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...]

Search and Rescue Volunteers Carry Injured Man Off Rattlesnake Ledge

Ask search and rescue volunteers what they expect on the first sunny, spring weekend and they could say having to perform multiple missions to help hikers in the Snoqualmie Valley.  This weekend, though, they … [Read more...]

North Bend on the Build: Bartell's Set to Break Ground; Hotel Proposed Near Outlet Mall

It's not just Snoqualmie on the build these days.  New development is also in North Bend's future, as Bartell Drugs is set to break ground any day on a new store and a public hearing is on the horizon for a … [Read more...]

Another Water Sports Company to Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park

It looks like another company is planning to build office and distribution space in Snoqualmie. The City of Snoqualmie Planning Department confirmed it recently had a pre-application meeting with the … [Read more...]

News Reports: North Bend Mayor Spends Night in Jail

According to a 97.3 radio report and Komo News this morning, March 28, 2013,  North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing was held in King County Jail Tuesday night, March 26th, after calling police to report a domestic … [Read more...]

Police Respond to Report of Cougar Carrying Dog Near Snoqualmie Parkway, Nothing Found

The Snoqualmie Police responded to a report of a cougar with a dog in its mouth in the area of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave yesterday, March 25, 2013, according to a Living Snoqualmie … [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...]

School News: Foundation Luncheon; Student Filmakers Win National Honor; Dispelling Mount Si Rumors; Aune Not Named Finalist for Renton Top Job

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Luncheon Thursday Community members and business leaders are invited to attend the Small Hands to Big Plans luncheon, Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s biggest … [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...]

Police Want to Know, Do You Recognize This Pregnant Burglar Spotted in North Bend?

Police want to know if you recognize this pregnant burglar or the vehicle she was seen leaving in following a North Bend burglary last week. On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, around 1:30PM, a red convertible … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie's Turn to Host Meeting on Low-Income Apartment Complex

Over the past two months, non-profit housing developer, Imagine Housing, held two public community outreach meetings about its proposed 160-unit affordable housing project, Timber Falls, slated for the Eagle … [Read more...]

Car, Cyclist Accident in Historic Snoqualmie Reminder to Take it Slow During Busy After School Hours

If you drive Railroad Ave during that after school time of day, you know the main thoroughfare through historic Snoqualmie is a busy place. This 30MPH section of Railroad Ave/SR 202 is fairly busy just from … [Read more...]

King County Sheriffs Ask for Public's Help Finding Fairwood Double-Murder Suspect

King County Sheriff’s detectives said they received information that murder suspect Michael (Chad) Boysen may be seeking to obtain firearms and is considered an extreme danger to the public and … [Read more...]

Multiple Car Break-ins Reported on Snoqualmie Ridge, March 7th

In the last 24 hours, the Snoqualmie Police Department has responded to multiple vehicle prowls in the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood. These most likely occurred in the early morning hours of March 7, 2013. A … [Read more...]

What Will it Take to Bring Closure to North Bend Hit and Run Case?

If you listened to the radio yesterday you might have heard a popular talk radio show, The Ron and Don Show, discuss the unsolved North Bend New Year's Day hit and run case - and the rumor that a small … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie’s Project Grace Guild Hosts 5th Annual Dinner and Auction, Benefitting Seattle Children's Uncompensated Care

It all started with a simple question: "How has Seattle Children's Hospital touched your life?"  If you have kids, chances are, somehow, Seattle Children's has been entwined over the years.  Me?  We spent week … [Read more...]

Cougar Sighting Reported on Snoqualmie Middle School Property

The Snoqualmie Valley School District put this out on their website this morning.  Snoqualmie Middle School, Snoqualmie Elementary School and Mount Si High School, which are geographically close, are all taking … [Read more...]

Johnny Depp Appearance in Carnation Creates Social Media Buzz

It started about noon yesterday.... a buzz.  A buzz that actor Johnny Depp was in town.  Snoqualmie Valley women were asking me where he was.  And, of course, I should know, right?  Wrong.  Mr. Depp forgot to … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Reach Stranded Snowmobilers Overnight

** Update, 7:15AM:  King County Sheriff's Office spokesman said search and rescue volunteers and the couple were safely back at the base camp. ** The King County Sheriff’s Office Search And Rescue teams … [Read more...]

New 100-Unit Apartment Complex Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge

Last October we published a story about the possibility of a 100-unit apartment complex being developed at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, at the entrance to the Deer Park neighborhood, on … [Read more...]