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Inslee Announces State Plan for Widespread Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an updated statewide vaccine distribution and administration plan to increase the number of Washingtonians vaccinated and establish infrastructure … [Read More...]

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“Sneak Attack Windstorm,” This Was NOT!

CME commodities trading pit, Chicago IL /Associated Press Should we really be relying on one source for our news?  Relating that question to last Wednesday's wind event, should we be relying on one type of weather model forecast? Far … [Continue Reading...]

Help Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Recent reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders in King, Kitsap, Skagit, Snohomish, and Thurston counties are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend that people temporarily discontinue feeding wild birds … [Continue Reading...]

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Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm Power Outage Update #2

Wednesday's powerful winds resulted in many power outages and extensive damage to the Snoqualmie Valley's electrical system. Wind gusts of more than 60 mph, along with rain-saturated soil, resulted in fallen trees and damage … [Read More...]

Wrong-Way Driver on I90 Leads to Fatality Collision

Last night, January 13th, 2021, at about 9:54 pm, I90 eastbound (MP 38) was closed due to a fatality collision. A silver Dodge pickup being driven by a 26-year-old from New Braunfels, TX, was going westbound in the … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm, Power Outage Update: Lengthy Outage Possible

Winds and rain moved into The Snoqualmie Valley overnight, with gusts ranging from 40-60+ mph, causing widespread outages across the area. Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather warned of this storm in Sunday’s report and … [Read More...]

A Covid Lockdown Timeline: From Earth Mother to Drag Queen (and everything in-between)

Around the beginning of January 2020, my better half started talking about a virus popping up in China. I’d heard about other respiratory syndromes in the past and seen the pictures come out of Asia of people wearing masks on … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie River Flood Forecast: No Significant Flooding Expected but Some Road Closures May Occur

The Snoqualmie River near downtown Snoqualmie is currently flowing at approximately 13,100 cubic feet per second* (cfs). River stages are forecast to increase throughout Tuesday evening, cresting at approximately 27,000 cfs … [Read More...]

Torguson Skatepark Renovation Project Update

On Friday, January 8, 2021, Si View Metro Parks provided an update on the Torguson Skatepark renovation project. Good news: the project is close to completion, which will bring an expanded and upgraded outdoor … [Read More...]

The Swedish Primary Care Snoqualmie clinic is reopening Monday, Jan. 11, 2021!

Our caregivers and providers are back in our space after the construction, due to water damage, is now complete. We look forward to welcoming the community back. You may schedule an in-person appointment with any … [Read More...]

Girls on the Run Puget Sound

Girls on the Run Puget Sound, a local non-profit, is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting an 8-week Spring Season, March 29th-May 28th, 2021! Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a youth development program that inspires girl … [Read More...]

King County Announces New Funding for Community Vaccination Efforts

January 8th, King County announced the allocation of $7 million to create new high-volume community vaccination sites and mobile teams to efficiently and equitably vaccinate as many residents as possible, as quickly as … [Read More...]

The Week Ahead – Losing Count

Sunday and most of Monday appear to be the relative calm before the storm(s) mid-week.  It should be dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies today.  For Monday, models are mixed as to whether a weak disturbance … [Read More...]

A Letter from the SVSD Superintendent: Safe Restart Plan & Timeline for Elementary In-Person Learning

Dear Snoqualmie Valley Families, We are ready to move forward cautiously with bringing back more of our youngest students for in-person learning later this month. We recently presented a revised restart plan with … [Read More...]

Winter Train Rides Begin at the Northwest Railway Museum

The Northwest Railway Museum is happy to announce that scenic winter, socially-distanced, train rides through the upper Snoqualmie Valley will begin on Saturday, January 16, 2021. This is the first time in the … [Read More...]

Donate Blood at Snoqualmie’s Pop-Up Blood Drive

The City of Snoqualmie is hosting a pop-up blood drive in partnership with Bloodworks Northwest from January 12th to the 22nd at 38624 SE River Street from 9 to 5 each day. Each one-hour appointment is safe, … [Read More...]

Letter | SVSD Parents in Support of Safe Return to School

[Letter by SVSD Parents in support of safe return to school: Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] An open letter to the … [Read More...]

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with their COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. As of Tuesday, 425,900 doses of vaccine have been delivered … [Read More...]

Covid Outbreak at Assisted Living/Senior Apartment Facility in North Bend: 10 positive residents, 10 positive staff, 1 positive visitor, and 1 death

Reports surfaced recently that Red Oak Residence of North Bend was having a Coronavirus outbreak. According to a Communications Specialist for Public Health – Seattle & King County, it has been reported to them … [Read More...]

Updated: Governor Inslee announces “Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery”

Updated January 8th: Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced that based on Governor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan released earlier this week, that all eight (8) … [Read More...]

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe Joins Attorney General Ferguson in Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

On January 4, 2021, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe joined Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson in filing a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration over the accelerated sale of the National Archives and Records … [Read More...]

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