Archives for November 2013

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Menus Revamped by Salish Lodge Culinary Experts

It seems a new Valley restaurant relationship has been formed.  For those who love food, it's a perfect partnership. Summer 2013 once again brought change to TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, as it underwent its second … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Pets 101: How to Control your Dog around Holiday Visitors

In her latest column, pet trainer for LeChic Pet and North Bend resident, Melissa Grant, offers pet owners some great advice to help keep your favorite furry friend from spending the holiday gathering jumping … [Read more...]

One VOICE: One BIG Holiday Giving Effort; How You Can Help

It's not very often that 50organizations and individuals come together, combining their power to help those in need. With One VOICE that's exactly what's happened in the Snoqualmie Valley. There's still time … [Read more...]

Possible Water Theft from City Hydrant, Plus Hydrant Tampering that Creates Icy Mess

It happened Wednesday, November 20, 2013, around 8:30AM.  A Snoqualmie resident said a large truck with a water tank on the back pulled up to a fire hydrant on Fairway Place SE and hooked a hose to it.  The … [Read more...]

Clark Griswold Beware! Snoqualmie Launches Holiday Lights Contest

Have a neighbor who always goes above and beyond when it comes to their holiday light display?  Every December there are  holiday homes for which all of the "decorating challenged" (myself included) strive to … [Read more...]

Pro Tips: Outsmart the Cold from Freezing your Outside Faucet; Keep Shower Doors Clear for Six Month

Local North Bend (now retired) handyman, Mike Williams, shared some great (and timely) advice this week. Snoqualmie is notorious for water that often leaves a white crust on counters if allowed to dry on … [Read more...]

Sold! Finaghty’s Irish Pub Soon to Have New Owners

As Finaghty's Irish Pub on Snoqualmie Ridge nears its 6th anniversary, owners Phil Stafford and Lisa McCord are preparing to say goodbye to the family-friendly, community-driven restaurant and pub they created … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Master Gardeners Tips: DYI Composting, Demystifying the Christmas Cactus

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Compost These days we hear a great deal about compost – it’s available in bags or in bulk at nurseries, garden centers and landscape supply companies; our garden and … [Read more...]

Latest North Bend Public Safety Meeting to Focus on Homeless and Transient Population

Coinciding with the launch of the winter homeless shelter's second season in the Valley, the latest North Bend Public Safety meeting will focus on the homeless and transient population within the North … [Read more...]

Dump Truck Loses Brakes Descending Tiger Mountain Summit During Morning Commute

It sounds more like something from a movie script, but it happened on SR 18 this morning, November 19, 2013, on a descent of the Tiger Mountain summit. According to the Washington State Patrol, around 7AM a … [Read more...]

Letter: November 30th, Small Business Saturday!

Shop smart and support small businesses on November 30th.  Small Business Saturday started in 2010 and was later recognized by U.S. Senate in 2011. The once little known campaign has become a movement that … [Read more...]

Community Events Not to Miss This Week: Local Holiday Marketplace, Fiddler on the Roof, ‘House of Hope’ Fundraiser

Snoqualmie Valley Merchants Unite to Promote Holiday Theme of Living and Giving Local, November 20th Tis the season to sip, savor, share and shop where we live; and Snoqualmie Valley merchants are making it … [Read more...]

New Snoqualmie Apartment Complex Ready by Spring, Defines ‘Market-rate’ Pricing

What exactly does 'market-rate' mean when it comes to apartment homes in Snoqualmie?  When it was announced earlier this year that a new apartment development was coming to Snoqualmie Ridge, the term was often … [Read more...]

Mount Si Football Knocked out of Playoffs by O’Dea, Ends Strong Season with 9-2 Record

It won't be a repeat of the 2012 season with a return trip to the Tacoma Dome for the  High School State Championships, but it was a successful, winning 2013 season for Coach Charlie Kinnune's Wildcat Football … [Read more...]

First Significant Snow Storm of Season Hits Snoqualmie Pass, Enough to Open Slopes?

Just as weather forecasters predicted, cold air and stormy conditions are creeping into the area this afternoon, November 15, 2013, bringing the first significant snow of the season to Snoqualmie Pass. Don't … [Read more...]