Fire Blotter | A bad trip; asleep with a powdery substance; silent false alarm

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 17thAt 12:35 pm, Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units to a reported single vehicle rollover … [Read more...]

Train Rides Resuming in the Snoqualmie Valley

The Northwest Railway Museum has announced the return of its popular train excursions in the upper Snoqualmie Valley.  Train rides will resume Saturday, October 3rd, and are scheduled to continue weekends … [Read more...]

No Screaming Allowed! Halloween Tips from Seattle & King County Public Health and the CDC

Boy, being a kid in 2020 is a bummer from socially distant graduation ceremonies to isolated birthday parties too, and now, damned-demic Halloween. Booooo, cackle and a big old hiss to this … [Read more...]

Is the Snoqualmie Valley Racially Naive? The struggle to promote and celebrate diversity at Mt. Si High (part one)

I was 8 in 1975. That year was Saigon's fall when refugees fled Vietnam, and later Laos and Cambodia, by boat. All of the kids in my mostly white grade school called them "the boat people." Until I had a … [Read more...]

Baking Memories; The Pursuit of Pie Perfection: Part 2

One of my goals in life is to be the Julia Child of Apple Pie. Now, I don't want to say that I worship Apple Pie, but in all honesty, I'm a fanatic. Non-believers would claim that Apple Pie isn't as exciting or … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Weather: The Week Ahead – Want Rain? Careful What You Wish For

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE | September 22nd We're bracing for first major storm of the season as it pushes onshore Wednesday morning.  Lot's of wind and … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

SVSD Planning for Phased-in Approach to Return to In-school Learning

In a letter dated September 18, 2020 Superintendent Rob Manahan had this to say to Snoqualmie Valley families and staff: Thanks to all of our students, staff, and parents for a successful start to the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino receives Top 5 recognition for Best Places to Work by Puget Sound Business Journal

Since its grand opening in November 2008, the Snoqualmie Casino has created a great place to work. Now they've received top five recognition for Washington's Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal in … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | false brush fire report; bonfire & grass fire reports; strange odor

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. September 11thAt 2:20 pm Snoqualmie Firefighters responded with other units for a reported brush fire near Snoqualmie Pkwy and … [Read more...]

Department of Health releases initial case investigation and contact tracing performance metrics

What is contact tracing? Image courtesy of the DOH Contact tracing is a public health intervention designed to identify people who may have been exposed to infectious diseases and prevent the spread of … [Read more...]

Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Announced: Could it come to Snoqualmie?

Seattle’s iconic burger joint Dick’s, is launching a food truck this November to bring their iconic Seattle burgers and shakes to different cities in the area. And Dick’s wants our help deciding where it should … [Read more...]

Tanner Trail Connection Project: Making Biking and Walking Easier and Safer in North Bend

Have you noticed work occurring alongside North Bend Way between Cedar Falls Way and Maloney Grove Ave? It’s a project that will soon make walking and biking even easier and safer near downtown North … [Read more...]

Pitch in for Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is less than two weeks away, and this year instead of hosting an in-person event in the Middle Fork on a Saturday in September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has … [Read more...]

Baking Memories; The Pursuit of Pie Perfection (part one)

Take a moment and think of Fall. Chances are if you’re like me, Apple Pie is one of the first things that come to mind. There’s festivals, parades, and even bake-offs devoted to the sweet treat, and I can see … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Blue Thunder may not be the only rumble heard

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] A thunderstorm rolls through Snoqualmie last May Well, I sure was envious looking at that 85° sunshine on the TV set this morning. Go Hawks! … [Read more...]

Hero of the Week; Daniel Smith, Guardian Angel to Youth Students

We’ve all had mentors; people who gently guide us through hardships, self-discovery, and new chapters in our lives. Our mentors can range from a friend, a teacher, a parent, or even a coworker, but universally, … [Read more...]

Beloved 12th Man freeway flag gets a major upgrade

It all started with a Saints logo on the roof. Then there was beer, a crazy friend, a momentarily out-of-the-house wife and now, after many incarnations, a 600-foot flag with its own lighting system. Oh, … [Read more...]

COVID-19 activity declining in Washington state with the help of face coverings and distancing

On September 11th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which reflects an overall decline in COVID-19 activity as of late August. The report also … [Read more...]