Slow moving landslide damages road, closes one lane of SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall

UPDATE | February 20th, 9AM WSDOT geo-techs visited the slide on SR 203 near NE Stillwater Hill Road on Wednesday, February 19th and will next several days analyzing their observations to determine how the … [Read more...]

Encompass Rocks the Valley: Family Concert Series benefits new Snoqualmie facility

Earlier this month Encompass announced a new fundraiser to help pave the wave to the fundraising finish line for its newest facility. Parents and kiddos... Get ready to sing, dance, and wiggle your way to … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie Affordable Housing development, Panorama Apartments, opens leasing office, launches website

At the February 10, 2020 Snoqualmie City Council meeting, representatives of the new affordable apartment complex under construction on Snoqualmie Ridge - Panorama Apartments - provided an overview of the new … [Read more...]

Recovering from flooding, landslides: Road Closures updated King County Roads Division

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to recede and rain lets up (at least for a couple of days), King County Road Division crews continue to work to assess and reopen Snoqualmie Valley roads … [Read more...]

City warns flooding could make Carnation an island as Snoqualmie River crests; landslide brings tree down on SR 18 Thursday night, hitting car

Thursday evening, February 6, 2020, a reverse 911 message was sent to Carnation residents by the King County Sheriff's Office and its Emergency Operations center warning of the possibility that Carnation could … [Read more...]

Rinse and Repeat: Snoqualmie River predicted to hit moderate to major flood levels, February 6th-7th

After what feels like six weeks of unrelenting rain (and some snow), the Snoqualmie Valley will have to make it through the next couple days of heavy rain before the almost-forgotten sun makes a return on … [Read more...]

Shoreline area site identified to serve as potential coronavirus quarantine location, in addition to Fire Training Academy

UPDATE | February 8, 2020 The Washington State Department of Health said it had identified a different Western Washington site that could serve as a potential coronavirus quarantine site - in addition to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Heart of the Valley Gala returns February 8th

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s mission to help local youth through innovative programming and mentorship is made possible, in part, because of annual fundraisers. Launched in 2015, organizers say … [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...]

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...]

Mother Nature’s 1-2 Punch: snow, now high wind warning for Snoqualmie Valley; schools on 2-hour delay, January 15th

For a few days now, Snoqualmie Weather's Ryan Porter has been watching the potential for a pretty strong Snoqualmie Valley gap wind event - and it looks like the computer weather models now have consensus that … [Read more...]

Middle Fork Road severely damaged by recent landslide; closure expected for extended period

On Monday, December 30, 2019, King County road crews were out at the site of a landslide on Middle Fork Road east of North Bend that occurred during heavy rains on December 20th. After the initial assessment, … [Read more...]

New year-round trail opens in Snoqualmie Valley Middle Fork area: Oxbow Loop

According to the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT), they'd been planning the recently-opened Oxbow Loop Trail for nearly two decades. Over the past two years, the trail and trailhead in the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve 1983: Mother of All Gap Windstorms Hit the Cascade Foothills

[Article by contributing writer Ryan Porter - who owns Snoqualmie Weather. Follow Ryan on Twitter for his latest Snoqualmie Valley weather forecasts.] The year was 1983.  Michael Jackon's “Billie Jean” … [Read more...]