Archives for April 2022

Thomas the Tank Engine & Day Out with Thomas Roll Into Snoqualmie

Peep Peep – Get ready for a day of fun! Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling into Snoqualmie at the Northwest Railway Museum for a day of BIG dreams and even BIGGER smiles. Jump on board Thomas for an … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Mayor Ross Gives her First State of the City Address: 2022, The Big Bounce Back Year

The SnoValley Chamber of Commerce State of the Cities Luncheon featured Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross’ 1st annual “State of the City” address. The mayor's speech spoke of changes and new energy for the … [Read more...]

Updated: Traffic Alert: Vehicle Fire Blocks All Lanes on Westbound I90

Final update 11:17 AM: All lanes are open on westbound I-90 just east of Sunset Way _______________________________________________________ Update 9:59 AM: According to the WSDOT Twitter account it looks … [Read more...]

Coworking at Snoqualmie Pass: Pass Life Workspace – Work Where You Play

Find the balance between work and play at Snoqualmie Pass’s newly established coworking, meeting, and event space. Pass Life Workspace provides a viable place for digital nomads to be productive with … [Read more...]

Local Teacher Works to get ‘The Office’ Star, Steve Carell, the Recognition he Deserves

Earlier this month, I met Bobby Znak while we were getting haircuts at Mirror Mirror in North Bend. As one does when getting your do done, we started chatting about our respective jobs and lives in … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Possible Anxiety Attack; Vision Problems; Fuel Spill

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. April 16, 2022 EMTs responded to a residence for the report of an individual experiencing a possible anxiety attack. April … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Weekend Steam Train Rides

Are you looking for something special and unique for mom on Mother’s Day weekend, May 7-8? Let her “blow off some steam” and give her a fun family experience of a steam train ride through the … [Read more...]

James Whitfield, Co-Founder of Be Culture, to headline Encompass Inspire Breakfast 

Encompass will return to hosting its annual Inspire Breakfast in person on Tuesday, April 26 from 7:30-9:00 am at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge.  Inspire is an … [Read more...]

Wildcat Jazz Celebration at the North Bend Theatre

Guest Post by Linda Grez for the Mount Si Band & Orchestra Boosters The community is invited to the free Wildcat Jazz Celebration, featuring all 3 Mount Si High School Jazz bands as well as Twin Falls … [Read more...]

European Cherry Blossoms Announce Spring

Guest post by Snoqualmie Valley Historian -David S. Battey As a tree freak, I get pretty excited over the stunning spring blooms flooding the Northwest right now.  Most are cherry blossoms not planted … [Read more...]

North Bend’s Pet Place Market Expands, Grand Re-Opening Celebration Happens April 23 & 24th

Pet Place Market (PPM) is expanding and celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. The owner – Christopher Creighton– couldn’t be more excited to offer new products and services to the downtown North Bend … [Read more...]

North Bend & Snoqualmie Police Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 21st opportunity in nine years to prevent … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol Detectives Seeking Witnesses

At approximately 12:10 pm on April 15, 2022, Washington State Patrol communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a gray Dodge Challenger was driving erratically on Eastbound I-90 near milepost … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: Fisher Avenue on Snoqualmie Ridge

Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been important in Snoqualmie history.   Fisher … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Trail Rescue; Fall Patient; Neighbor Issues

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. April 9, 2022 EMTs responded to a residence to assist an individual out of a chair. April 9, … [Read more...]

Police Incident Closes I-90 Briefly

On April 15th at 12:36 PM, a Dodge Challenger was reported as driving erratically on eastbound  I-90 passing the Preston exit (MP 22). The vehicle stopped in the lanes of Eastbound I-90 near SR … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Launches Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program

On April 11, 2022, Snoqualmie City Council members approved Resolution 1610, awarding a Public Works contract to begin the City’s Sidewalk Repair and Replacement Program to eliminate many trip hazards in … [Read more...]

Two Hailstorm Caused Wrecks on I90 Near North Bend

At approximately 5:30 PM on April 14th, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported two hailstorms caused Eastbound wrecks near mileposts 30 and 32 in North Bend. Several agencies are responding to … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Las Vegas Post Pandemic; Less Gambling More Fun!

Since my best friend moved in 2013, we have tried to meet up at least once a year and have some fun. Sometimes that means staying in her new city of San Diego, but usually, we go to Las … [Read more...]

King County Fire District 27 Fire Commissioner Position Vacancy

The Board of Commissioners of King County Fire District 27 in Fall City is seeking an individual to fill a Commissioner position that has been vacated. To qualify, an applicant must be a registered … [Read more...]