022, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and Eastside fire received word that their application for grant funding through the Indian Community Development Block Grant – American Rescue Plan Act (ICDBG-ARP) will be … [Continue Reading...]

Aurora Chasing with North Bend Local Photographer Travis Wetherbee (Part Two)

When we last left Travis in part one, he had successfully climbed to a high vantage point on Rattlesnake Ridge to photograph the Aurora Borealis. Now he had to navigate his way down the trail while being followed by forest resident who may have been … [Continue Reading...]

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Snoqualmie Valley Community Contributes to Bloodworks’ Donation Success in 2021

During the pandemic, Bloodworks Northwest has turned to onsite donation centers in communities like Snoqualmie to ensure a healthy blood supply. Residents stepped up and made generous donations to the Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

Hook Them with Your Big Idea: Never Disappoint Your Readers

Iron Horse Writers, a local writers’ group sponsored by North Bend Art and Industry, has announced their first presentation of 2022 by proudly presenting “The Fundamentals of Story Structure” by local bestselling author, Doug … [Read More...]

North Bend Hosts Garbage Drop-Off Event at Torguson Park, Saturday, January 15th

The City of North Bend will host another Garbage Drop-off event at Torguson Park from 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, January 15, 2022, to assist residents impacted by collection delays due to snowstorms and more recently, a … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie City Council Appoints Rob Wotton as New Council Member

The Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously to appoint Rob Wotton for Council Position 2 at the City Council meeting on January 10. City Clerk Deborah Estrada administered the oath of office, after which … [Read More...]

Garbage & Recycling Collections Canceled January 13th, Drop-Off Site Available at Torguson Park

Republic Services has informed the City of North Bend that it will not be able to service customers on Thursday, January 13, 2022, due to an ongoing, temporary work stoppage/strike led by out-of-state union members. The … [Read More...]

Stolen Car Chase starts in Issaquah and Ends up on Flooded Road in Fall City

January 12, 2022, in Issaquah, Newcastle and Issaquah police were following a stolen vehicle equipped with LoJack, a stolen vehicle recovery system that utilizes GPS to locate users' vehicles from an accompanying … [Read More...]

Work Begins on Long-Delayed River Run Apartment Project Near Chinook Lumber

After some developer-related delays, the City of North Bend has issued a Clearing and Grading permit for the River Run Apartment project. This multi-family housing development is located south of Chinook Lumber at … [Read More...]

Republic Services Cancels North Bend Garbage & Recycling Collections for January 12th Due to Union Strike

Republic Services informed the City of North Bend this morning that it would not be able to service customers on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, due to a temporary work stoppage/strike led by out-of-state union members. … [Read More...]

Update: Injury collision Eastbound I90 Near Preston Snarls Evening Traffic

Update 8:30 AM January 12th, 2022: In an incident summary sent by the WSP this morning at 6:05 AM, more details about the crash were available. Vehicle one, a white Subaru WRX, was traveling eastbound on I-90 was involved … [Read More...]

Updated: State Route 202 Between Fish Hatchery Rd and the Fall City Roundabout to be Closed for Several Hours

Update 2:52 PM: According to the King County Sheriff's Office, one victim of Sunday's crash has been located and efforts to recover the second victim have been closed for the day. … [Read More...]

Updated: SR 18 Closed Between Issaquah Hobart Rd and I-90 Due to a Serious Injury Collision

Update 1:26 PM: SR-18 is now open in both directions ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY Just after noon on … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Pass to Re-open with the Goal to get Freight Moving at 5 p.m. Sunday

After being closed for almost four days due to extreme avalanche danger and record-breaking snowfall and conditions, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass will reopen at 5 p.m. Sunday at 45 mph at the summit with traction tires … [Read More...]

Updated: Unconfirmed Fatality Collision Near Fall City

Update January 10th, 3:25 PM: King County Sheriffs Office Marine Rescue has located a vehicle in the water. Recovery efforts have … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Pass Closure: Saturday WSDOT update

According to the Washington Department of Transportation, good progress continues to be made on Snoqualmie, Stevens, White & Blewett passes. Even though there is still a lot of work to go, they estimate … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie City Buildings to Close Temporarily to Public

In accordance with recent public health recommendations and to ensure resident and staff safety in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Snoqualmie City Hall along with the Police Station and Fire Station lobbies will be … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie, Stevens, White & Blewett Passes Unlikely to Open Until Sunday

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), I-90 closed Wednesday at 11:30 PM due to avalanche danger and hazardous conditions. Because of the conditions and amount of work needed to … [Read More...]

City of Snoqualmie Winter Storm Response Update

Public Works crews are clearing snow and ice throughout the city, including removing snow and ice from blocked storm drains. If you can do so safely, please remove compacted snow and ice from these drains to prevent … [Read More...]

North Bend Snowstorm Recovery Update, January 6th: Help Clear Storm Drains to Prevent Localized Flooding

Due to the melt of significant accumulated snow around the City, and now heavy rain, many roads in the City are at risk of ponding and possible localized flooding.   To help mitigate the risk of local flooding, … [Read More...]

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