Archives for December 2014

Top Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2014

So many photos of Snoqualmie Valley iconic scenery are shared on the Living Snoqualmie Facebook page each month. A list of the most the popular photos of 2014 was compiled by going through Facebook … [Read more...]

Top Stories of 2014 | A Look Back at a Dramatic Year in the Valley

2014 was a busy year in the Snoqualmie Valley, highlighted by some dramatic, sometimes sad, stories and happenings. From the discovery of Baby Kimball Doe, to a devastating explosion, to teenage girls working … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Plane Crash | 50 Year Anniversary, Rescuers Battle Freezing Snow Storm to Save Lives

Fifty years ago today, December 29, 1964, a snow storm hit the Snoqualmie Valley. Before it began, a 40-year old Seattle secretary, Norma Newell, was in the skies above Mt. Si, receiving flying lesson from her … [Read more...]

Calling Young Artists! Let Holiday Recycling Inspire Art Contest Entries

Christmas is over and many local kids are probably thrilled with presents left behind by Santa. But there's another thing left behind with all those gifts that make the holidays one of the busiest times of the … [Read more...]

OPEN! Storm Brings Enough Snow to Open Summit at Snoqualmie

UPDATE | DECEMBER 28, 2014 OPEN FOR BUSINESS - AT LEAST PARTLY! Well, it wasn't quite the amount of snow they were hoping for Saturday at Snoqualmie Pass, but it looks like it was enough to [finally] open … [Read more...]

LETTER | Time to Make Investment in Our Kids’ Education, Prepare for Future Today

The Snoqualmie Valley School board has deliberated for the last two years over options to address the explosive growth of the Snoqualmie Valley and education needs of our next generation. In addition to that, … [Read more...]

Sasquatch Spotted Streetside in North Bend

As soon as Bob Antone's wood sculpture moved outside (and streetside) of the North Bend Visitors Center and Mountain View Art Gallery, the questions started. One resident asked, "What is up with the driftwood … [Read more...]

120 Police Agencies Work Overtime to Arrest, Prosecute Impaired Drivers this Holiday Season

In the early morning hours of December 11, 2014, Snoqualmie Police responded to a car in a ditch near Snoqualmie Parkway and SE 96th. Luckily no one was hurt in the one-vehicle accident.  The driver, though, … [Read more...]

Lurking Dangers: Top Holiday Risks for Family Pets

In her latest column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Le Chic pet offers important reminders of some of the risks the holiday season (and winter weather) can pose for beloved, family pets - and offers … [Read more...]

POLICE BLOTTER | DUI Accident, Soda & Package Theft, Construction Crew Not Robbers

Here are a sampling of calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to during the week of December 6, 2014. Living Snoqualmie also published a more detailed story earlier this week on December front porch … [Read more...]

LETTER | Muir Street Being Used as Speedway, Time for Speed Limit Signs

Dear Community Members, I would like to call out an issue with vehicular velocity on Muir St between Fairway and Douglas (Snoqualmie Ridge). I also want to give kudos to those who deserve them from the City of … [Read more...]

Must See Holiday Home! North Bend Residence Creates Musical Light Show; See the Singing Reindeer, Drop off Food Bank Donations

For those who love holiday light displays, this might be considered a 'MUST SEE' home in the Snoqualmie Valley... complete with a singing reindeer, dancing lights -  LOTS of lights! Homeowner Alicia Messa … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights Winners Announced, Complete with Musical Light Show and Frozen

The results of the 2014 Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest were released on December 15th. In all, ten Snoqualmie homeowners entered the competition and were evaluated on creativity, originality, thematic … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Looking for Local, Part-Paid Firefighters

Are you a local resident interested in becoming a firefighter?  Know someone who is?  The Snoqualmie Fire Department is offering an opportunity to get your foot inside the fire station, working closely with … [Read more...]

Front Porch Package Theft on Snoqualmie Ridge, Police Say Immediate Reporting Key

It is not uncommon for front porch package theft to rise during the holidays - with the prevalence of online shopping and deliveries that  occur while homeowners are at work, school, etc. On Monday, December … [Read more...]

Outdoor Ice Rink Open | Calling All Skaters for Evening Magazine Filming

UPDATE |  December 15, 2014, 5PM On Tuesday, December 16th, from 10AM-1PM, when King 5's Evening Magazine is in Snoqualmie filming the holiday ice rink, skating is FREE for community members who show up and … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Frosty Chicken Chase, Fraudulent Purse Claimer Arrested, Child not Closing Door Leads to Worry

Here are a few of the calls Snoqualmie Police responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the week of November 29th - December 5th. Many times, lights and sirens are not required during SPD … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Gets Two Big Endorsements

City of Snoqualmie Endorses SVSD School Bond The Snoqualmie Valley School District received two big endorsements this week for its upcoming February 10th school bond, which if passed  would rebuild and enlarge … [Read more...]

Editorial | Grinchy Battle with the Holiday Lights Uncovers the Truth of our Tree

I love Christmas lights. I love Christmas Trees. I am neither great, nor patient, when it comes to putting them up. A bit of the Grinch radiates through me each year when I fight with our lights. The truth is, … [Read more...]

High Wind Warning Issued | Morning Power Outage Reported on Snoqualmie Ridge

Puget Sound Energy reported at 9AM, December 11, 2014, that 721 customers were without power on Snoqualmie Ridge. Luckily, PSE restored power quickly. Tanner Electric also reported scattered outages in North … [Read more...]