Snoqualmie Citizens Academy Goes Virtual: Learn how your city government works in an educational video series.

This year’s Snoqualmie Citizens Academy goes virtual with 14 videos featuring the Mayor, department heads, and city staff sharing information about how the city works and the services it provides to … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Marijuana Retail Store Development Agreement, Tuesday, November 17th

The North Bend City Council will hold a public hearing – November 17th at 7PM - to receive comments on a development agreement (DA) that would allow a marijuana retail store at 43514 SE North Bend … [Read more...]

Winter is Coming~Traction Advisory Snoqualmie Pass

UPDATE | 9:38 AM I-90/Snoqualmie: The pass is open both directions with chains required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. UPDATE | 8:14 AM Closure on I-90 eastbound at milepost 47, five miles east of the … [Read more...]

Amidst Coronavirus Statewide Surge, Governor Inslee urges Washington Residents to skip the usual Thanksgiving

Governor Jay Inslee gave a public address tonight with his wife Trudi by his side trying to convince Washingtonians to forego social Thanksgivings and warns of coming restrictions. He is expected to announce … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Gassy Bank; Indoor bike accident; False alarm for the tribe

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. November 6th At 8:20 am Snoqualmie Firefighters dispatched to a smell of natural gas in the Key Bank building on … [Read more...]

UPDATED: I-90 closed in both directions between North Bend at MP 34 to Ellensburg at MP 106.

UPDATE | 9:48 PM FINAL UPDATE: I-90 is now open in both directions after several spinouts closed the pass from North Bend & Ellensburg UPDATE | 8:08 PM The highway is estimated to open at 10:00 … [Read more...]

Increase in COVID-19 activity statewide extremely concerning as holiday season nears; Health officials call for renewed efforts now

Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report on COVID-19 transmission, which shows disease transmission is happening at an accelerated pace … [Read more...]

Flags of Valor for Veteran’s Day

This year we observe Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11th but did you know that this federal holiday was initially known as Armistice Day? Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at … [Read more...]

Increasing Pedestrian Safety: A New Rapid Flashing Beacon Crosswalk Installed on Park Street

The City of North Bend recently completed a new safety improvement project in the downtown area, installing a pedestrian-activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) Crosswalk on Park Street near William … [Read more...]

North Bend History: Christensen House’s past, present and future in the Snoqualmie Valley

I have to admit, I'd never heard about North Bend's Christensen House before the city announced it was to be demolished in September. I looked it up that night to see what it looked like, and my … [Read more...]

How do you connect with the Snoqualmie River?

The Snoqualmie Tribe is studying the river ecology and landscape processes in the Upper Snoqualmie Corridor. They will develop a plan to share how conditions are expected to change in a warming … [Read more...]

Updated Election Results: Inslee Wins a 3rd term, Mullet has a 34 vote lead over Anderson; Si View prop 1 still not getting needed supermajority

UPDATE | NOVEMBER 6, 2020, 6:53 PM With 3,936,894 ballots counted in the state and 137,239 to go, some races have been decided, and some are still ongoing. As far as the called races go, Jay Inslee (D) … [Read more...]

Be Kind Snoqualmie Valley

November is Kindness Month! November 13 is World Kindness Day, and our Valley has come together to proclaim November as Kindness Month! The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network's #BeKindSV campaign … [Read more...]

The Most Dangerous Animals in Washington

I’m about to give you some information you never knew you needed. This information was hard to find, took substantial screen squinting, rigorous reading of gruesome details and required me to deal with … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino gives its team a real scare

 If 2020 isn’t scary enough on its own, the Entertainment Department at Snoqualmie Casino is surprising team members with a Halloween Selfie Experience designed just for them.  In a typical … [Read more...]

Growing Outdoor Company Stays Local, Builds new Headquarters on North Bend Way

Have you noticed a new building going up along North Bend Way, directly across from City Hall and behind Napa Auto Parts? This spring it will become the new home for a growing North Bend company - Karakoram … [Read more...]

Back the Blue Snoqualmie Valley

You may have seen the small but mighty group of law enforcement supporters rallying on the corner of Bendigo Blvd S and SW Mt Si Blvd over the last couple of months. But who are they, and what do they stand … [Read more...]

Black and Muslim in the Snoqualmie Valley: Striving to belong in a historically white small town (part two)

School-age kids can be cruel. Some seem to have a knack for finding that thing that makes you different, exposing it and using it to shame or bully you. My cross to bear was my giant-sized height at a very … [Read more...]

Santa Rides the Yuletide Express at the Northwest Railway Museum

You better watch out, you better not pout, ‘cause Santa is riding the rails this year on the Yuletide Express! Join Santa and his elves on the Yuletide Express on weekends beginning Saturday, November 28 … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Airlift Assist; Garage Fire; Fall at the Falls

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. October 15th At 3:43 am Snoqualmie Firefighters dispatched to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital to set up a landing zone … [Read more...]