What to expect when wolves expand to your area

Wolf populations are slowly returning across Washington State. Populations are steadily growing, which means wolves are dispersing into new areas and forming new packs. No matter where you live in the state, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Local Advocacy Team: Pros in Partnership

[Guest post by Amy Biggs, Director of Snoqualmie Valley Transportation, and Laura Smith, Executive Director of Snoqualmie Valley Community Network.] Did you ever wonder how all those human service agencies … [Read more...]

SVSD Temporarily Modifies Grading Policy in Special Meeting on 1/26/21

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Meeting’s main topic was a Resolution regarding a Temporary Change in grading policies for the 2020-2021 school year.   After a robust discussion, the Resolution … [Read more...]

What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

Bombshell announcement of Superintendent Manahan’s retirement precedes SVSD Board Meeting on January 14th

[Guest article by Linda Grez] An afternoon announcement of Dr. Manahan’s early retirement plan caught the community by surprise.  In the board meeting that night, he read his statement about plans to … [Read more...]

Letter | Sarah Perry is Running for King County Council District 3

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter – Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Board approves plan to reopen Elementary Schools for Hybrid/In-person instruction in January

[Guest article by Linda Grez] The Snoqualmie Valley School District held a Special Meeting on Tuesday, 12/29/20. The sole agenda item was the Reopening of Elementary schools for Hybrid (in-person and remote … [Read more...]

Letter | Dear Snoqualmie Residents

[Letter by Chloe Hou: Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Dear Snoqualmie resident, This is Chloe, … [Read more...]

Back to the Diamond in 2021

 [Guest post by Mike Tenhulzen, President, Falls Little League, and Pete Morisseau, President, Snoqualmie Valley Little League.  Volunteers working to ensure Snoqualmie Valley youth have a great … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Christmas Movies!

[Guest Post by French Walker] I treasure movies the way some love the NFL, and so did my Mother. She often brought me to the Cinema with her, where I enjoyed a bevy of films with adult content, such as; … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Basking in Morning Sun

While much of the Puget Sound lowlands will be socked in by fog with stagnant cold air, the Cascade foothills are waking up Sunday to relatively warmer conditions in the mid 40 °s and mostly clear skies. You … [Read more...]

2020 Holiday Decorating Trends: The Year to Find Joy in the Moment

[Guest article by Julietta Harding] 2020 has been a year like no other, and we’re all facing a holiday season that bears no resemblance to seasons past. We’ve been asked to stay home and celebrate only with … [Read more...]

Lessons from the past

Last week, a Crosscut article took a look into Seattle’s past and painted a familiar picture for us. It’s October 1918, and Seattle is battling pandemic flu. People are wearing face masks and staying … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: Is regional trucking placing an unfair burden on Snoqualmie?

[Article by Jim Mayhew, Snoqualmie Council Mayor Pro Tem. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Watching Another Potential Windstorm, Snow Levels to Rise (briefly)

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a stormy Saturday night, Sunday looks to extend that experience somewhat with rain turning to showers, but gusty conditions continue at … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: The Battle of Good vs. Evil and The Pillsbury Doughboy

[Article by Matt Pawelski- North Bend, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Yep. No matter … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Enjoy some November sunshine while it lasts!

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a chilly start today and an extra hour to play with, Sunday and Monday will provide exceptional weather to break down and store away all the … [Read more...]

Letter | Dr. Kim Schrier: Promise Keeper

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter – Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Board Meeting Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

[Guest Article by Linda Hamm Grez, North Bend WA] Last Thursday's 10/22/20 School Board meeting reflected our schools' current state of limbo: The District's phased return to in-person learning via hybrid … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Looking mostly dry…until Halloween of course :(

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] We've had a chilly start Sunday with our first frost, but today should still make for a great last dry weekend run to the pumpkin patch ahead of an … [Read more...]