Snoqualmie Valley News

Heatmageddon on the Way to the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] So who’s ready for some heat? Not me, but unfortunately, I can’t stop it from happening, or it would be snowing. Remember when we … [Read More...]

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Meadowbrook Bridge to be Closed for an Inspection

The Meadowbrook Bridge located in Snoqualmie will be closed to all traffic for a routine inspection on Thursday, June 24 starting at 8:30 a.m. Traffic will not be allowed on the bridge during the process – the bridge will reopen at 3:30 … [Continue Reading...]

The Truth About Bear Spray — It’s Not Just for Bears: Knowing How to Use it and Other Questions Answered

Did you know that bear spray works as a deterrent for a lot of species, not just bears? Bear spray is a highly effective tool against all mammals and may be useful should you find yourself in a rare but possible, unsafe wildlife encounter. The … [Continue Reading...]

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Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Fireworks Stand is Opening Soon

Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children, one community at a time. The Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Club started as a service organization in 1933 … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Announces a New Online Portal for Public Records Requests

The City of Snoqualmie has adopted a new online portal to streamline Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The NextRequest portal, available on the city website, gives requestors the ability … [Read More...]

Five Snoqualmie Valley Scouts Complete Eagle Projects During the Pandemic

As a failed Bluebird, I know nothing about Scouting. So, when Rita Schriver from Troop 466 of Snoqualmie and North Bend emailed to tell me about the troop's five newest Eagle Scouts: Henry Otto, Erik Diegel, Aidan Schriver, … [Read More...]

Fire Benefit Charge Renewal on August 3 Primary Ballot

King County Fire Protection District 10 (Fire District 10) reports call volumes have increased 19.4% compared to the same time last year. Fire District 10 is part of Eastside Fire & Rescue, which reported a 25.4% increase … [Read More...]

COVID -19: The Snoqualmie Valley; Where We Were and Where We are Now. Cases and Hospitalizations Drop as King County Reaches 70% Vaccination Coverage

According to the Department of Health, when the first COVID-19 vaccines arrived locally in mid-December, it was a sign of hope. In King County at the time, 240 people were being hospitalized for COVID-19 each week and sadly, … [Read More...]

North Bend Film Festival Announces Upcoming Hybrid Edition for 2021 Event

Festival’s 4th edition set to run both virtually and in-person in North Bend, WA July 15-18, 2021 NBFF to Feature 20th Anniversary Celebration of DONNIE DARKO with Director Richard Kelly and First Annual Dulac … [Read More...]

Annual Reminder – Burning Moratorium for Areas of Eastside Fire & Rescue June 15th Through September 30th

The communities within Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) are beautiful locations, offering some of the finest living on the west coast. Our neighborhoods cover relatively mountainous terrain, urban in nature, with fences … [Read More...]

Semi vs. Semi Accident Slows Traffic Tuesday Morning

According to the Snoqualmie Police Department on Tuesday, June 15th at approximately 9:15 am, there was a Semi vs semi accident on westbound I90. Photos Courtesy of the Snoqualmie PD I90 will have extended delays … [Read More...]

Father’s Day in the Valley: “The Fountain of all Wisdom,” The Finalists!

In the last 6 months, Living Snoqualmie has had three contests. The first contest was 2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo; the second was How I Met my Other, a Valentine’s Day contest and this one 'The Fountain of all Wisdom' … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Casino Moves Closer to Launching Sportsbook as Washington State Gambling Commission Approves Sports Betting

In a 7-0 vote on June 10, 2021, the Washington State Gaming Commission (WSGC) approved the sports wagering amendment in Snoqualmie Casino’s gaming compact, which is a major step towards bringing sports wagering to Washington … [Read More...]

Day Out with Thomas™ is Pulling into the Northwest Railway Museum for an Outdoor Party You Won’t Want to Miss!

All aboard! Day Out with Thomas featuring Thomas the Tank Engine returns to Snoqualmie, in his only Pacific Northwest tour stop, at the Northwest Railway Museum on July 9-11 and 16-18, 2021. With health and safety … [Read More...]

Community invited to North Bend Wildfire Resiliency and Preparedness Town Hall, June 23rd

Community members are invited to join the City of North Bend, EastsideFire & Rescue and King Conservation District for an important Town Hall about Wildfire Resiliency and Preparedness on June 23, 2021, at 6PM.  The … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Appoints Industry Leader Stanford Le as CEO and President of Snoqualmie Casino

The Snoqualmie Tribe recently appointed Stanford Le as the CEO and President of Snoqualmie Casino. Mr. Le joined the casino as the Chief Marketing Officer in June 2018, helping to shape the marketing and … [Read More...]

Give Dad the Chance to Blow Off Some Steam with a Steam Train Ride on Father’s Day Weekend

Looking for something special and unique for dad on Father’s Day weekend, June 19-20? Let dad blow off some steam and have some family fun with a steam train ride through the beautiful upper Snoqualmie … [Read More...]

A “Last Blast” for the Class of 2021 Starts this Saturday

This Saturday, June 12th, you are invited to a celebration for the Class of 2021. The event kicks off what the organizing parent group is calling Senior week. The same group of parents who created the Adopt a … [Read More...]

Time for Family Fun as Drive-in Movie at Meadowbrook Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley

Last summer, the pandemic triggered the resurgence of drive-in movie family fun, so the North Bend Downtown Foundation decided to give its popular Drive-in at Meadowbrook event a repeat performance for … [Read More...]

North Bend Farmers Market Returns to Si View Park June 10th

For fifteen years now, the North Bend Farmers Market has been hosted at the scenic Si View Park framed by a spectacular view of Mount Si. Visitors appreciate this unique setting while shopping for fresh produce, specialty … [Read More...]

Here isn’t Anything like There: Get ‘Wild’ in the Snoqualmie Valley

2020, and its crazy real estate market, brought many newcomers to the Snoqualmie Valley.  We arrived here a few years back and fell in love with the beauty of the valley. However, even after living and hiking all my life … [Read More...]

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