Archives for March 2012

Intruder Shot And Killed After Breaking Into North Bend Home Friday Night

According to King County Sheriff's Office, an intruder who broke into a home in North Bend by smashing a sliding glass door with a propane tank, was shot and killed Friday night, March 30th. It was the … [Read more...]

Fall City Girl Scout Troop Bringing Out Pink Flamingos To Fundraise – Beware, You Could Be Flocked!

One local girl scout troop is pulling out all the creative stops to earn money for a summer trip to Alaska. Watch out Snoqualmie Valley, that new fundraiser is "flocking" a front yard with plastic pink … [Read more...]

MSHS Principal Belcher's Freshman Learning Center Presentation Online – Your Chance To See It

Last week, Mount Si High School Principal, John Belcher, gave two presentations on SVSD's future Freshman Learning Center; scheduled to open fall 2013.  The Twin Falls PTSA recorded the 30 minute presentation … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Garbage Collection On Normal Schedule, Friday March 30th – Thursday's Missed Collection To Be Picked Up Saturday, March 31st

Allied Waste is back on normal collection schedule for Friday, March 31st.  If your Snoqualmie Valley collection was missed yesterday, March 29th, Allied Waste will be running a special Saturday (March 31st) … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Garbage Pickup Disrupted Due To Alabama Strike – March 29th

You read the headline correctly.  For Thursday, March 29th, local Snoqualmie Valley garbage pickup is disrupted by a union picket all the way in Alabama.  This is not a local labor dispute.  Local Puget Sound … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Introduces E-Meeting Tonight, March 29th, To Discuss Budget Cuts

At 7PM tonight, March 29th, The Snoqualmie Valley School District will host a special meeting to discuss its upcoming budget. Because of state budget cuts and not imposing a state-mandated 1.9% teacher pay cut … [Read more...]

This Weekend Only! Valley Center Stage Presents "The Billy Dupree Show"

This weekend only, Valley Center Stage presents a satirical take on the old time radio shows of the 1940's with its play, The Billy Dupree Show Sponsored by Leisure Time Soap. Join the cast and crew of a small … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Can A Divided School Board Create a United Snoqualmie Valley? Or Is It Time To Unite For A New Course?

This is the second guest blog by Lori Riffe.  You can read her other thoughts on her own blog, Tainted Fishsticks.  There has been much public outcry over the March 8th school board decision to annex Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Mt Si Food Bank Hopes Empty Bowls Fundraiser Has A Lasting Impact On Snoqualmie Valley

The 1st Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser for Mt. Si Food Bank was a big success - a sellout!  In all, 220 tickets were sold and $7,400 was raised in the event's inaugural year.  Soups were donated by North Bend … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie In The News – Komo News Finds Local Restaurants Unintentionally Collecting Expired Half Percent Stadium Tax

The Washington State Department of Revenue is reminding restaurants, bars and taverns that they no longer should be collecting a half-percent King County food and beverage sales tax.  The tax was imposed in … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation Sets Fundraising Record – Other Weekend Valley Fundraisers Also Successful!

Snoqualmie Valley School Foundation Fundraising Luncheon Chairperson, Susan Kingsbury-Comeau sent out an email of jubilation yesterday.  She was thrilled to officially report that this year's SVSF Small Hands … [Read more...]

Si View Parks Launches KinderCare Survey To Determine If Kindergarten Enrichment Program Needed Next Year

The Snoqualmie Valley School District is home to approximately 3,000 elementary school aged children.  The City of Snoqualmie was the fastest growing city in Washington from 2000-2010.  Each year more families … [Read more...]

March 22nd School Board Meeting Recap – Snoqualmie Residents Voice Public Outcry At SMS Annexation Decision

Thursday's SVSD School Board Meeting was crowded with concerned parents, many from Snoqualmie voicing their public outcry at the 2013 closure of Snoqualmie Middle School. Some went before the board during … [Read more...]

North Bend, Snoqualmie and SVSD At Last Agree On Impact Fee Liability Language – SVSD School Board To Vote To Approve Language at March 22nd Meeting

There are two resolutions on tomorrow's Snoqualmie Valley School District School Board Meeting agenda.  They are Resolutions 772 and 773 and listed as action items, meaning the school board should be voting to … [Read more...]

1st Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser To Benefit Mt Si Food Bank – Sunday, March 25th – Only 50 Bowls Left!

Many Snoqualmie Valley resident may not be aware of Mt Si Food Bank's Empty Bowls Fundraiser happening this Sunday, March 25th, at the Si View Community Center in North Bend.  Empty Bowls is an international … [Read more...]