State bill introduced that removes loophole, requires large trucks to cover loads

Since moving to the Snoqualmie Valley two decades ago, we've replaced multiple vehicle windshields and sustained exterior paint damage due to flying rocks on I-90 and SR 18. We quickly learned to add a separate … [Read more...]

Heavy snow blankets Snoqualmie Valley overnight, schools closed Monday, January 13th

UPDATE | January 13th, 6AM Snow started falling Sunday night, January 12th, around 9:30PM and didn't let up until around 2AM. At our home office we picked up about 7 inches of snow - more than was forecast - … [Read more...]

New Month, New Flood event closes some Snoqualmie Valley roads Tuesday morning

It may be a new year, but nothing seems to being changing with Mother Nature's drenching mood. Since January 6, 2020, approximately 3 inches of rain has fallen in the Snoqualmie Valley. And once again, snow … [Read more...]

New year-round trail opens in Snoqualmie Valley Middle Fork area: Oxbow Loop

According to the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT), they'd been planning the recently-opened Oxbow Loop Trail for nearly two decades. Over the past two years, the trail and trailhead in the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Historic December storm causes road closures across Snoqualmie Valley; makes Snoqualmie Falls roar

Friday's historic storm (which actually started Thursday afternoon) that included an atmospheric river of moisture dropped nearly 7 inches of rain in the Snoqualmie Valley in just two days. 3.25" fell Friday at … [Read more...]

December Storm shift: ‘atmospheric river’ now aimed at King County, mountain snow changes to heavy rain, Snoqualmie Valley flood risk increases

UPDATE | DECEMBER 20, 2019, 6:30AM Like Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather warned yesterday, if the 'atmospheric river' of moisture with this December storm shifted a bit north, it could change the flooding … [Read more...]

As metering of Snoqualmie Parkway I-90 onramp faces criticism, WSDOT says will monitor, adjust as new normal is found

Since the new onramp lane to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway opened last Friday, December 6, 2019, the reviews have been mixed. Friday - usually a light commute day - brought praise. But Monday … [Read more...]

Semi rollover accident, fuel spill closes SR 18 near Snoqualmie Saturday afternoon

UPDATE | October 12, 2019, 4PM SR 18 reopened just before 4PM. The roadway between the Tiger Mountain summit and I-90 was closed for approximately six hours. Police said initial indicators were that a … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Weekend closure of SR 18 over Tiger Mountain may cause delays

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers of a weekend closure of SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Hobart that has the potential to create delays on nearby detour routes - … [Read more...]

Who Knew: Second waterfall at Snoqualmie Falls steeped in history

Residing close to Snoqualmie Falls, we've stopped by often. Usually it's just a quick trip to the viewing decks; sometimes a hike to the bottom on a nice day or a bite to eat in the Attic. This week, though, … [Read more...]

Horrible traffic possible through North Bend again this weekend

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley - and specifically North Bend - you know that summer weekend traffic on I-90 heading toward Snoqualmie Pass can be brutal at times. BUT, throw in WSDOT road projects - which … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: SR 18 CLOSED between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart Road this weekend

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning people who use SR 18 between Snoqualmie and Issaquah-Hobart to plan on using alternate routes for most of the upcoming weekend, July 19th - … [Read more...]

New on-ramp to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway could open by end of 2019

At the July 8th Snoqualmie City Council meeting, the council approved an agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation that officially paves the way for a temporary on-ramp to westbound I-90 … [Read more...]

Former Cascade Golf Course turned North Bend park gets new name, Glamping, frisbee golf

At the June 19th Si View Parks Commission meeting, commissioners were expected to officially name the former Cascade Golf Course property recently purchased by the Parks District for use as community recreation … [Read more...]

North Bend considers resolution opposing state’s preferred site for new weigh station near Truck Town, holds public hearing June 4th

At its Tuesday, June 4th City Council meeting, North Bend city officials and leaders are soliciting public input on the state's [preferred] plan to locate a new truck weigh and inspection station on eastbound … [Read more...]