Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

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That’s a BIG Bear! Garbage Cans again attract Bear to Snoqualmie neighborhood

If you live in the Cascade area of Snoqualmie [Ridge], you may want to avoid putting your garbage and recycling cans curbside until the actual morning of garbage pick up - because … [Read More...]

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Look up! Boeing Classic kicks off with 747 Flying Low over Snoqualmie; Heavy Traffic expected at I-90/SR18 interchange all weekend

After over a decade of the Boeing Classic calling Snoqualmie home, the jet flyover that signals the start of the PGA Champion Tour golf tournament still catches some residents off guard. So here's you warning... … [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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After Storm Takes it, Famous 12th Man Sign Back up on Preston Hillside, ready for new Season

If you were wondering earlier this summer what happened to the huge 12th man sign on the hill above I-90 near Preston - a sign that made local veterinarian and Seahwaks fan Mike Trueting a little big famous last winter - … [Read More...]

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BIG Changes for Glass & Bottle Bistro as New owners take over; future expansion, kids now allowed

Things are changing at Glass & Bottle Bistro on Snoqualmie Ridge. As of August 1st, the former wine bar had new owners take the helm -  and with this 5th change in ownership comes big changes. The new ownership team is … [Read More...]

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All in the Backstory: ‘Blood, Sweat, Tears’ leads to Success, expansion for popular North Bend Business

Heather Ryan said it took 4 1/2 years of blood, sweat and tears to build her North Bend business, The Healing Garden, and now she's finally ready to expand the popular massage boutique into a full-fledged day spa. But to … [Read More...]


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...]

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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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