Lessons from the past

Last week, a Crosscut article took a look into Seattle’s past and painted a familiar picture for us. It’s October 1918, and Seattle is battling pandemic flu. People are wearing face masks and staying far apart … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: Is regional trucking placing an unfair burden on Snoqualmie?

[Article by Jim Mayhew, Snoqualmie Council Mayor Pro Tem. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Meeting Pauses to Pay Tribute to Dave Olson, “One of the Biggest Hearts in the Snoqualmie Valley”

During the November 17th North Bend City Council meeting, councilmembers, community members, family and friends paused to honor the memory of longtime community volunteer, Dave Olson, who passed away on Friday, … [Read more...]

Encompass Virtual Autumn Gala – The Power of Us – Brings the Community Together for Children & Families

On November 7th, the Encompass Autumn Gala, The Power of Us, took place in a new venue - YouTube. A record 500 people came together not in a ballroom but in the comfort of their own homes to raise funds for the … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Watching Another Potential Windstorm, Snow Levels to Rise (briefly)

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a stormy Saturday night, Sunday looks to extend that experience somewhat with rain turning to showers, but gusty conditions continue at … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Turning Wet with Mountain Snow, and Maybe a Windstorm?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] It's been a chilly but at least sunny start to Sunday, however wet weather looks set to return this week.  With highs likely to run 5-8°F below normal … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: The Battle of Good vs. Evil and The Pillsbury Doughboy

[Article by Matt Pawelski- North Bend, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Yep. No matter … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Enjoy some November sunshine while it lasts!

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a chilly start today and an extra hour to play with, Sunday and Monday will provide exceptional weather to break down and store away all the … [Read more...]

Elementary Families: Updated Hybrid AM/PM Model for In-Person Instruction – See 2 New Surveys to Confirm your Needs

Dear Snoqualmie Valley families, As the Snoqualmie Valley School District continues to plan for in-person learning, our Elementary Teaching and Learning team has been working with principals and staff to … [Read more...]

Cherry de Pon Says Farewell: A Letter to the Community

To the Snoqualmie Valley Community, In 2012, I drove my friend to the Snoqualmie Ridge and introduced her to this lovely neighborhood I had stumbled across from a day trip to Snoqualmie Falls. Less than 6 … [Read more...]

Letter | Dr. Kim Schrier: Promise Keeper

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter – Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]

North Bend Temporarily Reopens Small Business and Community Rapid Relief Grant Program

The City of North Bend will temporarily reopen its Small Business and Community Rapid Relief Program created to help small businesses and community organizations impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Over the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Board Meeting Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

[Guest Article by Linda Hamm Grez, North Bend WA] Last Thursday's 10/22/20 School Board meeting reflected our schools' current state of limbo: The District's phased return to in-person learning via hybrid … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Looking mostly dry…until Halloween of course :(

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] We've had a chilly start Sunday with our first frost, but today should still make for a great last dry weekend run to the pumpkin patch ahead of an … [Read more...]

Letter | Gael Tarleton will be an Excellent Secretary of State

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter - Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate to … [Read more...]

Accessibilty of Trails and Outdoor Recreation in the Snoqualmie Valley (part one)

[Guest post by Matt Pawelski] Welcome to the first installment of our series concerning accessibility to trails and outdoor recreation in Snoqualmie Valley! You may have heard about the official opening … [Read more...]

Valley Covid cases on the upswing concern that climb in overall cases means ‘fall surge’ is starting. Experts say we must act now to reverse trends

Data from the Washington State Department of Health show that case numbers in western Washington counties are climbing at an alarming rate, near or beyond previous peaks in some areas. Between October 6th … [Read more...]

(Story Updated) The Week Ahead – October Snow on the Way?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE |October 21st According to Ryan, it is still early but models still say snow event Friday. Incredibly low snow level for mid-Oct (~1,500-2,000sf) … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival Closes: Locals Review Festival’s Audience Winner

Following the end of the North Bend Film Festival on October 11th, Adam Rehmeier's Dinner in America was announced as the winner of the festival's Audience Award. "I'm thrilled Dinner in … [Read more...]

SVSD Reopening Plans On Hold Due to Increasing COVID-19 Cases

The latest from Snoqualmie Valley School District Superintendent Robert Manahan Dear Snoqualmie Valley families, During this pandemic school year, our school district continues to monitor and assess a … [Read more...]