North Bend Happenings | Road Closure, New Addition to Block Party, Plans for Downtown Open Air Market

Previous Block Party in downtown North Bend. Photo: Boxley's

Road Closure The City of North Bend will close NW 14th Street between SR 202 and Boalch Avenue NW on Tuesday, July 7th at 7AM in order to remove several large trees located near the roadway.  The … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Record Dry June Seen in Snoqualmie Falls; Highest Caution Urged on 4th of July

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June 2015 will was one for the weather record books, which use recorded temperatures and rainfall at SeaTac airport for reporting purposes. According KOMO News Weather Producer Scott Sistek, it was the 4th … [Read more...]

Keeping Pets Safe in Summer: Important Hot Weather, Fireworks Tips

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It seems to be the topic of every conversation this summer... the record-breaking heat and lack of rain in western Washington. When 90 degrees becomes the norm and raindrops are nowhere to be found in the … [Read more...]

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

Small brush fire at Mt. Si Golf Course 6/29/15. Photo: Patti Costa

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

Two Snoqualmie homes used in commercial filming on 6/29/15

By Sunday afternoon, one Snoqualmie neighborhood was buzzing as a home on Linden Loop experienced a big Seahawks transformation - all for a Washington State Lottery commercial. The home's white trim and … [Read more...]

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

Photo: Don Detrick

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...]

Remains Found on Mount Si Likely there for 20 Years, Public’s Help Sought in Identification

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Detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are asking for the public's help to identify skeletal remains found on Mount Si last week. Evidence suggests the remains may be from the mid … [Read more...]

‘Right Solution for the Longterm,’ Conceptual Design Picked for New Mount Si High School

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NAC Architecture's Matt Rumbaugh said the design process started with a question: "What is the right thing to do with Mount Si High School?" A recently passed school bond is allowing that question to be posed … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank Offers Summer Kids’ Programs; Kid-Friendly Food Drive Launches June 29th

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The Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, located at 122 E 3rd. Street in North Bend is offering several programs for kids this summer, including a summer kids meal program (for students currently enrolled in SVSD's … [Read more...]

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

EF&R battle brush fire along I-90 in summer of 2013.

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

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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...]

Question of the Day: When-oh-When Will Ana’s Mexican Restaurant Open their Outdoor Patio?

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Inquiring minds want to know - and seem to keep asking - "When will Ana' patio finally open?" Warm summer days in western Washington often means residents tired of all those gray, dreary days flock to the … [Read more...]

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

Boardwalk and parking area near Snoqualmie Depot

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

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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...]

Remains Discovered on Mount Si Identified as Human, Medical Examiner Working on Identification

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Numerous Snoqualmie Valley residents noticed the helicopter hovering and circling over Mount Si Wednesday, June 17, 2015 as the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) worked to remove remains discovered by an … [Read more...]