Archives for March 2019

Large fire collapses barn in eastern North Bend Wednesday evening

Wednesday evening, March 20, 2019, crews from Eastside Fire & Rescue and Snoqualmie Fire responded to a large, fully-engulfed barn fire 46700 block of SE Edgewick Road in eastern North Bend - about a mile … [Read more...]

100 Women Who Care makes big donations supporting local seniors, female empowerment in Africa

Earlier this month the Mt. Si Senior Center was chosen as the quarterly recipient of funds from 100 Women Who Care – Greater Snoqualmie Valley. The donation, estimated at more than $10,000, is “wonderful” says … [Read more...]

Addressing Mitigation, Defining Wasteful Usage: North Bend proposes new Water Conservation Law

The City of North Bend will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 2nd, 7PM at the Mt. Si Senior Center, 411 Main Ave S. to solicit public input on a draft Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO). The WCO would … [Read more...]

Snoquamie Casino makes $10,000 donation to help with Jimi Hendrix Park expansion

According to a news release, on Thursday, February 21st, Snoqualmie Casino President and CEO, Brian Decorah, presented Janie Hendrix, Executive Director of the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, with a $10,000 gift … [Read more...]

Chance to share thoughts and concerns as Snoqualmie City Council hosts first quarterly Town Hall, March 30th

Citizens have been asking the City of Snoqualmie to hold more town hall meetings - to give residents a different way to interact with council members and to share thoughts on city issues important to … [Read more...]

Letter | Fall City Fire Department merger will increase emergency service level, maintain local control

[Letters doe not represent the views of Living Snoqualmie or its employees. Letters supporting candidates or regarding ballot initiatives can be sent to] Dear Editor, Fall City … [Read more...]

Wine Tasting Tour: Fall City, North Bend, Snoqualmie now home to seven family-owned wineries

As the Snoqualmie Valley grows, so it seems does the establishment of local wineries. Over the past few years, Fall City, North Bend and Snoqualmie have become home to seven wineries and tasting rooms, with new … [Read more...]

Mount Si Graduate finds success as college basketball coach

[Article by contributing sports writer Rhett Workman, owner of Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal] The Mount Si High School's boys and girls' basketball seasons finished up with tremendous success for both … [Read more...]

Getting out with kids: Skiing the Summit at Snoqualmie

[Article by contributing writer and Snoqualmie resident, Amanda Rich] It’s not too late to enjoy some skiing before the end of this season. My personal favorite skiing all year is usually in Spring!  My … [Read more...]

5th District Lawmakers host Town Hall in North Bend, March 16th

Are you interested in hearing from your local state representatives? Wondering how the current legislative session is going and whether there is progress on securing funding for Snoqualmie Valley transportation … [Read more...]

Semi goes off SR 18 near Tiger Mountain, WSDOT to close highway Tuesday night to clear truck

WSDOT said it would close SR 18 at 9PM, March 12, 2019 between Issaquah Hobart Road and the I-90 interchange near Snoqualmie in order to remove a semi truck and trailer from a ditch near the Tiger Mountain … [Read more...]

It’s Official: New law designates Mountains to Sound Greenway a National Heritage Area

The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (MTSGT) has been working for eight years to have the Greenway - a 100-mile corridor along I-90 from Seattle to Ellensburg - designated as a National Heritage area... and … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | It’s just a dance party; intoxicated and asleep in library; intoxicated and laying in roadway

Here are few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the first week of March. NOISE COMPLAINT | SE LEITZ ST, Snoqualmie           On March 1st … [Read more...]

Surprise snow causes 2-hour delay for Snoqualmie Valley Schools, March 12th

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is dealing with more snow - this time hitting in early Tuesday morning. SVSD schools will be on a 2-hour delay Tuesday, March 12, 2019 with limited transportation (snow … [Read more...]

2019 Snoqualmie Valley Educators of the Year announced AND surprised at school

Thursday morning, March 7th, the Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation (SVSF) announced the winners of its annual Educators of the Year award by once again surprising winners at school with balloons and … [Read more...]