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May 09

The Enduring Elk

Posted to Around Town - A Community Blog by Gail Folkins

The iconic elk in Meadowbrook Farm have a long history in the American West. The Snoqualmie Tribe prized the native Roosevelt elk in the upper valley and hunted them sustainably in the prairie between Snoqualmie and North Bend for thousands of years. The pressure on the elk herd increased following European-American settlement in the late 19th century greatly diminished the population. 

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Sep 29

SFD Fire Blotter, Edition 53

Posted to Fire Blotter by Danna McCall

September 22, 2023 - Head-on Collision

Crews responded to a two car head-on collision on Cedar Falls Road in North Bend. One person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

September 23, 2023 - Emergency

Crews responded to a North Bend home to assist an individual who suffered multiple fainting episodes and became stuck between a wall and a bed. The patient was transported to the hospital. 

September 23, 2023 - Head Injury Evaluation

Crews responded to a Snoqualmie home to evaluate a minor who fell and hit their head. No hospital transport was required. 

September 23, 2023 - Brush Fire

Crews were dispatched to a 40 x 200 foot brush fire in Fall City.  The fire was knocked down in approximately 80 minutes. 

September 24, 2023 - Vehicle vs. Bicyclist

Crews were dispatched to accident in the Torguson Park parking lot in North Bend involving a car and bicyclist. The bicyclist suffered a possible broken wrist and was transported to the hospital. 

September 24, 2023 - Fall

Crews responded to the Snoqualmie Casino to assist an individual who feel and hit their head. The person was also experiencing chest pain not related to the fall. 

September 25, 2023 - Motor Vehicle Collision

Crews responded to SR 202 in Fall City for a two-vehicle collision. One driver suffered a severe leg injury and was extricated from the vehicle. Two patients were transported to area hospitals. 

September 25, 2023 - Chest Pain

Crews responded to a Snoqualmie business to assist an employee suffering chest pain who was going in and out of consciousness. The person was transported to the hospital. 

September 26, 2023 - Truck Fire

Crews were dispatched to a reported semi truck fire on an I-90 off-ramp near North Bend. The fire was extinguished. There were no injuries. 

September 26, 2023 - Seizure

Crews responded to a Snoqualmie residence to assist a person suffering a seizure related to a diagnosed medical condition. The individual was transported to the hospital. 

September 26, 2023 - Rollover Accident

Crews responded to a one car rollover accident on I-90 east of Snoqualmie. One adult and one child were transported to an area hospital. 

September 27, 2023 - Motor Vehicle Collision

EMTs were dispatched to Boalch Ave near NW 14th for a motor vehicle collision. All involved persons declined treatment. One person was provided a ride home by EMTs. 

September 28, 2023 - Overheated Semis

Crews were dispatched to a possible semi truck fire on SR 18 at the Tiger Mt. summit. It was determined to be two overheated semis. Police were called to the scene for traffic control. 

**These are a selection of calls the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. responded to during the previous week.**

Sep 13

SPD Police Blotter, Edition 32

Posted to Police Blotter by Gail Folkins

September 5 - DUI 

An officer pulled over a vehicle on Railroad Ave. SE in Snoqualmie after observing the driver rev their vehicle engine and open and close the door several times. The driver had “jerky” movements and his pupils were restricted. After being asked, he admitted to doing methamphetamine and Adderall before driving. A blood search warrant was requested and after it was signed by a judge, he was taken to the hospital for a blood draw. He was booked into jail for DUI.

September 6 - Attempted Vehicle Theft

A citizen staying at the Snoqualmie Inn awoke in the morning to find that his vehicle had been damaged. He was unable to open his vehicle door due to the damage. There is no suspect information.

September 6 - Theft in Progress

An employee of the Nike Store called in a male who came into the location and loaded up bags of merchandise. He bypassed the point of sale and ran to a black Honda with no plates on the vehicle and left. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. The estimated loss was $1,000.

September 6 - Reckless Driving

A caller reported a vehicle that was failing to maintain its lane and hit several curbs in town before stopping at the Safeway in North Bend. Officers contacted the described vehicle. At this time, the male driver was inside the location and had a red solo cup with fireball whiskey in it. He was quickly agitated. The caller came to the scene and positively identified the male as the one he had seen driving. With the positive ID from the witness, officers were able to arrest the male driver for Reckless Driving.

September 7 - Trespass in Progress 

Officers conducted an area check of the Train Depot in North Bend. They found a male sleeping near the steps with several beer cans around him. Officers woke up the male and advised him he could not sleep there. This subject was also previously trespassed from the location from an incident at the same location a week prior. He was advised to leave. A few minutes later the male returned. He was arrested for Criminal Trespass x2.

September 8 - DUI Accident

A caller reported a male “slumper” had driven into the caller's parked car on SE Park Street and seemed “out of it.” Officers arrived and found that the male driver had in fact hit two parked vehicles. The driver almost fell to the ground exiting his vehicle. There were several indications that the driver was impaired by drugs. He refused to do field sobriety tests. A blood search warrant was drafted and sent to the judge for approval. After getting that back, he was transported to the hospital for a blood draw. Snoqualmie Police is currently awaiting the results to prosecute.

September 9 - DUI

The owner at Buckshot Honey in Snoqualmie called in an intoxicated female who hit a parked car in their parking lot and almost drove into the beer garden. The caller reported that people in the restaurant were “running for their lives.” The female had reportedly gone into a nearby business. Officers located the elderly female and gave her a breathalyzer. She blew nearly two times the legal limit and was arrested for DUI.

*These are a selection of calls responded to by the Snoqualmie Police Dept. during the previous week.**