Is a ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Going to Make it to the Snoqualmie Valley?

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] I'm sure by now most of you have heard of the "Bomb Cyclone" out in the pacific headed our way. A storm gets the name "Bomb Cyclone" when the storm's pressure … [Read more...]

Valley Animal Partners: Hearts Full of Love for Local Pets

Living in the Valley, you probably have heard of Valley Animal Partners (VAP) but haven't been quite sure what they're all about. Admittedly, even though I am a known animal lover, I wasn't quite sure … [Read more...]

Halloween Happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend

Get your costumes ready for Halloween happenings in Snoqualmie & North Bend at the following fun and free events. Safety protocols will be followed.  Halloween in Downtown … [Read more...]

Encompass Readies Red Carpet for 2021 Autumn Gala

Staff at Encompass are busy preparing for the 2021 Autumn Gala fundraiser, now just a month away. Registration and tickets for the in-person event are available online and have been selling well. … [Read more...]

Coming Soon a Visit from Blitz the Seahawk Mascot and the Biggest Fundraiser of the Year for Trail Youth

Blitz the Seahawk mascot is coming to the Trail Youth coffee shop at 226 E. North Bend Way, October 16, from 2 to 3. This family fun event is free; you can drop in between 2-3 PM, get a photo with … [Read more...]

Great American Outdoors Act Funding Much-Needed Recreation Improvements Across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area

Signed agreements between the USDA Forest Service and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust mark the beginning of the conservation legislation’s impact close to home.   In August 2020, the Great … [Read more...]

A Statement from Local Leaders on the County Council District 3 Race – Kathy Lambert/Sarah Perry

A fundamental responsibility of elected representatives is to serve and respect everyone in their community. We have serious issues to address to keep our communities healthy and safe and must stand united … [Read more...]

Taco Time Northwest Announces Commitment to Living Wage with Test Program in Issaquah and North Bend

Taco Time Northwest, a local and family-owned business that runs 79 restaurants around the Puget Sound region, announces a test program that will pay entry-level crew members a $20 hourly wage within a limited … [Read more...]

Statewide Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Begins October 1st, Includes New 8 Cent per Bag Charge

A new statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect on Friday, October 1, 2021. The bag ban prohibits the distribution of single-use plastic carry-out bags by restaurants, retail, small vendor and grocery … [Read more...]

Vaccination Clinic in Fall City, Sunday, Oct 3rd

Discovery Health MD in conjunction with the Fall City Fire Department will be hosting a vaccination clinic at the Fall City Fire Department, located at 4301-334th PL SE, Fall City, WA 98024, on Sunday, Oct 3rd … [Read more...]

Rain and Possible Thunderstorms Coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] There is a front moving through tonight into Monday. We could get some wind gusts at around 20mph going into Monday morning. However, this is no major storm. … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Valley’s Disney Princess

I was never a big Disney princess fan growing up. My tastes ran more towards the villains like Maleficent or Cruella Deville, but now as an adult, I have a new favorite princess. Her name is Sarai Childs of the … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Washington State Patrol Statement on Saturday’s Fatality Collision

UPDATE Sunday 10:38 PM: Sadly the driver of the second car died at Harborview Medical … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Two-Vehicle Fatality Collision Blocks Traffic WB I90 at SR-18

UPDATE 6:50 PM: I90 is clear in both directions ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE 4:47 PM: Westbound … [Read more...]

Rain, Wind and a Possible Thunderstorm to End a Long Dry Spell in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Rain, Rain, Rain. Who wants some rain with a side of wind and possible thunderstorms? I'm going to break this post up into three different parts. Rain … [Read more...]

Confirm Your Vaccination: A New Requirement for Many Activities in King County

Preventable COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are at extremely high levels in King County, and deaths are increasing. A new Public Health—Seattle & King County (Public Health) policy, announced on … [Read more...]

Join North Bend Art and Industry for their annual Fall for Art Fundraiser on Saturday, September 25th

North Bend Art & Industry will be the heart of the creative body for the Eastside. A central hub, bringing together an eclectic mix of artists and art in all forms, reflects the Snoqualmie Valley's … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Mathnasium, Transforming the Way Kids Understand and Appreciate Math

Mathnasium – the new neighborhood math-only learning center that opened recently at 7713 Center Blvd SE, Suite 100, in Snoqualmie– held a Grand Opening on August 28th to introduce itself to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Pandemic Pets Put Pressure on Already Overloaded Veterinary System

As a part-time dog walker and trainer, I started noticing the pandemic pet phenomena early on. The ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order had begun on March 23rd, 2020, and by April, I was getting many calls from new … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie’s Regional Reads: Jason Stellman’s Misfit Faith

[Guest Post by Lynda Lahman] I once read a book about a loving Jesus versus a legal Jesus…is the point of Christianity to follow the teaching of ‘love thy neighbor as thyself’ or to look for and punish … [Read more...]