Archives for May 2023

Snoqualmie Tribe Implements Ground-Breaking Lands Protection Tax: New tax is first of its kind in North America

The Snoqualmie Tribe has implemented a leading-edge tax at the Salish Lodge & Spa. The Tribe’s new Land Protection Tax is believed to be the first in North America. As a federally-recognized tribe, … [Read more...]

Get Out in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area This Summer

As Washingtonians are making plans to visit the state’s beautiful national parks and other recreation areas this summer, they should also take note of all the fun events and ways to connect with their local … [Read more...]

Washington State’s Gigantic Bicycle Festival Rings in its 10th Year with Electrifying Music Line-Up

Known for its scenic road and trail bicycle rides, Washington’s premiere music, visual art and bicycle festival is scheduled in Snoqualmie, WA, on August 4th and 5th of this year. Featuring a diverse … [Read more...]

Important Reminder: Submit Your Candidacy for the November General Election by May 15-19

The general election in King County is on November 7th, 2023, and the filing deadline for candidates is rapidly approaching. If you want to run for office, now is the time to act. The City of Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Sip, Suds and Si Tasting Event Seeks Volunteers for Next Weekend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) will host the Sip, Suds and Si tasting event on Saturday, May 20, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.    Downtown North Bend will be the place to be with friends and … [Read more...]

BIG, Annual Snoqualmie Ridge Garage Sale Starts Friday, May 19th

Get ready to participate in the upcoming community-wide Snoqualmie Ridge garage sale! Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 19th through the 21st, from 9 am-4 pm, the first of the two annual (allowed) … [Read more...]

Lane Closures Planned May 15-19 in Carnation, Fall City, for Fish Passage Project 

Travelers who use State Route 202 in Fall City and State Route 203 in Carnation should prepare for daytime single-lane closures May … [Read more...]

Heat Forecast for Western Washington this Weekend: Hot Weather Tips for People & Pets

[Weather Forecast by Mark Davis] Many areas of Western Washington, including the Snoqualmie Valley, have a Heat Advisory in effect from Saturday 2 pm until Monday 8 pm. This is the earliest Heat Advisory … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Abdominal Pain; Possible Broken Hip; Seizure

May 4, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie school to assist a student suffering from abdominal pain.   May 6, 2023 Crews responded to Sno-King Ice Arena for an individual who fell and hit … [Read more...]

Umpqua Bank in North Bend Hosts Community Business Expo on Friday, May 19th

Pete Nelson, the Discovery TV star of Treehouse Master and principal of Nelson Treehouse and Supply in Fall City, headlines an event at Umpqua Bank on May 19. Nelson will be a guest at the weekly … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Possible Drug Deal in Progress; Weapons Offense; Stolen Vehicle Recovery

May 2, 2023 Officers were called to a North Bend neighborhood about a male driver with loud music who was vomiting outside his vehicle. When officers arrived, they found the male was highly intoxicated. He … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Confirms Mike Chambless as Interim City Administrator

During its regular meeting on May 8, 2023, the Snoqualmie City Council approved Mayor Ross’s appointment of Mike Chambless as Interim City Administrator. Chambless will take over from Mike Sauerwein, … [Read more...]

City Seeking Youth Applicants for Vacancy on Parks Commission

The City of North Bend is seeking youth between the ages of 16 and 18 who reside within the Snoqualmie Valley School District boundaries to fill a youth position on the Parks Commission. Youth interested … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe and Eastside Fire & Rescue Celebrate Arrival of New Emergency Aid Vehicle

On May 4th, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the arrival of their new emergency aid vehicle. The vehicle was purchased with grant … [Read more...]

Volunteer Opportunities at the Snoqualmie Valley Foodbank and Rebates with Saving Water Partnership

When you visit the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank on any given shopping day, you will find yourself immersed in a bustling, collaborative environment where volunteers and staff are helping community members access … [Read more...]

Daytime Lane Closures on Westbound I-90 Between Preston and High Point During Weekdays in May

Starting Monday, May 8 and continuing for several weeks, westbound drivers on Interstate 90 should watch for intermittent left lane closures along a three-mile stretch between Preston and High … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Vehicle Fire; Assistance on Trail; Possible Overdose

April 27, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie dental office to assist a patient who fainted.  April 27, 2023 Crews responded to Nintendo in North Bend for the report of smoke coming from … [Read more...]

Updated: Oversized Super Load Truck Loses Steering, Causing a Long Back-up Thursday Afternoon

Update 2:24 pm: The incident on I-90 at North Bend Way has been cleared to the left shoulder and all lanes are open. Expect delays as traffic clears through this area from the previous backups. Original … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: One Night on the Edge of the Columbia Gorge

My husband is a work-from-home computer guy who was starting to look as pale as a 14-year-old D&D aficionado. So, to get him some much-needed color and Vitamin D, I booked a night at Sagecliffe Resort & … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Felony Warrant Subject; Shoplifting; Injury Collision

April 24, 2023 The theft of tools from Chinook Lumber in North Bend was reported. There was no suspect information. April 24, 2023 An officer contacted two females at a North Bend construction … [Read more...]

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