New DOH reports: Covid-19 cases plateauing in King County, health official says not enough to safely reopen schools

On Friday evening, August 28th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest Covid-19 statewide situation report, which reflected some good news - an overall plateau and slight … [Read more...]

New 100 foot Cell Tower project proposed near Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood

A new cell tower near Snoqualmie Ridge is currently in the planning phase with King County Permitting. Earlier this month King County Permitting mailed written notifications of the project to a few residents … [Read more...]

Pop-up Blood Drive returns to Snoqualmie City Hall August 31st, donors needed

After a successful pop-up blood drive in late June, Bloodworks Northwest is again partnering with the City of Snoqualmie to bring a safe and easy location for blood donations during the coronavirus … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | riding lawnmower accident; food fire; dog pen trip

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. August 20th Around 2AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a burn complaint call in the unincorporated King County area. … [Read more...]

New gate coming to Snoqualmie Community Park as neighbors ask for police help to curb illicit activities

New gates are currently being installed at the entrance to the main Snoqualmie Community Park parking lot on Ridge Street. The gate will close the lot to cars during overnight hours. For some … [Read more...]

Our Kids Need You: School Board President Welcomes Staff to unusual start of new School Year

On Monday, August 24, 2020, via Zoom, Snoqualmie Valley School Board President Carolyn Simpson virtually welcomed SVSD staff to the start of a new, unprecedented school year amidst the continuing coronavirus … [Read more...]

Closed portion of Rattlesnake Lake Parking area in North Bend to reopen this weekend

After a parking issues around the Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in North Bend caused nearby residents to take to social media to express safety concerns, on Friday, August 21st, the Cedar River Watershed … [Read more...]

Upcoming SR 202 weekend closures near Fall City, Sammamish could create long delays

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers that sections of SR 202 near Fall City and Sammamish will close in late August and mid-September for culvert replacements. WSDOT … [Read more...]

SnoPo K9 Pooch helps police make huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said earlier this month Snoqualmie Police Department's K9 Pooch helped make a huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie. According to a WSP news release, on the evening of … [Read more...]

Utility, street improvement project begins in downtown Snoqualmie

According to a city press release, Snoqualmie has begun the long-planned Railroad Place, Newton and Delta Street Utility Improvements Project in downtown Snoqualmie. Per the release, the … [Read more...]

Additional street dining in Snoqualmie this weekend: mask up and support local restaurants

UPDATE | August 16th, 7:30AM The City of Snoqualmie announced that the “Outdoor Seating Pilot Program” would be suspended early. Per the announcement, "On Sunday, August 16, 2020, Center Blvd. and Falls … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Fall City to get first-ever Coffeehouse, Aroma Coffee Co. opens in September

Something new is coming to Fall City - a coffee house. And believe it or not, in the coffee-loving, caffeinated state of Washington, Fall City has NEVER had a sit-down coffee shop. The idea for the … [Read more...]

North Bend nonprofit brings Historic Carousel to the Snoqualmie Valley

This year has been a busy year for local nonprofit North Bend Art & Industry (NBA&I). One of the many projects they have been working on is bringing a historic carousel to the site of the organization's … [Read more...]

Update: Hiker still missing in Middle Fork area of North Bend

UPDATE | August 23rd A message from Shirley Baumann’s daughter, Jane- “I would people to know my mom is still missing in the Middle Fork area off the Quartz Creek trail on the way to Lake Blethen. If … [Read more...]

Westbound SR 18 to close near Snoqualmie for overnight repairs twice this August

The Washington State Department of Transportation, (WSDOT) announced two upcoming overnight closures of westbound SR 18 near Snoqualmie - and over Tiger Mountain - in August. WSDOT said, "Late night … [Read more...]

29 new cases in 3 weeks: Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Snoqualmie

[Updated for a 5th time on 8/13/20 to include latest data from King County Public Health, with 4 additional Snoqualmie cases added (2 city limits and 2 in unincorporated area) and 4 additional North Bend cases … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Railroad Days goes virtual for 2020

The Northwest Railway Museum announced this week that despite the cancellation of the live Snoqualmie Railroad Days Festival, the long-standing community tradition will be celebrated virtually throughout the … [Read more...]

For a third time, North Bend eyed for marijuana store; public hearing happens August 13th

Twice last year, two different North Bend sites were eyed for a marijuana store. The second site - in the Mountain Valley Shopping Center - proposed by the Issaquah Cannabis store owner, fell through when it … [Read more...]

North Bend council approves water plan, sets city’s future mitigation strategy

UPDATE | AUGUST 5th The North Bend city council unanimously approved the 2020 water service plan at the August 4th meeting. ORIGINAL STORY The North Bend city council is expected to take action on … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie reports 15 new coronavirus cases in July, 400% increase over June

According to King County Public Health, the City of Snoqualmie reported 15 new coronavirus cases in July, a 400% increase from the 3 new cases reported in June. Although testing in Snoqualmie (city limits) … [Read more...]