Senate $15 Billion Transportation Package: No Funding for I-90/SR 18 Interchange Work

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Washington State 5th District Representative Jay Rodne has been vocal that improvements for the busy, sometimes dangerous, I-90/SR 18 interchange is one of his top priorities during the 2015 legislative … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Not a Fight Officer, Just a Shoving Match Capped off with a Slap; DUI in the Roundabout; Man in a Tree with a Warrant


Here are some of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie from February 7th - February 19th, … [Read more...]

Collision Sends Car into Light Pole at Busy Snoqualmie Intersection

Accident scene at Snoqualmie Pkwy and Center Blvd, 2/26/15

According to City of Snoqualmie spokesperson, Joan Pliego, the accident at Snoqualmie Parkway and Center Blvd scene looked scary, or "worse than it was," but the both drivers were okay. Around 7:30AM, … [Read more...]

TRAFFIC | Two-Year Project Begins to Change Travel over I-90 Floating Bridge, So Long Express Lanes

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Snoqualmie Valley I-90 commuters, if you regularly drive to Seattle, your commute is going to change over the next couple of years - and by 2017, that option to hop on the I-90 express ways will disappear... … [Read more...]

CLOSING | Seattle Sun Tan Shutting Doors, Another Tanning Salon Calls it Quits in Snoqualmie

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It doesn't look like the third time was the charm, as it appears another tanning salon will bite the dust in Snoqualmie. According to an email notification from Seattle Sun Tan, they are permanently closing … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police See Results in North Bend: Reduced Criminal Activity, High Call Volume, Over 400 Arrests, 75 Transient Camps Cleaned up

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2014 was a busy year for the Snoqualmie Police Department, as Chief Steve McCulley's officers began providing police services within the city limits of his home town, neighboring North Bend. In a recent … [Read more...]

The Plight of the Pit Bull: Maligned, Misidentified and Banned

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In her latest column, North Bend resident and dog trainer for Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, examines the plight of the Pit Bull breed.... and just how the breed developed a 'bad rep' and just how often … [Read more...]

Accident Sends Minivan onto Sidewalk, Fence Saves Vehicle from Heading Over Embankment

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Driving by the scene of a Friday car accident, near the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Jacobia Street, it's clear something serious occurred in the Aster Creek neighborhood.  The pedestrian fence that … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Break-in Suspect Met with ‘Karma Resistance’ Attempting to Enter Store

Part of double-paned glass door shattered by rock during break-in attempt at Snoqualmie Ridge IGA on 2/19/15

Around 2:30AM, February 19, 2015, Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Store Director, Jessica Brookman, said what appeared to be two teenage suspects, attempted to break-in to the supermarket using a large rock. Brookman … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Appears New School to be Constructed in Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie Ridge Division II, parcel S-23 at the corner of SE 96th St and Snoqualmie Pkwy. Photo: Screenshot Google Maps.

According to a Planning Department Staff Report contained in the February 9, 2015, Snoqualmie City Council meeting agenda, it appears a new, private school is coming to Snoqualmie. That staff report stated … [Read more...]