Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Are we in for the season’s first snow?

It’s that time of the year when we start talking about snow. We have our first winter advisory of the season. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday afternoon. 4 to … [Read more...]

Top Reasons to Shop Locally in the Snoqualmie Valley

According to the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), small businesses of 500 employees or fewer make up 99.9% of all U.S. businesses and 99.7% of firms with paid employees. Of the new … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Controversy: Should you rant publicly about services at local businesses?

Our article about ‘Poopgate’ was so popular that we decided to make Snoqualmie Valley Controversy a regular feature. This series will examine arguments that come up over and over on local social media pages and … [Read more...]

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Votes to Permanently Eliminate Recreational Spring Bear Hunting

Earlier this year, Living Snoqualmie published an Op-Ed piece urging the public to comment on a new proposed rule for spring bear hunting which would make the season permanent. On March 19th, the … [Read more...]

Updated: Eastbound Snoqualmie Pass Closed

Update 1045 pm: I-90 is fully open. Traction tires advised eastbound, chains required westbound. I-90 Snoqualmie pass is closed eastbound at exit 34, eighteen miles west of the summit, due to multiple … [Read more...]

Valley Center Stage Presents “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by Dustin Trabert

Valley Center Stage’s beloved annual tradition returns with a new production of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a businessman whose lonely Christmas is invaded by a series of encounters that … [Read more...]

Windy Weather Expected for the Foothill Communities

Tis the season for a wind event, but if it had waited just one week, it would seem right on time for Thanksgiving. Our area has a wind advisory from midnight tonight until 6 pm Thursday. This is not … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Controversy: Is it Ok to Put Your Dog’s Poop in Someone Else’s Garbage Can?

‘Poopgate,’ a frequent social media skirmish, is not on the same level as Deflategate, using personal email servers or even a questionable celebrity's 72-hour marriage. However, the ethics of … [Read more...]

Artists Sunday Event at the North Bend Train Depot

Artists Sunday, the Sunday after Thanksgiving (Nov 27, 2022), is dedicated to supporting local artists and recognizing the impact they have in enriching our lives, communities, and the … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Tribe & Casino Honors Veterans this Veterans Day with Flag Raising Ceremony, Free Buffet Offer and Launch of Veterans Ride-Share Program

The Snoqualmie Tribe, in partnership with the Snoqualmie Casino and American Legion Post 79, extends a community invitation to honor all service members past and present this Veterans Day. … [Read more...]

Last Minute Traffic Alert: Eastbound SR 18 to Briefly Close at Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast Nov. 9-10

Travelers will need to find alternate routes if they use eastbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain during overnight hours Nov. 9-10. Beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, all lanes of eastbound SR 18 at … [Read more...]

Updated: Wednesday Morning Traffic Troubles on Highway 18

Update 10:30 am: Highway 18 is now open in both directions. ____________________________________________________________________ SR 18 is closed Eastbound at Issaquah-Hobart road and Westbound at … [Read more...]

Early Election Results: Murray Winning a Sixth Term, Schrier Beating Larkin in the 8th Congressional District

With 1,664,879  ballots counted in the state, some races have been decided, and some are still ongoing. Here are some November 8th race results: United States Senator Patty Murray (D)- … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol I-90 Fatality Collision Statement

On November 5th  at approximately 530 pm on westbound I90, an accident caused two car fires and unfortunately killed one motorist. According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), vehicle one, a 2019 … [Read more...]

Updated: Saturday Fatality Accident on I90 May Have Caused Two Car Fires

Update 9:02 PM- Westbound I-90 now has one lane open. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Update 6:10 PM: According to the Washington State … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services, now Reclaim, Honored at North Bend City Council Meeting

On November 1, 2022, Mayor Rob McFarland and City Councilmembers honored Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services (SVSS) with a Certificate of Appreciation for ten years of exemplary work in serving people who are … [Read more...]

Updated: Phase 4 Flood Alert, Major Flooding Expected

Update 8:30 AM, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, the following city roads remain closed due to flooding: Mill Pond Road, Reinig Road (near SVT Bridge/396th), Boalch Ave (near the entrance to Mt. Si Golf Course), as well … [Read more...]

Salish Lodge & Spa and Snoqualmie Tribe Announce Plans for Snoqualmie Falls Gift Shop & Visitor Center

The Snoqualmie Tribe, in partnership with Salish Lodge & Spa, the iconic resort located atop Snoqualmie Falls, announced today that renovations of the former Falls Gift Shop are underway and will … [Read more...]

Change Your Clocks and Check Your Smoke Alarms This Weekend

This Sunday, November 6, 2022, marks the end of daylight savings time. The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office encourages you to check your smoke alarm when turning back your clocks. Working smoke alarms … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Daytime Lane Closures Planned for Eastbound SR 18 Approaching Tiger Mountain

Drilling work on State Route 18 will require weekday closures of the right eastbound lane through the end of November. The lane will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Washington State Department of … [Read more...]