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...]

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...]

Love in the Valley: “How I Met my Other,” Finalists!

Update: Voting is now Closed. Thank you! Wow! Who knew we were brimming with such lovely love stories here in the Snoqualmie Valley? Since our contest started last Saturday, we received 23 … [Read more...]

Heart of the Valley Gala 2021-Wanderlust Edition

The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network (SVCN) is pleased to announce the Heart of the Valley Gala 2021- Wanderlust Edition: A virtual adventure supporting kids and families on February 27th. This … [Read more...]

Love Snoqualmie Valley Style, a Contest: “How I Met my Other”

I love “how we met” stories. I don’t care if the relationship is long-lasting or was short-lived. Give me a good long-ago tale of how you met your spouse of fifty years or a funny story of how you met that cute … [Read more...]

Built on the Site of the 2014 Explosion, the New Phoenix Plaza Building Receives Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

This week marked a milestone for the new Phoenix Plaza mixed-use, commercial residential building located at 530 E. North Bend Way. After a natural gas explosion destroyed multiple buildings at the … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Recovery update: Governor Inslee announces Two regions to move into Phase Two

“We are getting closer to finding our way out of this mess, but we aren’t there yet,” Inslee said during a press conference Thursday. “We have sacrificed too much to let our frustrations get the best … [Read more...]

King County Council Approves North Bend’s Water System Plan

 “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting.” This quote, attributed to Mark Twain and repeated by Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, aptly sums up the long road to get approval for North Bend’s Water System … [Read more...]

What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Inn to Replace Hampton Inn & Suites

Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, Hampton's parent company. Chun Lai Hospitality is now affiliated with Hotel America and will be … [Read more...]

The Swedish Primary Care Snoqualmie clinic is reopening Monday, Jan. 11, 2021!

Our caregivers and providers are back in our space after the construction, due to water damage, is now complete. We look forward to welcoming the community back. You may schedule an in-person … [Read more...]

Covid Outbreak at Assisted Living/Senior Apartment Facility in North Bend: 10 positive residents, 10 positive staff, 1 positive visitor, and 1 death

Reports surfaced recently that Red Oak Residence of North Bend was having a Coronavirus outbreak. According to a Communications Specialist for Public Health – Seattle & King County, it has been … [Read more...]

Updated: Governor Inslee announces “Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery”

Updated January 8th: Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced that based on Governor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan released earlier this week, that all … [Read more...]

2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo: The Winners!

Update: Despite my best-efforts, Stubs, the rat has followed me into the New Year. In the year of the rat, I have been tortured by a rat. But hey the Chinese New Year isn't over until February 12th so perhaps … [Read more...]

Historic Downtown North Bend to Keep StreetSide Trees Lit through February

This holiday season was bright in historic downtown North Bend, due in part to increased lighting of the new – and still growing - street trees. Thanks to the North Bend Downtown Foundation's generosity, an … [Read more...]

Inslee announces one-week extension of statewide restrictions

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a one-week extension of the "Stay Safe–Stay Healthy" proclamation, along with the statewide restrictions imposed. The extension of the statewide restrictions will now expire … [Read more...]

Top Ten Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2020 (According to Instagram)

The end of the year is all about top ten lists. I would do "Living Snoqualmie's Top 10 Stories of 2020," but they were all Covid related and who needs more of that? So, in addition to our "Sum Up 2020 in a … [Read more...]

2020 Summed Up in a Single Photo: A Facebook contest!

Let’s have a little fun at the end of this long and depressing year! According to the Chinese Zodiac, this was the year of the rat. The rat represents spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis Giving Tree provides Christmas gifts for over 300 children

 For over thirty years, members of the Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis partner with local businesses to collect gifts for children who may not otherwise receive them on Christmas. Businesses from all over the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Offers Behavioral Health Services for Community Members

Snoqualmie Tribe Health Services now provides another local option for Behavioral Health Services, including outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatment. These services are available to Tribe … [Read more...]