Snoqualmie Parkway to have brief closures for filming, July 24th

The City of Snoqualmie announced a traffic alert for Monday, July 24, 2017, saying there will be brief closures of Snoqualmie Parkway from Noon until 6:30PM between Fairway Ave SE to Better Way SE near the … [Read more...]

Downtown Facelift: North Bend starts big construction project, Monday, July 24th

It's a project that has been in the works for over a year now - and it's about to officially start. The City of North Bend is reminding Snoqualmie Valley residents that construction on its Downtown Plaza … [Read more...]

Sinkhole discovered on I-90 near Issaquah; lane closure, repair work causes 4-mile backup

UPDATE |  July 21st, 4:05PM WSDOT said the sinkhole has been filled and fixed, but the long backup the 4-mile backup was still there. They urged drivers to be patient as it might still take awhile for … [Read more...]

Put down the Cell Phone | Tougher Distracted Driving Law starts soon, Snoqualmie Police will be looking for violators

Governor Inslee recently signed a new, tougher cell phone law - and put it into effect a couple of years earlier than planned.  Time to put that phone down Snoqualmie Valley drivers. Starting July 23rd, 2017 … [Read more...]

Help shape the path for region’s needed transportation investments, take quick quesionnaire

Want more bus lines? Think more tolling or an increased gas tax will help improve local roads? Think we need to maintain our current infrastructure better?  There's a chance right now to weigh in on that hot … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie man hit, killed while helping woman with car trouble on I-90

tThe Washington State Patrol reported that a 47-year old Snoqualmie man was hit and killed on westbound I-90 late Tuesday night, June 20, 2017 - about one mile west of  the SR 18 interchange - after he … [Read more...]

WSP starts left lane violator emphasis, says ‘Save Camping for the wilderness, NOT the left lane’

I won't lie... since moving to the Snoqualmie Valley, it's been one of my biggest freeway driving frustrations between Issaquah and North Bend  - slow drivers in the left lane. I know the scenery is beautiful, … [Read more...]

Serious two-car collision sends one to Harborview, closes North Bend Way near Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie reported around 8:30AM, June 15, 2017 that a serious car accident had forced the closure of SE North Bend Way at the Meadowbrook Way/ 384th intersection near the old Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

WSDOT tests new signal timing at SR 18/ I-90 interchange, proves unsuccessful

Did the commute home seem longer recently? Some Snoqualmie Ridge residents may have noticed longer backups at the SR-18/I-90 over the past week. If you thought you were waiting longer than usual - and sitting … [Read more...]

Prepare for even worse Issaquah traffic: WSDOT to close part of East Lake Sammamish Pkwy for almost a week

The City of Issaquah is warning residents and those who frequently visit the Issaquah area to prepare for significant traffic impacts citywide during a six-day full closure of East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, … [Read more...]

Traffic: WB SR 18 over Tiger Mountain closed overnight, May 30th – June 2nd

This WSDOT road project started Tuesday night, May 30th, and will continue through Friday, June 2nd. Late night drivers who use I-90 near the Snoqualmie will NOT be able to access westbound SR 18 for a … [Read more...]

Video: I-90/SR 18 improvement project update, Diverging Diamond Interchange savings helps widen SR 18

On Friday, May 19, 2017, the City of Snoqualmie released a YouTube video detailing improvement plans for the congested and dangerous I-90/SR 18 interchange. The design and planning stage of the improvement … [Read more...]

Road improvements coming to North Bend Way & Thrasher Ave, construction to impact area for 4 weeks

Via press release, the City of North Bend said on May 10th Fury Construction began work on road improvements at the intersection of SE North Bend Way and Thrasher Ave NE.  The privately funded work will help … [Read more...]

Fatal accident in North Bend as vehicle leaves I-90, ends up below freeway on Snoqualmie Valley Trail

The Washington State Patrol said around 8:30AM, April 8, 2017, a 73-year old man died when his vehicle traveling on eastbound I-90 near milepost 33 in North Bend drove off the left shoulder and ended up below … [Read more...]

Crews battle car fire at I-90/SR 18 interchange, recently-approved tax funds ‘making a difference’

It only took two months after a November public safety levy passed for the Snoqualmie Fire Department to hire a new firefighter, a position paid for by additional property tax funds approved by that levy. In … [Read more...]