Archives for January 2014

Business Comings & Goings: Empty Snoqualmie Storefronts Finally Find New Tenant, New Restaurant for North Bend

Empty Store Fronts Filling on Snoqualmie Ridge It's been a long time since the two storefronts at the corner of Kinsey Street and Center Blvd in the Snoqualmie Ridge retail area have had occupants. The two … [Read more...]

North Bend City News: Police Service Switch Survey; Public Safety Meeting about Registered Sex Offenders

Police Service Switch: Online Survey to Help Snoqualmie Police Understand North Bend Citizen Perceptions In less than two months, on March 14, 2014, the Snoqualmie Police Department will start providing full … [Read more...]

Apparent Road Rage Incident Begins Near North Bend, Ends in Two Car Rollover Accident Near Issaquah

An apparent two car road rage incident began around 6:30PM, January 15, 2014, on I-90 near North Bend and ended near West Lake Sammamish Parkway when both vehicles collided and rolled over, landing in the … [Read more...]

2014 Welcomes New School Board; Doy, Simpson Elected to Lead; District Still Working to Determine Next Bond

A new school board took the reigns last Thursday night, January 9, 2014, at its first meeting of the year. Marci Busby was sworn in for her new 4-year term and Tavish MacLean was sworn in as the first … [Read more...]

King County Proposes New Taxing District to Fund Road Services; Probably Won’t Mean More for Unincorporated Roads

Remember when it snowed last month?  Remember how Snoqualmie Valley School opened on time, just as the snow was beginning to fall and stick to local roads? If you navigated Valley roads that morning, you may … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center now Official Emergency Warming Shelter, with Help from Snoqualmie Valley Rotary

Say the words "power outage" to a Snoqualmie Valley resident and they can usually tell stories of prolonged outages in recent years.  Five days in 2006.  Three days in 2012.  Long outages are never fun, but … [Read more...]

Mark your Calendars! Annual Preschool Fair set for January 25th; Providers Come Together to Help Parents Find the Right Program

3 and 4-year olds (and their parents) listen up.  It's time again....  a Snoqualmie Valley tradition...  the networking of all networking events for future preschool enrollees.  It's time for the annual … [Read more...]

PSE Works Overnight Restoring Power to Parts of Snoqualmie Valley; Treacherous Driving at Snoqualmie Pass

Update: 1/12/14, 12PM | PSE to Repair Last Scattered Outages Sunday; Stevens Reopens PSE stated,"Crews are in the final stages of the time-consuming work of going from one location to another to restore … [Read more...]

Powerful Storm Expected to Keep Valley Windy, Rainy all Saturday, Pound Mountains with Snow

It's a one-two punch from Mother Nature. While we slept Friday night, a pretty strong warm front moved through, bringing with it heavy rain and blustery winds - and warm overnight temperatures. Weather … [Read more...]

At Last! Summit at Snoqualmie Opens Ski Slopes

Mother Nature has not been very cooperative with snow this year at Snoqualmie Pass. But even with the battle between warm and cold temperatures, where the warm keeps melting any snow that accumulates, enough … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District Drama: Time to Fill Open Seat after Sitting Commissioner Ran Against, Ousted Fellow Commission Member

The recent drama within the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District and its elected commissioners has been somewhat confusing and difficult to follow. What is certain, though, is that when sitting commissioner, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: Taking the Mystery out of Clipping your Dog’s Toenails

In her newest post, pet trainer for Le Chic Pet, North Bend resident and dog guru, Melissa Grant, teaches local dog owners the art of managing their own dog's nails - and the importance of it. … [Read more...]

Appears Bear Kills Family Dog on Snoqualmie Ridge; New City Garbage Ordinance in Works

Residents of Snoqualmie Ridge's Heights neighborhood are no strangers to bears. Over the years, the large neighborhood bordering the thick woods between Lake Alice has been the 'hotbed' of Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Got Seahawks Spirit? North Bend Home Shows it off with Lights, Makes Seahawks Twitter Feed

In the world of social media,  being 'shared', 'retweeted,' 'liked' or 'favorited' by a popular social media account is kind of a big deal. And if that account happens to be the Seattle Seahawk's popular … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Crews Determine No one Caught in Saturday Avalanche at Snoqualmie Pass

Low-flying helicopters in the Snoqualmie Valley tend to put local on edge, but it appears the helicopter in Valley skies yesterday did not bring any sad news. The King County Sheriff's Office Guardian 2 … [Read more...]

Flu now Widespread in Washington, with H1N1/Swine Confirmed in Most Cases

UPDATE, 1/6/2013:   The flu is being reported in the Snoqualmie Valley. A medical professional at Meadowbrook Urgent Care in North Bend stated he had three positive flu cases last week, as well as others … [Read more...]

Happy New Year! Ingenious Tricks to Simplify your Home and Life in 2014

North Bend (now retired) handyman, Mike Williams, is what I would like to call a 'contributing content consultant' for Living Snoqualmie, as he is very helpful at sharing tips with me that he believes will make … [Read more...]