Updated: Thursday Evening Wreck Closes Local Valley Road

Update: Preston-Fall City Road was reopened as of 11:19 pm _____________________________________________________________ Update 10:48 pm: Crews from Fall City Fire Department, Snoqualmie Fire Department … [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...]

North Bend Film Festival Announces Fifth Edition for 2022 Event 

Festival’s 5th edition set to return to full in-person lineup in North Bend, WA August 4-7, 2022 NBFF to honor Mali Elfman with the Dulac Vanguard Filmmaker Award, host the US premiere of Quentin … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Leadership 101-Building a Bond with your Dog   

Are you a good leader to your dog? Does your dog know you have their back? Recently I was bit by a Pug! I’ve had large dogs with serious behavioral issues in my house and managed not to be bitten by … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol Seeking Witnesses to a Fatal Collision on SR-18

At approximately 8:10 PM, June 27th, 2022, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications received a 911 call advising of a car/semi serious injury collision westbound SR-18 near the Tiger Mountain … [Read more...]

Summer Finally Starts in the Snoqualmie Valley with a Weekend Heat Advisory

Welcome to the weekend. Western Washington will be under a Heat Advisory effective Saturday from noon until 11 pm Monday. Saturday's high will be in the upper 80's. On Sunday and Monday, the … [Read more...]

Is Summer Finally Arriving in the Snoqualmie Valley?

Mother nature finally felt sorry for us Pacific Northwesterners and decided to give us some sun. We still have a chance of a few rain showers tonight, Sunday, and then changes begin to give us much … [Read more...]

Free bus trips for students are back for the summer

[Guest post by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation] Summer Freedom, the free bus trip program for school-age youth in the Valley, has become an annual tradition for Snoqualmie Valley Transportation. … [Read more...]

Help the Upper Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group Help Us

Did you know that in addition to protecting and studying the elk in our area, the Upper Snoqualmie Valley Elk Management Group (USVEMG) also protects and keeps all of us safe? Wildlife fencing was installed … [Read more...]

Explore the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area This Summer by Bike or Raft

Connecting with nature and local communities is core to the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust’s mission of conserving and enhancing the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway … [Read more...]

Were there Really Bodies in the Fall City Bridge? And Now for the Rest of the Story…

[Guest post by Cristy Lake] Did you know there had been rumors circulating for decades that the cremated remains of a local schoolteacher’s wife and son were in the Fall City Bridge? Everyone had heard the … [Read more...]

Girl Attacked by Cougar in Northeast Washington

An attack in Northeastern Washington is a reminder that we too, in the Snoqualmie Valley, share our space with the cougar, or Puma concolor, the second largest cat in the Americas behind the rare … [Read more...]

Upcoming Train Fun: Father’s Day Steam Train Rides AND Day Out with Thomas at The Northwest Railway Museum

Father’s Day Steam Train Rides Are you looking for something special and unique for dad on Father’s Day weekend, June 18-19? Let dad blow off steam and enjoy special family time with a steam train ride … [Read more...]

Festivities for the SVSD Graduating Class of 2022 Start this Saturday

This Saturday, June 4th, you are invited to a celebration for the Class of 2022. The event kicks off what the organizing parent group is calling Senior week. This group of parents is organizing … [Read more...]

Trailhead Direct Returns to North Bend on Memorial Day Weekend

King County Parks and King County Metro are happy to announce that the Trailhead Direct service will be returning for 2022! All aboard for the outdoors.   Trailhead Direct is returning to … [Read more...]

State Fire Marshal’s Office Recognizes Wildfire Awareness Month

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office joins fire agencies around the state in recognizing the importance of being prepared for wildfire season.    In 2021, more than 1,800 wildfires … [Read more...]

Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area Draft Management Plan Now Open for Public Comment

The Greenway Trust invites feedback on the draft document, which is the product of two years of collaborative planning. The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) is a … [Read more...]

Church on the Ridge Announces Sixth Annual Professional Red, White & Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Show in Snoqualmie

Church on the Ridge has announced the anticipated return of its annual professional Fourth of July fireworks show on the 33-acre grounds of Snoqualmie Community Park in Snoqualmie, WA. Red, White … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Unprecedented May Wind Event Possible for Wednesday

The Snoqualmie Valley has a November wind storm heading our way on May 18th. This won’t be a historic wind event, but this is an unprecedented situation for May. With this spring being the coldest … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church’s Fundraiser for Ukraine

After eight years of conflict between Russia and Ukraine and following a Russian military build-up on the Russia–Ukraine border from late 2021, the conflict expanded significantly when … [Read more...]