Fact or Fiction, Walmart Coming to Snoqualmie?

In the past two weeks, Living Snoqualmie has received a couple of inquiries asking if we know anything about the possibility of a Walmart coming to Snoqualmie. The last inquiry was very specific, claiming it … [Read more...]

State Patrol Looking for Aggressive Drivers on I-90 this Week, Taking to Skies to Find Them

I-90 drivers stopped for speeding, cutting off or driving aggressively around a large truck who didn't see a Washington State Trooper behind them, may need to look to the sky to understand how they were … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff’s Marine Unit Responds to Bridge Over Snoqualmie River

Some North Bend residents inquired about the police activity late last week on a bridge over the Snoqualmie River in North Bend. Sadly, today King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Spokesperson, Sergeant Cindi … [Read more...]

Big School Board Candidate Turnout; Issues at Hand: Mount Si Improvements, Dropout Rate, Strategic Plan, Re-open SMS, Build New Elementary School

It's been known for two years, but now it is a reality. After the Snoqualmie Valley School District redrew its five school board director districts to meet federal redistricting laws, two current school … [Read more...]

North Bend Says Public Safety is First Priority, Working to Stop Illegal Drug Use in Local Parks

It was an overflow audience at the North Bend Public Safety meeting last night, May 16, 2013, leaving Police Chief Toner commenting that the crowd was the largest he'd seen at a community meeting in years.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Community Garage Sale Runs May 17th & 18th, Including “Garage Sale for a Cause”

The annual Snoqualmie Ridge community-wide garage sale starts tomorrow, May 17, 2013 and runs through Saturday, May 18th.  Hours both days are 9AM-4PM. Historically many seasoned garage sale shoppers have been … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Snoqualmie Construction Projects Causing Backups

Drivers traveling through downtown Snoqualmie on May 16th, 17th and 20th are being asked to avoid some areas or  give themselves extra time, especially when traveling to Mount Si High School and Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Following Fatal North Bend Home Invasion, Police and City Work to Reassure Residents, Hold Town Meeting

Monday's home invasion in a quiet North Bend area has some residents on edge, leaving lots of unanswered questions for a neighborhood that sits just outside the city limits in unincorporated King County. Why … [Read more...]

North Bend Home Invasion Twice in Twelve Hours; Intruder Killed by Homeowner

An intruder was stabbed and killed during a home invasion in a quiet North Bend neighborhood early Monday, May 13, 2013. Many North Bend residents reported a large police presence Sunday afternoon, May 12, … [Read more...]

Happy Mothers Day! Northwest Railway Museum Lets Mom Ride Train Free All Weekend

The Northwest Railway Museum is celebrating moms this weekend with a special discount - a free train ride on Saturday May 11th and Sunday, May 12th. Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day with a beautiful train … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Child Falls Out Second Story Window

Numerous helicopters were circling Snoqualmie Ridge this evening, May 9, 2013.   They were in the area checking out unconfirmed reports of a child falling out of window in Snoqualmie, which have now been … [Read more...]

Rock Blasting Explosions Scheduled for Snoqualmie Ridge, May 9th and 10th

At around 12:35PM Thursday, May 9, 2013, a loud explosion was reported by residents on Snoqualmie Ridge.  One of those reporting the explosion was me, while weeding my yard.  It was loud and shook my home, … [Read more...]

A Night of Theater or Music? Either Way, Twin Falls and Mount Si Have You Covered

There's a couple of fun events happening this weekend for theater and jazz fans. Oklahoma Debuting tonight, the Twin Falls Drama Club presents Rogers and Hammerstein's, Oklahoma.  The infamous musical … [Read more...]

King County Prosecutor Declines to File Charges Against North Bend Mayor

The King County Sheriffs Office has officially finished its 4th degree assault/domestic violence investigation of North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing. The mayor was arrested and spent a night in jail on March 26, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Loose Leash Walking; Tips to Stop Your Dog From “Pulling” You Along for the Ride

This is the latest guest column from Melissa Grant, dog trainer for LeChic Pet in Issaquah.  She's going to teach you how to keep your dog from pulling YOU along on daily walks.  Good luck! One of the … [Read more...]

Popular Carnation Farmers Market Kicks off 10th Season on May 7th

Tuesday, May 7th, the Carnation Farmers Market officially kicks off its 10th season - and with predicted sunny skies.  The opening bell rings at 3PM, signaling the start of the first market of the year.  On … [Read more...]

Issaquah Home Intrusion and Shooting Important Reminder to Let Would-be Burglars Know Someone’s Home

How many of you tell your kids not to answer the door when they're home alone?  How many of you don't answer the door if you peek out and don't recognize the person ringing the doorbell?  Admittedly, in the … [Read more...]

Hikers Asked to Avoid Popular Snoqualmie Pass Areas Due to Avalanche Danger

Warm, summer-like weather has many residents heading outdoor this weekend.  If that includes you with plans for a mountain hike in the Snoqualmie Valley, plan ahead. Today, May 3, 2013, the Northwest Weather … [Read more...]

Filming Crews Occupy Streets of Downtown Snoqualmie, May 3rd

Well, it wasn't a movie this time, but film crews setting the stage for a commercial being filmed in downtown Snoqualmie this morning, May 3, 2013, caused quite a spectacle - and not mention,  a two-block … [Read more...]

Op-ed: Forging a New Path; Collaboration Gone Right

What a night.  A positive experience, surrounded by insightful community members is an inspiring thing. I was asked by our school district to attend a focus group regarding options for the next school bond. … [Read more...]