Archives for October 2018

Boo! Run Down of Halloween Happenings around the Snoqualmie Valley

Happy [almost] Halloween Snoqualmie Valley. Here are a few of the Halloween happenings during the next two weekends. If we missed your event leave it in the comment section and we'll get it added. Night on a … [Read more...]

Protect your Prized Pet: How to Choose a Trustworthy Pet Sitter

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] By now most of you have heard the awful stories of some local beloved pets being lost by pet sitters. … [Read more...]

Ivar’s opening in Issaquah, iconic restaurant pushes deeper into east King County

Snoqualmie Valley seafood fans, it looks like an iconic Seattle restaurant is pushing deeper into east King County. Ivar’s Restaurants announced it will open its 22nd Seafood Bar in Issaquah on Thursday, Oct. … [Read more...]

Bring on Fall at Carnation Farms Free Harvest Festival this weekend

Carnation Farms is celebrating fall with a free Harvest Festival - Harvest Fest - October 20th and 21st. Community members are invited to come out between 10am and 4pm and enjoy fun activities like pumpkin … [Read more...]

Mount Si holds Homecoming Rally and Parade, Friday October 19th

Happy Homecoming Snoqualmie Valley! It's Homecoming Week at Mount Si High School - a fun filled spirit week. It's all capped off by a Homecoming Rally on Friday, October 19th beginning at 4:30PM. This … [Read more...]

Dangerous Stretch of SR 18: six fatal accidents, resulting in seven deaths during last 10 months

Between December 13, 2017 and October 12, 2018, there have been six deadly accidents and seven deaths on an approximate 7-mile portion of SR 18, stretching from just east of Issaquah Hobart Road to I-90 near … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley 100 Women who Care donates $12,000 to Pediatric Stroke Warriors

Pediatric Stroke Warriors (PSW) announced it will receive a donation of close to $12,000 from the 100 Women Who Care – Greater Snoqualmie Valley. These funds will support the programs offered by PSW to children … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Malicious fire alarm pull at Mount Si; fatal accident on I-90; broken leg but not sure how

September 27th At around 9:05AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were called to a non-emergency lift assist. The patient was assisted back to his chair and told to call 911 if he had any more … [Read more...]

Latest deadly accident on SR 18 takes lives of mother and daughter, two ‘Best of the Best’ Snoqualmie Casino employees

Friday, October 12th, was a very tough day for employees at Snoqualmie Casino, where mother Maria Wong (59) and daughter Jasmine Lao (21) were heading to work when their car was involved in a deadly collision … [Read more...]

Fatal Collision closes SR 18 over Tiger Mountain for five hours Friday morning

UPDATE | OCTOBER 12th, 10AM SR 18 reopened between over Tiger Mountain - between I-90 and Issaquah Hobart … [Read more...]

More loud explosions at Fire Training Academy next week; upcoming closure planned on Orchard Drive

More Training Academy Explosions Possible North Bend residents may be hearing loud booms once again. According to the City of North Bend, the Washington State Fire Training Academy will be conducting … [Read more...]

SUV hauling trailer flips on eastbound I-90 near North Bend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported at 11:25AM, October 11th, that a SUV hauling a trailer traveling on eastbound I-90 went out of control and rolled - west of North Bend near Winery Road/exit 27. WSP … [Read more...]

Time to Talk Mental Health: Youth and Family Services Breakfast Supports SVSD Students

Longtime advocate and supporter of Snoqualmie Valley youth - Friends of Youth - invites the community to its annual Youth and Family Services Breakfast, dedicated to raising funds to provide counseling services … [Read more...]

Celebration of Life Planned for Eric Sanford, October 13th

There will be a Celebration of Life for 12-year Snoqualmie Ridge resident Eric Sanford, who recently passed away. Eric's wife Laura Wood said the gathering will take place on October 13, 2018 at 2:30PM in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Thursday garbage pick up cancelled due to British Columbia natural gas pipeline rupture

UPDATE | OCTOBER 11th, 11:40AM The City of Snoqualmie announced that Waste Management will now will collect garbage/recycle/compost on Friday, October 12th for missed collections on Thursday.. Commercial … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital CEO resigns, accepts new position in California

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital (SVH) CEO Tom Parker recently announced that he has accepted the position as CEO of Mammoth Hospital in California and will resign his SVH position as of November 24, 2018. He  In … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Get this squirrel out of my garage; lemon hurlers; social media pooch rescue; shoplifters return wearing stolen shoes

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | FAMOUS FOOTWEAR, North Bend On September 28th around 6:30PM, an employee reported that two shoplifters from the previous day had returned to the store wearing the shoes they had … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley’s Polite Bird of Prey: the Turkey Vulture

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, wildlife enthusiast, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] So, when I sat down to write this latest article my intention was to write … [Read more...]

Mountain Goats spotted atop Rattlesnake Ridge after state-led effort moves habituated animals from Olympic National Park to Cascades

It seems Rattlesnake Lake and Ledge had some new visitors, ones that just recently moved to Cedar Watershed area via helicopter. In mid September, a coalition consisting of the National Parks … [Read more...]

First ever ‘Sip Suds & Si’ comes to downtown North Bend this weekend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation is partnering with wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the community the first ever SIP SUDS & SI:  an art walk with live music, wine and beer tasting … [Read more...]