Business Comings: Popular in the Valley, Driving School Moves from Issaquah to Snoqualmie

One company is learning pretty quickly just how many kids live in the Snoqualmie Valley - kids who at some point need to learn how to drive. Last summer, Shield Driving School began offering Driver's Education … [Read more...]

City Allocates over $100,000 to Local Human Services Providers

Each year the City of Snoqualmie allocates 1% of its general fund to community organizations that provide services to benefit children, seniors, individuals and families in need. In 2016, that equates to … [Read more...]

Time to Organize that House | Sallal Grange Hosts Electronic Recycle Event this Weekend

Did you get a new game system or computer for Christmas? Or just doing a little New Year's home organizing and need to clean out your garage? Well then, the Sallal Grange is here to help this weekend when … [Read more...]

Top 10 Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2015

One thing we love to do on the Living Snoqualmie Facebook page is share photos readers and followers send in. So once again we went through all of our Facebook photo shares for the year to see which pictures … [Read more...]

Hancock sells 100,000 acres of Snoqualmie Valley Forest Land

In late November, Snoqualmie City Councilman Charles Peterson said Hancock Timber had sold 100,000 acres of forest land in the Snoqualmie area - land managed by Hancock Forest Management, which issues access … [Read more...]

‘Focus on Snoqualmie’ Winning photo Announced, Featured on FREE Watershed Poster

Remember that Snoqualmie Valley photo contest that we told you about last summer?  Well, the winner was selected and HINT, it's someone whose photos you might be very familiar with if you follow us on Facebook. … [Read more...]

Winter Break, FREE All Day Fun at Cedar Watershed; Meet Karelian Bear Dogs!

On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, community members are invited to join Seattle Public Utilities for a fun-filled day of discovering wildlife in the Cedar River Watershed through hands-on activities, crafts, … [Read more...]

Properties Damaged by Recent Storm May be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Did your property suffer any damages or losses as a result from the storm this past week? If so, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance through King County as you begin to clean up. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Phase 4 Flood | Rain, Wind, Rising Snoqualmie River – AGAIN

UPDATE |  December 8th, 6:30PM The City of Snoqualmie said the Snoqualmie River has reached a phase 4 flood level, with the sum of the forks at 38,500 cfs as of 6:15PM and more steady, heavy rain forecast … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Alive with Holiday Festivities this Weekend: Tree Lightings, Concerts, Markets

Have you found your holiday spirit yet? If not, we've got plenty of festivities around the Snoqualmie Valley that may just help spark that spirit this weekend. In addition to the multiple events in North … [Read more...]

County Recommends NO Urban Growth Area Expansion in North Bend, Snoqualmie; No Fall City Business District Expansion

Each time King County updates its Comprehensive Plan, a door is opened to possible development in rural [zoned] areas of the county, including the Snoqualmie Valley. Around the Valley the topic, or the "D … [Read more...]

Residential Fires Double on Thanksgiving, Safety Tips for Turkey Day

Did you know the average number of house fires on Thanksgiving Day is more than double the average number of house fires on all other days of the year?  Yes, says the City of Snoqualmie. According to the … [Read more...]

Twin Peaks Filming Wraps in the Snoqualmie Valley, Special THANK YOU from the Cast and Crew

It was a fun, kind of geeky, exciting two-month ride as Twin Peaks returned to the Snoqualmie Valley for filming after a 25-year hiatus. But as the cliché saying goes.... all good things must come to an … [Read more...]

County Declares Homelessness Emergency, Overnight Winter Shelter Prepares to Open for 4th Season, Serving 2nd & 3rd Generation Valley Homeless

"Homelessness is an emergency."  ~  King County Councilmember, Joe McDermott. Earlier this month King County Executive Dow Constantine declared an emergency and outlined new investments to respond to the … [Read more...]

Walls Going up on New Elementary School, Time for Community to Name that School

Now that boundaries have been established for Snoqualmie Valley's newest elementary school, located at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, it's time for the district to move onto naming the … [Read more...]

County Tall Chief Farm Sale to Keller Dairy Sparks Effort to Save Valuable Land for Organic, Community Farming

In 2013 King County purchased the former 190-acre Tall Chief Golf Course property and its development rights in Fall City for $4.5 million to protect the valuable farmland, describe by some as "The Jewel of the … [Read more...]

Scary Moments as Small Plane Crash-Lands near Busy Fall City Roundabout

There were some frightening moments for a pilot and witnesses on the ground as a small plane crashed-landed into a field near the Fall City Bistro and the busy SR 202/SR 203 roundabout, Friday evening, October … [Read more...]

Short Shaking | Earthquake Centered Under Snoqualmie Valley, Felt by Many

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:22PM, Washington State experienced a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered directly under the Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Booms to be Heard in Valley | ‘Battle of Snoqualmie’ Civil War Reenactment Comes to Meadowbrook Farm

There will be some loud booms heard around the Valley this weekend.  But don't worry, the artillery isn't real. Snoqualmie Valley residents are being invited back in time. All the way back to the turbulent … [Read more...]

Two-Motorcycle Collision Closes Preston-Fall City Road Sunday Evening, Rider Critically Hurt

Late Sunday afternoon, August 16, 2015, a two-motorcycle collision closed part of Preston-Fall City Road near 328th Way SE - about half way between Fall City and Preston. King County Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]