The Valley Vagabond: Adventures in Pandemic Travel, Ireland, the Flight (Part Two)

[Guest Post by Jeff Lewis] When we last left Jeff and Diane Lewis, they had finally navigated all the steps to be able to board a flight and deplane in Ireland to visit their daughter. Surely their trip … [Read more...]

Rain, Wind and a Possible Thunderstorm to End a Long Dry Spell in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Rain, Rain, Rain. Who wants some rain with a side of wind and possible thunderstorms? I'm going to break this post up into three different parts. Rain … [Read more...]

Highlights of SVSD – Board of Directors Meeting – Sep 9, 2021

[Guest Post by Linda Grez. Note: The Zoom meeting link initially didn’t work until a new link replaced it at 5:15, and the audio was lost for about 5 minutes in the middle of the meeting.] The agenda and the … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Jason Stellman’s Misfit Faith

[Guest Post by Lynda Lahman] I once read a book about a loving Jesus versus a legal Jesus…is the point of Christianity to follow the teaching of ‘love thy neighbor as thyself’ or to look for and punish … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Adventures in Pandemic Travel, Ireland Edition (Part One)

[Guest Post by Jeff Lewis] There are angels and demons who walk among us. Some work in the travel industry.   It’s been 4 decades since I last had the opportunity to travel overseas, so when … [Read more...]

Bears: The Super Sleepers

Guest Poster and Wildlife biologist Daryl Ratajczak explains why bears are extra hungry this time of year, so we can all take care with our garbage, pet food, and birdseed to help keep bears wild! As … [Read more...]

Highlights of the SVSD School Board Meeting Aug 26, 2021: Budget was Approved for 2021-2022

[Guest Post by Linda Grez] The Minutes of the August 12, 2021 Board Meeting were approved. Communications and Recognition Superintendent Gibbon welcomed everyone back.  Some of the highlights … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Railroad Days Returns

The 82nd Snoqualmie Railroad Days festival returns on August 28-29, 2021. This year the Grand Parade returns live and in-person on Saturday, August 28th at 11 am. The fun continues with: Steam … [Read more...]

What’s in a Wolf Pack Name? A Lot of History

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) biologists confirmed the presence of four new wolf packs during the most recent population survey- the Vulcan Pack, the Onion Creek pack, … [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...]

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...]

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...]

“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...]

A Letter from the Snoqualmie Firefighters Association: Pancake Breakfast Cancelled for 2021

Dear wonderful and supportive residents of Snoqualmie: For the past 20 years, we have thoroughly enjoyed serving the community through our annual Pancake Breakfast. Snoqualmie Fire Station bays become a … [Read more...]

Dry Spell Continues with Warmer Temperatures Coming

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] What a boring time of the year for weather, but I guess it’s ok if you like the heat, I don’t. That heatwave last month was brutal, and I hope we don’t have to … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Chris Fagan’s The Expedition

For Living Snoqualmie’s second installment of Regional Reads, I got some much-needed help from local author Lynda Lahman. Lynda kindly responded to my request for help reading local authors and as one … [Read more...]

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Begins October 1st in Washington

Washingtonians will begin to see fewer plastic bags littering the state’s roadsides, parks, and streams beginning Oct. 1, when the statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect. The bag ban prohibits the … [Read more...]

The Age of Aquarius Dawns at the North Bend Theatre this weekend, July 23-25, with Limited Screenings of Summer of Soul.

Summer of Soul has been called “possibly the best concert film ever made” thanks to the direction of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. Brilliantly weaving unseen footage of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival … [Read more...]

Record-Breaking Heatwave Comes to an End Soon

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The end of the heatwave is near, and you can see evidence of that off our coast. The onshore flow will begin overnight tonight into Tuesday morning. So, say … [Read more...]