Archives for May 2018

Fiery, fatal collision closes SR 18 near Snoqualmie overnight

A fiery, head-on collision on SR 18 took the life of a 28-year old man and closed the highway for five hours overnight. According to a Washington State Patrol incident report, the accident occurred at 10PM … [Read more...]

Sensory Friendly Train added to popular Day out with Thomas stop in Snoqualmie this Summer

There will be a brand new addition to the Day out with Thomas event this summer. The Northwest Train Museum, which hosts the annual Snoqualmie Valley Thomas the Tank Engine tour stop, is adding a Sensory … [Read more...]

Car crosses center line, causes serious multi-vehicle accident near Tiger Mountain Summit

A serious multi-vehicle collision  temporarily closed all lanes of SR 18 near the Tiger Mountain summit Tuesday afternoon, May 15, 2018. The collision occurred around noon and involved five vehicles … [Read more...]

Police reports tell the story: speed in Snoqualmie and the odds of getting pulled over have dramatically increased

If you feel like you're seeing more drivers pulled over on Snoqualmie roads - particularly on Snoqualmie Parkway - by police officers, you would be correct.... very correct. Since the start of the year, the … [Read more...]

Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk returns to streets of Downtown Snoqualmie, May 25th

Like wine? Like art? Like summer? Then Friday evenings on Railroad Ave might be just the place for you to be. The Snoqualmie Arts Commission and Mt. Si Artists Guild announced the return of the Finally … [Read more...]

City delays Park Street Roundabout project, instead will fix NE 12th Street this summer

North Bend will be doing a flip-flop of two big road construction projects this summer - and the decision may leave many residents smiling. The Park Street Roundabout (RAB) project - estimated to start this … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | 3-car accident near freshman campus; semi rear-ends car on SR 18; smoldering on roadside; help off the couch

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to over the past two weeks: April 27th Around 6:00AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched for an extinguished vehicle fire. Upon … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie closes Stillwater Bog observation deck indefinitely

If you're out and about enjoying the trails around Snoqualmie Ridge, there's one spot you won't be able to visit for a while. The City of Snoqualmie announced that the Parks Department was forced to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Busy night at the Sure Shot; expensive wine thief chased to Issaquah; awoken by attempted siphoning; bickering guests

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: DISTURBANCE | SURE SHOT, North Bend On April 28th around 11:30PM, an … [Read more...]

Lost: Have you seen this baby Goat?

Can you help find a lost baby goat?  The owners say she is small and shy - and brown and white. A bear scared off of her owner's property - west of 356th near the PSE building at the end of Douglas Street - … [Read more...]

Just in time for Mother’s Day: Mount Si Spring Plant Sale returns, May 10th

It's an annual tradition at Mount Si High School, and this year it is timed with a perfect spring weather weekend, too! The MSHS Spring Plant Sale happens this Thursday, May 10th through Saturday, May 12th, … [Read more...]

Washington Wolves: understanding their controversial history and an update from State wolf expert

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, animal lover/trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] Historically, before the arrival of Europeans, Native Americans in the Washington … [Read more...]

Up for Auction: Adirondack Chairs become one-of-a-kind art pieces, show up in front of local businesses for ‘Take a Seat for Kids’

For the second straight year, some beautifully painted Adirondack chairs will show up in front of Snoqualmie Valleu businesses - starting May 12th - and may leave you wondering: 'Who did that and Where can I … [Read more...]

The lasting impact of teachers: thank you for helping shape the adults my kids are becoming

It's Teacher Appreciation Week... a time-honored tradition in many schools. Back in the day when my four kids were young, it was almost a competition to see which class could spoil their teacher the … [Read more...]

‘I didn’t have a stamp’ excuse gone: King County approves prepaid postage ballots for 2018 elections

Ever used the excuse "I didn't have a stamp" as a reason for not voting? Well, it seems that excuse may be disappearing from the 'Why I Didn't Vote' playbook.... at least for 2018. On Monday May 7, 2018 the … [Read more...]

Encompass Rise & Breakfast Builds on Success; Mobile Therapy Unit featured on new King 5 series

On Tuesday, April 24th , Encompass hosted its second Rise & Thrive Breakfast, bringing together local business, community, and government leaders to support the nonprofit's vision of a community where all … [Read more...]

Caffeinate for a Cause: a Cup of Coffee Can help save Lives, May 12th at Brewed Awakening

This is the second year local business owner Maggie Kelley will be giving back to support domestic violence awareness and to help the three young children of her best friend who was lost to domestic violence in … [Read more...]

Two-year project to repair I-90 from Issaquah to North Bend starts May 7th; includes lane closures, reduced speed limit

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced a roadwork project that may impact drive times for Snoqualmie Valley commuters. The end result is a better road surface, but getting there will … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Valley featured on HGTV series

So way back in January, HGTV was in town, but it was 'mums the word' until what they were filming was closer airing. Flash forward three months: we're now allowed to say they were filming scenes for an … [Read more...]

Business Goings: Downtown Gift Store to get new name, new owner; inventory sell off starts May 5th

It's been over 2 1/2 years since Peggy Meyers opened Corners Gift Shop on Railroad Ave in downtown Snoqualmie, and although she says she's loved the experience and the community support, her life is taking a … [Read more...]