Snoqualmie Valley Happenings

Very lucky driver after car leaves I-90, crashes down embankment into tree near SR 18 off-ramp

Snoqualmie Fire Department Lt. Jake Fouts said a male driver is lucky to be alive after a serious one-car accident sent his car careening off of I-90 early Saturday morning, … [Read More...]

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Jay Leno learns at DirtFish Rally School in latest episode of TV series

Sometimes from my backyard I can hear the hum of engines across the Snoqualmie River at DirtFish - and I catch myself wondering who's zooming around the property. A couple of months ago, it turns out is was someone … [Continue Reading...]

‘No Call, Text is worth a Life’ | Washington State Patrol looking for Distracted Drivers this weekend

If you're tempted to reach for you cell phone while driving - something that is against the law in our state - Washington State Patrol (WSP) is warning the public they'll be looking for you this weekend as troopers … [Continue Reading...]

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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 release, the … [Read More...]

WSDOT to repair pothole-ridden Raging River Bridge over next two weeks, lane closure planned

This spring the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said as part of a two-year, $21.7 million project to improve I-90 between Issaquah and North Bend, the pothole-ridden Raging River overpass/bridge near … [Read More...]

New Drone will aid Eastside Fire & Rescue with difficult Search and Rescue missions

On September 13, 2018 at the North Bend Fire Station, the Medic One Foundation presented a tactical Matrice 210 drone to Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) to assist first responders with the increasing number … [Read More...]

Salish Lodge hardworking Honey Bees and the ‘Bee Man’ behind the sweet success

September is National Honey Month - and one longtime, local business is celebrating! Did you know that located across the Salish Lodge sky bridge, at the top of the hill and behind a secure fence lies the Salish Apiary, … [Read More...]

Fall Cleaning: Big weekend Recycle event offers chance to get rid of almost everything

Doing some cleaning or organizing? Here's something that can aid your efforts. The City of Snoqualmie is hosting its annual residential recycling event at Centennial Fields, 39903 SE Park Street, this Saturday, September … [Read More...]

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...]

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