Archives for July 2019

Horrible traffic possible through North Bend again this weekend

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley - and specifically North Bend - you know that summer weekend traffic on I-90 heading toward Snoqualmie Pass can be brutal at times. BUT, throw in WSDOT road projects - which … [Read more...]

North Bend Theatre brings Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church to the Snoqualmie Valley

Attention rock-n-roll fans! The North Bend Theatre recently announced that on Saturday, August 3rd - for one day only - it will show the critically-acclaimed documentary, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church. … [Read more...]

Busy Day: Snoqualmie Police make nine ‘out-of-towner’ arrests

The Snoqualmie Police Department hasn't released a 'blotter report' in a couple of weeks, but did take to social media to provide some details about a busy weekend - more specifically a busy Saturday, July 27, … [Read more...]

North Bend officially opens new city hall, July 30th

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 8:30AM, the City of North Bend will officially open its new City Hall to the public. On Friday, July 26th staff began moving out of old City Hall and the Community Economic … [Read more...]

Plane reports engine trouble, crash lands on its top near Fall City

On Friday, July 26, 2019 around 7:30PM, Eastside Firefighters said they were responding to an aircraft crash in Fall City in the area of 36000 SE David Powell Road. Initial reports said the small airplane had … [Read more...]

Popular North Bend businesses reopen: welcome back Huxdotter Coffee drive-thru and Wildflower Bistro

Welcome Back Huxdotter Much to the delight of North Bend residents and coffee fans, longtime business - Huxdotter Coffee - is back open. Well, at least the new drive-thru is open. According to the Huxdotter … [Read more...]

Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk, Chalk the Block return to downtown Snoqualmie, July 26th

Looking for some sunny Friday night fun in the Snoqualmie Valley? Look no further. The latest installment of Snoqualmie's Finally Friday Art & Wine Walk takes over downtown streets on Friday, July 26th … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie, North Bend update Public Records policies; could result in longer wait times for citizens

Following a similar change by the City of North Bend in early June, the Snoqualmie City Council approved some changes to its Public Records Requests (PRRs) policy. Both cities were able to make the changes due … [Read more...]

Harmonizing for Health: CarePoint Free Clinic Jazz and Wine Night Benefit happens July 27th

Fall City’s CarePoint Clinic is hosting a jazz benefit concert and wine night this Saturday, July 27th, with all proceeds benefiting the clinic: Harmonizing for Health. Attendees will enjoy great wine and … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School exterior demolition to start any day; new school opens in six weeks

Big changes are brewing at Mount Si High School this summer. After 4.5 years of planning and construction, in just six weeks approximately 1,700 students will begin walking the halls of the new Mount Si - a … [Read more...]

To celebrate new Sno-King ice arena in Snoqualmie, Valley residents skate FREE this summer

Land clearing and grading has officially begun on Sno-King's new ice rink in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park and to celebrate their expansion, Sno-King is inviting Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley residents asked to weigh in on local transportation options

Given a choice, would you prioritize faster transportation service or more frequent service? Service that runs later or more affordable fares? A new online survey produced by the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Q&A with North Bend Mayor Candidates: water contracts, balancing growth and property rights, traffic woes

Two residents are running for North Bend mayor: Travis Bridgman and Rob McFarland. Originally there were three, but Rich Wiltshire has ended his campaign. Rob and Travis submitted answers to three questions … [Read more...]

Q&A: North Bend City Council Primary Candidates talk traffic, growth, water

The three candidates running for North Bed City Council Position 7 - Darren Glazier, Mary Miller and Kristin Tetuán - submitted answers to some questions we asked. The answers below start in candidate … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Scooter stuck under garage door; SUV on its side 40 feet off SR 18; lots of malfunctioning smoke detectors

June 27th At 7:35AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to the scene of a car fire on I-90. The owner of the car was able to extinguish the fire prior to to firefighters arrival. June 28th At 12:48AM … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School student elected as American Quarter Horse Youth Association Director

A soon-to-be Mount Si High School junior with a passion for horses - Isabella Laguna of Snoqualmie - was recently elected as a 2019-20 American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) Regional Director. … [Read more...]

Q&A: Snoqualmie City Council Primary Candidates talk pools, property tax reliance and growth

The three women running for Snoqualmie City Council Position 2 - Elaine Armstrong, Katherine Ross and Anna Sotelo - submitted answers to three questions we asked. The answers below start in candidate … [Read more...]

Two vehicle rollover accidents, one fire in just four hours near I-90 / SR 18 interchange

Thursday, July 18, 2019 was a rough day in the I-90 / SR 18 interchange area. Around 9AM witnesses said a trailer truck hauling two campers took the westbound I-90 off-ramp left turn onto SR 18 too fast, … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: SR 18 CLOSED between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart Road this weekend

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who use SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart to plan on using alternate routes for most of the upcoming weekend, July 19th - … [Read more...]

Pedestrians take over downtown Streets as North Bend Block Party returns for weekend fun

Are you ready for North Bend’s biggest festival? The countdown is on to the 11th annual Downtown Block Party and 5th annual Legends Car Show. The Block Party happens from Noon to 11PM on Saturday, July … [Read more...]