Archives for August 2021

High Temperatures and Dry Conditions Prompt King County Fire Marshal to Issue Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

The Stage 2 burn ban goes into effect immediately for King County, which was already in a Stage 1 burn ban. King County’s ban is in coordination with the King County Fire Chiefs Association and Fire … [Read more...]

New Outdoor Recreation Guidelines Emphasize the Importance of Preparation, Inclusivity, AND Shared Stewardship

Part of a national movement, the Washington Recreate Responsibly Coalition encourages best practices that keep people and places safe and welcoming. Today, the Recreate Responsibly Coalition released updated … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Assists Washington State Patrol Motorcycle Troopers on I-90

At approximately 1130 am near Snoqualmie Pass (MP62), a pickup truck attempted to run several Washington State Patrol Motorcycle Troopers off the road. These Troopers were returning from the … [Read more...]

Hunting Bigfoot, the Movie, from a Locals Perspective

[Guest Post by Snoqualmie Resident Susan Burk] When I was asked to attend the premiere of the movie Hunting Bigfoot, a film by local Taylor Guterson, I didn’t hesitate. I hadn’t been to a theater … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Member Sean Sundwall Resigns

Snoqualmie City Council Member Sean Sundwall today announced his intention to resign from the City Council effective August 30, 2021.     In an email to Mayor Matt Larson he wrote, … [Read more...]

Excessive Heat Forecast: Cooling Locations in the Area, North Bend Garbage Collection & Farmer’s Market Update

Weather forecasters are predicting more hot weather for our region, with North Bend area temperatures expected to hover in the low to upper 90s for Wednesday, August 11, through Saturday, August 14. With … [Read more...]

Music in the Park Returns this August

Spend Thursday Nights in Snoqualmie under the Stars Bring a blanket or low-back chair and cozy up under the stars as Summer Music in the Park returns to Snoqualmie for two free shows in August! … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-A Short Trip to Indianapolis, Indiana

Two weeks ago, Living Snoqualmie wrote about two locals involved in the Autonomous Indy Car Challenge through their work at Bellevue-based Gaia Platform. “The Indy Autonomous Challenge is a broadly … [Read more...]

The Heat Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley After a Brief Respite

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The weather has been great the last few days, hasn’t it? Mild temps with off and on showers. At the time of writing this, today, Sunday, I’ve recorded .43” of … [Read more...]

Transportation Challenges Due to Driver Shortage: Learn How You Can Help

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe the school year is right around the corner. We have back-to-school information on our website, and more details are coming in the weeks ahead. We’re excited to … [Read more...]

Production Company Working in the Snoqualmie Valley, Delays Possible in Downtown North Bend August 10th

A production company will be working in and around North Bend in August, filming scenes for an upcoming production. Residents may notice film crew, vehicles and activity in various places throughout the … [Read more...]

Hike and Help the WDFW Help Pikas

If you plan on hiking this summer, consider helping the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) collect data about pikas! Your observations could help biologists better monitor pika populations, which … [Read more...]

North Bend Water Conservation Ordinance Effective August 15th

Each year the City of North Bend’s Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) Stage 1 goes into effect on August 15th. The WCO applies to all homes and businesses within the North Bend City limits and City … [Read more...]

Day Out with Thomas™ is Returning to the Northwest Railway Museum

All aboard! The Northwest Railway Museum is excited to announce an additional weekend of Day Out With Thomas fun this September! Day Out With Thomas, featuring Thomas the Tank Engine, returns to Snoqualmie on … [Read more...]

The Empower Youth Network’s Youth Success! Mentoring (YSM) program

Our local students need YOU! Can you sacrifice an hour a week to be a mentor? What is a mentor? A mentor is a trusted advisor who guides a less experienced person by building trust and modeling positive … [Read more...]

“Leisure Time Radio Show” Dinner Theater at Snoqualmie Falls Theater in Fall City

Join us on a raucous, fast-paced adventure with the "Leisure Time with Leisure Time Radio Show!" As the live studio audience, you will be transported back to the late 1930's early 1940s to enjoy the radio … [Read more...]

Possible Three Day Rain Event Coming for the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] To whoever participated in the rain dance, your wish is coming true. There looks to be a weak rain disturbance heading our way starting this Friday. … [Read more...]