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

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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 decades. But just how does that … [Read more...]

Business Comings | Pike Place Market Butcher Opens in Snoqualmie; Maverick Brings Texas BBQ to Railroad Ave

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Meat lovers take note. Over the past few months a couple of new businesses have set up shop in downtown Snoqualmie, which might have your barbecue needs covered... whether you want it prepared or want to cook … [Read more...]

Weekend Garden Tour Gives Opportunity to Stroll Through Local, Beautifully Landscaped Yards

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Have you ever walked or driven past a home and admired the front yard?  Maybe it got you curious if the front yard looks that great, I wonder what going on behind the backyard fence? If so, this weekend is … [Read more...]

Who Takes a Horse? Beloved Family Horse Suspected Stolen from Snoqualmie Property

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Sarah Dafler said she has always been a horse person - that she was on a horse before she could sit up on her own. She said she's owned a lot of horses in her life, but described JD as "the horse" for … [Read more...]

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

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

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 … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Responds About Hiring Former Tukwila Police Officer

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]

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

July 12, 2015 brush fire in I-90 median 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 … [Read more...]

A Decade in the Works | Tokul Roundabout Comes to Fruition, Slowing Cars and Increasing Safety

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A Tokul Road roundabout near the Snoqualmie Falls and The Salish Lodge has been city plan for over a decade, dating back to Mayor Fuzzy Fletcher days and when Mayor Larson was still a city council member, and … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Launching from the Roof; He’s Alive, Just Napping; Goose on the Loose

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Here are a few of the calls Snoqualmie Police Officers responded to in the Cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past couple of weeks, proving yet again... "No Call too … [Read more...]

Steam Train Returns to the Valley after Thomas the Tank Engine Finishes Popular Snoqualmie Tour Stop

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The trains departing the historic Snoqualmie Depot sound different this summer.... because steam has returned to the Upper Snoqualmie Valley... the steam train to be more exact. Travel back in time to … [Read more...]

‘The Brook’ Comes Down | First Talkie Movie Theater in Snoqualmie Valley [Partially] Demolished

The Brook being partally demolished, cleaned up for sale, 7/2/15.

At the corner of Park Street and Meadowbrook Way (near Mount Si HS and Snoqualmie Elementary) sits the cement shell of some Snoqualmie Valley movie history: The Brook Theater. According to Valley Historian … [Read more...]

LETTER | Fire, Police Say Majority Took 4th of July Fire Warnings Seriously; Fireworks Use Down

Photo: Kevin Mullins. 7/4/15 Wenatchee, WA

This year’s 4th of July holiday presented significant challenges due to high temperatures, extreme dry conditions and a very high threat of fire. In response, both the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend … [Read more...]