Business Comings, Falling River Meats: Good for the Farming Community, Good for the Local Economy

When Christeena and Darron Marzolf were looking for a new retail storefront location, they knew they wanted to stay in the Snoqualmie Valley. Says Christeena, “We love North Bend! I graduated from Mt … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Donut “Incident” on I90. State Troopers Claim Innocence!

At 4:55 on I-90 westbound just west of 436th Ave SE (MP 31) a collision happened blocking the right lane. The Mini Donut Factory food truck trailer had a broken hitch and came to rest by the side of the … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Now has an Events Calendar

Living Snoqualmie is pleased to announce a community calendar of virtual and (hopefully soon) in person events. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash The Calendar will include city, school board, hospital and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Casino’s Executive Chef Justin Lee creates four-courses for Field to Table at Lumen Field

Snoqualmie Casino’s Executive Chef Justin Lee delights guests in two sold out seatings this past Thursday with a four-course menu developed specifically for Field to Table at Lumen Field, home of the Seattle … [Read more...]

Governor Inslee Announces Expansion of Vaccine Eligibility & Long-Term Care Visitations May Resume

Inslee announced today that there will be upcoming vaccine eligibility expansion, including restaurant workers and Washingtonians 60 and older. He also announced that effective immediately, visitations at … [Read more...]

Mass Vaccination Clinic Announced for March 28th at the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital

It was just a matter of time. Each week, Annie Parker, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s Director of Clinic Operations and COVID-19 Team Lead, would order first-dose vaccines and wait. Over the past month, with … [Read more...]

Help the Snoqualmie Police Catch a Burglary Suspect

The Snoqualmie Police are asking for your help to ID this residential burglary suspect. The suspect was last seen in Snoqualmie in the early morning of March 02, 2021. He was seen driving a newer … [Read more...]

North Bend Planning Commission Considers Updating Downtown Core Code

On Thursday, February 25th, the North Bend Planning Commission considered updating the city’s current Downtown Core code. The Planning Commission prepares and recommends coordinated plans, regulations, and … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Sweet Taste of Europe, from Beauty to Baking (and back again)

Experts say the average person changes careers three to seven times during their lifetime. So how many of us did a career pivot due to the pandemic? I know I did, along with millions of others this past … [Read more...]

Moving into Phase 1B-2: Critical workers, pregnant people eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in late March

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Governor Jay Inslee have set a date for advancing to the next phases of vaccine eligibility, making the life-saving shot available to more people in the … [Read more...]

Spring babies — do they need your help?

Keep fawns in the crib Every year we see people who want to “help” fawns left alone in the forest. But, just because baby animals are alone does not mean they need help. Fight the urge to pick up and rescue … [Read more...]

Gov. Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health Give a Statements on Federal School and Childcare Vaccination Plan

President Biden announced today a directive to all states to get every pre-K educator, K-12 teacher, and childcare worker at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine in the month of March. “Over 30 states … [Read more...]

The WDFW Asks us to Leave Bird Feeders Down Until April 1st to Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Continued reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders across Washington and other northwest states are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend people continue to leave … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Day the Perfect Remedy for Covid Ennui

Ok, I’ll admit it. I got a word of the day app and I HAD to use that word. I think it fits, Ennui: “a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction” Yup, I have the Covid Ennui. You? The other day I … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Estimated to open at Noon, White Pass at 10 am, Stevens still has no Estimated Opening Time

Update Monday 9:13 am: I-90 Snoqualmie Pass remains closed due to increased avalanche danger. Traffic is stopped eastbound at milepost 34 near North Bend and westbound at milepost 106 near Ellensburg, … [Read more...]

Trailhead Ambassador Program Launches in the Snoqualmie Corridor Area

Trailhead Ambassadors, a brand-new volunteer program, is launching this summer in the Snoqualmie Corridor area, where recreational trails see some of the largest numbers of visitors in Washington. The Trailhead … [Read more...]

Demolition Begins on Park Street for Future Townhome Project; Neighbors Breathing a Sigh of Relief

Crews began work on one of the five vacant homes and associated garages on East Park Street just west of North Bend Way this morning that are to be demolished for a future … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Pass Reopens

Final Update 3:09 PM (we hope):  I-90 Snoqualmie Pass is now open in both directions. Traction tires required, vehicles over 10,000 GVW chains required, oversize vehicles prohibited. The roadway … [Read more...]

I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass to Remain Closed Overnight (Updated)

Update 4:44 PM:  I-90 is closed in both directions. Eastbound from North Bend milepost 34 and westbound from Ellensburg, milepost 106 due to heavy snowfall and high avalanche danger. The pass will remain … [Read more...]

State Route 18: Chains required, use alternate routes. Westbound I90 is now closed at MP 70 (Easton), MP 101 (Thorp) and MP 106 (Ellensburg).

Final Update: The collisions have been cleared and the WB lanes are back open between MP 56 near the summit and MP 106 near … [Read more...]