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Future at Risk: membership vote could lead to city ‘invasion’ of Sallal Water Association

On June 11, 2019 at 7PM in the Snoqualmie Casino ballroom, members of the Sallal Water Association will vote on an amendment making several changes its bylaws, an amendment that could have big consequences for … [Read more...]

Letter | Fall City Fire Department – Moving Forward

Dear Editor, Last month citizens in Fall City turned out in record numbers to vote on whether to merge our Fall City Fire Department into Fire District 10. The merger failed with almost 54% voting … [Read more...]

Letter | Fire district merger will allow Fall City to meet today’s safety standards

Dear Editor, Now is the time. I am a Fall City resident, a former Fire District 27 volunteer, and a current Fire District 27 firefighter. In this coming election, I will be voting YES on Proposition 1. As … [Read more...]

Letter | No problem to fix with fire district merger

Dear Editor, I volunteered for the Fire District 27 Consolidation Evaluation Committee a year ago, new to Fall City and with no knowledge of the department.  I ended up being the primary spokesperson when we … [Read more...]

Letter | Nostalgia must take back seat to emergency service progress and safety

Dear Editor, On April 23, voters in Fall City have an opportunity to decide the future of how fire and emergency services are funded and administered. A merger of Fire District 27 and Fire District 10 … [Read more...]

Letter | Understand tax collection methods before April 23rd fire district merger vote

Dear Editor, Tax collections for Issaquah Fire District 10 and our Fall City Fire District 27 are not created equal. District 10 collects its taxes on that year’s budget. Then, known as the Fire Benefit … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Snowmaggedon Heroes: City Mechanic, Young Volunteer Rescuer awarded vacations

A month ago Living Snoqualmie and the Messa Group Real Estate asked the Snoqualmie Valley to nominate a 'Snowmaggedon Hero.' Someone who went above and beyond during February's historic back-to-back snow storms … [Read more...]

Letter | Fall City Fire Department merger will increase emergency service level, maintain local control

[Letters doe not represent the views of Living Snoqualmie or its employees. Letters supporting candidates or regarding ballot initiatives can be sent to info@livingsnoqualmie.com.] Dear Editor, Fall City … [Read more...]

Local mom says ‘Thank You’ to police officers, firefighters for help during two years of homelessness in the Snoqualmie Valley

[Have something you'd like to share with the community? Letters can be emailed to info@livingsnoqualmie.com.] Dear Snoqualmie Valley Community: I feel a great need and obligation to take the time to … [Read more...]

Mount Si ‘Spring Signing Day’ recognizes future college student athletes

Mount Si High School recently did a second 'Signing Day.' This year's Spring Signing Day was held the morning of Wednesday April 18th and included students and some proud parents, too. Seven more students … [Read more...]

2018 Educators of the Year named, honored at upcoming luncheon

On March 1st,  Snoqualmie Valley School Foundation representatives - armed with balloons, flowers and sweet treats - surprised four SVSD employees, bestowing upon them the honor of 2018 Educators of the … [Read more...]

National Signing Day | Seven Mount Si student athletes honored, commit to play college sports next year

Across the United States, February 7th was National Signing Day for high school seniors who signed commitment letters to play collegiate athletics. Early Wednesday, Mount Si High School held its ceremony to … [Read more...]

District: Impressive progress continues on new Mount Si High School; SES gets new Gym soon

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District approaches the three-year anniversary of the passage of a large, $244 million capital bond, construction of the bond's biggest project - a multi-phase, $200 million … [Read more...]

After years of Controversy, New HAWK light coming to intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fisher Ave

In recent Snoqualmie City Council meetings, the topic of a stoplight at the Fisher Ave/Snoqualmie Parkway intersection resurfaced, including citizen accusations that Parks and Public Works Director Dan Marcinko … [Read more...]

Tree Lighting Festival, Holly Jolly Downtown kick off holiday season in Snoqualmie, November 25th

Thanksgiving is almost here. Lights are starting to go up on homes. It's beginning to feel a bit like Christmas, which means an annual Snoqualmie holiday tradition - complete with thousands of twinkling lights … [Read more...]

Q&A with School Board Candidates: local taxes, improving communications, policy making

This November 7th, two Snoqualmie Valley School Board positions are on the ballot, including Position 4 currently held by Marci Busby. Gary Fancher is challenging her for the seat. Although candidates must … [Read more...]

Letter | Re-elect Kathi Prewitt, brings critical experience, thoughtful deliberation to city council

Dear Editor, I am writing to encourage the citizens of Snoqualmie to join me in re-electing Kathi Prewitt to the Snoqualmie City Council. Kathi is a long-standing, respected member of the community who … [Read more...]

Relocating History from Bellingham to Snoqualmie: century-old steam locomotive gets new home at Northwest Railway Museum

On September 21, 2017, the Northwest Railway Museum moved a piece of railway history - the way from from Bellingham to Snoqualmie - with the goal of restoring the nearly century-old H.K. Porter steam locomotive … [Read more...]

Letter | Snoqualmie election as a referendum on growth

[This letter is from Snoqualmie resident, Richard Scheel. You can send letters of support for your candidate to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Dear Editor, I am happy to see the abundance of candidates in our … [Read more...]

New School Rising: Mount Si High School steel framework goes up; SES gym expansion starts soon

If you haven't driven by Mount Si High School since school let out in June, you might just do a double take as you travel down Meadowbrook Way. Construction on the new, rebuilt high school has gone from … [Read more...]