Fire Blotter | floating body turns out to be a snorkeler; false alarms; car vs. pedestrian

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. August 28thAt 8:08 am Snoqualmie Firefighters dispatched for a report of an adult male possible seizure. The caller … [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...]

Travel Alert: Rock Blasting Resumes on I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass

UPDATE | September 4th Rock blasting closure planned at 6:30 pm Sept 9 & 10 for approx 1 hour. All lanes closed between MP 63 & 70. Have travel plans that take you over Snoqualmie Pass between now … [Read more...]

Get rid of all your old junk: FREE recycle event offered in Snoqualmie, September 12th

I don’t know about you but I did quite a bit of spring covid cleaning. If you did too and find yourself with household materials that you’re looking to recycle or get rid of, the City of North Bend is a hosting … [Read more...]

New Construction Process allows 203 South of Duvall to Open Sooner

According to the Washington Department of Transportation, a first-of-its-kind culvert has helped the WSDOT to reopen State Route 203 just south of Duvall late Sunday, Aug. 30, much more quickly than … [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...]

Hero of the Week: Kathy Hyland, embodying compassion, empathy, and kindness

Often, it is a great tragedy that binds people together and creates a community of supporters one never knew they had. They say a true friend isn’t someone who’s there for you when life is at it’s best, but … [Read more...]

New DOH reports: Covid-19 cases plateauing in King County, health official says not enough to safely reopen schools

On Friday evening, August 28th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest Covid-19 statewide situation report, which reflected some good news - an overall plateau and slight … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District approves budget with $2 million deficit; losses could increase another $6-7 million due to Covid-19

It’s no secret that schools are struggling to figure out how to fulfill their budgets through the financial difficulties that remote instruction and decreasing student enrollment bring. These issues are hitting … [Read more...]

Pop-up Blood Drive returns to Snoqualmie City Hall August 31st, donors needed

After a successful pop-up blood drive in late June, Bloodworks Northwest is again partnering with the City of Snoqualmie to bring a safe and easy location for blood donations during the coronavirus … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: a Three-State National Park RV Adventure to replace the trip Covid squashed

[Guest post by Snoqualmie resident Katlin Lee. Submit Valley Vagabond articles to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Unfortunately for my husband Sean and I, Covid-19 killed a trip to Colombia for 2 weeks to … [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...]

I Killed a Bear

[Guest post by Daryl Ratajczak, black bear biologist, and advocate. Daryl is the former Black Bear Program Coordinator and Chief of Wildlife for the state of Tennessee. He is also a regular wildlife instructor … [Read more...]

Upcoming SR 202 weekend closures near Fall City, Sammamish could create long delays

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is warning drivers that sections of SR 202 near Fall City and Sammamish will close in late August and mid-September for culvert replacements. WSDOT … [Read more...]

King County Public Health links Snoqualmie, North Bend Covid-19 outbreak to multiple gatherings and activities

I have to admit it. I'm not a hugger. Going to the hairdresser is agony and I've never had a massage. The very thought of it makes my skin crawl. I have a rather large personal bubble. This social distancing … [Read more...]

Toby’s Path of Hope

[Guest article by Lesley Martinez, a North Bend resident, photographer, dog matchmaker, wife and mother of two (one human, one not)] Twenty minutes and 15 seconds into the video, and I'm in love. I'm not … [Read more...]

SnoPo K9 Pooch helps police make huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said earlier this month Snoqualmie Police Department's K9 Pooch helped make a huge drug seizure on I-90 near Snoqualmie. According to a WSP news release, on the evening of … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Dollar Tree to open on Snoqualmie Ridge

A new business is coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, taking over part of the space previously occupied by the Ridge Supermarket IGA: Dollar Tree.  The former IGA space is being divided into two retail spots, … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award

We all know someone who has positively impacted our lives and the lives of others. Whether this person is your postman who always goes above and beyond, the teacher who took extra time to help your child or … [Read more...]