Police Blotter | Is this Hot Tub Yours?, Sheep on the Lamb, Car in Ditch with NO Driver to be Found, Garden Hose Soaker Crime


Here are a few of the calls the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to in North Bend and Snoqualmie during the first two weeks of April … [Read more...]

Those Kids Can Sing | Mount Si Vocal Jazz Brings Home Trophy, Scores First in Selfie Contest, too

Mount Si Vocal Jazz I and Director Haley Issacs with their Reno Jazz Festival 3rd place trophy.

Another accolade was recently achieved for the Mount Si High School Music Department - and this time it wasn't the jazz band program bringing home the award - but the vocal program. This past week, Mount Si … [Read more...]

SWAT, Hostage Negotiating Teams Respond to Mt. Si Road Area Sunday Night

Mt Si Road incident

A heavy police presence on Mt. Si Road near 480th Ave SE drew the concern of North Bend residents Sunday night, April 26, 2015.  Residents in the vicinity estimated 30 police officers were at the scene around … [Read more...]

What Happened to Sasquatch and Dragon? Taking Vacation while Sea Creature Sylvester Visits North Bend Visitors Center

Sylvester inside the North Bend Visitors Center and Mountain View Art Gallery through June 5th.

Wondering what happened to the large, wooden Dragon and Sasquatch sculptures that stood outside of the North Bend Visitors Center/Mountain View Art Gallery and welcomed tourists (and locals) to town? Well, … [Read more...]

Weekend FUN | Popular Healthy Kids Day on Tap at Snoqualmie Valley YMCA

Healthy Kids Day 2014

A fun, FREE family focused event is on tap for the entire Snoqualmie Valley this Saturday, April 25th, from 10AM - 1PM, at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA - it's time again for the Y's annual Healthy Kids Day. The … [Read more...]

One Vehicle Accident Near Casino Sends Woman to Harborview; Residents Concerned about ‘Mobile Home Graveyard’

Photo:  screenshot Google maps.

One Car Accident Sends Woman to Harborview Eastside Fire & Rescue and the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) responded to a one-vehicle accident near the Snoqualmie Casino on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Named One of Ten WORST Commutes in Greater Seattle Region

snoqulmie center blvd

Snoqualmie residents are getting used to seeing the small, growing city make the cut as one of the safest cities in Washington. What what they may not be accustomed to is seeing it make a list a list with the … [Read more...]

Casting Call for Movie Extras | Help Budding, Local Teen Filmmaker with New Project, ‘Dear Society’

Wynter Rhys working on latest project, 'Dear Society'

Local 16-year old filmmaker, Wynter Rhys, who recently released her first short film, Little Red, has a film extra casting call out to the Snoqualmie Valley for her new project, Dear Society. Like Little Red, … [Read more...]

Earth Day Celebrates Student Artists, April 22nd at City Hall

Art contest submission.

Want a fun, local way to celebrate Earth Day?  Come see how local student artists envision of what recycling means to them. Recycling is a simple, environmental activity that kids can do every day to make a … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Bellevue Transplant: Learning to Live Harmoniously with Pets and Wildlife in the Valley


In her latest column, North Bend resident, Bellevue transplant and pet trainer at Miss Lola's Academy, Melissa Grant, offers some advice to manage life in the Valley with pets and our local wildlife, with a … [Read more...]

Yes Snoqualmie, Putting Garbage Cans out the Night Before Collection Day Invites Bears to Neighborhoods, Can Get you $125 Ticket

Bear on Curtis Ave in Snoqualmie Ridge, 4/20/15, around 2AM.

Ask Washington State Fish and Wildlife officers the number one thing that attracts bears to neighborhood streets - and keeps them coming back week after week - and the answer will most likely be HUMANS... more … [Read more...]

Beauty out of Grief: Tanner Jeans Foundation Awards UW Scholarships, Changes Lives of Two Mount Si Seniors

Left to right: Hayden Jeans, Christen Jeans, Nicki Mostofi, Sean Hyland, Brian Jeans

Seven years was all the time she got with her oldest son, but according to Christen Jeans, it is possible to create beauty out of grief; wake up every day and see the endless possibilities in your life. Some … [Read more...]

Review | Thai Eatery Opens in Snoqualmie, Third Time Might be the Charm

Thai Eatery is moving into the retail space once home to Bayan Mongolian BBQ.

Guest Post: Tess Thompson is a Snoqualmie resident and author. She will be contributing to Living Snoqualmie as a guest writer in the coming months, reviewing local restaurants and writing about other things … [Read more...]

Another Weekend of I-90 Congestion, as Westbound Mainline Closed, Rerouted Again

Digital animation of Sound Transit's future light rail line across I-90m floating bridge.  Photo: Sound Transit website screenshot

Anyone heading into Seattle, or even Bellevue, on I-90, including those heading to Safeco Field for the Mariner's weekend home stand, will want to plan ahead - or they could be late. At 11PM Friday, April … [Read more...]

WSDOT says I-90 Overpass Girder Needs Replacing, Seeks $1.2 Million in Repairs Costs from Responsible Garbage Company’s Insurer

Hole punched through I-90 Front Street overpass girder on March 13, 2015.

It was a crazy traffic day in Issaquah when an over-height garbage truck struck and punched a large hole in the Front Street I-90 overpass on March 13th. One month after that large-scale "WHOOPS" and after a … [Read more...]