New School Board Members usher in changes at first meeting of 2018

Change was ushered in at the January 4th Snoqualmie Valley School Board meeting. With the pledge of allegiance finished and a quick Oath of Office administered by Superintendent Aune, the two newest SVSD … [Read more...]

New year, more security: You’ve been hacked, airline miles targeted

I was welcomed to the New Year with the realization that I'd been hacked. In retrospect, it probably should've happen years ago because if you name a big security breach, I was part of it: Target, Yahoo, … [Read more...]

Chance to chat with local Police Officers: ‘Coffee with a Cop’ coming to North Bend

In November when the Snoqualmie Police Department held Coffee with a Cop the Snoqualmie Safeway Starbucks, the low-key event drew quite a few residents and received good community feedback on social … [Read more...]

Road Alert: Construction Delay Causes Extended Road Closure on Stilson Avenue SE/432nd  

Via press release the City of North Bend said an unfortunate construction delay on the Cedar Landing Home Development Sewer Main Extension project resulted in Stilson Ave/432nd not being fully opened until … [Read more...]

Boy Scouts collecting Christmas trees this weekend for big annual fundraiser

A quick reminder for those of you 'taking down Christmas' inside your homes this week. If you need to easily dispose of your tree, local boy scout will be out collecting them this weekend as part of their … [Read more...]

Watch | Residents in New Year’s tradition: Rattlesnake Lake Polar Bear Plunge

[Thanks to everyone for letting us know a group has been doing this plunge for years here. Rachel said she’s hoping next year to band together to make it the biggest Rattlesnake plunge yet.  If you have photos … [Read more...]

City Allocates $169,000 in Human Services funding to local Nonprofits

Each year the City of Snoqualmie, which does not have a health and social services department, allocates approximately 1% of its general fund budget to local nonprofit agencies that provide those services to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Snoqualmie Valley Photos of 2017

As many readers know, the active Living Snoqualmie Facebook page shares a lot of photos of the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley... most of them submitted by local photographers (professional and hobby) and … [Read more...]

District: Impressive progress continues on new Mount Si High School; SES gets new Gym soon

As the Snoqualmie Valley School District approaches the three-year anniversary of the passage of a large, $244 million capital bond, construction of the bond's biggest project - a multi-phase, $200 million … [Read more...]

Council approves funds to replace busy wood chip trail with concrete walkway

For residents who frequently use this Snoqualmie trail - especially during the wet months -  drier feet may be coming in the months ahead. In December, the Snoqualmie City Council approved funding to replace … [Read more...]

Fire Crews kept busy Christmas Day, battle two large fires on Eastside

Local east King County firefighters were kept busy Christmas night, responding to two big fires in Carnation and North Bend. According to Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R), crews responded to a fully … [Read more...]

Winners of Snoqualmie Holiday Lights Contest announced

The City of Snoqualmie finally announced the winners of its 2017 Holiday Light Display Contest. The results are in! Approximately eight homes around the city entered this year’s contest, with the city … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Tribe, Casino donate hundreds of hams this holiday season

That’s a lot of hams! Via press release the Snoqualmie Tribe said it had recently distributed 450 holiday hams to families in need across the Puget Sound area. The Tribe has been working with organizations … [Read more...]

Unprecedented: North Bend names Two Employees of the Year for 2017

On December 20th, the City of North Bend announced that in an unprecedented tie vote, it had named two Employees of the Year for 2017: Jennifer Bourlin, Utilities Coordinator, and Larry Shaw, Lead Street Tech. … [Read more...]

The Valley Vagabond: Life as a Paris Local, the Perks of Pet Sitting-Part Deux

[Article by Melissa Grant, North Bend resident, pet trainer and owner of Miss Lola's Academy for Wayward Dogs.] When I left you in part un we were just returning to Paris from a trip to the Normandy beaches … [Read more...]