Handcuffed Suspect Steals Police Vehicle, Hides in Woods near North Bend for Hours

It was a busy morning - and early afternoon - in theNorth Bend area. Saturday, July 25, 2015, the King County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of their canine unit and Guardian One helicopter, located a … [Read more...]

Police Respond to Silver Creek Neighborhood After Report of Shot Fired, Leads to Search for Suspect

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley stated via email that on Sunday, July 19, 2015  at approximately 10:30PM, Snoqualmie Police officers [serving North Bend] responded to a report of a suicidal adult male … [Read more...]

Firefighters Respond to Large Brush Fire near North Bend

North Bend City Administrator Londi Lindell sent out a message to area residents, Sunday afternoon, July 19, 2015, that a wildland fire was burning along the Snoqualmie River near the Tannerwood Trail - and was … [Read more...]

Weekend Happenings | North Bend Block Party, Tour de Peaks, Thomas the Tank Engine

It's another busy weekend in the upper Snoqualmie Valley, with some big events that will close some local streets and maybe cause a little traffic congestion as visitors (and locals) descend on our beautiful … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Director David Lynch Spotted Around the Valley, Series Heading to Showtime next Year

It's not breaking news. More like a Hollywood tidbit, but ever since Showtime announced last fall that its bringing back Twin Peaks after 25 years, the question around the Valley has been when will film crews … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Responds About Hiring Former Tukwila Police Officer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the Seattle Times ran a story about Snoqualmie Police Officer Nicholas Hogan, detailing incidents that lead to his termination from the Tukwila Police Department in 2013 and the … [Read more...]

Fire Crews Respond to Multiple Brush Fires on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The temperatures may have cooled a bit from their record highs of last week, but it's still dry in the Snoqualmie Valley - VERY dry - and Sunday afternoon drivers along I-90 got an up close-up view of just how … [Read more...]

SWAT Team Surrounds Wilderness Rim Home After Report Resident Fired off Round

Wilderness Rim residents reported heavy police activity in the area, Saturday afternoon, July 11, 2015, reportedly responding to a domestic violence call. King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies, along … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Launching from the Roof; He’s Alive, Just Napping; Goose on the Loose

Here are a few of the calls Snoqualmie Police Officers responded to in the Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past couple of weeks, proving yet again... "No Call too … [Read more...]

Steam Train Returns to the Valley after Thomas the Tank Engine Finishes Popular Snoqualmie Tour Stop

The trains departing the historic Snoqualmie Depot sound different this summer.... because steam has returned to the Upper Snoqualmie Valley... the steam train to be more exact. Travel back in time to … [Read more...]

Rattlesnake Lake Sees Second Drowning in Less than One Month

According to the King County Sheriff's Office, a 34-year old Redmond man drowned in Rattlesnake Lake on Saturday, July 4, 2015.  This makes the second drowning-related death at Rattlesnake in less than a … [Read more...]

LETTER | Fire, Police Say Majority Took 4th of July Fire Warnings Seriously; Fireworks Use Down

This year’s 4th of July holiday presented significant challenges due to high temperatures, extreme dry conditions and a very high threat of fire. In response, both the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend … [Read more...]

North Bend Happenings | Road Closure, New Addition to Block Party, Plans for Downtown Open Air Market

Road Closure The City of North Bend will close NW 14th Street between SR 202 and Boalch Avenue NW on Tuesday, July 7th at 7AM in order to remove several large trees located near the roadway.  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...]

Suspicious Vehicle at North Bend Outlet Mall Leads Officer on High-Speed Chase, Fires at Police Car

The Snoqualmie Police Department said on Sunday, June 28, 2015 around 11:30PM, SPD Officer (in service of North Bend) Cary discovered a suspicious vehicle at the North Bend Outlet Mall. As he followed and … [Read more...]

Remains Found on Mount Si Likely there for 20 Years, Public’s Help Sought in Identification

Detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are asking for the public's help to identify skeletal remains found on Mount Si last week. Evidence suggests the remains may be from the mid … [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...]

Meadowbrook Bridge Closed on June 25th

King County Transportation said county bridge inspection crews will completely close Meadowbrook Bridge in Snoqualmie from 9AM to 3:30PM, Thursday, June 25, 2015 for a planned, one-day inspection of the … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Suspicious Sprinkler, Car Prowling Raccoon, Public Peeing, Watermelon Theft

The Snoqualmie Police Department has a motto: "NO CALL TOO SMALL."  Here are some of the calls they responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two weeks, some that might be evidence of that … [Read more...]

Remains Discovered on Mount Si Identified as Human, Medical Examiner Working on Identification

Numerous Snoqualmie Valley residents noticed the helicopter hovering and circling over Mount Si Wednesday, June 17, 2015 as the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) worked to remove remains discovered by an … [Read more...]