Archives for June 2017

Police close North Fork Road for hours to deal with barricaded male

UPDATE |  JUNE 30TH, 8:10PM KCSO Sgt. Cindi West said the male was taken into custody, with no injuries. She did not have immediate information regarding how the situation was resolved, though. A witness at … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Hills landowner: How the Urban Growth Area protects natural areas surrounding the Snoqualmie Valley

This article comes from Duane Johnson. He and his wife are Snoqualmie Hills land owners who are selling to a development group that is proposing 250 acres located within the Urban Growth Area (UGA) be annexed … [Read more...]

NEW Mt. Teneriffe Trailhead, parking lot opens this weekend

There's something new in the forest... a new trail and more parking to help day hikers enjoy the views the Snoqualmie Valley has to offer. In March, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) … [Read more...]

Prepare for more Traffic headaches, delays over Snoqualmie Pass, through North Bend

WSDOT says the traffic headaches many drivers experienced last weekend between North Bend and Ellensburg - and over Snoqualmie Pass - will continue into this long July 4th holiday weekend. Last Friday … [Read more...]

Land annexation process started for potential 800-home active adult community in Snoqualmie

On June 22, 2017, development group Snoqualmie Heights Partners, LLC initiated the annexation process for approximately 260 acres of land located in the city's Snoqualmie Hills West Urban Growth Area (UGA) . … [Read more...]

In their own words: Why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie, Volume 4

This is the forth in a [hopeful] five-part series written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. This piece is from Steve Pennington. Five candidates have filed … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Bridge to Close Wednesday, June 28th

King County Road Services will close Meadowbrook Bridge in downtown Snoqualmie on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 9AM to 3:30PM. During that time the county will perform a bi-annual inspection that requires a … [Read more...]

2nd annual Red, White and Boom Fireworks Show set to delight the Snoqualmie Valley this 4th of July

As the City of Snoqualmie approaches its second 4th of July with an aerial fireworks ban in place, organizers are gearing up for the 2nd Annual Red, White and Boom public fireworks show at Snoqualmie Community … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Late night weed-wacking; chronic shoplifting; car ‘drunk-ditched’ in roundabout; smoking pot in the park

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the first half of … [Read more...]

Bye-bye familiar six-period school day, board approves new high school schedule

If you have a Mount Si High School student - or soon-to-be MSHS student - their school day will be a little different starting in the 2018-19 school year. At the June 22nd school board meeting - and after 18 … [Read more...]

In their own words: Why I want to be Mayor of Snoqualmie, Volume 3

This is the third in a [hopeful] five-part series written by each Snoqualmie Mayoral candidate, explaining their goals and vision if elected. This piece is from Matt Larson. Five candidates have filed for … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie Bartell’s, Safeway: ready, set opening SOON

After announcing last summer that  a new Safeway and Bartell Drug's would be coming to Snooqualmie Ridge for the summer of 2017, the large construction project, coordinated by Snoqualmie-based developer EDG … [Read more...]

Summer roars in: heat advisory issued, air-conditioned spots open to public

Hello Summer! Is your backyard blow up pool or slip-and-slide up yet? Temperatures are expected to soar to and above 90 degrees this weekend in the Snoqualmie Valley. In response to the National Weather … [Read more...]

Remembering the Life of Sam Saimo: family awards scholarship in his name to Mount Si grads

Grief and healing are complicated...completely individual, with no time stamp or expiration date. Those left behind chart their own courses forward. Ever so gradually, painful and lingering memories of the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie man hit, killed while helping woman with car trouble on I-90

tThe Washington State Patrol reported that a 47-year old Snoqualmie man was hit and killed on westbound I-90 late Tuesday night, June 20, 2017 - about one mile west of  the SR 18 interchange - after he … [Read more...]