North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

SVSD Planning for Phased-in Approach to Return to In-school Learning

In a letter dated September 18, 2020 Superintendent Rob Manahan had this to say to Snoqualmie Valley families and staff: Thanks to all of our students, staff, and parents for a successful start to the … [Read more...]

Business Comings: The City of Snoqualmie welcomes Sno-King Ice Arena in a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Sno-King Ice Arena's new Snoqualmie facility is officially OPEN, and WOW is it sensational. I had the privilege of touring the facility recently, and I have to say this is nothing like the ice arenas of my … [Read more...]

Department of Health releases initial case investigation and contact tracing performance metrics

What is contact tracing? Image courtesy of the DOH Contact tracing is a public health intervention designed to identify people who may have been exposed to infectious diseases and prevent the spread of … [Read more...]

Pitch in for Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is less than two weeks away, and this year instead of hosting an in-person event in the Middle Fork on a Saturday in September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has … [Read more...]

Baking Memories; The Pursuit of Pie Perfection (part one)

Take a moment and think of Fall. Chances are if you’re like me, Apple Pie is one of the first things that come to mind. There’s festivals, parades, and even bake-offs devoted to the sweet treat, and I can see … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Blue Thunder may not be the only rumble heard

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] A thunderstorm rolls through Snoqualmie last May Well, I sure was envious looking at that 85° sunshine on the TV set this morning. Go Hawks! … [Read more...]

Hero of the Week; Daniel Smith, Guardian Angel to Youth Students

We’ve all had mentors; people who gently guide us through hardships, self-discovery, and new chapters in our lives. Our mentors can range from a friend, a teacher, a parent, or even a coworker, but universally, … [Read more...]

Beloved 12th Man freeway flag gets a major upgrade

It all started with a Saints logo on the roof. Then there was beer, a crazy friend, a momentarily out-of-the-house wife and now, after many incarnations, a 600-foot flag with its own lighting system. Oh, … [Read more...]

COVID-19 activity declining in Washington state with the help of face coverings and distancing

On September 11th, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which reflects an overall decline in COVID-19 activity as of late August. The report also … [Read more...]

Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area closed and other valley smoke updates

As predicted, the smoke rolled into the state and the Valley right on cue and there are a couple of things residents should know and remember. Due to air quality concerns, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area in … [Read more...]

PLEASE Don’t Pet the Elk

We’ve all heard the stories, Woman Attacked by Bison After Approaching Calf, Man Painfully Learns Why You Should Never Pet A Wild Bear Cub, or the one most likely to strike a chord with residents, Tourist pets … [Read more...]

Air Quality Alert issued – smoke from Oregon fires moving north through the weekend

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] NWS is out with an Air Quality Alert for most of Washington state through Monday at 11 am.  At which point, we should finally get a … [Read more...]

A Wild Night in the Snoqualmie Valley

As predicted by our own Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie weather, easterly winds kicked in last early evening, September 7th, leading to a dramatic air quality change in North Bend as wildfire smoke from Eastern … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley students back to school, families adapt to online learning

At the beginning of any other school year, students would be taking their first day of school photos, holding up chalkboard signs bearing their newest grade level, and waving to their parents from aboard the … [Read more...]

The week ahead – Santa Ana winds in Snoqualmie Valley?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] The week begins with a familiar theme of late, sunny and pleasant for early September.  But the literal ‘winds of change’ are coming.   A … [Read more...]

Hero of the Week: Gregory Reece, Delivering More Than Just Mail

To nominate your own local hero for the ‘Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award’ fill out this form When Gregory Reece got the nomination for 'Living Snoqualmie Hero of the Week Award,' it was no … [Read more...]

Northwest Railway Museum Train Shed Reopens September 11th

Snoqualmie, WA - The Northwest Railway Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the Train Shed Exhibit Hall.  The Exhibit Hall will reopen on Friday, September 11th at 11 am, and is located in … [Read more...]

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...]