Archives for January 2013

Ground Search Ends for Missing Skydiver Near Mt. Si – Without Good News

Tonight, January 6th, the search  for a missing skydiver near Mt. Si has been suspended. Kurt Ruppert of Florida disappeared Thursday afternoon, January 3rd, after jumping out of a helicopter at 6,500 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Photography: Readers Capture Local Beauty

In an age where it seems every waking moment is captured on camera and video, then shared online, I asked Living Snoqualmie readers to send in some of their favorite Snoqualmie Valley photos.  I got some great … [Read more...]

North Bend Theatre Showing Seahawks Playoff Game on Big Screen

Looking for a really big screen to watch the Seahawks playoff game tomorrow?  We may have your spot. According to their Facebook page, the North Bend Theatre will show tomorrow's Seattle Seahawks Wildcard NFL … [Read more...]

Search for Missing Skydiver Continues Near Mt. Si; Narrowed to Half Mile Search Area

**Update: January 5th, 6PM:  At 5:30PM the search was suspended for the day.  It will resume in the morning, Sunday, Jan. 6th.  Expect the possibility of more low-flying helicopters over the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Free Encompass Parenting Series Begins Soon: A Smarter Way to Parent Young Children

Parents looking for a smarter way to parent their young children will be able to get step-by-step, in-person help, during a free, six-part (monthly) workshop series presented by Encompass at Virginia Mason … [Read more...]

Update: Helicopter Search for Missing Skydiver to Resume at Daylight, January 4th

Snoqualmie Valley residents, especially near North Bend, might hear more low-flying helicopters tomorrow morning, Friday, January 4th. The King County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit suspended its … [Read more...]

Helicopter Activity in North Bend – Searching for Missing Skydiver

If you were hearing helicopters in the Valley this afternoon, you weren't alone. The King County Sheriff's Office says a helicopter skydiver was reported missing in the North Bend area near the 43000 block of … [Read more...]

Burglary Attempt Investigated in Snoqualmie's Silent Creek Neighborhood; One Other on Cascade

This is some information to be aware of, but is not intended to create panic.  As always, your home is safest when you lock windows and doors and keep the exterior garage door closed.  Experts also say simply … [Read more...]

Truck Suspected in North Bend Hit-and-Run Found, Not Driver

Sergeant Cindi West of the King County Sheriff's Office tweeted a photo of the truck investigators believe is responsible for a the fatal hit-and-run of a Snoqualmie Valley woman early on New Year's Day. The … [Read more...]

North Bend Hit and Run Update: Detectives Identify Type of Vehicle from Fatal Accident

** Update: January 2nd, 6PM:  If you are looking for the latest information about this event, you can find the newest story on the hit-and-run HERE ** King County Sheriff’s Detectives spent the morning … [Read more...]

North Bend Names Gina Estep 2012 Employee of the Year

The City of North Bend named Gina Estep, Director of the Community & Economic Development Department, as its 2012 Employee of the Year.  Mayor Hearing and staff recognized Gina for her many contributions … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Punishment Based vs. Reward Based Training

This is the latest from guest columnist, Melissa, who is a Pet-ology Expert and In-home Dog Trainer at Le Chic Pet in Issaquah.  To get more training tips visit the LeChic website. Recently I was in an … [Read more...]

Reminder! Snoqualmie Valley Schools Back in Session Tomorrow, January 2nd

Well, it seems like Winter Break just started for about 6,000 Snoqualmie Valley School District students, but the countdown to the end of break is now down to just hours.  Can you hear the moans and groans of … [Read more...]

Woman Killed in Hit and Run Near North Bend; Detectives Need Help Locating Suspect/Vehicle

A woman in her 50’s was struck and killed in a hit and run accident early this morning near North Bend and police need help locating the suspect vehicle. The incident started around 3AM when a group was … [Read more...]