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...]

The City of North Bend and Sallal Water Association Sign a Water Service Agreement

After MUCH negotiation spanning a decade and a half and two Mayors, the Sallal Water Association and the City of North Bend finally signed a Water Service Agreement at the June 6th Council meeting. If you’ve … [Read more...]

Taylor Park and Riverfront Park Planning Workshop in North Bend

The City of North Bend and the North Bend Parks Commission invite citizens to attend an upcoming workshop for the William H. Taylor Park and Riverfront Park design projects, on Tuesday, June 13, at 5:00 … [Read more...]

King County Metro Plans for Bus Route Changes and Updates this Fall

King County Metro will be changing several bus route schedules throughout the region this fall, with the intention of improving the reliability of trips while also working to better match staffing and fleet … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Vehicle Prowls; Disturbance; Burglary Report

May 29, 2023 Officers responded to the Snoqualmie Falls upper parking lot, where two vehicles were prowled. The vehicle windows were broken out, and approximately $7,000 worth of items were taken. No suspect … [Read more...]

Week-Long Lane Reductions on Westbound I-90 East of Issaquah Start Sunday Night, June 11

The final two major lane reductions for the westbound Interstate 90 paving project will begin Sunday night, June 11. The closures will be in place 24 hours a day for two weeks. Contractor crews … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Offers a Free Opioid Education and Overdose Reversal Training Class in June

According to King County, “By October 15, 2022, 710 overdose deaths had occurred in King County, surpassing the total number of overdose deaths that occurred in 2021. The recent surge in overdose deaths is … [Read more...]

Seattle Mountain Rescue Finds its First Home in North Bend

North Bend will be home to its first-ever Mountain Rescue Center (MRC) this summer. On June 3, Seattle Mountain Rescue (SMR) celebrated its 75th anniversary and the grand opening of the … [Read more...]

Celebrate Pride Month in the Snoqualmie Valley

Mayor Rob McFarland is proud to proclaim June as Pride Month in North Bend. The City of North Bend recognizes how important it is for people in our community to feel safe, valued, empowered, and supported by … [Read more...]

Four of the Seven Echo Glen Escapees Charged as Adults

The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed multiple felony charges concerning the recent Echo Glen incident.  Based on their age and conviction history, four respondents were charged in adult … [Read more...]

Long-term Closure of SR 18 Truck Climbing Lanes Near Snoqualmie to Begin June 7 for Highway Widening

People who use State Route 18 near I-90 should continue to plan extra time for their trips as contractor crews work to widen the highway and redesign the interchange. SR 18 closuresTo prepare for … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Injury Accident; Theft Report; Unwanted Subject

May 22, 2023 Officers responded to the intersection of Center Blvd and Ridge Street in Snoqualmie for the report of an injury accident involving a female riding on the back of a motorcycle who failed to hang … [Read more...]

Church on the Ridge Announces Seventh Annual Professional Red, White & Boom Fourth of July Fireworks Show in Snoqualmie

Church on the Ridge has announced the highly anticipated return of its annual professional Fourth of July fireworks show on the 33-acre grounds of Snoqualmie Community Park in Snoqualmie, WA. Red, White … [Read more...]

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