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

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

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

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

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...]

Downed Power Line Sparks Brush Fire, Causes Outage; Hot, Dry Conditions Have Local Fire Departments on Alert for Holiday Weekend

A devastating wildfire in Wenatchee. An emergency statewide burn ban. No outdoor fires on Washington state Natural Resources-protected lands. State parks department bans all campfires at state parks and on the … [Read more...]

Commercial Shoot Transforms Local House, Brings Seahawks Hall of Famers to Snoqualmie Valley

UPDATE |  SEPTEMBER 13, 2015, AKA: SEAHAWKS SUNDAY The Seahawks lottery commercial filmed this summer in Snoqualmie has now premiered as the 2015 Seahawks Season gets underway today in St. Louis at 10AM. Go … [Read more...]

Suspicious Vehicle at North Bend Outlet Mall Leads Officer on High-Speed Chase, Fires at Police Car

The Snoqualmie Police Department said on Sunday, June 28, 2015 around 11:30PM, SPD Officer (in service of North Bend) Cary discovered a suspicious vehicle at the North Bend Outlet Mall. As he followed and … [Read more...]

Statewide Drought Affects Snoqualmie Water System | River Flow Down Drastically, Citizens Asked to Conserve

Low winter snowpack, a dry spring and a (so far) hot summer is a recipe not good for local water supplies. And Friday, June 26, 2015, the City of Snoqualmie is officially asking its citizens to make changes to … [Read more...]

Burning Moratorium Expanded | DNR and Unincorporated King County Join Eastside Fire & Rescue Burn Ban

It's dry - and it's getting drier.  According to local meteorologists, if the current long-range weather forecast holds, this June could be one of the driest on record. A DNR official stated in a recent … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Bridge Closed on June 25th

King County Transportation said county bridge inspection crews will completely close Meadowbrook Bridge in Snoqualmie from 9AM to 3:30PM, Thursday, June 25, 2015 for a planned, one-day inspection of the … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Says Downtown Construction Done by Late July, Leaving Historic Downtown with Whole New Look

The City of Snoqualmie announced Tuesday, June 24, 2015 that its Downtown Infrastructure and Improvement Project will be completed in late July, bringing 'light to the end of the tunnel' for many downtown … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | Suspicious Sprinkler, Car Prowling Raccoon, Public Peeing, Watermelon Theft

The Snoqualmie Police Department has a motto: "NO CALL TOO SMALL."  Here are some of the calls they responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie over the past two weeks, some that might be evidence of that … [Read more...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue Officals Warns to Be ‘Extremely Careful’ in Local Lakes, Rivers

Following a tragic drowning accident on Rattlesnake Lake on June 11th, and with continued sunny skies and hot temperatures predicted in the lead up to the long 4th of July weekend, Eastside Fire & Rescue … [Read more...]

Extra Summer Traffic Possible Through Snoqualmie Neighborhoods as Lake Alice Access Road Temporarily Opens

Local residents may want to be prepared for some extra traffic through Snoqualmie Ridge this summer as King County works to replace a culvert in danger of collapsing underneath Lake Alice Road in Fall … [Read more...]

Award-Winning Nature Adventure Camp Launches at Meadowbrook Farm this Summer

Fresh off its fourth year of being named by ParentMap as having the Best Nature Camp, Wilderness Awareness School is bringing its popular day camp to Snoqualmie for the summer of 2015. Wilderness Awareness … [Read more...]