Meadowbrook History: The Brook, Snoqualmie Valley’s First ‘Talkie’ Movie Theater

At the corner of Park Street and Meadowbrook Way (near Mount Si High School and Snoqualmie Elementary) once sat some Snoqualmie Valley film history: The Brook Theater - about 100 years ago it was part of the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | hit and run; this isn’t your house; lady dancing in the road; car vs. pole

October 21st 11:35PM | Waterlogged Officers were dispatched to the report of a vehicle that was stranded in the floodwaters near Meadowbrook and Reining Rd. The driver stated that they hadn’t realized … [Read more...]

City: Weather delays North Bend Park Street Roundabout project

Rain this fall appears to have delayed North Bend's Park Street Roundabout project. Interim City Administrator Mark Rigos said a very wet September and October has slowed roundabout construction by … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Two semi rollovers on SR 18; burnt food sends crews to Gianfranco’s roof; accidental gas line fracture

October 10th Around 8:15AM Snoqualmie Firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke from the roof of Gianfranco's restaurant. On arrival, firefighters observed light smoke from the roof vent. No smoke … [Read more...]

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...]