Archives for January 2013

Monday Kid Fun: 'Bounce for Hope’ at Kidz Bounce, Benefits Seattle Children's Hospital

Alert!  There's no school on Monday.  It's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Looking for something fun to do with the kids?  Here's an option. Hope on the Hill Guild is organizing its 2nd annual Bounce for Hope … [Read more...]

Railway Museum Announces North Bend Road Closure for Crossing Upgrade

The Northwest Railway Museum will be reconstructing the Main Street railway crossing beginning on Monday, January 21st and, weather permitting, will complete the project by Saturday, January 26th, 2013. This … [Read more...]

Commuter Alert: Dense Fog Weather Advisory Might Slow Traffic

Just when you think you've seen every type of weather advisory, watch or warning from the National Weather Service, a new one sneaks up on you. If you are heading out of the Snoqualmie Valley, or out of your … [Read more...]

Two Snoqualmie Valley Stores Closing Doors

Two Snoqualmie Valley stores will be closing their doors in the next couple months; one in Fall City and one in North Bend. Quirkz of Art, a furniture and art consignment store located at 33511 SE Redmond-Fall … [Read more...]

Give Good Awards: Recognizing Inspirational Snoqualmie Valley People, Nominations Still Open!

Angela Craig has a passion, and about a year ago she decided to bring that passion home to the Snoqualmie Valley.  Angela wants to ensure local inspirational residents and community activists are recognized.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Digging, Why Dogs do it and Ways to Curb it

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. Some breeds of dogs were … [Read more...]

Back-Country Skier Injured at Chair Peak near Snoqualmie Pass; High Winds Stop Helicopter; Ground Rescue Successful

Updates 1/15/2013: ** Search and Rescue workers located the two men, one injured, and transported them by foot to their command post near Alpental.  The injured skier was transported by sled.   The hike was … [Read more...]

Q13 News Shines Light on Positives of Neighborhood Blogs, Including Living Snoqualmie

Just as I unintentionally ran smack dab into the Snoqualmie Police arresting the suspected U-haul burglars last week, I ran smack dab into a local TV news interview last night. Q13 News was back out in … [Read more...]

Three "Drive-Aways" in One Week Leaves Gateway Gas Station a Few Pumps Short

Yes, you read that right.  In about one week's time, three separate drivers have pumped gas into their cars and then driven away with the gas pump still attached, breaking three gas pumps at Gateway Gas and … [Read more...]

Weekend Helicopter Noise: Recovery Search for Skydiver and Rescue of Injured Snowshoers

We received a few inquiries over the weekend asking about low-flying helicopters in North Bend.  There were actually two missions going on. The helicopters were reported on over the weekend near Mt. Si Road, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Opens 2013 Educator of the Year Nominations

Does your child have a teacher, office staff member, bus driver who's impacted their life in a positive way this year?  We all probably know one; that special teacher or classified staff member we brag about to … [Read more...]

Chief Kanim Middle School 10th Annual Winter Carnival This Friday; Great Way to Get to Know Your Child's New School

Looking for something fun for the entire family and supports a local school this weekend?  The Chief Kanim Middle School ASB and PTSA will be hosting the 10th Annual Winter Carnival this Friday night, January … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley, Stage 2 Burn Ban in Effect – No Wood-Burning Stoves and Fireplaces

Are you a Snoqualmie Valley resident with a wood-burning fireplace or pellet stove?  Well, then you are being asked not to use them until the air quality improves in King County. According to the Puget Sound … [Read more...]

Go Seahawks! Valley Businesses Opening Early for Playoff Game Viewing Today

Yes, it's 18 degrees outside and some of you may not feel like leaving the comfort of your warm home to cheer on the Seahawks.  But for those of you that thrive on group gatherings with loud cheering, here's a … [Read more...]

Imagine Housing to Share Latest Plans for Snoqualmie Affordable Housing Project

Last summer a buzz started around Snoqualmie when Imagine Housing announced its plan to build a lower-income, 160-unit  apartment complex on a parcel of land (S-20) adjacent to the new Eagle Point neighborhood … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Volunteer Follows Medical Career Dream Inspired by Son's Cancer Battle

Volunteers play a vital role at our local Snoqualmie Valley Hospital (SVH), contributing more than 200 hours of service each month. They provide assistance to patients, their families and the community and help … [Read more...]

King County Road Crews Expand Operations as Temperatures Fall and Ice Concerns Mount; City of Snoqualmie Ready, Too

A wet afternoon followed by freezing overnight temperatures are a recipe for icy roads, which require extra precaution by drivers.  According to the National Weather Service, lows in the Snoqualmie Valley are … [Read more...]

Had Your Flu Shot? You May Want It; Widespread Flu Reported in 41 States

Did you get your flu shot this year?  Maybe not, as last year's mild and short-lived flu season left you feeling invincible. This year, though, is a different story. The Center for Disease Control reported … [Read more...]

Updates: Hit-and-Run Driver Search, Timing of Helicopter Recovery Search for Mt. Si Skydiver

Living Snoqualmie has gotten a few inquiries regarding the recovery mission of the presumed deceased skydiver on Mt. Si and the King County Sheriff's Office search for the driver of the suspected hit-and-run … [Read more...]

Be One Step Ahead: Theft Prevention Tips from Local Insurance Agent

Snoqualmie resident and American Family Insurance Agent, Sean Sundwall, is in the business of protecting families and the assets they have worked their entire lives to acquire and preserve. He said after  … [Read more...]