Washington State Patrol Urges Drivers to Make Good Choices After Deadly Weekend on State Highways

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is urging drivers to make good choices behind the wheel this summer following an alarming number of fatality collisions over the past week. The reminder comes amid … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Senior Center, North Bend and Snoqualmie win the Vision 2050 Award

Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Executive Director Josh Brown presented a Vision 2050 Award to Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT), Mt. Si Senior Center, and the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie at … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Warrant Arrest; Reckless Driver; Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest

July 10, 2023 An officer conducted a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle with three occupants in North Bend. One of the passengers gave a name that came back with no record. After asking the passenger … [Read more...]

City Overlay Project Starts Today, July 20: New Pavement Coming to Several Downtown Snoqualmie Roads

The City’s 2023 Street Overlay Project that will resurface several downtown Snoqualmie roads is scheduled to launch on July 20. Portions of Mill Pond, Tokul, Stone Quarry Roads, and Mountain Ave will be repaved … [Read more...]

More Upcoming I-90 Lane Reductions Near Preston

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been reducing lanes on sections of westbound I-90 between Preston and Issaquah for about a year now, but this should be the last multi-day … [Read more...]

Firehouse Block Party: Celebrate Summer on the Pass

The second annual Firehouse Block Party benefitting the Snoqualmie Pass Volunteer Firefighters Association will be held on July 22nd, 2023, from 11-4 pm. Head over to the historic Firehouse for good tunes, … [Read more...]

Calling all Artists! Join Snoqualmie’s 2023 Plein Air Paint Out: Celebrate the beauty of Meadowbrook Farm

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission invites artists of all mediums to attend the Snoqualmie Plein Air Paint Out on Saturday, July 22, from 9 am to 2:30 pm. This year’s event, which will be held separately from … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Possible Stroke, Fainted and Hives; Trail Rescue; Swift Water Rescue

July 7, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie residence to assist an individual suffering chest pain, high blood pressure, and dizziness. The person was transported to the hospital. July 9, … [Read more...]

Honoring our History: Snoqualmie Valley 101 (Part Two)

The Indian Wars of 1855 and ‘56 brought militia and five forts to the Snoqualmie. Valley. There was concern that the Snoqualmie would join forces with the Yakima and wipe out the American … [Read more...]

Fatality Traffic Accident Saturday Night at SR18 and I90

According to the Washington State Patrol, at approximately 11:53 pm on Saturday, July 15th, a fatal traffic collision occurred on the westbound ramp to SR18. An individual with one passenger driving … [Read more...]

Capturing Nature’s Magic: One Local Resident’s Trail Cam Journey in the Snoqualmie Valley

-Guest post by Susan Burk I grew up in a small town with many wooded areas nearby, and seeing wildlife was common. I always loved it, but it wasn’t until after I’d lived in Snoqualmie that I started getting … [Read more...]

SR 18 Between I-90 and Issaquah-Hobart Road to Close for Annual Maintenance Work July 21-23

Both directions of State Route 18 will close for annual maintenance the weekend of July 21-23. Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, July 21, through noon Sunday, July 23, SR 18 will close to eastbound and … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Injury Accident; Suspicious Activity; Attempted Burglary

June 29, 2023 Officers responded to a two-vehicle T-bone collision at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and SE 99th Street. One driver complained of head and chest pain, and one passenger also … [Read more...]

Thursday Morning Accident Closes SR18

Update 3 pm: SR18 is open According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), on July 13th at 8:04 am, both directions of State Route 18 are blocked at the Tiger Mountain Summit. This … [Read more...]

Friend or Foe? A Guide to the Bee-wildering Array of Black and Yellow Flying Insects

As you may know, my name is Melissa. Because of this, I’ve always been interested in the story surrounding the mythological character. There are several versions of the tale, my personal favorite being … [Read more...]

Transportation Updates – Highway 18 and State Route 203

Guest Post by Sen. Brad Hawkins As you may know, the 12th District boundaries changed last year to include portions of Snohomish and King counties. As the new State Senator representing these areas and a … [Read more...]

Outdoor Adventure Jamboree Returns to Meadowbrook Farm on July 12

The Outdoor Adventure Jamboree is returning to North Bend on Wednesday, July 12, from 11:30 to 3:30 p.m. Located in the field at Meadowbrook Farm, the Jamboree will include a wide array of fun, free, … [Read more...]

Siberian Husky Archie Disappears in the Snoqualmie Valley, Sparking a Community-Wide Search Effort

On June 24, a dog owner’s worst nightmare came true for Carly Hutson. While camping, she and her dog, a Siberian Husky named Archie, were enjoying some cool down time in a very shallow area of the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Abdominal Pain; Eye Injury; Brush Fire

June 30, 2023 Crews responded to the Dirty Harry's Peak Trailhead for the report of two males with blood on their faces. It was initially thought the men had suffered a fall on the trail, but it was later … [Read more...]

Honoring our History: Snoqualmie Valley 101 (Part One)

Recently I attended the North Bend Citizens Academy, a seven-week interactive course designed to provide an in-depth look into city operations. The first class included a presentation by Cristy Lake, Assistant … [Read more...]

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