“Give a Night Save a Life” Fundraiser Supporting Prevention Programs

Empower Youth Network (EYN) is pleased to announce the 2022 Give a Night Save a Life event supporting our focus on youth suicide and substance use prevention on September 29, 2022, 6 -8 p.m. at two different … [Read more...]

Footprints Wildlife Rehab Center: A Voice for Animals in The Snoqualmie Valley

When anyone has a critter need in the Snoqualmie Valley, one woman is inevitably mentioned as the local expert in all things small, wild and furry. Being a massive fan of those three things, I decided I had to … [Read more...]

Carnation’s Lake Marcel Toxic Algae Warning

An algal bloom in Lake Marcel had high concentrations of the toxin anatoxin. People and pets should not swim in the lake, drink lake water, or engage in other water-contact activities. Visit … [Read more...]

The Story of Snoqualmie’s Stewie and his Dedicated Local Rescuers

Labor Day weekend and the days following have been tough for Kate and Chris of Sharkey Farm. On September 5th, three riders from the farm were riding on the Snoqualmie Ridge mixed-use trails when the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Hosts Vaccine Clinic

The Snoqualmie Fire Department will host a vaccination clinic at the Snoqualmie Fire Department on Thursday, September 22, from 11 am to 6 pm.   They will distribute the updated COVID-19 … [Read more...]

WSDOT Travel Update: Expect Big Backups all Week on Westbound I-90 near Preston

People who use westbound Interstate 90 this week need to allow extra time for travel between State Route 18 and Issaquah. The freeway is reduced to one left lane 24 hours a day, until 5 a.m. Thursday, … [Read more...]

Inslee and Local Leaders Launch Diverging Diamond Interchange Work to get I-90/SR 18 Traffic Moving

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This … [Read more...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke on its Way to the Snoqualmie Valley, Not Expected to be a Major Event

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The Snoqualmie Valley has dodged the smoke bullet all summer, until now. Unfortunately, starting Friday late afternoon into the evening, our east “gap … [Read more...]

Siren Testing for the New Tolt Dam Early Warning System to Occur September 12 – 16 and September 21

The first round of audible testing for the Tolt Dam early warning system took place in July 2022, and the second round of audible siren testing will occur on September 12 - 16 and September 21 between 9 … [Read more...]

Late-night Westbound SR 18 closure Near Tiger Mountain this Thursday

For people who use westbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain, you will need to plan extra time this Thursday, Sept. 8, as a detour will be in place overnight. Starting at 11 p.m., contractor crews … [Read more...]

Captain George Warren Gove – Puget Sound Steamboat and Snoqualmie Hop Ranch Pioneer

Guest Post by Dave Battey The namesake for Gove Street on Snoqualmie Ridge had quite a varied career even before moving to our Valley. Captain Gove Comes Around the Horn to the West Coast Cap … [Read more...]

Carnation Main Street Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Carnation invites the public to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the nearing completion of the Tolt Avenue project. The reconstruction of Carnation’s main street on State Highway 203 … [Read more...]

Review | Returning to ‘The Attic’ at the Salish Lodge and Spa After a Long Absence

One of my favorite Valley spots has always been the dining room at the Salish Lodge & Spa. I love it SO much; I sometimes forget the existence of another yummy spot, and I really shouldn't. Last … [Read more...]

Overnight I-90 Lane and Ramp Closures for Pavement Repair Begin

If you have ever dodged a pothole on Interstate 90 or cringed when you drove right over it, you’ll be thrilled to hear that these pavement repairs begin this week. Don’t worry; contractor … [Read more...]

Summer Freedom Forever: Snoqualmie Valley Transportation joins Metro in announcing free travel for youth, year-round

Guest Post by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Free transportation for youth is already available throughout summers in the Snoqualmie Valley, but starting Sept. 1, it will be here, and on all King County … [Read more...]

Construction work along Snoqualmie Valley Trail and Tolt River Bridge August 22-24  

King County crews will be relocating large, woody debris that has accumulated at the base of the Tolt River Bridge on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., August 22-24. The … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Valley residents Bring Mobile Dog Gym to the Community

Seth Goldberg & Nicole Sesar are avid hikers and dog owners who moved to the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley in 2017 to be closer to nature. The couple met through a friend nine years ago and … [Read more...]

Opening Day 2022 Boeing Classic Jet Flyover Video – In Case You Missed It!

If you had to work today or just forgot it was happening until you saw the large, blue Boeing jetliner buzz your Valley home, here is some video of today’s (August 12th) flyover.  The flyover … [Read more...]

Yearly Warning: Not One but Two Low Flying Jets over the Snoqualmie Valley Signal Start & End of Boeing Classic

This year, the Boeing Classic features not one but two jet flyovers marking the start and end of the tournament. To signal the start of the Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tournament, a Boeing jetliner … [Read more...]