Residential Fires Double on Thanksgiving, Safety Tips for Turkey Day

Did you know the average number of house fires on Thanksgiving Day is more than double the average number of house fires on all other days of the year?  Yes, says the City of Snoqualmie. According to the … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Filming Wraps in the Snoqualmie Valley, Special THANK YOU from the Cast and Crew

It was a fun, kind of geeky, exciting two-month ride as Twin Peaks returned to the Snoqualmie Valley for filming after a 25-year hiatus. But as the cliché saying goes.... all good things must come to an … [Read more...]

County Declares Homelessness Emergency, Overnight Winter Shelter Prepares to Open for 4th Season, Serving 2nd & 3rd Generation Valley Homeless

"Homelessness is an emergency."  ~  King County Councilmember, Joe McDermott. Earlier this month King County Executive Dow Constantine declared an emergency and outlined new investments to respond to the … [Read more...]

Walls Going up on New Elementary School, Time for Community to Name that School

Now that boundaries have been established for Snoqualmie Valley's newest elementary school, located at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, it's time for the district to move onto naming the … [Read more...]

County Tall Chief Farm Sale to Keller Dairy Sparks Effort to Save Valuable Land for Organic, Community Farming

In 2013 King County purchased the former 190-acre Tall Chief Golf Course property and its development rights in Fall City for $4.5 million to protect the valuable farmland, describe by some as "The Jewel of the … [Read more...]

Scary Moments as Small Plane Crash-Lands near Busy Fall City Roundabout

There were some frightening moments for a pilot and witnesses on the ground as a small plane crashed-landed into a field near the Fall City Bistro and the busy SR 202/SR 203 roundabout, Friday evening, October … [Read more...]

Short Shaking | Earthquake Centered Under Snoqualmie Valley, Felt by Many

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:22PM, Washington State experienced a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered directly under the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Booms to be Heard in Valley | ‘Battle of Snoqualmie’ Civil War Reenactment Comes to Meadowbrook Farm

There will be some loud booms heard around the Valley this weekend.  But don't worry, the artillery isn't real. Snoqualmie Valley residents are being invited back in time. All the way back to the turbulent … [Read more...]

Two-Motorcycle Collision Closes Preston-Fall City Road Sunday Evening, Rider Critically Hurt

Late Sunday afternoon, August 16, 2015, a two-motorcycle collision closed part of Preston-Fall City Road near 328th Way SE - about half way between Fall City and Preston. King County Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]

Biker Suffers Medical Emergency, Perishes Near Fall City

The Washington State Patrol said a bike rider suffered a medical emergency near downtown Fall City and passed away, Sunday, August 16, 2015. WSP stated the 51-year old Fall City man was riding his bike … [Read more...]

More Filiming in Snoqualmie Valley as ‘AMERICAN PICKERS’ Heads to Washington

Have a private antique collection or a family barn filled with decades-old treasures? Well, if so, then we may something of interest for you. Washington is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and … [Read more...]

Homeowner Shoots Assault Suspect inside Carnation Home; Suspect Flees Toward Fall City, Calls Police for Help

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said on Monday, July 20, 2015 that they had arrested a man in his 50’s who was shot by a homeowner while inside a home in Unincorporated King County near Carnation. The … [Read more...]

Downed Power Line Sparks Brush Fire, Causes Outage; Hot, Dry Conditions Have Local Fire Departments on Alert for Holiday Weekend

A devastating wildfire in Wenatchee. An emergency statewide burn ban. No outdoor fires on Washington state Natural Resources-protected lands. State parks department bans all campfires at state parks and on the … [Read more...]

Burning Moratorium Expanded | DNR and Unincorporated King County Join Eastside Fire & Rescue Burn Ban

It's dry - and it's getting drier.  According to local meteorologists, if the current long-range weather forecast holds, this June could be one of the driest on record. A DNR official stated in a recent … [Read more...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue Officals Warns to Be ‘Extremely Careful’ in Local Lakes, Rivers

Following a tragic drowning accident on Rattlesnake Lake on June 11th, and with continued sunny skies and hot temperatures predicted in the lead up to the long 4th of July weekend, Eastside Fire & Rescue … [Read more...]