Archives for December 2021

The Year in Review: Top Ten Living Snoqualmie Stories of 2021

As 2021 comes to an end, we thought we’d look back at what the most-read stories of this past year were. The list was compiled using Living Snoqualmie website traffic statistics/analytics. The list … [Read more...]

Update: Dumpsters are now Full. Do NOT Bring any More Trash to Torguson

In response to this week's winter storm and the multiple days of missed garbage and recycling collections, the City requested Republic Services provide large collection containers at Torguson Park for … [Read more...]

Updated 7:00 PM: I90 has Re-Opened

I-90 is open.   The vehicle under the tanker truck containing sulphuric acid was within a half-inch of hitting the drain valve. The vehicle was removed by letting air out of the front tires with … [Read more...]

If You’re Sick of Snow, Do NOT Read this Forecast aka the Last Forecast of 2021

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Nothing like ending the year with another round of snow heading our way.  There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 AM to 7 PM … [Read more...]

Warming Shelters Available in Snoqualmie & North Bend

The region continues to experience dangerously cold temperatures this week. If outdoors, remember to dress in layers and cover exposed skin. Take precautions to protect pets and livestock from the … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Key Club Helping Snoqualmie & North Bend Senior Citizens with Snow Removal

Mount Si High School Key Club to shovel the driveway/sidewalk of any senior citizen or neighbor in need in Snoqualmie for free! It is a contact-free service, so all you have to do is visit the form … [Read more...]

Updated: Accidents Snarl Traffic on a Snowy Tuesday Morning

Update 11:40 AM: All accidents are cleared. Update 10:15 AM: Westbound I-90 is closed 9 miles east of the summit at Price Creek due to collisions. Estimated reopening at noon. Eastbound is open with … [Read more...]

Top Ten Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2021 (According to Instagram)

The end of the year is all about top ten lists. In addition to our upcoming post on the top stories of 2021, as many readers know, the active Living Snoqualmie Instagram page shares … [Read more...]

Christmas & Boxing Day Snow in the Snoqualmie Valley

As predicted by our weather guru Mark Davis, the snow started coming down on Christmas Day. Fortunately for those of us traveling or having family over, the brunt of the snow held off until … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Welcomes New City Administrator Michael Sauerwein

 The Snoqualmie City Council recently confirmed Michael (Mike) Sauerwein as City Administrator, a role that starts on January 10. Sauerwein, who most recently worked as City Manager for Medina, … [Read more...]

Will the Snoqualmie Valley Get a White Christmas?

[Guest post by Mark Davis] I’m sure by now everyone has heard about the cold temperatures and the possibility of snow heading our way.   I’m going to talk about the temperatures first, cause … [Read more...]

City of North Bend Winter Weather Preparation: Snowplow and Street Treatment Info

With Winter officially here, the City would like to remind residents of snowplow routes, as well as the steps they can take to assist Public Works crews when winter weather strikes and City snowplows hit the … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Closed Eastbound

FINAL UPDATE: The blocking collisions have been cleared and EB I-90 is back open T MP 47, five miles west of the … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall to Close to Public Beginning Wednesday, December 22nd

As a preventative measure to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious Delta and Omicron Covid-19 variants, North Bend City Hall will temporarily close to the public beginning on Wednesday, December 22, … [Read more...]

Sno-Valley Transportation Options to get a Boost from a New Campaign

Transportation Services in the Snoqualmie Valley aren’t limited to a traditional bus, and riders may not even recognize smaller shuttles, vans and even personal cars as an option to get from place to … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Closed in Both Directions

FINAL UPDATE 10:13 PM: I-90 is open in both directions between North Bend and Cle Elum after blocking collisions closed the pass earlier tonight. More snow is expected thru Sunday morning. They're out … [Read more...]

Public Health Leaders Urge Public to Prepare Now for Rapid Surge in Local COVID-19 Omicron Cases

According to Seattle & King County Public Health officials, the highly infectious Omicron variant is moving at astonishing speed, according to new projections.   In the coming week, the … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School – Fall Musical Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

[Guest Post by Emma Parker] The recent musical production of Cinderella was much anticipated both by those who are regularly connected with the High School drama offerings and the wider, local community. … [Read more...]

A List of Can’t-Miss Holiday Festivities Before the Big Day next Saturday

This is it! The last weekend before the big day next Saturday, and there is again no shortage of ways to get your Ho Ho Ho on. Check out our events calendar for all things jingly. Light Up North … [Read more...]

Traffic Advisory from the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

HOSPITAL EVENT TO IMPACT PARKWAY TRAFFIC THURSDAY, DEC. 16th Please expect heavier than usual traffic on Snoqualmie Parkway Thursday, Dec. 16, during a community vaccination event at Snoqualmie … [Read more...]