North Bend business owner, former council member makes cover of industry magazine

Longtime North Bend resident and former City Council Member David Cook was recently recognized by a real estate industry magazine that not only looks at real estate careers, but community involvement when … [Read more...]

Baby it’s Cold outside – Wintertime tips for pet owners

[In her new column, North Bend resident and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs, Melissa Grant, offers important winter safety tips for your four-legged family member.] Our Valley is beautiful … [Read more...]

Helping local Food Banks: Popular ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser returns to Snoqualmie Valley, January 20th

Want a healthy eating out option that gives you an opportunity to connect with and help the your community?  Well, some local students have just the event for you… Empty Bowls returns to the Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

Developer eyes Snoqualmie for new Hilton hotel, February public hearing set

UPDATE |  February 6, 2017 The City of Snoqualmie has confirmed a public hearing about the amendments needed for a proposed hotel development to move forward on Snoqualmie Ridge.  It will be held during the … [Read more...]

Welcoming the Change | New Climate, less crime, smaller town greet New Snoqualmie Police Chief

January 2017 marks the month the Snoqualmie Police Department moves back to normal - back to business as usual. A new chief now sits in the back corner office. Interim, and once longtime police chief, Jim … [Read more...]

Navigating diversity, unity in small towns, organizers bring ‘Live the Change we Seek’ event to Snoqualmie Valley

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now," said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr so many years ago. This week organizers of a local event event aimed at thoughtfully celebrating the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools running Two Hours Late, January 10th

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced around 4:45AM  that schools would open two hours late, Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Buses will also use snow routes - i.e. 'limited transportation to areas A, B and … [Read more...]

Was it a Cougar in North Bend? How to identify local wildlife

[Thanks to contributing writer, pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs and North Bend resident, Melissa Grant for this article. Melissa has encountered a lot of local wildlife while walking area … [Read more...]

Helping Valley’s Homeless Youth, Winter Shelter announces now serving unaccompanied minors

The Snoqualmie Valley Winter Shelter announced last week that it is now serving unaccompanied minors each night between 8:30PM - 10PM - an effort to help local homeless youth. The overnight winter shelter … [Read more...]

High winds roll through Snoqualmie Valley over weekend, 60mph gusts, trees down, power out to some

UPDATE |  January 8th, 4:45pm A resident reported a tree down on a power line on Tokul Road in Snoqualmie, with the tree on fire. Power was out about 150 customers in this area. Another resident reported … [Read more...]

VIDEO | Natural phenomenon on the Snoqualmie River, beautiful spinning Ice Circle

With cold weather comes beautiful surprises in the Snoqualmie Valley - not to mention pretty uncommon. North Bend resident and photographer Kaylyn Messer heard about a cold weather phenomenon occurring on … [Read more...]

Several serious accidents, one fatal, close eastbound 90 near North Bend for hours

UPDATE |  JANUARY 7, 2016, 8:15PM Around 8PM, the Washington State Patrol reopened eastbound I-90 at Truck Town near North Bend after completing multiple accident investigations just east of Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Safety Reminder: as Local Retention Ponds freeze, no ice is 100% safe

It's not that often that the Snoqualmie Valley gets long enough cold snaps to freeze over local ponds to the extent that rocks don't break through, but as we are about halfway through this week's predicted … [Read more...]

City Council asked to ok RV Park usage near Truck Town, as Middle Fork becomes prime outdoor recreation area

At the January 3rd North Bend City Council meeting, council members will be asked to consider amending the city's municipal code to allow RV Parks in a new area of the city - the Interchange Commercial (IC) … [Read more...]

Boy Scouts BIG Christmas Tree Pickup happens this Weekend

It's one of the biggest fundraisers local Snoqualmie Valley boy scout troop do each year - and one that's also been popular with residents over the years.... If you see trucks in the area filled to the brim … [Read more...]

Another Winter Weather Advisory issued: snow, followed by a week of Cold temps

The on and off light snow showers Saturday afternoon could be a precursor for heavier showers that might blanket the Snoqualmie Valley overnight, along with colder temperatures expected to grip the Puget Sound … [Read more...]

Top 10 Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2016 | Big Foot, epic Rainbow, history, iconic landscapes

Each New Year's Eve we go through the hundreds of Snoqualmie Valley photos shared on the popular Living Snoqualmie Facebook page to determine our year end Top 10 list. There are so many beautiful landscape … [Read more...]

Business Comings: UPS Store offers new shipping, mailing option for North Bend residents

North Bend residents tired of depending on the city's one U.S. post office for mailing, package shipping and PO Box needs will soon have an alternative - a UPS Store close to home. The UPS Store will soon be … [Read more...]

Three back-to-back rescue missions on Christmas Day: one struck by falling ice, two lost on the mountain

On Wednesday, December 28, 2016 the King County Sheriff's Office revealed while many of us were home enjoying Christmas Day, more than 50 King County Search and Rescue (KCSAR) volunteers spent much of the … [Read more...]

District closer to critical High School Schedule change: 7-periods, alternating blocks, trimesters all on table

In the near future the delivery system for education at Mount Si High School will undergo a big change. Gone will be the traditional six-period school day - replaced by a daily schedule that will allow students … [Read more...]

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