Police Blotter | Got the boot from Smokey Joes; street fight, tire slashing near Sure Shot; ditch lurking snowball throwers; plows gone astray

RECKLESS DRIVING | QFC, North Bend: On February 1st around 7:40PM, a caller reported that they had followed a swerving car to the store, but weren't comfortable confronting the driver. Police responded but the … [Read more...]

Time to Fix ‘Blood Alley’ | City, business leaders travel to Olympia, push legislators for funding to fix dangerous SR 18

Four years after passing a $16 billion, gas tax funded transportation bill, some legislators are exploring the idea of a new bill to address an ever-growing, wide variety of transportation needs across … [Read more...]

City, state agree to $1.2 million cost sharing to turn weigh station return lane into I-90 on-ramp

In October we reported that city officials were pushing the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to utilize the I-90/SR 18 interchange weigh station return lane as a dedicated I-90 on-ramp from … [Read more...]

Broken truck axle causes massive back up for Monday morning commute

UPDATE | 10AM The accident scene was cleared and all lanes reopened around 9:45AM, but could take a while for the long back up to completely … [Read more...]

‘Find another way home’ urges Snoqualmie Police after six DUI arrests over weekend, one with serious rollover accident and foot chase

Over the Thanksgiving weekend both Snoqualmie/North Bend police officers and Washington State Troopers were busy patrolling for DUI drivers. WSP reported early Saturday morning, November 24th that in two … [Read more...]

From failing pavement and buried tree stumps emerges the new, improved NE 12th Street in North Bend

A 12-week,  $1.4 million project to reconstruct a deteriorating half-mile section of NE 12th Street in North Bend is almost complete. For those who regularly use this stretch of road - its bad reputation should … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Malicious fire alarm pull at Mount Si; fatal accident on I-90; broken leg but not sure how

September 27th At around 9:05AM, Snoqualmie Firefighters were called to a non-emergency lift assist. The patient was assisted back to his chair and told to call 911 if he had any more … [Read more...]

Fatal Collision closes SR 18 over Tiger Mountain for five hours Friday morning

UPDATE | OCTOBER 12th, 10AM SR 18 reopened between over Tiger Mountain - between I-90 and Issaquah Hobart … [Read more...]

SUV hauling trailer flips on eastbound I-90 near North Bend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported at 11:25AM, October 11th, that a SUV hauling a trailer traveling on eastbound I-90 went out of control and rolled - west of North Bend near Winery Road/exit 27. WSP … [Read more...]

Very lucky driver after car leaves I-90, crashes down embankment into tree near SR 18 off-ramp

Snoqualmie Fire Department Lt. Jake Fouts said a male driver is lucky to be alive after a serious one-car accident sent his car careening off of I-90 early Saturday morning, September 22, 2018. Lt. Fouts … [Read more...]

‘No Call, Text is worth a Life’ | Washington State Patrol looking for Distracted Drivers this weekend

If you're tempted to reach for you cell phone while driving - something that is against the law in our state - Washington State Patrol (WSP) is warning the public they'll be looking for you this weekend as … [Read more...]

HAWK signal installation work continues at Fisher Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway after engineer strike causes delays

After years of discussions, a HAWK signal, which is a pedestrian-activated flashing beacon, is currently under construction at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fisher Ave SE. According to a city … [Read more...]

Traffic: Nightly SR18 closures this week; upcoming Orchard Drive and Boalch Ave closures

There are a few upcoming road closures in the Snoqualmie Valley: Westbound SR 18 between I-90 and Issaquah-Hobart Road  Drivers may need to take an alternate route if they’re headed west from Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley students back to School: important safety reminders

Students in the Snoqualmie Valley School returned to the classroom on Wednesday, August 29th, which means there will be a lot more cars on local roads, school buses on the streets and pedestrians on the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department names its first detectives

At the August 27th Snoqualmie City Council meeting, SPD Chief Perry Phipps did something he had been working toward since taking the helm of the Snoqualmie Police Department early last year: he introduced the … [Read more...]