Archives for May 2021

Updated 7:00 PM: Memorial Day Snoqualmie pass Traffic Delays

Update: 7:12 PM The accident has been cleared but traffic is still slow, expect delays. Update 7 PM: On I-90 westbound just east of 468th Ave SE (MP 33) there is a collision blocking all … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Public Works Project Honored for Environmental Best Practices

The City of Snoqualmie Water Reclamation Facility Phase II recently received a prestigious 2021 Project of the Year achievement award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) state chapter in the … [Read more...]

Hit and Run Accident Saturday on SR203 Near Carnation

Saturday, May 29th, at approximately 3 PM, a motorcycle traveling southbound on SR203 approaching NE 24th street was struck by a vehicle turning left. The strike was to the motorcycle's rear bumper, … [Read more...]

Updated: Saturday Afternoon Fire on Westbound I90

Update 5:07 PM: Both incidents are clear and traffic is now moving smoothly on westbound … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Memorial Day Services

The American Legion Renton-Pickering Post 79 will be conducting some activities around the Valley this upcoming Memorial Day. The legion will be placing flags at Veterans Graves in three local valley … [Read more...]

Updated: Tipped Over Semi on SR 18 Snarling Friday Afternoon traffic

Update 7:04 PM: Both lanes on SR 18 just west of I-90 are cleared. WSDOT is still seeing a long backup on EB SR 18, so they say to expect slow travel times for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino announces 2021 Entertainment Lineup as Washington State Prepares to Reopen June 30th

Snoqualmie Casino looks forward to welcoming back its LIVE entertainment guests after a 15-month hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The long awaited line-up announcement comes on the heels of the governor’s … [Read more...]

MSHS Wrestler Aynslee Hester: The Only Girl on the Mat

What do you think of when you think of wrestling? I think of the World According to Garp or Vision Quest, the WWE guys screaming OR sweaty (male) teenagers in a high school gym. I didn’t think of girls, but … [Read more...]

All Aboard For Three Full Days Of Train Rides Memorial Day Weekend!

(Northwest Railway Museum In Snoqualmie & North Bend) If you are looking for a family fun adventure this Memorial Day weekend, take a picturesque train excursion through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with … [Read more...]

Overturned Semi at SR-18 Westbound Creates Short Back-Up on I-90 Tuesday Morning

The Washington State Patrol said a semi-truck overturned at exit 25 as it turned on to WB SR 18 from WB I-90 around 9:55 AM Tuesday, May 25th, 2021. The semi-truck was the only vehicle involved. There were … [Read more...]

Southeast Reinig Road to be Closed for Three Months this Summer for Revetment Project

So what is a revetment? Revetments are used to line the banks of freshwater rivers, lakes, and man-made reservoirs, especially to prevent damage during periods of floods or heavy seasonal rains.[1] … [Read more...]

Frisky Girl Farm: Snoqualmie Valley Grown Healthy Food for Healthy Bodies

Seattleites Ashley Wilson and Ellen Scheffer had been running an urban farm called City Grown Seattle for 3 years, but they were interested in leaving the city and growing more food on a larger piece of land. … [Read more...]

Council Approves Contract to Complete Critical Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project

At its May 18th meeting, the North Bend City Council reached a historic milestone, approving the contract for Phase 2 of the important Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) High Priority Improvements (HPI) Project, … [Read more...]

Filing Deadline has Passed: Who is running for council, mayor and more?

King County Elections week is over, which means we now know who has decided to run for the 27 positions open in the Snoqualmie Valley, including North Bend city council, Snoqualmie city council and mayor, … [Read more...]

Explosive Noises Possible from Fire Training Academy, Early June and Mid-July

The Washington State Fire Training Academy (FTA) has notified the City that it will be hosting training exercises in early June and again in mid-July that may result in explosive noises being heard in areas of … [Read more...]

New Firefighters Join the Snoqualmie Fire Department

Five new firefighters have joined the Snoqualmie Fire Department – one career firefighter and four volunteers. Firefighter Peter van Lunsen was hired to fill a vacancy due to Lt. Kelly Gall’s … [Read more...]

City Council Approves New Water Rates; General Facilities Charges to Improve, Upgrade Water System

On May 18, 2021, the North Bend City Council unanimously approved new water rates and General Facilities Charges (GFCs) for 2022-2026. The approved annual 5.5% rate increase and new GFCs for water … [Read more...]

Councilmember Katherine Ross Declares Candidacy for Snoqualmie Mayor

Councilmember Katherine Ross has announced she is running for Mayor of Snoqualmie. Ross has been on the city council for over 4 years. Ross stated, “It has been my honor serving our Snoqualmie residents as a … [Read more...]

Vaccine Clinics for Students at Snoqualmie Valley Schools: Sign Up for Appointments

SVSD Families: In-school appointments start this week at CKMS and MSHS. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccinations to everyone age 12 and older … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Resident Ethan Benson Declares Candidacy for Snoqualmie City Council, Position 1

My name is Ethan Benson, and I am running for Snoqualmie City Council, Position 1. For the past 10 years, my family has called Snoqualmie home. We live on the Ridge, and my wife, Tricia, works in … [Read more...]