More Important Than Ever To Eat And Shop Local, Support North Bend Businesses

The shift in weather this first week of Fall was a stark reminder that with cooler and wetter weather, local businesses will have less outdoor dining and shopping space available to compensate for indoor … [Read more...]

Letter | Mark Mullet Deserves your Vote

[Article by Chad Magendanz- Issaquah, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] You … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Weather: The Week Ahead – Here Comes the Sun, but will the Smoke Stay Away?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] What a wet start to Autumn. While we didn't tally anywhere close to the ~8-inch monthly precipitation record (at Snoqualmie Falls) for September, it did … [Read more...]

Is the Snoqualmie Valley Racially Naive? The struggle to promote and celebrate diversity at Mt. Si High (part one)

I was 8 in 1975. That year was Saigon's fall when refugees fled Vietnam, and later Laos and Cambodia, by boat. All of the kids in my mostly white grade school called them "the boat people." Until I had a … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Weather: The Week Ahead – Want Rain? Careful What You Wish For

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE | September 22nd We're bracing for first major storm of the season as it pushes onshore Wednesday morning.  Lot's of wind and … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Blue Thunder may not be the only rumble heard

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] A thunderstorm rolls through Snoqualmie last May Well, I sure was envious looking at that 85° sunshine on the TV set this morning. Go Hawks! … [Read more...]

Air Quality Alert issued – smoke from Oregon fires moving north through the weekend

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] NWS is out with an Air Quality Alert for most of Washington state through Monday at 11 am.  At which point, we should finally get a … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Santa Ana winds in Snoqualmie Valley?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] The week begins with a familiar theme of late, sunny and pleasant for early September.  But the literal ‘winds of change’ are coming.   A … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum Train Shed Reopens September 11th

Snoqualmie, WA - The Northwest Railway Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the Train Shed Exhibit Hall.  The Exhibit Hall will reopen on Friday, September 11th at 11 am, and is located in … [Read more...]

Wildfire smoke on its way, not expected to be a major event

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] Prevailing winds expected to pull up wildfire smoke from California later today into tomorrow (Friday). Doesn't look like a major smoke event at … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-Breakfast at the Salish Lodge & Spa

[Article by Kira Denny and Melissa Grant] Dear me, that was a lot of food…. I'll take any excuse to go out to eat. So, when I needed to interview someone who had recently gone to stay or eat at the Salish … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Weather: The week ahead – areas of light rain for back to school Monday, but sunny weather makes a comeback with potential heatwave mid-September

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather]  Areas of light rain or drizzle overnight possible tonight into Monday morning.  While the brunt looks north, anything that makes it this far … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Norm in Good Form

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather ] As far as the weather goes this week in the Snoqualmie Valley - the last full week of summer break from school should be a … [Read more...]

Baby steps cooler as we slowly transition back to normal this week

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather ] Source: Wunderground.com Depending on where measured, I think we have at least tied the record for Aug 16th of 94° set in both 1967 and 1977 from … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley may see hottest weather of the year this weekend

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather ] Mini-heatwave looks set to hit Western Washington Sunday with building high pressure expected to stoke up offshore flow.  Areas that could really … [Read more...]

A Bear Story I Will NOT Share

[Reprinted with permission. Article by Daryl Ratajczak wildlife biologist and Instructor at Wildlife for You] Do you love bears? It is a simple question and if the answer is YES... then I CHALLENGE … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Mask Debate, Choose Wisely

[Article by Bob McCoy- Sammamish, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] As we taxied our Phantom … [Read more...]

Honoring the Past: dramatic two-story history mural installed in new Mount Si High School entryway

Last month - and after years of planning - Mount Si High School’s dramatic new front entrance mural was completed. Upon entrance to the high school, the mural - which contains historic photos of the … [Read more...]