Loch Katrine Fire, Daily Update, October 18, 2022

Resources continue to arrive to support all firefighting efforts around the perimeter of the fire. Assessment of the fires’ footprint is ongoing, with plans being developed and implemented from those … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend to Enter Stage 2 of its Water Conservation Ordinance

Effective Thursday, October 20, 2022, North Bend Public Works Director Mark Rigos has declared the city will move to Stage 2 of its Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) until further … [Read more...]

Monday Update for Loch Katrine Fire  

A type 2 incident management team has taken over command of the Loch Katrine Fire as of today, Monday, October 17th.  Resources have been arriving to bolster the crews out on the line and have … [Read more...]

Encompass Announces 2022 Autumn Gala: “The Snow Ball”

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Encompass Autumn Gala, a night of celebration in support of Encompass programs for children and families in our community. This year’s Gala will take place … [Read more...]

Updated: Loch Katrine Fire: No Threat to the Snoqualmie Valley

Update Sunday, October 16th, 4:20 pm: According to the Washington State DNR Wildfire Twitter account, The Loch Katrine Fire on private land and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest 30 miles east … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Wildlife: We Can’t Stop Here, Its Bat Country!

It’s true, the valley is bat country, but there is little reason to fear, according to a bat expert who spoke at an event for the Snoqualmie Valley Garden Club Tuesday night. If you love … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke Will Linger Across Washington into the Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis with Information from the Department of Health] Wildfire smoke is sticking around several parts of Washington, and forecasts show smoke will likely get … [Read more...]

MORE Halloween Happenings in the Snoqualmie Valley!

Boo! As the days tick down to Halloween, there are MORE fun happenings on tap around the Snoqualmie Valley over the next weeks. If we missed your event, leave it in the comment section, and we’ll get it added. … [Read more...]

Give Yourself Over to Rocky Horror this Weekend at the North Bend Theatre

This Friday and Saturday night, the North Bend Theatre hosts its 16th annual showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. More than just a movie, this weekend’s screening of The Rocky Horror … [Read more...]

Opinion | Streets and Water – Open Letter to North Bend City Council

[Letter by Chris Lodahl– North Bend, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters to the editor or opinion posts … [Read more...]

Boo! Run Down of Halloween Happenings around the Snoqualmie Valley

Happy October, Snoqualmie Valley. Here are some of the Autumn happenings during the coming weeks. If we missed your event, leave it in the comment section, and we’ll get it added. Jubilee Farm U-Pick … [Read more...]

North Bend City Council Approves Contract for Engineering, Permitting of Controversial Meadowbrook Sewer ULID

On September 20th, 2022, the North Bend City Council approved a Motion authorizing a contract with Gray and Osborne (G&O) for engineering and permitting the Meadowbrook Sewer Utility Local Improvement … [Read more...]

Business Comings: New Tattoo Studio Makes its Mark in North Bend

Confidence is an essential factor in a healthy life. Studies show self-esteem is typically low in adolescence but rises in adulthood, only to decline around retirement age. One of North Bend’s newest … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Department Hires Behavioral Health Specialist

Stephanie Butler recently joined the Snoqualmie Police Department, which serves the cities of Snoqualmie and North Bend, as the department’s new Behavioral Health Specialist. Butler has extensive experience … [Read more...]

Loud Noises Possible from the Fire Training Academy, October 3rd through the 6th

The Washington State Fire Training Academy (FTA) has notified the City of North Bend that it is hosting the Washington State Patrol (WSP) Bomb Squad on their property from Monday, October 3rd through … [Read more...]

Travel Alert: SR 18 lane closures will prepare for upcoming improvements to I-90 and SR 18 in Snoqualmie

Beginning the week of Oct. 3, work on State Route 18 will affect drivers in both directions of the highway. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will be … [Read more...]

North Bend Traffic Alert: Park Street Turn Lanes Project Scheduled to Begin October 3rd

On Monday, October 3rd, Reed Trucking and Excavating will begin work on the Park Street Turn Lanes Project. Work includes installation of new vertical curb and gutter, sidewalk, raising and replacing sewer … [Read more...]

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...]