Issaquah Donation Drop-off Site Established for Cle Elum Residents Displaced By Taylor Bridge Fire

Just east of the Snoqualmie Valley on the other side of Snoqualmie Pass lies Cle Elum.  I often think of it as Snoqualmie/North Bend's sister city on the other side of the Cascades, sitting relatively the same … [Read more...]

Multiple Car Break Ins Reported in Silent Creek Area Monday Night

Living Snoqualmie received multiple reader messages and emails today reporting car break-ins last night, Monday, August 13th on Silent Creek Ave in the K north area - past Carmichael Ave. One report said a van … [Read more...]

What's Left of Summer in Snoqulamie

Contributing writer, Lori Riffe, takes a look at the remaining days of summer... from high above the Pacific Ocean on her way to Hawaii.  Thanks, Lori, and enjoy your tropical vacation.  Read on... I … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Author Cat Patrick’s Twin Daughters Inspire Her First Novel, One With Movie Rights Optioned

It turns out I’m not the only one in the neighborhood who likes to write.  Tucked away on a quiet Deer Park street on Snoqualmie Ridge lives author Cat Patrick.  She’s got two books in print right now, with a … [Read more...]

Black Bear Spotted On Snoqualmie's Kinsey Street Last Night, Headed Toward Alley Where Children Present

There were more bear sightings over the weekend, both in the densely populated area of Snoqualmie Ridge - near the retail area .  Neighbors in the Heather/Dogwood area (near 2nd hole of TPC Snoqualmie Ridge) … [Read more...]

Confessions of Snoqualmie Air Conditioning Addict

I grew up in Seattle in daylight basement rambler near the water; so close to the water that the living room had floor to ceiling windows to maximize its Puget Sound views.  The summer comfort key to my … [Read more...]

Author, Journalist and Encompass Communication Officer, Clay Eals, Brings His Biography, Music of Steve Goodman to Nursery at Mount Si

If there's one thing writing has taught me, it's that you learn something new everyday, and often times those new things are about people you already know.  Clay Eals is one of those people. Clay is the … [Read more...]

Back by Popular Demand, Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Meat Smoking Trailer!

It's been a month since the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA hauled in a meat smoking trailer behind a truck to test out the community's response to on-site, fresh-smoked meats. Apparently it was a success because that … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Receive Reports of Two Possible Gunshots Heard on Snoqualmie Ridge Yesterday, Source Not Located

Yesterday, July 30th, around 4AM, numerous Snoqualmie Ridge residents reported hearing (and many wakened) by two loud booms.  Some reported it sounding like loud fireworks, others say it sounded like gunshots.  … [Read more...]

Good News! Guardrail Being Installed on Meadowbrook Way, Along Winding Section Between 202 and 384th

It's something I've always hoped for, especially when I drive Meadowbrook in the dark and/or in bad weather:  a guardrail.  This stretch of winding road between Highway 202 and North Bend Way can be … [Read more...]

Mount Si Baseball Head Coach, Elliott Cribby, Leaving For College Coaching Job

Mount Si Baseball Coach, Elliott Cribby, who lead Mount Si to the state tournament the past two seasons, and one state championship, announced he is leaving Mount Si in three weeks for a position at Abilene … [Read more...]

Thank You Snoqualmie Valley for Helping a Little Blog Turn Two; Happy Birthday Living Snoqualmie!

Living Snoqualmie celebrates its second birthday today and I wanted to say thank you to anyone and everyone who's taken the time to read over the past two years.  So here it is: Thank you, thank you, thank … [Read more...]

Summer Travel Alert: More Rock Blasting Closures Scheduled for Snoqualmie Pass This Week

Have travel or vacation plans that take you over Snoqualmie Pass this week?  If so, it's time to plan for more rock blasting traffic delays.  With daylight sticking around longer, crews will close  I-90 over … [Read more...]

Bear Encounter Makes Local Teens Rethink Walking TPC Snoqualmie Ridge After Dark; Advice for Bear Encounters

It sounded like a good teenager idea at the time.  It was a warm night, the stars were out, so a group of teens decided to walk the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course after dark last night. The group says they … [Read more...]

Baby Bear Garbage Can Rescue Promises to Make You Feel Good!

This video is circulating Facebook and YouTube.  With all the talk of bears and garbage, garbage and strikes around the valley, it seemed to fit in perfectly.  Plus, it makes you feel good. According to the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Residents Will Vote This November on Tax Increase to Maintain Public Safety Levels

It's official.  If you live within the Snoqualmie City limits, you will be voting on November 6th whether or not to raise property taxes so the city can maintain public safety levels and keep up with street, … [Read more...]

Important Child ID Safety Event Happening at Snoqualmie YMCA Today and Tomorrow

The Snoqualmie Valley YMCA and New Life Insurance Company are bringing valley residents an important Child ID safety event today and tomorrow. Today, July 25th, and tomorrow, July 26th, from 4-7PM in the … [Read more...]

Update: Officials Ask for Public’s Help in Search for Missing Plane in Cascades

Here is the latest update in search for the missing plane in Cascades, including photos.  The noise of low-flying aircraft was heard in the Snoqualmie Valley area today, no word yet if it was from search … [Read more...]

Search Underway in Cascades for Missing Plane

I am guessing this search is happening further north than the Snoqualmie/North Bend area, but just in case it stretches further south, here is some information in case anyone sees or hears low-flying planes in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Crush Baseball Comes to an End, But not Without Four Years of Memories, Lessons and Laughs

Our Snoqualmie Crush baseball days came to an end on Sunday – at the same Issaquah fields where my son began his Crush days four summers ago.  Back then the team was just a group of 9 and 10-year-old boys who … [Read more...]