Dangerous Weather Halts Recovery Mission for Avalanche Victim; Woman Rescued off Red Mountain Dies

Some sad news to report... The King County Sheriffs Office announced April 14, 2013, that the woman recused from yesterday's avalanche on Red Mountain near the Alpental ski area has passed away from her … [Read more...]

Two Avalanches Near Snoqualmie Pass Leave One Missing

Around 2:30PM, April 12, 2013, a King County Sheriffs Spokesperson reported via Twitter that crews were responding to two separate avalanches in the Snoqualmie Pass area. The first avalanche was on Granite … [Read more...]

Boxley’s Transforms North Bend into Live Music Destination; Next up, Blues Walk on April 20th

Looking to experience some musical culture without leaving the Valley?  Well, thanks to Danny Kolke, owner of Boxley's in North Bend (restaurant and popular live music venue), Boxley's Music Fund and lots of … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Recover Body at Snoqualmie Falls, Rescue Injured Boy from Rattlesnake Trail

Search and Rescue crews had a busy past few days in the Snoqualmie Valley, and one mission reminds us of the sometimes tough work these volunteers perform. Team members from Seattle Mountain Rescue, along … [Read more...]

School Board Election Filing Dates Looming; Two Candidates Announce for North Bend Seat

Two Snoqualmie Valley School Board seats are up for election this November, and both seats were directly impacted by the 2011 redistricting of the Valley's director districts. After the 2010 census, when new … [Read more...]

Hear the Whistle? Railway Musem Trains Running for 2013 Season; Learn to Become a Train Docent

Railway Trains Up and Running for 2013 Season Did you hear the familiar train whistle yesterday?  It means because the Northwest Railway Museum officially resumed full passenger service aboard the vintage … [Read more...]

Today’s History Lesson: W.W. Warren, the Man who Connects KOMO TV to the Snoqualmie Valley

This month in his guest column, Snoqualmie Valley Historian, Dave Battey, introduces us to W.W. Warren.  There are numerous memorials to Warren throughout the Valley, as he played a very important role in the … [Read more...]

Valley Bus Route 215 on Chopping Block if No Funding Solution Found for Metro Transit

Snoqualmie Ridge has only had King County Metro Transit bus stops since 2008.  Grant money from the county funded new Route 215 that services North Bend, historic Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge during daily … [Read more...]

No, Snoqualmie Ridge was Not on Fire This Morning, Blame It on an Ailing Logging Truck

Did you notice thick smoke billowing into the blue skies over Snoqualmie Ridge this morning?  Thought maybe there was a house fire?  Nope.  Not a house fire, but rather an ailing logging truck chugging its way … [Read more...]

Take 10,000 Eggs, Add 1,000 Kids and Create Perfect Recipe for World’s Fastest Easter Egg Hunt

It took volunteers, the Snoqualmie Parks Department and the Snoqualmie Ridge ROA two and a half hours to set up yesterday's annual Snoqualmie Easter Egg Hunt.  They laid out 10,000 candy-filled plastic eggs … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: SR 203 Closed at 55th in Carnation Until 11PM, March 28th

There was a collision today, March 28, 2013, around 3PM  involving a power pole which blocked all lanes and forced the closure of SR 203 at 55th Street in Carnation. Puget Sound Energy anticipates it will … [Read more...]

As Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter's Closing Approaches, Organizers put Call out For Needed Transition Items

As the time quickly nears for the closing date of the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter on March 30, 2013,  shelter organizers have been fielding concerns from many community members about what's next for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Firefighter Brian Busby Honored with Medal of Valor for February River Rescue

When low-flying helicopters start circling the Snoqualmie Valley two things usually come to mind - the river and the mountains. On February 1, 2013, it was the Snoqualmie River that sent those helicopters to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Y's "Dine out for a Cause" Kicks off Today; Have your Dinner Served by the Mayor, Police Chief… or Me?

If you feel like eating out tonight and wouldn't mind your dinner being served by the Snoqualmie Mayor or Police Chief (possibly even judging their table waiting skills), then head down to the Woodman Lodge … [Read more...]

Summit at Snoqualmie Celebrates 75th Anniversay Today with Long List of Fun Activities

Did you know the Summit at Snoqualmie ski slopes turned 75 this year?  It's true, and today, March 24, 2013, they are formally celebrating - and part of the celebration includes a special Summit West lift … [Read more...]

It's That Time of Year, Bears are Waking Up

We received a couple reports of bear activity on Snoqualmie Ridge this week.  So if you don't want your garbage dragged into the woods, a huge mess left in the street, and for that bear culprit to remember your … [Read more...]

Quick, Heavy Snow Snarls Snoqualmie Parkway; Areas of North Bend Report 9 Inches

Heavy snow started in Snoqualmie around 8:30AM thanks to a fairly strong Puget Sound convergence zone.  As of 9:30AM the snow lightened up as evidenced by the weather radar. A reader reported at 9AM that … [Read more...]

Snow Hits North Bend; Snoqualmie Valley Schools On Time, Limited Transportation "Area A"

In case you missed it, it snowed yesterday on the first full day of spring - courtesy of a strong convergence zone that set up shop over us. Snoqualmie Valley Schools are open on time, but with limited … [Read more...]

Spring Officially on the Books, But Snow a Possibility in Snoqualmie Valley Foothills?

It's a crazy first day of spring, and it's keeping local weather forecasters busy.  If you peek at the radar right now, you might even see a thunderstorm heading toward the Snoqualmie Valley. If you look at … [Read more...]

Hoops for Hope Takes over Cascade View Gym this Saturday, Supporting World Vision Strong Women, Strong World Initiative

Its inaugural event was so successful last year, that Eastside Women of Vision, a volunteer ministry of World Vision, is bringing Hoops for Hope back to the Snoqualmie Valley, with the hope of topping the … [Read more...]

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