Archives for June 2019

Transformation Complete: Lorenzo’s Pizza and More finds its groove in Snoqualmie

For longtime Snoqualmie Ridge residents, Uncle Si's was one of the first restaurants in the master planned community. In its decade or so of existence, the small pizza joint has had multiple owners, but it … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | House fire causes over $600,000 in damage; not fire, likely mist from Snoqualmie Falls; another SR 18 accident

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to around the Snoqualmie Valley during June. June 6th At around 11:35PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units to a … [Read more...]

Si View Parks debuts new trail connections with Community Walk

Si View Parks invites the community to celebrate the completion of new trail connections from Snoqualmie Valley Trail to Tollgate Farm Park and Meadowbrook Farm. On Friday June 28th, a ribbon … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation donates BIG for district education initiatives

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently announced a big donation it received from the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation following the foundation's successful Spring Luncheon - its annual fundraiser … [Read more...]

Tragic early morning accident on SR 202 takes life of 19-year old woman, critically injures young children

On June 25, 2019 a tragic early morning car accident took the life of a 19-year old Seattle woman - identified by police as Justina Lamphere - and critically injured her infant and toddler daughters on SR 202 … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie, Parks and Public Works Director part ways; interim management consultant hired

[Correction: Ben Yazici's role will be serving as Parks and Publics Works Management Consultant, not interim Parks and Public Works Director.] On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 the City of Snoqualmie announced the … [Read more...]

First buildings of Snoqualmie affordable housing project – Panorama Apartments – officially under construction

After approximately nine months of site prep work including clearing, grading, constructing large retaining walls and infrastructure installation, the first buildings of a 191-unit affordable housing project … [Read more...]

Two-year I-90 road repair project continues: eastbound lane and off-ramp closures happen all week

If you're traveling on eastbound I-90 this week, you should be prepared for more lane and ramp closures that are expected to occur all week. Work on a 2-year project to improve the I-90 roadway between East … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Bridge closed for inspection June 25th

The City of Snoqualmie is advising Valley residents that Meadowbrook Bridge will be closed to all traffic for a routine inspection on Tuesday, June 25th starting at 8:30AM. Traffic will not be allowed on … [Read more...]

King County debuts app allowing residents to easily report noxious weeds to environmental specialists

King County debuted a new mobile app feature this week that makes it easy for residents to submit a photo and the precise location of noxious weeds to a team of county specialists who will quickly … [Read more...]

North Bend brush fire investigated as arson; $10,000 reward offered

Eastside Fire & Rescue responded to a fire in the woods behind the Arrive Townhome Complex (formerly Rock Creek Townhomes) in North Bend Tuesday night, June 18, 2019. According to the fire incident … [Read more...]

Two dogs killed in yard of North Bend home; state wildlife officers think coyote or domestic dog responsible

According to a King County Sheriff's Office incident report, on June 21, 2019 at 3:10AM a KCSO deputy responded to a home in the Alpine Estates neighborhood of North Bend after two dog were found dead in their … [Read more...]

Police, helicopter search and find teen who fled Echo Glen Children’s Center near Snoqualmie

UPDATE | June 21st, 2019, 4AM Correction: KCSO Sgt. Ryan Abbott corrected the earlier information given that the male teen had not located during the search. Sgt. Abbott said the juvenile was … [Read more...]

Police seek witnesses to Hit and Run Collision on SR 18 caused by semi

Detectives are looking for witnesses to a near head-on collision yesterday evening on SR 18 near Snoqualmie. According to Washington State Patrol, just before 7PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, they received a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley’s newest winery opens: Orenda Winery hosts grand opening June 22

Snoqualmie Valley's newest winery has opened in Carnation on a historic farm estate at 32305 NE 8th Street. Orenda Winery will celebrate with some grand opening fun Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 12PM to 6PM. … [Read more...]

Former Cascade Golf Course turned North Bend park gets new name, Glamping, frisbee golf

At the June 19th Si View Parks Commission meeting, commissioners were expected to officially name the former Cascade Golf Course property recently purchased by the Parks District for use as community recreation … [Read more...]

New state law removes popular immunization exemption, requires more students be vaccinated for measles before new school year

A new state law may decrease the number of Washington state students attending school without MMR vaccinations. Following a measles outbreak earlier this year, the Washington State legislature passed a bill … [Read more...]

North Bend nonprofit saves historic building slated for demolition to create artist hub; hosts first event: Rise with Art

It started as a BIG dream last summer and is slowly but surely starting to take shape for North Bend resident Beth Burrows. Last summer the 1924 historic building located at 44711 East North Bend Way was … [Read more...]

Attention Wine Lovers: SipFest returns to historic Snoqualmie this weekend, benefits local food banks

A collaboration between Seattle Uncorked and the Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley will bring over 20 wineries and breweries - along with some great local restaurants - to historic downtown Snoqualmie on … [Read more...]

Construction on North Bend Park Street Roundabout anticipated to start June 24th

The look of downtown North Bend is about to change a little bit as the city takes one more step toward becoming the roundabout capital of east King County with the start of the long-planned Park Street … [Read more...]