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Fired: Saga over controversial Snoqualmie Police Officer comes to an Close

It appears the drama and controversy over a Snoqualmie Police Officer hired in late 2013 has come to an end. A year after the City of Snoqualmie began facing scrutiny and harsh … [Read More...]

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Trail cam photo of suspected black wolf taken in the Indian Hill area of Snoqualmie.

As State exterminates Wolf pack, Pros, Cons of Wolf Reintroduction brought Center Stage

This is the latest column from North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant. When a suspected wolf was spotted in Snoqualmie, and a confirmed wolf was found dead after … [Continue Reading...]


Celebrating the Life of Sam Saimo: Mount Si Grad, Passionate Photographer, ‘Friend to All’

Sam Saimo had an eye for angles - angles that helped capture perfectly the beauty of the place he called home... the Snoqualmie Valley. He loved his home. He climbed its mountains, hiked and biked its trails, … [Continue Reading...]

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Excessive Heat and Red Flag Fire Warning Issued, Cooling Centers opened in upper Snoqualmie Valley

Well, the first part of the summer was kind of a dud in the weather department - especially if comparing it to last summer which featured seemingly non-stop sunshine - but summer is back.  With it comes hot weather and a … [Read More...]


North Bend QFC soon to Offer NEW online Shopping service, ‘ClickList’

If you do your grocery shopping in North Bend, you may have noticed construction inside QFC - in the space that used to be home to Sno Falls Credit Union - and wondered what new local merchant might be preparing to occupy the … [Read More...]


Railroad Days Rolls into Town this weekend, Brings sun, fun, community spirit

North Bend had its community fun last weekend - now it's Snoqualmie's turn! The 78th annual Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival rolls into downtown this weekend, August 19th - 21st and showcases the Trains, Timber, … [Read More...]

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Westbound SR 18 Closure planned for early Saturday, August 20th

If you're an early riser - be prepared for a morning closure of westbound SR 18 starting at the I-90/SR 18 interchange. WSDOT announced that Saturday morning, August 20, 2016 between 4AM and 10AM, westbound SR 18 will be … [Read More...]


Bounty Week: A Celebration of Snoqualmie Valley-Grown Food, local Restaurants get into the Act

Organizers of a new unique week focused on local food say the Snoqualmie Valley has a rich history of providing food to its inhabitants, including the Snoqualmie People who gathered camas, lilies, bracken fern, wild carrot … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie firefighters cook pancakes at its annual  Railroad Days Pancake Breakfast. Photo: City of Snoqualmie

Pancake Time! Firefighters ready to Cook you Breakfast at annual Fundraiser, Auction

Save your appetite for Saturday morning and help Snoqualmie firefighters at their biggest fundraiser of the year. The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association is holding it annual fundraising Pancake Breakfast on Saturday … [Read More...]

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New Townhome Development coming to downtown Snoqualmie

At the August 8, 2016 Snoqualmie City Council meeting a binding site improvement plan was approved that officially paves the way for a new townhome project in downtown Snoqualmie. The approved plan allows the site's three … [Read More...]

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Hearing Booms? Civil War ‘Battle of Snoqualmie’ back in Town

It's back for a second year - and this time bad weather shouldn't force a cancellation. If you hear some loud booms and see men in antique uniforms around the Snoqualmie Valley this weekend, August 13th & 14th, it's … [Read More...]

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Traffic Alert | Nightly closures planned for section of Cedar Falls Way

King County Road Services announced it will close a section of Cedar Falls Way next weekend, August 19th and 20th, to do needed culvert work. To avoid a major disruption to residents of the area, including the large … [Read More...]

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Railroad Days loses Big Component: After eight years, Railroad Days Run thing of the Past

Run Snoqualmie owner and Mount Si Cross Country/Distance Track coach, Sean Sundwall, announced last week that the 9th annual running of the Snoqualmie Railroad Days had been cancelled and is not expected to return in … [Read More...]

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18-year old suffers life threatening injuries in Serious Accident near Preston, eastbound I-90 backed up for Miles

UPDATE |  AUGUST 12, 2016, 2PM The Washington State Patrol said all lanes of eastbound I-90 are now open. It could take awhile for traffic to return to normal, though. UPDATE |  AUGUST 12, 2016, 12:45PM As of … [Read More...]

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Business Comings: Snoqualmie Family brings Coffee Stand Back to Life after almost a Decade sitting empty

The coffee stand near Meadowbrook Way on Railroad Ave has been sitting empty, and the lot growing weeds, for about nine years now, BUT it appears a local resident is finally bringing the small, deserted walk-up and drive-thru … [Read More...]

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City ready to Start neighborhood Road Repair Project

The City of North Bend recently announced it had contracted with Lakeridge Paving to do some paving road repair work in the Si View area. Portions of Meadow Drive SE, Riverside Drive SE and SE Maple Drive will be have … [Read More...]

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Time for Festival at Mt Si, Celebrate the spirit of North Bend this Weekend

The second weekend in August always holds a big community tradition in the Snoqualmie Valley - the Festival at Mt. Si.  The weekend-long community event was created to celebrate the spirit of North Bend - and never … [Read More...]


Police respond to North Bend Apartment Complex for Fight, mention of Rifle brings in SWAT

Numerous North Bend residents reported a heavy police presence, along with SWAT team members, near the North Bend Post Office around 7AM Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Via press release,  the Snoqualmie Police Department said … [Read More...]

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