Archives for November 2010

Lessons Learned NOT Living in Snoqualmie For A Week

We traveled recently - the whole clan. The first long day devoted strictly to flying. We had a two hour break between flights during which we cracked and took the six available upgrades to first class for the … [Read more...]

Soccer Lessons – My Amazing Shooting Stars!!!

The team name was given 7 years ago... and even as the girls aged they did not change their team name.  Faces changed.  Players left.  New players joined us.  Little girls grew up, but their spirit always … [Read more...]

SVSD Early Release Conferences Start Today

Wondering why you are seeing so many teenagers roaming the Ridge retail area at 11AM today?  Simple!  It's the first day of Snoqualmie Valley School District Conference Week. Beginning today, 11/19, and … [Read more...]

Thumbs Up On The Downtown Snoqualmie Face Lift!

It's official!  Phase I of Snoqualmie's Downtown Infrastructure Improvement Project is complete.  There is a celebration to recognize the milestone tomorrow, November 18th, at 4PM in historic Snoqualmie - at  … [Read more...]

Tragic Car Accident on Snoqualmie Road Takes Renton Firefighter's Life

A bouquet of flowers and skid marks identify the spot on Meadowbrook Way in Snoqualmie where Renton firefighter, Joshua Baker, tragically lost his life in the early hours of Sunday, November 14th.  He is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Winds At It Again Last Night – Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power

The Snoqualmie Valley winds kicked up again last night.  This time, though, the winds hit the whole Puget Sound region.  This morning there were about 150,000 homes in the dark. The winds were caused by … [Read more...]

The Road Back – The Two Month Marker and Re-Connection of an Important Friend

Today marks two months since my daughter's friend died.  The date may go unnoticed by many, but not my daughter.  I sent a quick note to see how she was doing on this day.  The response was, "not good but oh … [Read more...]

Big Weekend at Mt. Si High School

This weekend features a couple big events at MSHS: Friday, November 12th, Football Playoff Game:  1st Round of the State 3A Playoffs features MSHS Wildcats vs Liberty Patriots.  This is the first state playoff … [Read more...]

Missing Bellevue Man Last Seen At Snoqualmie Golf Course

** Update:  Mr. Singleton was found on 11/12/10 near Rattlesnake Lake - 4 miles from where he was last seen.  He is home safe and sound! Clyde Hill and Snoqualmie Police Departments are currently investigating … [Read more...]

Help MSHS Wildcats Be KIRO TV's Game Of The Week

Mt Si High School has a chance to be the Kiro 7 High School Football Game of the Week.  The Wildcats face #7 ranked Liberty High School this Friday, November 12th. You can vote online at … [Read more...]

MSHS Football Team Upsets 9th Ranked Glacier Peak

You heard it right!   Wildcats came up huge last night with an overtime victory over the 9th ranked Glacier Peak Grizzlies.  Cameron Van Winkle's extra pointed sealed the victory - 21 - 20. The defense really … [Read more...]

MSHS Football Playoff Game Tonight

The Mt Si Wildcats have a chance to earn a state playoff berth.  Tonight they play the Glacier Peak Grizzlies of Snohomish at Veteran's Memorial Stadium.  Kick off is at 7:30PM.  The school website says to … [Read more...]

The Road Back – With Annie's Voice

The first quarter of the school year ended at Mt. Si High School this week.  It's been challenging and gone by quickly.  We've experienced many emotions in our home over the past two months.  My oldest daughter … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Gap Winds Are Howling

It's really here this time.  The first big valley wind event of fall.  Lovingly  referred to as "gap winds" by the weather forecasting community. There is a pressure gradient difference in the atmosphere.  … [Read more...]

Goodbye Halloween. Hello Christmas???

I was in the North Bend Ace Hardware looking for some last minute Halloween decorations on Friday.  They had about 4 left.  The thing I found most interesting was the middle aisles of the store were completely … [Read more...]

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