Enjoy a Snoqualmie Valley Treat this Weekend: A List of Can’t-Miss Holiday Festivities

The festivities continue this weekend around the Valley with more fun ways to celebrate the season. Check out our events calendar for all things jingly, and please send an email … [Read more...]

Light up North Bend Holiday Lighting Contest Returns for the Third Year

The City of North Bend invites residents and businesses to make the city shine bright this holiday season as the 3rd Annual Light up North Bend holiday lighting contest … [Read more...]

Updated: Eastbound I90 has Re-Opened

Update 10 am: I-90 eastbound is open. However, I-90 westbound is likely closing at Ellensburg due to spinouts near Easton. More info to … [Read more...]

Garbage/Recycling Collections Canceled for November 30th in North Bend, Drop-off Site Available at Torguson Park

Republic Services has informed the City of North Bend that it will not be able to service residential and commercial customers on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. It was determined too hazardous after a local … [Read more...]

Discover the Charm of The Cinnamon Bear

Enjoy the classic holiday radio show The Cinnamon Bear from the comfort of your car.   You may be rushing around this holiday season, but drive within two blocks of the North Bend … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Are we in for the season’s first snow?

It’s that time of the year when we start talking about snow. We have our first winter advisory of the season. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday afternoon. 4 to … [Read more...]

Top Reasons to Shop Locally in the Snoqualmie Valley

According to the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), small businesses of 500 employees or fewer make up 99.9% of all U.S. businesses and 99.7% of firms with paid employees. Of the new … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Last Minute Traffic Alert: Eastbound SR 18 to Briefly Close at Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast Nov. 9-10

Travelers will need to find alternate routes if they use eastbound State Route 18 near Tiger Mountain during overnight hours Nov. 9-10. Beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, all lanes of eastbound SR 18 at … [Read more...]