Archives for February 2011

SVSD Kindergarten Registration Tomorrow, March 1st

Attention parents!  Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the 2011/2012 school year?  If so, tomorrow is your registration day.  Each of the district's five elementary schools will be registering 2011/12 … [Read more...]

Inspiration From a Snoqualmie Mother and Daughter

** Julia Update:  March 1st, 3PM PST.  Julia's surgery was successful!  This morning Dr. Eman of Boston Childrens/Harvard Medical performed a 6-hour surgery that fused and held together 12 of her vertebrae with … [Read more...]

More Snow Forecasted For Snoqualmie? But You Said Warming and Turning To Rain

10 years in the valley I have noticed that tv weather forecasts tend to ignore us.  Sometimes maybe we get a passing glance - a little flirting.  It's like being 30 miles of Seattle makes us part of that … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie and North Bend February 24th Garbage/Recycle Pick Up Canceled

Allied Waste announced it will not collect garbage and recycle in Snoqualmie and North Bend today, February 24th. Snoqualmie Valley's icy and snowy roads were deemed unsafe for drivers according to Allied Waste … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Supporters Utilizing Facebook Campaign To Fund Election Recount

** 2/24/11 2nd Update:  Recount Affidavit and Funds were delivered to King County Elections today, February 24th.  The recount is underway.  When more information on recount time line is known, story will be … [Read more...]

City Of Snoqualmie Snow Update – Snow Plowing and Garbage Pickup Schedules

True to form, the City of Snoqualmie Public Works Department is actively plowing roads after yesterday's snow.  The city is also monitoring weather forecasts.  With more snow forecast for later today, all city … [Read more...]

Heaviest Snow Predicted To Hit Snoqualmie Late February 23rd

Yes, there is a Winter Storm Warning in place for the Snoqualmie Valley.  Yes, we've already seen some snow.  But when is the REAL snow coming you ask?  According to the National Weather Service - probably … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Loses By One Vote – Every Vote Does Indeed Count!

Yes, Snoqualmie Valley, we are the official poster child for the old voting saying, "Every Vote Counts." With tonight's February 8th Special Election final result update, the SVSD school bond lost by one … [Read more...]

My Weekly Valley Pick – Favorite Getaway Close To Snoqualmie

It's no secret I love where I live. What I forgot to mention was that I also love living close to Eastern Washington.  In the summer it's because I love driving 30 minutes and magically going from 70 degrees … [Read more...]

Winter Not Finished With Snoqualmie Valley – Winter Storm Watch Issued

About a month ago I read a weather blog story by KOMO weather producer, Scott Sistek.  The story was about the winter of 1988/89 - also a strong La Nina winter like this year.  La Nina was whined about all … [Read more...]

Hey Snoqualmie! The Cookie Monster Says It's Time For Girl Scout Cookies!

You heard it right Snoqualmie Valley!   You finished  satisfying your Camp Fire Candy cravings.   Now hopefully you saved room for your yearly Girl Scout Cookies. Local Girl Scout Troops have received their … [Read more...]

The Road Back – The Pitfalls Of Time

Tuesday was bittersweet for my oldest child.  It was her birthday and also marked 5 months since she lost her dear friend, Cody.  We actually talked about this birthday back in September.  A time when she … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Update – Possible Comeback Of The Year Story!

**  2/18/2011 Update:  SVSD School Bond inched forward a bit with today's result.  The YES percentage now stands at 59.94%.  The only issue is now - are there enough votes left to count to get to 60%?  No … [Read more...]

Sign Of The Times? TPC Snoquamie Ridge Loosens Dress Code

In an effort to increase member satisfaction (and possibly attract new members) TPC Snoqualmie Ridge is at long-last allowing denim inside itsclubhouse.   Denim is still not allowed on the golf course or any of … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Inches Upward With Latest Results – Down By Only 26 Votes

** 2/15/2011 Election Update:  With about 35 more votes added to result total, the YES percentage is up to 59.78%.  9,835 votes have been counted.  The school bond is now within 22 votes of reaching the needed … [Read more...]