Increase in COVID-19 activity statewide extremely concerning as holiday season nears; Health officials call for renewed efforts now

Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report on COVID-19 transmission, which shows disease transmission is happening at an accelerated pace … [Read more...]

Flags of Valor for Veteran’s Day

This year we observe Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11th but did you know that this federal holiday was initially known as Armistice Day? Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Turning Wet with Mountain Snow, and Maybe a Windstorm?

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] It's been a chilly but at least sunny start to Sunday, however wet weather looks set to return this week.  With highs likely to run 5-8°F below normal … [Read more...]

Increasing Pedestrian Safety: A New Rapid Flashing Beacon Crosswalk Installed on Park Street

The City of North Bend recently completed a new safety improvement project in the downtown area, installing a pedestrian-activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) Crosswalk on Park Street near William … [Read more...]

North Bend History: Christensen House’s past, present and future in the Snoqualmie Valley

I have to admit, I'd never heard about North Bend's Christensen House before the city announced it was to be demolished in September. I looked it up that night to see what it looked like, and my … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: The Battle of Good vs. Evil and The Pillsbury Doughboy

[Article by Matt Pawelski- North Bend, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. Letters and op-eds may be submitted to info@livingsnoqualmie.com] Yep. No matter … [Read more...]

How do you connect with the Snoqualmie River?

The Snoqualmie Tribe is studying the river ecology and landscape processes in the Upper Snoqualmie Corridor. They will develop a plan to share how conditions are expected to change in a warming … [Read more...]

Updated Election Results: Inslee Wins a 3rd term, Mullet has a 34 vote lead over Anderson; Si View prop 1 still not getting needed supermajority

UPDATE | NOVEMBER 6, 2020, 6:53 PM With 3,936,894 ballots counted in the state and 137,239 to go, some races have been decided, and some are still ongoing. As far as the called races go, Jay Inslee (D) … [Read more...]

Be Kind Snoqualmie Valley

November is Kindness Month! November 13 is World Kindness Day, and our Valley has come together to proclaim November as Kindness Month! The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network's #BeKindSV campaign … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Enjoy some November sunshine while it lasts!

[Article by Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather] After a chilly start today and an extra hour to play with, Sunday and Monday will provide exceptional weather to break down and store away all the … [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...]

Snoqualmie Casino gives its team a real scare

 If 2020 isn’t scary enough on its own, the Entertainment Department at Snoqualmie Casino is surprising team members with a Halloween Selfie Experience designed just for them.  In a typical … [Read more...]

Elementary Families: Updated Hybrid AM/PM Model for In-Person Instruction – See 2 New Surveys to Confirm your Needs

Dear Snoqualmie Valley families, As the Snoqualmie Valley School District continues to plan for in-person learning, our Elementary Teaching and Learning team has been working with principals and staff to … [Read more...]

Growing Outdoor Company Stays Local, Builds new Headquarters on North Bend Way

Have you noticed a new building going up along North Bend Way, directly across from City Hall and behind Napa Auto Parts? This spring it will become the new home for a growing North Bend company - Karakoram … [Read more...]

Back the Blue Snoqualmie Valley

You may have seen the small but mighty group of law enforcement supporters rallying on the corner of Bendigo Blvd S and SW Mt Si Blvd over the last couple of months. But who are they, and what do they stand … [Read more...]

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...]

Letter | Dr. Kim Schrier: Promise Keeper

[Letter by Roger Ledbetter – Snoqualmie, WA. Views expressed are those of the author, not the Living Snoqualmie website. You may submit letters of support for your candidate … [Read more...]

North Bend Temporarily Reopens Small Business and Community Rapid Relief Grant Program

The City of North Bend will temporarily reopen its Small Business and Community Rapid Relief Program created to help small businesses and community organizations impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Over the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Board Meeting Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

[Guest Article by Linda Hamm Grez, North Bend WA] Last Thursday's 10/22/20 School Board meeting reflected our schools' current state of limbo: The District's phased return to in-person learning via hybrid … [Read more...]

Black and Muslim in the Snoqualmie Valley: Striving to belong in a historically white small town (part two)

School-age kids can be cruel. Some seem to have a knack for finding that thing that makes you different, exposing it and using it to shame or bully you. My cross to bear was my giant-sized height at a very … [Read more...]