Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Senator says construction timeline for new I-90/SR 18 interchange still on track; new electronic warning signs coming soon

Washington State Senator Mark Mullet's office said  Monday, September 17th that recent reports stating WSDOT is delaying construction of a new interchange at SR18 and I-90 are … [Read More...]

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Seahawks ‘Blue Friday Night Lights’ comes to Wildcat Stadium for big Mount Si, Woodinville game

There is a buzz around Mount Si High School - local and national - when it comes to the Wildcat Football program this year. The Seattle Seahawks are bringing 'Blue Friday Night Lights' to Wildcat Stadium this … [Continue Reading...]

HAWK signal installation work continues at Fisher Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway after engineer strike causes delays

After years of discussions, a HAWK signal, which is a pedestrian-activated flashing beacon, is currently under construction at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fisher Ave SE. According to a city press … [Continue Reading...]

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Popular Snoqualmie Valley Wine Train returns with three Fall dates

After a popular debut last spring, the Northwest Railway Museum is bringing the Wine Train back for three Saturday dates this fall: September 15th, October 6th and October 13th. Organizers say the Wine Train - only … [Read More...]

Tanner Electric to build new Middle Fork Transmission Line along Snoqualmie Valley Trail

Tanner Electric Cooperative (TEC) is making improvements to its system in the coming years, which includes breaking ground in spring 2019 on a new two-mile long Middle Fork Transmission Line that is part of a multifaceted … [Read More...]

Si View Parks District putting $14.7 million bond on November ballot for open space, new parks and trails

On September 10th Si View Metropolitan Park District announced it will be placing a $14.7 million capital bond measure on the  November 6th ballot. According to a press release, Si View stated the bond would address … [Read More...]

15 Years of Getting you Where you Need to Go: Snoqualmie Valley Transportation holds anniversary celebration

Since launching its first bus route in North Bend in 2003, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation has steadily grown in both size and offerings. It has also become, with funding help from King County Metro and Snoqualmie Tribe, the … [Read More...]

Video: Trail Cam spots cougar in woods behind Snoqualmie Ridge home

Snoqualmie resident Andrea Myrvold spotted something new on the trail cam she has installed in the backyard of her Snoqualmie Ridge home that borders a wooded area -  a cougar. The trail cam spotted the cougar on September … [Read More...]

No More Scrambling for Space: Brand New Youth Facility coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

Wondering what's going on - what's being built along Boalch Ave near North Bend? Well, it's kind of big news for one local organization. The Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activities and Community Center Association (SVYAC) … [Read More...]

Traffic: Nightly SR18 closures this week; upcoming Orchard Drive and Boalch Ave closures

There are a few upcoming road closures in the Snoqualmie Valley: Westbound SR 18 between I-90 and Issaquah-Hobart Road  Drivers may need to take an alternate route if they’re headed west from Snoqualmie during … [Read More...]

Teens Thrive at Carnation Farms New Youth Employment Program

Nineteen local teenagers participated in the inaugural season of ‘Rooted at Carnation Farms’. ‘Rooted’ is an immersive job and leadership development program in sustainable farming, food systems, nutrition and cooking and … [Read More...]

Fire Blotter | struck by SUV after package delivery; brush fires, brush fires, brush fires; rash of false fire alarms

Here are a few calls for service the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded during the past two weeks: August 23rd At 10:41AM Snoqualmie Firefighters along with multiple Eastside units dispatched to a reported series of … [Read More...]

It’s Back! Snoqualmie Valley Block Party brings family fun this weekend

In just two days, the annual Snoqualmie Valley Block Party will be back— by popular demand— for its 6th year! Head out to Center Blvd in the middle of Snoqualmie Ridge on Saturday, September 8th from 11am-5pm to join in on … [Read More...]

New, Stronger Bear Resistant Garbage Cans Coming to Snoqualmie; offers chance to become leading bear safe community

[Article by contributing writer, North Bend resident and BearSmart, WA volunteer, Melissa Grant]. When my original article - Ridge Bears | Bigger, Bolder and Dying Young; Inside the Snoqualmie Ridge Bear Summit - ran back … [Read More...]

Police Blotter | FBI responds to armed grenade found in river; officer vs cow; possible wheelchair assault

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the past two weeks: SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES | SE MUIR ST, Snoqualmie On August 19th around 7:30PM, police … [Read More...]

Training exercises at Fire Academy in North Bend could have residents hearing explosions

UPDATE | SEPTEMBER 6TH The Fire Training Academy informed the City of North Bend that more training exercises - that will include explosions - will occur tonight between 4-7PM, but they won't now be conducting exercises on … [Read More...]

Woman dies after falling near Kendall Katwalk Trail at Snoqualmie Pass

Around 12:30PM, September 5, 2018 Eastside Fire & Rescue said its crews, along with the Bellevue Fire Department and Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue, were on the scene of a trail rescue on the Pacific Crest Trail at … [Read More...]

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