Inslee announces two-week pause on phases: Every county will remain in its current phase

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a two-week pause on movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan. Under the pause, every county will remain in its current phase. At the … [Read more...]

Give Mom the Experience of a Steam Train Ride on Mother’s Day Weekend

Looking for something special and unique for mom on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-9? Give her a fun family experience of a steam train ride through the beautiful upper Snoqualmie Valley. The steam train … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation has Urgent Need for Drivers

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, the company with the little white buses serving the Valley, has immediate openings for three bus drivers. Interested applicants with a valid driver’s license are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Updated: King County Council Voted Today to Ban Fireworks in Unincorporated King County

Update: In a 5-4 vote the King County Council voted to ban the retail sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated King County. The ban will go into effect in 2022. Penalties of up to $250 for violating the law … [Read more...]

Annual Washington Wolf Population Report Shows Growth for 12th Year

Washington's wolf population continued to grow in 2020, as the minimum count of wolves reached its highest levels since the species began returning to Washington in recent years. The annual wolf … [Read more...]

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine Pause Lifted: What this Means for King County

On Friday, April 23, the CDC and FDA lifted a pause on the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. for all adults age 18 and older. The agencies concluded that the … [Read more...]

The 2021 Master Gardener Plant Sale is Happening

In 2021 the Master Gardener plant sale moves online with its newly designed store and an incredible shopping opportunity. Along with their usual outstanding selection of plant starts for every kind of vegetable … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Fishing Charters: Local Teens Helping Kids get Outdoors Away from Screens

Mount Si High School student Charles Grant Finney has spent his entire life in the Snoqualmie Valley fishing. His Dad, Bryan, likes to say he “learned to walk while wading (and falling) in the Middle Fork of … [Read more...]

Pet Licenses are Required for Furry Family Members; ‘License for Love’ Campaign Waives Late Fees

Do you have a furry, four-legged family member? If so, this is a friendly reminder that King County pet licenses are required for all dogs and cats eight weeks of age or older living in the Regional Animal … [Read more...]

Public Invited to Submit Art Highlighting the Dangers of Releasing Pets and Plants into the Wild

The Washington Invasive Species Council and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invite artists of all ages to participate in an art contest through May 14 as part of the “Don’t Let it Loose” … [Read more...]

24th Annual Rise & Shine Volunteer Celebration Event: Nominations are being accepted now!

All too often, the volunteer efforts of engaged citizens remain unseen or forgotten. The Rise & Shine Volunteer Celebration Event is an occasion to recognize so many eligible volunteers' generosity. The … [Read more...]

Finding Stubbs: A Rat Tail; the Finale

I’ll admit it, by this point I had kind of resigned myself to growing old with Stubbs. At this point, I no longer believed I could catch this little furry Mother%$#&*^. I was now just trying to … [Read more...]

Eligibility expands to everyone 16 and older in Washington state

Starting today everyone 16 and older who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can receive one in Washington. The eligibility expansion marks the four-month anniversary of vaccine rollout in our state. Since mid-December, … [Read more...]

Twenty-Seven Snoqualmie Valley Positions Open this November

The Snoqualmie Valley will have many local positions open in the 2021 general election. Applications for online candidate filing open on May 17 and close May 21. Local positions open in this year’s … [Read more...]

Serious Car vs Motorcycle Accident in Fall City Leads to Multiple Charges for One Driver

At approximately 4 pm on Tuesday, April 13th a White Chevy TrailBlazer was traveling southbound on 203 approaching 202. A motorcycle was traveling northbound 203 just north of 202. The Chevy crossed the … [Read more...]

The Washington State Department of Health’s Statement on Pausing the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The Washington State Department of Health will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J & J) vaccine statewide starting immediately, following the guidance of the FDA/CDC. Use of that vaccine will be … [Read more...]

Finding Stubbs: A Rat Tail; the Search (Part Two)

While researching rats and how to rid yourself of them, I learned they could be destructive, but until you experience a stubborn, smart one, I don’t think you really can imagine their catastrophic prowess at … [Read more...]

Mother Nature Teases us with a Wacky Weather Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Well, It seemed that Mother Nature really had our whole Saturday well planned out for us. It started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 12:38 am then finished … [Read more...]

Final Update: Pass Open Both Directions

FINAL UPDATE 12:16: I-90 is back open in both directions and traffic should start moving shortly. … [Read more...]

North Bend Special Recycling Event Happens April 24th

The City of North Bend’s annual spring Special Recycling Event happens Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9AM to 3PM at Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS), 9200 Railroad Ave SE. This year’s event also includes free … [Read more...]