Archives for March 2011

Thank You Snoqualmie!

I began this blog in late July - with a vague concept of what it should be.  Time passes, events occur, things evolve - just like my blog.  It is still a work in progress and I welcome all ideas and topic … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Voter Registration Deadline Is Monday, March 28th

Did you get outside for the first great spring days? Re-acquaint yourself with your old friend Mr. Sunshine?  I did.  I ran through my ever-growing city.  I  ran past Swenson Park where the MSHS JV girls … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie YMCA Healthy Kids Day Celebrated On April 16th

Preparing for its 2011 spring Snoqualmie Valley YMCA groundbreaking, the Y is bringing its annual Healthy Kids Day event to Snoqualmie Community Park on Saturday, April 16th, from 10AM - 1PM.  All valley … [Read more...]

The Road Back – Six Months Of Learning To Write

I originally wrote this post for a friend's blog, Tesshardwick.com.  Tess asked me to write about why I wrote.  This piece went in a direction I wasn't expecting.  I hope you enjoy it.  Thank you for … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Macaroni Kid Helps Parents Entertain, Stimulate and Exhaust Their Kids

Guest Blog by Diana Reul-Sapiro. Diana is a Snoqualmie Ridge mother and business owner.  She started Macaroni Kid as a way to keep valley parents informed of local activities for their children.  Living … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Sunday Morning Inspiration – Julia Is Coming Home Four Inches Taller!

I sit inspired once again, two weeks after I told you about a Snoqualmie mother and daughter traveling all the way to Boston for a life-changing surgery.  My friends, Julia and Sasha, return from Boston on … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Snoqualmie Valley School Board Bond Decision Round 2 – Winning

Guest Blog by Carolyn Simpson.  Carolyn served on the MSHS School Learning Improvement Team - 2006-10,  Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation - 2003 - 10/ President 2009-10, SVSD Facilities Task Force - 2007-09 … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Mama Bears of Snoqualmie Ridge

Let’s face it, there’s a lot of talking heads, bloggers, haters, out there, giving their opinions about everything on God’s green earth via the media and the internet.  Yes, a lot of worthless talk.  But … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Still Fails By Narrowest of Margins After Recount

King County Elections certified the recount of the failed Snoqualmie Valley School Bond this afternoon, March 8th.  Even with two new yes votes added to the final total, the school bond still failed by the … [Read more...]

My Weekly Valley Pick – Favorite Place To Find A "Big Loser"

My answer?  Ridge Fitness and their "Biggest Loser" weight loss competition.  Yesterday marked the end of week 5 - and almost the halfway point.  There are 100 competitors this go-round and over 120lbs have … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie School Bond Recount Result Now Delayed Until Tuesday, March 8th

The King County Canvassing Board has finished work for today, March 4th.  Yet again, the only thing known is that the SVSD school bond recount result still remains unknown!  That is, until at least March … [Read more...]

School Bond Recount Results Delayed

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond recount results are being delayed by King County. Four votes where the intent of the voter is in question are being reviewed by county voting "experts." Until this process is … [Read more...]

Outcome of Snoqualmie School Bond Recount Not Known Until Tomorrow, March 4th

Oh, the drama.  With the bulk of the hand recount of Snoqualmie's failed school bond done, one thing is known for sure - an outcome is still unknown!  The recount is not yet finished, but the bond is still one … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie, Washington's Fastest Growing City, Seeking More School Board Representation

If you've watched the news lately or picked up Monday's Seattle Times, you probably know that Snoqualmie claimed the honor of Washington State's fastest growing city.  According to the 2000 census, Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School Bond Recount Featured On KOMO News

    Oh, the saga of our school bond.  The drama is good enough now to make its tv debut! KOMO news featured the story on its 6PM newscast last night, March 1st.  For those of you that missed it, … [Read more...]