Business Comings: Valley residents Bring Mobile Dog Gym to the Community

Seth Goldberg & Nicole Sesar are avid hikers and dog owners who moved to the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley in 2017 to be closer to nature. The couple met through a friend nine years ago and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Leadership 101-Building a Bond with your Dog   

Are you a good leader to your dog? Does your dog know you have their back? Recently I was bit by a Pug! I’ve had large dogs with serious behavioral issues in my house and managed not to be bitten by … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Six Boredom Busters for your Dog

Guest Post by Andrea Logan Is your dog still hyper after a long walk or game of fetch? Are you stretched for time? Instead of adding more physical exercise to your dog’s routine, add a few brain games to … [Read more...]

North Bend’s Pet Place Market Expands, Grand Re-Opening Celebration Happens April 23 & 24th

Pet Place Market (PPM) is expanding and celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. The owner – Christopher Creighton– couldn’t be more excited to offer new products and services to the downtown North Bend … [Read more...]

Car Collision in Duvall Injures Two and Claims One Life Monday Evening

UPDATE: The dog, thought to be missing, was found safe at the towing company. At approximately 7:08 PM, Monday, March 28th, two people were injured, and one person died on SR203 in … [Read more...]

5 Lessons I Learned as a Dog Walker

I started walking and training dogs in 2004, and in October, I retired from dog walking. In my (unscientific) estimation, I have taken 18,000 walks, not including walking my dog two to three times a day and … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Upcoming Holiday Season

When the holiday season craziness starts, it’s easy to forget some of the dangers that lurk for our pets. There are many common but easily forgotten hazards this time of year. Since the pandemic … [Read more...]

Valley Animal Partners: Hearts Full of Love for Local Pets

Living in the Valley, you probably have heard of Valley Animal Partners (VAP) but haven't been quite sure what they're all about. Admittedly, even though I am a known animal lover, I wasn't quite sure … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets: Pandemic Pets Put Pressure on Already Overloaded Veterinary System

As a part-time dog walker and trainer, I started noticing the pandemic pet phenomena early on. The ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order had begun on March 23rd, 2020, and by April, I was getting many calls from new … [Read more...]

The Rescue of the Rattlesnake Mountain (dog) Gang

Local residents know about the many benefits that come from living in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. Unfortunately, most of us know there are drawbacks too. Two of those drawbacks are lost and abandoned … [Read more...]

Let the Heatmageddon Wave Begin!

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] Saturday is the start of the major heatwave to hit our area. Saturdays high will be in the low 100’s with a “Heat Index” of around 108°. The Heat … [Read more...]

North Bend City Hall to Open as Emergency Cooling Center, June 26-28

The City of North Bend will open Council Chambers and the City Hall lobby area as an emergency cooling center during the upcoming forecasted heatwave. These areas of City Hall will be open to … [Read more...]

Pet Licenses are Required for Furry Family Members; ‘License for Love’ Campaign Waives Late Fees

Do you have a furry, four-legged family member? If so, this is a friendly reminder that King County pet licenses are required for all dogs and cats eight weeks of age or older living in the Regional Animal … [Read more...]

Public Invited to Submit Art Highlighting the Dangers of Releasing Pets and Plants into the Wild

The Washington Invasive Species Council and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invite artists of all ages to participate in an art contest through May 14 as part of the “Don’t Let it Loose” … [Read more...]

Think Twice Before Giving Bunnies or Chicks as Gifts

Although it may be tempting to gift a small child with a fuzzy baby rabbit or chick on a glorious spring day or as an Easter gift in a basket, giving such animals as gifts should only be done after careful … [Read more...]

The Snoqualmie Police Departments K9 Pooch & his Partner Officer John Fischbeck: Assets to the Department and the Valley

In spring 2020 – and after months of planning and training - K9 Pooch joined the Snoqualmie Police Department. This past fall, Pooch expanded his skills to North … [Read more...]

Business Comings, Falling River Meats: Good for the Farming Community, Good for the Local Economy

When Christeena and Darron Marzolf were looking for a new retail storefront location, they knew they wanted to stay in the Snoqualmie Valley. Says Christeena, “We love North Bend! I graduated from Mt … [Read more...]

Living Snoqualmie Now has an Events Calendar

Living Snoqualmie is pleased to announce a community calendar of virtual and (hopefully soon) in person events. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash The Calendar will include city, school board, hospital and … [Read more...]

The Most Dangerous Animals in Washington

I’m about to give you some information you never knew you needed. This information was hard to find, took substantial screen squinting, rigorous reading of gruesome details and required me to deal with … [Read more...]

Toby’s Path of Hope

[Guest article by Lesley Martinez, a North Bend resident, photographer, dog matchmaker, wife and mother of two (one human, one not)] Twenty minutes and 15 seconds into the video, and I'm in love. I'm not … [Read more...]