The Week Ahead – New Year In Sight

While most seem anxious for what 2021 will bring, in the short run, it would appear more of the same, and that includes the weather pattern.    Eagle Pointe neighborhood, Snoqualmie Ridge … [Read more...]

2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo: A Facebook contest!

Let’s have a little fun at the end of this long and depressing year! According to the Chinese Zodiac, this was the year of the rat. The rat represents spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, and … [Read more...]

UPDATED: I-90 Eastbound Reopens

FINAL UPDATE: 5:14 PM I-90 Eastbound is open with chains required in both direction on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. ________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE: … [Read more...]

North Bend Way Overnight Lane Closure Planned for December 22nd and 23rd

Overnight Tuesday, December 22, 2020, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will begin work to underground overhead power and communication lines along a section of E North Bend Way near the new Park Street … [Read more...]

Colder Air (and Snow??) Imminent!

Update: the snow potential looks good until 9-10p, after which we begin to run more of a battle between fluctuating fringe temperatures and declining precipitation rates.However, wet snow is sticking to … [Read more...]

John Zanas: Saying Goodbye and Good Luck to a Man Beloved in the MSHS Athletic Community

Admittedly I tried to ignore Charlie Kinnune, Head Football Coach at Mount Si High School, at first. The holidays are a busy time for stories, I thought, justifying myself. It soon became apparent that this is … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Snowflakes Before Christmas?

Many out here remember the epic December snow and White Christmas of 2008, but do you remember 2017?  White Christmas 2017Looking west at The Heights neighborhood,Snoqualmie Ridge (from Douglas Ave SE … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Offers Behavioral Health Services for Community Members

Snoqualmie Tribe Health Services now provides another local option for Behavioral Health Services, including outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatment. These services are available to Tribe … [Read more...]

Something for Everyone this Weekend in the Valley: Free meals with the Eagles, Santa and the Grinch!

This is it! The last weekend before the big day next Friday, and there is again no shortage of ways to get your Ho Ho Ho on.  The Santa Parade Is Coming to Snoqualmie Collect Food for Those in … [Read more...]

Overlake Medical Center and Snoqualmie Valley Hospital are Expanding Access to Emergency Care Services

Overlake Medical Center & Clinics announced effective today it willmanage Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s emergency department. The collaboration, and long-standing relationship of the two organizations, will … [Read more...]

Light up North Bend Holiday Lighting Contest Winners Announced, Tour Map Debuts

Light up North Bend Holiday Lighting Contest Winners Announced, Tour Map Debuts Representatives from the North Bend Downtown Foundation and Economic Development Commission took to North Bend streets Saturday … [Read more...]

Vaccines arrive in Washington State, people in Phase 1a will begin to receive vaccinations this week

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is happy to announce that COVID-19 vaccines are on the ground in Washington state, and this week, the first doses will be administered to high-risk health … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Much Wetter, Winds of Some Kind May Return

Waking from another sleep disrupted gap wind event Saturday night. zzz :(  We typically get 6-10 of these Cascadia (gap) wind events that produce significant winds (tallied if peak gusts on … [Read more...]

City of North Bend Requires Developer to Clean up Proposed Hotel Site Near Downtown

You may remember the talk of a hotel being built on the corner of Bendigo and Southfork Ave SW that started in the spring of 2013, around the same time four houses were demolished to make room for Bartell … [Read more...]

As cases surge, the first free high-volume COVID-19 test site comes to King County’s Eastside

A new free COVID-19 test site will open at Bellevue College on Tuesday, December 15. This site will expand COVID-19 testing on the Eastside and complement existing free test sites already in Renton, Auburn, … [Read more...]

Ring in the Holidays Valley Style: More Local Activities to Enjoy this Weekend!

The festivities continue this weekend in Snoqualmie and North Bend with two more fun ways to safely celebrate the season. Holiday Grinch Parade-North Bend This tradition started in 2016, when a … [Read more...]

Inslee announces extension of restrictions until January 4th, 2021

Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a three-week extension of the state’s current restrictions that will now be in place until January 4, 2021. Restriction extension The three-week extension of … [Read more...]

North Bend Theatre to Broadcast the Classic Cinnamon Bear Radio Show

The North Bend Theatre has come up with a safe socially distant way to get into the holiday spirit! From your car radio, share the classic holiday radio show The Cinnamon Bear with your children. The radio … [Read more...]

What a Windy Week! Now Something Mysterious May Fall from the Sky

Wow what a week!  All that wind with not much rain! We had three strong rounds of winds, each with a peak gust at or exceeding 40 mph 11/30 -     40 mph    … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival Returning July 15-18, 2021 for a Fourth Annual Celebration of all Things Strange on screen

The festival will once again occur in the historic North Bend Theatre and iconic locales around town, with a lineup of independent film premieres, live events and immersive content. North Bend Film … [Read more...]