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Footprints Wildlife Rehab Center: A Voice for Animals in The Snoqualmie Valley

When anyone has a critter need in the Snoqualmie Valley, one woman is inevitably mentioned as the local expert in all things small, wild and furry. Being a massive fan of those … [Read More...]

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Carnation’s Lake Marcel Toxic Algae Warning

An algal bloom in Lake Marcel had high concentrations of the toxin anatoxin. People and pets should not swim in the lake, drink lake water, or engage in other water-contact activities. Visit the Northwest Toxic Algae website for … [Continue Reading...]

Pedestrian Killed Wednesday on Interstate 90 Near Bandera

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), at approximately 8 pm on Wednesday, September 21st, a pedestrian was killed on I90 near milepost 47. A 2017 Lexus with two female occupants was traveling westbound in lane three of three when a third … [Continue Reading...]

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WSDOT Travel Update: Expect Big Backups all Week on Westbound I-90 near Preston

People who use westbound Interstate 90 this week need to allow extra time for travel between State Route 18 and Issaquah. The freeway is reduced to one left lane 24 hours a day, until 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, west of … [Read More...]

All Aboard! Special Autumn Event Trains at the Northwest Railway Museum

Fall into the autumn season with a variety of fun train adventures at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. First up, step back in time as you ride the rails aboard the Museum’s steam train powered by steam … [Read More...]

Inslee and Local Leaders Launch Diverging Diamond Interchange Work to get I-90/SR 18 Traffic Moving

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This interchange is … [Read More...]

Business Comings: Sweet Honey Esthetics Buzzes into North Bend

Sarah Green has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley her whole life. She grew up, went to school here, and now has a brand-new business. After graduating from Mount Si High School in 2017, Sarah attended college at … [Read More...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to approved manufactured … [Read More...]

Wildfire Smoke on its Way to the Snoqualmie Valley, Not Expected to be a Major Event

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The Snoqualmie Valley has dodged the smoke bullet all summer, until now. Unfortunately, starting Friday late afternoon into the evening, our east “gap winds” will begin … [Read More...]

Siren Testing for the New Tolt Dam Early Warning System to Occur September 12 – 16 and September 21

The first round of audible testing for the Tolt Dam early warning system took place in July 2022, and the second round of audible siren testing will occur on September 12 - 16 and September 21 between 9 a.m. to 5 … [Read More...]

Late-night Westbound SR 18 closure Near Tiger Mountain this Thursday

For people who use westbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain, you will need to plan extra time this Thursday, Sept. 8, as a detour will be in place overnight. Starting at 11 p.m., contractor crews working for … [Read More...]

Free Toddler Train Storytime Program Resumes September 5th

The Northwest Railway Museum’s popular Toddler Train Storytime program resumes on Wednesday, September 7th, at 11 am. This program is geared toward families with preschool-age children, and these free storytime … [Read More...]

A Major Project Will Affect Westbound I-90 Travel During September Near Issaquah

Just before the I90 pavement project started on Aug. 30 in North Bend between exits 31 & 32 started, Living Snoqualmie was asked by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) if we had any questions about … [Read More...]

Final Update: All Lanes Blocked on SR 18 at Tiger Mountain State Forest

Final Update 7:00 pm: State Route 18 is finally clear and open. _____________________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY Update 3:45 pm: State Route 18 is still closed. The … [Read More...]

City of Snoqualmie Hosts Public Hearing for Mill Development Agreement, September 12th

The Snoqualmie City Council will hold a public hearing for the Snoqualmie Mill Development Agreement at its regular September 12, 2022, meeting. That hybrid meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 pm. Participants can … [Read More...]

Sips & Suds Returns to Downtown North Bend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) is again partnering with wineries, brewers and musicians to bring you Sip Suds and Si on Saturday, September 10th, from 6 to 9 p.m. The walk will feature boutique wineries, … [Read More...]

From Hollywood with Love: Celebrate Movies on September 3rd with $3 Tickets

The North Bend Theatre joins other U.S. cinemas in celebrating the inaugural National Cinema Day on Saturday, September 3. For one day only, all movie tickets will be just $3. This newly-launched event is the … [Read More...]

Captain George Warren Gove – Puget Sound Steamboat and Snoqualmie Hop Ranch Pioneer

Guest Post by Dave Battey The namesake for Gove Street on Snoqualmie Ridge had quite a varied career even before moving to our Valley. Captain Gove Comes Around the Horn to the West Coast Cap Gove, as his … [Read More...]

Take it Easy and Ride the Train this Labor Day!

The Northwest Railway Museum pays tribute to America’s workers this Labor Day with a special weekday train run of the Museum’s historic train on Monday, September 5th. This run is in addition to the railroad’s … [Read More...]

Work Now Underway on Western Washington’s Largest Pavement Repair Project…Including I-90 in North Bend!

After a spring and summer of slowdowns, lane closures, and bumpy roads, the Northwest Region Emergency Pavement Repair project is underway in King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. The $7 million effort began in … [Read More...]

Eastside Fire & Rescue Crews Respond to a 3-Alarm Brush Fire in North Bend

At approximately 5 pm Sunday, August 28th, Eastside Fire and Rescue (EF&R) reported they were fighting a brush fire in North Bend near the 47300 block of Southeast Grouse Ridge Access Road. Fifteen minutes after the … [Read More...]

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