Archives for April 2012

Encompass Parenting Guru Kerry Beymer Set To Show Us – "What We Do As Parents Really Counts!"

The following is an interview with Kerry Beymer, Parenting Support and Education Manager at Encompass.  A 15-year parenting educator, Beymer is certified by the Talaris Institute as a Parenting Counts … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley Media Spotlight Dimming, Leaving Behind The Question of Why

It began as a sunny, Sunday morning jog through Snoqualmie Ridge.  Half way into my much-needed run, a text came in alerting me to a fire in North Bend.  Who knew that what first seemed like an accidental house … [Read more...]

Mount Si Senior Class "McGrad Night" Fundraiser Hits North Bend McDonalds Wednesday, May 2nd!

The Mount Si Senior Class is taking over the North Bend McDonald's this Wednesday, May 2nd, from 5PM-8PM.  This fundraiser plays a key role in providing scholarships to help send every MSHS senior (who wants to … [Read more...]

Police Nearly Certain Murder Suspect Found Dead In North Bend Bunker Is Peter Keller

Update 10:30am:  Suspect found dead in bunker with pistol nearby. Police moving cautiously for fear of booby traps. The body has not been identified yet, but police on scene say they are fairly certain it is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie 6th Grader Breaking Records For Charity

Thanks to Lori Riffe for guest writing this story.  Good Luck Noah! There aren't a lot of 12 year olds interested in raising money for charity. There are, though,  a lot of them who like to have fun doing … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's MyCakes And Icing Smiles Make A Local Birthday Wish Come True With A Dream Cake That Will Make You Want To Turn 5 Again!

Local Snoqualmie Ridge Bakery, MyCakes, baked for a cause this week since being chosen to create of a very special, custom birthday cake.  That cake is being donated through the generous work of an organization … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Renovation: "Bye Bye Formal Living Room, Hello New Home Office" Project Complete

I am sitting in what used to be my formal living room, at a desk looking out a window watching the tips of a yellow twig dogwood bush moving in the Snoqualmie wind.  My daughter is talking on the phone and … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Bear Sightings Continue To Rise – Police Request Residents Call 911 For Each Sighting

Bear activity has increased in Snoqualmie neighborhoods as they look for food following winter.  There have been no conflicts between humans and bears in Snoqualmie, but you may want to review safety tips for … [Read more...]

North Bend Double Homicide Update: Arrest Warrant Issued For Peter Keller In Deaths Of Wife and Daughter

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are now calling Peter A. Keller a suspect in the murder of his wife and daughter Sunday morning in their house near North Bend. Detectives and prosecutors have filed a … [Read more...]

Recent Willamette University And Mount Si Graduate Keeps Snoqualmie's Summer Winds Day Camp Going This Summer

​​​​​​​​​​​Summer Winds Day Camp is about creating, exploring and discovering in the rural King County/Snoqualmie area.  The program is designed for kids ages 4 - 12 years. Summer Winds Camp offers three weeks … [Read more...]

Police Still Searching For Person Of Interest In North Bend Double Homicide – Now Looking For Anyone Who May Have Seen His Truck At Trailheads

Newest from the King County Sheriff's Office: "Police are asking people that regularly hike trails in the I-90 corridor area to call police if in they remember seeing a red Toyota pickup routinely parked at … [Read more...]

Reminder! Informational Meeting Tonight About Possible SVSD Home School Support Program – Parent Partner Program

There is an informational meeting about a new program the Snoqualmie Valley School District is exploring called Parent Partner Program, which is a home school support program.  The program is specifically for … [Read more...]

North Bend's Valley Center Stage Offers Up Moon Over Buffalo For Two More Weekends

Valley Center Stage is currently performing Moon Over Buffalo at its North Bend location.  They’ve even started a “Pay What You Will” Thursday evening show.  Enjoy entertaining theater without having to leave … [Read more...]

Encompass Launches New Parenting Series – Introduces A Smarter Way To Parent Young Children

Parenting is hard work, almost a game of trial and error at times.  Ask my children.  They won’t hesitate to list my faults, especially if I have done anything to irritate them that day. There are ways to make … [Read more...]

King County Sheriffs Still Looking For Person Of Interest In Suspicious North Bend House Fire – Now Saying Victims Died of Gunshot Wounds

This is the latest from the King County Sheriff's Office as they search for their person of interest in the April 22nd suspicious North Bend house fire.  The City of North Bend is also warning residents of low … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School – Perfecting The Art Of The Prom Invitation

When my oldest child entered Mount Si High School three years ago, I was surprised by the elaborate lengths the kids went to with their dance invitations.  Over the years, I've seen a car filled to the last … [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...]

Suspicious Fatal Morning Fire Strikes North Bend Area Home – Now Being Treated As Homicide Scene

4/23 Update:  If you are looking for current info on the investigation visit the latest Living Snoqualmie story. 6:20PM Update:  King County Sheriff's Spokesperson, Cindi West, says they recently found the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley YMCA Preparing For Healthy Kids Day – Free Community Event On Saturday, April 28th

Start with simple goals.  That's the community message the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA likes to promote when it comes to integrating physical activity into our sometimes immobile,technology-based lives.  Each year … [Read more...]

Mount Si High School – There Are No Words…

I sit at my desk stunned and saddened.  My heart aching for a family I do not know and for our community's high school kids who have been through so much.  Losing someone so young is unfair.  It's a tragedy.  … [Read more...]