Roadmap to Recovery update: Governor Inslee announces Two regions to move into Phase Two

“We are getting closer to finding our way out of this mess, but we aren’t there yet,” Inslee said during a press conference Thursday. “We have sacrificed too much to let our frustrations get the best … [Read more...]

King County Council Approves North Bend’s Water System Plan

 “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting.” This quote, attributed to Mark Twain and repeated by Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, aptly sums up the long road to get approval for North Bend’s Water System … [Read more...]

Body Found at Local Popular Trailhead

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death reported Sunday, January 24th, 2021, near the Poo Poo Point Trailhead (11300 Issaquah Hobart Road).  The 911 call came in around 2 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Inn to Replace Hampton Inn & Suites

Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, Hampton's parent company. Chun Lai Hospitality is now affiliated with Hotel America and will be … [Read more...]

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...]