Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm Power Outage Update #2

Wednesday's powerful winds resulted in many power outages and extensive damage to the Snoqualmie Valley's electrical system. Wind gusts of more than 60 mph, along with rain-saturated soil, resulted in fallen … [Read more...]

Wrong-Way Driver on I90 Leads to Fatality Collision

Last night, January 13th, 2021, at about 9:54 pm, I90 eastbound (MP 38) was closed due to a fatality collision. A silver Dodge pickup being driven by a 26-year-old from New Braunfels, TX, was going … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm, Power Outage Update: Lengthy Outage Possible

Winds and rain moved into The Snoqualmie Valley overnight, with gusts ranging from 40-60+ mph, causing widespread outages across the area. Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather warned of this storm in Sunday’s … [Read more...]

A Covid Lockdown Timeline: From Earth Mother to Drag Queen (and everything in-between)

Around the beginning of January 2020, my better half started talking about a virus popping up in China. I’d heard about other respiratory syndromes in the past and seen the pictures come out of Asia of people … [Read more...]

Torguson Skatepark Renovation Project Update

On Friday, January 8, 2021, Si View Metro Parks provided an update on the Torguson Skatepark renovation project. Good news: the project is close to completion, which will bring an expanded and … [Read more...]

The Swedish Primary Care Snoqualmie clinic is reopening Monday, Jan. 11, 2021!

Our caregivers and providers are back in our space after the construction, due to water damage, is now complete. We look forward to welcoming the community back. You may schedule an in-person … [Read more...]

Donate Blood at Snoqualmie’s Pop-Up Blood Drive

The City of Snoqualmie is hosting a pop-up blood drive in partnership with Bloodworks Northwest from January 12th to the 22nd at 38624 SE River Street from 9 to 5 each day. Each one-hour … [Read more...]

Covid Outbreak at Assisted Living/Senior Apartment Facility in North Bend: 10 positive residents, 10 positive staff, 1 positive visitor, and 1 death

Reports surfaced recently that Red Oak Residence of North Bend was having a Coronavirus outbreak. According to a Communications Specialist for Public Health – Seattle & King County, it has been … [Read more...]

Accident on Westbound Highway 18. All Lanes of Traffic Blocked

UPDATE 8:52 PM: All lanes of SR 18 have reopened. At approximately 7:37 pm on January 3rd Eastside Fire and Rescue Crews are responding to a motor vehicle accident westbound SR-18 at the Tiger Mountain … [Read more...]

Natural Gas Leak in Downtown Snoqualmie

Around 4 pm on Sunday, January 3rd, a natural gas leak was reported at Railroad and Newton in Downtown Snoqualmie. Railroad Avenue was closed between River and Alpha. Photo credit: David … [Read more...]

Updated: I-90 Eastbound Closed at MP 46 Due to Multiple Collisions & WB at MP 34 near North Bend

UPDATE 11:03 PM: They are hoping to have all lanes of I-90 between MP 34 North Bend and MP 106 Ellensburg back open by 1 … [Read more...]

Highway 18 Closed Early this New Years Day Morning for a Serious One Car Accident

At approximately 5:26 am, a white 1999 Ford Expedition was traveling eastbound SR-18 approaching tiger mountain. The driver of the vehicle lost control and struck a ditch. The vehicle rolled across … [Read more...]

2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo: The Winners!

Update: Despite my best-efforts, Stubs, the rat has followed me into the New Year. In the year of the rat, I have been tortured by a rat. But hey the Chinese New Year isn't over until February 12th so perhaps … [Read more...]

Inslee announces one-week extension of statewide restrictions

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a one-week extension of the "Stay Safe–Stay Healthy" proclamation, along with the statewide restrictions imposed. The extension of the statewide restrictions will now expire … [Read more...]

UPDATE: I-90 Eastbound has Reopened with Restrictions

UPDATE: 12:07 pm I-90 has reopened eastbound with chains required on all vehicles except 4WD/AWD in both directions. Snowing heavily at … [Read more...]

Annual Scout Christmas Tree Pickup happens January 9th

Happy holidays! Your local Scout Troops are preparing for their annual community service + fundraiser, the Christmas Tree Pickup! This is a ONE DAY ONLY event, so if you would like help recycling your Christmas … [Read more...]

Top Ten Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2020 (According to Instagram)

The end of the year is all about top ten lists. I would do "Living Snoqualmie's Top 10 Stories of 2020," but they were all Covid related and who needs more of that? So, in addition to our "Sum Up 2020 in a … [Read more...]

Car Fire Slows Traffic on I90 Eastbound

UPDATE: 4:16 pm Accident has been cleared but traffic is now bad westbound from North Bend to SR18 including downtown North … [Read more...]

Fireworks Sales and Discharge Rules for New Year’s Eve

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) wishes to remind residents of the rules for the legal discharge of fireworks as we head into the New Year’s Holiday.  Per RCW 70.77.395, fireworks may … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Mom and child found in Ravensdale/Black Diamond Area. Snoqualmie Amber Alert for Kidnapped Child

FINAL UPDATE: 9:52 PM Mom and child were found happy and healthy in the Black Diamond/Ravensdale area. Details to follow. … [Read more...]