Boy Scouts collecting Christmas trees this weekend for big annual fundraiser

A quick reminder for those of you 'taking down Christmas' inside your homes this week. If you need to easily dispose of your tree, local boy scout will be out collecting them this weekend as part of their … [Read more...]

Watch | Residents in New Year’s tradition: Rattlesnake Lake Polar Bear Plunge

[Thanks to everyone for letting us know a group has been doing this plunge for years here. Rachel said she’s hoping next year to band together to make it the biggest Rattlesnake plunge yet.  If you have photos … [Read more...]

City Allocates $169,000 in Human Services funding to local Nonprofits

Each year the City of Snoqualmie, which does not have a health and social services department, allocates approximately 1% of its general fund budget to local nonprofit agencies that provide those services to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2017

As many readers know, the active Living Snoqualmie Facebook page shares a lot of photos of the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley... most of them submitted by local photographers (professional and hobby) and … [Read more...]

District: Impressive progress continues on new Mount Si High School; SES gets new Gym soon

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District approaches the three-year anniversary of the passage of a large, $244 million capital bond, construction of the bond's biggest project - a multi-phase, $200 million … [Read more...]

Fire Crews kept busy Christmas Day, battle two large fires on Eastside

Local east King County firefighters were kept busy Christmas night, responding to two big fires in Carnation and North Bend. According to Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R), crews responded to a fully … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe, Casino donate hundreds of hams this holiday season

That’s a lot of hams! Via press release the Snoqualmie Tribe said it had recently distributed 450 holiday hams to families in need across the Puget Sound area. The Tribe has been working with organizations … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Life as a Paris Local, the Perks of Pet Sitting-Part Deux

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] When I left you in part un we were just returning to Paris from a trip to the Normandy beaches … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Pink light glowing as T-Mobile opens in Snoqualmie Valley

Brown paper had covered the windows of the Snoqualmie Ridge retail space on Center Blvd until early last week, but once the paper was removed a familiar bright pink light glowed through the front windows - … [Read more...]

Holiday Spirit: Kiwanis Giving Trees bring joy to hundreds of local kids; thousands of gifts donated

More than likely you saw all the Kiwanis Christmas trees around the Valley over the past month - big and small - placed in the lobbies of businesses and city buildings: The Giving Trees. The concept is simple: … [Read more...]

Police Seek Information, Dash Cam Video in SR 18 Fatality Investigation

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is looking for anyone who may have witnessed a vehicle that might have lost part of its driveline, triggering a deadly accident on SR 18 Wednesday evening, December 13th.  The … [Read more...]

Another serious accident on SR 18 blocks all lanes Thursday morning

On December 14, 2017, for the second time in roughly 17 hours, a serious collision was blocking all lanes of SR 18 just west of I-90, with the accident occurring in the eastbound lanes. Eastside Fire and … [Read more...]

Debris in roadway leads to fatal accident on SR 18 near Tiger Mountain

At 5:15PM, December 13th, WSDOT and police were warning drivers to avoid SR 18 as a multiple vehicle fatality collision was blocking both eastbound and westbound SR 18 between I-90 and the Tiger Mountain … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe Names New Casino CEO, brings decades of experience to position

On December 12, 2017, the Snoqualmie Tribal Council announced that Brian Decorah will be joining the Tribe as the new CEO of the Snoqualmie Casino. “We are excited and greatly look forward to working with Mr. … [Read more...]

Lighting up the Night Sky: See the Holiday Light Displays entered in this Year’s Contest

For those of you who love to drive (or walk) around in search of beautifully decorated homes during the holiday season, we've got the locations of some great light displays in the Snoqualmie Valley. While we … [Read more...]

Fundraiser Success Story: North Bend boy’s Hot Chocolate stand raises hundreds for the homeless

We thought we'd provide an update for readers about the success of  North Bend 5th grader Thomas Biggins 2nd annual Hot Chocolate Stand - a simple fundraising concept that it seems was very well … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights Food Drive: North Bend home with huge display invites community to special event, complete with Christmas Glasses

Feel like seeing a great holiday light display and help community members in need?  It's possible all month long at Alicia Messa's North Bend home... and this year kids can try out some pretty cool glasses to … [Read more...]

Deck the Halls: Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest back for 5th year, Entries due Soon

Have you noticed lots of outdoor light displays going up around Snoqualmie? Our neighborhood has a few big ones and they always make me smile as I drive by. Back for a 5th year: Snoqualmie Holiday Lights … [Read more...]

Icy roads lead to multiple accidents, one serious roll over on westbound I-90 during morning commute

The social media posts started appearing around 6:15AM, December 6, 2017 - a serious accident near Highpoint on westbound I-90, then more near SR 18... commuters warning other drivers to use caution, that roads … [Read more...]

Police say DUI caused serious, multi-car accident near I-90/SR 18 interchange Monday evening

On December 5, 2017 the Washington State Patrol (WSP) released a collision report detailing the multi-car collision that brought eastbound I-90 traffic to a halt near SR 18 during the December 4th evening … [Read more...]

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