Archives for December 2019

As metering of Snoqualmie Parkway I-90 onramp faces criticism, WSDOT says will monitor, adjust as new normal is found

Since the new onramp lane to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway opened last Friday, December 6, 2019, the reviews have been mixed. Friday - usually a light commute day - brought praise. But Monday … [Read more...]

North Bend Torguson Skatepark to get big redesign, expansion

Si View Parks is planning a big re-vamp and expansion of the Torguson Park Skatepark. Torguson Park is owned by the City of North Bend, but through a partnership it is operated and maintained by the the Si … [Read more...]

North Bend seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year Award

Know someone making a positive impact in the City of North Bend? Here's your chance to help the spotlight shine on their good work. According to the city, "Nominations must be for a North Bend resident or … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Nurse locked in medication room; 3-year old pulls alarm, evacuates golf club; time to replace dishwasher

November 21st Around 5:10PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Goddard School. On arrival there were no signs of fire, but the alarm panel showed a pulled station in room #9. Upon … [Read more...]

Traffic stop near North Bend turns up stolen car and gun, drugs and child in backseat

The King County Sheriff's Office took to social media to explain a traffic stop near Truck Town in North Bend that led to an arrest, a recovered stolen vehicle, a stolen handgun, an AR-15 rifle, drugs - and a … [Read more...]

Fog to blow out of Snoqualmie Valley soon; little rain, but relatively quiet weather until mid-December

 [Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on Twitter.].  Visibility really dropped on … [Read more...]

Finaghty’s Irish Pub sold: new local owners make changes, including enhanced menu

A recent business sale is bringing local ownership back to Finaghty's Irish Pub on Snoqualmie Ridge - along with some noticeable changes inside the Snoqualmie establishment. Snoqualmie residents Adrian Webb … [Read more...]

New Middle Fork trail opens: Garfield Ledges offers ‘big pay off with minimal effort’

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT) recently announced a new trail opening in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley: Garfield Ledges. It was made possible through a partnership between the Mountains to … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie Parkway I-90 on-ramp lane opens, metering begins this week

UDDATE | DECEMBER 4TH, 1PM: It looks like WSDOT has pushed the metering start date back one day - to Friday, December 6th. The signs on the on-ramp were changed … [Read more...]

Upcoming open house focuses on Riverwalk Trail, Road Design in downtown Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie residents have an opportunity to learn more about the city's RiverWalk Project at an upcoming open house on Thursday, December 5th from 6:30-8PM at City Hall. Project designers Northwest … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Baby left in car while mom works out; acid trip in parking lot; hit and run car leaves bumper behind

November 27th Theft in Progress At 3:40PM officers responded to the outlet mall for a report of a female that “destroyed” the store before shoplifting and leaving. Officers caught up to the vehicle on … [Read more...]

Fall City gets festive this weekend with 20th annual Holiday Market, tree lighting

Fall City is getting into the holiday spirit this Saturday, December 7th with festive happenings all around town. The 20th annual Holiday Market happens from 10AM to 3PM in the Chief Kanim Middle School … [Read more...]