Fighting Hunger: Mount Si Cheer, Culinary Arts team up for Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Back for another year - the Mount Si High School Cheer and Culinary Arts programs are teaming up for the 2020 Empty Bowls Fundraiser benefitting local food banks. The event takes place Friday, January 31st … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | successful CPR; very sound sleeper; chemical spill sickens employee

January 9th Around 1AM Snoqualmie Firefighters responded to a single car accident in the northeast area of North Bend. The vehicle had crashed into a tree. The driver self-extricated and his car caught on … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino employees save man after heart attack, honored with Eastside Fire & Rescue Lifesaving Award

There were some special guests at the January 22nd Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Eastside Fire & Rescue firefighters attended the luncheon to honor three members of the Snoqualmie Casino … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | got the beer, but forgot the dog; you no longer have a job; neighbor wielding scissors

January 14th Neighbor wielding Scissors At 10:50AM officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of Pickering Ct SE for a female acting erratic and waving scissors around. Officers arrived and found that … [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...]

Grizzly Bear Recovery in Washington State: The Good, the Bad and the ‘Horribilis’

A "verry large and turrible looking animal" was how William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, described the beast they encountered shortly after crossing into the Northern Rockies. The pair … [Read more...]

Heirloom Cookshop closing Snoqualmie location, looking for new home

Heirloom Cookshop owner Kristen Schumacher announced that a rent increase for the historic Snoqualmie building that houses her 3-year old business is what triggered the tough decision to look for a new … [Read more...]

Due to Icy Roads, Snoqualmie Valley Schools Closed Friday, January 17th

UPDATE | January 17th, 5:30AM Due to icy roads and because Friday is a scheduled Early Release Day, all SVSD schools are closed again, Friday, January 17, 2020. Monday is also the MLK Day Holiday, so school … [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...]

Ambulance catches fire inside Wilderness Rim EF&R Station 88 in North Bend

Around 2:30PM, January 14, 2020 - during heavy snow - Eastside Fire & Rescue and Snoqualmie Fire crews responded to a fire inside EF&R Station 88, 42804 SE 172nd Street, in the Wilderness Rim area of … [Read more...]

School Board work session scheduled to discuss encouraging or requiring all 10th graders to take standardized tests

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 5:30PM the SVSD school board will hold a special work session to discuss 'High School State Testing Required Options and the New Graduation Pathway.' The regular school board … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | can’t arrest me on tribal land; leaving Washington; looking for breakfast in middle of road; screwdriver in ignition

December 30th Court Order Violation in Progress Around 4PM while patrolling Snoqualmie, an officer spotted a vehicle being driven with a male and female inside that had a severely cracked windshield. The … [Read more...]

I don’t kiss dogs, why you shouldn’t either

I started my own dog business in 2004. I moved into a friend’s 250 square foot Mother-in-Law apartment and had very little money at first. I wore many hats and had many different jobs. In addition to being a … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Snow Plows work overnight, SVSD Schools Closed, garbage pickup canceled Tuesday, January 14th

UPDATE | January 14th, 5:45AM Snoqualmie Valley School District Superintendent Rob Manahan said due to "icy and dicey conditions, below freezing temps and forecasted additional snow," the district will close … [Read more...]