Hiker and his Dog Missing Near Snoqualmie Pass (Story Updated)

UPDATE |October 6th After 2000 hours of searching and 366 Search and Rescue volunteers for the past 6 days, there has been no sign of Brendon or his dog. Due to dangerous conditions around 80 square miles … [Read more...]

City Council Work Study: An Economic Development Plan for Fiscal Stability, Balanced City

Last week, the North Bend City Council convened for a Work-Study Session to begin the process of updating the City’s Economic Development strategy. This initial planning work by the Council is critical in … [Read more...]

Adopt a Mount Si High School Senior!

Amy Bergman Hunter raised three daughters, now 22, 20 and almost 18, in her 16 years in the Valley. Her youngest watched her sisters experience their senior years at Mount Si High with all the monumental events … [Read more...]

Nominate a Snoqualmie Valley Family who could use some Holiday Cheer for a Free Light Install

What a year 2020 has been! First, Covid-19 descended, leaving everyone scared and worried. Then the kids missed graduation, birthdays, and visiting all their friends. Parents are having to do it all and still … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Firefighter Deployed to Assist with California Wildfire

Snoqualmie Firefighter Robert Lasswell is in California to assist with the August complex wildfire efforts. This fire, as of the most recent update at the time of this writing, is 870,200 acres and 43% … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | A bad trip; asleep with a powdery substance; silent false alarm

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 17thAt 12:35 pm, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units to a reported single vehicle rollover … [Read more...]

Train Rides Resuming in the Snoqualmie Valley

The Northwest Railway Museum has announced the return of its popular train excursions in the upper Snoqualmie Valley.  Train rides will resume Saturday, October 3rd, and are scheduled to continue weekends … [Read more...]

No Screaming Allowed! Halloween Tips from Seattle & King County Public Health and the CDC

Boy, being a kid in 2020 is a bummer from socially distant graduation ceremonies to isolated birthday parties too, and now, damned-demic Halloween. Booooo, cackle and a big old hiss to this … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

SVSD Planning for Phased-in Approach to Return to In-school Learning

In a letter dated September 18, 2020 Superintendent Rob Manahan had this to say to Snoqualmie Valley families and staff: Thanks to all of our students, staff, and parents for a successful start to the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino receives Top 5 recognition for Best Places to Work by Puget Sound Business Journal

Since its grand opening in November 2008, the Snoqualmie Casino has created a great place to work. Now they've received top five recognition for Washington's Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal in … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | false brush fire report; bonfire & grass fire reports; strange odor

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 11thAt 2:20 pm Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units for a reported brush fire near Snoqualmie Pkwy and … [Read more...]

Department of Health releases initial case investigation and contact tracing performance metrics

What is contact tracing? Image courtesy of the DOH Contact tracing is a public health intervention designed to identify people who may have been exposed to infectious diseases and prevent the spread of … [Read more...]

Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Announced: Could it come to Snoqualmie?

Seattle’s iconic burger joint Dick’s, is launching a food truck this November to bring their iconic Seattle burgers and shakes to different cities in the area. And Dick’s wants our help deciding where it should … [Read more...]

Tanner Trail Connection Project: Making Biking and Walking Easier and Safer in North Bend

Have you noticed work occurring alongside North Bend Way between Cedar Falls Way and Maloney Grove Ave? It’s a project that will soon make walking and biking even easier and safer near downtown North … [Read more...]

Pitch in for Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is less than two weeks away, and this year instead of hosting an in-person event in the Middle Fork on a Saturday in September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has … [Read more...]

Beloved 12th Man freeway flag gets a major upgrade

It all started with a Saints logo on the roof. Then there was beer, a crazy friend, a momentarily out-of-the-house wife and now, after many incarnations, a 600-foot flag with its own lighting system. Oh, … [Read more...]

COVID-19 activity declining in Washington state with the help of face coverings and distancing

On September 11th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which reflects an overall decline in COVID-19 activity as of late August. The report also … [Read more...]

Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area closed and other valley smoke updates

As predicted, the smoke rolled into the state and the Valley right on cue and there are a couple of things residents should know and remember. Due to air quality concerns, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in … [Read more...]