Fire District Buying Down North Bend Fire Station Bond, Giving Money Back to Taxpayers

After all of the North Bend Fire Station 87 construction bills were paid, Fire District 38 Commissioners received a report stating that approximately $35,000 of bond funding remained unspent. Following … [Read more...]

Op-ed | Hey, I’m Walking Here, Marked Crosswalks Don’t Always Mean Cars Stop

This past weekend was another sunny, warm Snoqualmie Valley atypical winter weekend. Worried that when the rain finally returns it might stay awhile, I made sure to get outside. For three straight days I … [Read more...]

Police | Rooftop Burglars Arrested in North Bend after Busting Through Strip Mall Wall

Snoqualmie Police Chief Steve McCulley said it was a busy weekend for his department, with officers responding to an armed gas station robbery, continuing work on a $3500 Coach Store purse theft and then on … [Read more...]

Still Closed: When will Ana’s Mexican Restaurant Reopen & What Shut it Down?

UPDATE |  MARCH 10, 2015, 3:45PM Unfortunately, the reopening of Ana's Mexican Restaurant won't today. Due to unforeseen construction delays, Ana's will reopen Wednesday, March 11th for lunch and … [Read more...]

Fire & Police News | Banned Fireworks Will Come with Hefty Fine; Police Survey Shows Increasing Citizen Satisfaction

Fire Dept: 2015 Last Year for Legal Aerial Fireworks in Snoqualmie In February, the Snoqualmie City Council voted unanimously to amend the City of Snoqualmie Fireworks Ordinance. Effective in February 2016, no … [Read more...]

Hiker Stranded in Ravine on Mt. Teneriffe Successfully Rescued

King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Guardian 2 helicopter responded to the North Bend area, Monday, March 2, 2015, to help rescue a climber stuck in the Mt. Si area, but wasn't able to get to the mountain due … [Read more...]

Thomas the Tank Engine Pulls into Snoqualmie Depot this July, Tickets on Sale NOW

He's headed back again....Thomas the Tank Engine™ is celebrating friendship at Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015, and families across North America are invited aboard, including the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Senate Transportation Package: No Funding for I-90/SR 18 Interchange Improvements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]