Archives for December 2022

Fire Blotter |Cardiac Arrest; Structure Fire; Tree Onto House

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to in the last couple of weeks. December 17, 2022 Firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for the report of an individual who … [Read more...]

You’re invited: North Bend Taylor Park and Riverfront Park Planning Events

The City of North Bend and the North Bend Parks Commission invite citizens to attend two upcoming meetings for the William H. Taylor Park and Riverfront Park design projects, on January 9, from 1 to 4 p.m., and … [Read more...]

Updated: Eastbound I-90 Closed at North Bend Due to a Fatal Collision

Updated 8:52 am: In a press memo from the Washington State Patrol (WSP), it was reported that a pedestrian was sitting in lane two of three Eastbound I-90 just west of milepost 34. Shortly before 9 pm on … [Read more...]

The Year in Review: Top Ten Living Snoqualmie Stories of 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we thought we’d look back at the most-read stories of this past year. The list was compiled using Living Snoqualmie website traffic statistics/analytics. The list includes a … [Read more...]

Funding Available for Tourism Projects in Snoqualmie

The City of Snoqualmie Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) has opened the application process for organizations to request tourism project funding for 2023. Local organizations that accommodate … [Read more...]

Top Ten Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2022 (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 2022, as many readers know, the active Living Snoqualmie Instagram page shares … [Read more...]

Hawkins to provide ‘Legislative Session Previews’ at public meetings in North Bend, Carnation and Monroe

Sen. Brad Hawkins is inviting the public to join him later this month in North Bend, Carnation and Monroe to preview the Legislative Session. The meetings will provide opportunities for new 12th … [Read more...]

Winter Storm Warning – Be Prepared, Snoqualmie’s Mayor Issues an Emergency Proclamation

Snoqualmie Mayor Katherine Ross issued an Emergency Proclamation for an upcoming winter storm to authorize preparedness to protect residents. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter … [Read more...]

Updated: I-90 is Fully Re-opened

Final Update 313 PM: I-90/Snoqualmie is fully open. Traction tires are advised in both directions. Update 1229 PM: Eastbound I-90 at North Bend is open. Westbound remains closed near Cle Elum. No estimated … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Is Freezing Rain Potentially Coming to the Area?

We have a weather event possibly coming that we haven’t seen since 2012. This should be taken seriously and treated like a significant windstorm where we could lose power for a few days. Freezing … [Read more...]

Smash New Year’s Eve at GAME OVER 2022

Send the year 2022 out with a bang! You know you’re good. Now prove it. Match your skills against other players in a friendly competition of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. GAME OVER 2022 will give … [Read more...]

Local Garbage and Recycling Services Collections are Canceled for December 21st

Republic Services has informed the City of North Bend that it will not be able to service residential and commercial customers on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. It was determined too hazardous after a local … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Will we have a White Christmas?

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Even though we’ll get some snow this week, it may not happen. This upcoming snow potential has been very difficult to forecast. The models kept changing back … [Read more...]

Looking ahead to the 2023 Legislative session

[Guest Opinion Post By Senator Brad Hawkins, state senator for the 12th District. ] The Washington State Legislature meets each January but alternates between longer sessions of 105 days in odd years and … [Read more...]

Honoring Our Valley History: Doctor Richard Burke and the Creation of the Snoqualmie Falls Hospital

William Willard Warren Asks for a Hospital for His Employees and Families Dr. Richard Burke – 1882-1927 - Burke Street in Snoqualmie is named for him Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company mill manager W. W. … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Downed Tree; Unable to Walk; Vehicle Fire in Parking Structure

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to in the last couple of weeks. December 1, 2022 Crews responded to SR 18 near the Tiger Mt. summit to remove a downed tree blocking … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Regional Reads: Local Author Tami Asars Completes the Triple Crown and Writes a New Book

Local North Bend guidebook author Tami Asars knows the backcountry intimately. So intimately that according to the ALDHA- West (American Long Distance Hiking Association- West), she just became one of less than … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Winter Lights Sparkle through New Year’s Day

Snoqualmie is a vibrant city with small-town charm and holiday movie vibes. The light displays are magical and festive - the quaintest lights on the Eastside. Make it one of your holiday season day trip … [Read more...]

Applications Now Open for the City’s First North Bend Citizens Academy

Are you interested in learning how your local government works here in the City of North Bend? Want to know about opportunities to become more involved while connecting with City leaders, staff, and other … [Read more...]

Expect delays for westbound SR 18 lane closure near Tiger Mountain, Dec. 13 – Dec. 16

Travelers headed westbound on State Route 18 should plan for delays as drilling work continues south of the Interstate 90 interchange. From 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 to 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, … [Read more...]