North Bend Downtown Foundation hands out 2nd ‘Ripple Effect’ award to beloved Arby’s Employee

It may have been delayed a couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the North Bend Ripple Effect Award is back - and this time it went to Arby's employee, Chance Turner. If … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie awards $435,000 in COVID-19 recovery grants to local businesses, community organizations

The City of Snoqualmie announced it has officially allocated $435,000 to local businesses and community organizations to support recovery from the statewide coronavirus pandemic shutdown. The city … [Read more...]

King County submits ‘Phase 1.5’ plan to reopen more businesses, expanded to include some indoor restaurant seating

On Wednesday June 3rd King County officials announced they'd submitted a plan to the state Department of Health that would allow limited and modified openings for a wide range of businesses and … [Read more...]

Best Places to Eat in North Bend

Whether you're a local, a Twin Peaks fan here to see iconic sites or an avid climber, hiker enjoying the outdoors, chances are you'd like to know the best places to eat in North Bend. We've got you covered. … [Read more...]

Best Places to Eat in Snoqualmie

Whether you're a local, a tourist heading to see Snoqualmie Falls or hike the trails or enjoying a getaway at the romantic Salish Lodge and Spa, chances are you'd like to know the best places to eat in … [Read more...]

Governor backs off requirement that restaurant patrons provide contact information during state’s phased reopening

Late Friday evening, May 15, 2020, Governor Inslee released a statement and memorandum clarifying the requirement announced earlier this week that restaurant patrons provide their contact information when … [Read more...]

Letter | Local small business owners may lose life’s work during state Stay Home order

[This is a reader-submitted letter written on May 1st. Certain data noted may have changed since submission. Letters to the Editor can be submitted to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Dear Editor, The general … [Read more...]

Heirloom Cookshop closing Snoqualmie location, looking for new home

Heirloom Cookshop owner Kristen Schumacher announced that a rent increase for the historic Snoqualmie building that houses her 3-year old business is what triggered the tough decision to look for a new … [Read more...]

Local Businesses partner with school district to provide NEW Student Study Spots

According to Snoqualmie Valley School District Technology Coach Janice Wintermyer, the district - as part of its new One-to-One Computing Initiative - recently checked out almost 2,400 laptop computers to … [Read more...]

Popular Sip Suds & Si event returns to downtown North Bend, October 19th

It's back... The North Bend Downtown Foundation is once again partnering with local wineries, breweries, artists and musicians to bring the third installment of Sip, Suds & Si to the Snoqualmie Valley. … [Read more...]

7 years in the making: Living Snoqualmie adventures at the Salish Lodge

About this time 7 years ago I was supplementing my income by working in a pet store in the Issaquah Highlands. My boss at the time asked if I would be interested in writing an occasional article for a local … [Read more...]

Popular North Bend businesses reopen: welcome back Huxdotter Coffee drive-thru and Wildflower Bistro

Welcome Back Huxdotter Much to the delight of North Bend residents and coffee fans, longtime business - Huxdotter Coffee - is back open. Well, at least the new drive-thru is open. According to the Huxdotter … [Read more...]

Summer 2019 brings New breakfast, brunch options to Snoqualmie Valley

Summer 2019 is bringing new breakfast and brunch options to the upper Snoqualmie Valley. Well, at least on weekends. In May the Salish Lodge announced that the Attic will now serve breakfast on Saturday and … [Read more...]

Attention Wine Lovers: SipFest returns to historic Snoqualmie this weekend, benefits local food banks

A collaboration between Seattle Uncorked and the Rotary Club of Snoqualmie Valley will bring over 20 wineries and breweries - along with some great local restaurants - to historic downtown Snoqualmie on … [Read more...]

Brunello’s officially becomes Franceso Ristorante Italiano, complete with new menu, new lunch prices

It's been almost a year since Brunello's on Snoqualmie Ridge was sold to Francesco Montalto. With new ownership also came a plan to rebrand the longtime Snoqualmie restaurant in order to give it a new identity. … [Read more...]

Committed to Snoqualmie: No Boat Brewing announces expansion just two years after opening

It's only about 2.5 years since No Boat Brewing Company opened inside some empty Ronix Warehouse space on Snoqualmie Ridge, but in that short time it has grown to be popular with locals and tourists alike. … [Read more...]

The Tummy Taxi: new family-operated, food delivery service launches in the Snoqualmie Valley

A new family business launched this week in the Snoqualmie Valley- complete with a catchy name: The Tummy Taxi, which delivers food from all North Bend and Snoqualmie restaurants straight to your home. Have … [Read more...]

Three Snoqualmie businesses close their doors this week

Three Snoqualmie businesses closed their doors this week. The biggest surprise to many residents was when Ana's Mexican Restaurant owner Anna Sotelo unexpectedly announced via the restaurant's Facebook page … [Read more...]

Business Comings: New Snoqualmie Restaurant serves up ramen, Korean-style lunches

A new restaurant has taken the place of Rose's Deli on Snoqualmie Ridge - right next to the UPS Store on Center Blvd - called Ridge Cupbop and Ramen. The restaurant change also includes a reworked interior … [Read more...]

Iron Duck: Amazing Pizza in an Unexpected Place

The Snoqualmie Valley has a lot of pizza options. Since I've raised four kids here for nearly two decades, I've eaten my fair share of pizza - since it always seemed to be one of those meals that was 'pleasing … [Read more...]