Snoqualmie Valley Controversy: Should you rant publicly about services at local businesses?

Our article about ‘Poopgate’ was so popular that we decided to make Snoqualmie Valley Controversy a regular feature. This series will examine arguments that come up over and over on local social media pages and … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend is Seeking Nominations for the 2023 Citizen of the Year

The City of North Bend seeks nominations for the 2023 Citizen of the Year Award.    Nominations must be for a North Bend resident or business that has gone above and beyond to make North … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Magic of the Season at Snoqualmie Winter Lights

Mark your calendars for Snoqualmie Winter Lights, an annual holiday tradition in Historic Downtown Snoqualmie. The event will be on Saturday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m. Santa will arrive at 6:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Votes to Permanently Eliminate Recreational Spring Bear Hunting

Earlier this year, Living Snoqualmie published an Op-Ed piece urging the public to comment on a new proposed rule for spring bear hunting which would make the season permanent. On March 19th, the … [Read more...]

Updated: Eastbound Snoqualmie Pass Closed

Update 1045 pm: I-90 is fully open. Traction tires advised eastbound, chains required westbound. I-90 Snoqualmie pass is closed eastbound at exit 34, eighteen miles west of the summit, due to multiple … [Read more...]

Holly Days: An Old-Fashioned Holiday Festival in Downtown North Bend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) invites you to join in on a heartwarming outdoor holiday festival and tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday, December 3. The City of North Bend and the North … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter | Brush Fire; Rollover Accident; Trail Rescue

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to in the last couple of weeks. November 14, 2022 Firefighters responded to the report of a brush fire. A neighbor called 911 after … [Read more...]

Reduced Speed Limits Approved for SR 202 through Downtown Snoqualmie

Last month the Snoqualmie City Council adopted Ordinance 1625, approving state-recommended speed limit modifications to Railroad Ave/SR 202 from Snoqualmie Falls through the downtown corridor. Speed … [Read more...]

Something for Everyone in the Snoqualmie Valley: Let the Festivities Begin!

This is it! The holiday celebrations have begun, and there is again no shortage of ways to get your Ho Ho Ho on. Check out our events calendar for all things jingly, and please send an email … [Read more...]

Valley Center Stage Presents “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by Dustin Trabert

Valley Center Stage’s beloved annual tradition returns with a new production of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a businessman whose lonely Christmas is invaded by a series of encounters that … [Read more...]

Windy Weather Expected for the Foothill Communities

Tis the season for a wind event, but if it had waited just one week, it would seem right on time for Thanksgiving. Our area has a wind advisory from midnight tonight until 6 pm Thursday. This is not … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Ride-Along Recap from City of North Bend’s PIO

On November 10, 2022, the City of North Bend's Public Information Officer (PIO), Bre Keveren, joined Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Officer Kaae for a ride-along with a virtual twist. Thursday evening … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Controversy: Is it Ok to Put Your Dog’s Poop in Someone Else’s Garbage Can?

‘Poopgate,’ a frequent social media skirmish, is not on the same level as Deflategate, using personal email servers or even a questionable celebrity's 72-hour marriage. However, the ethics of … [Read more...]

Help Shape Final Design for Centennial Trail Improvements at Nov. 16 Public Open House

The City of Snoqualmie has been working with stakeholders to finalize the design direction of the Town Center Phase 3: Centennial Trail Improvements Project, which will redesign and enhance the trail between … [Read more...]

Artists Sunday Event at the North Bend Train Depot

Artists Sunday, the Sunday after Thanksgiving (Nov 27, 2022), is dedicated to supporting local artists and recognizing the impact they have in enriching our lives, communities, and the … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Tribe & Casino Honors Veterans this Veterans Day with Flag Raising Ceremony, Free Buffet Offer and Launch of Veterans Ride-Share Program

The Snoqualmie Tribe, in partnership with the Snoqualmie Casino and American Legion Post 79, extends a community invitation to honor all service members past and present this Veterans Day. … [Read more...]

Updated: Wednesday Morning Traffic Troubles on Highway 18

Update 10:30 am: Highway 18 is now open in both directions. ____________________________________________________________________ SR 18 is closed Eastbound at Issaquah-Hobart road and Westbound at … [Read more...]

Early Election Results: Murray Winning a Sixth Term, Schrier Beating Larkin in the 8th Congressional District

With 1,664,879  ballots counted in the state, some races have been decided, and some are still ongoing. Here are some November 8th race results: United States Senator Patty Murray (D)- … [Read more...]

I-90 and SR 18 Improvements Project is the Focus of Snoqualmie Open House

Test drive the diverging diamond interchange before it’s even built at an open house for the Interstate 90 and State Route 18 improvements and widening project on Wednesday, Nov. 16. People … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend Updates its Snowplow Route Map

In preparation for the 2022-23 winter season, the City of North Bend has updated its Snowplow Route Map, which includes new neighborhoods and streets. The map identifies Priority 1, 2, and 3 snowplow … [Read more...]