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...]

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe Joins Attorney General Ferguson in Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

On January 4, 2021, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe joined Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson in filing a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration over the accelerated sale of the National … [Read more...]

Accident on Westbound Highway 18. All Lanes of Traffic Blocked

UPDATE 8:52 PM: All lanes of SR 18 have reopened. At approximately 7:37 pm on January 3rd Eastside Fire and Rescue Crews are responding to a motor vehicle accident westbound SR-18 at the Tiger Mountain … [Read more...]

Natural Gas Leak in Downtown Snoqualmie

Around 4 pm on Sunday, January 3rd, a natural gas leak was reported at Railroad and Newton in Downtown Snoqualmie. Railroad Avenue was closed between River and Alpha. Photo credit: David … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Rain, Wind, Snow, Rain. What’s Next?

A very active 24-hours of weather we've had, indeed!  ~3" of rain, near 40 mph wind gusts, followed by wet snow - bringing 1-2" in some of the foothill elevations last night before changing back over to … [Read more...]

Updated: I-90 Eastbound Closed at MP 46 Due to Multiple Collisions & WB at MP 34 near North Bend

UPDATE 11:03 PM: They are hoping to have all lanes of I-90 between MP 34 North Bend and MP 106 Ellensburg back open by 1 … [Read more...]

Highway 18 Closed Early this New Years Day Morning for a Serious One Car Accident

At approximately 5:26 am, a white 1999 Ford Expedition was traveling eastbound SR-18 approaching tiger mountain. The driver of the vehicle lost control and struck a ditch. The vehicle rolled across … [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...]

Latest Statement from the Washington State Department of Health on the Covid-19 Vaccine

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) updated Washington’s 1A vaccine allocation guidance yesterday. We have worked closely with Gov. Inslee and his team and Dr. Umair A. Shah, the Secretary … [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...]

UPDATE: I-90 Eastbound has Reopened with Restrictions

UPDATE: 12:07 pm I-90 has reopened eastbound with chains required on all vehicles except 4WD/AWD in both directions. Snowing heavily at … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board approves plan to reopen Elementary Schools for Hybrid/In-person instruction in January

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Snoqualmie Valley School District held a Special Meeting on Tuesday, 12/29/20. The sole agenda item was the Reopening of Elementary schools for Hybrid (in-person and remote … [Read more...]

Annual Scout Christmas Tree Pickup happens January 9th

Happy holidays! Your local Scout Troops are preparing for their annual community service + fundraiser, the Christmas Tree Pickup! This is a ONE DAY ONLY event, so if you would like help recycling your Christmas … [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...]

Car Fire Slows Traffic on I90 Eastbound

UPDATE: 4:16 pm Accident has been cleared but traffic is now bad westbound from North Bend to SR18 including downtown North … [Read more...]

Fireworks Sales and Discharge Rules for New Year’s Eve

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) wishes to remind residents of the rules for the legal discharge of fireworks as we head into the New Year’s Holiday.  Per RCW 70.77.395, fireworks may … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Mom and child found in Ravensdale/Black Diamond Area. Snoqualmie Amber Alert for Kidnapped Child

FINAL UPDATE: 9:52 PM Mom and child were found happy and healthy in the Black Diamond/Ravensdale area. Details to follow. … [Read more...]

COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) continues to make progress with their COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration efforts. Last week, providers across the state began … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – New Year In Sight

While most seem anxious for what 2021 will bring, in the short run, it would appear more of the same, and that includes the weather pattern.    Eagle Pointe neighborhood, Snoqualmie Ridge … [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...]