Loss of a Giant: Former Mayor of North Bend Fritz Ribary Passes Away

You may have first met Fritz Ribary as your pizza delivery man, through a Chamber of Commerce luncheon, or as a classmate in school. No matter how someone met Fritz, he was soon known for his kind … [Read more...]

Honoring Our Valley History: Kinsey Street on the Ridge

In his second installment of Honoring Our Valley History, Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Six Boredom Busters for your Dog

Guest Post by Andrea Logan Is your dog still hyper after a long walk or game of fetch? Are you stretched for time? Instead of adding more physical exercise to your dog’s routine, add a few brain games to … [Read more...]

Chief Kanim Middle School Music Boosters hosts Spring Music Showcase and Silent Auction

Back by popular demand, Chief Kanim Middle School (CKMS) Music Boosters is proud to present the 2022 Spring Music Showcase and Silent Auction: Friday, May 13, 2022 6 PM – 9 … [Read more...]

James Whitfield, Co-Founder of Be Culture, to headline Encompass Inspire Breakfast 

Encompass will return to hosting its annual Inspire Breakfast in person on Tuesday, April 26 from 7:30-9:00 am at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge.  Inspire is an … [Read more...]

Wildcat Jazz Celebration at the North Bend Theatre

Guest Post by Linda Grez for the Mount Si Band & Orchestra Boosters The community is invited to the free Wildcat Jazz Celebration, featuring all 3 Mount Si High School Jazz bands as well as Twin Falls … [Read more...]

European Cherry Blossoms Announce Spring

Guest post by Snoqualmie Valley Historian -David S. Battey As a tree freak, I get pretty excited over the stunning spring blooms flooding the Northwest right now.  Most are cherry blossoms not planted … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley History: Fisher Avenue on Snoqualmie Ridge

Local Historian Dave Battey shares the connection of history to the street names that honor individuals and remind us of families that have been important in Snoqualmie history.   Fisher … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildlife: I Killed a Bear

[Guest post by Daryl Ratajczak, a black bear biologist and advocate. Daryl is the former Black Bear Program Coordinator and Chief of Wildlife for the state of Tennessee. He is also a regular wildlife instructor … [Read more...]

Hang on to Your Plants; Mother Nature isn’t Ready for Spring

The calendar says Spring, but mother nature doesn’t want us to get too far ahead. We have a lot of rain, some wind for the lowlands and possibly up to two feet of snow for the cascade … [Read more...]

Wildcats Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin Finish Season at State Champs

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] Mt Si Juniors Ty Mitton and Jay Boivin closed out their Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive season with impressive showings at State … [Read more...]

Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive Make a Great Showing at District Championships

[Guest Post by Cathy Kuhnau Wildcat Boys Swim & Dive Parent Liaison] The 2021-22 Wildcat Boys Swim and Dive team made great strides this season. Eight of the team qualified to move on to the post-season … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Neighborhoods to Host a Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt Saturday March 5th

[Guest post by Bree May] In honor of the National Day of Unplugging, Snoqualmie Valley neighborhood homes will be hosting an annual Little Free Library (LFL) Scavenger Hunt. By visiting select … [Read more...]

The Valley Center Stage’s Production of Cheryl Strayed’s ‘Tiny Beautiful things’: Be Prepared to Cry

[Guest Post by Susan Burk] The Valley Center Stage (VCS) has been presenting variety shows, plays and special events since 2003.  VCS has long been a part of North Bend Community Theater, a … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Hopes to Restore Restricted Routes to Regular Service Soon

[Guest Post by Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, Carol Ladwig] The Valley-local bus service, Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, has immediate openings for six bus drivers. Interested applicants … [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...]

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...]

UPDATED: A Blustery Start to 2022 in the Snoqualmie Valley

Update: The National Weather Service canceled the Wind Advisory at about 3 … [Read more...]

If You’re Sick of Snow, Do NOT Read this Forecast aka the Last Forecast of 2021

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Nothing like ending the year with another round of snow heading our way.  There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 AM to 7 PM … [Read more...]