Three Forks Dog Park: Ten Things Humans Do Wrong at the Off-Leash Dog Park

In her latest column, North Bend resident and dog trainer for Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, reminds dog owners of the rules and ins-and-outs of visiting Three Forks Dog Park in … [Read more...]

Jackknifed Semi Blocks I-90 near North Bend, Causes Big Traffic Mess to Start Holiday Weekend

The April 3rd Friday evening commute (and the start of the Easter Holiday weekend) started out on a sour note in East King County. Around 2PM, a semi truck jackknifed, blocking two of the three eastbound … [Read more...]

Stopping to Help: Kids Clean Garbage out of Stillwater Bog on Sunny Afternoon

You might remember the story about Ed Kelley from a couple of weeks ago.  In early March, Ed, a Snoqualmie resident and retired Weyerhauser employee, volunteered his time and materials to repair the educational … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Car vs. Bicycle, Tagging at the Train Depot, Pop-Tarts on the Trail, Loitering to Borrow WiFi

These are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded two during the last two weeks of March 2015 in the North Bend and Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Mayor’s Request to Fix I-90/SR 18 Corridor ‘Well Received,’ Project Could be Added to House Transportation Bill

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson could have simply hit send and emailed the city's request that the I-90/SR 18 improvement project be added back to the State Legislature's Transportation Bill. But instead … [Read more...]

Bring on the EGGS! Snoqualmie Valley Easter Egg Hunts Ready for Droves of Children

If you're looking for some Easter egg hunting fun in the coming week, here are a few annual events that should have your child or pooch covered. Be warned, with so many little ones inhabiting the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Better Late than Never! Jeanne Hansen Community Park Finally, Officially Open

The fences are finally coming down! Good things are worth waiting for. Better late than never.  Those might be popular phrases for describing the 7-month journey to the official opening Snoqualmie's newest … [Read more...]

Stuff the Truck: Clothes for the Cause, Provides Chance to Spring Clean and Help Local Organizations

Clothes for the Cause, a fundraising company that collects clothes in exchange for cash is holding a special Stuff the Truck event to raise money for multiple local groups, including St Clare’s Episcopal … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Car in Tree, Scanner Gun not Pistol, Over the Limit for Dog Park

Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to last week in North Bend and … [Read more...]

Jeanne Hansen Park Opens Soon | No Answer When Snoqualmie Valley Trail Stairs Destroyed by Fire will be Rebuilt

It's Finally Happening - Jeanne Hansen Park to Open Soon It's been over 6 months since the City of Snoqualmie held a Grand Opening Celebration for Jeanne Hansen Park, a 16-acre park and athletic complex in the … [Read more...]

Downtown Snoqualmie Construction Continues, Improvement Project to Last Longer than Initial Estimates

The City of Snoqualmie says its Downtown Infrastructure Improvement Project is in full swing and making good progress, according to a recent press release. But when will all the construction be done? That … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Named #3 Safest City in Washington, Second Year Making the Top 10

Snoqualmie was recently named the 3rd safest place to live in Washington according to ValuePenguin, an independent consumer research and analysis firm. Out of 113 Washington cities, Snoqualmie had the second … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Cookie Thief; Officer Provides Dinner and Bus Fare; Please Use your Inner Voice; Possible Umbrella Sword

Here are some of the calls Snoqualmie Police Officers responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie from February 21st - March … [Read more...]

Court Rules in Snoqualmie’s Favor, Overturns Law Set to Increase Property Taxes

Last week the City of Snoqualmie won a legal battle when a the King County Superior Court overturned a law that would've tacked $20-$30 onto Snoqualmie residents' yearly property taxes. The City of … [Read more...]

Fire District Buying Down North Bend Fire Station Bond, Giving Money Back to Taxpayers

After all of the North Bend Fire Station 87 construction bills were paid, Fire District 38 Commissioners received a report stating that approximately $35,000 of bond funding remained unspent. Following … [Read more...]

Op-ed | Hey, I’m Walking Here, Marked Crosswalks Don’t Always Mean Cars Stop

This past weekend was another sunny, warm Snoqualmie Valley atypical winter weekend. Worried that when the rain finally returns it might stay awhile, I made sure to get outside. For three straight days I … [Read more...]

Police | Rooftop Burglars Arrested in North Bend after Busting Through Strip Mall Wall

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley said it was a busy weekend for his department, with officers responding to an armed gas station robbery, continuing work on a $3500 Coach Store purse theft and then on … [Read more...]

Still Closed: When will Ana’s Mexican Restaurant Reopen & What Shut it Down?

UPDATE |  MARCH 10, 2015, 3:45PM Unfortunately, the reopening of Ana's Mexican Restaurant won't today. Due to unforeseen construction delays, Ana's will reopen Wednesday, March 11th for lunch and … [Read more...]

Fire & Police News | Banned Fireworks Will Come with Hefty Fine; Police Survey Shows Increasing Citizen Satisfaction

Fire Dept: 2015 Last Year for Legal Aerial Fireworks in Snoqualmie In February, the Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously to amend the City of Snoqualmie Fireworks Ordinance. Effective in February 2016, no … [Read more...]

Hiker Stranded in Ravine on Mt. Teneriffe Successfully Rescued

King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Guardian 2 helicopter responded to the North Bend area, Monday, March 2, 2015, to help rescue a climber stuck in the Mt. Si area, but wasn't able to get to the mountain due … [Read more...]

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