Snoqualmie Riverbank Repair Project to Prevent Road Failure

In spring 2015, post-flood inspections revealed damage to an existing Snoqualmie River revetment at the intersection of SE River St and Park Ave SE in downtown Snoqualmie. (A revetment is an engineered … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Deputy Fire Chief Completes National Fire Academy Executive Training

 Deputy Fire Chief Michael H. Bailey from the Snoqualmie Fire Department has completed the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) as part of the National Fire Academy. This four-year program consists of a … [Read more...]

Gov. Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health Give a Statements on Federal School and Childcare Vaccination Plan

President Biden announced today a directive to all states to get every pre-K educator, K-12 teacher, and childcare worker at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine in the month of March. “Over 30 states … [Read more...]

New Torguson Skatepark Officially Opens to the Public

Last week Si View Metropolitan Parks District announced some good news –  Torguson Skatepark is officially open to the public. The brand new skatepark facility is located near downtown North … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Partners with Eastside Fire & Rescue to Open Tribal Vaccination Clinic

On Saturday, February 20th, the Snoqualmie Tribe held its first Snoqualmie Tribal Vaccination Clinic on the Snoqualmie Reservation. As a sovereign nation, the Tribe is able to order COVID-19 vaccines for its … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt

[Guest Post by Shyanne Olsen Steward of Meadowbrook Little Free Library, Snoqualmie] We’ve all been tangled up with our technology thanks to the Pandemic. It’s been a way of survival in many ways and it’s … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Spring Feelings?

A relatively mundane week ahead, though some models keep playing with a brief warmup mid-week.  Which many folks, admittedly myself included, have been longing for. We should remain dry, though … [Read more...]

Highlights from the SVSD School Board Meeting February 25, 2021

[Guest article by Linda Grez] Elementary students continue to phase in hybrid/in-person classes on an AM/PM cohort schedule. K-3rd grades have returned and grades 4-5 are planned for Monday, … [Read more...]

Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park Helps Reduce Canine Conflicts

Many dog owners in Snoqualmie are letting their dogs off-leash in Snoqualmie’s large parks and open spaces, which can create uncomfortable situations for dogs on leashes and their … [Read more...]

The WDFW Asks us to Leave Bird Feeders Down Until April 1st to Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Continued reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders across Washington and other northwest states are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend people continue to leave … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Day the Perfect Remedy for Covid Ennui

Ok, I’ll admit it. I got a word of the day app and I HAD to use that word. I think it fits, Ennui: “a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction” Yup, I have the Covid Ennui. You? The other day I … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Warm Front Feelings and Cold Flirtations

The southern portion of a so-called Atmospheric River begins to impact Washington state on Sunday. Expect showers to begin after 2pm.  A lack of east winds through the passes should allow for warming … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Estimated to open at Noon, White Pass at 10 am, Stevens still has no Estimated Opening Time

Update Monday 9:13 am: I-90 Snoqualmie Pass remains closed due to increased avalanche danger. Traffic is stopped eastbound at milepost 34 near North Bend and westbound at milepost 106 near Ellensburg, … [Read more...]

Trailhead Ambassador Program Launches in the Snoqualmie Corridor Area

Trailhead Ambassadors, a brand-new volunteer program, is launching this summer in the Snoqualmie Corridor area, where recreational trails see some of the largest numbers of visitors in Washington. The Trailhead … [Read more...]

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with their COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. As of Feb. 15, more than 1,201,120 doses of … [Read more...]

Demolition Begins on Park Street for Future Townhome Project; Neighbors Breathing a Sigh of Relief

Crews began work on one of the five vacant homes and associated garages on East Park Street just west of North Bend Way this morning that are to be demolished for a future … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Reopens

Final Update 3:09 PM (we hope):  I-90 Snoqualmie Pass is now open in both directions. Traction tires required, vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. The roadway … [Read more...]

I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to Remain Closed Overnight (Updated)

Update 4:44 PM:  I-90 is closed in both directions. Eastbound from North Bend milepost 34 and westbound from Ellensburg, milepost 106 due to heavy snowfall and high avalanche danger. The pass will remain … [Read more...]

Swindmaggeddon- How Much Longer?

I think the Snow is 3 and 15 on its own 10-yard line with the clock running out. Get that sledding and snow fort built before it's too late! A transition to a messy situation looks near. Most models … [Read more...]

State Route 18: Chains required, use alternate routes. Westbound I90 is now closed at MP 70 (Easton), MP 101 (Thorp) and MP 106 (Ellensburg).

Final Update: The collisions have been cleared and the WB lanes are back open between MP 56 near the summit and MP 106 near … [Read more...]