Closed portion of Rattlesnake Lake Parking area in North Bend to reopen this weekend

After a parking issues around the Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in North Bend caused nearby residents to take to social media to express safety concerns, on Friday, August 21st, the Cedar River Watershed … [Read more...]

SnoPo K9 Pooch helps police make huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said earlier this month Snoqualmie Police Department's K9 Pooch helped make a huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie. According to a WSP news release, on the evening of … [Read more...]

Westbound SR 18 to close near Snoqualmie for overnight repairs twice this August

The Washington State Department of Transportation, (WSDOT) announced two upcoming overnight closures of westbound SR 18 near Snoqualmie - and over Tiger Mountain - in August. WSDOT said, "Late night … [Read more...]

Safety upgrades coming to dangerous SE 104th/SR 18 intersection near Snoqualmie as part of interchange improvement project

The I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement project near Snoqualmie will also bring needed improvements to the often dangerous SE 104 Street / SR 18 intersection located just west of the busy … [Read more...]

RV catches fire on I-90 near North Bend, also ignites brush fire

At approximately 12:45PM Sunday, July 19th, crews responded to an RV that had caught fire on westbound I-90 near Truck Town exit 34 - just east of downtown North Bend. Local eyewitnesses at the Mt. Si … [Read more...]

Month-long FULL Closure of SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall starts July 26th, followed by second road closure in same area

UPDATE | JULY 23rd, 4PM WSDOT now says SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall will only be closed for one month starting Sunday, July 26th. [See below original article for project details.] There is also … [Read more...]

Construction of new ‘Tree Farm’ housing development in North Bend starts mid July

On July 10th the City of North Bend announced construction starts next week on the new Tree Farm development - a planned 58-home subdivision located on the east side of Maloney Grove and just south of SE … [Read more...]

North Bend awarded $1.4 million grant for another roundabout at busy intersection

It's no secret that North Bend has lots of roundabout projects in its 6-year Transportation Improvement Plan. Construction is almost complete on the city's newest roundabout at North Bend Way and Park … [Read more...]

Police seek witnesses to I-90 road rage incident near Snoqualmie Pass

Washington State Patrol (WSP) is looking for anyone who may have witnessed two cars involved in a road rage incident this week that took place near Snoqualmie Pass on June 17, 2020. Police responded to the … [Read more...]

Third accident, second car fire makes mess of traffic in North Bend area Tuesday afternoon

UPDATE | JUNE 16TH, 11:30AM Snoqualmie Police said both lanes of SR 202 were reopened around 11:20PM. WSDOT said one lane of westbound I-90 had also been reopened and they were working to get the other … [Read more...]

Second serious morning accident causes semi to catch fire near Snoqualmie, closes westbound I-90 at exit 31

UPDATE | JUNE 16TH, 11:40AM WSDOT said crews had reopened the left lane of westbound I-90 through the accident scene. They hope to have other lanes reopened soon. ORIGINAL STORY Tuesday, June 16, 2020 … [Read more...]

Early morning wrong-way accident brings westbound I-90 to standstill near North Bend

UPDATE | JUNE 16TH, 9:30AM The hazardous waste spill was cleaned and westbound I-90 lanes near exit 32 in North Bend reopened around 8:30AM. According to the Washington State Department of Ecology, several … [Read more...]

Final work on North Bend’s Park Street roundabout project begins June 1st

Late last week the City of North Bend announced that finishing work on the Park Street Roundabout would happen the week of June 1st. According to a news release, final pavement work, striping, and … [Read more...]

Hiking in the time of Covid-19: North Bend locals ask for more thoughtfulness

I have fond memories of attending Seafair as a child.  My Grandmother lived five blocks from Lake Washington Blvd and less than a mile from the hydroplane pits at Stan Sayres Memorial Park. It … [Read more...]

Lane shifts to start near Phoenix Plaza project in North Bend to repair faulty contractor work

The City of North Bend said starting the week of March 23rd, vehicles traveling westbound along East North Bend Way near the new Phoenix Plaza project will be intermittently shifted into the eastbound … [Read more...]

Westbound SR 18 to close near Tiger Mountain for emergency road repair, March 6th -10th

Heavy rain across western Washington in February saw multiple landslides in the Snoqualmie Valley, including one on the shoulder of SR 18 - about 1.5 miles west of the Tiger Summit Trailhead. To repair … [Read more...]

Police seek witnesses to hit-and-run that critically injured man near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said a man was hit and critically injured at the I-90/SR 18 interchange near Snoqualmie, Thursday night, February 27, 2020. According to WSP Trooper Rick Johnson, at 11:45PM … [Read more...]

SR 203 closed between Carnation and Duvall this weekend for geotechnical work

WSDOT is warning drivers that SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall will be closed this weekend. A signed detour¬†will be in place from Saturday morning February 29th, to Sunday evening, March 1st.¬† During the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie city council considers car tab increase to pay for new I-90 on-ramp lane

After agreeing to 50/50 project cost share with state to fund the new [temporary] dedicated on-ramp lane to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway, the Snoqualmie city council is officially considering an … [Read more...]

Mid-Summer likely the earliest Middle Fork Road could reopen after December landslide

After a landslide forced the closure of part of Middle Fork Road (MFR) in mid December, the City of North Bend reported the road may not reopen until mid-summer at the earliest. On December 20, 2019 … [Read more...]