Firefighters Respond to Two Fires at Same Home: Preliminary Cause Cited as Lithium-ion Batteries

Snoqualmie Fire Dept. firefighters responded to two separate fires in the same Snoqualmie home on Wednesday morning, March 8, 2023, and again on the early morning of Friday, March 10, 2023. The preliminary … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Car vs. Truck on Train Tracks; Smoke Smell; House Fire

March 3, 2023 Crews responded to an accident involving a passenger vehicle and dump truck that was equipped for and using the train tracks for maintenance work. The three occupants of the passenger vehicle … [Read more...]

Overnight Lane Reductions for Pavement Repair Continue on westbound I-90 in Issaquah

Drivers using westbound Interstate 90 should prepare for nightly lane reductions through March 30th. The I-90 pavement rehabilitation project work zone begins at Southeast High Point Way and ends … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Catalytic Converter Theft; Woman in Labor; Wrong Way Driver

February 28, 2023 An officer responded to the vicinity of SE Park Street and Meadowbrook Way SE for an accident involving a bicycle and a vehicle. The bicyclist hit his head and suffered a leg injury. He was … [Read more...]

Local Business Donates Services to Improve Trails in North Bend

This winter, local business Rainier Asphalt and Concrete donated time, equipment, and materials to improve multiple pathways in North Bend.  In November 2022, Rainier crews expanded a portion of … [Read more...]

Business Comings: A Beloved Valley Store Expands to North Bend

Locals Julie Chung and Heather Dean had the opportunity in early summer 2021 to take over a storefront in downtown Snoqualmie bringing the Snoqualmie Ice Cream brand to the area. As the pair got to … [Read more...]

Rob Wotton Announces Bid to Retain Council Seat

Snoqualmie Councilmember Rob Wotton announced his intention to keep his seat up for election this year. The Snoqualmie City Council appointed him in January 2022 to fill the vacancy created when Katherine Ross … [Read more...]

Carnation Farmers Market Moves to King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park for the 2023 Season

Celebrate 20 years of community nourishment with Carnation Farmers Market (CFM) as it embarks on an exciting new chapter at King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park for the 2023 season.   CFM is … [Read more...]

Sallal Water Association Recognizes World Water Day with a Contest for Kids!

Joyce Hibma, Treasurer & Communications Lead for Sallal, has strong ties to the Snoqualmie Valley and the water association. “Farmor” Gurly Hallstrom, Hibma’s grandmother, came from Sweden in the … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Stuck in Bathroom; Spinal Injury; Elevated Heart Rate

February 24, 2023 EMTs responded to a Snoqualmie residence to assist an individual who felt weak and dizzy when standing, possibly from being on a treadmill for too long. The person was transported to the … [Read more...]

North Bend Receives Wellcity Distinction, Provides More Opportunities to Give Back

For 13 years running, the City of North Bend is proud to announce that it has received the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) 2023 WellCity distinction, a recognition earned through continual efforts to … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Attempted Bicycle Theft; Residential Burglary; Road Rage Assault

February 15, 2023 A Snoqualmie homeowner who was out of town called the police after observing two subjects attempting to steal a bicycle from the front porch on their Ring security camera. An officer … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall Expands Hours of Operation, with More In-Person Opportunities to Serve

Beginning Wednesday, March 1, North Bend City Hall has expanded hours to the public to serve citizens throughout the day better. Where City Hall was previously closed for a lunch hour, it is now … [Read more...]

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Snoqualmie Chevron Gas Station

On January 23, 2023, Snoqualmie Police Dept. officers responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge Chevron gas station for the report of an armed robbery with a shot fired inside the store.   Surveillance video … [Read more...]

Emergency Response Training Open to Snoqualmie Valley Residents

Learn how to save lives, protect property, and operate safely in post-disaster environments with emergency response training offered by the City of Snoqualmie. The Community Emergency Response … [Read more...]

Drivers Should Plan for SR 18 Lane Closures Near Snoqualmie this Week and Next

 Drivers who use State Route 18 should prepare for more lane closures, in both directions, between Interstate 90 and Deep Creek in Snoqualmie this week and next. Contractor crews will conduct … [Read more...]

Overnight Lane Closures Return to Westbound I-90

Drivers using westbound Interstate 90 should prepare for lane closures this week. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation return to smooth concrete … [Read more...]

Updated Construction Schedule for SE 136TH Street & 436TH Avenue Roundabout in North Bend

As work progresses on the SE 136th Street and 436th Avenue roundabout (RAB), contractors are sharing their upcoming construction dates with the hopes that citizens find the information … [Read more...]

Old Man Winter May Hit the Snoqualmie Valley Again!

Old Man Winter still isn’t done with us yet this season. Starting at 8 pm tonight, Western Washington will be under a Weather Advisory until 10 am Sunday. A wide range of snow totals is possible, but … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Collision; Confusion; Fainting

February 15, 2023 Crews responded to a Snoqualmie resident for the report of a person who was unable to walk. The caller reported possibly dislocating their knee the previous night. The person was … [Read more...]