Archives for October 2021

Friends of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail Lawsuit Challenging Approval of North Bend’s Water System Plan Dismissed

King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi dismissed a lawsuit filed by Friends of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and River (FOSVT), appealing the Washington State Department of Health's approval of the City … [Read more...]

Review | Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood at the Snoqualmie Casino

[Guest post by Snoqualmie resident Susan Burk] When some friends and I decided to enjoy a night out for dinner, there was a looming question hanging over our heads. Where should we go? It usually … [Read more...]

Encompass Readies Red Carpet for 2021 Autumn Gala

Staff at Encompass are busy preparing for the 2021 Autumn Gala fundraiser, now just a month away. Registration and tickets for the in-person event are available online and have been selling well. … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Out of the Box Eco-store

In 2021, you can have virtually anything delivered to your doorstep. The price of this convenience is, unfortunately, a lot of waste. Most families love to shop online and sometimes feel like their recycling … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie United Methodist Church Becomes a Reconciling Congregation

Snoqualmie United Methodist (SUMC), the white church on the corner of River Street and Railroad Avenue, in the heart of downtown Snoqualmie, was founded in 1889 and is the second oldest church in the Valley. … [Read more...]

Updated: Loud Rock Slide Startles Valley Residents Thursday Evening

Update 2:34 PM: Resident Geoff Goetz sent an image of the area where he believes the slide image as well as an image of the side of Mt. Si itself saying, "I’ve attached a couple of images of the area that show … [Read more...]

Deborah Estrada Appointed Snoqualmie’s New City Clerk

Mayor Matt Larson administered the Oath of Office to Deborah “Deb” Estrada at the October 11 City Council meeting, where she was appointed as City Clerk for the City of Snoqualmie. She will begin work on … [Read more...]

Coming Soon a Visit from Blitz the Seahawk Mascot and the Biggest Fundraiser of the Year for Trail Youth

Blitz the Seahawk mascot is coming to the Trail Youth coffee shop at 226 E. North Bend Way, October 16, from 2 to 3. This family fun event is free; you can drop in between 2-3 PM, get a photo with … [Read more...]

Q&A: Snoqualmie City Council Candidates talk City Challenges, Proposition 1 and Affordable Housing

The two candidates running for Snoqualmie City Council Position 5 – Matt Laase & Tanya Lavoy submitted answers to some questions we asked. The answers below start in candidate alphabetical order … [Read more...]

Great American Outdoors Act Funding Much-Needed Recreation Improvements Across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area

Signed agreements between the USDA Forest Service and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust mark the beginning of the conservation legislation’s impact close to home.   In August 2020, the Great … [Read more...]

Early Morning Car vs. Pedestrian Accident on Eastbound I90 Results in Fatality

According to the Washington State Patrol, on October 10th at 6:38 AM, a pedestrian in dark clothing was walking in lane one of I90 eastbound just west of milepost 43. A 2017 truck traveling in lane … [Read more...]

Celebrate Our Community’s Forests on Green Snoqualmie Day

Celebrate fall by planting a tree with family and friends on Green Snoqualmie Day. Through the Green Snoqualmie Partnership, an initiative to restore and steward Snoqualmie’s forested parks and … [Read more...]

Vote for Robert Angrisano Fall City Fire Department District 27 Commissioner

[Letter by George Robertson– Fall City, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]

Serve Your Community on the Planning Commission

The City of Snoqualmie Planning Commission has an opening based on Cara Christensen’s appointment to City Council.   The seven-member Planning Commission makes recommendations to … [Read more...]

A Statement from Local Leaders on the County Council District 3 Race – Kathy Lambert/Sarah Perry

A fundamental responsibility of elected representatives is to serve and respect everyone in their community. We have serious issues to address to keep our communities healthy and safe and must stand united … [Read more...]

Please Re-Elect Fire Commissioner Dan Meredith

[Letter by Chris Connor, Fall City. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate to] Please … [Read more...]

North Bend Honored with State Award for Implementation of Form-based Code

Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington State Dept. of Commerce Director Lisa Brown recently announced Smart Communities Award winners for 2020-21, including honoring the City of North Bend with the Smart Project Award … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs, Oct. 23rd at North Bend City Hall

On Saturday, October 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Snoqualmie Police Department and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding … [Read more...]

Q&A with Snoqualmie Mayoral Candidate Peggy Shepard: Qualifications, Revenue Shortfalls, Property Taxes and City Challenges

Candidate Shepard submitted answers to four questions we posed to her. Below are her unedited responses. After the Q&A you will find her bio (also unedited) and links to her website for additional … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Nominates “Snoqualmie” as Name for New Washington State Ferry

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, a federally-recognized sovereign Tribal Nation headquartered in King County, is nominating “Snoqualmie” as the name for a new Washington State ferry. The name can be … [Read more...]