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TPC Snoqualmie Ridge $2.6 Million Renovation Unveiled July 29th, Ready for Upcoming Boeing Classic

After almost four months of work, some major remodeling work on the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Clubhouse, including a complete redesign of the restaurant, is set to be unveiled, Tuesday, … [Read More...]

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Photo by Jennifer Collins, 7/18/14, near Mt Si Golf Course

Unfortunate Elk Stuck with a ‘Mop-top’

On Friday, July 18, 2014, Jennifer Collins snapped some pictures  of an elk near the Mt. Si Golf Course in the North Bend/Snoqualmie area - some photos that left her wondering and guessing. On first glance, the … [Continue Reading...]

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Department of Health Warns Rabid Bats Reported in Washington

The Snoqualmie Valley is no stranger to bats and this week the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is warning people that rabid bats have been found throughout the state and continue to pose a risk to people … [Continue Reading...]

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Twin Falls Middle School Secures Assistant Principal, Still Without Head Principal

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the Snoqualmie Valley School District announced former Mount Si High School teacher, Jeff D’Ambrosio, was named the new Assistant Principal of Twin Falls Middle School, filling the position vacated … [Read More...]


Let the Traffic Mess Begin! I-90 Westbound Backed up Three Miles Before Peak Commute Hours Begin

As promised by WSDOT traffic experts, and even with so many Eastside drivers altering their commute plans, I-90 westbound in the Bellevue Way area is beginning to getting really backed up as the Monday morning commute ramps … [Read More...]

Cages and pens knocked over by bear at Baxter Barn on July 16, 2014

Aggressive Bear Wreaks Havoc at Local Farm, Knocks over Large Cages, Kills Livestock

Baxter Barn owner, Cory Huskinson, had a close encounter with a seemingly aggressive bear late Wednesday night, July 16, 2014.The bear knocked over five livestock cages on the small working farm located near downtown Fall … [Read More...]


Witnesses: Child on Bike Struck in Crosswalk at Busy Snoqualmie Ridge Intersection

According to Douglas Ave residents, around 7:50PM, July 16, 2014, a child riding a bicycle was struck in a crosswalk while crossing Douglas Ave at Snoqualmie Parkway, across the street from the Snoqualmie Police Department … [Read More...]


Master Gardeners: It’s HOT Out There… Water Wisely

Water Wisely One of the most common mistakes made by gardeners is incorrect watering, and in our area, that is under watering. Many people assume that we are in a rainy climate and watering is unnecessary, or that a light … [Read More...]


Upcoming I-90 Lane Closures: Operating Express Lanes ONLY Westbound Won’t Ease Traffic Woes

Snoqualmie Valley drivers have just two days left to prepare for a BIG Westbound I-90 closure near Bellevue Way that is predicted to cause multiple mile backups - and plenty of headaches for Eastside drivers. Starting … [Read More...]

I-90 fire near Vantage, 7/15/14. Pic: Facebook kW3 Radio Station

Burn Bans in Effect for Area; Police Warn, Toss a Cigarette and Face $1,052 Fine

According to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, fire danger is moderate in King County.  Travel over Snoqualmie Pass to Eastern Washington, though, and the fire danger jumps drastically, with multiple … [Read More...]


Business Comings: New Restaurant for Ridge, Winery for North Bend, a Growler Station & More

It's been a busy summer so far for new businesses in the Snoqualmie Valley.  Mabel's on the Ridge may have closed their doors, but a new restaurant is opening soon in its spot. Piccola Cellars is finally going to open its … [Read More...]

Three Forks Off-Leash Dog Park in Snoqualmie.

Dog Parks and Off-Leash Areas in the Snoqualmie, North Bend

[Guest article by North Bend resident and professional pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, Melissa Grant.] Whew, what a difficult article this has been to write. I started off intending to write about Three Forks Off-Leash Dog … [Read More...]

2013 North Bend Block Party. Pic: Boxley's Facebook page

Snoqualmie Valley ‘Tour de Peaks’ Bike Ride on New Day, to Finish at North Bend Block Party, July 19th

The 26th Annual Snoqualmie Valley Tour De Peaks Bike Ride supports a new cause and happens on a new date this year - Saturday, July 19th. The benefactor of the 2014 race is the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation’s Digital … [Read More...]


Police Respond to North Bend Outlet Mall for Report of Child Left Alone in Vehicle; Reminder of How Quickly Cars Heat Up

On Saturday, July 5, 2014, around 12:15PM, Snoqualmie Police responded to the North Bend Outlet Mall for caller reporting that a child had been left unattended inside a vehicle with the windows rolled up. The caller … [Read More...]


PICTURE PERFECT: Weekend Produces Spectacular Beauty for Valley Photography

It was a photography lover's dream come true - a weekend filled with a gigantic 'super' moon; bright clear skies and then clouds rolling out and clear skies to the west that produced a Sunday night sunset that set the sky on … [Read More...]

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