Giving Big: Snoqualmie Tribe donates over $1 million to Washington nonprofits, hosts gala to celebrate recipients

On Saturday, October 19th, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe hosted its first ever Snoqualmie Tribe Charitable Donations Gala to celebrate the nonprofits it donated funds to this year. In 2019 the Tribe donated a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Animal Misconceptions, Inaccuracies Debunked and Explained!

Everyone loves a good story. Before recorded history, storytelling began with visual communication in prehistoric cave drawings, progressing to tales told by word of mouth. Mythology had practical purposes in … [Read more...]

King County Assessors Office inspecting Snoqualmie Ridge homes over next six months

If you notice someone hanging out in your neighborhood - or possibly knocking on your door in the coming months - it just might be your friendly neighborhood county assessor. Per a City of … [Read more...]

Halloween Fun: Fall City family’s creative quest for the perfect costume for their 1-year old

Who's needs some Halloween-feel-good fun? One thing I have been enjoying all month long is the Facebook feed of Fall City resident (and former Washington State 5th District Representative) Paul Graves. … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River recedes after stage 4 flood event, most upper Valley roads reopened.

UPDATE | OCTOBER 23, 2019, 10:30AM As most longtime Snoqualmie residents know, Tuesday's level 4 flood event could've been a whole lot worse if the rain hadn't let up. The October 22nd flood event … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department welcomes 4 new volunteer EMTs

At the October 14the City Council Meeting, four new Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) were awarded their helmets, giving them active volunteer status for the Snoqualmie Fire Department: Josh Demetrescu, … [Read more...]

Three injured in second head-on accident on Preston Fall City Road in four days

A second head-on collision on Preston-Fall City Road in a four-day timespan sent three more people to the hospital. Crews from EF&R, Fall City and Snoqualmie Fire Departments, along with Bellevue medics, … [Read more...]

Police close westbound I-90 east of North Bend Saturday morning to stop wrong-way driver

A wrong way driver on westbound I-90 gave some drivers a big scare Saturday morning, October 19, 2019 - including my own daughter. Around 7AM, shortly after getting onto westbound I-90 at Snoqualmie Parkway, … [Read more...]

North Bend council candidates Heather Koellen, Olivia Moe talk affordable housing, building moratoriums, property owner rights

Two registered nurses - Heather Koellen and Olivia Moe - are vying for North Bend City Council Position 3 in the November 5th General Election. We posed three questions to the candidates and thank them for … [Read more...]

Busy stretch of Mt. Si Blvd in North Bend scheduled to be repaved, re-striped

The City of North Bend announced that paving overlay work is scheduled for a stretch of busy Mt. Si Blvd - between Bendigo Boulevard (SR 202) through just past Taco Time - beginning on Monday, October 28th. … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | shaved down keys; bear smorgasbord; uninvited guest

Here a few calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to last week in North Bend and Snoqualmie. October 8th - Bear Smorgasbord Around 10:45PM officers were dispatched to the report of a mother bear … [Read more...]

School Board Candidates Rivas, Simpson address sustainable budgets, increasing taxes, top education initiatives

Chelsea Rivas is challenging Carolyn Simpson for her Snoqualmie Valley School Board Director District 3 seat in the November 5th General Election. We asked the candidates three questions. Below are their … [Read more...]

Fatal Head-on Accident closes Preston Fall City Road Wednesday afternoon

UPDATE | OCTOBER 16th, 3PM The King County Sheriff's Office said Preston-Fall City Road has re-opened. A 68-year old man died in the accident and the other driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in … [Read more...]

Line ’em up: Pacific storms roll through Western Washington over the next week

[Article by contributing weather writer Ryan Porter, owner of Snoqualmie Weather blog.] Right on schedule for this time of year.   As is often said, October comes in like a lamb, goes out … [Read more...]

Popular Sip Suds & Si event returns to downtown North Bend, October 19th

It's back... The North Bend Downtown Foundation is once again partnering with local wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the third installment of Sip, Suds & Si to the Snoqualmie Valley. … [Read more...]