Washington State Indoor Mask and Verification Requirements Change, Starting March 21st

With dropping hospitalization rates, improving vaccination rates, and broad access to masks and tests, Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the state could soon move into a less restrictive phase of the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

King County Vaccination Verification Policy to End as of March 1st

With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing, and nearly 80% of all King County residents fully vaccinated, King County is ending the local health order requiring proof of COVID-19 … [Read more...]

North Bend’s Valley Center Stage presents ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ 

Valley Center Stage’s presentation of the Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling book Tiny Beautiful Things will take place live and in person at the newly renovated … [Read more...]

Mt Si High School Diver Ty Mitton Makes All American

When Ty Mitton first set foot on the diving board as a freshman on Mt Si’s Boys Swim and Dive team, no one anticipated that he would qualify to compete at state championships but achieve All American (4A) … [Read more...]

Just my Type: My Funny Valentine

I'm dating myself badly by admitting this, but my first love was David Cassidy. I was five, and I loved him completely. Until I set eyes on his younger brother Shaun a couple of years later, and my fickle … [Read more...]

Sled Dogs Saved from Afternoon Vehicle Fire on I-90

At approximately 2:30 PM February 9th, Eastside Fire & Rescue crews were working to extinguish a vehicle fire near MP 22 on EB I-90. All lanes were closed for a time. EF&R reported the vehicle was … [Read more...]

Body Discovered in River Near Duvall Saturday

On Saturday, King County Search and Rescue responded to a body in the river near Duvall.  Citizens reported this body on the path in the area.  The body was taken out of the river, and the … [Read more...]

A Rare February Taste of Spring for the Snoqualmie Valley this Week

Thinking Spring? For February this is not the type of weather that we normally expect, but no complaints, right? The models are currently showing low to the mid 50’s for the highs going into next weekend. … [Read more...]

Update on the Captured Echo Glen Escapees

On February 1st, 2022, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (KCPOA) filed charges against four (including one who is still at large) of the five teens involved in last week’s kidnapping, robbery, and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Acquires 12,000 Acres of Ancestral Forestland in King County 

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, a federally recognized Tribe, headquartered in King County, has acquired roughly 12,000 acres of its ancestral forestlands in the Tolt River Watershed. The forest has … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Grant Application Period is Now Open

The Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley is currently accepting grant applications from local non-profit organizations serving people living in the Snoqualmie Valley.  The deadline to submit is … [Read more...]

Screenagers Growing Up in the Digital Age Presented by The Trail Youth

Trail Youth Coffee Home is serving more youth struggling with life's challenges than they ever have since opening their doors at the coffee home. The Trail Youth offers free drinks and … [Read more...]

Updated: Two More Echo Glen Escapees Arrested

Updated 8:15 PM: This afternoon Kent Police Department and King County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested, without incident, two of the 4 remaining escapees from Echo Glen. Two juveniles and the Ford … [Read more...]

King Sheriff’s County Responds to Reports of Multiple Escapees from Echo Glen Children’s Center

Update 12:04 PM: KCSO major crimes detectives continue their efforts to locate five juveniles (ages 14-17) who escaped from Echo Glen around 7:45 am today. They fled in a blue 2018 Ford Fusion similar to the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Beyond Laser & Skincare Brings (more) Beauty to the Snoqualmie Valley

Long-time Sammamish resident Biwei Dong is an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with more than ten years of experience working in the medical … [Read more...]

Aurora Chasing with North Bend Local Photographer Travis Wetherbee (Part Two)

When we last left Travis in part one, he had successfully climbed to a high vantage point on Rattlesnake Ridge to photograph the Aurora Borealis. Now he had to navigate his way down the trail while being … [Read more...]

Reflections on the Two Year Anniversary of Covid-19 in Washington State

According to King County Public Health, today marks two years since the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was found in Washington and the United States. Washington was ground zero for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis: All we Need is Love

Help fill our beautiful Valley with love! The Snoqualmie Valley Kiwanis is launching their second annual “Snoqualmie Valley Has Heart” campaign to spread love, hearts, and appreciation throughout the … [Read more...]

Aurora Chasing with North Bend Local Photographer Travis Wetherbee (Part One)

Living Snoqualmie's number one clicked photo on Instagram in 2021 was a photo of the Aurora Borealis by local photographer, Travis Wetherbee. When we saw he was going to write up his experience that night, … [Read more...]

Hook Them with Your Big Idea: Never Disappoint Your Readers

Iron Horse Writers, a local writers’ group sponsored by North Bend Art and Industry, has announced their first presentation of 2022 by proudly presenting “The Fundamentals of Story Structure” by local … [Read more...]