Recovering from flooding, landslides: Road Closures updated King County Roads Division

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to recede and rain lets up (at least for a couple of days), King County Road Division crews continue to work to assess and reopen Snoqualmie Valley roads … [Read more...]

City warns flooding could make Carnation an island as Snoqualmie River crests; landslide brings tree down on SR 18 Thursday night, hitting car

Thursday evening, February 6, 2020, a reverse 911 message was sent to Carnation residents by the King County Sheriff's Office and its Emergency Operations center warning of the possibility that Carnation could … [Read more...]

NORTH BEND QUARANTINE: Much Ado About (almost) Nothing

UPDATE | February 7th The Public Information Officer from the Department of Health got back to me regarding my question regarding health care workers coming and going from the facility. They say “Health … [Read more...]

Just a regular person doing what she can for the town she loves: Beth Burrows named North Bend Citizen of the Year

One thing is very clear when it comes to Beth Burrows: she is devoted to North Bend and making it a thriving place to live, work and visit. Her dedication was recognized Tuesday night, February 4, 2020 when … [Read more...]

Rinse and Repeat: Snoqualmie River predicted to hit moderate to major flood levels, February 6th-7th

After what feels like six weeks of unrelenting rain (and some snow), the Snoqualmie Valley will have to make it through the next couple days of heavy rain before the almost-forgotten sun makes a return on … [Read more...]

Shoreline area site identified to serve as potential coronavirus quarantine location, in addition to Fire Training Academy

UPDATE | February 8, 2020 The Washington State Department of Health said it had identified a different Western Washington site that could serve as a potential coronavirus quarantine site - in addition to the … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Bleeding and frost bite; falling and trying to light hair on fire; 79 in a 35; don’t give me that shot

January 26th Welfare Check At 10:40PM officers were dispatched to the 76-Gas Station in Snoqualmie for a male who was bleeding from the head and pumping gas. Officers were able to stop the vehicle as it … [Read more...]

Overnight snow means Snoqualmie Valley Schools on 2-hour late start, February 3rd

Due to overnight snow, the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced early Monday morning, February 3, 2020, that schools would be open on a Two Hour Late Start. SVSD buses will operate on Limited … [Read more...]

Kayakers Capsize on Cold Fast Rising Snoqualmie River

At 11:25 am this morning, North Bend resident Forrest Smith was walking his dog on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail across the river from Camp Waskowitz when he saw something in the river. Said Mr. Smith “I was … [Read more...]

To improve pedestrian safety, 3 new Rapid Flashing Crossing Beacons coming to downtown Snoqualmie

As a move to improve safety, three new pedestrian-activated flashing crossing beacons will be coming to downtown Snoqualmie by fall 2020. At the January 27th Snoqualmie City Council meeting, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie hits Top 4 Rainiest January; snow levels then drop

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE | February, 2, 2020 With a late soaking from about 10PM - midnight on January 31st, Snoqualmie broke into the Top 5 wettest ever Januarys. With 18.4 … [Read more...]

Fall City Fire Department hires four new firefighters, ensures full staffing for emergencies

At the January 13, 2020 King County Fire District 27-Fall City Commissioner meeting, Fall City Fire Chief Connor announced the hiring of four new career firefighters, effective January 15th. According to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s Heart of the Valley Gala returns February 8th

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network’s mission to help local youth through innovative programming and mentorship is made possible, in part, because of annual fundraisers. Launched in 2015, organizers say … [Read more...]

Accident on SR 18 involving state trooper, semi closes westbound lanes near Snoqualmie Tuesday afternoon

Fire and aid crews responded to another serious accident on SR 18 near the I-90 interchange, Tuesday afternoon, January 28, 2020. The accident occurred around 1PM and involved a Washington State Patrol (WSP) … [Read more...]

Go ahead, use that phone to vote: Snoqualmie company’s technology at center of largest mobile voting pilot in country

There's an upcoming - and somewhat obscure - King County election in which you can vote using your cell phone or computer, and the company making that possible is headquartered right here in the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]