Snoqualmie Parkway Paving Takes Place the Week of Aug. 28: Plan Ahead for Back-to-School

Contractor crews working for the City of Snoqualmie are nearing completion of the full repaving of Snoqualmie Parkway and are scheduled to pave the southwest lanes of the 3.5-mile-long roadway the week of Aug. … [Read more...]

Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with String of Internet Cable Line Thefts

The Snoqualmie Police Department charged a suspect with malicious mischief and attempted theft following damage to cable lines in the early morning hours of August 24. The suspect was found in the brush … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Bike Accident; Heat Stroke; Trail Rescue

August 11, 2023 Crews responded to westbound I-90 east of the SR 18 interchange for a grass fire near the right shoulder. The fire was extinguished.  August 12, 2023 Crews responded to a … [Read more...]

National Cinema Day: The Sequel. Celebrating Movies with $4 Tickets, All Formats, All Day.

Hollywood is making an offer you can’t refuse. With its love of sequels, Hollywood is serving up another fan favorite this Sunday, bringing back the wildly popular National Cinema Day to theaters across … [Read more...]

Unified Wildfire Preparedness: North Bend and the Regional “Ready, Set, Go!” Initiative

With the alarming increase in smoke levels and ongoing fire evacuations in Washington State, comprehensive efforts are being launched across the region to ensure community safety. Climate change has … [Read more...]

Collision Blocks SR18 for Second Day this Week

On Wednesday, August 23rd, at approximately 540 a.m., a motor vehicle crash blocked SR18 for the second day this week. According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), a 2004 Toyota Camry driven by a … [Read more...]

Hike the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area on Sept. 9!

Come out for a day of guided hikes throughout the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) on Saturday, September 9! The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is offering four different … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Gives Green Light to Community Center Expansion and Pool Design Contract

During the August 14 City Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously approved Resolution 1662 for the Phase 1 design services contract for the Community Center Expansion Project. The project will … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Shoplift in Progress; Traffic Offense; Vehicle vs. Elk

August 7, 2023 Officers were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Safeway for a male loading a duffle bag full of alcohol. Officers arrived, and witnesses pointed out a vehicle the male had just left in. Officers … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Accident Snarls Traffic on SR18

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), on August 21st, 2023, at 437 am, a Honda Civic driven by a 36-year-old male from Puyallup was traveling eastbound on SR18 just west of I90 when it attempted to … [Read more...]

Expect Delays at the I-90/SR 18 Interchange Aug. 21-28 for Ramp Closures and Traffic Shift

People who use the Interstate 90/State Route 18 interchange should add travel time next week for two nights of SR 18 lane reductions Aug. 21-22, and several days of eastbound I-90 on-ramp closures, Aug. 22 and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Community Struggles to Find Answers After Three Recent Drownings on Local River

In tragic incidents where human fatalities occur, we can begin to piece together clues as to what happened; that’s not so difficult; that’s what forensic science is all about. Why has it occurred? That’s not as … [Read more...]

Continued Hot, Dry Weather Prompts City to Prepare for Stage 2 of Water Conservation Ordinance

Based on the upcoming forecast of continued hot and dry weather conditions and a drastic reduction of snowpack throughout the watershed, the City of North Bend will likely enact Stage 2 of the City’s Water … [Read more...]

Updated: Police Seek Public’s Help to Locate Missing Person

Update Monday, August 21st: On Friday, August 18, 2023, King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian 1 helicopter performed an aerial search for Mohamed in the North Bend vicinity but did not locate him. Over the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Days Street Closure Date – Saturday, August 19, from 6 am to 11 pm

To accommodate Snoqualmie Days in downtown Snoqualmie, Railroad Ave/SR 202 will be closed on Saturday, August 19, from SE Fir St to SE Newton Street from 6 am to 11 pm.  There will be street … [Read more...]

A Third Drowning Incident Reported on Snoqualmie River

A tragic incident occurred Wednesday, August 16th, when the King County Communications Center received a 911 distress call from the 31000 block of NE 40th Street, near Tolt MacDonald Park, along the banks of … [Read more...]

Art Off the Rails: Snoqualmie Valley’s Newest Art Festival

The Snoqualmie Valley is buzzing with anticipation as it prepares to unveil a fresh addition to its cultural calendar. Named 'Art Off the Rails,' this new art festival is set to debut on September … [Read more...]

Stage 2 Complete Burn Ban Now in Effect Countywide Including North Bend & Snoqualmie

Effective immediately, the King County Fire Marshal and the King County Fire Chiefs Association, in coordination with local jurisdictions, have issued a Stage 2 Complete burn ban on all outdoor recreational … [Read more...]

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...]

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