No, Snoqualmie Ridge was Not on Fire This Morning, Blame It on an Ailing Logging Truck

Did you notice thick smoke billowing into the blue skies over Snoqualmie Ridge this morning?  Thought maybe there was a house fire?  Nope.  Not a house fire, but rather an ailing logging truck chugging its way … [Read more...]

Search and Rescue Volunteers Carry Injured Man Off Rattlesnake Ledge

Ask search and rescue volunteers what they expect on the first sunny, spring weekend and they could say having to perform multiple missions to help hikers in the Snoqualmie Valley.  This weekend, though, they … [Read more...]

Take 10,000 Eggs, Add 1,000 Kids and Create Perfect Recipe for World’s Fastest Easter Egg Hunt

It took volunteers, the Snoqualmie Parks Department and the Snoqualmie Ridge ROA two and a half hours to set up yesterday's annual Snoqualmie Easter Egg Hunt.  They laid out 10,000 candy-filled plastic eggs … [Read more...]

North Bend on the Build: Bartell's Set to Break Ground; Hotel Proposed Near Outlet Mall

It's not just Snoqualmie on the build these days.  New development is also in North Bend's future, as Bartell Drugs is set to break ground any day on a new store and a public hearing is on the horizon for a … [Read more...]

Mount Si Baseball Plays Safeco Field Tomorrow, March 30th

The Seattle Mariners home opener may be a week away, but Safeco Field is being worked in by local high school baseball teams during the Mariners High School Baseball Classic this weekend - including Mount … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: SR 203 Closed at 55th in Carnation Until 11PM, March 28th

There was a collision today, March 28, 2013, around 3PM  involving a power pole which blocked all lanes and forced the closure of SR 203 at 55th Street in Carnation. Puget Sound Energy anticipates it will … [Read more...]

Another Water Sports Company to Coming to Snoqualmie Ridge Business Park

It looks like another company is planning to build office and distribution space in Snoqualmie. The City of Snoqualmie Planning Department confirmed it recently had a pre-application meeting with the … [Read more...]

As Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter's Closing Approaches, Organizers put Call out For Needed Transition Items

As the time quickly nears for the closing date of the Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter on March 30, 2013,  shelter organizers have been fielding concerns from many community members about what's next for … [Read more...]

News Reports: North Bend Mayor Spends Night in Jail

According to a 97.3 radio report and Komo News this morning, March 28, 2013,  North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing was held in King County Jail Tuesday night, March 26th, after calling police to report a domestic … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Firefighter Brian Busby Honored with Medal of Valor for February River Rescue

When low-flying helicopters start circling the Snoqualmie Valley two things usually come to mind - the river and the mountains. On February 1, 2013, it was the Snoqualmie River that sent those helicopters to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Leash Laws, Dog Greetings Decoded and Avoiding Confrontations

In her latest Living Snoqualmie column, dog trainer Melissa Grant, who works for LeChic Pet in Issaquah, talks local leash laws, dog greetings and steps to avoid unwanted confrontations while out on walks - … [Read more...]

Police Respond to Report of Cougar Carrying Dog Near Snoqualmie Parkway, Nothing Found

The Snoqualmie Police responded to a report of a cougar with a dog in its mouth in the area of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave yesterday, March 25, 2013, according to a Living Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Y's "Dine out for a Cause" Kicks off Today; Have your Dinner Served by the Mayor, Police Chief… or Me?

If you feel like eating out tonight and wouldn't mind your dinner being served by the Snoqualmie Mayor or Police Chief (possibly even judging their table waiting skills), then head down to the Woodman Lodge … [Read more...]

School News: Foundation Luncheon; Student Filmakers Win National Honor; Dispelling Mount Si Rumors; Aune Not Named Finalist for Renton Top Job

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Luncheon Thursday Community members and business leaders are invited to attend the Small Hands to Big Plans luncheon, Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation’s biggest … [Read more...]

Summit at Snoqualmie Celebrates 75th Anniversay Today with Long List of Fun Activities

Did you know the Summit at Snoqualmie ski slopes turned 75 this year?  It's true, and today, March 24, 2013, they are formally celebrating - and part of the celebration includes a special Summit West lift … [Read more...]

It's That Time of Year, Bears are Waking Up

We received a couple reports of bear activity on Snoqualmie Ridge this week.  So if you don't want your garbage dragged into the woods, a huge mess left in the street, and for that bear culprit to remember your … [Read more...]

Quick, Heavy Snow Snarls Snoqualmie Parkway; Areas of North Bend Report 9 Inches

Heavy snow started in Snoqualmie around 8:30AM thanks to a fairly strong Puget Sound convergence zone.  As of 9:30AM the snow lightened up as evidenced by the weather radar. A reader reported at 9AM that … [Read more...]

Snow Hits North Bend; Snoqualmie Valley Schools On Time, Limited Transportation "Area A"

In case you missed it, it snowed yesterday on the first full day of spring - courtesy of a strong convergence zone that set up shop over us. Snoqualmie Valley Schools are open on time, but with limited … [Read more...]

Just a Few Months Until North Bend has New Fire Station; Live Webcam Lets You See the Progress

In February 2011, a $5 million bond passed to build a new fire station in North Bend.  In just a few short months, new fire station 87 is due to open on Maloney Grove Avenue, just off East North Bend Way. North … [Read more...]

The Question was Asked: When is Motion Water Sports Going to Finish Painting its New Snoqualmie Headquarters?

I drive Snoqualmie Parkway multiple times each day and, well, I notice things, and wonder about things I notice.  For the past month, each time I drive the Parkway and stare at the side of Motion Water Sports' … [Read more...]