Archives for May 2019

Loud explosions possible in North Bend area during IED Recognition Training at Fire Training Academy

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office will be hosting the annual Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Recognition training on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North … [Read more...]

Future at Risk: membership vote could lead to city ‘invasion’ of Sallal Water Association

On June 11, 2019 at 7PM in the Snoqualmie Casino ballroom, members of the Sallal Water Association will vote on an amendment making several changes its bylaws, an amendment that could have big consequences for … [Read more...]

Local Artists, Businesses collaborate to Support Encompass “Take a Seat for Kids Project”

If you start noticing beautifully painted Adirondack chairs in front of Snoqualmie Valley businesses and wonder what it's all about, here's a little intel. The Encompass Take a Seat for Kids Project is back … [Read more...]

Mayhew announces will run to retain Snoqualmie City Council seat

Snoqualmie City Councilmember Jim Mayhew announced on Friday, May 10th, that he would run to retain Position 4, the seat he was appointed to on October 9th, 2017. Mayhew has lived in Snoqualmie with his … [Read more...]

After losing multiple employees in SR 18 accidents, Snoqualmie Casino, Tribe celebrate Legislative progress on road widening over dangerous Tiger Mountain

Via press release the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe said it is celebrating the conclusion of its successful advocacy effort to expedite the completion of safety improvements on State Route 18 in East King County, … [Read more...]

SnoPo help sort out complicated incident on Reinig Road, three police agencies and firefighters respond

Last week, after multiple questions to two different law enforcement agencies, it became clear something complex had occurred on Reinig Road, drawing officers from three different police agencies and … [Read more...]

Letter | Fall City Fire Department – Moving Forward

Dear Editor, Last month citizens in Fall City turned out in record numbers to vote on whether to merge our Fall City Fire Department into Fire District 10. The merger failed with almost 54% voting … [Read more...]

Mount Si boys soccer trounces Mariner, plays for District Championship May 9th

I am not sure anyone expected the one-sided goal explosion that happened Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium in the 4A boys soccer Wes-King District playoffs, but if you're a Mount Si fan, you most likely enjoyed … [Read more...]

Fiery bridge collapse leaves history lurking on the bottom of the Snoqualmie River

There's history all around the Snoqualmie Valley - and as it turns out, I walked right over it. That piece of history in the river caught my attention and prompted an inquiry to Valley Historian, … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | garage band needs to call it quits; night skaters upset neighbor; bag of drugs found in T-Mobile store; $600 alcohol theft

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department respond to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | KING ST & SILVA AVE, Snoqualmie On April … [Read more...]

Fast growing Junior Wildcat Football program committed to safe environment, teaching life lessons; registration open

While baseball and lacrosse are in full swing for the youth of the Snoqualmie Valley, one group is already looking ahead and working on the 2019 Fall football season. The Board members of the Sno-Valley … [Read more...]

North Bend continues vocal opposition to new weigh station near Truck Town; state expected to announce preferred location soon

Later this month the state should finally have a site selected for the relocation of the current 90/18 interchange weigh station - which is slated to close this summer in preparation for the $150 million … [Read more...]

Brunello’s officially becomes Franceso Ristorante Italiano, complete with new menu, new lunch prices

It's been almost a year since Brunello's on Snoqualmie Ridge was sold to Francesco Montalto. With new ownership also came a plan to rebrand the longtime Snoqualmie restaurant in order to give it a new identity. … [Read more...]

Strong Mount Si Boys Soccer team earns KingCo 4A championship, hosts District playoff game May 7th

As sportswriter Rhett Workman said in early March, expectations were high for the Mount Si Boys Soccer program this season - and it appears Darren Brown's team did not disappoint. Last week the team became … [Read more...]

Ross, Sundwall announce Snoqualmie city council re-election campaigns

Two weeks ahead of the official candidate filing period, current Snoqualmie City Councilmembers Katherine Ross and Sean Sundwall both announced they will seek re-election in the upcoming November … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | 3-car intersection collision; armored vehicle fire; pizza oven problems; another Tiger Mt. summit accident

April 19th At 1:53PM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units to a 3-vehicle collision at the intersection of Bendigo Boulevard and South Fork Ave SW. Unit arrived to fine the vehicles blocking … [Read more...]

Annual Snoqualmie Valley Children’s Safety Fair Returns to Si View

Key Kids! Are you ready? Soon Fire Trucks, Police Cruisers, Search and Rescue Vehicles & More Will Roll In To Meet the Kids of the Snoqualmie Valley. On Friday May 10th, from 9:30-11:00am, the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

New State budget allocates millions for SR 18 widening planning, new Encompass campus, Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activities Center

The 2019 legislative session wrapped up last weekend, with the the newly approved budget allocating needed funding for several Snoqualmie Valley projects. The biggest news is probably the $27 million … [Read more...]

Project Grace Guild: $1.2 million raised for Seattle Children’s, big annual fundraiser happens this weekend

On Friday, May 3rd, Project Grace Guild will host its 11th annual dinner and auction benefiting Uncompensated Care and pediatric cancer research at Seattle Children's. The fundraising guild was founded in … [Read more...]

New downtown Snoqualmie infrastructure project starts soon; impacts streets around Mount Si High School

The City of Snoqualmie announced its latest downtown improvement project will begin this month. Called the Greek Streets Utility Infrastructure Improvement Project, it is slated to bring new and upgraded … [Read more...]