Community invited to Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life Kick-off, Dessert Auction, February 1st

Snoqualmie Valley Relay for life invites the community to The Great SnoValley Kick-off and Dessert Auction on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 6-8PM at the Snoqualmie Valley Eagles, 8200 Railroad Ave. It's a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe accepting nonprofit Charitable Donations applications for 2020

According to its website, "The Snoqualmie Tribe deeply appreciates the ways in which nonprofit organizations serve and benefit our communities. These organizations provide substantial value in their services, … [Read more...]

Landslide closes one lane of SR 18 near Tiger Mountain summit – until further notice

UPDATE | January 27th, 5PM WSDOT crews cleared the roadway of debris Monday afternoon and reopened the left lane of eastbound SR 18 west of the Tiger Mountain summit following an earlier landslide. The … [Read more...]

Obituary: Dorothy “Carole” Fitch

Carole Fitch died peacefully, at age 85, surrounded by the love of her family, on January 13, 2020. Carole was born on the Flathead Indian Reservation on November 15, 1934 and was a proud descendant of the … [Read more...]

Fatal accident on SR 18 takes life of North Bend woman

On Saturday afternoon, January 25th, Eastside Fire & Rescue crews were on the scene of a serious accident involving a semi truck and passenger vehicle on westbound SR 18 just west of the I-90 interchange. … [Read more...]

Fighting Hunger: Mount Si Cheer, Culinary Arts team up for Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Back for another year - the Mount Si High School Cheer and Culinary Arts programs are teaming up for the 2020 Empty Bowls Fundraiser benefitting local food banks. The event takes place Friday, January 31st … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | successful CPR; very sound sleeper; chemical spill sickens employee

January 9th Around 1AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a single car accident in the northeast area of North Bend. The vehicle had crashed into a tree. The driver self-extricated and his car caught on … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino employees save man after heart attack, honored with Eastside Fire & Rescue Lifesaving Award

There were some special guests at the January 22nd Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Eastside Fire & Rescue firefighters attended the luncheon to honor three members of the Snoqualmie Casino … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | got the beer, but forgot the dog; you no longer have a job; neighbor wielding scissors

January 14th Neighbor wielding Scissors At 10:50AM officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of Pickering Ct SE for a female acting erratic and waving scissors around. Officers arrived and found that … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary accepting applications for 2020 grant funding

The Snoqualmie Valley Rotary is currently accepting applications for 2020 grants. Each year the Rotary awards grant funding to nonprofit organizations serving people living in the Snoqualmie Valley. The … [Read more...]

State bill introduced that removes loophole, requires large trucks to cover loads

Since moving to the Snoqualmie Valley two decades ago, we've replaced multiple vehicle windshields and sustained exterior paint damage due to flying rocks on I-90 and SR 18. We quickly learned to add a separate … [Read more...]

Grizzly Bear Recovery in Washington State: The Good, the Bad and the ‘Horribilis’

A "verry large and turrible looking animal" was how William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, described the beast they encountered shortly after crossing into the Northern Rockies. The pair … [Read more...]

Heirloom Cookshop closing Snoqualmie location, looking for new home

Heirloom Cookshop owner Kristen Schumacher announced that a rent increase for the historic Snoqualmie building that houses her 3-year old business is what triggered the tough decision to look for a new … [Read more...]

Due to Icy Roads, Snoqualmie Valley Schools Closed Friday, January 17th

UPDATE | January 17th, 5:30AM Due to icy roads and because Friday is a scheduled Early Release Day, all SVSD schools are closed again, Friday, January 17, 2020. Monday is also the MLK Day Holiday, so school … [Read more...]

North Bend announces change in city leadership

Via news release late Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the City of North Bend said there will be a new city administrator. North Bend Interim City Administrator, Mark Rigos, announced on Friday, January 10, … [Read more...]