Archives for April 2015

Senior Girl Scout Troop Ready to Show Valley They are ‘More than Cookies’

There's a lot more to being a Girl Scout than selling boxes of cookies once a year, including friendship, leadership and adventure - and some longtime Valley Girl Scouts are ready to prove it to you this … [Read more...]

Taking Chances, Infusing Passions into Local Family Businesses

North Bend Family Takes Chance on their Own Shop Longtime North Bend residents Scott and Leslie Moon are a motorcycle loving family.  In fact, they met 18 years ago while in a motorcycle road racing club and … [Read more...]

Broadway on Meadowbrook Way | Mount Si Drama Debuts ‘The Matchmaker’

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Well, the Mount Si Drama Department has you covered as it debuts its newest production to the community. This weekend, Mount Si High School Drama is … [Read more...]

Anytime Fitness to Offer FREE Outdoor Workouts in the Park, Every Saturday in May

Yes, you read that right. Snoqualmie's Anytime Fitness is offering FREE outdoor fitness classes - five Saturdays in a row, right next door the club at Snoqualmie Community Park. Anytime Fitness announced last … [Read more...]

Bomb Threat ‘Prank’ Disrupts, Evacuates Twin Falls Middle School

According to the Snoqualmie Valley School District, Tuesday morning, April 28, 2015, a Twin Falls Middle School student discovered a hand-written note in a classroom stating that a bomb would explode at … [Read more...]

Lake Alice Road to Close all Summer, Detouring Drivers Through Snoqualmie Ridge

King County will close Lake Alice Road SE from June to August 2015 to replace a damaged culvert and avoid a complete collapse or plugging of the culvert, which would make Lake Alice Road … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | Is this Hot Tub Yours?, Sheep on the Lamb, Car in Ditch with NO Driver to be Found, Garden Hose Soaker Crime

Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the first two weeks of April … [Read more...]

Those Kids Can Sing | Mount Si Vocal Jazz Brings Home Trophy, Scores First in Selfie Contest, too

Another accolade was recently achieved for the Mount Si High School Music Department - and this time it wasn't the jazz band program bringing home the award - but the vocal program. This past week, Mount Si … [Read more...]

SWAT, Hostage Negotiating Teams Respond to Mt. Si Road Area Sunday Night

A heavy police presence on Mt. Si Road near 480th Ave SE drew the concern of North Bend residents Sunday night, April 26, 2015.  Residents in the vicinity estimated 30 police officers were at the scene around … [Read more...]

What Happened to Sasquatch and Dragon? Taking Vacation while Sea Creature Sylvester Visits North Bend Visitors Center

Wondering what happened to the large, wooden Dragon and Sasquatch sculptures that stood outside of the North Bend Visitors Center/Mountain View Art Gallery and welcomed tourists (and locals) to … [Read more...]

Weekend FUN | Popular Healthy Kids Day on Tap at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

A fun, FREE family focused event is on tap for the entire Snoqualmie Valley this Saturday, April 25th, from 10AM - 1PM, at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA - it's time again for the Y's annual Healthy Kids Day. The … [Read more...]

One Vehicle Accident Near Casino Sends Woman to Harborview; Residents Concerned about ‘Mobile Home Graveyard’

One Car Accident Sends Woman to Harborview Eastside Fire & Rescue and the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) responded to a one-vehicle accident near the Snoqualmie Casino on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Named One of Ten WORST Commutes in Greater Seattle Region

Snoqualmie residents are getting used to seeing the small, growing city make the cut as one of the safest cities in Washington. What what they may not be accustomed to is seeing it make a list a list with the … [Read more...]

Casting Call for Movie Extras | Help Budding, Local Teen Filmmaker with New Project, ‘Dear Society’

Local 16-year old filmmaker, Wynter Rhys, who recently released her first short film, Little Red, has a film extra casting call out to the Snoqualmie Valley for her new project, Dear Society. Like Little Red, … [Read more...]

Earth Day Celebrates Student Artists, April 22nd at City Hall

Want a fun, local way to celebrate Earth Day?  Come see how local student artists envision of what recycling means to them. Recycling is a simple, environmental activity that kids can do every day to make a … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Bellevue Transplant: Learning to Live Harmoniously with Pets and Wildlife in the Valley

In her latest column, North Bend resident, Bellevue transplant and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, offers some advice to manage life in the Valley with pets and our local wildlife, with a … [Read more...]

Yes Snoqualmie, Putting Garbage Cans out the Night Before Collection Day Invites Bears to Neighborhoods, Can Get you $125 Ticket

Ask Washington State Fish and Wildlife officers the number one thing that attracts bears to neighborhood streets - and keeps them coming back week after week - and the answer will most likely be HUMANS... more … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Home Prices Nearing All Time High

After the roller coaster of the past few years, we have more good news to report for local homeowners. On average, Snoqualmie Ridge home prices have generally recovered from their low points. As shown in the … [Read more...]

Beauty out of Grief: Tanner Jeans Foundation Awards UW Scholarships, Changes Lives of Two Mount Si Seniors

Seven years was all the time she got with her oldest son, but according to Christen Jeans, it is possible to create beauty out of grief; wake up every day and see the endless possibilities in your life. Some … [Read more...]

Review | Thai Eatery Opens in Snoqualmie, Third Time Might be the Charm

Guest Post: Tess Thompson is a Snoqualmie resident and author. She will be contributing to Living Snoqualmie as a guest writer in the coming months, reviewing local restaurants and writing about other things … [Read more...]