Archives for May 2022

The Snoqualmie Tribe announces Snoqualmie Casino Hotel expansion

At a special council meeting on Tuesday, May 31st, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved the Fifth Amendment to the Agreement Between the City of Snoqualmie and the Snoqualmie Tribe for the Provision … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Holds Special Hybrid Meeting on Sewer Service for the Tribe and Mayor Ross’ Capital Improvement Plan Tuesday Night

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 PM, the City of Snoqualmie will hold a special hybrid city council meeting to discuss approving the fifth amendment to the agreement between the City of Snoqualmie and the … [Read more...]

Shots Fired Friday Night in Downtown Snoqualmie

On Friday, May 27, 2022, at approximately 9:15 pm, Snoqualmie Police Department (SPD) officers responded to the area of Sahara Pizza on Railroad Ave in downtown Snoqualmie for reports of possible shots … [Read more...]

Trailhead Direct Returns to North Bend on Memorial Day Weekend

King County Parks and King County Metro are happy to announce that the Trailhead Direct service will be returning for 2022! All aboard for the outdoors.   Trailhead Direct is returning to … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum Receives Award For
“The Great Locomotive Swap”

On May 24, 2022, the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) recognized the Northwest Railway Museum (“Museum”) with the 2022 Long Term Project award for “The Great Locomotive … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend with Free Gas

Snoqualmie Casino is teaming up with 99.9 KISW The Rock to give consumers a little relief at the pump Friday morning. Starting at 7 AM, the first 99 cars in line will receive 5 gallons of regular … [Read more...]

Collaborative Grant Work for Future Meadowbrook Farm Park Prairie Loop Trail

The Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, the Si View Metropolitan Park District, and the Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association are collectively planning for the future Baqwab Prairie Loop Trail at … [Read more...]

State Fire Marshal’s Office Recognizes Wildfire Awareness Month

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office joins fire agencies around the state in recognizing the importance of being prepared for wildfire season.    In 2021, more than 1,800 wildfires … [Read more...]

Updated: Monday Afternoon Injury Collision & Medical Airlift

Update Monday 4:22 PM: All lanes of Westbound I90 near MP 40 are now open. ________________________________________________________ At approximately 2:20 PM, Monday, May 23rd, on Westbound I90 near … [Read more...]

Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Draft Management Plan Now Open for Public Comment

The Greenway Trust invites feedback on the draft document, which is the product of two years of collaborative planning. The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) is a … [Read more...]

Church on the Ridge Announces Sixth Annual Professional Red, White & Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Show in Snoqualmie

Church on the Ridge has announced the anticipated return of its annual professional Fourth of July fireworks show on the 33-acre grounds of Snoqualmie Community Park in Snoqualmie, WA. Red, White … [Read more...]

Update Friday: King County Sheriff’s Office Searches for an Armed Suspect Near Duvall

Update Friday: There was a first court appearance for the man involved in the Duvall domestic violence shooting investigation. The first appearance judge found probable cause … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Alcohol Overdose; Jumped from Window; Panic Attack

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. May 9, 2022 EMTs responded to a residence for a report of an alcohol overdose. The individual was transported to a nearby … [Read more...]

Loss of a Giant: Former Mayor of North Bend Fritz Ribary Passes Away

Update Memorial Service Information: Memorial will be on June 4th at 2 pm at Mt Si High School gym. The public is welcome. You may have first met Fritz Ribary as your pizza delivery man, through a Chamber of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Unprecedented May Wind Event Possible for Wednesday

The Snoqualmie Valley has a November wind storm heading our way on May 18th. This won’t be a historic wind event, but this is an unprecedented situation for May. With this spring being the coldest … [Read more...]

Six Friends, 12 Moons and a Rainbow: Dining at the Snoqualmie Casino

I don’t know about you, but we have several friends that we haven’t seen since well before the beginning of the pandemic. So, when we planned to have dinner with one long-neglected couple, we added … [Read more...]

All Aboard! Memorial Day Weekend Steam Train Rides

Looking for a family fun adventure this Memorial Day weekend? Come take a picturesque steam train excursion through the Upper Snoqualmie Valley with the Northwest Railway Museum. Trains depart … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s Fundraiser for Ukraine

After eight years of conflict between Russia and Ukraine and following a Russian military build-up on the Russia–Ukraine border from late 2021, the conflict expanded significantly when … [Read more...]

Honoring Our Valley History: Kinsey Street on the Ridge

In his second installment of Honoring Our Valley History, Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been … [Read more...]

Tollgate Farm Park Loop Trail Temporarily Closed

A portion of the Tollgate Farm Park loop trail is temporarily closed, as Si View Metropolitan Parks District commences work to build a barn, parking area and realign ingress/egress as part of the Tollgate Park … [Read more...]