Archives for September 2019

Fire Blotter | smoldering stump; arson at the park; burnt bread; furnace filter over use

September 12th Around 12:45pm, Snoqualmie Firefighters assisted another unit with extinguishing a smoldering stump near Snoqualmie Pass. September 13th Around 2:40am, Snoqualmie Firefighters were … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Viva Las Vegas via San Diego

How long have you known your best friend? I’ve known mine since the 6th grade and in 2013 she moved to San Diego. A life-long Washingtonian like me, she still visits the area often, but at least once a year I … [Read more...]

New Sno-King Ice Arena progressing on schedule, slated to open in Snoqualmie June 2020

The new ice arena coming to Snoqualmie is moving along on schedule. It's hard to believe just by looking at the site, but Sno-King's newest, two-sheet ice arena is anticipated to open in June 2020. Yes, you … [Read more...]

Boil Order continues for thousands in North Bend; Sallal says untreated water ‘likely’ no longer offered

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 27TH, 1PM Here's the latest update from Sallal: Water system operators have been manually adding disinfectant to the distribution system for the past week.  Disinfection system equipment … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: What we might expect this Winter

[Article by Ryan Porter, owner/writer of Snoqualmie Weather blog.] Cold and snowy this winter? As always, it’s quite the speculation. I’ve been noticing building expectations for another cold and snowy … [Read more...]

A Kindness Movement: 1st Annual Love Snoqualmie Valley Volunteer Day happens October 5th

Have you seen the signs around the Valley? "We ❤️Snoqualmie Valley?" Here's some info on what organizers hope becomes a local movement of kindness and community. One day. Impactful projects. All for the same … [Read more...]

Fire, loss of directors means no Night on a Dark Trail this year for Snoqualmie Valley

For those of you already thinking and planning for Halloween, there will be one little Snoqualmie Valley glitch this fall: Night on a Dark Trail will not be happening. A series of unforeseen events resulted … [Read more...]

Two fires in Snoqualmie Park bathrooms determined to be arson; $10,000 reward offered

According to a city news release, on September 14, 2019 small fires were set in the men’s and women’s restrooms at Azalea Park, 6604 Azalea Way SE on Snoqualmie Ridge. The Snoqualmie Police … [Read more...]

SnoValley Chamber of Commerce hosting FREE candidate forums in October

The SnoValley Chamber of Commerce has announced a series of local Candidate Forums: Monday, October 7th, 7PM – North Bend City Council and Mayoral Candidates, Location: North Bend TheatreTuesday, October … [Read more...]

Boil Water Order continues for thousands in North Bend; Sallal calls emergency member meeting for September 25th

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 23rd, 3PM Please see the latest update from the Sallal Water Association about the E.coli contamination issue below: The BOIL WATER ADVISORY is still in effect for the entire Sallal … [Read more...]

Young and Ruffling some Feathers: William Donaldson answers why he’s seeking public office

Since Snoqualmie Council Candidate William Donaldson wasn't in a primary over the summer, isn't an incumbent or former mayor, and didn't do a press release when he announced his candidacy - we thought we'd pose … [Read more...]

State: Three Milestones Push I-90/SR 18 improvement project to next phase of development

On September 19, 2019, the Washington State Department of Transportation said three major advancements had pushed the I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement project into the next phase of development, including … [Read more...]

Longtime North Bend business Pro Ski celebrates new location with big community grand opening party this weekend

After almost 20 years in their comfy and trusted location on North Bend Way, longtime business Pro Ski and Mountain Service has finally made the move to a 'bigger and better' location - inside the former North … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Weekend closure of SR 18 over Tiger Mountain may cause delays

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers of a weekend closure of SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Hobart that has the potential to create delays on nearby detour routes - … [Read more...]

Boil Water Advisory in effect for ENTIRE Sallal Service area after positive E-coli test

UPDATE | September 18, 2019, 6:30PM [Note: Below we have added a water purveyor map for the upper Snoqualmie Valley. Only Businesses and residences in the pink and orange areas of North Bend are affected. … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | DUI stuck on sidewalk; no helmets, no skateboards; warrants, warrants & more warrants; costly park vandalism

Feuding Neighbors | Pickering Court, Snoqualmie On September 3rd around 8:10pm, Snoqualmie Officers were dispatched for a report of neighbors yelling profanities at each other. Officers arrived to find a … [Read more...]

Large River Run Apartment complex anticipated to break ground this week now delayed until Spring

UPDATE | September 17, 2019 The City of North Bend announced that clearing, grading and construction of the River Run Apartment complex, which was scheduled to begin this week, has been delayed by the … [Read more...]

Washington’s Most Deadly Animals

[Contributing writer Melissa Grant is a North Bend resident, pet trainer for Miss Lola’s Academy for Wayward Dogs and a wildlife enthusiast] I’m about to give you information you never knew you … [Read more...]

Who Knew? Drive-thru Valet Pizza at the Salish Lodge

Did that title leave wondering what the heck we might be talking about? It's actually pretty simple.... and a pretty innovative idea. The Salish Lodge Attic has good pizza - cooked in a wood-fired oven. … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | burn ban violation; confused and lost on 202; two-car accident on Winery Road

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to over the past two weeks. August 31st Around 5:20PM Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched for vehicle fire on eastbound I-90. Crews … [Read more...]