Snoqualmie Railroad Days Returns

The 82nd Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival returns on August 28-29, 2021. This year the Grand Parade returns live and in-person on Saturday, August 28th at 11 am. The fun continues with: Steam … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces the Return of the Indoor Mask Mandate and Covid Vaccine Requirement for all Educators and School Staff

On August 18th, Governor Inslee announced a vaccine mandate for ALL Washington State public, private educators and school staff at a press conference. These educators must be fully vaccinated by October 18th. … [Read more...]

Boeing Jet Flyover to Kick-Off Boeing Classic Tournament

To signal the start of the Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tournament, a Boeing jetliner will fly over the 18th green of The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge golf course on Friday, August 20 at approximately 11 … [Read more...]

Torguson Skatepark Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, August 21st

The skatepark renovation project at Torguson Park in North Bend is complete! This project nearly doubled the footprint of the facility to a 13,000 square foot concrete skate park with exciting elements for all … [Read more...]

Roadway Striping Could Cause Minor Traffic Delays, Monday, August 16th

The City of North Bend will be completing annual roadway striping work on City streets, Monday, August 16, 2021.   The work will be performed by a private contractor, Apply-A-Line, and is … [Read more...]

High Temperatures and Dry Conditions Prompt King County Fire Marshal to Issue Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

The Stage 2 burn ban goes into effect immediately for King County, which was already in a Stage 1 burn ban. King County’s ban is in coordination with the King County Fire Chiefs Association and Fire … [Read more...]

Hunting Bigfoot, the Movie, from a Locals Perspective

[Guest Post by Snoqualmie Resident Susan Burk] When I was asked to attend the premiere of the movie Hunting Bigfoot, a film by local Taylor Guterson, I didn’t hesitate. I hadn’t been to a theater … [Read more...]

Excessive Heat Forecast: Cooling Locations in the Area, North Bend Garbage Collection & Farmer’s Market Update

Weather forecasters are predicting more hot weather for our region, with North Bend area temperatures expected to hover in the low to upper 90s for Wednesday, August 11, through Saturday, August 14. With … [Read more...]

Day Out with Thomas™ is Returning to the Northwest Railway Museum

All aboard! The Northwest Railway Museum is excited to announce an additional weekend of Day Out With Thomas fun this September! Day Out With Thomas, featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, returns to Snoqualmie on … [Read more...]

“Leisure Time Radio Show” Dinner Theater at Snoqualmie Falls Theater in Fall City

Join us on a raucous, fast-paced adventure with the "Leisure Time with Leisure Time Radio Show!" As the live studio audience, you will be transported back to the late 1930's early 1940s to enjoy the radio … [Read more...]

Hunting Bigfoot Opens at the North Bend Theatre

When filmmaker Taylor Guterson initially contemplated his fourth feature film he knew two things “I wanted to film predominantly outdoors in North Bend & Snoqualmie and John Green was going to star in … [Read more...]

Laconia Market & Cafe, Snoqualmie Pass’ First Grocery Store, to Open Fall of 2021

Beginning Fall 2021, Snoqualmie Pass, WA will, for the first time in its history have a grocery store and cafe serving residents and visitors alike providing fresh grocery, cafe and to-go options. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Locals Doing Interesting Things: The Autonomous Indy Challenge

I don't know about you, but my first recollection of autonomous (self-driving) cars is Herbie the Love Bug and Christine. The definition of autonomous is things that function separately or … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center to re-open August 2nd

It’s been a long time since Mt. Si Senior Center was able to open its doors to the community, but the wait is finally over. The Center will resume on-site programming on Monday, Aug. 2nd. “We are so … [Read more...]

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Begins October 1st in Washington

Washingtonians will begin to see fewer plastic bags littering the state’s roadsides, parks, and streams beginning Oct. 1, when the statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect. The bag ban prohibits the … [Read more...]

Encompass Unveils Its Purpose-Built Child Development Center

The newest building of the Eastside’s premier center for pediatric therapy, early learning, and family enrichment officially opened its doors earlier this week, just a year after construction began at its 384th … [Read more...]

Carnation Farms Presents a Brand New Wine and Beer Festival to Fundraise for 2022 Culinary Training Program

On Aug. 15th, 2021 Carnation Farms is presenting Arts & Craft, the inaugural production of an annual wine and beer festival focusing on artisan winemakers and brewers in the Pacific … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Responds to a Chimney Fire at The Salish Lodge & Spa

The Snoqualmie Fire Department responded late this morning to a small chimney fire at the Salish Lodge and Spa located in Snoqualmie. Firefighter crews found and captured smoldering and heat around … [Read more...]

The Age of Aquarius Dawns at the North Bend Theatre this weekend, July 23-25, with Limited Screenings of Summer of Soul.

Summer of Soul has been called “possibly the best concert film ever made” thanks to the direction of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. Brilliantly weaving unseen footage of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival … [Read more...]

North Bend Citywide Weed Removal and Property Maintenance Effort to Prevent Wildfires

In an ongoing effort to be a Wildfire Resilient Community, the City of North Bend, in conjunction with Eastside Fire and Rescue, coordinates a citywide weed removal program in areas where overgrown vegetation … [Read more...]