The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House Adds New Outdoor Music Venue, 10 Weekends of Live Bands in Historic Snoqualmie

Since Rachelle Armstrong bought The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House a year ago, live music was always part of the plan.  The longtime Finaghty's server watched it work at the local Irish Pub, a place she … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Big 4th of July Celebration Adds New Attractions

Time flies.  It's hard to believe that Snoqualmie Ridge has existed for 15 years, but it has.  And for almost as long, the Snoqualmie Ridge 4th of July Celebration has been happening at Snoqualmie Community … [Read more...]

After Resident Dismay over New Townhomes, Snoqualmie Now Using Signage Announcing Future Developments

This February, when it was official and public that a new, 100-unit market rate rental townhome complex was going in at the corner of SE Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway on Snoqualmie Ridge, some residents … [Read more...]

If No Walmart, Then What is the Development Future of the I-90/SR-18 Interchange?

The history of the land where the old Leisure Time Campground sits at the I-90/SR-18 interchange is long and complicated. In 2008, the City of Snoqualmie and the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital  (SVH) District … [Read more...]

After One Year Delay, Snoqualmie City Council to Start Affordable Housing Tax Exemption Process; Group Launches Opposition Petition

One year after the it became public knowledge that non-profit housing developer, Imagine Housing, wanted to develop, Timber Falls, a 160-unit affordable housing apartment complex in Snoqualmie, the series of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City News: Bridge Closure, Safety Survey Extended, Committee Opening, Q & A with Police and Fire

There's been quite a few announcements that have come across the wire from the City of Snoqualmie in the past week.  Here's a brief re-cap for you.  Most of these events happen the week of June 24th, including … [Read more...]

Power Restored to Areas of Snoqualmie after 3-Hour Outage

A Puget Sound Energy Representative said a power outage that affected about 675 Snoqualmie customers was expected to last until approximately 5PM, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, but PSE restored power at 3:30PM to the … [Read more...]

Twice in Six Weeks, Another Snoqualmie Child Falls out Second Story Window; Important Safety Prevention Tips

Unfortunately, for the second time in six weeks, a second Snoqualmie child fell out of a second story window.  The first incident happened on May 9, 2013. The second incident happened on Thursday, June 13, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Updates: Q&A with Fire and Police Chief; No Leaving Kids, Pets in Cars; Arts Commission Needs New Member

Here's a few updates from the City of Snoqualmie that have come across the wire this past week: 70 Degrees Outside Equals 100 Degrees in Your Car As the weather gets warmer, the temperature inside a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Use Online Survey to Enhance Services, Gauage Community Perception on Public Safety

Just over a week after the City of North Bend and its police chief held a community meeting regarding public safety, the Snoqualmie Police Department is also seeking public input regarding safety. The … [Read more...]

Bear Activity Returns to one Snoqualmie Neighborhood, Resident Captures Baby Bears’ Fence Tightrope Walk

On April 25, 2013, the City of Snoqualmie warned, "Bear activity may increase in Snoqualmie neighborhoods over the next few weeks as they look for food following winter months. This has been the pattern in the … [Read more...]

Question, What’s with All the Grass being Ripped out on Snoqualmie’s Swenson Drive?

It's been going on for a week now and the neighbors are getting curious. Stretching about 3/4 mile, from the start of SE Swenson Drive at Snoqualmie Parkway, and almost to the end of the Deer Park … [Read more...]

Fact or Fiction, Walmart Coming to Snoqualmie?

In the past two weeks, Living Snoqualmie has received a couple of inquiries asking if we know anything about the possibility of a Walmart coming to Snoqualmie. The last inquiry was very specific, claiming it … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Community Garage Sale Runs May 17th & 18th, Including “Garage Sale for a Cause”

The annual Snoqualmie Ridge community-wide garage sale starts tomorrow, May 17, 2013 and runs through Saturday, May 18th.  Hours both days are 9AM-4PM. Historically many seasoned garage sale shoppers have been … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Snoqualmie Construction Projects Causing Backups

Drivers traveling through downtown Snoqualmie on May 16th, 17th and 20th are being asked to avoid some areas or  give themselves extra time, especially when traveling to Mount Si High School and Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Anytime Fitness Transforms from Ridge Fitness, Becomes First 24-hour Workout Facility in Snoqualmie Valley

No longer do gym members just walk in the door to Anytime Fitness (formerly Ridge Fitness) on Snoqualmie Ridge and check in at the front desk. There is no front desk.  Instead, 24-hours a day, a key-card swipe … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Child Falls Out Second Story Window

Numerous helicopters were circling Snoqualmie Ridge this evening, May 9, 2013.   They were in the area checking out unconfirmed reports of a child falling out of window in Snoqualmie, which have now been … [Read more...]

Rock Blasting Explosions Scheduled for Snoqualmie Ridge, May 9th and 10th

At around 12:35PM Thursday, May 9, 2013, a loud explosion was reported by residents on Snoqualmie Ridge.  One of those reporting the explosion was me, while weeding my yard.  It was loud and shook my home, … [Read more...]

Filming Crews Occupy Streets of Downtown Snoqualmie, May 3rd

Well, it wasn't a movie this time, but film crews setting the stage for a commercial being filmed in downtown Snoqualmie this morning, May 3, 2013, caused quite a spectacle - and not mention,  a two-block … [Read more...]

Shooting at Salish Lodge Leaves Woman Injured

** May 2, 2013 Update:  Snoqualmie Police Captain, Nick Almquist, today said that the woman involved in the shooting will make a full recovery, that her injuries were not life-threatening.** Police, fire and … [Read more...]