Cherry de Pon Says Farewell: A Letter to the Community

To the Snoqualmie Valley Community, In 2012, I drove my friend to the Snoqualmie Ridge and introduced her to this lovely neighborhood I had stumbled across from a day trip to Snoqualmie Falls. Less than 6 … [Read more...]

More Important Than Ever To Eat And Shop Local, Support North Bend Businesses

The shift in weather this first week of Fall was a stark reminder that with cooler and wetter weather, local businesses will have less outdoor dining and shopping space available to compensate for indoor … [Read more...]

North Bend Film Festival and North Bend Downtown Foundation to Collaborate on Virtual Dinner and a Movie Week

New takeout week to feature specials from eight local businesses during the North Bend Film Festival (Oct 8-11, 2020) North Bend Downtown Foundation and North Bend Film Festival have announced a new … [Read more...]

Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Announced: Could it come to Snoqualmie?

Seattle’s iconic burger joint Dick’s, is launching a food truck this November to bring their iconic Seattle burgers and shakes to different cities in the area. And Dick’s wants our help deciding where it should … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center introduces: The Valley’s Great Plates

The senior center announced, in their September newsletter, they are partnering with some Snoqualmie Valley restaurants for a special treat. The meals to go program was designed to help seniors who were … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond-Breakfast at the Salish Lodge & Spa

[Article by Kira Denny and Melissa Grant] Dear me, that was a lot of food…. I'll take any excuse to go out to eat. So, when I needed to interview someone who had recently gone to stay or eat at the Salish … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Local family with extensive restaurant experience rebrands, opens Mezzaluna Kitchen on Snoqualmie Ridge

There’s a new kid on the block: Mezzaluna Kitchen. Previously branded as Lorenzo’s, Mezzaluna Kitchen, officially opened its doors on July 31st, 2020. Located just off Snoqualmie Ridge’s Center Street, it's … [Read more...]

Business Comings: Fall City to get first-ever Coffeehouse, Aroma Coffee Co. opens in September

Something new is coming to Fall City - a coffee house. And believe it or not, in the coffee-loving, caffeinated state of Washington, Fall City has NEVER had a sit-down coffee shop. The idea for the … [Read more...]

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...]