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North Bend Police Officer Recognized for Life Saving Actions

Seattle-King County Public Health recently recognized Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Department Officer Austin Gutwein for saving the life of a North Bend man in January … [Read More...]

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Finding Stubbs: A Rat Tail; the Finale

I’ll admit it, by this point I had kind of resigned myself to growing old with Stubbs. At this point, I no longer believed I could catch this little furry Mother%$#&*^. I was now just trying to mitigate my damages. On the advice of one … [Continue Reading...]

Eligibility expands to everyone 16 and older in Washington state

Starting today everyone 16 and older who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can receive one in Washington. The eligibility expansion marks the four-month anniversary of vaccine rollout in our state. Since mid-December, nearly 4.3 million doses of COVID-19 … [Continue Reading...]

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Serious Car vs Motorcycle Accident in Fall City Leads to Multiple Charges for One Driver

At approximately 4 pm on Tuesday, April 13th a White Chevy TrailBlazer was traveling southbound on 203 approaching 202. A motorcycle was traveling northbound 203 just north of 202. The Chevy crossed the centerline and … [Read More...]

The Washington State Department of Health’s Statement on Pausing the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The Washington State Department of Health will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J & J) vaccine statewide starting immediately, following the guidance of the FDA/CDC. Use of that vaccine will be put on hold … [Read More...]

Finding Stubbs: A Rat Tail; the Search (Part Two)

While researching rats and how to rid yourself of them, I learned they could be destructive, but until you experience a stubborn, smart one, I don’t think you really can imagine their catastrophic prowess at creating … [Read More...]

Mother Nature Teases us with a Wacky Weather Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Well, It seemed that Mother Nature really had our whole Saturday well planned out for us. It started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 12:38 am then finished the rest of the … [Read More...]

Community Invited to Participate in ‘North Bend Beautification Days’ in Honor of Earth Day

What do you get when you combine two days and hundreds of community members? COMMUNITY IMPACT. In honor of Earth Day, the City invites community members to join us for our inaugural North Bend Beautification Days on April … [Read More...]

Final Update: Pass Open Both Directions

FINAL UPDATE 12:16: I-90 is back open in both directions and traffic should start moving shortly. … [Read More...]

North Bend Special Recycling Event Happens April 24th

The City of North Bend’s annual spring Special Recycling Event happens Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9AM to 3PM at Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS), 9200 Railroad Ave SE. This year’s event also includes free giveaways with a … [Read More...]

Finding Stubbs: A Rat Tail (Part One)

About a year ago, I wrote an article about the rodents who share the Snoqualmie Valley with us. I reminisced about the times we had to battle rats, saying I would “…keep trying to keep them outside and safe where they should … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Library Reopens this Week

The Snoqualmie Library reopens this week with modified in-building services at reduced capacity. Residents may now browse collections; use computers, copiers, and printers; access Wi-Fi; and get socially distanced help … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Vaccination Partnership to Supply Vaccines for Eligible Eastside Residents Living on Snoqualmie Tribal Ancestral Lands

The cities of Issaquah and Sammamish with Eastside Fire & Rescue have been working together for the past few months to bring COVID-19 vaccinations to East King County residents. Now, the establishment of the first … [Read More...]

MSHS Homecoming 2021: Different in a Pandemic, but Still an Event to Remember

Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back former students and members and celebrating an organization's existence. It is a tradition in many high schools & colleges in the United States. Under normal … [Read More...]

Eastside Catholic School Names Class of 2021 Valedictorians and Salutatorians: Including Two Snoqualmie Valley Students

Eastside Catholic is proud to announce the Class of 2021 valedictorians and salutatorians. This year, the school congratulates four valedictorians and two salutatorians. Please join them in celebrating these six outstanding … [Read More...]

Training Neighbors to Restore Their Watersheds

Applications are now being accepted for a program that empowers local community members with a passion for streams, clean water, and local wildlife. The Community Action Training School(CATS) provides a free series of virtual … [Read More...]

Despite Blowing Wind and Rain, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Hosts its First Mass Vaccination Clinic Outdoors

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital administered more than 800 COVID vaccines this past weekend at its first-ever mass vaccination event at the hospital. The drive-thru event was hosted in partnership with the Snoqualmie Fire … [Read More...]

The Snoqualmie Tribe’s Vaccination Clinic: A Firsthand Account & Gov. Jay Inslee Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands to all Washington Adults

Gov. Inslee announced today that effective April 15, all Washington residents over the age of 16 will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. I had the luck to be in the right place at the right time and … [Read More...]

Spring into Weekend Train Excursions at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie & North Bend

Train excursions at the Northwest Railway Museum ‘spring’ into high gear for the season with train rides available on both Saturdays and Sundays beginning on the weekend of April 3-4! Four scenic train ride … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Firefighters Honored with Service Awards

The Snoqualmie Fire Department recently recognized several firefighters for their contributions to our community at their annual awards dinner, held online due to COVID-19. Both a career and a volunteer firefighter … [Read More...]

Think Twice Before Giving Bunnies or Chicks as Gifts

Although it may be tempting to gift a small child with a fuzzy baby rabbit or chick on a glorious spring day or as an Easter gift in a basket, giving such animals as gifts should only be done after careful consideration for … [Read More...]

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