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...]

Snoqualmie Days Festival Provides A Ton Of Fun

Snoqualmie Days Festival Comes Alive on Friday evening, August 19 and ALL day on Saturday, August 20! Join the fun as the Snoqualmie Days festival returns in all of its full-blown fun this year. … [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...]

Fire Blotter | Rollover Accident; Possible Broken Arm; Unconscious Person

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to in late July. July 22, 2022 Firefighters responded to an accident on westbound SR 18 at the Issaquah-Hobart Road on-ramp. A vehicle … [Read more...]

Join our Firefighters for Breakfast – A Snoqualmie Days Tradition

Start your Snoqualmie Days (formerly Railroad Days) with a firefighter-cooked breakfast, raffle items, and photo opportunities at the Snoqualmie Firefighters Association’s Annual Pancake Breakfast & Silent … [Read more...]

Update: The Death of North Bend’s Princess Ursus Americanus

Alas, North Bend’s bear with the golden earring and her cubs have been killed. I was going to continue with my fairy tale theme seen in the original story below, but I can’t; this just … [Read more...]

Business Goings: North Bend Gallery Closes Doors to Take on New Plein Air Adventures; Including Judging Local Competition

In July of 2021, Britt Greenland opened her gallery in North Bend. Now a little more than a year later, the gallery is closing. Greenland initially only signed a one-year lease with the idea that a … [Read more...]

Early Primary Election Results: Ramos & Callan lead in 5th District races; Si View Aquatic Center Proposition Not Getting Super Majority to Pass

While there weren’t any local city elected positions on this year’s August ballot, there were primary races for two 5th and two 12th District legislative seats representing the Snoqualmie Valley. One 12th … [Read more...]

New Riverview Park Playground Equipment and Fisher Creek Park Zip Lines Repair Coming Soon to Snoqualmie

On July 25, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council adopted Resolution No. 1618, approving the purchase of new playground equipment for Riverview Park, located at 39000 SE Park Street in downtown Snoqualmie. … [Read more...]

Your Neighborhood Grocer Jeff Lewis Says Farewell: A Letter to the Community

In the early 1950s, “Bus” Weller opened a grocery store on the outskirts of downtown North Bend. Over the years, the Weller family tended to the shop and, in turn, to the community. They knew that … [Read more...]

Review | Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano a Gem of a Restaurant in Downtown Snoqualmie

I LOVE Italian food, but as I get older, my capacity to eat it has lessened. So, when I made plans to dine out in Snoqualmie, I prepped for it. Last week a friend and I made plans to go out to eat in … [Read more...]

Large Brush Fire on I90 Snarls Monday Afternoon Traffic

Monday afternoon, July 25th, at 4:30 pm, Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) responded to a large brush fire on Eastbound I-90 near Highpoint Way. Photo credit: Leanna Young-Beets According to … [Read more...]

The City of Snoqualmie Launches New Website Page to Process $40 Vehicle License Fee Refunds

On July 21, 2022, the City of Snoqualmie launched a new website page to process refunds of some residents' $40 vehicle license (AKA car tab) fee this year.  Last November, Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

The Heat is On in the Snoqualmie Valley

I’d like to start with this weather story by a song by Glenn Frey, “The Heat Is On.” No, I’m not going to sing, but the song fits what we’ll go through next week.   The early models had the … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Bee Sting; Bicycle Accident; Trail Rescue

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. July 14, 2022 EMTs responded to assist an allergic individual who was stung by a bee and did not have an … [Read more...]

Downtown Snoqualmie Roadway Repaving Scheduled for Week of July 25th

A final piece of the downtown Snoqualmie Tree Streets Infrastructure Improvement Project – roadway grinding and repaving – is scheduled to begin the week of July 25, 2022. Completion is expected … [Read more...]

Business Goings | Local Physical Therapy Practice to get a New Name and New Owner

Anne Kertson and Silpa Patel want to personally share the news with the Snoqualmie Valley Community that, after significant thought and consideration, they have jointly decided to sell Edge Physical Therapy … [Read more...]

Parks and Recreation Professionals Day Celebrates Staff

The City of Snoqualmie boasts one of the top park systems on the Eastside. On National Parks and Recreation Professionals Day, celebrated on July 15 and recognized in a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Traffic Alert: Highway 18 to be Fully Closed on July 23

Drilling, measuring, surveying, inspecting, paving and mowing are just some of the many tasks on the to-do list during a full closure of State Route 18 on Saturday, July 23. Both directions of the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildlife: Nuts about Squirrels in Carnation

Over the years, I’ve written about almost every mammal that resides in the Snoqualmie Valley, but there is one critter that has long been on my list to write about but until now didn’t make the cut for one … [Read more...]