North Bend City Council to Vote on Authorizing an Appraisal Contract Regarding the Potential Purchase of Sallal Water Association

One of the agenda items scheduled for the October 4th, 2022, North Bend City Council meeting is a professional services contract with Terra Property Analytics LLC (Terra). That evening, City Council … [Read more...]

Winter Thunders into the North Bend Theatre on Sunday

The North Bend Theatre presents the edge-of-your-seat documentary thriller Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche for one night only, Sunday, October 2. A gripping account of one of the deadliest … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Authorizes Contract for Work Taylor Park and Riverfront Park Design Project

On September 20th, 2022, the North Bend City Council approved a Motion authorizing a contract with Site Workshop for the William H. Taylor Park (Taylor Park) and Riverfront Park Design … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed Wednesday on Interstate 90 Near Bandera

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), at approximately 8 pm on Wednesday, September 21st, a pedestrian was killed on I90 near milepost 47. A 2017 Lexus with two female occupants was traveling … [Read more...]

Trail Run Brings Participants to Downtown North Bend

On Sunday, September 25th, residents may notice the Mt. Si Hill Climb Trail Run participants in downtown North Bend. The event runs from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m., including set-up and take-down … [Read more...]

The Blues are Back in Downtown North Bend, September 24th

The North Bend Blues Walk is back in town on Saturday, September 24th, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The festival will feature 23 bands and more than 70 musicians throughout 18 Downtown North Bend … [Read more...]

The Story of Snoqualmie’s Stewie and his Dedicated Local Rescuers

Labor Day weekend and the days following have been tough for Kate and Chris of Sharkey Farm. On September 5th, three riders from the farm were riding on the Snoqualmie Ridge mixed-use trails when the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Fire Department Hosts Vaccine Clinic

The Snoqualmie Fire Department will host a vaccination clinic at the Snoqualmie Fire Department on Thursday, September 22, from 11 am to 6 pm.   They will distribute the updated COVID-19 … [Read more...]

WSDOT Travel Update: Expect Big Backups all Week on Westbound I-90 near Preston

People who use westbound Interstate 90 this week need to allow extra time for travel between State Route 18 and Issaquah. The freeway is reduced to one left lane 24 hours a day, until 5 a.m. Thursday, … [Read more...]

All Aboard! Special Autumn Event Trains at the Northwest Railway Museum

Fall into the autumn season with a variety of fun train adventures at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. First up, step back in time as you ride the rails aboard the Museum’s steam train … [Read more...]

Inslee and Local Leaders Launch Diverging Diamond Interchange Work to get I-90/SR 18 Traffic Moving

Gov. Jay Inslee joined other state and local representatives today to turn the first shovels of dirt, breaking ground on the Interstate 90/State Route 18 Interchange Improvements and Widening project. This … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Sweet Honey Esthetics Buzzes into North Bend

Sarah Green has lived in the Snoqualmie Valley her whole life. She grew up, went to school here, and now has a brand-new business. After graduating from Mount Si High School in 2017, Sarah attended … [Read more...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke on its Way to the Snoqualmie Valley, Not Expected to be a Major Event

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The Snoqualmie Valley has dodged the smoke bullet all summer, until now. Unfortunately, starting Friday late afternoon into the evening, our east “gap … [Read more...]

Late-night Westbound SR 18 closure Near Tiger Mountain this Thursday

For people who use westbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain, you will need to plan extra time this Thursday, Sept. 8, as a detour will be in place overnight. Starting at 11 p.m., contractor crews … [Read more...]

Free Toddler Train Storytime Program Resumes September 5th

The Northwest Railway Museum’s popular Toddler Train Storytime program resumes on Wednesday, September 7th, at 11 am. This program is geared toward families with preschool-age children, and these … [Read more...]

A Major Project Will Affect Westbound I-90 Travel During September Near Issaquah

Just before the I90 pavement project started on Aug. 30 in North Bend between exits 31 & 32 started, Living Snoqualmie was asked by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) if we had any … [Read more...]

Final Update: All Lanes Blocked on SR 18 at Tiger Mountain State Forest

Final Update 7:00 pm: State Route 18 is finally clear and open. _____________________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY Update 3:45 pm: State Route 18 is still … [Read more...]

Sips & Suds Returns to Downtown North Bend

The North Bend Downtown Foundation (NBDF) is again partnering with wineries, brewers and musicians to bring you Sip Suds and Si on Saturday, September 10th, from 6 to 9 p.m. The walk will feature … [Read more...]

From Hollywood with Love: Celebrate Movies on September 3rd with $3 Tickets

The North Bend Theatre joins other U.S. cinemas in celebrating the inaugural National Cinema Day on Saturday, September 3. For one day only, all movie tickets will be just $3. This newly-launched … [Read more...]