Archives for July 2015

Dry and Getting Drier | Fire Crews Respond to Large Brush Fire on I-90 near Preston

Local firefighters responded to a large brush fire along the side of westbound I-90 near Preston (milepost 22) Friday, July 31, 2015 around 12PM. Crews had the fire under control quickly, without it … [Read more...]

Police Officers Host ‘Night out Against Crime,’ Meet Neighbors, Free Dinner and Fun

Looking for something fun to do with the kids on a summer evening? Here's a chance to get to know local police officers and mingle with Snoqualmie Valley residents and neighbors. Every year on the same night … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Parents Charged with Contributing To Teen Party; Gas Nozzle Drive-away; You’ve got a Taser, I’ve Got a Pistol

Here are a few of the calls Snoqualmie Police officers responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two … [Read more...]

Art and Wine Walk Through the Streets of Remodeled, Downtown Snoqualmie this Friday

Art and Wine. Wine and Art.  On a sunny, summer Friday evening in downtown Snoqualmie.  Did I mention the downtown remodel is pretty much finished? Landscaping and final touches on the yearlong construction … [Read more...]

Land Zoning Change Considered, Possibly Opening Door to More Development in North Bend, Snoqualmie

The topic of development in the Snoqualmie Valley is often a contentious one, as the once predominantly rural area has become home to [sub]urban sprawl over the past two decades. But just how does that … [Read more...]

Business Comings | Pike Place Market Butcher Opens in Snoqualmie; Maverick Brings Texas BBQ to Railroad Ave

Meat lovers take note. Over the past few months a couple of new businesses have set up shop in downtown Snoqualmie, which might have your barbecue needs covered... whether you want it prepared or want to cook … [Read more...]

Handcuffed Suspect Steals Police Vehicle, Hides in Woods near North Bend for Hours

It was a busy morning - and early afternoon - in theNorth Bend area. Saturday, July 25, 2015, the King County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of their canine unit and Guardian One helicopter, located a … [Read more...]

Weekend Garden Tour Gives Opportunity to Stroll Through Local, Beautifully Landscaped Yards

Have you ever walked or driven past a home and admired the front yard?  Maybe it got you curious if the front yard looks that great, I wonder what going on behind the backyard fence? If so, this weekend is … [Read more...]

Who Takes a Horse? Beloved Family Horse Suspected Stolen from Snoqualmie Property

Sarah Dafler said she has always been a horse person - that she was on a horse before she could sit up on her own. She said she's owned a lot of horses in her life, but described JD as "the horse" for … [Read more...]

Multiple Brush Fires Plague Snoqualmie Valley, but Rain Finally in Forecast

Sunday, July 12, 2015, multiple brush fires broke out along the I-90 median near Snoqualmie. Sunday, July 19th, amidst 100+ degree temperatures, local firefighters battled a fast spreading, large brush fire in … [Read more...]

Erratic Driver Causes Multiple Car Collision, Chaotic Scene on Snoqualmie Street over Weekend

It was quite a scene in downtown Snoqualmie, Saturday July 18, 2015, after a reported erratic driver and ensuing multiple vehicle collision caused a big commotion for the quiet area filled with families … [Read more...]

Growing Pains | District Responds to Criticism Over Buying Properties to Expand Mount Si High School

On June 11, 2o15 the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the purchase of seven parcels of contiguous land adjacent to Mount Si High … [Read more...]

Traffic | Rush Hour Accident Brings Eastbound I-90 Traffic to Halt near SR 18

WSDOT and multiple Snoqualmie Valley residents reported Monday, July 20, 2015, around 5:20PM a "major" accident was blocking at least 3 lanes of eastbound I-90 just west of exit 25, the busy I-90/SR 18 … [Read more...]

Homeowner Shoots Assault Suspect inside Carnation Home; Suspect Flees Toward Fall City, Calls Police for Help

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said on Monday, July 20, 2015 that they had arrested a man in his 50’s who was shot by a homeowner while inside a home in Unincorporated King County near Carnation. The … [Read more...]

Police Respond to Silver Creek Neighborhood After Report of Shot Fired, Leads to Search for Suspect

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley stated via email that on Sunday, July 19, 2015  at approximately 10:30PM, Snoqualmie Police officers [serving North Bend] responded to a report of a suicidal adult male … [Read more...]

Firefighters Respond to Large Brush Fire near North Bend

North Bend City Administrator Londi Lindell sent out a message to area residents, Sunday afternoon, July 19, 2015, that a wildland fire was burning along the Snoqualmie River near the Tannerwood Trail - and was … [Read more...]

Weekend Happenings | North Bend Block Party, Tour de Peaks, Thomas the Tank Engine

It's another busy weekend in the upper Snoqualmie Valley, with some big events that will close some local streets and maybe cause a little traffic congestion as visitors (and locals) descend on our beautiful … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Director David Lynch Spotted Around the Valley, Series Heading to Showtime next Year

It's not breaking news. More like a Hollywood tidbit, but ever since Showtime announced last fall that its bringing back Twin Peaks after 25 years, the question around the Valley has been when will film crews … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Responds About Hiring Former Tukwila Police Officer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the Seattle Times ran a story about Snoqualmie Police Officer Nicholas Hogan, detailing incidents that lead to his termination from the Tukwila Police Department in 2013 and the … [Read more...]

Shaking Things up | New Mount Si High School Dance Team Formed

Some young ladies have been busy this summer... busy bringing a dance team to Mount Si High School. Team organizers say they are excited to announce the creation of a new dance team that will be heavily … [Read more...]