Archives for January 2011

To Vote Or Not To Vote – Has That Really Become The Solution Snoqualmie?

I recently read a post from our Snoqualmie Yahoo group where a member said he was throwing his school bond ballot in the garbage.  It bummed me out.  Made me wonder how many more people were following suit.  It … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Volunteers Fire Up The Phone Banks!

It's been a busy, productive week for Snoqualmie Valley Voters For Education (VVFE) volunteers.  The enthusiasm is almost contagious.  Volunteers can smell the finish line and regardless of the outcome they are … [Read more...]

My Weekly Valley Pick – Favorite Place To Take Away My Gray Winter Blahs

My answer?  Secret Sun Tanning Salon.  Yes, in a time when tanning gets bad press I am saying it out loud.  At times I go tanning.  Washington winters are long and gray.  Stretches of sunny weather are far and … [Read more...]

Wine Tasting At Snoqualmie Ridge IGA Tonight & Saturday

Here we go again wine lovers!  Snoqualmie Ridge IGA will host two wine tastings this week - tonight, January 26th and Saturday, January 29th.  Tonight's tasting is from 4 - 7PM and features some fabulous wines … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Opposition Springs Up – Fires Up Supporters!

It seems the SVSD has found some very vocal opposition to its upcoming February 8th school bond - from a self-professed, long time bond supporter and former State House of Representative candidate, David … [Read more...]

My Weekly Snoqualmie Valley Pick – Favorite Handyman

* This is a new series designed to highlight some of my favorite places, people and businesses in the valley.  If you have one you think is worthy then send me an email. * So the advice goes when you own an … [Read more...]

MSHS Lady Wildcats Q13 Varsity Basketball Game Of The Week!

Update:  Victories for both the boys' and girls' varsity teams last night over Lake Washington!  Way to go Wildcats!!! It's official.  Mt Si Lady Wildcats will be featured on Q13 Sports at 10PM tonight, … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Supporters Harness The Power of Social Media

Gone are the days of going door to door in support of your cause.  Why go out in the cold winter rain when you can cover twice the ground in half the time sitting  at your computer utilizing social media?  This … [Read more...]

Pertussis/Whooping Cough Reappears At Snoqualmie School After Three Year Absence

Spring of 2008 was the last time pertussis (whooping cough) was detected in Snoqualmie Valley Schools.  For our family it ruined the final, fun-filled days of school for my youngest kids.  My son's best friend … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Voters for Education Puts Out Call for Phone Bank Volunteers

With a February 8th SVSD School Bond vote quickly approaching, the grassroots volunteer group, Valley Voters for Education, is putting out a volunteer call for its upcoming phone bank dates.  Volunteers are … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation "Educator of the Year" Nomination Deadline Draws Near

Do you know an amazing teacher or staff member in the Snoqulamie Valley School District?  Someone who inspires students and other staff members?  If so nominate them for the Snoqualmie Schools Foundation … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's Improved Fire Protection Rating May Help Lower Residents' Insurance Premiums

Want some extra money in your pocket?  Starting this April if you live or operate a business within the Snoqualmie city limits your property insurance rates may go down.  That's because the City of Snoqualmie's … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River to Crest This Morning – Major Flooding in Carnation, Moderate Flooding in Snoqualmie

Snoqualmie River flooding update for Monday, January 17th: Rain continued overnight which forced the swollen Snoqualmie River to continue rising - along with several feeder streams and creeks due to rain … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie River Flood Warning Issued As Pinepple Express Soaks Western Washington

Here we go again, Snoqualmie!  The flood watch issued two days ago for the Snoqualmie River near the Falls  was upgraded to a Flood Warning early this morning.  The National Weather Service says minor to … [Read more...]

The Road Back – At Long Last, Some Happiness

Something happened in our home this past month.  Our oldest daughter, after losing her friend 4 months ago, seems to have found a bit of true happiness.  The kind that isn't forced to fake her mom out.  The … [Read more...]