Footprints Wildlife Rehab Center: A Voice for Animals in The Snoqualmie Valley

When anyone has a critter need in the Snoqualmie Valley, one woman is inevitably mentioned as the local expert in all things small, wild and furry. Being a massive fan of those three things, I decided I had to … [Read more...]

Carnation’s Lake Marcel Toxic Algae Warning

An algal bloom in Lake Marcel had high concentrations of the toxin anatoxin. People and pets should not swim in the lake, drink lake water, or engage in other water-contact activities. Visit … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed Wednesday on Interstate 90 Near Bandera

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), at approximately 8 pm on Wednesday, September 21st, a pedestrian was killed on I90 near milepost 47. A 2017 Lexus with two female occupants was traveling … [Read more...]

Trail Run Brings Participants to Downtown North Bend

On Sunday, September 25th, residents may notice the Mt. Si Hill Climb Trail Run participants in downtown North Bend. The event runs from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m., including set-up and take-down … [Read more...]

The Blues are Back in Downtown North Bend, September 24th

The North Bend Blues Walk is back in town on Saturday, September 24th, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The festival will feature 23 bands and more than 70 musicians throughout 18 Downtown North Bend … [Read more...]

The Story of Snoqualmie’s Stewie and his Dedicated Local Rescuers

Labor Day weekend and the days following have been tough for Kate and Chris of Sharkey Farm. On September 5th, three riders from the farm were riding on the Snoqualmie Ridge mixed-use trails when the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Hosts Vaccine Clinic

The Snoqualmie Fire Department will host a vaccination clinic at the Snoqualmie Fire Department on Thursday, September 22, from 11 am to 6 pm.   They will distribute the updated COVID-19 … [Read more...]

WSDOT Travel Update: Expect Big Backups all Week on Westbound I-90 near Preston

People who use westbound Interstate 90 this week need to allow extra time for travel between State Route 18 and Issaquah. The freeway is reduced to one left lane 24 hours a day, until 5 a.m. Thursday, … [Read more...]

All Aboard! Special Autumn Event Trains at the Northwest Railway Museum

Fall into the autumn season with a variety of fun train adventures at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. First up, step back in time as you ride the rails aboard the Museum’s steam train … [Read more...]

Inslee and Local Leaders Launch Diverging Diamond Interchange Work to get I-90/SR 18 Traffic Moving

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Sweet Honey Esthetics Buzzes into North Bend

Sarah Green has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley her whole life. She grew up, went to school here, and now has a brand-new business. After graduating from Mount Si High School in 2017, Sarah attended … [Read more...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to … [Read more...]

Siren Testing for the New Tolt Dam Early Warning System to Occur September 12 – 16 and September 21

The first round of audible testing for the Tolt Dam early warning system took place in July 2022, and the second round of audible siren testing will occur on September 12 - 16 and September 21 between 9 … [Read more...]

Late-night Westbound SR 18 closure Near Tiger Mountain this Thursday

For people who use westbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain, you will need to plan extra time this Thursday, Sept. 8, as a detour will be in place overnight. Starting at 11 p.m., contractor crews … [Read more...]

Free Toddler Train Storytime Program Resumes September 5th

The Northwest Railway Museum’s popular Toddler Train Storytime program resumes on Wednesday, September 7th, at 11 am. This program is geared toward families with preschool-age children, and these … [Read more...]

A Major Project Will Affect Westbound I-90 Travel During September Near Issaquah

Just before the I90 pavement project started on Aug. 30 in North Bend between exits 31 & 32 started, Living Snoqualmie was asked by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) if we had any … [Read more...]

Final Update: All Lanes Blocked on SR 18 at Tiger Mountain State Forest

Final Update 7:00 pm: State Route 18 is finally clear and open. _____________________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY Update 3:45 pm: State Route 18 is still … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Hosts Public Hearing for Mill Development Agreement, September 12th

The Snoqualmie City Council will hold a public hearing for the Snoqualmie Mill Development Agreement at its regular September 12, 2022, meeting. That hybrid meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 pm. … [Read more...]

Sips & Suds Returns to Downtown North Bend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) is again partnering with wineries, brewers and musicians to bring you Sip Suds and Si on Saturday, September 10th, from 6 to 9 p.m. The walk will feature … [Read more...]

Work Now Underway on Western Washington’s Largest Pavement Repair Project…Including I-90 in North Bend!

After a spring and summer of slowdowns, lane closures, and bumpy roads, the Northwest Region Emergency Pavement Repair project is underway in King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. The $7 million … [Read more...]