Archives for August 2021

Construction to Begin on Maloney Estates Subdivision this Week

This week site work is expected to begin on Maloney Estates,  a new 23-unit single-family home subdivision just south of Maloney Grove Ave SE and SE Mt. Teneriffe Place. Initial site work on the … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting Aug 26, 2021: Budget was Approved for 2021-2022

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Minutes of the August 12, 2021 Board Meeting were approved. Communications and Recognition Superintendent Gibbon welcomed everyone back.  Some of the highlights … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Assist in Incident Involving Suspect with Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Today at about 12:10 p.m., Snoqualmie Police Officers were asked to assist the FBI with a one-million-dollar fugitive arrest rape warrant. The FBI was following the adult male suspect, out of Louisiana, … [Read more...]

Police Incident Shuts Down Eastbound SR-18 at I90

At approximately 1 PM Friday, August 27th the Washington State Patrol (WSP) initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for suspicion of a felony warrant for rape for the driver. After the traffic stop was … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Lynda Lahman’s Story of Love, Loss, and Memories

I’ll admit it, I sometimes judge a (literal) book by its cover, and I really shouldn’t. In this third installment of Regional Reads, I read a book by local author Snoqualmie resident Lynda … [Read more...]

Watch Plein Air Artist Britt Greenland Paint in the Park

Artist Britt Greenland, selected as this year’s Designated Plein Air Artist, will paint on August 28 in Sandy Cove Park in honor of this year’s Railroad Days. Afterward, you can view her two … [Read more...]

The Rescue of the Rattlesnake Mountain (dog) Gang

Local residents know about the many benefits that come from living in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. Unfortunately, most of us know there are drawbacks too. Two of those drawbacks are lost and abandoned … [Read more...]

Mayor Larson Announces Vaccination Mandate for Snoqualmie Staff

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson informed citywide staff that COVID-19 vaccinations are required as of October 18, 2021. This would require a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson … [Read more...]

Open Snoqualmie City Council Position to be Filled by Appointment

The City of Snoqualmie is accepting applications to fill an upcoming vacancy for City Council Position 6. This position is currently held by Council Member Sean Sundwall, whose resignation is effective August … [Read more...]

Church on the Ridge Opens New Facility in Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park

Church on the Ridge announced it recently opened the doors to a new building. The building was designed to form a more lasting presence in the heart of the greater Snoqualmie Valley and ensures the church can … [Read more...]

Late Night Car vs. Motorcycle Fatality Accident Blocks Westbound Highway 18

At approximately 11:40 pm on August 19th, the Washington State Patrol responded to a jeep vs. motorcycle accident on Westbound Highway 18 near the Tiger Mountain Summit. A tan Jeep Patriot and a black Harley … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Railroad Days Returns

The 82nd Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival returns on August 28-29, 2021. This year the Grand Parade returns live and in-person on Saturday, August 28th at 11 am. The fun continues with: Steam … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces the Return of the Indoor Mask Mandate and Covid Vaccine Requirement for all Educators and School Staff

On August 18th, Governor Inslee announced a vaccine mandate for ALL Washington State public, private educators and school staff at a press conference. These educators must be fully vaccinated by October 18th. … [Read more...]

Boeing Jet Flyover to Kick-Off Boeing Classic Tournament

To signal the start of the Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tournament, a Boeing jetliner will fly over the 18th green of The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge golf course on Friday, August 20 at approximately 11 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe Donates over $650,000 in Charitable Donations

On Friday, August 6th, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe sent out checks exceeding $650,000 to nonprofit organizations around the state of Washington. The need was great this year shown by the unprecedented number of … [Read more...]

Last Two Rock Blasting Scheduled on I-90 this Week

The Washington State Department of Transportation and construction crews are scheduled to conduct rock blast on Wednesday night, Aug. 18 and Thursday night, Aug. 19. For the safety of the traveling … [Read more...]

What’s in a Wolf Pack Name? A Lot of History

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) biologists confirmed the presence of four new wolf packs during the most recent population survey- the Vulcan Pack, the Onion Creek pack, … [Read more...]

Torguson Skatepark Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, August 21st

The skatepark renovation project at Torguson Park in North Bend is complete! This project nearly doubled the footprint of the facility to a 13,000 square foot concrete skate park with exciting elements for all … [Read more...]

Delta Variant Drives a Dramatic Spike in Cases, Further Exhausting Hospital Capacity Across the State

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are accelerating across the state of Washington, demonstrating the delta variant’s potential to unravel our hard-fought progress toward recovery. Unvaccinated … [Read more...]

Roadway Striping Could Cause Minor Traffic Delays, Monday, August 16th

The City of North Bend will be completing annual roadway striping work on City streets, Monday, August 16, 2021.   The work will be performed by a private contractor, Apply-A-Line, and is … [Read more...]