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Blotter: Holiday candles, ornaments and icy roads keep local fire crews busy

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Jan 3, 2018

Sewer project delays extend Stilson Ave closures another two weeks

A sewer project on Stilson Avenue SE and 432nd Avenue SE in North Bend has been delayed in recent weeks, extending the road closures in… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2018

City of Duvall invites community to swearing-in of new mayor, council members, Jan. 2

Tuesday’s oath of office ceremony for four women and one man will create the first women-majority council in Duvall since 1932.

  • Jan 2, 2018

Firefighters battle two Christmas Day fires in Valley

North Bend’s Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 87, along with other local fire departments including Snoqualmie and Fall City, worked together on Christmas Day to… Continue reading

People power: Citizens took the initiative in historic 2017, fighting development running for office

As an eventful 2017 draws to a close, we looked back over a landmark year of citizens taking action, to preserve open spaces, protect the… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017
A distracted driver struck Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc’s vehicle while he was helping a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday night in Bellevue. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Patrol)

Trooper seriously injured by Snoqualmie woman in distracted driving accident

Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc sustained serious injuries while assisting a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 near West Lake Sammamish… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017
A distracted driver struck Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc’s vehicle while he was helping a disabled motorist blocking a lane of eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday night in Bellevue. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Patrol)

Blotter: Fire agencies assist patients with breathing and heart trouble, multiple vehicle accidents

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Fall City Fire Department Thursday, Dec. 14 Breathing trouble: At 9:04 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Snoqualmie honors outstanding employees

Each year, Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson recognizes outstanding city employees who have gone above and beyond their work. For 2017, those employees include: Snoqualmie Police… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Snoqualmie receives Quadrant donation of four open-space properties

Quadrant, one of the developers responsible for the Snoqualmie Ridge, has offered to give the city four forested properties around the north side of the… Continue reading

Blotter: Roommates battle over tool ownership; Driver concerned for elk raises suspicions

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls: Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department Wednesday, Dec. 6 Civil problem: At 1:57 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

Highway Patrol reports 22 percent increase in DUI arrests in 2017

Washington State Patrol troopers have arrested a much higher number of DUIs this year, in comparison to last year. The total number of arrests through… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2017

Snoqualmie council appoints ethics officer, amends budget, awards 2018 human services funding

At their last meeting of the year on Dec. 11, the Snoqualmie City Council pursued plans announced in October to begin an investigation into a… Continue reading

A driveline in the roadway Dec. 13 on S.R. 18 caused the accident that killed the driver of this crumpled Ford Focus. State troopers are seeking dashboard video and other information to help identify the vehicle that lost the driveline. (Courtesy Photo)

State Patrol seeking dashboard video to ID vehicle that lost driveline in fatal S.R. 18 crash Dec. 13

A fatal crash on S.R. 18 last Wednesday is under investigation. The Washington State Patrol is seeking information and dashboard camera footage from any commercial… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017
A driveline in the roadway Dec. 13 on S.R. 18 caused the accident that killed the driver of this crumpled Ford Focus. State troopers are seeking dashboard video and other information to help identify the vehicle that lost the driveline. (Courtesy Photo)

Flood Warning Center closed after day monitoring low-level flooding on the Snoqualmie

The King County Flood Warning Center opened early today (Monday, Dec. 18), to monitor minor flooding along the Snoqualmie River and closed around 4:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017
The Class of 2017, pictured celebrating with the traditional cap toss after commencement ceremonies at Mount Si Stadium, is the last class to graduate on the school’s football field. Because of capacity challenges during construction of the new high school and the growing class sizes and demand for tickets to the ceremony, the high school announced Dec. 18 that the 2018 commencement will be held in Kent. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Mount Si graduation ceremonies to move to Kent arena in 2018

Mount Si High School will break with its long-held tradition of an outdoor graduation ceremony at Mount Si Stadium this year. Because of the growing… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017
The Class of 2017, pictured celebrating with the traditional cap toss after commencement ceremonies at Mount Si Stadium, is the last class to graduate on the school’s football field. Because of capacity challenges during construction of the new high school and the growing class sizes and demand for tickets to the ceremony, the high school announced Dec. 18 that the 2018 commencement will be held in Kent. (Carol Ladwig/Staff Photo)

Police seize gold bars, guns during Bellevue search in massive marijuana grow-op bust

Police searched 10 King County locations during investigation; 60 arrested so far.

County transfer stations to require some materials be recycled starting Jan. 2

Items that can be recycled will have to be, starting Jan. 2, at King County transfer stations.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Blotter: Frequent falls keep Fall City Fire busy; incense and smoke machine trigger false alarms in Snoqualmie

Fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

  • Dec 13, 2017

State patrol investigating Dec. 4 I-90 collision, asking witnesses to report what they saw

Washington State Patrol is investigating the Dec. 4 accident on Interstate 90 at S.R. 18, and encouraging people who may have witnessed the reported erratic… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

North Bend names new park, plans public input meeting Jan. 24 to discuss programming options for 32-acre Tennant Trailhead Park

The city of North Bend and Si View Metro Parks have named the newly acquired future park, 32 acres at the foothills of Rattlesnake Ridge.… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017