Archives for March 2022

Car Collision in Duvall Injures Two and Claims One Life Monday Evening

UPDATE: The dog, thought to be missing, was found safe at the towing company. At approximately 7:08 PM, Monday, March 28th, two people were injured, and one person died on SR203 in … [Read more...]

Post Pandemic: Snoqualmie City Hall Reopens to the Public in April

Snoqualmie City Hall, which was temporarily closed to the public in response to the Covid-19 Omicron variant surge, will reopen the week of April 4, 2022.  Public-facing counters at City Hall … [Read more...]

North Bend Receives Grant Funding for Future South Fork Avenue Extension Bypass Project

In March, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) approved funding for the recipients of their 2021 Rural Town Centers and Corridors (RTCC), a program that provides grants for projects in smaller, rural cities … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Community Invited to Public Hearing for Proposed Mill Site Plan Application

The Snoqualmie Valley community is invited to a public hearing about the proposed Snoqualmie Mill Site Planned Commercial/Industrial (PCI) Plan Application on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 4 pm via … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Locked Out; Covid-19 Symptoms; False Medical Alarm;

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. March 18th, 2022 EMTs responded to a residence to assist an individual with possible alcohol … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Wildlife Crossing Structures: A Bridge to Safety for Washington Animals Big and Small

Five and a half years ago, I wrote about a new Wildlife Crossing Structure being built east of Snoqualmie Pass near Lake Keechelus. Animal crossings, also known as ecoducts or wildlife bridges, are … [Read more...]

Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on … [Read more...]

Trail Youth Holds their First In-Person Fundraiser in Over Three Years

Two years ago, Trail Youth had to cancel their first, nearly sold-out, in-person banquet due to the pandemic. Their last in-person fundraiser was more than three years ago, in 2019. “The last few … [Read more...]

Work Happening On Part of North Bend Way, Rough Road Conditions Expected

Drivers heading Westbound on Southeast North Bend Way, crossing the new roundabout at the intersection of 436th Avenue SE, can expect some rough road conditions for a few days this week. This … [Read more...]

Help Seattle Mountain Rescue Fund a New Mountain Center in North Bend

On May 1st of last year, a group of college-age students took a hike to Rattlesnake Ledge, a popular local hike with views of the Seattle Watershed and Snoqualmie Valley. One of the hikers had moved … [Read more...]

Wine and Dine the SnoValley Rails

The Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie Casino, and Sigillo Cellars have teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind spring evening experience. Guests will board the train at the historic Snoqualmie Depot … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Elevator Malfunction; Natural Gas Leak; Driver with Medical Issues

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. March 10, 2022 At approximately 6:30 pm, EMTs responded to an individual in respiratory distress. The patient was … [Read more...]

State Representative Lisa Callan Collaborates with Cities to Secure Funding for Behavioral Health Coordinator

The cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie have collaborated with first responders and State Representative Lisa Callan to obtain funding for a pilot behavioral health emergency response and coordination … [Read more...]

New Look, New Name, Renovating Snoqualmie’s Irish Pub Through a Pandemic

Two years ago, Adrian Webb and Amanda Stoffel were preparing for their first St. Paddy’s running Finaghty’s Irish Pub & Restaurant. The couple moved to Snoqualmie Ridge in November 2017, and when they found … [Read more...]

Police Officers Apprehend Stabbing Suspect in Downtown North Bend

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at approximately 4 PM, Snoqualmie/North Bend Police Officers responded to reports of a subject with a gun at the North Bend Chevron gas station located at the corner of SW Mt. Si … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Infrastructure Project Increases Safety at Downtown Intersections

A City of Snoqualmie capital improvement project is making downtown intersections safer for both drivers and pedestrians. The City’s ongoing Tree Streets Project is bringing notable improvements to … [Read more...]

North Bend Seeking Applicants for Vacancies on City Planning Commission

If you want a chance to have a say on North Bend's physical development, here's your opportunity. The City of North Bend is seeking applicants for multiple vacancies on the Planning Commission, … [Read more...]

Wildcats Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin Finish Season at State Champs

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] Mt Si Juniors Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin closed out their Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive season with impressive showings at State … [Read more...]

Yard Waste Recycling Program Begins April 23rd in North Bend

The 2022 North Bend Yard Waste Recycling program begins on April 23rd. This annual recycling program is open to North Bend residents and property owners on select Saturdays (see dates below) April – October … [Read more...]

Move Ahead Washington Transportation Package Funds SR 18 Widening and Snoqualmie Parkway Repaving

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the State Legislature approved the ambitious Move Ahead Washington transportation package.  The $17 billion statewide transportation bill includes $640 … [Read more...]