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...]

Accessibilty of Trails and Outdoor Recreation in the Snoqualmie Valley (part one)

[Guest post by Matt Pawelski] Welcome to the first installment of our series concerning accessibility to trails and outdoor recreation in Snoqualmie Valley! You may have heard about the official opening … [Read more...]

(Story Updated) The Week Ahead – October Snow on the Way?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] UPDATE |October 21st According to Ryan, it is still early but models still say snow event Friday. Incredibly low snow level for mid-Oct (~1,500-2,000sf) … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival Closes: Locals Review Festival’s Audience Winner

Following the end of the North Bend Film Festival on October 11th, Adam Rehmeier's Dinner in America was announced as the winner of the festival's Audience Award. "I'm thrilled Dinner in … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Hawks Game Windstorm Possible! And another Tuesday, before drier conditions later in the week

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] We're really transitioning into active Fall-like weather now, aren't we? Saturday in Snoqualmie Valley featured blustery winds with ~2" of rain that mostly … [Read more...]

Film Fest Friday Review of “Ava”-Starring John Malkovich and Jessica Chastain

Film Fest Fridays is a collaboration between The North Bend Theatre, North Bend Film Fest, and Volition Brewing to provide a special virtual community event each month to independent film lovers. The series … [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...]

The Valley Vagabond: a Three-State National Park RV Adventure to replace the trip Covid squashed

[Guest post by Snoqualmie resident Katlin Lee. Submit Valley Vagabond articles to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Unfortunately for my husband Sean and I, Covid-19 killed a trip to Colombia for 2 weeks to … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Norm in Good Form

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather ] As far as the weather goes this week in the Snoqualmie Valley - the last full week of summer break from school should be a … [Read more...]

I Killed a Bear

[Guest post by Daryl Ratajczak, 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...]

Toby’s Path of Hope

[Guest article by Lesley Martinez, a North Bend resident, photographer, dog matchmaker, wife and mother of two (one human, one not)] Twenty minutes and 15 seconds into the video, and I'm in love. I'm not … [Read more...]

SVSD School Board adopts resolution to start year fully remote; addresses parent concerns about distance learning plan

On August 13th, the Snoqualmie Valley School District approved its official decision regarding the reopening of schools for the upcoming 2020-21 school year at its Board of Directors Meeting. Following suit of … [Read more...]

A Bear Story I Will NOT Share

[Reprinted with permission. Article by Daryl Ratajczak wildlife biologist and Instructor at Wildlife for You] Do you love bears? It is a simple question and if the answer is YES... then I CHALLENGE … [Read more...]