New School Slated for Corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, Entrance to Deer Park Neighborhood

If you live in the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood of Deer Park, or if you frequently drive by its entrance on the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, you might be wondering what construction is … [Read more...]

Back by Popular Demand, Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Meat Smoking Trailer!

It's been a month since the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA hauled in a meat smoking trailer behind a truck to test out the community's response to on-site, fresh-smoked meats. Apparently it was a success because that … [Read more...]

Three New Valley Businesses Open This Week – a Deli, a Spa and a Childcare Center

The recession took its toll on local businesses, especially on Snoqualmie Ridge where many retail area store fronts sit empty.  You get more accustomed to seeing businesses close than new ones open.  This week … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Brings in Mobile Smoker To Meet Your 4th of July BBQ Needs

Can you smell it?  You should by now.  The Snoqualmie Ridge IGA started smoking beef brisket late yesterday afternoon in a smoker trailer brought in to the store's parking lot by truck.  Meat department … [Read more...]

My Sunday Morning Education: The Bindlestick: Coffee House, Pub, Live Music (Today) and an Ode to the Hobo!

I learn something new everyday and lately a lot of my new-found smarts come from Living Snoqualmie readers who contact me to let me know about their business, event, organization, fundraising. This week I got … [Read more...]

MyCakes Helps Me Pull Off An Allergy-Free, Perfect Disney Surprise!

The Disneyland surprise story; it’s in videos found all over You Tube and commercials that entice parents to try their own version of the perfect Disney surprise trip.  I knew our story probably wouldn’t … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Uncorked Wine Bar Shifts Focus To The Food As It Revamps Menu, Kitchen and Interior For One-Year Anniversary

It’s been a year since Uncorked Wine Bar changed ownership, a year that has helped owner, Robert Sinclair, figure out where he wants to take Uncorked.  The first year of observation is leading to some big … [Read more...]

"Support The Nursery At Mount Si" Sign Campaign Replaces Nursery's City Ordinance Violating A-Board Signs

It’s kind of been a “cat and mouse” game over the past couple years for the Nursery at Mount Si owner, Nels Melgaard.  He’s referring to the A-board signs placed at two to three visible spots on North Bend city … [Read more...]

Finaghty's Debuts New Menu – One Day of Feedback Finds Missing Wings Back on Happy Hour!

Take one small town, one popular restaurant and one menu change and it's a recipe for talk.  At the heart of it all?  Wings.  Yes, wings.  Or more appropriately, the lack of wings.  One day after popular … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's MyCakes And Icing Smiles Make A Local Birthday Wish Come True With A Dream Cake That Will Make You Want To Turn 5 Again!

Local Snoqualmie Ridge Bakery, MyCakes, baked for a cause this week since being chosen to create of a very special, custom birthday cake.  That cake is being donated through the generous work of an organization … [Read more...]

Sunday Morning Inspiration: Snoqualmie Valley Radio Show Host Gives Back To The Community By "Walking The Talk"

Snoqualmie Valley native, Kim Arellano, is someone who walks the talk.  After graduating in 1988, she left the valley to work in corporate America only to return in 1998, marry her husband and have two children … [Read more...]

Murder, Mystery at Boxley’s – March 24th

Boxley’s presents Valley Center Stage’s Annual Fundraiser; an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater and Silent Auction, featuring the Valley Center Stage performers with the Danny Kolke Trio. On Saturday … [Read more...]

Snoqulamie YMCA January Updates

The Snoqualmie Y / Community Center is off to a fast start.  Opening its doors on January 1st to 1,200 charter members, it's now on the way to 2,000 members and open to the entire community.  The Y has sold … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Zumba Gets Kids Moving And Fundraises For Breast Cancer

Kelly Saunders has been teaching Zumba in the Snoqualmie Valley for about a year and a half now.  She has steadily gained quite a following. Kelly began teaching the popular Latin dance-inspired exercise … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid Helps Parents Entertain, Stimulate and Exhaust Their Kids

Guest Blog by Diana Reul-Sapiro. Diana is a Snoqualmie Ridge mother and business owner.  She started Macaroni Kid as a way to keep valley parents informed of local activities for their children.  Living … [Read more...]

Sign Of The Times? TPC Snoquamie Ridge Loosens Dress Code

In an effort to increase member satisfaction (and possibly attract new members) TPC Snoqualmie Ridge is at long-last allowing denim inside itsclubhouse.   Denim is still not allowed on the golf course or any of … [Read more...]

Longtime Snoqualmie Florist Moves To Revitalized Historic Business District

Longtime Snoqualmie business, Down to Earth Flowers and Gifts, recently relocated to the historic Sherman Building - right in the center of Snoqulamie's revitalized historic business core - on Railroad Ave.  … [Read more...]