Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park Helps Reduce Canine Conflicts

Many dog owners in Snoqualmie are letting their dogs off-leash in Snoqualmie’s large parks and open spaces, which can create uncomfortable situations for dogs on leashes and their … [Read more...]

The WDFW Asks us to Leave Bird Feeders Down Until April 1st to Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Continued reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders across Washington and other northwest states are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend people continue to leave … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Warm Front Feelings and Cold Flirtations

The southern portion of a so-called Atmospheric River begins to impact Washington state on Sunday. Expect showers to begin after 2pm.  A lack of east winds through the passes should allow for warming … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Estimated to open at Noon, White Pass at 10 am, Stevens still has no Estimated Opening Time

Update Monday 9:13 am: I-90 Snoqualmie Pass remains closed due to increased avalanche danger. Traffic is stopped eastbound at milepost 34 near North Bend and westbound at milepost 106 near Ellensburg, … [Read more...]

Trailhead Ambassador Program Launches in the Snoqualmie Corridor Area

Trailhead Ambassadors, a brand-new volunteer program, is launching this summer in the Snoqualmie Corridor area, where recreational trails see some of the largest numbers of visitors in Washington. The Trailhead … [Read more...]

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with their COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. As of Feb. 15, more than 1,201,120 doses of … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Reopens

Final Update 3:09 PM (we hope):  I-90 Snoqualmie Pass is now open in both directions. Traction tires required, vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. The roadway … [Read more...]

I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to Remain Closed Overnight (Updated)

Update 4:44 PM:  I-90 is closed in both directions. Eastbound from North Bend milepost 34 and westbound from Ellensburg, milepost 106 due to heavy snowfall and high avalanche danger. The pass will remain … [Read more...]

Swindmaggeddon- How Much Longer?

I think the Snow is 3 and 15 on its own 10-yard line with the clock running out. Get that sledding and snow fort built before it's too late! A transition to a messy situation looks near. Most models … [Read more...]

State Route 18: Chains required, use alternate routes. Westbound I90 is now closed at MP 70 (Easton), MP 101 (Thorp) and MP 106 (Ellensburg).

Final Update: The collisions have been cleared and the WB lanes are back open between MP 56 near the summit and MP 106 near … [Read more...]

Love in the Valley: “How I met my Other,” The Winner!

I tell you what; this went back and forth so many times I wasn’t sure who was going to win! In the end, it was decided that since all the finalists had such great stories, there should be gifts for everyone! … [Read more...]

The Valley gets snowy and windy overnight, PSE reporting power outages in Snoqualmie, Fall City and North Bend

Brrrr, this snowy morning, we have quite a few Valley peeps without power: 127 in the Riverbend neighborhood of North Bend, 1346 in Snoqualmie and 384 in Fall City as of 8:41 am most were still under … [Read more...]

Highway 18 Blocked due to Semi-Fire (Story Updated)

Update 9:54 The semi- has been towed off the scene, all lanes of SR 18 are back open. Original Story: As if 9:09 AM this morning, Highway 18 is completely blocked near the summit due to a semi fire. … [Read more...]

New report furthers understanding of COVID-19 transmission in Washington State schools

 Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Washington State K-12 Schools report. The report is yet another tool that school districts and local … [Read more...]

City to Hold February 16th Public Hearing on Proposed Sewer Rate Increase

The City of North Bend has scheduled a public hearing to solicit input and comments on a proposed sewer rate increase. The Public Hearing will happen during the Tuesday, February 16th regular City Council … [Read more...]

Snow coming! If it isn’t gobbled up..

Snoqualmie Valley/ central Cascade foothills Thursday PM-Friday AM: Snow potential - models are diverging for the above time period, but this isn't the main event.  The NAM model has a Low … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Artist Ben Washam: Spreading Joy Through Art During the Pandemic

Mid December 2020 this popped up on a Snoqualmie Valley Facebook group: “On your mark...Get set... Artdrop The Grinch in a pinch Location: NB Library Exact Spot: Outside Happy … [Read more...]

What to expect when wolves expand to your area

Wolf populations are slowly returning across Washington State. Populations are steadily growing, which means wolves are dispersing into new areas and forming new packs. No matter where you live in the state, … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Post game Snow show??

Sunday will certainly feel chillier as colder air had begun to filter in.  The central Cascades, where a Winter Storm Warning is still in effect, may continue to see periods of heavy snowfall into the … [Read more...]

Update: Both Direction I90 reopened

Final Update: 2:02 I-90 is open both directions with chains required (all vehicles except AWD/4WD). A jackknifed semi was blocking westbound near the summit but was quickly … [Read more...]