Archives for August 2016

Pancake Time! Firefighters ready to Cook you Breakfast at annual Fundraiser, Auction

Save your appetite for Saturday morning and help Snoqualmie firefighters at their biggest fundraiser of the year. The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is holding it annual fundraising Pancake Breakfast on … [Read more...]

New Townhome Development coming to downtown Snoqualmie

At the August 8, 2016 Snoqualmie City Council meeting a binding site improvement plan was approved that officially paves the way for a new townhome project in downtown Snoqualmie. The approved plan … [Read more...]

Hearing Booms? Civil War ‘Battle of Snoqualmie’ back in Town

It's back for a second year - and this time bad weather shouldn't force a cancellation. If you hear some loud booms and see men in antique uniforms around the Snoqualmie Valley this weekend, August 13th … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert | Nightly closures planned for section of Cedar Falls Way

King County Road Services announced it will close a section of Cedar Falls Way next weekend, August 19th and 20th, to do needed culvert work. To avoid a major disruption to residents of the area, including the … [Read more...]

Railroad Days loses Big Component: After eight years, Railroad Days Run thing of the Past

Run Snoqualmie owner and Mount Si Cross Country/Distance Track coach, Sean Sundwall, announced last week that the 9th annual running of the Snoqualmie Railroad Days had been cancelled and is not expected to … [Read more...]

18-year old suffers life threatening injuries in Serious Accident near Preston, eastbound I-90 backed up for Miles

UPDATE |  AUGUST 12, 2016, 2PM The Washington State Patrol said all lanes of eastbound I-90 are now open. It could take awhile for traffic to return to normal, though. UPDATE |  AUGUST 12, 2016, … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Snoqualmie Family brings Coffee Stand Back to Life after almost a Decade sitting empty

The coffee stand near Meadowbrook Way on Railroad Ave has been sitting empty, and the lot growing weeds, for about nine years now, BUT it appears a local resident is finally bringing the small, deserted walk-up … [Read more...]

City ready to Start neighborhood Road Repair Project

The City of North Bend recently announced it had contracted with Lakeridge Paving to do some paving road repair work in the Si View area. Portions of Meadow Drive SE, Riverside Drive SE and SE Maple Drive … [Read more...]

Time for Festival at Mt Si, Celebrate the spirit of North Bend this Weekend

The second weekend in August always holds a big community tradition in the Snoqualmie Valley - the Festival at Mt. Si.  The weekend-long community event was created to celebrate the spirit of North Bend - and … [Read more...]

Police respond to North Bend Apartment Complex for Fight, mention of Rifle brings in SWAT

Numerous North Bend residents reported a heavy police presence, along with SWAT team members, near the North Bend Post Office around 7AM Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Via press release,  the Snoqualmie Police … [Read more...]

Seahawks Richard Sherman films commercial, ‘Blanket Coverage’ Charity donates to Snoqualmie Valley students

We received quite a few inquiries on July 19th regarding the activity at the Mount Si High School Freshman campus, with lots of large trucks unloading equipment. At the time only rumors were available about … [Read more...]

Two Rivers Teacher, students Win National, classroom Innovation award

According to a press release, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced the winners of the inaugural Think It Up Innovation Awards, honoring eight teams of students and teachers who exemplify the … [Read more...]

Video | Snoqualmie Front Porch Theft captured by Ring Doorbell

According to the Snoqualmie Police, one of the keys to catching front porch thieves is immediate reporting - and that's just what Gina and Peter Nunan did Wednesday, August 3, 2016 when they noticed that their … [Read more...]

Skate Park in Snoqualmie looks to be Reality after a Decade of Discussion

It's been talked about for over a decade, but the City of Snoqualmie and a group volunteers are closer to making a skate park reality in Snoqualmie. In the spring of 2014, the Snoqualmie Parks Department … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Mayor’s bid for State Legislature ends, Tight Primary for Magendanz, Mullet

With a good chunk of the August 2nd Primary Election Ballots counted, it appears Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson's bid for the Washington State Legislature has ended. Larson received roughly 17% of votes for … [Read more...]

Snoquamie Affordable housing Development on Hold again, as Region Booms and Housing Lags Job Growth

Have you noticed the area is growing? Dumb question most likely. Yes, it's obvious the Snoqualmie Valley is growing rapidly, but that trend is not unique to this area. The whole Puget Sound region is … [Read more...]

Dedicated to the Profession: Snoqualmie Fire Chief recognized as ‘Chief Fire Officer’

The City of Snoqualmie announced on August 2, 2016 that the Center for Public Safety Excellence had awarded Snoqualmie Fire Chief Mark Correira the professional designation of “Chief Fire Officer,” making … [Read more...]

Oped | Hey Drivers, Stop Cheating at 90/18 interchange; Start writing for a Solution

Oh I-90/SR 18 interchange, you really have become the spot local residents love to hate. The frustration you inflict during peak commute hours even turns often good drivers into selfish ones looking for short … [Read more...]

Love Halloween? Night on a Dark Trail puts out Casting Call for local Talent

Do you love Halloween? Do you love to scare people? Then Night on a Dark Trail needs you! Night on a Dark Trail (NOADT) has become a Snoqualmie Valley annual tradition thanks to many dedicated, 'Halloween … [Read more...]

Police Department Hosts National Night Out Against Crime, Community event at the Park

The Snoqualmie Police Department will host its 4th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6PM – 8PM at Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 SE Ridge St in Snoqualmie. All community … [Read more...]