Archives for October 2014

Cities to State: Fix ‘Critical Deficiencies’ of I90, SR 18 Interchange, Widen HIghway

Tuesday afternoon, October 28, 2014, along the SR 18 approach to I-90, two semis and a minivan collided. It was a major accident, with one semi rear-ending the van, leaving it almost unrecognizable. The 81-year … [Read more...]

LETTER | Weather Halts Halloween Production, Doesn’t Damper Amazing Spirts

Dear Editor, Sometimes in shared adversity, we learn more about the people around us versus the good times. Last Friday night, in a new location for our production, Night on a Dark Trail, we were challenged … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Bring Down Missing Man in Rattlesnake Ridge Area

UPDATE | 10/30/14, 6:40PM [This is an update to 10/29/14 story] Search and rescue crews from King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties continued the search for the missing man in the Rattlesnake Ridge area, … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Man Defends Home, Bear Takes out Fence for Apples, Knock out Threatened for Parking Spot

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of October 18th - October … [Read more...]

Serious Injury Accident Closes SR 18 Tuesday Afternoon, Causes Traffic Headache

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced around 1PM, Tuesday, October 28, 2014, that SR 18 was closed in both direction between I-90 and Issaquah Hobart Road due to a serious accident … [Read more...]

Propositions to Increase Police Service in North Bend, Preserve Si View Parks Funding on November 4th Ballot

Residents of North Bend and those within the Si View Parks District boundaries (City of North Bend and residents living in Fire District 38) have a couple of important propositions waiting for their vote on the … [Read more...]

PSE Works to Restore Power after Strong Storm, Sends Helicopter to Assess Transmission Line Damage

UPDATE |  Sunday, 10/26/14 Puget Sound Energy released power restoration estimates for customers. In North King County they said the last customer will be restored by 11:59PM Monday and in South King County by … [Read more...]

LETTER | Student Response to Marysville-Pilchuck Shootings

In the wake of the shootings and tragic deaths at nearby Marysville Pilchuck High School, kids discussed; some worried; some admitted school shootings were a fear of going to high school. Someone responded … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert | Lanes Closures, Possible Backups Continue in Downtown Snoqualmie until May 2015

As construction progresses on the Downtown Snoqualmie Infrastructure project, traffic headaches for drivers continue, especially during school commute times when Railroad Ave is heavily traveled. This week, … [Read more...]

NEW, Second Wind Advisory Issued for Snoqualmie Valley, 50MPH Gusts Possible

UPDATE |  Saturday, 10/25/14, 7:30AM, Approaching storm Strengthens The National Weather Service (NSW) is letting the first wind advisory expire early for the Snoqualmie Valley. They say the strongest east … [Read more...]

The Halloween ‘Do’s-and-Don’ts’ for Dogs and Cats

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant, offers tips for keeping your pets happy, safe and without stress this Halloween night - and shares some … [Read more...]

LETTER | I-594 and Impact on Gun Owners

Every gun owner in the State of Washington should be concerned with and vote against the passage of Initiative 594. Every friend of a gun owner should think long and hard about the implications of this … [Read more...]

Tsunami: Snoqualmie Cattle Company Wins Big for Valley-Raised Texas Longhorn

Did you know the Upper Snoqualmie Valley is home to a cattle company? If you didn't, you do now. And it's not just any run of the mill cattle being raised here - it's the iconic Texas Longhorn. The Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Dispute over Loud Dogs; Citation for Giving the Finger; Tip Jar Thief Returns for Candy

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie, Octber 12th - October 17th, … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Cell Phones on the Ridge, Hair Ink Moves to Prime North Bend Location

Verizon Retailer Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge Mathnasium closed its doors on Snoqualmie Ridge and it looks like a new business is taking over that spot in the very near future. According to the City of … [Read more...]

Bring on Halloween! Plenty of Halloween Happenings in the Snoqualmie Valley

It's less than two weeks until Halloween, are you ready? If you live on one of the main streets running through central Snoqualmie Ridge (Douglas, Ridge, Fairway, Curtis), this is your warning... especially … [Read more...]

Police: Transient Prowler Caught Near Fall City; Car Prowler Reported in North Bend

UPDATE |  October 17, 2014, 7:30PM The King County Sheriff's Office reported that the prowler suspect police alerted the public to Friday afternoon, was  arrested near Fall City, the evening of October 17, … [Read more...]

The Flu: Bigger General Health Risk than Ebola; Experts say get Vaccinated NOW, Before People are Sick

It's that time of year again.... the start of flu season. Much of the media attention lately has been devoted to ebola and enterovirus D-68, but the reality is, you probably have more chance of getting the flu, … [Read more...]

Throw on Your Dancing Shoes and Discover Contra Dance, Rural Community Spirit at the Sallal Grange

The Sallal Grange wants you to throw on your dancing shoes and join their next Contra Dance on Friday, October  17th, at 7PM in the Sallal Grange and Community Hall, 432nd Ave SE in North Bend. What's contra … [Read more...]

GIVE GOOD Awards Returns for Third Year, Let the Nominating Begin!

The GIVE GOOD Awards has one simple mission: to recognize inspirational people in the Snoqualmie Valley.  In doing so, they hope to inspire others to get involved and foster a strong community. Do you know … [Read more...]