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Snoqualmie City Hall. Photo: City of Snoqualmie

City considers asking Voters to Increase Taxes for more Police officers, Firefighters

If the Snoqualmie City Council acts on a city staff recommendation, on Monday, July 25, 2016 members will most likely vote to place a measure on the November 8th … [Read More...]

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What’s that Piano doing in the Park? New idea from Snoqualmie Parks Dept.

Love to play piano? Love to be outdoors?  Well then, the Snoqualmie Parks Department has a surprise for you.... something you may have already noticed and wondered, "How'd that get there?" This week the Parks … [Continue Reading...]

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Free Workshop Prepares Horse and Livestock Owners to Protect Animals from Wildfire

Wildfire is becoming more common in King County, but the threat can still catch landowners by surprise. In the event that wildfire threatens, extra precautions and planning are necessary to protect horses and other … [Continue Reading...]

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Collision on westbound I-90 near SR 18 resulted in a large vehicle fire, 7/18/16

State Patrol says Speed a factor in Chain reaction, Fiery crash near I-90/SR 18 interchange

UPDATE |  JULY 20, 2016, 8AM On July 19, 2016, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) released an accident report for a Monday evening five-car, chain reaction collision that caused two vehicles to burst into blames, nearly … [Read More...]

Driver attempting to avoid traffic backups by driving on Snoqualmie Pkwy walking path near Jacobia Street, 7/15/16

Sidewalk Driving: illegal moves hit new Low as frustrated Drivers wait for I-90/SR-18 interchange Improvements

Ask drivers who regularly use the I-90/SR 18 interchange what they think about the often congested, slightly antiquated, signal-controlled interchange - and you will most likely get an earful. If you were on Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

Parcel 20 at the corner of Snoqualmie Pkwy and Center Street.

New Hotel Possibly coming to Snoqualmie Ridge

As a new retail development, anchored by Safeway and Bartell Drugs, moves forward at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Street on Snoqualmie Ridge, it appears a different "Land For Sale" sign has come down and … [Read More...]

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History in the Making | Falls Little League Plays for District 9 Title, Come Cheer them at Centennial

There's some history in the making on tap at Centennial Fields, Monday, July 18, 2016. For the first time in Falls Little League's history, a 12U (Majors) team will play for the District 9 All-Star Title. The team played for … [Read More...]

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‘I will be the Victor,’ Beloved, selfless Volunteer ready for Cancer Battle, Community steps up to Help

As she wrapped up helping chair one of the most successful Snoqualmie Valley Relay for Life cancer fundraisers - raising almost $100,000 for research and support services - Bev Jorgensen hadn't been feeling well. A couple … [Read More...]

Zoka Coffee hiked up a generator to the top of Rattlesnake Ledge to brew fresh coffee for hikers Saturday morning, 7/16/16

Now this is something New, Hikers surprised by ‘Coffee Pop Up’ high atop Rattlesnake Ledge

Well now here's something you don't hear about everyday - or usually find on Snoqualmie Valley trails. If you'd gotten up early to hike Rattlesnake Ledge before the summertime crowds descended, how would you have felt if … [Read More...]

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School District Budget up $7 million, State kicking in more Funding

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District readies its 2016-17 budget for school board approval, the public has an opportunity to comment on the proposed $78 million budget at the beginning of the Thursday, July 14th school … [Read More...]

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Welcome sunshine back to Thursday with FREE Concert in the Park, July 14th

The last two 'Movies in the Park' were canceled due to rainy weather - a bit different from last summer when it felt like it was sunny and 80 degrees almost everyday. BUT, it looks like some nice  weather is on tap and … [Read More...]

Kenzington Dupree, left, at Girls State in June 2016.

Empowering Future Leaders: Mount Si Student Learns how to Shape the World at ‘Girls State’

In mid June, Mount Si High School student, Kenzington Dupree, represented both Snoqualmie and Seattle at a program she thinks more students should know about - Girls State. The American Legion-sponsored program operates in … [Read More...]

SE David Powell Road project site. Photo: KC Road Services Division.

Needed Repairs Coming to Two Flood-Damaged Lower Snoqualmie Valley Roads

According to King County Road Services Division, two lower Snoqualmie Valley, flood-damaged roads will get some much-needed repairs. Repair work on David Powell Road and Fish Hatchery Road is planned for summer 2017, but will … [Read More...]

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Multiple Car, Fatality Collision Causes closure, BIG Backup Eastbound I-90 near North Bend

UPDATE |  JULY 10, 2016, 4:50PM WSDOT said all I-90 eastbound lanes at mileposts 47 and 76 were back open. They said rivers should expect to see delays until the backed up traffic starts to clear out. A serious … [Read More...]

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Oped: Community Policing, ‘Great Cheese Robbery’ bring Hope during tumultuous week

My husband and I now jokingly refer to our 4th of July encounter with the police as "The Great Cheese Robbery." Giving it a light-hearted spin was a good way to alleviate our kids' worry - so that's how it was spun. In … [Read More...]

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North Bend ready to throw another Great Block Party; streets close, neighbors gather

It's almost mid July which means one thing in North Bend: it's almost Block Party time!  The popular North Bend Downtown Block Party returns on Saturday, July 16th from Noon - 11PM. Streets will close. Neighbors can gather … [Read More...]

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Firefighting in Snoqualmie, a Family Business: Volunteer son Graduates Training Program with Big Honors

The Snoqualmie Fire Department is a family thing, leaving dad and Lt. Kelly Gall one proud guy. Snoqualmie volunteer Firefighter Jake Gall recently graduated from the Washington State Fire Training Academy’s weekend … [Read More...]

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Meadowbrook Way Reopened across Meadowbrook Bridge

UPDATE |  July 7, 2016,  3PM The City of Snoqualmie said Thursday afternoon that  roadwork on Meadowbrook Way SE by the Meadowbrook Bridge to repair a sinkhole was complete and the road is now open. On Wednesday, … [Read More...]

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