Archives for August 2012

Local 5th Grade Girl Makes News at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

Bella Mariani loves golf. She's spent all summer in golf camps at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. She dreams of playing golf on the LPGA tour one day. She and her friend hit the course yesterday hoping to grab a few … [Read more...]

Living Disneyland – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Living Snoqualmie packed up and took living to Disneyland, with one husband and four children in tow.  A week's passed since our return to the valley, and I am ready to admit, it was one of those trips.  The … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff's Office Seeking Owners of Recovered Items from Weekend North Bend Car Prowls

This is from North Bend Police Chief, Mark Toner, and was released this morning, August 20, 2012.  It looks like Snoqualmie wasn't the only victim of car prowlers in recent weeks.   Please read below and make a … [Read more...]

Sno-Valley Hopelink Food Bank Needs Volunteers

Looking for a local, volunteer opportunity? Studies show that volunteering can help people live longer, happier lives and feel more connected to their communities. In the Snoqualmie Valley, the Hopelink Food … [Read more...]

Red Flag Fire Warning in Place for Most of Western Washington, Including Snoqualmie Valley

The National Weather Service increased its wildfire red flag watch to a warning which means weather forecasters are more certain the conditions are right for brush and wildfires in our area; conditions that … [Read more...]

New School Slated for Corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, Entrance to Deer Park Neighborhood

If you live in the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood of Deer Park, or if you frequently drive by its entrance on the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway and Swenson Drive, you might be wondering what construction is … [Read more...]

Water Fights, History Lessons, Outdoor Art, Pancake Fix, Fun Runs,Railroad Days; Framework for Great Snoqualmie Weekend!

There's some fun things happening around Snoqualmie this weekend; everything from water fights, history lessons, pancakes, Railroad Days, fun runs, outdoor art.  Pretty much, it seems there is something for … [Read more...]

Travel Alert: Longer Road Closures for Construction Blasting Over Snoqualmie Pass Tonight, August 16th

Here is a reminder for anyone traveling over Snoqualmie Pass this evening.  Many volunteers have been driving back and forth over the pass bringing supplies to the Cle Elum area for fire evacuees.  If you plan … [Read more...]

Mt. Si Senior Center and Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Open As Cooling Shelters, August 16th & 17th

A couple of days featuring really hot temperatures are predicted for today and tomorrow, August 16th and 17th.  The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for our area from noon today until … [Read more...]

Hot days and Watering Woes

This is a great guest piece by Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardener, Tia Jensen - and happens to coincide with a couple of the hottest days of summer 2012.  The timing of her watering advice couldn't be … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff's Office Reports Snoqualmie River Drowning In Carnation

This sad news was released from the King County Sheriffs Office today.  With the hot weather upon us and even hotter temperatures forecast for the next two days, it is even more important to remember that area … [Read more...]

Encompass, Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah Chamber of Commerce Coordinate Taylor Bridge Fire Donation Efforts; List of Needed Items and Drop-off Hours

Updated, 8/16 at 8AM:  Added new info at bottom of page with directions on how to donate monetarily.  Encompass will ensure your checks get to the right place. This was released around 3PM from Encompass … [Read more...]

Numerous Snoqualmie Valley Taylor Bridge Fire Donation Drop-off Sites Added

It seems everyone around the Snoqualmie Valley wants to help the evacuees of the Cle Elum Taylor Bridge fire.  For more information on the fast-moving wild-fire ravaging the Cle Elum area and needed donation … [Read more...]

Issaquah Donation Drop-off Site Established for Cle Elum Residents Displaced By Taylor Bridge Fire

Just east of the Snoqualmie Valley on the other side of Snoqualmie Pass lies Cle Elum.  I often think of it as Snoqualmie/North Bend's sister city on the other side of the Cascades, sitting relatively the same … [Read more...]

Multiple Car Break Ins Reported in Silent Creek Area Monday Night

Living Snoqualmie received multiple reader messages and emails today reporting car break-ins last night, Monday, August 13th on Silent Creek Ave in the K north area - past Carmichael Ave. One report said a van … [Read more...]