Is Summer Finally Arriving in the Snoqualmie Valley?

Mother nature finally felt sorry for us Pacific Northwesterners and decided to give us some sun. We still have a chance of a few rain showers tonight, Sunday, and then changes begin to give us much … [Read more...]

State Fire Marshal’s Office Recognizes Wildfire Awareness Month

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office joins fire agencies around the state in recognizing the importance of being prepared for wildfire season.    In 2021, more than 1,800 wildfires … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Unprecedented May Wind Event Possible for Wednesday

The Snoqualmie Valley has a November wind storm heading our way on May 18th. This won’t be a historic wind event, but this is an unprecedented situation for May. With this spring being the coldest … [Read more...]

Updated: Spring Snow Brings Snoqualmie Pass Closure

Final Update 9:00 PM: I-90 Westbound is now open. Chains are required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD. _________________________________________________ Update 6:35 PM: Crews are still clearing a number of … [Read more...]

Updated: Monday Afternoon Fatality Accident Westbound I90

Final Update 5:30 PM: Westbound I-90 has completely reopened ________________________________________________________ Update 3:18 PM: One lane of Westbound I-90 east of Preston has reopened. The rest … [Read more...]

Hang on to Your Plants; Mother Nature isn’t Ready for Spring

The calendar says Spring, but mother nature doesn’t want us to get too far ahead. We have a lot of rain, some wind for the lowlands and possibly up to two feet of snow for the cascade … [Read more...]

Road Closures and Flooding Issues in the Snoqualmie Valley

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to rise, king County Road Division crews continue to work to assess Snoqualmie Valley roads impacted by floodwaters and landslides. Here is a list of the … [Read more...]

Updated: Wet Weather Causes Issues on Our Local Roads this Monday Afternoon

Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St … [Read more...]

Sand and Sandbags Available at North Bend Public Works for Residents Concerned About Localized Flooding

The City’s Public Works Facility has sand and sandbags available for residents concerned about potential localized street flooding impacting their homes and businesses.  Please enter through … [Read more...]

Winter Weather Returns to the Snoqualmie Valley

Old mother nature was just messing with us last weekend with temps in the mid-’60s. She’s changing us back to winter conditions. Let’s start with the incoming winds. The wind gusts will be picking up … [Read more...]

A Rare February Taste of Spring for the Snoqualmie Valley this Week

Thinking Spring? For February this is not the type of weather that we normally expect, but no complaints, right? The models are currently showing low to the mid 50’s for the highs going into next weekend. … [Read more...]

Aurora Chasing with North Bend Local Photographer Travis Wetherbee (Part Two)

When we last left Travis in part one, he had successfully climbed to a high vantage point on Rattlesnake Ridge to photograph the Aurora Borealis. Now he had to navigate his way down the trail while being … [Read more...]

Aurora Chasing with North Bend Local Photographer Travis Wetherbee (Part One)

Living Snoqualmie's number one clicked photo on Instagram in 2021 was a photo of the Aurora Borealis by local photographer, Travis Wetherbee. When we saw he was going to write up his experience that night, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass to Re-open with the Goal to get Freight Moving at 5 p.m. Sunday

After being closed for almost four days due to extreme avalanche danger and record-breaking snowfall and conditions, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass will reopen at 5 p.m. Sunday at 45 mph at the summit with traction tires … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Closure: Saturday WSDOT update

According to the Washington Department of Transportation, good progress continues to be made on Snoqualmie, Stevens, White & Blewett passes. Even though there is still a lot of work to go, they … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie, Stevens, White & Blewett Passes Unlikely to Open Until Sunday

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), I-90 closed Wednesday at 11:30 PM due to avalanche danger and hazardous conditions. Because of the conditions and amount of … [Read more...]

City of Snoqualmie Winter Storm Response Update

Public Works crews are clearing snow and ice throughout the city, including removing snow and ice from blocked storm drains. If you can do so safely, please remove compacted snow and ice from these … [Read more...]

North Bend Snowstorm Recovery Update, January 6th: Help Clear Storm Drains to Prevent Localized Flooding

Due to the melt of significant accumulated snow around the City, and now heavy rain, many roads in the City are at risk of ponding and possible localized flooding.   To help mitigate the risk of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Closed Until January 8th

Due to dangerous weather conditions from falling trees and avalanche danger, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass will remain closed until Saturday, Jan. 8. I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass remains closed between North Bend … [Read more...]

Winter Storm Response Update from the City of Snoqualmie

With stabilized conditions on main roads, Public Works crews are working hard to plow secondary and tertiary areas in the City. With today’s Winter Weather Advisory, residents should be … [Read more...]