North Bend & Snoqualmie Police Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 21st opportunity in nine years to prevent … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol Detectives Seeking Witnesses

At approximately 12:10 pm on April 15, 2022, Washington State Patrol communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a gray Dodge Challenger was driving erratically on Eastbound I-90 near milepost … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: Fisher Avenue on Snoqualmie Ridge

Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been important in Snoqualmie history.   Fisher … [Read more...]

Police Incident Closes I-90 Briefly

On April 15th at 12:36 PM, a Dodge Challenger was reported as driving erratically on eastbound  I-90 passing the Preston exit (MP 22). The vehicle stopped in the lanes of Eastbound I-90 near SR … [Read more...]

Two Hailstorm Caused Wrecks on I90 Near North Bend

At approximately 5:30 PM on April 14th, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported two hailstorms caused Eastbound wrecks near mileposts 30 and 32 in North Bend. Several agencies are responding to … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Las Vegas Post Pandemic; Less Gambling More Fun!

Since my best friend moved in 2013, we have tried to meet up at least once a year and have some fun. Sometimes that means staying in her new city of San Diego, but usually, we go to Las … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Hosts Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

The FDA recently authorized second booster shots of Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines for everyone 50 and older and those 12 and older who have certain kinds of immunocompromised conditions. To … [Read more...]

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes ‘Tree Cities USA’ Snoqualmie and North Bend

Started in 1976, Tree City USA is one of the Arbor Day Foundation’s oldest programs.  This program gives cities an avenue to celebrate their work, showing residents, visitors, and the entire … [Read more...]

Updated: Spring Snow Brings Snoqualmie Pass Closure

Final Update 9:00 PM: I-90 Westbound is now open. Chains are required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. _________________________________________________ Update 6:35 PM: Crews are still clearing a number of … [Read more...]

Hop to the Egg Hunts for Snoqualmie Valley Children and Teens

Bring a basket and celebrate spring as the annual egg hunts return to the Snoqualmie Valley. The eggs go fast, so be on time. For Snoqualmie, the Teen Flashlight and Bunny Hop events are sponsored by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildlife: I Killed a Bear

[Guest post by Daryl Ratajczak, a black bear biologist and advocate. Daryl is the former Black Bear Program Coordinator and Chief of Wildlife for the state of Tennessee. He is also a regular wildlife instructor … [Read more...]

Business Comings: South Fork has their ‘Hurry up Pants’ on for an Expected April Grand Opening

When we last left the Compass Outdoor Adventures crew in November, they had just taken over a long for sale parcel near exit 32 and were planning how they would transform it into their new headquarters’ South … [Read more...]

Updated: Monday Afternoon Fatality Accident Westbound I90

Final Update 5:30 PM: Westbound I-90 has completely reopened ________________________________________________________ Update 3:18 PM: One lane of Westbound I-90 east of Preston has reopened. The rest … [Read more...]

Hang on to Your Plants; Mother Nature isn’t Ready for Spring

The calendar says Spring, but mother nature doesn’t want us to get too far ahead. We have a lot of rain, some wind for the lowlands and possibly up to two feet of snow for the cascade … [Read more...]

Help the King County Sheriff Find a Missing Valley Woman

The King County Sheriff’s Office seeks our help in finding twenty-six-year-old Hana Amin. Hana's family has not seen her since Wednesday and they’re concerned for her wellbeing. She is known to ride … [Read more...]

Washington State Depart of Health Recommends Second Covid Booster Shot

People aged 50 and older and specific immunocompromised individuals can now get a second booster dose of an mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine at least four months after receiving their initial … [Read more...]

Car Collision in Duvall Injures Two and Claims One Life Monday Evening

UPDATE: The dog, thought to be missing, was found safe at the towing company. At approximately 7:08 PM, Monday, March 28th, two people were injured, and one person died on SR203 in … [Read more...]

North Bend Receives Grant Funding for Future South Fork Avenue Extension Bypass Project

In March, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) approved funding for the recipients of their 2021 Rural Town Centers and Corridors (RTCC), a program that provides grants for projects in smaller, rural cities … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Wildlife Crossing Structures: A Bridge to Safety for Washington Animals Big and Small

Five and a half years ago, I wrote about a new Wildlife Crossing Structure being built east of Snoqualmie Pass near Lake Keechelus. Animal crossings, also known as ecoducts or wildlife bridges, are … [Read more...]

Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on … [Read more...]