Archives for June 2012

The Northwest Railway Museum is Bringing in Uncle Sam to Punch Your Snoqualmie Train Ticket This Sunday!

The Northwest Railway Museum is celebrating the 4th of July a few days early this year -- on the 1st of July.  The trains only operate on weekends and the 4th of July falls mid-week this year, so the … [Read more...]

Friday Morning Giggles: Lori's Top Ten To-Do List For Snoqualmie As We Wait (And Wait) For Summer

Guest blogger, Lori Riffe, takes a funny crack at Snoqualmie's gloomy June (summer?) weather with this top ten list.  Thanks for the smile Lori! Top Ten Things to do in Snoqualmie in June: Take winter … [Read more...]

Hey Snoqualmie! A Great (Wheel) Reason to Head to Seattle and Act Like a Tourist!

There’s a new reason for Puget Sound area locals to act like tourists right here at home:  a new, big shiny ride that takes you high in the sky and gives you amazing views of Seattle and the Puget … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Community Park Getting Ready to Say Hello To New, Improved Playground Equipment

Snoqualmie Community Park located adjacent to Cascade View Elementary School and the Snoqualmie YMCA is one of the original parks of Snoqualmie Ridge, built in the center of the master-planned community around … [Read more...]

PAWS Reports Snoqualmie Bear's Eyes Possibly Injured by Rocksalt or Rice Shot To Scare Him Away

The 2 1/2 black bear that was captured on Snoqualmie Ridge this week by Department of Fish and Wildlife agents has significant puncture wounds to his eyes, according to PAWS Community Relations Manager, Mark … [Read more...]

Encompass Friday Ice Cream Social Offers Valley Families Introduction to Valuable Childcare Co-op Program

In need of a date night, but can’t find a sitter? Or afford the sitter's rates? Did you know Encompass offers weekend childcare?  Yes, they do.  You can find out more about the Encompass Childcare Co-op program … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley School District Substitute Teacher Officially Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

King County prosecutors have charged Snoqualmie Valley School District substitute teacher, Theodore Bernstein, with two counts of first-degree possession of child pornography for allegedly viewing and saving … [Read more...]

Mount Si Girls Basketball Camp Starts Tomorrow – Spots Still Available!

If you are looking for a great last-minute camp for your daughter who will be a 3rd-8th grader next year, the Mount Si Girls Basketball team may have you saved. Starting tomorrow, the JV and Varsity Mount Si … [Read more...]

Black Bear Captured in Heights Neighborhood of Snoqualmie Ridge

According to Komo 4 News reporter, Joel Moreno, who was in Snoqualmie Ridge filming a story about numerous bear sightings reported in Snoqualmie in recent weeks, a 147 pound,  2 1/2-year-old male black bear was … [Read more...]

Issaquah Highlands Breaking Ground on New Shopping Center & Movie Complex, Creating Nearest Issaquah Shopping Option To Snoqualmie

Ask many Snoqualmie (specifically Snoqualmie Ridge) residents where they do their shopping and a common answer is Issaquah.  For those committed to driving to Issaquah for their grocery and retail needs, it … [Read more...]

Momma Black Bear and Cubs Jump Backyard Fence on Cascade Ave To Find Dinner

There was a hungry momma black bear and cubs out looking for dinner on Snoqualmie's Cascade Ave around 8:30PM last night, June 22nd.  They found it, but not in a non-fenced home backing to the golf course or a … [Read more...]

Woodman Lodge – Restoring a Piece of Snoqualmie History

The historic downtown Snoqualmie improvement project was an effort to remember Snoqualmie's history while bringing its historic core to life again.  That is exactly what Woodman Lodge owner, Peter La Haye, did … [Read more...]

Soccer in the Park Today – Meet a Seattle Sounder and Beat Kids "I'm Bored" Summer Blues

We’re one week into summer vacation, and if your kids are like mine, then there’s a chance you’ve already heard it, too: “I’m bored.” If that’s the case, then there’s a great community event to help beat the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson Honored With Elected Offical of the Year Award; Nomination Courtesy of Encompass

The Snoqualmie Valley is geographically large and filled with many small towns.  At the end of the day, though, they are all still connected.  City support of local non-profits is just one example of how all … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Cancels Public Hearing About Property Tax Exemption For Proposed Low-Income Housing Project

At the June 11th Snoqualmie City Council Meeting Imagine Housing, a developer of affordable housing in east King County, presented initial conceptual plans for a 160-unit low-income multifamily housing project … [Read more...]

SVSD Substitute Teacher Booked For Investigation of Possessing Child Pornography

According to King County Sheriff's Office, a man described as a Snoqualmie Valley substitute teacher was arrested for possessing child pornography.   It is reported that the arrest was made after police were … [Read more...]

More Rock Blasting Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday on I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass

Summer officially starts tomorrow and if you are heading over I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass, plan ahead to avoid delays due to rock blasting closures and construction scheduled for this week. The Washington … [Read more...]

MyCakes Helps Me Pull Off An Allergy-Free, Perfect Disney Surprise!

The Disneyland surprise story; it’s in videos found all over You Tube and commercials that entice parents to try their own version of the perfect Disney surprise trip.  I knew our story probably wouldn’t … [Read more...]

Valley Host Family Needed For German Exchange Student Enrolled At Mount Si Next Year

Local  members of the International Student Exchange Program are looking for a valley host the family for upcoming 2012-13 school year.  There is international student enrolled next year, but some unforeseen … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie's First Month With Waste Management Could Be Marked By A Strike

Snoqulamie is three weeks into its new garbage service with Waste Management and already is dealing with a possible strike.  Recycle truck drivers have been without a contract since May 31st and negotiations … [Read more...]