Snoqualmie Valley Weather: Are we in for the season’s first snow?

It’s that time of the year when we start talking about snow. We have our first winter advisory of the season. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday afternoon. 4 to … [Read more...]

Windy Weather Expected for the Foothill Communities

Tis the season for a wind event, but if it had waited just one week, it would seem right on time for Thanksgiving. Our area has a wind advisory from midnight tonight until 6 pm Thursday. This is not … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend Updates its Snowplow Route Map

In preparation for the 2022-23 winter season, the City of North Bend has updated its Snowplow Route Map, which includes new neighborhoods and streets. The map identifies Priority 1, 2, and 3 snowplow … [Read more...]

Updated: Traffic Alert: I-90 Closed in Both Directions

Update: I-90 is now open in both directions between MP 34 North Bend and MP 106 Ellensburg. __________________________________________________________ I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass is closed in both … [Read more...]

Updated: Phase 4 Flood Alert, Major Flooding Expected

Update 8:30 AM, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, the following city roads remain closed due to flooding: Mill Pond Road, Reinig Road (near SVT Bridge/396th), Boalch Ave (near the entrance to Mt. Si Golf Course), as well … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Steps up to Feed Loch Katrine Firefighters

On October 16th, Snoqualmie Valley residents were alerted to the Loch Katrine Fire. In heavy old-growth timber, the fire was North of Snoqualmie inside the West boundary of the Alpine Lakes … [Read more...]

Loch Katrine Fire Daily Update, October 22, 2022

Fire activity on the Loch Katrine fire has been limited by the recent rain showers, cooler temperatures, and high-elevation snowfall. The last IR flight was on October 19, so acres have not been … [Read more...]

Loch Katrine Fire, Daily Update, October 21, 2022

The Loch Katrine Fire is at an estimated 1,918 acres (no IR flight on October 20). Yesterday’s cool, cloudy, and humid conditions, combined with the smoke layer, dampened fire behavior to … [Read more...]

Loch Katrine Fire, Daily Update, October 20, 2022

The Loch Katrine Fire is at an estimated 1,918 acres. Crews continue efforts in the area of Sunday Creek, working north and west to tie the fireline down into the Sunday Creek canyon. They are going … [Read more...]

Loch Katrine Fire: Daily Update, October 19, 2022

The Loch Katrine Fire is estimated at 1,777 acres. Yesterday, crews were working in the areas of Sunday Creek and Big Creek to construct control lines along the fire's edge. Tactical firing … [Read more...]

Updated: Snoqualmie Fire Department on the Scene of a Slow-Moving Brush Fire, No Structures Threatened

UPDATE 11:17 am: Fire is under control and contained. Crews will be working throughout the day to extinguish hidden and spot fires. Please avoid the … [Read more...]

Loch Katrine Fire, Daily Update, October 18, 2022

Resources continue to arrive to support all firefighting efforts around the perimeter of the fire. Assessment of the fires’ footprint is ongoing, with plans being developed and implemented from those … [Read more...]

The City of North Bend to Enter Stage 2 of its Water Conservation Ordinance

Effective Thursday, October 20, 2022, North Bend Public Works Director Mark Rigos has declared the city will move to Stage 2 of its Water Conservation Ordinance (WCO) until further … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke Will Linger Across Washington into the Weekend

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis with Information from the Department of Health] Wildfire smoke is sticking around several parts of Washington, and forecasts show smoke will likely get … [Read more...]

King County Fire Marshal Issues a Stage 2 Burn Ban Prohibiting Outdoor Recreational Fires

King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for unincorporated King County, prohibiting all outdoor recreational fires. Outdoor cooking and heating appliances are restricted to … [Read more...]

Wildfire Smoke on its Way to the Snoqualmie Valley, Not Expected to be a Major Event

[Guest Post by North Bend resident Mark Davis] The Snoqualmie Valley has dodged the smoke bullet all summer, until now. Unfortunately, starting Friday late afternoon into the evening, our east “gap … [Read more...]

A Major Project Will Affect Westbound I-90 Travel During September Near Issaquah

Just before the I90 pavement project started on Aug. 30 in North Bend between exits 31 & 32 started, Living Snoqualmie was asked by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) if we had any … [Read more...]

Learn More about Stage One of the North Bend Water Conservation Ordinance

The City of North Bend is actively pursuing water conservation in various ways: through ongoing distribution system leak reduction efforts, customer conservation education, installation of replacement water … [Read more...]

The Heat is On in the Snoqualmie Valley

I’d like to start with this weather story by a song by Glenn Frey, “The Heat Is On.” No, I’m not going to sing, but the song fits what we’ll go through next week.   The early models had the … [Read more...]

Summer Finally Starts in the Snoqualmie Valley with a Weekend Heat Advisory

Welcome to the weekend. Western Washington will be under a Heat Advisory effective Saturday from noon until 11 pm Monday. Saturday's high will be in the upper 80's. On Sunday and Monday, the … [Read more...]