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...]

Independence Day Fireworks Restrictions for North Bend & Snoqualmie

As a reminder, only common fireworks are legal within the North Bend and Snoqualmie city limits and may only be discharged between 9 a.m. and midnight on July 4th. North Bend Municipal Code (NBMC) … [Read more...]

Fatality Crash Closes Highway 18 for Five Hours Monday Night

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), on Monday, June 27th, at 8:09 PM, a fatality crash closed SR-18 for approximately 5 hours. A semi-truck driven by a 49-year-old male driver from … [Read more...]

Updated: Collision Closes Highway 18 in Both Directions

FINAL UPDATE: Westbound SR 18 fully reopened around 1:12 AM. __________________________________________ Update 9:04 PM: The collision has one fatality. One additional patient is being transported by … [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...]

Fire Blotter | Trail Rescue; Difficulty Breathing; Active Labor

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to last week. June 10, 2022 Crews responded to the Snoqualmie Falls Trail to assist an individual experiencing fainting episodes. The … [Read more...]

Wildfire Risk Reduction Tips: You Can Make a Difference for the Community Starting Today

After setting new rainfall records for June in multiple cities in the Puget Sound region, the traditional warm summer coupled with longer days and dry weather is returning to our area. As the weather … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Police Chase Ends with Suspects in Custody

Around 930 am on June 20th, Snoqualmie Police were searching for two individuals who fled after abandoning their vehicle following a traffic stop and police pursuit that began on North Bend Way near Stone … [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...]

The Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie Recognize Juneteenth Holiday

The Snoqualmie Valley in the early to mid-1860s was made up of the Snoqualmie Tribe and a handful of white settlers. The most populous town in Washington territory (statehood was still 25 years … [Read more...]

The Finally Friday Art & Wine Walks Kick-Off on June 24

The Snoqualmie Arts Commission and Mt. Si Artists Guild present the annual Finally Friday Art & Wine Walks, kicking off June 24, 6–9 pm in Historic Snoqualmie.  Downtown is the destination on the … [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...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie Vehicle Prowl Incidents Increase; Lock Doors and Remove Valuables

In recent weeks, the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department has seen an increase in vehicle prowls in North Bend and Snoqualmie. A majority of these incidents were crimes of opportunity involving … [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...]

“Take a Seat for Kids Project” Highlights Local Artists in Support of Encompass Programs for Children and Families

Seven local artists have donated their time and talents to creating custom Adirondack chairs for the sixth annual Encompass Take a Seat for Kids Project. In a first for this event, Encompass will host a … [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...]

Snoqualmie Valley Residents Invited to the 12th Annual North Bend Downtown Block Party

After two years of pandemic-related festival cancellations, the community is invited to celebrate together once again at the 12th annual Downtown Block Party, located in the Historic District of North Bend. … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Local Resident Brings Primary Care Wellness Clinic ROW Health to Snoqualmie

Doctor Stephenie Tornberg, a dual board-certified full-spectrum family medicine and obesity medicine physician and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, has started a direct primary care … [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...]