What a year! Wally’s 2020 Real Estate Review

[Guest post by Wally Cruz, local real estate extraordinaire with a contribution from colleague Randy Starkel. They can be reached at Wallycruz@remax.net and Randy at Randystarkel@remax.net] Wow, 2020, huh? … [Read more...]

The Week Ahead – Wishful for snow? Probably not, blame the round of gap winds set to return.

Too warm and too little precipitation seems to be the story for those hoping to see some real snow anytime soon. With school out Monday in the SVSD, it may be an opportune time for a little of the white … [Read more...]

First cases of U.K. COVID-19 strain found in Washington State

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) along with the Snohomish Health District and the UW Medicine Virology Lab, announced that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been found in testing samples from … [Read more...]

Chief Andres “Andy” Juan de los Angeles: Political, Cultural, Spiritual, and Social Leader of the Snoqualmie Tribe 2/15/52-1/21/21

Chief Andy de los Angeles, former Chairman of the Snoqualmie Tribe and nationally beloved Indigenous civil rights leader, passed on January 21, 2021. Chief Andy de los Angeles was the child of Juan de los … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Inn to Replace Hampton Inn & Suites

Chun Lai Hospitality, owner of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Snoqualmie, has ended its affiliation with Hilton, Hampton's parent company. Chun Lai Hospitality is now affiliated with Hotel America and will be … [Read more...]

State Route 203 Between Duvall and Carnation Opens to Traffic Ahead of Schedule

Emergency repairs complete; next step is designing a long-term solution  After a months-long closure, all lanes of State Route 203 between Northeast Stillwater Hill Road and Northeast 88th … [Read more...]

WDFW Offers Fish, Wildlife, and Wildland Lessons for School-Age Learners

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)’s new fish, wildlife, and natural resource-themed lessons plan program for elementary, middle school, and high school students is launching its first live … [Read more...]

Inslee Announces State Plan for Widespread Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an updated statewide vaccine distribution and administration plan to increase the number of Washingtonians vaccinated and establish infrastructure capable of mass vaccinations in … [Read more...]

“Sneak Attack Windstorm,” This Was NOT!

CME commodities trading pit, Chicago IL /Associated Press Should we really be relying on one source for our news?  Relating that question to last Wednesday's wind event, should we be relying on one … [Read more...]

Help Protect Wild Birds from Deadly Salmonellosis

Recent reports of sick or dead birds at backyard feeders in King, Kitsap, Skagit, Snohomish, and Thurston counties are prompting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to recommend that people … [Read more...]

Bombshell announcement of Superintendent Manahan’s retirement precedes SVSD Board Meeting on January 14th

[Guest article by Linda Grez] An afternoon announcement of Dr. Manahan’s early retirement plan caught the community by surprise.  In the board meeting that night, he read his statement about plans to … [Read more...]

Outdoor recreation officials caution winter recreationists heading to the Cascades

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, weekend visitors crowd the Cascades creating safety hazards and finding fewer options. National forests, national parks, state parks, Sno-Parks and ski resorts within … [Read more...]

Letter | Sarah Perry is Running for King County Council District 3

[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...]

A Special Message to the Community from Superintendent Robert Manahan

 After 37 years of educational leadership, Snoqualmie Valley School District Superintendent Robert W. Manahan is planning to retire at the end of this 2020-21 school year. Dr. Manahan announced this news … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm Power Outage Update #2

Wednesday's powerful winds resulted in many power outages and extensive damage to the Snoqualmie Valley's electrical system. Wind gusts of more than 60 mph, along with rain-saturated soil, resulted in fallen … [Read more...]

Wrong-Way Driver on I90 Leads to Fatality Collision

Last night, January 13th, 2021, at about 9:54 pm, I90 eastbound (MP 38) was closed due to a fatality collision. A silver Dodge pickup being driven by a 26-year-old from New Braunfels, TX, was going … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Windstorm, Power Outage Update: Lengthy Outage Possible

Winds and rain moved into The Snoqualmie Valley overnight, with gusts ranging from 40-60+ mph, causing widespread outages across the area. Ryan Porter of Snoqualmie Weather warned of this storm in Sunday’s … [Read more...]

A Covid Lockdown Timeline: From Earth Mother to Drag Queen (and everything in-between)

Around the beginning of January 2020, my better half started talking about a virus popping up in China. I’d heard about other respiratory syndromes in the past and seen the pictures come out of Asia of people … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River Flood Forecast: No Significant Flooding Expected but Some Road Closures May Occur

The Snoqualmie River near downtown Snoqualmie is currently flowing at approximately 13,100 cubic feet per second* (cfs). River stages are forecast to increase throughout Tuesday evening, cresting at … [Read more...]

Torguson Skatepark Renovation Project Update

On Friday, January 8, 2021, Si View Metro Parks provided an update on the Torguson Skatepark renovation project. Good news: the project is close to completion, which will bring an expanded and … [Read more...]