Updated: Monday Afternoon Injury Collision & Medical Airlift

Update Monday 4:22 PM: All lanes of Westbound I90 near MP 40 are now open. ________________________________________________________ At approximately 2:20 PM, Monday, May 23rd, on Westbound I90 near … [Read more...]

North Bend to Ellensburg Summer Construction – 2022 Construction Projects and Expected Delays

Cross-state travelers will need to add extra travel time to their summer and fall trips. The Washington State Department of Transportation and construction crews will be busy improving sections of Interstate 90 … [Read more...]

Updated: Traffic Alert: Vehicle Fire Blocks All Lanes on Westbound I90

Final update 11:17 AM: All lanes are open on westbound I-90 just east of Sunset Way _______________________________________________________ Update 9:59 AM: According to the WSDOT Twitter account it looks … [Read more...]

Coworking at Snoqualmie Pass: Pass Life Workspace – Work Where You Play

Find the balance between work and play at Snoqualmie Pass’s newly established coworking, meeting, and event space. Pass Life Workspace provides a viable place for digital nomads to be productive with … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol Detectives Seeking Witnesses

At approximately 12:10 pm on April 15, 2022, Washington State Patrol communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a gray Dodge Challenger was driving erratically on Eastbound I-90 near milepost … [Read more...]

Police Incident Closes I-90 Briefly

On April 15th at 12:36 PM, a Dodge Challenger was reported as driving erratically on eastbound  I-90 passing the Preston exit (MP 22). The vehicle stopped in the lanes of Eastbound I-90 near SR … [Read more...]

Two Hailstorm Caused Wrecks on I90 Near North Bend

At approximately 5:30 PM on April 14th, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported two hailstorms caused Eastbound wrecks near mileposts 30 and 32 in North Bend. Several agencies are responding to … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Las Vegas Post Pandemic; Less Gambling More Fun!

Since my best friend moved in 2013, we have tried to meet up at least once a year and have some fun. Sometimes that means staying in her new city of San Diego, but usually, we go to Las … [Read more...]

Updated: Spring Snow Brings Snoqualmie Pass Closure

Final Update 9:00 PM: I-90 Westbound is now open. Chains are required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. _________________________________________________ Update 6:35 PM: Crews are still clearing a number of … [Read more...]

Updated: Monday Afternoon Fatality Accident Westbound I90

Final Update 5:30 PM: Westbound I-90 has completely reopened ________________________________________________________ Update 3:18 PM: One lane of Westbound I-90 east of Preston has reopened. The rest … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter |Vehicle vs. Tree; Fuel Spill; SR 18 Accident

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. March 25, 2022 Firefighters responded to the vicinity of Railroad Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway for a two-vehicle … [Read more...]

Car Collision in Duvall Injures Two and Claims One Life Monday Evening

UPDATE: The dog, thought to be missing, was found safe at the towing company. At approximately 7:08 PM, Monday, March 28th, two people were injured, and one person died on SR203 in … [Read more...]

North Bend Receives Grant Funding for Future South Fork Avenue Extension Bypass Project

In March, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) approved funding for the recipients of their 2021 Rural Town Centers and Corridors (RTCC), a program that provides grants for projects in smaller, rural cities … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Wildlife Crossing Structures: A Bridge to Safety for Washington Animals Big and Small

Five and a half years ago, I wrote about a new Wildlife Crossing Structure being built east of Snoqualmie Pass near Lake Keechelus. Animal crossings, also known as ecoducts or wildlife bridges, are … [Read more...]

Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on … [Read more...]

Work Happening On Part of North Bend Way, Rough Road Conditions Expected

Drivers heading Westbound on Southeast North Bend Way, crossing the new roundabout at the intersection of 436th Avenue SE, can expect some rough road conditions for a few days this week. This … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Infrastructure Project Increases Safety at Downtown Intersections

A City of Snoqualmie capital improvement project is making downtown intersections safer for both drivers and pedestrians. The City’s ongoing Tree Streets Project is bringing notable improvements to … [Read more...]

Move Ahead Washington Transportation Package Funds SR 18 Widening and Snoqualmie Parkway Repaving

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the State Legislature approved the ambitious Move Ahead Washington transportation package.  The $17 billion statewide transportation bill includes $640 … [Read more...]

Updated: Tuesday Morning Accident Closes Westbound 18 at I90

Update 12:16 PM: The collision on westbound SR 18 at I-90 is clear. All lanes open! At Approximately 8:09 AM on SR 18 westbound at I-90 (MP 27), the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is … [Read more...]

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...]