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Land Zoning Change Considered, Possibly Opening Door to More Development in North Bend, Snoqualmie

The topic of development in the Snoqualmie Valley is often a contentious one, as the once predominantly rural area has become home to [sub]urban sprawl over the past two … [Read More...]

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North Bend brush fire, 7/19/15. Photo: Eastside Firefighters Facebook page.

Multiple Brush Fires Plague Snoqualmie Valley, but Rain Finally in Forecast

Sunday, July 12, 2015, multiple brush fires broke out along the I-90 median near Snoqualmie. Sunday, July 19th, amidst 100+ degree temperatures, local firefighters battled a fast spreading, large brush fire in North Bend … [Read More...]

Car lands in ditch after causing accident on Railroad Ave, 7/18/15.  Photo:  Snoqualmie PD

Erratic Driver Causes Multiple Car Collision, Chaotic Scene on Snoqualmie Street over Weekend

It was quite a scene in downtown Snoqualmie, Saturday July 18, 2015, after a reported erratic driver and ensuing multiple vehicle collision caused a big commotion for the quiet area filled with families visiting for the … [Read More...]

Parcels of contiguous land the Snoqualmie Valley School District is trying to purchase to enlarge Mount Si High School.

Growing Pains | District Responds to Criticism Over Buying Properties to Expand Mount Si High School

On June 11, 2o15 the Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the purchase of seven parcels of contiguous land adjacent to Mount Si High School. According to the … [Read More...]

Accident scene near 90/18 interchange, 7/20/15. Photo: Hera Minkove

Traffic | Rush Hour Accident Brings Eastbound I-90 Traffic to Halt near SR 18

WSDOT and multiple Snoqualmie Valley residents reported Monday, July 20, 2015, around 5:20PM a "major" accident was blocking at least 3 lanes of eastbound I-90 just west of exit 25, the busy I-90/SR 18 … [Read More...]

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Homeowner Shoots Assault Suspect inside Carnation Home; Suspect Flees Toward Fall City, Calls Police for Help

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said on Monday, July 20, 2015 that they had arrested a man in his 50’s who was shot by a homeowner while inside a home in Unincorporated King County near Carnation. The KCSO stated … [Read More...]


Police Respond to Silver Creek Neighborhood After Report of Shot Fired, Leads to Search for Suspect

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley stated via email that on Sunday, July 19, 2015  at approximately 10:30PM, Snoqualmie Police officers [serving North Bend] responded to a report of a suicidal adult male who had fired off … [Read More...]


Firefighters Respond to Large Brush Fire near North Bend

North Bend City Administrator Londi Lindell sent out a message to area residents, Sunday afternoon, July 19, 2015, that a wildland fire was burning along the Snoqualmie River near the Tannerwood Trail - and was the … [Read More...]

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Weekend Happenings | North Bend Block Party, Tour de Peaks, Thomas the Tank Engine

It's another busy weekend in the upper Snoqualmie Valley, with some big events that will close some local streets and maybe cause a little traffic congestion as visitors (and locals) descend on our beautiful area. North … [Read More...]

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Twin Peaks Director David Lynch Spotted Around the Valley, Series Heading to Showtime next Year

It's not breaking news. More like a Hollywood tidbit, but ever since Showtime announced last fall that its bringing back Twin Peaks after 25 years, the question around the Valley has been when will film crews show up. In … [Read More...]

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City of Snoqualmie Responds About Hiring Former Tukwila Police Officer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the Seattle Times ran a story about Snoqualmie Police Officer Nicholas Hogan, detailing incidents that lead to his termination from the Tukwila Police Department in 2013 and the large settlement … [Read More...]

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Shaking Things up | New Mount Si High School Dance Team Formed

Some young ladies have been busy this summer... busy bringing a dance team to Mount Si High School. Team organizers say they are excited to announce the creation of a new dance team that will be heavily involved in WIAA … [Read More...]

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Bringing Home Puppy | New Puppy Gear Tips

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs offers up important puppy gear tips as she readies herself for her new canine addition.... a recently born puppy that she will … [Read More...]

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Bicycle, Car Collision | Father Says Helmet from Tanner Jeans Bike Rodeo Helped Save Son’s Life

Eleven years ago after Tanner Jeans perished in a tragic bike accident on a quiet Snoqualmie street, one of the driving forces behind the ensuing Tanner Jean Memorial Foundation, Laurie Gibbs, set out with a mission: Bike … [Read More...]

July 12, 2015 brush fire in I-90 median near Snoqualmie.

Fire Crews Respond to Multiple Brush Fires on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The temperatures may have cooled a bit from their record highs of last week, but it's still dry in the Snoqualmie Valley - VERY dry - and Sunday afternoon drivers along I-90 got an up close-up view of just how quickly a brush … [Read More...]

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SWAT Team Surrounds Wilderness Rim Home After Report Resident Fired off Round

Wilderness Rim residents reported heavy police activity in the area, Saturday afternoon, July 11, 2015, reportedly responding to a domestic violence call. King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies, along with SWAT team … [Read More...]

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