Honoring our History: Snoqualmie Valley 101 (Part Three)

[Guest Post by Cristy Lake. See Parts One & Two here and here] Matts Peterson, who homesteaded the site of North Bend, drifted to this Valley around 1865 and settled down as a farmer. His … [Read more...]

Updated: Excessive Heat Warning Issued for East Puget Sound Lowlands: Tips for Keeping Cool

Updated: The Excessive Heat Warning is now in effect until 11 PM Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the East Puget Sound Lowlands through 11 p.m. today. … [Read more...]

Two Local Bus Routes Restore Service, Starting Monday, Aug. 14

Contributed by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Starting Monday, Aug. 14, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation (SVT) will restore two reduced bus routes to pre-pandemic service levels. The long-suspended Cedar … [Read more...]

Join Interim Snoqualmie Fire and Police Chiefs for ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ on Aug. 18

Snoqualmie residents are invited to join Interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey and Interim Police Chief Brian Lynch on Friday, August 18, 2023, for informal conversations over coffee. ‘Chat with the … [Read more...]

Opening Day 2023 Boeing Classic Jet Flyover Video – In Case You Missed It!

If you had to work today or just forgot it was happening until you saw the large, blue Boeing jetliner buzz your Valley home, here is some video of today’s (August 11th) flyover.  The flyover … [Read more...]

Updated: Weekly Rock Blasting Closures Resume August 16 on I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass

 Rock blasting closures will resume on Wednesday, Aug 16, on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 for … [Read more...]

What to Know About the Updated Animal Services Ordinance in King County

This summer, King County Council unanimously passed an update to King County Code Title 11, which governs Animal Services. The update impacts North Bend residents and neighboring communities located within King … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Parkway Paving Traffic Control Contractor Addresses Complaints, Implements Changes

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2023, the City of Snoqualmie received numerous complaints from residents regarding traffic control associated with the repaving of Snoqualmie Parkway. Similar complaints received the … [Read more...]

Boeing Jet Flyovers Will Kick Off and Close Boeing Classic Tournament

Be sure to look up in the sky for the famous flyovers on August 11 and August 13! For the second year in a row, the Boeing Classic will feature two jet flyovers marking the start and end of the tournament. … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Rope Rescue; Cardiac Arrest; Semi on Fire

July 28, 2023 Crews responded to a Fall City residence for the report of an unconscious individual who possibly suffered a heart attack. The person had a pulse and was transported to the … [Read more...]

Emily Hamilton: From Mount Si High School Cheerleader to Miss Washington’s Teen 2023

On June 24th, at the Capital High School Performing Arts Center, Emily Hamilton, a varsity cheerleader from Mount Si High School (MSHS), shone brightly. Initially recognized as Miss Seattle's Teen, she … [Read more...]

Updated: Expect Delays Entering and Exiting Some Snoqualmie Ridge Neighborhoods for Parkway Paving, Aug. 7-14

Updated: Due to rain, Snoq Pkwy paving scheduled for 8/7 will be delayed. It is now scheduled to begin on 8/8, weather permitting. This means intersection paving impacts for some Snoq Ridge 'hoods adjacent to … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend’s Annual Water Conservation Ordinance Begins August 8th

The City of North Bend actively pursues water conservation in various ways: through ongoing distribution system leak reduction efforts, customer conservation education, installation of replacement water mains, … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Suspicious Male; DUI; Attempted Commercial Burglary

July 24, 2023 Officers were dispatched to a downtown North Bend business for the report of a male who was kicking the walls, pulling plants out of the planters, and spitting. The caller wanted the male … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Firefighters Association 2023 Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction

During the City of Snoqualmie's Snoqualmie Days celebration, the Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is holding its annual fundraising Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 19th. It will be held from 7 to 11 AM … [Read more...]

Temporary Speed Reductions on SR 18 Between Tiger Mountain and I-90 begin Monday, Aug. 7

Construction along State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain has slowed traffic through the area since it began. With temporary speed limit reductions on the way next week, travelers should plan now for a little … [Read more...]

North Bend and Snoqualmie Celebrate National Night Out

In the 1970s, Matt Peskin, a resident of a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spent several years volunteering for a local community watch program. Peskin soon introduced a newsletter that represented … [Read more...]

Vehicle Fire Blocking all Lanes Westbound I90 at Milepost 22

Update 412 pm: Westbound I-90, west of Preston-Fall City Rd SE, has two lanes now open. Plan for some delays as emergency vehicles are still in the area. Update 250 pm: All lanes of Westbound I90 are closed … [Read more...]

The Festival at Mt. Si Kicks Off August 12th in North Bend

The annual historic Festival at Mt. Si is returning to North Bend on Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13. Festival activities include the Grand Parade, fireworks, a 5k Fun Run, live music, a vendor … [Read more...]

First Primary Results Tallied for Snoqualmie City Council and Si View Commissioner Positions

As of 815 PM, August 1, 2023, King County Elections has tallied the first batch of August primary ballots for local races. Countywide, about 19.15% of votes have been returned so far. KC Elections … [Read more...]

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