Fire Blotter | Trail Rescue; Possible Natural Gas Leak; Motor Vehicle Collision

June 16, 2023 Crews responded to the Mailbox Peak Trailhead for the report of a hiker near the top of the trail experiencing a possible allergic reaction impacting his breathing. Crews assisted the hiker off … [Read more...]

Breaking Barriers: Salish Lodge & Spa’s Groundbreaking Program Paves the Way for Inclusive Employment in the Snoqualmie Valley

A remarkable push is underway in the Snoqualmie Valley to create inclusive employment opportunities for young adults with disabilities. At the forefront of this endeavor is the Salish Lodge … [Read more...]

Independence Day Fireworks Restrictions for North Bend

As a reminder, only common fireworks are legal within the North Bend city limits and may only be discharged between 9 a.m. and midnight on July 4. NORTH BEND MUNICIPAL CODE (NBMC) STATES IN … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Warrant and Resisting Arrest; Hit and Run; Malicious Mischief in Progress

June 12, 2023 A subject fled during an attempted warrant arrest at Torguson Park in North Bend. The subject was detained after a short foot pursuit, evaluated, and medically cleared by Eastside Fire & … [Read more...]

The Army National Guard Readiness Center: What Would it Look Like in North Bend?

This month, Mayor McFarland, several Councilmembers, and city staff toured the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Tumwater to learn more about what an active, functioning Readiness Center looks like and … [Read more...]

Celebrate Carnation Farms Summer Sundays Free Concert Series

Visit Carnation Farms’ historic grounds for an unforgettable, free summer concert series, where you can unwind, bask in the beauty of nature, and indulge in new summer traditions. The … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum Version 2.0: We need your help

Guest post by Kevin Burrows, Board President Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society The next time you start your car, take a moment to consider your rear-view mirror.  While you focus on the road ahead, … [Read more...]

Exciting Community Sporting Event: Fun-Filled Activities for All Ages!

The Sno Valley Club is thrilled to announce an exhilarating sporting event that will captivate and entertain sports enthusiasts in the Snoqualmie Valley! Get ready to experience a blend of thrilling … [Read more...]

Overnight Ramp Closure from SR 18 to Eastbound I-90 June 22

Nighttime travelers who use State Route 18 should plan for an Interstate 90 on-ramp closure Thursday, June 22. Crews will work on drainage systems during the closure. The eastbound I-90 on-ramp will … [Read more...]

Opinion: Delayed Long-Term Care Tax Soon to Take Effect

Guest Opinion Post by Sen. Brad Hawkins I have received considerable correspondence in recent weeks concerning the upcoming implementation of the “Washington Cares Fund.” This 2019 law created a trust to … [Read more...]

North Bend Art & Industry Ribbon Cutting and Open House

North Bend Art and Industry (NBA&I) finally has a home! Their first location will present more classes, workshops, art showings, and small events.   NBA&I will continue to grow toward its … [Read more...]

Pulte Homes Step up to Help Local Legend 100-year-old Burt Mann

Beloved local figure Burt Mann, also known as ‘The Walking Mann,’ received a much-deserved gift from national home construction company Pulte Homes this past week. The company installed a new watering … [Read more...]

Updated: All Lanes Blocked on Westbound SR 18 Just East of 256th Street in Maple Valley

Update: Both Eastbound lanes open now. Emergency vehicles on the left shoulder. Use caution through the area as the investigation continues. ORIGINAL STORY Westbound State Route 18 just east of 256th … [Read more...]

Join Friends and Neighbors at the 13th Annual Downtown Block Party

The Downtown Block Party returns to North Bend on Saturday, July 15, from noon to 10 p.m. Located in the Historical District of North Bend, Block Party activities will include a full day of local and … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek into PAWS New Wildlife Center in Snohomish

Loving domestic and wild animals and helping those in need whenever possible is sometimes challenging, heartbreaking, and rewarding. In my early adult years, I worked in emergency services and … [Read more...]

Officer Involved Shooting on I-90 Closes Freeway Overnight

According to Sgt. Cody Mann of the Kirkland Police Department, the Independent Force Investigation Team (IFIT), responded to Westbound I-90 near milepost 25 for an officer-involved shooting. The incident … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Trespass in Progress; Road Rage with Possible Weapons; Criminal Trespass

June 6, 2023 A male subject was contacted at Riverview Park in Snoqualmie after hours. He stated that he knew he wasn’t supposed to be there and was aware of the park being closed. After checking his … [Read more...]

Westbound I-90 between Preston and Issaquah will reduce to one lane starting 9 p.m. June 18

Westbound Interstate 90 will be reduced to one lane at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 18, between Preston and Issaquah. The lane reduction will remain in place 24 hours a day for one week. The freeway currently … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend is Seeking Youth Applicants for Vacancy on Parks Commission

The city seeks youth between the ages of 16 and 18 who reside within the Snoqualmie Valley School District boundaries to fill a youth position on the Parks Commission. Youth interested in serving the … [Read more...]

Rabid Bat Found in Eastern King County: What You Should Know

In early June, an eastern King County resident and their unvaccinated puppy were exposed to rabies after potentially contacting a bat in the bushes near their home. The bat was collected and sent to the … [Read more...]

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