Snoqualmie Valley Attracting Price Savvy Home Buyers From Issaquah & Bellevue

So… it’s finally happened. Many home buyers on the Eastside have reached a threshold for what they’re willing to pay for their next home. Put more bluntly… more buyers have come to the conclusion that Issaquah … [Read more...]

Rare ‘Fire Weather Watch’ Issued for Snoqualmie Valley

The National Weather Service (NOAA) issued a rare type of weather advisory for the Eastern Puget Sound area - a 'Fire Weather Watch." It's been a very dry summer, but a low pressure system spinning off the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Elementary 1st Grade Teacher, Catherine Heinz, Named May Teacher Of The Month

Snoqulamie Valley Macaroni Kid honored Snoqualmie Elementary School 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Heinz, as its May 2012 Teacher of the Month.  The award demonstrates the perseverance of the nominating parent, who … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Middle School Teachers Ask School Board To Consider Focusing 2013 School Bond On Mount Si Instead Of A New Middle School

Last month, a group of Snoqualmie Middle School (SMS) teachers met with Snoqualmie Valley school board members.  The meetings were about the upcoming 2013 school bond, not about asking the board to reconsider … [Read more...]

Update: Suspicious North Bend Fire Claims Two Lives – Police Looking For Person Of Interest

A suspicious North Bend home fire that claimed the lives of two young women yesterday, April 22nd, it still being investigated.  Here is the latest from the King County Sheriff's Office: "Detectives from the … [Read more...]

Local Families Open Mt Si Gymnastics Academy – Keeping Gymnastics Alive and Well In The Valley

A couple of months ago, Puget Sound Gymnastics moved its North Bend facility to Preston, leaving a gymnastics void in the valley.  But two local families stepped forward to fill that void and keep gymnastics … [Read more...]

Understanding The Importance Of Encompass; Providing The Framework For A Strong Snoqualmie Valley

If you live in the Snoqualmie Valley and have children, chances are you know about Encompass and its long-standing in the community.  Most people think of Encompass as just preschool, when in actuality, it is … [Read more...]

Guest Blog: Snoqualmie Valley Relay For Life Gearing Up For Annual Cancer Fundraiser – Team Captain Meeting April 10th

This guest blog is courtesy of Bev Jorgensen, who is a Co-Chair of the 2012 Snoqualmie Valley Relay For Life Event happening this July.  If cancer hasn't touched your life, chances are it has impacted the life … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Bears Waking From Hibernation, Hungry and Venturing Into Neighborhoods

There is one thing certain about living on Snoqualmie Ridge in a home backing to a green belt - you will see wildlife.  After all, the animals were here before the houses. This is typically the time of year … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Real Estate Market Showing Signs Of Emerging From The Slump

This guest blog is courtesy of Laura Flodin.  She is a friend, past neighbor and Snoqualmie real estate agent with The Cascade Team.  There is finally some good news to report about the local real estate … [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...]

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 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...]