Archives for April 2023

Final Update: Sunday Night Multiple Car Collision Westbound I90 Near Issaquah Closes I-90

Update 11:55 pm: All lanes of WB I-90 near Issaquah have cleared after an earlier multi-vehicle crash. Update 9:24 pm: WSDOT does not have an ETA for when Westbound I-90 will reopen following a multi-vehicle … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Helps Expand Behavioral Health Support for Local Youth

The North Bend City Council recognizes that a healthy community is one that invests in a variety of services that support its residents. The city has selected three local nonprofit organizations … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Bonked Head; Rollover Accident; In Labor on Freeway

April 20, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie healthcare facility to assist an individual suffering from high blood pressure, vomiting, and diabetes. The person was transported to a … [Read more...]

Protect the Health of Snoqualmie Urban Forests and Trails at April 29 and May 7 Volunteer Events

The Green Snoqualmie Partnership has two upcoming volunteer events that will help maintain the health of Snoqualmie’s Urban Forests and local trails. Join your neighbors, enjoy the spring weather, and protect … [Read more...]

Fatality Accident Friday Morning Near Tinkham Road

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), at approximately 7:41 am on Friday, April 28th, there was a one-car fatality collision on I-90 near Tinkham Road (MP 42). A 2005 Ford Focus was driving … [Read more...]

Lane Reductions Coming to Eastbound I-90 in Preston/Issaquah Area Starting Sunday Night, April 30

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is making progress on Interstate 90 bridge repairs requiring multi-day lane reductions in the Issaquah/Preston area. They’ll take a big step … [Read more...]

North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland Announces Re-Election Bid

Today North Bend Mayor Rob McFarland announced his intention to seek a second term. Following the announcement, Mayor McFarland released the following statement - “Serving the citizens of North Bend as mayor … [Read more...]

Efforts by Sallal and North Bend to Formulate an Acceptable Water Supply Agreement Persist Despite Challenges

On April 18th, 2023, the North Bend City Council voted unanimously to approve the first read of a resolution to sign a water supply agreement with Sallal Water Association. Mayor McFarland, who has been deeply … [Read more...]

Carolyn Simpson: Saying Goodbye and Thanks for Everything!

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board prepares for its upcoming election, long-serving member Carolyn Simpson has written a heartfelt letter to the community announcing her decision not to run again. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Hosts Annual Healthy Kids Day, April 29

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day®, presented by UnitedHealthcare and Coordinated Care, at locations across King County, including the Snoqualmie Valley Y. This … [Read more...]

Childcare and Rent Assistance Grants Available for Snoqualmie Families

Helping Hands Ministry (HHM) has a limited-time opportunity for Snoqualmie families struggling to pay rent and/or childcare costs. For those who live within the Snoqualmie City limits, Helping Hands can … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Possible Stroke; Allergic Reaction; Vehicle Spin Out

April 14, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie residence to assist an individual suffering a possible stroke. The person was transported to a nearby hospital. April 15, 2023 Crews responded to a … [Read more...]

North Bend Local Works with the Snoqualmie Tribe to Protect Wildlife and Support the Tribe’s Sovereign Rights

Many people move to the Valley for its wildlife and scenery. The Snoqualmie Valley is part of the Snoqualmie Tribe's ancestral lands, where they have lived, gathered, hunted, fished, and stewarded the lands … [Read more...]

Trail Runs Bringing Participants to North Bend this Weekend

On Sunday, April 23rd, Eastside Runners Club is hosting the Mt. Si Relay and Trail Runs event, a portion of which travels through North Bend. The event will take place from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., including time for … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Package Theft; Graffiti; Disturbance

April 10, 2023 A caller reported that they witnessed a package theft at their Snoqualmie neighbor's home. Officers located the suspect vehicle, but it proceeded to flee at a very high rate of speed. Due to … [Read more...]

April Showers Bring May Flowers — and Young Wildlife

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting warmer, and flowers are starting to bloom—spring ushers in many new beginnings — including new life for baby animals. This time of year, it’s common … [Read more...]

Share Your Vision for Snoqualmie in a New Survey

To share your vision for the City on housing, roads, parks, environment, and more, take a new Community Priority Survey to help guide the City in a Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan) … [Read more...]

First Reading of the Resolution Authorizing an Agreement for Wholesale Supply of Water with Sallal and City

On April 18, 2023, at the City Council Meeting, there will be a first reading of a resolution authorizing Mayor Rob McFarland to sign an agreement for the wholesale water supply with the Sallal Water … [Read more...]

Celebrate Earth Day & Arbor Day with Events in Snoqualmie and North Bend

Earth Day and Arbor Day are both environmental observances, but they focus on different aspects of nature and environmental conservation. Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, is a global event to … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Vehicle Fire; Incident at Echo Glen; Alcohol Poisoning

April 8, 2023 Crews responded to westbound I-90 near Preston for the report of a vehicle on fire on the roadway shoulder. The fire was coming from under the vehicle and was related to an electrical failure. … [Read more...]