King County Health launches new coronavirus antibody study to help understand infection rate and spread

King County Public Health announced it will soon launch a new coronavirus antibody study to help answer questions like how many have been infected with COVID-19; who is more likely to be infected and how severe … [Read more...]

Seattle Public Utilities issues apology to Carnation residents, will attend community meeting about false Tolt Dam failure system alarm

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) recently issued a letter to Carnation residents, stating it would attend a special [online] Carnation city council meeting at 7PM, August 3rd, to discuss this week's accidental … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District changes Fall Reopening Plan to All Remote Learning

On Thursday, July 30th, during a school board work session, Snoqualmie Valley School District Superintendent Dr. Rob Manahan recommended now starting the 2020-21 school year fully remote. The … [Read more...]

Shoplifting incident starts police pursuit on Snoqualmie Ridge, July 29th

Wednesday afternoon, July 29, 2020, Snoqualmie Police officers were involved in a pursuit in the Deer Park neighborhood of Snoqualmie Ridge. The police pursuit stemmed from shoplifting at the … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Turns 10: Thank You Snoqualmie Valley

Yesterday was a big day in the Living Snoqualmie office. We marked our 10-year anniversary. When we made that first post on July 29, 2010, we had no idea what the website would become. We do know … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee indefinitely freezes counties advancing phases in state reopening plan

On Wednesday, July 29th, Governor Inslee announced via Twitter he has now indefinitely extended the freeze on counties advancing phases in Washington's Safe Start [reopening] Plan. The governor … [Read more...]

False Alarm: Tolt River Dam failure siren accidentally activated Tuesday afternoon in Carnation

According to the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), the Tolt River Dam failure alarm system falsely activated around 11:15AM, Tuesday, July 28th. The loud alert system and siren notifies residents … [Read more...]

Death investigation launched after deceased male found in Snoqualmie River near Fall City

The King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) said a death investigation is underway after a deceased male was found in the Snoqualmie River near Fall City on Thursday evening, July 23, 2020. KCSO Sgt. Ryan Abbott … [Read more...]

Coronavirus Updates: Governor issues new restaurant restrictions, many King County school districts switch to all remote learning in fall

New restrictions on King County restaurants go into effect on July 30th after Governor Inslee announced more changes to the state's Safe Start reopening phase rules. The new restaurant restrictions are for … [Read more...]

Safety upgrades coming to dangerous SE 104th/SR 18 intersection near Snoqualmie as part of interchange improvement project

The I-90/SR 18 interchange improvement project near Snoqualmie will also bring needed improvements to the often dangerous SE 104 Street / SR 18 intersection located just west of the busy … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School Football, Girls Soccer and Volleyball seasons postponed until spring

On Tuesday, July 21st, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Executive Board announced a major modification the 2020-21 high school sports seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The … [Read more...]

North Bend Downtown Foundation hands out 2nd ‘Ripple Effect’ award to beloved Arby’s Employee

It may have been delayed a couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the North Bend Ripple Effect Award is back - and this time it went to Arby's employee, Chance Turner. If … [Read more...]

Recent Drownings, Hot Weather Bring Renewed Attention to Snoqualmie River Safety

Another tragic drowning in the Snoqualmie River has brought renewed attention to local river and lake safety. While lakes and rivers are a big draws during hot summer days, rivers like the Snoqualmie are … [Read more...]

Public Hearing: Tollgate Farmstead Improvement Project Developer Agreement proposed, would reduce project costs

On Thursday, July 23, 2020 the City of North Bend Planning Commission will hold an online public hearing to solicit feedback on a proposed developer agreement with Si View Park District regarding The Tollgate … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board President: Reopening Schools? We Hear You

[By Carolyn Simpson, SVSD School Board President. Letters can be sent to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Dear SVSD Families, It has become the most popular topic in the news and on social media: Reopening … [Read more...]

Month-long FULL Closure of SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall starts July 26th, followed by second road closure in same area

UPDATE | JULY 23rd, 4PM WSDOT now says SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall will only be closed for one month starting Sunday, July 26th. [See below original article for project details.] There is also … [Read more...]

Washington coronavirus cases rising: Governor reduces phase 3 social gatherings to 10, says ‘steps backward’ could be needed

As COVID-19 cases in Washington State continue to increase, on Thursday, July 16th, a seemingly frustrated Governor Inslee held another press conference to announce another change related to the state's Safe … [Read more...]

Inside Look at new Snoqualmie Sno-King Ice Arena, anticipated opening September 2020

After a one-month work stoppage due to the statewide coronavirus pandemic shutdown, in late April Sno-King was allowed to re-start construction on its new ice rink in the Snoqualmie Ridge Business … [Read more...]

Teen dies after bridge jumping into Snoqualmie River

UPDATE | July 14th, 9:45PM City of Snoqualmie PIO Joan Pliego sadly confirmed the 17-year old male died after bridge jumping into the Snoqualmie River Tuesday afternoon. See full story below. ORIGINAL … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie MOD Pizza temporarily closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, July 11, 2020 Snoqualmie residents began inquiring on social media, asking why the popular Snoqualmie Ridge MOD Pizza location was closed. As is typically the case on social media platforms, … [Read more...]