Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Bring on Fall at Carnation Farms Free Harvest Festival this weekend

Carnation Farms is celebrating fall with a free Harvest Festival - Harvest Fest - October 20th and 21st. Community members are invited to come out between 10am and 4pm and enjoy … [Read More...]

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Ivar’s opening in Issaquah, iconic restaurant pushes deeper into east King County

Snoqualmie Valley seafood fans, it looks like an iconic Seattle restaurant is pushing deeper into east King County. Ivar’s Restaurants announced it will open its 22nd Seafood Bar in Issaquah on Thursday, Oct. 25th, … [Continue Reading...]

Dangerous Stretch of SR 18: six fatal accidents, resulting in seven deaths during last 10 months

Between December 13, 2017 and October 12, 2018, there have been six deadly accidents and seven deaths on an approximate 7-mile portion of SR 18, stretching from just east of Issaquah Hobart Road to I-90 near … [Continue Reading...]

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Fatal Collision closes SR 18 over Tiger Mountain for five hours Friday morning

UPDATE | OCTOBER 12th, 10AM SR 18 reopened between over Tiger Mountain - between I-90 and Issaquah Hobart … [Read More...]

More loud explosions at Fire Training Academy next week; upcoming closure planned on Orchard Drive

More Training Academy Explosions Possible North Bend residents may be hearing loud booms once again. According to the City of North Bend, the Washington State Fire Training Academy will be conducting training exercises … [Read More...]

SUV hauling trailer flips on eastbound I-90 near North Bend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported at 11:25AM, October 11th, that a SUV hauling a trailer traveling on eastbound I-90 went out of control and rolled - west of North Bend near Winery Road/exit 27. WSP Trooper Rick … [Read More...]

Time to Talk Mental Health: Youth and Family Services Breakfast Supports SVSD Students

Longtime advocate and supporter of Snoqualmie Valley youth - Friends of Youth - invites the community to its annual Youth and Family Services Breakfast, dedicated to raising funds to provide counseling services to help SVSD … [Read More...]

Celebration of Life Planned for Eric Sanford, October 13th

There will be a Celebration of Life for 12-year Snoqualmie Ridge resident Eric Sanford, who recently passed away. Eric's wife Laura Wood said the gathering will take place on October 13, 2018 at 2:30PM in the Mt. Si Room … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Thursday garbage pick up cancelled due to British Columbia natural gas pipeline rupture

UPDATE | OCTOBER 11th, 11:40AM The City of Snoqualmie announced that Waste Management will now will collect garbage/recycle/compost on Friday, October 12th for missed collections on Thursday.. Commercial pick up will be … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital CEO resigns, accepts new position in California

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital (SVH) CEO Tom Parker recently announced that he has accepted the position as CEO of Mammoth Hospital in California and will resign his SVH position as of November 24, 2018. He  In Parker’s … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | Get this squirrel out of my garage; lemon hurlers; social media pooch rescue; shoplifters return wearing stolen shoes

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | FAMOUS FOOTWEAR, North Bend On September 28th around 6:30PM, an employee reported that two shoplifters from the previous day had returned to the store wearing the shoes they had stolen yesterday. … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley’s Polite Bird of Prey: the Turkey Vulture

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, wildlife enthusiast, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs] So, when I sat down to write this latest article my intention was to write about all the … [Read More...]

Mountain Goats spotted atop Rattlesnake Ridge after state-led effort moves habituated animals from Olympic National Park to Cascades

It seems Rattlesnake Lake and Ledge had some new visitors, ones that just recently moved to Cedar Watershed area via helicopter. In mid September, a coalition consisting of the National Parks Service National Park Service … [Read More...]

First ever ‘Sip Suds & Si’ comes to downtown North Bend this weekend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation is partnering with wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the community the first ever SIP SUDS & SI:  an art walk with live music, wine and beer tasting throughout historic … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie lands on top of Safest Cities in Washington ranking after coming close many times

Home security and safety company Safewise - which provides annual rankings of the safest cities in states across the country - recently released its 2018 Safest Cities in Washington list where Snoqualmie landed at the … [Read More...]

Understanding Meadowbrook: its own thriving small town for 30 years

It wasn't always just North Bend and Snoqualmie in the upper Snoqualmie Valley.  Almost 100 years ago a husband and wife decided there should be another town and created it. They named it Meadowbrook. If you drive over … [Read More...]

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