North Bend Traffic Alert: Park Street Turn Lanes Project Scheduled to Begin October 3rd

On Monday, October 3rd, Reed Trucking and Excavating will begin work on the Park Street Turn Lanes Project. Work includes installation of new vertical curb and gutter, sidewalk, raising and replacing sewer … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council to Vote on Authorizing an Appraisal Contract Regarding the Potential Purchase of Sallal Water Association

One of the agenda items scheduled for the October 4th, 2022, North Bend City Council meeting is a professional services contract with Terra Property Analytics LLC (Terra). That evening, City Council … [Read more...]

Winter Thunders into the North Bend Theatre on Sunday

The North Bend Theatre presents the edge-of-your-seat documentary thriller Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche for one night only, Sunday, October 2. A gripping account of one of the deadliest … [Read more...]

“Give a Night Save a Life” Fundraiser Supporting Prevention Programs

Empower Youth Network (EYN) is pleased to announce the 2022 Give a Night Save a Life event supporting our focus on youth suicide and substance use prevention on September 29, 2022, 6 -8 p.m. at two different … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Authorizes Contract for Work Taylor Park and Riverfront Park Design Project

On September 20th, 2022, the North Bend City Council approved a Motion authorizing a contract with Site Workshop for the William H. Taylor Park (Taylor Park) and Riverfront Park Design … [Read more...]

Footprints Wildlife Rehab Center: A Voice for Animals in The Snoqualmie Valley

When anyone has a critter need in the Snoqualmie Valley, one woman is inevitably mentioned as the local expert in all things small, wild and furry. Being a massive fan of those three things, I decided I had to … [Read more...]

Carnation’s Lake Marcel Toxic Algae Warning

An algal bloom in Lake Marcel had high concentrations of the toxin anatoxin. People and pets should not swim in the lake, drink lake water, or engage in other water-contact activities. Visit … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed Wednesday on Interstate 90 Near Bandera

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), at approximately 8 pm on Wednesday, September 21st, a pedestrian was killed on I90 near milepost 47. A 2017 Lexus with two female occupants was traveling … [Read more...]

Trail Run Brings Participants to Downtown North Bend

On Sunday, September 25th, residents may notice the Mt. Si Hill Climb Trail Run participants in downtown North Bend. The event runs from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m., including set-up and take-down … [Read more...]

The Blues are Back in Downtown North Bend, September 24th

The North Bend Blues Walk is back in town on Saturday, September 24th, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The festival will feature 23 bands and more than 70 musicians throughout 18 Downtown North Bend … [Read more...]

The Story of Snoqualmie’s Stewie and his Dedicated Local Rescuers

Labor Day weekend and the days following have been tough for Kate and Chris of Sharkey Farm. On September 5th, three riders from the farm were riding on the Snoqualmie Ridge mixed-use trails when the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Hosts Vaccine Clinic

The Snoqualmie Fire Department will host a vaccination clinic at the Snoqualmie Fire Department on Thursday, September 22, from 11 am to 6 pm.   They will distribute the updated COVID-19 … [Read more...]

WSDOT Travel Update: Expect Big Backups all Week on Westbound I-90 near Preston

People who use westbound Interstate 90 this week need to allow extra time for travel between State Route 18 and Issaquah. The freeway is reduced to one left lane 24 hours a day, until 5 a.m. Thursday, … [Read more...]

All Aboard! Special Autumn Event Trains at the Northwest Railway Museum

Fall into the autumn season with a variety of fun train adventures at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. First up, step back in time as you ride the rails aboard the Museum’s steam train … [Read more...]

Inslee and Local Leaders Launch Diverging Diamond Interchange Work to get I-90/SR 18 Traffic Moving

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Sweet Honey Esthetics Buzzes into North Bend

Sarah Green has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley her whole life. She grew up, went to school here, and now has a brand-new business. After graduating from Mount Si High School in 2017, Sarah attended … [Read more...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke on its Way to the Snoqualmie Valley, Not Expected to be a Major Event

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The Snoqualmie Valley has dodged the smoke bullet all summer, until now. Unfortunately, starting Friday late afternoon into the evening, our east “gap … [Read more...]

Siren Testing for the New Tolt Dam Early Warning System to Occur September 12 – 16 and September 21

The first round of audible testing for the Tolt Dam early warning system took place in July 2022, and the second round of audible siren testing will occur on September 12 - 16 and September 21 between 9 … [Read more...]

Late-night Westbound SR 18 closure Near Tiger Mountain this Thursday

For people who use westbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain, you will need to plan extra time this Thursday, Sept. 8, as a detour will be in place overnight. Starting at 11 p.m., contractor crews … [Read more...]