Fire Blotter | one year old takes a tumble; car fire on 18; mountain bike accident on Tiger summit

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 3rdAt 7:07 am Snoqualmie Firefighters assisted a 29-year-old female who experienced a leg laceration at work. … [Read more...]

Christensen House to be demolished to make room for New Development

According to a City of North Bend press release, starting September 14th, Mainvue WA, LLC will begin construction of a new, small residential home plat in North Bend. The 12-lot Kanim Grove plat site is located … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center introduces: The Valley’s Great Plates

The senior center announced, in their September newsletter, they are partnering with some Snoqualmie Valley restaurants for a special treat. The meals to go program was designed to help seniors who were … [Read more...]

A Wild Night in the Snoqualmie Valley

As predicted by our own Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie weather, easterly winds kicked in last early evening, September 7th, leading to a dramatic air quality change in North Bend as wildfire smoke from Eastern … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley students back to school, families adapt to online learning

At the beginning of any other school year, students would be taking their first day of school photos, holding up chalkboard signs bearing their newest grade level, and waving to their parents from aboard the … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Santa Ana winds in Snoqualmie Valley?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] The week begins with a familiar theme of late, sunny and pleasant for early September.  But the literal ‘winds of change’ are coming.   A … [Read more...]

Hero of the Week: Gregory Reece, Delivering More Than Just Mail

To nominate your own local hero for the ‘Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award’ fill out this form When Gregory Reece got the nomination for 'Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award,' it was no … [Read more...]

Si View Metro Parks puts 24.2-million-dollar bond on November ballot to build a new pool

For the past two years, Si View Metro Parks has been exploring options for developing a new aquatics facility in the community. A feasibility study was done to 'better understand the community's aquatic needs … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Center Project Begins September 8th

North Bend, WA –Starting September 8, 2020, Bendigo Properties LLC will begin construction of a new 12-acre athletic facility complex. The site of the new Snoqualmie Valley Athletic Complex is situated … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum Train Shed Reopens September 11th

Snoqualmie, WA - The Northwest Railway Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the Train Shed Exhibit Hall.  The Exhibit Hall will reopen on Friday, September 11th at 11 am, and is located in … [Read more...]

City of North Bend announces Rebecca Deming as new Community and Economic Development Director

North Bend, WA - On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 the North Bend City Council unanimously approved the hiring of Rebecca Deming as the City’s new Community and Economic Development Director. She begins her new … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | floating body turns out to be a snorkeler; false alarms; car vs. pedestrian

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. August 28thAt 8:08 am Snoqualmie Firefighters dispatched for a report of an adult male possible seizure. The caller … [Read more...]

Wildfire smoke on its way, not expected to be a major event

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] Prevailing winds expected to pull up wildfire smoke from California later today into tomorrow (Friday). Doesn't look like a major smoke event at … [Read more...]

Travel Alert: Rock Blasting Resumes on I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass

UPDATE | September 4th Rock blasting closure planned at 6:30 pm Sept 9 & 10 for approx 1 hour. All lanes closed between MP 63 & 70. Have travel plans that take you over Snoqualmie Pass between now … [Read more...]

Property Owners vs. North Bend City Council on Zoning for Hotels and Storage Facilities

The North Bend City Council addressed several topics at their bi-monthly meeting on September 1st, 2020. However, the meeting’s main highlight revolved around a dispute between several Council Members and … [Read more...]

Get rid of all your old junk: FREE recycle event offered in Snoqualmie, September 12th

I don’t know about you but I did quite a bit of spring covid cleaning. If you did too and find yourself with household materials that you’re looking to recycle or get rid of, the City of North Bend is a hosting … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-Breakfast at the Salish Lodge & Spa

[Article by Kira Denny and Melissa Grant] Dear me, that was a lot of food…. I'll take any excuse to go out to eat. So, when I needed to interview someone who had recently gone to stay or eat at the Salish … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Weather: The week ahead – areas of light rain for back to school Monday, but sunny weather makes a comeback with potential heatwave mid-September

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather]  Areas of light rain or drizzle overnight possible tonight into Monday morning.  While the brunt looks north, anything that makes it this far … [Read more...]

Hero of the Week: Kathy Hyland, embodying compassion, empathy, and kindness

Often, it is a great tragedy that binds people together and creates a community of supporters one never knew they had. They say a true friend isn’t someone who’s there for you when life is at it’s best, but … [Read more...]

New DOH reports: Covid-19 cases plateauing in King County, health official says not enough to safely reopen schools

On Friday evening, August 28th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest Covid-19 statewide situation report, which reflected some good news - an overall plateau and slight … [Read more...]