Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex project delayed but not dead; sewer could soon be coming to western North Bend

After a long year and a half of trying to figure out a solution to meet sewer requirements for a large athletic complex planned along SR 202 on the western edge of North Bend, it looks like the local developers … [Read more...]

Let it Snow: some Snoqualmie Pass ski slopes finally open over weekend

Better late than never, right? A few of the ski slopes at Snoqualmie Pass finally opened on Sunday, December 16, 2019. Two Summit West runs opened - Pacific Crest and Little Thunder - as Snoqualmie Pass is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie adds even more holiday lights downtown, launches ‘Winter Lights Trail’ complete with photo spots

There's a new twinkling tradition in downtown Snoqualmie this holiday season... something that might be contributing to the feeling that you entered a Hallmark Holiday Movie when you step foot on downtown … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department to launch drug dog program in 2020

It looks like Phoebe the Snoqualmie Fire Dog may soon get a first responder canine friend. In May the Snoqualmie City Council approved Police Chief Perry Phipps's request to explore adding a K-9 drug … [Read more...]

Mount Si Boys Basketball starts season with #1 state ranking; faces #2 Union in home opener this weekend

After advancing to the 4A State Championship game this past March, the Mount Si Boys Basketball team is starting the 2019-20 season with some big expectations - highlighted by the Seattle Times #1 state … [Read more...]

Opstad Elementary Teacher honored as a ‘Hero in the Classroom’

The Snoqualmie Valley School District recently announced that Opstad Elementary School Coding Teacher, Chris Harting, was honored by Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks as a Hero in the Classroom. The honor came … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Underwear boxing match; abandoned house party with lonely bunny; attempted officer taser disarming

December 3rd DUI on Way to School At 8PM officers were dispatched to the area of SE Cedar Falls Way and Stilson Ave SE for a vehicle that hit an embankment and continued driving. The caller followed the … [Read more...]

As metering of Snoqualmie Parkway I-90 onramp faces criticism, WSDOT says will monitor, adjust as new normal is found

Since the new onramp lane to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway opened last Friday, December 6, 2019, the reviews have been mixed. Friday - usually a light commute day - brought praise. But Monday … [Read more...]

North Bend Torguson Skatepark to get big redesign, expansion

Si View Parks is planning a big re-vamp and expansion of the Torguson Park Skatepark. Torguson Park is owned by the City of North Bend, but through a partnership it is operated and maintained by the the Si … [Read more...]

North Bend seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year Award

Know someone making a positive impact in the City of North Bend? Here's your chance to help the spotlight shine on their good work. According to the city, "Nominations must be for a North Bend resident or … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Nurse locked in medication room; 3-year old pulls alarm, evacuates golf club; time to replace dishwasher

November 21st Around 5:10PM, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Goddard School. On arrival there were no signs of fire, but the alarm panel showed a pulled station in room #9. Upon … [Read more...]

Traffic stop near North Bend turns up stolen car and gun, drugs and child in backseat

The King County Sheriff's Office took to social media to explain a traffic stop near Truck Town in North Bend that led to an arrest, a recovered stolen vehicle, a stolen handgun, an AR-15 rifle, drugs - and a … [Read more...]

Fog to blow out of Snoqualmie Valley soon; little rain, but relatively quiet weather until mid-December

 [Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter, who also owns Snoqualmie Weather. You can also keep up with his local weather forecasts on Twitter.].  Visibility really dropped on … [Read more...]

Finaghty’s Irish Pub sold: new local owners make changes, including enhanced menu

A recent business sale is bringing local ownership back to Finaghty's Irish Pub on Snoqualmie Ridge - along with some noticeable changes inside the Snoqualmie establishment. Snoqualmie residents Adrian Webb … [Read more...]

New Middle Fork trail opens: Garfield Ledges offers ‘big pay off with minimal effort’

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT) recently announced a new trail opening in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley: Garfield Ledges. It was made possible through a partnership between the Mountains to … [Read more...]