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...]

Road Closures and Flooding Issues in the Snoqualmie Valley

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to rise, king County Road Division crews continue to work to assess Snoqualmie Valley roads impacted by floodwaters and landslides. Here is a list of the … [Read more...]

Updated: Wet Weather Causes Issues on Our Local Roads this Monday Afternoon

Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St … [Read more...]

Updated: Friday Night Fatality Collision on I90

Update 9:55 PM: Drivers report I90 westbound is open again to traffic but there is another accident in the backup near MP 27. Please continue to use caution in the … [Read more...]

Sled Dogs Saved from Afternoon Vehicle Fire on I-90

At approximately 2:30 PM February 9th, Eastside Fire & Rescue crews were working to extinguish a vehicle fire near MP 22 on EB I-90. All lanes were closed for a time. EF&R reported the vehicle was … [Read more...]

WSP Detectives Need Help with Drive-by Shooting near Milepost 32

According to the Washington State Patrol on January 21, 2022, a semi was traveling westbound I-90 near milepost 32 when a white passenger vehicle fired a weapon striking the semi hitting the door and also … [Read more...]

Reflections on the Two Year Anniversary of Covid-19 in Washington State

According to King County Public Health, today marks two years since the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was found in Washington and the United States. Washington was ground zero for … [Read more...]

Work Begins on Long-Delayed River Run Apartment Project Near Chinook Lumber

After some developer-related delays, the City of North Bend has issued a Clearing and Grading permit for the River Run Apartment project. This multi-family housing development is located south of … [Read more...]

Update: Injury collision Eastbound I90 Near Preston Snarls Evening Traffic

Update 8:30 AM January 12th, 2022: In an incident summary sent by the WSP this morning at 6:05 AM, more details about the crash were available. Vehicle one, a white Subaru WRX, was traveling eastbound on … [Read more...]

Updated: State Route 202 Between Fish Hatchery Rd and the Fall City Roundabout to be Closed for Several Hours

Update 2:52 PM: According to the King County Sheriff's Office, one victim of Sunday's crash has been located and efforts to recover the second victim have been closed for the day. … [Read more...]

Updated: SR 18 Closed Between Issaquah Hobart Rd and I-90 Due to a Serious Injury Collision

Update 1:26 PM: SR-18 is now open in both directions ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY Just … [Read more...]