Snoqualmie City Council Approves Resolution to Request Snoqualmie Parkway be Considered Part of SR 18

On February 28, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Resolution 1609 requesting Washington State designate Snoqualmie Parkway as part of State Route 18. The heavily used … [Read more...]

Why We Should All Care about the Plight of Western Washingtons Wolves

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comment from February 22 to April 11, 2022, on proposed rule changes to address wolf-livestock conflict deterrence. In … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall to Reopen to the Public

North Bend City Hall reopened to the public on Tuesday, March 1st, City Hall and other City buildings will return to previously practiced, in-person, regular hours of operation:  Monday through … [Read more...]

Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive Make a Great Showing at District Championships

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] The 2021-22 Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive team made great strides this season. Eight of the team qualified to move on to the post-season … [Read more...]

Road Closures and Flooding Issues in the Snoqualmie Valley

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to rise, king County Road Division crews continue to work to assess Snoqualmie Valley roads impacted by floodwaters and landslides. Here is a list of the … [Read more...]

Updated: Wet Weather Causes Issues on Our Local Roads this Monday Afternoon

Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St … [Read more...]

Sand and Sandbags Available at North Bend Public Works for Residents Concerned About Localized Flooding

The City’s Public Works Facility has sand and sandbags available for residents concerned about potential localized street flooding impacting their homes and businesses.  Please enter through … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Neighborhoods to Host a Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt Saturday March 5th

[Guest post by Bree May] In honor of the National Day of Unplugging, Snoqualmie Valley neighborhood homes will be hosting an annual Little Free Library (LFL) Scavenger Hunt. By visiting select … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Recruiting Volunteers

The City of Snoqualmie Fire Department is accepting applications for individuals to train and volunteer as firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in Snoqualmie.  New … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Play-Based Preschool Comes to North Bend  (there’s a dog too!)

Small World Preschool – is soon opening where Mount Si Montessori is now located at 485 Maloney Grove Ave SE Road in North Bend.   Susan Lenihan, retiring owner of Mt Si Montesorri says, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Mayors Proclaim February 24th Twin Peaks Day

Mayors Katherine Ross and Rob McFarland have proclaimed February 24, 2022, Twin Peaks Day in Snoqualmie and North Bend.   For three decades now, the iconic TV series has drawn tourists … [Read more...]

Funding Available for Tourism Programs in Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) has opened the application process for organizations to request tourism project funding for 2022.   Local organizations that … [Read more...]

The Valley Center Stage’s Production of Cheryl Strayed’s ‘Tiny Beautiful things’: Be Prepared to Cry

[Guest Post by Susan Burk] The Valley Center Stage (VCS) has been presenting variety shows, plays and special events since 2003.  VCS has long been a part of North Bend Community Theater, a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Hopes to Restore Restricted Routes to Regular Service Soon

[Guest Post by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] The Valley-local bus service, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, has immediate openings for six bus drivers. Interested applicants … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed Walking Across I90 Friday Night

Friday, February 18th at approximately 7:06 PM, a 59-year-old male pedestrian was crossing westbound I90 from north to south, just west of Highway 18, when he was struck and killed. A white Volkswagon … [Read more...]

Updated: Friday Night Fatality Collision on I90

Update 9:55 PM: Drivers report I90 westbound is open again to traffic but there is another accident in the backup near MP 27. Please continue to use caution in the … [Read more...]

Winter Weather Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley

Old mother nature was just messing with us last weekend with temps in the mid-’60s. She’s changing us back to winter conditions. Let’s start with the incoming winds. The wind gusts will be picking up … [Read more...]

New Director Appointed for Snoqualmie’s Park and Public Works

City Clerk Deb Estrada administered the Oath of Office to Mike Chambless at the February 14 City Council meeting, where he was confirmed by the City Council as Parks and Public Works Director for the City of … [Read more...]

Washington State Indoor Mask and Verification Requirements Change, Starting March 21st

With dropping hospitalization rates, improving vaccination rates, and broad access to masks and tests, Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the state could soon move into a less restrictive phase of the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

The Bees Knees: Snoqualmie’s ‘The Keepers Collective’

I am a bee fan from way back. My name means honeybee; I collect bees and have a dog named Bee. At my first (and last) ballet dance recital, I was Bumblebee among many other 3-year-old honey catchers running … [Read more...]